Author Topic: why no McGowan's from scotland  (Read 2616 times)

Offline mosstrooper

  • RootsChat Senior
  • ****
  • Posts: 463
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: why no McGowan's from scotland
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 19 August 17 23:12 BST (UK) »
I knew a McGowan family who lived in Plains near Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
"Whitey" McGowan (everyone in Plains had a nickname) played football for Airdrie
football Club. The family are mentioned in the book "The Lost Villages" when they
lived in Whiterigg as Coal Miners.

James. 

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.


Offline Miyam

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 27
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: why no McGowan's from scotland
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 02 September 17 16:14 BST (UK) »
I have McGowans in my tree on A.
The oldest being James Mc Gowan Birth ABT 1796  Ireland and back to Monklands/Airdrie.
Dillon,Docherty,McLauchlan,Donegal,Antrim,Cushendun,Ireland,Stirlingshire, Kilsyth
Palmer,Manchester,Warwickshire,NSW Australia

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.