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by carolineasb
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Moir family photographs
Replies: 12
Views: 3785

Re: Moir family photographs

Hi there and welcome to Talking Scot!

Can I ask if your User Name actually is your email? If so, I would change it asap or you will end up getting Spam sent to your email box when spammers find it!
by carolineasb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: corrected entry on birth cert
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: corrected entry on birth cert

Just another thought about the "Helen Maria", I see that the address given for Mum Helen is 3 Sunbury Street which appears to be close to Leith :) but that then means that there are a couple of other births in Leith North/South for 1890 :(
by carolineasb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: corrected entry on birth cert
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: corrected entry on birth cert

There may be no connection, but I have just looked at the Scottish Indexes site (I only use it for hints and would never purchase their records as they are often found elsewhere and sometimes FOC) and there is a Paternity case between a Helen Jane Scott Dewar against a Louis Ange Duverge for a child...
by carolineasb
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Re: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?

Actually I may have been wrong about the records :( they were in the bit of the Library next to the Museum so not sure if that is also closed so best to call them for info, sorry if I confused matters :( If you Google "Castlehead Parish Church", you will see many pieces about the Church which I unde...
by carolineasb
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Re: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?

Yes, the index is online but not the actual records
by carolineasb
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bigamy and Court Records
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Bigamy and Court Records

Have you tried just googling his date of birth? I found my Great Uncle who had disappeared in the early 20s by doing this and found him dying in the 60s in British Columbia, Canada, using his mother's maiden name and supposedly "married" to someone else!
by carolineasb
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Re: Robert Britton & Elizabeth Porter - What Happened to Them?

Poor Law Records for Paisley area are actually at the Paisley Museum so you may be able to get some help from there (although the actual building is closed at the moment for a major refurbishment project but someone must be answering emails in the council I hope!)
by carolineasb
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Marriage of foreign national couple in Scotland
Replies: 13
Views: 478

Re: Marriage of foreign national couple in Scotland

Unfortunately, first names can be quite different too :( but it's always worth a try! And remember to use wild cards, soundex etc to see if anything jumps up!
by carolineasb
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Marriage of foreign national couple in Scotland
Replies: 13
Views: 478

Re: Marriage of foreign national couple in Scotland

When searching for one of my friend's Lithuanian family it proved really quite difficult as each certificate had a totally different spelling of their names as obviously it was just written by the Registrar how it sounded to them :(
by carolineasb
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Raitt family
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Raitt family

No sign of my Mary Keir Rait (1869-1856) either on this link :( She was born and died in Arbroath and married into my Paternal Grandmother's Dunlop family.