The Parish of Twynholm

People and Places

The Welsh Harper By George Murray:
On 20th April 1816 a family of seven, including five children, travelling from Ireland to Wales, was killed while sheltering for the night in a building in a roadside gravel pit near Twynholm. - View Page

Alexander Halliday - Yonkers, New York By D. MacDougal:
This note on two Alexander Hallidays appeared in the book Scots and Scots Descendents in America, published in 1917 - View Page

James L Maxwell, Twynholm and Springfield, Ohio By unknown:
This item appeared in "A Biographical Record of Clark County, Ohio.", published in 1902 - View Page

The Origin of Printing on the the Shores of the St. Lawrence By Hubert Neilson:
William Brown, a native of Twynholm Parish, who set up the first printing press in Canada, and who founded the Quebec Gazette, still in publication (as the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph) claimed to be the oldest newspaper in North America. - View Page