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Mary Archer born 1865

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Sam Report 21 Apr 2014 17:17

Looking for any information on Mary Archer. My mum has found her birth certificate in a box of family details but she doesn't actually know why or who she is in regards to our family.

Details are Mary Archer

Born or registered on 23 july 1865

Daughter of Robert Russell and Eliza Archer
Born in the burgh of Glasgow



GlitterBaby Report 21 Apr 2014 17:25

Is she registered as Archer ? Shown as illegitimate ?


Sam Report 21 Apr 2014 17:29

Yeah she was registered as Mary Archer but the birth certificate states that Eliza Archer was wife of Robert Russell. I would have assumed that she would have taken Russell as the surname but it just states that she was registered as Archer.


patchem Report 21 Apr 2014 17:34

1871 Scotland Census
Mary Russell Age: 5 Estimated birth year: abt 1866
Relationship: Daur (Daughter)
Father's Name: Robt Russell
Mother's name: Elizabeth Russell
Gender: Female
Where born: Glasgow, Lanark
Registration Number: 644/1 Registration district: Central District Civil Parish: Glasgow St Paul
County: Lanarkshire Address: 21 Deanside Lane
ED: 47 Household schedule number: 57 LINE: 10 Roll: CSSCT1871_123
Robt Russell 30
Elizabeth Russell 29
William Russell 9
Mary Russell 5
Samuel Russell 3
Elizabeth Russell 1
Source Citation: Parish: Glasgow St Paul; ED: 47; Page: 9; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1871_123.

Was there an address on the certificate?


GlitterBaby Report 21 Apr 2014 17:35

Family search does show a possible marriage for "Elizabeth" Archer to Robert Russell in 1861 in Glasgow.

Trouble with Scottish research is that quite often woman do use their maiden names


Sam Report 21 Apr 2014 17:51

No address on the certificate, just says the burgh of Glasgow.
Wow patches thanks! I'm going to assume this is a relation to my grandfather.