Site for Neishes
Holidays in Scotland
If you are a Neish, then you must go and visit your ancestral homeland in Scotland. If you live there already, then you will know what I am talking about. I went to Scotland for a visit back in 2001.
Fairies stop developers’ bulldozers in their tracks
Developers are having a hard time in St Fillans on Loch Earn, anscestral home of the Neishes. Ancient stories and legends are preventing developer from having their way in this part of Scotland. In particular, moving ancient stones is said to bring bad luck and might even kill the fairies. This article (http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1881612,00.html#) has the […]
Watson Family Bible
My Gran has a bible which records births, deaths and marriages going back to 1739. I thought this could be of interest to others and the best place to allow people to find this stuff is on the web. Some bits I couldn’t read; I’ve put that stuff in [square brackets]. I’ve probably made some […]
Descendents of Peter Neish
The attached file is a tree of the descendents of my my great great great great grandfather Peter Neish (born 1811). See also the genealogy images on which much of this tree was based.
Ebenezer Hepburn descendants
Have a look at the attached file to see a family tree of my ancestors. Most of the information in this file came from a family bible originally owned by Ebenezer Hepburn who was the chief magistrate in Dumfries Scotland in the 1760s.
About the Neish Name
The name Neish goes back to Scotland and has some interesting history associated with it – especially the conflicts with Clan McNab. I visited this region in 2001 and it is a wonderful part of the world. It was great visiting Loch Earn and seeing Neish Island. I’ve always read that Neish is a sept […]