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by kitkat27
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Glasgow Necropolis Stillbirth Mystery
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Glasgow Necropolis Stillbirth Mystery

Thanks AndrewP and Alan for Replying to this little conundrum, for some reason my notification emails have been switched off so I missed these replies so apologies for the delayed replies. You have both mentioned that the male deaths are statistically higher on averages, which we had already found o...
by kitkat27
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Glasgow Necropolis Stillbirth Mystery
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Glasgow Necropolis Stillbirth Mystery

Attempt number 2 at writing this post, pressed submit the last time after and hour of writing and lost the whole thing. I have come across the following mystery while indexing burial records for the Glasgow Necropolis during the last lockdown. Warning this is a rather lengthy post so go make yoursel...
by kitkat27
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Free Access to Military Records via Find My Past.
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Free Access to Military Records via Find My Past.

Just had an email pop into my inbox today to inform me that until the 12th of Nov 2020 all military records are free to access.

Hopefully this may will be of use to someone out there who's just found service personnel in their tree!
by kitkat27
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Old Man's Asylum, Blackfriars, Glasgow.....
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Re: Old Man's Asylum, Blackfriars, Glasgow.....

Thought that I might be able to add a small note of interest to this post for future or past readers. Currently helping to Transcribe the Burial records for the Glasgow Necropolis and one of the entries Lists Oldman's Asylum as the address. The Record is from 1857 so it looks like this establishment...
by kitkat27
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish Widow In Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Irish Widow In Scotland

From my (limited) experience if you keep plugging away at it they eventually pop back up, sometimes you just haven't thought of something, for instance Jane could have remarried and be under her new married name. The name change could also be because in Scotland you are allowed to use your maiden na...
by kitkat27
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish Widow In Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Irish Widow In Scotland

Hi Mixpal. Had a quick look. Mother Jane and Thomas Cowie are still appearing on the census for 1861. (she has an interesting looking job) she has reverted back to Cowie for a surname again. Couldn't find any death for Jane so possibly moved back to Ireland? They both disappear in 1871 (or i just ha...
by kitkat27
Sat May 23, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Hutton Dairy Lanark Rd Slateford
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Hutton Dairy Lanark Rd Slateford

Hi Mark Don't know if this is of any help to you but there's a Hutton, John, dairyman, 24 Hanover street house, Craiglockhart dairy, Slateford Listed in the 1904-05 Edinburgh Post Office Directory in the NLS online library. You may already have this info or he may not be related to any of yours but ...
by kitkat27
Sat May 09, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Free Access to Ancestry via Library.
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Free Access to Ancestry via Library.

Just discovered that I can access Ancestry free during the current Covid situation with Falkirk Council. Through Falkirk Council Libraries we can access it online free if we have a full library card, full meaning a card that was in use before this crisis as they are issuing any new members with temp...
by kitkat27
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: Entire Donaldson's School Missing from 1881 LDS??
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Entire Donaldson's School Missing from 1881 LDS??

Hello Everyone! :D First Post alert! (also long post alert apologies) My mum has been around here for years but I've finally caught the "family history bug" in a big style so have taken the plunge and joined. I'm currently doing a family tree for my friend (mums already done our family) I'm challeng...