Archibald Henderson
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Archibald Henderson (1837 - 1911)

Archibald Henderson
Born in Craigmill, Par. of Logie, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1856 in Haywood, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married 24 Apr 1874 in Hillhead, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 74 in Kells, Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
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Archibald Henderson was born in 1837 to James Henderson and Amelia Millar.[1] He died in 1911.

Born about March 1837 Craigmill, Par. of Logie, Stirlingshire, Scotland[2]

Baptized 08 Mar 1837 Par. of Logie, Stirlingshire/Perthshire, Scotland

entry shows Archibald as s/o James Henderson and Ameila Millar in Craigmill, bap. by the Revd Dr? Grierson, Minister of Dunblane[2]

Died 29 Apr 1911 Kells, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

his dth cert showing him as a blacksmith Informant A D Henderson, son, of 6 North Row Kells, Whitehaven, present at death. Registered 1st May 1911[3]

Buried Whitehaven, Cumberland, England[1]


Husband: Archibald Henderson
Wife: Agnes Todd

First marriage: 31 Dec 1856 Haywood, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Cert shows a double wedding with Agnes' sister Janet: Archibald 19 blacksmith of Mid Forth, Carnwath, s/o James Henderson blacksmith & Amelia m.s. Millar; Agnes 16 of Boughtknowes, formerly a farm servant d/o Alexander Todd farmer and Helen m.s. Noble; Wit: John Brown and William Wilson; Est. Ch of Sct. [4][1]


James Henderson (1856-abt.1884)
Helen Henderson (1858-1858)
Helen Noble Henderson (1860-1870)
Alexander David Henderson (1863-1939)
Amelia Henderson (1865-1886)
Archibald Henderson (1868-1897)
Agnes (Henderson) Duncan (1870-1960)
William Henderson (1873-1926)

Second marriage:

Husband: Archibald Henderson
Marriage: Marion Crawford

24 Apr 1874 Hillhead, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The cert reads: Archibald Henderson, blacksmith and widower; s/o James Henderson (blacksmith) and Amelia Millar; age 37; usual residence - Haywood, Parish of Carnwarth; Marion Crawford; daughter of a farmer and a spinster; d/o William Crawford and Margaret Nisbet; age 28; usual residence - Hillhead, Parish of Carnwarth; married after banns and according to the forms of the United Presbyterian Church; witnesses - William Henderson and John Crawford (presumed to be bride's brother); Minister - Alexander Banks, U.P. Minister, Braehead, Carnwath[5][6]


John Henderson (1876-1965)
Robert Henderson (1880-)
Elizabeth Marion Henderson (1882-1887)


1841 Cleuch (Cleugh) Burnfoot, Forth, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: James, 25, blacksmith; Amelia 26; Archibald 4; Margaret 2 none born county); James 4 mths born county [7]

1851 Village, Forth, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON, James, head, mar, 35, blacksmith b Lecropt, STI; Ameliaa (sic), wife, 34, b Kippen, STI; Children: Archibald, 14, smith's son b Logie, STI; Margreat (sic) 12, b SantNinians (sic); David, 7; William, 5, both scholars b Carnwath, LKS; Elizabeth, 3; Amelia 7 mths, both b Carnwath; Visitor John SMITH, unm, 18, wright b Carnwath, LKS [8]
(Prior households had a hand hewer and a range maker in them, so I assume that by 1851 the family had moved from Cleuch Burnfoot into the actual village, rather than the census page "Village" also including the vicinity of Forth)

1861 Harrayfoot Hill, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: Archibald, 24, blacksmith, birth place NK; wife Agness 20 b Carnwath; Son James 4; Dtr Helen 1, both b Carnwath[9]

1871 Haywood Village, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: Archbiald 34 blacksmith & fitter, b Logie, STI; wife Agnes 30 b Carnwath; Children (all b Carnwath, LKS): Alexr 7 scholar; Emelia 5; Archd 3; Agnes 1; Boarders: Alexr Weire, marr. 27 blacksmith b Shotts, LKS; William Cald(?rells?) unm, 24 blacksmith b Carluke, LKS. 1 child 5 to 13 at school, 2 rooms with one or more windows, next house occupied by Nisbet, coal miner)[10]

03 Apr 1881 Great Clifton, Cumberland, England

Archabald (sic), head, colliery Overman, mar, 44, wife Marion 36, both b. Scotland. Dtr Agnes, 11; Sons Archibald, 13, labourer; William 8, scholar; John, 4; (all b Scotland); Robert 1, b. Gt Clifton, CUL (next door at No. 40 was son James and his new wife Rebecca)[11]

06 Apr 1891 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

HENDERSON, Archibald, 54, colliery overman; Marion, wife, 47 both b Scotland; Children: Agnes, 21; William 18, hamerman (sic); John 14, message boy, (all b Scotland); Robert, 11 scholar b Gt Clifton, CUL[12]

1901 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

Archibald Henderson 66, blacksmith, b. Scotland, boarder with Cecil (37 yr old railway clerk b Fleetwood, Lancs) and Dinah Fitzjames and their 2 sons.[13]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 FamilyHistory: James HENDERSON (1814-1892) and his family Author: Isabella Chittock Publication: Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, aft 1915. Scanned and uploaded to FamilySearch
  2. 2.0 2.1 1837 Baptism: 8 Mar Archibald s/o James HENDERSON & Amelia MILLAR, in Craigmill, by Min of Dunblane, Logie, PER, image available ScotlandsPeople 374/00500049
  3. 1911 Death: Dth Cert. HENDERSON, Archibald, 29 Apr 1911, 6 North Row, Kells, Whitehaven (CUL, England) reg. Whitehaven, Dist 10b Page 399 entry #352
  4. 1856 Marriage: 31 Dec Archibald HENDERSON & Agnes TODD, Boughtknowes, Par. of Carnwath, LKS Dist 632/00 Pg 10 #19 (double wedding with her sister Janet), copy rcvd from Ian A-K (DFS, SCT)
  5. 1876 Birth John HENDERSON, transcr rcvd by LornaHen from Stuart H.
  6. 1874 Marriage: 1874 Archibald HENDERSON and Marion CRAWFORD, transcr. rcvd by LornaHen from Robert McC
  7. 1841 Census: Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland Dist 632 EnumDist 6, hsehold of James & Amelia HENDERSON
  8. 1851 Census: Village, Forth, Carnwath, LKS, EnumDist 8 Entry #38, hsehold of James & Amelia(a) HENDERSON
  9. 1861 Census: Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Dist 632 (ED8?) Page 3 Schedule #8, copy held
  10. 1871 Census: Carnwath, LKS Scotland Dist 632 ED 9 Page 26 Schedul #115, copy held
  11. 1881 Census: Northern Borders, Film 1342248 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5175 folio 120 page 40, extracted c 2000
  12. 1891 Census: Whitehaven, RG12/4314, Page 12, Schedule #74, Via  :fWhitehaven address: Braithwaite, between Wellington and Bransty Row, both of the latter still there, former not, rcvd Feb 2009
  13. 1901 Census: Whitehaven, CUL Dist 19 RG13/4893 Folio 62 Page 5 Schedule #18, hsehold of Archibald HENDERSON, image available Ancestry / FindMyPast
    Note: age indexed as 63 on Ancestry, clearly shows 66
  • "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 January 2015), Amelia Millar in entry for Archibald Henderson, 08 Mar 1837; citing LOGIE, PERTH, SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,040,125.
  • WikiTree profile Henderson-2306 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. (Reference: 1260)

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