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by nelmit
Sat Jan 08, 2005 11:59 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: GIE'S A SONG OR SUMHIN
Replies: 42
Views: 5964

ABC Minors

I used to go to the Plaza cinema every Saturday morning with 6d to get in and 3d to spend. We sang this song, while following the bouncing ball, before the show started. We are the boys and girls well known as The Minors of the ABC And every Saturday we line up To see the films we like and shout alo...
by nelmit
Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Birth Record - unknown father.....
Replies: 13
Views: 3053

Illegitimate Child

Hello Heather,

Is the child's surname the same as the mother's? If so then I think it would be difficult (though not impossible) to find the father.

Would you like to post details.

Annette M
by nelmit
Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Cyber Seance
Replies: 7
Views: 1116

Looking forward to it Bob!

Annette M
by nelmit
Mon Dec 27, 2004 10:25 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: My gran's death entry.....
Replies: 1
Views: 587

My gran's death entry.....

Hi all, I can't believe I've lost this info!!???................ John (Sporran) you originally found it for me as it was wrongly transcribed. It is the death entry of Rebecca Bell nee Kincaid who was born in 1878 and died in an asylum in Kirkintilloch. If I remember correctly her maiden name was tra...
by nelmit
Thu Dec 23, 2004 1:36 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Glesca Patter 10
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: Rhymes

mesklin wrote:One, two, three a leery
Four, five, six a leery
Seven, eight, nine a leery
Ten a leery
Over

Childrens counting rhyme for tig.
Dave,

Now don't ask me why but when we sang that rhyme the line after 'ten a leery' was 'Postman's knock'
by nelmit
Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:20 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Glesca Patter 10
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: Glesca Patter 10

First posted on SPDG 22 February 2004 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Glesca Patter 10 het – If yiv ever played ‘Tig, Chases or Hide n Seek’ ye’ll know whit this means. In ‘Tig’ for example, one person chases aw the rest wae the object of touching wan eh them...
by nelmit
Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Robert Wood and Jean Gray.....
Replies: 27
Views: 7674

Robert Wood

Hello Graeme, From the information Andrew supplied there are two possible Roberts on the 1881 census. One married Marion SHARP in 1861 and the other (whose surname is given as WOODS) married Priscilla PEACOCKin 1863. It may be worth checking the marriage entries on SP to see if either of them is you...
by nelmit
Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Glesca Patter 6
Replies: 5
Views: 973

Hi all, Great to read you all again. Moonwatcher , my 15 year old son and I had sore ribs laughing at some of your Glasgow word definitions. Heather, my ‘office’ at work is nicknamed ‘The Dookit’ (but I must add it also has an adjoining dunny) and it sounds a bit like your mum’s except it has a bit ...