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Entrance to Southern Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis (City of the Dead). Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city with population of close to 600,000.

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Rowan Family burial Marker at Govan Old Church

Today, I am straying into the territory of my sister blog, GlasgowAncestry.

A few hours ago I was undertaking research at Govan Old Church near Glasgow and came across a very old grave-marker providing family records dating back to the early 1600s. From my experience this long chronology is extremely unusual and is aided by:

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Clan Armstrong Crest.

This afternoon, I am posting information on key sites to be visited in context of a one day Clan Armstrong themed tour, in the region of Langholm and Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders region. Driving time from Edinburgh is about two hours, allowing for one stop en-route.

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