The Lynns, Linns, and Linds of Scotland and Ulster

Including these additional variant spellings

Lean, Lein, Len, Lena, Lenna, Lennie, Leyne,

Lin, Lind, Line, Linn, Linne, Linnie, Lyn, Lynd, Lyne, Lynn, Lynne, and Lynny

with a few occurrences of Lindesay and Lyndesay


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CD 1 - Chapter I. Ayr and Galloway


Counties Covered: Ayrshire, Wigtownshire, and Kirkcudbrightshire

Period Covered: Predominantly the 16th through 19th centuries, but includes some 13th through 15th century records

Families and Individuals Highlighted:

(1) Lords of Lynn, Highlees, and Bourtreehill [a/k/a Lynns of that Ilk] in Dalry, Ayrshire :
      29 pages
(2) Linn, the Lairds of Larg, in the Parish of Inch, Wigtownshire : 16 pages
Alexander Linn, Shepherd and Martyr, in Kirkcudbrightshire : 5 pages

Other Surnames Appearing in This Volume:  Other Surnames

Also Included:
Numerous other Lynns (all spellings) in Ayr and Galloway : 48 pages
Title page, table of contents, 8-page explanatory introduction, prologue, epilogue,
4-page Scots glossary of words and phrases appearing in Lynn historical records,
12-page list of sources for the entire collection of Lynn history

Genealogies Provided:
Note: The surname spelling used for each genealogy is that which is found most consistently for the family, but each family may have appeared sometimes with different spellings in the historical record.
(1) The Lords of Lynn, Highlees, and Bourtreehill [a/k/a Lynns of that Ilk]
(2) The Lynns of Kilwinning
(3) The
Family of James Lynn and Catherine Hanny of Leswalt, Kilbirnie, and Riccarton
(4) The Family of John Lynn and Jane Rankin [sometimes lived also in Bute (CD #6)]
(5) The Linns ~ Lairds of Larg
(6) The Family of Joseph Linn and Helen Cauchie/Caughie/Keachie


Total # of Pages : 134                         Price (Shipping Included) : $35

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