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James MALCOLM & Elisabeth WYLIE


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Janet MALCOLM b. 14 Dec 1855 Largs, Ayr, Scotland
James MALCOLM & Elisabeth WYLIE

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1855 Births in the Parish of Largs in the County of Ayr Registered by James Gaskie
No 104 - Malcolm Janet Present - Female - 1855 Fourteenth December 5 H. A.M. Wilson street Largs - James Malcolm Weaver 33 Years Largs - 12th December 1842 Glasgow 6 Children 2 Girls Living 2 Girls Dead, 1 Boy Living 1 Boy Dead - Elisabeth Malcolm Maiden Name Wylie her 7th Child 34 Years Largs - James Malcolm Father - 24th December 1855 at Largs James Gaskie Registrar

I have both sets of parents in Largs and both James and Elisabeth were born in Largs so it's rather odd that that birth reg lists the marriage as 12 Dec 1842 Glasgow.

This is the first I have in my tree but not the first born.

name: Rebecca Malcolm
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place: UNITED PRESBYTERIAN, LARGS, AYR, SCOTLAND
birth date: 10 Feb 1847
birthplace: United Presbyterian, Largs, Ayr, Scotland
death date:
name note:
father's name: James Malcolm
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Elisabeth Malcolm
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C19090-1
system origin: Scotland-VR
source film number: 889484
reference number: - 2:168D7N8

I can find the next one Archibald 1849 in Largs. I can't find the three who had died. Only Rebecca and Archibald in 1851:

1851 Scotland Census
Parish Number: 602
Civil parish: Largs
Town: Largs
County: Ayrshire
Address: Wilson Street No 4
MALCOME James head 1813 age 38 [?] Largs, Ayrshire Hand Loom Weaver
MALCOME Elizabeth wife 1820 age 31 Largs, Ayrshire
MALCOME Rebcca daughter 1847 age 4 Largs, Ayrshire
MALCOME Archable son 1849 age 2 Largs, Ayrshire

The next one is Elizabeth abt 1853 so it's possible one other was born between Archibald and Janet (before or after Elizabeth) and two before Rebecca.

I presume the marriage date and place is reliable in that 1855 birth reg. How curious. Even the birth above in the register has a marriage in Glasgow as well.


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