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red mail Killoch Family - Iron Foundry, Banff
Looking for information on Killoch family that had an iron foundry in Banff. I believe one of my ancestors, a Sophie Watt, married one of the Killochs. The marriage would have been around the 1840/50/60's.
red mail Arthur Phillip / Katherine Murray
Seeking any info re this couple. Arthur Born 1722 Died 1810 Katherine Born 1727 Died 1799 married in Alvah, Banff on 21 Oct 1750.
red mail Helen Mackenzie
I am searching for information regarding a Helen Mackenzie who was born in Banff approximately around 1911. She immigrated to Canada between 1911 to 1932. Any feedback to solve this mystery would be appreciated!
red mail Shaw family, Banff
Tracing my wife's ancestors - Alexander Shaw b1812, Urquart, Invernessire, married Jane Morrison. Son Donald b1849 married Mary Giles, Newport, Mon worked for Ordnance survey in Ireland, retired to Newport. Bernard b 1891 Ireland married Olive Sidney, Newport Mon. Sidney Alexander Shaw b 1925 Newport. Alexander and Jane had around 12 children. Donald known as Robert Clarke Shaw and Mary had around 10 children. Would welcome contact and further details.
red mail Mann, Rankin Family
Alexander Christie Mann b. 15 Jan 1875 Banff, Scotland, married Margaret Ann Rankin b. 8 Dec 1877 Elgin, Scotland. Alexander was the son of Fancis Mann and Mary Russell. Margaret was the daughter of John Rankin b. Banff and Margaret Allan b. Keith Scotland. Alexander and Margaret migrated to Sydney, Australia.
red mail George McPhail born 1707 in Scotland.
George McPhail is my 7 x great grandfather. He was born in 1707 and married Ann Matheson in 1735 in Botriphnie, Banffshire. He died in 1774 in Botriphnie. If anyone has any information on this I would be very interested in hearing from you.
red mail James Ingram Elizabeth Findlater
Looking for descendants through the line James b 1738 Gamrie Banff Elizabeth b 1742 descendants of son James b 1767 m Ann Rankin whos daughter Lydia married George Gill of Alvah
red mail Bremner and Cheyne
I wonder if anyone knows anything of William Bremner who married Ann Cheyne in Banff on the 10th of May 1828, or of their son, John Bremner, christened in Banff on the 16th December, 1828. I have not been able to identify an exact match for this family in the census records.
red mail Steel / Steele: Banffshire
I am seeking information on the relatives of my great-great grandfather, James Steele, blacksmith of Blairshinnoch, Banffshire. Born James Steel about 1822. Married Grace Fraser Robertson, Banff. Thank you.
red mail John Grant and Helen Gordon
Looking for confirmation of marriage and parentage of John Grant of Banff, and Helen Gordon of Bellie. Helen Gordon born c 1787. Marriage around 1808.
red mail Barclay & Forbes
Looking for a contact researching Alexander Barclay 1844-1921, who married Ann Forbes 1847-1916, one of their children was Marjory McPherson Barclay 1879-1928 who married Andrew Cardno from Fraserburgh. They emigrated to Hamilton, Canada in 1910. Also trying to find a Catherine Forbes b c 1883, -died 1967 in Hamilton. Catherine was (according to family) a cousin of the above Marjory, and married Andrew after her death. She had been married earlier, in the death notice of Andrew, she was referred to as the former Catherine Paul. Any info much appreciated. Maureen
red mail milne thomas andjohn
searching for info about my grandfather and his brother tom,both were in the Gordon highlanders,my grandad moved too hamilton lanarkshire and worked in the coalfields. married bridget cullen and had three sons two daughters
Mortimer, Mennie, Allardyce,Slicer
Margaret Mortimer wed John Mennie in St. Fergus Church, Banff 1837. Children were Mary Slicer Mennie, James, John, Robert & Janet Allardyce. They lived around Deer and Peterhead. John was a tailor. Would love information on John Mennie
red mail Patterson/Ritchie (Alexina)
Searching for my grandmothers family. Gran was born Whitehills,Boynie,Banff,Scotland in 1891 and was called Alexina Patterson after her father(Alexander Patterson)who died before marrying her mother Jane Ritchie b1867. Jane married Alexander Clark(fisherman) in 1892 in Whitehills,Boynie,Banff = they had 2 children, Maggie Belle Buchan Clark b1894 & Alexander Buchan Clark b 1897. Janes parents were = James Ritchie (fisherman) & Margaret Watson. Alexina married Charles George Laker in Whitehills,Boynie,Banff in 1917 and lived in Newhaven & Brighton, East Sussex. Had 2 daughters & 5 grand children. Thanks for any info Bill
red mail Archibald (or Alexander) Milne) Banff
My great-great grandfather Milne, a mariner, born some time between 1807 and 1820 moved from Banff to Australia in his 20s, either with or without his English wife Maryann Rachel Saunders. I am trying to find more details about them.
red mail Fleeming
Looking for more information on John Fleeming, married to Christan Grant Fleeming. I can trace from their son James Fleming to my generation. I'm missing some information like how their son came to the US. Also the name is spelled Fleming now. Was John a Fleeming, or was that a mispell?
red mail John Roy
In my home town in Australia is the grave of John Roy, husband of Annie Aiken, of Banff. He died in 1906 when he left his ship the African Monarch. He was 1st Officer. I would love to hear from his relatives as I look after the grave, being a Roy myself. I believe his father was Alexander, a sailmaker of Banff.
red mail Provost Alexander Dirom 1725 - 1788
Provost Alexander Dirom Provost of Banff. Born Muiresk October 1725. Died Banff 21st January 1788. Son of Alexander Dirom and Janet Reid. Provost of Banff. Married firstly 26th August 1749 Mary Mark (died 8th January 1754) daughter of Provost John Mark and Helen Hamilton. He married secondly 18th July 1754 Anne Fotheringham, (born ca. 1733, died 4th November 1819) daughter of Dr Charles Fotheringham and Katherine Skene. I'd welcome the opportunity to exchange and compare genealogical data on the ancestors, kinsfolk and descendants of Provost Dirom.
red mail John Fleeming
b-1722 Chrushlie, Banff, Scotland

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