Unfortunately I know very little about my Pollock ancestors in Scotland. Do you know where Martha and Robert lived and where Helen was born? 1827 seems about the time of my ancestors.
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I am trying to find info on my gggrandparents William Pollock and Mary Wilson who married at Girvan Ayr 18 Feb 1832 They are on the 1841 census in Kirkoswold. William age 30 ag lab.Mary (wife) 30 & children Jane, Alexander, Mary & Thomas. On the 1851 census William is not there..Children: Thomas, William, Elizabeth, Helen, James. Thomas 12years old in 1851, later migrated to Australia and became my great grandfather. I am hoping someone may know of this family. Any info at all would be…See More
"On an 1875 Scottish death certificate the name of the deceased's spouse should be included in column 1 under name and profession. If the deceased was married more than once you will often find the names of all spouses given. There are alway…"
"Thank you, Kirsty, for your reply to question re James Masson. I don't have his death cert. (I live in Australia) Someone sent me info from a cert. they thought was James, but I am not sure. This James was born abt 1800 (died1875 aged 75)…"
Do you have a copy of James' death record? If he died in Scotland this should show the names of his parents (including mother's maiden surname) although this information may be incomplete or inaccurate. Once you have this…"
Can somebody help me? In the 1861 census of Scotland James was living in Peterhead. His birthplace was Kincardineshire. Age 50 His occupation was Ploughman. James married Barbara Taylor at Longside abt 1842. Does anybody Know who were the parents of James Masson nad what siblings did he have. Marg.