Re: From Peterhead Almanac & Buchan Directory 1865
Re Alexander's occupation all I can find is an 1851 census entry that
is probably him - Agricultural Labourer at Pitgersie, Foveran. I'll
let you know if I find anything more.
--- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, Julian Lovegrove
>a few years, then he would have needed a reason to go there, may be
> Hello Ian
> Thank you for your detailed reply.
> If we assume that Alex is your Alexander, and he visited Ceylon for
he was in the Army or Navy? or else his father John, 'may' have been
a brother of my Andrew Davidson (born c1790 - 1800), who owned
plantations in Ceylon.
>be proved or disproved.
> Do you know what your Alexander's occupation was?
> Meanwhile I'll have to keep this one open as a 'possibility' yet to
> Thank you kindly
> Julian Lovegrove
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> > To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
> > From: Vanitha.Davidson@...
> > Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 19:28:34 +0000
> > Subject: [Peterhead] Re: From Peterhead Almanac & Buchan
> >1865 is
> > Hello Julian,
> > My GreatGrandfather David Davidson was born at 14 Kirk Street in
> > December 1867 according to the birth certificate. It would seem
> > likely that the Alex Davidson resident at the same address in
> > related.Kirk
> > David's father was William, a butcher at variously 15, 17 and 19
> > Street as recorded on census returns 1871 to 1891.Alex
> > William had a brother Alexander. It is possible that this is
> > Davidson referred to in the almanac. I haven't been able tofind
> > this Alexander in the 1861 census so he could have been inCeylon??
> > Alexander Davidson was born in 1829 in Slains, his parents were
> > and Agnes.come
> > I suspect that all of this is not much use to you! I have not
> > across any Andrew Davidsons in my family tree, nor am I aware ofany
> > 19th century family connections with Ceylon.am
> > Regards. Ian
> > --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Julian" <julianlovegrove@>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello readers, this is my first post here.
> > > I've spotted this in a list taken from the above publication:
> > >
> > > "Davidson, Alex (late of Ceylon) 14 Kirk Street"
> > > I'm researching Davidson's who had plantations in Ceylon, and
> > stuckplace
> > > at Andrew Davidson and his wife Martha unknown bn c 1795 at
> > > unknown. Living and raising family in Ceylon in 1820's. Firstchild
> > > named Andrew Alexander Davidson bn 1823.Andrew.
> > >
> > > Its possible that the quoted Alex Davidson is related to my
> > > Does anyone here have information on Davidson's who went toCeylon,
> > > possibly with the Army or civil service, anytime before c1830ideas
> > >
> > > Also I havent a clue how to progress my enquiries further, any
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > Kind regards
> > > Julian
> > >
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