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by rob.mac
Wed Mar 11, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Hi Sarah, If i recall correctly the only children born in Ireland were William John & Samual, both in Antrim. I also think along same line as yourself, in that father was also called William John, and as like his son of same name used his middle name. No record found though to say he had a middle na...
by rob.mac
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Hi Sarah and Lanarkshire Lassie, Just to give you an update on what has transpired. First up still no trace of Henry's BC. Next the death of his mother Ann Johnston. This turns out to be Mary Ann Johnston died 1900. DC reveals her parents to be Thomas Johnston & Ann Johnston nee Haig (Craig ), this ...
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Hi Sarah, Ann's maiden name was Johnston. But already tried using this and got zero results . At time of his marriage his father John was already dead and it was entered as John Courtney. Have searched for his death cert from 1874 onwards and got zero results. Did this also with Henry 1874 - 1876. a...
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Hi Sarah,
Have tried Henry using Kirkwood surname and drew a blank. Also tried for Mary Courtney and also drew a blank.
Is there any birth records on these 2 people at all ?
Getting really confused now.

Rob
:?
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Hi Sarah, Thanks for the info. Still confused. In 1891 cesus. Address is given as 36 Gilbertfield Buildings, Cambuslang. Head of Household is James Allison aged 50, coal miner, b. Ireland. Then it is Ann Courtney aged 50, not employed, b. Ireland. Then comes Henry Courtney aged 16, coal miner, b. Ho...
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does it mean ?
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Hi Lesley '
Thanks for the thread. Very informative, thought it was a shotgun wedding myself.


Rob. :lol:
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does it mean ?
Replies: 2
Views: 190

What does it mean ?

On a marriage certificate, what does the WARRANT of Sherriff - Substitute
actually mean?

Rob. :?
by rob.mac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not the luck of the Irish.
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Not the luck of the Irish.

Having already had 2 sets of G/Grand parents from my fathers side of family traced back to Ireland, it was with great relief that on tracing G/grand parents on mothers side of family that i was able to trace one set back to early 1700's in Scotland. But on trying to trace the other set of G/Grand pa...
by rob.mac
Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unusual death
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Unusual death

Hi All,
I have a female who died aged 23yrs of Syncope(sudden).
Any ideas anyone what this is.
I've never heard of this one.

Rob. :o
by rob.mac
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish Roots, where do i search ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

Hi All, Think the Hannah in the 1911 census is not the same one, as for that Hannah it comes up as being from 1916 - 2005 records, probably out by month or so. The Hannah i was looking at is the same one as mentioned by Lesley, also took a note of the record number. Just got too send away for it now...