Immerse yourself in our series of blog pieces that focus on revealing our UK family heritage, creating generational connections, and engaging in UK family history research.
Uncovering Ancestry Records: Life Of James Johnston, London Jeweler – 1791
Embarking on a journey to explore one’s family history can be exciting and fulfilling. It is like being a detective, piecing together clues and unearthing hidden stories from the past. Recently, I stumbled upon a remarkable record online about my great-grandfather, James Johnston, who had a jewelry business in London in 1791. Read on as…
Family Tartans: The Fabric Of Scotland’s History
Tartan, the fabric that has become the symbol of Scotland, with its distinctive criss-cross patterns and varying colors, has a rich and storied past. Much like a family tree, tartans carry their genealogy that traces back centuries. The Scottish family tartans are interwoven threads that not only represent the historical fabric of a clan but…
What Does the Royal Title Baron Mean in Scotland?
I have a 5th Great Grandfather, Baron James Johnston who was a Baron in Scotland before this family lost his land and titles. If you have a Scottish Baron in your family history it is interesting to know a bit more about what the Royal title Baron means in Scotland,. In Scotland, the title of…