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by LesleyB
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Sapper
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Sapper

London Regiment Royal Engineers?
- just a guess

Or maybe Light Railway?
http://www.1914-1918.net/lightrail.htm
by LesleyB
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck can anyone help find his parents
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: Stuck can anyone help find his parents

Hi oldhug "Robert moodie and elizabeth hunter where married in the parish of scoonie county of fife 1788 this is what is says on the copy of the parish records" -are any father's names given on this, or witness names? Or an occupation for Robert? Or a place where he lived in Scoonie parish? Does it ...
by LesleyB
Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck can anyone help find his parents
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: Stuck can anyone help find his parents

Hi oldhug Robert Moodie christening: 09 June 1765 , DUNFERMLINE, FIFE, SCOTLAND father: Robert Moodie / mother: Anne Wardlaw Is this Robert your direct line? Have you seen the christening entry on Scotlands People? Does it confirm he was born in 1760 Scoonie, (as you have mentoned) and christened in...
by LesleyB
Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck can anyone help find his parents
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: Stuck can anyone help find his parents

Hi Oldhug In order to be able to help and to be clear what we are looking for, we need to ask a few questions. Can you tell us where you have looked already and where the info you already have has come from? e.g. "his wife Anne Wardlaw 1740 - 10 Sep 1841 Born: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Died: Scotl...
by LesleyB
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck can anyone help find his parents
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: Stuck can anyone help find his parents

hi oldhug
What evidence do you have that Robert Moodie was born in Dunfermlne in 1740? Normally one would know this kind of information from having seen the birth entry which would usually give at least the father's name.

Best wishes
Lesley
by LesleyB
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Objack
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Re: Objack

Hi stepmars

I think to be sure of the meaning we would really need to see the word in context. Do you have a name, parish and date for the death? Can you post the image?

Best wishes
Lesley
by LesleyB
Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: 3rd Kaffir War 1850 - 1853 - South Africa
Replies: 20
Views: 2835

Re: 3rd Kaffir War 1850 - 1853 - South Africa

Hi Ted and Colin As far as I remember, I think you can send PMs on TS without having to post several times first. I do know that this is sometimes the case on other forums, so it may be that with the most recent update of the forum software that this is now the case - perhaps Andrew can confirm? Bes...
by LesleyB
Tue May 06, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: James Ogilvie and naming pattern
Replies: 5
Views: 1102

Re: James Ogilvie and naming pattern

Hi WendyT
Following the pattern of first born son - maternal grandfather - second born daughter - maternal grandmother
This would not be the usual pattern, which is: first born son - paternal grandfather - second born daughter - paternal grandmother

Best wishes
Lesley
by LesleyB
Thu May 01, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Glasgow News???
Replies: 8
Views: 523

Re: The Glasgow News???

The Mitchell Library in Glasgow have newspaper archives - they may have copies.
http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/libraries ... /home.aspx

It might be worth contacting them to find out.
by LesleyB
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Hyndman/McMullen
Replies: 11
Views: 2545

Re: Hyndman/McMullen

Hi Jane And welcome to Talking Scot :D Have you been able to trace any of your family who lived in Scotkand through any of the census years? Or have you searched for any births, marriages or deaths that you know occurred in Scotland? You can search online for some of this information on web sites su...