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by paddyscar
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Scottish Catholic Archive records
Topic: mcquillans
Replies: 4
Views: 2916

Re: mcquillans

A warm welcome to TalkingScot ljmacq ! [scotland-flag] provides, on a very quick check, the following references just searching for Richard McQuillan. Scotlandspeople is a fee-based service of the official bmd and census records of Scotland. To view full records , ...
by paddyscar
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Poke hat
Replies: 31
Views: 10096

Re: Poke hat

Same here in Ontario, Heather. Mum sent me to the little neighbourhood grocer and they said they didn't have any 'mince' and I was standing there looking at it in the refrigerated display case. Another time I had been sent for tea to the same store. I asked if I could call home, because the only tea...
by paddyscar
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Query regarding marriage registration
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: Query regarding marriage registration

"by declaration" does not require registration, but often is. There are any number of reasons they didn't register it immediately. My grandparents held off registering their 'declaration' by only a few days, likely because it was an inter-faith marriage that wouldn't go over well at home. To registe...
by paddyscar
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When was education compulsory?
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: When was education compulsory?

Hi Gordon: Not one to refer people to Wikipedia, I checked the education sites for UK and Scotland, but ended up not finding a comprehensive history. Dept of Ed sites seem mainly to focus on the opportunities and regulations. At one point, from one of these sites, I was directed to https://en.wikipe...
by paddyscar
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Query
Replies: 14
Views: 732

Re: General Query

Hi Anne:

You might find some information on the location at

by paddyscar
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barnardo's Children
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Barnardo's Children

On Thursday, Feb. 22 at 9:00 p.m. (est) TVO (TV Ontario) will air a documentary on the Barnardo Children titled Forgotten More than 100,000 children came to Canada as indentured farm labour and domestic servants from the 1860s till 1939. Director Eleanor McGrath's documentary about the British Home ...
by paddyscar
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: 1911 - Windows
Replies: 6
Views: 710

Re: 1911 - Windows

So right, Trish. It seems, we go backwards in some regards. Multiple dwellings are the most common places here these days, with electric fans used for ventilating washrooms placed along inside walls, but I'm not a 'fan' of this practice.

by paddyscar
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Merry Christmas 2017

A bit late, but hope everyone has had a happy Christmas!

by paddyscar
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Neilston Cemetery Map ?
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: Neilston Cemetery Map ?

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by paddyscar
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: SP Questions and Answers
Topic: Logging in Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Re: Logging in Problems

Glad you were finally able to figure out the problem. I would have thought you would have been prompted, but will make a note for it to be checked out. Thanks.

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