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Christina Dow

b. circa 1801, d. 21 April 1877

Person Exhibits

Gravestone Ballantyne x 3


Christina Dow was born circa 1801 in Glassford.1,2,3,4,5,6 She was born in 1801 in Avondale.


FatherJames Dow (b. circa 1768, d. 15 April 1856)
MotherHelen Frame (b. 18 November 1767, d. 23 September 1852)

Family life

William Ballantyne and Christina Dow were married on 15 March 1818 in Glassford.7

Children with William Ballantyne (b. 8 June 1789, d. 6 March 1842)

SonAndrew Ballantyne+ (b. circa 1821)
DaughterHelen Ballantyne (b. circa 1825)
DaughterChristina Ballantyne+ (b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867)
DaughterIsabella Ballantyne+ (b. circa 1827)
SonWilliam Ballantyne (b. circa 1829)
DaughterKatharin Ballantyne (b. circa 1830)
DaughterJanet Ballantyne (b. circa 1832)
SonJohn Ballantyne (b. circa 1834)
SonGeorge Ballantyne (b. circa 1836)
DaughterMargaret Ballantyne (b. circa 1839)
DaughterElizabeth Ballantyne (b. circa 1842, d. 27 March 1883)

Residence information

, as William Ballantyne's wife, resided with farmer, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 6 June 1841.8 Christina Dow lived at Muirhead in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 30 March 1851, farmer on 40 acres. She is described as a widow.3 She lived at Limekilnburn in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 4 July 1861. She was described as a farmer's widow.4 She lived at Limekilnburn in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 2 April 1871, publican.5


Christina Dow died from Chronic bronchitis on 21 April 1877 in Limekilnburn.2,6 She died from Last address Limekilnburn, Hamilton on 21 April 1877 in Hamilton. She was buried on 22 April 1877 in Hamilton.2


  1. [S981] "The Ballantyne Roadblock", 2019, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW), p8; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S983] Ballentyne x 3 Gravestone, 129629899, Findagrave, Glassford Cemetery; Findagrave, 6 Mar 1842.
  3. [S984] Christany Dow, 30 Mar 1851 Census, Edinburgh, Hamilton, General Register Office, Scotland, 647/8/4.
  4. [S985] Christina Ballentyne, 7 Apr 1861 Census UK, Edinburgh, Hamilton, Public Record Office, 647/26/34.
  5. [S987] Christina Ballentine, 2 Apr 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Hamilton, Public Record Office, 647/24/26.
  6. [S988] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Christina, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 647/136.
  7. [S1072] Marriage Certificate, William Ballantyne and Christina Dow, 15 Mar 1818, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 645/ 10/216.
  8. [S982] William Ballenden, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, Hamilton, Public Record Office, 647/22/3.
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ContextCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited2 May 2019