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Board Name: Scotland Genealogy
Peter Evans Adelaide, South Australia Australia Nov 07, 2000

> Searching for Peter Whyte (white???) born approx.1844 in Glascow,
> Lanarkshire.Married circa 1880-1881 under scottish law to Catherine
> Cameron..Served in Indian Army (or british army in india???!!) for approx20
> years.Don't know which regiment, but shoulder patches had crossed swords on them??

Died 1904 or 1905....We believe he died frozen in a close..Maybe a post mortem record would show birth details etc??
Burial place unknown..that's one thing we are chasing..
we think he has a brother named Duncan..Son is
> James Whyte, born october 4th 1881 in Tillicoultry, Clackmannashire.James
> married by common law in approx.1903 to Jean McArthur. James died Dundee,
> Scotland 15th december 1953...Any help appreciated..> Thank you
> Peter Evans (Adelaide, Australia)>
> Aditional info for Peter Whyte:1891 census Callander,Perth schedule 20,
> Trossachs Road, district 7 page 8.
> Peter Whyte,Head,Married age 47, Travelling tinsmith Born Lanarkshire,
> Glascow.> Catherine Whyte,wife, married, age 33, born Perthshire Killin.
> Mary Cameron,sister-in-law, unmarried ,age 17 born Renfrewshire,Paisley.
> James Whyte,son,age 10 ,born Clackmannashire,Tillicoultry.

Hoping a lookup of 1861 census may show if he had left to join army then, or if he was still in Scotland?
Any help appreciated..thank you!
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