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

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Thomas Ballantyne

b. circa 1854


Thomas Ballantyne was born circa 1854 in Busby.1,2,3


FatherThomas Ballantyne (b. 26 July 1826, d. 27 March 1873)
MotherChristina Ballantyne (b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867)

Residence information

On 7 April 1861 they resided with parent (Christina Ballantyne, wife) in Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland.2 On 2 April 1871 they resided with parent (Thomas Ballantyne, baker) in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland. Thomas Ballentine was described as a widower.3,4 Thomas Ballantyne lived in Motherwell on 27 March 1873.5


Thomas Ballantyne witnessed the death of Thomas Ballantyne on 27 March 1873 at Causeyside in Tollcross, Lanark, Scotland+. While the death certificate says that the cause of death was "chronic alcoholism", this was officially changed to "apoplexy" through the Register of Corrected Entries.6,5


  1. [S428] Birth Certificate 4874/1855, Margaret Ballentine, (22 Jan 1855), General Register Office, Scotland.
  2. [S978] Thomas Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Cambuslang, Public Record Office.
  3. [S979] Thomas Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Old Monkland, Public Record Office.
  4. [S1013] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Christina, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 59.
  5. [S1011] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Thomas, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 652/1 39.
  6. [S437] Marriage Certificate, Charles Fleming and Margaret Ballantyne, 28 Dec 1877, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 34820.
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ContextBallantyne clan maternal
Ballantyne clan paternal
Last Edited13 May 2019