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  1. Weavers

    My great x2 grandad,Joseph McMillan 1800-1866,was a weaver.On the 1841 census he is living in the Cairns,Cambuslang where there were a number of weavers.I have tried to find some history of the weavers there but without success.Most of the history of that area is about the miners. Can anyone...

    Started by sandyjose‎, 01-04-2018 7:57 PM
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  2. James Wemyss and Priscilla Kelly

    G'day James and Priscilla Wemyss are my 4x great-grandparents. Priscilla (nee Kelly) was transported to Sydney for uttering forged notes. Her ticket of leave and other convict papers from Australia state her DOB as 1804 in Lanarkshire/Glasgow but I cannot find a birth record for her. I would...

    Started by missmandyjane‎, 19-04-2017 2:30 AM
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  3. TUDHOPE in Lesmahagow

    Folks I have a family of TUDHOPEs that I am following in Lesmahagow who emigrated to Canada in 1831 with a group of 50 who were with the Lesmahagow Emigration Society. (I have the names from some Colonial Office correspondence that resides here at Library and Archives Canada) James TUDHOPE,...

    Started by Mary Anne‎, 21-04-2009 10:29 PM
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  4. JAMES HADDOW PARENTS & SIBLINGS PLSE.

    Looking for a friend for the parents of James HADDOW who married Janet WALKER in Dec 1838 chr: Dec 1819 Lesmahagow Lanrnarkshire. James and Janet had a son Thomas HADDOW born Crossford, Larnarkshire. Janet's parents were: Robert WALKER who married in Dec 1808 Lesmahagow Jane SEMPLE He would...

    Started by Jandi‎, 01-03-2009 11:35 PM
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  5. Wilsons and Hamiltons - Hand Loom Weavers

    Hi, Just wondering if there is anyone out there related to Thomas Wilson 1784 - 1858 and his wife Ann Hamilton 1789 - 1861 both from Stonehouse in South Lanarkshire, who would be willing to share their tree with me as I want to get beyond these two further up the tree. Their grave is in St...

    Started by VintageDiva‎, 26-04-2017 8:54 PM
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    27-04-2017, 9:14 AM Go to last post
  6. Thomas Bennet(t) Born 1845 (Possibly)

    Can anyone make a suggestion please ? I am not long at this ancestry detective lark but I have got stuck on something and I would appreciate knowing any ways around my current “roadblock”. Here is the problem: My Grandfather is John (Jack) Prentice Bennett – Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. He was the...

    Started by Paulbenn‎, 05-02-2017 6:33 PM
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  7. Smile Taylor & MacKerley - Airdrie - 1889 - 1930?

    I was hoping someone could help me out with the above family names. They moved to Darlington, North-East England I think in the late 1920's. William Flemming Taylor b 31/12/1889 13 Taylors Place, Helliote St, Airdrie, Scotland, son of George Taylor and Margaret Bell m June 1888, Airdrie. ...

    Started by calvert8‎, 20-08-2006 8:09 AM
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  8. HILL PATTERSON BRYSON Glasgow, Lanarkshire

    On my great grandfather's death certificate it says grand-daughter J Bryson 420 Matheson St Glasgow. His name was John Hill and he died in Lochgilphead in 1935. I just wondered how a Bryson came into the family. Presumably one of John's daughters married a Bryson. Can you help?

    Started by Linda Robb‎, 04-07-2016 2:55 PM
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  9. Watt and Bruce families to New Zealand

    Hello Lanarkshire, from Australia I was overwhelmed by the response to my initial post on B-G Northamptonshire, regarding Sarah Malsbury, and I wonder if someone can help with Travel and Immigration details relating to another side of my family. I can locate nothing on either of the online sites...

    Started by eydon dancer‎, 04-03-2016 1:07 AM
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  10. James Brown and Janet Wardrope Old Monkland

    James Brown was born in Ayr if his census entries are correct, and the are consistent for birth place. Again going on census info., he was born about 1811. He married in Old Monkland at a date unknown to Janet Wardrop(e). Janet Wardrop(e) was born in Stonehouse LNK according to census...

    Started by sjmccall‎, 20-01-2016 2:05 PM
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  11. Families of ARTHUR WILSON & ANN WEIR sought

    I'm trying to find the Scottish ancestors of ARTHUR WILSON (B c1813/5-?) & ANN WEIR (B c 1817/21). their marriage was proclaimed 30/31 May 1840 in Old Monkland or Coatbridge and Barony. Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910 Arthur Wilson 30 May 1840 Old Monkland,Lanark,Scotland Anne Weir...

    Started by macwil‎, 03-08-2015 4:00 PM
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  12. Help to find Joseph Mcartney please

    Hi Please can any one help. I am trying to find information on Joseph Mcartney or McCartney all I have so far is that he had a son John born in Glasgow abt 1841, at some time John moved to Liverpool and married Marriage: 9 Sep 1861 St Mary, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool John McArtney -...

    Started by slewis‎, 19-04-2015 1:19 PM
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  13. Births ARNOTT and ANDREWS

    Please can someone help ... I'm looking for Thomas ARNOTT born abt 1881 and Maggie Brown ANDREWS born abt 1888. The only info I have is born Scotland ... family hand down says Lanarkshire. Any help muchly appreciated

    Started by bonti‎, 06-03-2015 3:01 AM
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  14. Hillhouse Bar / Inn Hamilton

    My father (Nicky Kidd - Scottish Music Hall Singer) was manager of this pub in the 1960s. I am heading to Glasgow in a couple of weeks time and would love to visit if it is still running. I found an entry on-line and phoned the number listed but it was the wrong number. I can't find anything else...

    Started by dogaholic‎, 14-06-2014 9:39 AM
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  15. Archibald B HOWIS, Sec Coopers, Glasgow 1916

    Filed with a John Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten letter (slight damage) on headed notepaper, from Archibald B HOWIS, Secretary for C S WHITELAW Ltd - Coopers of Commerce Street, Glasgow. Dated March 1916. Another letter appears page 3599 - clearer sample May be of use...

    Started by fullscott‎, 14-01-2014 9:26 AM
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  16. John Daly Coatdyke born Armagh

    Now it seems that my grandfather John Daly,Royal Irish Fusiliers no 13236,may have in fact survived WW1 and returned home.Anyone who can shed light on his service,his return etc will be putting me on the right track at last.Thank you all.:)

    Started by mentorscotus‎, 16-03-2009 7:20 PM
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  17. John McCallum

    My Granddad John McCallum born 1885 Govan. Left for South Africa in 1920 to work as a brassmoulder for Francis & Graham in Durban. He left the company that same year and has not been heard of since. I do have a record of an arrival from South Africa in 1929 that looks very much like him. ...

    Started by jaymacel‎, 24-03-2013 11:22 AM
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  18. Jane Stirling b. 14 Feb 1865 info?

    Hi Lanarkshire peeps! I'm looking for info on my ancestor Jane Stirling b. 14 Feb 1865 New Monkland, Lanark, Scotland, married John Sutherland and they had twelve children I think, one of them my great grandfather William Sutherland who emigrated to the US and married my gr grandmother in 1906...

    Started by womenswrites‎, 11-11-2013 7:08 PM
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  19. Francis Parkes

    I am trying to save my Aunt some time with her researching. We are looking for Francis William Douglas Parkes, Francis came to Australia from Scotland, on his childrens' various birth certificates his birthplace has been noted at Monklen, Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Shetland. Francis married Emily...

    Started by Danno‎, 21-05-2008 1:43 PM
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    05-09-2013, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  20. Glasgow, Scotland

    I am looking for any information on a Mary Ann Carver, born 20 June 1830 in Glasgow, died 11 June 1885 in Clayton, Iowa. She was married to John Hauschen. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Started by Panthur,_USA‎, 27-02-2013 7:26 PM
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