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REED family from Paisley


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REED family assisted to NSW on 'Empire' in 1853.

James 44 Weaver - Paisley Renfrewshire - James & Janet - mother living at Paisley - Baptist - Read & write - No relations in colony - paid £9

Janet 40 Weaver - Paisley Renfrewshire - Robert & Jane Cuthbertson - mother living at Paisley -

Jane 17 Domestic Servant -
Robert 15 Clerk
Jessie 13
Margaret 11
Barbara 4

I have temporarily lost the connection to my tree. :biggrin:


I have no REED in my tree so they are in a note attached to one of the 4994 in my tree. At the moment I don't know where they fit. But, I looked up the passenger list for a reason. I was not killing time. :2fun:
I come back from shopping to what? To this? A Reed family with no connection? As yet anyway:2fun::2fun::2fun:

I got into the sale box at the hardware shop :biggrin:
I got a socket set and a hex key set then went to another shop and got the 3 youngest grandkids a kite each for xmas, just cheap ones tho cause if their anything like the 2 eldest g kids the kites ended up trees come the end of xmas day :biggrin: Oh yeah and i bought a colourful tin rooster :rolleyes: His for mum for xmas, im so sure she would like a tin rooster .. NOT but his so cute :biggrin:
You are so clever. :2fun:


The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 1 May 1935 p.12
STIMSON-April 29, 1935, at her residence, Venetia, 7 Kardenia road Clifton Gardens, Barbara Stuart, nearly beloved wife of Joseph Stimson and loving mother of William, James, Stuart, Muriel, Leslie, Gordon, Doris, and Gladys, aged 84 years.

Independent OG 0002135 STIMSON BARBARA 01 May 1935

Barbara Stuart Age 84
Section OG Row 6 Grave 2134-2136

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 29 December 1934
STIMSON - REID.-December 30, 1874, at the residence of the bride's parents, Forest Lodge, by J. J. Haley Church of Christ, Joseph, eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Stimson, Fairfield, to Barbara Stuart, fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Reid. Present address 7 Kardinia road, Clifton Gardens. At home Monday 31st, Tuesday 1st.
6 Jun 1833 High Church, Paisley, Renfrew

Civil Parish: Paisley Low
County: Renfrewshire
Address: Back Row Ferguslie N 6
REID James, 1806 age 35 Renfrewshire, Scotland
REID Jennet, 1811 age 30 Renfrewshire, Scotland
REID Jean, 1837 age 4 Renfrewshire, Scotland
REID Robert, 1839 age 2 Renfrewshire, Scotland

Civil Parish: Govan
Town: Partick
County: Lanarkshire
Address: Castlewalk Street Jamieson's Lands
REID James, Head 1803 age 48 Foreman Thread Manufactores Paisley, Renfrew
REID Janet, Wife 1811 age 40 Paisley, Renfrew
REID Jean, daughter 1836 age 15 Paisley, Renfrew
REID Robert, Son 1838 age 13 Message Boy Paisley, Renfrew
REID Jessie, Daughter 1842 age 9 Scholar Paisley, Renfrew
REID Margaret, Daughter 1844 age 7 Paisley, Renfrew
REID Barbara, Daughter 1849 age 2 Paisley, Renfrew
Yes, thanks.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 10 June 1895 p. 1
REID.-June 8, at his residence, 91 St. John's-road, Forest Lodge, Sydney, N.S.W., after a painful illness, aged 56, Robert Cuthbertson, only surviving son of Janet and the late James Reid, of Forest Lodge, and formerly of Paisley, Scotland.

One more generation on both sides to trace now we have parents names from shipping record.
Robert Cuthbertson
Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910
marriage: 04 Jun 1808 High Church,​Paisley,​Renfrew
spouse: Jean Young

Robert Cuthbertson
Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910
marriage: 29 May 1808 Middle Church,​Paisley,​Renfrew
spouse: Jane Young


That would fit thanks.

REID James Death notice 03JUL1882 Death 79 late of Forest Lodge Sydney Morning Herald 04JUL1882

REID Janet Cuthbertson Death notice 07DEC1895 Death 84 late of Forest Lodge Sydney Morning Herald 09DEC1895
name: Janet Cuthbertson
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place: HIGH CHURCH, PAISLEY, RENFREW, SCOTLAND
birth date: 13 Jan 1811
birthplace: High Church, Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland
death date:
name note:
father's name: Robert Cuthbertson
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Jean Young
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C11573-4
system origin: Scotland-VR
source film number: 1041283
reference number: - 2:17FWZW5

Possible, however shipping record say mother living at Paisley as of 1853.

Piece: SCT1851/658 Place: Walston -Lanarkshire Enumeration District: 2
Civil Parish: Walston Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Elsrickle
Folio: 670 Page: 11 Schedule: 47
Address: Elsrickle Village
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
CUTHBERTSON Jane Head W F 70 Weaver's Widow Domestic Manf Lanarkshire - Walston

I can't find a Jane/Jean/Janet old enough in Renfrew in 1851.

Looks as though Robert may have died before 1841.
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