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Robert Findlay

M, #6332, b. 1843, d. 13 September 1904
Last Edited: 10 Jul 2020

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay spirit dealer b. 12 Sep 1807, d. 17 Apr 1872
Mother*: Catherine Laing b. c 1807, d. 13 May 1859
  • Birth*: Robert Findlay was born in 1843 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of John Findlay spirit dealer and Catherine Laing.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Robert Findlay married Cecilia Boyack on 2 January 1871 at 2 Park Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1871 marriages in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee; ref 17; 1871 on the second day of January at 2 Park Place Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Free Church; Robert Findlay general labourer bachelor; 28; 53 Dallfield Walk Dundee; John Findlay spirit dealer Catherine Findlay ms Laing (dec); Cecelia Boyack power loom weaver spinster; 28; 63 Dallfield Walk Dundee; James Boyack pilot Jane Boyack ms Addison (dec); William Miller mimister Peter Callam, Magdalen Paterson witnesses; 1871 January 6th at Dundeee Jas Young registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Robert Findlay died on 13 September 1904 at 100 South Road, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , 1904 deaths in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 226; Robert Findlay mill worker married to Cecelia Gray Boyack; 1904 September thirteenth 4h 50m pm 100 South Road Lochee; m, 63 years; Jjohn Findlay engine tenter (dec) Margaret Findlay ms Orkney (dec); pleuro pneumonia 5 days as cert by Jas R Lennox surgeon; Robert Findlay son inmate; 1904 September 14 at Lochee D S Robertson registrar.3

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay spirit dealer in the 1851 census at ?? Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Robert Finlay, 8, scholar; John Finlay, 44, flaxdresser, Craig, Forfarshire; Catharine Finlay, 44; lodger Susan Tyran, 17, flaxspinner, Montrose.4
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of David Law in the 1861 census at 36 Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Robert Finley, brother-in-law, 17, flax mill worker; David Law, 24, stonemason, Montrose; Margaret Law, wife, 24 Montrose.5
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 53 Dallfield Walk, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Robert Findlay, head, 28, mill worker, Montrose; Cecelia, wife, 27, millworker, Aberdeen; also in the household were Cecilia Boyack.6
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 75 Balgay Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Robert Findlay, head, 36, gen labr, Montrose; Cecelia Findlay, 36, Aberdeen; also in the household were Cecilia Boyack and Margaret L Findlay.7,8

Family:

Cecilia Boyack b. c 1843
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Robert Findlay married Cecilia Boyack on 2 January 1871 at 2 Park Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1871 marriages in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee; ref 17; 1871 on the second day of January at 2 Park Place Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Free Church; Robert Findlay general labourer bachelor; 28; 53 Dallfield Walk Dundee; John Findlay spirit dealer Catherine Findlay ms Laing (dec); Cecelia Boyack power loom weaver spinster; 28; 63 Dallfield Walk Dundee; James Boyack pilot Jane Boyack ms Addison (dec); William Miller mimister Peter Callam, Magdalen Paterson witnesses; 1871 January 6th at Dundeee Jas Young registrar.2

Children:

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 282/01 0017 [Sept 2009].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 282/05 0226 [Sept 2009].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_51 Dundee 20 34 10 [Sept 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1881_89 Liff 5 21 4 [Sept 2009].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    75, Balgay Street, Liff, Lochee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].