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by Falkyrn
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Soutern Necropolis in Glasgow
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Soutern Necropolis in Glasgow

The maps won't have names but rather they will have Lair numbers, I have copies of old maps of the cemetery the Central, Eastern & Western Sections - do you know in which area they were buried ? The Southern Necropolis as you must have seen is large and unfortunately today a great many of the headst...
by Falkyrn
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Records of paupers
Replies: 15
Views: 171

Re: Records of paupers

Would North Lanarkshire council have access to them in their libraries or archives somehow, could be worth finding out. Looks like they are free to view at the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre, High Road, Motherwell, ML1 3HU on Mondays to Fridays. See the webpages linked below: https://culturenl.c...
by Falkyrn
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Records of paupers
Replies: 15
Views: 171

Re: Records of paupers

Poor Law applications for North Lanarkshire have just been added to Ancestry and the records for UK and Ireland are free to lookup this weekend (until 23:59 on 26th Aug) if you don't have a subscription. https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/northlanarkshirepoorlaw/ Cheers John Unfortunatel...
by Falkyrn
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Records of paupers
Replies: 15
Views: 171

Re: Records of paupers

Check with the Archive Service in Motherwell https://culturenl.co.uk/museums/archives-and-local-history-museums/north-lanarkshire-archives/ They have the surviving Poor Law Records for the area - if he applied for or was given assistance there should be some record of it although not all of the reco...
by Falkyrn
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: ANONYMOUS records?
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: ANONYMOUS records?

There are 22 deaths where the surname is listed as UNKNOWN from 1991 to 2015
Only 1 NOT KNOWN and 1 ANONYMOUS
by Falkyrn
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: 19 Howard St
Replies: 13
Views: 924

Re: 19 Howard St

Marriage by Declaration was one of the oldest forms of what became known as "irregular marriages" and consisted basically of the couple declaring before witnesses that they were man and wife. When Civil registration began in 1855 various mechanisms also developed to allow the Registration of an "irr...
by Falkyrn
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Abandoned women, late 19th century
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Abandoned women, late 19th century

The terms "Poorhouse" & "Workhouse" are basically interchangeable with the term Poorhouse being seen as a more Scottish Term. It is extremely unlikely that if she was able bodied that she would have been taken "in house" if she applied for Poor relief - it was generally cheaper for the authorities t...
by Falkyrn
Thu May 09, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Baptised clandestinely
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Baptised clandestinely

You don't say what date this happened but for many years there were restrictions in place as to what could or could not be done by followers of religious groups other than the "Established" Church. For example following the 1745 uprising by Charles Stuart the Episcopalian Church which supported him ...
by Falkyrn
Thu May 02, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Can't find birth record
Replies: 19
Views: 296

Re: Can't find birth record

Although a little out of your date range - Have you looked at the Francis Manning born in Old Kilpatrick (Dunbartonshire) in 1908
by Falkyrn
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Institutions
Topic: Auchenlodment House
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Re: Auchenlodment House

Yes as I understand it, adoption records are sealed and only the new name is searchable to the general public, and only those directly involved would be able to access any further info. Though the new index system on SP may have a loophole or two, as I found someone indexed under both names recentl...