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by isk
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae

Yes Poor Relief Records can be a real treasure trove. I will try a phone call this week. Very many thanks Jenny.
by isk
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae

Wilma you are a genius, that sounds like her. I thought that I had tried every permutation of Proctor & McCrae. Thank you so very much. isk
by isk
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae

Currie and Andrew P my sincere apologies for not responding earlier. I will check your information with what I already have. I cannot find Margaret Proctor m/s McCrae on the 1861 census though she does appear in Elgin in 1871 and dies there in 1877. The son, John G J Proctor, Coachbuilder, is the di...
by isk
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae

Good evening Wilma. Thank you for the military information and the reference to the OPR death record in 1847. I will certainly make further enquiries. I am very grateful for the information and your interest. isk
by isk
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae

Good evening. I wonder if someone can please help me with information regarding the family of John Proctor and Margaret Macrae who married at Elgin on 5 November 1822. According to the Marriage Record he was a Private in the Royal Artillery. The first 2 children were Barbara Isabella Proctor born 21...
by isk
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Virtual Volumes on Scotlands People
Replies: 11
Views: 304

Re: Virtual Volumes on Scotlands People

I was involved, waaaaay back with the indexing of some of the Kirk Session Minutes. Believe me the 'Swinging Sixties' were tame by comparison with what went on in the 18th & 19th centuries. This is an amazing resource and for free. Enjoy - I know it gave me hours of work but Kirk Session Meetings we...
by isk
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half cousin
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Half cousin

Andrew, very many thanks and apologies for not responding before this. I will need to take time to check names on the marriage certificate and I assume I am looking for brother and sister. sisters or brothers as the parents on the marriage certificate. Trust you and yours are keeping safe and well i...
by isk
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half cousin
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Half cousin

Good evening. I have a question from a second cousin who has found a Marriage Certificate on which following the groom's name is the notation, 'half -cousin. I have not had time to look at this too closely but what would be the meaning of a half cousin? isk
by isk
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: frederick kirk - a lost soul
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: frederick kirk - a lost soul

Good morning Wilma M. Thank you for your response. Sadly the Frederick Steele who died in Dennistoun is not my man. The Poor Relief Records are for 1902. He is not with any of the family. I suspect a couple of them left Scotland and it is possible that Frederick went with them though if he was disab...
by isk
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: frederick kirk - a lost soul
Replies: 2
Views: 169

frederick kirk - a lost soul

Good evening. I feel bad to have been away for so long but I am in need of help and direction please. I have a Frederick Kirk, born at Townhead, Kilbirnie, on 6 March 1872 - Father: John Kirk, a Stoker on a Locomotive and Margaret Steel. On the 1891 census aged 18 he was a boarder in the home of And...