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drysdale connections

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Edinburgh book trade

Started by William Douglas. Last reply by Russell Lynn Drysdale Oct 19, 2014. 1 Reply

DRYSDALE, John bookseller in EdinburghEdinburgh 1778Son and only child of John Drysdale shoemaker in Edinburgh. Member of the Edinburgh Bookseller's Society 4 August 1777. Will registered 16 April…Continue

love trying to find my ancesters

Started by June carter. Last reply by Allan Laird Jul 10, 2014. 1 Reply

 help if you are able to . please acknowledge . my enthusiasm . getting long in the tooth .  do not need sarcasmn   just help each other ignore what others do just get on with it all, enjoy what you…Continue

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Comment by William Douglas on August 31, 2019 at 13:20

Does anyone have family details for Hugh Drysdale, Governor of Virgina? 

Comment by Roger Steves on April 27, 2019 at 17:50

seeking more info James Drysdale m Christina Curry b1802 d1886, children Henry, George, Janet, Agnes, James Keith b1847 d1917, 

Comment by William Douglas on November 2, 2017 at 18:32

Does this look familiar to anyone? A Dunfermline, Fife, family.

Comment by William Douglas on October 20, 2017 at 13:16

John Drysdale, 1923-2016
This obituary appeared in the regimental journal of The Argyll and Sutherlanders, October 2017

Comment by June carter on June 17, 2014 at 5:14

looking for ann nee Drysdale  mrs hugh drummond,  mother name marion burt married to drysdale 


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