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.
Did you know Scotland used to have its own currency? Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons The photo above shows a James […]
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 […]
John Bane MacKay had four sons John Bane, William Bane, Alexander Bane and Donald Bane (the original Bane family) whom became the progenitors of the Clan Bain. They firstly settled […]
I came across the poem ‘Dear Ancestor’ and I think is quite fitting so I thought I would share this image with you. Unfortunately I have not been […]
Margaret Kerr Rae Stewart or Granny Bain as she is known to our family was the wife of Robert Gardner Bain. They were married in Paisley on 30/07/1926 Robert & […]
The first part of the family research concentrated on the Bain line and trying to get this far back as possible. During this I came across the tale of how […]