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red mail Livingstone - tranent
I am searching for any ancestore who still live in Scotland and who may have some further information on my family tree. Alexander Livingstone 1789-1838 married Janet Mark 1793-1853, son william livingstone 1816-1886 born in Tranent. He married Margaret Landels 1818-1883 in 1841 tranent east lothian. They had Archibald Landels Livingstone 1845-1928 who married Margaret McCrimmon 1847-1918 in 1868 Tranent. They had John McCrimmon Livingstone 1871-1942 who married Marion McDonald Adams Clarkson 1875-1958 in 1895 in Wickham, Australia. They had David Livingstone in 1897 who was my grandfather. I have heaps more information and would be pleased to share with any kin of mine. I have not been able to get past Alexander. Thanks heaps
red mail Sibbald
My ancestor Christian Sibbald married David Livingston in Prestonpans on 14th August 1774, and the couple had three sons and one daughter. Their marriage record shows that Christian was the daughter of Peter Sibbald, Miller, of Tranent, and Margaret Guthrie. Peter Sibbald had a brother William and their parents appear to have been William Sibbald and Jean Mathison. Margaret Guthrie had a twin sister, Barbara, and 6 other siblings. Their parents were George Guthrie and Barbara Manners. I feel I could go back two more generations with the Guthries and Manners families, but would welcome some help confirming the above.
red mail Hutchison family at Seton Lodge Tranent
Looking for descendants of Captain George Hutchison and his wife Emma Portch. There were several daughters of whom only one married but she had no children. There were two sons Dr. Ferdinand Wm Hutchison who became the minister of the interior in Hawaii in the 1870's and migrated to Australia where he died c.1894, and another son Dr. Edmund Portch Hutchison who had a son, I think by the name of Charles. The family claimed relationship with the family of Lord Seton.
John and Mary Watson
Seeking information on the families of John Watson, born 1810 Edinburgh, parents Robert and Janet Watson, who married Mary Ann Jenkins (1812) in 1833 in Edinburgh.Mary Ann's parents were James Jenkins and Margaret Cathie who married in Tranent in 1805.John and Mary Watson migrated to Sydney, Australia in 1838 with children Elizabeth, 1834 and Robert (1838). Mary was born in Sydney in 1841. John Watson died between 1840 and 1845.Mary then married John Dickey 1846. Elizabeth married William Cruden, 1855, Robert married Elizabeth Clissold in 1863, Mary married Robert Bassett in 1865.
red mail William Peden and Ann Foggo Bain
Ann's parents were Mary Ann knox and John Bain. William's parents were Adam Peden and Isabella greig, her father a Robert?Adams parents were Alexander Pedan and Lily Pow. I have an interest in tracking the Peden line . Tracking ancestors of May Ann Knox.
Cuthbertson, Montgomery, Hislop, Purvis
Looking for information on William CUTHBERTSON and his wife Isabella, formerly HISLOP. William was a coal miner. ... In the 1871 Scottish census, they had living with them in Tranent, their nephew, David MONTGOMERY 1852, a carter: son of David MONTGOMERY 1806 and his runaway wife Jane HISLOP/HESLOP, Isabella's sister. ......... David 1852, went to England and married a Durham girl; Elizabeth PURVIS, daughter of Thomas PURVIS, in 1875. ......... There is a CUTHBERTSON/PURVIS connection too but I can't work it out;... an Ann CUTHBERTSON, widow of George, appears on the 1851 census as the aunt of one John PURVIS, farmer in Hadstone, Northumberland...... Although I am looking to establish a Cuthbertson Purvis connection: .. information on any of the above would be wonderful!!
red mail Rodger and Penny
I am looking for information on ancestors or descendants of James Rodger and Margaret Penny who were married in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland 1814 and who appear on 1841 Census in Tranent. According to this census their 9 children were born in Tranent from about 1824
red mail Archibald Landals - Tranent
Archibald Landals b. 7 Dec 1815 to George Landals and Elizabeth Wood. Could this possibly be the same person as Archibald LANDLES, a papermaker who later married Martha JESSE? I realise there are many variants of this name.
red mail poleti tree
looking for any information on the poletti family from biggar. my great grandfather owned the china shop and my mother was born in the shop now the townhead cafe.
red mail David Montgomery
Born around 1761 in Tranent. Married Janet Macky or Mackie July 1783. Trying to find more details of their families, parents etc. Only known children David born 1785 and Janet born 1787.
Sibbald family
I am looking for information about the Sibbald family who lived in Tranent in the 1770s. Peter Sibbald married Margaret Guthrie and thay had a daughter Christiana born 6/1/1774 in Tranent. She is my great great great great grandmother. She married John Pendrigh in Haddington in 1798. They had five sons; Alexander, George, Thomas, Joseph and John.
red mail young vertie
looking for decendants of archibald young, married catherine verty 05,06 1760 in tranent.
red mail mcneill
looking for information on andrew mcneill and maria learmonth they lived waverley place tranent maybe married around 1890 they had a daughter alice born about 1892 she married a daniel mcshane in 1913 and she died 1920 i dont know if they had any children i know daniel did because he remarried 1922. hope someone can help regards jean
red mail lost ancestors
i am looking for any information on john mcshane and maryann mccann born about 1830 kind regards
red mail Leitch family from Tranent
My ancestor Mary LEITCH b.1817 in Edinburgh lived in Tranent all her life and had 4 children b.there including my ggggrandfather John LEITCH b.1838 Her parents were John LEITCH b.1785 Edinburgh and Janet FRASER b. 1786 Tranent. I'd like to contact other descendants.
red mail Cowper John
Does anyone have any information on John Cowper,born ? 8.11.1772 in Tranent, E. Lothian married 10th May 1799 to Catharine Showswood. Spellings of Cowper can vary, either Couper or Cooper.
red mail Wm Wright b village of Preston
William Wright, farmer at Seton Mains from about 1927. Married to 1)Jessie Hunter Bain 2)Margaret Colqhoun Montgomerie Bell.
red mail Please help with family search
Robert McKendry died in Tranent in 1920. His wife Anne Redpath McKendry died January 10, 1955 in Tranent. Robert and Anne were married in Tranent in 1897. The only other thing we know about them is that they had a son. His name was James McKendry. James married Agnes Syme in April 1922 in Edinburgh. Agnes died February 1938, in Tranent. They had at least five children. They had five children: Mary, Nan, Lillie, Agnes and Robert. Mary and Robert are now deceased.
red mail Kirkwood
Kirkwoods lived at High Street,Tranent. Archibald was a police commissioner. Would be interested in any links to this large family.
red mail Wright / Main (Mein)
Searching for info on John Wright b1790 Bankton, Tranent or son John b1818 Bankton. Also Mein of Elphinstone/Tranent (name changed to Main in 19th c). John Mein b1799 Tranent married Janet Grant (Suttie) Scott in 1824
Horne Family
John Horne m Agnes Pow 15 feb 1791 Tranent.Issue Janet1791,Peter1794,Archibald1797,Anne 1802,John 1799,Charles 1805 William 1808,all born at Cockenzie Tranent.
Horne Family
Names: Horne
red mail Hay Family
Looking for details fo the hay family in Tranent East Lothian.
red mail Wightman
My Grandmother, Jane Whitelaw Wightman was born in Meadowmills, Tranent on July 18,1881. She had 3 brothers, Robert, Andrew and David and 1 sister Margaret. She married a man by the name of William Howden and they had 10 children.

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