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angusg Posted - 17 September 2011 : 20:24:18
Am researching the McDOUGAL's, HUNTER's
BLACKIE's from this area.

Would like to connect with people with similar

My wife was born in Gordon her grandmother was the Station Master
at Gordon for a number of years.

McDougal, Blackie, Pringle, Middlemiss,
Rennick, Hunter, Haig
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tonylee5566 Posted - 03 December 2013 : 16:59:22
called BLACKIE or BLAIKIE ??
angusg Posted - 10 April 2013 : 17:26:59
Hi Harry,
Yes, I have that record from scotland people Mothers name was Jamet
not Agmnes. James amd Mary Marshall had 8 children that I know of.
James 1825, married Marion Brotherston and Mary Johnston
Peter 1827 born Eccles
John 1830 married Jane Mather both died Gordon him 1910 she 1897
Adam 1830 married Janet Cleghorn 1855 Skaith Muir Coldstream
Ellenor 1833 married Robert Young 1862 @ Press, Coldingham
William Foreman 1838 married Jane Paxton 1869 Eccles Tofts
Mary Home 1840 1842 married Walter Scott 1869 Harc****hill, Swinton.
Robert 1843 Ladykirk

Yours Aye,
Harry D. Watson Posted - 10 April 2013 : 15:46:07
Regarding James BLACKIE and Agnes ALLEN, I see I have a copy of their son James's death-certificate from Scotlandspeople. I must have thought, mistakenly, that this family were related to the James BLACKIE who married Jane PETTIGREW, sister of my great-great-grandmother, in Hawick.

Anyway, James BLACKIE, married to Mary MARSHALL, son of James BLACKIE and Agnes ALLAN [sic], died at Coldingham in 1876, aged 75, and his death was registered by his daughter Ellenor YOUNG.

angusg Posted - 08 April 2013 : 16:21:33
Hi Ian,
My wifes grandmother was Eliza BLACKIE.
Eliza's had about 10 siblings.
I know quite a lot about Helen Blackie and her husband
Charles RAMSEY also about Robert Blackie who died at Middlethird, Gordon in 1935.

I would like to understand the Blackie family in more detail
I have followed the trail back to James BLACKIE or BLAIKIE
and his wife Janet ALLEN, they had a monumnet in Coldingham.
and would now like to widen my knowledge.
indibraw Posted - 08 April 2013 : 14:38:48
This here's IAN BLACKIE :I lived at Gordon something of an expert on my Bs. Anyone interested??? Ian..
eebmoc Posted - 13 April 2012 : 19:55:56
I have been helping my friend with her Pringle family tree and have got back to Walter Pringle born in Roxburghshire in 1811 died Edinburgh 1867.

Elaine Combe

Elaine Combe
terianne Posted - 11 April 2012 : 14:24:33
I've links the Hunter's in berwickshire, (coldingham, abbey st b, greenlaw, channelkirk, etc) inturn they're link the Nisbet's and Walkinshaw's and Aitchison's, Dickson's, Craik's, Simpson's, etc

You mentioned Blackie, there quite a few families around the Coldingham, Ayton, Eccles area.

Anne Turnbull
wendyms Posted - 11 April 2012 : 13:25:30
Hi. I have a George McDougal in Gordon, born c 1788 and in the Census for 1841, 1851, 1861 and 1871
Harry D. Watson Posted - 19 September 2011 : 10:32:48
My interests don't coincide exactly with yours, but I had a female relative who married a man called BLACKIE or BLAIKIE (the spellings vary, don't they!), and I've traced his family back to Greenlaw in Berwickshire, where James BLAIKIE married Mary HOGG in 1820.

You also mention HAIG. I believe I'm descended from Johne MILLAR and Jeane HAIG who were married in 1676 at Fogo, Berwickshire.


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