Donald Adamson

Dreaming in black and white

Family History Archive

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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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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Photographs and Documents relating to World War II

INTRODUCTION This section is concerned with photographs and documents which relate to the Second World War. In particular, it follows the progress of my father, John McLaren Adamson, through the read more…

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Photographs and Documents relating to the inter-war period

This section is dedicated to the period between 1918 and 1939. It shows both documents and photographs realting to the family. Whilst all sections of the family are covered, there read more…

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Photographs and Documents relating to World War I

This section will cover documents and photographs relating to the First World War. In particular, it follows the fate of my grandfather, Douglas Jerman Thomson. To war with a bicycle read more…

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