Welcome to Jennifer!
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Welcome to Jennifer!

“Only connect!” (E.M. Forster) This is a follow-up post to last week’s Filling In Some Gaps post; it’s just to say thank you to Jennifer, who is my great uncle William’s great grand daughter; it’s beyond me to work out the actual relationship, but I think it’s second cousin removed once or twice! But more … Continue reading

Filling in some gaps – new information on the descendants of William McDowell Jamison
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Filling in some gaps – new information on the descendants of William McDowell Jamison

I had some very exciting news yesterday courtesy of Nevin over at NALIL; Nevin put me and my cousin Barbara in touch with Jennifer, who is a great, great grand-daughter of William McDowell Jamison, the earliest Jamison I’ve managed to trace in our family tree. Jennifer and Nevin have provided loads of information for my descendent … Continue reading

Jamisons of the Giant’s Causeway – Nevin’s Blog
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Jamisons of the Giant’s Causeway – Nevin’s Blog

One of the first really good leads I had on my journey to trace back the Jamisons, when faced with a dearth of real information, was a fabulous post by Nevin Taggart in his blog NALIL (North Antrim Local Interest List), a local history, culture and genealogy site with a wealth of fantastic info. The … Continue reading

Family Garage, Shore Road, Belfast
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Family Garage, Shore Road, Belfast

Many thanks to the Belfast forum, where this wonderful picture was posted; it shows most of the family home and garage, which were situated on Shore Road, North Belfast, alas demolished in the 1980’s. Fred and Eliza Jamison moved their young family here from Lisburn in the 1950s’ and Fred set up business as Loughside … Continue reading

Welcome to our new WordPress Home!
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Welcome to our new WordPress Home!

Having created a WordPress blog for my writing (please check it out! Margaret McGoverne), and been very impressed with the features available, I’ve decided to move the family tree website (jamisonsonline.co.uk) to WordPress; I was having difficulty updating the site to be compatible with Safari etc, and this way I can concentrate on content instead … Continue reading

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Updated Details for Eliza Jamison; Dates and Last Place of Abode

I’ve received a copy of Eliza’s death certificate today, and not only does it confirm her age at the time of her death (54), and the date (4/12/1962), there is also a bonus of her last registered address: Hillview Avenue, Newtonabbey, Belfast BT36. Below is a googlemap of the street (I think it’s the house … Continue reading