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Archibald Smith
« on: Thursday 03 January 19 11:30 GMT (UK) »
Trying to trace information on Archibald Smith believed to have lived at 24 Ferrier Street Glasgow and have been a flower salesman. Killed in an accident about 1964-65. He also lived at Maryhill and Yoker at some time.

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 03 January 19 13:28 GMT (UK) »
Have you obtained a copy of his death certificate which should give you his parents, marital status etc.

There is a death for an Archibald Smith in 1964 Glasgow (South) aged 68. It is available to download on   www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk  ref 644/2  406  for a nominal fee.

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Perhaps you could post a little more information on him which may help us.

Hope this is useful

Dorrie
Small, Dundee
Dickson, Dundee
Patrick, Scotland
Easson, Scotland
Small, Co. Antrim
Madden, Co. Westmeath
Dickson, Co. Down

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 03 January 19 14:17 GMT (UK) »
Once you have a date, you could try checking the relevant Glasgow Herald for any potential item re his death:

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC (just scroll along using right arrow to reach 1964).
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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 03 January 19 16:47 GMT (UK) »
No Archilbald (Assume Hamilton) Smith born in Scotland but plenty of Archibald’s including 8 in Glasgow 1896 +/- 2 years but death cert may name parents, all on SP

3 x Jessie Findlay Births, this + 2 further North.
CRAWFORD   JESSIE FINDLAY   1899   Logie (Stirling)

Marriage
SMITH   ARCHIBALD HAMIL   CRAWFORD   JESSIE FINDLAY   1923   Hillhead

Death
SMITH   ARCHIBALD HAMIL   68   1964   Glasgow (South)


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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 03 January 19 16:58 GMT (UK) »
The marriage certificate will also be available on SP.

Regarding the birth of Archibald Smith in Scotland. It sometimes happens that a person gives themselves a middle name later on in life which does not appear on the birth registration. I have found a few in my family including my great aunt who acquires a middle name on her marriage and death certificates.

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Dickson, Dundee
Patrick, Scotland
Easson, Scotland
Small, Co. Antrim
Madden, Co. Westmeath
Dickson, Co. Down

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #5 on: Monday 21 January 19 14:52 GMT (UK) »
Trying to trace information on Archibald Smith believed to have lived at 24 Ferrier Street Glasgow and have been a flower salesman. Killed in an accident about 1964-65. He also lived at Maryhill and Yoker at some time.
My Grandfather, John Morgan Smith, had a brother Archibald Smith from Glasgow. I have Archibald's birthdate about 1839. Would this be the same one?

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #6 on: Monday 21 January 19 14:54 GMT (UK) »
Trying to trace information on Archibald Smith believed to have lived at 24 Ferrier Street Glasgow and have been a flower salesman. Killed in an accident about 1964-65. He also lived at Maryhill and Yoker at some time.
My Grandfather, John Morgan Smith, had a brother Archibald Smith from Glasgow. I have Archibald's birthdate about 1839. Would this be the same one?
Not unless he lived to be 125 years old.

There are three births of John Morgan Smiths in the index to civil births at Scotland's People.
- Kemnay, 1873
- Kelvin, 1879
- Leith, 1896
I doubt if any of them could have had a brother born in 1839. A half-brother, possibly.

What do you know about your John Morgan Smith?
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #7 on: Monday 21 January 19 15:57 GMT (UK) »
Trying to trace information on Archibald Smith believed to have lived at 24 Ferrier Street Glasgow and have been a flower salesman. Killed in an accident about 1964-65. He also lived at Maryhill and Yoker at some time.
My Grandfather, John Morgan Smith, had a brother Archibald Smith from Glasgow. I have Archibald's birthdate about 1839. Would this be the same one?
Not unless he lived to be 125 years old.

There are three births of John Morgan Smiths in the index to civil births at Scotland's People.
- Kemnay, 1873
- Kelvin, 1879
- Leith, 1896
I doubt if any of them could have had a brother born in 1839. A half-brother, possibly.

What do you know about your John Morgan Smith?

I apologize. Archibald was my grandfather's UNCLE, not brother. John Morgan Smith 1879-1967 is the son of Archibald's brother Thomas b. 1831. 

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Re: Archibald Smith
« Reply #8 on: Monday 21 January 19 17:05 GMT (UK) »
So are you still looking for Archibald Smith b 1839?

Are these your people in the 1881 census?

Dwelling:   105 Henderson St
   Census Place:   Barony, Lanark, Scotland
   Source:   GROS Ref    Volume 644-9    EnumDist 68    Page 8
   Marr   Age   Sex   Birthplace
Thomas SMITH   M   52    M   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Head
   Occ:   Gen Laborer
Archibald SMITH       12    M   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Son
   Occ:   Scholar
Thomas SMITH       10    M   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Son
   Occ:   Scholar
John SMITH       1    M   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Son
Helen M. SMITH   M   50    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Wife
Helen SMITH   U   26    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
   Occ:   Warehouse Worker
Elizabeth SMITH   U   19    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
   Occ:   Gen Servant
Isabella SMITH   U   17    F   Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
   Occ:   Warehouse Worker
Ann SMITH       8    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
Janet SMITH       7    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
Marian SMITH       4    F   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
   Rel:   Daur
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith