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    deciphering a place in Scotland

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    deciphering a place in Scotland

    Hi. How about Loch Gilphead? L Gilped?? [merged]Have had a look at the census entry. Is Robert a hairdresser? If so, his birth place is Carlisle in Cumberland. mary
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    Wrights of Ruabon

    An update on my research. Have found my John, partly thanks to Ben. He was born 1800, married to Mary Edwards(not got the date yet, waiting on Parish records). Her parents were Evan and Mary Edwards .His parents were Robert Wright born 1772 and Ann Thomas. Robert's parents were Edward Wright and...
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    Inverkeithing Gibsons

    Wow! Just spent the evening working on the information Ben passed on. Now I know where most of the females married out to, but given myself so much more work to do on the new families. I'll be at this for years!! Going to link the new info to the census info I already have. Thanks Ben
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    Inverkeithing Gibsons

    Thanks for that. had a quick look this morning. I think all of these Gibsons are relatives. Will have a closer look tonight. Strangely, I have been on this site before but got inundated with American Gibsons. Obviously not asking the right questions!
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    Inverkeithing Gibsons

    I've got all the census material for Gibsons born in Inverkeithing and am trying to collate it to link individual families. I would also like to know which families the females married out to. My brother has managed to follow the direct line of descent back to late 1600s. I am filling in the...
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    Inverkeithing Gibsons

    Does anyone know this family? I believe they were well-known in the area of Inverkeithing in Fife. Any info would be gratefully received. I am trying to link all the various factions of the family using census material, and possibly finding living members of the family that I don't already know...
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    Wrights of Ruabon

    This family gets dafter and dafter. I have a John Wright aged 52 on the 1851 census, married to Mary. He is the ancestor. Is it possible the enumerator knew the family and knew a John had been born in 1798 and assumed it was the same one or perhaps John's parents were a bit unsure of the year he...
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    New girl in town

    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. I have already had contact from some mebers with helpful advice and information. I can tell I'm going to be happy here.
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    Introduction

    Hi New girl in town here. Just started researching my family and my friend Denise's family. Hope someone here can help us. We live in Edinburgh, but are looking for family all over the UK. Denise is mainly looking for Wrights in North Wales and Chapmans in London and I am mainly looking for...
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    Wrights of Ruabon

    Hope someone can help with this. I am researching the above family and have got stuck at a John born circa 1798, a blacksmith, married to a Mary. I have no definite proof of his birth, marriage or death. Think he died between 1851 and 1861. Don't know his wife's maiden name or either of their...
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    New girl in town

    Hi everybody. Just found the forum. I'm researching 2 family trees. For myself, I am mainly looking for Gibsons from Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland. For my friend denise, at the moment I am looking for Wrights of Ruabon, Wrexham, Wales. Any help would be gratefully received!.
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