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Re: The Rev Donald Caskie 'Tarten pimpernel'
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 29 November 16 22:45 GMT (UK) »
Donald McCaskie b 22 May 1902 Jamieson Street, Bowmore. (Page 7 Number 20) Parents Neil & Margaret McCaskie nee Currie.

The caskies entered into my "Family" way back in 1860.

Caskie is spelled many different ways.

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« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 03:57 BST (UK) »
I am searching for the Currie's of Islay.  Donald Caskie's second name was Currie, as was my grandmother's name (Catherine Currie). My father, who was Canadian visited his mother's place of birth (Islay), and met Donald Currie Caskie at that time.  Apparently after chatting, they discovered that they were cousins.  Could anyone give me some information regarding the ancestry of the Curries.

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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 04:07 BST (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat.

I think if you add some more info. such as dates or possible/near dates it may help?

Meanwhile, a quick search for a birth of a Currie (middle name) Caskie (surname) on Islay doesn't show up.

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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 04:09 BST (UK) »
The only 2 I can find with that surname on SP (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk)...

Just realised, may still be living but certs. would need to be ordered from the site.

J C (Male) born Kildalton and Oa 1936

M C (Female) born Inverkip 1944


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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

"OLD GENEALOGISTS NEVER DIE - THEY JUST LOSE THEIR CENSUS"

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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 07:24 BST (UK) »
Hi , and welcome

Is this your man ?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Caskie


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Parents marriage ?
Neil Caskie / Maggie Currie 1897 , Greenock West , Renfrew.
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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 07:59 BST (UK) »
Ev,
Thats's the DCC I was going to ask about after seeing an article in the Aberdeen Press and Journal, 4 Nov 1946.
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 08:08 BST (UK) »
I liked this description in the Times, 18 Apr 1981
"... the Rev Dr Donald Caskie, the Tartan Pimpernel of Paris ..."

(Obituary of the Rev Isaac Dunbar, a fellow Scot)
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: donald caskie
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 08:21 BST (UK) »
His obituary in The Times, 29 Dec 1983, names his father as "Niel Caskie" and there's a Niel Caskie, farmer, age 38 with wife and 2 children (Donald yet to arrive 1902?) at Jamieson Street, Killarrow, Bowmore, Argyllshire on the 1901 Census..
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: The Rev Donald Caskie 'Tarten pimpernel'
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 23 September 17 10:31 BST (UK) »
Thankyou for your reply.  He was an amazing human being. His middle name was Currie, thus he was a cousin to my father.  I am interested in finding the Currie side of the family.  That was my grandmother's last name.  I also have read the book, which he signed and presented to my father whilst my father was visiting Islay from Canada.