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The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« on: Thursday 26 January 12 21:48 GMT (UK) »
From the Records of the Registrar General for Scotland, 1855-1939, a fascinating insight into the history of civil registration in Scotland from its beginning in 1855 until the Second World War.

www.gla.ac.uk/departments/scottishwayofbirthanddeath/
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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #1 on: Friday 27 January 12 10:21 GMT (UK) »
Excellent link Monica, thanks.
Paterson, Torrance, Gilchrist - Hamilton Lanarkshire. 
McCallum - Oban, McKechnie - Ross of Mull Argyll.
Scrim - Perthshire. 
Liddell - Polmont,
Binnie - Muiravonside Stirlingshire.
Curran, McCafferty, Stevenson, McCue - Co Donegal
Gibbons, Weldon - Co Mayo.
Devlin - Co Tyrone.

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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 February 12 17:52 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Monica -- a useful link.
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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #3 on: Friday 03 February 12 21:18 GMT (UK) »
Link provided by Brian (yokerbrian). Makes good reading!

Monica  :)
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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 04 February 12 11:02 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for that Monica & Brian!


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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 04 February 12 11:57 GMT (UK) »
Yet another diversion to keep me away from the housework.

Thanks Monica & Brian.

Jen
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ESS: Howe French Cant Annis Noakes Turner Marshall Makerow Duck Spurden Harmony
SCT: Howe Shaw Raitt Milne Forsyth Birnie Crichton Duncan McBeath Daniel Hay Robertson Jaffrey Smith McDonald Alexander Craighead
NRY: Bushby Smith Bland Iley Cunion Kendrew Thornbury Favell Lonsdale Crossland Rudd Pratt Gibson
WES; Dickenson Jackson Ewbank Waller
STS: White
SRY: Knight
DUR: Smith Littlefair
HAM: Williams Grose Lush Venson

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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 24 April 12 11:53 BST (UK) »
Thanks for this link as it's a background source that I've somehow missed.

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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 24 April 12 12:59 BST (UK) »
Thanks, Monica.  I'll post that in Another Place, if I may.

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Re: The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 24 April 12 13:19 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the link Monica and Brian. This link confirms why I am having so much difficulty tracing people in Argyllshire.
Nan
London and Middlesex, England: Loft, Hughes, Walker, Eades, Phair, Hubbard, Bull
Ayrshire, Scotland: Currie,  Gebbie
Argyllshire, Scotland: Clark, McDonald, McCorquodale,
Lanarkshire, Scotland: Allan, Smellie
Renfrewshire, Scotland: Lang, Jack