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by Rachel
Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: BAILLIE CLAN ?.....
Replies: 8
Views: 950

Baillie clan

I am not surprised you are confused all mine were difficult to pin down. I have found a James Baillie married a Margaret Ross in Ayr in1779. James birth was given abt 1754 Gilminscroft, Ayr. That is a Lowland town. I also found Alexander Baillie born 1799 Moy and Dalrossie Inverness(Highland) He mar...
by Rachel
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: BAILLIE CLAN ?.....
Replies: 8
Views: 950

Baillie Clan

:D Hi Baillie 1799. It is not easy trying to track down any Baillie there are literally thousands of them. I have positive connections with John and George also Charles but have no direct link to a William. I have hit on several Williams' in my searches but have not been able to prove any of them we...
by Rachel
Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:10 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: BAILLIE CLAN ?.....
Replies: 8
Views: 950

Baillie Clan

:D Sorry I am late getting back to you but have had connection problems. There is indeed a Baillie clan there is also a Baillie tartan. They are not highlanders more lowlanders probably cattle rustlers in the days gone by i.e border reevers. Some have done well for themelves however and more can be ...
by Rachel
Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2007)
Replies: 83
Views: 8261

the prodigals' return

:D Welcome to all those newcomers and to any like myself who got lost in the contortions of joining broadband with a new computer. I feel like someone who got lost in a jungle but finally made it back to civilisation.
:lol: :lol: :lol: hip hip hello old friends.
rachel
by Rachel
Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Wee white lie?.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1433

wee white lie

:oops: and some not so wee. I had a copy of my ggfathers death certificate and his age was shown as 41 years. The death was registered by his son who never seemed to know his age either. Fortunately there was also a register of corrections which I obtained and it showed ggf's age as 74. This particu...
by Rachel
Wed Jul 05, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: knowing my 'whereabouts'.....
Replies: 6
Views: 794

knowing my' whereabouts'

:lol: bless you Jack. I knew some good body would help.In helping me you should know you are also helping a cousin across the pond.
many thanks from rachel.
by Rachel
Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: knowing my 'whereabouts'.....
Replies: 6
Views: 794

knowing my 'whereabouts'.....

:? I do believe that this has been asked before, but I do have my senior moments. Can anyone tell me where New Vennell was or is! and can anyone suggest a good map of Old Glasgow to help me sort out some of these addresses that crop up in my searches. Would be grateful for any replies.
rachel
by Rachel
Sat Jul 01, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Bodies given to medical schools?.....
Replies: 2
Views: 686

bodies given to medical schools

:cry: My old dad left his body to a medical school. I think he had cashed in the insurance policy that my mother had so carefully paid for, but she died before him and according to what he told me ' he did not want to be a bother to anyone' However the medical school involved had made preparatons fo...
by Rachel
Thu Jun 29, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Australia and New Zealand
Topic: Can I Be of Any Help .....
Replies: 27
Views: 4335

can i be of any help

:D welcome to the main message board Nellie and thanks for your pm,have replied to you by a pm. Like I said any more info on your family names will help us help you.
best wishes rachel.
by Rachel
Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Australia and New Zealand
Topic: Can I Be of Any Help .....
Replies: 27
Views: 4335

can i be of any help?

:) Now thats an offer and a half. I have been searching for a cousin who i met fleetingly way back in the 1930's. She was a nurse then and was an auxilliary during the war. She was in Australia just about when the war finished and met up with another cousin of ours who was in the Royal Navy. I do no...