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Re: Calderwood Castle & East Kilbride
Posted by: Nancy Calderwood Catherwood Date: July 12, 2001 at 10:53:20
In Reply to: Re: Calderwood Castle & East Kilbride by Robert Ginn of 401

Bob,
My wife's grandfather's letters (from 1928) indicate that James Calderwood died in 1770, and had a brother named William. He had traveled to Calderwood Castle, and must have picked up that piece of information from the locals.

I didn't know that James wife was named Margaret. Do you by any chance know where (my branch) of the Calderwood name became Catherwood. My father, age ninety, never told me, and now, can't remember. Tradition has it that the name Calderwood originally came from the Roman Caldarius, who, in 87 a.d. was given the lands that that are now Polton, outside of Edinburgh.
Hal


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