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by MarionRobertson
Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishermen in Fife
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Fishermen in Fife

Hi I would like to know if anyone could help me? My great-great grandfather was a fisheman in Wemyss Fife as was his father and I am assuming that means they were on fishing boats, how would I find out what boats they were on. My Great-grandfathers name was Walter Robertson born 1822 his father was ...
by MarionRobertson
Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 919

Re: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

Hello there MB
Thanks for responding so fast, I will try what you said
regards Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: Seafaring
Topic: Fishermen in Wemyss Fife
Replies: 13
Views: 919

Fishermen in Wemyss Fife

I wonder if anyone can help me, I have found out that my great-great grandfather and his father before him were fishermen in Wemyss fife. I am assuming that means that they went out in fishing boats? how would I go about finding which boats they were on? My great-great grandfathers name was Walter R...
by MarionRobertson
Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2010)
Replies: 33
Views: 6654

Re: Where did you hear of TalkingScot (2010)

I heard of you through the sunnygovan website that is a website for all us people who originally came from Govan.
regards Marion Robertson
by MarionRobertson
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: old street names

Hi Marion, I lived at Burleigh Street opposite The Black Man. My mum and dad met while they both had part time jobs at The Lyceum and we moved in 1963 when I was 11. I went to Harmony Row then Hill's Trust. Govan has changed a lot since we grew up there. Regards, Annette Hi Annette I also went to H...
by MarionRobertson
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: old street names

Hi Nina , Thanks a million I will look into the information you gave me Marion x HI Nina someone contacted me on the sunnygovan website and they are sure it changed in 1932 thanks again marion x
by MarionRobertson
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: old street names

Hello Marion, This 1927 Glasgow Directory has a Holms Street, Govan, (1927streetlist43.jpg) but no sign of a Wanlock Street (1927streetlist59.jpg). Presumably change was after 1927. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~glasgow/index-glas.htm Alan Hi Alan I was contacted by someone on t...
by MarionRobertson
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: old street names

This is my favourite site for Glasgow street name changes. http://www.glasgowguide.co.uk/info-streetschanged2.html The street names changed around the early 1930s. I used to play at the swing park there? :D Regards, Annette Hi Annette I was contacted by someone on the sunnygovan website and they ar...
by MarionRobertson
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: old street names

Hi Nina ,
Thanks a million I will look into the information you gave me
Marion x
by MarionRobertson
Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old street names
Replies: 9
Views: 630

old street names

Hi Folks I wonder if any members can help me I am trying to find out when the street names in Govan Glasgow were changed I am specially interested in finding out when Holmes Street changed to Wanlock Street . I know it was changed by 1936? I would appreciate any information given hope to hear from s...