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DELAYED BLOG POST FROM APRIL 20TH 2018

Pencil Monument at Largs which commemorates the Battle of Largs on 2 October 1263 between forces of Norway and Scotland.

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Replica Viking ship at Largs

This morning, I collected guests from Glasgow Airport and proceeded on a tour sites in East Renfrewshire and Ayrshire, Scotland with aim of connecting with one couple’s Cunningham ancestry.

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Replica Viking Longboat at Largs, Scotland

TOUR MAY 19th 2016

This morning, I collected guests from Glasgow’s West End and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • Clyde Coast, passing through Port Glasgow (with brief stop to view Newark Castle), Greenock, Gourock and Inverkip with a coffee/refreshment stop at Largs Marina. From here we could see the ‘Pencil Monument’ which marks site of the sea battle in 1263 when the Scots finally defeated a Norwegian/Viking force and thereby secured control over the whole of Scotland.

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