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Re: [Peterhead] Re: Barclay / Birnie

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  • Cci
    Hi Robert, Welcome to the group. From the IGI site John Birnie married Dorothia Whyte 1st Jan 1839 Peterhead. Will keep looking for anything else. Catherine
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      Hi Robert,
      Welcome to the group.
      From the IGI site John Birnie married Dorothia Whyte 1st Jan 1839 Peterhead.
      Will keep looking for anything else.
      Catherine





      ----- Original Message -----
      From: June
      To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 1:39 AM
      Subject: [Peterhead] Re: Barclay / Birnie


      --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "thevarleys" <thevarleys@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi there,
      >
      > My name is Rob Varly and new to the group. I was born and bred in Middlesbrough and now living in Switzerland. I am looking to trace parts of my family tree which appear to have roots in Peterhead. As the obvious online sources have dried up I am now turning to any local groups, which may be able to help fill in some gaps.
      >
      > So far I have traced Alfred Barclay (Shipmaster, b. 1850) and Margaret Barclay (nee Birnie, b. 1849) to Peterhead in 1881. They appear have been married in 1869 in Peterhead but I am now trying to take step further back.
      >
      > Margaret's parents appear to have been John Birnie (b. 1814) and Dorothia (maiden name unknown, b. 1816) - both of Peterhead. Any help confirming John and Dorothia's parentage would very appreciated.
      >

      > For Alfred Barclay it is stated in the census that he was born in England, but other sources state Peterhead and suspect that he might actully also be of Peterhead descent (Maybe of Alexander Barlclay (b.?) b.? and ? Scott. Alexander may also have been a maritimer). Again any help with any of these issues would be gratefully received.
      >
      > Best regards in advance
      > Robert
      >
      Hi Robert
      I can add a few more details for you re your ancestors - I have them on my tree. Contact me at cardno1948@... and I will send you the gedcom or access to my online tree / which ever you prefer.
      June






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