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Alexander Wightman

M, #3657, b. 9 April 1860, d. 1954
Last Edited: 2 Jun 2023
L-R: Alexander Wightman, his daughter Amelia Louise (Amy) Wightman, her granddaughter Dorothy Gordon, Amy's daughter (and Dorothys mother) Amelia Louise Reid c1946


Father*: Alexander Wightman b. 3 Dec 1830, d. 12 Mar 1870
Mother*: Mary Cattanach b. c 1825, d. 17 Dec 1879
  • Birth*: Alexander Wightman was born on 9 April 1860 at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • He was the son of Alexander Wightman and Mary Cattanach.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Wightman married Annie Elizabeth McGuinness circa 1884 at Londonderry, Northern Ireland, .2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Alexander Wightman died in 1954 at Londonderry, Northern Ireland, .2

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Wightman and Mary Cattanach in the 1861 census at 15 Rossie Street, Inverbrothock, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexr Wightman Son Unmarried Male 1 1860 -
St Vigeans,
Forfarshire (Angus),
Scotland; Alex, 30, flaxmill overseer; Mary, 35 , Montrose.3,4


Annie Elizabeth McGuinness b. 1865, d. 1918


Amelia Louise Wightman+ b. 7 May 1889, d. 16 May 1958
Alexander Wightman b. 1890, d. 1895
Joseph Allison McGuinness Wightman b. 1896, d. 1 Sep 1922
Dorothy Wightman+ b. 1899
John Wightman b. 1903, d. 1919
Charles Wightman b. 1905
James Petrie Edgar Wightman+ b. 11 Dec 1906, d. 7 Jun 2000


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Sept 2007].
  2. [S40] LW [Sept 2007].
  3. [S40] From LW [Sept 2007].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1861%2f
    0022577940 [Dec 2016].