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Posted - 17 September 2011 :  20:24:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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

Harry D. Watson

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Posted - 19 September 2011 :  10:32:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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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Posted - 11 April 2012 :  13:25:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi. I have a George McDougal in Gordon, born c 1788 and in the Census for 1841, 1851, 1861 and 1871
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Posted - 11 April 2012 :  14:24:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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

Edited by - terianne on 11 April 2012 14:25:35
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Posted - 13 April 2012 :  19:55:56  Show Profile  Send eebmoc a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
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

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Posted - 08 April 2013 :  14:38:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This here's IAN BLACKIE :I lived at Gordon something of an expert on my Bs. Anyone interested??? Ian..
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Posted - 08 April 2013 :  16:21:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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.
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Harry D. Watson

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Posted - 10 April 2013 :  15:46:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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.

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Posted - 10 April 2013 :  17:26:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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,
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Posted - 03 December 2013 :  16:59:22  Show Profile  Visit tonylee5566's Homepage  Reply with Quote
called BLACKIE or BLAIKIE ??
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