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by DavidWW
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: decreee of declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 903

It may be possible to obtain copies of the various court papers by post from NAS. Email them with the details and ask for an estimate for photocopies.

I'd agree with Anne that it's near certain that there was no divorce procedure involved.

David
by DavidWW
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: The Johnstones and the wedding invitation
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: The Johnstones and the wedding invitation

.....snipped...........My question is this, is there enough information there to be able to identfy the Johnstone family, I've tried and failed Thanks in advance Probably, but substantial research could be required to identify all the possible aunts and uncles to whom Mary was a niece, i.e. all the...
by DavidWW
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Watchmaker or Matchmaker?
Replies: 14
Views: 513

Thanks Guys, basically I need confirmation of what I was seeing as I didnt expect a watchmaker in the family. I did a quick search on SP for the OPR marriage of Thomas Taylor and Helen Martin and I got a hit. Stilll looking for deaths. Guess what is on his marriage record. Watchmaker. Some parts I ...
by DavidWW
Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Joseph Stephen
Replies: 15
Views: 589

Alien abduction is a suprisingly popular theory [alien] [alien] but I've yet to come across a proven case [5 cups] It may be that the record is hiding behind a completely impenetrable index entry, - and that could be back at the time, never mind more modern times, in which case you are st****d, I'm ...
by DavidWW
Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: British Empire Medal
Replies: 1
Views: 191

I believe that you might find the info in one of the official "Gazettes", - see http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/.

Some of the info, but up until which date I'm unsure, has been indexed.

David
by DavidWW
Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: I'm impressed!
Replies: 14
Views: 1078

frances wrote:Hi David

I think that would be NILS OLAF a king penguin who lives at Edinburgh Zoo and is the Mascot and Colonel-In-Chief of the King's Guard.

Frances
Spot on :!:

Colonel-In-Chief Nils Olaf Edinburgh Zoo king penguin.

Congrats [5 cups] [5 cups]

David
by DavidWW
Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: I'm impressed!
Replies: 14
Views: 1078

Every three years or so the Norwegian Kungen's Gård (King's Guard) take part, - they're not professionals, but conscripts of 9 months service at the date of the Tattoo, and they traditionally march off singing, word perfect, "We're No Awa' Tae Bide Awa' ....................... ". They do a drill rou...
by DavidWW
Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: I'm impressed!
Replies: 14
Views: 1078

Eight members of our family had the great priviledge of being at the tattoo on Friday night, it was the occassion of our daughter's first wedding anniversary :D . Her and her husband were delighted to hear the traditional Black Bear at he end of the performance. They walked out to this tune after t...
by DavidWW
Sat Aug 25, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Hospitals for TB
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hospitals for TB

Thanks for all your replies, I should have asked if it was possible to view any of the hospital records for about 1900, looking for a death of Peter McEachern/McKechnie, its not on S.P. if anyone has followed the item on the History and Geography section named Rashfield Farm you would see there is ...
by DavidWW
Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Ernest Russell Lyon ( 1923-1944)
Replies: 99
Views: 15583

George Watson's School should have a record of the years that he was there.

David