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by paddyscar
Fri May 15, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: John Dickson b. 1846 Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 545

Re: John Dickson b. 1846 Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Hi Dicksonhawaii: You may be able to narrow down likely parents by searching on FamilySearch.com. There are a great number of John and Mary Dickson with daughter Margaret born in the same place and time period of the family in the 1841 census If you compared the results of a search on John and Mary ...
by paddyscar
Fri May 15, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ann or Agnes manners
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: Ann or Agnes manners

A warm welcome to TalkingScot, Kay [scotland-flag] Checking https://familysearch.org for John Manners, born Scotland, residence Edinburgh, Scotland between 1750 an 1760 in relationship to other Ann Masters and also Agnes Manners produce some results that may give you some leads. Good luck, and come ...
by paddyscar
Fri May 01, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Scotland - Essential Worker/Unfit for Service WWII
Replies: 15
Views: 3479

Re: Scotland - Essential Worker/Unfit for Service WWII

Hello everyone: What an interesting thread this is! My father was a machinist with Weir's during the war and he was classified as exempt from service. He did however serve in the home guard. We still have his asbestos 'dog tag'. I remember when my parents reached pension age, my Mother lamenting tha...
by paddyscar
Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Thomas Black
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Re: Thomas Black

A Warm Welcome to [talkingscot] Sara Try https://familysearch.org/search/record. I entered Thomas Black born in Scotland 1775-1785 and in the Spouse box I entered Janet Morrison. The results included: Name: Thomas Black Gender: Male Birth Date: 01 Oct 1780 Birthplace: WEMYSS,FIFE,SCOTLAND Father's N...
by paddyscar
Sun Apr 12, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free credits from scotlandspeople
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Re: Free credits from scotlandspeople

Thanks, Ina. It's been a long while since we last saw one of these!

Frances
by paddyscar
Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Polish consulate in Edinburgh
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Polish consulate in Edinburgh

Hi Doddie

A library would be able to help you find that information in an almanac, directory or telephone book. As Andrew has identified that it was open in 1991, it would be quick work to check back in 5 year increments and narrow it down.

Hope this helps
by paddyscar
Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: anderson family
Replies: 2
Views: 513

Re: anderson family

Hi Mossgiel68 Jockney has not been on the board since Dec. 2014. You might try to PM him using the link in the bottom bar of each message. I have double checked his e-mail address in his original post against his registration record. Apart from the substitution of the word AT for the symbol, the com...
by paddyscar
Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Why is it so hard to find someone?
Replies: 3
Views: 1148

Re: Why is it so hard to find someone?

Hello Arthur! Have you tried looking for her at https://familysearch.org ? Also Ancestry is free for the Easter weekend. Have you tried Elisabeth or Eli*th ? or as Elspeth? As you've not included the ages or location from the census, it was not possible to trim down the list on either ScotlandsPeopl...
by paddyscar
Sun Mar 22, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2013)
Replies: 24
Views: 9258

Re: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2013)

Welcome to [talkingscot]

Feel free to pass anything on and we'll do our best to lead you in the right direction, or give sober second thought to your mysteries.

Best wishes,

Frances
by paddyscar
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:43 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Lanarkshire Angus Moray and Rossshire
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: Lanarkshire Angus Moray and Rossshire

Hello AlannaGrace and a warm welcome [talkingscot] While we wait to see if any one is working on families you have named, there are some posts related to Salmond and Harrow names (and probably some of the others). You can locate items by using the search option at the upper right side of the page im...