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Offline marcie dean

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Re: poorhouses in the area
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 29 March 17 11:32 BST (UK) »
Hi Marcie,

Can you give us John Laidlaw's mothers name, and fathers name if known also. I checked on Scotland Peoples website and there are 8 born in 1872, so may need to check on census first then work back.

Tom mothers name unknown, death during childbirth in poorhouse infirmary which is how he was given to a couple by the name of laidlaw as a foundling and brought up by them as theirs
Scotlandorkney flett bell, strickland laird traillcalqahoun.
Lanark/Argyll/Renfrew/Ayr:Smith, Steele,Kirkwood,Hamilton,May,orO'mayscott and anderso, craig , forbes taggart Kirkwood, milloy and steel apart ftom others which are numerous, graham mcilroy. stewart.brown battonisle of sku rothsay etc.
 searl rogers sutherland
Edinburgh/Aberdeen:portsea marsh,brownwhittcomb and others. to numerous to mentionweymouth frank.  Laidlaw,Brown,Dean//Charles/Hall/Slight/Johnston belgium loquet

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