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New Scottish Census
Do you have Scottish ancestors?
Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.
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|Sylvia||Report||30 Jan 2004 20:43|
I have a family of Townsends in Scotland. All the info I have back to 1850 says TOWNSEND. Now the certs I have sent for have TOWNSLIE/TOWNSLEY. I don't quite know where to put them on the GC board. Do I have to try and start a new name list? How? As people looking for these names will not look under Townsend. Or do I put them under Townsend and hope for the best. Also the father has always been listed as born Glasgow, but the birth cert I got for his daughter says Maybole, Ayr, which I'm more inclined to believe as it has an actual parish.Does this have something to do with the Poor Laws? I feel a headache coming on :-) Sylvia