Monthly Archives: June 2013

Three old postcards of Cupar, Fife

I lived in Cupar from 1995 to 2001. It was the first proper home I had with my husband. We lived in a flat in Cupar Mills, which is a converted old mill building on the Millgate, with massive thick … Continue reading

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Cavers people in Massachusetts, USA

Originally posted on Cavers One-Name Study Blog:
Ancestry has recently added Massachusetts parish registers to its online indexes and digital images. Part of my own personal Cavers line has a Massachusetts connection, so I was really pleased to see these…

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Surgeon ancestor in Haddington with lots of apprentices

I recently discovered Ancestry’s database of apprentice indenture duties. As the blurb there says: This collection contains registers of the money received for the payment on taxes for an apprentice’s indenture between 1710-1811. The registers kept track of the money … Continue reading

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Revised chronology for ancestor moving from Hawick to Melrose

I had a vague memory of finding in the past that my great-great grandfather Thomas Cavers Hall lived in the Cavers/Kirkton area between leaving Hawick and settling at Melrose, possibly at Upper Tofts. But I now think that must have … Continue reading

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Ancestor elected to school board at Wilton (Hawick)

Just found this in the old newspapers: Southern Reporter, 1894 April 26 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS WILTON (HAWICK) – Six candidates for five seats. The poll took place on Thursday with the following result:- Job Harkness, stockingmaker, Wilton Dean, 143; *Thomas … Continue reading

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