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by Currie
Sat May 11, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Hello Tish, This is probably the one you’ve already seen. The Times of India, August 28, 1911; MARRIAGE. GOLDEN—LEYS—August 12th, at St. Andrew’s Church, Calcutta, by the Rev. Geo. J. Chree, Fred. A. Golden, eldest son of Frederick Golden, of Ilford Essex, England to Marguerite, only daughter of the...
by Currie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow Photographer
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Glasgow Photographer

Hello Geoff, There's a bit of information about the Glasgow studio on this site. http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/pp_n/pp_shiels.htm I checked the Glasgow Post Office directories and he appears to be there only for years 1903/04 to 1911/12 and is listed under the name of “Shiels, J. Drummond, 49 Jamaica ...
by Currie
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Thomson, William
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Thomson, William

The 1941/42 Glasgow Directory has a W. Thomson at 5 Harmony Row. This appears to be the latest available online directory. https://archive.org/details/postofficeann194142glas/page/982 Also a John Thomson, pawnbroker, has that address. It's probably his business address as what is presumably home add...
by Currie
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last hours of a single gentleman.
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Last hours of a single gentleman.

Dundee Courier, Tuesday, April 07, 1846 LAST HOURS OF A SINGLE GENTLEMAN. By an April Fool. This morning, April 1, at eleven o'clock precisely, an unfortunate young man, well known in Dundee by the cognomen of Sandy M'Allister, underwent the extreme penalty of infatuation by expiating his attachment...
by Currie
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: scotlands people
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: scotlands people

I first registered at SP about 13 years ago but changed my email address shortly after and I was stuck with using the old email address as login until a couple of years ago when the new providers took over. I then followed the procedures as set out here and was able to start logging in with my then ...
by Currie
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan

Quite a few mentions of the Guild in the newspapers but mainly to do with Annual General Meetings and the like. Here's something more about John Watson. Aberdeen Press and Journal (Aberdeen, Scotland), Saturday, January 05, 1929 BANCHORY'S CHIEF BENEFACTOR. Development 100 Years Ago. It is just a hu...
by Currie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newspaper look up
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: Newspaper look up

Hello Ailsa, I checked the forum and that was me, and it was over ten years ago. How time flies! In checking that I stumbled across something I stumbled across some months later in response to a post by Kathy. The drowning and inquest was also reported in the Glasgow Herald, and using the search fac...
by Currie
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newspaper look up
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: Newspaper look up

Here be the text. The Belfast News-Letter, Tuesday, July 19, 1898 MELANCHOLY DROWNING ACCIDENT AT BANGOR. Yesterday forenoon a very sad drowning case occurred at Bangor. A young Scotchman, named Dugald M'Farlane, an ironturner by trade, residing in Clydebank, Dumbarton, and who, with other members o...
by Currie
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: John Walker Cunningham
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: John Walker Cunningham

Nothing found in newspapers from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee and Selkirk. Glasgow seems to be closer so maybe the Glasgow Herald has something. Not really searchable but can be browsed. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC If the death date was 19 Dec. 1907, at Bothwell, then I'm not ...
by Currie
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911
Replies: 8
Views: 133

Re: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911

Hello Tish, The Smithston Poorhouse and Parochial Asylum did have a pretty horrendous history. The Evening Telegraph and Post, Wednesday, February 01, 1911; NURSES' BATHS. Running the Gauntlet of a Draughty Corner. Opposing a proposal to provide bathroom accommodation in the hospital department of S...