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Re: Got Scotch?
Posted by: Angela Harris (ID *****3177) Date: June 15, 2006 at 13:36:38
In Reply to: Got Scotch? by Jon Kirkbride of 497

I know this is a bit late in coming, but I haven't perused this board in a while.

To the best of my knowledge, the Kirkbride clan originated in the Cumberland or Cumbria region of England on the Scottish border, which for many many many years was a war zone; basically, sometimes it was England, sometimes it was Scotland...or something along those lines. It was definitely border territory, which would account for the dual-sounding heritage.

Angela Harris

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