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County town: Cupar Other major towns: Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline Origins of Name: Personal Name Population 1801: 93,743 Population 1961: 320,692 Acreage: 322,878 Urban Land 1961: 7.2 %
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red mail Bernard McCue and Anne Gillen C. 1809
I have a record of the above forebears in Fife at this date. As they are registered as "born in Ireland" I would like to ask if anyone has any advice about tracing them without a county or town. My efforts so far have been useless. I have attempted to look at Griffiths Valuation, but did not come up with anything as I had scant information to start with. They most likely came from one of the Ulster counties as most immigration to Scotland was from there. I would be most grateful for any advice anyone could give me on this. Thanks. Ann
red mail GORDON family of Fife, Scotland
My GORDON family are said to hail from Fife, Scotland. The family migrated to Northumberland, England around 1800. They moved further south to the East Riding of Yorkshire about 1820 and settled in Pocklington and Market Weighton and were shepherds.
Rennies Walls (Wells) in Saline parish
I am trying to find information about the history of a place called Rennies Walls, in some places called Rennies Wells. It lies NW of Over Inzievar and SW of Comrie. I have a John Dawson and a Margaret Eadie being married there in 1854, but can't figure out why they would go there to get married. Neither of them lived there, though Margaret lived in Saline parish. As the crow flies, it is 8 miles to Alloa from Rennies Wells. Were there 'waters' there that had special powers? Any suggestions would be very welcome. Thanks. Noel
red mail Mitchell, Jessie
In 1918 Janet Anderson Mitchell (Jessie) originally from Fife but then a laundry maid for a firm involved in transport in Edinburgh met Private John Edward Hughes (Ted) who was convalescing after being wounded in France in 1917. Ted was from Penybont a little village in North Wales near Oswestry. They married at 4 Johnston Terrace, Windygates, Leven in October 1929
red mail wright
dear sir or madam pleas can anyone please help as i seem to hit a brick walll, i am look for death information on william wright born 1860 (my great grandfather) marrid to ann thompson birth abt 1860 had a son james (my great grandmar) thompson wright born 1890 -1 who was my grandfather,and die in R.T.A.ON he died on(my grandfather) THE 1ST JANURANY 1975 HE WAS AGE 84 hopefuly soom lght can be sheard on william and anne thank you for you help and good luck in your search Your faitfully
red mail DRUMMOND
I am looking for information on Peter DRUMMOND born 1785 in Comrie Perthshire, who married Isabel/Isebel/Isabella GRANT, born 1787, ON 21dEC 1805. together they had 10 children: elspeth 1806, Peter 1807, younger 1808, Mary 1809, david 1814, margaret 1816, james 1818, elizabeth 1821, William 1829 and Helen ? I would love to find out who Peter's 1785 father was and if anyone has any other information about this family. David 1814 emigrated to New Zealand in 1841 and is buried at the Riwaka, Nelson, NZ cemetry with his wife Jean Grubb. These 2 are my husbands GG Grandparents
I am looking for a Margaret Goodsir in 1748. I believe her father was David. I believe her siblings were Elizabeth, James, Thomas, Jean/Janet, David and Isabel. She is not the Goodsir born in 1754. Thank you. Leslie
red mail Seeking Robert Kirk of Moonzie, Fife
I'm attempting to trace any information about Robert KIRK, born at Moonzie in Fife, on 7 July 1751, the son of John Kirk (b. 1721 in Fife, died 1755 ) and Christian Paton (b circa 1732 in Fife). Robert had approx 4 siblings - David (b 19/9/1749), James (b 25/11/1753, d 1824, m Elizabeth Ingles); Elizabeth (b 4/4/1756) and John (b 1760). Any advice would be much appreciated
red mail BLLYTH
I am looking for any blyth family members that are from William and Christina Blyth nee Campbell I dont know if William had any brother or sister I know that Christina Blyth nee Campbell parents were David and Christina Campbell William and Christina had 8 children Christina 1837 born in Scotland married Richard Williams on the 5 th Oct 1857 and she died on the 8th Oct 1893 There children were Elizabeth Christina Richard William Alice John Ellen Florence Isabella Hugh died George Walter died. Robert 1839 born in Scotland Walter Scott 1842 -1882 married Emma Howlett in Taree on the 23rd Feb 1875 Children Walter Henry (Henry) Christina Mary died Katie Alice died Henry married Lilly Garland Christina married Edward Nutland Mary 1845 m Felix McBriarty on the 10 OCt 1864 at Cundletown Taree Nsw there children Mary Ann who married Patrick Glesson 10 children Christina m Jack Glesson 10 children Annie Pat Sheridan 2 children Isabella Charles Waltz 4 children Jack died young Arthur died young ALice Bob Smith 2 children William died young Henry un married Jessie Sister of Mercy Sister M Bernadine Fleix unmarried Kate married Tom Clark 2 children Susan married Archie Budgon 1 child Francis m Mary Hollis 9 children Bridget m Angus Hollis 10 children Theresa m Len Cross 3 children Euphaemia 1847 m 10 Jul 1865 Jones Island William Louis Kendall Nsw Robert Enrest Harry Fred William Leslie Anne Alice Florence May Ethel William 1851-18 Sept 1899 m Elizabeth Warren No children Isabella 1853 m Henry Chapman Kendall Nsw Henry Christina George Florence James Isabella Bertie Ethel William 1 male died George 1856-1947 m Susannah Salter (1) Alice Avery (2) Children of 1 marriage William Manning Blyth died 1 year Bertram Campbell Blyth 1883-1980 m Kathleen Banfill Cowan on the 2 Dec 1924 No children Susannah Blyth 1894-1972 married Thomas Avery 2 nd marriage William Thomas Emily Ada George Elsie May Alice Adele Cecil John Cecil John born 4 Aug 1908 I belive that the sons of George and Alice may have gone to Queensland to live . I would love to hear from you Best wishes Jenny
red mail McIntosh
John Duncan McIntosh b 1822 Firgan, Fife. Father William McIntosh of Newport. Any info required Regards jo
red mail tracing the greig family
im looking for any information on a David Robert Greig b 21/02/1945 ? thats what i believe it to be, his last location was in scotland. Im also looking for his brothers and sisters as well, also trying to trace the Russell surname too, living in the glenrothes or kirkcaldy area.
red mail Proudfoot-Millie-Ross
Seeking contact with any members of the above families. Proudfoot is my line. Believed descendants in Overton Mains area and Strathmiglo. Many members worked in Kirkaldy lino factory. Proudfoot family originated in Perth. Two surviving brothers were James and David Crawford plus a sister Sophia Hay who was single. There were a number of masons in the Proudfoot line and David became surveryor of Edinburgh. A daughter, Gracie Turner Proudfoot was my grandmother. I have recently been loaned photos of descendants of James which include his wife Catherine Millar. They married in 1896. These families are extensive and help is much needed. Thankyou.
red mail hoinion / mcgorum
looking for other people researching the McGorum family . robert born 1852 and son robert born 1873 . i have info of when they left fife , they are in my tree.
red mail Kinnaird family
My great grand father Robert Kinnaird was born 1820 in Ireland and he died in 1890 in Invercargill New Zealand on his death cert it only has the surname Kinnaird ,no first name for his father and his fathers occupation is given as Stonemason I am hopeing someone out there knows of my great great grand parents or Roberts sibblings my grand father James Kinnaird was born in Cirvan Scotland 1848.
red mail KIDD
MORNING, Can anyone please help me I am looking for any information on a Mary Ann Kidd daughter of James Kidd born 1801 in Fife Scotland, Mary Ann was chistened in Dundee circa 1826 by a Rev. Browne, the family came to Australian after James was convicted for forgery.
red mail James Kidd /1801
Searching for any information on James Kidd born 01.08.1801 Fife he was deported to Aust. 14.04.1830 he was appointed to the Sydney Botantical Gardens as a gardener and later on Superintendent, he married Mary Ann Must 20.02.1836 and had 7 children he died 15.02.1867
red mail Thomas RAMAGE
Thomas RAMAGE and Margaret GORMAN had six children that travelled with them on the Storm Cloud to New Zealand in 1860 they were registered as 3 boys and 3 girls. Identified so far John, Margaret, Isabella, and Robert William RAMAGE can anyone help to identify the missing male and female
red mail Reid - looking for relatives
looking for family connected with Joseph Reid - brother James, sister Bessie who used to run a pub on the coast with her husband Alec (daughter Maisie)
DEMPSTER family came out to Dunedin, NZ in 1852.
I am interested in any of the surnames listed below. The REID'S were from the Clackmannanshire distrist. The DEMPSTER'S from the Perthshire area. TWELFTREE from Epping, London. The DRUMMOND'S from Fifeshire & the WILLIAMS I do not know as yet. Please msg me for more info as I have to much to mention. Thanks, Jasmine.
red mail Looking for Pen Pal
I am looking for Angela Jays. She was my pen pal about 27 years ago. She would be about 44 years old. Any info would be greatly appreciated. My name when we were pen pals was Sharla Barner. We got each others address from the Girl Scouts or Guides. Thank you
red mail McDiarmid/McDermott
Any information on my Great Great Grandfather,John McDiarmid/McDermott born in Fife abt 1812-1816 to John McDiarmid/McDermott and Margaret McPherson John was a convict sent to Australia in the year 1832 on the ship Isabella,any information on either surmanes would be much appreciated.
red mail simpson
looking for any information on simpsons from lochgelly,fife,family which emigrated to Australia around about 1930
red mail Brodie
Has anyone any information about Robert Brodie born c 1796. His son Laurence married Elizabeth Moore born in 1825. Her parents were William Moore, 1803 and Mary Brennan 1805.
Scott Millars
any help on finding about Thomas Millar born Middleflatt Auchtermuchty 23 september 1859 parentsCharles Scott Millar Janet Millar nee Maclaren they were my 2x grandparents.They also had David b1843 Charles b1847,Helen b1850 John b1854 James b1857, thank you Margaret
red mail kerr,dominic frances
my father was Dominic Frances Kerr, son of Sarah born in Fife, Feb. 18th 1948. any info.
red mail Couston
Looking for Couston Family. I have no info at all
Looking for John Stafford who died 1931, has brother James and Sister Elizabeth, their mum was annie fox and father john stafford or stavert, think their parents were married in kendal, 1875. From Patricia, Fife
I am looking for descendants of Alexander Mcdonald (c1835/41) who married Ann Cunningham Walker in Edinburgh in1863 They later moved to Kilrenny Fife
red mail duncan or william mccoll morton
searching for a william mccoll morton born in fifeshire, or a duncan mccoll morton
fotheringham and lyalls
my 2 sets of great grandparents were born in fife and there names were agnes fotheringham and james lyall.james was born 1837 to william lyall and helen keddie agnes father was alexander fotheringham,any information on these people would be a great help.
red mail Sibbald , Sir James & son John
looking for any info at all regarding Sir James Sibbald my was a doctor in the British army in India & Ceylon & I think also in the horse guards.His only son John Sibbald was born in 1810.He married Margaret Watson in Kinghorn Fife 9june1834.He had a farm atBroomhill,Crook of Devon around 1838 & also on The Isle of Mann.He also had the Loch Leven Inn at Kinross.They had five children James 1836( my gg gfath)William 1838,John 1841,Janet & Margaret. The family moved to York where about 1848 John (the father)mysteriously disappeared it being about the time a great banquet was held atYork Castle in honour of Prince Albert.Has any one a date please?? James at this time was at school at Wangate Bar?schoolmasters name Norton.He left home & eventually came to Sydney on ship TheAdams arriving in 1852.His brother William came a few years later.They attempted to follow up their G.fathers title to no avail. We would like to hear from any relatives or collect any info. at all.The info we have came from Jame's obitury in Wellington Times N.S.W.1922
Searching for Beveridge, Burt and McArthur Families
Searching for parents of Margaret Beveridge born 12 Jan 1819 Fifeshire, Scotland. Married Peter Burt 1839 and immigrated to US in 1851. Also looking for information on Peter Burt's antecedents and on Mary Hogg McArthur born 30 Oct 1802 in Cowdenbeath,Fife,Scot married to Thomas McArthur born 4 Aug 1806 in Tulliallen,Perth,Sco
McKinlay Alexander
Alexander Mckinlay by trade a Baker.Born 1851. Are you one of his descendants?
Izatt James
James Izatt Born 1812 in Fifeshire.He had a servant named Janet Leitch. Occupation Baker, Master. Lived most of his working life in Edinburgh City. If you have any details or are related, please get in touch.
red mail Leven - Fife
I am hoping to find some family on my fathers' side. His surname was TAW, his mother was the scottish side and his father came from Devon. My father was born 1914? and was the brother to Robert, Alan and Lydia and Mima - he left Scotland when he was 14 years for Canada. My mother spent some of the war in Leven with my eldest brother, Roy to whom there were many reatives at that time ? I am afraid that all I know - does anyone remember ?
red mail Kerrs of Linlithgow
Trying to trace the Kerr family history. We have : Elizabeth Kerr (MS Currie) Midwife in Linlithgow, Fife, Scotland. She possibly came from Inverness area. Married to David Kerr, Shale Miner. Date of marriage: 18 March 1875? in Slamannan, Fife.
red mail Kirk
I am searching for info on my Great Grandmother, Isabel Kirk, (First name spelling could be wrong) born 11.6.1878 in Culross a Burgh in Fife Scotland. She immigrated to New Zealand and married Edward John Kimber on 1.2.1904 in Masterton New Zealand.She died in New Zealand in 1950. There were six children, Clement;Douglas;Flora;Ian & Alfred (twins, b. 9.2.1908 - Alfred died aged 2)& Isabel.
Temple Niblo
researching the Temple and Niblo families in Fife on my husbands side of the family. John Temple and Margaret Niblo married in Edinburgh 24th Nov. 1882. There were two children born before the marriage - James (reg. under Niblo)b.1879 Inverkeithing and Jane b.1881 Inverkeithing. It is unclear whether James was John's child, but he used the name Temple. Other known offspring were Robert 1884; Thomas 1887; Margaret 1891; John 1894; William 1896; possibly Catherine after this. I would be interested to know where the Niblos originated - the name essentially disappears in this form around 1800. Alternative spelling Kniblo brings results in Edinburgh and Dumfriesshire back to early 1600s. I am also trying to trace a birth for John's father Robert Temple. In census records he gives his birthplace as Edinburgh (but sometimes people told lies or could not remember where they were born) He died 3rd Jan 1889 in Church Street, Inverkeithing age stated as 62yrs. His occupation was a boilerman.His parents are given as John Temple (gardener) and Margaret Johnston. He was married to Margaret Henderson b. Lanark c1822 (who states birthplace Inverkeithing in census records!) died 4th Dec 1892. Parents given as John Henderson and Helen Walker....
red mail Fifeshire, Scotland
I am searching for any info for a James Bannerman Duncan b: 1825 Fifeshire, Scotland who married a Mary Moore b: 1825 Scotland son William Duncan who married a Elizabeth Bannerman whose daughter married a Edwin B. Story, thier son was a Norton DuncanStory b: Nov. 17, 1900 he then married a Delores Temm whose parents are ; Sylvester Joseph Temm Mother: Lorretta Jessie McKean Sylvester's Father name is Oscar Temm 1870 - 1958 Any info regarding any of these relatives would be much apprieciated.Thank You.
red mail Louden / Brown
tracing ancestors of Robert Louden and Margaret Brown 1842 ish. They had a daughter Christina Louden.
Brown, henry
Henry Brown was born in Fife in about 1802, Mother, Margaret Dall, Father, Alexander Brown married 1801 alternatively there was another Henry Brown born about the same time to Henry Brown and Margaret Dall anyone having information on either of theseplease.

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