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by djcrtoye
Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Police Barracks
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Police Barracks

I was looking up Airdrie men who fought in the Candaian Army. I came across this Next of Kin address was put down as Police Barracks Coatbridge. Was there a row of houses in which the police lived in ? Also it just gave his mother as next of kin, which would be unusal if it was a tied house. Also wh...
by djcrtoye
Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: William Toy.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1432

Re: William Toy.....

Yes, she is connected to my ggrandfather, she was his older sister. Thanks for the additional information I've been looking for information on her since I started my research. That's amazing this thread has been dormant for a few years and all of a sudden more rellies have come out the wood work. Ha...
by djcrtoye
Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: William Toy.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1432

Re: William Toy.....

Hi Rosamund, I have just noticed that we're related to me albeit distantly. It seems that your grandfather William is my ggrandfather's younger brother his name was Dominic. Both of them were born in Longriggrend and both went down the mines. My ggrandfather served in WW1 as he was a reservist havin...
by djcrtoye
Sun May 16, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Toy sisters
Replies: 9
Views: 549

Re: Toy sisters

Thanks for all your suggestions. Will have to spend some money on SP.

Thanks again.
by djcrtoye
Sat May 15, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Toy sisters
Replies: 9
Views: 549

Toy sisters

Hi I'm wondering if any of you can help me. I'm looking for the following sisters of my ggranda Toy. Their names are Ann and Margaret both were on the 1891 census, Anne was 22 and Margaret was 10. Ann was born in Armadale while Margaet was born in New Monkland. They probably both got married I would...
by djcrtoye
Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Airdrie
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Re: Airdrie

Thanks for the information.
by djcrtoye
Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Airdrie
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Airdrie

Hi, I wonder if any one knows the population of Airdrie in 1914 please. If not could you direct me to somewhere that would have that information.

Thanks.

Dominic
by djcrtoye
Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Caithness to Edinburgh c1870's
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Caithness to Edinburgh c1870's

Thanks' for your answers. Did this make the newspapers of the time or did the government as usaul cover it. So that it was just a 'little' local difficulty and everything was in hand.

Thanks.
by djcrtoye
Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Caithness to Edinburgh c1870's
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Caithness to Edinburgh c1870's

Hi I wonder if any one can answer this. During my research over the last few years I've noticed that my rellies living in the Caithness area moved to Edinburgh circa 1870. Also I've noticed that it seems my rellies weren't the only ones to make that move. So why did this migration happen at roughly ...
by djcrtoye
Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The TalkingScot forum is back online
Replies: 72
Views: 3114

Thanks for all your hard work. Great news