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From: "Kath Petrie" <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] Place Name?
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 10:48:49 -0000
That would be Bowbutts, Strachan, Kincardineshire - I think it may be in or
near the village of Strachan.
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From: "RUTH DUNNE" <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:29 AM
Subject: [ABERDEEN] Place Name?
> Hello List Members;
> Can someone please help to identify the following place? I have a Death
> Cert. with an entry in the column, When and Where Died, Royal Infirmary
> Aberdeen, following this, in brackets, it looks like, USRES BOW BULTS,
> SPACHAN. I assume USRES means Usual Residence? This part of the entry must
> have had fresh ink in the nib. The loops on the letters, L, F and Y are
> filled and the writing is quite small and dark which makes the letters run
> In the 1901 Census the family lived in Skene This ancestor Died in 1926.
> Any ideas re this place name would be most most welcome.
> Thank you very much in advance,
> Ruth, in Canada.
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