Ralston in Ayrshire (I)

Gavin Ralston, a stockingmaker from Paisley, moved down to the parish of Dreghorn about 1755. Gavin, the second son of William Ralston in Seedhills, Paisley, was born in 1731. He learnt his trade in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, where his mother Jean, also a Ralston, had come from, and where his¬†maternal¬†grandfather, Robert Ralston, was a merchant. Gavin … Continue reading Ralston in Ayrshire (I)