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County town: Elgin Other major towns: Origins of Name: Seaboard settlement, Scottish Gaelic Population 1801: 27,760 Population 1961: 49,170 Acreage: 304,931 Urban Land 1961: 1.4 %
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I am writing a biography on Charles McDonald who was a Head Gardener in both Kilkenny and Dublin Ireland and later of Garden House Stokesley Cleveland North Yorkshire. I am trying to trace any of his family from his marriage to Ellen Summerskill on 3rd May 1863. Children Louise 1866 Alexander 1867 James 1869 John 1872 and Ellen 1879. He died on 16th Jan 1886 the family lived later at Brough ton House, Stokesley. Children James and Ellen moved to America to New Hampshire. I would be most grateful for any information. Thanking you.
red mail George mckimmie b durffus morayshire
Am trying to find if a death or a marriage for George Mckimmie born 1814 in Duffus morayshie to parents James Mckimmie born 1777 in Morayshire and Jean Anderson B 1781 in morayshire. Thanks for any information.
red mail william george logan
Looking for siblings of william george logan, born18 june1913 in inveravon scotland,died 17sept1945 in Khartoum.Think he had several brothers, John gordon logan,Daniel logan and possibly a James (jim) and a Richard (dick).Does anyone recognise these people?
red mail logan family
Does anyone have any information about George Gordon logan born 23 Nov 1887, married elizabeth hay mcwilliams 9 Oct.1908 in Boharm. I have found 3 of his sons John, William and Daniel but I believe there are more. Are you perhaps related to this family?
Peterkin family from Scotland to Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Looking for any information on the Peterkin family who moved from Moray, Scotland to Geelong, Victoria, Australia
red mail Munro and Ross family
Looking for informatin on Alexander Munro who went to Australia in 1881 and died in Emerald Queensland in 1909 his parents are listed as William Munro and Dolena Cameron also looking for information on Alexander's wife Isabella Ross who died in Rockhampton in 1916 and whose parents are listed as James Ross and Jane ? Any information would be greatly appreciated
red mail Catherine or Cathrine Munro
I am looking for info on my ggrandmother Catherine Or Cathrine Donaldson or Donaldine Munro whose parents were Alexander Munro and Isabella Ross she went to Australia sometime in the late 1800s and married Joseph Henry Whitehouse in Sydney they lived in Campbelltown New South wales and had 4 children Joseph Henry 1897 Joseph Alexander 1889, Agnes and Catherine. Catherine died in Campbelltown in 1905 any information on who she was and who her parents were would be greatly appreciated
red mail mcdonald family
iam trying to trace any information on my 2x grandfather , charles mc donald who was gardener for the duke od sutherland estate in the 1850 . he left scotland to take up a post of head oardemer fpr the tighe family from inistoige co . Killkenny Ireland 1860 . He was married to ellen summerskill from hetton in north yorkshire we know of her four children charles , james , louisa , alexander . James was my great grandfather , charles father was alexander mcdonald a farmer from fochabers morayshire. Any information Please
red mail Man / Mann / Laing - Morayshire
Looking for any additional information on Man / Mann or Laing. John Man (b. 1756, christened in Forres) came to America in 1811. He was the son of John Man (b. 1715 christened in Alves) who was the son of John Man (b. 1678 christened in Drainie). John Mann (1756) left wife, Jannet Laing (b. 1753 christened in Elgin) behind where she died in Elginin 1831. She was the daughter of William Laing and Elizabeth Douglas.
red mail Munro/Petrie
I am seeking information about a Charles Munro who married a Mary Petrie around 1854 in or around Tain, Spynie or Elgin in Scotland. I am trying to trace ancestory of Charles's parents who I have unconfirmed as Hector or William Munro and a Mary McKenzie. Mary Petrie's father is Alexander and her mother Margaret but I have little information and no maiden name for Mary's mother. Any assistance would be appreciated.
red mail Duff
I am seeking any history on the Duff family , in particular Jane Duff , who cvame to Australia as a free settler and was my GGGGGrandmother. Jane married a convict and raised a large family in the Bega area of NSW. She was accompanied to Australia by her brother Lewis Duff and his wife. Ideally I would like to make contact with any living descendants in Scotland.
red mail Keils of Morayshire
Looking for info on thr Keils of Morayshire with a connection to Hay & Milne families.
red mail Alexander Mckay
I'm looking for information about Alexander Mckay born in 1832 in Elgin. His father was Alexander Mckay and his mother was Elspet Masson. Alexander was a coach painter/smith and moved to England after 1861, I think!
red mail John Stewart & Mary Sutherland
I am looking for information about my great, great, great grand father John Stewart who was a soldier & married to Mary Sutherland around 1800.They had a son James who died in a farming accident in 1866.
red mail william ross
Looking for any information on the family of William ROSS (possible DOB 14 Feb 1807) - who married Ann CUMMING. We are trying to update our records of the ross family.
red mail England Family
i am trying to find information on the family of Robert England of about 1750 - 1770 of the Speymouth area, Morayshire. If you are connected to this family in any way, I would like to hear from you.
red mail Penuel Smith
I am looking for information on Penuel Smith born 1854 to John Smith and Mary Ann Smith (nee Russell). Apparently she had a daughter out of wedlock in 1873 - Jemima Jane Douglas and the father was James Douglas and then married Alexander Mackenzie in 1877 and had a child Elizabeth Mackenzie born about 1877. From 1877 I have no information about her until 1880 where she married Marcus Wildsoet. He died in 1884 and she remarried Gilbert John Hillier in 1895 and gave birth to Amy Elizabeth Hillier in 1895. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Julie
red mail Archibald & Rankin
George Archibald and Henrietta Rankin emigrated to Australia sometime before 1875 as they married in Sydney then. Where did they come from in Morayshire, when did they come out to Aus. and then they came over to NZ and died here. They are my great,great grandparents. Not sure where they met or what ship they came out on. Can anyone help me please?? I will be ever in your debt. Thank you very much
red mail cameron
looking for ancestry of William Cameron born about 1814 in auldearn, Forres to David Cameron and Margaret Ross .No official certs on file anywhere. can anyone help?
red mail Hay Family
Looking for relatives of James McDonald Hay and Jessie Ross. They were married Nov. 1915, moved to Canada and had five children Eileen, Winney, James, Fred and Jessie.
red mail Ross, Morayshire esp Edinkillie parish
Looking for any information on the family of William ROSS (possible DOB 14 Feb 1807) - who married Ann CUMMING (b 3 Jan 1807)in Edinkillie parish on 7 Feb 1830. Had seven children: William (b 1831), Helen (b 1832), Ann (b 1834), Donald (b 1836), James (b 1839), John (b 1841) and Alexander (b 1845). According to the 1841 and 1851 census, they were farmers on a property called Culfern Farm, which was owned by the MCPHERSON family until 1833. Eldest son William, my great, great grandfather emigrated to Australia between 1852 and 1860.
Clark William
My father inlaw was born in Elgin in 1902 and we are trying to trace any ancestors

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