Janet's thread

A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Where One Of My Ancestors Lived April 11, 2018

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Burial Grounds,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 7:26 pm

93ff57d9-ce2f-4b93-9dc8-e5fbe4fabf8c  Etherstone Castle County Northumberland   Home to Sir Thomas Grey Knight of Etherstone Forster      1452-1526     my 13th Great Grandfather

 

Castles of Scotland March 24, 2018

Filed under: Castles,Scotland — Janet @ 5:11 pm

c02Drumlanrig Castle  Drumlanrig Castle

6a9dfb47-483c-4117-8cf3-97f35501defd  Borthwick Castle

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Castles And Lairds March 10, 2018

Filed under: Ancestors,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 3:27 pm

Scotland map of shires  map of Scotland showing Shires

8470dca5-c35c-4dbf-82d2-089c21175d2b   Castle Drumlanrig

 

 

Genealogy Again February 27, 2018

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 11:08 pm

cbcf17f0-58ea-453a-b863-4002acdf7b90  Bourne Castle Lincolnshire – scene for my Heckington ancestors back in the 15th and 16th centuries

 

Castle Ruins August 19, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castle Ruins,Castles,Genealogy,Uncategorized — Janet @ 8:53 pm

2ce84885-22b0-41fb-b137-36d48083d89a  I found this image in association with my 14th Great Grandfather Sir James Horseley DeLaval 1423-1492.  Rather nice.  Genealogy romanticized.

 

Another Castle August 11, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 9:13 pm

29671a77-626a-4152-b767-efd953cfdb58  Thurland Castle Lancashire England     associated with my 16th Great Grandmother Lady Elizabeth Tunstall  1410-1476

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Ancestor Tree Keeps Growing March 30, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Castles,Genealogy — Janet @ 1:44 pm

John Prater  15th century ancestor, John Prater, my 12th Great Grandfather

Prather Nunney Castle

Prater Castle, Wiltshire