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A Short history of the Family of Moffat of that ilk

Robert Maxwell Moffat

A Short history of the Family of Moffat of that ilk

With the genealogies of variousbranches in Scotland, Ireland, and England, as existing at the present day. Also passing notices of Moffats in France, Germany and Holland

by Robert Maxwell Moffat

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Published by Labey & Blampied, The Beresford Library in Jersey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moffat family.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled by Robert Maxwell Moffat.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22831774M

    There are already 62 users and 3, genealogy profiles with the Moffat surname on Geni. Explore Moffat genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree. Early History of the Short family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Short research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years , , , , , , , and are included under the topic Early Short History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

    I am very well pleased with Alistair Moffat's "Before Scotland." This is a well researched history of Scotland before history. The book is easily read and the timelines are easy to follow. If you want to know how Scotland came to be what she is, this is an excellent resource/5(23). An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moffatt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can .

    THE SCOTTISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY FAMILY HISTORY INDEX M McADAM 1 + T C many Dealing with the families of Waterhead, and the descendants of Torryburn, with a detailed pedigree of the latter. Moffat, Robert () Pioneer missionary and linguist in southern Africa. Moffat grew up in central Scotland, but in he moved to England, where he began to work for James Smith, a pious Scottish merchant in Manchester. Smith’s daughter Mary would later join Moffat in South Africa as his wife.


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A Short history of the Family of Moffat of that ilk by Robert Maxwell Moffat Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Short history of the Family of Moffat of that ilk With the genealogies of variousbranches in Scotland, Ireland, and England, as existing at the present day. Also passing notices of Moffats in France, Germany and Holland by Robert Maxwell Moffat.

2 Want to readPages: A Short history of the Family of Moffat of that ilk: With the genealogies of variousbranches in Scotland, Ireland, and England, as existing at the present day.

Also. The Moffats: by Major Francis Moffat of that Ilk,published by Philmore & Co. Ltd., Shopwycke Hall, Chichester, Sussex. ISBN 0 7. A Short History of the Family of Moffat of that Ilk: by Robert Maxwell Moffat M.D. N.B.: Copies of this book are very rare and in private hands except for one copy in the Ewart Library in.

A Short History of the Family of Moffat of that Ilk, by Robert Maxwell Moffat, Jersey, This book is, fortunately, far from short, and is the most authoritative account of the family. Moffat has retrieved and quoted liberally from early charters and other official documents, charting the family through turbulent mediaeval, reiving and.

History Origins of the clan. The Clan Moffat are a family from the Scottish Borders who were powerful and influential as far back as the time of William Wallace.

It is likely that the ancestor of the Moffats gave their name to the town of Moffat in Dumfriesshire. The name Moffat may be of Norse origin. William de Movat Alto, progenitor of the Movats, married the youngest daughter of Andlaw District: Dumfriesshire.

The surname Moffat /Moffatt is a habitational name of Gaelic origin, derived from Moffat in Dumfriesshire. This place-name translated as “the long plain” was derived from two elements: magh (”plain”) and fada (”long”).

Clan chief, crest and motto Clan chief: Jean Moffat of that Ilk, Chief of. The Moffat clan is one of the oldest families in Dumfriesshire, yet for over three centuries it was a "broken" or "heidless" clan, with no recognized arms or clan chief.

Only recently has there been a revival of the clan, largely due to the author's 35 years of research and his eventual recognition as hereditary clan chief and as Moffat of that 5/5(1). Recent History From at least the mid sixteenth century the clan was without a chief.

Then inafter many years of research, Francis Moffat was granted the undifferenced Arms of Moffat of that Ilk, and recognised as the hereditary chief of the clan by Lord Lyon King of Arms. Moffat (Scottish Gaelic: Mofad) is a former burgh and parish in Dumfriesshire, which is now part of the Dumfries and Galloway local authority area in Scotland, lying on the River Annan, with a population of around 2, It was a centre of the wool trade and a spa town.

Moffat is around 59 miles (95 kilometres) to the southeast of Glasgow, 51 miles (82 kilometres) to the south of Edinburgh Country: Scotland. Early History of the Moffat family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moffat research.

Another words (8 lines of text) covering the years,and are included under the topic Early Moffat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever.

Moffat. Moffat was accepted by CDSNA as an allied family in July Clan Moffat has a standing chief and is recognized by The Standing Council of Scottish duals with this surname should be welcomed at Douglas tents and encouraged to become Clan Douglas members.

The modern town of Moffat is located in the eastern part of Dumfries and Galloway Region, in the south-west of Scotland. An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moffat ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can. The themes of these books are founded on Moffat's personal experiences, and range through love, mystery, history, medicine and biography.

Moffat learned at a very early age that he could go anywhere, be anybody and do anything through reading; his books, authored during his later years, are a sort of reflection of those imaginary travels.

The history of the family is a branch of social history that concerns the sociocultural evolution of kinship groups from prehistoric to modern times. The family has a universal and basic role in all societies.

Research on the history of the family crosses disciplines and cultures, aiming to understand the structure and function of the family from many viewpoints. Historical background to Moffat. Historical Interest. Much has been written about Moffat over the years and two books in particular give an interesting insight into how Moffat became the popular tourist town it.

Eleanor Estes () grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children’s librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats—Rufus M.

and The Middle Moffat—were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short /5(70). Clan Johnston/e consists of at least two distinct groups, those of Annandale in Dumfries and Galloway, and those of Caskieben in Aberdeenshire, as well as Johnston(e)s who cannot easily be classified as either, such as those who took their name from the former name of Perth (St.

Johnstoun) or other places called Johnston or Johnstone.A word about pronunciation and spelling: Americans and. Steven Moffat has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Steven Moffat’s most popular book is Dracula.

The Moffats (The Moffats, #1), The Middle Moffat (The Moffats, #2), Rufus M. (The Moffats, #3), and The Moffat Museum (The Moffats, #4)Author: Eleanor Estes. Moffat was a parish located in the former county of county and parish ceased to exist following the Local Government (Scotland) Act The parish had an area of km 2 ( sq.

miles) and had 7 neighbouring parishes: Eskdalemuir, Kirkpatrick-Juxta and Wamphray in Dumfriesshire; Ettrick and Yarrow in Selkirkshire; Tweedsmuir in Peeblesshire, and Crawford in d in: Dumfriesshire, Scotland ( - ). 3 Sep An update to the Clan Moffat UK database.

New material including: Walter Ker Moffat (), married Rose Ann Depledge (), who lived in Sheffield, and their family; Robert Moffat (), Fishmonger, warehouse manager and his wife Margaret Reston Clark ().To meet the purposes of this group and others in pursuing the ancestral heritage background and family history of their Moffat (of all variations and spellings) ancestors, the Society shall strive: To preserve, promote and pass along to others, the customs, traditions and heritage of the Scottish people.Highlights include a look at the origins of Moffat as a spa town, a working model of the old Moffat railway station, and an exhibition on people linked to Moffat's history.

There is a special audio-visual room where you can watch a short film telling the story of Moffat from earliest times.