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  1. GORDON, Edinburgh New Picture House 1917

    Filed with Frederick Edward Copley's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten reference, on headed notepaper, from T(?) M(?) GORDON, manager of The New Picture House, Princes Street, Edinburgh. Dated January 1917. May be of interest as a handwriting/signature sample, or simply to place...

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-09-2013 12:03 PM
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  2. P R RICHARDSON, Doctor, Edinburgh 1916

    Filed with Frederick Edward Copley's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten letter from P R RICHARDSON, dated November 1916. The subject is medical, Richardson has letters after his name, so I am assuming he is a doctor. The address is probably clear to someone with knowledge of Leith,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-09-2013 8:48 AM
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  3. James Scott Anthony Family photo

    I have a family photo of James Scott Anthony b1841 Linlithgow with his wife Mary Strathie b1847 m1868 Corstorphine and family inc John b1869 (my g grandfather), Jemima Johnston b1872, George b1870, David b1877, James b1878, Peter b1881 and Agnes Aitken b1874. It was taken around 1890 (not sure if...

    Started by Linda 8‎, 27-04-2006 9:25 PM
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  4. BREMNERs

    Looking for info. on the Bremner family of Edinburgh Donald Bremner b. 1832 in Olrig, Caithness m. Jane Melville b. 1834 in West Helmsdale , Sutherland. Married in Edinburgh im 1855. 8 children were born fro David in 1856 to Margaret in 1879. David senior was a police constable in Edinburgh in 1881.

    Started by Dorothy‎, 05-05-2013 8:03 PM
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  5. Erskine Family

    Hi, Is there anyone researching the Erskine family from the Liberton/Gilmerton areas of Edinburgh and, Midlothian. I've got my mothers side going back to Hugh Erskine, b,c1813, Cockpen, Midlothian. Possible father Thomas. Cheers Iain

    Started by Bull‎, 11-12-2011 11:45 PM
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  6. Pentland Villa, New Pentland

    Hi everyone, I have a death entry for my relatives Jane Dickson and George Dickson (her son), we have found that Jane committed suicide in the stables of Pentland Villa in New Pentland........ we are desperatly trying to find out what this building is. Does anyone have any clues whatsoever? ...

    Started by Jane56‎, 19-01-2011 11:52 AM
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  7. dalrymple

    I am trying to trace dalrymple familys from edinburgh colinton leith kirkaldy linlithgow etc will pass info that i have

    Started by dalry‎, 05-09-2010 7:54 PM
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  8. Looking for first wife of John Power Clarke

    My 2 X Gtgrandfather was John Power Clarke b 1810 Paris France only because his father was a Trumpeter with the 7th Hussars so presume they were in Paris for some war. His name was John Power Clarke as well and it seems they were from Dublin Ireland. They were both in the Royal Hibernian school at...

    Started by jennifer 150‎, 29-11-2008 3:41 PM
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  9. BIRTH Lookup Elliot

    Hi there, |help|Looking for the birth of JOHN Elliot brn 1768 may have brn. in HOBKIRK as his children were all brn. there as his marriage in 1797 to Elizabeth Taylor. The purpose of this exserice is to find the names of his parents Hoping to hear from you. Cheers, Trish ;)

    Started by patriciab_1‎, 21-01-2010 11:30 AM
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  10. Andrew Porteous b.1814-1824 parent confusion?

    Looking for the parents of Andrew Porteous. He was married in 1844 in Sth.Leith Edin. to Jemima Todd Laing. There is a lot of confusion as to the parents of Andrew, there are some trees on the net that have one set of parents and other trees that have different parents. I think there were 2 Andrew...

    Started by dotsage‎, 27-08-2009 5:12 AM
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  11. Smile Bain, Henderson

    Looking for information abt my grandfather's brother Alexander Mowat BAIN married Kate HENDERSON and lived in Bo'ness They had 3 children William, Eric and Marie. Eric went to New Zealand on the 1950's. My grandfather was James. Their parent's were William Bain and Mary Ann ms Mowat. thanks for...

    Started by RobynAus‎, 02-01-2010 12:19 AM
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  12. records on scotlandspeople site

    Hello all, I'm thoroughly confused, can someone tell me how complete are the records on Scotlandspeople - the old Births and Marriages. I have finally found a death for my great grandfather x 3 since they updated the Death Registers- but his birth or marriage cannot be found. He is Henry...

    Started by janroyal‎, 11-09-2009 5:25 AM
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  13. Need d-o-b in Leith for John T. Poustie

    Have so much data on John Telford Poustie except his date of birth If he's listed somewhere, it has to be a variant of the surname. Poustie, John Telford * b. 1821 o South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. * d. 14 Jan 1895 o 17 Mulberry Rd. Tranmere, Birkenhead,...

    Started by Rove‎, 04-09-2009 4:48 AM
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  14. Exclamation JOHN ROBERTSON/MARGARET (MORE?) MARRIAGE ???

    |help|This has been published before, (in March) but I thought that since then, someone may have thoughts on it, so am doing it again with the hope that there is a result out there. You people are so great at solving MY riddles :) |bowdown| I have the confirmed BIRTH of Edward Robertson as...

    Started by robbiej‎, 12-08-2009 5:20 AM
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  15. James Scott

    Looking for information on James Scott born ?Aug 1820 to William Scott and Catherine ?surname. James joined the Scottish Engineer Royal Corp of Sapper and Miners and after spending sometime in Woolwich and Chatham was posted to South Africa in 1842 as a Private 2nd Class, 10th Company. Any...

    Started by Jean_Kleinhans‎, 05-07-2009 10:35 AM
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  16. Was this photo taken in BONNYRIGG?

    Where was this photo taken (dated early 1920s)? The family were at 1 Garden City Houses, Park Road, BONNYRIGG before moving to Edinburgh. http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b..._Lewis_1_50.jpg

    Started by Mary Young‎, 20-08-2006 8:17 PM
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  17. Robertson/ Robinson

    Hi, I am trying to find parents for George and Benjamin Robertson. Changed their name to Robinson when they arrived in Australia. Their father sent them out here to teach them a lesson. I have checked Duke of Atholl's papers to see if there was any record of the boys being charged with...

    Started by junerobo‎, 24-05-2009 1:58 AM
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  18. Robert Young update

    I'm still looking for information on the Young family of Midlothian. I now know that Robert Young was born about 1818 in Westruther, Berwickshire and he married Catherine Young who was born about 1812 in Greenlaw, on 29 May 1840 in Greenlaw. Any information about these people and/or their...

    Started by C&LR‎, 14-05-2009 9:29 AM
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  19. Cool Thomson; Edinb/Middlothian;

    |help||banghead| This is a real 'headbanger' I have been looking for these people for a long time and I wonder if I may have found them on 'Ancestry' but it does not give a lot of background,,,, 1901 Census Edinb/Midd;Dist.St George.Civil/Par.St Michael;address 175 Gorgie Rd,...

    Started by janeygee‎, 19-02-2009 5:15 AM
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  20. Aitken, Dalkeith Scotland

    |help| I would like to know if there is still any Aitken's in and around Midlothian Scotland. I trace my genealogy to James Aitken in 1622 around Dalkeith Scotland. His son Robert Aitken came to Philadelphia USA, and the off spring spread out. I am from the state of Missouri, and live in the...

    Started by Terry Aitkens‎, 17-12-2008 10:40 PM
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