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Old 27th February 2011, 20:30
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how reliable is electricscotland.com?
They have more information then I have seen on other sites about McCroskey (& spelling variants) then any other site I have seen.

I have also found some information from the Wigtownshire Pages on Rootsweb.com

I do try my best to cross reference items but knowing the more reliable sites are a bit confusing.
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Old 27th February 2011, 21:32
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youd just need to check any info you find

forums are sometimes a good source of info but your taking the word of a stranger really so it can be hit or miss.
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Old 27th February 2011, 21:45
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true...everything is hit & miss but any information is good information the way I look at it. If I can prove it great, if I can't that is ok too...anything given to me is a lead whether it is right or wrong. That is just me though....
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Old 27th February 2011, 22:34
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ElectricScotland used to be based in Scotland, now in Canada. They admit they accept info posted, without checking provenance.

Try also Rampant Scotland. They are more reliable (IMO).
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Old 27th February 2011, 23:50
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Thank you for that tidbit and I will look into other
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Old 28th February 2011, 00:01
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Have you tried the General Register Office, based in Edinburgh? It has births/deaths/marriages of most Scots since records began, plus Old Parish records from before the census dates? It is not a free service, but if you know the questions you want to ask, and you marshall them in some sort of order, it isn't an expensive service!

General Register Office for Scotland
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Old 28th February 2011, 00:16
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I will have to make a note of that to look into it once we get settled in Hawaii. Will they send info to me? I know some places want you to go in person and that isn't possible any time soon.
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