Am researching the BAIN, GREIG, MacKENZIE and PAGAN families which originate from Ayrshire and Ross and Cromarty and settled in New Zealand in the later part of the 19th century. The main towns connected to these families, are Locharron and Lochalsh in Ross and Cromarty, and Muirkirk in Ayrshire. The names PRIMROSE and STEWART are also connected, but not sure how at this time. My website covering the above families has further information. Take a look at http://www.chrismahoney.co.nz/ and follow the Scotland link near the top of the page. I would be interested in knowing more about these families and/or finding someone who is connected.
On 28/01/2019 09:02, email@example.com wrote: > > Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 09:42:10 +0000 > From: Sue Gutheridge <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Subject: [SCOTLANDGENWEB] John Robinson > To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Message-ID: <VI1PR01MB41744034DDA90E7AC13DCEE9E7950@VI1PR01MB4174.eurp > rd01.prod.exchangelabs.com> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8" > > > > Hi, > I am trying to find details if my gt x 5 grandfather. His name is John Robinson, he was born around 1795. He was in The Royal Scots. The last info I have if him is in India where he was serving, he married a native lady. > How can I find his army records, would they hold his birth records. > Many Thanks > Sue > . **The fact that he was in the Royal Scots does not mean that he must have been Scottish. You do not give dates other than his presumed birth year, so what makes you say he was born around 1795? Census records may help you establish his year of birth and place of birth, but that records depends on his location at the time of the census. There were some censuses in India in states run by the British (again, depends on his location and which years censuses were taken by the authorities). Army records of the period are held by the Public Record Office in England (check the Find My Past website to clarify if Indian service records are included) If he was an officer, there are better records of appointments, etc. Several magazines reported appointments. Happy hunting!
Hi, I am trying to find details if my gt x 5 grandfather. His name is John Robinson, he was born around 1795. He was in The Royal Scots. The last info I have if him is in India where he was serving, he married a native lady. How can I find his army records, would they hold his birth records. Many Thanks Sue Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
I am trying to find the records of the marriage of John Grieve (1855 Inverbervie) & Rebecca Alexander.Any help would be appreciated.
Hi Sue, Are you sure he was in the Army? I have ancestors who lived married and died in Calcutta India and he was in the East India Company. I found him on FMP. Cheers Judiht -----Original Message----- From: Sue Gutheridge [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Wednesday, 9 May 2018 8:31 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [SCOTLANDGENWEB] ROBINSON Hi All, Still looking for info on my Grt x 3 grandfather John Robinson. All I know is that he was in the Royal Scots. In around 1820 he was serving in India and married an Indian Woman. Never been able to find his army records which may lead to me finding his birth and where he was born. Thanks Sue Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone. _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/postorius/lists/scotland-genweb@rootsweb .com/ Archives: https://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/hyperkitty/list/scotland-genweb@rootsweb .com/ Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community
Hi All, Still looking for info on my Grt x 3 grandfather John Robinson. All I know is that he was in the Royal Scots. In around 1820 he was serving in India and married an Indian Woman. Never been able to find his army records which may lead to me finding his birth and where he was born. Thanks Sue Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
Much more likely it was NIALL (a version of Neil), and she got the last couple of letters reversed. Gordon Johnson. On 05/04/2016 08:00, email@example.com wrote: Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 10:10:08 -0400 From: Rob Weir <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [SCOTLANDGENWEB] Given name "Nilla" -- Any ideas what it could really be? To: SCOTLAND-GENWEB@rootsweb.com Message-ID: <CAP-ksoiJBYtwbKNg8JKtrExT+eAC9aTUO0ZrCTjaciL35V9roA@mail.gmail.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 I'm working from a death certificate of a Scottish immigrant to Massachusetts, died in the 1930's. His name was John, and so was his son. The death certificate says his father's name was "Nilla." The informant for the death certificate was his elderly wife, who was Irish and probably never met her husband's Scottish family. She is listed as able to read and write in the U.S. census forms. Any ideas on what "Nilla" could be? Could it be a diminutive like Neilidh, and the clerk just wrote what he heard pronounced? But would it be typical for a son to refer to his father like that (when talking to his wife?) Is it a nickname for anything else? If it helps, the immigrant was born around 1860, so his father was born say, around 1840. I believe they were from Jedburgh, though identifying the father's given name is key to establishing this fact. Thanks for any ideas! Regards, -Rob
I'm working from a death certificate of a Scottish immigrant to Massachusetts, died in the 1930's. His name was John, and so was his son. The death certificate says his father's name was "Nilla." The informant for the death certificate was his elderly wife, who was Irish and probably never met her husband's Scottish family. She is listed as able to read and write in the U.S. census forms. Any ideas on what "Nilla" could be? Could it be a diminutive like Neilidh, and the clerk just wrote what he heard pronounced? But would it be typical for a son to refer to his father like that (when talking to his wife?) Is it a nickname for anything else? If it helps, the immigrant was born around 1860, so his father was born say, around 1840. I believe they were from Jedburgh, though identifying the father's given name is key to establishing this fact. Thanks for any ideas! Regards, -Rob
Hello - I'm new to this site. I'm looking for info on the present whereabouts of the members, or their descendants, of the Haining family who left Scotland to live in Southern Rhodesia. According to Ships Passenger Lists, their address at the time of leaving Scotland was: 376 Abercromby Street, Glasgow. Robert Haining Snr, a motor mechanic, travelled in 1947 and his family followed in 1948 - wife Elizabeth and children Moira, Robert and Ena Ruby. In 1952 Elizabeth and children paid a visit to Scotland, at which time they stayed at 3 Clark Street, Kilmarnock, which may have been where mother Elizabeth originated from. They were known to be still in Rhodesia in 1967, but I have found no reference to them in Rhodesia or South Africa thereafter. The likelihood is they would have returned to Scotland in the 1970's when civil war broke out in Rhodesia. Robert and/or Elizabeth would probably have had parents and siblings with whom they kept in touch, some of whom may still be alive and who could possibly provide information on what became of them after leaving Southern Rhodesia. It is also quite likely that Moira, Robert and Ena Ruby are alive and living somewhere in Scotland. If anyone can help me trace this family or their relatives, I would be extremely grateful. Thank you and best wishes, Mary Harper
Hello again. Someone from the list very nicely pointed out a significant typo I made in my previous email. I wrote that Jonathan Kearsley emigrated to the US ca 1837 when in fact he emigrated ca 1737. I am very sorry for the confusion. Alexandra
Hello fellow researchers in Scotland: I am researching one of my ancestors, Jonathan Kearsley, who is said to have emigrated from his homeland in Scotland to live in America ca 1837. While I know his descendants well I know nothing of his ancestors. I believe the Kearsleys originated in the Durham, England area; a few broke off and moved to Scotland as did his family. Jonathan was born in 1718 & left Scotland when in his early twenties, cutting all family ties. We don't know his parents or any family members. We don't know where he lived. We do know he was well educated and came from a strict Presbyterian background. To start I am working with the assumption the family didn't go any farther north than Edinburgh or Glasgow. His family Bible was printed in Edinburgh (if that indicates anything) so I'm starting to look in southern Scotland. I'm hoping for a birth or christening record ca 1718, maybe a family history with a noticeable gap or an historian that may remember a missing family member leaving home after a feud. It goes without saying that if you have leads in another part of Scotland I I want to hear those as well. I'm trying to contact genealogical societies, libraries, mailing lists & other groups to get the word out. It's a long shot, I know. I have also started a "one-name" study for Kearsleys through The Guild and hope eventually, through DNA testing, to get enough participants, to compare Keasleys in northern England & the United States with ones in Scotland. I need men with the Kearsley surname willing to do Y-chromosome testing. I have set up a Kearsley study with Family Tree DNA and welcome your participation. Please contact me about this. If you have already had a Y-DNA testing I can easily pull it into my study. . Please contact me with any information, or questions you might have or if you have any better suggestions as to how to approach this. I know there is someone out there who can break this wide open. Alexandra at email@example.com - (located in California) - . (new) Mailing List: KEARSLEY@rootsweb.com
Hello Everyone, I am new to the list. I am trying to find out information on my 4 x grandfather. I have very limited info at the moment so hoping that someone might be able to help. John Robinson. Royal Scots. He was in India in 1820 where he married a Indian Woman. I am presuming he was born in Scotland, would anyone know where I can obtain his amy records from which hopefully will give me his birth, parents and abode details. Thanks Sue
Would anyone know whether the burial register records for Yester Parish Church in Gifford, East Lothian exist for the years after 1819 and where they would be located. FreeReg (http://www.freereg.org.uk) has up to 1819 and Scotland People does not appear to have them I am interested in the years 1820 and 1834 Any information would be most welcome. Regards Shirley New Zealand
Hello, I am new to the list and hope to find anyone who is researching the same surnames so I can exchange info and perhaps get new leads. My surnames come from the Forres and Auldearn area of Moray in the early to mid 1700s. At this point, I have found my direct ancestor (Robert Bell) and his wife (Lilias Hendrie). I am trying to trace Robert Bell's line back further to see if he was a native of northern Scotland or if his father, Samuel Bell, was from another area and moved there. I am also trying to find when Robert and Lilias emigrated to Canada. He appears in Nova Scotia around 1767. I have not been able to find a passenger list with his name. I have been told the family may have originally travelled to the New England area of the United States and then relocated to Canada. Robert was a lyster and dyster of wool and I have notes that say he was a soldier in "Sir George Cromby's marines" but I cannot find such a military group. Samuel Bell was also a lyster and dyster of wool. His wife was Mary Logan whose father was Robert Logan, and his occupation was a "Baillie" or magistrate. I am looking for the parents of Samuel Bell, born circa 1705 and died circa 1756 in Auldearn; the parents of Robert Logan and his wife Jean Urquhart who were married in Forres on 21 Jan 1714 and the parents of Lilias Hendrie born circa 1735 . I also have notes that say Samuel and Mary had two daughters who remained in Scotland. They are Jeanne or Jane and Amelia. I am hoping someone who is researching the Bells of Scotland can confirm this. Thank you, Mary Ann --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. http://www.avast.com
Can anyone help me with this family. A Margaret Thomson Adamson born 1834 Dunfermline Fife. she came to Aust when on what i do not know. I believe she married into the Kelly family ..James in 1853. Her parents i think are James Adamson and Elizabeth Beveridge both from Dunfermline Fife. Than you regards Josie
Hello, I am trying to find details on a William Maxwell born abt 1760,Scotland possibly. Married Mary Logan abt 1785.They had a least 1 daughter Margaret Maxwell,b abt 1787 who married James Kelly from Calamachie Glasgow abt 1812. thank you.regards Josie
If anyone has details on James Adamson born abt 1793 Dunfermline Fife Scotland. Married Elizabeth Beveridge in 1819.Any details on both or either families etc. would be great. thanks and regards Josie
Hi i am trying to find details on a James Kelly who was born Calamachie Glasgow abt 1785. He became a Weaver and quite a good one and eventually got into manufacturing...i believe. If any one could tell me abt his childhood,parents siblings etc. I know that he married Margaret Maxwell and had about 12 children. They then after James died came to Australia.But i would like to know about his Scottish side. thanks and regards Josie
Hi I am looking for family details on a John Bremner b abt 1785 Banff he married Margaret Morrison 7 Dec 1809 she was born abt 1790.I know they had 1 daughter Elizabeth born 1810 Keith Banff she married a William Lawrence. If any can add to the early or later details on the family that would be great thanks again josie
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