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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Christina Ballantyne

b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867

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Detailed biography

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Family surname

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Christina Ballantyne was born in August 1826 at Muirhead of Hamilton in Scotland.1,2,3,4,5


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 Waterford in the Parish of Mearns in Renfrew, Scotland+, on 20 July 1851.2


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.6,7,5


  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. [S437] Marriage Certificate, Charles Fleming and Margaret Ballantyne, 28 Dec 1877, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 34820.
  7. [S979] Thomas Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office.
ReferencesBallantyne clan maternal
Ch Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited14 July 2019