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by joette
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duntocher
Replies: 3
Views: 322

Re: Duntocher

Hi I'm from Clydebank.There's a Facebook page called CallYerselfaBankie? There are a collection of snaps of Clydebank through the ages on there.If you are on Facebook worth joining.I'm sure Clydebank library Archives will have photos too. .I have to say that Main St Duntocher has not changed much ov...
by joette
Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I don't understand what happened with this family
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: I don't understand what happened with this family

My Gggreat-Grandmother surname changed spelling,her age had between 5-10 years shaved of it and she married in the RC Church and Church of Scotland and only had 1 illegitimate child who used her Father's surname. i suppose there was less bureaucracy and you could call yourself what ever you wanted a...
by joette
Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Benjamin M R McAlpine
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Benjamin M R McAlpine

One of my great-grandfather's brothers is named John Gordon Smith McKimmie.Could find no family connection to the name.Then looking at a Census entry for another brother Lewis Inkson(never found a connection to explain his names) and hey presto his employer and one time employer of their Father was ...
by joette
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Baldy Bain ***Birthday Bumped post***
Replies: 9
Views: 3690

Re: Baldy Bain

May I say that Andrew Baldy Bain has now graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Civil Engineering and is now happily ensconced in his first job and home.And he still calls me every fortnight.As does his student younger brother.I am so proud of their achievements and the fact they are such ni...
by joette
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: My GGG Grandfather John Dunlop
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: My GGG Grandfather John Dunlop

David hodge(her sister Agnes's son) was Robina's lodger in 1901 Govan they had moved from Greenock by 1891. I can't find the Census must be 1851 where Robina is living with her Mother sister Agnes & brothers.I think Agnes had two or three Hodge sons and maybe three daughters several died in childhoo...
by joette
Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: My GGG Grandfather John Dunlop
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: My GGG Grandfather John Dunlop

I have Agnes McQuath in my tree but she is living Girvan and as far as I know is born there.My GGGreat-grandmother Robina Ross nee McDowall-mother Agnes McQuath or McHarg had a William Hodge lodging with her in Greenock in the 1901(?) Census. Will have a look at dates places connections and get back...
by joette
Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Scottish rehabilitation Great War
Replies: 5
Views: 1521

Re: Scottish rehabilitation Great War

As an aside to your post.My grandparents met at Erskine Hospital.He was an injured Soldier -lost a leg in WW1.She was working as a Nurse.He was admitted for rehabilitation and retraining as a cobbler.He was an ex-miner a regular soldier who had served in the Boer War and the South African Mounted Po...
by joette
Mon May 26, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody live near here?
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Re: Anybody live near here?

LOL Dennis me again & I used to live there as far as I know it's gone now.Demolished a few years back. Again try CYAB. Although still awaiting your other cousin's address on there..
by joette
Wed May 14, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Addition to the family
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: New Addition to the family

Congratulations =D> =D> happy news is always welcome.She sounds lovely.
by joette
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clydebank
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Re: Clydebank

Yep actually my brother lives there. :D