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Angus & Catherine McPHERSON

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Angus died 1861 - 1871 ??

1881
Piece 1141 Folio 3 Page 6
Registration District: Portree
Civil Parish: Portree
County: Invernessshire
Address: 2 Braes Public School
MACPHERSON Niel Head Mar M 25 Farm 3 Ac Ar & Common Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Margaret Wife Mar F 23 Farmer's Wife Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Catherine Mother Widow F 68 Housekeeper Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Marion Sister Unm F 28 Dom Serv General Portree G, Invernessshire

Catherine died ?

Immigration Index 1848 - 1884
'YEOMAN' Departed Glasgow 9/06/1882 and arrived Brisbane 21/08/1882
McPherson Margaret age: 23
McPherson Niel age: 27
Location: IMM/117 Page: 76 Z1960 M1699
 

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MACPHERSON
CATHARINE
73
1884
114/1 28
Portree

MACPHERSON
CATHERINE
72
1885
114/1 25
Portree

MACPHERSON
CATHERINE
70
1887
114/1 11
Portree

I don't have the marriage so no maiden name yet for Catherine.
 

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MACPHERSON
ANGUS
CATHERINE FOTHERINGHAM/
12/10/1831
098/
100 327
Inverness

That maiden name does not help sort the deaths out.

This death is not a good fit for age

MACPHERSON
ANGUS
60
MACPHERSON
1868
114/1 30
Portree
 
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MCPHERSON
DONALD
ANGUS MCPHERSON/MARY MCINNES FR90 (FR90)
M
30/12/1850
115/
20 106
Sleat

Does not fit.
 
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Piece: SCT1851/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire ED: 7
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 83 Page: 14 Schedule: 30
Address: Wentworth St
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
McPHERSON Angus Head M M 40 Boatman Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Catharine Wife M F 36 Boatman's Wife Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Angus Son - M 12 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Christy Daur - F 14 Boatman's Daughter Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Donald Son - M 7 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Kilmuir
McPHERSON John Son - M 4 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Jessie Daur - F 2 Boatman's Daug Inverness-shire - Portree


I can't find any baptisms that fit to find Catherine's maiden name.
 

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Stuck at the moment.

Angus died 1861 - 1871 ??

??
Peter Macpherson
Gender Male
Birth Date 31 Oct 1857
Birthplace PORTREE, INVERNESS
Death Date 12 Feb 1860
Father's Name Angus Macpherson
Mother's Name Catharine Macqueen


No match using McQueen with any of those three deaths for Catherine.
 
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No son Peter here

1861
Registration No: 114/1
Registration District: Portree
Civil Parish: Portree
County: Inverness
Roll: CSSCT1861_16 Page 6
ED: 2
Address: 1 Belmeanach
Argus Macpherson 48 Fisherman Sleat Invernessshire
Cathrine Macpherson Wife 48 Portree
Effy Macpherson S-i-L 50 Dom servant Snizort
Alexander Macpherson son 14 Redmoor
Donald Macpherson son 12 Redmoor
Marion Macpherson dau 9 Portree
Neil Macpherson son 6 Portree

1851
Piece: SCT1851/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire ED: 7
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 83 Page: 14 Schedule: 30
Address: Wentworth St
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
McPHERSON Angus Head M M 40 Boatman Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Catharine Wife M F 36 Boatman's Wife Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Angus Son - M 12 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Christy Daur - F 14 Boatman's Daughter Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Donald Son - M 7 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Kilmuir
McPHERSON John Son - M 4 Boatman's Son Inverness-shire - Portree
McPHERSON Jessie Daur - F 2 Boatman's Daug Inverness-shire - Portree

Something is not right. Same family or not?

Effy is unmarried and a sister so Catherine's maiden name is also Macpherson.

Can't find a birth/baptism for Effy.
 
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This is the only birth in SP but age in census and age in shipping record and age at death point to 1855.

MACPHERSON
NEIL
M
1857
114/ 47
Portree

1881 MACPHERSON NEIL - MACLENNAN MARGARET PORTREE /INVERNESS 114/01 0002

Immigration Index 1848 - 1884
'YEOMAN' Departed Glasgow 9/06/1882 and arrived Brisbane 21/08/1882
McPherson Margaret age: 23
McPherson Niel age: 27
Location: IMM/117 Page: 76 Z1960 M1699

Death 1932/B16763 MacPherson Neil - MacPherson - * born Inverness, Scotland aged 77 years
 

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Nothing fits with this marriage

MACPHERSON
ANGUS
MARGT. MACPHERSON/FR88 (FR88 )
28/12/1835
117/
10 128
Snizort

Margaret not Catherine but Effy is born Snizort. Can't find a birth/baptism for Effy.
 

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1857 MACPHERSON NEIL M 114/ 47 Portree * 6 credits

Father = Dougald, a crofter

Mother = Margaret MS MacDonald


OR

there is no birth/Baptism for the Neil/Niel in my tree and parents are Angus & Catherine ??
 

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No Dougald in Inverness in 1851 in FreeCEN.

Only one Margaret in Portree in 1851 and can't fit being a Widow.

Piece: SCT1851/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire Enumeration District: 7
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 83 Page: 24 Schedule: 62
Address: Bosville Terrace
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MCPHERSON Margaret Head W F 44 Pauper Labourer's Wife Inverness-shire - Portree
MCPHERSON Fanny Daur U F 20 Pauper Daughter Inverness-shire - Snizort
MCPHERSON John Son U M 16 Farm Servant Inverness-shire - Snizort
MCPHERSON Christy Daur - F 10 Scholar Inverness-shire - Snizort
- Catharine Daur - F 12 Scholar Inverness-shire - Snizort
MCPHERSON William Son - M 5 At Home Inverness-shire - Snizort
 

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Piece: SCT1841/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire Enumeration District: 7
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 7 Page: 3
Address: Shulishader
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MCPHERSON Alexander M 60 Farmer Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Margaret F 40 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Dougall M M 20 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Mary F 15 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Mary F 13 Inverness-shire
NICOLSON Christy F 20 Female Servant Unknown
STEWART Janet F 15 Female Servant Unknown
NICOLSON Donald M 14 Male Servant Unknown


I can't find a Dougald/Dougall in 1851.

Don't know where I am with this one.
 

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A summary.

Age in shipping record and at death point to 1855 not 1857 so possibly no birth/baptism in SP.

Children named Angus and Catherine so I think could be parents.

Need to trace the two we do have reg for. The one in South Uist should be easy as that is a long way from Portree.

FreeCEN only covers 1841 and 1851.
 
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1881 MACPHERSON NEIL - MACLENNAN MARGARET PORTREE /INVERNESS 114/01 0002 * 6 credits

Now I have 2 credits left.

Angus, crofter, deceased
Catherine MS Macpherson


A crofter is not a boatman so some of those census don't fit.

Where is Angus the crofter in 1851 ? Or he changed occupations ??
 
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Working backwards then from this one.

1881
Piece 1141 Folio 3 Page 6
Registration District: Portree
Civil Parish: Portree
County: Invernessshire
Address: 2 Braes Public School
MACPHERSON Niel Head Mar M 25 Farm 3 Ac Ar & Common Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Margaret Wife Mar F 23 Farmer's Wife Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Catherine Mother Widow F 68 Housekeeper Portree G, Invernessshire
MACPHERSON Marion Sister Unm F 28 Dom Serv General Portree G, Invernessshire


1871
Registration District: Portree
Civil Parish: Portree
County: Inverness
Address: Upper Ollach, 2, Portree
Catherine Macpherson Head Widow 56 Cotter Portree
Donald Macpherson Son Unm 21 Fisherman Kilmuir
Marion Macpherson Dau Unm 18 Cotters Daughter Portree
Niel Macpherson Son 15 Cotters son Portree
Effy Macpherson Sister Unm 60 Pauper Portree
Catharine Macniel Boarder Unm 20 Portree


1861
Registration No: 114/1
Registration District: Portree
Civil Parish: Portree
County: Inverness
Roll: CSSCT1861_16 Page 6
ED: 2
Address: 1 Belmeanach
Argus Macpherson 48 Fisherman Sleat Invernessshire
Cathrine Macpherson Wife 48 Portree
Effy Macpherson S-i-L 50 Dom servant Snizort
Alexander Macpherson son 14 Redmoor
Donald Macpherson son 12 Redmoor
Marion Macpherson dau 9 Portree
Neil Macpherson son 6 Portree

The 1851 that fits that family ??
 
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A crofter the right age born Sleat but unmarried ??

Piece: SCT1851/115 Place: Sleat -Inverness-shire ED: 5
Civil Parish: Sleat Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 81 Page: 9 Schedule: 0
Address: 10 Calligary
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MCPHERSON Norman Head U M 51 Merchant Shopkeeper Inverness-shire - Sleat
MCPHERSON Angus Brothr U M 38 Crofter 6 Acres Inverness-shire - Sleat
MCPHERSON Marion Sister U F 46 Inverness-shire - Sleat
MCPHERSON Catharine Niece U F 6 Scholar At Home Inverness-shire - Sleat
MCGILLIVARY Catharine Servnt U F 14 Servant Inverness-shire - Sleat
 
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Found Alexander and Donald but where are parents in 1851 ?

Piece: SCT1851/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire ED: 2
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 83 Page: 8 Schedule: 25
Address: Balmeanach
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MCPHERSON Alexander Head M M 70 Farmer Or Crofter 6 Ac Inverness-shire - Portree
MCPHERSON Christy Wife M F 80 Crofter Wife Inverness-shire - Portree
MCPHERSON Effy Daur U F 40 Crofter Daur Inverness-shire - Portree
MCPHERSON Catherine Daur U F 36 Crofter Daur Inverness-shire - Portree
MCPHERSON Alexr Grnson - M 4 Crofter Grand Son Inverness-shire - Kilmuir
MCPHERSON Donald Grnson - M 3 Crofter Grand Son Inverness-shire - Kilmuir



That must be Catherine - sister of Effy - but shown as unmarried.
 
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1841
Piece: SCT1841/114 Place: Portree -Inverness-shire ED: 2
Civil Parish: Portree Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 2 Page: 12
Address: Gedintailor
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MCPHERSON Alexander M 50 Agricultural Labourer Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Christy F 60 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Effy F 30 Mantuamaker Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Catharine F 20 Hand Loom Weaver Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Niel M 25 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Donald M 8 Inverness-shire
MCPHERSON Catharine F 15 Inverness-shire
 

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