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by MarionRobertson
Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: WW2 Records
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: WW2 Records

Hi Alan Thanks for getting back to me I have contacted the MOD and it will cost me £30 to get information from them but they also say that their is the possibility that their is no information as a lot of their records where destroyed during the London blitz but either way It will still cost £30. Al...
by MarionRobertson
Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW2 Soldier
Replies: 1
Views: 319

WW2 Soldier

Hi Folks Looking for your help once again I would like to know how I could find out which Army Regiment my uncle was in. His name was James Mckenzie Robertson he was born 1909 and he died 1948, he married in 1932 and he was divorced about 10yrs later? he had a daughter who has since died and she had...
by MarionRobertson
Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:17 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: WW2 Records
Replies: 3
Views: 651

WW2 Records

Hi Folks I am hoping some of you can help me, I am trying to find out what regiment my uncle was in in WW2. My uncles name was James McKenzie Robertson his date of birth was 1909 and he died 1948 aged 39,he was born in Govan Glasgow, he married in 1932 and divorced about 10 years later their was a d...
by MarionRobertson
Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Thanks MB
I will try to get hold of the book you referred to.
Thanks again
Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Hi Lesley Thanks for the information regarding Illigitimacy, I was thinking that if only men could register the children that would explain the reason for my ggggrandfather not being in the parish records until 3 years after his birth date. Thanks again Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Hi Andrew, I was always under the impression that in the olden days it was the men who registered their children the only reason that a woman would do it is if their husbands where at war or if they where widowed and I have heard that grandfathers registered their daughters illigitimate children so ...
by MarionRobertson
Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishermen in Fife
Replies: 6
Views: 516

Re: Fishermen in Fife

Hi Lesley
When I go to Fife I will check out the Fisheries Museum and I will let you know how I get on.
Thanks Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishermen in Fife
Replies: 6
Views: 516

Re: Fishermen in Fife

Hi Alan
I have just read the links you gave me regarding Buckhaven and I thought they where fantastic, I think that when I have the time
I will go to Fife and search their libraries for more information.
Thanks again Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Hi Andrew Thanks for getting back to me, In my ignorance I had assumed parish records and birth records where the same so thanks for letting me know the difference. Andrew in those days was it only the men who could register their children? Bye for now Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Hi Alan Thats the right Walter Robertson I also found him on the IGI that was where I found his brothers and sisters but I also found him in Scotlands People old Parish Records it told you he was born in 1822 but he wasnt registered until 1825 I have the actual extract from the Parish records. Alan ...