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scratching my head on this one
« on: Monday 01 January 18 13:39 GMT (UK) »
if anyone can pls help, i am trying to figure out how hannah cruikston should have been a relative (i know it says sister in law).  does it make sense to anyone else????  i also cannot find hannah cruikston on any other records and have also tried cruxton and crookston.... any help much appreciated.  Thanks all and happy 2018!  :D

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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #1 on: Monday 01 January 18 13:48 GMT (UK) »
It is easier to have it in front of us rather than having to download it to our computers  ;)

1851
Christina Currie Head Widow  58 occ Yarn Winder
Alexander Currie Son  18 occ Currier
Christina Currie Daughter 15 occ Weaver
Hannah Cruikston Sister-In-Law Unmarried  38 occ Winder
William Wallace Lodger 19
Daniel Wallace Lodger 17
Christina Thomson Lodger  23
Margaret Thomson Lodger 18
Robert Thomson Lodger 15
Joseph Thomson Son 2
All born Glasgow
226, High Street, College, Lanarkshire
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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #2 on: Monday 01 January 18 13:52 GMT (UK) »
Hi Rosie
thanks but how can she be the sister in law and unmarried... in relation to the head of the household?

Thnk you

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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #3 on: Monday 01 January 18 13:59 GMT (UK) »
Sister in Law was sometimes used to describe a stepsister (or brother) I've also seen it used to describe a step child... (son in law etc.)

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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #4 on: Monday 01 January 18 14:01 GMT (UK) »
ahhh ok thank you, i just cant find any other record of Cruikston or similar spellings anywhere on the scottish - scotlandspeople or findmypast websites other than that census :-(

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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #5 on: Monday 01 January 18 14:33 GMT (UK) »
The nearest alternative surname I can see is Crookston. 
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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #6 on: Monday 01 January 18 14:59 GMT (UK) »
Or Cranston?
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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #7 on: Monday 01 January 18 15:15 GMT (UK) »
ahhh ok thank you, i just cant find any other record of Cruikston or similar spellings anywhere on the scottish - scotlandspeople or findmypast websites other than that census :-(

Findmypast have
Cruikston    Andrew    1845    Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950    Ayrshire, Scotland    
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Cruikston    Mary    1847    Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950    Ayrshire, Scotland

And many Crackston's :D
Corri, Holland,
Newman, Kiernan,
Lyons, Murphy

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Re: scratching my head on this one
« Reply #8 on: Monday 01 January 18 15:41 GMT (UK) »
Just doing a search with the name this came up
Woodside Cemetery Paisley, Renfrewshire

"........... 14484 James Millar of Cruickston Hall born 16th January 1846 died at Southport 5th June 1894 also his wife Agnes Dunlop Neill born 27th August 1848 died at ...."
http://www.happyhaggis.co.uk/renfrew-paisleywoodside.htm
Leicestershire:Chamberlain, Dakin, Wilkinson, Moss, Cook, Welland, Dobson, Roper,Palfreman, Squires, Hames, Goddard, Topliss, Twells,Bacon.
Northamps:Sykes, Harris, Rice,Knowles.
Rutland:Clements, Dalby, Osbourne, Durance, Smith,Christian, Royce, Richardson,Oakham, Dewey,Newbold,Cox,Chamberlaine,Brow, Cooper, Bloodworth,Clarke
Durham/Yorks:Woodend, Watson,Parker, Dowser
Suffolk/Norfolk:Groom, Coleman, Kemp, Barnard, Alden,Blomfield,Smith,Howes,Knight,Kett,Fryston
Lincolnshire:Clements, Woodend