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Charles Kinnear railway porter

M, #286, b. 1841, d. 6 September 1917
Last Edited: 18 Nov 2020


Father*: Alexander Kinnear b. c 1791, d. 20 Feb 1881
Mother*: Isobel Ross b. 24 May 1803, d. 27 Sep 1882
  • Birth*: Charles Kinnear railway porter was born in 1841 at Kirkden, Angus, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of Alexander Kinnear and Isobel Ross.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Charles Kinnear railway porter married Euphemia McNaughton, daughter of David McNaughton farmer North Ballruderon and Ann Thomson, on 11 September 1861 at Monikie, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from Mary Adamson birth [Jan 2008].
  • (Deceased) Death*: Charles Kinnear railway porter died on 6 September 1917 at East Poor House, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , cert held; Charles Kinnear railway porter widower of Euphemia McNaughton; 76; Alexander Kinnear farmer (dec) Elizabeth Ross (dec); cerebral arterio-sclerosis; inf Isabella Falconer daug 1 Lambs Lane.
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Alexander Kinnear on 20 February 1881 at Whitehills, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cert held; formerly farmer married to Isabella Ross; 89 years; James Kinnear general labourer (dec) Ann Webster (dec); erysipelas (usually a contagious skin disease, due to bacterial (streptococcal) infection in the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It can be fatal. Contaminated milk may rarely be the source) 21 days; inf Chas Kinnear son 48 Victoria Road Dundee.
  • (Witness) Death: Charles Kinnear railway porter witnessed the death of Isobel Ross on 27 September 1882 at 55 North Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held; Statutory Deaths 288/00 0170; 1882 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; #170; Isabella Kinnear widow of Alexander Kinnear farmer; 1882 September twenty-seventh 3h 55m pm 55 North Street Forfar; f, 79 years; John Ross tollkeeper (dec) Isabella Ross ms Christie (dec); disease of heart years as cert by C Hunter surgeon; Chas Kinnear son 48 Victoria Road Dundee [Jan 2008].
  • (Witness) Death: Charles Kinnear railway porter witnessed the death of Euphemia McNaughton on 10 July 1913 at 8 Nelson Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cert held; Euphemia Gorrie Kinnear married to Charles Kinnear railway porter retired; 75; David McNaughton farmer (dec) Elizabeth Thomson (dec); schirrosis of liver jaundice; inf Chas Kinnear widower present.

Census & Directory Entries

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Euphemia McNaughton in the 1881 census at 48 Victoria Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Charles Kinnear, head, mar, 39, railway porter, Kirkden; Euphemia Mc N Kinnear, wife, 40, Kilspandy, Perth; also in the household were Alexander Ross Kinnear spirit dealer, publican, mechanic, Isabella Christie Simpson Kinnear, Elizabeth Ross Kinnear, George Kinnear, Mary Adamson Kinnear, John Kinnear and James Kinnear.


Euphemia McNaughton b. 7 Jun 1838, d. 10 Jul 1913




  1. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , taken by PCC at Tealing churchyard [Jan 2008].