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Christina Ballantyne

b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867

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Christina Ballantyne was born in August 1826 at Muirhead of Hamilton in Scotland.1,2,3,4,5 Was born on on 6 January 1855 to and Thomas Ballantyne in Lanark, Scotland. She was born at 3am and had an older sister and an older brother, both living.6,1,7,8,9,10,11


FatherWilliam Ballantyne (b. 8 June 1789, d. 6 March 1842)
MotherChristina Dow (b. circa 1801, d. 21 April 1877)

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.2,1,5

Children with Thomas Ballantyne (b. 26 July 1826, d. 27 March 1873)

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

Christina Ballantyne lived at West Rogerton in East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland, on 6 June 1841, female servant. She was a servant on the farm of Andrew Struthers and his wife, Ann.4 She lived at Waterfoot Farm in Mearns, Renfrewshire, on 30 March 1851, dairy maid. She was living with the family of the farmer (28 acres), James Mather.3 She lived at Waterford in the Parish of Mearns in Renfrew, Scotland+, on 20 July 1851.2 She lived at Bushyhill in Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland, on 7 April 1861, wife.10


Christina Ballantyne died from strumous abscess of thigh on 8 March 1867 at age 40 at Fullarton in Old Monkland. She had suffered the disease (a skin or glandular infection associated with tuberculosis) for 6 months.7,11,5


  1. [S428] Birth Certificate 4874/1855, Margaret Ballentine, (22 Jan 1855), General Register Office, Scotland.
  2. [S424] Marriage Certificate, Thomas Ballentyne and Christina Ballentyne, 20 Jul 1851, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 48496.
  3. [S977] Christina Ballentyne, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, Mearns, Renfrewshire, Public Record Office.
  4. [S980] Christian Ballentyne, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, East Kilbride, Public Record Office.
  5. [S1013] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Christina, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 59.
  6. [S392] Nolan Rafferty, Letter from Nolan Rafferty to Bruce Fleming, Sydney: Fleming Family History Archive, 5 Nov 1983.
  7. [S437] Marriage Certificate, Charles Fleming and Margaret Ballantyne, 28 Dec 1877, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 34820.
  8. [S438] Birth Certificate Vol 1893 No 27, Elizabeth Taylor Fleming, (10 Jan 1923), Fleming Family History Archive.
  9. [S523] Charles Fleming, 3 April 1881 Census, Edinburgh, Barony, General Register Office, Scotland FHL Film 0203630, Vol 644-1, Enumeration District 3.
  10. [S978] Thomas Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Cambuslang, Public Record Office.
  11. [S979] Thomas Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office.
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ContextBallantyne clan maternal
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Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited14 July 2019