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  1. Anderson family in Oban area of Scotland

    I am looking for information on Catherine Hepburn Liddell, born 1890 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. In 1901 she is still there. She married a James Anderson. And had at least one son , James. The son married Jean and lived at Cottack 1, Ferryfield rd, Connel, argyle, Scotland, PA 3715R. Our USA...

    Started by JanetRoss‎, 23-03-2014 2:30 PM
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  2. Alexander McTAGGART - shoemaker, Ballachulish and West Laroch

    I am seeking descendants of Alexander McTaggart born c 1780 Kintyre to John and Christina nee STUART. Married Margaret FLETCHER 28 Nov 1830 at Lismore. 1851 & 1861 census - Laroch village. Known children Margaret, Duncan, Lachlan, Henry, Archibald and Alexander.

    Started by BobM‎, 07-02-2008 1:49 AM
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  3. Black/ Mcnicoll

    Looking for ancestors of John Black,born 1750 in Argyll, Married Mary Mcnicoll.

    Started by John McInnis‎, 08-06-2012 4:45 PM
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  4. John Gordon/Grizel Feguson Rothesay Bute

    I hope that this is on the correct forum, I believe that Buteshire is now part of Argyl. Joseph Gordon and Grizel Ferguson of Rothesay, on the Island of Bute, Scotland had a son John on about the 17th Jan 1814. John was one of my immigrant ancestors. I have been able to track Grizels family but...

    Started by Max66‎, 10-02-2010 1:06 AM
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  5. Patronyms

    Hello, On his 1865 Marriage Certificate, my g/g/grandfather gives his name as Edward Newman NcNeil Marchant. His age is 45 and his father is William. Either or both of the patronyms Newman and McNeil are found in the names of at least three generations of his descendants. In the 1851...

    Started by josie7644‎, 16-06-2011 10:52 AM
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  6. Mary (nee-Ross) Murdoch, b. c1765, Isley

    Looking for information on the family of Mary Ross. Mary was the spouse of THOMAS MURDOCH. They were married on 30 Jun 1806 in Parish Church of Killarrow, Isle of Isley . Thomas was the son of John MURDOCH and CATHERINE CAMPBELL. Thomas was born 09 Mar 1764 in Kileanaclin, Isle of Isley,...

    Started by catfishcreek162‎, 02-03-2011 12:39 AM
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  7. Dunollie Castle - ?new heritage attraction

    Catherine Gillies, project officer for Dunollie Castle, is asking for 2 minutes of your time to answer a short survey on your ideas for their project to open up the 1745 house of Dunollie estate as a heritage and local history visitor attraction. Here is her latest message Outstanding...

    Started by Ardchattan‎, 20-10-2010 8:50 AM
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  8. 1854 marriage

    Hello all I have managed to find a marrige for a G(x3) Grandad - which was 1854. I found it in the Geneology centre in Glasgow (a fabulous place if you have chance!) Thing is its an OPR - does this mean I cant get any further - would there be a certificate to order - preferably one that...

    Started by sonjabuk‎, 25-01-2010 10:49 AM
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  9. Catherine Kennedy of Glencoe, Argyllshire

    An ancestor of my husband (John MacLeod, formerly of Inverness) was John CHISHOLM, born 1796 Kiltarlity and who was married to Catherine KENNEDY, b. c. 1801, Glencoe, Argyllshire, Scotland. Her parents were EVAN (or Ewan) KENNEDY, shepherd, and Jessie Cameron. Catherine appears in 1851 Census in...

    Started by rsmacleod‎, 28-11-2009 12:39 AM
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  10. McPhersons

    Hi, I am searching for info. for Donald McPherson,s son John born 1791, I believe in Cowal, could be elsewhere in Argyll . He married a Mary Blackin Rothesay Bute 1812. Ended up in Glasgow. I found a possible match but it is in Auldearn . How far is that from Cowal? Hoping for some leads as...

    Started by maryq‎, 01-11-2009 6:24 AM
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    Looking for BRODIE from South Knapdale. A Donald BRODIE married Mary MCKILLEN abt 1795 and they had several children all baptised together in about 1812 including Donald born 1801 who married Ann Gilchrist in about 1832? and had a son Charles who emigrated to Australia in 1859. At some stage they...

    Started by annewilson‎, 20-10-2009 11:59 PM
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  12. Masters-MacMasters? Help

    Hello there my name is chrissy I'm a kiwi living in Netherlands for the time being.Ever since my father passed away in 2003 I have been trying to trace his family back ground but I have hit a brick wall. What I do understand from my dad is that the Masters did come out from Scotland sometime in...

    Started by chrissy‎, 23-09-2009 10:15 AM
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  13. wandering through Argyll

    My GGGF Duncan McCallum (1814 - Apr.11, 1892), was the son of an Archibald McCallum & Sarah Buchanan, they were reportedly from somewhere in the Kilmore-Kilbride/Black Lochs region to the south of Oban. He was married to Jane McInnes (1814 - Mar.26,1898), the daughter of John McInnes and Margaret...

    Started by GIB1942‎, 31-08-2009 6:20 AM
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  14. Help! with my John Campbell and Janet Dobie

    Hello fellow listers, I am trying to trace a John Campbell, Born 1771 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire, John was a gardener. He married a Janet Dobie born 1776 in Scotland. They moved from Scotland to Rhuddlan, North Wales. In the 1841, 1851, I have them both living in Rhuddlan in 1861 just...

    Started by Kevin Williams‎, 19-05-2009 10:17 AM
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  15. Wink Photographers in Dunoon

    I have a picture of my Grandfather taken at M'Geachie's Studio, in Dunoon. I wonder if anyone remembers this studio or if anyone could let me any information on M'Geachie. Many thanks RJO1

    Started by RJO1‎, 30-04-2009 6:37 PM
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  16. Strachur

    hi can any one tell me any info about the Strachur inn Strachur abt 1860 and if it still there many thx tom

    Started by tomo245uk‎, 22-02-2009 9:17 AM
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  17. Cowan from Southend, Argyll

    Anyone connected to the Cowan families who lived in Southend, just south of Campbelltown. Mid 1700s to 1900s. Cheers.

    Started by Fergie‎, 19-02-2009 8:41 PM
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  18. Smile Ramsay/MacMillan;

    |help|:confused: I have my first ancestor on my fam/tree residing in North Crubasdale Killean/Kilchenzie,Argyll. farmer/tenant on leased land of 'Duke Argyll' listed on 'Duke's 1792 Census' with wife & kids,as such; Glibert Ramsay;(b)31.May, 1736.Edinburgh Parish,Midlothian Catherine...

    Started by janeygee‎, 15-01-2009 4:57 AM
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  19. Ardchattan Parish, North Argyll

    I have finally rescued the forum that I have been using to collect information about the Ardchattan Parish for the parish archive project. the website address is in my profile. The aim is to collect information about the people and make the connections between the families but also to develop...

    Started by Ardchattan‎, 31-10-2008 10:55 AM
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  20. Duncan McMillan, born abt. 1848 at Bellochantuy

    I am searching for any information on Duncan McMillan, born abt. 1848 at Bellochantuy, Argyllshire, Scotland. Duncan died 21 February 1928 in Gisborne, New Zealand Married Elizabeth Michieson, born 23 January 1851 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England. Elizabeth died 18 June 1944 in Gisborne,...

    Started by Donald NZ‎, 09-06-2005 10:29 PM
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    24-10-2008, 7:48 AM Go to last post

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