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    Hi Mati Hari I have PM you but before I read the...

    Hi Mati Hari I have PM you but before I read the post.Thanks Christine for the info on the Australian entries.
    I have established that Janet McFarlane is John's sister.
    I don't know when Ann Craik...
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    As a volunteer with the Metropolitan Police I...

    As a volunteer with the Metropolitan Police I work on the front counter at my local nick. We write all the day to day stuff in the OB book although the uniformed officers don't.On a few occasions we...
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    You know her parentage & place & date of...

    You know her parentage & place & date of death-what else would you like to know/what do you know already?
    For example what was her occupation? Did she have any children or was she married? Where...
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    A is the main cause of death. B are other...

    A is the main cause of death.
    B are other conditions which may have contributed to A but in themselves MAY not have proved fatal.
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    I'm wondering as the death is registered in...

    I'm wondering as the death is registered in Anderston if the Hospital could be connected to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill?There has been a hospital on the site since the early...
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    As far as Im know unless they were dependent on...

    As far as Im know unless they were dependent on the deceased for financial maintainance they have no legal standing re inheritance unless they were legally adopted.
    Conversely birth children who are...
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    Alloa & Falkirk although in different counties...

    Alloa & Falkirk although in different counties are geographically very close.
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    I know there was Zeppelin bombing in Edinburgh...

    I know there was Zeppelin bombing in Edinburgh during WW1.Two seperate accounts from two different people who were visiting Edinburgh that weekend-one being my Granny & the other an elderly neighbour.
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    Yep it usually means they were not married-who...

    Yep it usually means they were not married-who was the informant? Perhaps they did not know the marriage details but it sounds like they did not have a "regular marriage".
    There were several forms...
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    With the Mother dying perhaps the birth was...

    With the Mother dying perhaps the birth was registered at the same time/place.So if the death was away from home maybe Registered where you are not expecting it or because of the death much later...
  11. Thread: TB and horses

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    Not to mention industrial pollution,poor or non...

    Not to mention industrial pollution,poor or non exsistent sanitation,no clean drinking water crowded conditions & even something as simple as no warmth-think draughty rooms & no heating.Not mention...
  12. Thread: Asthma

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    It is however possible for Asthma sufferers who...

    It is however possible for Asthma sufferers who are on their medication-preventative & reliever to have an attack which cannot be controlled & many still die to this day.
    A very dear friend died of...
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    Whilst searching through the Parish Records for...

    Whilst searching through the Parish Records for St Quivocks in Ayr I came across some beautifully kept burial records.
    There were many listed as man/woman unknown but there is a physical description...
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    Very normal in Scotland for widows to revert back...

    Very normal in Scotland for widows to revert back to their maiden names.
    You will often find especially in Census records even when their husbands are still alive they are enumerated as Jessie Smith...
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    What not even a Father's name on an English/Welsh...

    What not even a Father's name on an English/Welsh death certificate? How the heck do you know you have the right person then & is it still the case-fanning herself in disbelief!?
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    Just think if your ancestors had had the good...

    Just think if your ancestors had had the good sense to die in Scotland you could obtain & download a copy of their Will for 5-up until around 1905 I think.
  17. Thread: Police Reports

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    Were there any RCE's on the death certificates?...

    Were there any RCE's on the death certificates? This usually shows up as hand-written note to the left of death details.
    I think it's 2 credits on ScotlandsPeople to read them.They on occasions...
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    Enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope for a...

    Enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope for a reply too.He might then feel obliged to at least acknowledge your approach.
    I think most people are now aware of family history research in a way they...
  19. Thread: PARK in Glasgow

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    Could Aloyious be his "confirmation" name? As I...

    Could Aloyious be his "confirmation" name? As I understand it on being confirmed as a Roman Catholic you are bestowed with a Saint name.
    As they were likely Christened and confirmed at St.Aloyious I...
  20. Thread: PARK in Glasgow

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    Could he have been"known " as James but...

    Could he have been"known " as James but registered under a different name?
    Incidentally even if Rosina has a different Father to James she would still be your relative - she would be James' half...
  21. Thread: Mourning Period

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    One year I think was a Victorian mourning...

    One year I think was a Victorian mourning convention.
    Realistically with life being so hard I think that mourning was a luxury that few could afford.
    I remember being shocked at the indecent (as I...
  22. Thread: Was he adopted?

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    Is it possible that Robert Coward was not his...

    Is it possible that Robert Coward was not his Father? He may in fact be using his natural Father's name.
    I have a few of mine who have children with different surnames where they are using not their...
  23. Thread: TalkingScot

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    It will be back in the near future.Andrew is busy...

    It will be back in the near future.Andrew is busy resurrecting the site which as you know is a time consuming task.
    The links etc are aviable at talkingscot.co.uk/ which shows the site under...
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    My sister's Father-in-law was also in the...

    My sister's Father-in-law was also in the Merchant Navy & he also rescued a monkey & brought it home to his parents.He was fine when Jimmy was there but wreaked havoc when he was away at sea....
  25. Thread: Utah Research.

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    Don't forget that he may have had "plural wives"...

    Don't forget that he may have had "plural wives" as polygamy was practised by the Church at that time(out-lawed by the Church 1894).
    I have an ancestor whose was the second living wife-she & the...
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