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by nelmit
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Seemingly Missing Marriage Record
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: Seemingly Missing Marriage Record

It might be worth contacting The Mitchell Library in Glasgow to see if there is a record for a poorhouse application made by a Helen McArthur Carlin who was destitute in 1884. Name: Helen Mc Arthur Carlin Marital status: Married Admission Age: 59 Record Type: Applications for Relief Birth Date: abt ...
by nelmit
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decyphering a death reg
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Decyphering a death reg

I managed to get the image too but not anywhere with the surname. Searching everywhere for anything like it comes up with nothing. According to census records Jane/Jean Ross was born at Dalkeith, Midlothian around 1809 but a submitter at Ancestry has her born around 1801 and married before to John M...
by nelmit
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decyphering a death reg
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Decyphering a death reg

I have a death registration I purchased from Scotland's People many years ago and have never been able to see just what a name was. I am trying to work out what the deceased's mother's maiden name may be. Looks like Gye/Gyer but I cannot find any trace of that name. The notations on the image (belo...
by nelmit
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hogmanay in Days Gone By.
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Hogmanay in Days Gone By.

Fabulous Alan. The language alone makes the article worth reading and really brings it to life.

Happy New Year [cheers] [Scotland drink] [bagpipe]

Best wishes,
Annette
by nelmit
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My David Mitchell again
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Re: My David Mitchell again

I cannot find my original post but here is a summary of the brick wall that I have never been able to solve.

I'm 'bumping' this one up for TS 15th Birthday. :D

Best wishes,
Annette
by nelmit
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TalkingScot's 15th birthday
Replies: 16
Views: 709

Re: TalkingScot's 15th birthday

Happy Birthday Talking Scot =D> [cheers] \:D/ Like Sarah one of my all time favourite posts is http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=12465 Moonwatcher's stories were always a joy to read and Alan's newspaper posts bring history to life. Thanks to Andrew and all the admin team for all ...
by nelmit
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post **
Replies: 144
Views: 8925

Re: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post **

SarahND wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:29 pm
I "bumped" this one for our 10th anniversary and it's still one of my all-time favorites, for teamwork and perseverance. Read through from the beginning and enjoy!

[birthday]
Talking Scot is 15 years old!

Sarah
Mine too Sarah.

Happy birthday Talking Scot. =D> [raise-glass]
by nelmit
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FMP free access
Replies: 2
Views: 147

FMP free access

Find my past has free access till 11th November. 😊

Regards,
Annette
by nelmit
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.
Replies: 14
Views: 830

Re: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.

Hello Meg and Sarah, The story continues, and it appears that Father Scanlan is even more of a Cad and Bounder than he first appeared to be........... One of the body there, high in office, told her that Scanlan had been sent off to America, not on account of his connection with her, but with a mil...
by nelmit
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.
Replies: 14
Views: 830

Re: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.

What a story!

Annette