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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #27 on: Thursday 26 March 09 21:10 GMT (UK) »
hi pal,

unfortunately i did not have enough credits left for s/p website to confirm details about your Aiken family, but what i can say is...

grace Aiken(ms Tennant) died on the 16th October 1910, aged 80

(gro- 685/06 0753)

i believe that this may be your john..

john Aiken died 1913 newington...gro 685/05 0168


the website i used was

www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk


sorry that i can be of no more help


Joe
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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #28 on: Friday 27 March 09 09:59 GMT (UK) »
   :)

Hello Joekar  Joe    :D

From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much for all your kindness and wonderful help.

Thanks to you, what an amazing pic I can build of this side of the family!

As I said before,  you are a Start.

Cheers
Danchaslyn

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MOE,   Norway, Swaziland, and Zululand, South Africa
JORGENSON, Hole, Ringerike, Buskurud, Norway
AITKEN,  Scotland, England, India, Island of St Helena, South Africa
LOBB,  India and London
WALSH,  India and England
SHORT,  Yorkshire, England, Island of St Helena
BATEMAN,  Island of St Helena, U.S.A.
YUILL,  U.S.A.
FIRTH,  Yorkshire, Engand
LIPTROT, various counties of England
SMITH,  various counties of England
LYNCH,  Yorkshire, England, Rhodesia and South Africa

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #29 on: Friday 27 March 09 10:00 GMT (UK) »

JOEKAR  Joe


Sorry,    STAR    !

Cheers

Danchaslyn

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MOE,   Norway, Swaziland, and Zululand, South Africa
JORGENSON, Hole, Ringerike, Buskurud, Norway
AITKEN,  Scotland, England, India, Island of St Helena, South Africa
LOBB,  India and London
WALSH,  India and England
SHORT,  Yorkshire, England, Island of St Helena
BATEMAN,  Island of St Helena, U.S.A.
YUILL,  U.S.A.
FIRTH,  Yorkshire, Engand
LIPTROT, various counties of England
SMITH,  various counties of England
LYNCH,  Yorkshire, England, Rhodesia and South Africa

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #30 on: Sunday 29 March 09 20:30 BST (UK) »
hi pal,

1851 census- scotston gartyhead, newlands

john...lodger...age 26




1841 census- tofts, kirkurd

william...age 55...carpenter
jane...age 45
john...age 15


john aitken was christened on the 30th april 1826 in kirkurd

son of william aitken & jean veitch


Joe


Tofts is a house on the A721 at the entrance to Nethererurd Farm. The following map shows the location

Avril
http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/bound_map_page.do
Fawcett, Currie, Hutton, Bauchope, Rankine, Main,Gilmour,Campbell,Tervit,Walker,Frame,Rooney, Finnie,Rea,Noble,Alexander
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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #31 on: Thursday 02 April 09 15:57 BST (UK) »

 :)

Hi Mrs A

Hello Avril

Thank you so much for your info on Netherud Farm and the surroundings, it is heartwarming to imagine an area, where one's family used to live.
One day soon I hope to trek around and see these places for myself, and its thanks to you, for bringing it to life and right up into modern times.    :D

Some of the Aitken family used to live at 9 Deanfoot Rd, West Linton (1901 Census) and I emailed a bookshop I found online in that road, but no response.  Was wondering if No 9 still exists and what it is to-day?   ???

Many thanks again

Danchaslyn

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MOE,   Norway, Swaziland, and Zululand, South Africa
JORGENSON, Hole, Ringerike, Buskurud, Norway
AITKEN,  Scotland, England, India, Island of St Helena, South Africa
LOBB,  India and London
WALSH,  India and England
SHORT,  Yorkshire, England, Island of St Helena
BATEMAN,  Island of St Helena, U.S.A.
YUILL,  U.S.A.
FIRTH,  Yorkshire, Engand
LIPTROT, various counties of England
SMITH,  various counties of England
LYNCH,  Yorkshire, England, Rhodesia and South Africa

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #32 on: Saturday 04 April 09 19:51 BST (UK) »
hi danchaslyn

in the 1950's / early 60's - there was a drapers shop in deanfoot road owned by Polly McPherson.  when she died it became a grocery shop and then a book shop.
i have some very old post cards of deanfoot road. please pm me if you would like copies.

regards
margaret

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #33 on: Monday 06 April 09 19:40 BST (UK) »
hi danchaslyn

in the 1950's / early 60's - there was a drapers shop in deanfoot road owned by Polly McPherson. when she died it became a grocery shop and then a book shop.
i have some very old post cards of deanfoot road. please pm me if you would like copies.

regards
margaret

 ;D

Hello margmo1     Margaret

Thank you  SO much, what a lovely offer, how amazing that there was a drapers shop at 9 Deansfoot Road, West Linton, right up until the 1960's!  Grace Aitken, b.1831 was a Draper and her daughter, Elizabeth, b. 1865 was a Draper's Asst.

I wonder in which year Polly McPherson acquired the shop, of if she perhaps was a relative?   ???

They and their husband/father are on 1901 Census living at 9 Deansfoot Rd, so I presume this was the shop as well?    ???

Thanks again and  I will PM you    ;D

Cheers

Danchaslyn

 :)

Cheers

Danchaslyn
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MOE,   Norway, Swaziland, and Zululand, South Africa
JORGENSON, Hole, Ringerike, Buskurud, Norway
AITKEN,  Scotland, England, India, Island of St Helena, South Africa
LOBB,  India and London
WALSH,  India and England
SHORT,  Yorkshire, England, Island of St Helena
BATEMAN,  Island of St Helena, U.S.A.
YUILL,  U.S.A.
FIRTH,  Yorkshire, Engand
LIPTROT, various counties of England
SMITH,  various counties of England
LYNCH,  Yorkshire, England, Rhodesia and South Africa

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #34 on: Monday 06 April 09 20:10 BST (UK) »
Hi mrs a     

Avril

hi pal,

1851 census- scotston gartyhead, newlands

john...lodger...age 26




1841 census- tofts, kirkurd

william...age 55...carpenter
jane...age 45
john...age 15


john aitken was christened on the 30th april 1826 in kirkurd

son of william aitken & jean veitch


Joe


Tofts is a house on the A721 at the entrance to Nethererurd Farm. The following map shows the location

Avril
http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/bound_map_page.do

Wonder if you perhaps would know how close Kirkurd, and West Linton are to Torphichen, which I believe is on the B792?    ???

Cheers

Danchaslyn

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MOE,   Norway, Swaziland, and Zululand, South Africa
JORGENSON, Hole, Ringerike, Buskurud, Norway
AITKEN,  Scotland, England, India, Island of St Helena, South Africa
LOBB,  India and London
WALSH,  India and England
SHORT,  Yorkshire, England, Island of St Helena
BATEMAN,  Island of St Helena, U.S.A.
YUILL,  U.S.A.
FIRTH,  Yorkshire, Engand
LIPTROT, various counties of England
SMITH,  various counties of England
LYNCH,  Yorkshire, England, Rhodesia and South Africa

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Re: AITKEN family, West Linton, Peeblesshire
« Reply #35 on: Monday 06 April 09 20:50 BST (UK) »
it's about 35 miles to West Linton which would take just under an hour. Kirkurd is approx 5 miles further.
If youlook up one of the travel guides such as www.theaa.com you'll get accurate travel details

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