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red mail Patricia Lawra Gordon Kelly/Anne Dewar
I'm looking for my biological relatives possibly still in the Auchterarder area. I was born in Sydney Australia 1964, my biological mother was Patricia Kelly, daughter of Anne Dewar (both from Auchterarder). Anne came out to Australia around 1962 with her husband and children, settling in Sydney and then leaving for New Zealand several years later. Not sure as to Anne's date of birth, possibly 1920's. If anyone knows of Dewars still residing in the Auchterarder area I would be keen to get in touch to piece together a somewhat fragmented family history. Kind Regards, Theresa.
Don/Somerville
Searching for ancestors of Alexander Don and Jean Somerville. I believe Alexander was born in Crieff in 1810 and married Jean Somerville, whom I also believe was born in the same area around 1801. They had a family of three girls (Helen, Anne and Jean) and three boys (James, Alexander and Robert) and emigrated to Australia in 1856 where they settled in the "gold rush" town of Ballarat, Victoria.
red mail penny
My G,G,G,G GRANDFATHER was James Penny who married Janet Dun in 1796. My G,G,G grandfather was Alexander who married Janet Simpson.
red mail William Dun Auchterarder
I am looking for information on William Dun born 1712 at Auchterarder. Married Elizabeth Mailer 4th August 1735 at Auchterarder.
Isabella Gibson
Can anyone supply the birth/baptism of Isabella Gibson born ca 1824-6 in or near Auchterarder. She married Daniel Forbes in 1845, does the original marriage entry give her father's name? She could be the daughter of William Gibson and Elizabeth Philp,who lived almost next door to the Forbes in Auchterarder high street. Isabella appears there in the 1841 census but of course no relationship is given. Also she could be the daughter of James Stobie and Catherine, whose daughter Elizabeth married Daniel Forbes' brother John.(Catherine came from Forgandenny). I am also looking for the baptism of Daniel Forbes' sister Lilias born ca 1821, and her marriage. What happened to her? Any information gratefully received. Many thanks
red mail WILLIAM MACKIRDY
I am looking for any information however small about William Mackirdy born in Battery place Rothesay, Bute in 1867. He married Catherine Lambert in 1901 in the district of Blythswood in the borough of Glasgow. He later married Maria Towers Grieve in 1908 in Auchterarder. Williams Father was Robert Mackirdy. I am interested in any information about his life at all at any age. In particular 1908 onwards.William had lots of siblings, Archibald, Davidson, John, Robert, James, Ann -Jane, Mary -Elizabeth, Agnes, Mary and Alexander.
red mail Bayne
Would love details of any Bayne family in the area prior to the 1900's
red mail Sutherland Family of Auchterarder
I can trace my ancestry back to Angus Sutherland of Auchterarder who was born possibly in Brora, Sutherland and who died 1.8.1847. He married Jean Imrie (Imery, Imbrie?) who died 21.9.1835. His father was possibly Donald Sutherland, born in the parish of Golspie in 1743, or possibly Toupie just south of Brora, or possibly Underboll, Sutherland. I'll be grateful if anyone can throw any further light on this
red mail Penny family, Perthshire
I am descended from a James Penny, reportedly born on July 14, 1762 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Later records indicate that his father was named Robert Penny and his mother was named Rose Milread or Milread Rose or Ross (handwritten and unclear). The family was said to be Presbyterian Covenanters. In about 1770 the family arrived in Drummore township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - perhaps after a period in Ulster, Ireland. James served as a drummer boy in the American Revolution due to his age and later moved to Natchez, Mississippi and then to Louisiana. I see from this website that there were Pennys in Perthshire in Auchterarder and Dunning and did not find the name elsewhere in Scotland. Please contact me if we are related.
Forbes and Gibson families
My Gt Gt grandfather was Daniel Forbes born in Auchterarder in 1824, parents Daniel Forbes and Annie Robb ((of Logie). Both he and his brother John married Gibsons, Isabella and Elizabeth resp. They lived next door to Isabella in the High Street, but Elizabeth Gibson was maybe a cousin or coincidence. Earlier names include Stobie, Roy, McCara/McAree/King,Phil(i)p and Herdman. Any information on Daniels's sister Lilias who married in Anstruther would be most appreciated. Daniel and Isabella moved to Anstruther, then to Edinburgh and then to London and most of the family came to London too.
red mail Cochrane/Carr family
Great-uncles Charles and Harry and great-aunt Margaret buried Auchterarder cemetery. Grandfather William (married Catherine Smith Carr)died in Sydney NSW. My father (William's eldest son) was Charles. His siblings John,William,Stella,Ronald. Anyone out there related to me? Frances, NSW Australia.
red mail William Mailer, born 1849 to Mary Thomson and John Mailer
Looking for sibs in my great grandfather's generation who may have lived in or near Auchterarder. Of 10 brothers and sisters, I know 8 emigrated to England and the U.S. Two may have stayed in Scotland: Robert Mailer, b.1843 and Blacksmith William Mailer, b. 1849. Their mother was Mary Thomson, 1818-1874. Their father was John Mailer, 1817-1888. They had cousins in Blackford. I have information to share on the U.S. Mailers.
red mail KERON
would like to talk to anyone who knows about AGNES KERON who lived at Upper Cloan Farm in 1862 in Auchterarder. The KERON's had various farms throughout perthshire.
red mail Cochrane
Looking for anyone in Auchterarder with this name. Male names were all William and Charles. Other names Stormont, Carr.
red mail David Crichton
Thanks to a cousin in South Africa I have learned that brothers David and Richard Crichton went to Australia from the Cape after 1884. David was born in 1859 in Auchterarder, Scotland and travelled with his parents to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, shortly thereafter. Richard was born in Port Elizabeth in 1861. Their parents were Peter and Ann Crichton, Peter hailing from Culross on the Firth of Forth. David's death, aged 27, is recorded in Waterloo, Sydney, in 1887, allegedly by drowning. Richard, according to the family, lived on in Australia and bred horses for the imperial forces at some point between 1899 and 1918. It seems more likely that he was involved in this business during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899 - 1902. Richard was last heard from about 1906 when he made an attempt to lodge a claim against his late father's estate with the Colonial Office in Cape Town. I was not able to find a death notice for Richard. Shipping records such as are available online show that there was a trickle of Crichtons into Australia over the past two centuries. Although the name is not that common in the Southern Hemisphere, and more common in New Zealand than in Australia or South Africa, it is possible that someone working in the field of Crichton family history may know more about the Crichtons from Culross and their South African (Port Elizabeth is situated on Algoa Bay) and Australian connections.
red mail Janet Penny born 1755 Auchterarder
Janet is the daughter of James Penny/Anne Mailer. She is my g.g.grandmother. I shall be pleased to hear from anyone researching this family.
Seaton
Looking for connections to Seaton and Frasers in this area
red mail Maria Towers Grieve
I have been searching for any information regarding Maria Towers Grieve of Auchterarder or any member of her family. She was the wife of william mackirdy daughter of James Grieve and mother of Jane Wilson Mackirdy please contact me if you have info at all however small it may seem thank you
red mail Sutherlands in Auchterarder
I am researching my family history and it has lead me to the Sutherlands of Auchterareder. I have some information but would love more on descendants. My direct ancestor is Robert Sutherland (1810-1859). His parents were Angus Sutherland and Jean Imrie married 1798, Auchterarder. The family were shoemakers! There is a grave in Auchterarder Parish Church to the Sutherlands. Any other descendants out there please get in touch.
red mail Henry Morris
Looking for information about Henry Morris of Auchterarder. Henry died prior to December 1818 because he was deceased by the time his daughter, Lillias, married James Rutherford on 28 Dec 1818 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
red mail Penny/Stewart/Dunn
I have done a comprehensive study on the Penny's of Auchterarder and Dunning. My particular line is James Penny/Janet Dunn: James Penny/Janet Stewart: James Damside Penny/Ann Dougall & Grace McLaren


 
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