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  • Kingston upon Hull
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Young (West Fife), Primrose, Fyfe, McGinn, Maginn, Irish families in Hull (East Yorkshire).
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Culross and Tulliallan parishes, West Fife, Scotland; Inverurie and Old Meldrum parishes, Aberdeenshire.
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
To learn about my ancestry.

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Early Notices of the Surname Young in Culross and Tulliallan

Some notices of the surname Young in the adjoining parishes of Culross and Tulliallan, Fife, Scotland, before the beginning of Parish Registers (Culross, 1641; Tulliallan, 1674)

1578 - John Young in Culross sought protection from the Privy Council against a false accusation of cattle theft.

(Register of the Privy Council)

1586 - Henry Young and John Young listed as landholders in Culross. Henry's land was called "Brewland".

(Registrum Magnum Sigilli, Charter…


Posted on December 14, 2017 at 10:00am

Youngs in Tulliallan Parish, Perthshire, Scotland, 1841

At the census of 1841 there were twenty individuals surnamed Young in Tulliallan Parish, Perthshire (since 1891 in Fife). At this census, the first undertaken in the UK, information collected was minimal. Familial relationships and birthplace were left out. They were added at the next census in 1851.

(John Street?)

Christian Primrose, 30

Andrew Young, 12

John Young, 9

Alexander Young, 7

Euphemia Young, 2

[Christian Primrose continued to use her…


Posted on November 14, 2017 at 3:00pm

Youngs in Culross parish, Perthshire, 1694

A list of people surnamed Young in Culross Parish, Perthshire, in the Hearth Tax returns of 1694. The list includes Youngs living in the burgh of Kincardine which was transferred from Culross Parish to neighbouring Tulliallan Parish in 1672.

Culross and Tulliallan Parishes are now part of the county of Fife, Scotland.

John Sands of Langsyde and James Young

[Sands of Langside was a "small laird". Perhaps James Young was a farm labourer who lived on the…


Posted on November 13, 2017 at 3:00pm

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At 11:58am on March 6, 2014, Jamie L Dikeman said…


You caught my interest by mentioning the scroll.  Have you recently viewed it?  I live in the U.S.  and am interested in what it has in regard to my branch of the family.  Please, tell me what you know in regard to its location and if you have any pictures or copies of it.





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