ANCESTORS IN INDUSTRY
In the first programme of the new series genealogist Bruce Durie and archivist and historian Michael Moss explore the ancestors who worked on the canals, in iron foundries, in the textiles industry and in stonemasonry.
THE TANNAHILL CONNECTION
Huntly writer Maggie Craig wants to know if she is related to the Weaver Poet Robert Tannahill.
THE WEAVER POET
We find out more about Robert Tannahill by taking a tour of his former home with Valerie Reilly from Paisley Museum.
CANAL BOATMAN'S DEATH
Kenneth Synnot wants to find out more about the life and death of his wife's great great grandfather, who was a canal boatman.
Listener David Wilson wonders if he is related to the founders of the Wilsontown Ironworks. Forest ranger Emma Stewart, who helps look after the former industrial site, answers some of his questions.
Sheena McIntyre wonders why her stonemason ancestors went to the Transvaal, where they lost their lives.
MASTER WOOD CARVER
Gail Wintersgill has questions about her great grandfather who helped create a grenade at one of Scotland's most famous iron foundries.