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206 From: Bob Sanderson Table D Date: 1 August 2012
16 November 2006
I have just stumbled across the Arbuthnott webpage 'table 13' and was amazed to find part of my family tree on my mother's side. I would just like to thank you for the research which shows so much of my past and it is thrilling to see recorded the exploits of both my uncles David Smith Arbuthnot and Edward Quigley Arbuthnot. Both these men were highly regarded by me and in one way or another influenced me. Thank you for your help.
16 November 2006
My mother was an Arbuthnot and I really don’t know a whole lot about her side of the family. So to find this website, and totally by accident was really neat. I want to thank you for this website, and I am going to look at it as much as I can to learn as much as I can about the Arbuthnot family.
07 October 2006
Excellent job on the family tree. Thank you.
25 July 2006
Thank you so much for all the information on this website. I am the gr gr gr granddaughter of Arabella Arbuthnot and Hugh Lyons. My brother, Lloyd Boyll, has a prayer book that was brought from County Down, Ireland by Hugh Lyons. My gr grandfather, Thomas Arbuthnot Lyons, who was a Civil War veteran, wrote inside the book that his gr grandfather brought the book over on the ship.
7 May 2006
I have only just discovered this amazing website 3 days ago. Having lost both my parents, I never imagined that I would ever be able to find out so much about my Arbuthnot ancestry. I can't tell you how amazing and happy this site has made myself and my siblings (who have been introduced to the site today).Thank you so much for all the hard work that has been & still is being put into this - we will help as much as we can by contacting you with additional information.
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31 October 2005
I have just checked out the kittybrewster website and am very impressed.
199 From: Michael K Profit Table 31 Date: 14 October 2005
I am very impressed with the Arbuthnot website! I recently started researching my family tree and found the site very easily.
198 From: Heather Van deRiet Date: 2 October 2005
Many thanks for your lovely and informative site.
2 October 2005
I recently discovered your website. May I congratulate you on your endeavours.
29 September 2005
The Family Tree website has been brought to our attention - it is delightful to see so much family detail recorded. It's great having the family information on the net like it is, I find it most interesting and friends are always amazed that our family has such a thing. Awesome job!
20 August 2005
The Family Tree website has been brought to our attention - it is delightful to see so much family detail recorded.
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Thank you for providing such a thorough and handsome site. My newly found ancestors make the world a bigger place.
193 From: Robyn Lewis Date: 23 April 2005
I have looked at some more of your extensive website .... I remain amazed at how much information is on your site.
192 From: Diane Smith Date: 22 April 2005
You have done an amazing amount of work on your family website over the years, and quite obviously an amazing amount of research.
191 From: Someone who prefers anonymity Date: 14 March 2005
Your site has only gotten better in the past couple of years or so, and I congratulate you and whoever else works on it. I eschew emoticons, but so that you know: I'm sending you a smile.
190 From: Alastair Noble Date: 3 February 2005
Your web page is more than excellent for obtaining and checking data - Congratulations!
189 From: Sarah Arbuthnot Date: 13 January 2005
Thanks for putting this all on the web. We really enjoy looking at our family's history in this way!
188 From: J N (Hans) Houterman Date: 19 December 2004
My compliments with the excellent genealogy! It is an extremely useful source ... Again, huge compliments on the website!
187 From: David Saint Date: 2 December 2004
... It is an excellent site.
186 From: Jill Riches Date: 26 May 2004
Congratulations on your site. It is very professional and a pleasure to view.
185 From: Donlyn Ann Whissen Table 1 Carson Date: 27 March 2004
Thank you for your work - it is fantastic! It means more to me than I can express.
184 From: Ginny Huston Table 2 Date: 12 March 2004
It was wonderful seeing some of my ancestry!
183 From: Alister John McReynolds Table 8 Date: 12 February 2004
The website is first class and a credit to you and your hardwork. Those Arbuthnot family members interested in their heritage are lucky to have such an excellent mine of material in which to go prospecting.
182 From: Mark R Walter Table 58 Date: 9 February 2004
I am glad that you have put together such a family tree.
181 From: Hugh B Copland Table 3 Date: 29 January 2004
You have done a magnificent work. I wish my Copland Scottish ancestors had a similar site. The Arbuthnot clan has an interesting history. My children are very lucky to have it available to them. Thank you very much.
180 From: (Patricia) Fay Calhoun Date: 26 January 2004
I might add, your site is exceptional!! Very easy to search, and well set up.
179 From: David Jamieson Date: 26 January 2004
The entire website is most impressive and fascinating.
178 From: Valaria V Munier 1_Martha Date: 22 January 2004
We accidentally ran on to this site and thought it was pretty cool.
177 From: Casey R Craley Date: 21 January 2004
I found your documented family tree extremely impressive.
176 From: Patricia Kinnear Table 66 Date: 18 January 2004
Table 66 is just beautiful, and I am so pleased to have found the Association.
175 From: Robert Christin Cochran Table 60 Date: 17 January 2004
You have a wonderful site. I enjoyed perusing it.
174 From: Geoffrey J M Lambert K_1 Date: 15 January 2004
I noted your site on the web and was delighted to find that such care and trouble had been taken to provide this information for others. I would like to thank you.
173 From: Jo Ann Michel 1_Martha Date: 13 January 2004
I am extremely overjoyed in finding this site
172 From: Tony Grosse Date: 12 January 2004
Having been given a laptop for my 70th, I put "Bateman-Champain" into Google and up came your amazing web-site. I was fascinated. As a retired clergyman I was for ever being asked to look up parish registers for others..I am now enjoying following it up for myself.
171 From: Lee Hickling Urquhart of Byth Date: 4 January 2004
Finding your website was like finding treasure!
170 From: Robin Arbuthnot Table 8 Date: 4 January 2004
I was most intrigued with your site and found it most illuminating so thank you very much.
169 From: Jackie M Arbuthnot-Fields 1_Alexander Date: 3 January 2004
The genealogy chart is very interesting and the web site is really wonderful. I found it very informative and educational.
168 From: Donna Cassarino Field Table 58 Date: 3 January 2004
Your extensive information is wonderful. Thank you.
167 From: Henry Hutcheon Date: 28 December 2003
A very interesting website with so much information.
166 From: Annette ("Ann") del Bianco Date: 14 December 2003
Your site for the Arbuthnot surname is great.
165 From: Patricia J ("Dinah") Finley Date: 8 December 2003
I appreciate finding the Finley family on the internet.
164 From: Nicholas Bacuez Date: 7 December 2003
I wanted to congratulate you for the excellent work you've done. It's such a surprise to find one's history.Families and relationships are a fascinating thing: your website is really impressive in this domain.
163 From: Anwar Niaz Date: 2 December 2003
Your website has given me some very useful pointers.
162 From: Elizabeth Tennant Brigham Date: 1 December 2003
I found your site to be quite well-organized and very impressive.
161 From: Sara Phillips Date: 17 November 2003
Thank you for allowing me view your interesting site
160 From: Larry Ward Table 2 Date: 16 November 2003
Thank you so much for your website
159 From: Joe Gaskell Table 56 Date: 15 November 2003
Thanks for that, I don't know how you manage to keep up with all of this, you're a saint. I think you're tremendous, the work you must put into the web site, all that history and the happiness you have brought people. I know just from me and my little family. We thought that there were only a few of us and now look, thanks to you we have found many many more. I can only say thank you once again for all your hard work
158 From: Amy M Ridenour Date: 8 November 2003
Thank you for your extremely interesting website. I have visited your websites several times and found the information in them fascinating, to say the least. I thank you for all the work you have done.
157 From: Name & address supplied Date: 7 November 2003
You need to checkout the Arbuthnot site. It is really first class. As a family, we are so fortunate to have William do this labor of love. And in the process, he has had to put up with diverse opinions on what should and should not be included. Somewhere between those ignorant of what data is already on the internet, those that would like some of the history to "go away", and those that are fearful of idenity theft, William has performed an outstanding job with the site.
156 From: William H Kenah Date: 7 November 2003
Your genealogy site is very informative and goes beyond the birth/ marriage/ death dates with its pieces of biographical information. Keep up the good work, and thanks for sharing it - it is appreciated.
155 From: Hanna Nicholas Date: 6 November 2003
.... your splendid website ....
154 From: Richard J Broadbridge Date: 4 November 2003
May I compliment you on the clarity and professionalism of your website
153 From: Charles Tasker Blaikie Date: 2 November 2003
Thank you for all the hard work you must have in maintaining the information.
152 From: Jeffrey E Hale Table 2 Date: 28 October 2003
My cousin and I were admiring the wonderful site that all of you have created. Very Impressive!!
151 From: Barbara King Date: 8 October 2003
I must admit that I was impressed by the detail and considerable amount of work that has gone into your site.
150 From: Shylo Preston Table 7 Date: 5 October 2003
Thank you for this web-site. I am looking forward to poking around and learning more about my family
149 From: Colin Whitehead Date: 26 September 2003
Your site is of great interest, thank you.
148 From: Garry Woodcock Date: 23 September 2003
You have a very good site. My compliments.
147 From: Lauri Lovelace Date: 20 September 2003
You have a wonderful site. I fully realize the tremendous amount of time and dedication that goes into a website such as yours. What an incredible amount of work you've put into it. I found your site to be well organized and attractively laid out. The work, effort and dedication that you have put into the site is evident. You are contributing to genealogy on the internet.
146 From: Vicki Salvage Date: 16 September 2003
Your website is so well-researched, detailed and welcoming that I feel quite sorry that I don't have a closer link to your world-wide family.
145 From: Peter Barns-Graham Date: 9 September 2003
The Arbuthnot family website at Kittybrewster.com is very impressive.
144 From: Charles Phipps Date: 8 September 2003
You have a most impressive site.
143 From: Stefan Birch Date: 6 September 2003
I am most impressed with your genealogy website.
142 From: Jim Gracey Date: 25 August 2003
I am deeply impressed with the Arbuthnot family website, once I was registered. Its a labour of love
141 From: Kathy Aquino Date: 24 August 2003
I was very impressed with your site. It contains tons of information and is very well laid out - and functional!! I can appreciate how much time and energy you must use to maintain this. This is THE BEST family genealogy site I've seen.
140 From: Stephen Lees Date: 24 August 2003
It was not Arbuthnots who led me to look at the excellent information on your site, from which I noticed links which I hadn't previously been aware of. Thank you for your hospitality.
139 From: Lenora de Lude Date: 24 August 2003
You have an interesting web-site. You have done a lot of work.
138 From: Judy Dickinson Table 11 Date: 22 August 2003
Thank you for a very informative web-site.
137 From: Anne Hornung-Soukup Date: 18 August 2003
I do appreciate very much all the info on the Arbuthnot families on the web.
136 From: Adrienne Toner Elalouf Date: 18 August 2003
Your website is wonderful and I thank you very much for allowing me to visit it.
135 From: Brenda Carter Table 11 Date: 16 August 2003
I have found a wealth of information at the Arbuthnot websites and am happy to say the details correspond with the information I had gathered from other sources. I only wish there were such comprehensive sites relating to my own family branches; it would have saved me many hours spent trolling through the various indexes. Your time and work in maintaining such a great website is very much appreciated.
134 From: Jaime R McConnell 1 William Date: 8 August 2003
I was very pleased to have found your web site. It's such a nice surprise to find family on the internet; thank you for posting it on your web site. It has been very helpful.
133 From: Doug Decker Date: 8 August 2003
Thanks for your interest in my search and the wonderful web site and research you have provided.
132 From: Dan Beard Table 4 Date: 3 August 2003
Thank you so much for updating this Table. I can't get over how awesome it is to be able to trace my mother's side of the family so far back.
131 From: Charles Roland Clark Table J Date: 1 August 2003
You are certainly quick to put material on your webpage, I think that's the first time I have ever managed to get anyone to change material posted, quickly or otherwise!
130 From: Neil Robertson Date: 30 July 2003
As a keen genealogist, I am most impressed by the information the Kittybrewster site has amassed
129 From: Helen Miller Date: 27 July 2003
It is a very interesting site and I so wish there was one like it for my families especially since I'm in the US with relations still living in Scotland.
128 From: Melissa Parsons Table 34 Date: 21 July 2003 and 15 October 2005
You are doing such excellent work with your genealogical website - please know that it is much appreciated. You have done an outstanding job with your family genealogical records! I went directly to your homepage (I usually just go to Table 34), and I was astonished at the enormous amount of work and the impressive results you've achieved! It's quite remarkable and a huge contribution to genealogical research.
127 From: Andrew Macfarlane Date: 19 July 2003
My interest in the Arbuthnot genealogy website that you so brilliantly handle stems from my research into clan Macfarlane. Any information that I have that you might be able to use please don't hesitate to ask, as the more information is out there the more people can make those links.
126 From: Nadine de Bonnafos Joste Date: 18 July 2003
I have a very good impression finding my family tree on the Internet
125 From: Donna McLaughlin Table 6 Date: 17 July 2003
You have an excellent website and I appreciate being able to view it.
124 From: Ron Finley Finley Date: 2 July 2003
I appreciate your obviously considerable efforts in creating and maintaining this web site.
123 From: Robert Campbell Date: 25 June 2003
It is a very good site .....
122 From: Christine Emsley Date: 22 June 2003
I have just found your wonderful site .....
121 From: Nick Frilling Table 57 Date: 20 June 2003
Thank you for all the hard work.
120 From: Scott Aitchison Date: 19 June 2003
You have a very well put together site.
119 From: Jon Michael McGeorge Table 2 Date: 15 June 2003
I admire how much time this must take and enjoy reading this information. Thanks for your many hours of work.
118 From: Sue Miller Date: 14 June 2003
I appreciate you responding so quickly. I'm very excited about the match! ...... I think you do wonderful work.
117 From: Albert B Frowiss Date: 12 June 2003
Thank you so much for your comprehensive referral which accurately identifies the specific Arbuthnot connection I was seeking.
116 From: John Taylor Table M Date: 10 June 2003
Kittybrewster.com is an excellent genealogical resource. Thank you very much.
115 From: Kaye Rist Lavin Table 3 Date: 9 June 2003
I am impressed with your site. Good job.
114 From: Edie Williams Date: 30 May 2003
What a great site!
113 From: Dr Katherine H Prior Date: 28 May 2003
Your site, which is very impressive, has been a great help to me.
Response: Thank you very much for your considerable contributions, your care, thought, thoroughness and appreciation.
112 From: Larry Allan Morgan Table 3b Date: 10 May 2003
After having researched family genealogy for a number of years, I only recently stumbled upon the Arbuthnot genealogy website. The information provided therein has been very helpful. Thank you for such an amazing website.
111 From: Graeme W Sharp Table 54 Date: 29 April 2003
The web site is marvellous. Congratulations on all the very hard work that you have obviously put in to this endeavour.
110 From: Thomas J Munsch 1 David Date: 21 April 2003
Thank you very much for keeping this site. I have found it a helpful resource for my family history.
109 From: Dr Nicholas W M Ritchie Table K Date: 10 April 2003
Thank you for your impressive site. .... Thank you for keeping these records. They are fascinating.
108 From: Robin Kinloch Date: 5 April 2003
.... your excellent website ....
107 From: Margaret Anderson Date: 29 March 2003
The Arbuthnott website is extremely elegant.
106 From: Alistair Learmonth Date: 15 March 2003
I must congratulate you on your family site; it shows something I must do for my own family with the relevant information I have currently for other researchers.
105 From: Frances Hollis Date: 7 March 2003
The site is vey interesting and well laid out.
104 From: Bryan Sheridan Date: 1 March 2003
The site is extremely interesting.
103 From: Dave Wilson Date: 21 February 2003
Congratulations on producing an extremely interesting site.
102 From: A W David Thompson Table 6 Date: 18 February 2003
Of course I know some of my Arbuthnot relations but am pleased to have found this extensive record.
101 From: Mark Chandler Date: 17 February 2003
Used properly, the Internet can do wonderful things very quickly, and has exceeded my wildest hopes in this instance. Please accept my sincere thanks; both for the website being available, and for your help. It is much appreciated
100 From: Tom Petznick Date: 7 February 2003
Upon accessing your site, I was intrigued by the setup and the way you had your site organized. I like the login functionality you have set up. You have done a fine job in organizing your information and I wish you the best of luck in your further research.
99 From: W David Wallace Date: 7 February 2003
The Arbuthnots are fortunate to have such a site. I assume there is no comparable Wallace site, given the numbers.
98 From: Psalm of David Terry Table 3b Date: 7 February 2003
I was not aware of the Scottish background in my family, so I was glad to read about it, in spite of how unclear the James Burton Arbuthnot origin was. Thanks for running the website.
97 From: F J Taylor Date: 31 January 2003
You have an absolutely splendid site! It works and loads well, is well organized, and has many useful features and links. If you are the designer and architect, you are to be congratulated!
RESPONSE: I am - but I am grateful for the information provided by many others.
96 From: Cheryl ("Tinker") Netzer Table 57 Date: 27 January 2003
I am thrilled to have found the information ... so I thank you for the wonderful website
95 From: Ben McNeile Table J Date: 22 January 2003
What a fantastic site.
94 From: Colin Mackie Table 108 Date: 22 January 2003
I was very interested to see your excellent website.
93 From: Joseph Whitsitt Strickland Table 3 Date: 20 January 2003
Thank you again for your marvelous website, which I continue to enjoy with each visit.
92 From: Ailsa Arbuthnott Weir Table 49 Date: 17 January 2003
I think the website is great, and a brilliant way for Arbuthnot descendents to research their family history.
91 From: Wendy Arbuthnot Table 44 Date: 17 January 2003
Thank you for all the excellent work you have done; it is much appreciated.
90 From: Shaun Woodward Date: 5 January 2003
I would like to congratulate you on a splendid website.
89 From: Fabio Martella Date: 17 December 2002
I was looking for something about the Gulinelli family of Ferrara when I came across your really well realized web site.
88 From: James Andrew Arbuthnot Table 31 Date: 12 December 2002
I found kittybrewster.com using a search on google.com. Prior to that, I had not been aware of the site. I was very pleased to see the amount of detail available.
87 From: Susan Taber Table 58 Date: 3 December 2002
I feel that our family information on the internet is very interesting and informative. I do feel both branches are doing a wonderful job in their research and providing continued information. This web site is very informative and detailed. I am very proud to be a part of such history and this web site is something to be very proud of. You can really tell the hard work and effort that has gone into it. ... I think you do a wonderful job.
86 From: Bettina McConchie Date: 3 December 2002
I was browsing through your very extensive Kittybrewster web-site and came across a researcher who had left an answer on your site. As hers is a family which has interested me for years, (although there are connections through marriage, there is no known blood link) I contacted her by e-mail and she is delighted to find someone who knows about her family. I thought you might care to know that your web-site has introduced me to another Researcher.
85 From: Graham Catterwell Date: 26 November 2002
I found it to be a most impressive work of genealogical research
84 From: Stacy O'Malley Table 3 Date: 20 November 2002
I love the site! Thanks so much for all the work you have done and continue to do.
83 From: Christine E Gill 1 Martha Date: 18 November 2002
Thanks for the wonderful website.
82 From: Cheryl de Holl 1 Robert Date: 18 November 2002
I have yet to fully explore this wonderful website that is surely the work of many fine people over countless hours. Thank you for all your efforts.
81 From: Ginnie Feeley Table 6 Date: 13 November 2002
You have been doing this a long time. I would like you to know that I appreciate what you have done and I'm sure that I will be reading Table 6 quite often.
80 From: Jim Smirl Table 6 Date: 12 November 2002
Thanks for publishing your family genealogy to the Kittybrewster site. I found it to be most helpful.
79 From: M.M. (name withheld at her request) Date: 9 November 2002
My compliments on your well-organized site.
78 From: Sandra Shmueli Date: 8 November 2002
It is a very interesting and well-organised site.
77 From: Julie Stringer Table R Date: 30 October 2002
Your site is very interesting.
76 From: Hazel Hallett Table 2 Date: 27 October 2002
I am delighted to find a website dedicated to my family's history.
75 From: Ms Terri Frederick Date: 16 October 2002
The website is so orderly, organized and easily understood. I hope your organization keeps up the fabulous work it is doing -- truly an inspiration to other genealogists.
74 From: Vicki Flory Looking at Table 57 Date: 13 October 2002
I really enjoyed looking at your webpage, it is definitely one of the better ones that I have come across. I have bookmarked the site and will most definitely contact you if / when I am able to make a connection. Thanks so much for making your family information available to all of us "Gilbert" researchers.
73 From: M.M. (name withheld at her request) Looking at Table I Date: 9 October 2002
This is a fabulous site, as I'm sure you already know.
72 From: Kyle Thomas Voss Finley Date: 8 October 2002
I wanted to say thank you for all the fantastic information on your site. I didn't have very much information on the Arbuthnott side and gained a wealth of information from you. I think the site is great; I wish mine were that well done.
71 From: Elaine Allison Arbuthnot Noel Table 31 Date: 7 October 2002
Thank you for all the work that has gone into putting this site together, it is absolutely fascinating.
70 From: Sue Ann McDaniel 1 Martha Date: 1 October 2002
Thank you for the great website. I found it very helpful and interesting.
69 From: Rebecca Lancaster Table L Date: 29 September 2002
Have just visited your site, very interesting! Thanks a lot.
68 From: Sue Hembury-Kellow Date: 26 August 2002
I was greatly impressed with the depth of research at Kittybrewster.com
67 From: L Gregory Pearce Jr Date: 26 August 2002
Your website yielded information on an additional generation of the Barron family that was most useful to me in locating a living family member from this familial line.
66 From: LaVina Quam Table 1 Date: 12 August 2002
Thank you for your help. I do like your website.
65 From: Fr. Scott Archer Finley Date: 11 August 2002
I continued to be amazed by the amount of wonderful work you put into this Web site. I know that it takes a lot of time and research, and it is often not appreciated by others. Please know that there are a good many of us who are indebted to you for your contribution to genealogy.
64 From: Lynne Gibson Date: 6 August 2002
I am researching the Carnegies of Balnamoon, trying to establish the parentage of Captain David Carnegie/ Carnegy/ Carneggie who in 1796 married Ann/e Ferrier, recorded in Brechin, Montrose and Farnell. His son William, born 1802, is my 4x Great grandfather, and was the owner of Dunlappie Estate, a farm of over 500 acres. A search for the location of Dunlappie puts it a few miles from Balnamoon and I was searching to see if I could establish whether David was Balnamoon Carnegie. I am no closer to solving this, but did find your website extremely interesting. I am still hoping to find a Carnegie website similar to yours, but unfortunately there doesn't appear to be one.
63 From: Lorraine Angus Date: 2 August 2002
I think the web sites are brilliant, well thought out and all the links work! Keep up the good work!
62 From: Melosina Lenox-Conyngham Table J Date: 16 June 2002
You have done terrific work on it all
61 From: Hazel Scraggs Table 2 Date: 16 June 2002
I had not visited the site for a while. It gets better and better!!!!
60 From: Dave Young Table 8 Date: 11 June & 21 July 2002
We would be proud to receive any information, or help update any details we can in this marvellous project. I have started now to research my own family tree, and I can understand the amount of work required to achieve the high standard you have attained. Many congratulations.
59 From: Frankie Gaskell Table 56 Date: 9 June 2002
I would like to thank you for contacting us as it has been wonderful learning about our family. I have been on the website and it is so interesting it will take me some time before I go through it all.
57 From: John Richards Date: 2 May 2002
Many thanks for your web site - it has given me lots of useful information
56 From: Jamelle Louis Arbuthnot Table 3 Date: 29 April 2002
This site is soooo interesting.
55 From: Robert William Allardyce http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/berkshire/obituary.aspx?n=robert-allardyce&pid=165618220#fbLoggedOut Date: 25 April 2002
Your website is amazing.
54 From: Myles Wharton Table K Date: 23 April 2002
Fantastic job on the website.
53 From: Mary Brown Table 2 Date: 13 April 2002
I found your wonderful site ... I love it.
52 From: Randall Evins Date: 23 March 2002
The presentation of your website is very pleasing to the eye and the programming is unique in respect to other genealogy sites.
51 From: Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie Table J Date: 2 March 2002
The site is excellent.
50 From: Douglas Dashwood-Howard Table K Date: 1 March 2002
I felt I would like to drop you a mail again in further praise of your Arbuthnot website on which, quite by chance, if you remember, I found a Marjory Beech. Before looking at your pages I did not know that Howard Beech had a daughter named Marjory, as I believe I told you.
I contacted a descendant, Dr Grattan, whose address is given in your website, regarding exchange of info on the Beech family. He forwarded my letter to his mother, and she in turn forwarded it to one of her surviving Beech cousins, of whose existance I had no idea, and whose husband is researching the Beech family for her. We have already been in contact and have exchanged a lot of information, and of course his wife and I are blood-relations.
The amazing outcome of this contact has been that the Beech cousin has three portraits in oil of members of my Howard family, including one of my 3x great-grandfather, a picture of whom I have never seen before. They have invited me to see the portraits for myself when I next visit the UK. This, as you may imagine, is an absolutely fantastic discovery for me and never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that the outcome of my Beech research would be to find portraits of my forbears.
Just felt I would like to tell you this to demonstrate what a wonderful source your Arbuthnot site has proved to be. I believe another member of the Beech family has been in touch with you too regarding a quite different Arbuthnot connection on her mother's side.
So, you see, you have created something really splendid and for that I congratulate you, and thank you.
49 From: Christopher Leek Table L Date: 22 February 2002
An excellent site.
48 From: Scott Connolly Date: 16 February 2002
Loved your website -- I found it in doing my own genealogical research
47 From: Michael Lee Arbuthnot Table 10 Date: 1 February 2002
I love your site; I use it to trace my family, which I have done to when we arrived in Australia. Thanks.
46 From: Neil Stephen Arbuthnot Table 44 Date: 31 January 2002
I was amazed at the amount of information available!!
45 From: Craig Richard Arbuthnott Table 13 Date: 30 January 2002
Thanks for all the hard work involved in putting the site together. It is really interesting!!
44 From: John A Hansen Date: 10 January 2002
I looked at your web site. It is very impressive.
43 From: Ronda Marie Galleher Table 2 Date: 7 January 2002
You have a wonderful website and we've enjoyed learning more about my husband's family history
42 From: Brooke Alison Capponi, nee Ettle Table K part 1 Date: 2 January 2002
.... your fine site ....
41 From: Joyce Sampson, nee Dale Date: 29 December 2001
.... your wonderful website ....
40 From: Jennifer Rae Hendricks nee Hightower Table 58 Date: 17 December 2001
I think this (site) is absolutely wonderful and want to thank you so much for all your hard work and dedication to this project. You've done an outstanding job.
39 From: Ellen Krause Table B Date: 17 December 2001
Thank you for your Arbuthnot website and the information. I appreciate it very much.
38 From: Sarah Mrs Lee Davis Table 2 Date: 14 December 2001
... This site is fascinating. I have really enjoyed it. I know this is a huge undertaking. When doing an assignment for school, my son couldn't believe how far back his name went in our family tree. He's now very proud of being another of many distinguished McClintocks. Thank you
37 From: Alister John McReynolds Table 8 Date: 2 December 2001
... congratulations on an excellent website
36 From: Emily Ann Milley Table 40 Date: 29 November 2001
What an interesting website. We have on several occasions needed this information, but were unable to trace a large majority of it. You don't know how much this has thrilled us to find all of this information. THANK YOU SO VERY VERY MUCH.
35 From: James ("Jamie") Arthur Malley, Jr Table 13 Date: 23 November 2001
I have been looking into my family history and have found the site invaluable.
34 From: Jason Diederich Date: 19 November 2001
What an incredible website you have!! I scrolled for hours through the various Arbuthnott pages and found it fascinating. I was unable to locate on your website information about George Arbuthnot of Elderslie, although that is not to say it wasn't there, there was just so much information!! Well done on your magnificent site!!
RESPONSE: He is on Table J. You are on Table 127
33 From: Disney Arbuthnott Table 7 Date: 9 November 2001
The website is very informative, but I work in the multimedia industry, therefore I am accustomed to rather elaborate websites. Some images and a kaleidoscope of colours would improve the website significantly
RESPONSE: I don't agree. This is an information site. But I would be happy if you would suggest appropriate images and send me an example of a "kaleidoscope of colours" which you feel would work. Would you revamp a page for me, please? Postscript - he hasn't done so.
32 From: Rachel Jane Miller Table L Date: 9 November 2001
I found your site while searching for something completely different and forwarded the link to all my uncles/ aunts/ cousins - I hope that's ok! Rather interestingly it turns out that I am related to ................... who sits next to me at work - what a great mine of information you have on the site. Let me know if I can help in any way with information about our side of the tree. I'm glad that we can contribute to your amazing work!
31 From: Lori Ann Frick Table 32 Date: 8 November 2001
Thanks for the great link. I found your website very interesting and I'm sure I will spend a great amount of time reading up on the Arbuthnots.
30 From: Shah Latham Table L Date: 23 October 2001
Fantastically researched family tree, very interesting.
29 From: Joseph ("Joe") Whitsitt Strickland Table 3 Date: 27 September 2001
Thank you for the very fine website. I have enjoyed it greatly.
28 From: Mark Timmis Date: 26 September 2001
I found your web site very interesting particularly the different spellings of Arbuthnot(t). I've had an opportunity to explore your web site which, when I first found it, I didn't realize was so extensive. My comment is that it is truly amazing!
27 From: Andrew Robert Craig Simpson Date: 24 September 2001
Can I congratulate you on this site - it is a remarkable compilation of research! .... Thanks very much for your time, and thanks again for putting all the information you have on the internet - I am descended from the Moncur family of Slains, and was fascinated to see the connections between the Arbuthnotts and the Moncurs.
26 From: Guy Lane Arbuthnot III Table 3 Date: 2 September 2001 & 22 July 2002
Thank you for all your hard work.
25 From: Ellen J Krause Table B Date: 28 August 2001
Love your site. It is absolutely informative.
24 From: Betsy Henry Table 2 Date: 27 August 2001
I have been very much impressed in recent years by Sir William's hard work, dedication, and superior product as webmaster.
23 From: Fr. Scott Archer Finley Date: 20 August 2001
I can't believe people are afraid of identity theft, but apparently they are. For what it is worth, I think you do a wonderful job.
22 From: Eileen Marsch Table B Date: 20 August 2001
Thank you for posting your beautiful web site. ...
21 From: Penelope Wilson Table I Date: 20 August 2001
I came across your excellent website ...
20 From: Darryl Heather Arbuthnot Table M part 10 Date: 18 August 2001
I think the website is wonderful. It is amazing and exciting how many people we are related to. I was at a seminar the other day when a girl I was introduced to commented on my name (name badge) and said she was related somehow, she then went on to mention last year's celebrations. It makes a special bond.
18 From: John Blair Date: 15 August 2001
While on holiday I learned of your excellent website and wish to congratulate you for the genealogical detail therein.
16 From: Hugh Donald McKee Date: 11 July 2001
You have done an amazing job on the Arbuthnot Tree, and I commend you.
15 From: David Charles Denison Arbuthnot Table L Date: 9 June 2001
Your speed and efficiency and altogether on the ball modus operandi is simply breathtaking. No wonder you have been able to put together such an impressive family website in such a short time.
14 From: Hazel Scraggs Table 2 Date: 4 June 2001
Wow!! Great job!!! I'm impressed and appreciative of the many hours of work that have gone into putting this together!!! You deserve a round of applause.
13 From: Shirley Jean ("Tahlia") Arbuthnot Table 54 Date: 13 April 2001
Thanks for the site - it's looking fantastic. Well done.
12 From: Annie Allerdice Date: 11 March 2001
I think you have done an excellent job with the website. Keep up the great work.
11 From: Caroline Appleyard-List Table K part 1 Date: 22 January 2001
... I have just seen your reference for Zoe on the website. It is very bizarre.
RESPONSE: Fair comment. It only showed her d.o.b. and secondary education; our information was out of date. We invited her to re-write it as she wished - which she did.
10 From: John J Lacombe, II Date: 15 January 2001
I'm happy to have included your site William - it's exquisite! Thank you for letting me know about it.
9 From: Rachel Graham (Knake) Haines Table 2 Date: 11 January 2001
..... The site is wonderful.
8 From: David Appleyard Date: 7 January 2001
... Because I myself have been living and working overseas since 1973, I have always been more than a little curious about my more distant relations in the UK. For quite some time I've been searching the Internet for a site such as this and I'm so glad that my persistence has finally yielded results! May I take this opportunity to extend my best felicitations to you ...
7 From: Jeremy Lee Arbuthnot Table 6 Date: 12 Dec 2000
You can't possibly imagine how happy I am that you have found me! For years I have been looking into updating our records with the family but have not been able to do it. Neither my Grandfather nor my father or uncle have put much emphasis on the importance of our heritage and therefore we have been disconnected for quite some time.
6 From: Hildred Finch Table 121 Date: 23 Nov 2000
I must tell you how impressed I am with the organization that has gone in to this family history.
5 From: Fr. Scott Archer Finley Date: 22 Nov 2000
You have done an amazing amount of great work with your web pages! I am quite impressed.
4 From: Diana Marie Engstrom Table 1_Alex'r Date: 20 Nov 2000
I think your website is beautiful!!! I know it really means a lot to my mother. It is definitely striking my curiosity.
3 From: Dr Kathy Crowell, PhD
Date: 16 Oct 2000. I greatly admire the work you have done.
The Arbuthnot genealogy is absolutely marvelous -- and I commend all your efforts.
Date: 20 Oct 2000. ... many, many thanks for your considerable body of work.
Date: 26 Oct 2000. ... you have done so much for people who truly care about
history - and I look forward to anything you have to share. Truly
I am glad the Arbuthnots were a part of our heritage in some way.
Date: 5 Nov 2000. You have my best and you have one of the very best sites I have visited.
Your layout is excellent and easily understood. It just takes seconds to
find out where you want to go next. I cannot tell you how many websites
... where this does not happen.
Date: 6 Nov 2000. I had an opportunity today to spend considerable time looking at your
website. Somehow I got into a gold medal website, where I saw your
organization listed (#26). I went to the top four websites to see why they
were ranked higher. It certainly does confuse me because three were totally
inferior compared with yours, and one could not even be located. Enough of
that. The absolute beauty (for me) was your table page. Unless you know to go to
Hugh de Swinton - main branch on the "Genealogical Overview" page you would
miss all that glorious information. I think you have a very nice balance on the
to thousands of websites, and your genealogy website is absolutely
wonderful (I now rank it #1 after all the rest of the major genealogy
websites). It downloads rapidly, is clear as a bell on topics, is organized
well, and could not be easier to use. It takes so much time to build a web site.
Under the circumstances, you have moved so rapidly. I assume you've
done all this by yourself, in which case it is just amazing. Believe you me,
I know how long it takes. And I know that in addition to the data is all
those e-mail responses to people like me which takes a great deal of time.
2 From: Terry L Ashby Jr Table 58 Date: 24 Feb 2000
The website is really well done, and our history is quite fascinating.
1 From: Kathy Fleming Table 2 Date: 23 Feb 2000
... And thank you for having the Arbuthnott Family Association. I think it's a great thing to be able to connect with the past and the future.
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