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30-06-2005, 11:29 AM
I am searching for any descendants of John Scott born c1815 claims Melrose & Helen Veitch born Eddlestone Peebles 1815 daughter of John Veitch & Ann Craik.
They married in Eddlestone 1841 but by the end of 1841 are living in Glencorse where their children are born Janet Liddell Scott, John x2, William James,Andrew & Duncan.The first child in 1841 Duncan in 1857.
They later lived at Kirkkettle Mill & Lasswade.
William married Christina Taylor Young on the 17th nov 1876He was a Paper Mills Fireman in 1881.
They had children Andrew( registered as Andrew scott Young) 1875
Catherine 1877-married Hugh Lindley & emigrated to Canada.
Helen-1879-married Gibson
John or Jock who served in the Boer War & also in the South African Police, lost a leg in WW1 & lived at Erskine Hospital before marrying Rossanna McKimmie.
William -married Christina Topping.
Christina -married James Fraser
William was killed in FRANCE &FLANDERS WW1.
William had a son born after his death although I cannot find any trace.
Any of this look familiar? I really want to share this history.