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may bell born edinburgh

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sanny Report 15 Mar 2013 20:38

thank you


rootgatherer Report 10 Mar 2013 23:20

Sanny, you won't be able to see the records online but if you go here

you will find the details of how to order copies if you are unable to go in person. If you are going in person note that those records are stored off site so give them advance notice of your visit.

The other way is to email them for a cost estimate for photocopies to be sent to you.

Hope this helps.


sanny Report 7 Mar 2013 10:21

hiya is there a link for looking at these


rootgatherer Report 5 Mar 2013 22:52

You can order copies from The National Archives of Scotland or view them there.


sanny Report 5 Mar 2013 18:31

hiya how do you find the divorce records :-)


rootgatherer Report 17 Feb 2013 16:47

Second divorce was 1966. Have you looked at the papers to see if an address was given for her?

Reference Title Date
CS258 Court of Session: Unextracted Processes, 4th arrangement 1935-1994
CS258/1966 Unextracted Processes, 4th arrangement - 1966 1966

Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference CS258/1966/2287
Title John Young Lees v May Bell or Davanna or Lees: Divorce
Dates 1966
Access status Open

Location Off site


Reggie Report 17 Feb 2013 10:45


sanny Report 16 Feb 2013 14:36

her birth is 13 thdecember and her marriages where to stephen davanna and then john y lees whom both divorced her, children left with later dad and never seen again in edinburgh in mid to late 1950s

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Feb 2013 11:23

do you have her actual birth date

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Feb 2013 11:22

If she stayed in Scotland then you would need Scotlands People to look for a death


Penny Report 14 Feb 2013 10:41

Where were the marriages pleae.
any children from the marriages?


sanny Report 14 Feb 2013 09:41

looking for anyone that knows what happen to a may bell from edinburgh born in 1928 she left in the 1950s after two marriages and was never heard off again anyone can help

married surnames were davanna then lees