Donald Adamson

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The Hoggan Story

This charts the story of the coal mining Hoggans from their first known appearance in late 16th century Dunfermline down to the 20th century. It was created and compiled by read more…

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MLitt Dissertation

A Coal Mine in the Sea: Culross and the Moat Pit Abstract The article reconsiders the archaeology of the sixteenth-century Moat Pit mining complex at Culross and offers new interpretations read more…

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Photographs and documents relating to post-war era

This section has a focus on the lives of John and Sheila Adamson in the post-war era. read more…

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An Ordinary Scottish Family: 16 Victorian Lives

This page contains links to around thirty stories about my great-great-grandparents. They are not my stories, but come from my four grandparents. They are their stories about their grandparents. If read more…

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Documents and photographs of the Victorian and Edwardian periods

This section shows family documents and photographs relating to the period before the First World War. Some are also scanned into the individual pdfs within “An Ordinary Scottish Family: 16 read more…

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