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Offline Clare Fowler

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Re: AITCHISON family
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 28 March 06 21:26 BST (UK) »
Hi David,

I think that is a very plausible theory!  As I said, I m convinced that Thomas Aitchison is the son of James Aitchison and Helen Brydon.  I am going to pursue this lead, and hopefully we can get a connection between the 2 James!

Cheers,
Clare
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Re: AITCHISON family
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 29 March 06 01:20 BST (UK) »
Hi Clare,

Further to my last post, I've just been using the IGI on the Familysearch website and come up with the following:

James Aitchison m Euphenia Fife 15th Nov 1760 in Canongate, Midlothian.

Both born 1735 & 1739 respectively in the same place!!

Is Canongate in the Edinburgh area or am I way out!!

I have a gut feeling that there is a connection between our Aitchison families, I've just got to figure out where!!

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David
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Re: AITCHISON family
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 29 March 06 09:33 BST (UK) »
Hi David,

Canongate is indeed in Edinburgh.

Cheers,
Clare
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« Reply #12 on: Thursday 06 April 06 09:17 BST (UK) »
Hi there,

As an update, I have now pretty much 'confirmed' (as much as possible) that Thomas Aitchison (shoemaker in Langholm) and 'my' Isabella Aitchison are siblings, with James Aitchison and Helen Brydon their parents.

Now I am trying to track down Janet Aitchison, wife of John Douglas, weaver in Hawick.  There appear to be 2 John Douglas in the 1841 census for Hawick who are weavers and have wives called Janet!

Cheers,
Clare
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Re: AITCHISON family - Updated
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 06 April 06 11:31 BST (UK) »
Isn't IGI great! I think we have further proof that you're on the right track. If you go to IGI and key in child's name Helen Douglas (the name of Thomas AND (I'm sure!) your Isabella's mother) and then parents John Douglas and Janet Aitcheson (as per Isabella's will) you have the birth of a Helen in Hawick. These are submitted details, 4 entries including birth/parents/spouse/death. This is the only child showing for this couple.

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Monica
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Re: AITCHISON family - Updated
« Reply #14 on: Friday 21 April 06 00:46 BST (UK) »
Hello,
Sorry to cut in, as I was browsing the board,  Came across your conversation,  I have a Janet Aitchison in my tree born 1843 her mother is a Jane Aitchison Born Scotland abt 1812. they are on the 1881 census for Lancashire Janet is 38, and her is 69. Janet married into the Dunn Family,  Liverpool, William, who was a Ship's Sail Maker. Do either of you think there is a connection.

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Mary Ellen

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« Reply #15 on: Friday 05 May 06 09:58 BST (UK) »
Hi Mary Ellen,

I am not sure there is a connection or not.  I am still trying to track down 'my' Jane to see when she was born.  I will keep this in mind though so that when I do track her down, I can let you know if there is a match.

Cheers,
Clare
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« Reply #16 on: Friday 05 May 06 10:12 BST (UK) »
Hi Monica,

I can't seem to marry this up with SP unfortunately ???  And unfortunately the ones that I have seen on IGI are submitted rather than extracted so I can't rely on them.

To complicate matters, I found a marriage for a John Douglas and a Jane Aitchison in Cavers in 1831 on IGI but again, I can't marry that back to SP.  This would also have Jane(t) being more of the age of a niece to Isabella - which is always a possibility.

I think I am just going to have to get myself to NRH and get searching!!

Cheers,
Clare

Isn't IGI great! I think we have further proof that you're on the right track. If you go to IGI and key in child's name Helen Douglas (the name of Thomas AND (I'm sure!) your Isabella's mother) and then parents John Douglas and Janet Aitcheson (as per Isabella's will) you have the birth of a Helen in Hawick. These are submitted details, 4 entries including birth/parents/spouse/death. This is the only child showing for this couple.

Regards.

Monica
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Re: AITCHISON family - Updated
« Reply #17 on: Friday 05 May 06 10:29 BST (UK) »
Hi there,

Further to this, I had a look at the images of the 1841 census (rather than on Freecen) - to see if I can untangle further and see which of the 2 couples is the correct one.  But it just gets more complicated.  One of the couples seem to have a daughter called Isabella, which is quite interesting...  but not at all conclusive!

Clare
ELLIOT, CROZIER, HAY, AITCHISON, COWAN - Roxburghshire
BETT - Kinross-shire, Fife and Glasgow
CHAMBERS, BRUFF, WESTMACOTT - Glasgow
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