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How can I verify if Kilbirnie is in the Dalry parish in Scotland?

As a supplement to the previous answer, researchers who want to explore the historical geography of places can access: GENUKI: link to Kilbirnie, Ayrshire and choose the tab nearby churches A Vision ...
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How can I verify if Kilbirnie is in the Dalry parish in Scotland?

I am not sure that you understand "parish" in this setting: in the post-1855 Scottish Registers of Births, of Marriages, and of Deaths these are civil parishes. Of course these were ...
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Where was Shankston in Ayr in 1868?

Looking on the National Library of Scotland's online collection of Ordnance Survey maps, I found the following sheet in the 25 inch to the mile, 1st edition of the Ordnance Survey of Scotland, 1855-...
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What is the connection between Campbell and Ayr?

Samuel’s birth certificate just names him as Samuel Harris. So the Campbell middle name must be something he added later in life. There could be many reasons for doing that. Was the family Church ...
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How can I verify if Kilbirnie is in the Dalry parish in Scotland?

Roman Catholic (RC) records for Kilbirnie in the archives (Scotlands peoples) are collated under Dalry as that was the RC parish. The original record then tells you if the individual comes from dalry, ...
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How can I verify if Kilbirnie is in the Dalry parish in Scotland?

I had a response from the Scottish Catholic Archive: The church in Kilbirnie was only founded in 1859 so they would have used Dalry, St Palladius which was founded in 1848. So that clears up this ...
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Are parents listed on marriage certificate "proof" of parentage?

Martha Strachan is my great-great-great grandmother. She was married to James Mackie (engine keeper) and she had a son William Muir Mackie. James Mackie died and Martha went to live with William ...
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