Monthly Archives: January 2012

A piano from Sir Walter Scott

On my mother’s side of the family, through the Dodds line, we reach the Usher family of Toftfield, an estate near Darnick, Melrose, Roxburghshire. The Usher family were close friends and neighbours of Sir Walter Scott at Abbotsford. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Introduction to new blog

I’ve created this new blog as a repository for interesting stories I find out about my ancestors, on all branches, including those that I want to record and potentially share, especially with cousins and other relatives. It’s easy as a … Continue reading

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