Category Archives: Lang

Jean Robb and Archibald Graham Lang

In this latest post in my series about the Glasgow branch of the Robb family, I’m continuing  my account of the second generation of the Robb-Thomson-Young family, by setting down what I know about Jean Robb. Born in 1810, Jean was … Continue reading

Posted in Lang, Robb, Thomson | Leave a comment

My family and the slave trade

Once again,  a simple Google search for one of my ancestors has turned up some astonishing results. As I mentioned in the last post, I’m in the process of revisiting the Glasgow branch of the Robb family. In doing so, … Continue reading

Posted in Lang, Robb, Thomson, Young | 2 Comments

Archibald Graham Lang and Jean Robb

Jean Robb, born in about 1810, was the daughter of George Robb (b. 1769) and Penelope Thomson.  In 1830 she married Archibald Graham Lang, who was born in about 1800. The 1830 Post Office Directory for Glasgow has Archibald working at … Continue reading

Posted in Lang, Robb, Thomson | Leave a comment