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Thomas Carmichael

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SylviaInCanada Report 7 Apr 2013 23:37

Hi Adrian

It was Sheila who was asking the questions.

I'm just one of many members who "help" other members by finding information. I have no connection with the families

It looks as though that first (opening) post was Sheila's one and only post, so she may not still be a member.

May I suggest that you contact her directly .............. GR do not notify members that there are new posts on treads on the Boards.

Simply click on her name, and type your message in the box that appears. Then click Send

GR will then send an email to Sheila's home email address to notify her that there is a message in the internal messaging system of the site .........................

all you have to do then is hope that Sheila still has her current email address on file with GR

Good luck



AdrianJames Report 7 Apr 2013 23:19

Hi Sylviain, Just seen your inquiry, wondered how far you had got. I am interested because my family came from Edinburgh in 1861 to Worcester England, where as your family went to Birmingham, England in about 1850. Also one of my ancestors William C married a Catherine Davidson. My oldest ancestor came from Tulliallan / Culross, Scotland in 1779. Birmingham is 26 miles from Worcester. I am also trying to remember if Thomas Carmichael's Death certificate in 1880 Birmingham would list his Fathers & Mothers name, They would on a Scottish certificate. Regards Adrian J Carmichael


MeJoy75 Report 29 May 2010 07:29

Found these on scotlandspeople


Date - 8 Feb 1842
Surname - Carmichael
Forename - Thomas
Spouse Name/Frame No - Barbara Davidson/FR6335
Sex - M
Parish - Leith South
City/County - Edinburgh City/Midlothian

Date - 22 April 1849
Surname - Carmichael
Forename - William Davidso
Parent Name/Frame No - Thomas Carmichael/Barbara Davidson FR1004
Parish - Gorbals
City/County - Glasgow City/Lanark


SylviaInCanada Report 29 May 2010 02:26

On the other hand, you can then find this other tree which has him married to a Barbara Davidson, and several other children in additon ot the ones you name

Blakemore Family Tree
Owner: librarybuff2002


13 Aug 1820
Dunkeld, Perthshire

20 Feb 1892
Birmingham, Warwickshire, , England

Family Members


No Father

No Mother

No siblings shown

Spouse & Children

Barbara Davidson
1823 – 1880

Thomas Alexander Carmichael
1843 –

Henrietta M Carmichael
1848 –

William D Carmichael
1849 –

James Carmichael
1851 –

1853 – 1914

Jane Carmichael
1854 –

John Carmichael
1856 – 1931

1861 –

Charles Henry Carmichael
1863 –

Alfred Carmichael
1866 –

Barbara Davidson

12 Dec 1823
Ardersier, Inverness-shire, Scotland

31 Mar 1880
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

no parents shown



SylviaInCanada Report 29 May 2010 02:17

Several Public Family Trees show that Thomas Carmichael married Barbara Smith, ca 1838 ...... but no evidence or documentation shown!

I think you need to get access to Scotland's People, which is a pay-per-view site.



SylviaInCanada Report 29 May 2010 02:12

you don't say whether yu have found him on any censuses

I am posting this for reference purposes

1851 Census Scotland

Name: Thomas Carmichael
Age: 34
Estimated birth year: abt 1817
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name: Barbara
Gender: Male
Where born: Dunkeld, Perthshire
Parish Number: 663
Civil parish: Boness
Town: Böness
County: West Lothian
Address: South Street
Occupation: Confectioner

Thomas Carmichael 34
Barbara Carmichael 30 1821, South Ronaldsay, Orkney
Thos A Carmichael 8 1843, Leith, Midlothian, Scholar
Henrietta M Carmichael 3 1848, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scholar
W D Carmichael 2 1849, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
James Carmichael under 1 m 1851, Bowness, Linlithgowshire



Sheila Report 28 May 2010 23:37

Can anyone help me please I am looking for any info on my Gt Gt Grandfather Thomas Carmichael.1817 He was born in Scotland. Perthshire I think.. He was married to Barbara. They had 4 children born in Scotland. Thomas 1843. Harriet or Harrietta? 1848 William 1849 and James 1852. I would like to know where he was born and who his parents were and any siblings.