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William John Carswell Craig

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ErikaH Report 18 Jun 2022 12:06

The fact that the alleged 'father' was 'deceased' is often indicative of a lie being told - especially so with this woman, as she used the same name for the man/men, both allegedly 'deceased' which is unlikely, to say the least


Aspen Report 18 Jun 2022 13:24

Mary A Gillespie nee Wilson 12 Fountain Place was the mother of Margaret Gillespie who was known as Maud. Margaret Gillespie married William Smyth 21st Apr 1924 and remained in 12 Fountain Place until death.
I cannot find a connection to eith Craig or Cherry to this family.


ErikaH Report 18 Jun 2022 13:31

Is there any reason that there should/could be?


Aspen Report 18 Jun 2022 13:31

It is a strange one indeed. I will try and see where William John went and hopefully there will be something. The first son married and had a large family, but has nothing more than I have on here. DNA has not helped yet, but you live in hope.
If the mother did change her name, then it is difficult to find a death. One thing sticks for me is the baptism. The first baby was baptised by the adoptive parents and the second one by the mother. There is a chance that she kept that baby.