Month: February 2020

Cheswardine 1800 – 1850’s

Cheswardine was home to our ancestors the Forresters. It has changed little since James Forrester and his family left sometime in 1851. Harriet Forrester (Hugh Grant Stevenson’s mother) was born there and her father James was a regular visitor to the local “beak”. The gravestone of James’s father Thomas Forrester can still be found in…

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This time we really got him!!

Contrary to the post “We got him” it seems that not Hugh Grant but Mark Grant (Hugh’s son) was the father of Hugh Grant Forrester. Susan Mc Gowan has managed to locate St. Peters Liverpool baptism details for Hugh Grant Forrester dated 22nd of July 1872. These show that Mark Grant recognized Hugh as his…

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