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Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:09

I have been researching the McGregor family from Swalwell. I have gathered a lot of information from the iternet and I learnt that they ran three shops. These were run by brothers Selby and Alexander. The information tells me that Alexanders wife, then Son took over the running of these shops but I cannot find a marriage for him at all. The wife remained just "his wife" but a Son Alec was mentioned.
Alexander McGregor was born 1898 in Swalwell, County Durham, can anybody else find this marriage or even the 1911 census may provide me with these names.Thank you xx

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Mar 2013 20:16

From a tree on Ancestry


Alexander McGregor 1859 –
Isabella Sarah Shield 1866

son
Alexander McGregor
Birth 1898 in Swalwell, Co Durham

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:17

These are his parent's Mike, and that is he born in 1898.

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Mar 2013 20:18

1901

Name: Alexander McGregor
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Alex McGregor
Mother's name: Isabella S McGregor
Gender: Male
Where born: Swalwell, Durham, England

Civil parish: Whickham
Ecclesiastical parish: Whickham St Mary
Town: Dunston Bank
County/Island: Durham

Registration district: Gateshead
Sub-registration district: Whickham


Alex McGregor 42
Isabella S McGregor 34
Selby McGregor 17
Elizabeth H McGregor 15
George McGregor 13
Sarah J McGregor 10
Alexander McGregor 3

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:21

Yes, this is definitely the family, the 1911 may give me a clue to Selby but I believe he married in 1907 and again in 1919 but can find no marriage for Alexander.

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:22

I believe they had another son in 1904 called Turner. Alexander is the elusive one.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 20:22

Name: Alexander Mcgregor
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 12
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Whickham, Durham
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Gateshead
Sub-District: Whickham
Parish: Whickham
County: Durham
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Philip Mcgregor M 39 Whickham, Durham
Wife Elizabeth Mcgregor F 34 Whickham, Durham
Son Alexander Mcgregor M 12 Whickham, Durham
Daughter Eleanor Mcgregor F 9 Whickham, Durham
Son William Mcgregor M 7 Whickham, Durham
Son James Mcgregor M 5 Whickham, Durham
Daughter Ann Mcgregor F 2 Whickham, Durham

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Mar 2013 20:23

Can't see the family in 1911

There are a lot of marriages for Alexander McGregor in Scotland

Pam

Pam Report 22 Mar 2013 20:24

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Marriages Jun 1883 (>99%)
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Appleby Lancelot Sunderland 10a 850
>>>MCGREGOR Alexander Sunderland 10a 850
MCINTYRE Mary Sunderland 10a 850
>>>Shield Isabella Sarah Sunderland 10a 850

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 20:25

Name: Philip Mcgregor
Christening Date: 26 Jul 1832
Christening Place: Wickham, Durham
Father's Name: Alexander Mcgregor
Mother's Name: Ellen Mcgregor
Affiliate Publication Number: RG4_1237

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:26

It is a popular name in Scotland but I presume they married in Durham because the three shops were around that area.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 20:32

??????????

Name: Ellen Mcgregor
Event Type: Baptism
Christening Date: 11 Apr 1824
Christening Place: Wickham, Durham
Father's Name: Alexander Mcgregor
Mother's Name: Ellen Mcgregor
Affiliate Publication Number: RG4_1237

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:32

Sods law or what, just found a marriage to an Alice S Harrison, in June 1923 going to check that out, thank you for your help everybody xx

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 20:33

???????????????


Name: Ellen Mc Gregor
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 11 Apr 1824
Christening Place: EBENEZER OR RYTON WOODSIDE-PRESBYTERIAN,SWALWELL,DURHAM,ENGLAND
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1824
Father's Name: Alexander Mc Gregor
Mother's Name: Ellen Watson
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C06473-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 0593803 (RG4 591, 1237)

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:35

Now Ellen could well be a sister to my Alexanders Grand father.

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:36

Defo right christening place so defo family.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 20:38

ah, but which one :-D

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 22 Mar 2013 20:40

Looked into Philip's(grandads family) and this is his sister xx Thank you for that xx