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[4qd-bannvalley] Making the research leap to Scotland

Hi William
Have to plead not guilty to ever owning a scooter
if you could email me the excel file I certainly would like a look at it

best wishes

Robert McCaughern

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Hi Robert.
I do believe I have a copy of that book, or a very similar one, listing
(??) the covenanter martyrs. If anyone is interested, I have made a list
the bare details of all the headstone entries. It's on an Excel file,
could easily be converted to text,  and has between 5 and 6 hundred
The Book is named "Covenanters tombstones" by James Gibson, printed
Its much easier to search than the book which doesn't even have an index
(and is not exactly rivetting reading). I have not offered it to the
for display, believing it not to be very relevant to most Bann Valley
members, but maybe...???.
I have found it very difficult to bridge the gap between early Ulster
records and the comparatively excellent information for many of us who
known ancestry in Scotland. These records (1660/1690-ish) are
but I fear you will need more than the sparse detail in the files to
any relatives beyond doubt?
I'll be happy to email a copy of the file on request to anyone
interested -
it's too big to mail to the site

PS  Robert, did you ever own a lambretta scooter, or did I once know a
different Robert McCaughern from Rasharkin?

William Scott