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by Corsebar
Sun Nov 08, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: barnhouse 1916
Replies: 6
Views: 1687

Re: barnhouse 1916

Hi, I believe it was a hospital as well as a poorhouse. My g. grandfather died there in 1929. The address given on the Death Certificate for place of death, doesn't state whether it's a hospital or poorhouse though, only 657 Edgefauld Rd., his place of residence however is given as 119 Hydepark St.,...
by Corsebar
Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Maiden Surnames
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Re: Maiden Surnames

Thanks for that Andrew, never saw that one! Will keep it in mind.
Here was me trying to use wild cards and anything else I could think of

Cheers,
Ray
by Corsebar
Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Maiden Surnames
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Maiden Surnames

Hi, and hope you can help! Was wondering why, when I put into my search on SP, for my g.grandfather Andrew Brown died 1929 in Garngadhill, Glasgow, and with his Mothers M/S - Duckworth? Nothing came up! I got lucky, and picked the correct one out of a choice of around 30 who had died between 1911-19...
by Corsebar
Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free credits from scotlandspeople
Replies: 18
Views: 1370

Re: Free credits from scotlandspeople

Thank you Ina,
A good find, easy to say the least in your explanation!
Ray
by Corsebar
Sun Nov 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Auld Scots
Replies: 13
Views: 1252

Re: Auld Scots

Back in Paisley in the early 60's,still remember my Mothers words of "I'll tober you boy", and then getting a skelp on the back of the legs. Can't quite what remember what I'd done to receive this penalty, probably being cheeky or back chat!

Ray
by Corsebar
Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help deciphering OPR
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: Help deciphering OPR

Hi Steve, Certainly one for the experts! Have looked at it a few times, instead of Patrick Donaldsoun, I'm seeing + Cat*rin Donaldson**. Reading the record below your one and and see the name I believe to be Walter, written with an unusual W. Could the word above Gray be in your record be witness? G...
by Corsebar
Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poor Law Records Paisley
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: Poor Law Records Paisley

Thanks for the replies, just wondering about the Poor House thing or it could be a ploy, although he did seem to be living in a house in Hamilton at the time of the application.

Thanks again,
Ray
by Corsebar
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poor Law Records Paisley
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Poor Law Records Paisley

Hello, Went to the Paisley Library last year and managed to find my g.g. Grandfathers application in the Poor Law Records in 1920. It was a claim from the Hamilton Council to the Paisley Council, by the looks of it. His status was Married, however slightly penciled in after Married was & S. Consider...
by Corsebar
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish records free this Thursday 24 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: Irish records free this Thursday 24 Jan 2013

Thanks Sarah,
Will certainly have a wee look at that.
Ray.
by Corsebar
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taylor family Dumbarton/Paisley and Greenock UPDATE!
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: Taylor family Dumbarton/Paisley and Greenock UPDATE!

Well Anniespangles,
What a good story that is. You must be pretty pleased with the outcome after your trip to the Mitchell. I'd be on cloud nine, if I was so fortunate as this in my research!
All the best,
Ray