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Fife / Re: Bairds Kirkcaldy
« on: Today at 01:00 »
Hi Redman
Sent you a private message  .. forgot to ask 
Do you know any details of Alexander Joseph Dewar Baird  PM if you do

United States of America / Re: Robertson McKee & Octavia Crichton - New Jersey
« on: Friday 09 February 18 22:02 GMT (UK)  »
Thanks for your help .. looks like I wont get death dates

United States of America / Robertson McKee & Octavia Crichton - New Jersey
« on: Friday 09 February 18 01:11 GMT (UK)  »
Robertson McKee born 1882 Fife Scotland & Octavia Crichton born 1881 Fife Scotland
went to New Jersey and on 1940 census they are at  Fort Lee Borough, Bergen, New Jersey with 4 of their 5 children.
I have searched and cannot find their deaths in New Jersey. maybe someone can help me with this.


Fife / Re: Bairds Kirkcaldy
« on: Wednesday 07 February 18 22:28 GMT (UK)  »
Hi Redman ..
Here are my notes for Joseph Baird who was my 1st cousin.. hope this helps..
Joseph Baird was born 17Sep1912  4h pm at 23 Nicol St Kirkcaldy
Source:- 1912 Births Kirkcaldy Page 150 N0 440
BAIRD . Joseph Service number LT/KX110670 Date of death 24/12/1940 Decoration Place of birth Kirkcaldy Other SNWM roll ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES Rank Sto 2 Theatre of death R.N.P.S. H.M.S. Pelton. At Sea.  Great Yarmouth
HMT Pelton (Skipper John Alexander Sutherland, DSC, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-28 off Great Yarmouth on 24 December 1940 ..
The Royal Navy Type MS Trawler Class   Built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) Ordered Laid down Launched 4 Sep, 1925 Commissioned Aug, 1939 Lost 24 Dec, 1940 Loss position History Completed on 10 October 1925.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 358 tons.
HMT Pelton (Skipper John Alexander Sutherland, DSC, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-28 off Great Yarmouth on 24 December 1940. Was sent to cut commercial cables for UK to Continent communications off coast of Norfolk (Operation QUIXOTE
2005 (3001B) - HMS Pelton Confirmed wreck; war grave 200m 52o31.498 2o04.101
Cemetery: Lowestoft Naval Memorial
Country: England Area: Suffolk Rank: Stoker 2nd Class Official Number: LT/KX 110670
Unit: H.M. Trawler Pelton. Force: Royal Navy Nationality: British
24th December 1940. Age 28. Son of Joseph and Christina Baird of Kirkcaldy Fife. Panel 4 Column 1.

Christina Thompson Dewar born 10 Jan 1886 was my Grand Aunt.


Fife / Re: Christian CRICHTON & Alexander Headrick Markinch
« on: Wednesday 05 August 15 00:10 BST (UK)  »
Thanks again ev .. they are now back to Hedderick

Ann ..I have the complete Markinch Headstone list and have found my Crichton's on there

Fife / Re: Christian CRICHTON & Alexander Headrick Markinch
« on: Tuesday 04 August 15 12:15 BST (UK)  »
Thanks for that info ev
Geez how many ways to spell HEADRICK, HEDDRICK, HEDEROCK
Well looked at free 1851 census but cant find them yet.

Fife / Christian CRICHTON & Alexander Headrick Markinch
« on: Monday 03 August 15 14:04 BST (UK)  »
I am having trouble with this lot

Christian CRICHTON b 25 Dec 1808 Markinch had children to Alexander Headrick all born Markinch
I have found a birth for him
Alexander HEDDERIC Gender: Male Birth Date: 11 Feb 1805 Birthplace: LESLIE,FIFE,SCOTLAND Father's Name: John Hedderic Mother's Name: Margaret Durie

They had children
Isobel born 18 Jul 1828
John 23 Dec 1829
Margaret 31 Jul 1831
Agnes 5 Aug 1836
I cant find Alexander or Christian or three of the children
Think I found John on 41 census with his uncle
Address: Leven Bridge
CRICHTON Thomas M 25 Toll Gate Keeper Fife HEADRICK John M 11 Male Servant Fife

Maybe someone might be able to help me here..

Fife / Re: CRICHTON family from Markinch, Fife, Scotland
« on: Wednesday 15 July 15 02:45 BST (UK)  »
Hi Heidi
There are several people searching Crichton's from Markinch of who I am in contact with.
Alexander Crichton born 1757 who married Isobel Small in 1799 is my 3rd great-grandfather
Alexander married three times .. Margaret Adamson 1798.. Helen Horn.. 1780
The Crichton line goes back to George Crichton b 1700 who married Janet Campbell b 1704 on 28 Dec 1726 Markinch


Fife / Re: Bairds Kirkcaldy
« on: Thursday 04 June 15 03:18 BST (UK)  »
You must have three posts before we can use PM and exchange emails.
Christina Thomson DEWAR is my Grand Aunt.
My Grandmother was Charlotte Crichton DEWAR born 1881 Kinghorn
I have the Dewar's back to Abt 1780
I have details of Christina's 3 children and who they married and also their children

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