I managed to get a little distracted from the original goal of tracing my branch of the family tree, so getting back on track. The last confirmed/documented ancestor in our […]
I must apologise for the lack of posts over the past couple of months, everyday life just takes over and at times I am too busy to spend anytime researching or posting. Things are beginning to settle down again and I will hopefully be researching and posting more about our Clan Bain in the coming months as I wade through the paperwork and documents.
Now going back to our Bain line and Hugh Bain’s father, my 4th great-grandfather, James ‘Simon MacKenzie’ Bain, the Lock Keeper at Muirtown Locks. James Bain was born on 27th […]
Alexander Bane (grandson of John Bane Mackay) was the first Bane Laird. He moved from Olrig in Caithness to Dingwall in 1482. In 1541 lands at Qulch were granted to Alexander […]
Tulloch Castle is located in the town of Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland and was the ancestral home of Clan Bain for over 200 years. Tulloch Castle was the Clan Bain […]
After finding out my families roots lay in the Scottish Highlands, we decided to take the kids on a staycation / roadtrip and went up North for a week at the […]
Looking over hard data can be tiresome and confusing, not to mention a tad boring. I also find it often lacks the fuller picture, the stories about the places and […]