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by Currie
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Ross of Dumfries?
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Ross of Dumfries?

Dumfries and Galloway standard and advertiser, Wednesday, July 23, 1851 DEATHS. Here, on the 17th inst., Joseph, youngest son of Thomas Ross, Nithsdale Inn, Bridge Street, aged 2 years and 10 months. ScotlandsPeople has a Will for Thomas. Not sure what the date signifies. Ross Thomas 1/5/1874 Spirit...
by Currie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Seaforth Highlanders

Hello Helen, I thought that Fold3 only had USA military records, but I'm not up to date on that. If he served overseas he would have been awarded one or more campaign medals which would have had his name, unit, and regimental number inscribed on the edge. Do you know if these are still held by the f...
by Currie
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: James Gillespie - 344 Holmhead St, Glasgow
Replies: 13
Views: 201

Re: James Gillespie - 344 Holmhead St, Glasgow

The 1860/61 Glasgow Directory has Holmhead Street numbers only going up to the 50s. https://archive.org/stream/postofficeannual186061gla#page/360 It could be a bit up-market judging by the occupations of the residents. A solicitor appears to be an occupant of no. 34½. There's a James Gillespie, Buil...
by Currie
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: FORREST / NAPIER family
Replies: 13
Views: 274

Re: FORREST / NAPIER family

Depending on where you live you may be able to access 19th Century British Library newspapers from home via you local State, National or whatever library. Otherwise you can get access via this site. https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ Lots of interesting stuff can be found, especially acciden...
by Currie
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: FORREST / NAPIER family
Replies: 13
Views: 274

Re: FORREST / NAPIER family

The Courier and Argus (Dundee), Tuesday, June 26, 1906 MILTON OF ABERCAIRNY. MR A. FORREST. The farm of Milton of Abercairny, on the estate of the same name (Captain Home Drummond Moray's) has for tenant that genial, hard-working agriculturist, Mr A. Forrest-It is a pleasure to have a talk with Mr F...
by Currie
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 344

Re: Help please

Ailsa, Try the death notices in the Glasgow Herald. They are on the last page. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC&dat=19630701&printsec=frontpage&hl=en Or the Glasgow Evening Times. Towards the end of the newspaper. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2mus-XyGPC0C&dat=19630701&pr...
by Currie
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 631

Re: Help please

In the 1895-96 Glasgow Directory Hutchesontown U. P. Church appears to be at about No. 73, and Hutchesontown Congregational Church at No. 173. The Thistle Street intersection is close to No. 91.
http://www.archive.org/stream/postoffic ... 8/mode/2up

Alan
by Currie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 631

Re: Help please

Malcolm Wright is an unusual name.

SP has a death for a Malcolm Wright 1893 Govan age 18.

Alan
by Currie
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records
Replies: 3
Views: 372

Re: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records

A bit more on this. The Edinburgh Gazette has entries for two men who died intestate and without traceable relatives and who forfeited their estates to the Crown. They were, in 1933, Daniel MacLachlan, Rose's Home, Burns Street, Glasgow, and, in 1944, Bartly Fahy, of Rose's Home, 6 Burns Street, Gla...