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Ruinous Flood in Fish River, William Balgowan flees for his life

This is about my third great grand father, William James Balgowan who had purchased the property at Dryburgh many years before. We visited the property in the mid 2000’s. If I am remembering correctly the farm buildings were swept away 3 times before someone had the sense to rebuild them further up the . . . → Read More: Ruinous Flood in Fish River, William Balgowan flees for his life

Marriage of second great grandparents

Sydney Morning Herald Monday 25 November 1867

On the 19th instant, at Dryburgh, the residence of the bride’s father, by the Rev. James Adam, M.A., WILLIAM, youngest son of the late JAMES CHRISTIE, Esq. , of Lost River. Wheeo, to JANET, eldest daughter of WILLIAM BALGOWAN, Esq., late of Rhynnie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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