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Friday, 22 July 2011

Preston Hall, Midlothian; Henry Callander (25.2.1862- 16.11.1928); Prestonhall; Henry Burn-Callander



Preston Hall (Prestonhall, Preston Hall, Parish of Cranston), Pathhead, Midlothian (Wikipedia)


















Dundas Clan Tartan




Photogravure portrait above from 
British Sports and Sportsmen- Shooting and Deerstalking,
 The Sportsman, London, 1913.


Preston Hall Shoot, from Carberry, early 20th Century






Land and shootings at Elphinstone

Valuation Rolls VR009900028-/147 p 147 of 551, East Lothian County:

https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/images-pdf/VR009900028-00147-










During World War I, B (or "Bee") worked for the War Office in London.
Henry had various addresses in London, at different times:
25 Belgrave Square, 61 Cadogan Square, 23 Cork Street
and he also lived at The Grange, Uppingham, Oakham, Rutland, for a time.
 After the War, Henry, Bee and Nina went to live in Bath,
at Luckington House, Marlborough Lane.










See also, National Records of Scotland, Last Will and Testament of Henry Callander, dated 27 October 1927, recorded Edinburgh 1 May 1929, SC70/4/633 f.233-235



Marlborough Lane, Bath, April 1942
From this slide show 
The Bath Blitz and aftermath, April 1942


"I Mean Well" ; "Et domi et foris" ("Both at home and abroad")- Callander crest mottos;"Tendit ad astra fides" (Burn motto).









Another view of hunting and shooting, "Manly Sports"


Frances Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland, 1882-4:

"Preston Hall, a mansion in Cranston parish, E Edinburghshire, near the right bank of Tyne Water, 1¼ mile N by E of Ford, and 4½ miles E by S of Dalkeith. A splendid classical structure, it consists of a centre and two wings, connected by lower buildings...The present proprietor, Henry Callander, Esq. (b. 1862; suc. 1865), holds 4869 acres in the shire, valued at £6865 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 33, 1863."

On Alexander Callander (1741-1792), who served for 25 years with the East India Company in Bombay.


Some more photos

More information (No longer available at http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk?)

Further details

More (on the Temple)

Doors Open Day

Scotland's Places

Crichton Castle

More about Crichton Castle

Photos of Crichton Castle

Callander Family Information

I was sad to see this excerpt from an obituary notice (published in The Times, November 8- November 9, 2010) on the internet:

John Henry Callander
Major John Henry DL of Preston Hall, on 4th November 2010. Beloved husband of Jackie and loving father of Alice, William and Harry.




The gardens are now open to the public on occasion

Country Life, August 24 and 31, 1961

Images of Crichton Castle, J.M.W. Turner:




  Ruth (Burn-) Callander (born 1887), B's half-sister
     

"B" or "Bee", my grandmother

My mother

      
Henry Callander with Eleanor, Countess of Suffolk










Arthur Coventry was born in Melton Mowbray in 1852. He was the son of the Hon. Henry Amelius Coventry, of Coventry House, Burton End, Melton Mowbray (after his mother died, they moved to Pickwell Manor) and grandson of the eighth Earl of Coventry. He was the youngest brother of Eleanor, Countess of Suffolk. His London residences were at 53a, Pall Mall and at 83 Piccadilly. He was 73 when he died, at The Old Manor, Salisbury, Wilts. He is buried at the Parish Churchyard, Charlton Close.



My mother, later years:


 
Bee and Nina

A few old family documents concerning my grandmother:



Henry Callander (or Henry Burn-Callander; the preferred name is Callander) 
was a descendant of James I and VI of England and Scotland, and of Charles II and Nell Gwyn, of course. See this genealogy,
and Part 13 - which, I note, is incomplete.







Postscript: the glamorous Gunning sisters:



Maria Gunning, Countess of Coventry




Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Argyll




Crichton Castle

(from Marmion, Sir Walter Scott)


AT length up that wild dale they wind,
Where Crichtoun Castle crowns the bank;
For there the Lion’s care assigned
A lodging meet for Marmion’s rank.
That Castle rises on the steep
Of the green vale of Tyne:
And far beneath, where slow they creep
From pool to eddy, dark and deep,
Where alders moist and willows weep,
You hear her streams repine.
The towers in different ages rose;
Their various architecture shows
The builders’ various hands;
A mighty mass, that could oppose,
When deadliest hatred fired its foes,
The vengeful Douglas bands.

Crichtoun! though now thy miry court,
But pens the lazy steer and sheep,
Thy turrets rude, and tottered Keep,
Have been the minstrel’s loved resort.
Oft have I traced, within thy fort,
Of mouldering shields the mystic sense,
Scutcheons of honor or pretence,
Quartered in old armorial sort,
Remains of rude magnificence.
Nor wholly yet had time defaced
Thy lordly gallery fair;
Nor yet the stony cord unbraced,
Whose twisted notes, with roses laced,
Adorn thy ruined stair.
Still rises unimpaired, below,
The courtyard’s graceful portico;
Above its cornice, row and row
Of fair hewn facets richly show
Their pointed diamond form,
Though there but houseless cattle go,
To shield them from the storm.
And, shuddering, still may we explore,
Where oft whilom were captives pent,
The darkness of thy Massy More;
Or, from thy grass-grown battlement,
May trace, in undulating line,
The sluggish mazes of the Tyne.

*****

Update, June 2014; Just Published:






From History of Parliament: CALLANDER, Alexander (1741-92), of Crichton and Preston Hall, Edinburgh and Elphinstone, Haddington - "Callander was an applicant for a writership in 1758, and spent the next 25 years in the East India Company service in Bombay. He evidently prospered: on his return home he bought extensive landed property in the shires of Edinburgh and Haddington and in 1789 Lawrence Hill reckoned him to be worth £6,000 a year. He invested in East India Company stock".


Valuation Rolls (Scotland's People)

(Sample page: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/images-pdf/VR010800053-00390- )


CALLANDER
HENRY B

Proprietor
HOUSE AND OFFICES ARDCHYLINE ST CATHERINES
STRACHUR
1925
VR008900071-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OFFICES AND HOUSES SOUTH ELPHINSTONE AND BUXLEY
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE BUXLEY
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
SHOOTINGS ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SITE OF NEW PIT FLEETS
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
WAYLEAVE BUXLEY
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OFFICES AND HOUSES NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
MINERALS COAL AND FIVE HOUSES ELPHINSTONE AND ETC
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
WAYLEAVE COAL ELPHINSTONE AND ETC
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CINDERHALL
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PEARLSTANE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NANCY PIT NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SITE FOR NEW PIT BELLYFORD
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FOUR HOUSES SOUTH ELPHINSTONE ROAD VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SOUTH ELPHINSTONE ROAD VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FOUR HOUSES MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SCHOOL SQUARE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
GARDEN GROUND MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SQUARE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
TWENTY HOUSES STRAWBERRY LANE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE STRAWBERRY LANE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM PART OF SOUTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1924
VR009900028-


CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OFFICES AND HOUSES PART OF SOUTH ELPHINSTONE AND BUXLEY
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE BUXLEY
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
SHOOTINGS ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SITE OF NEW PIT FLEETS
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OFFICES AND HOUSES NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
WAYLEAVE NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
MINERALS COAL AND FIVE HOUSES ELPHINSTONE AND ETC
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
WAYLEAVE COAL ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CINDERHALL
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PEARLSTANE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE NANCY PIT NORTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SITE FOR NEW PIT BELLYFORD
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FOUR HOUSES SOUTH ELPHINSTONE ROAD VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SOUTH ELPHINSTONE ROAD VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FOUR HOUSES MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SCHOOL SQUARE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
GARDEN AND GROUND MAIN STREET VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SQUARE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
TWENTY HOUSES STRAWBERRY LANE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE STRAWBERRY LANE VILLAGE OF ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM PART OF SOUTH ELPHINSTONE
TRANENT
1925
VR009900028-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
PRESTONHALL MANSION HOUSE OFFICES GARDEN AND LODGE
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-

CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE LIONS GATE PRESTONHALL LODGE
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTONHALL GARDENS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTONHALL STABLES
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTONHALL DAIRY
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE PRESTONHALL LODGE
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
BRIARY GRASS PARK PRESTONHALL
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
POLICY PARK PRESTONHALL
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
PRESTON COTTAGE PRESTONHALL
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
STABLE COTTAGE PRESTONHALL
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
TWO FIELDS PART OF ROSEMAINS FARM
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
TWO FIELDS PART OF ROSEMAINS FARM
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
FARM OF ROSEMAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
OFFICE ROSEMAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE ROSEMAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE REDROW ROSEMAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF PRESTON MAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTON MAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE OLD TOLL PRESTON MAINS
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE PRESTONDENE
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
BROOMHILL GRASS PARK
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
STORE PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SMITHY PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
TOOL HOUSE PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-


CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PRESTON
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE MAGAZINE CRICHTONDEAN
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE MAGAZINE CRICHTONDEAN
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
PLANTATIONS ON ESTATE IN THIS PARISH
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
SHOOTINGS ON ESTATE IN THIS PARISH
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Tenant Occupier
SHOOTINGS LOANHEAD AND REMOTE
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Tenant Occupier
SHOOTINGS TYNESIDE OF HAUGH
CRANSTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF SAUGHLAND
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE SAUGHLAND
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
TOW HOUSES ROUTINGHILL
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE ROUTINGHILL
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSES AND LAND OLD CRICHTONDEAN
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND GARDEN OLD CRICHTONDEAN
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE OLD CRICHTONDEAN
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF CURRIELEA
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FORD HOUSE AND GARDEN FORD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FORD PARK NEAR FORD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
PARK AT CRICHTON MANSE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF CRICHTON MAINS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARMHOUSE CRICHTON MAINS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CRICHTON MAINS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
FIELD CRICHTON MAINS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
FIELDS CRICHTON HAUGHS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF LONGFAUGH
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE LONGFAUGH
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-

CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE CRICHTON LIMEKILNS
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND LAND CRICHTONDEAN
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CRICHTONDEAN
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF HOPE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE HOPE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF TYNEHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE TYNEHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF TURNIEDYKES
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE TURNIEDYKES
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF NORTH PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND LAND CRICHTON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CRICHTON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF CRICHTON HOUSE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE CRICHTON HOUSE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE BURNSIDE
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
FARM OF WHIPPIELAW
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE WHIPPIELAW
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
DEPOTS IN PARISH AND BLACKROCK QUARRY
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
PLANTATIONS IN THIS PARISH
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
SHOOTINGS IN THIS PARISH
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor Occupier
HOUSE TYNEHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
LAND MIDDLETON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND SHOP CRICHTON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
LAND CRICHTON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-


CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND SMITHY CRICHTON
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE AND BAKEHOUSE MYRTLE COTTAGE PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
HOUSE PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SHOP PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
STABLE PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-
CALLANDER
HENRY

Proprietor
SHED PATHHEAD
CRICHTON
1925
VR010800053-


More history of Preston Hall





4 comments:

  1. Hello. Interesting stuff. I am seeking a photo or painting of H.B. Callander for publication. Can you help?
    andrew.burnet@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

    Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi Jim,

    Great to see your wonderful photos and impressive Callander family history.

    I am a 7th generation descendant of a John Kerr b.1795 who worked as a farm servant from 1825 at Prestonhall.

    This fact was uncovered by another family researcher, Philip Rankin, on a research trip some decades ago.
    Apparently John Kerr lived with his wife Janet (nee Ramage) and their six boys in a toll house on one of the roads through the estate (no longer standing).

    The family emigrated to Nelson, NZ in 1842 and has hundreds of descendants. The Midlothian area is Kerr country, but it has been hard to pinpoint the direct family line.

    Perhaps you could help in my search? Are there any records of Prestonhall employees? Any information you have from the period he was working there (1824-1842) would be much appreciated.

    Warm regards,

    Pam Templeton

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  3. Hi Pam

    Thanks for your comment and interesting information. I'm afraid I can't really help, as I don't have access to the relevant records. You could try the Census of 1841, or the Old Church Parochial records for the relevant period (1824-1842). I suggest you contact Scotland's People - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/.
    Best wishes and good luck with your research. I need to do some more myself.
    Jim

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