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by pinkshoes
Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post **
Replies: 144
Views: 8925

Re: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post *

Oh my! =D> =D> =D> to all involved. This should be required reading for anyone with a notion for family history =D> =D> =D>
by pinkshoes
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: McGregors Stirlingshire.....***birthday bumped post***
Replies: 51
Views: 3727

Re: McGregors Stirlingshire.....

Jings, crivens, help ma boab! This was a real beauty, was it not! I remember the excitement of it all. Reading through it all, I really have no idea how everyone kept track of it all, and as we said at the time, the teamwork was just awesome. I'd dearly love to say I know everything about Robert Mcg...
by pinkshoes
Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military Prison
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Hi Stewie Thanks for the thoughts. You could be right about the family helping. I know his mother made provision in her will for all her children except this guy, though she did leave his share to his children. Now how they decided who these children actually were is another matter, because his wife...
by pinkshoes
Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military Prison
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Thanks Bleckie I never thought of the journey home being part of his sentence. As far as I can see he joined as a private, made it to corporal, down to private, up to lance coporal, back to private then out the door. I've no way of knowing whether he was a bad guy or just someone who did some pretty...
by pinkshoes
Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military Prison
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Hi Bleckie I think you're on to something here :lol: He first joined up on 17 June 1886 age about 32. After his desertion and first foray into theiving, his Service towards limited engagement reckons from 6 May 1891. The two years 20 days is the period from 6 May 1891 to 25 May 1893 when he was dish...
by pinkshoes
Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military Prison
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Hi Stewie, thanks for your reply. The soldier in question was imprisoned on five counts of embezzlement, two of forgery and one charge of offering a forged cheque. This earned him the two year sentence. A couple of years earlier he served a 28 day sentence for desertion, loss of kit, stealing and re...
by pinkshoes
Tue Jan 15, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Military Prison
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Military Prison

This is a general enquiry arising out of general ignorance which I hope all the experts will forgive. :oops: I have military records which show that a soldier was sentenced in February 1893 to two years in prison. He was serving in South Africa at this time. On 13 May 1893 he was in prison, on 14 Ma...
by pinkshoes
Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Previous Searches gone awol
Replies: 5
Views: 447

Abracadabra they're back

Well whadaya know. Logged in again and after a few moments of hesitation, they're back.

Thanks for replying Andrew - I'll be monitoring the situation :wink:

Best wishes
Pinkshoes
by pinkshoes
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Previous Searches gone awol
Replies: 5
Views: 447

Previous Searches gone awol

Hello all - I haven't posted recently (but I've been lurking plenty), so hope everyone's well. I was looking through my previous searches on SP, filtered them, got only one hit when I knew there were several. Went off to my Excel File :D - glad I did that - back to SP, click previous searches - abra...
by pinkshoes
Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: Help with "Sailor Alice", please?
Replies: 8
Views: 829

Alysone Proves nothing, but Alison Penman married John Marshall - her death cert gives parents John Penman and Janet Livingstone, so a sister of Agnes indeed. And we now know she didn't marry a Crookston (or did she :lol: :lol: ) So theories a) Chinese Whispers and b) mistaken relationship still hol...