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James Wright (bef. 1825)

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James Wright
Born before in Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 26 Apr 1861 in Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 19 Feb 2020 | Created 5 Feb 2020 | Last significant change: 19 Feb 2020
03:30: Lesley Robertson edited the Biography, Birth Date and Status Indicators for James Wright (bef.1825-). (Nae links added in Bio timeline and inline sources) [Thank Lesley for this]
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Biography

James was born about 1825, Perthshire, Scotland. Parents being John Wright and Christian Ferguson.

1825 James was Baptised 16th Jan, in the parish of Kippen, Stirling, Scotland. [1]

1841 Residence Arnfinly, Kippen, Perthshire, James is about 14, birthplace Perthsire. His father John Wright is about 35, occupation Wright, birthplace recorded as Scotland, his mother Christian Wright, age recorded as 40, birthplace Perthshire. Siblings in the household Christian Wright, age 15, James Wright age 14, Janet Wright, age 11, Margaret Wright, age 9, John Wright age 7 and Cathrine Wright age 3 years, All children birthplace recorded as Perthshire. Also in the household is James Miller, age 15, birthplace Perthshire. [2]

1851 Residence Arnfinley, Arnprion, Perthshire. James Wright age 24 years, occupation Wright, birthplace Perthshire, his father John Wright age 50, occupation Wright with 2 Men, birthplace Stirlingshire, his mother Christina Wright is about 51 years, birthplace Perthshire. Siblings in the household are Robt Wright age 22, occupation Wright, birthplace Perthshire, John Wright age 16, occupation is that of a Shepherd, birthplace Perthshire, Janet Wright age 20, occupation Housemaid, birthplace Perthshire and Margt Wright age 18, occupation Housemaid, birthplace Perthshire. [3]

1861 Eagle Hotel, Stirling, after banns and according to the forms of the Church of Scotland James Wright aged 32 years, bachelor, occupation Joiner Journeyman, marries Margaret Robertson, age 19, spinster, occupation Domestic Servant. Both were residing in Amprion, Kippen.The marriage was registered in Kippen, Stirling. Witness to the couples wedding was Robert _ _ McKay (?) and Margaret's mother Margaret Wright. [4]

1871 Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland. James Wright, age 43 years, occupation Joiner, his wife Margaret Wright is 29 years Children in the household are Margaret Wright, age 8 years, who is attending School (scholar), John Wright, age 6, (Scholar) , Christinia Wright, age 5, (scholar) , Duncan Wright, age 2 and Janet Wright who is 1 year old. All household members birthplace recorded as Perthshire. [5]

1881 The family are still living in Kippen, Stirlingshire. James Wright, age of 52 years, occupation Joiner and farming 6 acres arable, Margaret his wife is about 39 years. Children in the household, John Wright age 15, Joiners son, Duncan Wright age 12, (Scholar), Janet Wright, aged 11 years, (Scholar), Two new additions to the family are Isabella Wright, age 6, (Scholar) and James Wright, age recorded as 0 years. All household members birthplace Perthshire. [6]

Note: Missing from the 1881 Census household, Margaret who would be about 18 years old, Christinia who would be 15....

1884 James wife Margaret age 42 years, died. Cause of death recorded as Phthitis. The couple were living at Arnprior, Stirling at the time.

1891 Residence Kippen, Stirlingshire. James Wright is about 65, occupation recorded as a Joiner, birthplace Perthshire. Children in the home are Maggie Robertson age 28, John Wright age 26, occupation Joiner, Duncan Wright age 22, occupation Gardner, Janet Wright age 21 and James Wright who is about 10 years and attending School (Scholar). All children birthplace recorded as Perthshire. [7]


Sources

  1. Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X1LT-FRP : 10 February 2018), James Wright, 16 Jan 1825; citing Kippen, Stirling, Scotland, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,952, 102,121.
  2. Scotland Census, 1841," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYCX-P9M : 3 February 2020), James Wright in household of John Wright, Kippen, Perthshire, Scotland; from "1841 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 14, PRO HO 107, New Register House, Edinburgh; FHL microfilm 1,042,710.
  3. Scotland Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYY5-PFC : 4 February 2020), James Wright in household of John Wright, Arnprion, Perthshire, Scotland; from "1851 England, Scotland & Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 12, PRO HO 107, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,042,278.
  4. Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY7J-P79 : 10 February 2018), James Wright and Margaret Robertson, 26 Apr 1861; citing Stirling,Stirling,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  5. Scotland Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBG7-NRX : 3 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1871 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 1, PRO T 1, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 104,106.
  6. Scotland Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMKZ-SL6 : 4 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1881 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 1, PRO T 1, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 203,542.
  7. Scotland Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSF2-2TF : 4 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1891 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 12, GRO6/275, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 208,781.

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  • Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

Name: James Wright
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 16 Jan 1825
Christening Place: Kippen, Stirling, Scotland
Father's Name:John Wright
Mother's Name: Christian Ferguson

Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X1LT-FRP : 10 February 2018), James Wright, 16 Jan 1825; citing Kippen, Stirling, Scotland, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,952, 102,121.

  • Census, 1841 Scotland

Name: James Wright
Event Place: Kippen, Perthshire, Scotland
Address: Arnfinly
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Birthplace: Perthshire

Household Role Sex Age Occupation Birthplace
John Wright Male 35, Wright Scotland
Christian Wright Female 40 Perthshire
Christian Wright Female 15, Perthshire
James Wright Male 14 Perthshire
Janet Wright Female 11 Perthshire
Margaret Wright Female 9 Perthshire
John Wright Male 7 Perthshire
Cathrine Wright Female 3 Perthshire
James Miller Male 15 Perthshire

Schedule Type: 66, Parish: Kippen, Piece/Folio: 1, County: Perthshire Piece: 484, Digital Folder Number: 004093930

Scotland Census, 1841," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYCX-P9M : 3 February 2020), James Wright in household of John Wright, Kippen, Perthshire, Scotland; from "1841 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 14, PRO HO 107, New Register House, Edinburgh; FHL microfilm 1,042,710.

  • Census, 1851 Scotland

Name: James Wright
Event Place: Arnprion, Perthshire, Scotland
Enumeration District: 1
Address: Arnfinley
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Occupation: Wright
Birthplace: Perthshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Son

Household Role Sex Age Occupation Birthplace
John Wright Father Male 50, Wright 2 Man Stirlingshire
Christina Wright Mother Female 51 Perthshire
James Wright Male 24, Wright Perthshire
Robt Wright Brother Male 22, Wright Perthshire
John Wright Brother Male 16, Shepherd Perthshire
Janet Wright Sister Female 20, Housemaid Perthshire
Margt Wright Sister Female 18, Housemaid Perthshire

Household ID: 45, Registration District: Arnprion, Piece/Folio: 6, Affiliate Publication Number: 2, County: Perthshire, Piece: 484, Digital Folder Number: 004093889

Scotland Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYY5-PFC : 4 February 2020), James Wright in household of John Wright, Arnprion, Perthshire, Scotland; from "1851 England, Scotland & Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 12, PRO HO 107, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,042,278.

  • Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910

Name: James Wright
Spouse's Name: Margaret Robertson
Event Date: 26 Apr 1861
Event Place: Stirling, Stirling, Scotland

Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY7J-P79 : 10 February 2018), James Wright and Margaret Robertson, 26 Apr 1861; citing Stirling,Stirling,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

  • Census, 1871 Scotland

Name: James Wright
Event Place: Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Enumeration District: 4
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Birth Year (Estimated): 1828
Birthplace: Perthshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Head

Household Role Sex Age Occupation Birthplace
James Wright Husband Male 43, Joiner Perthshire
Margaret Wright Female 29 Perthshire
Margaret Wright Daughter Female 8, Scholar Perthshire
John Wright Son Male 6, Scholar Perthshire
Christinia Wright Daughter Female 5, Scholar Perthshire
Duncan Wright Son Male 2 Perthshire
Janet Wright Daughter Female 1 Perthshire

Schedule Type: 4, Registration District: Kippen, Registration Number: RG10, Piece/Folio: 4, Piece/Folio: 4, Affiliate Publication Number: 2, County: Stirlingshire, Piece: 484, Digital Folder Number: 004549696

Scotland Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBG7-NRX : 3 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1871 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 1, PRO T 1, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 104,106.

  • Census, 1881 Scotland

Name: James Wright
Event Place: Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Birth Year (Estimated): 1829
Occupation: Joiner
Birthplace: Perthshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Head

Household Role Sex Age Occupation Birthplace
James Wright Husband Male 52, Joiner, and Farmer of 6 Acres Arable Perthshire
Margaret Wright Female 39 Perthshire
John Wright Son Male 15, Joiners son Perthshire
Duncan Wright Son Male 12, Scholar Perthshire
Janet Wright Daughter Female 11, Scholar Perthshire
Isabella Wright Daughter Female 6, Scholar Perthshire
James Wright Son Male 0 Perthshire

Schedule Type: 4, Registration District: Kippen, Registration Number: RG11 Piece/Folio: 4, Affiliate Publication Number: 5, County: Stirlingshire, Piece: 484, Digital Folder Number: 004551324

Scotland Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMKZ-SL6 : 4 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1881 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 1, PRO T 1, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 203,542.

  • Census, 1891 Scotland

Name: James Wright
Event Place: Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Enumeration District Number: 4
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Birth Year (Estimated): 1826
Occupation: Joiner
Birthplace: Perthshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Head

Household Role Sex Age Occupation Birthplace
James Wright Male 65, Joiner Perthshire
Maggie Robertson Daughter Female 28 Perthshire
John Wright Son Male 26, Joiner Perthshire
Duncan Wright Son Male 22, Gardner Perthshire
Janet Wright Daughter Female 21 Perthshire
James Wright Son Male 10, Scholar Perthshire

Schedule Type: 51, Registration District: Kippen, Registration Number: RG12 Piece/Folio: 4, Affiliate Publication Number: 5, County: Stirlingshire, Piece: 484, Digital Folder Number: 004552052

Scotland Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSF2-2TF : 4 February 2020), James Wright, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland; from "1891 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 12, GRO6/275, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 208,781.



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