no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

William Cairns (1801 - 1880)

Mr. William Cairns
Born in Manor,Peebleshire,Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 6 Jun 1828 in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 79 in Rosewell, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Nov 2009
This page has been accessed 965 times.


William was born in 1801. [1]

Name: William CAIRNS 1,3,8 Sex: Male Spouse: Elizabeth Montgomery SCOTT (1807-1887) Birth 1801 , Manor, Peebles, Scotland 1,3 Occupation (1) Labourer 1 Christening 4 Jan 1801 (age 0) , Manor, Peebles, Scotland 8 Occupation (2) 9 Feb 1831 (age 29-30) Labourer 1 Occupation (3) 9 Jun 1833 (age 31-32) Forrester 1 Census (1) 7 Jun 1841 (age 39-40) Shiels, Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Occupation (4) 7 Jun 1841 (age 39-40) Coal Miner; Shiels, Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Census (2) 31 Mar 1851 (age 49-50) Whitefaugh, Carrington, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Occupation (5) 31 Mar 1851 (age 49-50) Labourer; Whitefaugh, Carrington, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Census (3) 3 Apr 1871 (age 69-70) Rosewell, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Occupation (6) 3 Apr 1871 (age 69-70) Engine Keeper; Rosewell, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland 1 Death 24 Dec 1880 (age 78-79) , Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland 1

Additional Information

Occupation (2) OPR Lasswade Occupation (3) Forrester of Newbigging LKS - OPR Lasswade Census (1) Coal Miner Occupation (4) 1841 Census Census (2) Labourer Occupation (5) 1851 Census Census (3) 4 Louisa Square, Rosewell, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland Engine Keeper, living with Elizabeth and grandsons, William Cairns Spence and Robert Robertson. Occupation (6) 4 Louisa Square, Rosewell, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland 1871 Census


  1. Entered by John Cairns, Aug 5, 2011

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with William:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.

Comments: 1

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
Cairns-8 and Cairns-58 appear to represent the same person because: Found a few William Cairns - all same data. Merged two that were orphaned. Now merge this into yours
posted by Andrew Bassett-Smith

Rejected matches › William Cairns (abt.1800-)

C  >  Cairns  >  William Cairns