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look up plz x

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Lisa

Lisa Report 12 Feb 2013 12:37

thank u very much i will have a look now x that seems to be the right family x x

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 12 Feb 2013 11:56

Maybe Alexander in 1891/ (you will be able to confirm if this is correct from the occupation given for him on James's marriage certificate)

Name: Alex Robertson
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Wm Robertson
Mother's Name: Agnes Robertson
Gender: Male
Where born: Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire
Registration number: 503
Registration district: Row
Civil parish: Row
Town: Helensburgh
County: Dumbartonshire
Address: 126 E King St
Occupation: Apprentice Plumber
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 197
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1891_163
Household Members: Name Age
Wm Robertson 49
Agnes Robertson 48
Alex Robertson 18
Robert Robertson 12

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 12 Feb 2013 11:49

Used a credit for Scotlandspeople and this looks to be the Robertson / White marriage.


1921 ROBERTSON JAMES ALEXANDER WHITE FLORENCE BONHILL /DUNBARTON 493/00 0072

You need to buy credits and look at that marriage. It will give the age of James Alexander Robertson and his parents' names including his mother's maiden surname. It will also give an occupation for his father.

You then need to look (again on Scotlandspeople) for James and his family on the 1911 census.


rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 12 Feb 2013 11:39

Do you have an approximate year for any of the births or marriages please? Are any of these people still living?


Without any idea of a timescale looking for the surname Robertson would be needle and haystack material!

Have you looked on Scotlandspeople for example for the Robertson / White marriage?


Lisa

Lisa Report 12 Feb 2013 11:34

james robertson 18th jan (no birth year)
wife
florance white 1st/3rd aug (no birth year )
florance had a sister jane white also a brother (david)????

james father was alexander robertson he married twice both wives were called hellen one surname was henderson
there children were
william
lucy
john
david
isabel
joe
nickle
im not sure of which children belonged to which wife ?????
i do know they had more children but dont know any more names.

alexander robertson did have an ilagitimat son called jimmy robertson.

the family were all from helensburgh scotland x

would be greatful of any help x