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Tour Guest at Paisley Abbey

This morning, I collected guest from central Glasgow and embarked on an ancestry themed tour covering Glasgow, Paisley, Oort Glasgow, and Govan.

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This evening, I am posting information on important sites in Scotland associated with Clan Maxwell.

The progenitor of Clan Maxwell may have been Maccus, son of Undweyn who was active in the 12th century. Maccus may have been of English or Norwegian descent. He gave his name to Maccuswell and Maccustoun (Maxton), both in the Scottish Borders region. The surname progressively evolved into Maxwell.

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Newark Castle, Port Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Newark Castle which is located in Port Glasgow on the southern bank of the River Clyde, about 20 miles west of Glasgow in S.W. Scotland.

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