I would love to hear Bill Nicol's recording of the Peterhead Cemetary
gravestones, when you have finished it. How can you share this - is it
possible, with you I'm assuming, in the U.K. and me in sunny ('hot!') Lake
>From: "andy_auk" <andy@...>
>Subject: [Peterhead] Re: Help required dating Buchanhaven photo
>Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 14:31:08 -0000
>Hi Wade -
>I may be able to help with some of the tee-names. I have a 'map'
>somewhere that Bill Nicol gave me some years before he died and on it
>he drew a sketch of the village and wrote down all the tee-names he
>could remember. Using the 1891 and 1901 census', we could have a good
>stab at finding out the proper names. I have actually done this but
>as you know, I have not spent much time on genealogy since Bill died.
>Interestingly, I have loads of original notes which Bill made over
>the years and he and I used to exchange info very regularly. I came
>across some cassette tapes containing a narrative of Bill walking
>round Peterhead Cemetery and recording the grave stones ontp tape. I
>have often thought this would be good to transfer onto DVD and have
>it available for members if not for the actually info but to hear
>hear Bill's voice in the lovely doric.
>I'll make a wee start again and let you know how I get on.
>-- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Wade Buchan" <wsb@b...> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm trying to date a group photo of some men taken in front of the
>Buchanhaven pier. I think it was taken between 1920 to 1944.
> > Can anyone tell who these people are? Family?
> > "Dads" Strachan
> > "Sovreign" I think this is Robert Bruce, lived in Well Street,
>wife "Kitty Doo" (don't know ages)
> > Jake Lyon
> > "Doddieky" Big Jim Strachan
> > "Dall's Bob"
> > "Dooe's Aikie's" wife's sister
> > Dick Bruce (this is Dickson Comrie Bruce born 1866 died 1944)
> > "Boggies Donald"
> > Charlie Baird
> > Fittie's Williamy (this is William Buchan born 1867 died 1947, my
> > Boddam Isies Jim
> > Regards, Wade.
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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