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George Whitehall

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Margaret

Margaret Report 28 Jul 2013 18:22

i'v been looking for my Ancestor George Whitehall. Scottish Census say he was born in Foleshill Warwickshire c1806. He moved to Perth in Scotland and married Christina McAlpine from Edinburgh in 1826. He was a soldier in the 73rd Foot H.M. 2/3 Reg. He later became the Town Crier and Drummer in Perth as was his son also George. grateful for any help. Thanks Margaret

alviegal

alviegal Report 28 Jul 2013 18:46

1851 just for reference and his army service record.

1851 census transcription details for: 2, House In Skinnergate, House In Skinnergate, St Pauls , Perth
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National Archive Reference:
RG number:
Piece: 387
Folio: 14
Page: 2
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Parish: St Pauls
Enum. District: 4
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Perth
Address: 2, House In Skinnergate, House In Skinnergate, St Pauls , Perth
County: Perthshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
WHITEHALL, George Head Married M 45 1806 Railway Labourer
Warwicksh Forhill
WHITEHALL, Christian Wife Married F 44 1807
Haddington
WHITEHALL, George Son Unmarried M 21 1830 Tailor
Edinburgh
WHITEHALL, Hanna Daughter Unmarried F 14 1837 Scholar
Ireland
WHITEHALL, William Son M 11 1840 Scholar
Lanarkshire
WHITEHALL, Daniel Son M 8 1843 Scholar
Hampsh Winchester
WHITEHALL, Alexr Son M 4 1847 At Home
Perth



British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription
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First name(s): George
Last name: WHITEHALL
Calculated year of birth: 1805
Parish of birth: Forsall
Town of birth:
County of birth: Warwickshire
Age at attestation: 17 years
Attestation date: 14 February 1822
Attestation corps:
Attestation soldier number:
Discharge rank: Drummer
Discharge corps: 73rd Foot
Discharge soldier number: 251
The National Archives reference: WO97


He was a ribbon weaver by trade.

alviegal

alviegal Report 28 Jul 2013 19:23

Sorry, I've not found anything else on him either. :-(

Margaret

Margaret Report 28 Jul 2013 19:53

Thanks for your quick reply, you had a few things i wasn't aware of which might be a help. thanks again :- Margaret

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 28 Jul 2013 20:04

This looks like his wife in the 1841 census (name mis-spelt):-

1841 census transcription details for: 5, Kirkgate, Kirkgate, Perth

National Archive Reference:
RG number:
Piece: 387
Book/Folio: 4
Page: 1
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Parish: Perth
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Perth

Address: 5, Kirkgate, Kirkgate, Perth
County: Perthshire

Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born

WHITHALL, Christian F 35 1806 Scotland
WHITHALL, George M 11 1830 England
WHITHALL, Hannah F 4 1837 Ireland
WHITHALL, Laurance M 1 1840 England

Kath. x

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 28 Jul 2013 20:07

1861 census? :-

1861 census transcription details for: Skinnergate, St Paul's

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG09
Piece: 387
Folio: 1
Page: 5
Reg. District: Burgh of Perth
Sub District:
Parish: St Paul's
Enum. District: 33
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Skinnergate, St Paul's
County: Perthshire

Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born

WHITEHALL, George Head Married M 55 1806 Town Drummer
England Fosehell
WHITEHALL, Christina Wife Married F 55 1806
Haddingtonshire (East Lothian)
WHITEHALL, William Son Unmarried M 21 1840 Blacksmith
England
WHITEHALL, Daniel Son Unmarried M 18 1843 Bookbinder
England
WHITEHALL, Alexander Son Unmarried M 14 1847 Shoemaker
Perth, Perthshire