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by WilmaM
Tue Mar 15, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: England
Topic: A Mitchell in Bannockburn from England .....
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Hello Colin - Welcome to Talking Scot :)

Could you maybe give us the names of James Mitchell's parents ? and his age on the census information ?

That could help rule out [ or in] any possibilities
by WilmaM
Tue Mar 08, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Working Life
Topic: "Jock Oliver".....
Replies: 1
Views: 559

"Jock Oliver".....

One of my husband's GGGrandfathers was John Oliver, his Gran often told a story about him quiting his work at the manse. After her death we got a few of their old books, one I claimed was "Brightons & Surrounding Areas" by a miner turned Minister, D. R. Dishington. To our great surprise there in his...
by WilmaM
Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:39 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: "The Addicted Genealogist".....
Replies: 14
Views: 2831

I'm just a 6 - 10

but that probably because I do practically everything on-line or with books, as with a with a tiny terror :twisted: on tow hands-on research is out of the question :cry:
by WilmaM
Mon Feb 28, 2005 12:43 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Clauconnill, Co. Down .....
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Have you tried searching the PRONI site ? http://www.proni.gov.uk These are all the "CL" townlands for Down: Commons of Clanmagher, Clanmaghery, Claragh, Clare, Clarkill, Clay, Cleomack, Cloghanramer, Clogher, Cloghram, Cloghskelt, Cloghy, Clonachullion, Clonallan Glebe, Clonta Fleece, Clontaghnagla...
by WilmaM
Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:48 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Unusual Surnames.....
Replies: 19
Views: 3453

Joanna Boady worked near me in a hospital - and no she didn't have anything to do with the mortuary or Pathology labs :roll:
by WilmaM
Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:36 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: What does this mean? .....
Replies: 11
Views: 1958

Re: What does this mean?

Alison Plenderleith wrote:I I gather that Moneymore is the Townland( ? ) Alison
Moneymore is more than a townland, it's a Town too between Magharafelt and Cookstown.
by WilmaM
Thu Feb 24, 2005 9:43 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Lost Brothers.....
Replies: 25
Views: 4082

STUARTDALGLEISH wrote:David,

My mother's sister married a guy, does this mean I am my aunt's nephew but his nephew in law? never heard of this before but this may be the maria/e link.
Stuart
My husband is my Aunt's nephew in law, if that helps ? :?
by WilmaM
Mon Feb 21, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Census
Topic: Park/ Renfrew .....
Replies: 23
Views: 3087

Hi Jack, Are you in Paisley? My Mom was born at 77 Hairst Street, Renfrew, do you know the area? Marva marva , have a look at http://www.freewebs.com/renfrew/ for some old photos of Renfrew. Look at Photos and on page2 there are a few of Hairst street at various times. Sadly the photos aren't label...
by WilmaM
Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: The name: "Ina", Aberdeen, 1902.....
Replies: 31
Views: 9056

Well, I've never had an 'ina' bit.

Called after my Father, Grand Father [ and 3 great-uncles, yes Davie them again :o ]

I went through the usual run of nicknames but am now most commonly called "MMM-UUUUU-MMMM" :roll:
by WilmaM
Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:37 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Identifying people in WW2 photographs.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1042

Andy wrote:Could have been a COLON!!!!!! OUCH :D
In which case it would end up being a semi-colon #-o