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The Elliot Clan by Newcastleton Primary School | Scots Language Project 2018

As part of Hawick Reivers Festival 2018, 7 primary Schools in Hawick and the surrounding areas, took part in a film project all about a family clan. This is ...

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Comment by Mark Stephen Elliott on April 14, 2022 at 16:18

Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?


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