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John Budge this one is for you,name this person, date only
Picture added on 25 February 2008
It looks a bit like Maise Groat nee' Peterson but they were not on the island in 1952, they arrived from Shetland in the late 1950's
Added by Beryl Simpson on 11 April 2008
Can't be a relation o yours Jimmy as she is a fine lookan girl!!.
Added by John Budge on 12 April 2008
Not Maisie, Beryl. I only expect the right answer from John Budge but he is not coming up with it.
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 12 April 2008
She is a relation of yours John, used to be a neeber of ours, think now, we need to
clear this one up or I will have to tell you who it is, clue-, .
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 12 April 2008
Is Terry Thomsons mum??. If not I have no idea.
Added by John Budge on 14 April 2008
She is your Grandfaither Jimmack o Burnhoose's brother Jock's daughter Lizzie, married name was Curran. They had a daughter Heather if my memory is right.
the guess at terry's mum wasn't too far away, I think she would maybe have been
his fathers sister, not 100% on that but related somehow anyway.
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 15 April 2008
Lizzie Curran née Thomson was a friend of Kathie Richardson née Simpson. Lizzie even lived with her for a while in Dunfermline when she was older and suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, her daughter Heather lives in Canada. Lizzie smoked like a chimney and so did Bert Richardson, he would light one fag from the other, a real chain smoker!
I would think that Lizzie's man went to work at Rosyth the same as so many round about 1957/58 when a lot of Lyness was closing down.

Added by Beryl Simpson on 15 April 2008
Ahh fegs aam no surprised tae find oot the good lookan wumman is a relation o wuurs !!!.
Added by John Budge on 16 April 2008
Yes Heather is my Godmother and a cousin of ours.
Added by Olivia Thomson on 25 November 2021
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