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Walker/Knox - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Searching for info on William Walker Born abt 1831 Edinburgh
Family Surnames: Walker
WILLIAM GRAHAM-EDINBURGH - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I am trying to trace any relations of a WILLIAM GRAHAM who was born in Edinburgh around 1823. On his marriage cert. he stated his father's name was also WILLIAM GRAHAM. W. Graham Jnr was living in Westminster London in 1851 and his occupation was a carpenter journeyman. As was his father. I would love to hear from anyone with info. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Graham
Smith, Edinburgh - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Searching for Joseph Smith born 1835 in Edinburgh. Joined the Royal Navy and was known to be in Hampshire for the 1871 census. Married Mary Jane Dymond in Falmouth , Cornwall in 1858 and lived there until his death
Family Surnames: Smith
mcarthur/burch - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
trying to trace information on Eliza Burch ( born 1862 in Dawlish Devon) who married Joseph Thomas McArthur in 1887 in Marylebone . They subsequently moved to Edinburgh
Family Surnames: Burch, Mcarthur
EDINBURGH - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I am searching for any information about a family who lived in Edinburgh. James Hutchinson/Hutchison was a shoemaker and he had a daughter called Isabella who was born in Edinburgh about 1841. At some point Isabella moved to Huddersfield and married Richard Thornton in 1859. Isabella is shown in one census as having the middle name of Storrack.
Family Surnames: Hutchinson
Hutchisons from Edinburgh - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for any info on the Hutchison's from around Tulliallen in Scotland. They possibly ran a woollen? mill. Moved down to London (Stepney)and then to East Anglia at some point as my great grandfather Frederick William Hutchison (b1911-d1933) lived in Ipswich, Suffolk. I'm interested in their reasons for the move etc as well as finding out more about the family.
Family Surnames: Hutchison
Robinson/ nee:Stevens(Stephens) - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Parents to Elizabeth, Mary, margaret, Pat & Elsie from Edinburgh.
Family Surnames: Robinson/Stevens (Stephens)
James Kerr - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Iam researching the James Kerr family in Edinburgh. I would love to hear from anyone that is connected with this family. ** James Kerr (1852 aprox) Blacksmith = Jane Hume (1850 approx). Married 1873 Irvine. Had a child ** James Kerr (1880 approx) Biscuit baker = Margaret J.C. Hannay (1888). Married 1906 in Edinburg. Had children. ** Elizabeth Loui Kerr (1909) = Matthew Smith (1908). please get in touch if you have an interest in this family. Regards
Family Surnames: Kerr, Hannay, Hume, Montgomery
Margaret Bowie - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for information on Margaret Bowie who married a John Waters they married 10 August 1856 North Leith. I Know that Margaret died 1867 North Leith Edinburgh.
Looking for info on the McGill family. - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for info on the McGill family. Parents Joseph (1853), born Glasgow and Mary (1853),nee McKenna, born Ireland, children Ann (1883), Susan (1885), Joseph (1887), Mary (1887), Charles (1889), William (1892)(GG Grandad)all were born in Glasgow. Joseph's parents were Charles McGill and Ann Kerr and Mary's parents were Charles McKenna and Ann Gilhooly. Joseph was stationed at Edinburgh castle at the time of their wedding in 1881. William went on to marry Isabella Patterson Patrick in Edinburgh in 1917 and also took on the name McFarlane. Any info on any of these people would be a huge help as I seem to have hit a huge brick wall with the Scottish side of the family. Look forward to hearing from someone soon. Thanks Dawn
Family Surnames: Mcgill Mcfarlane Mckenna Kerr Gilhooly Patterson Patrick
Joseph Henry Hill - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
My grandfather Joseph Henry Hill (bc 1890) was a professional soldier (? from Bury in Lancashire) His address on the marriage certificate is given as Piershill Barracks, Edinburgh. He joined up at the age of 16 in 1906. He married Lizzie Clay in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham in August 1915. He left the army in 1922 when his daughter was born. His father is named Frederick, deceased and he was a brewer. Lizzie died in 1936ish and Joseph remarried a lady called Grace. I think he died around 1956ish in Birmingham. Any info gratefully received. Sheila
Family Surnames: Clay, Hill
Robert COWAN, Haddington, Scotland - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Robert Cowan born 1829/30 Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, son of David Cowan and Amy Bartram emmigrated to Australia 1849. His mother died when he was young. Searches in Haddington have failed to find this family. Did the family move to Edinburgh? Midlothian. Any information would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Cowan, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Wm. McKinnell - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I'm looking for information and photos on a firm called Wm. McKinnell in Edinburgh, they issued cigarette cards in 1915. I'm looking for the cards too!
Family Surnames: Mckinnell
McGill/Telford - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for more info. on the following Christine Fullerton Handyside McGill b 1895 John McGill b 1907 Mary Eden Caroline Telfer McGill b 1910 all Edinburgh the family of George McGill and Margaret Telfer who married in Edinburgh in 1890
NELSON or NEILSON - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Anyone else researching NELSON or NEILSON, I would like to know more about my gt gt grandmother EUPHEMIA NELSON the surname was that used on the document for her marriage to JOHN GRANT in 1841, her name however after that was gven as NEILSON so I do not really know which is the "correct" spelling, but of course if other facts fit then its possible to knw if I am on the right trail. Her father was given as GEORGE NELSON and that is all the information I have about her early days, I do not really know her correct date of birth either, different ages being given on the various census & certificates, but I don`t think they knew or cared, what their birth date really was, anyway, calculated on the various documents I assume she was born about 1820 give or take a couple of years either side, she appears to have remained in the same area for all her life, St Cuthberts Edinburgh, it I can only trace two children, one my gt grandfather George Nelson Grant b.1841 shortly after her marriage another son John Peter baptised in 1844, then when she remarried in 1861, she had another son Robert Martin in 1862, for those days that was a small family, of xourse she may have had others that did not live or miscarriages its difficult to know. However, if anyone else has found her in their reseach, would you please contact me to share information, thank you.
Family Surnames: Nelson Or Neilson
Bruntsfield House Lodge - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Imformation reqd.about John King who married Martha Henderson and lived in the lodge,their children were, Agnes Loch, Alexander, David, John, William. John King died in 1909.Martha died in 1913.
Lennox, Veitch - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for children of Henry Deas Lennox who married Sarah Barker Veitch in Edinburgh, St. George on June 9, 1905.
Family Surnames: Lennox, Veitch
Stewarts of 13 Murdoch Terrace Edinburgh - Ontario Canada - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
JOHN MUIR STEWART although illegitimate kept his mothers surname (Stewart) though for a time used his fathers name (William) WHITTON before legaly disowning him and making his surname Stewart through the sheriff court. JOHN married Margaret Hendry 28/6/1872 and had six children. James Gordon who was born a Whitton in 1873 but used the Stewart surname throughout his life. Now all born in Stewart name - J anet Ann 1875, Alice 1879, John 1879, Isabella (Bell) 1881 and HENDRY 1884. James lived all his life in Edinburgh, married his young brother Hendrys wife when Hendry was killed WW1, July 1916. Janet Ann married a mr.Porter had pub Dunfermline. Alice lived all her life in Edinburgh. John married Isabella Frew White in Edinburgh 30/7/1909 and then they emigrate to Canada where John is killed fighting as a Canadian in Belgium during WW1, April 13th, 1916. Trying to trace his offspring if any. Isabella emigrated to Canada where she married Peter Campbell and adopted scottish girl Muriel. HENDRY had two sons but was killed in WW1. The christian names in caps are my direct line, any info on above is most welcome. Alan.
Family Surnames: Stewart Hendry
Edinburgh About the 1700's - Brodie Brothers - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Searching for any information on the Brodie Borthers in Edinburgh - Jimmy & David and sometime in the 1700's. Believed to have been involved in some sort of smuggling.
Family Surnames: Brodie
ANY INFORMATION PLEASE - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
At 69 years old my mother has discovered her father was not her natural dad. She wants to find her father now or find out about him. Her name is ANNE-MARIE GWYNN Nee DONAGHUE. She is from Edinburgh Mother CECILIA. Relatives with the CODONAS (fair ground people). We believe her real father was a visiting artist to the city in 1934-1935. ANY information would be appreciated. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Donaghue Codonas Gwynn
mcnaughton - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Family Surnames: Mcnaughton
family tree - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
looking for info on thomas hume married jane graham (donal) children are mary fletcher hume 1847 margaret anderson hume 1849 james graham hume 1851 thomas hume 1854 william edward ross hume 1857 jane louisa hume 1859 annie hume 1861 emma hume 1861 george hume 1866 if you have any of these names in your tree please let me know thak you
Family Surnames: Hume-Graham-Fletcher-Donal
ann fraser - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
i am searching for any info on my ggggrandmother ann fraser.she married john buchanan in 1813 st cuthberts edinburgh. she was from portsburgh.her son john buchanan jr was sent to aussie in 1838 as a convict. herdaughter agnes married a john forrester.i believe there were other children but have been unable to find them as yet!would appreciate any help.thankyou susan from down under.
Family Surnames: Fraser
William Preston Agnes Orr - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
William Preston and Agnes Orr were married at St. Cuthberts on the 8th June, 1846. At the time William was a Railway porter residing at West Coates and Agnes was residing at Millburn. She was the daughter of the late Peter Orr, labourer
Family Surnames: Preston Orr
George Hastie - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I am trying to find some information on George Hastie who was born on the 10th June, 1869. His parents were William Brown Hastie and Beatrice Scott Mitchell.
Family Surnames: Hastie Mitchell
James Murray and Christina Blair - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Trying to find the family of James Murray and Christina Blair who were married on the 30th May, 1852. At the time James was a printer or painter living in Advocates' Close, Edinburgh and Christina was living at the same place. She was the daughter of the late George Blair a Mason in Edinburgh.
Family Surnames: Murray Blair
Searching for Bill Renfrew - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Bill lived in Cramond; brother David, father worked at Royal Bank of Scotland. My mother knew him in 1971/72 when he would have been in his early 20's. Bill moved to Malaysia in 1980's. Would like to find out where he is now.
Family Surnames: Renfrew
GUTHRIE - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
i am looking for information/descendants on/of William Robertson Guthrie. said to be born in Edinburgh abt 1888.....we were told his D.O.B. was 5th march.....he served in the navy, sometime in the early 1900's....i have a picture of him in his uniform. The name of ths ship he served on was the HMS Shannon. The HMS Shannon served at the Battle of Jutland....i cannot find a list of crew for this ship, but i do know it was an armoured cruiser and it was commissioned in 1905....put into service in 1908 at Chatham, Kent, and decomissioned and sold for scrap in 1922. There is a story that he jumped ship, how true? i dont know. William married Mary Bisop nee Austin in 1935, they were living at 81 Campbell Rd, Islington, London. They actually got together in 1922, and had a few kids before they were married and a few more after. Their only son was born in 1926, at 79, Campbell rd, Islington. I was told he was married before he married Mary, and had a couple of sons to his first marriage, but i dont know how true this is. I have no details on the first wife, but was told the 2 sons were called Billy and Bobby, one was blind, and both boys emigrated to New Zealand, with their mother when they were small. After leaving the navy William had his own business as a steeple jack. He names his father as James Guthrie, steeple jack, on his marriage certificate. I would appreciate any info that anyone could possibly have or find.
Family Surnames: Guthrie
CADDOW PATERSON EDINBURGH - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Family Surnames: Caddow Paterson
Aitkman/Aikman - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
info please on Thomas Aitkman, father of Alexander Turnbull Aitkman born 1803 Edinburgh and who married Margaret Bruce in 1825. The name of Aitkman appears later as Aikman without the T. Thomas was a tailor, married to Christian Sinclear/Sinclair/Sincler. When/where did he marry also when did he die.
Family Surnames: Aitkman,Aikman,Bruce,Sinclair
Moran - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for info on Thomas Moran born 1829 County Mayo. Came too Scotland in 1862 with wife Mary. They had the following children Hellen , Patrick , Mary , Edward ,Thomas Michael , Bridget , Annie , John , James , William & Augustine.
Family Surnames: Moran
Alexander/Varty - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking for information regarding Robert Alexander (Solicitor) of Edinburgh who married Jane Varty in c 1820. Any information welcome.
Family Surnames: Alexander, Varty
William Clugston Wilkie - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Born in Edinburgh in approx 1917, had sister called May and a brother Alec/Alex. He played football for Hearts in the 40's and perhaps for East Fife. He later moved to Wallasey in Merseyside and worked as a sheet metal worker for Vauxhall. Does anyone have any more information? Please contact me!
Family Surnames: Wilkie
Rutherford in Edinburgh - can you help? - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Currently researching my mother's family, in particular the Rutherfords. My grandfather was William Wallace Rutherford, born 1920 in Hull. His father was Robert Henry Rutherford, born 1875 in Hull, married Florence Henrietta Govier 1919 in Hull. Robert Henry's father was William Rutherford, born 1846 in Edinburgh, apprenticed in 1864. The family story is that William abandoned his apprenticeship and was smugled out of Edinburgh to Glasgow where he boarded a ship to Hull. That is all the detail I know so far, but I'm working on it. His parents were William Rutherford and Sophia Probert? (spelling may be wrong there). Does any of this sound familiar? Can anyone help me add more details and find my Edinburgh roots?
Family Surnames: Rutherford Govier Probert
johnstone/gray. - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
my family the johnstone's were printers in edinburgh from the beginning of the 19th cent to the beginning of the 20th cent. my grt grt grandmother catherine bell married an optician thomas gray in 1843 their daughter catherine was born in 1844 her already dead she married john johnstone printer in 1862. cannot find any more information on thomas gray or johnstone family before 1820. johnstone first names include james robert agnes.
Family Surnames: Johnstone/Gray
KUROWSKI - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Researching Joseph Kurowski (Jozef) of tailoring trade in London and Edinburgh in 19th Century. Believed married twice, in London to Ann Amelia Connolly 2-11-1851 and to Elizabeth Ross in Edinburgh 27-5-1868.Their three children from marriage in Edinburgh were Joseph Ross b 13-5-1869, Betsy Annila b 27-8-1870 & Louisa Augustine b 1873
Family Surnames: Kurowski
McAdam family search - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Any information on the above mentioned as i am trying to find out where he lived. He was born in 1859 Midlothian Edinburgh.He is actually my grandfather and he went by ship to South Africa in the early 19 hundreds, he got married to Eleanor Eliza Smith.
Family Surnames: Mcadam
Denovan Family - Edinburgh - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Trying to find out more information on Francis Garden Denovan (Born Canon Mills, Edinburgh on 12.11.1790).He married Countess Wilhemlina Frederika Hedwig Von Platen-Hallermunde Born Denmark 1798).They had 9 children born between 1820 and 1840. Since discovered Francis Garden Denovan had another son called Willam Dixon Campbell Denovan who emigrated to Bendigo, Australia in 1852. William's mother was called Margaret Dixon. I would like to find out more info on the sailing ship he journeyed to Australia on called 'The Mobile' which sailed out of Liverpool in the summer of 1852.
Rober Burda Brown - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Born Edinburgh around 1813. Living in Dollar 1861 with wife, Martha. Has daughters Elizabeth, Alice and Martha and son Robert B.
Family Surnames: Brown
st andrews church edinburgh - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
st andrews church joined by st georges some years ago now called st andrews/st georges
king stables - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
king stables road edinburgh runs below edinburgh castle rock between lothian road and grass market the ancient kings had their stables there.
William Anderson and Mary Anderson nee Scott - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Looking to make contact with descendants of the above. He was an architect in Edinburgh but originally from Galashiels.
Family Surnames: Anderson, Scott, Galashiels
Mary Scott Anderson Wilkie Innes - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Born Edinburgh in 1923. Looking for any descendants. Married Robert Innes in 1939 In Cowdenbeath Fife.
Family Surnames: Scott, Anderson,Wilkie, Innes
Mary Scott Mackay - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Born Edinburgh 1897 as Mary Scott Anderson, married Donald Mackay in 1927. She had a son Ian Swanson Mackay born 1930 and a daughter Mary Scott Anderson Mackay born 1939. Looking to make contact with any descendants.
Family Surnames: Scott, Anderson, Mackay, Murray
alan mcnaughton - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
looking for alan mcnaughton from fernihill edinburgh, in his late 30's early 40's. who may have had a connection with tracey mccormack from leith in the 80's.
Family Surnames: Mcnaughton
family search;jeannie rae thomson - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
trying to find any info on the birth of my g.mother jeannie rae thomson later to be adopted we assume cole. we believe she was an illegitamate daughter of a french nurse in 1881. her mothers name was ann...
Family Surnames: Thomson Cole
Murray/Kidd - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Hi, John Sime Murray marred Christian Clark Kidd on 13th Septemeber 1833 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. They had two children that I know of: - James Kidd Murray b 24 Aug 1834 Susannah Murray b 29 Nov 1837 I know that James moved to Australia and married Sarah mary Arnold in 1857. They are my 3rd great grandparents. Can't find reference to John, Christian and Susannah anywhere. They don't appear in the 1841 census, so I assumed they all must have moved to Australia, but cannot find a reference to them here either. Am looking for any information related to this family. Cheers, John
Family Surnames: Murray Kidd Sime
Wardrop - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
Benjamin WARDROP and Catherine MANGURASY had a daughter Janet WARDROP in 1809 in Edinburgh. Janet married William McEwen in about 1828 in Edinburgh. Any connections...?
Family Surnames: Wardrop Mangurasy
Margaret Gilbert, Edinburgh - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I am looking for information on Margaret Gilbert who lived in Morningside Drive, Edinburgh with her husband James in the 1930s/40s. She visited and wrote to my great grandmother, Teresa McMahon, near Cullyhanna in Co Armagh in the 1930s/40s. Any information greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Gilbert, Mcmahon
Richardson, Michell, Russell,Brown - (Edinburgh - Midlothian)
I'm looking for any information about James Richardson and his wife Rebeinn Michell. They were living in Giles St, Leith at the time of their daughter Mary's (b 1838) marriage to Andrew Russell(tinsmith b.1835)in the 1850's. Mary and Andrew's children, Mary Ann and Margaret (who married Thomas Hunter of Armadale) were both born in Leith. Their other child Robina Russell (my great grandmother), was born in Airdrie in 1858. She married Walter Brown and lived in Armadale where she died aged 39.
Family Surnames: Richardson, Michell, Russell
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