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Adam & Margaret KELTIE


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Adam KELTIE b. 3 Jul 1779 Culross, Perth d. 14 Feb 1861 Torryburn, Fife

Margaret WATSON b. abt 1783 Pathhead, Midlothian d. 22 Jun 1861 Alloa, Clackmannan

Married on 4 Feb 1802 Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Children include:

Adam b. 6 Jan 1803 c. 9 Jan 1803 Culross, Perth, Scotland
- parents Adam KELTIE & Margt. WATSON

Robert b. ? England

James b. abt 1814 England

I can't find any other extracted records for children. I can't find any births in England for Robert or James or other children.


Marriage: 4 Sep 1835 Torryburn, Fife

Piece: SCT1841/458
Place: Torryburn -Fife Enumeration District: 1
Civil Parish: Torryburn
Folio: 1 Page: 18
Address: -
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
KELTY James M 25 Damask Hand Loom Weaver England
KELTY Cecilia F 25 Fife
KELTY Cecilia B. F 3 Fife
KELTY James M 14m Fife

Civil Parish: Alloa
Town: Gaberston
County: Clackmannanshire
Address: Gaberston
KELIE James head 1814 age 37 Hand Loom Weaver (wool) England
KELIE Cecilia wife 1816 age 35 Torryburn, Fifesh

Robert KELTIE & Agnes GRIEVE
Marriage: 27 Nov 1835 St Cuthbert's Edinburgh, Midlothian

I wonder if we can find enough info on Robert to tie him to James.



PS: This is hard work. :rolleyes: I feel like a tortoise. :2fun:
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Hi Dave

1841 Scotland
Name: Robt Keltie
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Gender: Male
Where born: England
Civil parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County: Midlothian
Address: Fountain Bridge
Occupation: Ship Carpenter J
Parish Number: 685/2
Household Members:
Name Age
Robt Keltie 40
Agnes Keltie 32
Sarah Keltie 4
John Keltie 2
Robt Keltie 3 MO

1851 Scotland
Name: Agness Kelty
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Parish Number: 685/2
Civil parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
Town: Edinburgh
County: Midlothian
Address: 132 Fountain Bridge
ED: 41A
Page: 15 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 69
Line: 18
Roll: CSSCT1851_183
Household Members:
Name Age
Agness Kelty 40
Adam Kelty 14
John Kelty 12
Robert Kelty 10
William Kelty 3

1861 Scotland
Name: Agnes Keltie
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
Registration Number: 685/1
Registration district: St George
Civil parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County: Midlothian
Address: 132 Fountain Bridge
ED: 31
Household schedule number: 67
Line: 1
Roll: CSSCT1861_124
Household Members:
Name Age
Agnes Keltie 50
John Keltie 22
Robert Keltie 19
Elizabeth Keltie 16
William Keltie 13

Hello cp,

Thank you very much.

If Robert fits into my tree then I'd say the 1801 is a bit out. He could be much older than James but I'd say he was born after Adam.

I'm not sure where we can go from here. The 1851 census for James just says England.

Wondering if other KELTIEs born in England can be found in Scotland in 1841. There must be lots born between Robert and James.

Sarah aged 4 and then Adam aged 14? Curious.


Hi Dave

Only 2 in 1841 Scotland census born in England.

Robt Keltie abt 1801 England Edinburgh St Cuthberts Midlothian 685/2
James Kelty abt 1816 England Torryburn Fife 458

Hello cp,

Ok, thanks. I guess others didn't make it back to Scotland.

Age in census and age at death point to about 1814.

Death 1857 James KELTIE Alloa, Clackmannan Age 43

Looks as though we are stuck.