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Robert b. 28 Mar 1814 Whitekirk, East Lothian, Scotland - private IGI

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Piece: SCT1851/674 Place: Borthwick -Midlothian ED: 6
Civil Parish: Borthwick Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Stobsmills
Folio: 760 Page: 4 Schedule: 14
Address: 8 Stobs Powder Mills
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HUNTER Robt Head M M 36 Carter East Lothian - Whitekirk
HUNTER Anne Dau - F 11 Scholar Midlothian - Borthwick
HUNTER Elisabeth Dau - F 9 Scholar Midlothian - Borthwick
HUNTER Mary Dau - F 3 Midlothian - Borthwick

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04/04/1814 HUNTER ROBERT JAMES HUNTER/ANN HOUDEN FR405 (FR405) M 723/ 20 138 Whitekirk and Tynninghame


Piece: SCT1841/723 Place: Whitekirk-Tyningham -East Lothian ED: 1
Civil Parish: Whitekirk/tyningham Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 1 Page: 15
Address: Tynninghame
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HUNTER Ann F 50 East Lothian
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Robert HUNTER & Mary WEST
19 Nov 1836 Temple, Midlothian
Batch: M117006

15 Nov 1836 Newbattle, Midlothian
Batch: M116957

Naming pattern does not seem to fit. Mary's parents are William and Catharine.

Piece: SCT1841/674 Place: Borthwick - Midlothian ED: 6
Civil Parish: Borthwick Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 6 Page: 8
Address: Stobs Mills
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HUNTER Robert M 25 Ag. Lab. Outside Census County (1841)
WEST Mary F 25 Midlothian
HUNTER Ann F 2 Midlothian
HUNTER Elizabeth F 3m Midlothian
WEST Joseph M 35 Shoemaker Journeyman Midlothian

Registration No: 674
Registration District: Borthwick
Civil Parish: Borthwick
County: Midlothian
Address: Stobs Mills
HUNTER Robert Head 47 Ploughman Haddington
HUNTER Mary Wife 48 Temple Edinburghshire
HUNTER Mary dau 13 Scholar Borthwick Edinburghshire
HUNTER Robert son 7 Scholar Borthwick Edinburghshire
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Registration No: 698B
Registration District: Stobhill
Civil Parish: Stobhill
County: Midlothian
Address: Arniston Engine
HUNTER Robert Head 56 Farm Servant Ap Labourer Whitekirk Haddingtonshire
HUNTER Mary Wife 57 Temple Edinburghshire
HUNTER Robert Son 17 Labourer Borthwick Edinburghshire
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Can't see a marriage for James and Ann.

Looks like Ann died 1841 - 1851.

Can't find a birth/baptism for Mary West.
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Siblings to Robert

James Hunter 25/2/1821 Stenton James Hunter/Ann Howden

Janet 4/3/1810 Prestonkirk James Hunter/Ann Hawden