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by the pretender
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: The Americas
Topic: My STEWARTS in CANADA .....
Replies: 12
Views: 3107

Re: My STEWARTS in CANADA .....

Few years gone by but this is as far as I have got. Isabella emigrated to Canada in 1921 on the ss Melita sailing from Edinburgh to Quebec. Reason on papers was to get married to Peter M Campbell, RR2, Lacombe, Alberta. http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/nmc/n0043265.pdf (map of where he stayed). ...
by the pretender
Sun Nov 01, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Summerfield Mains - Haddington
Replies: 13
Views: 1983

Re: Summerfield Mains - Haddington

Hi, I was very interested to see your previous posts on James Whitson the farmer/gardener from Sommerfield Mains. My interest is in my GGgrandmother Agnes Stewart who was a servant with the Reid family who's address was Sommerfield on the 1841 census Sommerfield Mains on the 1851. Agnes had an illeg...
by the pretender
Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Scottish girl adopted and taken to Canada, how do I trace...
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Scottish girl adopted and taken to Canada, how do I trace.

Thanks for trying David but looks like this one is dead in the water.
by the pretender
Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Scottish girl adopted and taken to Canada, how do I trace...
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Scottish girl adopted and taken to Canada, how do I trace...

I am looking to trace a Scot s girl Muriel who was adopted by my grandfathers sister Isabella (Bell) Stewart and her husband Peter Campbell (which would be the name used in the adoption) in probably Edinburgh, definitely Scotland and taken to Canada between the wars, probably just after WW1 going by...
by the pretender
Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: My STEWARTS in CANADA .....
Replies: 12
Views: 3107

My STEWARTS in CANADA

Many thanks to all who replied, have tried nearly all suggestions but still looking for the breakthrough, maybe the way ahead is for people from different countries to barter research with each other, eg you look for my relatives in Canada and I will look for your ancestors in Scotland etc. thanks a...
by the pretender
Fri Feb 03, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: My STEWARTS in CANADA .....
Replies: 12
Views: 3107

Reply to Suggestions on My Stewarts in Canada

Barbara, thanks, I did try the 1911 census for Canada, I got the electoral district from the municipal web site then trawled through the list house by house until I got to 210 Alfred Street but big disapointment an English family surnamed Eagle were resident then. An unusual name so I thought worth ...
by the pretender
Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:41 pm
Forum: The Americas
Topic: My STEWARTS in CANADA .....
Replies: 12
Views: 3107

My STEWARTS in CANADA .....

Looking for relatives who emigrated to Canada, ISABELLA STEWART (m. CAMPBELL) b. Edinburgh, 27 Feb, 1881 know as Bell (her parents were John Muir Stewart and Margaret Hendry ) Isabella left Scotland after 1908, her only known address was 210 Alfred Street, Kingston, Ontario which was not a starting ...
by the pretender
Wed Feb 01, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Where?research material Leadhills 1750-1850 family names
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Where?research material Leadhills 1750-1850 family names

Can anyone suggest both on and off line material for researching family names in the Leadhills area around 1750 to 1850 other than BMDs, census, sasines, wills and court records. Am aware of excellent online book by W.S. Harvey at www.gsk58.dial.pipex.com Gods Treasure House by Rev Porteous www.craw...
by the pretender
Fri Jan 27, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Marriages at Leadhills, pre 1855
Replies: 6
Views: 981

Marriages at Leadhills, pre 1855

:( Why can I not get any marriages up for Leadhills pre 1855. DID use Crawford and Leadhills Want to check for Stewart female marriages. cannot (not allowed) use spouse only but regardless of that have tried Stewart, Hunter, Moffat which were all around at that time and Smith out of desperation but ...