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Genealogy in Scotland.
This Scotland (Scottish) genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Scotland, offering a genealogy chatroom, Scotland (Scottish) genealogy links and a Scotland (Scottish) genealogy message forum.
Latest Activity: May 10
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How can one find and confirm the parents for a Mrs. Mary Hislop who was living at 36 Comely Bank Place, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1933? If she is the correct person her maiden name would be Mary Ann Alexander born 1902 on the Isle of Wight, England.…Continue
This is the Alexander family I am researching but only working forward: 1891 Scotland Census Name: David AlexanderAge: 35Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856Relationship: HeadSpouse's name : Mary I AlexanderGender: MaleWhere born: Fosaway,…Continue
I wonder if anyone can help me to decipher what a name is on a birth registration form. It reads that the birth mother's married name is Agnes Campbell, then the maiden name is written MS Nicol.....and there's my problem. If MS is the first 2…Continue
On a passenger list to Canada in 1946, Catherine Campbell, father Thomas, it states birthplace as Bridgegate, Scotland. I cannot find the location of this village/town in Scotland. Can someone help me locate it? I have hit a brick wall trying to…Continue
Andrew, Wylie,Drowned near Orkney in shipwrecked slave ship, 1679John, Wylie, Drowned near Orkney in shipwrecked slave ship, 1679Robert, Wylie, Drowned near Orkney in shipwrecked slave ship, 1679Thomas, Wylie, Loudon, Drowned near Orkney in…Continue
I'm trying to find my Great Great Grandfather James H Moore. He was born August 22 1832 in Scotland, I am sorry I can't by more specific but that is all I know. I know that his fathers name is also James. He went to Canada, sometime before 1876…Continue
I am needing help with finding out what happened to the members of my family in the late 17th or early 18th Century in Glasgow (or surrounds).Bernard HUGHES (born about 1775 in Armagh, Ireland) was a weaver who went to Glasgow to find work. That…Continue
My ancestor (2x great grandfather) was John Campbell born in Aberdeen, Scotland in approoximately 1821. John was in quite a bit of trouble off and on and by the time he was about 15 years of age he was known in the Court system as John Campbell,…Continue
Hi, one of my brick walls is Samuel McDonald, my g-g-grandfather. He was born in Ireland in 1830 but is Scottish. His family emigrated to Canada (not sure exactly where) in 1837. He was a C. Methodist. By 1861 he was living in the township of…Continue