Mary's mother had visited London from where her husband embarked on a long sea voyage.Margaret Fairfax broke her journey north at Jedburgh where Mary was born.The genealogy community therefore pays once for the indexing to be done.The index goes online for free and then all your distant cousins can use it too.Maxwell Ancestry have just published Selkirk Prison Index 1828-1840 (284 entries) at £4.99 plus postage.
We have now completed our project to index the Scottish Borders Prison Registers held at the National Archives of Scotland.
Naples, Italy, 29 November 1872)scientific and mathematical exposition, experimentation on the effects of solar radiation.
One of the foremost women of science of the nineteenth century. Somerville was through her writings and example influential in gaining wider acceptance among a literate public for various nineteenth-century scientific ideas and practices and in opening new opportunities to women.
Through her mother, Margaret Charters, his second wife, daughter of Samuel Charters, solicitor of customs for Scotland, she was related to several ancient Scottish houses, among them the Murrays of Philiphaugh, the Douglases of Friarshaw.
the Douglases of Springwood Park, the Charterises of Wemyss, and John Knox.