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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Locating obscure places in Fife

    I have been hunting for Foulcauseway (although I wasn't sure about the first 4 characters), probably in the parish of Cupar, for ages. Every Gazetteer, I knew of, The Statistical Reports, etc. Then I found an "if all else fails" note on GENUKI about a test version of a database on the Glasgow...

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 01-02-2018 3:13 PM
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    Both my Uncle Thomas Jolly Rennie b.1912 Flobbets Barthol Chapel Aberdeenshire, d. 1996....and Aunt Joan (Joey) Macauley Rennie (ne Reid) b. 1916 Hatton Cruden Aberdeenshire, d. 2000 lived in Kirkcaldy for many years (from ~1950). I cannot find their true death dates nor which cemetery they...

    Started by Derek Mutch‎, 29-07-2018 1:48 PM
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  2. Dysart records Morrison Wilson

    Very many of my ancestors hail from Dysart, Fife - names Morrison, Wilson to start with. Anyone who may have records or info - especially those who study the history and people of this place, would very much hope to speak with! There has been notable dispute elsewhere about missing records, or...

    Started by thxndl‎, 18-08-2017 7:38 AM
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  3. Bob Sunerton

    Technical info required. My mothers birth certificate shows no father. However, the reverse of the certificate states that the birth is legitimated by the marriage of my grandmother to a Mr J M. Does this mean that Mr J M is her biological father?

    Started by Notrenus163‎, 24-01-2017 11:40 PM
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  4. Helen FINDLAY nee GRAY (b Dunfermline 1841)

    What happened to Helen FINDLAY nee Gray after 1874? Helen GRAY d/o Robert GRAY & Jean (otherwise Jane) PYE married William Anderson FINDLAY 1 Jan 1866 Dunfermline. They had 5 children, the last in 1874. William A Findlay's life & career is well-tracked (by others): despite being the son of a...

    Started by delphine‎, 25-09-2016 1:14 PM
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  5. Henderson of Kennoway

    I am descended from James Henderson (1811) and Susan Somerville (1832) they began married life in Midlothian but moved to Kennoway, they had a wire fencing business. I am interested in the descendents of their children. I know about James who was my Grt Grandad, Thomas and Susan and Alexander went...

    Started by Scotty60‎, 26-05-2008 5:48 PM
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  6. still the RODGER Family !

    I have found a WILLIAM RODGER who is a Blacksmith and therefore may be the Father of my WILLIAM who married HARRIET TIDMARSH. WILLIAM senior was born in 1815 in Pittenween Fife and married MARGARET ? who was born in Leuchars in 1816. Can anyone find the maiden name of MARGARET. I am hoping to tie...

    Started by mistylincs‎, 29-07-2008 10:18 PM
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  7. Question robert dow

    I am trying to find info on a great uncle that died in WW2 the records show 16 robert dows but I dont know which regiment he was in, how can I find out which is my relation as they dont have place of birth !!!

    Started by jane123‎, 06-05-2014 3:39 PM
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  8. Clark-Fotheringham marriage in Newburgh 1802

    Are any of my readers descendants of James Clark and Ann Fortheringham who were married in Newburgh, Fife, in 1802. Possibly now living in Perth or Dundee? Were there any migrations to the Colonies in the years 1820 to 1840? John Clark, single, whose mother possibly was Ann Fotheringham went to...

    Started by dbclark48‎, 22-03-2010 6:13 PM
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  9. Rutherford

    Hi :) I have been researching my family history for quite a while and now find myself drawn to Scotland and am in need of some |help| Would like to get early information on Thomas RUTHERFORD born c1857 Fife, Scotland. His parents were William RUTHERFORD and Mary G, alas maiden name...

    Started by CookieNanna‎, 15-03-2005 7:30 AM
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  10. 1801 innkeepers in Leslie, Fife

    Does anyone have any details on my ggggrandfather Robert Alison who was an innkeeper in Leslie, Fife, in 1801. He was married to Isobel Oswald and had family Robert Oswald Alison b1801, Ebenezer Alison b1802, Isabel Alison b 1804 and David Alison b1806. Robert Alison senior and son Robert became...

    Started by RUSS ALLISON‎, 31-08-2009 7:28 PM
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  11. Robert Arnott wf Agnes Blair, Auchterderran,

    Robert Arnott of unknown Birth date and parentage married Agness Blair, also of unknown parentage and birth in Abbottshall, 1792. They had Henry 1796, George 1798, and David 1802. These sons were born in Auchterderran. A daughter who did not live was born in 1794. No other children have been found....

    Started by Hattie‎, 24-02-2012 8:06 PM
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  12. Jean Robertson of Kirkcaldy

    I have a Dutch friend, an elderly man who in the 1940ís had a penfriend by the name of Jean Robertson from Kirkaldy in Scotland. They remained very good friends for many years. Sadly, in 1965 he received a letter from Jeanís sister telling him that his friend of many years had passed away. Jeanís...

    Started by Brock‎, 30-01-2012 11:38 AM
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  13. Cool JOHN BARCLAY b. abt 1737 of Kennoway

    Hello People, I'm looking for John Barclay who I think was b. abt 1737. He married Ann Thalon (Thallon) b. abt. 1739 in 1762 & had a least 2 children (Margaret b. 1763 & Thomas b. 1765). I think that both John & Ann were born in Kennoway but not 100% sure. Any info about John's birth or his...

    Started by kiwi magic‎, 02-09-2008 5:30 AM
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  14. Elizabeth Landale

    Can someone help please ? I know that Elizabet Landale married Captain Philip Anstruther in 1748 at Leuchars (I think) but I can't find who Elizabeth's parents were and what was her fathers occupation. Any help would be appreciated, Thankyou Mistylincs x

    Started by mistylincs‎, 15-04-2011 7:25 PM
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  15. Is Grandad Buried in Saline?

    My grandfather, John Wilson, was born in Saline, Fife, in 1883 and died in Edinburgh in 1914. I can't locate his grave in Edinburgh so I'm wondering if he was buried in Saline. After searching one cemetery with no luck I returned to Canada only to discover that there is an older cemetery which I...

    Started by TimeTraveller‎, 08-03-2011 9:40 PM
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    Thomas Morrison is my 4 x Great Grandfather born about 1775 somewhere in Scotland possibly Edinburgh, after his marriage to Ann Hodge the family moved to Dunfermline. Thomas was Grandfather to Andrew Carnegie, the steel magnate in America. The only information that I have been able to find is...

    Started by amg2512‎, 12-10-2010 9:00 AM
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  17. William Andrews and Catherine Whitehead

    Can anybody please look up the index for a marraige in 1911 for William Andrews and Catherine Whitehead. Regards Michelle

    Started by michellemcintosh3‎, 30-12-2010 6:27 PM
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  18. Smile Andrew Lambert of Linktown & Kirkcaldy

    Hi everyone I am looking for the family of Andrew Lambert the father of Catherine Lambert who was born in 1806. Catherine married Robert Reid, Bookseller and Stationer, High Street, Leven in 1830 and in 1855 immigrated to Australia on the "Ralph Waller" Bill

    Started by wombatultima‎, 15-01-2006 12:27 AM
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  19. Deacon

    My Wife has name Deacon, her father was george born fife? arround 1907 wife believes original name may Deakin from England. How could I find out more

    Started by iandonnachie‎, 29-07-2009 11:05 PM
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  20. Burntisland

    Hi . Has anyone any information please on George Inn, Burntisland. It was owned by a William Laidlaw in 1857 according to Illustrated London Gazette. Thank you

    Started by margaret bird‎, 26-05-2010 6:13 PM
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