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by Currie
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: James Gillespie - 344 Holmhead St, Glasgow
Replies: 13
Views: 479

Re: James Gillespie - 344 Holmhead St, Glasgow

The 1860/61 Glasgow Directory has Holmhead Street numbers only going up to the 50s. https://archive.org/stream/postofficeannual186061gla#page/360 It could be a bit up-market judging by the occupations of the residents. A solicitor appears to be an occupant of no. 34½. There's a James Gillespie, Buil...
by Currie
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: FORREST / NAPIER family
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: FORREST / NAPIER family

Depending on where you live you may be able to access 19th Century British Library newspapers from home via you local State, National or whatever library. Otherwise you can get access via this site. https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ Lots of interesting stuff can be found, especially acciden...
by Currie
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: FORREST / NAPIER family
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: FORREST / NAPIER family

The Courier and Argus (Dundee), Tuesday, June 26, 1906 MILTON OF ABERCAIRNY. MR A. FORREST. The farm of Milton of Abercairny, on the estate of the same name (Captain Home Drummond Moray's) has for tenant that genial, hard-working agriculturist, Mr A. Forrest-It is a pleasure to have a talk with Mr F...
by Currie
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 642

Re: Help please

Ailsa, Try the death notices in the Glasgow Herald. They are on the last page. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC&dat=19630701&printsec=frontpage&hl=en Or the Glasgow Evening Times. Towards the end of the newspaper. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2mus-XyGPC0C&dat=19630701&pr...
by Currie
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 976

Re: Help please

In the 1895-96 Glasgow Directory Hutchesontown U. P. Church appears to be at about No. 73, and Hutchesontown Congregational Church at No. 173. The Thistle Street intersection is close to No. 91.
http://www.archive.org/stream/postoffic ... 8/mode/2up

Alan
by Currie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Help please
Replies: 24
Views: 976

Re: Help please

Malcolm Wright is an unusual name.

SP has a death for a Malcolm Wright 1893 Govan age 18.

Alan
by Currie
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: South Sawmillfield Mill and "Rosie's Home" records
Replies: 3
Views: 655

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: 655

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: 523

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: 523

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 ...