The Lynns, Linns, and Linds of Scotland and Ulster

Including these additional variant spellings

Lean, Lein, Len, Lena, Lenna, Lennie, Leyne,

Lin, Lind, Line, Linn, Linne, Linnie, Lyn, Lynd, Lyne, Lynn, Lynne, and Lynny

with a few occurrences of Lindesay and Lyndesay


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CD 2 - Chapter II. Dumfries and the Borders


Counties Covered: Dumfriesshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, and Berwickshire

Period Covered: Predominantly the 17th through 19th centuries, but includes some 12th through 16th century records

Families and Individuals Highlighted:

(1) Rev. Patrick Linn, Minister of Dumfries : 3 pages
(2) Lords of Lyne, Hopprew, and Locherworth in Peeblesshire and Midlothian : 4 pages

Other Surnames Appearing in This Volume:  Other Surnames


Also Included:
Numerous other Lynns (all spellings) in Dumfries and the Borders : 17 pages

Two (2) ancient poems relating to Lynns of the Borders : 4 pages
Title page, table of contents, 8-page explanatory introduction, prologue, epilogue,
4-page Scots glossary of words and phrases appearing in Lynn historical records,
12-page list of sources for the entire collection of Lynn history

Genealogies Provided:
Note: The surname spelling used for each genealogy is that which is found most consistently for the family, but each family may have appeared sometimes with different spellings in the historical record.
(1) The Family of Rev. Patrick Linn and Alison Charters or Charteris of Dumfries
(2) The Family of John Linn and Ann Rork of Wigtownshire and Dumfriesshire
(3) The Family of James Linn and Isabella Temple of Dumfriesshire
(4) The de Lynes ~ Lords of Lyne, Hopprew, and Locherworth
(5) The Family of William Lyne of Peeblesshire


Total # of Pages : 73                         Price (Shipping Included) : $30


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