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Margaret Findlay

F, #6329, b. 1836, d. 30 July 1885
  • Birth*: Margaret Findlay was born in 1836 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of John Findlay and Catherine Laing.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Margaret Findlay witnessed the marriage of George Wheatley and Jane Findlay on Thursday, 4 October 1855 at 20 Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; On the 4th day of October 1855 at 20 Reform Street Montrose marriage after banns was solemnised between us according to the rites and accom... of the Church of England George Wheatley (his mark) 9 Ferry Street Montrose age 22 Tailor journeyman bachelor born at Limehouse England 9 Aug 1833 parents William Wheatley handloom linen weaver and Catherine Wheatley ms Barlow; Jane Findlay spinster 20 Reform Street Montrose age 21 powerloom weaver spinster born at Montrose 10 July 1834 parents John Findlay flaxdresser and Catherine Findlay ms Laing, signed William Mackintosh AB minister of St ... Eng & ... Chapel Montrose witnessed David Law, Margaret Findlay, reg 1855 October 16 at Montrose James Hay registrar.2,3
  • Married Name: As of 21 August 1857, her married name was Law.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Findlay married David Law on 21 August 1857 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Findlay died on 30 July 1885 at 105 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1885 deaths in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 161; Margaret Law widow of David Law wine merchant; 1885 Juy thirtieth 0h 40m pm 105 High Street Lochee; f, 48 years; John Findlay weaver (dec) Catherine Findlay ms Laing (dec); locomotor ataxia 3 years cancer of the liver 6 months as cert by W Ronaldson Clark UB&CU; David Law son 152 High Street Lochee; 1885 July 31st at Lochee J Robertson registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Margaret Findlay was listed along with John Findlay in the 1841 census at Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Findlay, 33, flax dresser, Angus; Catharine Findlay, 33, Angus; Margaret Findlay, 5, Angus.6
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay in the 1851 census at ?? Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Finlay, 15, flaxspinner; John Finlay, 44, flaxdresser, Craig, Forfarshire; Catharine Finlay, 44; lodger Susan Tyran, 17, flaxspinner, Montrose.7
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; David Law, 24, stonemason, Montrose; Margaret Law, wife, 24 Montrose.8
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; David Law, head, 34, brewer, Montrose; Margaret Law, wife, 33, Montrose.9
Member of Household3 April 1881She was listed as a member of the household of David Law in the 1881 census at 152 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; David Law, head, 44, wine & spirit merchant, Montrose; Margaret R Law, wife, 43, Montrose.10
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay b. 12 Sep 1807, d. 17 Apr 1872
Mother*: Catherine Laing b. c 1807, d. 13 May 1859

Family:

David Law b. c 1835
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Findlay married David Law on 21 August 1857 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.4

Children:

David Law b. 28 Jul 1858
Margaret Helen Law b. 18 Feb 1861
Mary Ann Law b. 13 Jul 1864
Catherine Law b. 7 Mar 1870

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS member 537051 & A537425.
  3. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland).
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M113121 [Aug 2009].
  5. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 282 /05 0161 [Sept 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) confirmed Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0320 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_58 Montrose 7 18 18 [Aug 2009].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1881_89 Liff, Benvie & Invergowrie 3 3 24 [Aug 2009].