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Rod Gauld looking for Mary McKenzie

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WDYTYALive

WDYTYALive Advisor Report 26 Feb 2014 17:19

Rod Gauld looking for Mary McKenzie born 1882 in Peterhead.

Born illegitimate child to Christian McKenzie. No firm details about her father.

All information welcome.

greyghost

greyghost Report 26 Feb 2014 18:15

Would this be your Mary McKenzie - the only one showing on Scotlands People for 1882 +/- 1 year amongst the 8 for Aberdeenshire. You will need to buy credits for Scotlands People (£7 for 30 credits. 1 credit gets you a list as below, but you then need 5 credits to download the image. If she was illegitimate you are unlikely to get any details never mind firm details of the father.

No Year Surname Forename Sex District City/County/ MR GROS Data
1 1882 MCKENZIE MARY ANN F NEW DEER /ABERDEEN 225/00 0053
2 1883 MCKENZIE MARY ANN ALLAN F ST NICHOLAS ABERDEEN CITY/ABERDEEN 168/01 0203
3 1882 MCKENZIE MARY ANN SHINNI F PETERHEAD /ABERDEEN 232/01 0285 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
4 1883 MCKENZIE MARY BELLA F HUNTLY /ABERDEEN 202/00 0122
5 1881 MCKENZIE MARY DOWNIE BEN F ST NICHOLAS ABERDEEN CITY/ABERDEEN 168/01 1518
6 1881 MCKENZIE MARY JANE F ST NICHOLAS ABERDEEN CITY/ABERDEEN 168/01 1654
7 1883 MCKENZIE MARY JANE F ST NICHOLAS ABERDEEN CITY/ABERDEEN 168/01 1726
8 1882 MCKENZIE MARY SHEPHERD M F FOVERAN /ABERDEEN 195/00 0027

greyghost

greyghost Report 26 Feb 2014 18:39

Possible for Christian in 1881

1881 census transcription details for: Glendaveny, Peterhead

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG11
Piece: 2321
Folio: 18
Page: 4
Reg. District: Peterhead
Sub District:
Parish: Peterhead
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Glendaveny, Peterhead
County: Aberdeenshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
MCKENZIE, John Head Widower M 70 1811 Railway Agent Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
MCKENZIE, Christian Daughter Unmarried F 30 1851 Daur Old Machar, Aberdeenshire
MURRAY, Frank Grandson M 9 1872 Scholar Phead, Aberdeenshire
BATTEN, Christian Granddaughter F 1 1880 Phead, Aberdeenshire

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Same Christian in 1891 with daughter Mary Ann Cruickshank - could the father have acknowledged her and so she took his surname?
1891 census transcription details for: Glendavney Cottage, Peterhead

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG12
Piece: 232
Folio: 18
Page: 9
Reg. District: Peterhead
Sub District:
Parish: Peterhead
Enum. District: 18
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Glendavney Cottage, Peterhead
County: Aberdeenshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
MCKENZIE, Christian Head Unmarried F 41 1850 Dressmaker Old Machar, Aberdenshire
CRUICKSHANK, Mary A Daughter F 8 1883 Scholar Peterhead, Aberdenshire
MCKENZIE, Francis M Nephew Unmarried M 19 1872 Cabinetmaker Peterhead, Aberdenshire
MCKENZIE, Christian B Niece F 11 1880 Scholar Peterhead, Aberdenshire

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 27 Feb 2014 14:28

When you find the register entry for Mary's birth, check to see if there is a note in the left margin. Sometimes there is an RCE (Register of Corrected Entries). If Mary's Mum took the father to court and successfully proved paternity, it will be recorded on the RCE. It costs an extra couple of credits to view the RCE.

Also the Aberdeenshire Poor Relief records have survived and it may be worth checking these to see if Christian claimed relief.

Information on the Poor Relief availability here

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/familyhistory/records.asp#poor

PollyPoppet

PollyPoppet Report 29 Jul 2014 14:43

Possible 1901 for mary


1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census



Household Information

Street BURNS ROAD
Parish ABERDEEN
Town
City
County Aberdeenshire
Country SCOTLAND
Ecclesiastical District
Enumeration District
Municipal Ward
Parliamentary Borough THE SOUTH
Registration District ST MACHAR
Category Census, Land & Surveys
Record set 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Collections from Great Britain

Person 1

First Name MARY A
Last Name CRUICKSHANK
Birth Year 1883
Age 18
Birth Town PETERHEAD
Birth County ABERDEENSHIRE
Birth Place SCOTLAND
Relationship To Head of Household SERVANT
Gender Female
Occupation GENERAL SERV DOM
Condition SINGLE
Archive Reference RG13
Folio
Page
Piece Number

Person 2

First Name WILLIAM
Last Name JOHNSTON
Birth Year 1866
Age 35
Birth Town ABERDEEN
Birth County ABERDEENSHIRE
Birth Place SCOTLAND
Relationship To Head of Household HEAD
Gender Male
Occupation TEACHER (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)
Condition MARRIED
Archive Reference RG13
Folio
Page
Piece Number

Person 3

First Name CECILIA D
Last Name JOHNSTON
Birth Year 1870
Age 31
Birth Town ABERDEEN
Birth County ABERDEENSHIRE
Birth Place SCOTLAND
Relationship To Head of Household WIFE
Gender Female
Occupation
Condition MARRIED
Archive Reference RG13
Folio
Page
Piece Number

Person 4

First Name ADIELL D
Last Name JOHNSTON
Birth Year 1901
Age 0
Birth Town ABERDEEN
Birth County ABERDEENSHIRE
Birth Place SCOTLAND
Relationship To Head of Household DAUGHTER
Gender Female
Occupation
Condition
Archive Reference RG13
Folio
Page
Piece Number

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 31 Jul 2014 04:15

Polly


there's no real point looking up on the WDYTYA Board .......


........ it's set up only during the WDYTYA show, the staff take requests from attendees at the show, and we try to answer ................... but few of them ever return!


It looks as though Rod Gauld never ever did acknowledge any of the information found for him