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Records of my granny and her siblings at school

I’ve been looking through some old research notes, and rediscovered my handwritten copies of the relevant entries in the Mowhaugh Public School Admission Register 1873-1943 (Scottish Borders Archive R/ED/3/30). The earliest reference was to my great-aunt Lizzie Scott, noted as … Continue reading

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A series of death certificates with wrong details

A big advantage of tracing Scottish ancestors over English ones is that Scottish death certificates (started 1855) record the names of the father and mother of the deceased person. In England no parents are recorded on death certificates, and this … Continue reading

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