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    Hi there

    Thanks Ellie. I'm looking forward to making some progress on my research, via this forum. Although I say it myself, I'm a fair hand at paleography, so if you come across anyone needing help at deciphering very old documents I may well be able to offer some assistance. Alan
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    Stewart/Martin

    Hi again. I just had a thought - if Harriet was 44 in 1841, that would put her birth year as 1797 or so. My Robert married his Harriet in 1807, at which the London Harriet would have been about 10! :( I'm still going to pursue this, though - the fact that we have a Scottish Robert married to a...
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    Stewart/Martin

    Hi Ellie and Dave. Thank you both very much for your responses. The only 'red herring' was the Robert Stewart who was the son of Andrew Stewart - he could be a relation, though, so I'll keep him in mind. The problem I have, essentially, is that I can place Robert/Harriet in the Dorset/East...
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    1/7th Black Watch

    Hi. I'm currently researching my grandad's war experience. He joined the 1/7th (Fife) Battalion, Black Watch, 191 and in due course was sent to France, with his unit coming under the heading of the 51st Highland Division. On 21/03/1918, he was caught up in the Spring Offensive and was...
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    Stewart/Martin

    Hello, I've tried everything I know to get the answers I'm after, but so far they've eluded me. My G-G-G-Grandad was called Robert Stewart. In 1807 he married Harriet Norman Marten (?Martin?) at Fordington St. George in Dorset. At the time he was in the 14th Light Dragoons, and was a tailor to...
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    Hi there

    Hi, I',m Alan Stewart from Fife in Scotland. At the moment, my research is focusing on WWI, in regard to my Grandad who was in the Black Watch, and on the 14th Light Dragoons at the time of the Peninsular Wars, as my great-great-great Grandad was a tailor with that regiment from 1804-1818.
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