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Clarkson family ancestors

Title: Clarkson family ancestors
Posted by: Patsy Hyde on 17-12-2014

Discussion: John Clarkson and Janet Chambers Clarkson left South Uist on the Lulan in 1848 landing in Nova Scotia, he was a miner. Any information about their life/family in South Uist would be appreciated.
Patsy Clarkson Hyde

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Posted by: Anne Marie (MacKinnon) on 25-12-2014

Hi Patsy,

It appears that John Clarkson & Janet Chambers just happened to be aboard the Lulan with the Uist folk who boarded at Glasgow?

They appear to have come from Lanarkshire where they married in 1848 & kids were born Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia:

http://www.rootschat.com/links/01ef3/

Hope this helps with your research?

Anne Marie.

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