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All Saunders - mistranscription
Posted by: Christina (ID *****6138) Date: December 11, 2012 at 17:56:12
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1891 Scotland Census
Just to alert searchers that the name Saunders was mistranscribed as Lannders in the 1891 Scotland census.


Name: Margaret Lannders [sic] Saunders
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : George Lannders [sic] Saunders
Gender: Female
Where born: Tillicoultry, Clackmannansh
Registration number: 424
Registration district: Dunfermline
Civil parish: Dunfermline
Town: Dunfermline
County: Fife
Address: 10 Victoria St
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 243
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1891_128

Household Members: Name Age
George Lannders 23 [sic] Saunders
Margaret Lannders 24 [sic] Saunders
Annie Robertson 22
Source Citation: Parish: Dunfermline; ED: 6; Page: 46; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1891_128.

My grandfather Angus Robertson's sister Margaret married George Saunders on 13/6/1890 in Dollar, Clackmannan. George was 23, usually living in Dunfermline, Fife and was a bachelor, employed as a cloth beetler. Both could sign their names.
(Fascinating what you can learn! Look it up here: http://www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/old-occupations.php)
His mother was Betsy Saunders, nee Blyth. Witnesses were another George Saunders (possibly an uncle) and sister Annie Robertson (most likely Margaret's sister).

George's wedding registration states his father as Charles Saunders, mason journeyman (deceased.

LDS submitted entry for daughter Ella in 1891 to father George Saunders and mother Margaret Robertson. (Ella could be short for Isabella, a frequently given name in the Robertson family.)

Birth registration of Peter Robertson Saunders, born 8 March 1894 at 7.30pm at 37 1/2? North Inglis St, Dunfermline to George and Margaret Saunders.
Peter's death in 1915 is recorded on the war memorial for students of Dollar Academy, Dollar, Clackmannan, Scotland.

Info of other siblings or offspring of Saunders, Duff or Campbell to children of Peter Robertson (1831), of Dollar, would be welcome.


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