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John Fisher cotton weaver1

M, #2457, b. 5 July 1818, d. 17 June 1904
Last Edited: 21 Apr 2020

Parents:

Father*: William Fisher nailer b. 1790, d. 5 Mar 1861
Mother*: Agness McWilliam b. c 1792, d. 17 Feb 1861
  • Birth*: John Fisher cotton weaver was born on 5 July 1818 at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, .2
  • He was the son of William Fisher nailer and Agness McWilliam.
  • Baptism: John Fisher cotton weaver was baptised on 12 July 1818 at Maybole, Ayshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Margaret Blyth cotton weaver, daughter of Lachlan Blyth and Janet Anderson, on 21 October 1838 at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, .4
  • Marriage*: John Fisher cotton weaver married Maria Cahill on Friday, 2 September 1870 at Roma, Queensland, Australia, ; at the house of Reverend Charles Spencer.5,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Fisher cotton weaver died on 17 June 1904 at Dunwich, Queensland, Australia, , at age 85.6
  • Burial*: He was buried after 17 June 1904 at Dunwich, Queensland, Australia, .3
  • Emigration*: John Fisher cotton weaver emigrated with John Fisher cotton weaver on an unknown person in 1862 at Australia, .3
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Margaret Blyth cotton weaver died on 21 January 1869 at Roma, Queensland, Australia, .7
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Maria Cahill died on 4 July 1900 at China Town, Roma, Queensland, Australia, .5,8

Census & Directory Entries

Principal6 June 1841John Fisher cotton weaver and Margaret Blyth cotton weaver appeared in the 1841 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . John Fisher, m, 22, cotton handloom weaver, Ayrshire; Margaret Fisher, f, 21, Ayrshire.9
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Blyth cotton weaver in the 1851 census at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . John Fisher, head, m, m, 32, handloom weaver cotton, Maybole; Marg Fisher, wife, m, f, 30, Irvine; also in the household were Andrew Fisher, Agnes Fisher cotton weaver, Robert Fisher cotton weaver, John Fisher cotton weaver and Charles Fisher.9
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Margaret Blyth cotton weaver in the 1861 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . Quarry Hill Maybole; John Fisher, head, mar, 42, cotton weaver, Maybole; Margaret Fisher, wife, mar, 41, cotton weaver, Irvine; 2 children in school; 2 rooms with windows; also in the household were Agnes Fisher cotton weaver, Robert Fisher cotton weaver, John Fisher cotton weaver, Margaret Fisher, Jane Fisher and Rebecca Fisher.10

Family:

Margaret Blyth cotton weaver b. c 1819, d. 21 Jan 1869

Children:

Andrew Fisher+ b. 18 Jan 1839, d. 15 Sep 1917
Agnes Fisher cotton weaver+ b. 1 May 1841, d. 1909
Robert Fisher cotton weaver b. c 1844, d. 1869
John Fisher cotton weaver+ b. 8 May 1847, d. 1927
Charles Fisher b. 8 Dec 1849, d. 1869
Margaret Fisher b. c 1853, d. 1902
Jane Fisher b. c 1855, d. 1870

Citations

  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland [Jul 2019].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member 7428123 [Nov 2005].
  3. [S40] TL via Ancestry https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/153562233/person... [Jul 2019]
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M116054 also Irvine M115954 [June 2007].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Tree Lavelle_Williams 10 Aug 2018; Terry Lavelle [Jul 2019]
    And Queensland Historical Record of Marriage
    1870 John Fisher & Maria Welborn, Record No. 500, Registration No. 109.
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Tree Lavelle_Williams 10 Aug 2018; Terry Lavelle [Jul 2019]
    And Queensland Historical Record of Death
    1904 John Fisher Registration No. 4643, Record No. 2798
    And Dunwich Benevolent Asylum
    John Fisher (c1900 Roma).
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Tree Lavelle_Williams 10 Aug 2018; Terry Lavelle [Jul 2019]
    And Ancestry Queensland Historical Record of Death
    1869 Margaret Fisher, Registration No. 146, Reference no. 1080.
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Tree Lavelle_Williams 10 Aug 2018; Terry Lavelle [Jul 2019]
    And Queensland Historical Record of Marriage
    1870 John Fisher & Maria Welborn, Record No. 500, Registration No. 109
    And Queensland Historical Record of Death
    1900 Maria Fisher Registration No. 2084, Record No. 2804.
  9. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) [May 2007].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 605/00 004/00 020; image held [May 2007].