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Robert James Torrance
Hello I am trying to find Robert James Torrance who has recently turned 75. He has or had two brothers who I believe are Allan who was born in 1943 and his other brother was called George who was born in 1947. Many thanks in advance for any information you can provide me with. Fiona
red mail Gideon Murray
Looking for Gideon Murray born Hawick 1868 father Gideon Murray mother Elizabeth Murray No trace after 1891 census may have emigrated.
Graham's,Anderson,Mitchell,Dickey, Veitch
David GRAHAM died 26 March 1941 at Greenhead Terrace, Hawick. He was a General Labourer his wife Catherine Kate) ANDERSON died 13 January at 10 Bright Street Hawick. They had at least 6 children Mary 1899, John, 1901, Henry, 1904, Bessie 1907, Thomas 1909, David 1910. Mary & John were born Newcastle upon Tyne. The others in Hawick. The couple were married at Newcastle on Tyne 16 Jul 1898. I only found them in the 1911 census at 51 Loan, Hawick. Where were David and Catherine Buried? is there a MI? Where is David's father John GRAHAM buried? when did he die?. He was a Wool pattern Weaver I have his wife, and Mother of David, as Elizabeth (Bessie) Graham died 14 March 1915 at 9 Melgund Place, Hawick. The death was registered by her Granddaughter Elizabeth RULE living at 15 Lothian Place, Hawick. Any information greatly appreciated. Yours Aye, Angus
Mitchell & Dickey & Veitch in Hawick
Helen or Nellie MITCHELL died 23 Nov 1928 at 4 Melgund Place, Hawick her husband was William DICKEY, an Army Supply Corps. Cororal when the married 27 March 1909. he was based at Stobs Castle. 1911 census he is still a corporal living at 6 Dickson Street, Hawick. William remarried at Euphamia McNAUGHT or JOHNSON. He died 28 May 1960 at 21 Renwick Terrace, Hawick. 1911Census he was born Ireland. his parents William John DICKEY a Yarn Dresser and Sarah Agnes GLOVER both alive 1909. Helen or Ellen or Nellie's father and Mother James and Agnes Veitch were living at 4 Dickson Street, Hawick. They were married 1898, on the Twentysixth day of August at 35 Eastgate, Peebles. Agnes MITCHELL ms VEITCH died 28 Sept 1928 at 4 Melgund Place, Hawick her husband James remarried a Katie RAE or ELLIOT. He died 4 Sept 1956 at the Cottage hospital, U/r 20 Allars Crescent, Hawick. Where were these people buried, and any other information regarding MI's or layer content or anything else relating to the above families and children greatly appreciated. Yours Aye, Angus
red mail McQuire Hasslan Paton- Hawick
I am trying to find information on my Mothers Elizabeth McQuire, now Wilson's family. She is now 81. Her Father was Tom McQuire married to Julia nee ?Hasslan. Her grandmother was Isabella Paton. Any information would be wonderful. R
Looking for information Peter Connor ( a scotsman with a scots accent) who married Rose Anne Alexander and they lived in Newcastle Upon Tyne. They had two children Anthony Samuel Connor and Margaret Connor. It is rumoured they separated (possibly divorced) when the children were young and Peter Connor returned to his native Scotland. It is believed he remarried and had a further daughter (another Margaret)to his new wife.
red mail James Gowans
Looking for information re James Gowans, born 1863 at 1 High St. Hawick. (Mother's maiden name Purves.) Schoolmaster first in Ross-shire then spent some time in BC Canada returning in 1916 teaching in some school in Edinburgh latterly. Would very much like to trace whereabouts after 1916 and where he died. His grandfather was also James Gowans, a watch and clockmaker in Galashiels in the early 1800s. Would very much appreciate any information at all regarding this gentleman.
red mail William Boyd, 180
Looking for info (parents, spouse) on William Boyd, born in Hawick in 1780, emigrated to Nepean,Carleton, Canada. Daughter Margaret Boyd also born in Hawick, 1811. She married Henry Warren, who I think links to my family.
red mail Marshall Family
I am searching for information of my great-great grandmother Margaret Stevenson(or Stephenson) Marshall, born 1850 in Hawick.She emigrated to new zealand prior to 1871. Her father was George Marshall.
red mail hawick infirmary
I am looking for people and information on the infirmary and my father, Alexander Sutherland Smith,as he spent approx. 12 months there due to T.B. along side Bill McLaren, a man I would have been both honoured and pleased to meet. Sadly this will never happen now. However I would be interested to find out if my father was the fifth man to trial the drug Streptomycin as he survived for many years.
red mail Richardson/Duncliffe
I have a John Richardson and Jane Duncliffe as Parents of Ellen/Helen Richardson (b) 1850 in Hawick Roxburghshire. Helen/Ellen married William Huggins (Born London), in Australia in 1866. (She was only 16 and had parental approval) I have been unable to find anything on either parents. I would appreciate any information you may have about them.
red mail James WILSON m Isabella NEWBERRY c1790 Hawick ROX
I have James WILSON bc 1770, Hawick ROX marrying about 1790 Isabella NEWBERRY b Kincardinshire???, SCOTLAND. Two known issue: Francis WILSON b1791 Hawick (m Jean KNOX 1829) and Mary WILSON (m William TURNBULL c1821). Any information gratefully accepted!
red mail Turnpikeside
I've found three birth entries for sons of John Pringle and Isable White. The father is identified as John Pringle, roadman, Turnpikeside. Does this mean he was a travelling salesman or was there a location in Roxburghshire known as Turnpikeside? Any insight would be appreciated. Thanks.
red mail John Sharp Jessie Fox
Seeking information on the above who married on 10th Nov 1848 in Melrose, Roxburg. They had the following children, Walter Sharp Born 3rd January 1849 in Melrose, Samuel Fox Sharp born about 1850 in Hawick, Thomas Sharp born 5th April 1851 in Hawick, Stewart Sharp born 5th April 1856, Violet Jane Sharp born Hawick 28th August 1857 and married Alexander McGee on 13 August 1875 in Galashiels and John E Sharp date & place of birth not known. Samuel & Thomas migrated to Australia. Looking for information on children or their descendents
red mail Peter Scott - born May 1, 1796 Roxburgh
Hello, I'm looking for information on Peter Scott, who was born in Hawick, Roxburgh in 1796/7. He had two brothers, David and Walter, and two sisters. His father was William Scott whom we believed was married to Agnes (?). There is a William Scott from Wilton, Hawick who was married to Agnes Grieve in 1815. Which is much too late unless it was his second marriage. They immegrated to the USA sometime after 1815. Peter and David Scott settled in Canada around 1820. If anyone could help with information on this Scott family, would be much appreciated. Thank you. Gordon
red mail Janet Riddell d o b 9 Sept 1913
I'm looking for information on the mother of Janet. Her name was Jane and she was unmarried. She lived in Laidlaw Terrace,Hawick but don't know her date of birth. Janet was adopted at the age of about 2 and her name changed to Mary
red mail Ker, Rutherford
My g-g-Grandfather, Adam Ker, emigrated to Canada with his wife/fiance, Martha (nee Rutherford) in 1832. He was born in Hawick, Roxburghshire in 1809. Both Adam and Martha were literate and did well in Canada. I am very eager to find a link.
red mail richardson
trying to find info on george richardson,spouse elizabeth burton, i believe they came to australia approx.1850/1860
red mail Armstrong/Maguire
I am looking for information for John Haig Armstrong who was married to my Aunt Martha Maguire. They had a son Leslie (who died at a young age)and and daughter Mary. They owned a mill or store on High Street in Hawick Scotland. We are planning a trip to Scotland in September and would love to have some info. I think my cousin Mary might still be in the Hawick area. Any info would be so much appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help. Helen
red mail Thomas Turnbull - Jean Veitch
Looking for info on above named.
red mail Bell family living in Hawick
I am trying to find if I have any relatives currently living in Hawick. My father Frank Graham Bell was born in Hawick on the 6/05/1935, his mother's name was Mary Hogg Bell and his father's name was David Bell and they lived at 10 Bright Street Hawick. He had 10 brother and sisters (Isa, Robert, Charles, Mary, David, Cathy, James, Thomas, Alex and John. My father migrated to Australia, Brisbane when he was 17 years old. I am coming to Hawick in October 2008 and would love to catch up with any relatives.
red mail Cessford
I'm looking for information on John Cessford born Hawick in 1760. I would dearly love to find out who his parents were.
red mail Grieve
Walter Grieve born 1761, in Hawick. Any information about Walter would be greatly appreciated. His parents are Gideon and Betty Ruecastle.
red mail Little/Robson
I am researching the Littles and Robsons who lived Roberton/Borthwick/Hawick. Especially James Little b 1811 and his wife Mary Robson b 1811. They seem to have had only one son, James Robert Little b 1830, they do not appear on 1841 census. I know there was a cholera epidemic in Hawick about that time.
red mail looking for g,grandma
trying to find any info,re sam clay& his family. i think his wife was a davis. emma was their daughter, she came to australia aged 14. in 1856. judy
red mail LAIDLAW connections
I am researching the antecedents and connections of the LAIDLAW family of Hawick. I am specifically looking for details on two individuals: * George BORROWMAN (or BORROMAN), possibly of Dalkeith, husband of Grace LAIDLAW (b. 1815; d. 1897). * Jane FISHER (b. 1794; d. 1844), married William LAIDLAW (b. 1786; d. 1861) in 1815. I'd be very grateful for details of parents, siblings, dates & places of birth and death (including sources, where available).
I am descended from a long line of Robert Miles' (b.~1743 -1836) from Hawick and their spouses, named Aitken and Elliot, among others. I'm looking for any info or relatives.
red mail Lost friend
Hi I am looking for an old friend he would be about 70 today he work in the mills as a youngster and also played football, he had 2 daughters Fiona & Niccola his name was James Torrance from what i can remember the torrances' where a quite a large family thanks for any help Terry
red mail Walter Johnstone Euphemia McLaren
Any information on this family will help. Both born 1860 Hawick. Emmigrated to USA 1900's. No other details regarding whereabouts.
red mail Thomas Shiel & Janet Lowrie - Hawick
Thomas & Janet had 5 children in Hawick: David Lowrie, born 1851, John, born 1857, Thomas born 1854 and Isabella born 1855. John and my Great grandmother had two children without marrying. He later married Janet Robson and they had Thomas in 1889 and William Robson in 1981. Looking for any descendants. I believe they ran a pub and that Janet Robson was a bartender.
red mail Jamieson
Great Grand Father Robert Jamieson 1855 married Mary Tompson from Carlise, moved to Ireland any info on family in Hawick had brothers and sisters including step Bros/sis Father remarried after wife died
red mail Tait Archibald Hawick
I am from Australia and searching for my ancestors. Does anyone have any further info on Archibald born in 1700 and died in 1791 and had a son George.
red mail Nisbet
Information sought on William,a flesher, married to Eleanor Lilly Lindsay Nisbet around 1800. Father of William, Helen, and two others.Died between 1840-1860.
red mail WALDIE,George c1735 & HENDERSON,Betty..Hawick
George WAldie born c1735(probably in and about Hawick) married Betty Henderson c1764. So far I have found 3 known children:John,William and James.they were born between 1760 and 1770 in Hawick. William married a Marion Prentice in 1792. William and Marion went on to have 7 known children and 2 of those children married ARMSTRONGS. Do these people sound familiar to you?
red mail Richardson/Pollock1790-1890 Edinb>Hawick
Andrew Richardson born c1790 marr.Margaret Pollock born c1790 (she could have been born in Cockpen,MidLoth).I believe they marr in Edin 1814. ..but..their 9 known children were born in and around Hawick,Rox between 1820 and 1851. There was James,Andrew,John,David,Alexander,Isabella,Margaret,GeorgeI and GeorgeII. Spouses associated with these offspring include:Kyle,Patterson,Miller,Brownlees and Burns.
red mail Kersal/ Dryden Hawick ,Rox.1796
Adam Kersal born 1796 in Hawick was the son of John Kersal and Ann Tinline. Please note the various spelling of Kersal/Kersel and a few more as well.!! Adam Kersal married Margaret Dryden c1819,she was born c1791 in Selkirk and the daughter of John Dryden and Elizabeth Waugh. Adam and Margaret had 9 known children: JohnI,Ann,Elizabeth,Margaret,Agnes,JohnII,Janet,Charlotte,and Esther. JohnI died as a infant or small toddler,and that is why there is a John II born c1830. The 8 remaining children grew up and married.Their spouses names are as follows. WILSON,WALDIE,HESSEL,LAIDLAW,TAIT,McCABE,SCOTT,and DAVIDSON Willing to exchange info.
red mail Kersel,John Hawick c 1766
John Kersel born c1766 and marr c1795 to Ann Tinline of Hawick,Rox.Scot. Have found 4 known children: Adam,Margaret,Agnes,Janet.These were born between 1795 and 1805. Adam Kersel,born 1796 in Hawick,married Margaret Dryden c1819 Any info appeciated.
red mail TINLINE, Robert .. Hawick ..1737
AH!! ..the elusive Tinline's. Robert Tinline born 1737 in Hawick was the son of Walter Tinline born c1697 and Anne --?--. Robert married in 1760 to Margaret Turnbull.Have found 5 known children:Ann,William,WalterI, WalterII,John.All children born between 1760 and 1775 in Hawick,Rox.Scot. Ann the eldest married John Kersel. Would welcome any info.
red mail Robert Miller & Catherine Rodger -HAWICK-c-1787
Seek further info on ancestors Robert Miller who married Catherine Rodger.She was born in Fife in 1787.Her parents being Margaret Forbes,and father,John Roger.There were aprox 6 children.Second child being Robert,born Sept 1820 and marr to Jannet Elliot in 1855.Fifth child,prob named Betsy/Elizabeth. Sixth chid was Harriet Miller born c-1827,she marr John Richardson in Feb 1848. Would be interested in further info on this family. I believe that Elizabeth,the fifth child married a Huggan
red mail Helen McClelland
born c.1870 in Hawick and believe she has a connection to my family the McKenzie Clellands. Any info gratefully received.
red mail McNaught
Peter Robertson McNaught born 27 june 1870 in Hawick , died Newcastle upon Tyne 7th dec 1954
red mail Robson Inglis
James Robson Marr Jessie Inglis 1841 at Hawick Daughter Margaret Marr John Wardrop 1861 at Wilton Roxburgh Margaret Dec 1911 Dumfries Seeking info of their Dau Jessie Wardrop Marr Bell Liveing with Her Father John at Lockerbie Dryfesdale Dumfrieshire 1909
red mail Thomas Turnbull & Jean Veitch - Hawick
Hoping someone may be able to assist me in some way. I am interested in finding out any further information about my GGGGrandparents Thomas TURNBULL who married Jean VEITCH (b.1791, Cavers) in 1813 (although so far I have not been able to come up with a definite marriage date and place / nor both deaths / or a birth for Thomas). Thomas TURNBULL was listed as a Merchant of Hawick (do not know what type of Merchant he was). I do not know anything about his parentage or if he had any brothersor sisters. However I did find the birth/ch. listings of their 3 children: (Elizabeth Turnbull - b.16 Feb 1816) (George Turnbull - ch.2 April 1818) (Jane Elliot Turnbull - b.23 March 1820) (All 3 were born in Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland.) (Do not know if the 2 daughters married.)

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