Originally Posted by Redpath
Redpath is (one) of my middle names, my Mother gave me some of her favorite ancestral names. Carpenter is the other one...As to what it means, I'd be delighted if someone could tell me. It's Scottish and my Grandfather, who was a great geneologist, used to tell me it was from the path of blood the Spaniards left behind when my Scottish ancestors where kicking there arses back to the coast, but later in life he admitted to making that up or maybe it was a guess on his part. Anyone have any facts on this?
If you do please pm me.
Redpath is a village in the Scottish borders about 30 miles from me!
Don't know anything about it except I think it's classed as part of earlston.