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Scotland to Jamaica and New Zealand!

I was recently surprised to learn that my Scottish ancestors left their small town in Scotland (Croy) and settled in or near Hanover, Jamaica for a few years in the 1820s (my great-great-grandmother was born there, along with her next youngest sister), subsequently returning to Scotland where the re...
by Tim Hall
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Success Stories...
Topic: Scotland to Jamaica and New Zealand!
Replies: 0
Views: 1497

Re: ALLEN - Jamaica, Hanover

Hello, I recently discovered my great-great-grandmother Sarah Ann Allan, who lived most of her life in Scotland, was born and christened in Hanover (she and her sister Isabella were christened the same day in 1825). In the Jamaican records the family's last name is spelled "Allen" but when...
by Tim Hall
Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Jamaica
Topic: ALLEN - Jamaica, Hanover
Replies: 27
Views: 5083

Re: ALLAN, Sarah Ann - Jamaica

Hello, I was so happy to find your post last night. Sarah Ann Allan was my great-great-grandmother. I too was always bewildered by the 3 census records that listed her birthplace as Jamaica. I didn't think much of it, until last night when I found some old notes taken by my late mother (she must hav...
by Tim Hall
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Surnames A
Topic: ALLAN, Sarah Ann - Jamaica
Replies: 2
Views: 1820

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