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red mail jane lorraine
Looking for any information of Jane Lorrains parents , siblings etc. She married William Purves in Duns 1808.Any Lorrains still in the area.? Thanks
red mail Adam Cockburn
Looking for information to complete family tree. Adam Cockburn born 1707, Scotland United Kingdom. Married Marion Carswell. Son John Cockburn born 1739
red mail Allan/Winters marriage circa 1803
Looking for the marriage of John Allan to Mary Winters about 1803. They had 5 sons that I know of - James, David b 1813, John b 1814, George b 1815, and Robert b. 1819. James apparently remained in Scotland but all the others came to Canada in 1834 with their parents and settled in Ontario. John senior was born in Duns about 1779
red mail John Burton Sheriff's Officer
Hi I am looking for any information, ancestors or descendants of John Burton born 1761 died 15th July 1841 in Duns and buried there. In the 1841 census John Burton is shown as the Sheriff's Officer.
red mail Anderson family Duns Scotland
I am looking for information on a John Anderson(profession was skinner) of Duns,Scotland probably born about 1690 who was married to a Jean Sharp.They had four sons (john,peter,mark,and mark) and a daughter named margaret.John's second son Peter moved to Bewick upon Tweed and became a freeman in 1740.
red mail Henderson, Renton, Pirie families circa 1800-1890
Is anyone else researching the above families in the Duns area and specifically the nearby Manderson Estate, Pinkie Cottages and Paxton and Hutton areas. Many Peary/Pirie spelling variants exist.
red mail Blackie's
My grandparents were living at 3, Gourlay's Wynd in Duns Berwickshire 1901 - 42 Easter street before that. Grandfather was a master baker. Does anyone know anything about these addresses? Was 3 Gourlay's Wynd a shop? Any information on either the Blackie family or the premises would be greatly appreciated
red mail COMMON,JOHNSTON Surname
Looking for DECENDANTS of William Common 1799-1873& Agnes Johnston 1802-1891. Married 22/5/1824. Children Isabella b. 1825 married George Wilson 3/2/1850, Andrew b. 1827 ,Janet b. 1829 married John Stewart 3/10/1854, John b. 1831 married Mary Ann Rae 13/2/1857, William b. 1833 , Alison b. 1835 married William Harvie 4/7/1867, James b. 1838 married Isabella Bartley 24/1/1862,Peter b. 1840 d., 1842 Peter b. 1845. I believe Andrew to be my GGG Grandfather who married Elizabeth Lister 28/2/1848 in Edinburgh. He was a Baker and they moved to Liverpool around 1855. I'm looking for any one who can confirm that Williams son Andrew and my GGG Grandfather andrew are one of the same. Thanks.
red mail Descendants of Cockburns from Duns
I would very much like to get in touch with male Cockburns who are descended from any of the following Cockburns from Duns: John Cockburne, b. c1600 near Duns; Thomas Cockburne, b. Feb 28, 1622 near Duns; Archibald Cockburne, b. Jan 30, 1649 near Duns; Patrick Cockburne, b. Oct 9, 1671 near Duns; John Cockburn, bapt. Dec 23, 1687 near Duns; Thomas Cockburn, b. Oct 30, 1698 near Duns; John Cockburn, b. Aug 26, 1723 near Duns; Alexander, bapt. Sept 27, 1724 near Duns; Thomas Cockburn, b. Jul 5, 1748 near Duns; John Cockburn, b. Oct 3, 1771 near Duns; John Cockburn b. Mar 2, 1823; Samuel Cockburn, b. c1853; John Cockburn, b. c1855; William Cockburn, b. c1857; Thomas Cockburn, b c1860; Samuel Cockburn, b. Nov. 24, 1774; Christian Cockburn, b. Jan 6, 1780; Thomas Cockburn, b. Jul 21, 1783; Thomas Cockburn, b. Oct 8, 1810; Samuel Cockburn, b. Mar 17, 1823; Samuel Cockburn, b. Nov 3, 1866 in Glasgow.
red mail Hills family Berwickshire
Hi Looking for Hills, Pringle, Weatherly, Dunlop and Blair family connection in Berwickshire, Scotland.
red mail David SImpson, Duns
My great-grandfather David Simpson was born in Duns in November 1878. He married Mary Black McLachlan, born in Ayr, in Pringleton, Penpont, Duns, in October 1897. I have confirmed the birth of two sons, Archibald (my grandfather) born in 1898 and George born in 1900, and family story indicates there were three daughters - Isabel, Jessie and Margaret. Archibald eventually married and settled in Ireland, where my mother was born. George married Jean, and had three children - David, Violet and Margaret. According to family story, Isabel became a cook in a big house in London. Jessie married Bob Wakenshaw and had three children. Margaret apparently died as a young woman. I would like to hear from anyone who has these names in their family tree. Thanks in advance.
Haig Turner White Hall Millar Sligh
Researching John Haigs and families in Duns area. I have 9 generation from the latest in Cheshire to 1850's -1740's in Duns and Chirnside. Marriages to Margaret Turner. Grace White. Agnes Hall....Looking at Alison Millar as potential wife she was b1740 in Duns. Also have another project Margaret Sligh m John Haig in 1791 Bunkle Preston...Their descendants left for Ontario. Pleased to hear from anyone on either of these research topics. Pam
red mail INGLIS - Berwickshire Scotish Borders
Looking for descedants of Samuel INGLIS (1773-1853) and Elizabeth THOMPSON (1774-1852), who married 21st February 1795 at the parish of Ladykirk. Three of their children Samuel, Anthony and John, together with their families, emigrated to South Australia between 1852-1854
i am looking for information on david waugh. Our great grandfather Waugh was David. He comes from Duns in the Scottish Borders. Some of our family live there to this day. Great grandfather Waugh was an adventurer who commuted between Scotalnd and Nz by sailing ship, leaving his family in NZ each time he went back home to earn more money to bring back to buy land. He developed farms in Kimboltyon near Fielding and near Helensville somewhere although I do not Know where.
red mail Gillan, Gillon
Looking for any siblings of Thomas Gillan/Gillon born c1802 Strabane, Co.Tyrone. He came to Duns and married Margaret Redpath/Reidpath in Duns and died there in 1875. Parents were John and Mary Gillan/Gillon.
red mail Lidgate Duns
William Lidgate and family came to America from Duns Berwickshire Scotland in the 1850's. They seettled first in New York then ended up in New Jersey.

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