Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

Start searching


  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

lintons from limavady

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date


Maurice Report 29 Jan 2013 18:52

looking for any info on samuel .james. william. lintonwho originally came from limavady in ireland in the late 1800s early 1900s and settled in govan . there was also three girls fanny. sally. and we think a mary fanny married someone with the surname martin they had a son who was killed at the somme in ww1we think his name was william any little piece of info would be appreciated seem to be getting nowhere


rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2013 19:17

This is the only Linton family living in Govan in 1901 from Ireland

Name: Samuel Linton
Age: 33
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Agnes Linton
Gender: Male
Where born: Ireland
Registration number: 644/11
Registration district: Hutchesontown
Civil parish: Glasgow Govan
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 4 Silverfir St
Occupation: Dyer
ED: 67
Household schedule number: 147
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1901_311
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Linton 33
Agnes Linton 27 b. Longriggend, stirlingshire
Ina Linton 9 b. Glasgow
Cecillia Roy 14
Lloyd Watson 35
Samuel Fox 20


rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2013 19:23

Have you found the family on any census records please?

How have you worked back to them.

Do you have approximate birth years for any of these people please?


rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2013 19:31


Name: Wm Linton
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relationship: Boarder
Gender: Male
Where born: Ireland
Registration number: 646/4
Registration district: Partick
Civil parish: Govan
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 10 Russell St
Occupation: General Labourer
ED: 23
Household schedule number: 195
Line: 8
Roll: CSSCT1901_334
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm Clark 48
Anne Clark 47
Annie Clark 23
Sarah Clark 13
Matilda Clark 10
James Clark 5
Wm Jno Magee 34
Wm Linton 25
Jas Fauld 34