Jim's Genie Jottings

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

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Alexander Taylor

b. 20 December 1780, d. 21 May 1859

Birth

Alexander Taylor was born on 20 December 1780 in Barony.1,2,3

Parents

FatherCharles Taylor (b. circa 1740)
MotherMary Reid (b. circa 1741)

Family life

Alexander Taylor and Isabella ("Elizabeth") Burns were married before 1809.

Children with Isabella ("Elizabeth") Burns (b. circa 1778, d. between 6 June 1841 and 7 May 1877)

DaughterJanet Taylor+ (b. 16 October 1803)
SonCharles Taylor (b. 5 May 1805, d. before 23 July 1809)
SonAlexander Taylor (b. 19 April 1807)
SonCharles Taylor+ (b. 29 June 1809, d. 7 May 1877)

Residence information

Alexander Taylor lived at Clyde Ironworks in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland, on 30 March 1851, formerly a coal miner.1

Working life

  • On 5 May 1805 Alexander Taylor was a coalier in Barony.4

Death

Alexander Taylor died from paralysis on 21 May 1859 at age 78 at Clyde Ironworks in Old Monkland. He died at 5:40 am.5,6,2 He was buried on 22 May 1859 at Tollcross Burial Ground in Tollcross.2

Citations

  1. [S1036] Alexander Taylor, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, Clyde Ironworks, Public Record Office, 652/1/18.
  2. [S1038] Death Certificate, Taylor, Alexander, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 58.
  3. [S1039] Baptismal Record: Alexander Taylor 1780, No 622/ 30/41, (20 Dec 1780), National Records of Scotland, New Register House Edinburgh
  4. [S1030] Baptismal Record: Charles Taylor 1805, No 622/ 40/387, (5 May 1805), National Records of Scotland, New Register House Edinburgh
  5. [S999] Death Certificate, Taylor, Charles, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 107.
  6. [S998] Charles Taylor, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office, 652/1/15.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Fleming
Last Edited20 May 2019