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by Currie
Tue Jul 26, 2022 7:06 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Dr. Robert Slimon.....
Replies: 14
Views: 1144

Re: Dr. Robert Slimon.....

Hello, and Welcome to TalkingScot. This is the book previously referred to. https://archive.org/details/historyofgeologi00macniala/page/224/mode/2up?view=theater Evening Telegraph, Dundee, Wednesday, November 8, 1882 DEATHS. At Lesmahagow, on the 4th inst., Captain Ambrose Dawson Jennings, late of t...
by Currie
Wed Jul 13, 2022 4:26 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Ella Mary Maclennan
Replies: 13
Views: 146

Re: Ella Mary Maclennan

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 06 January, 1911.
MARRIAGES.
BEHRENDS—MACLENNAN.—At the British Consulate, Rotterdam, on the 5th inst., Gerhard Behrends, to Ella, youngest daughter of the late George Maclennan and of Mrs Maclennan, 62 Colinton Road, Edinburgh.

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Alan
by Currie
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:46 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Ella Mary Maclennan
Replies: 13
Views: 146

Re: Ella Mary Maclennan

Some things to consider. A British woman who married a German citizen ceased to be British and became a German citizen. Anti-German feeling among the general British populace during WW1 was intense, much more so than during WW2. German men of military age were considered to be enemy aliens and were ...
by Currie
Tue Jul 12, 2022 8:33 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Ella Mary Maclennan
Replies: 13
Views: 146

Re: Ella Mary Maclennan

Maybe she went to Antwerp as a nurse or to help out in a similar capacity. http://www.gwpda.org/memoir/warnurse/wn1.html I can’t see a record among the WW1 British nurses at the National Archives but they wouldn’t have been the only show in town. https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-re...
by Currie
Sat Jul 02, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: David Chalmers Ships captain and Harbourmaster Drummore
Replies: 16
Views: 4806

Re: David Chalmers Ships captain and Harbourmaster Drummore

Hello, and welcome to TalkingScot. From the newspapers. The Jehu seems to have been used for cargo rather than fishing. Isle of Man Times, Saturday, Aug. 13, 1881 BY MR CORRAN. On Monday next, August 15 1881. --Smack Jehu, To be sold by public auction by Mr M Corran, on Monday, August 15, the Smack ...
by Currie
Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:19 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Ridge Park Children's Home and Dunavon Children's Home
Replies: 34
Views: 9264

Re: Ridge Park Children's Home and Dunavon Children's Home

A bit more. Lanarkshire County Council report dated 1947 regarding the taking over of Ridge Park House by the County Council, to be used for the accommodation of young children under school age, and as a feeder for Dunavon House, which should be used as far as possible for children aged 5 and over. ...
by Currie
Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Ridge Park Children's Home and Dunavon Children's Home
Replies: 34
Views: 9264

Re: Ridge Park Children's Home and Dunavon Children's Home

Hello Gary, and Welcome to TalkingScot. You could try the British Newspaper Archive. A search there for Dunavon and Strathaven brings up quite a few results. Many are job advertisements but there’s probably something of much more interest. There appears to be some relatively recent letters from form...
by Currie
Fri May 20, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helen Gray 1916
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Re: Helen Gray 1916

Sorry I’m late responding. These are the Glasgow Herald entries, but there’s nothing new. The Glasgow Herald, January 5, 1916 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=5MZAAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MKYMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6894%2C377230 The Glasgow Herald, January 7, 1916 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=5sZAAAAAIBAJ&s...
by Currie
Sat Apr 23, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Naval graves
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: Naval graves

If you don’t have any luck here maybe The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project could help. http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/ Their old forum was the The Scottish War Graves Project. http://scottishwargraves.s5.bizhat.com/ Maybe a search of each site for the names you have will pr...
by Currie
Wed Apr 06, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: GWYNNE family
Replies: 13
Views: 399

Re: GWYNNE family

Funeral Notice for James Gwynne, died 1970.
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=8 ... 1%2C274410

Alan