Visiting My Ancestral Homelands (Part 5) – ‘Oot ‘N Aboot’ Aberdeen, Scotland

This is the miscellany of my recent visit to Aberdeen, Scotland, the home of my Hadden ancestors.

1. Befriend Your Pilot (after all he or she will have your life in their hands)


Ellen Hadden with Air Canada pilot extraordinaire Murray Garrison

2. If There Is A Street With Your Family Name A Photo Is Obligatory


You can see the excitement on my face?

3. See The Sites


Ellen and Ian Hadden at Dunnotar Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

4. Sneak In A Little Genealogy When No One Is Looking


The Kirk of St. Nicholas and Cemetery, Aberdeen, Scotland


The gravestone of Alexander Sturm, merchant in Aberdeen, died 20th November 1844 (located in the Kirk of St. Nicholas cemetery)

5. Don’t Forget Why You Are There!

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Ian, Jenna and Ellen Hadden at Piccolo Restaurant, Aberdeen, Scotland

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