Re: Wade's book list
- Hi Jim,
Sorry for the delay in replying to this, have been trying to get some
> From: "Jim & Margrit Whittome" <whittome@...>Not sure, so can't really comment, Robert Neish would have us believe
> Right now I have a copy of "Old Peterhead". Was the founding of many
> places through out the area of similar circumstances?
> In your book list Arbuthnot's A Historical Account of Peterhead, since the ArbuthnotI only have "Old Peterhead", the other two were given as references,
> name was very prominent is this book a family history? You also have Findlay's A
> History of Peterhead, which of the three would a person get the best over
> all view from?
available from the Aberdeen University Library.
> In Old Peterhead there is small maps but no relationship toYes. The Peterhead Parish 1801 Census has two maps (I can scan these
> each other, is there overall maps available from various time periods?
and send them to you. Probably large file sizes).
The Reform Act, Plan of 1832 also has a map. Both of these are
available from Aberdeen & NE Scotland FHS.
Also two others, Godfrey Town Maps, 75.15 Peterhead 1900, Scale 1:5000
approx and Ordnance Survey Maps No.87, Scale 1:63000 (1" to 1 mile).
> time. Is there any written information about this quarry, time of start, isThis is actually a two page artical from the Leopard Magazine.
> it still in operation, size, etc...? Your book Mining at Boddam does this
> cover the quarry?
Unfortunately I can't find it now, I will keep searching.
>I have the "Buchan Observer", the Peterhead Newspaper for 1866 to 1868
> My gggm Jean Cameron ms Davidson' s younger brother George died an untimely
> death 18 Sept. 1868. The Register of Corrected Entries show choking as cause
> of death. Did Peterhead have a newspaper at that time where I might learn
on film, so will have a look this weekend.
>Not sure about this, it may come out as an attachment.
> Does this Mail List allow Rich Text or do I have to remember to use Plain