James Watt was born on 18 Jan 1865 at Comalegie, Drumblade, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,
at 11:40 AM
Parents: James Watt, Farmer & Janet Innes, Domestic Servant
Janet Innes, Mother & James Watt, Father both signed the certificate as informants.1,2
He was the son of James Watt and Janet Innes.
James appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Alexander Innes at Hillside, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland ;
INNES Alex, Head, Unm, 32, Crofter of 5 acres, Keith Banff, 1 rooms with windows and 2 children at school
INNES James, Son, Unm, 8, Scholar, Keith Banff
WATT James, Nephew, Unm, 6, Scholar, Drumblade, Aberdeen
INNES Janet, Mother, Unm, 52, Keith Banff.3
James appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Janet Innes at Hillside Croft, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland ;
INNES Janet, Head, U, 61, F, Farms 4 Ac Arable, Keith, Banff
WATT James, Son, U, 16, M, Scholar, Drumblade, Aberdeen
INNES Jane, Sister, U, 56, F, Retired Housekeeper, Keith, Banff
MILLER Mary, U, 2, Boarder, F, Keith, Banff (is this Janet Walker Miller ?)
PIRIE William, 1, M, Boarder, M, Huntly, Aberdeen.4
James appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 16 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ;
WATT James, Lodger, 24, Male, Railway Engine Driver, Drumblade Aberdeenshire
TAYLOR James, 33
TAYLOR Lillie, 33
TAYLOR Sophia, 6
TAYLOR James, 1.5
James appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 ;
Unable to identify correctly at this stage - sept 2008.
|Father||James Watt (c 1819 - )|
|Mother||Janet Innes (27 Nov 1818 - 8 Jan 1894)|
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1865 Drumblade Aberdeen - 188/00 0003. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Keith Banff, 159/00 001/000 011. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
- [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203440 GRO Ref Vol 159 EnumDist 7 Page 5. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
- [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 - ancestry - Aberdeen St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire - ED 17 Line 23, Reg No 168/1. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.