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Mary Robertson MALCOLM b. 30 Oct 1860 Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark
Batch: C119341

Registration No: 644/10
Registration District: Hutchesontown
Civil Parish: Glasgow Govan
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 161 Cumberland St
MALCOLM Robert Head 24 Blacksmith Glasgow Lanarkshire
MALCOLM Agnes Wife 25 Dressmaker Kilmarnock Ayrshire
MALCOLM Mary R Dau 5mo Glasgow Lanarkshire

Robert and Agnes left for New Zealand and it seems daughter Mary was left behind. Curious. Mary has middle name Robertson but her mother's maiden name is Millar and she ends up living with her aunt who married a Robertson. o_O

Civil Parish: Cathcart
County: Lanark
Address: 18 Albert Drive
Archibald Robertson Head 35 Cashier cab clerk draton? Millport Bute
Mary Robertson Wife 36 Clayon ? Lanark
Mary Malcolm Niece 10 Clayon ?

Civil Parish: Cathecart
County: Lanark
Address: 15 Albert Drive
Archibald H Robertson Head 48 Boot Manufacture Millport
Mary Robertson Wife 47 Glasgow
Mary R Niece 20 Glasgow
Margaret Nesbet 27 visitor Glasgow

What is Mary R's surname in that 1881 census?


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This must be Mary R.

Piece 498 Folio 14 Page 10
Registration District: Kirkintilloch
Civil Parish: Kirkintilloch
County: Dunbartonshire
Address: Kinnoul
CARLSTON Edward Head Mar M 32 Shipping Agent Sweden
CARLSTON Mary Wife Mar F 27 Wife of Agent Glasgow Lanarkshire
CARLSTON Ernest Son M 2 Glasgow Lanarkshire
CARLSTON Edward P Son M 7mo Lenzie Dunbartonshire
ROBERTSON Mary Ant-in-Law Widow F 59 House Keeper (Gen Do Sev) Glasgow Lanarkshire

Registration No: 626
Folio 5 Page 13
Registration District: Cadder
Civil Parish: Cadder
County: Lanarkshire
Address: Gowanbrae, Victoria Rd
CARLSON Carl Edward Head Mar M 42 Ship Broker Sweden (Nat British Sub)
CARLSON Mary M Wife Mar F 38 Glasgow Lanarkshire
CARLSON Carl E Son M 12 Scholar Glasgow Lanarkshire
CARLSON Edward P Son M 10 Scholar Lenzie Dumbartonshire
CARLSON Emma W Daughter F 4 Lenzie Dumbartonshire
ROBERTSON Mary M Wife's Aunt Widow F 70 Glasgow Lanarkshire
1915 Deaths in the District of Hillhead in the Burgh of Glasgow
No. 1017 - Mary Robertson (Widow of Archibald Hunter Robertson Cashier) - 1915 November Nineteenth 7h P.M. 23 Barrington Drive Glasgow - F - 86 years - Porterfield Malcolm Carpet Weaver (deceased) Mary [?] Malcolm M.S. Lyle [?] (deceased) - Senile Decay Bronchial Catarrh 7 days As cert. by D. Curle M.D.C.M. - Mary Carlson Niece (Present) - 1915 November 22nd At Glasgow John Houston Registrar

Mary Robertson nee Malcolm had a middle name of Lyle so her niece assumed it was her mother's maiden name - in fact Agnes Gilmour. I don't know yet where Lyle comes from.

Porterfield's mother was Jean Poterfield and her mother was Jean Yeats, so no Lyle there.

Porterfield's father was Robert Malcolm. No baptism found but naming pattern suggests Robert's father was Archibald.

Can't find a Malcolm/Malcom/Malcome/Malcoum marriage to a Lyle.
Name: Mary Lyle Malcolm
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 13 Jul 1855
Marriage Place: Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
Spouse: Archibald Hunter Robertson
FHL Film Number: 6035516

Did you have the 1861 census for them?
Archibald Robertson 25 b Millport, Buteshire a Draper’s clerk
Mary wife 26 b Glasgow
Paterfield Malcolm – father-in-law 68 b Paisley a carpet weaver
Margaret Malcolm sister-in-law 29 b Glasgow
James Malcolm brother-in-law 20 b Glasgow a gilder

Name: Porterfield Malcom
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 30 May 1818
Marriage Place: Abbey Paisley,Renfrew,Scotland
Spouse: Agnes Gilmour
FHL Film Number: 1041089, 0102049
Thanks Val.

James the gilder aged 20 in 1861 has not been found yet in later census. He was alive on 4 Feb 1869. Can't see a death before 1871 that fits.

Did James go to NZ to join his brother and sister?

Death 16 Dec 1917/9022 Malcolm James 78Y ??
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Did James go to NZ to join his brother and sister?
Yeah, I wondered that in your other post [James] wouldn't be out of the question, given not been found yet.. That said there is no obvious arrival for James either :rolleyes:


EDIT: There is a James Porterfield Malcolm in an 1890 E/R, I'll put it on the 'James Malcolm Post'.
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Thanks Geoff.

That one born in NZ to Robert & Agnes Millar.

1867/22527 Malcolm Agnes Agnes Robert
1871/32278 Malcolm Robert Porterfield Agnes Robert
1877/02494 Malcolm James Agnes Robert