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Family: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« on: Monday 05 November 07 10:08 GMT (UK) »
AM RECENTLY NEW TO FAMILY HISTORY, I AM TRACING ANCESTORS FROM SCOTLAND, MAINLY FROM FIFE. THEY WERE PREDOMINATELY COAL MINERS AND SOME DID MOVE ON TO AUSTRALIA.

PLACES OF INTEREST: AUCHTERDERRAN, ABBOTSHALL, BEATH, BOWHILL, CUPAR,

FAMILY NAMES:  CLARK, FLEMING, MATTHEWSON/MATHIESON  MILLAR  RAMAGE

DRYLIE  HUNTER 
CLARK  RAMAGE   DRYLIE   MATTHEWSON  FLEMING

HUNTER  HYND   BOWER

SCOTLAND,  DUNFERMLINE, AUCHTERDERRAN,

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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/RAMAGE/FLEMING/MATTHEWSON/DRYLIE/JUNTER
« Reply #1 on: Monday 05 November 07 22:34 GMT (UK) »
hi pal,

a huge big welcome to rootschat, if you give us a bit more detail on your family we can try and help.

i had a wee look at the drylie's, plenty of them in fife, mainly dunfermline.

1841 census- wellwood callcery, dunfermline

christina...age 55...dependant of family
christina...age 25...coal drawer
robert...age 20...coal miner
isabella...age 20
david...age 15...coal miner
john paterson...age 5


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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 06 November 07 08:17 GMT (UK) »
hi, thanks for you kind words and support, am actually chasing any information on my great grandfather, david fleming clark, i know his parents are andrew clark and christina fleming, andrew's parents are thomas clark and jane matthewson, christina's parents mary miller/millar and shanks fleming, i also know david came to australia, not sure when or on which vessel, he then went to ww1, where he died 24.6.1918, i know he married my great grandmother in australia and the following i know,  the rest of his life in scotland is a real mystery.  also thomas clark, born 1825, married to jane, have no trace of his parents or siblings either,    any help appreciated and tips welcome, thanks again for your welcome,

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CLARK  RAMAGE   DRYLIE   MATTHEWSON  FLEMING

HUNTER  HYND   BOWER

SCOTLAND,  DUNFERMLINE, AUCHTERDERRAN,

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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 23 December 09 14:13 GMT (UK) »
We have Clarks and Hunters in Fife ...........

Wonder if there is a connection

Jobarnesmum
The following are the main names we are searching but there are others which are no less important, but too numerous to mention
THOMSON - ABERDEENSHIRE /BANFF  UK/  USA /AUSTRALIA/CANADA AND NZ
ESSON, E(L)MSLIE, RIDDELL
STRONACH ABERDEENSHIRE/BANFF UK/USA/ CANADA/NZ
CLARK - FIFE & ANGUS
STEWART - STIRLINGSHIRE
LIDDLE - STIRLINGSHIRE/LANARKSHIRE
TULLOCH STIRLINGSHIRE/LANARKSHIRE
NEAVE - FORAR, MONTROSE
BOWMAN -FORFAR, (ORIGINALLY DUNFERMLINE)
CRAIK - FORFAR/ANGUS
WINTER - ANGUS


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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 23 December 09 14:33 GMT (UK) »
Hi can you give us a birth date/place of birth  for David Fleming clark please. can see which if any census he is on and narrow down journey to Aussie.

Diddy
Cooks -(Clackmannanshire); Erskines - (fife); Youngs - (Dunfermline); Charltons - (Tyneside ); Skillings - (N.Norfolk); Legg - (N.Yorks, Tyneside) ; Carter - (Durham); Miller -(suffolk); Pattinson -(Lincs)

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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 23 December 09 14:40 GMT (UK) »
Do you have the CWGC entry:

David Fleming Clark
died 24/6/1918
private 3rd Battn Australian Infantry Force (AIF) number 2297
Memorial: Villers-Brettonneux

Diddy
Cooks -(Clackmannanshire); Erskines - (fife); Youngs - (Dunfermline); Charltons - (Tyneside ); Skillings - (N.Norfolk); Legg - (N.Yorks, Tyneside) ; Carter - (Durham); Miller -(suffolk); Pattinson -(Lincs)

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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 23 December 09 15:08 GMT (UK) »
Andrew  22, coal miner married Christina 21 on 12/11/1880 in Abbotshall.

Thomas Clark was a coal miner and Shanks fleming a farm servant.

Diddy
Cooks -(Clackmannanshire); Erskines - (fife); Youngs - (Dunfermline); Charltons - (Tyneside ); Skillings - (N.Norfolk); Legg - (N.Yorks, Tyneside) ; Carter - (Durham); Miller -(suffolk); Pattinson -(Lincs)

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Re: FAMILY: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 23 December 09 15:11 GMT (UK) »
someone has a private tree on A* for:

Shanks Fleming Clark b 1884 Auchterderran.

must be related!!

Diddy
Cooks -(Clackmannanshire); Erskines - (fife); Youngs - (Dunfermline); Charltons - (Tyneside ); Skillings - (N.Norfolk); Legg - (N.Yorks, Tyneside) ; Carter - (Durham); Miller -(suffolk); Pattinson -(Lincs)

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Re: Family: CLARK/ RAMAGE/ FLEMING/ MATTHEWSON/ DRYLIE/ JUNTER
« Reply #8 on: Monday 08 February 10 18:49 GMT (UK) »
Just joined this site and was amazed to see familiar names Andrew Clark and Christina Fleming were my great grandparents, have a bit of information on the family  and have just contacted relatives in Australia
Would be great to hear from anyone