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by Geoff Bates
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Josiah Lorimer of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Josiah Lorimer of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire

Hi, I'm researching Josiah Lorimer who died in Sanquhar in 1846. He was the head school teacher at Crichton Academy. He left a wife (Mary Cook) and several young children, one being my 3 x great grandmother Jane Sloan Lorimer. Mary died the same year leaving the children orphaned. I can't find a bir...
by Geoff Bates
Mon May 21, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen
Replies: 10
Views: 2389

Re: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen

For anyone who may also be researching this line of the Garland family of Aberdeen. I found an entry in the 1851 Census for 72 Hutcheon Street, Aberdeen: Margaret Blachree Head Widow F 43 Born : Ellon, Aberdeenshire Christian Blachree Daughter Unmarried F 24 Born : Ellon Mary Blachree Daughter Unmar...
by Geoff Bates
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: George Wallace and Ann Gray of Banff
Replies: 0
Views: 464

George Wallace and Ann Gray of Banff

Looking for any other ancestors of George Wallace and Ann Gray who were married in Banff in 1824. George died in 1859 by drowning in a boat accident near Cromarty. Ann died before George although I'm not sure when and where. Any help on this would be appreciated. George was born in Banff (i think) a...
by Geoff Bates
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: James Barlow / Jean Cruickshank from Banff
Replies: 0
Views: 455

James Barlow / Jean Cruickshank from Banff

Hi, trying to find out more information about my 4 x great grandfather James Barlow, sherriff officer of Banff in the 1840's. He appears in 1841 census living in Boyndie Street, Banff with his wife Jean (nee Cruickshank). I can't seem to locate his whereabouts in subsequent census. His daughter Ann'...
by Geoff Bates
Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen
Replies: 10
Views: 2389

Re: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen

Hi all, I have followed up the information kindly provided in the forum in relation to the heritage of Thomas and Jane Garland (nee Wallace). Jane's parents were Alexander and Ann (nee Barlow). Alexander Wallace's parents were George and Ann (nee Gray). The Wallace's were from Banff and the men of t...
by Geoff Bates
Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen
Replies: 10
Views: 2389

Re: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen

Hi,

I'm not sure whether this reply goes to all those people that replied to my post, but I am extremely grateful and quite overwhelmed by all the information you have all provided. Thank you very much. Once I get a chance to follow up on this I will let you all know how I went.

Regards
Geoff
by Geoff Bates
Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen
Replies: 10
Views: 2389

Garland family from Old Machar Aberdeen

Hi, just trying to find out any information about the Garland family that lived in Old Machar, Aberdeen in the 1881 census. Thomas Garland, my 2x great grandfather, married Jane Wallace in 1873 at Old Machar Aberdeen. They had 4 children one being my great grandfather, William Wallace Garland. All c...