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Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« on: Friday 06 January 17 10:16 GMT (UK) »
Trying to find her parents. Her date of birth is 9 Sep 1854 and died 25 Jan 1937 Jedburgh.
Any help would be muchly appreciated.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #1 on: Friday 06 January 17 10:37 GMT (UK) »
Have you looked at her death certificate? Normally that gives parents unless the informant does not know who they were.

It is available to view at www.scotlandspeople.go.uk  This is a pay site but is very reasonably priced for searching Scottish records.

Hope this helps but any problems let me know as I have a few credits for SP.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #2 on: Friday 06 January 17 10:41 GMT (UK) »
Thank you I will do.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #3 on: Friday 06 January 17 10:44 GMT (UK) »
Hi its me again.

Just checked the Old Parish Register on SP and Helen's birth entry is there too. Index gives her parents as Robert Thomson and Agnes White.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #4 on: Friday 06 January 17 10:53 GMT (UK) »
Thank you I got that too. But trying to find out where they were born and I think (not sure) Robert Thomson was born in Ireland?? I think I have read that right?

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #5 on: Friday 06 January 17 14:50 GMT (UK) »
The 1861 census for Jedburgh is free to view on FreeCen.  Helen is transcribed as Ellen, and her mother Agnes (aged 34) is already a widow, born in Southdean, Roxburghshire

Piece: SCT1861/792 Place: Jedburgh  -Roxburghshire Enumeration District: 7
Civil Parish: Jedburgh Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Jedburgh
Folio: 792 Page: 11 Schedule: 55

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #6 on: Friday 06 January 17 15:27 GMT (UK) »
Brilliant thank you. I will try to have a go on that website then.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #7 on: Friday 06 January 17 15:44 GMT (UK) »
Also in the 1851 census there is a Robert Thomson age 39 born Ireland c. 1812. He is a Physician.
Two children listed William aged 2 and John aged 9 months. No sign of his wife Agnes if this is the correct link.

There is a death on SP for a Robert Thomson died Jedburgh in 1858.

Hope all the info from myself and others helps you to piece things together.

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Re: Helen Thomson 1854 Jedburgh
« Reply #8 on: Friday 06 January 17 16:26 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much for all the info people have provided me with.
Hopefully this is the Robert. But I wonder where Agnes went.
More researching I think.
Thanks again.