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red mail Boak family
Does anyone know anything about the Boak family who were from Kikcaldy around the mid- late 1800's. Their business was as Curriers (Leather).
red mail Brown/Lessels
Greatly appreciate any information for the ancestors of William Brown, born 1841, Kirkcaldy- died 9 Nov 1895 and his wife Jessie Lessels, born 1847-died 27 July 1925 . They had 10 children: Henry Brown 1867  Jessie Brown1870  1955 Margaret Brown 1872  Alexander Lessels Brown 1873  1947 (my great-grandfather... immigrated to the U.S.- married to Jane Robertson) William Brown 1877  Christina Brown 1879  Robert Brown1881  Annie Brown1883  John Brown1887  James Brown1890 
red mail Stephen Couper
I am researching Stephen Couper, said to have been born in Kirkcaldy 1816+ He is not showing on any of the usual references such as Parish records/IGA etc Have his marraige to Mary Kemp in Edinburgh. It was said that they were of the Weslyan faith-Does anyone know if they had offshoots in this religion? I am researching from Australia. Viv
red mail Galloway / Rankin
Does anyone have information of Andrew Galloway and Elizabeth Rankin who lived in Kirkcaldy.
red mail Taylor+Inglis
My great grandmother Margaret Inglis Taylor was born in Pathhead Fife in July 1850 before her family moved to Kirkcaldy. Her father was William Ritchie Taylor. In the 1861 census the family were living in South Leith Midlothian where she married James Bowie in 1871. They moved to South Africa around 1881. Any family out there?
red mail Massarella - DI Placido
hi,can anyone help please! looking for any info on my grt grandparents,both (I think) born in Italy poss cassino,Vincenzo Massarella(later Marshall) married Pasqua DiPlacido in glasgow again I think 1881 they had several children and went to live in Brighton Sussex,Pasqua died in 1901/2 and I believe Vincenzo married again in 1912 in Kettering N/hants he died in 1922 would love to hear from any relatives on both sides, thanks
i am trying to trace my grandfather born around 1900 in kirkcaldy name Robert Gardner he married a lillian keates i belive they had three children my father robert gardner and i think two girls moira and janne i think i know my grangfather emergrated to new zealand not sure when but i do know my grandmother lillian was born in new zealand i would love any infomation
Greatly appreciate any info for ancestors of James Moore b.1822 (believe) Kirkcaldy and wife Christina Robertson b. 1823 Dysart. They had children prior to immigtrating to Western Australia, and 3-4 more in WA. Their daughter Sarah Ann Moore b. 1858 married 1877 to James Bunter b.1856
red mail Rankin Elizabeth
Does anyone have any information on Elizabeth Rankin who lived in Kirkcaldy about 1900 or just before. Her father and mother lived in Wishaw and may have moved to Kirkcaldy? Many thanks.
red mail rae
My father was Kasatt James Grahame Rae, mother Catherine Smith Father John Rae, looking for anyone who can help. Kasatt had a brother John and sister Albertina? and they lived in Dundee. Have a suspicion the parents married in 1911-12 in Kirkcaldy and were catholics.
red mail Davidson
I am trying to trace any members of The Davidson family who lived in Kirkcaldy in the 1950's and 60's. I believe one member of the Davidson family married my great aunt Maggie Robson Skilling who was born in Kirkcudbrightshire. Any help will be very much appreciated.
red mail Paul
Looking for info. or contact Nancy Paul, who left Kirkcaldy around 1948; connections with Motteram family.
red mail McCaig Gallatown Kirkcaldy
Surviving descendants of Robert and Christina McCaig of Pottery Street or Laurel Bank, Gallatown, Kirkcaldy ?around 1910 - 1920 Their son 2Lt William George McCaig RAF (13 Sqn) age 22 yrs KIA France 01 Oct 1918 - researching family history. Any costs refunded
red mail Walker
my ggg Grandmother Martha Walker claims she was born in kirkcaldy in 1832/3 (gleaned from census) but i have not found her birth, also her father was David W and mother Isabelle. Can anybody assist.
red mail MARSHALL
John McLeod Marshall was my maternal great-grandfather. If anyone is related to his family, namely Beatrice Hewit Marshall who had a son called Alexander Stuart Hird. She died in 1952 and lived at 53 Pottery Street, Kirkcaldy.
red mail MacDonald
I am looking for any living relitives of of my gr grandfather Kenneth MacDonald who lived and died in the village of Pathead, Dysart Fife he died in 1919,his son Murdoch's name appears on the death certificate.He lived in Links Street, Kirkcaldy I am researching my granmother Barbara Falconer Scott(MacDonald) I am looking for living relations. Kenneth and his wife Williamena moved to fife from Kinlochbervie sometime between 1891 and 1901.
red mail Gillespie, Edward & Janet nee Dowie
Edward Gillespie m Janet Dowie 1891 in Kirkcaldy. Their daughter Janet was born in 1905, Innerleven, Wemyss. I am searching for further family history.
Brown, Blair, Burns, Muir, Strang, Leitch, Izatt, Westwater
James Brown 1785? married Janet Muir parents of Janet Muir - James Muir Janet Leitch Andrew Brown 1821 married Isabella Blair Parents of Isabella Blair - George Blair and Christina Burns father's name was David Burns Andrew (S/o above)1855 Brown married Isabella Strang Parents of Isabella Strang - John Strang 1832 - Marion Campbell Parents of John Strang - John Strang 1805 - Chastian BEVERIDGE Parents of John Strang - John Strang 1782- Elizabeth (Betsy)Izatt Parents of John Strang - John Strang 1760?- Margaret Westwater Parents of Marion Campblell 1835 - David Campbell - Isabella Wilson Parents of Isabella Wilson? - Thomas Wilson and Marion (May) Muir David Campbell's parents maybe Thomas Campbell with a wife name of Margaret but not sure. Andrew Brown 1821 siblings were Hendry, James, Alexander, John, Walter, Janet, Ann, Georginia. Andrew Brown 1855 siblings were James, Christina, Janet, Robert Hope Burns,Henry, Helen, John, Walter, Mary, Ann Andrew Brown 1855 son James BROWN is my Grandfather....would love to share any of my information with those who are researching any of these families.
AM SEARCHING FOR DESCENDENTS OF JOHN CUMMING AND ELIZABETH MCMAHON; ELIZABETH m Peter Connell, JOHN m Mary B. Seath, JAMES, THOMAS, DANIEL & SOPHIA m David Brown. Elizabeth and Peter Connell were teachers, David Brown and Sophia had a greengrocers shop in Kirkcaldy High St. Father John Cumming owned a Smithie in Malcolm Wynd taken over by son JOHN who turned it into a garage then migrated to Australia. Daniel migrated to Canada. Would love to make contact with any surviving family member/s in Kirkcaldy.
red mail Quality treet, Kirkaldy
Seeking info and photos of Quality Street. A number of my Proudfoot relations resided here.
red mail Proudfoot & Millie families
Seeking contact with descendants of above families believed to still reside in the Cupar and Strathmiglo areas. Connected with Kirkaldy Lino Factory. I have some info which am willing to share. Any help and photographs of any family member would be well received.
red mail Janet Clark
I am searching for Janet Clark born c1850 Midlothian,lived at High Street Kirkcaldy in 1869. Parents stated on her death certificate as Thomas Clark and Janet Gillies, of which I can find no birth certificate for Janet Clark, or confirmation of Thomas and Janets marriage. Janet Clark married Richard Watters December 1873 at Cowdebeath Manse. I would be grateful for any help.
red mail Alexander Horn(e) and Isabella Greig of Kirkcaldy
Am interested in information on Alexander Horn(e) and Isabella Greig who married about 1860 (probably in Largo, Fife). Isabella was born in 1841 in Largo, the daughter of Alexander Greig and Euphemia Wallace. Alexander and Isabella had at least 6 children with approximate birth years as follows (Euphemia 1861, Isabella 1871, Katherine 1878, Susan 1879, Elizabeth 1882 and Alexander 1885). All the children were born in Kirkcaldy at 14 Thistle Street. Katherine married David Reston Veitch in 1898 and had two children (Thomas and Isabella). Thanks Mike.
red mail Peter Ramsay/Ann Cumming
I'm looking for descendants of this couple who were married in Kirkcaldy, Fife in February of 1820. Peter was a seaman in the Merchant Service until his demise in 1840. Their known children were, George (b. 1827), Ann (b. 1828, d. 1830), Janet (b. 1829), Peter (b. 1831), Ann (b. 1832), Isabell (Esiball) (b. 1833, d. 1833) and Magdalen (b. ca. 1837). The first four children were born in Abbotshall and the remaining three in Kirkcaldy. I would love to contact cousins descended from any member of this family.
red mail Rae,Smith
Looking for information on John Stewart Rae who married Catherine Smith, St. Marie`s Church Kirkcaldy, April 1912.
red mail Oliphants from Kirkcaldy
William Oliphant C1664 Kirkcaldy married a Christien Grieg i am looking for details on his parents or anything that may help with the oliphants of dysart and kirkcaldy.
red mail Kilgour
I am researching Kilgours from Fife, Baillies, Blairs and Milnes. Main research is in Kirkcaldy, Falkirk, Auchterderran and Leslie and Abdie. Elspeth
red mail Kilgour
would like more info on the name Kilgour of around 1750 to 1850,this is a family name
red mail Williamson Kirkcaldy
Looking for information about Alexander Williamson born in Abbotshall (Kirkcaldy) about 1788; died 1865; Chelsea pensioner; married Barbara Spence in 1816; parents: James Williamson and Grissel (Grace) Allan; children: James, George Spence, Barbara, Alexander, Grizel, Henry, Robert, Mackintosh, and David Robertson. Especially interested in information about any siblings, and anything about his military service. Also interested in hearing from descendants to compare notes.
red mail James Morton
Looking to make contact with descendants of James Morton b unknown married Johanna Findlayson/Finlayson in Kinghorne,Fife 1821.They had William b 1834,James b 1822,John b 1824,Andrew b 1825,Anne b 1829,Isabelle b 1832 and a Robert abt 1837. Jeanne Australia
red mail Agnes Rymer Kirkcaldy
Looking for Agnes Rymer born on 1 april 1803 in Kirkcaldy, believed to be the Dughter of James & Isobel Rymer. She married Thomas Pearson from Edinburgh Midlothian in 1824. I would like confirmation of her baptism if possible . Thanks
red mail Leslie Hume m. Sarah Brown
Looking for further information on Leslie Hume b. c 1818 in Kirkcaldy. Flax dresser. Married Sarah Brown b. c 1825 in Edinburgh
red mail great grandfather
james west the iron man of kirkcaldy.bare knuckle fighter at the links market.looking for old records or any link to him.
red mail Family Tree
Clarkson family. My grandfather Hugh Clarkson m Margaret Trayner. Resided Dysart & Kirckaldy. Looking for info on Granddads family.
Trying to find family of a Helen Smith married James Smith 1927 Helen,s maiden name was Mckenzie also seeking any family of her sister Mary Ann married to Andrew Stevenson Mary died 1945 or any one who any information re,Mcindoe family
red mail david will
looking for infomation about bridgton mill near kirkcaldy .my grandfather was a miller at this mill in 1908. i am interested in finding out information about and the mills he worked in.
red mail Decendants of David Crombie (Abercrombie) b 1767
I am searching for the decendants of David Crombie and Agnes Reid Married 5 June 1790 the bands record him as Abercrombie but by the time the children were born they have dropped the Aber part. I am Decended from their son Michael (Maried Ann (Betsy) Henderson) and have made contact with a decendant of David, but would be interested in any information in the other 8 siblings, Michaels children Alexander or John or anyone who knows anything about the family.
red mail Ann Clark (nee Ireland)
Annie Ireland was married to David Clark in Kettlehill. Looking for decendants of their children David Clark(b1895), Andrew Clark and Jessie Clark?. Annie Ireland died in 1934 at St Clair Street. I have done a family tree and would like to hear from you.
red mail David Leitch
I am looking for details of David Leitch born in Kirkcaldy about 1784. Any help would be much appreciated
red mail McFarlane
I am seeking information on my G-G-Grandfather James McFarlane born in Kirkcaldy +/- 1800. His Father's name was David. The family later moved to Johnshaven, Kincardine
red mail Graham Family in Kirkcaldy
Searching for Nicol Graham and Christina Henderson in Kirkcaldy around the mid 1800's Children Robert, Elizabeth Robina and Thomas Edward. Mostly anything on Nicol who was a soldier in the Royal Scots Fusilliers and also a weaver
red mail family tree
looking for information on Catherine Wright born Kirkcaldy 1905
red mail Wilson family
Looking the family of George Wilson who married Emily Jane Steele,mother Rebecca Bulley, George was born about 1868 his father was also George. George was found dead in 1912, Emily remarried and lived in England, one of his children was Emily Steele Wilson, she married Jack Godfrey in Manchester c1915 and had four daughters, Celia, Millicent (my mother), Winifred and Joan. Any info would be a bonus.
red mail Protestant Reformer
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Henry Balnaves was born at Kirkcaldy, Fife, at unknown date and died in 1579. A Scottish Protestant reformer. He wrote 'The Confession of Faith, Conteining how the Troubled Man Should Seeke Refuge at his God'this was revised and prefaced by John Knox.
red mail Clacher/s, Cooper
Any information on the families of CLACHERS,(KING) & COOPER (LAMONT) around Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland please. Thank you kindly.

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