1901 Census Carron Bank, Brownside Road, Cambuslang, Lanark
627 ED 003 Page 29 8 Room House
James Higgins M 69 M Polmont, Stirlingshire
Rel: Head Occ: Retired Steamship Engineer
Janet Higgins M 70 F Falkirk, Stirlingshire
CAMBUSLANG 1882:- town & parish in north of Lanarkshire.
The town stands about one-half mile from the River Clyde, 4 miles south-east of Glasgow; consists of eight sections, or villages, on the banks of a picturesque burn; is near a natural amphitheatre, used in 1742 as a place of worship, and then the scene of a religious revival known as "the Cambuslang wark;" and has a post office, with money order and telegraph departments under Glasgow.
A railway station, Established, Free, United Presbyterian, and Congregational churches; and 2 public schools with about 304 scholars. Population: 5538.
Death Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire entry 25
James Higgins, ship owner (retired), widower of Jessie Johnstone
1920 June 13, 2h 55m PM, aged 88
Father: John Higgins, farm grieve, deceased
Mother: Margaret M/S Bell, deceased
Cause: urinary calculii and enlargement of prostate gland, 20 years, gradual exhaustion, 1 month,
as certified by Peter I Laird MB CM
Infotmant: Jane Ferguson, housekeeper, present
National Archives Will for the above James Higgins.
At Edinburgh, the twenty fifth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty the Deed hereinafter
Engrossed was presented for registration in the books of the Lords of Council and Session for
preservation and is registered in the said Books as follows.
I JAMES HIGGINS, residing at Ashfield, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, hereby direct that in the event of my
death I desire to be buried beside my wife in the Cemetery at Hamilton.
The Executor's Thomas Campbell, Physician, William Archibald, Bank Agent, John Thomson Higgins,
Engineer and James Guthrie, Law Student, conformed to Trust Disposition & Settlement dated
27th August 1909 with relative Codicils dated 27th August 1909, 17th June 1910, 19th February 1913,
22nd June 1915, 4th October 1916 & 10th September 1919.
Mrs Jessie Higgins or Rodger, daughter
George Walker, child of sister in law Marion Johnston
Henry Walker, child of sister in law Marion Johnston
John Walker, child of sister in law Marion Johnston
John Thomson Higgins, cousin, 100 Bothwell St. Glasgow
Margaret Bell Janet Maria Higgins, daughter of brother William Higgins
John Higgins, son of brother William Higgins
Mrs Jane Ferguson, housekeeper
Miss Alexia Flemming, sister of Mrs Jane Ferguson
John George Stevenson
Fourteen Charitable Institutions
All Executors as of last Codicil
He left an Estate totaling £36,163
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