New Maps, Crest Badge

I’ve added some new maps to the History page, to help visualize the concentrations of McCandlish/McCandless/etc. people in south Scotland and their migration to the north of Ireland; and the concentration of Conlisk/Quinlish/etc. people in and around Connacht in west-central Ireland.

Update (2023-08-22): Maps upgraded to higher resolution. Also added a crest-and-motto badge image and text section to the Heraldry page. It’s not the best art in the world, but it’ll do for now.

Update (2023-09-08): Ireland maps updated to show the Caherconlish enclave in Co. Limerick, Munster.

Update (2023-09-15): Maps updated again, to show spread of the names to neighboring counties based on early census data; and putative Stirlingshire origin of McCandlish.


By Stanton McCandlish site admnistrator and principal writer/researcher. I am an IT consultant, book author, and genealogist, based in Oakland, California.

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