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James ALISON 1831 Leith Midloth Scotland
Posted by: Arthur Date: July 02, 2001 at 12:43:34
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I have a James ALISON b.14 May 1831 Leith South, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland

3 known daughters in a picture with their husbands my sister has
Nancy Alison m. Ronald Simmons
Helen Alison m. Andrew Wilson McIntosh
Jeannie Alsion m. William Webster.

James was born in Scotland, lived in London as a Printer primarily at Clapham Commons, London, travelled to Canada and back many times. Married either Agnes Morrison (loc. unknown) or Agnes Cunningham (Leith)
James Parents: William Alison, Jane / Jean Gray (of George Gray) m. St Cuthberts, Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland 1827

Have a copy of a letter sent 1923 to relatives then in Canada talking about many family members by first name only.

Additional Alisons
16 Apr 1866 Agnes Alison
11 Apr 1861 Barbara Alison
15 Jun 1876 Maggie / Margaret Alison
16 Jul William Alison
Nellie Alison (May be Helen)
South Africa:
Durban Muriel (Alison) GRYSPEST
Kuruman Jim & Alice Alison

Believe some went to Australia too.
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Interested in hearing if anyone has relations/connections/information.

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