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by Rockford
Wed Jan 10, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Thrashbush Home, Airdrie
Replies: 8
Views: 1103

Thanks for the speedy replies, as a 'newbie' I'm stunned!

David, the workhouses link is really helpful

Thanks,

Brian
by Rockford
Wed Jan 10, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Opium Poisoning - self inflicted?
Replies: 16
Views: 618

Opium Poisoning - self inflicted?

My second great grandfather died in 1904 from opium poisoning. Does anyone know if, at that time, it was more likely to be self inflicted or the result of a medication gone wrong? His death was recorded as occuring at 1pm on a Monday afternoon and he was a colliery labourer - we would have expected ...
by Rockford
Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Thrashbush Home, Airdrie
Replies: 8
Views: 1103

Thrashbush Home, Airdrie

One of my relations died (aged 71) at Thrashbush Home, near Airdrie in 1926. Does anyone know anything about the history of the home, what type of home this was, or who it was for?

Best wishes

Brian
by Rockford
Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2007)
Replies: 83
Views: 10663

I finally did it!

I found the site through ScotlandsPeople, too. I have looked at it occasionally, but I'm now at the stage of addictiveness where I felt the need to join :shock: .

I hope to learn a lot and hope I can share the little I have.

Best wishes,

Brian