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  1. Broadfoot South Mains Farm, Sanquhar Dumfries

    Looking for any ideas, info, or suggestions - and certainly locals who study these places or people, and their history! James Broadfoot married to Sarah McCrerock had 5 children, born and raised on South Mains Farm, Sanquhar, Dumfries. I would love photos, old and new of this location! WHOLE...

    Started by thxndl‎, 18-08-2017 6:32 AM
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  2. Pool family of Annan Dumfriesshire

    I'm looking for the family of Hugh Kerr Pool born abt 1895 in Annan Dumfriesshire. He is the son of William Pool and Anne Jane Kerr and his siblings are Marion A., Margaret J., Annie and John. Hugh married Mary Mercer Wright "Molly" Dow Sep 13, 1925 at the Queens Hotel in Grangemouth. My mother...

    Started by Bob Topley‎, 13-11-2007 2:05 AM
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    13-02-2017, 2:41 AM Go to last post
  3. Possible connection to Scotland ( Johnston )

    Hi my search for ancestors has now brought me to Scotland. After researching my 4x great grandfather who was born in the parish of Aughaloo, Tyrone, Ireland in 1789. There is a huge possibility his parents may have originated from Scotland. I have no names for my 5x great grandparents, however my...

    Started by Janette1169‎, 06-12-2015 10:59 AM
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    07-12-2015, 7:25 PM Go to last post
  4. 1830 marriage - Gretna Green

    From Ancestry I have downloaded 2 images of a marriage 19 1830 at Gretna Green. One image seems to be of a register and shows the names and residence of the couple, date of marriage and names of witnesses. The second image appears to be of a single piece of paper. It contains the same...

    Started by margarita‎, 04-07-2015 1:13 PM
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  5. Moved: John Gilmour 1833

    Started by 2764987‎, 03-05-2014 8:13 PM
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  6. Looking for a marriage - can anyone help?

    Hi there I am looking for the marriage of George Thompson or Thomson and Janet Latimer or Lotimer - their first child William was born abt 1841 in Galway(?) Dumfries. so i expect it was before this date. They moved to the manchester area of England between 1845 and 1851. George was a Policeman....

    Started by JannyT‎, 08-09-2006 7:52 AM
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    18-05-2013, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  7. MacFeggan, Macfagen etc

    I have noted during my research that there are families of this name dotted in and around England. My particular branch originate from Dumfries Scotland and settled in Stockport and Liverpool areas. What I am trying to work out is whether they have the same origins. I would love to hear from anyone...

    Started by Barmouth‎, 16-03-2010 11:57 PM
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    25-10-2012, 6:51 PM Go to last post
  8. Tower Cottage Kirkconnell ?

    I have a marriage cert.for Daniel Scott and Mary Lee in 1885, that states that they were married at Tower Cottage Kirkconnell, was there a church there? does it still exist? or was this a mistake? Mary Lee is given as residing at Tower Cottage, any info. appreciated, Regards Del.

    Started by Del 80‎, 24-08-2011 5:52 PM
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    25-08-2011, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  9. Millar, Haining, Paisley

    I am researching my fathers family line and know some detail but very little dates of birth/death etc. The family name is Millar and hails from the Dumfries area where James Millar worked on the Glenlee estate and married Mary Jane Haining in 1882 and went on to have three children, James (my...

    Started by smillar‎, 28-07-2008 8:53 PM
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    27-07-2011, 5:12 PM Go to last post
  10. Lennox Castle Campsie

    I found my gt grandmother working as a servant in Lennox Castle in 1881. She later worked for General Sir Redvers Buller in Bruton St London. I am curious as to how she moved from Scotland to London. Does anyone know if the General had any connections with Scotland?

    Started by Cymraes‎, 02-04-2006 8:26 PM
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    15-02-2011, 9:03 PM Go to last post

    I am trying to go back to find James Moffatt born 1804 in Dumfries (I think). I have him living in Warrington and getting married there and his death in Preston, Lancs. I have all the family following his move here, but I cannot trace any of his scottish ancestry beforeh e came here, any ideas?...

    Started by michele jones‎, 07-01-2011 9:03 PM
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    08-01-2011, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  12. Cool Margaret Jardine of Braswell

    Hi all, I am trying to trace some info regarding my gt gt grandmother, Margaret Jardine who was born in Braswell in 1877 and died in 1951. I am looking for info on her parents but there are so many Margaret Jardines I am now sure how to go about it. My aunt has been looking but only recently...

    Started by sgtrock‎, 10-06-2010 8:41 PM
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    11-07-2010, 2:46 PM Go to last post
  13. Armstrong Canonbie

    Looking for Margaret Armstrong Born 1769 married John Irving in 1794,would like to know her parents names regards xenia

    Started by xenia‎, 04-08-2009 4:55 PM
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    15-12-2009, 9:05 PM Go to last post

    The image on Scotland's People shows a Thomas Todd, born 16 July 1806, lawful son to Robert Todd, Papermaker, Langholm, and Lillis Blythe, baptized 17 August 1806. I'm seeking seeking information on Robert and Lillis, their marriage, and possible siblings to Thomas, not found on Scotland's People...

    Started by Isambard‎, 18-09-2009 10:45 PM
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  15. Lawful son of John Richardson.

    Hi Everyone, I need some help again. I have the OPR birth records for Jane Stewart Maxwell RICHARDSON b: 06/11/1825 in Springkell, Kirkpatrick Fleming, and James RICHARDSON b: 19/09/1822, in Barnfoot, Kirkpatrick Fleming. James entry reads, "James lawful son of John Richarson and Nicolas Moor...

    Started by JaneJ‎, 27-02-2009 11:01 PM
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    28-02-2009, 8:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Burgess Ticket Dunfermline?

    Can anyone tell me what a Burgess Ticket is? I have found a document for a relation dated 1895 Dunfermline. Hope thats not to vague but it's all I have. Thankyou Alison:)

    Started by amg2512‎, 21-02-2009 2:05 PM
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    Started by PAPAB1‎, 28-01-2009 8:50 PM
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  18. BOYES, Grizel m JARDINE, David

    Looking for ideas about Grizel BOYES and her family. Her father believed to be William BOYES, born 1735 in Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire. Need to learn more of her family and also of David JARDINE. Any help appreciated. Thanks, James.

    Started by Kingetter‎, 02-12-2008 11:52 PM
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    12-01-2009, 8:23 AM Go to last post
  19. Thomas Barton Lochmaben

    Hi, I have just discovered that my gr gr grandad Thomas Barton, was born in Lochmaben, Dumfries around 1847, can anyone tell me which are the best sites to use to track him down? He was alive and kicking in Manchester in 1861. Will I have to use the parish church records? (I vaguely remember the...

    Started by keren‎, 05-10-2008 11:48 AM
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    12-01-2009, 3:03 AM Go to last post
  20. Richardson/Muir (Mure/More)

    |help| Hi Everyone, I'm a newbie and need some help and hope someone out there can give a poor woman a some peace of mind.... I've hit a brick wall with my 3rd G/Grandfather John RICHARDSON. I've been unable to find birth or death records for him. The information I have on him so far (some...

    Started by JaneJ‎, 29-09-2008 10:43 PM
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    01-10-2008, 3:22 PM Go to last post

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