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

Electoral Rolls

Looking for living relatives?

Search our UK Electoral Rolls (2002-2013) and find your living relatives today.

Search Electoral Rolls

New electoral roll records


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

missing robert

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date


Reggie Report 8 May 2013 13:45

The marriage was AFTER 1871 census....IF the family is the right one

1871 census

Person: REID, Robert Address: 4, Orchard Street, Greenock

HOLDEN, Thomas Lodger Unmarried M 25 1846 Lab In Shipbuilding Yard Ireland
DONNELLY, Thomas Lodger Unmarried M 43 1828 Fisherman Ireland
REID, Alexander Head Married M 62 1809 Railway Storekeeper Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire
REID, Anne Wife Married F 63 1808 Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire
REID, Robert Son Unmarried M 25 1846 Railway Engine Driver Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire
REID, James Son Unmarried M 21 1850 Commercial Clerk Sugar House Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire
REID, Anne M Daughter F 6 1865 Scholar Greenock, Renfrewshire
REID, Agnes M Daughter F 5 1866 Scholar Greenock, Renfrewshire
WILSON, Janet Servant Unmarried F 13 1858 Domestic Servant Renton, Dumbartonshire


Reggie Report 8 May 2013 13:40


You aren't new to posting on here, so you must know that DATES are vital

And you need to tell us why you think there was a previous child with the same name

ALSO.................when did Robert and Agnes marry?


Susan Report 8 May 2013 10:46

Just a possible.

1881 Scotland Census
about Robert Reid Name: Robert Reid
Age: 5 Mo
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Robert Reid
Mother's Name: Agnes Reid
Gender: Male
Where born: Greenock, Renfrewshire
Registration number: 564/2
Registration district: Greenock East
Civil parish: Greenock East
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 5 Orchard St
ED: 11
Household schedule number: 5
Line: 1
Roll: cssct1881_165
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Reid 36
Agnes Reid 37
Alexander Reid 5
Lillias Reid 3
James Reid 2
Robert Reid 5 Mo
Agnes Morton 15


Alemap Report 8 May 2013 10:15

Hi Jackie,
There are lots of people on here who would love to help, but they need more information.

So far you have given:
Agnes and Robert b.Renfrewshire had two sons called Robert, one died.

If you know Robert was born in Renfrewshire in which decade was he born?

Do you know the maiden name of Agnes? Or when they were married?

Do you know when the children were born or where?

How have to found the information you have?

Do you have any census information?


Jackie Report 8 May 2013 09:35

roberts father was robert reid born renfrewshire scotland


Reggie Report 8 May 2013 08:31

When and where was the 'second' Robert born?

Was the father known?

What is the source of your info?


MarieCeleste Report 8 May 2013 08:16

Hello Jackie, you're going to have to give us some sort of timeframe, and what part of Scotland ....

You're probably going to have to do some research on Scotland's People


Jackie Report 8 May 2013 08:07

my great grandma agnes had a son robert reid in scotland but died at a young age or still born? then shehad another son called robert reid my great grandad

could anyone tell me which year the first robert died