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GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 22 Mar 2013 09:04

Could anyone with sub to FMP look and see if there is a record for this man.:

Alexander Philip/Phillips. Born in Alvah, Banffshire 1837.
Is missing from his family home in both 1851 and 1861.
Married in Edinburgh 1862 and was a Private in the Scots Guards, stationed at Piershill Barracks.
Depending on enlistment date. his next of kin may be his mother who will be either Mrs Margaret Phillips or McKenzie ( she remarried in 1859)
By 1871 he was a civilian.

Thanks
Anne

Gins

Gins Report 22 Mar 2013 09:23

Anne

Is this him?


1851 Scotland Census
about Alexr Philip
Name: Alexr Philip
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Relationship: Servant
Gender: Male
Where born: Alvah, Banffshire
Parish Number: 223
Civil parish: Monquhitter
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Greens
Occupation: Farm Lab
ED: 7
Page: 3 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 6
Line: 11
Roll: CSSCT1851_48
Household Members: Name Age
Catharine Paterson 39
Jean Paterson 10
Isabel Laslie 45
Ann Robb 20
Alexr Philip 14


GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 22 Mar 2013 09:30

Hi Gins,
Yes, that's him accouted for at 1851
I did expect that he would be a Farm Labourer somewhere in the Banff/Aberdeen area, but I missed this one.
He was also a farmer's son.

Thankies
Anne

Gins

Gins Report 22 Mar 2013 09:34

Wondered about this one with the Pat* link in 1851?


1861 Scotland Census
about Alexander Philip
Name: Alexander Philip
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relationship: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Insch, abdn
Registration number: 186
Registration district: Culsamond
Civil parish: Culsamond
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Williamston Farm
Occupation: Farm Grieve
ED: 3
Household schedule number: 56
Line: 18
Roll: CSSCT1861_27
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander Philip 22
George Paterson 16
Alexander Innes 19
Jane Benzie 46


GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 22 Mar 2013 09:41

Pretty sure that's not him at 1861 in Culsamond.
His place of birth is too far out.
He married in Edinburgh in Apr 1862, as a serving soldier.

Gai

Gai Report 22 Mar 2013 09:42


Gins,

I think I need your eyes to find Alexander's military records as I haven't had
any luck.


Gai :-)