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Re: Cemetery Records at Peterhead

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  • kathytrevelyan
    I d like a CD too please! Kathy ... Congratulations! Would you please add me to your list as well. ... Cemetery ... about ... which ... records, ... Cemetery,
    Message 1 of 25 , Jan 13, 2008
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      I'd like a CD too please!
      Kathy

      --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, Gweneth Myers <gwenethmyers@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > G'day Ian
      > Seems like the CD is going to be a sell out before itis released.
      Congratulations! Would you please add me to your list as well.
      > Thanks heaps,
      > Gwen Myers.
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: haworth.jill <jial@...>
      > To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2008 9:29:57 AM
      > Subject: [Peterhead] Re: Cemetery Records at Peterhead
      >
      > Hello Ian: I would be interested in obtaining the CD's that you
      > are referring to, with regards to St. Peters Old Churchyard
      Cemetery
      > and Constitution Street Cemetery. Please let me know when they are
      > available.
      > Thank-you,
      > Jill Haworth
      >
      > --- In Peterhead@yahoogrou ps.com, "Ian Robertson" <idr@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Greeting to those interested in this topic.
      > >
      > > Last spring I visited Peterhead (after spending 2 days at ANESFHS
      > in Aberdeen). I was looking for my Robertson ancestors prior to
      about
      > 1822. I found two items which may be of interest.
      > > 1. The Record Office in Peterhead has five binders listing who is
      > buried where in St Peters Old Churchyard Cemetery. One of the books
      > is an alphabetical cross index to the other four books, each of
      which
      > are organized by Lair number. As six bodies may be buried within a
      > lair, and because most of the records were pretty complete, you can
      > get dates and names directly from the entries. Offspring are often
      > identified so family relationships are often easy to decipher. I
      > believe you must make a personal appearance to look at these
      records,
      > and a modest fee is charged for the effort.
      > > 2. While at ANESFHS, I met a Mary Robertson, who told me of her
      > work to record tombstones, both at St Peters Old Churchyard
      Cemetery,
      > and also at Constitution Street Cemetery. After some subsequent
      > correspondence, Mary has sent me four CDs which record in both text
      > and pictures ALL the monumental inscriptions found at those two
      > cemeteries. With the search abilities of MS Word, family trees just
      > come 'bouncing out' of the data! Mary has not yet confirmed to me
      > she is organized to sell the CDs. So, if you are interested, please
      > email me, and I will pass your email on to her for her attention.
      > >
      > >
      > > Sincerely,
      > > Ian Robertson
      > > Ian D Robertson Inc
      > > Delta, BC, Canada
      > > V4M 2K3
      > > Tel: 604-943-3715
      > > fax:604-943- 7391
      > > email: HYPERLINK "mailto:idr@ ..."idr@ ..
      > > web: HYPERLINK "http://www.robertso ninc.ca/"www.robertsoninc. ca
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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    • traceclip
      Thank you Ian for posting this information. I am among the interested parties who have not yet registered an interest with you, and will keep an eye on the
      Message 2 of 25 , Jan 13, 2008
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        Thank you Ian for posting this information. I am among the interested
        parties who have not yet registered an interest with you, and will
        keep an eye on the forum to see when this becomes available.



        --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Ian Robertson" <idr@...> wrote:
        >
        > Greetings to all interested in Peterhead Cemetery Records (and there
        are dozens of you).
        >
        > Since I first posted my message back in November I have heard from
        over 30 people. I have also been able to get in contact with the
        author (with whom I had lost contact temporarily). Initially it was
        agreed that I would make copies and sell from Canada. Then just after
        Christmas I received word that a new genealogy group was being set up
        in Peterhead. It will include a person knowledgeable in IT, and that
        they would like to make and distribute copies themselves. This is the
        wish of the author.
        >
        > So for now I would ask everyone to be a bit patient, to wait for a
        note on this discussion group, and then for you to make your request
        known to them.
        >
        > As I understand it, the Old Churchyard is a 'finished product', but
        Mary Robertson wants to do some more work on the Constitution St
        Cemetery - so I am not sure of its distribution status.
        >
        >
        >
        > Sincerely,
        > Ian Robertson
        > 864 Pacific Dr
        > Delta, BC, Canada
        > V4M 2K3
        > Tel: 604-943-3715
        > fax:604-943-7391
        > email: HYPERLINK "mailto:idr@..."idr@...
        > web: HYPERLINK "http://www.robertsoninc.ca/"www.robertsoninc.ca
        >
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