Clan Associations: Lowland Norse-Scot, "Gall-gaidhil"
I have been looking for ten years for descendants of my
great-great-granduncles, who can be seen in a photograph on this page:
I have a history of the
Gilchrist name at
http://stevegilchrist.org/namehistory.htm which I researched and wrote
in 1992. In recent years, I've been delighted with the history pages on
ElectricScotland, upon which I've found many further mentions of the
Gilchrist name that I wasn't aware of when I compiled my own short
historical effort. I have a history of my own known ancestors which begins
I'd be delighted to hear from
anyone who can help me locate my long-lost Gilchrist cousins.
I have a friend and namesake who is involved in a genealogical project for
Gilchrist and Runnels on the Isle of Islay, see
He was the first who posted my
Gilchrist name research on the internet in the mid-90's, when such projects
were just taking off.