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Recent content by iainsanders2

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    Hi, Would like to hear from anyone who has any info on this family. They where from the Liberton/Gilmerton areas of Edinburgh and Midlothian. I'm stuck on Hugh Erskine born c,1813 at Cockpen, possible father Thomas. Cheers Iain
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    Help with 1901 census

    I'm trying to track my great grandfather on the 1901 census but, having no success. His name is John Sanders born 1879 in Bloxwich, Staffs. In the 1901 census his family were living at Snyed Lane, Bloxwich but, he is not mentioned, there are many returns with that name but, none match his. I...
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    Boer War Prisoners

    Hi, I've just received a photocopy of an article in the Walsall Observer dated 8/5/1915, it's about my gr. grandfather Sgt. John Sanders/Saunders, 8990 who was killed in WW1, with the 1/5 South Staffordshire Regiment. It also states that he fought and, was captured in the Boer War and, he was...
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    Daniel Moran, Ireland/ Ayrshire

    Hi Guys, Needing a little help with this brick wall. My great grandfather x4 Daniel Moran born in Ireland around about 1791. He married a Helen Bryce also born in Ireland around 1800. In the 1841 census they lived in Garrenhill, Muirkirk, Ayrshire. And the name was spelt Morn. Their children...
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    Alexander Donaldson

    Hi Folks, I posted earlier this year on the topic of Donaldson and, since then i have found more on him but, having not been researching for too long would welcome any help from other members on the info i have as, i'm not 100%sure on this. My gr. grandmother Grace Allan was born on 18/11/1867...
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    Peter Duffy / Helen McFarlane

    Hi, Could someone do a look up for me in the 1871/81 census returns. Looking for Peter Duffy born c1827/28, Ireland and, Helen McFarlane born c1829/30 Ireland. In 1861 they where at Sandydean, Lasswade, Midlothian, with chilfdren John 1855, Mary 1856 (my gr.gr. grandmother ) and Peter 1860, the...
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    John Arundel & Catherine Cockfield

    John Arundel and Catherine Cockfield are my gr.gr.gr.grandparents but , can't find any info on them, apart from their daughter Mary Ann Arundel. Don't know if they were Scottish or English but, there is a possibillity they lived at one time in Berwickshire. Cheers Iain
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    Hi Folks, Anyone out there researching the name Donaldson from the Midlothian area. My gr.gr.grandfather was Alexander Donaldson, gr.gr. grandmother was Sarah Allan, i'm not 100% sure if they were ever married as their daughter, my gr. grandmother was born under the surname of Allan ( Grace ). I...
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    Andrew Allan, Belfast

    Hi Folks, I Know this is a long shot in the dark but, i'm going to try anyway. Researching my gr. grandfather x3, Andrew Allan born c1820 in Belfast. The only thingh i have on him is he Married Grace Reid on 8/10/1841, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scot. It is possible that Sarah Allan c1810 who married...
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    Marriage Registered Twice

    Hi Folks, I found the marriage of my gr.gr.grandparents on 'Scotlands people', Robert Brown & Mary Duffy, married on 11/10/1878 in Dalkeith, Midlothian. The marriage was registered twice, all details are exactly the same on both registrations, apart from Mary's name. On one she is Mary Duffy &...
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    Hi Folks, Needing a little help on this to see if i can tie two Sanders/Saunders families together. First, my gr.gr.grandfather John Sanders/Saunders born c1828, the info i have on him is this. Census Returns. 1851, John Sanders,22 visitor, Highfields, Sedgeley, Staffs, Whimsey Worker , (...
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    Hi Folks, Just discovered that my gr.gr. grandfather, Alexander Donaldson had full board at one of Her Majestys hostelries, around 1870. Is there anywhere i can find out what he was imprisoned for & for how long his sentence was or , will this information remain confidential. Cheers Iain
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    Oradur-Sur- Glane

    Hi Folks, Just been on the exellant website by Michael Williams ,Oradur-Sur-Glane, www.oradur.info. It's about a village in France where the Waffen SS of the German Army, massacared all but 6 of the villagers for no apparent reason. Some good reading and a lot of exellant photos. It's worth a...
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    Walter Hill

    Hi Guys, I know this is a long shot in the dark but, i've got too try. I'm trying to trace Walter Hill, born c1816 in Ireland ( not sure where yet ),he came to Scotland and married Margaret Moran born c1820 in Muirkirk, Aryshire on the 30th April 1835.Both died in Edinburgh Walter 1879, Margaret...
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    Sizar- Cambridgeshire

    Hi, Looking for any info on Honour or Hannah Sizar (b1770) who was married to Robert Sanders/ Saunders (b 1772) and, they lived for a spell in the Wicken/ Soham area. They eventually moved to the Nottinghamshire and, Staffordshire areas. Cheers Iain