Isabella Grant

#7621, (1838 - 11 Jan 1886)
     Isabella Grant was born in 1838 at Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Parents: James Grant & Isabella Cumming.



Isabella Grant married William Grigor, son of Alexander Grigor and Isobel Forbes, on 24 Jan 1863 at The Manse, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Manse of Aberlour after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

William Grigor, Merchant, Bachelor, aged 31 yrs
Usual Res: Elgin
Parents: Alexander Grigor, Mason (dec) & Isabella Grigor MS Forbes (dec)
Isabella Grant, Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 25yrs.
Usual Res: Charlestown, Aberlour
Parents: James Grant, Mason (dec) & Isabella Grant MS Cumming (dec)

Witnesses: John McConachie & Charles McConachie.1,2


As of 24 Jan 1863,her married name was Grigor.

Isabella appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Grigor at 238 High Street, Close, Elgin, Moray, Scotland ;
GRIGOR William, Head, Mar, 40, Grocer, Dallas Moray
GRIGOR Isabella, Wife, Mar, 33, Aberlour Banff
GRIGOR Isabella, Dau, 5, Elgin Moray
GRIGOR Margaret, Dau, 3, Elgin Moray
GRIGOR William, Son, 1, Elgin Moray.3



Isabella appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Winchester's Close, Elgin, Moray, Scotland , also listed in the household was Isabella, Margaret, Ann and Betsy ;
GRIGOR Isabella, Head, Widow, 43, Grocer, Aberlour Banff
GRIGOR Isabella, Dau, Unm, 15, Assistant Grocer, Elgin Moray
GRIGOR Maggie, Dau, 13, Scholar, Elgin
GRIGOR Ann, Dau, 8, Scholar, Elgin
GRIGOR Betsy, Dau, 7, Scholar, Elgin
STEWART Maggie A, Visitor, 25, Machinist, Aberlour Banff.4



Isabella died on 11 Jan 1886 at 240 High Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland , at age 48 years

Isabella Grigor
Grocer (Mistress) (Widow of William Grigor, Grocer - Master)
at 9.20 PM aged 48yrs
Parents: James Grant, Mason (dec) & Isabella Grant MS Cumming (dec)

Margaret Grigor, Daughter was present when she passed away.1,5



Isabella's cause of death on 11 Jan 1886 was from Apoplexy - 6 days (stroke.)




Isabella was buried in Jan 1886 at Elgin West Cemetery, Elgin, Moray, Scotland ,



Stone Number 468 - GRIGOR family plot
Erected by
William Grigor,
Merchant Elgin
in Memory of his son,
James Alexander
who died 22nd Oct 1865
aged 1 year & 9 months.
And the said William Grigor
died 28th March 1876 aged 45 years.
And his daughter Louisa
who died 7th Oct 1876 aged 9 years.
And his daughter Isabella who died
22 Sept 1881 aged 15 years.
And his beloved wife Isabella Grigor
died 11th Jan 1886 aged 48 years.
And their daughters Ann
died 30th Dec 1886 aged 14 years.
And Margaret wife of George McIntosh
died 10th March 1920 aged 52 years
.6


William Grigor and family Headstone - Dug out
Elgin Cemetery West
Photo Moray Burial Ground Research Group
William Grigor and family Headstone - Top
Elgin Cemetery West
Photo Moray Burial Ground Research Group
William Grigor and family Headstone - Bottom
Elgin Cemetery West
Photo Moray Burial Ground Research Group


Isabella Grigor's estate was probated on 18 Apr 1889 at Elgin Sheriff Court, Elgin, Moray, Scotland ,

GRIGOR Isabella - 18/4/1889
or Grant, 240 High Street, Elgin, Widow of William Grigor, Merchant there, Died 11 Jan 1886 at Elgin, Intestate.7




Isabella and William had 7 Children.

Children of Isabella Grant and William Grigor

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1863 Aberlour Banff, 145/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Elgin Moray, ED 8, Page 24, Rego No 135A. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  4. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Elgin Moray, ED 8 Page 5 Rego No 135. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1886 Elgin Moray, 135/00 0008.
  6. [S43] Cemetery Records , Elgin Cemetery West - Moray Burial Ground Research Group - Stone No 468. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.
  7. [S109] Will - Scotland: 1889 Elgin Sheriff Court Inventories - SC26/39/17, Scottish Record Office via the Internet, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as Will - Scotland.