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Gregory

Gregory Report 15 Feb 2013 14:44


I am trying to find the birth of Jane Whitelaw born 1865 Edinburgh Scotland her father was James Whitelaw. Her mother was Agnes Thomson.


Thank you for your help


Gregory

safc

safc Report 15 Feb 2013 14:51

groom's name: James Whitelaw
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Agnes Thomson
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 14 Mar 1870
marriage place: Edinburgh Parish,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland
groom's father's name:
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name:
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M11685-3
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 6035516
reference number:

safc

safc Report 15 Feb 2013 14:56

????

name: Jane Thomson
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 19 Sep 1864
birthplace: EDINBURGH PARISH,EDINBURGH,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name:
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Agnes Thomson
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C11685-2
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 6035516
reference number:

safc

safc Report 15 Feb 2013 15:09

theres 1 jane whitelaw born edinburgh1866
you will need scotlands people which is pay per view

http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

possibliy this jane

name: Jane Whitelaw
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 03 Nov 1866
birthplace: EDINBURGH PARISH,EDINBURGH,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: Andrew Whitelaw
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Jessie White
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C11685-2
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 6035516
reference number:

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 15 Feb 2013 18:07

If the details on this census are correct, then James is a bit young to be William's father. When you buy credits for Scotlandspeople you can look at the original image to see if James's age has been mistranscribed.

1871

Name: Jane Whitelaw
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: Jas Whitelaw
Mother's Name: Agnes Whitelaw
Gender: Female
Where born: City Parish, edinr
Registration number: 685/3
Registration district: Canongate
Civil parish: Edinburgh Old Church
County: Midlothian
Address: 11 Gullam Close
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 32
Household schedule number: 45
Line: 14
Roll: CSSCT1871_161
Household Members: Name Age
Jas Whitelaw 27 Confectioner, b. Canongate, Edinburgh
Agnes Whitelaw 38
William Whitelaw 12 b. City Parish, Edinburgh
Jane Whitelaw 6
Mary Thomson 14 Daughter, b. City Parish, Edinburgh

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 15 Feb 2013 18:11

A son with the same birthplace and parents, but born a year before the marriage date
James Whitlaw, Agnes Thomson

nameWilliam Whitlaw
genderMale
baptism/christening date
baptism/christening place
birth date07 Feb 1869
birthplaceEDINBURGH PARISH,EDINBURGH,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND
father's nameJames Whitlaw
father's birthplace
father's age
mother's nameAgnes Thomson
mother's birthplace
mother's age
indexing project (batch) numberC11685-2
system originScotland-ODM
source film number6035516

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 15 Feb 2013 18:21

1871 Scotland Census
about Jas Whitelaw
Name: Jas Whitelaw
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Agnes Whitelaw
Gender: Male
Where born: Canongate, edinr
Registration number: 685/3
Registration district: Canongate
Civil parish: Edinburgh Old Church
County: Midlothian
Address: 11 Gullam Close
Occupation: Confectioner
ED: 32
Household schedule number: 45
Line: 11
Roll: CSSCT1871_161
Household Members: Name Age
Jas Whitelaw 27
Agnes Whitelaw 38 b Edinburgh
William Whitelaw 12
Jane Whitelaw 6
Mary Thomson 14 daughter

This 1881 return is from Ancestry but id the only person showing?
Can someone check FMP to see that it says the same?
1881 Scotland Census
about James Whitelaw
Name: James Whitelaw
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Relationship: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Canongate, Edinburghshire
Registration number: 685/4
Registration district: St Giles
Civil parish: Edinburgh St Giles
County: Midlothian
Address: 3 Riddles Ct
Occupation: Confectioner
ED: 43
Household schedule number: 40
Line: 2
Roll: cssct1881_289
Household Members: Name Age
James Whitelaw 35