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Alexander McDonald 1834-1899
I am trying to trace family of a Alexander McDonald 1834-1899 he married a Margaret Cairnie b 1844 in Inverness 1865 they had 2 children or more James ? and Jane 1876-1915 Alexander died in Angus Dundee 1899.
Culduthel Hospital, Inverness.
Does anyone know where to find burial records of someone who died in the old Culduthel T.B. Hospital in South Drive, Inverness in 1940? My grandmother, Mary Ellen McLeay (nee McKenzie) died there in 1940, aged forty, & her 16 yr. old daughter, also called Mary Ellen, died there a year later in 1941. They lived right by the hospital. They were poor people & might not have had a family grave, would there have been a common grave for patients , or perhaps unmarked graves in the hospital grounds? Any info at all appreciated, thanks. Linda.
red mail Farquahar Alexander MacDonald
Looking for information on a Farquahar Alexander MacDonald who married a Margaret and was living in Inverness in 1933 at the time of the birth of their son Ben. Ben subsequently emigrated to the U.S.A.
Thomas Munro, born in Inverness about 1750
My 4x great grandfather, Thomas Munro had a child, Helen Munro, with Jean Grant , who was baptised in Inverness in 1782. What I would like to know is when Thomas was born, who his parents were and if he and Jean were married. I am guessing that his birth would be about 1750, give or take 5 years, since Helen was born in 1782. Has anyone any idea where to look for information regarding births before 1837? I cannot find a marriage record or death record for Thomas, either in Scotland or England. Helen died in Yorkshire in the 1840's. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you, Jill.
red mail REID
Any information about the family of a Mary Reid, born abt 1913 in the Inverness area. thanks
red mail MacDougall and Nicolson
My great grandparents were Catherine Nicolson bn:c1856 and Niel MacDougall bn:c1853. They came to South Australia in 1876 on board Duntrune. They went on to have six children - Allan, Marion Flora, Donald John (Jack), Jessie, Neil and Archibald Alexander. Niel MacDougall's parents were Allan MacDougall and Janet Beaton, and Catherine Nicolsons parents were Archibald Nicolson and Marion Macauley who remained in Scotland. If anyone can tell me anything about these families I would be very pleased. Pam - South Australia.
red mail George Thomas Frazer/Frazier/Fraser Inverness
I am looking for information on the parents of George Thomas Fraser/Frazier born 1725 in Inverness. He came to the US (Pennsylvania) about 1747 and later moved to North Carolina and married a Mary Pugh from Wales in 1748. Any information is greatly appreciated. Steve
Donald MACRAE married Ann McINTYRE 27 Dec 1822 at Beauly Kilmorack, Children Ann 1823, Alexander 1825 John 1827 Thomas1829 George 1832 Mary 1834 Donald 1836 Angus 1839 Donald 1842 Janet 1846 all born Kilmorack any information gratefully received Thank you
red mail Macrae/ Robertson
Mary MACRAE married Hugh ROBERTSON 1859 Urray. Mary died 9 Feb 1875 Inverness I am trying to locate her place of burial Mary was born Kilmorack Inv.
red mail Fraser/Shaw
Looking for information about Donald Fraser of Culduthel in Inverness area who married Isabella Shaw in the mid 1740s. They had a son Alexander born about 1755 who joined the British Army in 1774. He served in Canada during the American Revolution. Alexander was enlisted twice and he finished his career on the Island of Jersey in 1831. Any relevant information welcome. Gwen
red mail Muirhead/Gillespie/Shaw
my grandmother Margaret Gillespie Muirhead b.1864 Falkirk. my grt.grn father Thomas b.1829. father Thomas b.1792. my g.grn. mother Jane/Jean Stirling Shaw b.1833. g.g.grn father Robert Shaw b.1811 Any family members out there?
red mail George Forbes
George Forbes lived in Ontario 1882, was widowed with 7 children that lived with him at that time, however he was born in Scotland, would like any further information.
red mail Cunliffe
Looking for information on Frances Cunliffe father John Cunliffe,a well known wool buyer.She was born in Aberdeen in 1846. Had a sister Mary Leadbla? MArried William John turnbull and came to Canada in 1880, Also Mary Isabella Cunliffe Hunter born 1823 in Inverness. Had a son Summers Hunter born 1856. my great grandmother was Frances Cunliffe. Any information on the above would be helpful.
red mail Research Of Family Tree
My Grandfather was born in 1877 In Inverness Scotland on a small-holding called (The Croft). I have been told he was one of four sets of twins, His name is Nespeth John Henry although death certificate states he was John Henry.He and his twin called Lesbeth were put in foster care, I believe she later died. I dont know at what age he arrived in South Africa, whether he arrived with foster parents or his own parents, He started work in the Cape with Castle Lager, who originally made Brandy, and made casks. He later went to work for the Railways
red mail TAYLOR - James (born Turriff ABD 1814, died Inverness INV 1891
I believe James Taylor junior, my great grandfather, was born about 1846 and a birth record in Turriff, Aberdeenshire gives a James born to James Taylor & Jessie Mair (Janet "Jessie" Mair). Her birth 1820 Auchterless ABD. James senior being in the 92nd Regiment of Foot. James senior died 27 Apr 1891 Inverness INV. James Taylor senior remarried in 1854 Elgin MOR to Mary Robertson. Mary was born 1832 Dallas MOR and died 1902 Inverness INV. If you have any connections or interest in these families I would very much like to hear from you. I'm glad to share what information I have.
red mail McIntosh, Macintosh, Mackintosh
G-G-G-G John McIntosh born abt. 1800 Inverness. On death cert John's parents listed as John McIntosh labourer and Margaret Ross. I can't find any parish record to confirm this online. John was a shoemaker. In 1825 he married Lilly Bain in Greenock, Renfrewshire. Got him again in Tain, where children born Duncan 1826, Alexander 1827, John 1831, Wm Fraser 1837. Daughter Mary Glass born 1840 in Inverness, witnessed by William Mackintosh and Donald Fraser. The family lived at 83 Church Street, Inverness. John left for New Zealand on board the Arab June 1841 to join the Preliminary Expedition to Nelson with the NZ Company. His wife Lilly joined him in 1842, leaving Nov 1841 on board Martha Ridgway from Liverpool. With her were Duncan, John, Wm Fraser and Mary. Would love to find out what happened to Alexander. Did he die or stay in Inverness?
red mail Catherine MClean nee Campbell
Looking for a Catherine Mclean who lived in Inverness with her husband in about 1896. They had no children. Her sister was Christina Campbell who married a James Thomson. Shortly after marrying (abt 1868)Christina and James left for South Africa.
red mail macisaac of inverness
i am looking for some information on my husbands family we do know that his first decendent was a neil macisaac from inverness he came to nova scotia in the early 1700. his decendents came from nova scotia,canada to newfoundland canada in the late 1800. what we are trying to find out is who was before neil we know neil had children names donald angus,allan,and anne. we also know that he was married to a macpherson if anyone can help me find more about neils family line in inverness scotland .that would be great
red mail Mackintosh
I am looking for relatives or information regarding Captain Alexander David Mackintosh of the Royal Signals who was killed at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem in 1946. He was the son of David and Christina Mackintosh who lived in Ballifeary Road, Inverness. He was married to Eva ( I do not have a maiden name ) Who I believe came from the Reading area. Alexander also had the following aunts and uncles:- Alexander b.1876, Jane b.1877,Isabel J. b.1880, Mary A. b.1882 and John b.1885. Any info. would be helpful, Regards, Phil.
red mail McDonald, Donald Duncan
Looking for my grandfather, Donald Duncan McDonald. Information on my fathers birth entry shows Donald Duncan came from Inverness, Invernessshire, Scotland. He was 45 years old when my father, Allan Carson McDonald was born, on 6 March 1898, in Ashburton, NZ, so birth year for Donald Duncan would be c1853. Information on Presbyterian orphanage records, Dunedin, NZ, dated 27 October 1908 indicate Donald Duncan deserted my father 6 years previously, which would be c1902. I cannot find a record of Donalds marriage to Elizabeth Carson, which is recorded on my fathers birth certificate, as 1 June 1897 at Wellington, NZ, interestingly, 9 months before my fathers birth.
Looking for any connections to the family of William Rose (b.Duthil 1863) and his wife Mary Noble (b. Urquhart, Ross c.1866)They had five children.Alexander Charles Rose 1895 died in WW1. Mary 1898, Williamina 1900, Helen 1902,James John 1907. The latter four children all born in Inverness.
red mail Mackintosh
I am trying to trace my Great Great Grandfather David Mackintosh. He was a Tailor around Inverness and was born very roughly about 1810. He married Janet Macpherson b1812 and had at least 4 children-David b1850,Thomas L.,Elizabeth b1836,George. David (the son) became an Architect in partnership with Alexander Ross in 1875. He married Emma Newell from Kiltarlity and they later moved to Oban. George (the son) I believe was involved in the Grain industry. Any info. regarding this branch of the Mackintosh family would be appreciated. Regards, Phil.
red mail Alexander Young
Looking for ancestors of Alexander Young who came from Inverness to Australia. Alexander was born in 1825 and he married Mary Williamson in 1851 at Kings Plains in New England, New South Wales. Regards
red mail Sergt McKenzie, 78th Regt
I am tracing the McKenzie( or some generations Mac)side of my family. We have a wonderful antique presentation piece - a snuff horn chased in silver and engraved "to Sergt McKenzie by the 78th Regt 1818". This started my hunt by which I have solid connections all associated with Inverness town and closeby, back as far as the generation before my target. I am looking for the father of Donald MacKenzie, born Kirkhill 1794, jeweller with an address in High St Inverness , married to Margaret MacGillivray from Haugh in 1830. He could be William MacKenzie, the son of John MacKenzie and Mary McLean of Drumchardine and baptised in Inverness along with his twin Kenneth in 1760, but I am missing direct evidence for the father/son relationship between William and Donald. I have tried for details of the 78th from Fort George and the QOH and havent got far with the National Archive either. Can anyone help?
red mail William Masson
Has anyone any information about William Masson and his family? He was born in 1831 and baptised at Daviot with the name Mason but when he married in 1854 he had changed his name to Masson. His children were:Margaret Gray, born 1855) married to Hugh Tulloch.James Lockhart, born 1857. Donald, born 1859. Francis William, born 1862. Charles, born 1865. Peter Jobe, born 1868 Christina Hannah, born 1870
red mail Donald Mason
I am researhing the Mason family in the Inverness area. Donald Mason, a farm labourer at Daviot, married Margaret Gray from Knockbain in 1830. Their sons were William, b.1831, railway carter in the Highland Railway, Charles, b.1835 and Thomas, b.1838. All three sons were born at Easter Urchill which may be a farm. William married Mary Fraser, nee Lockhart. Her father was a carpenter and her mother Hannah was a midwife.
red mail ALEXANDER SINCLAIR born 1815 - Inverness
Alexander Sinclair married Louisa Jones in Cardiff 1839 (see BMD share for details). His cert confirms his father was John Sinclair which backs up IGI extracted entry: Alexander chr 14/4/1815 Inverness. Father: John Sinclair. Mo: Christian McDonald. On census records, Alexander's birthplace is given as Inverness. It's possible that John Sinclair was chr 20/12/1776 Inverness, with parents, John Sincla(i)r and Katherine Munro. They married 26/5/1772 Inverness. Anyone interested in them or have more information, please get in touch. Jenny
red mail Christina Junor-William Goodley
I am seeking any information on Christina Junor or William Goodley. Christina is the daughter of Peter Junor(b.17-7-1855) and Jane or Jean Fraser(b.6-1-1859) and was born 9-8-1903 in Inverness.
red mail Mrs W.Brunton,Inverness
My great grandmother was Mrs W. Brunton of Inverness, so I am assuming my great grandfather was W.Brunton. My grandfather Tom and his brother Roderick Mackenzie Brunton emigrated to Canada circa 1910.There were other siblings,and I would appreciate any information on them and on my ggm and ggf,thank you,Tom,Canada
red mail Christina Junor
I am seeking information about Christina Junor, born Inverness around 1902-1904. On a 1924 marriage certificate (in Melbourne, Australia) to a relative of mine (William Herbert Goodley), she lists her mother as Jean Fraser and father as Peter Junor (deceased).
red mail lyson
any info on the lyson family from inverness
red mail Forbes, George born 1826
I am looking for any history on George Forbes (my Gt. Gt Grandsire) born 1826, married Jean (Jane) Chisholm born 1830. I believe from the Inverness-shire area. They had 9 children all of which were born in Canada.
red mail James Grant
Looking for parental details of James Grant born Inverness 23rd August 1815. His father (also James) was a stonemason. James was a seaman/master mariner. His wife Jane was a widow when they married. James died North Shields on 12th August 1893. I have much information on his ships, crews and voyages.
red mail Buckley . Inverness
Looking for death of GG/F Charles Buckley b abt 1853 (alive 1920)on Death Cert of wife Sarah Smith b abt 1852, who died 1920 Inverness. Also the Marriage of Charles Buckley and Sarah Smith and the births of their daughters Susan (GM) Alice and Emily. All family in 1891 census in Perth and Sarah, Charles and Susan (22) 1901 Census in Inverness. All shown as "born England". Emily in 1901 census shown as "born London" after her marriage in 1894. Any advice or help appreciated.
red mail McFarquhar, John
Born Redcastle 1811. Clockmaker,Inverness. His sister was Catherine McIntosh who lived at Balcroy. John was married to Margaret Grant and had one son William born around 1845 in Inverness. William became a merchant seaman who eventually moved to North Shields and married Jane Thoms in 1871. He was lost at sea in 1873 when his son John Young (my Grandfather) was only a few months old.
red mail Grant Margaret
Born Inverness abt 1837. Parents/siblings unknown. Went to Australia, married George Henry Butler in 1857 (Victoria, Australia). She had one surviving child Charlotte Butler born 1867. George Butler passed away approx 1867. Margaret remarried in 1870 (Victoria, Australia) George Welch. Two children John Welch 1871, Katherine Welch 1873. Any info much appreciated
red mail Dunn
I am searching for my grandfather, Charles William Dunn. He claimed to have been born in Inverness about 1866, and had a brother Edward.The first record I have of him is marrying my grandmother in New Zealand in 1896. His marriage records give his father as William and his mother as Margaret McGulvin. I can find no record of this name, so it could be a phonetic interpretation.
red mail MacDonald-McDonald
I am keen to find more info of my family search.John MacDonald b.1824? Marjory MacKenzie b.1824 & married 31 May 1848 their children are as follows. Catharine b.1848, Donald b.1850, Grace b.1852, Marjory b.1855, Alexander b.1857, Isabella b.1860, James b.1862, John b.1864, Coll b.1866. Info from 1881 census dwelling 105 Academy St Inverness. Coll married Mary MacDonald of Rogart and both died in Dunedin , NZ.Trying to find info of Johns parents, Alexander & Kate MacDonald of Glenelg or Boleskine ??? HELP
red mail Fraser
I am interested in any information on a Finlay Fraser who married Janet MacLennan in Inverness in 1817. Janet's father was John
red mail Junor - Fraser
Looking for any info on Isabella Fraser b 24/8/1816, Dores, and her husband George Junor whom she married in Dores on 12/7/1837. Any help greatly appreciated
red mail Mathieson, Clark, Burns, Everett, McCaluum
Looking for relatives of my father. My father, Albert Alexander Mathieson was born on 11/12/33 in Nairn. His mother was Barbara Merchant Mathieson, b 1911, father Herbert Clark, b 1912. Annabel Clark was a witness at their wedding (she was from Nth Berbeston?? Glasgow). Barbara's parents were Donald and Majorie Mathieson (from Dundee - Donald was a shepherd). Dad was adopted by Charles and Agnes Everett when he was small - they changed his name to William Alexander Everett. Barbara and Herbert gave birth to a daughter, Barbara Isabella Burns Clark (or Mathieson)on 27/12/40 and later a son called Walter in 1946 (although Walter's father is named as Walter McCallum). Dad's family also has some links to Saltcoats and Inverness. We now live in New Zealand and would dearly love to know if any of Dad's family are still living. They may not know about him. Linda
red mail CAMERON
Hi, I have 2 Cameron's I am researching (don't know if they're connected in any way). SARAH Cameron b 1795 Kilmonivaig died 16.11.1886 married 1815 to Alexander Kennedy b 1777 Brackletter. They had 12 children one of which - Duncan b 1822 married ISABELLA Cameron b May 1831 Inv died 08.07.1907 Victoria, Oz. Duncan and Isabella migrated to Oz in 1853. Cheers, Julie
red mail Fraser
I am looking for relatives of Donald Fraser born 25-02-1836 in Inverness. He left Liverpool England on a boat called "China" on 28-05-1854 for Australia. His father was Thomas Fraser and his mother Isabel MacTavish
red mail Macaulay - Junor
Seeking any details on Sgt Donald Macaulay, b ca 1889, killed in Egypt 15/10/1918, who married Johan-Grant Junor, b 29/1/1891, in Inverness on 14/1/1916.
red mail Grant
Donald Grant, b 16/3/1837, Glen Urquhart, Inverness, to James Grant and Lillias McMillan. Any information on who he married, children, death etc would be most welcome.
red mail Junor - Grant
I'm looking for any information on Simon Junor, b ca 1845, probably in Inverness. Married Mary Grant (b ca 1847, Glenurquhart) in Inverness on 30/12/1869. Simon died 27/7/1902 in Inverness. Any details greatly appreciated.
red mail Maclennan Families
I am looking for people who are researching Maclennans, both from Inverness and the west coast, Lochcarron in particular. Other surnames connected to my research are -: Mackenzie - George Maclennan b.1895, Married Catherine Mary Mackenzie b.1895 at the Roman Catholic Church in Inverness on 1 Feb 1918. Donald Angus Maclennan b. 1854, Married Christina (Christy) MacGregor in Sheildaig, Applecross in 20 March 1877. George Maclennan b. 1816 in Lochcarron, Married Ann Mackay at Lochcarron on 28 Feb 1832. If anyone recognises this family I would be delighted to share information. Regards George, Inverness.
Peter McGillivray, born Inverness January 3rd 1809. Married Margaret McGregor 1834, Inverness. They had Alexander 1835, and he married Margaret Hay Logan Robertson In Aberdeen, January 5th, 1874. Anything here look familiar?
red mail McPherson, Young
Looking for a David McPherson who married a Margaret Young, 1747, Inverness.
red mail Fraser and Mellon Family - Inverness
I am looking for anyone related to the following people. Flora Fraser was born in 1903, her parents were Hugh Fraser and Margaret Maclennan. Flora Fraser was married in 1918 to Richard Mellon, Richard Mellon was the son of Richard Mellon - a seaman and Isabella Mackintosh. Flora had 13 children: Helen, Edith, Flora, Margaret, John, Hugh, Richard, Bella, Emily, Iris, Mary and two others.
red mail Customs Boat Damaged 1733
From Calendar of Treasury Books 62 1733/05/24 Commissioners of Customs Edinburgh to the Treasury forwarding ( a ) Despair of a remedy for such an ill situation.Propose the offer of the King's Pardon toinformers. 1 page. Appending :- Robert Middleton the Customs Commissioner Edinburgh,dated Customs House Inverness 18 May 1733. Yesterday the Custom House boat was carried across the ferry,cut in two andhalf of it disposed to the waves. "Its hard to tell where this will end.The warehouse has been twice broke open and the boat destroyed,the expresses from the outports stopped and the letters taken away,a person under suspicion of being an informer dragged across the Forth and his ears cut out,and hints every day given to myself to take care of my life :in short no part of the face of the earth is peopled with such abandoned villains as this country. 1 and a half pages. Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIII No 6

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