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Elizabeth Renton1

F, #9189, b. circa 1860, d. 8 April 1941
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Renton was born circa 1860.1
  • Married Name: As of 23 November 1880, her married name was Hardie.1
  • Marriage*: She married James L Hardie, son of David Hardie and Mary Fairweather, on Tuesday, 23 November 1880 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • Anecdote*: SH says 'I'm not sure of the year that Elizabeth Renton died but know it was in Dundee sometime after June 12, 1940 and 1944. My dad was pretty much raised by her - she was his grandmother- and she died while he was in a prisoner of war camp. She had become bedridden and was unable to go to a shelter when bombs fell. One landed on or near her building. This caused her death.2'
  • (Deceased) Death*: Elizabeth Renton died on 8 April 1941 at Baldovan, Barns of Claverhouse, Mains & Strathmartine, Angus, Scotland, 1941 deaths in the district of Mains & Strathmartine in the county of Angus, ref 32; Elizabeth Hardie widow of James Lorimer Hardie blacksmith; 1941 April eighth 11h 0m am Barns of Claverhouse Mains & Strathmertine, female, 80 years, parents John Renton farm servant (dec) and Eliabeth Renton ms Gourley (dec); acute illyocarditis cardio-vascular degeneration as cert by A T Duncan MBChB; signed William Hardie son; registered 1941 April 8th at Downfield C Gordon McKenzie registrar.3,4,5

Census Events

Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of James L Hardie in the 1881 census at 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Hardie, head, 19, blacksmith, Dundee; Lizzie Hardie, wife, 19, Cameron, Fife.6
Last Edited: 29 Jul 2015


James L Hardie b. 25 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1915


Somebody Hardie1 b. c 1885
Mary Fairweather Hardie1 b. c 1887
William Carruthers Hardie+1 b. c 1890, d. bt 1957 - 1966


  1. [S40] Ancestry.co.uk members tree agent99116 [Jan 2012].
  2. [S40] Ancestry.co.uk members tree agent99116 [Jan 2012].
  3. [S40] Ancestry.co.uk members tree agent99116 [Jan 2012].
  4. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory death Mains & Strathmartine 1941 307/00 0032 image held [Jan 2012].
  5. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.caledonius.co.uk/brechin/Page50.html [Jan 2012].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 14; Page: 19; Line: 23; Roll: cssct1881_84; Year: 1881. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2012]