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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Margaret Scott

b. 1 April 1803, d. 27 January 1887

Birth

Margaret Scott was born on 1 April 1803 at Greenhills in East Kilbride.1,2,3,4,5,6 She was baptized on 17 April 1803 in East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland.6

Parents

FatherWilliam Scott (b. circa 1769, d. 15 April 1847)
MotherMargaret Craig (b. circa 1776, d. before 7 April 1861)

Family life

Thomas Ballantyne and Margaret Scott were married on 9 November 1823 in East Kilbride.7

Children with Thomas Ballantyne (b. 2 May 1799, d. 14 September 1887)

DaughterAgnes Ballantyne (d. 21 September 1883)
DaughterMargaret Ballantyne (b. February 1825)
SonThomas Ballantyne+ (b. 26 July 1826, d. 27 March 1873)
SonWilliam Ballantyne (b. July 1828)
DaughterJean Ballantyne (b. 26 November 1830)
DaughterMary Ballantyne (b. December 1832)
SonJames Ballantyne (b. 1835)
SonPeter Ballantyne (b. 1840)

Working life

  • On 7 April 1861 Margaret Scott was a laundress in Carmunnock. She may have worked with laundress Mary Wood, the wife of their landlord,8

Death

Margaret Scott died from senile decay on 27 January 1887 at age 83 at Bankhead in Carmunnock.5

Citations

  1. [S1011] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Thomas, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 39.
  2. [S1014] Thomas Ballantyne, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, East Kilbride, Public Record Office, 643/ 5/1.
  3. [S996] Baptismal Record: Margaret Scott 1803, No 643/ 20/136, (1 Apr 1803), Greenhills, East Kilbride, National Records of Scotland, New Register House Edinburgh
  4. [S1021] Thomas Ballentine, 3 Apr 1881 Census UK, Edinburgh, Carmunnock, National Records of Scotland, 631/ 1/5.
  5. [S1023] Death Certificate, Ballantyne, Margaret, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 631/ 2.
  6. [S1069] ScotlandsPeople, Index OPR births Scotland: Scott x 9 at East Kilbride, (National Records of Scotland, 1 Jun 2019.)
  7. [S1012] Marriage Certificate, Thomas Ballantyne and Margaret Scott, 9 Nov 1823, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 643/ 30/167.
  8. [S1047] Thomas Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Carmunnock, Public Record Office, 631/ 1/3.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited1 June 2019