Susan Livingston

ID# 5095, (20 May 1860 - 27 May 1941)

Susan Livingston was born on 20 May 1860 at Woodhall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

At 1am
Parents: Thomas Livingston, labourer & Janet Davidson
Thomas Livingston, Father was the informant.1,2

She was the daughter of Thomas Livingston and Janet Davidson.

Susan appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of Thomas Livingston at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian;
LIVINGSTON Thomas, Head, Mar, 40, Woodman, Lauder, Berwickshire
LIVINGSTON Janet, Wife, Mar, 36, Pencaitland, Haddington
LAMB Georgina, Wifes Daur, 13, Ag Lab, Pencaitland
MONTGOMERY Peter, Wifes Son, 10, Scholar, Ormiston
DAVIDSON William, Wifes Son, 3, Pencaitland
LIVINGSTON Susan, Dau, 10mths, Pencaitland
MONTGONERY Janet, Wifes Dau, 7, Salton

(lived next door to William and Marion Simpson.)3

Susan appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Robert Temple at Whitehouse Mill and House, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ;
TEMPLE Robert, Head, Mar, 31, Ploughman,Haddington
TEMPLE Georgina, Wife, Mar, 23, Pencaitland
MONTGOMERY Janet, Sister -in-law, Unm, 16, Ag Labr, Salton, Haddington
LIVINGSTONE William, Brother-in-law, Unm, 12, Scholar, Pencaitland
LIVINGSTONE Susan, Sister-in-law, 10, Scholar, Pencaitland.4

Susan witnessed the marriage of Mary Gilchrist and William Livingston on 25 Jan 1878 Ormiston Manse, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland .1,5

Susan appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Granton House, Cramond, Midlothian, Scotland ;
LORD GIFFORD Adam Cortes, 61,
family and other servants.
LIVINGSTONE Susan, Servant, 21, Kitchen Maid (Dom), Pencaitland Haddington.6

Susan appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 26 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ;
MILNE Jessie, Head, 55
with Sister Isabella and toher servants
LIVINGSTON Susan, Servant, 30, Cook Domestic Servant, Pencaitland Haddington.7

As of 19 May 1891,her married name was Fisher.

Susan Livingston married Richard Fisher on 19 May 1891 at 110 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Richard Fisher, Coachman, bachelor, aged 33, Res: 116 Gorgie Road Edinburgh
Parents: James Fisher, Farm Steward & Catherine Whitson
Susan Livingston, Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 30, Res: 26 Palmeston Place Edinburgh
Parents: Thomas Livingston, Ploughman (dec) & Janet Davidson (dec)

Witnesses: James Fisher & Catherine Gilchrist.1,8

Susan appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Richard Fisher at 1 Canning St Lane, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ;
FISHER Richard, Head, 43, Coachman, Dryhwhill Prestkirk Haddington
FISHER Susan, Wife, 41, Woodhall Pencaitland Haddington
FISHER James, Son, 9, Scholar, St George Edinburgh
FREER Robert, Boarder, 21, Groom.9

Susan died on 27 May 1941 at 6 Allan Park Gardens, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , at age 81 years and 7 days

Susan Fisher, Widow of Richard Fisher, Coachman
At 3:35AM aged 81yrs
Parents: Thomas Livingston, labourer (dec) & Janet Davidson (dec)

James Fisher, Son was present at her death.1,10

Susan's cause of death on 27 May 1941 was from Carcinoma of the left breast with secondary growth in the lung & other organs & a small growth in the right breast 2-3 yrs
Senile arterio sclercosis.

Susan had 1 child.

Susan and Richard had 1 child.

Child of Susan Livingston

Child of Susan Livingston and Richard Fisher

FatherThomas Livingston (c 1821 - bt 1865 - 1871)
MotherJanet Davidson (1 Aug 1823 - 31 Aug 1865)


  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, 1860, Pencaitland, Haddington, East Lothian, 716/00 0021. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland, East Lothian, 716/00 003/00 003. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Cranston Midlothian, 680/ ED 2 Line 22. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1878 Ormiston Haddington, East Lothian 715/00 0002.
  6. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Cramond Midlothian, 679/ ED 2 Line 24. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  7. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Edinburgh St George, Midlothian, 685A/2 ED 2 Line 24. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1891 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/01 0149.
  9. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, ED 18 Line 4. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1941 Morningside Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/07 0734.