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by AndrewP
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Josiah Lorimer of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Josiah Lorimer of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire

Hi Geoff, I take it you have seen the 1841 census for the family group: Josiah (or Joseph), Mary, 8 children (ages from 12 down to 1 month), and a second adult Mary Lorimer/Lermer (of an age to be Josiah's sister). Unfortunately the 1841 census doesn't tell you the relationship of the family members...
by AndrewP
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TalkingScot's 15th birthday
Replies: 10
Views: 229

Re: TalkingScot's 15th birthday

nelmit wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:05 pm
My first brick wall posted nearly 15 years has never been solved but I still live in hope .......one day. :D
Hi Annette,

Go back to that post and add a new reply to it to bring it to the attention of today's readers. See if a fresh look at it can bring any new leads.

All the best,

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TalkingScot's 15th birthday
Replies: 10
Views: 229

Re: TalkingScot's 15th birthday

“Birthday bumps” or “dumps” are a tradition in Scotland, especially in school playgrounds, where the birthday boy or girl was pursued in order to be given “dumps” or “bumps” - usually a series of bumps on the behind with a knee, corresponding to the number of years the birthday person had now reach...
by AndrewP
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

I read this OPR entry as: Dennistoun :: William Dennistoun flesher & Margaret Brown a L.D. Jane bo. 24th. Witn. James and Alexr. Dennistoun. Translation to modern English: Dennistoun :: William Dennistoun butcher and Margaret Brown a lawful daughter Jane born 24th July 1785. Witnesses James and Alex...
by AndrewP
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

Birth entry form OPR provided by Heidihei
by AndrewP
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

Extract from death certificate provided by Heidihei
by AndrewP
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Americas
Topic: James Bertram
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: James Bertram

Hi Frances, Looks like the article was published on 02 November 1934. https://www.nytimes.com/1934/11/02/archives/estate-left-to-cut-british-debt-to-us-james-bertram-excarnegie-aide.html Like you, I have no subscription to view the article. The button at the foot of the page implies that you can get...
by AndrewP
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

Bottom-left corner of this map.

https://maps.nls.uk/view/75676194

All the best,

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

My thoughts are that the first box info is:
  • David Buchanan
    Agriculture
    Widower of
    Janet Denniston
Additional information added in the margin...
  • Agricultural
    Farmer
    in first column
    (signed by the examiner)

All the best,

AndrewP
by AndrewP
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston
Replies: 18
Views: 135

Re: David Buchanan and Janet Denniston

Extract from death certificate provided by Heidihei
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