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1502Re: [Peterhead] Episcopalian Records

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  • Barbara Willoughby
    Sep 7, 2001
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      Dear Judy,

      Just wanted to say thank you sooooo much for looking
      for my family and for taking up your valuable time.
      Lets hope I can return the favour sometime

      Barbara
      --- Judy Hand <j.rhand@...> wrote:
      >
      > So far I have checked out the actual baptisms which
      > ocurred between 1738
      > and 1788. There are only 50 pages in all, i.e. one
      > page per year. The
      > results are as follow:-
      > I found NO baptisms for LOWRIE, KINLOCH, RIACH,
      > MACKIE,
      > McRITCHIE,WILSON, CAMERON, GIBB, GROTE, SKINNER,
      > KEEN or BLAIR. Sorry.
      >
      > For SANGSTER I found an Anne, Christie, John and
      > William, but no James.
      >
      > Barbara Willoughby:
      > I found no George or James CRUICKSHANK, but I did
      > find a Peter
      > CROOKSHANK, which read as follows:
      > ( p.15, LDS Film 874218) June 27 1752
      > Peter Crookshank, taylor, in Brae of Ludquharn had a
      > son bap. (no name
      > was recorded).
      > I also found an Elizabeth JACK:
      > (p.44), Oct 30 1776
      > William Jack, weaver in Lairs of Invernettie, had a
      > daug. bap.
      > Elizabeth.
      >
      > Elizabeth Wilson:
      > I found 2 references for John GORDON:
      > Oct 5, 1752
      > John Gordon, merchant, had a son bap. James.
      > Dr. Thomas Gordon and James Gordon, merchant,
      > witnesses.
      > (p.27) 1 Feb. 1763
      > John Gordon, in Grange, had a son bap. named John.
      > George Ferguson, there, surety - present.
      > I do not know whether the same John Gordon fathered
      > both children,
      > Elizabeth, but perhaps you will!
      > There were other GORDONS, Charles, Geogre, James,
      > Janet, Thomas and
      > William, but they were all early rather than late
      > entries.
      >
      > Becchi Oesterle:
      > I found a baptism for an Isabel FORREST, but seem to
      > have omitted to
      > write it down. Never mind, I'm going back tonight,
      > so I'll let you
      > know. I did write down CORDINER and BRUCE, which
      > read as follow:-
      > (p.1) June 10 1738
      > Robert Cordiner, shipmaster, had a son bap. James.
      > James Park, shipmaster, and James Arbuthnot,
      > Godfathers.
      > Christian Arbuthnot, wife of Alexander Fraser,
      > shipmaster, Godmother.
      > (p.4) 29 June 1740
      > Robert Cordiner, shipmaster, had a son bap.
      > Alexander.
      > Alexander Forbes, merchant, and Alexander Ferguson,
      > shipmaster,
      > Godfathers, and Mary Arbuthnot, daug. to Thomas
      > Arbuthnot, surgeon,
      > Godmother.
      > (p.4) 5 Sept. 1740
      > George Wilson, shipmaster, had a son bap. George.
      > Alexander Forbes, merchant, and George Arbuthnot,
      > merchant,
      > Godfathers. Ann Park, wife of Robert Cordiner,
      > shipmaster, Godmother.
      > (p.4) 29 Dec. 1740
      > James Park, shipmaster, had a daughter bap. Ann.
      > Thomas Arbuthnot, surgeon, Godfather.
      > Ann Park, wife of Robert Cordiner and Grizel Park,
      > wife of George
      > Wilson, shipmaster, Godmothers.
      > (p.6) 5 Sept. 1742
      > Robert Cordiner, shipmaster, had a son bap. James.
      > Alexander Forbes, merchant, and Dr. Thomas Gordon,
      > Godfathers.
      > Grizel Arbuthnot, wife of James Park, shipmaster,
      > Godmother.
      > (As these families were all closely related, I wrote
      > them all down.)
      > (p.22) 17 March 1759
      > John Bruce had a daughter bap. Jean.
      > Thomas Thomson, in Faichfield, and Alexander Miln,
      > at Miln of Fittry,
      > witnesses.
      >
      > Alex Ritchie:
      > (p.12) 25 October 1748
      > Robert Buchan, jnr., fisher, had a son bap. George.
      > Robert Hector, shoemaker, Godfather.
      > Christian Buchan, mother of the said Robert Buchan,
      > Godmother.
      > (Robert appears to have been the father of Andrew
      > and John, also, so
      > I'll check them tonight.)
      > (p6) 4 Dec. 1742
      > John Innes, carpenter, had a daug. bap. Elizabeth.
      > Robert Donald and William Mill, mariners, witnesses.
      > (p.12) 4 February (omitted the year, probably 1748,
      > but I'll check)
      > John Innes, carpenter, had a daug. bap. Marjory.
      > Ja. Sutor, shipmaster, and William Smith, wright,
      > witnesses.
      > (p.9) 1 Dec. 1745
      > John Innes, carpenter, had a son bap. John.
      > William Smith, wright, Godfather.
      > Thomas Robertson, merchant, and Jo. Smith, silver
      > smith, witnesses.
      > (p.14) 18 May, 1751
      > John Innes, carpenter, had a son bap. Robert.
      > James Sutor, merchant, and James Hunter, hooker,
      > witnesses.
      >
      > Pam Cameron:
      > I found an Isobel SIMPSON, but she wasn't born till
      > 1758 - too late for
      > your one.
      >
      > That's all I've got for now.
      > Best wishes,
      > Judy
      >
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