Haswell History Home Page

The raison d’être for this website was always as a deposit for my research into the Haswell History. Of course, then I had to add my Mother’s family: Dougal, Vissenga, and Pluis. My other interest is photography; see a few of my favourites under the tab John’s photos.

The Wellesley: home and training ship for George Haswell following the death of his father in 1860; she was destroyed by fire on the River Tyne in 1914

Click here to see my Haswell History research.

The sail fish boats of Eyemouth (Fyfies); typical of those owned and operated by my family including William Patterson Dougal

Click here to see my Dougal History research.

Click here to see my Vissenga/Pluis History research.

Mount Baker. On a clear day you can see for ever; well, one hundred miles anyway.

Click here to see more of John’s photos.