Maria Maxwell

Maria Maxwell

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Maria Maxwell
Born 1940s.
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Categories: Wales Project | WikiTree Leaders | Maxwell Name Study | Bowie Name Study | McKerrow Name Study | Scottish Clans Project | Clan Maxwell | Earl Grey's Famine Orphan Scheme Project Members | Irish Roots Project.

Maria Maxwell has Irish ancestors.

Contents

Biography

I was born in Taylor Street, Townhead Glasgow. (Spookily enough just round the corner from where Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Parson Street) I love everything to do with CRM especially the jewellery designs !!

Taylor St, Townhead, Glasgow Taylor St, July 1955

Wikipedia Townhead Glasgow

Crookston Castle, Pollok, Glasgow

Crookston Castle

Wikipedia Crookston Castle

I lived in Pollok Glasgow from 3 months old till I was 15. Our house was a five minute walk away from Crookston Castle. It was the meeting and play place for local children. Many's a time I climbed up the tower and looked out over "my kingdom."

Pollok House

Pollok House

When I travelled into the City of Glasgow my route took me past Pollok House.

When I started working as a Civil Servant I moved to East Kilbride and lived near Calderwood Castle estate for years.

Little did I know (or care) then that Pollok and Calderwood were two of the ancestral homes of the Maxwell Clan. I seem to have been following my roots for years.

I now live on a farm in West Lothian Scotland on land once owned by a direct ancestor on my maternal line one Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland.

I'd been meaning to start a family tree for years but is took the birth of my great-grandson in 2012 to start my serious interest in genealogy. I then discovered how little I actually knew about my own family !! By that time my parents were no longer here to answer questions. I've now discovered and am in contact with relatives in Canada, Australia, USA, Ireland and England as well as here in Scotland, and on/through WikiTree !!


Amazing film from 1961 Mungo's Medals - featuring lots of places from my life !!

  • Glasgow Gorbals - where my dad was born and lived.
  • Crookston Castle and Pollok where I grew up
  • Moss Heights where my family lived from early 1960's
  • East Kilbride - where I lived from early 1970's to 2006.

http://dirtymodernscoundrel.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/build-and-build-and-build-and-build.html


Relationships

Famous Scots

Sir Maccus de Maccuswell Maccus de Maccuswell (1130- )- direct ancestor 28 generations
Sir Aymer de Maccuswell 2nd Lord of Caerlaverock Sir Aymer de Maccuswell 21 Great Grandfather.
Duncan 1 - King of Scotland (Alba) - direct ancestor 29 generations
Robert the Bruce King of Scotland - 22nd great grandfather - direct ancestor
King Robert 2nd Stewart - direct ancestor 21 generations (19th GGF with 10 common ancestors within 25 generations)
King Robert 3rd (John) Stewart King Robert III of Scotland - direct ancestor 20 generations (18th GGF with 13 common ancestors within 25 generations)
King James 1 of Scotland - 17th Great Grandfather
Gavin Maxwell Author of Ring of Bright Water - 13th cousins

Scottish Nobility

Sir James Kennedy of Dunure direct ancestor 15th Great Grandfather
William 1st Lord Crichton direct ancestor 16th Great Grandfather.
George Leslie 4th Earl of Rothes 20th Great Grandfather
Alexander Stewart 4th High Steward of Scotland - 22nd Great Grandfather
Sir Gilbert de la Hay 3rd Laird of Erroll - 22nd Great Grandfather.

Declaration of Arbroath 1320

(According to the relationship finder !! )

Duncan MacDuff 7th Earl of Fife - 2nd cousin 22 times removed.
Patrick Dunbar - 8th Earl of Dunbar - 2nd cousin 22 times removed.
Malise 39th Jarl of Orkney - 6th cousin 19 times removed.
Malcolm Lennox 5th Earl of Lennox - 3rd cousin 21 times removed.
William Ross 3rd Earl of Ross - 24th Great Grandfather.
Sir Walter Stewart 6th High Steward of Scotland -21st Great Grandfather.
Sir James Douglas The Black Douglas - 21st Great Grandfather.
Sir David de Brechin - 2nd cousin 23 times removed.
Sir David Graham of Kincardine - 22nd Great Grand Uncle
Sir John (Stewart) Menteith Lord of Arran - 24th Great Grandfather.
Lord Alexander Fraser Lord Chamberlain of Scotland - 3rd cousin 24 times removed.
Gilbert de la Hay Constable of Scotland - 1st cousin 22 times removed
Robert Keith - Marischal of Scotland -23rd Great Grandfather.
Henry St Clair Baron of Roslin - 23rd Great Grandfather
John Graham Lord of Dalkeith, Abercorn & Eskdale -2nd cousins 23 times removed.
David Lindsay Lord of Crawford - 20th Great Grand Uncle
John de Fenton of Baikie and Beaufort - 23rd Great Grand Uncle.
William de Abernethy 2nd Baron of Saltoun - 23rd Great Grandfather.
Sir David Wemyss of Wemyss - 22nd Great Grandfather.
Sir Andrew Leslie 6th Lord of Leslie - 5th Cousin 24 times removed.
Donald Campbell Domhnall mac Cailein - 3rd cousins 22 times removed.

to be continued !! amazing

Magna Carta Surety Barons

(According to the relationship finder !! )

William d'Aubigny - 2nd cousin 25 times removed.
Hugh le Bigod - 25th Great Grandfather.
Henry de Bohun - 1st cousin 25 times removed.
Gilbert de Clare - 26th Great Grandfather.
John Fitz Robert- 2nd cousin 26 times removed.
Robert FitzWalter- 2nd cousin 25 times removed.
William de Huntingfield- 2nd cousin 25 times removed
John de Lacy -26th Great Grand Uncle
William de Lanvallei - 1st cousin 26 times removed
William de Mowbray - 2nd cousin 26 times removed
Saher de Quincy - 26th Great Grandfather
Geoffrey de Say - 4th cousins 25 times removed
Robert de Vere - 2nd cousins 25 times removed

In Ireland

John Maxwell 1st Baron Farnham (County Cavan Ireland) 15th cousins 4 times removed
Somerset Henry Maxwell 10th Baron Farnham and 13th Baronet of Calderwood 19th cousins
Robert Perceval Maxwell 19th cousins

Worldwide

Queen Elizabeth ll of UK (House of Windsor) - 13th cousins.
King Alfred the Great of England - direct ancestor 37 generations
King Edward 1st England - direct ancestor 36 generations
Charles Stewart Rolls - Founder of Rolls-Royce Motor Corporation - 10th cousins twice removed.
Queen Bertha de France de Bois (964-1015) - direct ancestor 32 generations
A J Jacobs - now 39 steps - I am a cousin !!

Wikitree

Barb Clarke-Brown - First cousin once removed.
Josephine (Boyle) Black wife of 1st cousin once removed.
George Smith - 4th cousin
Roberta Muir - still trying to work out which cousins we are !!
Sir William Arbuthnot - 6th cousins 6 times removed (84 common ancestors within 25 generations !! - We are cousins again.
Mike Pichler 7th Cousins once removed.
Mark Curtis 13th cousins once removed
John Vickery - 13th cousins twice removed
Terry Wright - 14th cousins three times removed (79 common ancestors within 25 generations)
Mary Richardson -15th cousins twice removed (88 common ancestors within 25 generations)
Chris Whitten 16th cousins 4 times removed.
Mags Gaulden 22 cousins once removed !!
Henrik Ledin 22 cousins once removed.


Thoughts for today

"The best part about Genealogy is searching for ancestors and finding friends." - Lawrence Dillard

Genealogists don't die they just lose their census.

Genealogists are time unravellers

Only a Genealogist regards a step backwards as progress.


The URL for the United Kingdom google community is:-

Google Community

The URL for the Scottish Clans project google group is:-

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wikitree-scottish-clan-project


The URL for the Irish Roots google+ community is

https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/114501519056827303829/communities/118414568494929801840


The URL for the Irish Roots Project google group is :-

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wikitree-irish-roots-project


Sources

  • First-hand information. Entered by Maria Maxwell

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Followed Tags
Maria is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
BLACK
My mother's maiden name. Her family were from Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland
BOWIE
My paternal grandmother's maiden name. Also Bowie's way back in my maternal line.My earliest known maternal Bowie is first located being married in Falkirk, Stirlingshire in 1620. My earliest known paternal Bowie was born around 1750 Tulliallan, Perthshire
CATEGORIZATION
Project member
DICK
Ancestors are from St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland. One Name Study started 27 Apr 2017
EARL_GREY
Project member
FERMANAGH
Where my paternal Maxwell line is from
GITM
Co-lead for Genealogy in the Media - New Project
GROSSE_ILE
Project Leader
INDIA
Project Leader
IRISH_ROOTS
One of the Project Leaders. My paternal Maxwell's came from Fermanagh. My maternal Black line started in Ireland c1780 - possibly Antrim. Can't get over these brick walls !!
LEADERS
Member of WikiTree volunteer Leaders.
MAXWELL
My paternal Maxwell's were originally from Fermanagh, Ireland before my GGM moved to Glasgow, Scotland some time before 1875. There are also Maxwell's way back in my maternal line !!
NEW_ZEALAND
Project Leader.
ONE_NAME_STUDIES
Maxwell (in Ireland ) , Also Bowie, Dick, McKerrow and Shearer - all in Scotland.
RANGERS
Project member. Leader for Thursday - Thors Daisies
SCOTLAND
Scotland was my maternal grandmother's maiden name. Known line starts in Tulliallan, Perthshire, Scotland. Also one of the Scotland Project Leaders.
SCOTS-IRISH
One of the Project Leaders. Part of UK Project
SCOTTISH_CLANS
One of the Project Leaders
UNITED_KINGDOM
One of the Project Leaders.


Questions

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On 16 Jul 2018 at 12:32 GMT T (Bowling) C wrote:

Hello, is it possible to add to the https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:Cardiff%2C_Wales the largest and also the oldest cemetery in Cardiff - it is Cathays Cemetery.

On 14 Jul 2018 at 06:46 GMT Mark Curtis wrote:

Curtis-7393 HI looks like we may share Elizabeth (Hepburn) Ramsay

This makes Elizabeth the 13th great grandmother of Mark

On 5 Jul 2018 at 08:27 GMT Allan Stuart wrote:

Hi Maria what are your views on the following G2G thread from Lauder-Frost-1:-

The Stewarts are most definitely not a clan but a family. Clans do NOT "originate from lowlanders". Where on earth did you get that from? I know the Lord Lyon personally. I would be happy to raise a major complaint about all this with him. Regardless of the vulgar commercialisation of all this Clans will forever be Highland (whatever else you pick up).

On 28 Jun 2018 at 07:54 GMT Lolo Wagner wrote:

Thank you for adding me to the Irish Roots, I appreciate the quick & courteous response!

On 24 Jun 2018 at 14:41 GMT Tom Lewis Sr wrote:

Thanks for adding me to the Irish Roots project. I'm looking forward to collaborating with this group. I hope that I can bring some value to the effort.

On 12 Jun 2018 at 23:13 GMT G. Moore LtCol wrote:

Should there be a town of Dunblane in Stirlingshire, Scotland. I didn't see one in the Category:Stirlingshire, Scotland. I have an ancestor that I thought came from Dunblane, Stirling, Scotland.

On 3 Jun 2018 at 18:13 GMT Michael Thomas wrote:

Maria, I will be at Cub Scout Day Camp all day Monday thru Thursday this week, so can't do my Ranger shift tomorrow (Monday). Will try to find a way to fill in and make it up later.

On 30 May 2018 at 22:55 GMT Rosemary Wagner wrote:

Thank you, Maria! I hope I can keep up on everything and contribute something worthwhile!

On 30 May 2018 at 12:55 GMT Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson wrote:

Thanks for the UK Badge. I would like to join clan project as well. I have Crawfords and Colville clans in my background. Thanks!

On 28 May 2018 at 23:26 GMT Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson wrote:

Hi. I recently came across a Scottish Parliment member in my tree. John Colville. I'm a little unsure how to categorize him for Parliment. Also his son is a member too. I just adopted them because they are kin but my usual bios are born, married died. They might be of interest to the British Isle Politician project. So it won't hurt my feelings if someone wants to gin up the profiles or even take them over. The son needs some work. Thanks.

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