Janet King

ID# 5076, (25 Mar 1798 - 5 Apr 1884)


Janet King was born on 25 Mar 1798 at Gladsmuir, East Lothian, Scotland ,

This birth is recorded saying parents John King and Christian Wilson.1

She was the daughter of John King and Janet Wilson.

Janet King was baptised on 1 Apr 1798 in Gladsmuir, East Lothian, East Lothian,

KING
John, Coalier in Preston and Christian Wilson had a Daughter born the 25th March 1798 and baptized the 1st April by the Revd Mr George Hamilton Minister of Gladsmuir and named Janet.

Witnesses: George King and Matthew Smith.2,3



Janet King and William Pride were partners c 1828 Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .


Janet appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of William King at Broomrigg, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
KING William, aged 40, Born East Lothian, M Caper
KING Janet, aged 40, Born East Lothian, Collier (sister)
KING John, aged 4 (son)
PRIDE George, aged 10 (nephew)
WILSON Janet, aged 70, Born East Lothian, Independant (mother.)4



Janet appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Janet King at Huntlaw Colliery, Huntlaw, East Lothian, Scotland ;
KING Janet, Head,aged 82, Pauper, born Gladsmuir Haddington
KING Janet, Daughter, aged 53, Laudress, born Gladsmuir
KING John,Grandson, 14, Scholar, Pencaitland
PARDE (sic) George, Grandson, 22, Coal Miner, Pencaitland.5



Janet appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Huntlaw, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
KING Janet, Head, aged 62, Born Gladsmuir, Haddinton, Washer & Dresser.6



Janet appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at Cottage Huntlaw, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
KING Janet, Head, aged 73, born Gladsmuir, Formerly Washerwoman.7

On 1 Nov 1873Janet was mentioned in the Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, Kirk Session Records
Janet King, Huntlaw, a wincy dress to be bought from Mrs Hardie, Pencaitland.8

On 7 Nov 1874Janet was mentioned in the Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, Kirk Session Records
£1 to be divided between 4 aged & necessitous women, from the Lady Bell Legacy interest.

This continued, in 3 Nov 1875, Nov 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1880.8



Janet appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian;
KING Janet, Head, aged 84, born Gladsmuir, formerly Laundress.9



Janet died on 5 Apr 1884 at 5 Front Street, Cuthill, East Lothian, Scotland , at age 86 years and 11 days

Janet King
(Single)
At 8.01 AM aged 86 years

Parents: John King, Coal Miner (dec) & Janet Wilson (dec)

George Pryde, son was present at her death.2,10



Janet's cause of death on 5 Apr 1884 was from Natural Decline
Bedsores.



Janet and William had 1 child.

Child of Janet King and William Pride

FatherJohn King (3 Oct 1770 - b 1841)
MotherJanet Wilson (11 Nov 1770 - 23 Feb 1853)

Citations

  1. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1798 Gladsmuir, East Lothian, 708/0030 0063. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1798 Gladsmuir East Lothian, 708/00 0030 0063.
  4. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland ED 3, Parish Number 716. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  5. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland ED 4, Line 2, Parish Number 716. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  6. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland ED 4, Page 2, Registration No 716. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  7. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland East Lothian. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  8. [S197] Letter or email from Mary Legarth (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Descandant Tree of John King dated 2008.
  9. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland, East Lothian. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1884 Prestonpans Haddington East Lothian, 718/00 0020. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.