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William SMITH

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19 Jan 1855 'William Miles'
SMITH William 27 single - Labourer - Perthshire - Mother Janet dead Father Donald living in Perthshire - Presbyterian - R&W - no relations in colony

Looking for any more info on William and his family.

I've temporarily lost where he fits in my tree. :rolleyes:

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Long shot for a death, Janet could be Jane, Jean or possibly Jessy [says he hopefully]

Qld Deaths:
1866
Reg C551
William Smith
Parents = Donald Smith & Jessy Club

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Thanks Geoff.

Don't even know if Qld. fits.

I can't find a William with a Donald in 1841. Only the one Donald Smith in Perth in 1841

Piece: SCT1841/344 Place: Dowally -Perth Enumeration District: 2
Civil Parish: Dowally Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 2 Page: 9
Address: Rindallachan
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
SMITH Donald M 60 Army Pensioner Perth

Piece: SCT1851/344 Place: Dowally -Perth Enumeration District: 1
Civil Parish: Dowally Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Dowally
Folio: 0 Page: 3 Schedule: 12
Address: Dowally
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
SMITH Donald Head W M 69 Chelsea Pensioner Perth - Blair Atholl(Originally: Perth - Blair Athole)
SMITH Caterine Dau W F 34 Farm Labourer Perth - Dowally

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Closest fit for age and occupation in 1851 but parents might be Robert & Margaret.

Piece: SCT1851/348 Place: Dunblane -Perth Enumeration District: 2a
Civil Parish: Dunblane Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Ardoch
Folio: 0 Page: 2 Schedule: 6
Address: Hill
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
GARDNER Peter Head U M 46 Farmer 80 Ac Perth - Trinity Gask
SMITH William Servnt U M 23 Farmer's Serv. Perth - Dunblane
STIRLING John Servnt U M 13 Farmer's Serv. Perth - Dunblane
FINLAYSON Mary Hsesrv U F 25 House Serv. Perth - Dunblane


Donald Smith is not a very commom name in Perth.

Donald Smith
Spouse's Name Janet Macfarlane
Event Date 30 Oct 1810
Event Place Perth, Perth
 
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Isabella Smith
Birth Date 23 Dec 1845
Birthplace PITSLIGO,ABERDEEN
Father's Name Donald Smith
Mother's Name Jessie Clubb

David Walker Smith
Birth Date 10 Jun 1855
Birthplace PETERCULTER,ABERDEEN
Father's Name Donald Smith
Mother's Name Jessie Clubb

William Smith
Birth Date 29 Oct 1856
Birthplace PITSLIGO,ABERDEEN
Mother's Name Jessie Smith
 
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Death 1895/C3578 Jessie Smith - James Clubb - ** born Scotland aged 70 years

No age for the William who died in 1866.

No birth in Qld. 1850 - 1866 for a William.

Births in Qld 1850 - 1880

1860 C418 Jessie Smith Donald Jessie Chubb
 
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1855 Shipping record has Donald living in Perthshire and Janet dead.

There seems to be only the one Donald Smith.
 
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This one in the 51, Dave. Just wondered with his father being an army pensioner
William
Last name Smith
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Marital status Unmarried
Gender Male
Age 21
Birth year 1830
Occupation Private 21 Fusiliers (Army)
Birth place Scotland
Birth county Perthshire
Town -
Parish Kilmallie
County Inverness-shire
Reg District is Lochaber
 

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Thanks Barbara.

I think we can rule out the death in 1866 in Qld.

One day I will find how William connects to my tree. :)

I was expecting to find the census not have Perth as pob for Donald.

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Army pensioner and seems such an uncommon name for that location.

The other army pensioners I have also with names that are rare in Scotland were all born in southern England and ended up posted in Scotland and discharged in Scotland.

I take the info on the shipping record as being reliable re William's parents. Not sure he was born there although it has Perthshire for him.

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Possible tho that he did.
SMITH DAVID 1778 — 1800 British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Abernethie, Perthshire, Scotland

Will look forward to getting back to this one in a year or so!
 

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Donald Smith
Event Type Census
Event Date 1861
Gender Male
Age 80
Birthplace Perthshire
Registration District Dowally
County Perthshire
Birth Year (Estimated) 1781
 

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