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Anyone familiar with Glasgow?

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AndreaFromYorkshire

AndreaFromYorkshire Report 29 Sep 2009 13:39

Hi
I am trying to find out where a particular family lived.Here is how Ancestry deciphered it:
1871 census Registration Number: 644/1
Registration district: Central District
Civil parish: Glasgow Inner High
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 2 B Rotterson
ED: 64
Household schedule number: 17
Line: 13
Roll: CSSCT1871_124
This was given to me by a very kind member of Genes as I do not have Ancestry - I wonder if it is possible to view before or after pages to maybe find another street name?As
I cannot find a Rotterson street/avenue etc around Glasgow.
Any ideas or advise appreciated
Andrea

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 29 Sep 2009 13:47

Andrea, if you post full family details, maybe others can see original and check for you?
Jan

Potty

Potty Report 29 Sep 2009 13:53

The only way to see the original image is on scotlandspeople - a pay to view site.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 29 Sep 2009 13:56

I see! Sorry folks. Not a drop of Scots blood in me veins so have never tried.
Jan

AndreaFromYorkshire

AndreaFromYorkshire Report 29 Sep 2009 17:50

nudge for teatimers!
:)

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2009 18:18

As already said the images are on Scotlandspeople which is a pay to view site.


But there is a Rottenrow in Glasgow

Helen

Helen Report 29 Sep 2009 18:23

What are the names of the family etc. Might be able to find them in another census living nearby. This may help confirm this census area.

Think this 1871 census may be:

Robertson Street or
Rottenrow

Both are in the central part of Glasgow

Could well be Rottenrow .... as it is not termed a Street or Road and Rottenrow would probably come under the Inner High area of Glasgow ... near to Glasgow Cathedral.

You can have a look at old pictures of Rottenrow on:

www.mitchelllibrary.org

One of the oldest and original parts of Glasgow

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2009 18:26

There about 40 people on 1871 census with the same address so could be a tenement block

AndreaFromYorkshire

AndreaFromYorkshire Report 29 Sep 2009 19:25

Hi Helen
I think it may have been you who has just found the marriage and birth of my family on another thread - if not apologies.
On Ancestry the record is as follows:

1871 Scotland Census
about Jane Nannie
Name: Jane Nannie
Age: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Michael
Gender: Female
Where born: England
Registration Number: 644/1
Registration district: Central District
Civil parish: Glasgow Inner High
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 2 B Rotterson
ED: 64
Household schedule number: 17
Line: 13
Roll: CSSCT1871_124
Household Members: Name Age
Michael Nannie 31
Jane Nannie 31
Mary Nannie 6

But my people are named Maguire.
Does this help for the Rottenrow link?
Thanks
Andrea

AndreaFromYorkshire

AndreaFromYorkshire Report 29 Sep 2009 19:26

Hi Glitter baby
Thanks for your time.
Excuse my ignorance but what is a' tenement block' and are there many in Glasgow or where they just common in 1871.
Thanks again
Andrea

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 29 Sep 2009 19:35

Andrea

not sure where you live


a tenement block is a block of flats ....... or apartments (if you're in North America)


They were and are very common in many parts of Scotland, right from the early days to today.


Many of them in the 1800s were of course poor .. and still are. But some were of superior quality.

Even the lords and ladies lived in tenement style buildings in Edinburgh.



sylvia

Helen

Helen Report 29 Sep 2009 19:45

Andrea,

Yes it is me on the other thread with the birth notice.

However, it was Andrew who sent the 1871 census. Ancestry are often way off the mark at transcribing the writing on census ... so may well have come up with the name Nannie for Maguire. If you have looked at the original record from Scotlandspeople do the two match up otherwise ?

When you look at the Scotlandspeople census image, can you imagine it looks like Rottenrow ?

Another way to verify the address is:

Go back into Scotlandspeople.
Bring up the previous viewed image of the 1871 census.
Click ... View Free Header.

This will bring up the first page of the Enumerator's book describing which streets he covered while taking the census. You should be able to see whether Rottenrow comes under his census area.

AndreaFromYorkshire

AndreaFromYorkshire Report 29 Sep 2009 21:02

Many thanks Sylvia and Helen for your replies....you have both helped me tremendously.And yes Helen it does look like Rottenrow - cracked it! Off to 'Scotlands people'!!
A very happy Andrea :)

Anne

Anne Report 4 Dec 2012 21:57

Rottenrow is where the maternity hospital was in Glasgow. Hence it crops up quite often.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 4 Dec 2012 23:15

Anne, I suspect you haven't noticed how old this thread is!
jan