- Hi David,
David Wallace wrote:
> I would like to have my ancestor interests posted to your list ofI will not include David Sutherland unless he was married in Peterhead,
> Peterhead researchers.
since he wasn't born in Peterhead, but I will include your interests of:
Jessie Robertson b.1851 Peterhead, parents David Robertson and Janet
McPherson married Sutherland 1872 Peterhead
Elizabeth Sutherland b.1876 Peterhead, parents George Booth Sutherland
and Jessie Robertson
George Booth Sutherland married to Robertson 1872 Peterhead.
> As an aside I have a number of postcards sent from PeterheadI would love copies if it is not a problem. I will not be able to put
> in the early 1900's with pictures of the city. If you are interested I
> will attempt to e-mail some to you
them on the web page as they will have a copyright.
> I also have a photograph of a class of students (none identified) which was takenI could put this on web page and ask if anyone can identify time and
> by W. Robertson, Photographer, 30 Erroll Street, Peterhead.
> Is this shop still in existence?My Mother seems to think the shop is still there, but the Photographer
was Frasers. Maybe others on the list will know.
"A Peterhead Portrait" by Jim Buchan gives April 1886 William Robertson,
a native of Old Meldrum having a studio at 3 Queen St and by June 1887
at 5 Queen St. On 1st September 1886, Grant and Officer announced that
they had opened Photographic Studio at 32 Erroll Street.
>From 1851 Peterhead CensusDistrict 9, page 11, No.63, Ellis Street
David Robertson, head, 35, Fatherson?, Kincardineshire
Janet Robertson, wife, 27, Peterhead
Margaret Robertson, daughter, 8, Peterhead
James Robertson, son, 6, Peterhead
Janet Robertson, daughter, 2m, Peterhead
Willimina Weyness, lodger, 14, Peterhead
Didn't record occupation or condition column.