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  1. Peterculter, Eidda House (or Udda House)

    I have two deaths in my family file, both in hospital with usual residence shown as UDDA HOUSE, PETERCULTER (1939) and EIDDA HOUSE, PETERCULTER (1946). The parties concerned were closely related to each other (aunt and nephew), so I'm assuming it was the same place. But was it a family residence or...

    Started by Mary Young‎, 29-12-2006 12:11 PM
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  2. Ancestors of Peter Gammie Pope, b. Inverurie

    Greetings from a warm and sunny Australia. Peter Gammie Pope, my great-grandfather, was born in Aberdeenshire in 1851. I am trying to trace his father and earlier Pope ancestors. According to the Inverury Register of Baptisms 1851: “William Pope Farm Servant Manar had an illegitimate son by...

    Started by tonypope‎, 24-01-2017 10:02 AM
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  3. Aberdeen - 1918 Communion Rolls

    Unfortunately forum posts made between approximately 22 August and 20 September were lost in a server update. This is at least part of a thread that was lost. I have given it the original title, posted by MrMaccy. Originally posted 6 Sep at 10.20am by Mrmaccy Hi, Is anybody able to...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 15-10-2016 6:29 AM
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  4. Mackays of Fraserburgh Aberdeenshire

    Hello all Mckays/MacKay’s of northeast Scotland. Since I posted last in 2011, I have completed a booklet of what I know or have assumed of the family of William and /Ann Auld Mackay of Fraserburgh. Some of the data I am sure of, but some is pure supposition. Needless to say I am interested in...

    Started by David R McKay‎, 30-11-2012 11:57 PM
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  5. John Forbes Grant

    In the 1881 Scotland Census my Great Grandfather John Forbes Grant was listed as a Granite Manufacttory Master employing 35 men & 10 boys. Can anyone tell me the name and any information re the Granite Company he worked for or owned? There is one is one listing in the Scottish Directory's for...

    Started by gengrant‎, 11-06-2016 2:42 AM
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  6. Married at 11, surely not!

    According to the Scotland Census returns for 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891 Mary Ann Ross MS Garden was born in Fochabers, Moray in 1837. As you know some Scottish birth records give the mother’s name and place and date of marriage. I noticed that the birth record for one of her 12 children (my...

    Started by rogtut‎, 28-09-2010 12:58 PM
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  7. GUYANs in Aberdeen

    I'm a new member who happened upon this forum after a Google search on the name GUYAN. My grandmother's family were GUYANs from the Footdee in Aberdeen and prior to that from Nigg. Anybody else out there researching this family name? Regards Gloria

    Started by Gloria‎, 04-01-2006 6:54 PM
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  8. Aberdeen Girls Industrial School

    Whilst having a look at my OH's roots, I found that his grandmother was in the Aberdeen Girls Industrial School on the 1901 census. As far as I can find out, it was a kind of workhouse for orphaned and destitute children that aimed to instil a work ethic in them and prevent them from begging or...

    Started by JackieC‎, 08-06-2015 2:21 PM
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  9. HELP - Minnie and Aggie Gray

    Hi, PLEASE can anyone help me, i'm looking for information on a person called Minnie/Minny Gray who lived in Aberdeen in the 1910/20/30's and who had a daughter Aggie!! Probably lived in the Carmelite Street/Martin's Lane area. That's about all the information that i have. Thank you :-)

    Started by Mrmaccy‎, 01-05-2015 11:28 AM
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  10. Andersons of Rhynie

    Alexander Anderson and Rachel Stewart lived in a croft in Rhynie (called Purin/Pourin) from around 1824 until their deaths in 1889 and 1867 respectively. They had (at least) 9 children James (1823); Helen (1824); Mary (1826); Alexander (1827); Robert (1828); John (1832); Charles (1834) and Agnes...

    Started by JBrady‎, 08-02-2007 5:27 PM
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  11. Cadgers of Tyrie

    Has anyone heard of the Cadger family of Tyrie. My friend is searching for her great grandfather, father of Alexander Cadger b 18.5.1857 Tyrie, came to Australia prior to marriage in 1895 in Tasmania, d 10.9.1951. My friend has very little info on this family before her grandfathers arrival in...

    Started by girrawheen‎, 16-07-2014 2:30 AM
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  12. James Scott, m Oct 1918 - or was it John?

    Please could someone with access to Scottish records look up a marriage in Aberdeen, on 15 October 1918? Christina Forsyth STILL or STILE married J SCOTT. His WW1 Service Records refer to him randomly as JAMES and JOHN. Which is his correct name? I'd like to know where to file him! Thank...

    Started by fullscott‎, 12-01-2015 8:03 PM
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  13. Post Possible Birth lookup in Ellon, ABD please?

    Hello, I'm back and wondering if their is anyone whom can help me by looking up a birth of a Christina G. GALL born about 1839-1842 possibly in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. I believe this to b e my 2nd Great Grandmother.

    Started by jenn2427‎, 20-11-2014 9:43 AM
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  14. Cruickshank, Donald, Ogilvie

    I'm going to spend a week or so in Aberdeen to research my family. My 3 x GreatGrandfather graduated from Kings College Aberdeen in 1824 having educated himself under "unusually difficult circumstances" according to his obituary in the newspaper. He has a rather handsome gravestone in Old Machar,...

    Started by DorothySandra‎, 22-05-2014 6:11 PM
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  15. Carmelite Street and Martin's Lane, Aberdeen

    Does anybody have any information on a family called "Gray" who lived in Martin's Lane or the "Watt" family who lived in Carmelite Street around about the 1910/20/30's. Thank you

    Started by Mrmaccy‎, 16-04-2014 12:17 PM
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  16. Question Christian RITCHIE from Rathen

    Can anyone help me find the birth date for Christian RITCHIE from Rathen parish - probably Inverallochy? She was born around 1805-1810 to James RITCHIE and Elizabeth DUTHIE. She married Robert BRUCE from Buchanhaven in 1830 and died there in 1887. Many thanks. Alison

    Started by alisonbutcher‎, 23-11-2013 3:49 PM
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  17. Finding a boarder/lodger in Aberdeen 1916-18

    Can anyone please help me. This is a bit vague, but I'm trying to find a particular person who lived as a boarder / lodger in a house in Carmelite Street, Aberdeen betwen 1916-18 with a lady called Marjory Carnegie McConochie. Any ideas or suggestions on how to locate such a person would be most...

    Started by Mrmaccy‎, 03-10-2013 2:31 PM
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  18. Names

    Hi, I am researching these Family names in Aberdeenshire , Rae, Moir, Stott , Duthie, Ross, Gibson, Rearrie, Norie,Leiper , Wood, Douglass, Marr , Anderson & Reid . Is anyone else also searching these names?

    Started by mags68‎, 20-06-2013 4:21 PM
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  19. MASSIES and GERRIES - Fraserburgh and ?

    I'm researching MASSIES from Fraserburgh, Scotland, and connecting / extended families. Alexander Gerrie MASSIE (William Reid-4, John-3, John-2, George-1) was born in 1877 in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. He died in 1952 in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. Alexander Gerrie MASSIE and Janet GERRIE were...

    Started by Kingetter‎, 01-04-2006 9:49 AM
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  20. FRASER from Cruden parish in Aberdeenshire

    I'm descended from William Fraser born 1805, who was the illegitimate son of William Fraser and Janet Sangster. Having done a lot of research over 15 years into my Fraser and related lines, I've now started a blog and web site so I can share information with other people. If you're interested, feel...

    Started by JudyStrachan‎, 31-03-2013 5:16 PM
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