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  Topic: A book history of Clan MacTavish
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:06 am   Subject: A book history of Clan MacTavish
HISTORY OF CLAN MACTAVISH in a book? Yes, its nearly a reality. Over 160 years of research by multiple people (its not all mine). Examinations by historians (even ones from Roman times), authors, lect ...
  Topic: Lethbridge Herald Newspaper , Alberta, Canada, November 1950
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 10:11 am   Subject: Lethbridge Herald Newspaper , Alberta, Canada, November 1950
Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper), Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Monday, November 20, 1950, page 4.

"Scotland is calling the MacTavishes. The Lord Lyon of Scotland has written a Winnipeg historian ...
  Topic: Large family of Thomsons found to be MacTavishes
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 1
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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:29 am   Subject: Large family of Thomsons found to be MacTavishes
A Recently found MacTavish - Thomson connection, and one that shows just how many Thomsons are really MacTavishes by blood. (This find has been shared with the family members.)

William McClure Thom ...
  Topic: Commons of Argyll - name lists
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:22 am   Subject: Commons of Argyll - name lists
Commons of Argyll by Duncan C. MacTavish, compiled about 1933-35, published 1935, in Lochgilphead, Knapdale.

Lists of names are broken down by Region, then sub-division, followed by name(s) of pers ...
  Topic: The MacTavish Thomsons of the Isle of Arran in Glasgow
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:06 pm   Subject: The MacTavish Thomsons of the Isle of Arran in Glasgow
The several families of Thomsons of the Isle of Arran were all descended from a certain Lachlan MacTavish, who had come out of Argyll ca 1667. The following excerpts explain that the MacTavish of Arra ...
  Topic: Letter Patent of Lachlan MacTavish of Dunardry 1793
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:10 am   Subject: Letter Patent of Lachlan MacTavish of Dunardry 1793
Since I am writing the history of the clan, I refer often to copies of papers I inherited from the late Chief Dugald. I found this transcription of 1793 Letters Patent in a bundle of such papers. I a ...
  Topic: Ballad for Sheriff Dugald MacTavish by Professor Aytoun
Patrick Thompson

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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:28 pm   Subject: Ballad for Sheriff Dugald MacTavish by Professor Aytoun
I am supposing that some of you have run accross the broadside ballad " The Massacre of Macpherson, written by Professor William Edmonstoune Aytoun, Scottish poet, humorist, lawyer, and miscellan ...
  Topic: A website of interest
Patrick Thompson

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Views: 49800

PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:04 am   Subject: A website of interest
Knapdale People posted by native Scot Heather McFarlane,
has a wealth of information.


www.knapdalepeople.com


Have a look.

Patrick

  Topic: Part of the Letter from William MacTavish to his Father
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 2
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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:19 pm   Subject: Part of the Letter from William MacTavish to his Father
Part of a Letter from William MacTavish (From York Factory, Canada) to his father Sheriff Dugald MacTavish, at Kilchrist, Knapdale.

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  Topic: Just curious -
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 2
Views: 41360

PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:56 pm   Subject: Just curious -
I am a past member of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Have not kept up my annual dues.

The relevancy of this group for genealogy purposes records the member's family li ...
  Topic: Preservation of Stones at Kilmartin and Kilmichael Glassary
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 12
Views: 80941

PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:39 am   Subject: Preservation group
I have not yet heard back from the Argyll Preservation group...but when I do will post the result. What I was speaking of would be a donation from clan members. Probably a one time event that they ca ...
  Topic: Preservation of Stones at Kilmartin and Kilmichael Glassary
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 12
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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:28 pm   Subject: Stone cleaning & donations
Yes there is a particular organisation right at Kilmichael Glassary. We are asking that the stones be cleaned once a year to preserve them. This is sufficient as the lichen or moss does not take hold ...
  Topic: The Knights Templar and Clan MacTavish
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 2
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PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:51 am   Subject: Translation of the Chinon Chart or Manuscript of Absolution
Translation of the Chinon Chart or Manuscript of the Absolution of the Knights Templars


Investigation carried out by the fathers commissioned by Pope Clement V in the town of Chinon, diocese of T ...
  Topic: Preservation of Stones at Kilmartin and Kilmichael Glassary
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 12
Views: 80941

PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:55 am   Subject: Preservation of Stones at Kilmartin and Kilmichael Glassary
If you were not on the 2009 Trip to Scotland for the Gathering, you did no see the MacTavish grave stones at Kilmartin Church. I expect to hear comments from those who have been there, both this year ...
  Topic: The Knights Templar and Clan MacTavish
Patrick Thompson

Replies: 2
Views: 43820

PostForum: The History Room   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:23 am   Subject: The Templar Connection to Clan MacTavish
The Templar connection to Clan MacTavish.

So now you are wondering how the Clan MacTavish and the Knights Templar are connected.

Three months ago a French Canadian researcher (name withheld on r ...
 
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