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Andrew Watt1

M, #9459, b. 13 July 1808, d. 3 July 1882
  • (Child) Birth*: Andrew Watt was born on 13 July 1808 at Morham, Haddingtonshire, Scotland; Andrew Watt, male, 1808, bapt 23 July 1808 at Morham Haddingtonshire (East Lothian) Scotland, parents James Watt & Marion Yorston.3,2,4
  • He was the son of James Watt and Marion Yorston.2
  • Baptism: Andrew Watt was baptised on 23 July 1808 at Morham, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Agnes Gibson, daughter of William Gibson and Isabella Gray, on 21 August 1831 at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.3
  • Marriage*: Andrew Watt married Jane Gibson on Monday, 17 February 1840 at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.3
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by Andrew Watt on 12 January 1839 at St Mary Collegiate Church cemetery, Haddington, Haddington, Scotland. Inscription reads N(1) 18 [see also N(1) 24 gravestone] (wide square grey gravestone with a carving of a sheaf of corn on the top part plus four other small carvings.) Erected By ANDREW WATT Baker Nungate In Memory of his Wife AGNES GIBSON who Died 12th January 1839 aged 25 years. And of thier (sic) Son JAMES who died in Infancy Also of his Father JAMES WATT who died 21st September 1838 aged 71 years. And of his Wife MARON YORSTONE who Died 29th July 1835 aged 60 years. [1833] Likewise two of their Children ISABELLA who died 21st June 1821 aged 21 years. [1822] + WILLIAM who died 24th August 1833 aged 2(6) years. [October and 1823] Also JAMES WHITE WATT His Son Who died 21st June 1846.5
    St Mary Collegiate cemetery, Haddington
  • (Informant) Birth: He registered the birth of Isabella Watt on 19 April 1856 at Haddington, Haddington, Scotland; 1856 births in the burgh of Haddington in the county of Haddington, ref 55; Watt Isabella, 1856 April nineteenth at 8pm Nungate, female, illegitimate, mother Agnes Watt, signed Andrew Watt grandfather, registered 1856 May 5th at Haddington Thomas Henderson registrar.1,7
  • Immigration*: Andrew Watt immigrated on 9 March 1857 to on Admiral Boxer from Liverpool 3 Dec 1856, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Name: Andrew Watt
    Estimated birth
    year:
    abt 1809
    Age: 48
    Arrival Date: 9 Mar 1857
    Arrival Port: Geelong, Australia
    Departure Port: Liverpool
    Ship: Admiral Boxer
    Nationality: Scottish.3,8
  • (Deceased) Death*: He died on 3 July 1882 at Kangaroo Flat, Victoria, Australia, at age 73 1882 deaths in the district of Kangaroo Flat in the colony of Victoria, registered by George O'Donnell, ref 653; died 3rd July 1882 at Kangaroo Flat, Marongshire, county of Bendigo, Andrew Watt baker, male aged 74 years, died of bronchitis chronic 3 months as cert by George O'Donnell last seen 1st July 1882, parents James Watt farmer and Marion Watt formerly Yorston; signed by informant Cecelia [Tully?], friend, Kangaroo Flat, signed deputy registrar George O'Donnell 3rd July 1882 Kangaroo Flat; burial 5th July 1882, Kangaroo flat, undertaker Frederick Farmer, minister Frederick Farmer, witnesses James Gray, Sidney Courtier; born Haddington Scotland, 25 years in Victoria; married Edinburgh Scotland at 32 years old to Jane Gibson, issue Rebecca 41 years, Jane deceased.3,9,2

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He and Jane Gibson, Isabella Watt, Marion Watt, Agnes Watt, Rebecca Watt, Ann Wise and Agnes Gibson were listed in the 1841 census at Newgate, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. Andrew Watt, 30, baker, b E Lothian; Jane Watt, 20, b Scotland.10
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Gibson in the 1851 census at Nungate, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. Andrew Watt, head, 42, baker & millmaster employing 4 men, b Morham Haddington; Jane Watt, wife, 30, b Edinburgh Mid Lothian; also in the household were Isabella Watt, Marion Watt, Agnes Watt, Rebecca Watt, Jane Watt, William Gibson, Thomas Hume and Robert Hume.11
Last Edited: 18 Jul 2017

Parents:

Father*: James Watt2 b. c 1767, d. 21 Sep 1838
Mother*: Marion Yorston2 b. s 1773, d. 29 Jul 1835

Family 1:

Agnes Gibson b. 24 Mar 1812, d. 12 Jan 1839

Children:

Isabella Watt3 b. 14 Feb 1832, d. 1853
James Watt3 b. 7 Jul 1833, d. 1834
Marion Watt3 b. 17 Feb 1835, d. 1925
Agnes Watt+1 b. 22 Feb 1837, d. 17 Jul 1879

Family 2:

Jane Gibson b. c 1820, d. 17 Oct 1887
  • Marriage*: Andrew Watt married Jane Gibson on Monday, 17 February 1840 at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.3

Children:

Rebecca Watt3 b. 30 Apr 1840, d. 1912
Jane Watt3 b. 29 May 1842, d. 1871
James White Watt3 b. 1845, d. 21 Jun 1846

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory birth Haddington 1856 709/01 0055 [Aug 2012].
  2. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950 transcription via Family Search 1808 Andrew Watt parents James Watt & Marion Yorston Haddingtonshire Scotland [Jan 2016].
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, Ancestry.co.uk from PB [Aug 2012].
  4. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Family Search James Watt Marion Yorston family [Jan 2016].
  5. [S40] KG [Sep 2014].
  6. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), From KG [Sept 2014].
  7. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees Database online.
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Ancestry.com. Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2009. Series: VPRS 14; Series Title: Register of Assisted Immigrants from the United Kindom (refer to microform copy, VPRS 3502) [May 2017].
  9. [S40] KG [June 2014].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Haddington; ED: 5; Page: 1; Line: 1260; Year: 1841. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2012]
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Haddington; ED: 5; Page: 1; Line: 16; Roll: CSSCT1851_192; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2012]