Alexander ROBERTSON1

(1847 - 1920)
Alexander ROBERTSON was born in Scotland on 13 August 1847. He was the son of Peter ROBERTSON (farmer) and Christina STUART.2 He was baptised in Abernethy, Inverness, on 18 November 1847.3,2
He was listed in the 1871 census at St George's Terrace in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, where he was a boarder in the household of Stewart LAWSON, a draper, also from Scotland. Those present were in the clothing trade and Alexander himself was a travelling draper.4

He married Mary FERGUSSON, daughter of John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR, at 131 Annfield St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 2 May 1873. He was a draper and she was a shoe saleswoman.5

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at Bottom of the Dale in Madeley, Shropshire, with his wife Mary; he was a draper. Their children William and Alexander were listed as living with them.6

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at Dale End in Madeley, Shropshire, with his wife Mary; he was a draper. Their children William, Alexander, James and John were listed as living with them.7

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Hill Top in Madeley, Shropshire, with his wife Mary; he now called himself an outfitter and clothier (working from home). Their children Alexander and John were listed as living with them.8

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Holyhead Rd in Wellington, Shropshire; he was still working as a draper.9

Alexander died on 23 July 1920 at Willow House in Wellington, Shropshire, at age 72.10,11

His will was probated in London on 24 August 1920 with effects of £10425/4/8.11

Family

Mary FERGUSSON (c 1841 - 1908)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL film 990793.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Abernethy and Kincardine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 090/A 0020 089.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 5 RG10-2776 Folio 116 p45 GSU roll 835404.
  5. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of High Church, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/02 0247.
  6. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 4 RG11-2637 Folio 33 p4 GSU roll 1341634.
  7. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 3 RG12-2099 Folio 24 p3 GSU roll 6097209.
  8. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 11 RG13-2528 Folio 51 p1.
  9. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN16290 RG78PN1009 RD355 SD2 ED2 SN11.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Wellington, Vol 6a, p671, 3Q1920, aged 72.
  11. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted to Alexander Struan ROBERTSON art-master and James Stuart ROBERTSON Private, Cameron Highlanders.

Alexander Struan ROBERTSON1,2

(1879 - )
Father*Alexander ROBERTSON1 b. 1847, d. 1920
Mother*Mary FERGUSSON1 b. c 1841, d. 1908
Alexander's birth was registered between January 1879 and March 1879 in Ironside, Shropshire.1,2
The siblings William and Alexander were listed in the 1881 census at Bottom of the Dale in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON.1
The siblings William, Alexander, James and John were listed in the 1891 census at Dale End in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON.3
The siblings Alexander and John were listed in the 1901 census at Hill Top in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON. Alexander gave his occupation as 'artist', while John was assisting his father in the clothing and outfitting trade.4
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 4 RG11-2637 Folio 33 p4 GSU roll 1341634.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Madeley Union, Vol 6a, p694, 1Q1879, mother's maiden name FERGUSSON.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 3 RG12-2099 Folio 24 p3 GSU roll 6097209.
  4. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 11 RG13-2528 Folio 51 p1.

Anne ROBERTSON1

She married William CONACHER in Scotland.2

Family

William CONACHER
Child
ChartsFerguson pedigree

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Logierait, OPR Baptism, GRO 376/10 319.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, OPR Baptism, Parish of Logierait, GRO 376/10 319.

Catherine Mason ROBERTSON1

(1850 - 1921)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2,1 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE1 b. 1820, d. 1902
She was baptised on 10 October 1850 at Alva, Stirlingshire.2,1
The siblings James, Catherine and Margaret were listed in the 1851 census in Alva, Stirlingshire, with their parents, Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.3

Margaret ROBERTSON, James ROBERTSON, Catherine Mason ROBERTSON, Thomas Gillespie ROBERTSON and Peter ROBERTSON left Greenock on 12 November 1857 on board the 'Robert Henderson' (550 tons), arriving in Dunedin on the 9 Feb 1858 in the company of their parents Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.4

She married William McBEATH at Mr Glendinning's house, London St in Dunedin, Otago, on 6 May 1869.2

She was widowed at age 65 on the death of her husband William on 9 May 1916.5,6

Catherine died on 6 October 1921 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 70.2,5,7 She was buried on 9 October 1921 at the Southern Cemetery.2,8

Family

William McBEATH (fr 1842 - 1843 - 1916)

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Alva, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 470/00 0030 198 FR553.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 470/00 001/00 003.
  4. [S333] Newspaper - Otago Witness, Issue of 13 Feb 1858, p4, Shipping News: arrived Feb. 9, 1858 Robert Henderson, 550 tons, Cubitt, from Greenock. Passengers: (extended list follows) including Robertson Mr and Mrs P., and 5 children.
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1916/2458, aged 73.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1921/6991, aged 70.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Block 6a, plot 7.

Christina McGregor ROBERTSON1,2

(1884 - 1972)
Father*Robert ROBERTSON1 b. c 1835, d. 1915
Mother*Catherine FERGUSSON1 b. c 1849, d. 1925
Christina McGregor ROBERTSON was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, on 29 February 1884.1,2
The siblings John, Robert, Christina and William were listed in the 1891 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.3
The siblings John, Robert, Christina, William and Janet were listed in the 1901 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.1
The siblings John, Christina and Janet were listed in the 1911 census at 97 Spottiswoode St in Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.4

She married George Campbell ANDERSON in Bronx Borough, New York, New York, on 10 June 1911.5

Christina died on 14 January 1972 at Shadyside Nursing Home in Duncanville, Dallas, Texas, at age 87 of acute cerebral thrombosis.2

Family

George Campbell ANDERSON (1879 - )
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 107/00 010.
  2. [S1214] Texas Dept of State Health Services, at https://dshs.texas.gov/, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, certificate 2195 (also available at Ancestry).
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 102/00 010.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/06 009/00 013.
  5. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, certificate 991.

Frances Sadie Sabina ROBERTSON1

(1915 - )
Frances Sadie Sabina ROBERTSON was born on 19 September 1915.

She married Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE, son of Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER, in New Zealand in 1938.1

Family

Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE (1915 - 1982)

Citations

  1. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 2024.

James ROBERTSON1

(1847 - 1930)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2,1 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE1 b. 1820, d. 1902
He was baptised on 20 May 1847 at Alva, Stirlingshire.2,1
The siblings James, Catherine and Margaret were listed in the 1851 census in Alva, Stirlingshire, with their parents, Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.3

Margaret ROBERTSON, James ROBERTSON, Catherine Mason ROBERTSON, Thomas Gillespie ROBERTSON and Peter ROBERTSON left Greenock on 12 November 1857 on board the 'Robert Henderson' (550 tons), arriving in Dunedin on the 9 Feb 1858 in the company of their parents Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.4

James died on 16 November 1930 at Le Cren St in Timaru, Canterbury, at age 83.2,5 He was buried at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Alva, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 470/00 0030 198 FR553.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 470/00 001/00 003.
  4. [S333] Newspaper - Otago Witness, Issue of 13 Feb 1858, p4, Shipping News: arrived Feb. 9, 1858 Robert Henderson, 550 tons, Cubitt, from Greenock. Passengers: (extended list follows) including Robertson Mr and Mrs P., and 5 children.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1930/10086, aged 84.

James Stewart ROBERTSON1,2

(1881 - )
Father*Alexander ROBERTSON1 b. 1847, d. 1920
Mother*Mary FERGUSSON1 b. c 1841, d. 1908
James's birth was registered between July 1881 and September 1881 in Ironside, Shropshire.1,2
The siblings William, Alexander, James and John were listed in the 1891 census at Dale End in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 3 RG12-2099 Folio 24 p3 GSU roll 6097209.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Madeley, Vol 6a, p633, 3Q1881, mother's maiden name FERGUSSON.

Janet M ROBERTSON1

(c 1894 - )
Father*Robert ROBERTSON1 b. c 1835, d. 1915
Mother*Catherine FERGUSSON1 b. c 1849, d. 1925
Janet M ROBERTSON was born circa 1894 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.1
The siblings John, Robert, Christina, William and Janet were listed in the 1901 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.1
The siblings John, Christina and Janet were listed in the 1911 census at 97 Spottiswoode St in Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.2
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 107/00 010.
  2. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/06 009/00 013.

Janet Mcdonald (Jessie) ROBERTSON1

(1860 - 1937)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE2 b. 1820, d. 1902
Janet Mcdonald (Jessie) ROBERTSON was born on 15 January 1860 at Meadowbank farm, Clark's Flat in Tuapeka, Otago.2,1

She married William Thomas TALBOYS in New Zealand in 1880.3

She was widowed at age 63 on the death of her husband William on 28 July 1923.4,5

Janet died on 22 June 1937 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 77.2,6,7 She was buried on 24 June 1937 at the Southern Cemetery.2,8

Family

William Thomas TALBOYS (c 1845 - 1923)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1860/2453.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1880/1139.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1923/10663, aged 78.
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Native of England.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/23749, aged 77.
  7. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Widow, native of Tuapeka, died in Dunedin, last address 31 Albert St.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Southern Cemetery, Block 25P plot 13.