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Margaret Helen Law

F, #6341, b. 18 February 1861
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014


Father*: David Law b. c 1835
Mother*: Margaret Findlay b. 1836, d. 30 Jul 1885
  • Birth*: Margaret Helen Law was born on 18 February 1861 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of David Law and Margaret Findlay.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Margaret Helen Law witnessed the marriage of Thomas Matthew machine fitter and Mary Jane Paterson powerloom weaver on Monday, 24 June 1878 at 152 High Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1878 on the 21st day of June at 152 High Street Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland Thomas Matthew machine-fitter bachelor, 22, 1 Taylor Street Lochee, fath Thomas Matthew blacksmith journeyman, moth Elizabeth Matthew ms Ramsay, Mary Jane Paterson (her mark) powerloom weaver spinster, wit P Macleod, Henry Paterson, 20, 152 High Street Lochee, fath John Paterson joiners labourer, moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay, signed P Macleod minister of St Lukes, wit John Matthew, Margaret Law, reg 1878 June 24th at Lochee David Neish resistrar.2

Census & Directory Entries

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, . Margaret Law, dau, 1mo, Montrose; David Law, 24, stonemason, Montrose; Margaret Law, wife, 24 Montrose.3
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of David Law in the 1871 census at 2 Nicol's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Margaret H Law, daug, 10, scholar, Montrose; David Law, head, 34, brewer, Montrose; Margaret Law, wife, 33, Montrose.4


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index).
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS [Aug 2005].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_58 Montrose 7 18 18 [Aug 2009].