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  1. Taykay

    James Ross and Isabella Lamont

    Thanks Ellie for the info and links. It is plenty and will not need any more. So thanks for your help.
  2. Taykay

    James Ross and Isabella Lamont

    I have a different Patrick Colquhoun his parents were Adam Colquhoun b. 1711 Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Isabel Colquhoun b. c. 1724 daughter of Patrick Colquhoun of Miltoun. I have come across a few of the Colquhoun's marring relatives. Patrick Colqutoun Jr. was first, lord...
  3. Taykay

    James Ross and Isabella Lamont

    Wow Ellie lot of info thanks. Ok, some more info about James Ross that might be his. Found a civil death entry ( one liner as they are called here, because the civil death records only started about 1894) Death date 5 Jun 1832 Cape Town, age 59 which makes his birth date about 1773. Still no...
  4. 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...
  5. Taykay

    Reeders in South Africa

    Check out Geni and Wiki - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Reeders-16
  6. 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...
  7. Taykay

    Byrne family in South Africa

    Gerald Byrne also known as Gerald James Byrne estate file - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91C-6ZHT?i=718&cc=2517051&cat=331262 Edith Ellen married a van der Merwe If you join this site payment need to view info there are a lot of Bryne 311 pages of them -...
  8. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    1827 is the year he married Isabella Almond. Then he and Isabella had a daughter Mary Eliza Phelps in 1831 then Samuel goes and dies on the 7 Feb 1832. I have all this on the Wiki Tree, up loaded documents the manager and I are struggling to find Samuel's parents and his birth date. The...
  9. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Oh, one is always learning, thanks Ellie. And yes there are more notices like that one. found a few more. Now I am wondering if he was not born in South Africa to British parents. His wife Isabella Almond was also born in South Africa but I have yet to find proof.
  10. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Ok, found it, so he sailed around the Cape from one port to another. So it looks like he was not connected to the British merchant navy .
  11. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Thanks Ellie, what port is he bound to ? do they mean back to England from Port Elizabeth ? Where and how did you find this info ?
  12. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Thanks brentor, will look
  13. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    This is worth keeping in mind could well be him, thanks. Here is the accrual marriage record of Samuel and Isabella
  14. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Ellie, I dislike Kew, cannot navigate that website. Have tried many times put I am sure I miss a lot.
  15. Taykay

    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Yes brentor have that marriage, unfortunately there is no age given. There is another problem , there is another Samuel Phelps that dies in 1881 . Ok, found this - England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 Name: Samuel Phelps Gender: Male Initiation Age...
  16. 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 -...
  17. Taykay

    Isabella Almond

    Hi Julie, yes I saw that , but it could be the other Isabella Almond who married Samuel Phelps. Will look at the baptism collection and see what I can find.
  18. Taykay

    Cecil Abbott Thomson

    Thanks Val and Dave, it looks like I will have to get his marriage certificate. Probable only in the new year. I am still waiting for his one of his son's marriage certificate, it has been two weeks now. It was ordered direct from the Archives in Newcastle.
  19. 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...
  20. Taykay

    Isabella Almond

    I see five, Jean Cornelia, George, Isabella, Harriet and James. About George the husband, will look on Kew's website and see if I can find anything. There must be a clue some place.
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