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Hugh Weir McAusland (1842 - 1918)

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Hugh Weir McAusland
Born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Dundee, Angus, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Hugh Weir McAusland was born on 21 February 1842 in the East parish of the town of Greenock in the county of Renfrewshire in Scotland and he was baptised on 24 April 1842. [1]

He was the first child of David Stewart MacAusland (born 19 February 1797) [2] and Catherine Weir (born 17 October 1807). [3]

His only full sibling was his sister:

  1. Margaret Muir McAusland (born 21 January 1846). [4]

He also had three elder half-brothers from his father's first marriage to Elizabeth McEachren:

  1. Archibald Muir McAusland, (born 20 March 1824) [5]
  2. Alexander MacDonald McAusland (born 22 July 1826) [6]
  3. George McAusland (born 31 May 1831) [7]

At the census of 30 March 1851, Hugh Weir McAusland was aged 9, a Scholar and living at Port Glasgow Road in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The head of the household was his father, David McAusland, aged 48 and a Currier. Also present was Hugh's mother, Catherine, aged 48, who had been born at Kilmodan parish in Argyllshire, and his siter Margaret, aged 5 and a scholar. [8]

At the census of 07 April 1861, Hugh Weir McAusland was aged 19, a Currier (Leather) and living at 44 East Hamilton Street in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The head of the household was his father, David McAusland, aged 60 a Currier Master, employing 4 men. Also present was Hugh's mother, recorded as being aged "40" (actually 53); his elder half-brother Alexander, aged "24" (actually 34), a Currier (Leather) and his sister Margaret, aged 15 and a scholar. [9]

On 12 January 1866, he married Sarah Sim Lindsay (born 1845) at Dudhope Street in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. The groom was described as aged 22, a Currier and living at 27 Cowgate in Dundee, while the bride was described as aged 20, a Milliner, and living at Dudhope Street in Dundee. The groom's parents weer described as David McAusland, Curruier, and Catherine Weir, while the bride's parents were described as James Lindsay, Mechanic, and Jean Watt. The marriage was celebrated by David Cook, Minister after Banns according to the Forms of the Congregational Church. The witnesses were Margaret McAusland, the groom's younger sister, and William Williamson. [10]

He had eight children with Sarah Sim Lindsay:

  1. David Stewart McAusland (born 26 October 1866) [11]
  2. Peter Lindsay McAusland (born 21 June 1868) [12]
  3. George McAusland (born 13 October 1870) [13]
  4. Jane McAusland (born 29 December 1872) [14]
  5. Catherine Weir McAusland (born 25 June 1875) [15]
  6. John McAusland (born 23 July 1877) [16]
  7. Hugh Weir McAusland (born 23 November 1879) [17] &
  8. Sarah McAusland (born 27 December 1881). [18]

On 26 October 1866, he was working as a Currier (Journeyman) in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. He was 24 years old at that point. [11]

When he was 25 years old, his father David Stewart McAusland died on 11 March 1867. [19]

On 21 June 1868, he was working as a Currier (Foreman) in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was 26 years old at that point. [12]

He was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland on 13 October 1870 where he worked as a Currier (Foreman). He was 28 years old at that point. [13]

On 02 April 1871, at the time of the 1871 census, he was aged 29, a Currier, and living at 89 East Hamilton Street in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Also present was his wife Sarah, aged 25; and their children: David, aged 4; Peter, aged 2; and George aged 5 months. [20]

On 29 December 1872, he was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland where he worked as a Currier (Foreman). He was 30 years old at that point. [14]

On 25 June 1875, he was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland where he worked as a Currier (Foreman). He was 33 years old at that point. [15]

On 23 July 1877, he was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland where he worked as a Currier (Master). He was 35 years old at that point. [16]

On 07 August 1877 he was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland where he worked as a Currier (Master). He was 35 years old at that point.

On 23 November 1879, he was living in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. [17]

At the census of 03 April 1881, he was aged 39, a Currier (Master) employing 8 men, and living at 22 Pottery Street in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Also present were his wife, Sarah, aged 30; and their children: David Stewart, aged 14, a Ship Carpenter; Peter Lindsay, aged 14, Scholar; Jane, aged 8, Scholar; Catherine, aged 5; John, aged 3; and Hugh, aged 1. [21]

On 24 March 1882, at the death of his son Hugh Weir McAusland, he was living at 22 Pottery Street in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland where he worked as a Currier (Master). He was 40 years old at that point. He registered the death on 25th March at Greenock. [22]

When he was 46 years old, his mother Catherine Weir died on 21 July 1888. [23]

At the census of 05 April 1891, he was described as aged 49, a Currier and living at 132 Dalmarnock Street in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Also present in the household were his wife, Sarah, aged 45; and their children: Jane, aged 18, Dressmarker; Catherine, aged 15, Shop Girl; John, aged 13, Grocer Boy; Sarah, aged 9, and a Scholar. [24]

At the census of 31 March 1901, he was described as aged 59, a Currier, and living at 132 Dalmarnock Street in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Also present in the household were his wife, Sarah, aged 56; and their children: Jane, aged 27; Dressmaker; John, aged 23, Currier; and Sarah, aged 19. [25]

At the census of 02 April 1911, he was described as aged 29, a Currier, and living 132 Dalmarnock Street in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Also present was his wife, Sarah, aged 65. She had been married for 45 years and had had eight children born alive, of who six were still living. born Their place of residence was described as having eight rooms with one or more windows. [26]

On 08 February 1918, Hugh Weir McAusland died at Gartloch Asylum in Gartcosh, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His usual residence was 160 Dalmarnock Road in Glasgow. He was described as being 75 years old a Currier, and the widower of Sarah Lindsay. His parents were described as David Stewart McAusland, Currier (deceased) and Catherine Weir (deceased). The cause of death was Senile decay, Bronco-pneumonia as certified by W. A. Parker. The death was registered on 09 February 1918 at Chryston by Annie Cameron, typist, Gartloch Asylum. [27]

His wife Sarah Sim Lindsay died on 17 December 1912, 5 years before him. [28]

Sources

  1. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for Hugh Weir McAusland O.P.R. Births 564/002 0022 0260 Greenock East
  2. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for David Stewart McAuslan
  3. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for Catherine Weir
  4. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for Margaret Muir McAusland
  5. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for Archibald Muir McAusland
  6. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for Alexander MacDonald McAusland
  7. Old Parish Register of Births & Baptisms, entry for George McAusland
  8. 1851 Scottish Census Records
  9. 1861 Scottish Census Records
  10. Statutory Marriage Register entry for David Stewart McAusland and Sarah Sim Lindsay
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for David Stewart McAusland junior
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for Peter Lindsay McAusland
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for George McAusland
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for Jane McAusland
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for Catherine Weir McAusland
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for John McAusland
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statutory Birth Register entry for Hugh Weir McAusland
  18. Statutory Birth Register entry for Sarah McAusland
  19. Statutory Death Register entry for David Stewart McAusland
  20. 1871 Scottish Census Records
  21. 1881 Scottish Census Records
  22. Statutory Death Register entry for Hugh Weir McAusland junior
  23. Statutory Death Register entry for Catherine Weir
  24. 1891 Scottish Census Records
  25. 1901 Scottish Census Records
  26. 1911 Scottish Census Records
  27. Statutory Death Register entry for Hugh Weir McAusland
  28. Statutory Death Register entry for Sarah Sim Lindsay


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