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Archibald & William BLACKLEY

DaveHam9

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Hello,


William b. 1856 Liverpool and Archibald b. 27 Jan 1861 Liverpool.

I can't find William after 1871 where he is with family in Toxteth Park.

1901
Registration Number: 573/1
Registration district: Paisley
Civil parish: Paisley
County: Renfrewshire
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 42 Line: 6
Address: 61 Millarston Rd
Household Members: Name Age
Archibald Blackley head 1861 age 40 England Occ. Chef (domestic)
Christina Blackley wife 1870 age 31 Paisley, Renfrewshire
Jeanie Blackley daur 1897 age 4 Paisley, Renfrewshire
Thomas Blackley son 1899 age 2 Paisley, Renfrewshire

Arrived Glasgow 30 Aug 1925 on Anchor Line vessel 'California' from New York
Archibald Blackley age 64 Chef
Christina Blackley age 55
Address: 36 Ferguslie Paisley

1940 BLACKLEY ARCHIBALD M 79 PAISLEY /RENFREW 573/01 0457


This caught my eye:

name: William Blackley
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Lockport, Niagara, New York
gender: Male
age: 74
marital status: Single
race: White
birthplace: England
estimated birth year: 1856
immigration year: 1860
relationship to head of household: Brother
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England
enumeration district number: 0017
family number: 303
sheet number and letter: 11B
line number: 99
nara publication: T626, roll 1617
film number: 2341351
digital folder number: 4639165
image number: 00371
Household Gender Age
Elizabeth Kline F 80
William Blackley M 74


I'm wondering if any more shipping or census records can be found for William and Archibald. Thanks.

Regards,

Dave
 
Maybe you already have Dave but on the same ship as Archibald and Christina there is an Alick Blackley postman aged 43, residence 1 Wallace Place, Edlerlie who must be yours too?

Barbara
 
Hello Barbara,

Thank you very much.

No, Alick is a new one on me. ;)

No. 426
1895 Twenty-fourth September Clark Town Hall Paisley after Banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland
(Signed) Archibald Blackley Cook Bachelor - 34 years - 23 Broomlands Paisley - Thomas Blackley Ironmoulder (Journeyman) Janet Blackley M.S. Neil (dec)
(Signed) Christina Dunsmore Dressmaker Spinster - 25 years - Castlehead Paisley - James Dunsmore Starchworks Manager Jane Bryce Dunsmore M.S. McCowan
(Signed) William Low Minr.
(Signed) John Watson Witness, (Signed) Jessie/Jeanie ? Dunsmore Witness
September 26th at Paisley J Hugh Allison Registrar


The two children I have for Archibald & Christina are:

Jane McGowan/McCowan b. 29 Jun 1896 Paisley

Thomas Neil b. 14 Jun 1898 Paisley


So Alick born abt 1882 is not from that branch.

Regards,

Dave
 
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I wasnt meaning that he was that close a relative just that you already have Blackneys from Ederslie and that he might be another of them. His parents seem to be John 1854 born Ireland and his mother is Jane born 1856 Renfrewshhire. They are in Paisley in 1891

Or is it a very common name in Ireland and lots of them came over to Scotland for work?

Barbara
 
I wasnt meaning that he was that close a relative just that you already have Blackneys from Ederslie and that he might be another of them. His parents seem to be John 1854 born Ireland and his mother is Jane born 1856 Renfrewshhire. They are in Paisley in 1891

Or is it a very common name in Ireland and lots of them came over to Scotland for work?

Barbara

Hello Barbara,

Ah. Thanks. I have not found where John senior, a master mason, came from in Ireland. The two marriage records seem to suggest he died between 1861 and 1864 but so far he has not been found in any census.

I have tried to find Isabella's origin knowing her parents were Thomas McGuire and Mary Ellist and made no progress.

I have no idea if the Blackley name is common or not or if many came to work in Scotland. About all I can say is that my Hamilton family of Antrim/Down originated in Scotland and were part of the movement in 17th C to northern Ireland.

Regards,

Dave
 
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