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Offline Lana2017

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No address on census?
« on: Wednesday 12 September 18 15:51 BST (UK) »
Hi guys,
I was looking at census data for my ancestor Isabella Heywood, born 1852 in Fife and noticed on the 1861 census her address is given as "Strachan & Kinmonds Land North Side Of Cowgate".
Does anyone know why it would say land but no house name or number?

thanks!
I have a visual impairment which makes research difficult to please forgive any silly questions :)
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Re: No address on census?
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 17:07 BST (UK) »
"Strachan & Kinmonds Land" would have been a tenement, a building at some time associated with people of those surnames. The use of the word Land in this context used to be very common in Scotland.

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Re: No address on census?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 18:40 BST (UK) »
That makes sense - thank you! :)
I have a visual impairment which makes research difficult to please forgive any silly questions :)
Hutchison - Midlothian
Dow & Gray - Ayrshire
McQuillan - Ballymena /  Donegal
Reilly - Cavan / Cork

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Re: No address on census?
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 22:58 BST (UK) »
Just wondering if you're looking at a transcription or the original?

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

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Re: No address on census?
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 23:12 BST (UK) »
Is this her baptism;

HEYWOOD ISABELLA DONALD 18/07/1851
JAMES HEYWOOD/MARY MARSHALL FR4267 (Parents)
424/140 548 Dunfermline

Is it likely her father was a Miner?

You don't say where the 1861 census was taken i.e. was it Fife & which parish?

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

"OLD GENEALOGISTS NEVER DIE - THEY JUST LOSE THEIR CENSUS"

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Re: No address on census?
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 23:17 BST (UK) »
Looks like the family were in Dundee in 1861?

If I have the correct family, it's doubtful James (father) was a Miner there?

More likely a Flax/Jute mill?

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

"OLD GENEALOGISTS NEVER DIE - THEY JUST LOSE THEIR CENSUS"