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WEST family in Midlothian in 1881

DaveHam9

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I'd like a look up please for the following WEST family in Midlothian in 1881.

Joseph b. 1851 Midlothian
Margaret b. abt 1841 Midlothian
Margaret b. 1872 Stobhill, Midlothian
Grace b. 1874 Stobhill, Midlothian

I don't know if they had any other children

Thanks.

Dave
 
Hi Dave

1881 Scotland census
Registration District: Stobhill
Civil Parish: Borthwick
County: Midlothian
Address:

Joseph WEST head b. abt. 1852 age 29 Stone Mason Borthwick, Edinburgh
Margaret WEST wife b. abt. 1842 age 39 Lasswade, Edinburgh
Grace WEST daur b. abt. 1875 age 6 Temple, Edinburgh
Cathern WEST b. abt. 1877 age 4 Temple, Edinburgh
Margart WEST b. abt. 1880 age 1 Borthwick, Edinburgh
Ann PEAT stepdaughter b. abt. 1864 age 17 General Servt Newbattle, Edinburgh

cheers
crankypants
 
Hi Dave

Margaret's WEST children from 1st marriage

Ann PEAT
03 SEP 1863 Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents Andrew PEAT & Margaret SHEDDEN


William PEAT
29th April 1861 Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents Andrew PEAT & Margaret SHEDDEN


1871 Scotland census (PEAT transcribed as PEAL)
Registration District: Stobhill
Civil Parish: Stobhill
County: Midlothian

Charles SHADEN head b. abt. 1801 age 70 Grocer Dollar, Clackmannan
Margaret PEAL daur b. abt. 1842 age 29 Domestic Serv Lasswade, Edinburgh
William PEAL Great Grandchild b.abt. 1862 age 9 Cockpen, Edinburgh
Anne PEAL Great Grandchild b. abt. 1864 age 7 Newbattle, Edinburgh

cheers
crankypants
 
Hi Dave

Hi Dave

Yes Joseph & Margaret had 2 more children.

1891 Scotland census
Registration District: Stobhill
Civil Parish: Borthwick
County: Midlothian
Address: 12 Clayhouse Cottage

Joseph WEST b. abrt 1852 age 39 Builder Borthwick, Edinburghshire
Margaret WEST b. abt. 1842 age 49 Lasswade, Edinburghshire
Maggie S WEST b. abt. 1880 age 11 Borthwick, Edinburghshire
Madeline WEST b. abt. 1882 age 9 Borthwick, Edinburghshire
Whilamina W WEST b. abt. 1887 age 7 Borthwick, Edinburghshire

cheers
crankypants
 
Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. That's filled a few gaps in my tree. I will enter that into my database tomorrow and see where I go next with this family.

I have the MI from a tombstone in Temple parish for this family with 9 family members on it but the transcription is full of errors. I need to find a way of finding the right dates /ages at death.

Regards,

Dave
 
Hello crankypants,

I have sorted out the MI and I have some of the deaths now. Joseph WEST died on 5 Dec 1898 St Andrew, Midlothian. His spouse Margaret died on 16 Dec 1926 at Canongate. The first Margaret died on 22 Jan 1875 at Stobhill. They named the second one Margaret S (Maggie S).

Please see if you can find Margaret and any of her children in 1901. All the children may have gone by then. I wonder if she reverts to her maiden name SHEDDEN (SHEDDON)?

Thanks.

Dave
 
Hi Dave

1901 Scotland census
Registration District: St Andrew
Civil Parish: Edinburgh South Leith
County: Midlothian
Address: 8 Elgin Terrace

Margaret WEST head b. abt. 1841 age 60 Loanhead, Midlothian
Margaret S WEST daur b. abt. 1880 age 21 Gorebridge, Midlothian
Madeline WEST daur b. abt. 1882 age 19 Gorebridge, Midlothian (Dressmaker)
Whilimina WEST daur b. abt. 1884 age 17 Gorebridge, Midlothian (Milliner)
Thomas W CURRIE lodger b. abt. 1874 age 27 Greenock, Renfrew
William H METHVEN lodger b. abt. 1879 22 Tillie & E, Clackmannan

Cheers
crankypants
 
Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much.

In 1891 the family was living in a Clayhouse Cottage which is in Gorebridge, a village in Borthwick parish..

Loanhead is a village in Lasswade parish.

Now another branch of the family:

Please see if you can find Grace (nee WEST) b. 1842 Temple parish and spouse William WALKER born abt 1821 in Edinburgh in 1881 and 1891. Thanks.

They married in 1880 at St Andrew Edinburgh, Midlothian.
They probably didn't have any children.

Grace died on 5 Jul 1896 Stobhill and William on 2 Nov 1895 ? aged 75 ? Edinburgh Infirmary?

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave

Closest I could find for Grace & William WALKER

1881 Scotland census
Registration District: St Andrew
Civil Parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County: Midlothian
Address: 21 Leith Street

WALKER William b. abt. 1823 age 58 Edinburgh (Hotel Keeper)
WALKER Grace b. abt.1839 age 42 Mid, Gorebridge

1891 Scotland census
Registration District: St Andrew
Civil Parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County: Midlothian
Address: 21 Leith Street

WALKER William b. abt. 1823 age 68 Edinburgh, Midlothian (Hotel Keeper)
WALKER Grace W b. abt.1840 age 51 Gorebridge, Midlothian

cheers
crankypants
 
Hello crankypants,

Thank you. That's them. They married in St Andrew RD too. In the 1841 census Grace's parents were living in the upper part of Gorebridge which is in Temple parish. The lower part is in Borthwick parish.

Now... who is next?

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi Dave

Just found a marriage 8th feb 1899 for Joseph WEST daughter Grace WEST to James MACKENNA.

The 19th Century British Library Newspapers
Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Friday, February 10, 1899; Issue 26059.

MACKENNA - WEST February 8, at 9, Elgin Terrace, Edinburgh by the Rev. Dr. Blair, St. Johns Parish Church, James Mackenna, Armagh, youngest son of the late Robert Mackenna, Killin??, county ??. to Grace, eldest daughter of the late Joseph West, late of 21, Leith Street, Edinburgh and Clayhouse Cottage, Gorebridge, Midlothian.

Cheers
crankypants
 
Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. That's one I didn't have. Could the bit you can't read be Kilsaran, Co Louth ?


I have this possible one:
James McKENNA b. 6 APR 1871 , Louth, Ireland
Parents Robert & Sarah KELLY

Regards,

Dave
 
Hi dave

I enlarged the article and the 5th line ends with Killin -
the 6th line starts with ...., country Louth

There is a KILLIN in Louth
The word on 6th line is too faded to read, looks like four letters
cheers
crankypants
 
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