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February 2, 2013 – 3:17 pm | Comments Off

… four Grierson families all have documented connections to SW Scotland, with a span of 150 – 350 years according to the various records. One representative is located in the USA, two are in England, one is in Australia. None have a direct family legend of descent from the Lag family, although one has a connecting historical claim.

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The Griersons of Dalgonar

January 7, 2013 – 3:28 pm | One Comment
Margaret Grierson

Philip Hamilton-Grierson, shares some gems from his own Grierson ancestors, the Griersons of Dalgonar.

James Grierson bought and greatly expanded Capenoch using the architect David Bryce and the cost virtually bankrupted the family. Capenoch was sold to the Gladstones and Dalgonar was sold to the Crawfords.

Sir Robert Grierson’s killing time?

March 10, 2011 – 7:31 pm |
Sir Robert Grierson's Clock

This clock belonged to Sir Robert Grierson, first Baronet of Lag – celebrated for his loyalty and hatred of the Whigs – he was by marraige with the Lady Henrietta Douglas, sister of the first Duke of Queensberry, uncle to my great grand mother, Lady Kirkpatrick, daughter of the Lady Isabella Douglas, by Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, Bart.