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Nelson Wright (abt. 1833)

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Nelson Wright
Born about in Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 25 Oct 1850 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Profile last modified 13 Feb 2020 | Last significant change: 13 Feb 2020
20:37: Karen Nicol edited the Biography for Nelson Wright (abt.1833-). (further biography and references added) [Thank Karen for this]
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Nelson was born about 1833.

In 1871, at the age of 38, Nelson is living at 16 Kirk Street, in Calton, Lanarkshire, with his wife Margaret age 32 (40), and their children Nelson age 10, John age 4 and Margaret age 2. Nelson is a shoemaker.

In 1881, at the age of 48, Nelson is living at 20 Charles Street, in Camlachie, Lanarkshire, with his wife Margaret age 50, their children John age 16 (15), Margaret age 14 (12), and with three lodgers - John Watson, a shoemaker age 57, John Lindsay, a shoemaker age 30, and John's wife Elizabeth Lindsay age 29. Nelson is still a shoemaker.

In 1891, at the age of 60 (58), Nelson is living at 28 Orr Street, in Camlachie, Lanarkshire, with his wife Margaret age 63 (60), and with their married daughter Margaret Smith age 22, Margarets husband Robert Smith age 21, and baby William Smith age 10 months. Nelson is still a shoemaker.


  • Nelson Wright in the 1871 Scotland census
  • Nelson Wright in the 1881 Scotland census
  • Nelson Wright in the 1891 Scotland census

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