First Generation

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Nether Liberton - 1890

1. William1 Skirving of Nether Liberton, near Edinburgh was born abt 1720. He died abt 1776.

William's occupation: Tacksman / farmer in Liberton, Midlothian, 1745.

William Skirving of Nether Liberton had the following children:

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Citizen Skirving, Secretary to the British Convention

A tried patriot and an honest man.

child + 2 i. Martyr William2 Skirving was born abt 1745.

child 3 ii. Robert Skirving was born before 1766.

child 4 iii. John Skirving was born after 1745, and died bef 1776. John had no issue.

child 5 iv. James Skirving was born after 1745, died after1766.

child 6 v. Walter Skirving was born after 1745, and died after 1766.

child 7 vi. Janet Skirving was born after 1745, and died died after 1766.

child 8 vii. Francis Skirving was born after 1745, and died after 1766.

child 9 viii. Isobel Skirving was born after 1745, and died after 1766.

child 10 ix. Maysa Skirving was born before aft 1745, and died after 1766.

The information here comes from legal family papers - no record can be found of these births in the OPR's

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