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FRENCH family in W Lothian or Dunfermline in 1871

DaveHam9

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I'd like a look up please for the FRENCH family in W Lothian or Dunfermline in 1871. Probably Dunfermline because their third child Carl August was born Jul 1871 in Dunfermline, Fife.

George Henry b. ?
Christina Lind b. 1841 W Lothian
Janet Christina K b. 1863 Queensferry
Georgina Jane L b. 1865 Dunfermline

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Dave,

Civil parish Dumfermline Landward
Address Red Row

Christina French head age 29
born Society Linlithgow
Janet C French dau age 7 born Queensferry Linlithgow
Georgina G dau age 5 born Dunfermline
Janet Anderson mother age 46 born Culcross Perth
James Anderson brother age 48 born Abercarn Linlithgow occ slater

This is a transcription of the census as the image is not viewable and it does state mother and brother. There is probaly a mistake somewhere.
 

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Hello juliejtp,

Thank you very much. That confirms that Christina's mother Janet (nee KELTIE) was born in Culross. Her age is way out:

From Death Certificate:
Death: 1879; Limekilns, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland; widow of Alexander Anderson, letter carrier; age 81; parents John Keltie, seaman, deceased and Elizabeth Keltie M.S. Dundas, deceased; senile general debility & decay; witness Christina French, daughter.

James is an older brother.

James b. 16 Jan 1822 [FR1182 Child 2] Abercorn
Janet, Adam & Ann in between
Christina c. 23 Jan 1842 [FR1223 Child 6] Abercorn

The ANDERSON, KELTIE, SWAN and SANDS families make up a large part of my tree so I will have further queries.

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Hello juliejtp,

I wonder where spouse George Henry FRENCH was? All I have is his marriage in Abercorn. Please see if you can find him in 1861 and /or 1851, probably in W Lothian.

George H FRENCH Spouse: CHRISTINA L. ANDERSON
Marriage: 10 Apr 1863 Abercorn, West Lothian.
Batch: M116611

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Found this George French in 1851.

Civil parish Kirkliston
County West Lothian
Address Linns Mill Clifton

George French head age 50 occ mill master emp 3 men and 1 boy born Midcalder
Margaret wife age 41 born Corstorphine
Margaret dau age 11 born Kirkliston
George son age 6 born Kirkliston

Plus 1 house servant, 3 men and 1 boy

Same family in 1861

Civil parish Kirkliston
Address Linns Mill

George French age 61 occ mill master born Midcalder
Margaret wife age 51 born Corstorphine
Geo French son age 16 born Kirkliston
Christine Mitchell occ dom serv

This George is on the 1871 census occ miller

So I dont know whether this is your George.
 

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Hello juliejtp,

Thank you for looking. Christina would have been about 21 when she married in 1863. I doubt that is the George (aged 63) she married. It looks like we have another spouse who skipped the parish, county, country...

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