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by Russell
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Welsh family in Wemyss Parish?
Replies: 8
Views: 1933

Re: Welsh family in Wemyss Parish?

Hi Ron and a warm welcome to [talkingscot] The original poster has not been on the site for three years but if he still has the same e-mail address he will be notified of your post. We don't consider any post 'old' because the search engines do a brilliant job of finding them and re-awakening intere...
by Russell
Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Africa
Topic: John Little to South Africa ?
Replies: 7
Views: 2769

Re: John Little to South Africa ?

Good idea Allison. 3 years down the line lots more folk have started their search for family and an active post stimulates Google and the other search engines. Who knows maybe another searcher will pick it up :) :)

by Russell
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cyndis list
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Cyndis list

Well done Ina. =D> =D> =D> =D>
Cyndi's List always impressed me so to not only meet and listen to her then to put in a good word for us was the icing on the cake.
by Russell
Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: 2nd Battalion Scots Fusiliers
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: 2nd Battalion Scots Fusiliers

Hi Julie and a warm welcome to [talkingscot] What a great link for your long-lost relative!! we enjoy a buzz every time a searcher turns up with new information and even better... a family link thanks to an old post =D> =D> =D> . We don't consider any post "old". If you want to exchange modern or pr...
by Russell
Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Poke hat
Replies: 31
Views: 10967

Re: Poke hat

BrainA 's comment about Luca's in Musselburgh being great brought back memories from fifty years ago when my teen years were spent there (when I could afford it !). Half a century later now my daughter stays there I sampled their wares (more than once to be sure :) ) and they do indeed make a superi...
by Russell
Sun Jun 12, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: The Americas
Topic: New User Needing Help Please
Replies: 8
Views: 1652

Re: New User Needing Help Please

Hi Forfarlass and welcome to [talkingscot] Your post is in the right place :D . We appreciate any posts on the site and if thwey are in completely the wrong place (i.e. where folk might miss them !) it is not too much trouble to move them :lol: I can't help with possible Canadian migrants but we do ...
by Russell
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Death of John Campbell Master Mariner
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Re: Death of John Campbell Master Mariner

Hi clancam
Well even if you have had only one response to your original post at least it has been brought up to the top and will be picked up by Google/Bing and the other bots. Some of our newer members may come up with new information too. (Now where's the "keep you fingers crossed" Smiley ?

by Russell
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: interpretation of headstone inscriptions
Replies: 4
Views: 2410

Re: interpretation of headstone inscriptions

I would be inclined to make that assumption partly based on her maiden name being more common in Scotland. In my researches I have many examples of the marriage being conducted according to the forms of the branch of religion the wife followed rather that of the husband. Have you explored possible m...
by Russell
Tue May 24, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Thomas Stark, born c1835 - can't find a birth record
Replies: 10
Views: 2901

Re: Thomas Stark, born c1835 - can't find a birth record

I'm keeping my fingers crossed Brian :D
It proves that you should never give up hope. Lets hope it's a fiver well spent. =D>

by Russell
Fri May 06, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: For those visiting the SP Centre
Replies: 4
Views: 1808

Re: For those visiting the SP Centre

Sounds like sensible restriction to protect the system. We all depend on safe access after all but we don't all have the awareness of security needs.