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by valerie kenny
Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: barnhill poorhouse denniston
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Re: barnhill poorhouse denniston

WOW that is really interesting thank you very much . to list his status widower was very naughty i can only assume he was asked to leave or left of his own choice to see he had been in to or 3 times was also interesting. i will e-mail and ask for a copy .all the names mentioned are correct his fathe...
by valerie kenny
Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Village life in 1750
Replies: 8
Views: 1575

Re: Village life in 1750

hi jim, thanks for the info on the book will defo have a look at it. val
by valerie kenny
Sun May 08, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: barnhill poorhouse denniston
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Re: barnhill poorhouse denniston

i am in livingston but dont know glasgow at all and have no idea where the library is or what info it has but going by the posts its very informative i usually just go to edinburgh gro. i would apprieciate any look up you are willing to do for me and quite happy to wait until you have time. thank yo...
by valerie kenny
Sun May 08, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: barnhill poorhouse denniston
Replies: 4
Views: 788

barnhill poorhouse denniston

i have a gt.gt. grandfather richard davies died in barnhill poorhouse denniston 1904. i have never looked into poorhouses but was really surprised to discover richard there as for most of his life he lived in edinburgh and since marriage to herietta tait resided at 1 gilchrist entry greenside place ...
by valerie kenny
Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Village life in 1750
Replies: 8
Views: 1575

Re: Village life in 1750

i have young relatives that lived in muttonhole crammond edinburgh all i can find is that is was near granton would they be fishermen no mention of occupations i had never heard of muttonhole and see no reminder of it in and around crammond.
by valerie kenny
Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: Johnstone family Edinburgh 1891 .....
Replies: 11
Views: 1561

Re: Johnstone family Edinburgh 1891 .....

hi all i have found a family on the 1891 census ;- although most of the johnston davis familys where involed with the printing industry this lists his occ. as a blacksmith 1891 Scotland Census about John Johnston Name: John Johnston Age: 39 Estimated birth year: abt 1852 Relationship: Head Spouse's ...
by valerie kenny
Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Johnstone family Edinburgh 1891 .....
Replies: 11
Views: 1561

Re: Johnstone family Edinburgh 1891 .....

no same as everyone else for some reason i think they may have gone back to ireland. perhaps john helped set up new printing presses ??? just a thought.
by valerie kenny
Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: robert geddes taylor drowns
Replies: 3
Views: 970

Re: robert geddes taylor drowns

thanks for that andrew
by valerie kenny
Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: robert geddes taylor drowns
Replies: 3
Views: 970

robert geddes taylor drowns

sorry should have said granton in edinburgh. his usual residence was albert street leith edinburgh.
by valerie kenny
Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: robert geddes taylor drowns
Replies: 3
Views: 970

robert geddes taylor drowns

robert geddes taylor was found drowned in middle pier granton 10/11 june 1922. i have tried googling for a newspaper report of his death but no luck can anyone help me find a newspaper report this man was my gt. grandfather