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  1. 39 Hawley Road Falkirk in 1939

    In 1939, when I was just 2 years old and born in Toronto ON Canada. My mother took me over to Falkirk Scotland to visit her family and show me to them. On July 29, 1939 we left Greenock Scotland on the passenger ship Duchess of York and sailed back to the port of Montreal in Canada. I noticed our...

    Started by Bob Topley‎, 12-10-2008 3:33 AM
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  2. 1st Fife Royal Garrison Artillery (Stirling)

    I've put online what I've found about this volunteer unit - includes a list of names and a newspaper photo of 1894 reproduced in 1944 - if any other photos located of this unit I'd be interested to know. www.Dun.org.uk/Garrison

    Started by Gules‎, 25-10-2013 6:41 PM
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  3. Edmonstone Origins

    I am researching my Edmonstone family my nine times great Grandmother was a Katherine Edmonstone born in Stirlingshire possibly St Ninians she was one of three children born to Rev Robert Edmonstone and his wife Katherine Chrystie, Robert had himself been born in Stirlingshire in about 1621 a son...

    Started by LilyAllenFan86‎, 30-12-2012 4:31 AM
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    25-10-2013, 1:19 PM Go to last post
  4. 1911 census for Scotland

    I now it's not "legal" to ask for lookups for this census and I'm definitely not doing that, but......... Was there a 1911 census for Scotland? If so, has it been made available through Ancestry? I've been given a month's subscription and decided to use it to chase up members of my husband's...

    Started by Philippa_Harvey‎, 27-12-2012 9:57 AM
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  5. John Duncan & Agnes Dickson m 1779 St Ninians

    I am trying to trace my direct maternal line and have hit a brick wall. I have John (James) Duncan & Agnes Dickson marrying on 7.3.1779 @ St Ninians. Scotlands People show them having 2 sons James (1780) & John (1782). My ancestor is their daughter Janet (who I believe to have been born in 1786...

    Started by Sheel‎, 20-01-2012 1:10 PM
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  6. John McKendry/Burns 1878 Kilsyth

    Looking for any information re John McKendry born to Margaret McKendry in 1878 in Kilsyth. She married George Burns and john then took on the Burns name later. Thanks Phil

    Started by Pepper‎, 29-08-2011 6:30 PM
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  7. Looking for Patrick / Jarvie from Kilsyth

    Hi I am researching my wife's grandfather's family from Kilsyth. His name was James Patrick, born in 1881, son of James and Margaret (nee Linnen). We have recently discoverd James was married to a Ellen Jarvie in 1902 (children Jeanie, Margaret, James and Ellen) before he came o Australia in...

    Started by ROYGBIV‎, 04-01-2009 1:21 PM
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  8. John and Mary Dow St. Ninians Stirlingshire

    I've just received the record of marriage for John Down (1846) and Mary Dow (1846). They were married June 19, 1868 in the Parish of St. Ninians County of Stirling. It's unusual in that both have the Dow surname. I know Mary was born in Larbert, is St. Ninians very far from Larbert? Is there anyone...

    Started by Bob Topley‎, 03-09-2010 12:33 AM
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  9. Cuthell Family of St Ninians Stirlingshire

    I'm looking for possible descendants of James Cuthell and Mary McGowan who had a large family christened at St Ninians between 1761 and 1782 or for deaths of the children. There was a family will that was contested for many years by nieces and nephews of a brother of James. Only one member of...

    Started by cmcmull‎, 11-08-2009 1:34 PM
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  10. James Finlayson DAWSON

    Son ALEXANDER DAWSON born 24 July 1917 in Falkirk Stirlingshire? Parents James Finlayson Dawson and Isobel Brown.Have not had any luck with placing the family in this area or in available census records. Believe mother may have died and father migrated ( maybe australia) as Alexander was bought...

    Started by nannyval‎, 04-08-2009 8:21 PM
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  11. Unhappy St.Helens Chapelyard Bonnybridge

    I believe my ancestors are buried in St. Helens Chapelyard, Bonnybridge. This was a small cemetery that was closed in 1969 and all tombstones were laid flat and buried. All burials were pre 1855. Also looking for old photograph of this cemetery. I have seen one but person not willing to share...

    Started by Reider‎, 01-11-2008 9:06 PM
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  12. Cuthell Family of St Ninians Stirlingshire

    I am looking for link between the Cuthell family and Ann Millar who married John Semple in 1829 in Lanark Scotland. I believe Ann is probably daughter of John Millar born about 1789 at Wallacestone Stirling son of Elizabeth Cuthell and Andrew Millar married 1788 at Wallacestone. Can anyone...

    Started by cmcmull‎, 11-08-2009 3:06 PM
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  13. Glen & Halliburton families, Kilsyth Scotland

    Searching for the families of John Glen b.circa 1820, Kilsyth, Stirling and Agnes Halliburton b.circa 1830 in perhaps Bothwell. John Glen was a flesher/butcher in Kilsyth. He had 6 or 7 children, two went to America and my great grandfather, Archibald Glen b.1872, went first to New Zealand then to...

    Started by dotsage‎, 20-07-2009 12:28 PM
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  14. Hossie family

    I have been researching my family tree for some time now. My great great grandfather along with his wife and their children ( And his brother) emigrated to Canada in 1833. There were from the Denny/Dennyloanhead region of Stirlingshire near Falkirk. They were weavers. The family name has changed in...

    Started by Tamara L.‎, 08-06-2009 5:09 PM
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  15. Forrest family

    Hi, I'm interested in ANY information on Forrest families in Stirlingshire. I am also willing to share info - I have a large database of most pre 1855 Forrest birth, deaths and marriages in Stirlingshire. Thanks. Dave

    Started by daval57‎, 01-05-2009 7:30 PM
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  16. McFarlane Family - 18th Century Buchanan

    I am looking for the possible forebears of Walter McFarlane b. 10 Feb 1756 in Buchanan, Stirling, Scotland. His first wife was a Jean McNabb. They married in 1775. Walter may have had a brother Alexander, b. 11 Jan 1758. They were members of the 74th Argyle Highlanders and served overseas...

    Started by Inez Reed‎, 21-03-2009 11:47 PM
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  17. William McDougall, Laurieston

    My husband's uncle, William McDougall, was born in Laurieston in approximately 1916 (we think). My mother in law (his sister) told me he was in the Army and died in India in about 1937, apparently disappearing while crossing a river. We imagine he would have been a member of one of the local...

    Started by Philippa_Harvey‎, 24-11-2007 8:46 AM
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  18. Baptism John CRAM

    I am yet to find a baptism for my 2 x great grandfather, John CRAM, born 1850/1 in St Ninians, Stirlingshire. He was an illegitimate child born to Mary Buchanan, weaver, and Thomas Cram, stone quarrier (although Thomas Cram had married Helen Patton by the time John Cram was born). Together Mary...

    Started by *bunty*‎, 31-12-2008 1:44 AM
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  19. Miller/Millar - Bannockburn

    I'm trying to find out if anyone knows if there are any surviving records from the Bannockburn mills at the end of the nineteenth century. My ancestors on my nana's side came from there and worked in the mills. Thanks, Mick

    Started by micksharp‎, 20-10-2008 10:18 PM
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  20. Searching for SCOTT family

    i am trying to find some info on the scott family my g,father and g,mother were born in the 1880`s maried in 1909 had 9 children lizzie catherine john margeret sophy sadie alec mary and annie last address known drip road the raploch stirling any help would be much appreciated

    Started by eddyjack‎, 30-09-2008 2:27 PM
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