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Scottish marriages

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John Report 16 Feb 2013 12:57

Many thanks for all responses, will take on board all your advice.


brummiejan Report 16 Feb 2013 11:40

Just for info - Mitchell is male it seems!

1901 Scotland Census
Name: Mitchell Grieve
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Adam Grieve
Mother's Name: Isabella Grieve
Gender: Male
Where born: Edinburgh
Registration number: 685/2
Registration district: St Andrew
Civil parish: Edinburgh St Mary
County: Midlothian
Address: 6 Nelson St
Occupation: Apprentice Mason

Adam Grieve 52
Isabella Grieve 43
Mary Grieve 20
Adam Grieve 18
Mitchell Grieve 16
Jane Grieve 14
Agnes Grieve 11
Ella Grieve 9
Ruth Grieve 6
Oliver Grieve 11 Mos


GlasgowLass Report 16 Feb 2013 11:29

Sounds daft, but was Mitchell Grieve male?
Mitchell was often used as female name.

rather odd...
Assuming he was male, there are no Scottish marriages for anyone (male) called Mitchell Grieve until 1959 , yet there THREE entries for this one name in the same year???

Can't find a Scottish Marriage for anyone called Oliver Nelson Grieve, but given his birth year, the earliest possible marriage for anyone called Oliver Grieve was in 1939 and another two possibles between 1939 and 1960


Malcolm Report 16 Feb 2013 11:20

Scotlands People is free to join but you need credits to search most of the records. You can search marriages up to 1935 online.

7 pounds for 30 SP credits. One credit pays for the index search. With the info you have it should be easy to determine if the index shows any matching marriage. 5 credits to view the original certificate online and you can download it too.


Reggie Report 16 Feb 2013 11:19

30 credits on SP cost £7.00


brummiejan Report 16 Feb 2013 11:04

John, have you tried checking 'search all trees' to see if anyone else has these people in their tree?
You can find BMD's on Scotlands People, but you need to buy credits - I believe it's a very reasonable charge.


John Report 16 Feb 2013 10:39

Would appreciate any help with marriage details in respect of
Mitchell GRIEVE b Edinburgh 1884
Oliver Nelson GRIEVE b Edinburgh 1900
Many thanks