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by momat
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: New Member Looking For 'Fedumbit'
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: New Member Looking For 'Fedumbit'

You can almost imagine the word in a broad Scots accent as "fae Dumbit "
by momat
Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:37 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 1920 Valuation rolls
Replies: 2
Views: 1228

Re: 1920 Valuation rolls

If only !!
A great big ZERO.
That was all my luck gone in one swoop ! :lol:
by momat
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Gardener/Gardiner & Leighton.....
Replies: 12
Views: 2770

Re: Gardener/Gardiner & Leighton.....

Wow ,Never thought of searchin for an ad.
If you PM me I will update you.

Cheers.
by momat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Gardener/Gardiner & Leighton.....
Replies: 12
Views: 2770

Re: Gardener/Gardiner & Leighton.....

Hello hwm, The people you name are all my family. The descendants of Ivor ,live here in New Zealand near me,hence the posting here as we have never been able to establish who the Gardiner was. I think he may have been a previous owner of the business. Happy birthday next week and a Merry Christmas. ...
by momat
Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Re: Coffee

It would have (excuse the pun) been ,coffee beans ground similar to what we buy now, You would go to the store , usually an up market one and buy the quantity of beans and the shopkeeper would grind it for you. I recall my Mother putting it in a pot,(no percolaters in those days) with water and boil...
by momat
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 1920 Valuation rolls
Replies: 2
Views: 1228

1920 Valuation rolls

Good start to my day. Just received email from S P, re the release of 1920 Valuation rolls,so had to go right in for a look. WOW! found my Grandfather and my Great Grandfather on the same page and my other Grandfather on another page. Finally have a better time frame for when they all arrived in Gla...
by momat
Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: george whyte gordon help please?
Replies: 19
Views: 2761

Re: george whyte gordon help please?

Hi Dawn, They appear in England on the find my past site http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search George Whyte Gordon born 1872 died 1957 Bishop Norton Evelyn Whyte Gordon died 1992 Gainsborough Lincs Florence Whyte Gordon died 1969 Wolverhampton Stanley Whyte Gordon died 1995 Gainsborough Can't pin point...
by momat
Sun Oct 20, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: george whyte gordon help please?
Replies: 19
Views: 2761

Re: george whyte gordon help please?

Hello Dawn,
Did they have a son Stanley Whyte Gordon born 1917 ?
by momat
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: Tom Snailum
Replies: 8
Views: 549

Re: Tom Snailum

Hello David,

There is a mention of a Tom Snailum on this site if it's any help.
http://www.edinburghhighconstables.org. ... stmods.htm
by momat
Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Adam Macgregor Dick
Replies: 16
Views: 2130

Re: Adam Macgregor Dick

Hello Margaret,
There is someone called Susan on http://www.genesreunited.co.nz/home/index
WIth posting for a Douglas , Adam and a Matthew Dick who may be connected.
Could be more names on there of interest.