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Midlothian / Re: Help finding where James Nicol buried - died 1942 in Edinburgh
« on: Wednesday 04 May 16 17:06 BST (UK)  »
Usual address: 31 Aitken Street Kirkcaldy

Midlothian / Re: What happened to Grace Colville?
« on: Monday 25 April 16 10:42 BST (UK)  »
It would appear that my left eye was not working so early in the morning.     The marriage certificate has her sole parent as Elizabeth Colville.   

Midlothian / Re: What happened to Grace Colville?
« on: Monday 25 April 16 07:57 BST (UK)  »
The 1911 census has Grace being born in England.   Parents married 15 years 1 child still living.

Births Jun 1902 
COLVILLE    Grace Annie        Nottingham    7b   358

Married 25th June 1930 at Roseburn Gardens Hall Edinburgh to Charles McIntyre Douglas, customs Officer,  she is named as formerly Colville now Russell.

Midlothian / Re: Constance Muriel Steell
« on: Wednesday 13 April 16 15:49 BST (UK)  »
So we have three census enumerators (1891, 1901, 1911) who got it wrong.
A memorial stone that got it wrong.
A registration that was possibly wrong.

The image of the 1891 census (forgive me Rootschat for I have sinned again).

Midlothian / Re: Constance Muriel Steell
« on: Tuesday 12 April 16 20:22 BST (UK)  »
..... but it does.

Her father at the time of his marriage on 3 August 1886 was an "Orange Planter" with the address of Lane Park Florida.     

Midlothian / Re: Constance Muriel Steell
« on: Tuesday 12 April 16 14:21 BST (UK)  »
I would recommend that you look at   

There you will find a photograph of her memorial stone, her name on the Parish War memorial and further information.

Midlothian / Re: Constance Muriel Steell
« on: Wednesday 06 April 16 16:35 BST (UK)  »
The Death notice in "The Scotsman" only mentions that she died at Bradford War Hospital and the only daughter of E.L. Steell, Juniper Green.    Funeral at Colinton Cemetery on Friday 23rd at two o'clock.  Friends please accept this (the only) intimation and invitation.

Her father had in March 1915 written to the paper calling for a Citizens Corps to be raised in the Colinton, Juniper Green and Currie district.

Midlothian / Re: Constance Muriel Steell
« on: Saturday 02 April 16 22:46 BST (UK)  »
Forfarian, perhaps the IT problems at Scotlandspeople have messed up your 1911 search.
677/00 004/00 011 aged 23 Colinton.

Edwin L  J Steell  47  Manufacturers  (Tobacco) Agent b Edinburgh
Eliza L Steell 47 b Germany Brit Subject by Parentage
Constance M daughter 23 b U.S. America Brit Subject by Parentage

24 yrs married 1 child 1 living

Belmont Road "Ardenlea" Parish of Juniper Green Civil Parish Colinton.

There is a mention of a Mr "Steel" in memories at
and her grandfather was Gourlay Steell -

Her parents died in the early 1940's.

Midlothian / Re: Royston Dairy
« on: Sunday 06 March 16 09:10 GMT (UK)  »
What a difference 12 years doth make.   Try
if that doesn't work - search Royston Dairy, Gorgie, Edinburgh.

Extract from PO directory and of course this:

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