from Scotland to Jamaica, England, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North America....

 

see high resolution image of shop on right (88K)

 

A series of articles on 'Wedderburns of note' 

 

a scalemaker descendant : Lord Wedderburn of Charlton  

Sir John Wedderburn - executed 1746, updated 2nd October with the letter written to his wife, just hours before his death

Robert Wedderburn - the 'Black Prince' or 'Black Preacher', radical and revolutionary, grandson of Sir John (updated 07.02.2001)

Hugh Wedderburn - master craftsman and woodcarver (added 13.02.2001)

 

SITE LAST UPDATED ON JUNE 1ST 2001 -  check the SITE MAP for details

 

The railway connection - Stephenson's Rocket, and the Wedderburns/Weatherburns

 

Where to obtain a reproduction of the introductory chapter to the Wedderburn Book. Alexander Wedderburn’s huge two-volume work, THE WEDDERBURN BOOK, published privately in 1898.  This is now one of the most famous genealogical histories on record, and it covers the period 1296—1896. Private reproduction of the Wedderburn history section, limited number of copies available.

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Current topics include the Wedderburns in Jamaica

 

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As this site expands, it is no longer possible to include links to each and every new page as they are uploaded - the only detailed index of all contents is to be found on the SITE MAP page. Recent additions to the index (3 - 4 months) are listed in RED in the left hand column of the SITE MAP. Entries in MAUVE have been added 1 - 2 months previously. Entries in GREEN have been added within the past month. All entries in red elsewhere on the site generally indicate recent updates or additions.

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  • Captain Wedderburn A ballad from 1785 and a lighthearted look at the Wedderburns....updated FEB
  • photos from Provence, France - holiday breaks
  • The Links Page
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updated June 1st 2001

 

  • The WEDDERBURNS of BLACKNESS - UPDATED 5th February 2001 with an account of Sir Alexander Wedderburn, 4th Bt. of Blackness, and a list of descendants

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Much of the research data on these pages was provided by Philip Wedderburn of :

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W.W. Wedderburn Pty Ltd

90 Parramatta Road

Summer Hill

Sydney NSW

2130 Australia

......probably the largest independent supplier of retail weighing equipment in Australia and New Zealand.

 

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LAST UPDATED: JUNE 1ST 2001