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Thomas JOHNSTON

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Thomas JOHNSTON b. 1781 Evie and Rendall,Orkney Islands

1841 Age 55, farmer, living at Foulquoy with his wife Isabella (Yorston) and children Christian, Jean, Jacob and Margaret.


I'd like a look up please for that one.


John Johnstone b. 26 May 1819 Evie and Rendall, Orkney
Thomas Johnstone &​ Isabella Yorstone

Ann Seatter
birth: 18 Sep 1824
christening: 30 Sep 1824 Evie and Rendall, Orkney
William Seatter & ​ Lydia Flett

28/02/1848 JOHNSTON JOHN ANN SEATTER/ M EVIE AND RENDALL/ORKNEY 016/00 0020 0159


I'd like a look up please for John & Ann in 1851 and 1861.

Thanks,

Dave
 
Age a bit out, probaly rounded down...

Civil Parish: Evie
County: Orkney and Shetland
Address: Foulquoy
Parish Number: 16
ED: 2; Page: 1; Line: 350; Year: 1841

Thomas Johnston 55 [b. Orkney and Shetland. Farmer]
Isabella Johnston 50 F [do]
Christian Johnston F 25 [do]
Jean Johnston 15 F [do]
Jacob Johnston 10 M [do]
Margaret Johnston 8 F [do]
Georgina Spence 2 F [do]

Geoff
 
Ann Seatter
birth: 18 Sep 1824
christening: 30 Sep 1824 Evie and Rendall, Orkney, Scotland
William Seatter & ​ Lydia Flett


1851
Piece: 16 Folio: 24 Page: 2 Registration District: Woodwick
Civil Parish: Evie Address: Walkerhouse, Walkerhouse, Evie County: Orkney
SEATTER, Lydia Head Widow F 52 Farmer (40 Acres 7 Labourer) Rendall Orkney
SEATTER, William Son Unm M 23 Farmer's Son Evie Orkney
SEATTER, Luisa Dau Unm F 20 Farmer's Daur Evie Orkney
SEATTER, James Son Unm M 19 App Cabinet Maker Evie Orkney
SEATTER, Matilda Dau F 14 Farmer's Daur Evie Orkney
SEATTER, Jeremiah Son M 12 Scholar Evie Orkney

I'd like a look up please for that family in 1841.
 
John Johnstone b. 26 May 1819 Evie and Rendall, Orkney
Thomas Johnstone &​ Isabella Yorstone


28/02/1848 JOHNSTON JOHN ANN SEATTER/ M EVIE AND RENDALL/ORKNEY 016/00 0020 0159

A son John ended up in Australia where he married:

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 11 September 1875 p.1
MARRIAGES
JOHNSTON - RILEY.-September 4, by the Rev. T. Gainford, at the Mariners' Church, John Johnston, youngest son of the late Captain John Johnston, Peterhead, Scotland, to Rachel Mary Ann Kemp Riley, youngest daughter of William Riley, of this city.

John senior died 1867 back in Ornley. Spouse Ann died in Victoria but I don't have the death reg to match:

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) - Tuesday 28 May 1867 p.8
FUNERALS
THE Friends of the late Mrs. ANN JOHNSTON, relict of the late Captain John Johnston, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, Melbourne General Cemetery. The funeral will leave her late residence, 4 Howard street, West Melbourne, THIS DAY (Tuesday, 28th), at two o'clock p.m.
 
1841 - Orkney

Civil Parish: Evie
County: Orkney and Shetland
Address: Walkerhouse
Parish Number: 16

William Seatter 50 [Farmer]
Lydia Seatter 40
Jean Seatter 15
William Seatter 15
Samuel Seatter 13
Louisa Seatter 11
James Seatter 9
John Seatter 6
Matilda Seatter 4
Jeremiah Seatter 2
David Sanscail 15 [Ag lab]
John Scott 15 [do]
Janet Swanson 20 [F S]
Jane Flett 40 [do]

All b. Orkney and Shetland.

Geoff
 
John senior died 1867 back in Ornley. Spouse Ann died in Victoria but I don't have the death reg to match:

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) - Tuesday 28 May 1867 p.8
FUNERALS
THE Friends of the late Mrs. ANN JOHNSTON, relict of the late Captain John Johnston, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, Melbourne General Cemetery. The funeral will leave her late residence, 4 Howard street, West Melbourne, THIS DAY (Tuesday, 28th), at two o'clock p.m.

Looks possible...

Ann Johnstone
Death Place: Victoria
Age: 42
Father: Seather U
Registration Year: 1867
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 6112
Estimated birth year: abt 1825

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

That looks right.

I think there is one more query.


This is the one born 1819:

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) - Saturday 26 January 1867 p.4
DEATHS
JOHNSTON.-On the 22nd October, at his father's residence, Crook, Rendall, Orkney, after a lingering illness, Captain John Johnston, late of No. 4 Howard-street, West Melbourne. Deeply regretted by his wife and a large circle of friends.


Birth of John after 1848 and arrival of family in Australia.

One of these is John born after 1848 - one probably January or December the previous year and one probably around August as a rough guess.

60/1925 JOHNSTON JOHN J - JOHN - SYDNEY
9969/1925 JOHNSTON JOHN - JOHN - SYDNEY


Dave
 
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The family possibly arrived in Victoria. It's even possible John junior was born in Victoria 1848-1855. I have no age. One of those 1925 deaths to be sorted.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 11 September 1875 p.1
MARRIAGES
JOHNSTON - RILEY.-September 4, by the Rev. T. Gainford, at the Mariners' Church, John Johnston, youngest son of the late Captain John Johnston, Peterhead, Scotland, to Rachel Mary Ann Kemp Riley, youngest daughter of William Riley, of this city.

So an elder son or more born in Victoria 1848-1855 or born Scotland and arrived with parents.
 
1903 NSW Electoral Roll - WEST SYDNEY - BLACKWATTLE POLLING-PLACE
JOHNSTON John, 89 Glebe-street, storeman
JOHNSTON Leslie, 89 Glebe-street, carpenter
JOHNSTON Rachael, 89 Glebe-street, domestic duties
JOHNSTON Thomas Henry, 89 Glebe-street, cooper

1913 NSW Electoral Roll - GLEBE - MITCHELL-STREET POLLING-PLACE
1148 JOHNSTON George, 89 Glebe-street, carter
1149 JOHNSTON John, 89 Glebe-street, storeman
1150 JOHNSTON John, junior, 89 Glebe-street, labourer
1151 JOHNSTON Leslie, 89 Glebe-street, labourer
1153 JOHNSTON Rachael, 89 Glebe-street, domestic duties

Died 1925. Don't know which reg yet.
 
The January one is John Jacob married to Florence A.

Still searching TROVE for the other one. May not be a notice with no hits using 'Rachel' as well to cut down the 91 hits.

I have found a Private tree that lists a John born 1851 Glasgow with a death in 1925. No idea if it's the right one.
 
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Any JOHNSTON deaths in Victoria 1848 onwards with father = John and mother = Ann Seatter ?
 
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