Fit like Susan ?
Welcome to the list.
David Ritchie wrote:
> I have lived in Peterhead all my life and most of my family are
> descended from Peterhead/Buchanhaven families. I am descended from
> Stephens, Reids and Buchans to name but a few of the branches I am
> trung to discover more about.
Then we are probably related. I've found a connection to most of the
Buchans, Bruces and Strachans from Buchanhaven. Are you related to Alex
Ritchie in Renfrewshire?
> I am trying to trac einformation about my mothers family who lived at
> 6 High Street, Buchanhaven around1900(?).
Were they Stephens? From the 1891 census for Peterhead
6 High Street, Buchanhaven
Andrew Stephen, head, married, age 42, Fisherman, born Peterhead
Jeanie Stephen, wife, married, 48, Fisherman's Wife, Peterhead
Jessie Stephen, daughter, Peterhead
Andrew Stephen, son, 15, fisherman, Peterhead
George Stephen, son, 10, scholar, Peterhead
David Stephen, son, 13, scholar, Peterhead
William Stephen, son, 6, scholar, Peterhead
Alexander Stephen, son, 3, Peterhead
> The most interesting person is a Mr John (Crock) Buchan who had a very
> interesting and exiting life.
Are you connected to any Arthur Buchans?
> I am also tryng to find out about other branches of my family but this
> is my starting point.
Well you are living in the right place to start. What do you know about
your ancestors so far?