If you are reading my blog it is likely that you have an interest in family history. Maybe you have been researching for a long time or perhaps you have landed here via a Google search of a family name. I’ve been researching for a few years now and I am sometimes asked what prompted … Continue reading Who Do I Think I Am?
My Favourite Photograph (update)
The theme of this week's 52 Ancestors Challenge is 'My Favourite Photograph'. I previously posted about this photograph which was sent to me by my second cousin, Frances. The photograph was taken about 1912. The lady is my 2x great grandmother, Sarah McLauchlan (1839-1916), my great grandfather, Daniel Brawley (1864-1935) his eldest son, Daniel Brawley (1887-1971) … Continue reading My Favourite Photograph (update)
Hugh Brawley 1869-1895
Hugh Brawley was born on 3 March 1869 in the village of Calderbank, Old Monkland Parish Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the fifth child of my great, great grandparents James and Sarah Brawley. Hugh's birth was registered by his father who put his mark in lieu of a signature. James Brawley was employed as a blast … Continue reading Hugh Brawley 1869-1895