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red mail John Inglis 1786-1862 - (Ancrum - Roxburghshire)
John Inglis was born in Ancrum in 1786, married Margaret Lockie in Melrose in 1808, moved to Bowden where several children were born, then to Lilliesleaf, then all the way to Guelph, Canada in 1830 or so. There he was a well-to-do farmer and radical member of the Presbyterian church. He died in 1862. Any information about the Inglis-Lockie families would be appreciated.
red mail Archibald Clark - (Ancrum - Roxburghshire)
Looking for information on info on Archibald Clark or his wife Barbara Famelton/Famerton and their children . 1841 Census has him as a Blacksmith aged 45 and her aged 40. They had children Margaret (15) Helen (13) both agricultural labourers and Archibald (8) and Robert (6) They had an older daughter Agnes (my gggrandmother ) born around 1822 Archibald and Barbara married at Ancrum on 10/12/1815
red mail Mary Porter-Beattie - (Ashkirk - Roxburghshire)
Looking for descendents of Mary Porter, born 1 Jan 1870 at Ashkirk, to George Porter and Jane Telfer, later living at Castleton, Roxburgh with siblings Elizabeth and John James. She married Thomas Beattie in 1896
red mail Dave Forster/Foster - (Bonchester Bridge - Roxburghshire)
A Dave Foster/Forster died in Bonchester Bridge in 1948. He was the local roadman,and lived in a cottage at the foot of the hill by the telephone box. Any info would be very welcome. Bob
red mail Dave Foster/Forster - (Bonchester Bridge - Roxburghshire)
The original entry was incorrect.Dave Foster/Forster lived at that site c 1935 and died in Hawick in that year.
red mail Aird & Mill - (Bowden - Roxburghshire)
My 6xgreat-grandparents were William Aird and Janet Mill who married in Bowden in 1760.
red mail Newspaper Editor - (Bowden - Roxburghshire)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Thomas Aird was born 28th August 1802 and died at Dumfries 25th April 1876. A Scottish poet and journalist. He was editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal (1833) and of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Herald (1835-63) also author of poetical works
red mail butler - (Bowden - Roxburghshire)
Butler family came from Ireland circa 1855 and lived in Middlem, parish of Bowden, any information would be appreciated
red mail Kilgallon - (Bowden - Roxburghshire)
Martin Kilgallon worked on farms around Bowden in 1951, before sending for family from Mayo, Ireland. His Daughter married Peter Butler also from Ireland, Co. Cavan in Galashiels in 1857. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Tullie & Aird - (Bowden - Roxburghshire)
My 5xgreat-grandparents were John Tullie and Elizabeth Aird b 1763. John and Elizabeth married in Bowden in 1785.
red mail Scott / Elliot - (Burnfoot - Roxburghshire)
Help! James Scott (born Eskdalemuir c1795) & Elizabeth Elliot (born c1791)were living in Burnfoot Cottage, Ewes, Dumfries. (Census 1841). There may have been other children, but I have record of Margaret (Sept 1822); Thomas (Dec 1824); James (Nov 1826); Alexander (my G. G. Grandfather born Aug 1828); Mary (Oct 1832); Adam (May 1837). I am looking for information on any of the above - but especially on Elizabeth Elliot. Thanks, Ken.
red mail Temple family, Camptown - (Camptown - Roxburghshire)
Looking for information on some of my ancestors, Northumbrian farmers, who went to work at Camptown and Camphouse farm, Jedburgh parish, from 1798 and up to 1841. John and Mary Temple and family 1798 / 1836. George and Isabella Temple and family, 1803 / 1841.
red mail Robert Temple from Camphouse - (Camptown - Roxburghshire)
Looking for parents and siblings of Robert Temple born according to 1851 census, about 1818 Camphouse. Robert, a Cabinet Maker, married Catherine Boyd (?) in 1840 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh.
red mail Oliver - (Cavers Carre - Roxburghshire)
My g-grandfather Francis Oliver was born in Cavers Carre in 1847 His father was George Oliver and his mother was Janet Sutherland. Any information on this family would be wonderful.
red mail Oliver - (Cavers Carre - Roxburghshire)
I have the Frances1847 son of George and Janet Sutherland and the rest of the family as my gt grandfather came to Australia his uncle was George and Janet also their was Betsy, Ralph,James,my great great grand father he was married to Mary Murray
red mail THOMAS ELLIOT OGILVIE - (Chesters - Roxburghshire)
red mail Doherty - (Colmslie - Roxburghshire)
My Grandmother was born at Colmslie in Feb 1909 to her mother Catherine Doherty she was illegitamate and I wonder if anyone has relevant info
red mail Aitkenites - (Crailing - Roxburghshire)
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 Robert Aitken was born at Crailing 22nd January 1800 and died suddenly at Paddington Railway station 11th July 1873. A clergyman of the Church of England (from which he temporarily withdrew (1824-40) Leader of the Aitkenites.
red mail Marquess of Lothian - (Crailing - Roxburghshire)
his daughter Mary Kerr, married Henry Kidd at Crailing in 1897. I am trying to trace her in the 1891 and 1901 census. She could have been in England or Scotland.
red mail Storey - (Crailing - Roxburghshire)
George Douglass Storey (Story) born 4.10.1835 to Francis Story and Jane Douglas moved to Northumberland before 1861. Any information greatly appreciated.... Zoe
red mail STORY, DOUGLAS, HOGG, AITCHESON - (Crailing - Roxburghshire)
Francis Story married 8.6.1832 to Jane Douglas(b.Oxnam abt 1806). 9 children including George Douglas. Have information on some children but require information on forebears. Betty
red mail ANDREW HUGGAN - (Crailing - Roxburghshire)
Andrew Huggan married Jane Scott on 31 March 1782 at Crailing. Isabel William Huggan born 7 February 1785 and married my gggrandfather Henry Elliot on 11 August 1808 at Yetholm. Info required pre 1782.
red mail Re Subscription Library - (Denholm - Roxburghshire)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Denholm Roxb NB : 1891 Population : 475 - There is a subscription library.
Nichol - (Denholm - Roxburghshire)
I am seeking any information re the family and descendents of Robert Nichol a stocking manufacturer residing in Denholm prior to 1851.
red mail Robson William Hutch==son - (Denholm - Roxburghshire)
seeking information on William Hutchison Robson son of John Robson and Mary Buchanan born in england! ca 1821 on the 1841 census in scotland went on to Marry Janet cairns, son william cairns robson born Denholm 1850, his son John Robson born eccles 11.5.1882. where in england ? or any other connection.
red mail Roxburghshire Connections - (Eckford - Roxburghshire)
Young, Simpson, Bennet, Finlie, Turnbull. I am looking for early descendents to the Young family, Joseph Young 1740c married Betty Bennet in 1760 in Kelso, they had several children Mary 1761 born Yetholm, Hoselaw Bank, John 1763, James 1766, Betty 1770 and Joseph 1766. James Young was Married to a Margaret Simpson, in Linton abt. 1804, he was a Hynd they had children Betty 1805,Robert 1807, William 1811, Joseph and James. Robert Young 1807, believed to be born Yetholm married an Agnes Finlie I have some details of Agnes parents William Finlie and Isabella Turnbull from Eccles Any information regarding these family members would be much appreciated
red mail Biggar's Of Heiton - (Heiton - Roxburghshire)
The last 4 generations of my family came form the area, in or around Heiton, My great Grandfather was a Tailor by Trade ( Robert Biggar 1866 ) If anyone can help with any history of the family in the area, I would appreciate any news!
red mail RIDDELL - (Hobkirk - Roxburghshire)
I am looking for information about a John Riddell born in 1770s or 80s at Hobkirk near Hawick. He is described as a servant at Wauchope to a Mr Scott. His wife was Jane or Janet Henry (1779-?. Son Robert born 1805-7.
McDouhal at Hawthornside nr hobkirk - (Hobkirk - Roxburghshire)
I looking for information on Thomas McDougal, Shepherd (born 1843 Huntlywood Gordon to Robert mcDOUGAL & Janet Jaffrey), and his wife Helen Hope (William Hope & Elizabeth WALKER), married 1867 in Maxton. They had Robert, Elizabeth, William, Thomas, Jane,t Mim and Andrew all born in Melrose. The family show here in the 1891 Census. Janet McDOUGAL had a daughter Kate Cairey or Carrie McDOUGAL registered in 1895 at Hobkirk. In 1901 Census Katie living with Grandparents Parents died 1912 Helen at Oxnam & Thomas 1918 at Sharplaw.
red mail Peter SINTON of Hounam Mains - (Hownam - Roxburghshire)
Love to make contact with anyone researching the family of Peter SINTON and Jane WIGHT. Peter was a shepherd at Hounam Mains 1841, 1851 and a former farm servant at Chesterhouse, Hounam in 1861 and is my 3greats grandfather. Associated names: SCOTT, AINSLIE, SLATER, WIGHT, FLEMING Dtr Helen SINTON was housekeeper to Walter WIGHT in Maxton and later married him.
red mail looking for info on the young family (gypsys) - (Kirk Yetholm - Roxburghshire)
looking for any history on the young family great grandfather john married to elizabeth davidson and had six children the oldest frankie then esther charlotte betty john and annie my grandfather was born 18th sept 1912 at 1 narrow lane berwick i think they had links to kirk yetholm gypsys.
Bramwell - Torrance - (Kirkton - Roxburghshire)
I'm looking for anyone who recognizes the names Bramwell/Brambel or Torrance from Kirkton, Roxburgh, mid 1700's - mid 1800's.
red mail Mather - (Lanton - Roxburghshire)
Mathers here then either went to Ireland (Armagh and Maytone) or to US. My great grandfather Nathaniel Mather in US around 1880's, Grandfather Ward E. Mather born Michigan 1889. I am looking to make the connection back across the pond. I know about my grandfather but need to know Nathaniel Mather's father to continue.
red mail George Beattie - (Lanton - Roxburghshire)
Looking for father of George Theodore Beattie born 1898 and married Margaret Sklenka in 1928, they had 4 living children George, Fredrick, Earl and Barbara. Earl was my father. George Throdore Beattie was born either in NY or PA or AZ. George T did not talk about his family at all. Would be grateful for any info.
red mail Clerklands - (Lilliesleaf - Roxburghshire)
My G-G-G grandfather, James Lambert farmed clerklands farm near Lilliesleaf until his death in 1859. I would be interested in any information about the farm or James himself
red mail Bunney,Davies - (Lilliesleaf - Roxburghshire)
I am looking for any info on a Agnes Davies and her family born in this area married a Alphonso Bunney 26/4/1870 did they have any children etc Alphonso was from Cornwall but he worked in Scotland as a servant does any one know what happened to these two or any family Many thanks Ian
Do you have information about my great great grandparents? - (Maxton - Roxburghshire)
Mary Ann BELL, b. abt 1823-1827, Scotland (maybe Maxton,) married Thomas THIN, b.1825-1828 Jedburgh, Roxburgh, m. abt 22 Dec. 1850 Jedburgh, after banns were read on Dec. 15 $ 22. Religion: Evangelical Union (Morisonian). Marriage record in Church ofScotland records. Haven't checked OPR yet. Mary Ann Bell's parents may be David Bell & Mary Robertson. If so her Christening probably in Maxton, 19 October 1823. She would have been their second little Mary Ann, the first apparently died sometime after her Christening two years earlier. Mary Ann and Thomas emigrated to Canada c. 1855. Two children died at sea. So far no link found with the THIN family of New Zealand. Suspect related to the THIN family who formerly owned Thin's Bookstore inEdinburgh. Happy to exchange information with proven relatives.
red mail Thomson - (Maxton - Roxburghshire)
I am looking for information about Adam Thomson and his wife Marion (Nee Walker). They were both born about 1797 and farmed in Roxburghshire. Their farm was known as Rutherford.
red mail fairbairn - (Maxton - Roxburghshire)
I would like to hear from any fairbairns from kelso,stitchel or maxton conections of my familey.
red mail Robert Greine Thomson - (Maxton - Roxburghshire)
of Rutherford Farm, Roxburghshire, does anyone have any info? His wife's name was Helen and they had 6 children.
red mail Andrew Turnbull - (Minto - Roxburghshire)
Andrew Turnbull 1667-1747 in Minto, Roxburghshire, unknown spouse, child Thomas Turnbull 1706-1774.
red mail william rutherford m. catherine or christian service - (Morebattle - Roxburghshire)
Looking for parents of William Rutherford b. abt. 1760 in Scotland and married in 1792 to Catherine or Christian Service in Kirknewton, Northumberland, Eng. All their 5 children born in Morebattle, Roxburgh, Scotland.
red mail FAIRBAIRN family of Morebattle - (Morebattle - Roxburghshire)
My 3great grandparents, Agnes ROBERTSON or ROBISON and Walter FAIRBAIRN are buried in the churchyard at Morebattle. Interested in making contact with other descendants. Known children: Archibald (marr. Elizabeth HOOD 1835 Cavers or Bedrule) Ann (marr. William HOOD, lived Jedburgh burried Morebattle) Agnes (marr. John DAVIDSON 1839 Chirnside) Margaret (marr. Joseph BLOOMFIELD 1841 Edinburgh) Walter (marr. Grace ARMSTRONG 1848 Stow) Mary (marr. Peter HOLIDAY 1868 Morebattle) There may be others as baptism records are few and far between
red mail Laidlaw/Mitchell of Morebattle and Hownam - (Morebattle - Roxburghshire)
Looking for information on Alexander Laidlaw, b. nr. Morebattle Tofts Feb 1783. Married an Elspeth Mitchell circa 1808. They had children Isabella born Whitton; Margaret, Andrew, Betsey, Janet and William born Hownam. Also James and Alexander (place unknown). Elspeth died in 1831 and Alexander emigrated to upstate New York in 1832 with the children.
red mail Scott / Elliot / Amos - (Morebattle - Roxburghshire)
I'm looking for information on Elizabeth Elliot (Father - Robert Elliot) born 1795 in Morebattle. She may have married James Scott. Ken.
red mail Moffat - (Newstead - Roxburghshire)
Searching for relatives of Robert Moffat. Family were stonemasons in Newstead and story says held the keys to Melrose Abbey
red mail Kyle - (Newton St Boswells - Roxburghshire)
Margaret Kyle b. 1832? married to Bernard (Barnabus) Murphy (Irish) First child born 1851 - Helen, 1854 Annie (m. Andrew Tait) 1856 - Andrew (m. Mary Butler then Jane) 1859 James 1863 Agnes 1861 Margaret (m. John Fairgrieve) 1865 Robert 1869 Barney (Burnett Kyle) 1872 Benjamin i think her parents are Robert Kyle and Helen (Eleanor) Turnbull married 12 Dec 1826 St Boswells I can't find records of her birth or marriage - and I have no info about her husband. Burnett Kyle changed his surname to Murray in Canada after WWI. Andrew came to the US. Any info would be greatly appreciated
red mail young,s of nisbet - (Nisbet - Roxburghshire)
my family lived in nisbet for over 250 years from 1755 onwards.for all of this time they were branch left in 1852.looking for other surviving branches of this family.
red mail Kelso, Roxburgh - (Roxburgh - Roxburghshire)
looking for gordon stuart (stewart) born abt. 1774 and married helen about 1805
red mail TELFER ROXBURGH - (Roxburgh - Roxburghshire)
I am researchibg the TELFERS from Roxburgh. Any infromation or connections would be appreciated. In particular, Margaret TELFER, b 20/8/1850, Castleton, Roxburgh. Moved to Australia and married Martin William O'BRYAN
red mail William Cessford - (Roxburgh - Roxburghshire)
Looking for information on William Cessford. I know that he had a son called John bapt 1764. Does anyone know who his parents and spouse are? Would appreciate any help in obtaining baptism and marriage details. Thanks Mark
red mail Grieve - (Roxburgh - Roxburghshire)
Walter Grieve born Roxbughshire (c1760). Any information greatly received
red mail Johnstone - (Saughtree - Roxburghshire)
The Johnstone family lived in Saughtree in the 1880's. The Rev. James Barbour Johnstone and his wife (Stavert). Does anyone know anything about them?
Smailholm ROX - (Smailholm - Roxburghshire)
Names: Foggo, Stewart, Rae,Tait
red mail cockburn - (Smailholm - Roxburghshire)
HUNTER BENNET HENDERSON DODS Joiners - (Smailholm - Roxburghshire)
George Hunter born East Gordon son of George Hunter (Both Joiners)and Ann Bennet who was Born in Kelso, daughter of a "Parochial" Schoolmaster in Rooxburgh village. Lived in Smailholm until Georges Death in 1886 their children were Jane, George,Agnes,james John,Adam Henderson HUnter most were born in Gordon (first two) & Smailholm between 1856 and 1870. Any Information greatly appreciated.
red mail Three generations Riddell in Smailholm - (Smailholm - Roxburghshire)
My Great Grandmother Janette Riddell b. 1864 - Smailholm emmigrated to Canada with her siblings & parents Peter John Riddell b. Sept 28, 1828 & Caroline Matilda Weston b. 1854 (d/o John Weston and Ester Ann ?). Peter John Riddell's parents were - Andrew Riddell b. 1788 and Mary Anne Yule b. 1798 (d/o Henny Mcrea & James Yule - Roxbury) also emigrated to Canada when elderly. Andrew Riddell's parents were James Riddell b.? and Jane Tate ? married 1768. I would like to learn more about the Andrew and Peter John Riddell famlies who lived in Smailholm 1750 - 1859 approx. and I have info about family in Canada to share.
red mail St Boswell's - (St. Boswells - Roxburghshire)
My father's family came from this village, which now has a new county name. They were farmers and also ran the village butcher's shop. He was born in 1909 but there are still a few of his family left there. One of the farms was called Rachelfield, but it was perhaps nearer to Melrose? Let me know if any of this sounds familiar?
red mail St Boswells Church - (St. Boswells - Roxburghshire)
Info required on Church Records please. ie Was a J DICKSON the session clerk in the 1830's/1840's ?
red mail Blackadder - (Stichill - Roxburghshire)
William Blackadder married Agnes Tait at Stichill 08/06/1782 . Agnes Tait's sister?.. Margaret married Henry Robson 18/01 1805 at Eckford. Looking for information around or prior to this date
red mail Glasgow family of Stichell - (Stichill - Roxburghshire)
looking for any info on Glasgow family of Stichell, also of Kelso and one branch moved to Isle of Bute where they were wheelwrights: marrying into the Waitte, Hood and Tait families
Hume, Scott - (Threepwood - Roxburghshire)
Searching for any information on Great Grandparents Thomas Hume who married Mary Scott at Yarrow on 7th Jan 1844. Their first child Agnes Hume was born at Laidlawsteel, Southdean on 1st June, 1845. Their second child Robert Hume was born at Threepwood, Melrose on 23rd Feb. 1849. Third child was John Hume (my Grandfather) who was born on 22nd July 1851 at Lauder, next was Thomas Hume, born at Threepwood 12th Aug. 1853.Twins William & Margaret were born on 27th Nov.1855 at Laidlawsteel. G.Grandmother Mary died 0n 2nd June, 1864 at Caddonlee, Stow aged 45.G.Grandfather Thomas Hume died on 26th Sept 1872 at Langlee, Ladhope aged 68 . Would love to hear from any possible family connections. Michael.
red mail Tait - (Town Yetholm - Roxburghshire)
Looking for a John Tait who could be the father of John Romaines (sometimes called John Tait Romaines), the illegitimate son of Margaret Romaines, born at Yetholm Mains, Scotland on 4 January 1860. Any possible John Tait would therefore have been born between 1820 and 1840? The Romaines moved about the Border villages until moving to Tyneside by 1881.
Alexander Gray Families 1700-1750 - (Upper Blainslie - Roxburghshire)
Looking for information on the Alexander Grays living in a Blainslie, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Alexander Gray emigrated to Virginia, USA in the mid 1700's.
red mail Gray/Thynne - (Upper Blainslie - Roxburghshire)
Desire info on Alexander Gray, b 9 Aug 1736 in Blainslie, d. 1791 in Halifax Co. VA, USA. Alexander's parents were Alexander Gray, 1692-1765 and Margaret Thynne, 16 Sep 1707-?
red mail Helen Nellie Thompson - (Whitelee - Roxburghshire)
Helen Nellie Thompson born 1713 in Whitelee to Agnes(1691-1732), spouse-Thomas Turnbull(1706-1774), died in 1747 in Burnfoot. Children- Andrew 1736-1736, Agnes 1737-1782, Jean 1739-1757, Andrew 1741-1741, Gilbert 1742, William 1745-1825, Marian 1747-1747, Helen 1754, Thomas 1758-1823 and Esther 1760-1787.
Richardsons of Hawick - (Wilton - Roxburghshire)
George Richardson married Elizabeth Oswald. They moved to Hawick with subsequent children. John William wed Sarah McFarlane and had John and Isabella in 1890 &1894. Isabella married George Wright and John married ? and had Tillie (Simpson), Sadie (Nivet) and Jean (Webb). I would love to hear of any news no matter how small.
red mail Wilton Old Churchyard Cemetery - (Wilton - Roxburghshire)
I am seeking info on where I can purchase a copy of the M.I. of "Wilton's Old Churchyard" Monumental Inscriptions published by the Hawick Archaeological Society " 1937-1939 At a Scots price of course! Thank you in advance
red mail Macrae - (Wilton - Roxburghshire)
Has anyone come across an Elizabeth Macrae or her father John Macrae, an ostler, in Wilton in the 1860's or 1870's? Elizabeth, an ancestor of mine, married in Leeds in 1875 giving the bare details above on the marriage certificate. It is likely that she was a servant in a big house, possibly a governess, but I have not been able to find her on any earlier documents. Thank you
Stewart, Wilton Dean - (Wilton - Roxburghshire)
seeking information on Daniel stewart and family born Perth 1795, moved to wilton dean c1830.

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