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John Murkar Wishart

M, #34, b. 25 March 1833, d. 14 July 1887
  • Birth*: John Murkar Wishart was born on 25 March 1833 at Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of William Lindsay Wishart and Elizabeth Barclay.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Murkar Wishart married Mary Kinnear, daughter of William Kinnear and Janet Stirling, on 9 March 1863 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; “1863 Marriages in the Parish of Dunnichen in the County of Forfar, page 4; 1863 on the Ninth day of June at Letham, after Banns according to the forms of the Congregational Church in Scotland, John Murker Wishart (signed), Miller (Journeyman), Bachelor, age 27, address: New Mill in the Parish of Glenbervie, son of William Lindsay Wishart, Miller (Master), and Elizabeth Wishart, M.S. Barclay, AND Mary Kinnear (signed), Spinster, age 27, address: Letham, daughter of William Kinnear, Linen Weaver, and Janet Kinnear, M.S. Stirling; C.A. Piper, Minister (signed); George Maxwell, Witness (signed); Robert Young, Witness; Recorded 1863 June 11th at Letham by Thomas Macbeth, Registrar”.1,2,3
  • (Informant) Death: John Murkar Wishart registered the death of William Lindsay Wishart on 6 June 1880 at Hyman Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held (Feb 2006); William Lindsay Wishart miller widower of Elizabeth Barclay, 79, James Wishart feuar (dec), Elspeth Brown (dec), Bronchitis & fever 6 days, inf John M Wishart son present.
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Murkar Wishart died on 14 July 1887 at 15 Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 54 image held : John Murkar Wishart bleacher (operative) married to Mary Kinnear, 53, William Lindsay Wishart flax dresser (dec) Elizabeth Barclay, phthisis pulmonalis 15 months, inf Mary Wishart widow present.

Census Events

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of William Lindsay Wishart and Elizabeth Barclay in the 1851 census at Miller's House, Letham Mill, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Wishart, son, unm, 18, meal miller assistant, Gamrie Banffshire; William L Wishart, head, mar, 49, meal miller master empl 2 men, Dunnichen; Elizabeth Wishart, wife, mar, 54, miller's wife, Farnell.
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Kinnear in the 1871 census at Hymans Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Image held; John Wishart, head, mar, 38, yarn bleachrer, Banffshire Gamrie; Mary Wishart, wife, mar, 35, yarn bleachers wife, Forfarshire Dunnichen; 2 rooms with windows, 2 children in education (GROS census 1871 283/00 002/00 006 Oct 2007); also in the household were Janet Ann Wishart, William Wishart, Mary Jane Wishart, John Murkar Wishart and Margaret Ann Wishart.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Kinnear in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Wishart, head, mar, 48, bleacher, Macduff Banff; Mary Wishart, wife, mar, 45, bleachers wife, Dunnichen; also in the household were Mary Jane Wishart, John Murkar Wishart, Margaret Ann Wishart, Jessie Stirling Wishart and William Wishart.
Last Edited: 22 May 2018

Parents:

Father*: William Lindsay Wishart b. 16 Apr 1801, d. 6 Jun 1880
Mother*: Elizabeth Barclay b. 30 Jan 1795, d. 16 Mar 1872

Family:

Mary Kinnear b. 23 Jan 1836, d. 25 Jan 1909
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Murkar Wishart married Mary Kinnear, daughter of William Kinnear and Janet Stirling, on 9 March 1863 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; “1863 Marriages in the Parish of Dunnichen in the County of Forfar, page 4; 1863 on the Ninth day of June at Letham, after Banns according to the forms of the Congregational Church in Scotland, John Murker Wishart (signed), Miller (Journeyman), Bachelor, age 27, address: New Mill in the Parish of Glenbervie, son of William Lindsay Wishart, Miller (Master), and Elizabeth Wishart, M.S. Barclay, AND Mary Kinnear (signed), Spinster, age 27, address: Letham, daughter of William Kinnear, Linen Weaver, and Janet Kinnear, M.S. Stirling; C.A. Piper, Minister (signed); George Maxwell, Witness (signed); Robert Young, Witness; Recorded 1863 June 11th at Letham by Thomas Macbeth, Registrar”.1,2,3

Children:

William Wishart b. 1864
Janet Ann Wishart b. 8 Jun 1865, d. s 6 Mar 1911
Eliza Elen Wishart b. 8 Jun 1865
Mary Jane Wishart b. 25 Jun 1866
John Murkar Wishart b. 4 Nov 1868
Margaret Ann Wishart+ b. 3 Aug 1870
Jessie Stirling Wishart b. 7 Jul 1872

Citations

  1. [S40] PK [Dec 2003].
  2. [S40] LS [Aug 2008].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), scotlandspeople.gov.uk:.