Search for a Photo - Framed Prints 10% off this week

Brassington In 1800

A Memory of Brassington

I am interested in your scottish/brassington connection. Mygt gt gt gt grandfather is supposed to related to Rob Roy MacGregor and indeed our tartan was the MacGregor tartan. I know he was born according to the census in 1841 in Brassington in 1796 but cannot find any records of his birth in the parish records although the person in charge of the parish records said that he had heard a rumour that there once was a person related to Rob Roy who lived in Brassington. Can anyone throw any light on this. His name was Thomas Bonser White. my email is

A memory shared by Jackie Gear , on Jan 23rd, 2008.

Comments & feedback

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

or Register now

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?