PETER3 PURVIS BONNINGTON (William2, Robert1) was born ca 1844 in Galashiels, Selkirk, Scotland, son of William and Margaret (PURVES/FAIRBORN) BONNINGTON. Peter died in Mayburn, Loanhead, Lasswade Parish, Edinburgh, Scotland, on 16 Sep 1891; he was 47. He was enumerated with his family on the 1851 census for Galashiels, Selkirk, Scotland, at age 8; the 1861 […]
I’m looking for information on my Smith family relatives—William Smith (1892—?), aka John Norwood, and James Smith (1885—1905?). Nothing like setting yourself difficult task, I know. Please help!
I’m seeking information on James Buchanan, husband of Sarah “Sally” Craig, and possibly the son of John Buchanan and Mary Irvine(?). I’d like to prove/disprove that the James Buchanan who was married to Sarah Craig was the son of John and Mary (Irvine) Buchanan, identify a birth place, and prove/disprove that he also married Margaret […]
Elizabeth (Buchanan) Bonnington was born about 1845 to James and Sarah (Craig) Buchanan, possibly in Chapelhall, Lanark, Scotland. She married Peter Purvis Bonnington 17 Jun 1864 in Bloomyhall, Junipergreen, Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland.
Craig Bonnington, son of Peter Purvis and Elizabeth (Buchanan) Bonnington, “in the back green,” presumably at the family home in Lasswade, Edinburgh, Scotland. Craig’s son with Isabella Mason Kinghorn, Craig Kinghorn Bonnington left Scotland in 1958 for New Zealand.
A photo of my great-great grandmother Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith’s brother Alex.