Marriage 01/01/1851 LAWSON JOHN - ANN RANKIN/FR398 (FR398) 564/2 30 236 Greenock East
David b. 7 May 1854 East Parish Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
John LAWSON & Ann RANKIN
FHL Film Number: 1041061
Port of Departure: Greenock
Port of Arrival: Sydney, NSW
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Thu 3 Jan 1924 p.1
HARVEY.-On the 31st December, at her residence Bretonne, Buninyong, Ann Jane Cavan Harvey, relict of the late Robert McFarlane Harvey, C.E., aged 86 years.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Thu 3 Jan 1924 p.8
Mrs. Ann Jane Cavan...
1823 Soham, Cambridgeshire..
Spouse = Mary West
Both = single
Wit = Sarah West & Robert *Peachey [*possible church official]
Looking particularly for parents and any age details of Charles.
Looking for Elizabeth's birth/bap details and anything after 1841..
b. c1830 Soham. This is her in Soham 1841 with family [transcribed as Hankin], not sure who John is yet..
James Hankin 35
Mary Hankin 35
Elizabeth Hankin 11
Ann Hankin 2
John Hankin 15
Looking for Alexander's birth/bap details..
This is him in 1851 with family..
Household in 1851 [Broad Piece, Soham]
James Rankin 47
Mary Rankin 45 EDIT: [Nee, Shaw]
Alezander Rankin son, 17
Ann Rankin 12
Solomon Rankin 11
He's not with the family in 1841
Transcribed as Hankin on Anc...
Looking for a birth reg 1845-1850 for a Solomon.
Births Q3 1844
Soham PR's have bap's 13 Oct 1844, Solomon s/o James & Mary and 16 Jun 1850, same parents. There is a burial 8 Feb 1845 Solomon of Broad Piece, 6 mo. The address, Broad...
I may have gone astray with this one, I have made other posts relating to John but they may not be appropriate now :rolleyes:
This is the only piece of info that I can say is correct about him, though his father & occupation is very new to me..
Soham Marriages 1559 - 1956 Parish Records
Alexander [wid'r] married Eleanor Johnson in March, Cambridgeshire in 1801.
If I have the correct couple they were in Soham, Cambridgeshire by 1804 [possibly 1803 birth of son, William], birth of son, James 1804.
I have wondered for some time if the Rankin line originated in Scotland or...
b. c1804 Soham, Cambs. [according to the censuses]
m. James Rankin 1828 Soham.
There are 4 possibles on FMP/CFHS [Soham, Burwell, Wicken and Ely]. Would be grateful for any info from them.
Looking for Ann's birth/bap. This is the closest I can see..
Births Q4 1838
Vol 14 Page 98
Her parents are likely to be James Rankin and Mary.
She may have 3 siblings born around the same time [1838-1841], 2 found in 1851 with Ann and parents. They live in...
Looking for John's birth/bap.
Parents not known. He is with wife Ann and dau. Mary Ann in 1861, living next door to in-laws [James and Mary Rankin]. 1861 and subsequent censuses all say b. Soham, Cambridgeshire. 1881 has him b. 1833 :rolleyes:
A little more info HERE