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by AndrewP
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A futile search?
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: A futile search?

Hi Billymac, I see a possibility in Partick Thistle (Glasgow). A Joe Ramsay played for them in a match in 1924 against Liverpool. Partick Thistle 4 Liverpool 1. http://partickthistleahistory.wikifoundry.com/page/Tom+Crichton++1924 Another reference here. http://partickthistleahistory.wikifoundry.com...
by AndrewP
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Registrations of death, Births and Marriages During Covid-19
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Registrations of death, Births and Marriages During Covid-19

Thanks for that Wilma.

See the similar information from the City of Edinburgh Council.

https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/births-mar ... nt-message

Take care,

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Village Life in Scotland Fifty Years Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Village Life in Scotland Fifty Years Ago

Hi Alan,

A great read - with a fair sprinkling of Scots dialect terms.

All the best,

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ScotlandsPeople Centre closed - Corona Virus
Replies: 5
Views: 115

ScotlandsPeople Centre closed - Corona Virus

Please note that the ScotlandsPeople Centre in Edinburgh is closed until further notice because of the Corona Virus risk. This is in line with the current Government advice. In the meantime, their website is running as normal for your genealogy research. See: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ All ...
by AndrewP
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Searching births
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Searching births

Correction - my typo - Helen was age 33 in 1911 census (now corrected above). :oops:

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Searching births
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Searching births

One clue to take is the parents' marriage. William Hamilton and Helen McNamara married in 1900 in Anderston, Glasgow. The child(ren) may have been born in Glasgow, possibly registered in Anderston. Starting with all 1911-1912 John Hamilton (male) birth registrations in Scotland gives 111 results. Na...
by AndrewP
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decyphering a death reg
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Decyphering a death reg

Hi Billy, Dalkeith is in Midlothan, sometimes referred to as the County of Edinburgh in older documents. This is confirmed by your document numbers starting 683 - the parish number for Dalkeith, Midlothian in the numbering system initiated by the General Register Office for Scotland (and continued i...
by AndrewP
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decyphering a death reg
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Decyphering a death reg

Hi Bill, The image is there by your latest link. =D> =D> =D> =D> I would say her maiden surname is given as "Gye". All of this registrar's words end with a last letter with a long tail, so I don't think there is an "r" on the end. However, you need to use some latitude regarding the spelling when se...
by AndrewP
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decyphering a death reg
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Decyphering a death reg

No - still not showing any image. Just a message saying that the image does not exist, or has been deleted.

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scotland's People query
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Scotland's People query

Hi Bill, The mother's maiden surname will be on all death certificates, assuming it was known to the person registering the death. The proviso 'not always recorded before 1974' refers to ScotlandsPeople's index, not the certificates. The mother's maiden surname has been entered into SP's index consi...