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  1. Taykay

    James Ross and Isabella Lamont

    Trying to find James Ross's birth, parents and siblings. James Ross came to South Africa before 1811. He was a shopkeeper/ merchant in Cape Town. In 1808 to about 1811 he had a partnership with M Morrison which was eventually dissolved. James Ross married Isabella Lamont on the 12 May 1811 in...
  2. Taykay

    Identification of uniform and needing service records Anglo Boer War

    A two fold problem, first I need to know what uniform and rank the man in the photo is wearing and then any info and records of his service. The man in question is Otto Husemeyer b. 1870 in London, England. His parents were Otto Husemeyer b. abt. 1847 and Auguste Friederike Haak of Germany. Otto...
  3. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    I am trying to find Capt. Samuel Phelps, were did he come from, when was he born. who was his wife and parents and children. All I have is a small notice in the South African paper " Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette 1832 " for his death. Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette 1832 - 1 -...
  4. Taykay

    Cecil Abbott Thomson

    Firstly I do not know if I should post this here or under Scotland? For Cecil Abbott Thomson lived and married and had his children in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland England. But he was either born in India or Stirling, Scotland. I am trying to find his parents to continue the tree...
  5. Taykay

    Isabella Almond

    Hi everyone, I am looking to find Isabella Almond born in Cape Town about 1807. Her death notice has no parent names on it nor husbands name. But it does have her as Isabella Miller born Almond. She died on the 19 Feb 1881 near Bedford Cape. Have it that her father was John Almond, do not know...
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    Archibald Taylor of Glasgow

    Need help please to find a death date for Archibald Taylor born 1878 Saltcoats. And was married in Glasgow on the 5 Mar 1907 at Blythswood. He married Janet Draper b. 1881. Last know address - 48 Clincart Road, Glasgow, this was in 1911.
  7. Taykay

    Bridget Petzer nee Andrews

    Not needed any longer.
  8. Taykay

    John Roberts Watson

    Looking for birth info for John Roberts Watson b. 8 Feb 1879 Ireland. Immigrated to South Africa in the early 1900's. Please can you help with birth, parents, siblings and ships passenger list to South Africa. Thanks.
  9. Taykay

    Edward Matchett and Jane Kelly

    I am trying to help someone to find more info on these people Edward Matchett and Jane Kelly. They where married 3 May 1860 in Milltown, Armagh, Ireland. Jane Kelly b.abt.1839 or 1836 her father John Kelly mother Rose? Edward Matchett b.abt. 1840 father Richard Matchett and mother Jane. Would...
  10. Taykay

    Norman Ernest Dally

    Can someone please help I am trying to find a marriage of Norman Ernest Stanley Dally b. 14 Sep 1920 Kimberley, South Africa. He was in England during WWII and fell in love with an English girl. They were married sometime during the war. He then returned to South Africa, do not know if his wife...
  11. Taykay

    Looking for Rogers family

    Looking for Edward Rogers b. 1823 England. He married Sarah Corbett either in England or South Africa. Can some one help with, when did he come to South Africa? did he come with his parents or did he and his wife come out to South Africa. Their first child was born in Durban, Natal. His name...
  12. Taykay

    John Campbell Taylor and family

    My great grandfather John Campbell Taylor and family left Scotland for South Africa. Have yet to find the ship they left on, can any one help please? This is the family John Campbell Taylor b. 1874 Saltcoats - Occ. dynamite worker Mary Law Stevely b. 1877 Saltcoats James Stevely Taylor b. 1899...
  13. Taykay

    Sarah Jane Watts nee Dally

    Can any one help? I have a Sarah Jane Dally b. 1830 Pilton or Shepton Mallet who was married to Joseph Watts b. abt. 1823 Oakhill Somerset. They were married on the 6 Mar 1850 Bristol, Gloucestershire. By 1854 Sarah is convicted on the 9 Jan 1884 and imprisoned, do not now how long. Then on...
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    Captian Alexander Storm

    I have a Captain Alexander Storm married to Susanna Taylor. I have trying to find if these two were married to each other? Alexander Storm b. abt 1848 Findhorn, Moray, Scotland d. 12 Aug 1905 Forest Gate, London, England Susanna Taylor b. 1 Sep 1863 Ardrossan, Ayrshire...
  15. Taykay

    Stuck in the year 1766

    How do I go father than the year 1766? this is the last date on my tree, it's for Duncan Taylour b. abt 1766 in Skipness, Argyllshire, Scotland. Occ. shoemaker. married Annabel Campbell b. abt 1770 Skipness. They had 10 children that I kown off. Are there records available after 1766?
  16. Taykay

    Looking for Catherine Sinclair

    I keep coming up blank concerning Catherine Sinclair, even a cousin can not find anything more on her. This is what I have so far. Born about 1791 at Caradale, Saddell Argyle and died about 1857 Saltcoats. She married Archibald Taylor b. 1795 (his parents were Duncan Taylour and Annabel...
  17. Taykay

    Looking for McKinnon

    Looking for birth and parents on Elizabeth or Eliza McKinnon or McKennon b. about 1811 in Ireland. Died about 1851 at Stevenston Ayrshire Scotland. And was married to Gilbert Taylor b.1803 Skipness Argyll Scotland. They were married on the 12 June 1830 at Greenock West Renfrewshire Scotland.
  18. Taykay

    Hi new here

    Just join hoping to learn more and find cousins living and dead. I live all the way in South Africa so it is hard for me to research my ancestors in England, Scotland and Ireland.