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11. George Keir Sr. (1705-1788) (Part III) – A return to Scottish roots

Welcome to the 11th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie (and Kirkliston). Recalling from part II (Blog #9) we are tracing George Keir Senior (the 3rd son of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour) & family’s journey through-out Great Britain (from his birth in Scotland to Yorkshire and now back again).

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10. Detour: Alexander Keir of Brodsworth Hall, Yorkshire

Welcome to the 10th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie (and Kirkliston), Scotland. Before we continue on with the third installment in the tale of  George Keir (Sr), the 3rd son of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour (part III: A Return to Scottish Roots), we make a slight detour in our story arc to consider Alexander Keir who by the time of George Keir’s letter (dated 1761) to the newly promoted Archbishop of York (see blog #9) was working at Brodsworth Hall near York.

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9. George Keir Senior (1705-1788) (Part II)

Welcome to the 9th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie (and Kirkliston). Continuing on from the last blog of 2016 – blog #8, we trace further the story of George Keir (Sr), the 3rd son of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour.

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2a. The Parents of Rodger Keir

Hot of the Presses – breaking NEWS; the parents of Rodger Keir found!

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8. George Keir Senior (1705-1788) (Part I)

Welcome to the 8th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie (and Kirkliston, and as recently discovered from Balhousie, Perth as well). Following on from blog #2 we were tracing the issue of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour. Today we start to track Rodger & Isabel’s 3rd child and 3rd son, George Keir (Sr.). [Our final post series for this generation.]

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