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by LesleyB
Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watt Family in St Andrews, Fife
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Re: Watt Family in St Andrews, Fife

Hi
Just thinking that "Ferry-on-the-Port, Fife" is probably Ferryport-on-Craig, known as Tayport after the railway arrived.

Best wishes
Lesley
by LesleyB
Mon May 11, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DC for James Craig
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: DC for James Craig

Hi Anniespangles Have you traced him through the census years e.g. where is he in 1871? Does he always give the same place of birth in each census year? What are his parents' names (on the marriage entry in 884)? The more information you can gather the more likely it is that you (or we!) will track ...
by LesleyB
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Lost Ritchie's
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: Lost Ritchie's

Hi Robbie Have you tried a search for them? Some may be recorded in the OPRs either as deaths or burials, though bear in mind there it was not a legal requirement to record deaths until 1855. If tracing the children each couple had, you should be able to narrow down the possible range of years for a...
by LesleyB
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Mystery Lennox family member
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Mystery Lennox family member

Yay!! =D> Well done Alan and glad to be of help. I know we've all sometimes reached that point where we can't see the wood for the trees! That si one of the great benefitsof forums like this. If you have any other bits and pieces you just need a fresh pair of eyes to help out with, we are always her...
by LesleyB
Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Mystery Lennox family member
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Mystery Lennox family member

Hi francois2015 And welcome to TalkingScot :D There is a marriage record for these names on ScotlandsPeople, but the date does not quite tally with what one might expect from the dates of birth of the children (twins?) you have given in 1892, so it may not be the correct couple: 1905 AITKEN DAVID LE...
by LesleyB
Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! [Scotland drink] [Scotland drink] [Scotland drink] [Scotland drink] [Scotland drink]
by LesleyB
Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: William Miller
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Re: William Miller

Hi Dave who David travel out from USA with Have you a date for his travel? Also a date and place for his marriage? It might help us to help you. Also, Momat suggested that you try http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/ - there appear to be several mentions of "David Earl Lindsay" there (as spelt here). B...
by LesleyB
Tue Dec 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Slightly Off Topic
Replies: 8
Views: 1649

Re: Slightly Off Topic

Surgeons' Hall Museums is closed fro refurbishment just now.

Gladstones Land on the Royal Mile is worh a visit.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladstone%27s_Land

The Museum of Edinburgh, also on the Royal Mile
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_of_Edinburgh
by LesleyB
Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military question?
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: Military question?

Hi Dawn One of my great uncles had two separate service numbers; one for Highland Light Infantry and the other for the Royal Scots Fusiliers, so based on that you may find that there are several numbers. Have you tried the medal card index? All those who served should be mentioned there. Service num...
by LesleyB
Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Glasgow Highlanders and Highland Light Infantry
Replies: 6
Views: 2606

Re: Glasgow Highlanders and Highland Light Infantry

Hi Raymond A very kind offer. As a long shot, is there any mention of: McAULEY, HARRY, Private, Highland Light Infantry, 10th/11th Bn. Date of Death: 23/04/1917 (died aged 31, born 1886, Glasgow) Service No: 42511 Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8. Memorial: ARRAS ...