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Melton Constable

Information Sources: Norfolk Place Names (MELTON-CONSTABLE) … General History of Norfolk County … http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk apling.freeservers.com en.wikipedia.org MELTON CONSTABLE with BURGH PARVA (St. Peter), is a village and civil parish in the hundred of Holt. It covers an area of 6.96 … Continue reading

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Glamis Castle

Castle Glamis Connection … Information Sources: http://www.castles.org, http://www.hauntedcastlesandhotels.com http://www..glamis-castle.co.uk According to the earliest records Glamis Castle was originally a hunting lodge owned by the Scottish Crown. Even before the castle was built, this ancient land was the scene of many … Continue reading

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Glamis in Winter

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Warkworth Manor Northamptonshire

Warkworth manor is not mentioned in either the Domesday Book nor in the account taken of hides for the county in the reign of Henry II, perhaps because Warkworth at that time was an appendage to the manor of Banbury. … Continue reading

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Warkworth Castle Northumberland England

As I search the Internet for Family History Records to review. I am continuously coming across entries referring members of the LYON Family having been born at, living at, married at or dying at Warkworth Castle Northumberland England. Although this … Continue reading

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St Fergus Church

St Fergus Church stands at the end of Kirk Wynd in the village of Glamis, close to one of the gateways onto the grounds of Glamis Castle. The church as you see today was completed in 1792 as a replacement … Continue reading

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Glamis Castle Forfar

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Lyons Manor Weston

Lyons Manor Weston http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78468#s5 Lyons Manor. Ralph de Lions, and William de Lions were lords, and mentioned in the grant of Walter Giffard, the 2d Earl of Buckingham. Adam de Lyons of Weston was living in the 24th of Henry … Continue reading

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Inchkeith Island Connection …

Source: http://www.ukfortsclub.org.uk The Island of Inchkeith is situated 3½ Nautical Miles from Leith (Edinburgh) and 2 Nautical Miles from Pettycur (Kinghorn) Fife. A few surviving tablets from Roman times mention the island as being a place then known as “City … Continue reading

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Hylton Castle

Hylton Castle (pronounced /ˈhɪltn/ hil-tn) is a ruined stone castle in the North Hylton area of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. Originally built from wood by the Hilton (later Hylton) family shortly after the Norman Conquest in 1066, it was … Continue reading

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