Jane King

ID# 5973, (c 1817 - 9 Mar 1885)

Jane King was born c 1817 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of John King and Margaret Pettigrew.

Jane King married William Hunter on 3 Oct 1840 at Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ,

William Hunter and Jane King
Dalkeith 3rd october 1840

William Hunter, Collier, of this Parish, and Jane King of Newbattle Parish, entered thir names for preclamation in order to marriage.
Cautiousers for the Bridgeroom, John King, Labourer; & for the Bride, James King, Collier.1,2

As of 3 Oct 1840,her married name was Hunter.

Jane appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Margaret King at 5 Pigeon Row, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland;
KING Margaret, Head, 91, Pencaitland Haddingtonshire
KING Jane, Dau, 64, Pencaitland, East Lothian.3

Jane Hunter witnessed the death of Margaret King on 2 Jun 1883 Easthouses, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland ,
Margaret King
Widow of John King, Collier
At 7PM aged 93 years

Parents: John Pettigrew, Collier (dec) & Jane Henderson (dec)

Jane Hunter, Daughter was present at her death.1,4

Jane's cause of death on 9 Mar 1885 was from Bronchitis.

Jane died on 9 Mar 1885 at Newbattle, Midlothian, Midlothian,

Jane Hunter
Widow of William Hunter, Coal Miner
At 8AM aged 66 years

Parents: John King, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Pettigrew (dec)

Thomas Aciland (sic), Son in law was the informant of her death.1,5

Jane and William had unknown children
not researched at this stage.

Family: Jane King and William Hunter

FatherJohn King (29 Jun 1794 - 18 Mar 1840)
MotherMargaret Pettigrew (c 1790 - 2 Jun 1883)


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1840 Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/00 0110 0202. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1818 Newbattle Midlothian, ED 5 Page 16 - Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Newbattle Edinburgh Midlothian, 695/00 0014. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1885 Newbattle Edinburgh Midlothian, 695/00 0014.