The Kintyre Mag
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WebEdition 68 January / February 2005

Index† †Back Issues Email me†† Email the Society Letters Subs Links FAQs

Welcome to the Sixty-Eighth WebEdition of The Magazine.

Well, here we are again. This is the start of the online Mag's 8th year and I wish all of you
wonderful folks out there a Happy and Peaceful New year for 2005.

Many of you have already been able to join in the Scotland trip enjoyed by our good friends
Marie and Janet Morrison, my wife Helen and me which we took in June 2004.

If you haven't already seen our photographs, you'll find them at
Please feel free to copy, save and use any of them that you like.

I hope to post more photographs this year so, if you have any that you'd like to put up for
the Mag readers, send them to me with a wee bit of background info.

I get a lot of genealogical queries in my inbox and, although the Mag isn't primarily a genealogical site, I'm quite happy to post them in the Wee Drams page in the hope that you folks can help. You have in the past and I'm sure that you'll continue to do so in the future.

I'd like, also, to repeat my offer and request: If any of you good folks out there have a story, an article or just something you want to say, email it to me and I'll post it in the Mag.

There's a page waiting with your name on it.

Take good care of yourselves.

Should auld acquaintance be forgot
and never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
and days of auld lang syne?
For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.

Until the next time

Ca' canny.†

Ian Forshaw - January 2005

Sledging by Campbeltown

Photo by Kintyre Photography, Longrow, Campbeltown

Wee DramsE-mails, comments, queries and enlightenment from around the world

Page† 2:††††A History of the Gilchrists...............continued

Page† 3:††††McEwings and McPhails of Kintyre and Ontario.........The final part

Page† 4:††††'A Sang At Least' : The life of William Mitchell ............. The final part

Page† 5:††††Butterflies of South Kintyre

Page† 6:††††An Interesting Series of Emails

Page 7:††††† By Hill and Shore - Angus Martin

Page 8:†††††Two short pieces and a Review

FAQs ††††††† Some Frequently Asked Questions

Surnames and Searchers†† Archive - 1†† †† Archive - 2†††† Archive - 3

Links to Back Issues:††††† 1997†††† 1998††††††† 1999†††††† 2000†††††† 2001††††††† 2002††††† 2003††††† 2004†††† 2005

Links to friends sites

Heather McFarlane's Website

The Argyll Colony Plus

Machrihanish Online New link

Cynthia Ann's Place - Cindy Nunn's Site

Parking Southampton Airport

Quartz Worktops by Worktops UK

UK North England & Scotland Genealogy Site

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For Enquiries about the Society

E-mail† the Kintyre Antiquarian & Natural History Society

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Mr. Angus Martin - Editor
13 Saddell Street,
PA28 6DN,

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