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WATSON family in Largs

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Actually 259 but they factor the children as a proprotion of an adult so for calculation of payment for those landed it was 235 1/2.
 
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I have an 1841 census of Largs where there is a William Watson listed - Father John. He was aged 12 at the time. As I'm a novice when it comes to 'trees' it may take me a wee while to clarify things. I do know that there were several 'John Watsons'! There is one listed as being 16 on that Census in the same family. My grandfather was John Watson Falconer so it seems the names were passed down every time a boy appeared.
A John Watson, retired Wine and Spirit Merchant, died on 28 February 1906, aged 83. He was the widow of Barbara Hendry. He died of prostate cancer by the looks of things.... His father was Richard Watson, Grocer and Wine Merchant.
I'll keep looking. I've bought some software to create a tree of my own as I am also keen to find out where the Falconers appeared from - if I can fathom the jargon.......
The connection for me is that a David Falconer married twice - once to a Jane Watson and then to Isabella Leitch - who might also have had MacFarlane and McLullich in her full name. They appear to have dropped the McLullich at some point - although it has also appeared as MacLullich. There is an East Kilbride connection - and I know there are probably Falconers in Oz as one set up a leper colony according to family folk lore. I'll try to help as much as I can but please be patient with me!
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Thanks Lesley.

You have already answered one of my queries - the death of John, spouse of Barbara Hendry.

Yes, it is usual to pass the father's name down. Also the mother's name and often the names of grandparents.

We will try to help you with the Falconer connection.

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Janet is looking a mystery in 1861, as you say can't be with g'parents. This is where images are helpful, sometimes they just get missed off, but occasionally are on the image :rolleyes:
 

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A mystery now because I had no baptism and not being on 1861 and no age at death I thought she fitted between Allan and Margaret - a 5 year gap - 4 Oct 1862 and 6 Nov 1867.


I can see no death for Barbara 1861 -1871. John died in 1906 so 1871, 1881 and 1891 and 1901 thanks Geoff. :)


Barbara died 1893 Largs. Other name HENDRY. Age 70.
 
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Name: Jane Watson
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1891
Birthplace: St. Nicholas Aberdeen, Scotland
Father's Name: William Watson
Mother's Name: Jane Falconer Watson
Batch: C018855

Helen Rankin Falconer
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1891
Birthplace: Kelvin, Glasgow, Lanark
Father's Name: David Falconer
Mother's Name: Jane Watson Falconer
Batch: C019568

Have not found the marriages yet. :D
 
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Piece: SCT1841/602 Place: Largs -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3
Civil Parish: Largs Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Largs
Folio: 2 Page: 1
Address: Largs - Gallowgate Street
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
WATSON John M 18 Grocer & Spirit Dealer Ayrshire


Piece: SCT1841/602 Place: Largs -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3
Civil Parish: Largs Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Largs
Folio: 2 Page: 7
Address: Main Street
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HENDRY Peter M 45 Grocer And Spirit Dealer Outside Census County (1841)
HENDRY Margaret F 25 Ayrshire
HENDRY Barbara F 15 Ayrshire
HENDRY Jean F 15 Ayrshire
HENDRY James M 12 Ayrshire
HENDRY Daniel M 11 Ayrshire
HENDRY Peter M 9 Ayrshire


Piece: SCT1841/602 Place: Largs -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3
Civil Parish: Largs Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Largs
Folio: 2 Page: 18
Address: Main Street
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
WATSON John M 35 Shoemaker Ireland
WATSON John M 16 Shoemaker Apprentice Ayrshire
WATSON William M 12 Ayrshire
WATSON Rachel F 10 Ayrshire
WATSON James M 8 Ayrshire
---------- Margaret F 1 Ayrshire
MILLER Jean F 30 Ayrshire
 
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Oh!

1881
Reg No: 602
RD: Largs
Civil Parish: Largs
Town: Largs
County: Ayrshire
Address: 4 Forth St.
ED: 7; Page: 13; Line: 18; Roll: cssct1881_192

John Watson 58 [Spirit dealer]
Barbara Watson 58 wife
Henry Watson 32 son [Spirit dealer]
Eliza Watson 33 dau
James Watson 19 son [Civil engineer]
All b. Largs.

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Not sure about this, looks like similar address..

1891
Reg No: 602
Reg No: Largs
Civil Parish: Largs
Town: Largs
County: Ayrshire
Address: Beach Ho Fort St
ED: 8; Page: 9; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1891_210

John Watson 68 [Inspector of Poor]
Barbara Watson 68
[Both b. Largs]

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Thanks Geoff.

I'll check for deaths in Ayrshire again. When I searched for Barbara there were 2 hits. I didn't check the age of the other one.

Only one in Largs. Other is 1906 no age recorded and not Largs.
 
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1871
RegNo: 602
RD: Largs
Civil Parish: Largs
Town: Largs
County: Ayrshire
Address: Fort St Beah House
ED: 7; Page: 4; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1871_113

James Watson 48 [Sprint Riales]
Barbara Watson 43
Elizabeth Watson 24
John Watson 15
Barbara Watson 13
Jane Watson 11
James Watson 9
[All b. Largs]

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Thanks Geoff.

David FALCONER & Jane WATSON
Marriage 1888 Largs, Ayr

Not on FS so nothing more than 1888.


Death 1893 FALCONER Jane (WATSON) Kelvin, Lanark Age 33


David FALCONER & Isabella LEITCH ** hit on both exact names for Isabella
Marriage 1901 Shettleston, Lanark
 
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Helen Rankin Falconer
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1891
Birthplace: Kelvin, Glasgow, Lanark
Father's Name: David Falconer
Mother's Name: Jane Watson Falconer
Batch: C019568
1891
Reg No: 644/9
RD: Kelvin
Civil Parish: Glasgow Barony
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 30 Carnarvon St:
ED: 59; Page: 9; Line: 13; Roll: CSSCT1891_277

David Falconer 33 [b. Motherwell. Commercial traveler]
Jane Falconer 31 wife [b. Largs]
Helen R Falconer 1 Mo dau [b. Glasgow]

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Thanks Geoff.

Can you find David in 1881 and 1901?

We need to show that Jane is this one and that might rely on a copy of her death certificate.

1861
Registration Number: 602
Registration District: Largs
Civil Parish: Largs
Town: Largs
County: Ayrshire
ED: 6
Roll: CSSCT1861_88
Household schedule number: 89
Address: 8
John Watson Head 38 Wine & Spirit Merchant Largs, Ayrshire
Barbara Watson Wife 38
Margaret Watson 16
Elizabeth Watson 14
Henry Watson 12
Peter Watson 10
William Watson 8
John Watson 5
Barbara H Watson 3
Jane Watson 1
 

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Can you find David in 1881 and 1901?

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Possible..

1881
Reg No: 644/8
RD: Milton
Civil Parish: Glasgow St George
County: Lanarkshire
ED: 15; Page: 8; Line: 5; Roll: cssct1881_232

Helen Falconer 50 [Motherwell]
David Falconer 23 son [do. Grocer]
Maggie Falconer 19 dau [do. Saleswoman]
Nellie Falconer 15 dau [do.do]
James Mairson 29 lodger
James McCrow 24 lodger

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Thanks Geoff.

That seems to fit, except first daughter Helen named after father's mother and not mother's mother (Mary).

I also hope the 'Rankin' is not Jane's maiden name. When it's shown this way it's very hard to tell if Watson is a middle name or maiden name or if Falconer is married or maiden name.

Father's Name: David Falconer
Mother's Name: Jane Watson Falconer
 
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