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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

Parents

FatherWilliam Scott (b. circa 1771)
MotherMargaret Craig (b. circa 1776)

Family life

Thomas Ballantyne and Margaret Scott were married on 9 November 1823 in East Kilbride.6

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

DaughterAgnes Ballantyne
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,7

Residence information

, as Thomas Ballantyne's wife, resided with labourer, in East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland, on 6 June 1841.8 , as Thomas Ballantyne's wife, resided with agricultural labourer, in East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland, on 30 March 1851.2 , as Thomas Ballantyne's wife, resided with mason, in Carmunnock, Lanark, on 7 April 1861. It appears that they lived with the family of William Wood, wood merchant.7 , as Thomas Ballantyne's wife, resided with builder, in Carmunnock, Lanark, on 2 April 1871.9 , as Thomas Ballantyne's wife, resided with builder, in Carmunnock, Lanark, on 3 April 1881.4

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. [S1012] Marriage Certificate, Thomas Ballantyne and Margaret Scott, 9 Nov 1823, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 643/ 30/167.
  7. [S1047] Thomas Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Carmunnock, Public Record Office, 631/ 1/3.
  8. [S1017] Thomas Ballantyne, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, East Kilbride, National Records of Scotland, 643/ 15/3.
  9. [S1020] Thomas Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, National Records of Scotland, 631/ 1/6.
Last Edited21 May 2019