Rulewater and Its People In Print and Available!
Until recently, Rulewater and Its People was out of print. However, Light Messages Publishing is pleased to announce that it is back in print, complete with the entire text and original photos.
Originally published in 1907, George Tancred’s popular book describes the Valley of the Rule River in the Borders region of Scotland and the lives of the people who lived there during the 18th and 19th centuries in picturesque yet objective terms. Rulewater and its People is an unusual resource for those wanting to know about life in rural Scotland including the villages and estates like Bedrule, Spittal-on-Rule, Abbotrule, Hobkirk, Bonchester, Hallrule, Bullerwell, Town O’ Rule, Hawthornside, Harwood, Stonedge, Wauchope. The author’s extensive family tree records make this work a valuable reference for not only Turnbulls seeking information about the geneology of their families but also including those named Oliver, Scott, Armstrong, Eliott, Minto, Rutherfurd, Rutherford, Young, Kerr, St. Clair, Sinclair, Usher, Laidla, Laidlaw, and others.