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William Guthrie1

M, #5195, b. circa 1760, d. 5 March 1857
  • Occupation: William was agricultural labourer.3
  • Birth*: He was born circa 1760 at Dunbarry, Perthshire, Scotland.2,3
  • He was the son of William Guthrie and Elspeth Nicol.2
  • Baptism: William Guthrie was baptised on 26 June 1773 at Forteviot, Perthshire, Scotland.3
  • Marriage*: He married Jean Tait, daughter of William Tait and Helen Croyl, on Monday, 9 July 1787 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland; The marriage of William and Jean was recorded in the minutes of the kirk (church) session of 9 July 1787.3,4,1
  • (Informant) Death: William Guthrie registered the death of Jean Tait on 18 July 1836 at Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.4,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Guthrie died on 5 March 1857 at Whytock's Land, Barnhill, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland, Guthrie, William agricultural labourere pauper widower, died 1857 March Fifth 0h 10m pm at Whytock's Land Barnhill Perth Kinoull parish, male aged 96 years parents William Guthrie labouer (dec) and Elspeth Guthrie ms Nicol (dec); died of old age as certified by David Fleming surgeon Bridgeton Perth who last saw deceased March 5th; buried Churchyard of Kinnoull as certified by James Smith sexton; signed Peter Guthrie son present.2,3
  • Burial*: He was buried after 5 March 1857 at Kinnoull Churchyard, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.3

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He was listed in the 1841 census at Dundee Roadside, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland. Name:      William Guthire
[William Guthrie]
Age:      78
Estimated birth year:      abt 1763
Gender:      Male
Where born:      Perthshire, Scotland
Civil Parish:      Kinnoull
County:      Perthshire
Address:      Dundee Roadride
Occupation:      Lab
Parish Number:      369.5
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Garry Cottage, Barnhill, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland. Name:      William Guthrie
Age:      20
Estimated birth year:      abt 1831
Relationship:      Head
Gender:      Male
Where born:      Dunbarney, perthshire
Parish Number:      387
Civil Parish:      Kinnoull
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Town:      Barnhill
County:      Perthshire
Address:      Garry Cottage
Occupation:      Labourer
ED:      1
Page:      5
Household schedule number:      21
LINE:      18
Roll:      CSSCT1851_80

Mistranscription of Data; also in the household was Helen Guthrie, Robert Taylor and Jean Miller.6
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: William Guthrie2 b. 3 Mar 1727/28, d. c 1785
Mother*: Elspeth Nicol2 b. 25 Jul 1742, d. c 1777

Family:

Jean Tait b. 23 Aug 1764, d. 18 Jul 1836
  • Marriage*: He married Jean Tait, daughter of William Tait and Helen Croyl, on Monday, 9 July 1787 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland; The marriage of William and Jean was recorded in the minutes of the kirk (church) session of 9 July 1787.3,4,1

Children:

Margaret Guthrie+ b. 13 Apr 1788, d. 30 Jun 1860
Peter Guthrie+ b. c Feb 1790, d. 10 Mar 1874
Elizabeth Guthrie+ b. 1791, d. 12 Sep 1849
Janet Guthrie+ b. c Oct 1794
John Guthrie b. 17 Sep 1799
Helen Guthrie+ b. c 1803, d. 27 Feb 1886
  • Note for Web*: William Guthrie William was a workman at Mains of Errol.

    At the time of the 1841 census, he was living in the parish of Kinfauns. Living with him were his daughter Helen, and her three children, Robert, Alexander, and Jean. At the time of the 1851 census, these same people were living together at Garry Cottage, Barnhill, Kinnoull Parish, Perthshire.

    William was a terrific age when he died: 97. What he was doing on Whytock's land is anyone's guess; if he was still working, he must have been a very strong man..3

Citations

  1. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:37ZY-3RN : accessed 2016-04-05), entry for Jean Jane /Tait/. [Apr 2016]
  2. [S40] From CM'GF [Mar 2010].
  3. [S123] LGB, Tait Gear & related surnames in "GEDCOM from LGB via FB", listserve message to Facebook, 2015. Printout dated 11/11/2015, [Nov 2015]. Hereinafter cited as GEDCOM LGB.
  4. [S40] From CFmsM [Mar 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Kinnoull; ED: 6; Page: 9; Line: 610; Year: 1841 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. [Mar 2018]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Kinnoull; ED: 1; Page: 5; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1851_80; Year: 1851 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. [Mar 2018]