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From: "Bruce Dorward" <>
Subject: Re: [ANGUS] ANGUS Digest, Vol 3,Issue 295 - Barry Angus parish register, note 20
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 09:30:54 +0100
I can't help with the Margaret Ireland / Margaret John problem but suggest
that "in the ground of Woodhill" means simply means that the person
concerned had a house within an area of land, maybe a farm or small estate,
called Woodhill. You may have noticed that a lot of families are "in ground
I found a map on the National Library of Scotland site that shows some of
these old names. This is Thomson's Atlas of Scotland of 1834.
This is a book of maps
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From: "Heather" <>
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2008 3:00 AM
Subject: Re: [ANGUS] ANGUS Digest, Vol 3,Issue 295 - Barry Angus parish
register, note 20
> Hi Jim
> Once again thanks so much for the contribution you give to the Angus
> board. I have managed to confirm email info of some of my Sword rellies.
> I have two queries, specifically to do with those two listed below,
> You said in your leading note about the 'wrapping' of the message - is
> what has happened with the first one, re David Sword? A Sword rellie had
> given me David Sword with wife Margaret Ireland(my 6xggparents), and
> daughter Magdalen. I was wondering who Margaret John might be....
> Second query, re James Sword ......'in the ground of Woodhill'...... Can
> explain to me what this actually means, please.
> Much appreciated
> Heather(from a miserable wet spring day in Auckland, NZ)
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