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Yorkshire (West Riding) / Re: Margaret (1871) and Andrew McGregor (m 1896)
« on: Thursday 22 February 18 16:13 GMT (UK)  »
I have found a living connection but still missing anything on the Canadian part of the query.

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Yorkshire (West Riding) / Margaret (1871) and Andrew McGregor (1896)
« on: Monday 05 February 18 10:17 GMT (UK)  »
Margaret was the executrix in a will of 1920 (James Taylor).    I would be interested in knowing if any descendants are still alive.
1911 census in Bradford have the children as:
Margaret Hogg McGregor  (d 1983)
John James McGregor (d 1989) m Ellen Paley 1924
Emily Maria McGregor (d 1988) m Hubert Knight 1921

Her brother was in 1920 living in Quebec. ( St Anne de Beaupre (parish))

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Midlothian / Re: Edinburgh churchyards
« on: Friday 26 January 18 20:01 GMT (UK)  »
The 1846 Hughes burial was at Gogar Kirk.   https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/18710/gogar_churchyard
The church is now a cabinetmakers workshop which has a good image with some headstones @
https://m.facebook.com/Gogar-Cabinetworks-859096674101591/

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Midlothian / Re: David Grant MANSON + James Manson GRANT
« on: Wednesday 13 December 17 15:04 GMT (UK)  »
There is a James Grant aged 32 in the CWGC listings who died 12/07/1916 5th Bn. Cameron Highlanders  Service Number S/18865. Son of Mrs J. Grant 3 West Norton Place and the late D. Grant.
The address on the death registration for David Grant in 1919 was 3 West Norton Place advised by his daughter B Hislop 39 John Street Penicuik.

There was also death of a Jemima Manson Grant (Aged 2) 21 October 1920  father James Taylor Grant Mother Jane Taylor Grant at the same address the other Jemima died aged 77 on 17 May 1932 advised by daughter Jean

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1881 census Uig:

Kirkbost:

Kenneth McDonald  46 Crofter
Christy McDonald 46    Crofter wife
Malcolm son 19            Fisherman
Henrietta Daur 16        Scholar
Angus son 12              Scholar
Ann Daur 9                  Scholar
Donald son 7
Donald  son? 4

089/9/4 page 4 of 18

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Midlothian / Re: Alex Grigor,teacher at Edinburgh School of Arts 1850
« on: Monday 06 November 17 16:40 GMT (UK)  »
Alexander Grigor died 1908 and you can find his obituary at Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz with details of his family at that time,  three sons and three daughters.  Interred in Balclutha cemetery.

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Midlothian / Re: Burials in Mount Vernon Cemetery Edinburgh
« on: Sunday 03 September 17 10:47 BST (UK)  »
http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/edinburgh/cemetery-worker-guilty-of-misselling-burial-plots-1-4547394

There was a fire in the office at Mount Vernon a number of years back when the "records"  were destroyed.

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Midlothian / Re: ANN (YOUNG) DEVON
« on: Monday 05 June 17 18:25 BST (UK)  »
Ann Stewart Devon widow of Duncan Devon died 1st September 1919 at 13 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh aged 89 from Senile Decay  advised by son William Devon.  Parents given as James Young, Tailor and Margaret Munro.

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Midlothian / Re: Cremations in Edinburgh
« on: Thursday 13 April 17 17:49 BST (UK)  »
http://announce.jpress.co.uk/ for Scotsman obits etc. a bit of work required to tie it down to the one paper.
www.edinburghcrematorium.com has electronic memorial books for both Warriston and Seafield.

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