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Hello,

Another go at this one.

James LYON & Janet THORNBURN
1 Jun 1835 Glasgow, Lanark ??

Children:
John Lamb b. abt 1836 Glasgow
Elizabeth b. 8 Feb 1839 Glasgow

Beatrice Maria THORBURN b. 25 Dec 1820 Glasgow - James & Elizabeth

1841 ?
County: Renfrewshire
Address High Street, Paisley Low
Alexr Sheers 40
Ann Speer 40
Rob Speer 75
Margt Speer 10
Ann Speer 5
David Speer 5
James Thorburn 15
Elizth Lyon 3 born Scotland

1851
Piece: SCT1851/644 Place: Glasgow -Lanarkshire Enumeration District: 3
Civil Parish: St David's Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: St David's
Folio: 546 Page: 9 Schedule: 33
Address: 95 Candleriggs Street
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
LYON Janet Head M F 37 Upholstereress Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON John Son U M 15 Glass Stainer (Apprentice) Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON Eliz Dau U F 12 Scholar Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON Beatrice Thorburn Sister U F 30 White Seam Sewer Lanarkshire - Glasgow

That's an error - Beatrice is a THORBURN and unmarried so not a LYON.

Janet and daughter:

Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871
LYON JANET 44 - DEC 1858 JOHN AND LUCY 13 274
LYON ELIZABETH 19 - DEC 1858 JOHN AND LUCY 13 274

This is John Lamb and spouse:

Unassisted to Melbourne
LYON ELIZTH 22 - MAR 1861 DONALD MCKAY B 187 003
LYON JOHN L 25 - MAR 1861 DONALD MCKAY B 187 003


I don't know where or when James died. 1851 census has 'married' for Janet.

NSW Death 6181/1916 LYON JOHN L - JAMES - JANET - BALMAIN NORTH

That is probably Elizabeth in 1841 but where is John L and the rest of the family.

No idea how SPEAR(S) fits in.

Thanks.

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Yes, but I don't think we've yet had 4 goes at any. :biggrin:

Lamb is a middle name and no idea where that came from. I've not found the '1835' marriage yet - that was an old submitted IGI entry.

I try to always put the surnames in upper case.
 

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I also don't know if it is THORBURN or THORNBURN.

Probably the former and James married Elizabeth WOTHERSPOON.
 

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I can't see a baptism on FS for James aged 15 in that 1841 census so don't know if he is a brother of Beatrice and Janet or not.

Janet Thorburn
birth: 10 April 1813 , GLASGOW, LANARK, SCOTLAND
father: James Thorburn
mother: Elisabeth Wotherspoon
 

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It looks as though his father came out first, the first para' in this piece appears to confirm that...

http://o.mfcreative.com/f4/exports/b/b991605a-6d5a-4c14-9186-b37253eaf5b4/John Lamb Lyon _Biog1_.pdf
Oh. Yes, I remember now. :) Didn't find any evidence to support that statement:

http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100179b.htm
John Lamb LYON married Elizabeth Gillespie PEARSON in Glasgow on 3 December 1860 before sailing for Melbourne; they arrived on 20 March 1861. His father, a storekeeper at Maldon, had migrated some years earlier.
 

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This is James' death, his mother was Margaret LAMB. Janet d. 1895, their deaths are recorded on the church stained glass window...

Jas Lyon
Death Place: Maldon, Victoria
Age: 85
Father: Lyon Jas
Mother: Margt
Registration Year: 1896
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 14064
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811

His father may be John, however...

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Janet Lyon
Death Place: Maldon, Victoria
Age: 82
Father: Thorburn Jas
Mother: Elizth Wetherspoon
Registration Year: 1895
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 13968
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813

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Thanks Geoff.

I didn't have either of those deaths. I was about to see if they agreed with a tree:

Father
James LYON 1811-1896
Mother
Janet Lang THORBURN 1813-1895
 

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James Lyon
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
birth: about 1810 of Glasgow, Lanark, Scot.
marriage: 1 June 1835 Glasgow, Lanark, Scot.
spouse: Janet Thornburn
 

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Yeah... I can't find that one :rolleyes:
That's an extracted one - Batch: M116489

But about 17 years late. :D

Children to John & Margaret:
Janet 22 Jun 1829
Shusannah b. 6 Oct 1833
Jane b. 13 Jun 1847
Margaret Porteous b. 1 Feb 1852

There are others. Looks like 4 sons and 3 daughters born to 1854 in Lanark. Seems James was the only one born in Renfrew.

It seems as though all children born in Lanark were after that 17 Aug 1828 marriage with only James born before that date and in Renfrew. But his reg is LYON with father = John not LAMB with just mother = Margaret.

I can see no other reg for children born in Scotland to John & Margaret between 1811 and 1829.
 
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Community Indexed IGI

Name: James Lyon
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 23 Jun 1811
Christening Place: , ABBEY PAISLEY, RENFREW, SCOTLAND
Father: John Lyon
Mother: Margaret Lamb
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11958-2
System Origin: Scotland-ODM
GS Film number: 1041088, 0102049

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Thanks Geoff.

I'll have to try SP for marriages.

Are there 2x John & Margaret ??

It does not add up.
 
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