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Scottish great great grandad


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Hi, am looking to trace back back family tree on my father's side - Gardiner. Have only got as far as the name of my great great grandfather: Peter Gardiner. He was a blacksmith and lived in Kettins near Coupar Angus in Perthshire, Scotland. Did he have any brothers or sisters?

Do not know name of his wife or anything else other than my Grandad was called Charles Gardiner. He had a brother. They both went on a boat to Canada with some sheep. The brother stayed, but my Grandad came back. Know nothing about the brother.

I am very new to this game but am already getting excited. We went back to the village where I was born (Kettins) a couple of weeks ago, and found my name in the register for 1950, and also a reference to my Great grandad paying a school rate. But that was all - the records were incomplete.

Excuse me if I have been so wordy.
Best wishes, Charles Gardiner