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Scottish soldier
« on: Saturday 11 February 06 18:06 GMT (UK) »
I have the 1868 marriage cerificate for my great-great-great-grandparents David and Helen Logan.
His father is given as James Logan and what I think reads
sergent 92nd/93rd regiment guards.

I have never been able to find a death certificate for James to carry out further investigation. 

When David died in 1912 his fatherw as listed as a weaver.

I'm at a dead end so any help is appreciated.

Margaret

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Re: Scottish soldier
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 15 February 06 14:20 GMT (UK) »


Hi Magian and welcome to RootsChat!

Scottish Military Historical Society.

http://www.btinternet.com/~james.mckay/dispatch.htm

you might also try to get his service records

http://www.veteransagency.mod.uk/service_recs/service_recs.htm

This site will tell you where the regiments were in the 1850's -

92nd Gordon Highlanders (Kilted)
93rd Sutherland Highlanders (Kilted)

http://www.btinternet.com/~james.mckay/account6.htm

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Re: Scottish soldier
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 15 February 06 18:30 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks for your help.

I'll follow up on these links

Louise


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Re: Scottish soldier
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 15 February 06 18:42 GMT (UK) »


Hi Louise!

I forgot to add these!!  ::)

92nd Gordon Highlanders (Kilted)

http://www.cabarfeidh.com/gordons2.htm

93rd Sutherland Highlanders (Kilted)

http://hometown.aol.com/ninety3rd/hist.html

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Re: Scottish soldier
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 16 February 06 18:26 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks Annie

I got a reply from Kev who identified James in the 92nd Foot Gordon Highlanders.

It seems he served in the Indian Mutiny 1857-1859.

I'm really grateful for all the help.

Louise

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Re: Scottish soldier
« Reply #5 on: Monday 29 November 21 12:02 GMT (UK) »
Hi Margaret, James Logan was my great great grandfather. He died at 11 Millarston, Paisley on 11 July 1858 age 68, cause of death, old age and debility. You will find a copy of his death certificate on Scotlands People (Statutory registers deaths 559/1207). His wife, Jean Bolton died 11 March 1858 at the same address from bronchitis, (Statutory registers deaths 559/1 84), they are both buried at High Church, Paisley. My great grandfather was Alexander Logan, born 4 Dec 1855, hence the reason he does not appear on 1851 census. I cannot find a birth certificate for him, or any of his siblings, which makes me think they were born abroad. I do wonder about the Margaret Sommerville on your great great great grandfather's death certificate, where does she fit in?

Hope this fills a few gaps for you.

Lenna