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Alexander and Margaret Smith/Bunton from Scotland

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rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 10:53

Pleasure to help Jan. Good luck with your research.

Jan

Jan Report 28 Nov 2012 21:01

Hi. Thankyou very much for the above information...I'll go into the details of all of the entries, in particular the death of Margaret Smith in 1864 which looks very promising! I very much appreciate your help! Jan

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 26 Nov 2012 12:30

1865 Marriage gives
Alexander's parents as William Smith (Master Tailor) and Mary Smith maiden surname Jeffrey (?) deceased.
Margaret Findlay parents Alexander Findlay (no Occupation) deceased and Margaret Findlay maiden surname McEntee deceased.

1841

Name: William Smith
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1806
Gender: Male
Where born: Renfrewshire, Scotland

Civil parish: Paisley Low
County: Renfrewshire
Address: Paisley Causeyside St No 20
Occupation: Taylor
Parish Number: 573
Household Members: Name Age
William Smith 35
Mrs. Mary Smith 35
Thomas Smith 14
Alex Smith 12
Agness Smith 10
William Smith 8
Jane Smith 6
Mary Smith 2

1851

Name: William Smith
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804
Relationship: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Parish Number: 573
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 10 High St
Occupation: Tailor Master
ED: 1
Page: 7 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 24
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1851_124
Household Members: Name Age
William Smith 47
Mary Smith 47
Agnes Smith 19
William Smith 17
Jane Smith 16
Mary Smith 12
John Smith 10
James Smith 8
Marion Smith 3
John Mcgee 32
___________ 20
___________25

1861 - William re-married? (If he re-married after 1855 marriage certificate will give his parents names)

Name: William Smith
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1803
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Elisabeth Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573/3
Registration district: Paisley Middle Church
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
Town: Paisley
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 9 Moss St
Occupation: Tailor
ED: 5
Household schedule number: 8
Line: 23
Roll: CSSCT1861_80
Household Members: Name Age
William Smith 58
Elisabeth Smith 42
Mary Smith 22
Joseph Smith 5
Walter Smith 3
John Smith 19

1871

Name: William Smith
Age: 67
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Elizabeth Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573/2
Registration district: Paisley Middle and Low Parishes
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
Town: Paisley
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 13 Gers Wyrd
Occupation: Failos
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 107
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1871_103
Household Members: Name Age
William Smith 67
Elizabeth Smith 27
Joseph Smith 14
Mathe Smith 13

Not seeing William in 1881 so he probably died between 1871 and 1881. His death certificate will give his parents names if the informant knew the details.

William's death

1873 SMITH WILLIAM M 69 PAISLEY BURGH PARISHES /RENFREW 573/00 0053

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 26 Nov 2012 12:05

1864 SMITH MARGARET F PAISLEY MIDDLE CHURCH /RENFREW 573/03 0194


Margaret Smith, aged 34 years, married to Alexander Smith, Tailor died at 11hr. 5m. AM on 26 June 1864 at 7 Love Street, Paisley. Her father James Buntin a Shawl Maker and her mother Helen Buntin maiden surname Cross were both still alive.

1851

Name: James Buntin
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1800
Relationship: Head
Spouse's Name: Helen Buntin
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Parish Number: 573
Civil parish: Paisley North
County: Renfrewshire
Address: Underwood Street
Occupation: Hand Loom Weaver (wool)
ED: 6
Page: 20 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 78
Line: 16
Roll: CSSCT1851_125
Household Members: Name Age
James Buntin 51
Helen Buntin 51 b. Paisley, Renfrewshire
William Buntin 18
Heblen Buntin 13
John Gibb 30
James Robertson 18

1841

Name: James Bunton
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Gender: Male
Where born: Renfrewshire, Scotland

Civil parish: Paisley Low
County: Renfrewshire
Address: Campble St
Occupation: H L W
Parish Number: 573
Household Members: Name Age
James Bunton 40
Helln Bunton 40
Robert Bunton 15
James Bunton 10
Margret Bunton 10
Wm Bunton 5
John Bunton 5
Hellen Bunton 3
John Bunton 15
Matthew Bunton 7 Mo

1851

Name: Alexander Smith
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Relationship: Head
Spouse's Name: Margra Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Parish Number: 573
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 9 Back Sneddon St
Occupation: Tailor
ED: 8B
Page: 8 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 31
Line: 12
Roll: CSSCT1851_124
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Smith 22
Margra Smith 21
William Smith 11 Mo

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 26 Nov 2012 11:30

No date and place of parents marriage on Alexander's birth certificate as it was pre 1860. I looked at Thomas's birth but his mother was Margaret Ann Finlay who married father Alexander on 10 March 1865 at Paisley. That marriage certificate will give you Alexander (Senior)'s parents names.

1861

Name: Alexander Smith
Age: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Margaret Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573/3
Registration district: Paisley Middle Church
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 7 Love St
Occupation: Tailor Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy
ED: 15
Household schedule number: 97
Line: 1
Roll: CSSCT1861_80
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Smith 31
Margaret Smith 31 b. Paisley, Renfrewshire
William Smith 10
Helen Smith 9
James Smith 7
Mary Smith 2
Alexander Smith 9 Mo

Jan

Jan Report 26 Nov 2012 09:10

Hi Barbara,
Thanks very much for the above Census information. This could be the right Alexander, as he was a shipwright and the age is pretty similar. I really appreciate your help...thanks! Jan

Barbara

Barbara Report 25 Nov 2012 09:34

1881 Alexander a Shipwright Carpenter
Alexander Smith
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relationship: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 564/2
Registration district: Greenock East
Civil parish: Greenock East
County: Renfrewshire
Address: Mc Lean'S Land Houston St
Occupation: Shipwright
ED: 30
Household schedule number: 2
Line: 14
Roll: cssct1881_165
Household Members: Name Age
James Roseman 30
Agnes Roseman 26
Robert Roseman 9
Agnes Roseman 7
Margaret Roseman 5
James Roseman 3
Daniel Roseman 1
Daniel Gillan 24
James Gillan 19
Alexander Smith 20

Jan

Jan Report 24 Nov 2012 19:23

PS Not sure if Alexander and Margaret also emigrated to Australia. Thanks.

Jan

Jan Report 24 Nov 2012 19:21

Hi Barbara and Helen,
Thankyou both for your help, I have a marriage cert for Alexander Smith and Mary Linnane. They were married on 23 April 1889 in Rockhampton, Queensland. His profession is noted as carpenter and his parents' names are recorded as Alexander Smith and Margaret Bunton. The father's profession is tailor. Mary's profession is domestic servant; parents Thomas Linnane and Mary O'Loughlan. Thomas' profession is listed as farmer. I don't have a birthdate for the second Alexander but on the marriage cert in 1889, it states he is 26 and Mary 22. Thanks!

Barbara

Barbara Report 24 Nov 2012 12:33

Cannot find any marriage for Alexander and Margaret Bunton on Scotlands people or on IGI
Have you the birth date for the second Alexander and also where did the name Margaret Bunton come from

Helen

Helen Report 24 Nov 2012 11:37

Familysearch shows

The parents of all the children on the census are Alexander Smith and Margaret Finlay

eg:

parents:

Alexander Smith Margaret Finlay

name:

Joseph Hannah Smith
gender:
Male
birth date:
08 Jan 1870
birthplace:
HIGH CHURCH,PAISLEY,RENFREW,SCOTLAND
father's name:
Alexander Smith
mother's name:
Margaret Finlay
ndexing project (batch) number:
C11573-1
system origin:
Scotland-ODM
source film number:


There are no deaths in Scotland recorded for

Margaret Smith / Bunton (cross-ref names)

Did Margaret and Alexander also emigrate to Australia ?

Barbara

Barbara Report 24 Nov 2012 11:25

1881 looks as if Margaret had died and Alexander had remarried
1881 Scotland Census 1881 Scotland Census
Name: Alexander Smith
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Eliza S Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573
Registration district: Paisley
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 6, Love St
Occupation: Tailor
ED: 44
Household schedule number: 85
Line: 20
Roll: cssct1881_173
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Smith 51
Eliza S Smith 47
Mary Smith 22
Robert Smith 16
Thomas Smith 13
Joseph Smith 11
Finlay Smith 9



Barbara

Barbara Report 24 Nov 2012 10:48

Alexanders brother James and sister Maggie
1881 Scotland Census 1881 Scotland Census
Name: Maggie Smith
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Relationship: Sister
Gender: Female
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 564/2
Registration district: Greenock East
Civil parish: Greenock East
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 45 Ardgowan St
Occupation: Tailors Machinist
ED: 30
Household schedule number: 20
Line: 14
Roll: cssct1881_165
Household Members: Name Age
James Smith 27
Jeanie Smith 27
Alexander Smith 3
James Smith 2
Donald Smith 4 Mo
Maggie Smith 15



Jan

Jan Report 24 Nov 2012 10:42

Hi Barbara,
Thanks so much for the information you've given me...I'm very grateful. Jan.

Barbara

Barbara Report 24 Nov 2012 10:32

1871 Scotland Census 1871 Scotland Census
Name: Alexander Smith
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Smith
Mother's Name: Made Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573/2
Registration district: Paisley Middle and Low Parishes
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 6 Love St
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 15
Household schedule number: 87
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1871_103
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Smith 41
Made Smith 34
Ellen Smith 19
James Smith 17
Mary Smith 13
Alexander Smith 11
Robert Smith 6
Maggie Smith 5
Thomas Smith 3
Joseph Smith 1



Barbara

Barbara Report 24 Nov 2012 10:29

Could be yopur family
1861 Scotland Census 1861 Scotland Census
Name: Alexander Smith
Age: 9 Mo
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Smith
Mother's Name: Margaret Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 573/3
Registration district: Paisley Middle Church
Civil parish: Paisley Middle Church
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 7 Love St
ED: 15
Household schedule number: 97
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1861_80
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Smith 31
Margaret Smith 31
William Smith 10
Helen Smith 9
James Smith 7
Mary Smith 2
Alexander Smith 9 Mo



Jan

Jan Report 24 Nov 2012 10:16

Hi,
Looking for any information at all on my g-g-grandparents Alexander Smith and Margaret Bunton from Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland as well as their son Alexander Smith and his wife Mary Linnane - my g-grandparents. The second Alexander was born in Paisley and Mary was born in Kilfenora, Clare, Ireland - her parents were Thomas Linnane and Mary O'Loughlan. Alexander and Mary were married in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia in 1889. Thanks for any information, especially anything to do with Scotland. Jan