Author Topic: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*  (Read 12319 times)

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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 12 November 13 10:16 GMT (UK) »
amazing that you've managed to trace your family so far back!
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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 12 November 13 11:04 GMT (UK) »
amazing that you've managed to trace your family so far back!

The Horsburghs were a prominant family in that part of the Scottish Borders. They build http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nether_Horsburgh_Castle amongst others, which according to that article, they sold to Sir Robert Stewart of Shillingshaws.

What connecting Alexander Horsburgh has to this is not my guess.

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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 13 November 13 23:18 GMT (UK) »
Hi mrs a,

Yes we g
have been fortunate that because they were a prominent family we have been able to trace them even further on their maternal sides thro'  Christian Horsburgh nee Stewart and Jean Horsburgh nee Riddell, but the actual Horsburgh/Horsbruik family are traceable for only a few more generations back.

This is the only side of my family that I can trace back that far  :(

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Marybeth44
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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #12 on: Monday 03 February 14 10:29 GMT (UK) »
Dear Marybeth,

I first saw your post about this midway through last year and something made me revisit it today.

Congratulations to your nephew on finding the marriage contract.

I was wondering if if would be possible to either to obtain a copy of the marriage contract from you or details of the reference in order to get my own copy from the National Archives of Scotland? There would be quite a few Horsburgh descendants, myself included, with an interest in this, and I would be willing to make a contribution, both towards getting a copy and towards the translation. Although I'm not sure how that would be achieved when we're not supposed to exchange email addresses? However, I imagine with a reference it would probably save the archives staff time/make it much easier to retrieve the same information.

Kind regards,
Lesley Frances Williams (daughter of Norma Horsburgh)
Melbourne, Australia

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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 05 February 14 03:48 GMT (UK) »
Dear Lesley,
I will refer you to my nephew as he would have all the details.  I do have a copy but don't like to forward it to you myself as he paid for it.  It is in old scots and at present I think we are still waiting on Malcolm Horsburgh translating it.

Can I send you a private message ?  Also what part of the family are you from as we maybe able to help on another.  I have an ancestry tree which I am happy to ivite you to if you like.

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Marybeth
Scotland, SHAW, SMITH, HORSBURGH, Midlothian, Peebleshire. McGREGOR, Perthshire. McPHERSON, McGIBBON, Stirlingshire and Perthshire, County   Clare Ireland. England,  SAMUEL/S, WARNE, WARN or WHORNE,RICHARDSON, COHEN  Hampshire,  Middlesex, and Kent.  BLUNDELL, Sussex. Other names GEDDES, INNES, NAPIER, FFOSTER, in Midlothian, Scotland

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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 07 April 15 04:14 BST (UK) »
Hi Mary,

My name is Carl Matchett. My mother is Heather Horsburgh.
I am a descendant of James Horsburgh.
Birth 18 Apr 1817 in PARISH OF DALKEITH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND
Death 30 May 1886 in Bailieston, Vic, Australia.

James married Margaret Henderson
1838 23 April
New Greyfriars Church Edinburgh, Scotland.

James was also a descendant of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart.

Is there any chance you can share the document around their marriage? I to had wanted to see proof of this relationship.

Happy to share what I have on Horsburgh family in Australia.

Kind Regards,
Carl Matchett

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Re: Marriage contract of Alexander Horsburgh and Christian Stewart 1552 *COMPLETED*
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 07 April 15 06:02 BST (UK) »
Hi Carl,

I have sent you the contract in 4 parts.  It's fairly illegible but you may be able to make head or tail of it.

We have been in touch before and I have access to your Ancestry tree as you have to mine.

Nice to hear from you again,

Mary
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