Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

22/9/2004

East Lothian UK – Genealogy, Surnames, Family and Local History

County town: Haddington Other major towns: Tranent Origins of Name: East (Personal Name) Population 1801: 29,986 Population 1961: 52,677 Acreage: 170,971 Urban Land 1961: 1.7 %

Thomas Scot – Aberlady
Thomas Scott married Katherine Lauson in Aberlady 1784, the only offsping I know of are Son William christened 18 9 1785 John Christened 4 9 1803, John moved to Stranraer Any information or contact with persons reseaching these people would be apprecated

Wightman/Whitelaw – Bolton
My great-great-grandparents, Andrew Wightman and Jane Whitelaw were married in Bolton in 1846. I have some information on their family, but nothing on their parents. Can anyone help?

EDDINGTON/EDINGTON – Dunbar
My ggfather John EDDINGTON was born abt 1845 in Dunbar. Father Archibald EDDINGTON mother Janet (KIRKWOOD).Resided at Barrybill??Berrybill is this a parish in Dunbar? Any other EDDINGTON connections from Dunbar out there?

Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland – Dunbar
Looking for a marriage for George Yorston and Elena Smith about 1780-1790 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland had a son William Yorston

MacKenzie – Dunbar
Looking for details of Alexander MacKenzie who had a daughter Isabella(b.1854) who went South with the herring fleet and married(1875) and settled in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Isabbella was from Dunbar according to the 1881 census and her father ~Alexander from her marriage record.

Ralston in East Linton – East Linton
Looking for information on Robert Ralston who was a shoemaker in East Linton. His daughter, Elizabeth married William Howden in Edinburgh

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