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red mail LINDSAY
HI I am looking for info on alexander lindsay born 1910 motherwell I would like as much info on his mother and father as i can get I have a lot of info on alexander and his wife, kids etc and other branches of that family but can't find anything on his side any help would be great i am willing to exchange info thanks sandra
red mail MASON
I am looking for the family of my father John Mason, he was from Motherwell. I dont know what his parents name were but he had a sister called Shona who apparently now lives in Australia or New Zealand. My father has passed away but I want to know if my grandparents are alive. John Mason would have been close to 70 years old now and was a coded welder, he married a South African lady called Jennifer.
McGuinness
i am looking to fill in missing information regarding Peter McGuinness whom was married to Margaret Graham in 1916 whom had a son John who died in infancy at 1 year old in 1924. Margaret had a brother Thomas Graham whom died in 1962 and was married to Mary Early craigneuk ,Wishaw. The family address seems to have been 210 airbles road, motherwell. Can anyone tell me if Peter and Margaret had any more children. I am the granddaughter of Thomas Graham.
red mail FERGUSON
Searching for siblings and parents of JOHN ROBB FERGUSON b. c1834 Lanarkshire. Father was Robert Ferguson, either a Hawker or Saddler. Robert may have been b 1811 in Motherwell if the Hawker. Mother may have been Janet ROBB or Helen ALLAN (if son of Robert, Saddler of BELLSHILL). John was my Grt Grandfather who migrated to Australia and was shipwrecked on his first attempt in 1854.
red mail Watson Family
Looking for any information on children of Hugh Shaw Watson married to Edith Grant. Hugh died in WW1 and left behind 3 children, Edith May (my grandmother) Elizabeth and William Shaw. I understand that William may have left to work on railways in Canada in the 1920s. Elizabeth set sail to Nova Scotia with her passage paid for by the YWCA. I cannot find any further traces of them anywhere, so any information would be gratefully received.
red mail Robert Baillie
Looking for information about my great-grandfather, Robert Baillie b.21st July 1895 in Hamilton (Portland Place), son of Robert Baillie and Janet (Jessie) Fleming. The family lived at 32 Enfield Place, Ladywell, Motherwell in the 1920s and 30s. We know that Robert went to America (destination given as Philadelphia) in 1923 but returned in 1933, to Enfield Place. He has been described as a steel worker and expeditor on passenger lists. Interested to know whether he married, whether he had further children and when he died.
red mail Isabella Frew White Dalziel/Motherwell - Ontario Canada
Looking for more info on Isabella Frew White born 01/10/1878 at 38 Park Street, Motherwell, (Dalziel), Lanarkshire, Scotland. She married John Stewart in Edinburgh on 30/7/1909. She had worked in the rubber works around Fountainbridge where she would have become friends of the sisters of her husband to be. She and her husband John Stewart emigrated after their marriage to Canada. John killed in action in WW1 fighting as a Canadian in Belgium, 13th April, 1916. Isabella and John lived in Mountain Street, Merritton, Ontario but when John was killed Isabella moved to Main Street, Port Dalhousie, Ontario still the St. Catharines area. Would love to get some more info on them but only thing I know is the last known address of John's sister also Isabella (Stewart) nickname Bell, who married Peter Campbell in Canada and adopted a girl called Muriel in Edinburgh and took her back to Canada, the address was 210 Alfred Street, Kingston, Ontario.
red mail Dave Morgan Jeannie Boughy Boughey
Am trying to find any info above on Jeanie Boughey born 1896 in Motherwell Scotland married David Dave Morgan migrated to Gas City Indiana in 1920's from Ellis Island document found on Jeanie.
R. Flockhart
My Uncle Arthur Hill Park married Winifred Nash at the Trinity Church Manse in Renfrew on the 1st July 1948. One of the witnesses was R. Flockhart of 76 Forgewood Road, Motherwell. Partly because I have Flockhart ancestors on the other side of my family, I would be very interested in any information about this witness. Was he perhaps one of my uncle's friends from the time he spent in S. Africa with the Air Force during WWII?
red mail Rennix/ Tominey
I am looking for any info on the rennix family lived in motherwell, daughters sarah (sadie) & ellen rennix. Sarah died in the 60's. Also looking for any info on the TOMINEY family, also from motherwell.
red mail gardner
john gardner,born in ireland,1834 moved to motherwell where he married sarah blakley in 1860 who was also born in ireland.I am trying to find out where he was born in ireland, Father,s named james who was married to ann gray,John was father to john b1863 and william b1861 and then moved to middlesbrough then to stockton on tees and worked in the steelworks.
red mail Scanlon - Scanlan of Parkhead Street, Motherwell
I'm searching for information about Edward (Eddie) Scanlon who lived at 133 Parkhead Street, Motherwell, from around the beginning of the 1900s. As far as I know, he was was still living there in the late 1930's or early 1940s with his wife Mary (nee Murray). They emigrated from Kilygordon, Donegal, Ireland around 1896. They had a number of children: Katherine, Celia/Cicily, Bridget, Edward, Joseph, Patrick and Francie/Francis. Katherine married a Mick Kennedy and they moved to Edinburgh. If you know anything or know of anyone who might know anything, please contact me.
red mail Beddow- Motherwell
I am trying to find information on Beddow family who lived in Bellshill, Mossend Motherwell from about 1902.
red mail 1911 Old street map of motherwell
I am trying to find a 1911 street map that shows Eastbourne Terrace, Belshill. I can find the road it was off but not the actual terrace itself. Perhaps it has been renamed or pulled down.
red mail Ralston/Yetts
Hi I am interested in any information regarding the Ralston and Yetts families who lived in Motherwell around the early 1800s.
red mail george/scoulars/ mclellan of motherwell/newmians in lanarkshire..
i am researching my family tree and looking for information on my grandfather robert george, in the early 60's i know he was living at 5 broompark road, wishaw. i also know that he was a silk factory worker at the time of my mums birth in 1963. he and my gran had 3 children, my mum linda, and my 2 uncles james and william, also known as jim and bill. i am looking for anyone who may have information about this family as we do not know if i have more uncles/aunts and cousins out there somewhere.. with my gran dying in 2007 we have not been able to get antmore information. thank u 2 anybody who can help
red mail Looking for Murray Family Information
I'm looking for Murray family information. My great-grandmother was Grace Wood Murray, b. February 19, 1870 in Motherwell, to James Murray (b. approx. 1829) m. to Ann (or Anne) (surname?) b. approx. 1824. Other children of James and Ann included Jessie (b. approx. 1848), Jane (b. 1851), George (b. 1854), Margaret (b. 1861), John (b. September 14, 1863 near Longridge, or Long Ridge? Scotland), Joseph (b. 1866). James and Ann emigrated to the US on April 11, 1884 from Glasgow on the Furnessia. They brought Grace, John, George and his wife Jean with them. James and Ann returned to live in Scotland in either 1893 or 1898. James and Ann may be buried in Lanarkshire. James outlived his wife and may have passed away in the early 1900s. Any information would be appreciated. Do I have any cousins still in Lanarkshire? I would be happy to exchange family information. I have photos of James, Ann, Grace, and other family members I can email.
red mail Keary/Walkers
Motherwell and area. Grandparents were Alice and Billy Keary nee Walker. Lived on Logans road down from the Bridgeworks. Any info on any Kearys and Walkers in Motherwell and surrounding area would be appreciated. Thanks Paul
red mail Goddard, Watson married, moved to SA
I am looking for any info about Joseph Henry (Hervig?)William Goddard, born to British (?) parents (possibly in Egypt)in about 1880s. Married Jessie Steven Watson (a twin from Motherwell, born 13 Aug 1888). They emigrated to South Africa where he was killed in 1922. He had a brother DH Goddard, grandfather of the famous SA cricketer, Trevor Goddard. Any and all info regarding these Goddards would be most welcome. My family tree research has reached a dead end.
red mail Lucy Hughes - William MacKinnon (Dalziel)
Lucy Hughes (daughter of Patrick Hughes & Rose Friel) b c1896 in Dalziel, Motherwell, Lanark, married William MacKinnon (son of Angus MacKinnon & Rose Ann McCluskey) on 31 Dec 1919 in Motherwell. They had at least 4 children: 1. Angus - 1920 2. William - 1923 3. Mary - 1927 4. Unknown sex or name after 1927. William may have been a Pilot? His siblings all born in Motherwell were: 1. Joseph (my grandfather) 2. John 3. Peter 4. Angus 5. Mary 6. Ann 7. Rose Ann 8. Donald 9. Thomas 10. Neil. Most of the family emigrated to Canada 1920's. In 1927 William & Lucy lived at 99 Wellington St, Dalziel, Motherwell, Lanark, Scotland. Does anyone know anything about this family after 1927? William was a son of my ggrandfather - uncle of my father (now deceased), so he would be my great uncle & I would love to be in contact with any of his descendants. Anne
red mail Shiels, Sheils, Shields, Railway, Motherwell
I am looking for any infomation on John Shiels Born c1876 in Kilkeel, Co. Down, N. Ireland or James Shiels Born c1880 also in Kilkeel. They are beleived to have moved to Motherwell after 1901 to work on the railway as platelayers. Their parents were Hugh Shiels and Ann Canavan. All their other siblings appear to be in the Liverpool area on the 1891 and 1901 census returns. They are the brothers of my grandfather Daniel. Eileen
red mail JAMES DICK JEANNIE BAIRD
LOOKING FOR DESCENDANTS OF JAMES DICK AND JEANIE BAIRD LIVING 35 ENFIELD PLACE MOTHERWELL. CHILDREN HUGH, JAMES, JANET, JEANIE. JAMES DICK SNR WAS BORN IN RICCARTON.
red mail Help
Patrick James Cooke Motherwell. Marthra Mother. Live in Canada do not know anything about father
red mail Langford family
Hi all, I`m looking to connect with anyone who may also be researching or connected with the following Langford family. Samuel Langford and Lavinia Edwards. This couple had at least seven children born in Motherwell (Dalziel) from 1855 onwards: Job 1855, John 1857, Elizabeth 1859, Pheobe 1861, Thomas 1863,Henry 1866, Richard abt 1862. Other children born before 1855 in England include Lavinia, Joseph and Samuel. This family lived in Milton Street and Queen Street in the years between 1871 and 1891. In 1861 they were in Bellshill. Best Regards, DAl
red mail Cowan
Looking for descendants of James Cowan, b 6 Feb 1826. Married Martha Dowell who is buried in Old Dalziel Church Yard. Their son Thomas, b. 29 Feb 1856 in Motherwell is my great grandfather
red mail lindsay / gray
i am seeking information on john lindsay and agnes gray. john was born in motherwell they were married in motherwell in the mid to late 1800s. any information would be appriciated.
red mail old photos of strathclyde park
Looking for old photos of Strathclyde Park in the late 50s.My dad worked on the boating pond area.
red mail La Charity, Peter Joseph
I am looking for the existance of a Peter Joseph La Charity (Lacharity or Lacharite) supposedly born in Motherwell Scotland 8 june 1898. Can anyone confirm that this individual came frome Motherwell and if so give me some details on the family.
red mail SNOWDEN, MURDOCK, MCCULLOCK
Looking for Emerson Snowden, Annie Murdock Snowden, Mary Kean, Harriet Huffton, and others. Emerson played for the Rangers about 1920--lived at 36 Parkhead Street, which was torn down about 30 years ago. Interest in communicating with relatives and those interested in genealogy. Will Share information that I have. Located in Utah, USA
red mail james simmons dawson
im looking for jim dawson age 39 / 40 he workt in holland ( vlissingen )as a welder at heerema i like to get in thouch with him can anybody help me . allrealy many thanks .
red mail Laurie
Looking for information on Robert Laurie. Robert served in Gibralter in WW2. He is the son of Isabella Smillie/ Smellie and Joseph Laurie of Wishaw? Motherwell
red mail Brown/Ainslie
Thomas L. Brown (b. 1876) and Margaret Ainslie (b1879) born in Scotland, lived in Motherwell before coming to USA in 1905/06. Any information appreciated.
red mail Wallace family
My ancestors came from and lived for some many years in dalziel and surrounds any information would be gratefully received. David
red mail Emerson Snowden, b. 1890
My grandfather, Emerson Snowden (Anne Murdock) was born in Motherwell in 1890 and emigrated to the USA about 1926. I would enjoy hearing from any direct relatives, or those interested in any information on his genealogy. Ron
red mail HAY, William, Janet , Mary
1907: Mary Martin Hay -my grandmother, was born in Motherwell to William Hay and Janet Martin Hendry (Hay). Looking for family information about William & Janet.
red mail Burns/Struthers
I am looking for information about John Burns and Ann Ewing Struthers.They had a son, William, who married Mary Macarthur on 9 Oct 1858 in Motherwell. I have no information about John or Ann so anything would be helpful
red mail Jones & McFarlane
My great great grandparents were John JONES and Mary MCFARLANE who were born around 1836, perhaps in Motherwell. John was a coalminer. They married in 1856, and had a son, William JONES, who was born in Motherwell in 1892 and who was also a coalminer. William married Annie Maud TIFFIN in 1915 in Motherwell, and they had 5 daughters, all born in Motherwell: Mary (my grandmother, 1916), Ruby (1919), Williamina (1921, but died as an infant), Ruth (1924 but died as an infant), and Annie (1934). Mary married John WATSON, then after they divorced she married William YOUNG, my grandfather. Does anyone have any relevant information, or can I assist anyone who is researching the same people? In particular I’d be interested to get more details on John JONES and Mary MCFARLANE.
red mail Yule, Gray, Young & Pittock
My great great grandmother was Agnes YULE who was born in 1850 in Midmar, Aberdeenshire. Her parents were Alexander YULE (c1830) and Jean GRAY (c1830) and I don’t know where they were born. Agnes YULE married Allan YOUNG (born c1842, perhaps in Ayr) in Glasgow in 1871 and they had a son John YOUNG (born c1873 in Motherwell) who married Sarah Ann PITTOCK in 1893 in Motherwell. Agnes YULE died in 1932 in Pitlochry, although her usual address was listed on her death certificate as 112 Parkhead St, Motherwell, and since she died of a stroke which was presumably sudden and unexpected I guess she may have been on holiday, or visiting someone in Pitlochry. Does anyone have any relevant information, or can I assist anyone else who's researching the same people?
red mail Henry PITTOCK & Sarah MCINTOSH
My great great grandfather was Henry PITTOCK and according to the 1881 census he was born around 1850 in Milford, Yorkshire which I take to be now called South Milford near Leeds. In 1873 in Liverpool he married Sarah MCINTOSH (born c1853 in Dundee) and in 1881 they were living in Barrow in Furness before moving to Motherwell with their (at that time) 5 children around 1887. The children were James (c1874), Sarah Ann (my great grandmother - 1875), Betsy (c1877), Henry (c1879), Isabella (c1880) all born in Barrow in Furness, and finally Donald (1887) born in Motherwell. Donald died in 1939 in hospital in Glasgow, and Sarah Ann died in 1962 in Motherwell. Both parents had died by 1939. Henry was listed on census as an Iron Smelter or possibly Steel Hammerman and they presumably moved to Motherwell when the iron/steel industry was expanding. Family legend has it that they were of Romany origin but that is extremely doubtful at best. Does anyone have any relevant information on any of the PITTOCK family? Thanks in advance.
red mail Galloway Family
I am looking for information on Archibald Galloway and Agnes Hunter. They were both born in 1867 Scotland. They had nine children. They both died sometime after 1906 in Motherwell. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Dick/Pelling
My mother was born in 1920 in Motherwell Scotland. Her father was Alexander Dick and her mother's maiden name was Pelling. I am looking for any family still existing.They came to Canada in 1923.
red mail Minnie or Quinton McMillan
I am seeking information on a Minnie Mcmillan (maiden name Snowden) Also her son Quinton who joined the airforce and eventually moved to Bushey. Minnit would have been born around 1900.
red mail Minnie, Emerson and Edith Snowden
I am planning a trip to Motherwell from Canada at the end of May. My grandmother Edith was from Motherwell and moved to Canada as a young woman. Her sister Minnie stayed in Motherwell married (dont know the husbands last name) and had a son named Quinton. Apparently Minnie lived to be over 100 and remaried around 80 years old. If anyone has any information about any of the aforementioned, I would really appreciate it. Thanks Chris, Canada


 
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