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I have ancestors who lived in Houston and Killellan during the 1750's- but I have no idea what their occupation might have been. Could someone tell me what industry/occupations were in H&K in the 1750's? How large was the village? What was the most likely livelihood? Is there any way to find out wha...
- Sun Jul 18, 2010 6:56 pm
- Forum: Scottish History and Geography
- Topic: Meln of Gryph ?
- Replies: 3
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I have an ancestor who was born in 1754 in the 'Meln of Gryph', near Houston and Killellan in Renfrewshire. Although the word may be Maln or Miln- it looks most like an 'e'. Is this a place such as a Mill on the Gryph, or what? I can not find any reference to anything that seems to help.