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Elizabeth Taylor

b. about 1831, d. 12 February 1881


Elizabeth Taylor was born about 1831 at Clyde in Glasgow.1,2,3,4,5


FatherCharles Taylor (b. 29 June 1809, d. 7 May 1877)
MotherJane Robertson (b. circa 1813, d. 1 January 1896)

Family life

Angus Fleming and Elizabeth Taylor had marriage banns published on 7 December 1851 at Old Monkland in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.6 Angus Fleming and she were married on 7 December 1851 in Old Monkland.7,3

Children with Angus Fleming (b. 11 July 1831, d. before 18 July 1884)

SonAngus Fleming, 1 (b. 17 November 1852, d. before 7 April 1861)
SonCharles Fleming+ (b. 10 February 1854, d. 17 August 1928)
SonWilliam Fleming (b. 2 June 1856)
DaughterJane Fleming+ (b. 22 June 1859, d. after 1887)
SonAngus Fleming, 2+ (b. 4 June 1862, d. 15 March 1887)
SonMatthew Taylor Fleming+ (b. 22 April 1865)

Working life

  • On 30 March 1851 Elizabeth Taylor was a bleachfield worker at Clyde Ironworks in Old Monkland.5

Residence information

On 6 June 1841 they resided with parent (Charles Taylor, collier) in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland.4 On 30 March 1851 they resided with parent (Charles Taylor, coal miner) in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland. The family of 54-year-old coal miner Alexander Taylor (with a wife and 5 children) lived next door. He may have been Charles' brother or uncle.5 Elizabeth Taylor appeared on the census of on 7 April 1861 in the household of Angus Fleming in Edinburgh, Scotland. The family of five plus one lodger lived in accommodation where only one room had a window.3 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 at 39 Dunlop Street Tollcross in the Parish of Shettleston in Glagow.1

Involvement in crime

On on 9 February 1865, (aged) was a victim of who in Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland. His family "became chargeable to the Parish of Cambuslang" which provided aid for more than tow years before bringing a charge of wife desertion against him in 1867.8 On on 5 June 1867, (aged) was a victim of who in Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland. He was found guilty and sentenced to a fine of five pounds or 30 days gaol. He served the time in gaol.8 On on 9 September 1868, (aged) was a victim of who in Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland. He was sentenced to 60 days in prison.9


Elizabeth Taylor died from diabetes mellitus on 12 February 1881 at 684 Springfield Road in Glasgow.2,10,11


  1. [S521] Elizabeth Fleming, 2 April 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Tollcross, General Register Office, Scotland, 622/03014/000009.
  2. [S522] Death Certificate, Elizabeth Fleming, National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, Vol 1881 No 160.
  3. [S548] Angus Fleming, 7 July 1861 Census, Edinburgh, Trinity College Edinburgh, General Register Office, Scotland.
  4. [S998] Charles Taylor, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office, 652/1/15.
  5. [S1000] Charles Taylor, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, Clyde Ironworks, Public Record Office, 652/1/23.
  6. [S425] LDS, Banns: Fleming - Taylor, General Register Office, Scotland, New Register House Edinburgh. Hereinafter cited as A18511207.
  7. [S520] Baptismal Record: Fleming, Angus 1862, Vol 1862, No 811, (1862), General Register Office, Scotland
  8. [S975] Wife Desertion, Glasgow Daily Herald, 6 Jun 1867.
  9. [S1048] Justice of Peace Court, Evening Citizen, top of column 2, 9 Sep 1868.
  10. [S526] Marriage Certificate, Angus Fleming and Martha Duncan, 18 Jul 1884, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 210 at Bridgeton in 1884.
  11. [S437] Marriage Certificate, Charles Fleming and Margaret Ballantyne, 28 Dec 1877, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 34820.
Last Edited21 May 2019