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by emanday
Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Thomas Stephen (Methlick)
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: Thomas Stephen (Methlick)

Hi Eric,

[TS_welcome]
Is the mystery Thomas's occupation given on the information where he is named as father?

I finally pinned down one of my "mystery Dads" because he luckily had a relatively uncommon occupation.
by emanday
Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Remembrance Day Poppy on TalkingScot
Replies: 10
Views: 563

Re: Remembrance Day Poppy on TalkingScot

Our local shop had theirs stolen as well :twisted:

A couple of kids, reckoned to be no more than about 10 or 11, grabbed it and ran! It's thought they were the same ones who stole the "penny for the guy" collection from kids last week :twisted:
by emanday
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: West Yerbert??, Argyllshire
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: West Yerbert??, Argyllshire

Hi Karen,

Could it possibly be West Tarbert? That's in Argyllshire and seems like a likely one to have been mistranscribed like that.
by emanday
Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:15 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Desperate for help please
Replies: 24
Views: 1800

Re: Desperate for help please

This topic raises a question for which I don't have an answer and I'm wondering if anyone does. Would it have been possible for the birth to have been registered with no name? Even with the expanded search possibilities on SP " Male child born 4th Jan 1868. would not be searchable. You CAN search u...
by emanday
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Desperate for help please
Replies: 24
Views: 1800

Re: Desperate for help please

It appears the lodge was up for sale at some time recently (might still be!) according to this. It is the full estate agent brochure of the lodge and is quite impressive. http://img.findaproperty.com/bowltscharteredsurve/m12443009.pdf I also found this wee snippet about one of the residents - "The f...
by emanday
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Desperate for help please
Replies: 24
Views: 1800

Re: Desperate for help please

In the 1950's when grandfather lived in London 2 men came to the family house, having traced him, wanting him to sign "family papers". He refused on the basis his family didn't want him as child and he wouldn't do anything for them now! From his apparent comment, it seems that it did relate to his ...
by emanday
Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Desperate for help please
Replies: 24
Views: 1800

Re: Desperate for help please

Hi Dennie,

I've sent you a PM.
by emanday
Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Archibald Whyte
Replies: 20
Views: 4355

Re: Archibald Whyte

SarahND wrote:It would be wonderful to find that Archibald left a will with Isabella as one of the beneficiaries, listed as "daughter"... but that is probably too much to hope! Anyone else have any ideas for finding further proof?
No such luck! The only will for an Archibald Whyte in the Dunoon area was in 1857.
by emanday
Sat Oct 16, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No images!
Replies: 9
Views: 359

Re: No images!

Just been there and it all seems to be OK again.