Bee Gees star Robin Gibb discovers a tale of poverty and grit as he finds out how his paternal great-grandfather overcame the odds to become a decorated soldier. The trail leads back to Paisley, the famous centre of Scottish weaving, as Robin attempts to solve the mystery of a family breakdown.
On his mother's side, Robin wants to find out more about his great grandmother, Cecilia Lynch, who was a midwife. As Robin follows the document trail, he is shocked to discover that his great-grandmother was hauled before the Midwives Penal Board in a tragic case involving one of the babies she had delivered. What happened - and was Cecilia at fault?