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MURRAY ANCESTORS
Interested in any information relating to Helen Murray who was born in Liberton around 1794, believed to be daughter of Thomas Murray & Anne Henderson. Later married Charles McBean (from Inversnesshire).
red mail George Dickson
George Dickson born 1783 in Liberton to father George Dickson and Agnes or Ann Manners.George was a coach painter in Edinburgh towards the end of his life lived in Bakehouse close on castle Hill and porobabely worked there also.Love to hear from anyone related to George or siblings,and any ideas on Ann or Agnes Manners.George later married arion Niven born 1784 in Liberton to George niven and Isobel Herriot also born in Liberton.
Monilaws
Trying to verify the birth of a George Monilaws said to be the brother of Alexander born in Liberton in 1757 toJames Monilaws and Margaret Boag or Bogg. Other info would suggest George was born in 1781 but cannot find record
Monilaws
I am looking for information about the Monilaws people who feature on the monument in Liberton kirkyard particularly James.
red mail Torrance
I would be glad to have any information on the Torrance family who lived on Drum/Dalkeith Road from 1841-1881 (according to the censuses). The head, Robert Torrance, was born in Gilmerton around 1814, and his trade was a carter (sand and coal). His wife was Jannet (Janet) MacLeod born around 1815. Their children were: Elizabeth c.1834; Jane c.1836; Janet c.1838; Robert c.1840; John c.1842; David c.1844; William c.1850; Catherine c.1851; Isabella c.1856; Ann c.1859. There may have been more, but these are the names found. Robert, Sr. must have died between 1871 and 1881, as Jannet, Sr. is listed as a widow.
red mail Hutchisons of Liberton
William Banks Hutchison b Gilmerton married Jane Stirling 1895 at Cockpen they had a number of children but I am looking for information on one son William Banks Stirling Hutchison b 1907 who married Alison Grandison 1936 Gilmerton Parish Church. She was born 1911 also in Gilmerton. I cannot find them in Scotland did they emigrate?
red mail george dickson catharine halliday
george dickson and catharine halliday were married 1831 any information would be greatfully received
red mail Florence Horsburgh
I'm stuck now at Florence Horsburgh born 29 March 1685 in Liberton. He married Janet Fogo in 1716. I think his parents were William Horsburgh and Jean McCleary from the OPR records and onviously I know some of his descendants. Can anyone link into this or provide me with any information regarding where the family are buried, where they lived, occupation etc? Various surnames listed for lookups as these are others I'm researching.
red mail William Akenhead Craig
Looking for additional details of the family of William Akenhead Craig born 23/2/1845 son of Gavin Craig and Janet Richardson, Gavin & Janet married 1844 in Edinburgh. William married Janet Macfarlane, Cardross, Dunbarton in 1868 & had at least one son, William, born Dunbarton 20/1/1872. This William appears to have married twice.The second marriage in 1916 in Glasgow was to Elizabeth Macpherson.His first wife and any offspring of that marriage are unknown.
red mail James Steele in Liberton 1813
I am looking for information about great-x-4 grandfather James Steele who was a schoolmaster in Liberton in 1813 when his daughter Margaret was born.
red mail Hunter
James Hunter was the age 34 on 1881 census .He live at 2 craigmillar villas .Anyone with ifro would be greatly appericated.
red mail Ross: Isabella (b.1765), Jane (b.1804) Liberton
Any information on the above welcomed. I believe Jane was mother to William Ross (or Flockhart). Thanks, Craig
red mail Grindiside, Groundiside,or Chrundson
Any information on these family names would be welcome. I have an ancestor Christian (Female) circa 1721 in Liberton.
red mail Joseph Ferguson
looking for a Joseph Ferguson who knew a Mary Cunningham in 1942. She named him as the father of her baby born 19th May that year which he denied. Her address at that time was Backsidelee Farm, Liberton. I have absolutely no details about him at all and would be grateful for any possible leads.
red mail Backsidelee Farm
Anyone have any info on who owned this farm in 1942 or about anyone who lived there at that time? Trying to trace my maternal grandmother who gave this address on my mum's birth certificate on 19th May 1942. Her name was Mary Cunningham and she named the baby Annie.
McCallum in Liberton
James McCallum, my gfx3, b. 1785 in Liberton, Edinburgh, career in RA, died in Woolwich Eng. - searching for his siblings or parents.
red mail Old Cottage Hospital
Looking for a photograph of the old cottage hospital. Would appreciate any information regarding its history. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help
red mail Liberton Industrial School Staff
Henderson, William Mr 1888 CIS Superintendent Edinburgh Edinburgh Original Industrial School Boys Liberton nr Edinburgh Henderson, Mrs 1888 CIS Matron Lawson, T Mr 1888 CIS Assistant Superintendent Forbes, Adam Mr 1888 CIS Head Teacher McDonald,Donald Mr 1888 CIS Assistant teacher
Alnwick Hill House
Seeking information about Alnwick Hill House which was in late 1800s and into 1900s a home for wayward women. My ancestor was a matron there.


 
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