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Robert Air McInroy

M, #229, b. 18 May 1859, d. 10 June 1936
  • Birth*: Robert Air McInroy was born on 18 May 1859 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; McInroy Robert Air 1859 May 18th 6h 0m am Letham, m, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker (master), moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp, inf D McInroy father present, reg 1859 June 8th at Letham Thomas Macbeth registrar.1
  • He was the son of Duncan McInroy and Barbara Japp.
  • (Witness) Birth: Robert Air McInroy witnessed the birth of Agnes Jane McInroy on 7 December 1879 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; Agnes Jane McInroy illegitimate 1879 December 7th 10h 45m am 20 South Street Forfar, f, fath Robert McInroy tailor journeyman, moth Maggie Adamson factory linen worker, inf Maggie Adamson mother, signed Robert McInroy father Letham Parish of Dunnichen, reg 1879 December 27th Forfar WH Thomson registrar.2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Robert Air McInroy married Margaret Adamson, daughter of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet, on 9 January 1880 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 9th January 28 South Street Forfar, Robert McInroy tailor jouneyman bachelor, 20, Letham Parish of Dunnichen, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker master, moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp; Maggie Adamson factory linen worker spinster, 23, 28 South Street Forfar, fath James Adamson linen weaver, moth Agnes Adamson ms Burnett, signed Vincent L Rorison MA incumbent of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, wit William McInroy, Jane Maxwell, reg 1880 January 12th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.3
  • (Informant) Death: Robert Air McInroy registered the death of Jane Adamson on 13 November 1914 at Hemming Street, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland; Jane Stirling widow of David Stirling house painter journeyman, 1914 November 13th 3h 10m pm Hemming Street Letham, f, 49 years, fath James Adamson weaver (dec) moth Nancy Adamson ms Burnett (dec) cancer of colon 6 months as cert by Wm Barron MD CM, inf R McIlroy brother-in-law, reg 1914 November 13th Letham, John Young registrar.4
  • (Witness) Death: Robert Air McInroy witnessed the death of Margaret Adamson on 15 January 1923 at Forfar Infirmary, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; Margaret McInroy (married to Robert McInroy tailor) 1923 Janaury 15th 11h 45m pm Forfar Infirmary ur Hemming Street Letham Dunnichen, f, 66 years, fath James Adamson handloom weaver (dec) moth Nancy Adamson ms Burnett (dec) pernicious anaemia heart disease as cert by Geo C Angus MD, inf Robert McInroy widower, reg 1923 January 16th Forfar John F Craik registrar.5
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Robert Air McInroy is commemorated on the headstone erected by Duncan McInroy in 1884 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads tall obelisk with cross at top; four branches of the family are recorded, one on each face;
    East face - erected/ by/ Duncan McInroy Letham/ and family/ in memory of his wife/ and their beloved mother/ Barbara Japp,/ who died 1st Sept 1884 aged 66 years/ and the above Duncan McInroy/ who died 12th Feb 1895 aged 75 years/ John McInroy eldest son/ died at Dundee 6th May 1924 aged 75 years/ interred there;
    South face - in Memoriam/ Sarah Barbara/ infant daughter of William McInroy/ and Sarah Christie his wife/ died 14th Jan 1888./ the above/ William McInroy JP/ who died at Bathurst Letham/ 22nd Oct 1936, aged 82 years/ and the above/ Sarah Christie/ died 30th Dec 1944/ aged 95 years// Annie Christie/ eldest daughter of the above/ died 20th November 1963 aged 79;
    North face - Henry Flight McInroy/ beloved husband of/ Mary Jane Ramsay/ died at Bangor, N Wales/ 29th Octr 1922/ interred there;
    West face - Robert McInroy/ in loving memory of/ my dear wife/ Maggie Adamson/ who died 15th Jan 1923/ aged 66 years/ and Robert McInroy/ who died at Middle Farm Bampton/ 10th June 1936 aged 77 years.6
    Dunnichen Churchyard Robert McInroy Maggie Adamson
  • (Deceased) Death*: Robert Air McInroy died on 10 June 1936 at Middle Farm Bampton, at age 77 from MI Dunnichen.6

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Adamson in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert McInroy, head, mar, 21, tailor, Dunnichen; Margaret, wife, mar, 24, Tailor's wife, Forfar; also in the household were Agnes Jane McInroy.7
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Hemming Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert head, mar, 31, tailor, employed, Dunnichen, Margaret wife, mar, 34, tailor's wife, Forfar; also in the household were Margaret Adamson, Agnes Jane McInroy and Henry Dall Adamson.8
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at Hemming Street, Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert McInroy, head, mar, 41, tailor, worker, Letham Forfarshire; Margaret McInroy, wife, mar, 42, wife, Forfar; 3 rooms with windows; also in the household were Margaret Adamson and Henry Dall Adamson.9
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2016

Parents:

Father*: Duncan McInroy b. 3 Feb 1822, d. 12 Feb 1895
Mother*: Barbara Japp b. c 1819, d. 1 Sep 1884

Family:

Margaret Adamson b. 17 Jun 1856, d. 15 Jan 1923
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Robert Air McInroy married Margaret Adamson, daughter of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet, on 9 January 1880 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 9th January 28 South Street Forfar, Robert McInroy tailor jouneyman bachelor, 20, Letham Parish of Dunnichen, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker master, moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp; Maggie Adamson factory linen worker spinster, 23, 28 South Street Forfar, fath James Adamson linen weaver, moth Agnes Adamson ms Burnett, signed Vincent L Rorison MA incumbent of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, wit William McInroy, Jane Maxwell, reg 1880 January 12th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.3

Child:

Agnes Jane McInroy b. 7 Dec 1879

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1859 Dunnichen ref 25 image held [Aug 2005].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Birth 1879 Forfar ref 488 image held [Aug 2005].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1880 Forfar ref 10 image held [Aug 2005].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1914 Dunnichen ref 13 image held [Aug 2005].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1923 Forfar ref 10 image held [Aug 2005].
  6. [S43] PCC photos held [Apr 2009].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1891 image held [Aug 2005].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 ref 283/00 002/00 005 image held [Jul 2008].