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Scotland / merry christmas fae scotland
« on: Monday 24 December 07 11:52 GMT (UK)  »
hi all,

may all fellow rootschatters, new and old and all visitors who visit this wonderful website have a happy and peaceful christmas, and lets hope we can help others like we too  have been helped.


Orkney / orkney family history researchers
« on: Wednesday 28 November 07 13:18 GMT (UK)  »
hi all,

do not know if anyone has put this link on yet?

i hope someone will get something from it


Renfrewshire / mcnab/mcgourlick completed thank you
« on: Wednesday 17 October 07 21:27 BST (UK)  »

after spending something close to about 30 looking for a marriage cert for james mcnab and catherine mcgourlick in paisley in 1879, i am giving up.

is there any kind soul wanting to take up the challenge or point me in another direction?


Angus (Forfarshire) / mitchell family of kirriemuir
« on: Thursday 27 September 07 14:02 BST (UK)  »
i am starting a new thread for a fellow friend of rootschat who is new to this site.

so far i have james mitchell and isobel dundas(dau of david) in kirriemuir.

the mitchell children from the marriage, all christened in kirriemuir

john...nov 1795
thomas...may 1807

9 children, lots to follow through on census/marriage details....

i found a charles dundas mitchell born to james and sarah thomson, charles was christened in kirriemuir 27/5/1834. his parents james and sarah married in kirriemuir 30/5/1823.

1841 census- peer head, kirriemuir

james...age 80...shoemaker
isabella...age 70
isabella...age 25...dressmaker
elizabeth...age 10

1841 census- peer head, kirriemuir

james...age 40...publican
sarah...age 35
mary...age 14
margaret...age 9
charles...age 7

1851 census- peer head, kirriemuir

isabella...age 38...dressmaker
elizabeth...niece...age 22...dressmaker
charles dundas...nephew...age 16...writer clerk

1851 census- peer head, kirrriemuir

james...age 50...hand loom weaver
sarah...age 51

charles dundas mitchell married ann bowman on the 21/7/1856.

mitchell children from marriage

charles bowman(twin)...born 12/2/1857
james dundas(twin)...born 12/2/1857
margaret alice scott...born 15/12/1863
robert berry...born 6/4/1867

1861 census- 72 buccleuch st, edinburgh

charles d...age 27...writer
annie...age 26
charles...age 4

1871 census- panbride, angus

charles d...age 37...solictor
annie...age 36
charles...age 14
james...age 14
margaret...age 7
robert...age 4

1881 census- 38 kemback street, dundee

charles d...age 46...solicitor
margaret...age 17
robert...age 13

1891 census- 46 bell street, dundee

charles...age 57...retired solicitor

all help deeply appreciated with this family


Canada / passenger list
« on: Thursday 27 September 07 00:10 BST (UK)  »
could some kind soul give me a break down of the passenger list, i have tried downloading and blowing it up to se what the different titles are.

i can see name, male/female but some of the writing is very small and i cannot make it out.

anyone help?


at present i am researching Robert john glover..born 1896

Robert last known address was 35 Wilberforce street in 1919 when he enlisted into the army.

if some kind soul can check the Kelly's directories or access any other means of information regarding Robert it would be greatfully appreciated.

robert married 1914 to clara bell hindley.


Completed Census Requests / 1901 census look-up please
« on: Thursday 19 July 07 16:28 BST (UK)  »
i have just come across an isabella farindon lane being married in 1906 in woolwich.

at present i am researching the lane/farindon families and believe that this isabella may be a descendant. (threads on surrey & hampshire)

would some kind soul have a look on the 1901 census for me please to see if she is still living with her parents, as i wish to tie her into my research


Completed Census Requests / farindon of lingfield completed
« on: Wednesday 18 July 07 00:51 BST (UK)  »
i am researching the farindon family of lingfild, surrey, which consisted of:

louisa (married thomas ward and is on other thread)
mary ann rebecca...1782

any census details for this family great appreciated

led to believe that mary did not marry and lived until 1865 in the surrey area.

led to believe that james married jane and moved to capel, sussex.


Free Photo Restoration & Date Old Photographs / make over for my father!!
« on: Tuesday 17 July 07 17:00 BST (UK)  »
could some kind soul give my dad a good make over please?

the picture is about 45 years old and was found in a book after his death, someone has given it the chop!!

any help deeply appreciated


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