Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Well, I always wanted ties to Scotland. . . .

But not infamous ties.

If your surname is Armstrong, Maxwell, Johnston, Graham, Bell, Scott, Nixon, Kerr, Crozier or Robson then your family history, just like the astronaut Neil Armstrong’s, may very well be intertwined with the Border Reivers. And, if you do share one of these surnames, you may be advised not to read on…

My grandmothers maiden name was Crozier.

Read on.


  1. I wonder what the evolutionary point of those long horns were. It is not as if they needed to kill grass was it?

    1. Back when they had to fight off saber tooth tigers I guess.