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by Falkyrn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Industrial Schools
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Re: Industrial Schools

I think the two main options for that time would have been The Kibble and Thornly Park. Depending upon the name actually used in the documents Thornly park may be the best contender as its official title was "The Paisley Industrial School" while the Kibble was known as the The Kibble Reformatory (Th...
by Falkyrn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Industrial Schools
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Re: Industrial Schools

Hi everyone Does anyone have any information on Paisley Industrial School. According to the poor law record i have my ancestor was sent here for stealing from his mother and neighbours when he was just 9yrs old :( . He was commited there until the age of 16yrs. The information i have about industri...
by Falkyrn
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Greenock Telegraph/Glasgow Express 1917
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Greenock Telegraph/Glasgow Express 1917

Are you certain about the second newspapers title ?

If it was the "Port Glasgow Express and Observer" rather than the Glasgow Express, archives are via the same link as above
by Falkyrn
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Greenock Telegraph/Glasgow Express 1917
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Greenock Telegraph/Glasgow Express 1917

The Watt Library in Greenock has the Greenock telegraph Archives but they are not online and the library is currently closed. Have a look at https://www.inverclyde.gov.uk/community-life-and-leisure/heritage-services/watt-library/local-history/watt-library-newspaper-index they have put some informati...
by Falkyrn
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Old Man's Asylum, Blackfriars, Glasgow.....
Replies: 7
Views: 2038

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

It was technically not an Asylum in the hospital sense of the word but a "Home" for those of decent character who had fallen on hard times Glasgow Old Man’s Friend Society records are held at the Mitchell in Glasgow. Reference: TD1429 The Hospital for Old Men at 41 Rottenrow is mentioned at https://...
by Falkyrn
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name Change
Replies: 10
Views: 230

Re: Name Change

In Blacks Surnames CANDOW is listed as an old name in Scotland primarily from the Angus area with variants KENDO & KENDOW. (Tazour Candow is listed as a tenant of Wester Drumme in 1474 and he cites the existance of a Candow Park in Aberdeen in 1450. In discussing the origins of the name he believes ...
by Falkyrn
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Missing marriage index
Replies: 6
Views: 185

Re: Missing marriage index

The Family search information claims to be from an extracted record which were previously slightly more trustworthy than submitted records (my own opinion). The url given for the link is https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYM4-9TT but this just leads you around in circles without a visit to one...
by Falkyrn
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Missing marriage index
Replies: 6
Views: 185

Re: Missing marriage index

Have you seen this one ? (male has differnt first name)

PATRICK FARRELL/ MARGARET DONIGAN
1855 Gros Ref: 685/6 128

Calton and Bonnington
by Falkyrn
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: School Records
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: School Records

The Family History Section at the Mitchell Library holds a number of school records and would normally be your first stop. Unfortunately I don't know what the situation is with the current lockdown

see https://www.glasgowfamilyhistory.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
by Falkyrn
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish Widow In Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Irish Widow In Scotland

The name change could also be because in Scotland you are allowed to use your maiden name even if you are married, and sometimes widows reverted back to their maiden name, in this case however it might just easier as its the son's name. KT Just to clarify, Firstly, in Scotland it is perfectly legal...