Predating the ''Origin of the name Drysdale''
discredits the ‘’Creation’’ of the name Drysdale
The genesis of the Surname today more commonly spelled Drysdale was no folly by the Douglas's , by far ....A Scandinavian by the name of Ingebald , he was the one that named the river Dryfe .... it ran thru lands granted him by the king . In history There are no references to him firsthand , but a second hand reference written in Latin , from Charter by Robert de Brus to Hugh the son of Ingebald is returned the lands of his father , Held in Drivesdale . [ Drivesdale is on the second line below the yellow bar at the top of the photo below ]