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WADDLE IRL.DON.USA 1736-1959 40 pages
Copy of 'John Waddle and his descendants' by Kenneth M. Waddle, 1959, containing much family data, maps and photographs.

WALDIE KIN 1774-1861 10 pages
Details of researches carried out in the parish of Kinneff, with some census records.

WALDIVE ELN 1100-1305 T 1 pages
Tree of the Early earls of Dunbar.

WALKER ABD.ELG 1734-1979 T 12 pages
Mainly a collection of trees anent various families of the name, several of which came from Elgin and one from Aberdeenshire. Extract anent the St. Fort line taken from Douglas's Baronage of Scotland.

WALKER see FARQUHARSON. GORDON 3. LAIRD. LOCKHART/FAULDS. LOGAN/WALKER. PASFIELD

WALLACE 1 OKI.USA 1744-1993 T Many
Extensive collection of research notes anent the name with an introduction, index to names, and many descendants charts, originating in Sanday, Orkney.

WALLACE 2 USA.AYR 1760-1970 T C 40 pages
Photocopy of ' The Wallace Family in America' by James A. Phelps, 1914. Family trees, extracts from OPR, photocopies 2 marriage certificates.

WALLACE see HARE. McDONALD 3. MAY

WALLETT KKD 1800-1941 T 1 page

WALLS CLK.DFS c1899 10 pages
Photocopies of letters and a legal document anent Miss Margaret and John Walls.


WALLUM see JOHNSTON

WALSH 1174-1900 T
Photocopied extracts from 'A Royalist Family and Prince Charles Edward'

WALTER KEN 1838 T 1 page
A tree, lacking dates, showing members of a family born in Mauritius, an d their descent from various French, Canadian and Mauritian families: GALLET; DROUET; MANDROU; BOUCHER de BOUCHERVILLE; BEGA; GARRIOCH.

WALTON 1173-1450 T 2 pages
Tree showing the early decent of the family from that of Waldeve, with notes on Walton-on-the-hill.

WAN FIF 1770-1848 T 4 pages
Extracts from St Andrews OPR.

WANLESS ROX 1691-1800 3 pages
Extracts from OPR.

WARD WAR 1550-1737 T 1 page

WARDEN ANS 1814-1939 1 page
Pedigree chart also mentioning: WRIGHT, FIF, 1840-1910; CHRISTIE, 1829-1888; KANE, 1803-1877.

WARDLAW LKS.FIF .PA 1656-1760 15 pages
Extracts of records from America anent John PATTON; William Wardlaw, with extracts from 'Wardlaws in Scotland'; some early extracts from the OPR, extracts from Scottish & Irish Fasti.

WARDLAW see MENZIES 2. STEWART 2

WARDROPE See ANTHONY

WAREING see MACADAM 2.

WARFORD W.IND 1678-1769 see ALLEN

WARREN see THURSTON

WARRENS see STIRLING 3

WATERHOUSE see LOUDEN

WATERS see HUTCHINSON 2. NEILSON 1.

WATERSTON Scotland 46 pages
'Random Notes on 'Long Ago People' by R. Waterston, 1964. - booklet containing information on the name and many variants centring on the borders.

WATSON 1 LKS 1789-1819 T 1 page

WATSON 2 PER 1788-1828 T 1 page

WATSON 3 ESS 1850-1971 T 1 page
GRAHAM-WATSON

WATSON 4 RFW 1767-1929 T C 31 pages
'John Watson's American Descendants and Allied Families', Margaret Watson Cooke, 1962, also mentioned: BEGG; PALMER; STEARNES; POWELL; POWERS. Details about a family in Australia. A few extracts from the statutory records.

WATSON BAN 1701-1792 see ALLAN

WATSON see CARMICHAEL, GALLOWAY 2. JOHNSTON 9, KIRKLAND, LINDSAY 1. LORNE/LORNIE. LOUDEN. MCBEATH. MOIR. RAFFEL. RATTRAY. WIGHT. WILLIAMS.

WATT 1 AYR 1712-1990 T 80 pages
Large collection of information about the name in Ayrshire, including OPR, census monumental inscriptions, hearth tax, sasines, statistical account, testaments.

WATT 2 RFW.LKS.BAN 1823-1890 C 16 pages
Collection of extracts from OPR and statutory records, also a couple of family group sheets.

WATT see CAREW. FRIDGE. McGREGOR 6. STEPHEN.

WAUGH KKD.MLN 1769-1977 T C Many
Family in Balerno and correspondence anent entry in a Register of Members' Interests. 'The cherished Memory of a Family History' by Thomas Martin Waugh, 1977 which also mentions: HANNAH; FERGUSSON; McMICHAEL; McEWEN; THOMSON; GREENSHIELDS; GOLD; PURDIE; MORRISON; OLIVER; JENKINS; STEWART; BAIRD.

WAUGH see KEMP. PASFIELD

WEATHERLY C 3 pages
A 'Birth Brief' mentioning many names mainly in Cornwall, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Stirlingshire, with dates of interest.

WEBB see JOHNSTON 8

WEBSTER ANS. 1575-1900 T Many
Extracts from 'Playfair' books at the British Library anent the Websters of Balruddery & Balgarvie, Hunter of Glencarse. Extracts from OPR. 9 pages of typed notes on a family in ANS.ABD.MLN. Also mentioned: McLERIE; ROSS; WEBSTER; MILLER, SSX, 1848-1965; NICOL, CAI; COUSIN, MDX, 1849-1965; MASON, MDX.

WEBSTER see LILLIE. RUST.

WEDDELL see LAIRD

WEDDERBURN PER 1746-1831 C 2 pages
A few notes on the Wedderburns of Ballindean.

WEDDERBURN see MAXWELL 1 for WEDDERBURN-MAXWELL. MORRIS.

WEDDLE see DAVIDSON 3

WEDDERLIE BEW 1000-1872 T 1 page
Chart of the 'Main line of Wedderlie in Berwickshire, from Authentic Records', J.H.Lawrence-Archer. 1872.

WEDDERSPOON PER. 1790-1867 16 pages
Extracts from OPR, Statutory and census records.

WEEMS FIF 1749 3 pages
Photocopy of eik to the inventory of means and estate of Margaret Weems only child of William Weems shipmaster in Aberdour.

WEIR MLN.ANS. 1706-1876 T 10 pages
Extracts from OPR, census and statutory records.

WEIR see BROWN 1

WELDE(N) France.World 1100-1984 162 pages
Four typescript A4 books on the name, written in French anent the name in many parts of the World, with information on some associated families.

WELLCOME see McWOOD

WELLINGTON MLN.WLN.FIF 1920-1940 2 pages
Search for the death of Sarah Wellington.

WELLING see KETTLE

WELLWOOD FIF.Canada 1437-1635 T C 22 pages
Two copies of 'The Descent of the Wellwoods of Touch 1437-1635', by Duncan McNaughton, reprinted from the Scottish Genealogist, vol.XVII, no.1, March 1970. 'Sketch of the Wellwood Family' in Canada 1820+.

WELSH Scotland.Ireland 1520-c1983 T C Many
Correspondence anent entry in Register of Members' Interests. 'The Welshes in Scotland up to 1800 AD', Graham T. Welsh, 1983, mentioning the families in: Colliston, Craigenputtock, Morton Mains, Lochquariet, Ireland, Scarr, Ireland, Collin, Cornlee, Waterside, Dumfries, Upper Tweeddale, Mossfennan, Earlshaugh & Tweedshaws.
Some information on Jane Welsh Carlyle. Extract from the Australian 'Ancestor' mentioning: the Welsh families descending from Thomas Welsh 1832-1923 & Catherine Phoenix 1838-1926.

WEMYSS USA.LKS 1679-1800 C 9 pages
'A Brief History of Gosford House. Letter detailing the descent of some of the issue of Lady Williamina Wemyss (1704-1784) in America. Also mentioning CHARTERIS.

WEMYSS see STRANG

WERTS GER.USA 1703-1903 see ALLEN

WESLEY ABD. 1784-1891 4 pages
Extracts from census, and OPR.

WEST QUE.MLN 1500-1990 T C 6 pages
'Descendants of David West', born c. 1777, (linked to the HASTIE family). Table of a family descended from Lieutenant West in Dalmeny. Another set of notes on families in Linlithgow and Bathgate showing some relationships and indicating further avenues of research, with extracts from the OPR.

WEST see COPELAND,KILPATRICK

WESTBROUCK-DE MOTTE NETH 1630-1800 see ALLEN

WHAN PA 1780-1940 T 2 pages
Pedigree chart of the name. Also mentioned: HITCHCOCK, KS, 1855-1995.

WHEATLEY LKS. 1880-1904 7 pages
Search for a marriage in statutory records and some census material.

WHERRY GSY.IA.MD 1757-1904 45 pages
Typescript history - ' the Family of David and Ann(Hall) Wherry and descendants; covering data from 1757-1904. Mentions many people and has useful biographical detail.

WHISH ESS.MDX.NFK.ONT 1750-1966 T C Many
Extracts from records of the Army Museum. AKIN, NB, 1948-1956; O'NEILL, NY, 1956; GREIG, KIN, 1757-1967; PATON, LKS; KESSON; LEGHORN,1851; GAVIN, KIN, 1736-1837; HOLLAND, India, 1833-1875.

WHITE NZ.WLN. 1400-1955 T C Many
'The Whytes of Bennochy, Kirkcaldy' by Duncan McNaughton, reprint from Scottish Genealogist August 1965, vol. XII, no.2. White families, Linlithgow, baptisms 1687-1819. Research notes taken from census records and statutory registers. Colour copy of a White coat of arms. 2 small trees. Letter detailing some Whites in New Zealand, originally from Linlithgow. Also mentioned: MITCHELL, WLN,1840-1950.

WHITE see FISHER. HALL. LORNE/LORNIE. MILLS. SAGE. TROOP/TROUP. WHYTE.

WHITECROSS see PATON 4

WHITEHEAD see LUCAS

WHITELAW see MUTRIE. NICOL.

WHITELEGG see PATON 4

WHITFIELD CUL. 1210-1570 T C 4 pages
Tree showing the early descent of the family, with two newspaper clippings on the Lessels and Vipond family.

WHITEFORD RFW 1263-1803 T C 3 pages
Letter enquiring about Whiteford holdings. Tree showing early, broken descent of Whiteford Of That Ilk.

WHITELAW 1567-1939 4 pages
Extract from the Scotsman May 1947. Two letters clipped from a magazine anent the family. List of reference books anent the family.

WHITLEY INV 1887 C 2 pages
Letter asking for the marriage certificate of Cecil Spencer and Eleanor Whitley.

WHITSON MLN. 1778-1945 C 7 pages
Letters anent the name, with family heads and the birth dates of the children.

WHITTET ANS.PER.USA 1657-1900 154 pages
'Whittet: A Family Record, 1657-1900', by William Whittet & Robert Whittet.

WHITTON IRL 1869 C 1 page
Letter requesting a search onHenry McManus Whitton.

WHYT ROX see AINSLIE

WHYTE ARG.LKS. 1720-1995 C Many
Copy of 'The Whytes A Family Memorial', by D. Whyte, 1960. 'The Whytes of Bennochy, Kirkcaldy', by D. McNaughton 1965. 'Whytes from the Cowal, the Borders and Beyond', D. Whyte, 1995. Research notes and photocopies of documents anent a family in Lanarkshire, with some notes from OPR. Pedigree chart mentioning: WHITE; ROUGVIE, MLN, 1762-1952.

WHYTE see WIGHT. YUILLE

WIGHT ABD 1815-1953 C 2 pages
A letter and pedigree chart mentioning: COWIE, ABD; MIDDLETON, ABD, 1838-1955; BARDER, ABD; WATSON, KCD, 1793-1995; WILSON, KCD, 1800-1900; PATTERSON, ABD, 1800-1950; WHYTE, MLN, 1800-1913.

WILKES see McCALLUM

WILKIE MLN. 1815-1871 C 4 pages
A small search in OPR - marriages and births, and census material - 1871.

WILKIN see LAURIE 1

WILKINSON see LAUDER

WILL OKI.ABD 1809-1878 T 22 pages
Extracts from OPR, census, and statutory registers. Also mentioned: RITCHIE, 1820-1900+.

WILL see GORMAN

WILLIAMS TAS.MLN.LKS.STI.FIF 1770-1990 19 pages
Search for a birth in the statutory registers. Pedigree chart mentioning: REARDON, COR, 1794-1857; COCKERILL, 1780-1870; PECK, TAS, 1770-1831; FROST, NFK, 1711-1847; FOGHT, Germany, 1800-1909; ATKINS, TAS, 1807-1902; WATKINS, 1800-1920; FOSTER, ANT, 1802-1892; MAKE, NSW, 1853-1958; CONNOR, VIC, 1836-1934. Also WATSON.

WILLIAMS UK 1090-1910 LT Many
Also trees on: GARNON, 940-1666; GWYNNE, 1734+. Extremely long and numerous family trees, quite difficult to follow.

WILLIAMS see DRUMMOND 2. McKECHNIE 2. TENNANT.

WILLIAMSON 1 ANS.FIF 1614-1839 T C 2 pages
Letter setting out three family groups, one of which is HYND, FIF, 1797-1822. A tree of a family in and around Montrose in the 17th century.

WILLIAMSON 2 RFW.ANS 1754-1900 T C 26 pages
Searches made in the OPR, including information on AIMERS; FINLAYSON, ANS, 1715-1810; DEAR, ANS, 1757; SOUZA, MLN, 1882-1967.

WILLIAMSON see RODGER

WILLOCK Canada 1770-1974 T 1 page
Large diamond-shaped family tree, with coat of arms.

WILSON 1 LKS. 1843-1993 T 1 page

WILSON 2 Scotland . USA 1694-1992 T C Many
A large and varied collection of papers relating to several families. 'The Wilson Family', AYR, 1676-1975. Another copy of the same. Article on George Washington Wilson, 'Photographer Royal'. Extract from the 'Amercian Genealogist', vol. 47, no.3, 1967 - the family history of John Wilson, mariner, from Scotland. Assorted notes from census and OPR. Some small trees about the family in Fife. A tree of the Wilsons of Glenvernock, KKD. Copies of 19th century letters. 'A Chronicle for Cowlings, Culshaws and Pennys', also mentioning on a pedigree chart: COWLING, 1881-1992; PENNY, 1922+; HINE, 1849-1990?; CULSHAW, 1927-1990? Newspaper article on Nobel Prize Winner, Charles T.R. Wilson. Pedigree charts mentioning: McLARDY,WLN, 1837-1961; JOHNSTONE, PER, 1733-1907; LUCAS, PER, 1700-1878; STIRLING, PER, 1694-1755; HONEYWELL, OH, 1865-1951; PEATTIE, FIF, 1825-1970; HITCHCOCK, NY, 1861-1934. Also mentioned : CLARK.

WILSON 3 PEE. 1756-1960 T 32 pages
Family tree with trees anent associated families with biographical notes and some sources. Mentions Professor C.T.R. Wilson, CH, FRS, FRSE, Nobel Prize, 1927. Families mentioned: HARPER, RFW, 1723-1900; BROWN, LKS,1762-1973; PATTISON, REFW, 1714-1900; TENNANT, AYR, 1635-1870; HILL. WLN, 1800-1900; DUNCANSON, MLN, 1766-1819; DICK, MLN, 1814- 1994; ELPHINSTONE, PEE, 1751-1772; FRASER, PEE, 1772-1867. [In red ring binder]

WILSON see KEMP, KENNY, KETTLE, LEASK, LORNE/LORNIE, LOVE 1. McADAM 1. McLACHLAN 2. MUTRIE. SCOTT 3. WIGHT.

WINGATE MOR. 1692-1824 T 2 pages
Tree detailing several unconnected branches of the family, with a few notes attached.

WINGFIELD UK 1450-1619 see CLAYPOOLE

WINTER ARG.ELG.ANS. 1688-1913 T C Many
Dutch book on the Family there. Many notes from OPR.

WISE ANS.FIF 1729-1862 T C 14 pages
Search for wills relating to several people in Fife. Tree showing descent of David Wise, Lunan, Forfarshire. Photocopy of the 1782 diary of Captain George Rodney Wise when in Jamaica.

WISE see BLACK 4

WISHART see LEITCH 2

WOOD ABD.FIF.AYR 1515-1996 T C 27 pages
Assorted collection of notes on various families, touching on the family of Largo. Extracts from Aberdeen OPR. Large query containing information on families in Scotland and USA, mentioning: MILLIGAN; NEWALL, MATHIESON, MUIR, JOHNSTON, CAMPBELL, GRISDALE, SHAW.

WOOD see KYNOCH. WRIGHT 2.

WOODBURN LKS. 1820-1872 T 3 pages
Search for related marriages 1820-1872. Also mentioned: YUILL, LKS, 1859; YOUNG, FIF, 1872.

WOODCOCK see EDWARDS

WOODWARD see STIRLING 3

WOOLDRIDGE see MACLEAN 1.

WOOLLEY see RANKEILLOR

WORK BEW.OKI 1835-1926 T 1 page

WOTHERSPOON MLN.AYR 1656-1989 T 2 pages
Two trees, one mentioning: MITCHELL, MLN, 1667-1746; BROWN, MLN, 1710-1717; YOUNG, MLN, 1775.

WRAY see SIMPSON

WRIGHT 1 AYR 1834-1966 17 pages
Family Group Sheets and pedigree chart mentioning: McKINNEL, AYR, 1835; PORTER, AYR, 1826-1952; MEIKLE, AYR, 1831-1880; BAILLIE, LKS, 1835-1951; MILLER, LKS, 1840; REID, AYR, 1835-1936; PRYDE, LKS, 1835.

WRIGHT 2 KY.PER. 1812-1990 27 pages
'Ancestors - Descendants James Wilson Wright senior who married Cynthia Rebecca Jones, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky'. Newspaper article on Peter Wright and Niddry Castle. Family group sheets and pedigree chart mentioning: CHRISTIE, ABD, 1818-1885; HAKEN, ONT, 1830-1938; WOOD, LEI, 1837-1909; GRAY, WAR, 1808-1983; MERRICK, MAY, 1828-1933; PATERSON, ONT, 1830-1892.

WRIGHT 3 RFW.LKS 1776-1861 C 21 pages
Search largely in the OPR, with some census material and a few extracts from the statutory registers. Also mentioned: ADAM; BINNING.

WRIGHT USA 1724-1803 see ALLEN

WRIGHT see GOSMAN. HUTCHINSON 2. JONES. McKENNA-WRIGHT. MILROY. WARDEN.

WYLIE 1 FIF 1846-1900 T 1 page

WYLIE 2 RFW 1864-1953 C 5 pages
Entry for Register of Members' Interests with a pedigree chart mentioning: LAKE, Ireland, 1873-1965; ROSSI, Italy, 1900-1953; IRVINE, RFW, 1882-1979; GUY, RFW, 1883-1930.

WYLIE 3 LKS.RFW. 1837-1948 T 13 pages
Search in statutory registers for members of the family. Also mentioned: CUNNINGHAM.

WYLIE see KEAY. KING

WYNTON ANS 1828-1862 1 page
Small search in OPR, census and statutory records.

WYPER MLN 1841-1854 C 5 pages
Search for Janet Wyper - unsuccessful.

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