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Trying to find Scobie

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Unknown Report 9 May 2006 09:24

trying to find relations of William Scobie who married Elizabeth Alker in Southport - they were born in the late 1800s and moved to the Birmingham area.


Frances Report 27 Apr 2012 20:39

hello yes related William Scobie in Southport, they were living next door to each other Elizabeth (Annie) Alker when they got married. I live in Southport and have the Alker family going back to the 1600s have loads of information but nothing since they moved to the Birmingham area....hopefully you will see this message as I have just seen that your message was posted in 2006 regards Fran ALker Clarke :-)


MarieCeleste Report 27 Apr 2012 20:42

Hello Frances, the person who originally posted this is no longer an active member (no board name, no posts and obsolete joining date) plus the thread is six years old.


SylviaInCanada Report 27 Apr 2012 21:32


As Marie says, this is a very old posting.

It is very probable that "unknown" has never returned here, and will not see this message.

GR does not send messages re new postings on threads.

May I suggest that you send a pm (personal message).

Just click on "unknown"s name or on Send Message.

Type your information in the box that appears, then click Submit.

GR will then send a message to "unknown" to say that there is a message waiting in the internal messaging system.

Then all you have to do is hope that "unknown" still has the same email address that GR has on file.

Good luck



jax Report 27 Apr 2012 22:26


You cannot send a message to the Poster the account has been deleted


Reggie Report 27 Apr 2012 22:27

In view of the info about the poster, one has to assume GR have NO records for him/her

Another victim of the 'discussions'?


SylviaInCanada Report 28 Apr 2012 02:01

That's not much use then, is it?


Cynthia Report 28 Apr 2012 12:05

Hi Frances,

You can try putting the names you are researching into the Search Trees box above to see if any other members on here have them in their tree.

If you find a connection, you can contact the tree owner.

Reggie etc....this 'discussions' thing is driving me crazy - I feel so sorry for newbies...... :-(


Frances Report 9 Jun 2012 02:36

A very belated thank you to all who replied to my mess re Scobies. havent had time to sort any of it out. Wi'll be doing...will let u know if I get anywhere again many thanks to all. Fran :-)