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Mary SHEARER 1863 Death

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1863 DEATHS in the Parish of Largs in the County of Ayr
No. 36 - Mary Malcolm Widow of James Malcolm Wan.. ? Largs - 1863 June Twenty first 4H. 30m. P.M. Lade's land Lade Street Largs - F - 69 years - William Shearer Dikebuilder (deceased) Margaret Shearer M.S. Speirs (deceased) - Chronic bronchitis of several years As Cert by J. Campbell M.D. - James Wylie Son in Law - 1863 June ..th ? At Largs James Caskie Registrar


Occupation for James and registration date (could be any date from 22 to 29).

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Yes, thanks Ellie.

I can't see a marriage on SP for a marriage of William Shearer to a Margaret Speirs/Spears.

08/04/1815 MALCOUM JAMES - MARY SHEARAR/FR384 (FR384) 602/ 20 288 Largs

29/05/1819 MALCOUM JOHNE - MARGRET SHEARER/FR392 (FR392) 602/ 20 303 Largs

They are brothers. I have no death for Margaret before 1841 census.

This one ...

Margaret b. 2 Jan 1787 c. 14 Jan 1787 Largs, Ayr
William SHEARER & Margeart WARK
Batch: C116022

... or sister of Mary and no way of telling.

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The death certificate for Mary nee Shearer posted has the occupation of her deceased husband James which I can't read.

I thought it started with W but is it Mason? I'm not looking for his occupation in census but that word on Mary's death cert.

It may or may not agree with his occupation in census as son-in-law James Wylie may have guessed.

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The death certificate for Mary nee Shearer posted has the occupation of her deceased husband James which I can't read.

I thought it started with W but is it Mason? I'm not looking for his occupation in census but that word on Mary's death cert.

It may or may not agree with his occupation in census as son-in-law James Wylie may have guessed.
It looks to start with a W.. S-I-L is tinsmith.

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Yeah, W as in Widow, so Wan... ?


The strangest one I've seen for a mistake by an informant was merchant seaman for weaver.

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