James Hope was born c 1861 at Midlothian, Scotland ,
Parents: James Hope & Janet Horsburgh.
James Hope married Janet Caird Hamilton, daughter of Marion Simpson, on 27 Oct 1882 at Inveresk Manse, Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,
After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland
James Hope, Ploughman, (Bachelor) aged 21, Monktonhall, Inveresk
Parents: James Hope, Agricultural labourer & Janet Horsburgh
Janet Caird Hamilton, Agricultural Labourer, (Spinster) aged 18, Monktonhall Inveresk
Parents: John Hamilton, Surfaceman on Railway & Marion Simpson
Witnesses: Marion Skirving & Thomas Welsh.1,2
James Hope witnessed the death of William Simpson on 25 Nov 1888 Hoddinglaw, Ratho, Midlothian, Scotland ,
William Simpson, Road labourer, Widower of ---------
At 7am aged 77yrs.
Parents: James Simpson, labourer (dec) & Janet Howden (dec)
James Hope, Grandson in Law, was present at his death.1,3
James appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Melville Grange, Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Janet, James and Marion ;
HOPE James, Head, 27, Farm Servant, Inveresk Edin
HOPE Janet Hamilton W, Wife, 25, Pencaitland Haddington
HOPE James, Son, 8, Scholar, Inveresk
HOPE Marion, Dau, 5, Inveresk.4
James appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 3 W Mains Cotter Houses, Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Janet, James, Marion, Jessie and William ;
HOPE James, Head, 39, Ploughman, Inveresk
HOPE Janet, Wife, 36, Pencaitland
HOPE James, Son, 18, Corn Merchants Vanman, Inveresk
HOPE Marion, Dau, 15, Farm Worker, Inveresk
HOPE Jessie, Dau, 9, Scholar, Liberton
HOPE William, Son, 4, Liberton
HOPE Isabella, Dau, 2, Liberton.5
Children of James Hope and Janet Caird Simpson
- [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, 1882 Inveresk & Musselburgh, Edinburgh Midlothian, 689/00 0060. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Ratho, Midlothian, 698/A0 0029.
- [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Liberton Midlothian, 693/ ED 7 Line 17. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
- [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Liberton Midlothian, 693/ ED 1 LIne 8. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.