Author Archives: Donald
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 my cousin, Guy Redmond, who is the grandson of my great aunt Marion (Minnie) Hoggan, who married Pat Redmond. She was the sister of my […]
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 of that archaeology. It places the coal mine in a wider context, suggesting a pivotal role in the development of the burgh. The study emphasises […]
This section has a focus on the lives of John and Sheila Adamson in the post-war era.
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 they are not wholly accurate then it is because I have carried them in my head for nearly fifty years. In addition, what is a […]
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 Victorian Lives”.