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by SarahND
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: More lost ains
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: More lost ains

Hello Maggie, At first I couldn’t find him anywhere… it turns out the Ancestry transcription for the passenger list in 1844 was “Robert Libne” and in another database “Robert Sibrie” A user has added the comment that his name is really Robert Sibree. He was a surgeon on the passenger list and was bu...
by SarahND
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Ehhhh?..... ** birthday bumped post **
Replies: 122
Views: 20154

Re: Ehhhh?..... ** birthday bumped post **

"Bumping" this one again! As useful and hilarious now as it was back then [cheers]

Regards,
Sarah

[birthday]
by SarahND
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TalkingScot's 15th birthday
Replies: 10
Views: 229

Re: TalkingScot's 15th birthday

Happy Birthday, Talking Scot!!! \:D/ Talking Scot is 15 years old! [cheers] To celebrate, as we did 5 years ago on the 10th anniversary, we are “bumping” selected older posts - posts we enjoyed , posts with knotty puzzles, posts which made us laugh, posts which brought a tear to our eye and posts wh...
by SarahND
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post **
Replies: 144
Views: 8129

Re: Helen Cheyne born Kintore 1886 ** birthday bumped post **

I "bumped" this one for our 10th anniversary and it's still one of my all-time favorites, for teamwork and perseverance. Read through from the beginning and enjoy!

[birthday]
Talking Scot is 15 years old!

Sarah
by SarahND
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fancy a Challenge?
Replies: 31
Views: 1585

Re: Fancy a Challenge?

Happy 15th Birthday, Talking Scot!!! [birthday] [talkingscot]

I'm bumping this post that Alan "Currie" mentioned the other day, so others can read it over and appreciate!

Regards,
Sarah
by SarahND
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marriage Dates Discrepancies
Replies: 17
Views: 156

Re: Marriage Dates Discrepancies

I don't have any more credits at Scotlands People to check, but I'm voting for wee Isabella. If she was born soon after or before the marriage, that would explain the date shift.

Best wishes,
Sarah
by SarahND
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marriage Dates Discrepancies
Replies: 17
Views: 156

Re: Marriage Dates Discrepancies

Then, unless there is a birth you don't know about, my first theory doesn't hold up. What is the date of the 1897 marriage? Is the day and month of the reported 1896 marriage the same as the actual 1897 marriage record?

Regards,
Sarah
by SarahND
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marriage Dates Discrepancies
Replies: 17
Views: 156

Re: Marriage Dates Discrepancies

Hello ScotiaLass and a warm [TS_welcome] I have a few ideas, but perhaps others will have more. When was their first child born? Sometimes, if the child was born too soon after the marriage... then the couple would claim they were married earlier. Or, if they married at the end of the year and it wa...
by SarahND
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FMP free access
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: FMP free access

Currie wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:09 am
That’s if I can remember what they are.
My problem also!! :lol: Should have made a list of things to check...
by SarahND
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.
Replies: 14
Views: 603

Re: A Troublesome Priest Transferred.

Sounds like they had a rollicking good time at the meeting of the Greenock Parochial Board :roll: He arrived, as he said in one of his letters, on the ship John R Skiddy from Liverpool, on 25 June 1845. He is on the first page of the manifest, as “Rev. Jno Scalan.” He says he is age 27 (can he be th...