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by matiasfortuno
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet
Replies: 6
Views: 133

Re: Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet

I was wondering, if there were any papers or documents relating to the Earl or Kellie Castle, that might give an idea of Mr Robertson's role in the Earls household. He is noted as being a servant, but what did he do? Groom or footman type of servant.Or was he a more exhalted rank, secretary or esta...
by matiasfortuno
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet
Replies: 6
Views: 133

Re: Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet

Hi, thanks, I am reading your insights and comments.
by matiasfortuno
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet
Replies: 6
Views: 133

Regarding Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet

Hi! I need feedback on the following. With your help (see my previous post in http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=18755 ) I discovered that my ancestor Archibald Erskine Robson (born Archibald Robertson) was the son of the servants of Kellie's Castle, in Fife. But, something doesn't...
by matiasfortuno
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8 credits left on scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: 8 credits left on scotlandspeople.gov.uk

ok, I got it, please give me an email to send it to you.

cheers,

Matias
by matiasfortuno
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8 credits left on scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Replies: 3
Views: 74

8 credits left on scotlandspeople.gov.uk

Hi!

I have 8 credits left, I'm giving them to the first person to post what record should I purchase.

Hope they are useful!

Matias
by matiasfortuno
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie
Replies: 24
Views: 349

Re: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie

Hi Alan, thank you very much. I had lost those images, that I once had when suscribed to Ancestry. It is very nice to see your ancestor on the press! Is it possible to know who is the owner of the Sesostris? The books that tell about the origin of the Nitrate mining industry in Peru (afterwards woul...
by matiasfortuno
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie
Replies: 24
Views: 349

Re: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie

Looking for information on his parents' deaths may help - what was Charles' standing in Kellie Castle? He was no ordinary servant, or stablehand it seems. Here is a story with Charles Robertson working for Alexander Erskine , 5th Earl of Kellie, father of AE7. https://books.google.com/books?id=IVQL...
by matiasfortuno
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie
Replies: 24
Views: 349

Re: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie

Oh! found the 6th Earl of Kellie and a Sir John Sinclair both involved in the Enlightenment - which could be a connection between the 2 houses Here is a story that links Thomas Erskine and Sir John Sinclair: https://books.google.com/books?id=5lftHyX3e4gC&pg=PA477&lpg=PA477&dq=%22sir+john+sinclair%2...
by matiasfortuno
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie
Replies: 24
Views: 349

Re: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie

Well, I now sure that AER, was born. Archbald Robertson. This in conclusion that on his will, he mentions a nephew, named Charles Christie. I've found out about a Charles Christie, born of Marrion Robertson (That would be the child of Charles Robertson and Margaret Pirrie this, is, sister of AER). S...
by matiasfortuno
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie
Replies: 24
Views: 349

Re: Help proving or disproving hypothesis regarding Archibald Erskine, 7th Earl of Kellie

What I've learned so far (thanks for your help) 1. There is indeed some relation on Archibald Ersinke, 7th Earl of Kellie (AE7), and "my" AER. Some clues arose, like the property, "Drill house", or Dreel, follows a path very near to Kellie. 2. A new possibility is "born": that my AER my be the son ...