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by WilmaM
Tue May 15, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Census
Topic: FreeCen - Exciting Developments - feedback requested
Replies: 1
Views: 57

FreeCen - Exciting Developments - feedback requested

I was on the Feeecen website this morning and discovered that along side the original https://www.freecen.org.uk/ is FreecCEN2 https://freecen2.freecen.org.uk/ A completely revamped website that looks very professional. They are looking for feedback on the new look and also on their Birth Place feat...
by WilmaM
Wed May 02, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: William Boyd and Elizabeth Bings
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: William Boyd and Elizabeth Bings

there are 3 Elizabeth BINGS deaths of around the right age range 1 aged 78 in 1899 Newhills, another in Newhills 1893 aged 77 and an Aberdeen one aged 82 in 1890. None of them correspond to any Elizabeth Boyd deaths. Were they in fact ever married? in which case she would have carried on being Bings...
by WilmaM
Tue May 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: William Boyd and Elizabeth Bings
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: William Boyd and Elizabeth Bings

This could be them in 1851: Piece: SCT1851/226 Place: Newhills -Aberdeenshire Enumeration District: 4 Civil Parish: Newhills Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: - Folio: 147 Page: 29 Schedule: 110 Address: Hope Croft Surname First name(s) Rel Status Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks BINGS ...
by WilmaM
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: War Widow went to Canada
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: War Widow went to Canada

Have you had a look for her sister too, if they remained nearby it could help tracking the other down.
by WilmaM
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: registering a babys death ?
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: registering a babys death ?

What makes you think the little one didn't survive? Is it that you can't find them under the birth name? If. Mother died quite often the child/ren would be absorbed into the wider family circle, and take on perhaps different surnames. Especially in this case where a tiny baby would need nursing. I w...
by WilmaM
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need to contact Tom Patterson
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: I need to contact Tom Patterson

Is he not repsonding to an email from his page?

tom.patersn AT gmail.com [replace AT wit @]

http://tompaterson.co.uk/ I haven't visited his page fora while, but there are several new things so I think he must still be active.
by WilmaM
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Further identification
Replies: 19
Views: 720

Re: Further identification

The one WWI soldiers record that I have does indeed give a little more detail. Of his parents and his 2 sisters still living at home ( dependants) his other, married, sisters aren't mentioned However many records were lost or badly damaged, the one I have is tattered and stained but fortunately stil...
by WilmaM
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Isabella Shewan - daughter of Mary Fraser, Alexander Shewan
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: Isabella Shewan - daughter of Mary Fraser, Alexander Shewan

Could it be this chap? 1861 Piece: SCT1861/239 Place: Slains -Aberdeenshire Enumeration District: 5 Civil Parish: Slains Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: - Folio: 0 Page: 1 Schedule: 4 Address: Easter Brogan Pr. Hse Surname First name(s) Rel Status Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks SHEW...
by WilmaM
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mothering Sunday in the UK
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Mothering Sunday in the UK

Just a gentle reminder to all those with Mothers in the UK

Mothers Day 2018 is this Sunday - 11th of March

Time to at least schedule a phone call !
by WilmaM
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: census help please
Replies: 28
Views: 1979

Re: census help please

Pity - was hoping a sibling or cousin had popped into the picture