So many possibilities.
As I said, he is one of my brick walls as it is quite difficult to locate any evidence of his existence.
As an officer in the Militia, and being killed while on duty, you would think that there would be plenty of Records about this.
Thank you everyone for all the...
I have checked with "findagrave" which also has this info. After reading the transcription, I can safely discount this particular Alexander Grant as well.
I was worth checking.
"In memory of Alexander Grant, late farmer in the Carse of Delnies, who died 10th May 1834, aged 41...
The Alexander I seek would have born C:1790. I have a entry in the chelsea burial register for an Alexander Grant, buried May 13 1803. I would like to think that this was him but if it is, What other info can I get from this entry?
He was killed while quelling a riot in London, (according to...
Thank you both for a very speedy reply. I would have to check the details from Scotland and/or see an image of the headstone, but it could very well be him. The time frame fits.
He was killed while quelling a riot and was an Adjutant in the Militia at the time.
However, trying to nail this...
One of my brick walls i am still trying to knock down is the birth and death of this ancestor.
However, I have just noticed that there is an entry on one of the main websites,
Find ... .... that allows for a search for Scotland Monumental Inscriptions. Could some kind soul please check this for...
Which organization holds the muster lists, troop movements for the Inverness-shire Militia 1800 - 1810 era. I have tried the War Office search and emailed Fort George asking if they have them, *sigh* with no response .
Would their be some kind soul living in Cheshire in the region of the Knutsford Cemetery, (Tabley Hill), that would be able to obtain a picture of my gr-grandmothers grave.
Jessie Rogers aged 81 buried in grave 3113 plot F.
I can send a picture of the cemetery to indicate where this area is.
I am just trying to ascertain whether my ancestors were buried in Ibstock. If so, then would try and get any info from the headstones and also pictures. But I need to locate which cemetery they were buried in. Both died in Ibstock so I am only hedging my bets that they were buried...
Are there any members that have access to the Monumental Inscriptions for Ibstock, Leicestershire? I am looking for records pertaining to
Jane NEWBOLD (died 8 Jun 1851). Most likely buried in the Ibstock cemetery.
Also her husband, James NEWBOLD, died 1842.
I only need to see one page so this is really expensive!
Don't suppose some kind person with a sub could get me a page? :(
Morning Post Sat 14 Aug 1824 page 2, 3 Article
" n.ver Militia secured erday tltenioon. one of Ihem supposed to be a ting- le ripped up hit belly with a knife, wbich...
Oh dear, another brick wall hit then. Thanks for this info Julie.
I was hoping that this was the right Margaret, but the one I seek has the maiden name of Stewart.
Sigh, back to the indexes.
Looking for any mention of these people in this 1871 census.
Most likely living in the Dyke area of Morayshire.
Margaret would be about 72yrs b Inverness
Alexander about 76 - 79yrs b Dyke, Morayshire.
I am trying to locate Margaret Femister (Fimister) and family, born 1799 Inverness-shire and would most likely be living in Morayshire for this census. Her daughter is also Margaret (b1820) and son is John (b 1835).
In the 1851 census Margaret is listed as a Mason's wife, but her husband is...
Is there any kind person living in the vicinity of Burton-on Trent Registry office that could check on a death certificate for me. Also preferably that they have a paypal account.
The problem with living, "outside" the UK is that this particular registry office, (being so far behind the times...