YOUR MESSAGE INDICATED:
Margaret THOMSON, b: 19 May 1883 to James THOMSON & Sarah JAMIESON. She married Peter INGLIS in South Leith 16 Jun 1906. (May be son of Alexander INGLIS)
Children of Margaret & Peter include:
1) Alexander INGLIS, b: 10 May 1907, North Leith family's residence: 50 West Bowling Green St
2) James Thomson INGLIS, b: 27 May 1914, North Leith (family same address).
Margaret INGLIS (ms THOMSON) remarried 1943 to D. VALENTINE
In 1891 my great grandfather was at 44 West Bowling Green but I don't know if your Peter was his brother.
MY GREAT GRANDFATHER was:
Charles Robertson INGLIS b 1 Feb 1874 North Leith to Alexander INGLIS & Jane (Jean) Burns ROBERTSON.
** In 1881 Charles' parents, Alexander INGLIS and his wife Jane, were living at 15 Hillhouse Field Or Trafalgar Lane, North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland (EnumDist 21 Page 4). Six-year old Charles was a "scholar". In 1891, 17 year-old Charles was still living in Leith North with his parents, Alexander and Jane.
MARRIAGE OF MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:
Charles married Margaret Johnston SANDILANDS b 3 Apr 1877 to Charles SANDILANDS & Jane McDonald MILNE.
The 1898 Marriages in the District of South Leith, County of Edinburgh, page 185, record 369 indicated that on the 15 Nov 1898, according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, Charles INGLIS, age 24, a butcher living at 16 Henderson Street, Leith married Margaret Johnstone SANDILANDS, a domestic servant, age 21 living at 20 Brugess Street, Leith. Charles parents were Alexander INGLIS, a skinner, and Jane Cummins Inglis ms ROBERTSON. Margaret's parents were Charles SANDILANDS, a grocer, and Jane Macondald Sandilands ms MILNE. The ceremony was performed by Thomas Martin, Minister of the Manse and was witnessed by Peter Inglis and Lucy Milne.
44 WEST BOWLING GREEN:
The 1901 Census for the Civil Parish of Leith, Ecclesiatical Parish of St. Cuthbert's includes a record for Charles INGLIS, 24, a butcher born in Leith; his 23-year-old wife, Margaret from Edinburgh and one-year-old daughter, Jane born in Leith living at 44 West Bowling Green Street. The building consisted of 5 homes including that of George Inglis, 34 and his wife Jemima 33 along with their children: Alexander, Elizabeth, George and James. This was likely Charles' brother George -- born in 1866.
NOTE: Charles and Margaret later had a daughter Ethel who served as the informant at the time of her father's death in 1926
MY GRANDMOTHER'S MARRIAGE to Alfred Donald Shewan:
Alfred's marriage was recorded in the General Index of Marriages in Scotland, South Leith, Midlothian 685-11/48 on 14 February 1923 at Kinnairds Hall, Leith. After banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland -- Alfred Donald SHEWAN, a mechanical engineer, bachelor, aged 27 of 141 Granton Road, Leith [son of Robert Donald Shewan, gardener, deceased & Jane Aiken, maiden name] and Jane McDonald Milne INGLISs, clerkess, spinster, aged 23 of 71 North Fort Street, Leith [daughter of Charles Robertson Inglis, butcher's manager & Margaret Johnstone Sandilands, maiden name]. The ceremony was witnessed by Ethel Inglis, 71 north Fort Street and William Auld 86a Great King Street.
Alfred and Jane McDonald Milne INGLIS immigrated to Canada before the birth of their son -- 1925. Jane died five days after Robert's birth. A record in the National Archives of Canada [1926 volume 7 pg 108 reel T-14723] indicates that on 20 Jun 1926, thirty-year-old Alfred Donald Shewan arrived from Scotland in the port of Quebec City aboard the Anchor Donaldson ship the Letitia. It is possible Alfred went to visit his infant son who had been sent to live with his grandmother in Scotland.
DEATH OF CHARLES ROBERTSON INGLIS
Charles Robertson INGLIS, a butcher, married to Margaret Johnstone SANDILANDS, died at 0h 10m pm in the Leith Hospital at the age of 52. His usual residence was 71 North Fort Street, Leith. He was the son of Alexander INGLIS, a 'fellmonger' and Jane Inglis ms ROBERTSON---both deceased. The cause of death was arterio-sclerosis probably involving coronary arteries... The informant was his daughter Ethel Inglis living at 71 Nort Fort Street.
CHARLES ROBERTSON INGLIS' PARENTS & SIBLINGS:
Charles father Alexander INGLIS was born 22 Apr 1836 in Haddington to William INGLIS & Agnes CUMMING. Alexander died 8 Feb 1899 in North Leith. Alexander married Jane (Jean) Burns ROBERTSON. Jane ROBERTSON was born 7 Aug 1839 in Prestonpans, Haddington to George ROBERTSON & Margaret BURNS. Jane ROBERTSON and Alexander INGLIS were wed on 2 Sep 1861 in North Leith. Their children included:
1) Margaret Burns INGLIS b: 14 Apr 1862
2) William b 16 Apr 1864
3) George b 7 Aug 1866
4) Alexander b 11 Jan 1869
5) Agnes Cummings b 15 Aug 1871
6) Charles Robertson b 1 Feb 1874
7) Peter b abt 1877
8) Alice b abt 1880
NOTES for Alexander and Jane:
** The marriage record for Alexander and Jane is on page 26, 1861 Marriages in the Parish of North Leith, County of Edinburgh, number 52. On September second after the bans according to the Church of Scotland, Alexander INGLIS, a leather tanner, bachelor, age 25 and Jane ROBERTSON, a domestic servant, spinster, age 22 were wed. Alexander's parents were William INGLIS, gardener and Agnes Inglis ms CUMMING. The record was signed by William Graham of the Manse of the Parish of Newhaven, Edn., Alexandre Inglis, and the witness John Milne. The marriage was registered on September 4th at North Leith.
** In 1881, the INGLIS family were living at 15 Hillhouse Field Or Trafalgar Lane, North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland (EnumDist 21 Page 4). Alexander INGLIS, aged 44, born in Prestonpans, Haddington, [East Lothian] Scotland was the household head. He worked as a skinner. His wife Jane INGLIS, aged 40, was also born in Prestonpans, Haddington, Scotland. Their 18 year-old daughter Margaret was a domestic servant. She was born in the City of Edinburgh. All of the other children were born in North Leith. They were: William INGLIS, 16 an apprentice skinner, George 14, an apprentice joiner, Alexander 12, Agnes 9, Charles 6, Peter 4 and Alice 1.
** By the time of the 1891 Census, County of Midlothian, District of Leith South, the INGLIS household was comprised of Alexander, 55; his wife Jane 50 and their four children: Alexander 22, Agnes 19, Charles 17 and Peter 14. The three older children: Margaret, William and George were no longer with their parents. Alice, who would have been 11, must have either died or been with relatives.
** Alexander died of spinal sclerosis after suffering for six months. His parents---William INGLIS, a gardner (market) and Agnes Inglis ms CUMMINGS were both deceased. At the time of his death, Alexander's occupation was 'skinner'. His wife's name is recorded as Jane Robertson. His eldest son, William, was the informant.
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