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County town: Edinburgh Other major towns: Musselburgh Origins of Name: Mid (personal name) Population 1801: 122,597 Population 1961: 580,329 Acreage: 234,340 Urban Land 1961: 15.4 %
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red mail Samuel Lindsay abt 1815
Searching for any information on Samuel Lindsay born about 1815 in New Providence, Bahamas. Left Scotland on the ship Midlothian in 1837 to Australia. Died in Bathurst, NSW Australia on 5 December 1860. Married Bridget (Biddy) Kilmartin in Sydney on 20 August 1839. Any assistance appreciated.
red mail John BROWN and Marion BROWN (JOHNSTONE) Corstorphine and St.Cuthberts Edinburgh
John BROWN a journeyman printer, was born in Muthill Perthshire Scotland in 1796. Marion (JOHNSTONE) BROWN was born in Currie in 1800,the daughter of Andrew JOHNSTONE (or Johnston) and Isobel KIDD They were married April 21st. 1822. They lived in both Corstorphine 1841 and St. Cuthberts 1851 Edinburgh. Their children were Andrew BROWN born 1823, Jane BROWN, John BROWN born 1829, Isabella BROWN born 1831 ,James BROWN a Journeyman printer born Corstorphine 1828, Marion BROWN born St Cuthberts 1839, and David BROWN born St.Cuthberts 1843. As Andrew , my great grand father, Jane and Isabella migrated to Australia and married here, I have been able to contact living relatives of these respective families so would be most grateful for any information which may lead me to getting in contact with other living descendants of this family with whom I can share information . Many thanks Stuart
red mail Helen MCNEILL born 1909 Currie
Helen's father was William MCNEILL born 1868, also in Currie. Her mother was Elizabeth Kathleen PILKINGTON and she died in 1912 when Helen was only three years old. Helen was the youngest of five children. I believe that William was a chemist in a paper mill. Helen married Mr. J.G. SAUNDERS in Sevenoaks in 1932. Where was she between 1912 and 1932 and did William marry again? Who brought her and the other children up? I have traced detail on all Helen's siblings, but can find nothing about her father. Helen and I remained in letter contact until the 1980s and she died in 1989 in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. We were related by marriage, in that my grandmother's sister married Daniel McNeill, brother of the William McNeill mentioned earlier. I would be very grateful for any information you are able to pass on to me, so that I may, in turn, be able to pass it on to Helen's family. Thank you. Belinda
red mail Thomson, Alexander
Alexander Thomson b.1734 worked for customs and excise in Savannah, Georgia c.1772, m. Mary Elizabeth Spencer Nov 1770 before returning to Edinburgh after the American War of Independence. Father of William John Thomson (portrait artist) and Dr. Anthony Todd Thomson and two daughters. Alexander's parents are listed as James and possibly Agnes (Smith). I want to know more about his parents and whether he had any siblings, cousins, etc.
Durham Family
Looking for any information please on a descendant of mine by the name of David Durham born in 1638 IN mid-lothian,north leith,Scotland. Parents William Durham (1601-?)/ wife Margaret Durham(nee Erskine) Its possible that David had a brother named William(not verified) David married Jean Kirkwood in MARCH 5,1668. Jean was born in 1644 in South Leith,Scotland. It is believe that David and Jean had 4 sons'David, William,Thomas,and Adolpheus Durham Their son Adolpheus married Jean Bruce . Any information would be gratefully received,also if possible would like to know their occupations thank you
red mail Stewart-William Lost
I am looking for William Stewart born 18/03/1948. He was born in Edinburgh, he moved to Australia in the 1970's where he met Maria Louisa Popov, she later changed her surname to Stewart as well, I am not sure if this was through marriage, still yet to find confirming information, they both moved to New Zealand in 1971, they then moved back to Australia in Feb 1973, where I assume they parted ways. William Stewart then traveled back to the UK on the 29/08/1973, and has not returned back to Australia. Jody-Anne
red mail Chisholm/Dewar
James William Chisholm married Janet Dewar 13 March 1829 in South Leith, Midlothian. They are my great great grandparents. They migrated to Tasmania where they were living in 1852. Can't find the exact date of arrival. they had 6 children. they had previoulsy migrated to Canada. He was an armourer in the Ordinance Dept at Edinburgh Castle. Does anyone know of this particular Chisholm or Dewar Family?
red mail Reid
I am trying to find info on my gg grandfather, Charles John Reid. Born in New Brompton, Kent, in 1875, he moved up to the Isle of Skye around 1908 with his wife Margaret (nee Saunders), and 5 of his children Frederick, Thomas, Charles, Florence, Margaret, Ellen and Angus (the last two children were born in Scotland). He died in Edinburgh in 1926. I would really appreciate any info on any of the family esp the his children.
red mail Forrester Help Needed
I am trying to make a connection to Forrester's in Midlothian. I am researching the line of Forrester, Forster and Foster which end up in the New World circa 1670ish, possibly earlier and end up in Orange County NC in 1752. There is much confusion on the line I am researching however I am aided by DNA which places the specific line somewhere in Midlothian and closer to the Foster's than the Corstorphine Forresters. The last names of the sequence are James Forrester Sr., b 1694 m to Anne Ashley and there is some speculation that his father is Francis, William or Robert or a combination of two of those names together, and they have to be married to either an Ann or Jane as James Sr's first son is named William and first daughter is Jane. Samuel married to Allison Thomson is often reported as his father but it just is not adding up for a number of reasons. He signs the parish registry in Edinburgh as late as Sept 1694. Any assistance that someone can shed over there is greatly appreciated as I have poured over many records, calenders and registry's. One parish registry apologized for "the gap" and not recording the information due to the fact " that the English Army" was roaming about. I believe that was in the town of Tranent. There could be an Irish connection -the Germanic/Norman/Celtic connection is ancient and confirmed but there could be a more recent 1620 give or take a hundred years or so Irish connection. There is a possibility that they were "border reivers". I have heard many different reasons for leaving Scotland. Political, conflicts with other clans, no water, no choice and becoming plantation owners and /or just in the business of shipping. All I really need is the "missing link" and the rest is history :-). If anyone can help at all I am listening.
red mail buchanan/forrester/fraser
I am looking for the families of my gggrandfather John Buchannan/Buchanan.He was born in 1818 Edinburgh bap. St Cuthberts . His parents were John Buchannan and Ann Fraser (from Portsburgh). His sister Agnes married John Forrester In 1837 St Cuthberts. I have been unable to find any trace of his parents deaths/burials. I would really like some contact with his family. John was sent to Australia in 1838 on the Waterloo5. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Cheers Susan.
red mail henderson - baker family
Im looking for any information on the Henderson family born in scotland, edinburgh. george henderson married janet (maiden name unknown) around 1896. they had two sons thomas henderson, he married agnes and george henderson (born 1896) he married mary (was baker born in 1898) George and mary went on to have two daughters mary miriam and jean.
red mail Simpson+Inglis
My great great great grandparents John Simpson born 1791 and Margaret Inglis born 1790, were married in Midlothian in May 1827 I think. Yet their daughter Margaret Simpson was born 11 January 1825. Was she born before their marriage or could there be a misprint somewhere? Maybe the marriage date is wrong cause that would make them in the 30's and people usually got married quite young in those days.
red mail wood naples bryden dinivon
Hi I am hoping someone can help me find out more about the BRYDEN or BRYDON from midlothian,i am looking at her son's marriage certificate ELIZABETH BRYDEN'S SON. HE IS JAMES NAPLES and his wife is JANET SOUNNES THOMSON. ELIZABETH'S husband is JAMES NAPLES a ploughman but he is deceased at the time of his son;s wedding, can you help the date of JAMES NAPLES JUNIOR A STONE DRESSER was 18th january 1895 thankyou
red mail James CROW b 1850
looking for decendants of James CROW b 1850 - Montrose- his wife Margaret was b 1854 -Aberdour- Fife in the 1901 census they was living in Duddington Midlothian with their two daughters Margaret b 1878 and Sarah b 1885
red mail cowie
My mother 84. is desperate to find out about her father. She was born illegitimately to Catherine Doherty aged 19 approx in February 1927. Her mother was employed in Edinburgh as a domestic servant and she has been told her fathers name was Ian Cowie and lived in the house in which she was employed. Apparently he wished to marry her but there were religious problems. All I know is that he also had a sister who had a child. Not much to go on but my mum would die happy if she got some information
red mail Robert Devine & Mary Stewart
I am looking for information on Robert Devine & Mary Stewart (Stuart). They married in the 1840s and had a daughter, Christina, who was born in Gibraltar, around 1847. If you have any information on this couple, I would appreciate hearing from you.
red mail John Kello - armourer in Edinburgh c 1590 - 1620
John Kello married to Catherin Yuill 29 Sep 1605 was an armourer ( presumably a private business ) in Edinburgh old town. His father, also John appears to have been a stabler. Any information on the Kellos would be very welcome thanks Also any information about armourers
red mail Bruce - Ramage - Miller
I am trying to trace JOSEPH WILLIAM MILLER(Butcher)who emigrated to Vancouver in 1909 I beleive he lived in Edinburgh,he married Maggie Bruce,the last known address, 89 Henderson Street, Leith. The surname RAMAGE is there somewhere - I think the connection lies with Maggie - who also called herself MAGGIE BRUCE RAMAGE MILLER. Any information gratefully received. Pauline
red mail Alexander Manners
I would like to make contact with someone that knows the history of the family of Alexander Manners of Edinbugh late in the 1700s. Alexander had a son named James Manners who, along with his father, came to America around 1800. James Manners served in the War of 1812. He was my Great-Great-Great Grandfather. I would like to know the history of the Manners Family in Scotland. Please contact me. Thank You
red mail dalrymple. edinburgh. colinton. leith. cramond
I am looking for any relations conected to the above name and willing to help any body doing there family tree the same as I doing
red mail helan buchan born 1878
i am trying to trace family helan buchan married willian norris they had 9 kids mary ann norris, amy norris my grandma, william norris,, helan buchan norris, blanche norris, nellie norris, mary norris ,bella norris, joc norris some of this lot ended up in guernsey hence why i am here the rest i do not no and could do with some help please ido no some of the kids were born in ediburgh that is all i no and william was in the army xxx
red mail Descendants of William Roy
searching for any relations from the family of William Roy who died in Edinburgh December 1880 and was buried at Dalry cemetery.To my knowledge there were still relatives living in the area in 1970.
red mail Macdonald/Mackintosh
Im looking for the families of Catherine Mackintosh, who married, Alexander Fraser Macdonald. Married late 19th Century, early 20th Century. They had a son, also named Alexander Fraser Macdonald, however, was stillborn. They later had another son, Arthur John Macdonald in 1904. I believe they came from Midlothian regions. Anyone know of these people, please write to Sandra.
red mail FLOCKHART, William
b. 1919 Edinburgh(?) married Evelyn Joyce James 1942 in Blything, Suffolk. Served in the Royal Scots Fusilliers during WWII. Migrated to Australia with wife and two children in 1953, and had a third child. Can find no trace of him trying from Australia. A couple of locals stated that the name came from Midlothian or Fife areas. Deceased in 1981 in Lismore Base Hospital, Northern New South Wales, Australia. Had a sister Flora who married Alec Campbell. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Dunn/Angus
I am looking for relatives of Hannah Grace Angus, thought to be of Aberdeen, who emigrated to South Africa with many members of her family, Bell, Cromwell, Hetie, Anne, Joe and married John Dunn and lived near Durbin, Natal, South Africa.
red mail Murray and Lamont, Lemont, le mont marriage
I am trying to find my great grand parents. My grandfather's known names are William Paul Lamont (or Lemont, Le Mont?) Murray born 1898 conflicting birthplace of Near Edinburgh or NY, USA. Brother John (Jack?) NY, USA. Parents could be from North of Edinburgh. William married Grace or Ester Grace Whittier or Whitaker in NY, USA. They had three children--Thomas, William and Grace. Please write if you know of any Lamont (sp?) Murray marriages in Scotland. I believe this to be one of William's parents surnames.
red mail DOWNIE
Looking for family or information of William McDowall Downie b26/9/1911 d1984 to do a family tree
I am looking for information on Charles BROWN and Catherine CRAIG who married in North Leith, Scotland in 1849. Charles was a Saw Miller and their sons, Alexander James,Peter Craig and Charles BROWN were born in Scotland. Charles later married Mary Mcintosh and came to Australia and they had two sons, McIntosh and William. Any info would be gratefully received.
red mail tancy lee
relatives of Tancy Lee looking for information re surviving family
red mail Geraghty and Boyle
I am looking for past and present, anyone who is related to or knows John and Madge Geraghty of Edinbourgh, Scotland. They are my grandparents. I am in the states and have lost contact with my family. If you have any info, please let me know. Thanks. Jo
red mail Somerville
Re my previous message. GEORGE FRERE SOMERVILLE born 1843. Moved to London by 1871.
I'm looking for the birthplace of my 2 x Great Grandfather GEORGE FRERE SOMERVILLE. He may have been born in Edinburgh area. Would love to hear from any connection with this name. Thanks.
red mail JOHN COWIE Edinburgh/Suffolk/London
He was born in 1866 does anyone have any information about his family. His father was also called John and that is the only information that we have. We know from when he came to England at the age of about 23 but its his earlier years and family that we are interested in.
red mail Archibald Robertson
Looking for any details on Archibald Robertson, born abt 1832, married Isabella Steedman, son James married Elizabeth O'Neil or Neil and they arrived in Tasmania Australia in 1889. Known to have relatives in New Zealand as there son Archibald visited them in early 1900's. Am an Australian descendant and am looking for early Scottish history.
red mail William Clark, Midlothian c1801
WILLIAM CLARK Born in Midlothian Scotland c1801 Can someone please help. I am trying to locate the Birth certificate details from the old parish registers for my Great, Great, Great, Grandfather William Clark***. According to his Death Certificate he would have been born around 1801. (Died aged 74 in 1875) He was married to Jean/Jane Ainslie in Carrington Midlothian on the 20th May 1831 and they said their vows again in the parish of Liberton the following day as was the custom. The had a son called William who was born at Cockpen on the 25th of March in 1832 His Father was also William Clark. His mother is described as Catherine Maiden Surname BEGBIE. First of all it is difficult to read her name Catherine,Cathrine? and if it is Begbie? I also have a copy of the 1861 cencus that states that William is 59 and was born in NEWBATTLE Midlothian Scotand. Now here is the problem, There was only ONE William Clark*** born in Newbattle in 1801 (+- 2years) to a WILLIAM Clark and a Maiden Surname BEGBIE, but the christian name is HELEN Not Catherine BEGBIE. Is there any likelyhood I am missing somtheing or could it be that her name was Catherine-Helen-BEGBIE? One name on his birth certificate and another on his death certificate? Any ideas please?? I have images of various birth, marriage, death certificates I can provide if it helps. Thank-you, John.
red mail oman family
looking for the parents of william oman who married isabella drummond in 1849 at st cuthberts church.
red mail Forrester, Buchanan and Glass
I have seen and responded to messages requesting info on the above names. I have accumulated some information to date on a couple of branches of Forresters. Anxious to find out about a Jane Forrester daughter of Jane Snr and John Forrester. Jane had a least one sister Agnes who married my grandfather Samuel Jones in 1917. Help!
red mail redhall
can you tell me did redhall change its name to redhouse by any chance because my husband was in redhouse children home about 1959 onwards or do you know anything about redhouse please contact me
red mail Dodd Royal Marine
William Dodd Born in the county of Midlothian.Served as a Cpl.Royal Marines.L.I.1901 on board 'VESSELL MINERVA' Married 1909 in Gillingham to E.E.Smith.
red mail Pride / Selkirk
James Pride c1678 married Helen Selkirk 1/1/1702 in Prestonpans, East Lothian. Looking for any information that would determine his birthplace and/or parents. They had 8 children.
red mail DOWNIE, Agnes
Looking for family of Agnes Downie, don't know too much, she married an Irishman, Patrick Philbin, she had at least 1 daughter, Beatrice Philbin, born Feb.1924 at the town located at the "base of the castle", supposedly a poor town
red mail Miller or Millar
James Miller, butler at Manderston House in Duns, Berwick, married Margaret Robertson, the coachman's daughter in 1828. They had at least 3 children including sons Thomas (1829), James (1831) and John (1836). Thomas married twice, his second wife was Eliza Spalding. James also married an Eliza. Seeking descendants.
red mail Webster family of Edinburgh
Looking for the family of Alexander Webster b abt 1818 in Edinburgh and who emigrated to Tasmania, Australia, on completion of his apprenticeship in 1841. Any info appreciated.
red mail Davidson Family from Perth to Edinburgh
The first Davidson I have is John born about 1780 in Perthshire. He married Catherine Cummings in 1815 in Blair Atholl. They had 2 sons - William born 1816 and Donald born 1818. John was Street Porter in 1861 and was living at Jamaica Street with son Donald and family and also William was there with sons John, Alex and William. John died on 11 April 1861 just after the census was taken. We do not know when Catherine died. William married Elizabeth Rankin(e) daughter of George Rankin(e), butcher of Edinburgh in 1846 at St Cuthberts. They had 4 sons: John Davidson Davidson born Jan 1848 and died May 1880 in Edinburgh Alexander Davidson born 1853 Edinburgh William Davidson born Aug 1856 Edinburgh George Rankine Davidson born Nov 1861 Edinburgh and died 27 April 1940 Edinburgh. Alexander married Helen Cameron and was a Coachman. They had 7 children - Margaret Grace 1880, Elizabeth 1881(died aged 10), William 1882, Angus 1884, John 1887, Elizabeth 1891 and Georgina 1892. George Rankine Davidson married twice. He was a railway fireman in 1891 census. He married Christina Inches in 1885 in Edinburgh and they had one son William born 1886 Edinburgh. He then married Agnes McNeill in 1901 and they had one daughter Elizabeth Rankine Davidson born 1904 in Edinburgh. She married Alexander Marshall Stewart in 1926 Edinburgh. William married but we have no name of his wife and do not know whether he married in Scotland or India. By 1887 he was in Sholapur, India as that is where his 3 sons were born. They were William Hugh Davidson born 1887, James Davidson born 1890 died 1894 and Robert George Davidson born 1892. Robert is my husband's Grandfather. Donald married Alison Cooper in 1838 in Canongate, Edinburgh. He was a shoemaker. They had 7 children that I know of - Euphemia 1839, Catherine 1840, Jemima 1842, John 1843, Alice 1852, Donald 1853 and Margaret 1857.In 1851 and 1861 census they were living in Jamaica Street, Edinburgh. That is all I know about Donald and his family If anyone has any links to this family we would love to hear from them. Thanks Carol
red mail George Campbell Duff And Robert Robertson Duff
Seeking descendants of Robert Robertson Duff and George Campbell Duff both of who died in the Gretna Rail disaster, both were married and listed as having two children each, any information greatly appreciated. Peter
Would like any info on James Pearson who married Isabella Brown 1858 Edinburgh
red mail William Edward Campbell Thomson
I am looking for any relatives or information of the late william edward campbell thomson. I believe William was born 13th July 1942 and married a Carol Neill on 15th July 1965. I know he lived in Edinburgh till his death on 2nd March 2005. This is about all the information i have at the moment. I am trying to find out as much as i can as this was my Father. If you have any information at all please let me know no matter how small you may think it is.
red mail Forgotten Families
John Ferguson born c1790 married Elizabeth Dick born 1791 father Adam Dick John and Elizabeth married 13 November 1817 Edinburgh Parish, Scotland: John was a brewer at a brewery in Alloa, but became a farmer living on Burghlee farm in Loanhead. Children: Born Edinburgh Parish 1 -Agnes 18 September 1818 2 -Elizabeth 20 May 1822 3 -John 8 January 1824 4 -Alexander 31 July 1826 married Jane Cumming 5 -Helen 20 July 1827 6 -James Adam 6 April 1829 7 -Jessie Hope 18 March 1830 8 -Ann Taylor 28 July 1832 9 -John 12 July 1832 10 -David 16 June 1836 11 - Jessie Hope 24 April 1838
red mail redhall
i would like anyone who was in redhall childrens home please cont act me
red mail kay
any kay or cowan relatives of my father james cowan kay born 1915 lasswade
TORRANCE, McLean, Morrison Ancestors
I am looking for details on my GGrandfather William Torrance b.1849 in Edinburgh, married to Jeannie McLean c.1852 from Elgin, their parents were Andrew Torrance b.1796 in IRELAND m. Mary Morrison b.1813 also in IRELAND and Charles McLean (Tweed Merchant) b.1813 m. Jane McPhail b.1886 from Cromarty. Other GG..Grandparents include Lachlan McLean c.1835, Charles McLean c.1790, Ann grant c.1790, Ann Clark c.1780 possibly from Elgin. I have searched assiduously in Scotlands People and on the IGI so any assistance would be appreciated.
red mail My Scottish family Agnes Phillips nee MAC CARTHY
Agnes was a nurse in Edinburgh. She went to Dublin and married Richard Phillips (a cattle shipping Agent of Gavin Lowe in Prussia Street) They had about 10 children of which my mother Joan was one . After the 1950's the family moved to Wallasey in Cheshire. Anyone know of the Scottish side , the McCarthy side .
Buchanan of Galawater,Midlothian
Looking for any information or descendants of John and Elizabeth Buchanan of Galawater,Midlothian. Son James immigrated to Australia after marrying Sarah Jane Williams in Liverpool England 1854. Any information would be gratefully received. Cannot find any details in Scotland for this family
red mail Corner family Edinburgh
I am searching for any info regarding my ggg grandparents: > > Edmund CORNER b. 29 November 1807 married Teresa BYRNE 14 August 1828 > and died 11 January 1839. > > Children: > > Anne b. 6.05.1830 d before 1836 > Edward Craig b. 15.10.1832 d in Australia Drummond b. 4.11.1836 d > 3.04.1837 unknown daughter b 25.12.1837. > > Edmund was employed with a printing press for nearly 16 years in > Edinburgh. His address was 13 Morrison Street. He was stationed at > St Andrews, Grove, Jamaica as a missionary. After Edmund's death > Teresa returned to England and took in the younger boys attending Re A > Phillip's boarding school in the Isle of Man in return for which > Edward was accepted as a day-scholar. I have confirmed Edward was a > student at King William College. > > Most of this information has come from papers held at the University > of Birmingham, Special Collections at Edgbaston. Due to the high cost > of purchasing the microfilm a very kind lady has given me this > information direct from the diaries. I am looking for information on > Edmund's parents. His mother remarried as there are letters to his > mother enquiring on his stepfather's health. I cannot find any > records for births or deaths of the other children only Edward. I > have purchased his christening record and funnily enough he was > christened Edward Craig Corner by the Reverend Edward Craig, Minister > of St James Episcopal Chapel Broughton Place. > > Any help would be most appreciated as it took me 2 years to find > Edmund and hopefully it won't take as long to find his parents. >
red mail GRAHAM - William, Robert & Mary 1830s
Would like to contact anyone researching William Graham described as 'Farmer' on his son's marriage certificate. Robert born abt. 1834 and sister Mary abt 1831. Robert and Mary lived in Tewkesbury GLS in 1860/70s.
red mail Rutherford, William
My father William Beveridge Rutherford was born in Edinburgh in 1933, searching for information on his parents (William and Martha). I believe Beveridge was my Grandmother's last name. My father has a brother Jimmy, Kenny (deceased), John, sister Margaret and brother Alec.
red mail Galloway
Edinburgh - James Galloway b.1847 to Willm Galloway and Janet (Simpson ?). James marr. Mary Anne Johnson 1876 Balmain NSW.Aust. William marr.Janet 1841 Largo, Fife Scotland. William possibly a Tailor in Melbourne St Edinburgh. Appreciate any info re James' arrival in Australia. Gail
red mail Mullen
Looking for info on patrick mullen married in edinburgh 1895 .parents are thomas mullen and bridget mullen (i think maiden name is monaghan) patrick married mary ann curran.
Daniel Anderson
Can any one help me with information on Daniel Anderson born 15 Aug 1833,Edinburgh, marr.Oct 1855, Margaret Fletcher born 17 Oct 1833. Possible parents Daniel Anderson, born 1807 and Catherin Skinner born 1811,marr 24 Mar.1826. Would it be possible for someone to do a look up on the 1841 census for me?. Thank you.
red mail Munro,Low
We are trying to find information on James Munro who married Martha Low In Edinburgh, Scotland, believed to have married there and later migrated to Australia
red mail forrester
Looking for any information on John Forrester who married Rachel Glass 20.2.1862 in Edinburgh. John's parents were James Forrester and Margaret Dick. Rachel's were John Glass and Agnes Dall
red mail thomas gray
searching for any information on thomas gray married catherine bell in edinburgh scotland in 1843 died before birthof his daughter in 1844
red mail Catherine Jane Gilmour
Look for the family of Catherine Jane Gilmour she married a Andrew Edward Wilson they had 2 children William Gilmour Wilson and Mary Jane Wilson they stayed in Edinburgh.
red mail McDonald
Jane McDONALD, born 1824 in Midlothian, Scotland. Daughter of Donald McDONALD, army colonel. Married William CLARK (b abt 1821), Wholesale Milliner in 1842.
red mail James Macaulay, printer
James Macaulay b 1754, place/country unknown (?? Ireland) d 1816, Edinburgh. worked as printer, alone and later as foreman on Edinburgh Advertiser. Poss. author of "Poems in English and Scottish". Married Mary Johnstone of Dumfries. (niece of Rev Dr Bryce Johnstone of Holywood, Dumfries). Have a lot of detail about his children and descendants, but nothing about his origins. Any information about place of birth, parents, apprenticeship. Can find no trace of apprenticeship in reference books about print trade at that time.
red mail Fullerton John
Seeking connections with Prideaux born in India circa 1869 d.o.d. 1950 in UK Believed John to be n Engineers Fitter.
red mail steele, grant
James Steele, butcher, died penicuik 1888, married isabella grant died 1878. James and Isabella also had son James, married Sarah Butler, had daughter Sarah Plaile (Playle?) Steele - my great grandmother.
red mail 1841 Census Edinburgh
Hi Can anyone who has access and time look up Malcolm Williamson born 1831 Edinburgh Thanks verymuch
red mail Joseph Henry Hill, Piershill Barracks
My grandfather Joseph Henry Hill (bc 1890) was possibly born in Bury. He was a professional soldier and the address on his marriage certificate when he married Lizzie Clay in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham in 1915 is given as Piershill Barracks Edinburgh, his father is given as Frederick, a Brewer deceased. Joseph joined up at the age of 16 in 1906 and left the army in about 1922 when his daughter Thelma was born in Birmingham.
red mail George family from Banff, Scotland.
My George family originated in Keith, Banff and McIntosh's from Moray. The original farm which the George brothers, who were Millers purchased from the Duke of Fife is still there. The brothers all became very wealthy and moved to Aberdeen where they were Brokers. At least two moved to London which is all mentioned in Burkes Peerage, Scottish Landed Gentry. I have traced most of them but some are still missing especially in Edinburgh and England. I would like to hear from anyone who knows of this large family which is now almost, not quite, Extinct. Elizabeth.
Looking for information about John Leach who was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, and emigrated to Calvert County, Maryland in the late 1600's. Any onformation would be much appreciated.
red mail Manners
David Manners and his wife Jane with sons Robert and Joseph in the 1841 census of St.Cuthberts parish. Where did they move to after 1841?
red mail McVinnie family of Edinburgh
I'm seeking information on the Family of Edith (Morris) McVinnie - husband's name was Robert and they had 3 children, Irene, Gordon and ? At one time they lived in Burdiehouse then at Stewart Terrace.
Kemp James
James Kemp born in Edinburgh. About 1826. Was a Baker by trade. Was a widower by his mid 40's.
Miller Clementina
Clementina Miller born in Edinburgh c1865. She had four older brothers.
Leitch Janet
Janet Leitch. Profession; Housekeeper. In the Edinburgh area. Mid 19th Century.
red mail Ediburgh, Inversek with Musselburgh, Liberton, Penicuik
Looking for family members of Murray Coventry. Born 1758 Edinburgh Midlothian, Parents William Coventry and Janet Gilchrist. Murray Coventry m. Ann Innes at Inveresk With Musselburgh, Midlothian 1798.
red mail Turnbull-Torrance
Jessie Torrance Parents: F-James M-Janet McKinnon Jessie was living at Chessels Court Canongate, Edinburgh when she married James Turnbull. They married at: 40 North Richmond Street Edinburgh, after banns according to the forms of the Free Church. Their witnesses were William Hastie and Annie Torrance still to be researched. The obvious thinking is that Annie is an unmarried sister, cousin or Aunt of Jessie. I have heaps of info on the Turnbull line, but I'm having trouble tracing back Jessie, who would have been born circ 1853.
Dunlop, Miller.
Charles Dunlop married Mary A. Miller during the 1860's. They lived at Brown Street Lane, Edinburgh. This Street is set just off Brown Street Road, Edin. Any family connections or details on Brown Street Lane and its inhabitants around that periodare most welcome. It would seem one of the houses was used as a 'printers home' for a time. Would you know any details about this? Be good to get in touch with that connected family line.
I am looking for info on Edmund CORNER m Teresa BYRNE St Cuthbert's 1828. One son that I know of, Edward Craig CORNER born abt 1832 and emigrated to Australia. Edmund was a printer according to Scottish Book of Trade Index and resided or worked at31 Morrison Street Edinburgh. Were any of the CORNERS in Edinburgh at that time related to him as I cannot find any birth record for him or Teresa. Any help most appreciated.
red mail Gilmerton, Liberton, Colinton, Newton
Looking for any info. on David SHAW b.abt. 1814 mother Elizabeth SHAW. David m. Margaret SMITH, Liberton 1832. Margaret's parents were Robert SMITH and Margaret NEIL David and Margaret's living children were David 1874, James 1838, Robert 1840, Thomas 1843,(mine) George 1846, Elizabeth 1849 m. George CAMERON 1866, William.
red mail ANGUS of Colinton & Leith
John ANGUS m Hellen WICHESTER 1769 Abedeen. Looking for anything on their descendants all born Colinton & Leith area btwn 1773 - 1776. Children: George Inglis, Lewis, John, Thomas & Hel(l)en
Kane Of Edinburgh
Trying to find any existing family members of MATTHEW & ISABELLA KANE (nee GILROY)of Edinburgh, early 20th century.
Dolan Margaret
Any information please. Married to GEORGE THOMSON (Coal Miner) of Edinburgh, late 19th century. Thank you.
Redhall House Childrens Home
Could anyone who lived at Redhall House Childrens' home during the 1950's please contact me. Thank you,
Graysmill School
1950 - Anyone born in this year who attended GRAYSMILL SCHOOL and remembers ISOBEL, CHARLES & LILIAN THOMSON, please contact me. Thank you.
Kane - ? Newcastle Decent ?romany Gypsy Decent
Any details on MARY KANE - married CHARLES DOLAN THOMSON of Aberdeen, District of St. Giles, Edinburgh in 1947. May have been from Romany Gypsy decent. Any information at all will be gratefully accepted. Thank you.
Thomson, (nee Skeldon) M.s. Kane
Any information, please, on the late Mary Thomson (nee Skeldon)of Edinburgh. Maiden name - KANE. *Any Information on the KANE family, please. * Also; Charles Dolan Thomson of Aberdeen. * I would also like to hear from anyone who knows whatever happened to *Redhall House Childrens' Home, Collinton, Edinburgh, who was there during the 50s/60s or who attended *Graysmill School around this time and remembers Charles Thomson. Thank you. Very much appreciated.
Muir, Brodie, Anderson, Letham
he was married to helen brodie in 1822 in colinton hailes and had children born there: helen 1837, margaret 1829, and barbara 1825. they had a son, james born in eastwood renfrew. james married mary anderson in 1855 and janet letham in 1874.
red mail Sinclair
My great-grandmother, Julia Ann Sinclair was born in Pennicuik. She married my great-grandfather Robert Howden in Edinburgh in 1868. Does anyone know about her family? She had family in Lamanca and Peebles I think. Any help would be appreciated. Lilian Young
red mail James Hunter
I am researching my family history, and would to find information regarding my grandfather James Hunter who was born in Edinburgh in 1878 or 1879, who immigrated to Australia, He was a carpenter and all I know about him is that he played the fiddle (violin) He may have been married in Scotland. I have two photos, one I presume taken in Scotland, on the back the names are Dod,Sey,Tan, Jean, Bill(All children) Cecil father. Tom (son), George & Jackie. The other taken in Australia signed on the back Walter & I.
Anstee, Speller
I am looking for any information anyone can find about George Speller, he was a Cabman for the Queen. He was born in 1855 in Middlesex. He married Elizabeth Anstee from Edinburgh Scotland. They lived at 4 William St, Bethnal Green, London, Middlesex,England during the 1881 Census.(Elizabeths brother was a Lord) The Spellers' first daughter was Lizzie Annal, they had 2 more children I believe a boy & another girl, Mabel Alice born 1884 in Middlesex. At the age of 10 she worked as an assitantto the Ladies in Waiting for the Queen, then was trained to be a Cook for the Queens Cooks. I am searching for anymore information about any of the family members including Elizabeth & her brother. Mabel married George Henry Lawrence in 1911 & moved to Fremantle Western Australia in 1912. Remarried later, after G. Lawrences death. Elizabeths brother moved to Victoria Australia (not sure of year) where he owned a large Cattle Property & was very wealthy. Thankyou in advance for yourassistance.
Jane (or Jean) Snedden Or Sneddon
I am seeking information on Jane (or Jean) Snedden (or Sneddon), born Dalhousie abt 1879 according to her Certificate of Marriage in Kurumburra, Victoria, Australia, 13 February 1897, when she married Robert Dick b Gartsherrie abt 1875, "with thewritten consent of William Sneddon, guardian appointed by Father".
red mail Agnes Mcleod
looking for the parents of Agnes McLeod b.Edinburgh, Scotland 1826. Father John Mcleod and Mother Betsey Young
red mail William Torrance Of Scotland Married Isabella Sharp.
William Torrance married a Isabella Sharp and had a son John 1809. John married a Margaret Halliday in 1831 and had a son Daniel. Daniel married a Isabella Murray in 1862 and they had a son John in 1862. John married a Caroline Chesterfield in 1889 and had a daughter Isabella Torrance in 1896 who married a James Beresford Mills in 1918. Should there be anybody connected to this line please make contact.
red mail Reid Family
Am researching the REID family of Midlothian (Portobello, St Cuthbert's, Canongate) 1800s. James Reid m Elizabeth Waugh 1832 St Cuthberts. Children Alexander (1836), John (1837), William (1839) and Elizabeth (1841). Alexander married Janet Reid of Edinburgh 1858. Their children Benjamin, James, Alexandra, Alexander, Arthur, Marguerite, Mary and George, most of whom emigrated to Australia from the 1880s.
Mccarry Of Corstophine
Looking for information on the McCarry family of Corstophine, Woolwich, Abbey Wood, and also of Gibraltar. Connected to the Army (Royal Scots Fusiliers) and the Gibraltar Prison Service.

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