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by WilmaM
Sun Apr 10, 2005 3:31 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: advice please!!.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3604

It's OK Andrew we understand that you Edinburgers don't know our city like we do yourselves :)

Perhaps somebody should try and gather all the major hospitals and their districts together for reference ?
[ No don't look at me :shock: ]
by WilmaM
Sun Apr 10, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Occupation - Blockmaker.....
Replies: 8
Views: 2300

Occupation - Blockmaker.....

http://www.scotroots.com/occupations.htm has: Bleacher : Mill worker who whitened textiles, or paper Blockcutter : Person who hand-carves wooden blocks used for printing Blockmaker : A trader or broker Blockprinter : Person who prints on paper or cloth with carved wooden blocks Bobbin turner : Maker...
by WilmaM
Sun Apr 10, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: advice please!!.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3604

Andrew -

It's the Southern General that is on Govan Road and in the Govan District

Stobhill is away to the North of the City in Springburn [ I don't know exactly what district that would come under].
by WilmaM
Sun Apr 10, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: advice please!!.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3604

Re: ref Advice

Maggie Another possibility to consider. By the 2nd and 3rd decade of the 1900s big general hospitals were beginning to be well developed, so that it could be that she died on the other side of Glasgow in, let's say, the Victoria Infirmary (which may not even be in a Glasgow RD, - it might be Eastwo...
by WilmaM
Sun Apr 03, 2005 12:24 pm
Forum: The Hearthside
Topic: CS12 Posts
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Did ye no try the Glesga Polish lingo first Bob ?

"Cherry Blossom - Kiwi"?
by WilmaM
Sat Apr 02, 2005 11:51 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: CALLING all Experts ...CONFUSED...NEED some input.....
Replies: 17
Views: 4509

Re: Thank you Jack

BTW when searching for a married ladies death details do you search by married name???? or maiden name as well??? Wendy Both or all. It's a good way of tracking the right one down by cross referencing the reference numbers. Of course it's only as good as the information given at the time of death :(
by WilmaM
Wed Mar 30, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Tae a supper .....
Replies: 37
Views: 3839

grannysrock wrote:wilma

excuse my ignorance - but whats in a white pudding ?
r u saying i could eat it?

:?:
It's made of oatmeal and onions [ and goodness knows what else :shock: ] but it's likely got animal fats in it, so a veggy dish it probably ain't.
by WilmaM
Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:45 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Tae a supper .....
Replies: 37
Views: 3839

While on the vegetarian topic -

My fav. is a meely [ white] pudding supper. Next to impossible to find in Glasgow so dad and I always treated ourselves when ever we were in the East Coast.
by WilmaM
Wed Mar 30, 2005 5:09 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Receipt for Certificate - but NO Cert !.....
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Receipt for Certificate - but NO Cert !.....

I was rumaging through my Gran's 'BLACK BOX' [ wherein lies all the old cerificates, insurance, soliciter's letters etc - every family should have one ;)]on Monday. I found amongst the papers a receipt for a birth certificate, but no matching certificate. It was dated 15/4/1948 and was issued by the...
by WilmaM
Thu Mar 24, 2005 11:47 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Help with place of death please.....
Replies: 15
Views: 1694

I know several Johns who are affectionately known as Jack or Jock.

In fact the family across from me are all called something begining with 'J'

John , James, John and Jack. 'Faither John' is often known around here as Jock