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A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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Thomas Ballantyne

b. 26 July 1826, d. 27 March 1873

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Detailed biography

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Thomas Ballantyne was born on 26 July 1826 at Lickperwick in East Kilbride.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 He was baptized on 6 August 1826 in East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland.8


FatherThomas Ballantyne (b. 2 May 1799, d. 14 September 1887)
MotherMargaret Scott (b. 1 April 1803, d. 27 January 1887)

Family life

Thomas Ballantyne and Christina Ballantyne were married on 20 July 1851 at Parish of Mearns in Muirhead of Hamilton. He was a baker of Busby; she was from Waterford.9,2,10

Children with Christina Ballantyne (b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867)

DaughterChristina Ballantyne+ (b. circa 1852, d. 18 December 1928)
SonThomas Ballantyne (b. circa 1854)
DaughterMargaret Scott Ballantyne+ (b. 6 January 1855, d. 23 November 1930)
DaughterHelen Ballantyne (b. circa 1857)
DaughterJean Ballantyne (b. circa 1863)

Residence information

Thomas Ballantyne lived at Busby in Mearns, Renfrew, Scotland, on 20 July 1851.9

Working life

  • On 20 July 1851 Thomas Ballantyne was a baker at Busby in Renfrew.9,11,6,10


Thomas Ballantyne died from apoplexy on 27 March 1873 at age 46 at Causeyside in Tollcross. While the death certificate says that the cause of death was "chronic alcoholism", this was officially changed to "apoplexy" through the Register of Corrected Entries.11,6


  1. [S391] Charles Fleming, Diary aboard Eastern Monarch, Napier NZ: Manuscript, 1883.
  2. [S428] Birth Certificate 4874/1855, Margaret Ballentine, (22 Jan 1855), General Register Office, Scotland.
  3. [S976] Thomas Ballentyne, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, Mearns, Renfrewshire, Public Record Office.
  4. [S978] Thomas Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Cambuslang, Public Record Office.
  5. [S979] Thomas Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office.
  6. [S1011] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Thomas, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 39.
  7. [S1015] Baptism record 643/ 30/33, Thomas Ballenten, (26 Jul 1826), National Records of Scotland.
  8. [S1029] ScotlandsPeople, Index OPR births Scotland: Ballentyne x 6, (National Records of Scotland, 13 Aug 2012.)
  9. [S424] Marriage Certificate, Thomas Ballentyne and Christina Ballentyne, 20 Jul 1851, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 48496.
  10. [S1013] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Christina, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 59.
  11. [S437] Marriage Certificate, Charles Fleming and Margaret Ballantyne, 28 Dec 1877, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 34820.
ReferencesBallantyne clan paternal
Ch Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited14 July 2019