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by Currie
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.
Replies: 14
Views: 817

Re: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.

This is the first part of the Glasgow Mail report previously referred to. It's taken from the pages of The Morning Post, (London), Saturday, January 03, 1852. LEARNED LETTERS OF ORTHODOX DIVINES. AN AMUSING CORRESPONDENCE. (From the Glasgow Mail.) The Parochial Board of Greenock met on Tuesday eveni...
by Currie
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Glasgow City Poorhouse: Dr John Jones
Replies: 25
Views: 2965

Re: Glasgow City Poorhouse: Dr John Jones

Hello WeeLee and welcome to TalkingScot. I’ll take a chance on this because of the bridge connection. 1905/06 Glasgow directory: Main, James A. (of A. & J. Main & Co., Ltd.), 3 Marchmont ter., Kelvinside. https://archive.org/details/postofficeannual190506gla/page/502 There’s more about the company h...
by Currie
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seeking help with a Surname Change
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Seeking help with a Surname Change

Hello Len, Was he the Basket Maker? If so he was still using his Duffy name up to when he left Scotland. As you say it may have been news of anti Irish feeling in America that prompted him to use another surname. If he left Ireland at a very young age he probably did not have an accent and could eas...
by Currie
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.
Replies: 14
Views: 817

A Troublesome Priest Transferred.

From the John o' Groat Journal, etc (Wick), Friday, January 23, 1852. GREENOCK PAROCHIAL BOARD.—A BIT OF SCANDAL.—At a meeting of the Parochial Board of Greenock, held on Tuesday last, the exposure of a Roman Catholic clergyman, while located in the West of Scotland, was brought out in the report of...
by Currie
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Togneri Family
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Togneri Family

There are also many Togneri references in the Stirling Observer available here. https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co. ... 2bobserver

Alan
by Currie
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Togneri Family
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Togneri Family

Hello Andy, You’ll find various records for the Stirling branch of the Togneri family (including valuation rolls) on the ScotlandsPeople web site. There’s an article in The Evening Telegraph and Post (Dundee), Monday, October 18, 1937, which reads in part: "A Stirling miner who terrorised a 16-year-...
by Currie
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: 19 Howard St
Replies: 15
Views: 1357

Re: 19 Howard St

According to the Glasgow Directory there was a solicitor’s office at 19 Howard street between 1906/07 and at least 1941/42. 1906/07 https://archive.org/details/postofficeannual190607gla/page/766 1941/42 https://archive.org/details/postofficeann194142glas/page/642 Younger, John, B.L., solicitor and n...
by Currie
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bankruptcies
Replies: 6
Views: 353

Re: Bankruptcies

Hello Doddie, Try the Edinburgh Gazette, search for person’s name, or company name, or an address, or whatever. Maybe he’s in the results of an Ardrishaig plumber sequestration search. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/Edinburgh/notice?results-page-size=10&categorycode-all=all&numberOfLocatio...
by Currie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Americas
Topic: Robert ROSS - Austin, Texas maybe
Replies: 13
Views: 766

Re: Robert ROSS - Austin, Texas maybe

Obituary Galveston Daily News, 28 & 29 May, 1994. Also a picture? Seems to be linked somehow to ancestry.com but free trial available.
https://www.newspapers.com/search/#lnd= ... 1994&t=568

Alan
by Currie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Midwife in Belfast
Replies: 12
Views: 644

Re: Midwife in Belfast

Hello Ailsa,

No luck at all with this. I guess there wasn’t enough money around for most people to pay for such things.

All the best,
Alan