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  • William Leslie
    Thank you June. Regards William ... From: andrew.mcmahon_1 To: Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 2:08
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      Thank you June.
      Regards
      William

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "andrew.mcmahon_1" <andrew.mcmahon_1@...>
      To: <williamleslie@...>
      Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 2:08 PM
      Subject: Re: [Peterhead] Leslies of Peterhead


      > Hi William
      > I may also be able to be of some help to you.
      > I work for Royal Mail at Peterhead. I will ask the postman that delivers
      to
      > Longside if there are any Leslies still in the area that may have had
      family
      > there in the 1800.
      > Hope this might help you.
      >
      >
      > June in Bonny Scotland
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "William Leslie" <williamleslie@...>
      > To: <Peterhead@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 4:25 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Peterhead] Leslies of Peterhead
      >
      >
      > > Hello Judy;
      > > As you may note from my varous messages, I have documented information
      to
      > > the name only of my ggg John Leslie, probably born in Longside about
      1800,
      > > but I am stuck there. A am a member of the ANEFHS, and I did go into
      their
      > > offices once, but I was at an early stage of my research. I need to go
      to
      > > Longside and read gravestones of talk to people there. I don't know if
      > there
      > > any Leslies left in Longside.
      > > Margie's offer to do some searching is great. I hope she can find
      > something.
      > > Regards
      > > William
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Judy Hand" <j.rhand@...>
      > > To: "Peterhead Onelist" <Peterhead@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 4:04 AM
      > > Subject: [Peterhead] Leslies of Peterhead
      > >
      > >
      > > > Hello William
      > > > No, I have not managed to track my Leslie's back any further than the
      > > > Peter Leslie who married Jane Smith in 1801 at Peterhead. I have
      > > > traced Jane's family (I think) from the parish records available, and
      I
      > > > have a possible John Leslie who may have been Peter's father, but I
      can
      > > > only say 'may' because I have no proof. I remember about 50 years ago
      > > > (!) my father saying that his family came from the Orkneys, but he
      > > > didn't say which family, but, if it were true, the Leslie's seem the
      > > > most likely. However, I'm not at all sure he really knew much about
      > > > them, as a lot of the other details he gave me are incorrect.
      > > >
      > > > I agree with you that it seems unlikely our two families had no
      > > > connection, and I feel if you can't find out more about your family I
      > > > probably won't have much success finding out more about mine. I do,
      > > > however, think it time I joined the Aberdeen & N.E. Scotland FHS, so
      > > > perhaps someone there may be able to help.
      > > >
      > > > In the meantime, I can just keep plodding away but, should I find
      > > > anything of sugnificance, I'll certainly let you know.
      > > >
      > > > Nice to hear from you again,
      > > > Judy Hand
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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