James Henderson

James Henderson (1817 - 1902)

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James Henderson
Born in Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 3 Jan 1847 in Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married 22 Jun 1858 in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 23 Mar 2019 | Created 4 Sep 2014
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Biography

Birth

James HENDERSON was born in Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland on 8 May 1817. In Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, he was baptized on 25 May 1817. He was the second child of Robert HENDERSON and Janet SIMPSON. His only brother was David HENDERSON (22 Aug 1813).

Marriages

On 3 Jan 1847, he married Ann WELSH in Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 29 years old when he married Ann WELSH. He had one son with Ann WELSH:

  • Robert Grieg HENDERSON (8 Jan 1847).

On 22 Jun 1858, he married Isabella Todd WOOD (Abt 1838) in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 41 years old when he married Isabella Todd WOOD, who was 19 years old at that time. He had nine children with Isabella Todd WOOD:

  • Jane Calder HENDERSON (29 Aug 1859),
  • Isabella HENDERSON (19 Aug 1861),
  • Janet Simpson HENDERSON (18 Sep 1863),
  • Agnes Watt HENDERSON (29 Oct 1866),
  • James HENDERSON (14 Nov 1868),
  • Margaret Ann HENDERSON (19 Oct 1871),
  • Archibald Wood HENDERSON (14 Dec 1873),
  • David HENDERSON (22 Jan 1875),
  • Elizabeth Jackson HENDERSON (5 Jun 1878).

Occupations

  • In 1847, he worked as a Sailor in Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 30 years old at that point.
  • In 1858, he worked as a Shipmaster in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 41 years old at that point.
  • In 1859, he worked as a Captain, Merchant Service. He was 42 years old at that time.
  • In 1863, he worked as a Shipmaster, Merchant Service. He was 46 years old at that time.
  • In 1866, he worked as a Shipmaster. He was 49 years old at that time.
  • In 1868, he worked as a Shipmaster. He was 51 years old at that time.
  • In 1871, he worked as a Ship's Master in Wemyss, Fife, Scotland. He was 54 years old at that point.
  • In 1873, he worked as a Ship Master in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 56 years old at that point.
  • In 1875, he worked as a Ship Master in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was 58 years old at that point.
  • In 1878, he worked as a Fish Merchant in Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was 61 years old at that point.
  • In 1881, he worked as a Ship Sail Maker living on Church Street in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was 64 years old at that point.
  • In 1891, he worked as a Sailmaker living at 21 South Bridge Street in Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was 74 years old at that point.
  • In 1901, he worked as a Watchman living at 9 Viewforth House in Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was 83 years old at that point.

First reference to a ship he was master of was between1855-60. It was the Origen, a sailing ship of 61 tons, registered in Aberdeen. No 12031.By 1861 he was master of the Braes O’ Moray, a wooden schooner of 103 tons built in Lossiemouth. No 23411. He was cited in many Newspaper sailings, and went to the following destinations: 1861. Dublin 1862. Newcastle, -Lossiemouth, Sunderland, -Elgin, Alloa, -Dunfermline,Danzig-Plymouth. It was reported that the ship was dismantled in the North Sea carrying a cargo of sleepers and spelter.The crew were taken off by lifeboat at Newbiggen and the boat was towed into the Tyne, by the Friendship. 1863 Newport-Cardiff. Victoria-Liverpool. The Baltic, Koningsberg,Riga, Stettin and Gibraltar 1864 Dysart-Dundee. Wick-Hamburg. Dundee-Copenhagen. Riga-Aberdeen.Hamburg-Aberdeen. Danzig -Christians.Plillau-Danzig 1865 Christiania-Grimsby. London-Aberdeen.London-Baltic. Newcastle-Elsinore. Fraserburgh-Swinemunde. Memel- Aberdeen. Aberdeen-London From 1866 -1878, the ship went to Cronstadt, Petersburg,Bolderaa,Randers,Gothenburg,Flensburg, Hamburg, Oporto,Figueroa,Bayonne,Dieppe,Vile, Rotterdam,Lisbon,Dunkirk,Stettin and Antwerp, as well as coastal trade around Britain.

Death

On 11 Mar 1902, he died in Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland when he was 84 years old. His wife Isabella Todd WOOD died on 7 Apr 1919, 17 years after him.

Sources

  • 1817 Birth of James HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (O.P.R. Births 253/00 0020 0230 BENHOLM)
  • 1858 Marriage of James HENDERSON & Isabella WOOD, Scotlands People (Statutory Marriages 258/00 0009)
  • 1847 Baptism of Robert Grieg HENDERSON in BenholmScotlandsPeople (OPR Births & Baptisms OPR 253/00 0030 0101)
  • 1858 Marriage of James HENDERSON and Isabella WOOD in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Marriages 258/00 0009)
  • 1859 Birth of Janet Calder HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 255/00 0034)
  • 1863 Birth of Janet Simpson HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 255/00 0057)
  • 1866 Birth of Agnes Watt HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 258/01 0086)
  • 1868 Birth of James HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 258/01 0111)
  • 1871 Census of Ship of James HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (Census 1871 903/0S 018/00 032)
  • 1873 Birth of Archibald Wood HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 255/00 0068)
  • 1875 Birth of David HENDERSON in Stonehaven, ScotlandsPeople (SR Births 255/00 0012)
  • 1878 Birth of Elizabeth Jackson HENDERSON, Scotlands People (Statutory Births 485/00 0103
  • 1881 Census of Household of James HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (Census 1881 485/00 004/00 005)
  • 1891 Census of Household of James HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (Census 1891 481/0B 003/00 004)
  • 1901 Census of Household of James HENDERSON, FindMyPast, 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
  • 1957 Death of Elizabeth Jackson HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (Statutory Deaths 652/01 0124)
  • 1902 Death of James HENDERSON in Grangemouth, ScotlandsPeople (SR Deaths 481/B2 0029)
  • 1902 Marriage of William Boyd BURNS & Elizabeth Jackson HENDERSON, ScotlandsPeople (Statutory Marriages 481/B2 0031)

Shipping National Archives- Captains Recorded Service, p.381 Newcastle Journal November 1862 Shipping movements in many other British newspapers. Inverness Courier December 1860 Forfar and Kincardineshire Advertiser June 1860



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On 11 Apr 2017 at 13:19 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Henderson-11253 and Henderson-6322 appear to represent the same person because: Exact dates, same spouse and children - Parents to be merged as well




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