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  1. sikorae

    Births wrong?

    I found some births on LDS, it was going wellbut then I noticed one of the dates was completely wrong. They had the parent being born after the child? I thought I could make a wild guess and say around 20 between them. But as I went futher back it through all the others out. What should I do?
  2. sikorae

    no birth record

    I have found Robert Donaldson and wife Margaret on the 1851 and 1861 census living in Bathgate West Lothian (Robert died 1865). The children are listed as Mary c1836 James c1838, Margaret 1842, Archibald 1845, Jessie/Janet 1851. I have managed to find the births on the IGI for the last 3...
  3. sikorae

    It hasn't helped

    I recently bought the marriage cert of my g. grandmother in the hope it would help me find the names of her parents. The fathers name is on cert as John Weatherall, Ann (g.grandmother) was born 1867? says on cert she married in 1887 aged 20yrs. I have been trying to find her on 1871 census, but...
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    I went to Hampstwaite a few days age, and found this headstone which relates to some of my ancestors. Unless I am reading it wrong, the dates for the daughters death don't add up? The mother and fathers dates are fine, but I have the daughter as death 1896, which makes her 27 yrs (which is what...
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    I have been on IGI for Pateley Bridge where my Skaifes hail from, but am confused. I know years ago Skaife was spelt Scaife, Scafe etc. My dilemma is I have a list of potential children born to William Skaife and Jane. Do I count all the ones listed as born to William and Jane, there are 16...
  6. sikorae


    Can anyone give me a date for the pic in my Avatar. Think its from my mams side of family, who were farmers. If I have a rough date I can probably say who they were. PS I can post a bigger pic if needed. Julie
  7. sikorae

    pre 1855

    Is it possible to find a death before 1855. I am looking for the death of my g.g.g.g.grandfather James Donaldson. The children were all born in Bathgate West Lothian. I have tried SP but the death records are from 1855 and over.
  8. sikorae

    Hi everyone

    Hello all, I have been researching my family tree for a few years now. I thought I would join you all on here, hopefully with your help maybe break down some brick walls, and who knows I maybe able to help someone else.:)