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by stephlangan
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Barnhill Poorhouse Records
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Re: Barnhill Poorhouse Records

Hi Rosie That's the exact time frame that my family would have been in the Poorhouse. A very kind person on this forum has offered to look for my family in the records the next time they are at the Mitchell Library. I have been trying to get help from my cousins on this for a number of years, so wai...
by stephlangan
Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Barnhill Poorhouse Records
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Re: Barnhill Poorhouse Records

Alan I just had another read thur what you sent me. I think this line from your transciption refers to my Thomas. State of Health: There have been 3 deaths since last examination. The first occurred in May from hepatitis. Within a few days another boy died suddenly in the night, the cause was not ce...
by stephlangan
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Barnhill Poorhouse Records
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Re: Barnhill Poorhouse Records

Alan Wow that is amazing information. Doesn't sound like too bad a place..I was expecting something horrible like out of Charles Dickens. Shame that Thomas didn't survive his time there, he died a few months after the 1901 Census from Pneumonia and Menningitis. Poor wee soul likely spent the majorit...
by stephlangan
Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Barnhill Poorhouse Records
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Re: Barnhill Poorhouse Records

Thank you everyone for replying to my question. I contacted the Mitchell Library back in the summer with this question and a few others and never got an reply. They must be flooded with emails and its hard for them to respond to everyone. I think I am just going to have to save up my pennies and fin...
by stephlangan
Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Barnhill Poorhouse Records
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Barnhill Poorhouse Records

Hi Can anyone tell me if the Mitchell Library holds the records for the Barnhill Poorhouse for the 1890s? I have a cousin that says they have been to the Mitchell to look something up for me and all the records for that period were destroyed. A very kind person on here once did a look up for me for ...
by stephlangan
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Marriage by Sheriff's Warrant.....
Replies: 6
Views: 515

Marriage by Sheriff's Warrant

Thanks to you all -. This will be good bedtime reading as there is nothing on TV tonight.
by stephlangan
Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Marriage by Sheriff's Warrant.....
Replies: 6
Views: 515

Marriage by Sheriff's Warrant.....

Hi all

Just hope someone can explain to me what it means when someone gets married by Sheriff's Warrant. Just found this on marriage certificate of David Nicoll to Margaret Ann Millar Burns in 1884 in Dundee.

Many thanks

Steph
by stephlangan
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:29 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Margaret Ann Miller.....
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Margaret Ann Miller

Thank you so much for all the help. I would have never figured that out on myown. Now I have more leads to chase down tonight!!

Thanks again. Everyone on this board is amazing in their help!!

Steph
by stephlangan
Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Margaret Ann Miller.....
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Margaret Ann Miller.....

Hi all Have given up chasing down Archibald Stevens :evil: , and decided to take up the other side of the family. Currently having problems locating info on Margaret Ann Miller.( my ggg grandmother) Can't ask my gran as now that I am researching this side of the family and I compare against the note...
by stephlangan
Thu May 04, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: 2006 Canadian census .....
Replies: 6
Views: 879

2006 Canadian Census

I too was disappointed in the Canadian Census

I would have liked to see occupation and place of birth on the Canadian census - I was disappointed when I filled in the forms last night. Who care about my privacy in 2098 I will be 129 years old!!!! :lol:

Steph