Re: [Peterhead] List of names in Inventory of Personal Estate
- Hi Margie,
> Saw this reply referring to Strachans - which Strachan wills areYes it's getting warmer here in Oz, but I'll be freezing in a couple of
> Also will you have a look at Strachan - in Roanheads I presume -
> not sure
> of the parents names - as usual they are referred to as Grun or Dide
> and no
> one has a clue.
> The family I am looking for had a Margaret middle name Lind, a Mary,
> Adam, a George, an Alec and a Peter- Dowds came into his name
> somewhere but
> I don't even know the order they were in. I know one of the sons was
> in the First World War so that gives an approximate date. Hope I have
> you enough to work on as I know the minefield the Strachan name
> causes. -
> they were all referred to as Gammacks so I presume a Gammack surname
> must be
> there somewhere.
> I started research on this some time ago and got completely bogged
> down as
> two familes overlapped.
> Hope all is well in Oz - I envy you your warm weather at this time,
weeks when I head over to the Blue Toon.
Don't have any Will's for this branch, but this could be the Strachan's
1874 Peterhead Deaths
No.185, Alexander Geddes Strachan, single, died 31/8/1874 5hr am at
Roneheads, male, aged 19 months, parents: George Strachan, fisherman and
Margaret Strachan ms Lind, cause: Scarlet Fever, no medical attendant,
informant: George Strachan his x mark, father, present.
The Lind seems like the maiden name from the mother and looking at the
census, could Gammack be because she was from Gamrie?
Dwelling: 28 Port Henry Road
Census Place: Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203464 GRO Ref Volume 232-1 EnumDist 5
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
George STRACHAN M 29 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
Margaret STRACHAN M 26 F Gamrie, Banff, Scotland
George STRACHAN 6 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
Alexander G. STRACHAN 4 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
James C. STRACHAN 2 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
Robert STRACHAN 5 m M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland
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