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Stirlingshire / emmigration
« on: Tuesday 03 January 23 12:08 GMT (UK)  »
was there any official emmigration to South Africa from stirlingshire in the 1870,s?
I am trying to trace Thomas Reid b. 1860 in Torpichan. He shows up on 1861 and 1871 census and then disappears. He married Amy Harrison in South Africa in April 1888 and I have him from then.
 thanks ................bigjon

West Lothian (Linlithgowshire) / still tracing Thomas Reid
« on: Wednesday 28 December 22 11:36 GMT (UK)  »
i have thomas reid b. 1860 Torpichan in the 1871 census.
 i have his family but without him in 1881 living at 64 Bank street.Kincaid Land.
i know he finished up in South Africa where he married Amy Harrison in 1888.
any help please to identify Kincaid Land or to find how and when he got to South Africa.


Other Countries / rhodesian air force uniforms
« on: Saturday 12 February 22 07:59 GMT (UK)  »
    I have three officers uniforms of Rhodesian Air Force. There is very little interest to collectors in UK.
Is there any interest in Zimbabwe?


The Common Room / surname Fishguard
« on: Wednesday 06 January 21 20:24 GMT (UK)  »
    cant seem to find any records ( birth, marriage or death ) for Fishguard family in UK. I know they exist and i dont want to publish any names at this stage.

Derbyshire / illegitimate birth in Wirksworth
« on: Friday 25 September 20 07:52 BST (UK)  »
    is there any reason why a Scottish girl would come all the way from Scotland to have a baby in Wirksworth in 1965?
    The baby was then adopted and the mother presumably returned to Scotland.


The Common Room / GRO
« on: Monday 24 August 20 06:55 BST (UK)  »
    what is current waiting time for certificates from GRO. Are local registry offices open as normal.


Derbyshire / Belper in 1969
« on: Thursday 20 August 20 08:02 BST (UK)  »
    is there any chance of seeing electoral roll for Belper 1969/70 without actually going to the library.

Nottinghamshire / Ican,t find this marriage
« on: Tuesday 04 August 20 08:37 BST (UK)  »
Please help to find marriage between Broughton and Wesson.
    Two Broughtons were born in Nottingham (1931 and 1934 ) mmn Wesson.


London and Middlesex / What was this place
« on: Monday 20 July 20 20:43 BST (UK)  »
    I think I have found my gt grandmother in 1871 census at 157-159 Marylebone Road, St Marys , London. She was born illegitimately in the local workhouse and is here with her mother.
    There are several more single females.
    Was this a home for unwed mothers?


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