John King

ID# 5080, (c 1837 - 12 Mar 1910)


John King was born c 1837 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .
He was the son of William King and Jane Ross.

John 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.)1



John 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.2



John King married Catherine Mathison, daughter of John Mathison and Ann McInnes, on 10 Feb 1860 at Huntlaw, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland

John King, aged 23
Res: Huntlaw, Parish of Pencaitland
Caol Miner, Bachelor
Parents: William King, Coal Miner (dec) & Jane Ross (dec)
Catherine Mathison, X Her Mark, aged 23
Res: Couslant Park, Parish of Ormiston
Out Worker, Spinster
Parents: John Mathison, Mason (dec) & Ann McInnes

Witnesses: James Barns & George Pride.3,4,5



John appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, also listed in the household was Catherine ;
KING John, Head, aged 24, Coal Miner, born Pencaitland
KING Catherine, Wife, aged 24, born Pencaitland.6



John appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at 11 Douglas Cottages, Dalgety, Fifeshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Catherine ;
KING John, Head, 44, Colliery Engineman, Pencaitland Haddington
KING Catherine, Wife, 44, Colliery Enginemans Wife, Lochalsh, Rosshire
MATHISON Mary Ann, Niece, 10, Scholar, Lochalsh, Rossshire.7



John appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Dr Begg Buildings Block B, Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Catherine ;
KING John, Head, 54, Stationary Engine keeper, Pencaitland Haddingstonshire
KING Kathrine, Wife, 53, Lochalsh Roshire
MATHESON Alexander, Boarder, 22, Railway Engine Fireman, Lochalsh Rosshire.8



John appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 198 Causewayside Mowats Place 26, Newington, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Catherine ;
KING John, Head, 65, Engine Driver Stationery, Pencaitland Haddingtonshire
MATHERSON Catherine, Wife, 62, Lochlash Rosshire.9



John died on 12 Mar 1910 at County Poorhouse, Craiglockhart, Midlothian, Scotland ,

John King
Engineman
Married to Catherine Mathieson
At 11.55 AM aged 73 years
Usual Res: 200 Causewayside, Edinburgh
Parents: William King, labourer (dec) & Jane Ross (dec)

James H Smith, Ast Governer was the informant of his death.3,10



John's cause of death on 12 Mar 1910 was from Cancer of Stomach.



John and Catherine had no known children.

Family: John King and Catherine Mathison

FatherWilliam King (3 Aug 1800 - 13 Mar 1846)
MotherJane Ross (c 1800 - 13 Jul 1838)

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1860 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 0001. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), M117161.
  6. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland East Lothian, ED 4, Line 16, Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  7. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Dalgety Fife, ED 2, Page 8, Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  8. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Edinburgh South Leith, ED 2 Page 17 Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  9. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Newington Edinburgh, Ed 70 Page 12 as per Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1910 Colinton Edinburgh, Midlothian, 677/00 0058.