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Offline Fergie38

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Bridesmaids
« on: Saturday 05 September 20 22:41 BST (UK) »
I have a photo of the wedding of Alexander Easton Ferguson and Robina Campbell Mills married in 1939 at Tullialan.
No descendants of this family exist
The photo shows two adult bridesmaids.
Is there any way to find out their names

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Ferguson (Stirling & Parish of Kincardine) Stevenson (Bannockburn) Cowan (Stirling) McLean (Glasgow,  Dundee & Skye)

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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 05 September 20 22:46 BST (UK) »
Have you tried seeing if there was a write up about the wedding in the local paper?
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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 05 September 20 22:46 BST (UK) »
Would one be a witness?
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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 06 September 20 11:49 BST (UK) »
That's a very good suggestion heywood. 

Also you could look to see if the bride or groom had adult sisters who may have been the maids and estimate their ages from the photo.
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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #4 on: Monday 07 September 20 13:12 BST (UK) »
You could also get a copy of the Marriage Certificate from SP  Ref - 458/B 5 and this will give you the Witnesses names.

Perhaps this could give you a clue as to the 2 bridesmaids in your photo.

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Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife

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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #5 on: Monday 07 September 20 13:40 BST (UK) »
Seems to be the way to go. I did fancy a trip to the records office.
Ferguson (Stirling & Parish of Kincardine) Stevenson (Bannockburn) Cowan (Stirling) McLean (Glasgow,  Dundee & Skye)

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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #6 on: Monday 07 September 20 13:44 BST (UK) »
Record offices still shut unfortunately due to this pesky virus.

You can get a copy online though at SP. Have you used them before (probably) have you any credits?

Dorrie

Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife

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Re: Bridesmaids
« Reply #7 on: Monday 07 September 20 13:48 BST (UK) »
Also look at the wider family; the girls might be cousins of the bride or groom.
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