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by tishgibbons
Tue Nov 09, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6 Elder Park St, Govan - in 1912, what was here?
Replies: 4
Views: 188

Re: 6 Elder Park St, Govan - in 1912, what was here?

Thanks John. Trying to figure our why she was there. Seems to have had a tough life...
by tishgibbons
Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6 Elder Park St, Govan - in 1912, what was here?
Replies: 4
Views: 188

6 Elder Park St, Govan - in 1912, what was here?

I have a Joanna Fisher Davidson (ms Leys) normally a Braemar resident, occasionally in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1911 census)who dies in 1912 at 6 Elder Park St., Govan. Could this have been a hospital or nursing home or some such? She was only 47 and died of acute pneumonia - the informant was her son w...
by tishgibbons
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grassick/h family Strathdon/Corgarff/Wester Chappelton
Replies: 6
Views: 557

Re: Grassick/h family Strathdon/Corgarff/Wester Chappelton

Andrew - just coming back on this one from over a year ago. Helen Grassick, age 33, head of household, crofter, Wester Chapeltown, Strathdon [also in household: Penelope Grassick, niece, age 11] This looks very good now as there is a Penelope Grassick born 1839 to Hary Grassick who I believe to be a...
by tishgibbons
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Gamekeepers
Replies: 0
Views: 503

Gamekeepers

Just in case any of you had gamekeeper ancestors you can't find in Scotland, I accidentally came across this listing of gamekeepers in Ireland in both the 1901 and 1911 census. It looks like about 100 on each list were born in Scotland - including my own ancestor, Peter Mitchell. Hope it might be of...
by tishgibbons
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Ah no. Nothing in my inbox not even in junk. Maybe pm me your address and I'll email you.
by tishgibbons
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Hi Luan573 - I sent that private message the other day - hope you got it - fingers crossed to hear from you soon!
Tish
by tishgibbons
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

I've been watching the site all week hoping to hear from you. No, no PM came but that's ok. I'll PM you and see if you can get it - hang in there!
by tishgibbons
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Yes, my 4th cousin, once removed - we are connected! \:D/ Delighted to find you! :D Your g.g.grandmother Margaret Mitchell and my g.g.g.grandfather William Mitchell were brother and sister (parents: Peter Mitchell and Mary Bowman). William's son, Peter Mitchell came to Ireland sometime in the early ...
by tishgibbons
Sun May 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Thank you Sarah - you also helped me with the same family about 13 years ago!! Alan provided the reminder.

Alan - thank you so much - intriguing!! Yes I@ll pm.

Thank You~!
Tish
by tishgibbons
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Hello All! I have a Margaret Mitchell LEYS born in Calcutta in 1889 to Aberdeenshire native, William LEYS and his second wife, Bridget Doyle. She married Frederick Alfred Leonard GOLDEN in St. Andrew's Church in Calcutta in August 1911. No trace since. Any ideas or tips for searching in India? It wa...