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I am looking for my dads family who are all from Blairgowrie, Perthshire, my dad who has now passed on, James Neil Saunders, born on 22nd October 1944 to David Saunders (post an in Blairgowrie, Deceased) who married Ida Matthews (Deceased) (who later became Campbell as married Alf Campbell and together they had my Uncle, George Campbell who has also passed).. The whole family that i know of have now passed on and i would really like to get in contact with my fathers family as i never knew them but they all hailed from Blairgowrie. Also looking for my dads cousins, Richard and Trisha who were born to Mae( Matthews) If anyone has any information for me can you please get in contact with me.
red mail Johnstone
I am looking for details of the birth of my grandmother Annie Johnstone purportedly born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire in the 1860's. On her marriage certificate in 1893 she named her parents as James Johnstone and Margaret Thoms. I can find no record of these people. I wonder if she was illegitimate, brought up by other family members or put into an orphanage. Does anyone have any information?
red mail Adam Family
Searching for any infomation on the Adam family from Blairgowrie decending from William Adam and Jessie Leggat. Children were William b 1846 -married Margaret Spalding, David Adam b 1849 who immigrated to NZ, Peter b 1853, John b 1855 who immigrated to Australia, George b 1856 who married Elizabeth Croll, Robert b 1858 who married Agnes Lawson, Adam Leggat b 1859 who also immigrated, Jessie Adam b 1861 and James b 1865.
red mail Robertson's in Blairgowrie
I am looking for information about Peter H. Robertson b. 12 Aug 1836 in Blairgowrie and his ancestors. His parents were David Robertson and Margaret Peddie. My infomation has him as 1 of 9 children including sisters: A., Charlotte, Isabella, Margaret and Elizabeth, and Brothers: James, John, and Alex.
red mail Watson/Crichton families in Bendochy Parish
James Watson, born 1738 at Milnhorn Farm near Blairgowrie was the son of Patrick Watson (1700-1786) and Magdalen Crichton (1719-1755). Crichtons lived at Blacklaw prior to the time Patrick and Magdalen married - was this her family? We don't know any details. James was 1 of 9 children, others were born at Blacklaw (Farm?) and all were christened in Bendochy Parish Church. We would love to know who James married and when, and why they named their daughter John Leith Watson (? born but married William Gilmore Harvey of Battle, Sussex on the 23rd April 1786 in Westminster, London). She was young when she married as she went on to have 18 children! Does anyone know anything more about these people or their families?
red mail butters
Rebecca Butters marr Donald Robertson 1807, 11 children. Rebecca died between 1832 & 1838 when Donald & family emigrated to Australia on Lady Kennaway 1838. Cannot discover date of Rebecca's death. Any info please.
red mail Alexander Henderson McSwain Stewart
Looking for information on my great uncle, known by his nickname of Toot. He was born in 1908 in Blairgowrie. The only information we have of him is the army or police came looking for him sometime before the second world war - we think he may have been a deserter. Nothing more is known of him. Anyone heard of him?
red mail Margaret Kelly
My wife has a wooden chest with the initials MK, with items in it which indicate it may have belonged to a Margaret Kelly, living in Blairgowrie around the mid 1800s. It includes a Valentine card and a gift card from a gentleman with initials which look like M.M.C. Is it possible that anybody can offer a clue to the identity of the lady and/or her suitor, please?
red mail CAMPBELLS
Looking for contacts/information re Robert Campbell or any Campbells originating from Rattray, Blairgowrie. Fingers crossed.
red mail James Orchard
James Orchard {b1743} was first mentioned in a marriage record in 1795 in Shelburne Nova Scotia Canada.He has descendents in Canada and the USA.My quest--to find out if he was one of the 2 James Orchards born in Blairgowrie in 1743{July 3--George Orchard/Margaret Duncan/Aug 28--Patrick Orchard/Jean Spence}.Can anyone help?
red mail HYNES / O'DONNELL
Seeking information re the HYNES family, James m Anne nee O'DONNELL, ch Patrick b 1863, Mary b 1866, Bridget b 1868, Cath b 1870 & James b 1873. Family came to South Australia 1874 on the HESPERUS. Mary was my husband's Paternal Grandmother. Looking forward to any information re this family. Thank you. Stephanie.
jessie lindsay/mowbray
trying to find details of my grandmother, she lived at cowan's land, in blair, to at least 1945, where i also lived until that year. can't trace the mowbray connection, although she may not have been married to the chap whose name she appears to have adopted. does anyone remember her, or her son (my dad) who was a housepainter in the town, but lost his life in www2? she was a member of the methodist church at the riverside, and occasionally cleaned in farquhar's bakery in rattray.
red mail Ken Grant/Dorothy Collumbine
Held wedding reception at Mollinson Hotel after 1947. Mr Atkinson gave Dorothy away. Photographer was D. Wilson Laing from Blairgowrie. Any info would help please
red mail Search for Scottish rellies
Searching for family links to James McPherson -Parents William & ?Helen - James had a brother William also. James married Jane Robertson Blairgowrie 1840. William possibly married Anne sister of Jane Robertson. They came to Australia on the Catherine Forbes in 1841.
red mail Jessie Lindsay Neilson
Jessie Lindsay Pearson was my Grandmother on my father's side of the family who was born in Blairgowrie on 29th January 1872 and married my Grandfather in Blairgowrie at a hotel - the name of which is indistinct on the certificate - Hotel on 26th June 1902. Her father was James Neilson MD a 'Physician and Surgeon' and was married to Marjory Reekie at Kingsbarns, Fife on 27th January 1865. Does anyone have any more they can add to this for me?
red mail Campbell, Robert
I am looking for Robert Campbell, my Grandfather who was born in Old Rattray, Blairgowrie on 30 Nov, 1873. His Father was Donald Campbell and his Mother was Mary Marshall.
red mail Leslie
My Greatgreatgreatgrandfather was John Leslie and he married Janet Pennycock in 1793. They had 8 children. My Greatgrandfather came to New Zealand in the late 1800s he was James Leslie and was born 20 Feb 1845. His father was John and his mother was Elspeth Webster.
red mail McGregor and Lamont
William Andersen McGregor was born in Edinburgh (Bridge of Erin?) and moved to Blairgowrie where he married Isabella Anton Lamont in the later 1800's. They moved to Glasgow and then emigrated to Canada in the early 1900's. They had five children, Jessie Gellatly McGregor born in Blairgowrie, Charles, William and Pedie (Edith?) who I believe were born in Glasgow. Later in Canada they had a daughter named Muriel. Any ancestral information would be appreciated.
red mail lindsay family blairgowrie
i am looking for any information on William Lindsay who married Elizabeth Saunders in 1826, they had Daniel born 1826, John, William, Betsy, James and Mary. The family later immigrated to Australia in 1838 on the Lady Kennaway.

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