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by Bruce
Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:50 pm
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: Maclea Livingstons/Livingstones in 19th Century Morvern Parish, Argyll
Replies: 8
Views: 2336

Re: Maclea Livingstons/Livingstones in 19th Century Morvern Parish, Argyll

I have a Livingston with similar dates- but the forename is shown as "Myles", could this be your ancestor ?
regards Bruce

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by Bruce
Tue Mar 19, 2024 2:16 am
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: The Lowland Livingstons
Replies: 2
Views: 1525

The Lowland Livingstons

The Lowland Livingstons The term "highland Livingstone" is used in order to distinguish Maclea clan Livingstones from the many lowland families who carry the same surname. Most famously, there was a very powerful aristocratic Livingston family. The West Lothian town of Livingston, and the ...
by Bruce
Mon Mar 18, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: Livingstons of Callendar
Replies: 0
Views: 2129

Livingstons of Callendar

Livingstons of Callendar. Ian Scott (2005) The Early Years ________________________________________ In 1346 Patrick de Calentyre (or Callendar), the last of that family to hold sway in the Falkirk area, failed to support King David II in the renewed war with England. As punishment his lands were tak...
by Bruce
Sat Mar 16, 2024 12:15 am
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: Ballachulish Slate Mining in the 19th century
Replies: 0
Views: 2167

Ballachulish Slate Mining in the 19th century

An interesting look at the Ballachulish Slate Mine where many Livingston, McColl and Stewart ancestors worked. https://exceptthekylesandwesternisles.blogspot.com/2020/05/ballachulish-part-3.html *see attached photo of Miners ---------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by Bruce
Thu Mar 14, 2024 10:36 pm
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: Livingston ancestors mentioned in a book
Replies: 0
Views: 2165

Livingston ancestors mentioned in a book

I came across and did download the Free PDF book "McColls who are you" which has *dozens of entries for 'Livingston' included and may help locate some missing ancestors, the address I used was from the web (and I can`t recall it) but there is a free copy on "Family Search" which ...
by Bruce
Thu Mar 14, 2024 4:31 am
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: An interesting look at the origins of the Clan
Replies: 5
Views: 1946

Re: An interesting look at the origins of the Clan

Hello Donald, The background to my interest in the ancestors was the insertion of the name "Stewart" into our McColl name ( my Mothers Family) to celebrate a blood link to the "Stewarts of Appin" and one which I have yet to qualify, the McColl`s were from Appin ... if you ever se...
by Bruce
Wed Mar 13, 2024 10:24 pm
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: John Livingston
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

John Livingston

I came across this obituary from 1935 published in the "Border Watch' Newspaper, Mt Gambier, South Australia 1935- it may fit into ancestor exploration some where .Further information can be searched without charge by anybody on the "Trove" site ...an excellent Govt.source of Australi...
by Bruce
Mon Feb 19, 2024 12:27 am
Forum: Ancestral Search
Topic: The Livingston -Stewart relationship
Replies: 0
Views: 2368

The Livingston -Stewart relationship

Relationship Finder programme - A page showing Thurston Livingston`s relationship to the Royal Stewarts -which could be of interest to all ancestry addicts ( see 2 pages attached ) Bruce Relative Relationship Common Ancestor Group James VI and I King of Scotland and England 13th Great Grandchild to ...