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Thomas Findlay

M, #3884, b. 1840, d. 8 February 1918
Stone in Forfar Cemetery reads: erected by Thomas Findaly and his family in memory of Catheine Catanach his wife who died 22nd Feby 1900 in her 46th year. The above Thomas Findlay died 8th Feb 1918 aged 77 years.
  • Birth*: Thomas Findlay was born in 1840 at Kincardineshire, Scotland; from 1841 census Aug 2007.
  • He was the son of Robert Findlay and Agnes Grant.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Thomas Findlay married Catherine Ann Cattanach, daughter of John Cattanach and Isabella McGregor, on 21 December 1877 at Cotterdrum of Balgavies, Aberlemno, Forfarshire, Scotland; image held: Marriage GROS ref 269/00 0015; 1877 marriages in the parish of Aberlmeno in the county of Forfar; 1877 on the twenty-first day of December at Cotterdrum of Balgavies after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Thomas Findlay ploughman bachelor, 33, 29 Hill Street Montrose, Robert Findlay ... and plough wright (dec) Agnes Findlay ms Grant (dec); Catherine Catanach domestic servant sprinster, 24, Cotterdrum of Balgavies parish of Aberlemno, John Catanach crofter and blacksmith (dec) Isabel Catanach ms McGregor; P Milligan minister of Guthrie, William Angus, Alexander Findlay witnesses (Aug 2007.)
  • (Deceased) Death*: Thomas Findlay died on 8 February 1918 from MI.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Thomas Findlay was listed in the 1841 census at Larchmore, Strachan, Kincardineshire, Scotland. Findlay, Robert, m, 47, wright, Kincardineshire; Agnes, f, 42, Kincardineshire; ref SCT1841/268, Strachan, Kincardineshire, enumdist 2 folio 2 page 7 (Aug 2007); Findlay, Thomas, m, 9m, Kincardinshire.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Catherine Ann Cattanach in the 1881 census at Newton Farm Cottage, Stracathro, Forfarshire, Scotland. Thomas Findlay, head, mar, 34, ploughman, Strachan Kincardine; Catherine Findlay, wife, mar, 26, Aberlemno; FHL film 0203499 GRO ref vol 320 enumdist 2 page 2; Aug 2007; also in the household were Robert Findlay and Isabella Findlay.
Last Edited: 25 Sep 2010

Parents:

Father*: Robert Findlay b. c 1792, d. 15 Jan 1869
Mother*: Agnes Grant b. c 1794, d. b 1869

Family:

Catherine Ann Cattanach b. 20 May 1854, d. 22 Feb 1900

Children:

Robert Findlay+ b. 7 Mar 1878, d. 28 Apr 1961
Isabella Findlay b. c 1880