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James Craighead

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DerekR

DerekR Report 29 Nov 2012 14:48

I am trying to find any information on James Craighead Born about 1868 in Aberdeen. He married Annie Duncan Gordon 08/02/1873 Aberdeen date of marriage unknown. The 1901 Census say's they were living at 77 Clydesdale Road Byker Newcastle upon Tyne. They had 4 sons Duncan Gordon Craighead b.1901
Archibald Douglas Craighead b.1903 Livingston Craighead b.1904 & John Gordon James Criaghead b.1908. Annie Duncan Craighead emigrated to Australia with the boys about 1909/10 but cant find any record of James going to.
I have no record's of James parents or where he died or if he was divorced'
I would be grateful for any information that could be supplied

Regards D.Roberts

Margee

Margee Report 29 Nov 2012 15:07

Looks like son Duncan Gordon died:

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915
about Duncan G Craighead Name: Duncan G Craighead
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1901
Age at Death: 0
Registration district: Newcastle upon Tyne
Inferred County: Northumberland
Volume: 10b
Page: 101 (click to see others on page)


Maddie

Maddie Report 29 Nov 2012 15:18

passenger transcript details
Name: Archibald CRAIGHEAD
Date of departure: 11 October 1909
Port of departure: London
Passenger destination port: Sydney, Australia
Passenger destination: Sydney, Australia
Date of Birth: 1903 (calculated from age)
Age: 6
Marital status:
Sex: Male
Occupation:
Passenger recorded on: Page 5 of 9


The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
Mrs Annie CRAIGHEAD Page 5 of 9 View transcript
John CRAIGHEAD Page 5 of 9 View transcript
Livingstone CRAIGHEAD Page 5 of 9 View transcript
Ship:
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:

COMMONWEALTH
115903
Thos J Hine
Lunds Blue Anchor Line
Australia
6109
4172
324

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Barry

Barry Report 29 Nov 2012 15:43

There is a James Craighead on a 1908 sailing from London to Sydney
I know the record on FMP says DOB 1886 , but the last 2 numbers could have been transposed
It may be worth a look at by someone who has a subscription

Maddie

Maddie Report 29 Nov 2012 15:47

maybe not he is single
Name: James CRAIGHEAD
Date of departure: 12 October 1908
Port of departure: London
Passenger destination port: Sydney, Australia
Passenger destination: Sydney, Australia
Date of Birth: 1886 (calculated from age)
Age: 22
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Occupation: Farmhand
Passenger recorded on: Page 6 of 13


Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:

GEELONG
118426
W C Simonds
Lund's Blue Anchor Line
Australia
9827
5134
490

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rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 16:14

Name: Annie Duncan Craighead
Event Place: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Event Type: Desertion
Publication Date: 29 Dec 1909
Page #: 456

Name: James Craighead
Birth Year: abt 1867
Age: 42
Event Place: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Event Type: Desertion
Publication Date: 29 Dec 1909
Page #: 456


From image

A Warrant has been issued by the Parramatta Bench for the arrest of James Craighead, charged with wife dessertion. He is 42 years of age, five foot nine or ten inches high, stout built, fresh complexion, brown hair fair moustache only; generally dressed in brown felt hat or check tweed cap; a labourer. Arrestvery desirable within the State. Complainant Annie Duncan Craighead , care of John Geddes, Woodville Road, Granville.

Gins

Gins Report 29 Nov 2012 16:31

??


1911 Wales Census
about James H Craighead
Name: James H Craighead
Age in 1911: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Relation to Head: Crew
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Peterhead, Aberden
Civil parish: Barry
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 25
Estimated Marriage Year: 1886 <<<True or False?
Occupation: Steward
Registration district: Cardiff
Registration District Number: 588
Sub-registration district: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 33
Piece: 32210


I cant see any marriages or deaths for the 'Craighead' family in Oz, wonder if they came back to the UK?

Have you checked SP for deaths?

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 16:33

Not seeing a marriage for James and Annie in Scotland, England or Wales.

Where did the 1911 census with James H Craighead go?

I think he was probably the James H Craighead who married Jane McK Forbes in Peterhead in 1886. Just wondering if James wasn't free to marry Annie in the first place?

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 16:58

1911 - Just in case it proves relevant later.

Name: James H Craighead
Age in 1911: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Relation to Head: Crew
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Peterhead, Aberden
Civil parish: Barry
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 25
Estimated Marriage Year: 1886
Occupation: Steward
Registration district: Cardiff
Registration District Number: 588
Sub-registration district: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 33
Piece: 32210


There is also this Craighead family living in Byker who may or may not be connected to James.

1911

Name: William Craighead
Age in 1911: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1908
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: St Anthon's Newcastle
Civil parish: Byker
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England
Street Address: 7 Glanton St St Peters Newcastle On Tyne
Registration district: Newcastle upon Tyne
Registration District Number: 558
Sub-registration district: Byker
ED, institution, or vessel: 22
Piece: 30678
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Craighead 31 b. Aberdeenshire Cruden, Labourer LEad Manufactory
Isabella Craighead 27 b. Aberdeenshire, Dyce Married 5 years, 3 children
Elizabeth Craighead 4
William Craighead 3
Margaret Craighead 1

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 16:59

Ooops, don't know what I did there, deleted my posting of 1911 census by error.

See someone else has posted it so won't post again.

Just one thing missing form it:-

Children:- 4 children (3 living and 1 died)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 17:08

No details on the image for this - just a list of names.

Name: Mr J Craighead
Port of Departure: London
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 4 Dec 1908
Vessel Name: Geelong

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 30 Nov 2012 10:04

Re : Alexander Craighead.

He married Isabell Webster Park (22yrs) on the 14 Feb.1906 at St Anthony of Egypt Church (C/E) Belmont St Walker.
Both listed as living 43 Glanton St.
He stated his age as 26yrs.
the couple went on to have the folowing children post 1911...

Isabella...1912
Jane 1915
Alex.1917-1917
Sarah R. 1920
Alex.1922
Agnes 1926
Barbara 1929

Maddie

Maddie Report 4 Dec 2012 11:25

just a possibilty


1871 Scotland Census about James Craighead
Name: James Craighead
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Craighead
Mother's Name: Jane Hepburn
Gender: Male
Where born: Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Registration number: 232
Registration district: Peterhead
Civil parish: Peterhead
Town: Peterhead
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Tanfield Place
Occupation: Farm's Son
ED: 18
Household schedule number: 8
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1871_42
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Craighead 44
Jane Hepburn 39
Rachel Craighead 9
James Craighead 6
Alex Craighead 3

Maddie

Maddie Report 4 Dec 2012 11:28

2 possibles
James Craighead

Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

birth: 23 Jul 1865 CRIMOND,?ABERDEEN,?SCOTLAND

parents: George Craighead,? Helen Adams

James Craighead

Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

birth: 05 Sep 1864 PETERHEAD,?ABERDEEN,?SCOTLAND

parents: Alexander Craighead,? Jane Hepburn

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 5 Dec 2012 11:20

1871

Name: James Craighead
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Craighead
Mother's Name: Jane Hepburn
Gender: Male
Where born: Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Registration number: 232
Registration district: Peterhead
Civil parish: Peterhead
Town: Peterhead
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Tanfield Place
Occupation: Farm's Son
ED: 18
Household schedule number: 8
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1871_42
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Craighead 44
Jane Hepburn 39
Rachel Craighead 9
James Craighead 6
Alex Craighead 3


1881

Name: James Craighead
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Craighead
Mother's Name: Jane Craighead
Gender: Male
Where born: Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Registration number: 232/1
Registration district: Peterhead
Civil parish: Peterhead
Town: Phead
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: 4c Cairntrodlie
Occupation: Baker (Apprentic)
ED: 17
Household schedule number: 85
Line: 4
Roll: cssct1881_67
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Craighead 53
Jane Craighead 48
Rachel Craighead 19
James Craighead 16
William Craighead 6