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by Currie
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records

A bit more on this. The Edinburgh Gazette has entries for two men who died intestate and without traceable relatives and who forfeited their estates to the Crown. They were, in 1933, Daniel MacLachlan, Rose's Home, Burns Street, Glasgow, and, in 1944, Bartly Fahy, of Rose's Home, 6 Burns Street, Gla...
by Currie
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records

Hello Andrew, See the 1940-41 Glasgow Directory, 6-12 Burns Street was officially known as Garscube Road Home. https://archive.org/stream/postofficeann194041glas#page/780/mode/2up There's an 1890s description of the home in this thread. http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=14020 Some Gla...
by Currie
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Query regarding marriage registration
Replies: 5
Views: 518

Re: Query regarding marriage registration

The practice of delaying or avoiding the registration of an irregular marriage for which a Sheriff's warrant had been issued came to an end in 1916. From the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1916. 1.—(1) The parties to a joint application for warrant to register an irregular marriage under the Marriage (Scot...
by Currie
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Query regarding marriage registration
Replies: 5
Views: 518

Re: Query regarding marriage registration

Hello Susie, There's information about Sheriff's Warrants in this thread, including, “Once the warrant was granted you could go off to the registrar to register the marriage”.http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=488#p4280 I haven't been able to find any information about a time limit to ...
by Currie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When was education compulsory?
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: When was education compulsory?

It appears that exemptions could be made. Manual of the Education Act for Scotland etc, 1872 https://books.google.com.au/books?id=SIUDAAAAQAAJ&pg=PR45 Exemptions. A certificate of ability to read and write, and of a knowledge of elementary arithmetic, granted by one of H.M. Inspectors in favour of a...
by Currie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clan Confussion - MacKenzie Clan
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Clan Confussion - MacKenzie Clan

The Order of Scottish Clans is described in this Wiki. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Scottish_Clans The Order of Scottish Clans was a fraternal and benevolent society The dual purpose of the Order was to provide life and disability insurance to Scottish immigrants and their descendants, and...
by Currie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Further identification
Replies: 20
Views: 1050

Re: Further identification

A search for “220 thistle” in the additional information section of CWGC brings up three results. Private McFEE, JAMES Service Number 3/6626 Died 04/04/1917 Aged 24 10th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Son of Catherine McFee, of 220, Thistle St., South Side, Glasgow. Private McPHEE, P Service ...
by Currie
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Query
Replies: 14
Views: 639

Re: General Query

Glasgow Herald, Friday, July 1, 1859. (Page 2, first column, 3rd item.) https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=pFNEAAAAIBAJ&sjid=1bEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1589%2C98609 TO LET, HOUSES of One and Two Rooms and Kitchen, with Water Closets, &c., in 54 M'Intosh Street, off Duke Street. Apply to J. H. Wilson, Bookse...
by Currie
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Census
Topic: 1911 - Windows
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: 1911 - Windows

In 1861 there were 121 windowless houses in Edinburgh. In 1911 there were none. http://www.histpop.org/ohpr/servlet/PageBrowser2?ResourceType=Census&SearchTerms=windows&SearchContent=All&ExpressionKind=All&Date=1911&Geography=S&Sorting=resource-type%20date%20geography&simple=no&path=Results&active=y...
by Currie
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Cemetery
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Cemetery

Try the death notices in the Glasgow Herald. The cemetery is often mentioned.
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=j ... %2C1317537

Click on "Browse this newspaper” and you'll find your way there.

Alan