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by Currie
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bankruptcies
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Bankruptcies

Hello Doddie, Try the Edinburgh Gazette, search for person’s name, or company name, or an address, or whatever. Maybe he’s in the results of an Ardrishaig plumber sequestration search. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/Edinburgh/notice?results-page-size=10&categorycode-all=all&numberOfLocatio...
by Currie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: Robert ROSS - Austin, Texas maybe
Replies: 13
Views: 108

Re: Robert ROSS - Austin, Texas maybe

Obituary Galveston Daily News, 28 & 29 May, 1994. Also a picture? Seems to be linked somehow to ancestry.com but free trial available.
https://www.newspapers.com/search/#lnd= ... 1994&t=568

Alan
by Currie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Midwife in Belfast
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Re: Midwife in Belfast

Hello Ailsa,

No luck at all with this. I guess there wasn’t enough money around for most people to pay for such things.

All the best,
Alan
by Currie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Midwife in Belfast
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Re: Midwife in Belfast

Hello Ailsa, This is probably the newspaper article you mentioned. Take a copy. Poor Law Investigation in Belfast. The Belfast News-Letter, Wednesday, October 27, 1869 Full version - https://imgur.com/a/E9rbH8t Mrs Stoke’s evidence - https://imgur.com/a/bcxrwym There’s a short report of a meeting of...
by Currie
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: What software to choose
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: What software to choose

Hello Ann, When I started fiddling with family history on a computer I downloaded a program called Personal Ancestral File (PAF5) for free from the LDS church. That was over 15 years ago and it must be good because I still use it and have used no other. It would fall into the KISS (Keep It Simple St...
by Currie
Sat May 11, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 4
Views: 143

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: 88

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: 119

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: 3
Views: 140

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: 140

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 ...