Malcolm Cowan

Malcolm Cowan

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Malcolm I. Cowan
Born 1950s.
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Profile last modified | Created 7 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 12 Jul 2018
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Categories: Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire | Cottingham, Yorkshire | Manchester, Lancashire | Hampstead, London | Portsmouth, Hampshire | Letchworth, Hertfordshire | Bristol, Gloucestershire | Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire | Migrants from Yorkshire to Hong Kong | Hong Kong, China | New Territories, Hong Kong.

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Malcolm is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
My own family line.
Following England migration patterns
Maternal grandmother's other family line.
Expats who lived in Hong Kong.
Paternal grandmother's father's family line, begins with William Lawson, born 1 Feb 1858 in Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland.
Many Scots ancestors
Paternal grandmother's maternal grandmother Margaret Towers, born in Orkney, Scotland about 1830. Information about her comes from family records. Official records begin with her marriage. I've found nothing earlier.
Interested in UK family history.
Maternal grandmother's family line.


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On 26 Jun 2018 at 18:40 GMT Laurie Cruthers wrote:

Hi Malcolm, Thanks for your patience on the Ontario categories. I'm the Ontario Project coordinator and just recently joined the Categorization Project. You could ask Natalie, that project's leader, about U.S. categories. Cheers, Laurie

On 25 Jun 2018 at 14:53 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hi! I saw your comment on Space:Flags. The image that you provided the link for is already available. It's the one marked Hong Kong (1876-1910) on this page. (The url for the image you posted had 1941 and 1945 in the name.)

Cheers, Liz

On 5 Jun 2018 at 19:13 GMT Mindy Silva wrote:

Hi Malcolm,

I've sent you a pm and I'm looking forward to working with you. Don't hesitate with any questions!


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On 31 May 2018 at 12:58 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Malcolm

A warm welcome to the England Project. We are so glad you joined us!!

Your badge also automatically signs you up to the United Kingdom Project.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions and don’t forget to add England and United_Kingdom to your tags.


On 23 May 2018 at 07:35 GMT Martin Allen wrote:

OK, got it now. Yes, there was a spelling muddle. Now sorted.

Incidentally I have no connection personally with Rotherham. But using my profile is the simplest way of creating new category names.

On 22 May 2018 at 15:11 GMT Martin Allen wrote:

I don't understand your comment about Rotheram. As you are probably aware I am restructuring Yorkshire for the England Project. This is a major operation that will take some weeks. You are welcome to find errors but don't necessarily expect immediate corrections. And be aware that there are still a number of the older versions about.

On 22 May 2018 at 13:11 GMT Steven Harris wrote:

Hi Malcolm,

Regarding the Migration comments on ambiguity in AdminEntities, you are correct to a certain extent - but not through the examples provided - and if this issue comes up for a specific AdminEntity it will need to be discussed with the Categorization project.

For example, your mention of Ontario being ambiguous does not currently apply to the Migration categories.

An AdminEntitiy as defined in this context is the next level of subdivision of a Country - a State, Territory, Province, etc. Using your example of Ontario, New York - Ontario is a City within the AdminEntity of New York, in the Country of the United States, and would not be identified or listed in the Migration Category stream.

Please feel free to message me if you have any questions.

On 21 May 2018 at 06:57 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

Hi Malcolm,

Re- EditBot (EditBot is wrongly setting the category for Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, to Middlesborough, Yorkshire. The correct spelling of the name of the town is MIDDLESBROUGH.) Could you please contact the England Project about this issue? EditBot is making these changes on the instructions that a human gave. The England project will need to look into this. Thanks for alerting us!

On 29 Jun 2017 at 17:48 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

wonderful wikitreer
Malcolm Cowan is a Wonderful WikiTreer.

On 25 Jun 2017 at 11:19 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

Hello Malcolm,

I'd like to invite you to join in the "Weekend Chat" on G2G Today!

Share personal successes, stories about ancestors, tips, projects you are working on, or anything else you wish.

New members stop in and say Hello, introduce yourself, share your story, or ask for help.

Pilots, Mentors, and Leaders of all kinds please add something... your advice is always greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you there!

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