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Scottish Birth, marriage and Parent Look Ups Avail

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Dawn Report 6 Jul 2005 13:30

ANNE SMITH Hi Anne These were the only two records that I could find for Charles in Scotland for the dates you gave. Don't know if one is yours or not. Dawn :-) CHARLES McFARLANE b 24 Nov 1789 Glasgow, Lanark, Father Daniel McFarlane, Mother Jean Downie CHARLES MacFARLANE, ch May 1790, Buchanan, Stirling, Father George MacFarlane, Mother Agnes MacFarlane


Dawn Report 6 Jul 2005 14:02

CARLA GRAY Hi Carla Found Donald and Catherine's marriage as well as a possible 6 children. Hope you'll find the info useful. I couldn't find anything for Elizabeth, sorry. Dawn :-) DONALD McLAREN married CATHARINE MacGREGOR on 29 Mar 1918, Kenmore, Perth ALEXANDER MacLAREN ch 1 Oct 1825, Kenmore CATHARINE MacLAREN ch 11 Mar 1829, Kenmore MARGARET MacLAREN ch 22 Dec 1830, Kenmore ELLEN MacLAREN ch 6 Jun 1832, Kenmore MARGARET McLAREN ch 20 Sep 1835, Kenmore JOHN McLAREN ch 13 Dec 1842, Kenmore


CelticShiv Report 6 Jul 2005 18:30

hey Dawn, Thanks very much. Could you give me the link for where you ordered these discs from, as I would find them very useful. I definately believe that was my James, quite excited now. Could you see if there is a marriage between a James Marr and a Margaret Grant. and also a marriage of the same James Marr to Margaret Thomson. Would assume they marriages were in either, Midlothian, East Lothian or West Lothian. James first child I believe was born in 1818. I have come to the theory he married twice, which is the reason for the two names above. thanks, Siobhan


CelticShiv Report 6 Jul 2005 18:45

Sorry to be cheeky. But could you also look for a birth of Peter Shiells in East Lothian I assume, dob unknown, but I would guess about 1765. Then also the birth of James Marr born c1819 in Prestonpans, East Lothian. regards, Siobhan


Jean Report 6 Jul 2005 22:55

Dawn Many thanks for looking - maybe one day they'll turn up Jean


Carla Report 7 Jul 2005 00:11

Hi Dawn Thank you so much for finding my 'lot'. Elizabeth remains elusive so will have to keep plugging away. Oh what fun! Would you mind looking for another one for me please. Looking for the marriage of James Anderson and Janet Anderson in Kirriemuir, Angus. I am not sure of the date but would think it could be anywhere from 1810 - 1835. I am especially looking for their daughter Susan Anderson born c 1828-33 in Kirriemuir, Angus. Thanks again for your help. Carla


Ian Report 7 Jul 2005 06:19

Hi Dawn, I would be most grateful if you were able to locate a David Turnbull Stewart (sometimes just known as David Stewart) born 1825. The census lists his birthplace as simply 'Scotland', but I suspect near Edinburgh, or else Dundee. His mother, as on the tomb in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, is Isabella Stewart Turnbull, born circa 1801 'Scotland'. What gets difficult is family legend says the father is also a David Stewart, but the Newcastle Courant paper of the time lists her death as being the wife of David Turnbull, so I'm stumped there, and am still trying to get to the bottom of the mystery! David the father had a sister Ellen, born 1831. I don't know if she was Turnbull or Stewart, but I suspect the same Edinburgh/Dalmeny area. Best wishes, and many thanks in advance if you're successful! Ian


GeordieCath Report 7 Jul 2005 10:55

dawn. could you please see if you can find a birth date for janet alexander born 1841 father john alexander lanark area catherine


Dawn Report 7 Jul 2005 16:53

ANNE FINDLAY Hi again Anne No problem with another look up. Glad to be of help. Though I couldn't find anything for James Findlay, his parents, siblings or whether he and Jane had any children. Do you know where in Scotland James was born as I came up with loads of them, all over the country just in 1814. I did find Jane's parents, their wedding and possible brothers and sisters for her. Not quite what you were looking for but I hope it might be of help. Also on my records Jane was born 1818 and not 1816!!! Dawn :-) JANE BAIN b 16 Jan 1818, West/Old Parish, Greenock, father JAMES BAIN, mother ELIZABETH SMITH All possible siblings were born West/Old Parish, Greenock, Renfrewshire. JAMES BAINE, b 10 Aug 1796 JAMES BAINE, b 21 Jul 1800 DAVID BAINE, b 5 Oct 1802 JOHN BAINE, b 25 Sep 1805 ELIZABETH BAINE, b 31 Aug 1807 PETER BAINE, b 30 Jul 1809 MARY BAIN, ch 30 Sep 1811 PETER BAIN, ch 18 Jul 1813 JAMES BAIN married ELIZABETH SMITH 22 Aug 1795 Middle or New Parish, Greenock, Renfrewshire.


Dawn Report 7 Jul 2005 17:30

SIOBHAN RESEARCHING CLARKE/LITTLEJOHNS Hi again Siobhan I've sent you a private message about the disks. I couldn't find any info on any of the marriages for James. There were no Peters in East Lothian but a few in Mid Lothian. Did find James' christening, hope it's useful to you. Dawn :-) JAMES MARR, ch 7 Nov 1819, Prestonpans, Mid Lothian, father JAMES MARR, mother MARGARET GRANT


Norman Report 7 Jul 2005 17:30

Hi Dawn, Could you please check for the birth of James Colburn?, c.1819 in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. Also if possible the marriage of his parents, James Colburn and Helen Jeffrey, i can only guess that the marriage may have taken place in Aberdeenshire. I would also be interested in details of any other children born to this couple. Lastly i know that the first James Colburn that i mentioned, married Margaret Scott in Garvock, Kincardineshire in 1838 and could i please ask you to check for children of this couple,(i believe that some may have been born close to Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire). I know that i am asking for quite a lot here, but i would be really grateful if you can help. Many thanks, regards Norman.


Dawn Report 7 Jul 2005 17:41

CARLA GRAY Hi Carla I couldn't find Susan's birth/christening and couldn't find any marriage in Angus for James and Janet. Did find these possibles, maybe one of them is them!!!! Dawn :-) 1 in Mid Lothian 1813 2 in Fife 1818 1 in Banff 1829 2 in Perth 1839


Dawn Report 7 Jul 2005 18:42

CATHERINE PORTER Hi Catherine I couldn't find Janet in 1841 but found a possible in 1842, maybe she's yours. Let me know what you think. Dawn :-) JANET ALEXANDER, b 19 Jun 1842, Blantyre, Lanark, Father JOHN ALEXANDER, Mother MARGARET STRUTHERS


Dawn Report 7 Jul 2005 19:11

NORMAN FINAN Hi Norman I couldn't find anything for James, his parents or any children. Though I have found a possible birth for Margaret Scott, her parents marriage and siblings. Hope you find it all useful. Dawn :-) MARGARET SCOTT, ch 16 Dec 1816, Garvock, Kincardineshire, father JOHN SCOTT, mother MARGARET MILNE JOHN SCOTT married MARGARET MILNE on 16 Feb 1816, Garvock All children were born in Garvock, Kincardineshire. JOHN SCOTT, ch 30 Mar 1818 DAVID SCOTT, ch 2 Feb 1820 ALEXANDER SCOTT, ch 22 Oct 1821 JAMES SCOTT, ch 6 Jul 1823 MARY SCOTT, ch 5 May 1825 ADAM SCOTT, ch 7 Aug 1827 JEAN SCOTT, ch 25 Feb 1829 GEORGE SCOTT, ch 13 Feb 1831 WILLIAM SCOTT, ch 2 Dec 1833


Norman Report 7 Jul 2005 19:19

Hi Dawn, Many thanks for your time and effort and for the information on the Scott family. Regards, Norman.


CelticShiv Report 7 Jul 2005 19:22

Thank you very much Dawn, What were the Peter Shiells that came up for Midlothian, as he could of been born there I suppose. Also the James Marr that was born to James Marr and Margaret Veitch. was David there only other child that came up. Is there any daughter called Margaret at all. Maybe born in Midlothian or somewhere else in East Lothian. thanks, Siobhan


lyndylou74 Report 7 Jul 2005 19:27

hi hope you can help. I am trying to find out the date of birth of Nichol Kirkwood who i know married Elizabeth Craig in Old Monkland, Scotland on 29/05/1812. Unfortunately on the Scotlandspeople website there is no image available so maybe you can tell me more.


GeordieCath Report 7 Jul 2005 20:24

thanks for the look up but unfortunatly not my janet [jessie] . the janet that iam looking for the parents were john alexander -catherine donnachie[donnachy] catherine


Jenny Report 7 Jul 2005 20:24

Hello Dawn I've had no luck so far in tracing my only Scottish relative. He is Bernard Cochrane a soldier born about 1820's. It is very vague info but its all I have. He was posted to Cork,Ireland and then to Woolwich Barracks in Kent before going to fight in the Crimean war where he died in 1854-56 on active duty. Supposedly a Captain by then. Have had no luck finding him on the 1851 census ,he should be in Greenwich/ Woolwich,kent and he was dead by the 1861 leaving behing his widow plus 3 surviving children. Have had no luck with his Army records at Kew. Children: Hannah Cochrane DOB 1852 Woolwich,Kent Alfred Cochrane DOB 1854 Deptford,Kent Sophia Cochrane DOB 1857 New Cross,Surrey or London. There was another child Stanley who died as an infant. Have included childrens names in case of naming patterns in Scotland. Hope you can help. Best wishes Jenny


CATHKIN Report 7 Jul 2005 22:42

Could you do another search please? I`m looking for the marriage of JOHN RATTRAY and EUPHAM ROB about 1780`s in or near Lintrathen , ANGUS OR FORFAR. Parents of ALEXANDER-born 1782. Thanks, Rosalyn