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James Whyte

M, #2138, b. 24 September 1841
  • Birth*: James Whyte was born on 24 September 1841 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS.
  • He was the son of Andrew Whyte and Betsy Mackie.
  • Baptism: James Whyte was baptised on 17 October 1841 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Mary Langlands, daughter of James Langlands and Ann Fyfe, on 31 December 1866 at 55 Backwynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1866 31st December 55 Backwynd Forfar according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland James Whyte lapper bachelor, 23, 30 South Street Forfar, fath Andrew Whyte linen weaver moth Betsy Whyte ms Mackie, Mary Langlands factory worker spinster, 20, 55 Backwynd Forfar, fath James Langlands station master railway (dec) moth Ann Langlands ms Fyfe, signed John Keir minister of St James Forfar, wit David Milne, Susan Langlands, reg 1867 January 2nd Forfar James Burns registrar.

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Langlands in the 1881 census at Nursery Feus, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. James, head, mar, 37, cloth lapper, Forfar; Mary wife, mar, 35, Forfar; also in the household were James Whyte, William Whyte, Andrew Whyte, Ellen Whyte and Agnes Whyte.
Principal5 April 1891James Whyte appeared in the 1891 census at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Whyte, head, wid, 47, flax & jute cloth finisher, employed, Forfar; 3 rooms with windows.
Last Edited: 4 Sep 2008


Father*: Andrew Whyte b. c 1801
Mother*: Betsy Mackie b. c 1804


Mary Langlands b. c 1845, d. bt 1883 - 1891


Ann Fyfe Whyte b. 14 Nov 1868
James Whyte b. 13 Feb 1870, d. 22 Dec 1936
William Whyte b. c 1871
Andrew Whyte b. 11 Aug 1873
Ellen Whyte b. c 1878
Agnes Whyte b. c 1880
Alexander Whyte b. c 1882