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  • Val Lowrie
    Dear Judy Once again thank you so much for the info on William LOURIE. I wonder if anyone would know what the marks 1C.L. on each hand might mean. He appears
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 3, 1999
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      Dear Judy

      Once again thank you so much for the info on
      William LOURIE.

      I wonder if anyone would know what the marks
      "1C.L. on each hand" might mean.
      He appears to be the only seaman to have such a thing.

      Kind regards
      Val Lowrie



      -----Original Message-----
      From: Judy Hand <j.rhand@...>
      To: One list <Peterhead@onelist.com>
      Date: Thursday, 02 September, 1999 1:16 PM
      Subject: [Peterhead] Seamen's registers


      >From: Judy Hand <j.rhand@...>
      >
      >Below are the descriptions of the seamen I looked up this morning. The
      >questions asked are:
      >
      >Reg. No.
      >Name
      >Where born
      >County
      >Date of birth
      >Capacity
      >Height
      >Hair
      >Complexion
      >Eyes
      >Marks
      >First went to sea as
      >In the year
      >Served in Royal Navy?
      >Been in Foreign service?
      >When unemployed reisdes at
      >Issued at
      >On
      >Age when ticketed
      >Can write?
      >
      >for Val Lowrie
      >
      >30365 William LOURIE Peterhead Aberdeen 17 March 1823
      >Seaman 5ft 7ins Brown Fresh Dk Blue Marks I had trouble deciphering,
      >but it looked like "1C.L. on each hand"
      >Apprentice 1839 No No Peterhead London
      >8 July 1845 21 Yes
      >
      >For Sandy Sill
      >
      >195119 William TROUP Peterhead Aberdeen 14 March 1829
      >Apprentice 4ft 11 � ins Dk Brown Fair Grey
      >None Apprentice 1845 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >13 Dec 1845 16 Yes
      >
      >195166 William SANGSTER Peterhead Aberdeen 9 May 1829
      >Apprentice 5ft 0 ins Lt Brown Fair Lt Grey Scar on left cheek
      >The next five questions have been left blank by the registrar
      >Issued at Peterhead on 26 Feb 1846
      >Age when ticketed: 17 Can write: Yes
      >
      >For Betty Holmes
      >
      >195122 William REID Peterhead Aberdeen 18 Aug 1831
      >Apprentice 4ft 11ins Brown Fair Blue None
      >Apprentice 1845 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >24 Dec 1845 14 Yes
      >
      >195130 William DIVERALL Peterhead Aberdeen 24 Aug 1831
      >Apprentice 4ft 9 � ins Brown Fair Blue None
      >Apprentice 1846 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >21 January 1846 15 Yes
      >
      >195138 William REID Buckie Banff (blank) Dec 1823
      >Fisherman 5ft 4 � ins Brown Fair Blue None
      >Fisherman 1834 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >7 Feb 1846 23 No
      >
      >195170 James COW Crimond Aberdeen 3 July 1809
      >Seaman 5ft 6 � ins Black Sallow Grey None
      >Seaman 1826 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >28 Feb 1846 37 Yes
      >
      >195190 Andrew Catto Peterhead Aberdeen 8 Dec 1831
      >Apprentice 4ft 11ins Brown Dark Black None
      >Apprentice 1831 (they must mean 1846) No No Peterhead
      >Peterhead 30 April 1846 15 Yes
      >
      >For Angela Patterson in Melbourne and Marie Cooper in Auckland
      >
      >195152 James FLORANCE Peterhead Aberdeen 27 Feb 1827
      >Carpenter 5ft 5 � ins Brown Fair Dark None
      >Carpenter 1846 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >20 Feb 1846 19 Yes
      >
      >For Roderick Bain
      >
      >195155 William BAIN Fraserburgh Aberdeen 1 Jan 1824
      >Cooper 5ft 5 � ins Brown Fair Blue None
      >Cooper 1846 No No Peterhead Peterhead
      >21 Feb 1846 22 Yes
      >
      >For Eileen Harrop
      >
      >195157 William MIDDLETON Peterhead Aberdeen 4 Oct 1831
      >Apprentice 4ft 9 � ins Brown Fair Blue None
      >Blank
      >When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      >Issued At Peterhead on 21 Feb 1846
      >
      >I�m sorry, Eileen, I will have to check this one again next week, as I
      >haven�t filled in all the answers.
      >
      >Again, I hope some of the above are the right people.
      >
      >Best wishes,
      >
      >Judy
      >
      >
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