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by fmackay
Mon Jan 02, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Australian Medal query.....
Replies: 4
Views: 767

Australian Medal query.....

My great uncle moved to Australia from Scotland and fought with the Australian forces in WW1 - i managed to obtain copies of his war records etc and it showed pictures of his medals.Two I recognised as my grandfather received them also - the other was kind of like a star/cross shape and had the word...
by fmackay
Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Alexander Manson c1782.....
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Alexander Manson c1782.....

Can anyone suggest where i could look for information earlier than 1782 in the Parish of Farr Sutherland and possibly Caithness? I would like to find out where Alexander Manson came from. Can find no trace of him in MI's for the Farr area as yet. I'm thinking this is a dead end. What sort of records...
by fmackay
Sun Jan 01, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Regional Bias...
Replies: 13
Views: 1886

Regional Bias

Hi there I have just joined this site and have enjoyed reading all the banter between everyone. There are fourms specificaly for regions which i find are a great help,but I also think it's good to widen our horizons as you never know where your rellies are going to turn up as I have found in the pas...
by fmackay
Sat Dec 31, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: An Unexpected Resource !!
Replies: 17
Views: 4211

Unexpected resource

Have just joined this forum - great by the way! When i accessed my grandmother's birth certificate from SP recently I expected it to be exactly like the certified copy I had in my possession, however it was a bit different.Underneath her name(and the fact that she was illegitimite) was the following...