Posted By:Barbara Butler
Subject:Helen Scott and William Bruce -- any information.
Post Date:May 08, 2006 at 08:57:55
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Forum:Roxburghshire, Scotland Genealogy Forum
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Does anyone know where I can write for more information on the following people?

Trying to find the parents and siblings of this couple.

What is a Cautioneer and a Flesher?

Acccording to Melrose Parish records - Proclamation/Marriages
It states-----
Booked for Marriage May 30th
1845 10 June Melrose 799/5/374
Bruce & Scott

William BRUCE in the Parish of Galashiels and Helen SCOTT in this Parish amd married 10th June 1845
Cautioneer James Scott, Flesher, Galashiels

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.