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by Liz Turner
Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Tracing a WWII Perth RAF man (MIA): where to begin?
Replies: 22
Views: 2195

Re: Tracing a WWII Perth RAF man (MIA): where to begin?

Hi Camilla Have you considered that although he was called Chick by the family, after an uncle Charles - that might have been his second name - he might have had another forename which might explain why he doesn't seem to appear where expected? It might also be worth checking the CWGC site for the e...
by Liz Turner
Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: SCOTTS, Sanday, Orkney Scottish Islands.
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Re: SCOTTS, Sanday, Orkney Scottish Islands.

Dear DiMac I did a Google search for Stronsay and Dishes and one of the links that came up was on Roots for "Tiffaney" - if that is not you, then it might be worth your while getting in touch!! Here's the quote from Roots:- "Arriving at Kirkwall recently I have discovered Scotts are amongst my ances...
by Liz Turner
Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Thomas Tough b1792
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: Thomas Tough b1792

Hi Morag Hope I've picked up your notes correctly ... The record of the marriage of Thomas Tough and Agnes Malcolm on IGI is an extract, so it should exist in Scotland's People. I did a quick search on SP and came up with two matches, one of which is in 1845. You'd have to look at that to see if the...
by Liz Turner
Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: In Edinburgh City Archives - Leith tailors
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: In Edinburgh City Archives - Leith tailors

Hi Jenny That's the beauty of acutally visiting an Archive - you never know the wonders you will come across :) I remember once going to Edinburgh and having an hour or so left when I'd looked at the OPRs, I found the Kirk Session Minute books for Pittenweem. I spent the last hour rapidly copying do...
by Liz Turner
Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NAME "WISHART"
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: NAME "WISHART"

Hi there It looks from your post that you are looking for all references to the names of Wishart and Millar - with such a general reference, I don't think you will get too many replies from TS, but I hope you do get some. You might get more replies if you could give general areas and time frames if ...
by Liz Turner
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: 17th Century Sheriff Officer
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: 17th Century Sheriff Officer

Scott This is just a thought, but many of the Sheriff Offers and/Messengers-at-Arms that exist today, are carrying on from firms which have been in existance, certainly in Scotland, for sometimes over 100 years. I did a "google" search using:- Scotland + "Sheriff Officer " + history and got around 6...
by Liz Turner
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.

DiMac

If you are actually planning to visit Beith/Kilbirnie in person - do let me know - I only live about 15 minutes away and would be happy to meet you.

Liz
by Liz Turner
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:51 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.

Dear DiMac Not sure where you have already tried and how much you know about Beith/Kilbirnie - they are both small towns about 7 miles from where I live. They fall into North Ayrshire and so you might find some helpful information at these sites:- http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/index.php?county=157&form_ac...
by Liz Turner
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: re: purchasing CD's for Argyle & Beath, North Ayrshire.

Dear DiMac

Did you manage to track down the information you were seeking about purchasing BDM CDs which would cover Beith and Dalry in Ayrshire, and also Argyllshire?

Liz
by Liz Turner
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: 17th Century Sheriff Officer
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: 17th Century Sheriff Officer

Hi Scott Here's a link to a web site with some information:- http://scotsfamily.com/occupations.htm And this is one which gives an idea of what Sheriff-officers might do today - I used to work for a firm of solicitors and we often used Sherrif-officers and messengers-at-arms. http://www.statemaster....