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Seeking information :Members of or descended from the family of William Sinclair Stephens b 1924 and Anne Thornborrow b 1929 of St Andrews Scotland. Sue( b1960) Gwyneth (b1957) Geoffrey and Robert ( b1964) Sue was last heard of in Gt Massingham Norfolk. I am a relative in Australia and would like to get in touch with them. Thanks, Ian
red mail Sarah Sunn
Looking for Sarah (aka Mary) Sunn, born St Andrews Fife in 1741. She is my 7x g/grandmother and married Alexander Hewett in 1759. I am stuck finding her parents. Help please.
red mail WOODS
My Great Grandfather William Peter WOODS was born 1834 St Andrews christened St Leonards. He was the son of Peter WOODS b 23.02.1892 Dysart and Helen WOOD. They were married 21.11.1829 at Leuchars. Our G Grandfather W P WOODS married Elspeth ROSS (who was a widow) on 5.01.1865 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She and her late husband Hugh Wilson both arrived in Australia on the "Jessie Munn" on 28.01.1862. Elspeth died on 28.12.1866. W P WOODS then married Arnott Mary HOWIE (who was born c1838 in Ceres, Fifeshire) in Brisbane, Queensland 5.03.1869. I would love to know when W P WOODS actually left Scotland to come to Brisbane, Australia. Any information as to other family mentioned would be appreciated.
red mail Oliphant family
Any members of the Oliphant family who lived in the parish of Crail, Fife in the 1800's.
red mail James Clarkson b 1950
Searching on behalf of friend for any news of James Clarkson, b 1950 at Craigtoun, St. Andrews Maternity Hospital. Adopted.All news very welcome. His birth Mother now in her 80's living in Western Australia. Tks from Tina
red mail Founder Of Madras System Of Education
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Andrew Bell was born at St. Andrew's Fife 27th March 1753 and died in Cheltenham 27th January 1832. A clergyman of the Church of England he was noted as the founder of the so-called - Madras System - of popular education. From 1774 to 1781 he lived in Virginia, and from 1787 to 1796 in India where as superintendent of the Madras Male Orphanage Asylum he developed his educational system in which the pupils were led to teach each other under the directionof a master. His originality was disputed by Joseph Lancaster, and the contest between their systems assumed considerable public importance.

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