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red mail Flora MacDonald Anderson (nee Burley)
I am seeking any information on the above who was born July 1900, died September 1998. Interestingly, she married in 1972, an Alexander C Anderson. Flora spent most of her life in Aberdeen, attending Aberdeen High School for Girls, Aberdeen University and then Somerville College, Oxford. She worked in the League of Nations Secretariat from 1929-32. I am awaiting a copy of her marriage certificate but can anyone shed any light on who Alexander C Anderson was? All information and suggestions gratefully received. Thank you.
red mail GAULD, George 1872- unknown died in Sutton, Surrey, England.
Looking desperately to get any available details on Mr George Gauld who lived between 1872 and unknown death date. He married Lavinia Campbell Mullins, the daughter of Mr Robert Mullins and Isabella Bell Hamilton. He was NOT George Ogg Gauld, who was also from Aberdeen and died in Nottingham. George O Gauld was a completely different man. All that I do know about George is that he originally came from Aberdeen and died in Sutton in the South East of England. He was married to Lavinia and had the children Leslie Robert George Gauld and Stanley John Gauld. Don't know when George died. Don't know who his real parents were as there are a plethora of Georges with the surname Gauld in Aberdeen in the late C19. The most likely parents are James and Ann, Ann's surname being Cushnie. Though even this is not entirely certain. Would appreciate any help you can give. cheers.
red mail Helen Smith or McKay
Looking for any details of my grandmother Helen Smith. We think she was born in 1897 but cannot find a birth certificate despite several visits to Edinburgh. On her marriage certificate (she wed John McKay in 1922 in Aberdeen) she states that she was a bottle washer and her parents were Isabella Wilson and George Smith both of whom were deceased. We cannot find a marriage for Isabella or George. She went on to have several children with John (including my mother Ann Allan McKay who sadly died in 2013) and she died in the City Hospital, Aberdeen in 1938 aged 40 years after giving birth to baby George who died six weeks after her.My mum was two at the time. We have been searching for a date of birth for Helen (or Nell) for many years now to no avail. The family lived in Albion Street and were very poor. Helen never spoke about her parents or any siblings to her children and none of them knew when she was born or where she came from. Her only surviving child is now 85 and would love to know where her mother came from. After Helen's death in 1938 John went on to marry Lizzie McHardy and had three children to her. He died when my mum was 9. He was a labourer at Hall Russell's Shipyard. Any information would be welcome.
red mail Nicol family Huntly, Aberdeenshire
I am looking for information on Jeanie Gordon NICOL from Huntly, Aberdeenshire. She was born around 1914. She married a man named James Alexander NICOL in 1942. She died in 1991 in Aberdeen at age 77. I wanted to know if she had any children.
red mail GLENNY, Rachel and GAULD, James, late c18-early c19, Aberdeen.
Trying desperately to find the parents of the above named people, as these are the furthest I can get. They had a son Edgar. He married MORGAN, Isabella. They had a son also called Edgar. He married OGG, Catherine, and had a son George Ogg Gauld, who had a son Leslie Robert George Gauld. I can't get anywhere more than GAULD, James and GLENNY, Rachel, however. Hoping somebody could help? Cheers!
red mail sisters Jean and Lizzie McKenzie
trying to trace above McKenzie sisters who lived in Summerfield Terrace Aberdeen city and worked in the King Street Post Office nearby. Other family names may have been John and Isabella. Do not have dates of residence. Could have been anytime from early 1900's onwards.
red mail Leslie Robert George Gauld 1907- 18th November 1954.
Hello, I currently am searching information concerning Leslie Robert George Gauld, who originally came from Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He moved to Sutton in England , which was then Surrey but would now come under London since the LGA1963, which incorporated Kingston, Sutton, Bromley, Croydon, Bexley, Hounslow, Redbridge, etc. Whilst there he married an Irishwoman named Mary (Maesie) Curtin, and they had Georgina and Robert (Robert was 9th November 1952 in The Worcester Park region of Sutton). Leslie died not that long later- 18th November 1954, and thus I have not got much more details about him at all, as Grandmother remarried a man called Galliers and took that name, and this new man raised Georgina and Robert instead. Mary died on 11th July 2013 in Sutton, London, England. Robert married a Lesley Heather Twitchett and Georgina married a man with the name OBrien. Humph. I was wondering whether anybody could either provide or point me in the general direction towards acquiring details about Leslie's parents and ancestry and heritage etc. Thank you in advance. -Oliver.
red mail William Grant born 1898
I am trying to find information on my grandfather, William Grant, born November 20, 1898, Old Machar, Aberdeen who immigrated to the USA approx 1910. His mother's name was Euphemia (not sure of her maiden name). I do not have William's father's first name or any dates related to the family EXCEPT on Euphemia's gravestone in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA which puts her birth year as 1866. She later married a John Naughton AFTER the death of her husband, William Grant's father. In the 1910 census USA it shows Euphemia, a daughter Sarah, and a son William (my grandfather). So I am trying to find out Euphemia's maiden name, William Grant's father's first name...and any info on Sarah. ANY info on the family would be helpful....I know William Grant is a common Scottish name but i am determined to learn his history.
Mary Scott Anderson
Looking for descendants of Mary Scott Anderson born to Alexander Anderson and Susan Smith on the 28th June 1888 in the Old Machar or St Nicholas area of Aberdeen.
red mail Margaret Pirie
What became of Margaret Pirie, a hospital nurse and single mother? She gave up her son William Pirie after his birth at 12 Whitehall Road, Aberdeen (not a family home). Date of birth - 24 Oct 1915. My father was renamed in his foster home, but not registered as adopted until 1950. He became very successful, both in WW2 and after, and is now deceased. I know who his biological father was, and their relationship was good. I know that it was probably his mother who daily watched him in the playground at Gilcomston School in Aberdeen, but never said a single word. It must have been heartbreaking. So I need to trace my biological grandmother and the family I hope she managed to have. I have over 1000 names in the family tree, but my biological grandmother has eluded me. Can you help please?
red mail Findlay - looking for family
Trying to locate family. Grandfather was Alexander Findlay born October 8, 1890. His parents were William and Jane (Blackie) Findlay. My grand father had siblings William, James, Andrew and Isabella. He Married my Grandmother Annie May Leith when she came over into NY while he was serving in WW1. Would love to find family
red mail McLeod
Hi, I have finally got round to looking at the 1911 census, and have found out that my great grandparents had 2 children that died. I know about one of them and that he was buried in St Peters cemetary in Aberdeen, but I am having trouble finding out the name of the other child. I have been on deceasedonline, and checked between 1902 and 1911 for names that have appeared in the family before, but have had no luck. Has anyone got any ideas as to where I can go from here? The surname I am looking for is McLeod, and the parents names were John Garland McLeod and Catherine Cowie McLeod (nee Farquharson). My great grandparents married in 1902, but their marriage certificate says their usual address was Links Street, Aberdeen, but by the 1911 census they were in Albion Street. Their first child was born 9 months afterwards in York Street! Even when another of their children was born in 1910 they were still in York Street , and obviously moved after April 1910. I do know that my gg granddad was buried in St Peters (and his wife remarried and moved to Canada), along with his mother and some other person! My great grandparents died in Clydebank and Johnstone. If anyone has any ideas as to how I can find out the name of the child I would be grateful as I am banging my head against a brick wall at the moment! Thank you!
red mail Robson , Edward and Jane (Taylor) Robson
I am searching for siblings of Isabella Robson born Dec 10th 1885 to Edward and Jane (Taylor) Robson. They lived at 17 Chapel Lane Aberdeen Scotland. Edward was a glass cutter Isabella left for Canada by Vessel Carthaginian arriving in Halifax Nova Scotia sept 10th 1910. Isabel setteled in Edmonton Alberta. Her sister Jean came later. Where are the other family members.
red mail Nicoll family tree
Hi I am trying to search for members of the Nicoll family. Mostly around the Aberdeen area. George Nicoll who marries Margaret. More info will be posted as I find it!! Thanks
Seeking any info on Alexander Robertson who qualified as Master Mariner in Aberdeen 1857 Certificate No:17246,have no knowledge of the date and place of his birth/marriage .He had a son Joseph(date& place of birth unknown)who married Ellen Elizabeth Waters 1857 in England and they lived in Glasgow and had 6 children,Joseph later also qualified as a Master Mariner.there is the possibility that Alexander had other children... grateful for any help.
red mail William Sandison - Ann Rait
Hi I'm looking for information regarding William Sandison 1821 - 1876 who married Ann Rait1818 -1877. Marriage was on 12 June 1841. I believe Williams parents were William Sandison & Elspet Jamieson. Trying to reseach from Australia so would appreciate any assistance. I believ the bulk of the family are buried at St Peter's Cemetary Aberdeen.
red mail borum
surname Borum possibly from Norse orme. John Borum listed in USA 1651. Suspected Welsh AP-Oram origin. Possibly AP-Orme from the region of Orme mines in Wales.
red mail Patterson of 38 Bedford Place North Aberdeen
Hi, My GGreat Uncle John Hall Patterson,Elizabeth and 2 sons and 3 daughters John H,William S,Elizabeth,Agnes Mary and Margaret Peggy lived at 38 Bedford Place Aberdeen for at least 40 yrs or more. I am looking for any one having information on them.
red mail Tait in Aberdeenshire
Looking for connection to Aberdeenshire -Taits. ALEXANDER TAIT was born Aug.6,1791,Lenabo- he died in Sackville,New Brusnwick,CANADA in 1859. Married to Elizabeth McCallen.Children.
red mail George Edward Peterkin
Looking for information on George Edward Peterkin dob 1853 in Aberdeen. Father James Peterkin Shopkeeper Aberdeen. Trying to find name of mother whose maiden name would have been Munro from Nairn, Scotland. Thanks
red mail willaim bell fowler
born 11 april 1907.would like to trace his family tree. he married nell beedie & moved to south africa, april 1947.
red mail Presbyterian Forrest/De Forrest Migrated to USA
My GG grandfather John Charles DeForrest was born 1830 in Kentucky, USA. His father was born around 1800 in Pennsylvania, USA. My DNA points to Lowland Scotland for the paternal line. Looking for male descendants of Forrest or DeForrest who have Y-chromosome DNA markers or are willing to submit a saliva sample for testing. Thanks for your help.
Bonnar of Donegal and Aberdeen
I am looking for information on Bernard (or Barnard) Bonnar of Old Machar parish in Aberdeen. Born in Donegal 1793 and married to Ann (b1797 Donegal). He was a canvas weaver according to the census. I would like to find his marriage to Ann in Donegal or at least her maiden name. Children I've found are Mary (1833), Bridget (1834) and Elizabeth (1835). Bridget married Bernard Riley (also from Donegal b1835)
red mail Looking for relatives of the auther ALEXANDER ALLAN CORMACK
Im looking for relatives of the auther ALEXANDER ALLAN CORMACK, who wrote Susan Carnegie Her life in Service and The Carnegies in Sweden.Or anyone with more information on George and Susan Carnegie Thanks
Margaret Findlay Anderson b- 1859 Aberdeen Scotland . Daughter of George Anderson & Mary Finlay or Findlay ?. Migrated to Australia. Married Maurice Howard Davies in 1882.Any information appreciated.
red mail Dey
Would anyone have info with regard to the parentage of William Dey born about 1780 in Aberdeenshire. In 1804 he married Elizabeth Reid who was born in Coull in 1780. William died before 1851 so I have no idea which parish he was in. In 1841 he was living at Muggiemoss with Elizabeth.
red mail Davidson and McBeath or McBeth
Info about any descendants of James Davidson and Helen McBeath who were married in Aberdeen in 1820. They had several daughters but only one son who died in infancy. I am descendaed from their second daughter Jane who married James Mitchell in Aberdeen. Any info about both James and Jane's families would alsoi be welcome
red mail Old Machar parish
researching mainly Garden and Cobban families living in Old Machar parish from about 1780-1880
red mail Beveridge Family pre 1850
i am trying to trace a gxg grandfather, george beveridge who was born in aberdeen in approx: 1847. he later emmigrated to new zealand and married an eleanor jones who was born in london in approx: 1860. any information would be gratefully received.
red mail mchardy family
looking for edward mchardy born in 1928 in the parish of rubinslaw aberdeen in 1950 he left for grimsby he sailed out of there for many years he got married had a family any relitives in scotland i would love to here from you thanks
red mail 2nd Gordon Highlanders.
F.R.B.Moore,alias Frank Kensett. Born Demerara 1868. Transferred to 2nd Gordon Highlanders 1899 from Nth Staffordshire Regiment India.Battled Elandslaggte,Belfaast,Seige of Ladysmith,Laings Nek,Athletic Runner. To first class Army Reserve 1907.Aberdeen Depot. Any information appreciated.
red mail Morton Family
I am searching for information relating to 3 of my wife's great aunts Margaret Ann Ingram Morton(7), Isabella Rennie Morton(12) and Jeannie Ross Morton(4) who according to the 1901 Census where boarders/scholars at the House of Bethany in St Machar Aberdeen. Does anyone have any information about the House of Bethany.
red mail pirie, william
I am looking for any info on a william Pirie, 1897. He was born in Peterhead and married Doris Gould, they then moved to Grimsby I would love to find more on william and whether there is any more family.
red mail Allan family, Rosemount Aberdeen
I am trying to trace John Allan's family. He was the son of the Allan household in Rosemount Aberdeen when my grandmother got pregnant, he was then sent overseas in 1902/03. I would appreciate any information, I am trying to sort out the family tree.
red mail Milne Family
Looking for any info on William born 1806 & Margaret Milne born 1807 or their children John born 1837, Jane born 1842, Mary born 1838 or Agnes born 1844. Agnes was my gg grandmother - she moved to America and married Isaac Fox Allman. Thank you, Helen
Alexandrina was born in Aberdeen in 1900, was the daughter of Edward SUTHERLAND (born Aberdeen c1869) & Elizabeth GARDINER (born Dunfermline c1867). Siblings were Margaret Watson 1892, Edward Gardiner 1894, Richard A Bever 1896, Sarah Ann Gardiner 1898 all born Aberdeen except Edward who was born in Ballingry, Fifeshire. There may have been others after 1901 census. Alexandrina married Henry LEES in Dundee in 1923, it was a brief marriage. An Alexandrina H LEES married Leslie R ENSTON in Willesden, Middlesex in 1945 and there is a death recorded for Alexandrina Helen G LEES in Elstree, Hertfordshire in 1977. I would love to hear from anyone who can tell me mor about Alexandrina.
red mail Connon Family
Australian Connon family Decendents of James Davidson and Margaret Mary (Hadden) Connon. Interested in making contact with family members in UK
red mail Robertson Family Aberdeen
My maternal Great Grandparents were Hugh Robertson & Margaret Stevenson first of Banff & later of Old Aberdeen (according to 1891census & 1901 census). My Grandmother (Helen Robertson then later by marriage became Mason) was the youngest daughter of Hugh & Margaret. Another child of the family was Constance Robertson,(later became Scott) who went to either the USA or Canada (possibly Edmonton area / Medicine Hat) I have photo's of her there in 1930's/40's together with her daughter Margaret Scott, also photos of Elizabeth & Margaret Wardrop & also Ewan Robertson. I would be very pleased to make contact with any other family members. Hoping to hear, Sheila
I am looking for information on John Milne Abel's family. He was born in Aberdeen around 1842. He first appears on the census in Edinburgh in 1891. In 1901 he is on the census with a wife called Jane Abel(nee Mackay) and his two sons Charles and Richard. He died in 1917 but there is no parents details on his death certificate. I am unable to find a marriage certificate either (which leads me to believe they may never have really married). Richard his son is my great grandfather and we are trying to find any information we can on his family. I have found on the 1851 census from aberdeen a 9 year old boy called john abel his family members include alexander father mary mother james brother john him william brother mary sister jane sister look forward to hearing from anyone with any information thanks
red mail DENNISON
Looking for info on Margaret DENNISON, born cica 1833 and daughter of John DENNISON, ship owner & Mariner in port of Aberdeen. Married William Horatio HAWKINS, Master Mariner born 1819 in Battesea, Surrey. Any info very gratefully received.......Roy
red mail Coutts- Arthur Farquhar
Arthur F Coutts - shoemaker - died Aberdeen 1945.Known children, Arthur, David and Mary Agnes (Nan).Believed one son was also a shoemaker and may have had premises in Aberdeen. Daughter married George Fowler in Aberdeen in 1932. Possible descendants of either Arthur or David, were Alice, Chrissie and Jean. Nor known whether any of these girls married, but probably did. Understood they went to Aberdeen to live. Any help to trace any members of this family gratefully received. Thanks.
red mail John Adam Nicol / Margaret Dakers Adam
Trying to trace any info.,on John Adam Nicol born around 1922 his mother being Margaret Dakers Nicol nee Adam and father Henry Nicol in Rubislaw district of Aberdeen.
red mail Towler Family
Looking to extend and find the 'missing links' on my paternal grandfathers line. My fathers grandfather George Towler b.1864 at Millbrex was the illegitimate son of Elspet Towler (domestic servant), he became a blacksmith and married Jane Ann Reid in 1891 in Aberdeen, he died 1918. George & Jane had at least 9 children, one being Maggie (Margaret) my fathers mother. I have found many other Towlers but am unable to confirm a family line with Elspet, can anyone help or shed some light? Frustrating......cheers in advance.
red mail Sheila Campbell Davidson
Sheila, your half sister Jennifer is looking for you. You left Aberdeen with your mother and lived in Folkstone. Your mother then remarried and became MacBean, you may have changed your name after this; and when you married. If you or any of your family recognise then please get in touch.
red mail James Melvin b 1823 Aberdeen
Looking for information on James Melvin, an Ironmoulder by trade who was also the founder of the Aberdeen Choral Society. Tragically died young in 1869 of typhoid fever. His wife was Margaret Gray, b 1829 Aberdeen, whose father Alexander Gray was the village baker in Aboyne for many years. Happy to swap information.
red mail Tailors
Can anyone tell me if there is a Guild in Aberdeen or Scotland that would have records of Tailors and their apprentices for the 1909 period. Still trying to trace a James Taylor of Banchory. Do I have the right Banchory or is there another town of this name?
red mail Margaret Thomson / Frederick Wyness Thomson
I am looking for information about my father in law (1908) Frederick W Thomson who was orphaned and his mother being Margaret Thomson did not keep him. We would like to know what happened to him as a child and with whom he lived with.
red mail William Masson and Mary Keith
William Masson,b.1840, Inverurie, married Mary Keith,b. 1839, Monquhitter in Kinellar on Dec 7th 1875. Their respective parents were John Masson,b.1809 in Oyne and Jane Berry,b.1807 in Skene; and John Keith,b.1813 in Monquhitter and Ann Stephen,b.1811 in Fyvie. The Massons had 8 children, all born near Aberdeen -Elizabeth, William(my grt grandfather), Isabella, John, James, Margaret, Alexander and James. The Berrys had 6 children, all born in Monquhitter - Ann, Mary, Barbara, Arthur, Catharine and John. William and Mary moved to Aldbrough St John in Yorkshire where Elizabeth(1875) and William(1877) were born. There was another daughter, Mary Ann, born in 1870, from William's first marriage and a further son, John(1880), born in County Durham who became deaf and dumb at a young age. The family were by then living in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne. William Jnr married Mary Jane Thompson,b.1880, Heworth, Durham in 1901 and were my grandparents. Any connections?
red mail Andrew Ross
I'm seeking information on my great-great grandfather, Andrew Ross. He was born Nov 1855 in Scotland of parents born in Ireland, according to census returns, and went to the U.S. around 1872. Settled in the Athens, Georgia area, where he died in 1911 after a stabbing. I have absolutely no other information on family or origins. There was mention of a "father and older sister still living" in his death notice .. .but no names or places. He did name his son James Andrew. Any help or hits greatly appreciated!
red mail catto margaret
looking for information on margret catto possably from abedeeshire area 1976 who was a nursery nurse at this time and who may have now married and have diff surname
red mail Barnet family 1870 onwards
I am looking for any information regarding Peter Knox Barnet and Ann Park who retired to Aberdeen c1870 from the Mains of Philorth farm (Fraserburgh). Also their children Margaret, George, Sarah Anne, James, Peter Knox, William, John, and Mary Lyndal. We have searched the Aberdeen history society records, but although a death maybe listed we cannot find any burials? thanks for looking.
I am looking for info on a George Henry Gaskin married to a Voilet Blyth in St Nicholas about 1927.In particular what if any family they had and any information on their demise i.e. when and where.
red mail Johnston
Hi, I'm trying to find what happened to my great aunts (sisters) Jane Elizabeth Johnston (b1867 Old Machar) and Margaret Adam Johnston (b1868 Old Machar) who were both in Huntly Street Hopsital for Female Orphans in Old Machar, Aberdeen, in 1881. Their mother was still alive (Margaret Adam), but their father (Robert Johnston) had died. I'm unable to find either on the 1891 or 1901 censuses, though they may have married, or become servants elsewhere?
red mail BAIN
Interested in any information about Peter Bain and Isabel Shearer married 1793,St Nicholas,and 4 children, Thomas,Margaret,Peter and Alexander. Thomas married Margaret Gill,1827 and Margaret Peterkin(Lindsay)in 1861 when he was living at 45 Gallowgate. At this address an excavation took place between 6 Aug.and 26 Oct.1979.
John Arthur Cook (Jack)
Looking for descendants of John Arthur Cook (Jack) and his wife Hilda. Jack was born in Spitalfields, London in 1888 and worked at Billingsgate Fish Market until he moved to Aberdeen where he set up in business as a fish merchant. His brother Reginald left London for Milford Haven, where he too set up in business as a fish merchant. I believe that Jack and Hilda had two children, Jack and Molly, also two grandchildren, Allison and Andrew. The family made a few visits to Milford Haven but then the two Cook families lost touch with each other.
Thom, Lesly (Lesley, Leslie), Milne, Buchan
Alexander Thom married Susan Lesly on 21 Sep 1799 at Old Machar Aberdeen where their children were born. They were: George 1800, James 1803, William 1805, Susan 1809 & Jean 1813. William may have married Elizabeth Milne in 1827 at Old Machar and Jean may have married John Buchan in 1839 at St Nicholas Aberdeen. Is anyone else researching this family or does anyone have information about them?
red mail George Stewart
George Stewart possibly born 1839 in Cairnie, Aberdeen. Occupation: carpenter/journeyman. Possibly died around 1875 after falling from a roof. I would be grateful for any details relating to the above.
red mail russell/inverarity
looking for more information on relations john russell who married janet inverarity at st.nicholas in aberdeen 1832, family after that were situated in kirkcaldy fife, west wemyss, and aberdeen.
red mail Mary Thompson
Mary was born 1849 Aberdeen, daughter of Daniel Thompson(Thomson) a shoemaker. The family moved to Sunderland, and she married Mark Taylor Chapman, a blind mattress-stuffer, who died early of TB. They lived in Newcastle upon Tyne. She then married another blind mattress stuffer, Edward Watson. Mary and Mark are my great grand-parents. Does anyone have any information on them? She was supposed to have the second sight.
Noble and Forbes
Looking for descendants of Isabella Forbes and William Noble in Parish of Old Machar. nine children: Helen 1868: Isabella 1871: Mary 1872: Williamina 1874: Jane Forbes 1877: John Burgess 1880: Elizabeth McKenzie 1883: Thomas S 1884: James McCrae 1887:
red mail Anderson, Philip, Smith, McGregor, McRae, Morrison
Seeking information on any members of these families: Alexander Anderson m. Isabella Morrison - Dec. 1835 (I believe she was previously married to William Maitland.) Their son: Alexander Anderson, b. August 1837 in Aberdeen, married Ann Smith, b. appx. 1838 in Aberdeen. (Ann's parents were William Smith and Ann McRae.) Their son, Alexander L. Anderson, b. 1861 in Aberdeen, married Elizabeth Philip/Phillips b. 1862, Aberdeen. (Elizabeth is the daughter of George Philip and Elizabeth McGregor.) Alexander and Elizabeth Anderson were married in 1887 in Aberdeen, then emigrated to Barre, VT, USA later that year. One of their sons, George Kinnie Philip Anderson (Midge), b. 1903 in Barre, VT, USA is my grandfather. He married Vena Leonard in Barre, VT in 1925 and they had three children, Alton, Norma Elizabeth (my mother) and Myrna. I am interested in any information regarding these people or relatives of theirs either in the US or Scotland. I know there are many relatives of these people who remained in Scotland. A relative in the US had names and addresses many years ago when he thought he would be going to Scotland, but threw them away when he learned he wouldn't making the trip and all names and locations of relatives still in Scotland were then lost. Thank you.
red mail Rose and Davidson families
I would like to hear from anyone descended from the families of Beatrix Davidson married to George Rose (second wife).One son or grandson became a medical doctor in Aberdeen in the early 20th century. Also any descendents of David Davidson, blacksmith who finally lived and died in Aberdeen in 1915. he was Beatrix Rose's nephew.
seeking info for john williamson b 1828 married margaret reith 28-12-1852 auchmill aberdeenshire john was a master butcher he died 1897 looking for his mother and father
red mail Shand
Does anyone have an Alexander Shand - advocate (solicitor) of Aberdeen in 1808?
red mail John Skene 1814
My family have had, for over 70 years, a family bible belonging to the Skene family. It lists the three marriages of John Skene and his children. He was born at Keith Hall, Aberdeenshire and married a Hannah Sayers, Hannah Clavering and Mary Ann Plaster. If these names ring a bell let me know and I will send a scan of the page from that bible. It may help pull a few walls down.
red mail Sunley History
I would like to trace family of Thomas Sunley Fisherman from Aberdeen and NE England
red mail Alsop of Aberdeen & Inverurie
Any info about Alsops of Aberdeen & Inverurie? Private John Alsop, 90th Regiment, born in Nottingham, married Margaret Aiken in Aberdeen 1802. Son(?)John Alsop 1802-76 carter/flesher in Aberdeen. His descendants ran wholesale meat business 'Alsop of Aberdeen'.
red mail Bella Kennedy Skelly
This was my paternal grandmother and she lived in Kilmarnock and yet was born in Aberdeen, 2 Loch Street in the parish of St Nicholas. I always wondered why she was born in Aberdeen when she and her parents lived and worked in Kilmarnock
Hadwin nee Milne
Helen Hadwin nee Milne kept in touch with a Mrs R Lees and Mrs S Wilson of Ferry Road Torry Aberdeen on the 1940s - I think these people maybe linked to my grandfather Robert Hutchinson Milne somehow just checking
Pirie H and a V Milne/Pirie
Mrs H Pirie, lived in Kings Crescent, Aberdeen in 1940s. My mother Daisy Milne had the address in her 1940 diary. Aso mentions Violet Pirie nee Milne born 1919, marrying a Mr Pirie in 1940
I am searching for descendants of Donald McLeod and Ann (Annie) Cameron who were married in Ullapool in 1877. By 1881 they were living in Aberdeen and were still there with their family in 1901.
ANTHONY WALKER,FRANCIS WALKER, MARY WALKER,ABERDEEN/PORT GLASGOW,JANE WALKER born in Bahia, BRAZIL Any relatives out there or any one who knows the whereabouts of their descendants? Their parents were: Francis Walker and Mary McLachlan, married in Port Glasgow in 1861. Francis remarried a Mary McBride and had a daughter Jane. The lived in St Ncholas parish and then returned to live with their aunt Sarah Abercrombie - my great great grandmother in 1881. Their father is back in Port Glasgow with new wife Mary and son Francis and daughter, Jane. Eager to hear from anyone who can help me - even to establish why they went from Aberdeen/Port Glasgow to BRAZIL???? The Walkers came to visit my grandparents Loughran and family in the 1920's in DUMBARTON. Best regards, Mary
red mail Connon - Aberdeen
I am the Grandaughter of Richard Connon and Isabella Bruce Connon (born 17/7/1917) Richard emigrated to Australia in the 40's would love to know what happened to my Grandfather
red mail MITCHELL, LEGG - Aberdeen
My ggggrandmother, Eliza Mitchell, came from Aberdeen to the US. Her father was William Mitchell, b. 1795 and her mother was Helen Legg, b. 1800.
red mail grandmothers family
I am searching for the great or great great grandchilden of Charles and Wilamina Black the family attended St. Clemets Church in Aberdeen Charles was an orphan raised by the sisters.
Robert Hutchinson Milne born 8/9/1888 - died 21/8/1939 London. Married about 1918? Maria Jubilee Rickens (my grandmother ) I don't know where. He was a private (carman )in the 4th battalion Gordon Highlanders territorial force- that is all I know of him
red mail Info on Alexander and William Fordyce
Hello, I am looking for info on a William and Alexander Fordyce, born in Peterhead. William married Catherine Davidson and know of a daughter Mary Jane Isabela Fordyce. I believe Alexander married in Edinburgh and later lived in Aberdeen. Is there anyone who knows more.
red mail William Robertson Milne
William Robertson Milne b1892 in Aberdeenshire was my grandfather. He served in the First World War, and became a minister. He was married twice. Is he in anyone's tree?
red mail O'Farrell
Can anyone help me with any information on either Robert Scott O'Farrell or Sophia O'Farrell nee Thomson who lived on Park Street Aberdeen in 1934 any information would be great please many thanks Dee
red mail Slora(ch)
I am looking for Jimmy (James)Slora of Torry, Aberdeen. Cousin of Roma Harthill.
red mail garioch
looking for people of same surname who may stay in town of same name
red mail Finley-Bissett
My South African Grandpa Stuart Finley-Bissett claimed to be born in 1903 in Scotland Aberdeen. I am beginning to believe he lied. If anyone has an way of letting me know how Finley and Bissett joined to become Finley-Bissett I would really appreciate it.
red mail Gove family
Wm Gove married Elizabeth lived at 39 polmuir Rd Aberdeen, children Mary(my mother)Robert, Jimmy,Elizabeth, Irene and John (twins) David.My mother Mary married Alan Reid from Silverdale Polmuir Rd Aberdeen. any info would be appreciated
red mail William Milne/Jane Whyte
Looking for information of above family, daughter Catherine Jane b 1881,sisters Maggie, Ethel, brother Charlie lived @ Baldridgeburn, Dunmfermlne was a "motor hirer". Catherine moved to the US in 1902 approx. and immigrated to Canada in 1905. She married Wm. Dickhoff and lived in Bruno, Saskatchewan, Canada. Catherine Milne was my grandmother.
Mary MILNE, b1805 dtr of John MILNE & Mary BAIN Aberdeen, marr George WILSON 1830 Aberdeen & had chn: George 1832, Alexander 1834, William 1835, John c1836, David Doull 1837, Edward 1839, Anthony Cruickshank 1841, Elizabeth 1843, Alfred 1844, James 1847, Albert 1849, Mary 1850. Looking for information and descendants.
red mail Thoirs
Trying to find more information about Thoirs family. Have James Thoirs born 1919 Aberdeen, his father James Thoirs (married to Jessie McQueen) born Aberdeen 1898. His father John Thoirs (married to Annie McDonald. His father William Thoirs married to Ann Angus. Donna
red mail angus / milne / thoirs
I am trying to trace John Angus married to Agnes Milne, had a son George Angus born 1877. Also William Thoirs Angus. Can anyone help?
red mail Allan
I am searching for a family with the surname Allan - they had a butcher shop on King Street in Aberdeen. Mr. Allan's wife's name was Christina, who came from Ullapool. Her maiden name was Campbell. I believe they had two sons.
red mail Richard Cox
Gtgtgrandfather Richard Cox married,worked as a shipmaster and died in Aberdeen, Scotland. His DC states his parents were Richard Cox, gardener, and Isabella Green. I know Richard Jun. was born in England and calculate this as approx. 1805.
red mail Robert Stewart Douglas Milne
Looking for info om my Dad's family.. Born Sept.1,1908 at 42 Summer St Aberdeen to Anderson & Helen(nee Paterson) married Dec.25,1888 in Gilcomston Parish... Can you help? Thanks, Roberta
red mail Coutts/ McRobbie from Glenmuick
Found my first Scottish relation. Elizabeth Coutts 1826, parents John Coutts and Janet McRobbie, another possible daughter Jan 1826. Elizabeth moved to London mid 1840's
Interested in knowing about 20thC descendents of George Dickie(accountant)&Annie Grant,who married in 1876 in Aberdeen&had 8 children: George,Annie, Charlotte, Charles, Forbes, James, Alice&Mary.Forbes m.Ruth Sheppard 1909, Alice m.Rev.Robert Wilson Forbes 1916(Minister at Freuchie,then Methlick)
Haroer family
Seking Aennie Harper born c 1857. Moved to essex. Sister Jane.
I am researching Peter Corbet(t) bn 1811, son of James Corbett and Jane Stewart, in Aberdeen. He seems to have had a number of wives or partners, the first of whom was Jane Chalmers (my ggg-grandmother). They m 10 Apr 1830 and my gg-grandmother Jane was bn abt 1836. However, by 1851 he was with a lady called Christian (Corbett) and a number of children, at least one of whom had been bn in London to Peter and a Jane McDonald. In 1856 he married Elizabeth Blenheim who died in Feb 1864 and then he married Maria Black in Mar 1864. Maria survived him but his death record only shows 3 wives and the name of the first is wrongly given as Jane Cormack not Jane Chalmers. Jane Cormack was his daughter's married name. This record also gives his parents' names wrongly. Does anyone have any more info on Peter - where was he in 1841? In London? Why did his occupation change between a quarryman or stone dresser (in 1831, 1856 and after 1871) and a boot or shoemaker (1844 and 1861, 1862 1nd 1863)? Any help would be great.
duthie . mc intosh
looking for any information on alexander duthie & elspet mc intosh m1865 aberdeen scotland.this was alexander's second marriage.first wife ? any information would be appreciated.
red mail Thompson
I'm looking for info on my G Grandfather and his family. George Arthur Thompson was born in Ryde (Isle of Wight)in 1876, son of John William Thompson (born Cowes 1838) and Maria Stout (born Wimborne Dorset). The family were in Ryde in 1861 and 71 and all but John were still there in 1881. (John appears to still be living though, as Maria is shown as being married). All appear to be missing from the 1891 English census. Family info leads me to believe they may have moved to the Aberdeen or Glasgow area. Both John and George were hairdressers/barbers. George appears again in London in 1901. Can anyone help with the Scotish connection please?
red mail connon richard,jane davidson
richard connon (born 10 april 1892) married jane strachan davidson (born 26th january 1895), lived in aberdeen and boddam then migrated to australia .they had 3 sons john, richard ,james thelast 2 emigrated to australia.john married alison. richard was married twice 2nd time to mary anderson.james married margaret hadden. is anyone familiar with this family? i would love to make contact.
williamson sherriffs
looking for information on parents margaret sherriffs married alexander williamson 1893 aberdeen. children, alexander, lizzie, annie, barbara, william, ? others heard 2 sons died in 1914 -1918 war.
red mail Mary Ann Simpson
Am looking for any information on my grandmother Mary Ann Simpson. Only information I know is that she was from Aberdeen and immigrated to the United States around 1916. I think she would have been around 16 years old at that time.

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