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Donald Aird

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Brian

Brian Report 9 Sep 2013 11:51

Seeking information on Donald Aird b. Rosskeen 04 Nov 1811
Thanks in anticipation
Brian Menzies

Helen

Helen Report 9 Sep 2013 11:56

1841 Scotland Census about Donald Aird
Name: Donald Aird
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Gender: Male
Where born: Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
Civil Parish: Rosskeen
County: Ross and Cromarty
Address: Cubcurn House
Occupation: M S
Parish Number: 81
Household Members:
Name Age
Donald Aird 30
Jannet Aird 30
Jane Aird 13
Rose Aird 11
Alexander Aird 8
Flora Aird 5
Barbra Aird 2
Charles Aird 3 Mo

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Sep 2013 11:56

1841 for our info.


1841 census transcription details for: Culcurn House, Culcurn House, Rosskeen
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National Archive Reference:
RG number:
Piece: 81
Book/Folio: 3
Page: 1
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Parish: Rosskeen
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Culcurn House, Culcurn House, Rosskeen
County: Ross and Cromarty
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
AIRD, Donald M 30 1811 M S Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Jannet F 30 1811 Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Jane F 13 1828 F S Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Rose F 11 1830 F S Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Alexander M 8 1833 Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Flora F 5 1836 Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Barbra F 2 1839 Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Charlet F 0 (3 MONTH) 1841 Ross and Cromarty

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 9 Sep 2013 11:57

May be useful

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Rosskeen,_Ross_and_Cromarty,_Scotland

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Sep 2013 11:58


1851 census transcription details for: Glasterllich, Glasterllich, Logie Easter (Ross And Cromarty)
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National Archive Reference:
RG number:
Piece: 77
Folio: 12
Page: 5
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Parish: Logie Easter (Ross and Cromarty)
Enum. District: 2
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Glasterllich, Glasterllich, Logie Easter (Ross And Cromarty)
County: Ross and Cromarty
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
AIRD, Donald Head Married M 46 1805 Farm Servant Or Ag Lab
Alness, Ross
AIRD, Jannet Wife Married F 47 1804
Kincardine, Ross
AIRD, William Son Unmarried M 27 1824 Ag Lab
Nigg, Ross
AIRD, Alexander Son Unmarried M 17 1834 Scholar
Alvers, Ross
AIRD, Flora Daughter Unmarried F 15 1836 Scholar
Alvers, Ross
AIRD, Barbara Daughter Unmarried F 12 1839 Scholar
Rosskeen, Ross
AIRD, Charlotte Daughter Unmarried F 10 1841 Scholar
Rosskeen, Ross



1861 census transcription details for: Upper Pitmaduthie, Logie Easter
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG09
Piece: 77
Folio: 0
Page: 7
Reg. District: Logie Easter
Sub District:
Parish: Logie Easter
Enum. District: 2
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Upper Pitmaduthie, Logie Easter
County: Ross and Cromarty
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
AIRD, Donald Head Married M 57 1804 Wool Carter
Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Janet Wife Married F 57 1804
Kincardine, Ross and Cromarty
AIRD, Barbara Daughter F 22 1839 Ag Lab
Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty
ROSS, Janet Grand Daughter F 12 1849 Herd
Tain, Ross and Cromarty

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Sep 2013 12:16

What kind of information are you after? If you have his date of birth, do you also have his parents' names?

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 9 Sep 2013 19:50

Name: Donald Aird
Gender: Male
Christening Date:
Christening Place:
Birth Date: 04 Nov 1811
Birthplace: ROSSKEEN,ROSS AND CROMARTY,SCOTLAND

Father's Name: Alexr. Aird

Mother's Name: Isobel Aird

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 9 Sep 2013 19:58

In view of father's name, this looks like a possible brother for Donald

NameAlexander Aird
Event TypePension
Event Year Range1760-1913
Event PlaceUnited Kingdom
BirthplaceRoss And Cromarty
Birth Year (Estimated)1798

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 22:19

On the census records Donald gives his birth year as 1804 / 1805. As he didn't die until after statutory registration began in 1855 you should search on Scotlandspeople for his death. Theregistration will say if he is "married to" or "widow of " Janet. If the informant knew the details you should be able to get his parents names including his mothers maiden surname.

EDIT

Remember that ages were rounded down in the 1841 census so age may be more accurate in later census.



Another Donald Aird birth in the correct area?

Name: Donald Aird
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1809
Birthplace: ROSSKEEN,ROSS AND CROMARTY,SCOTLAND
Father's Name: Hugh Aird
Mother's Name: Nelly Mc Kenzie

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11081-2
System Origin: Scotland-ODM
GS Film number: 990658
Reference ID:

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 22:29

A tree on Ancestry has Donald's wife as Janet McKay and the only child on the tree is Alexander 1833 - 1900


Alexander AIRD
Birth 1 MAY 1833 in Alness, Ross & Cromarty
Death NOV 1900 in Workhouse, Toxteth Park, Liverpool

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 10 Sep 2013 19:47

Hello Brian and welcome to the Community boards :-)





I'll send Brian a message to help him find his way back here :-)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 20:21

Tree on Ancestry has Donald emigrating to Canada sometime after the 1861 census


DONALD*1 AIRD
Birth ABT 1804 in Alness, Ross & Cromarty
Death 2 Oct 1883 in Perth, Ontario, Canada



Name: Donald Aird, Labourer, Widower
Birth Place: Scotland
Age: 73
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1807
Father Name: Donald Aird,
Mother Name: Christina Hossach
Spouse Name: Mary Hall, Widow
Spouse's Age: 57
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1823
Spouse Birth Place: Ireland
Spouse Father Name: John Reardon
Spouse Mother Name: Sarah Bennar
Marriage Date: 9 Dec 1880
Marriage County or District: Perth

1871

Name: Donald Aird
Age: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Scotland

Residence District: Perth South
Residence Location: St. Mary's Town
Ethnic Origin: Scottish
Religion: Canada Presbyterian / C. Presbyterian
Occupation: Labourer
Division: 1
Microfilm Roll: C-9938
Page: 50
Head of Household Comment: This person is listed as a head of household.




Name: Donald Aird
Death Date: 2 Oct 1883
Death County or District: Perth
Age: 79 yrs. 10 months
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804
Birth Location: Scotland

Cause of death Paralysis 2 weeks.
Religion, Presbyterian

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 20:26

Name: Janet Aird, Housewife
Death Date: 16 Feb 1878
Death County or District: Perth
Age: 73
Gender: Female
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1805
Birth Location: Scotland
Cause of death: Apoplexy 3 days
Religion: Presbyterian