Janet Marshall

ID# 5227, (c 1844 - 16 Jan 1871)

Janet Marshall was born c 1844 at Inveresk with Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of Richard Marshall and Janet McDonald.

Janet appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Richard Marshall at Kirknewton Village, Kirknewton, Midlothian, Scotland ;
MARSHALL Richard, Head, 47, Ag Lab, Shotts Lanark
MARSHALL Janet, Wife, 35, Dunfermline Fife
MARSHALL Janet, Dau, 7, Scholar, Mussellburgh Midlothian
MARSHALL Mary, Dau, 8mths, Kirknewton Midlothian.1

Janet appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of Peter Montgomery at Youngs Close, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ;
MONTGOMERY Peter, Head, 42, Stoker, Duddington Edinburgh
McDONALD Jessie, Servant, 38, Dunfermline
MONTGOMERY John, Son, 6, Scholar, Dalkeith
MONTGOMERY Alexr, Son, 4, Dalkeith
MONTGOMERY Agnes, Dau, 2, Dalkeith
MARSHALL Janet, Boarder, 15, Mill Worker, Inveresk.2

Janet Marshall married John McDonald on 31 Dec 1867 at Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland .3

As of 31 Dec 1867,her married name was McDonald.

Janet died on 16 Jan 1871 at Tollbooth Close, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Janet McDonald, married to John McDonald, Fireman at Collery
At 6:20am aged 28yrs
Parents: Richard Marshall, Labourer (dec) & Janet McDonald

John McDonald, Widower, was present at her death.4,5

Janet's cause of death on 16 Jan 1871 was from Tuberculosis affecting Peritoneum & Lungs.

Janet and John had 2 children.

Children of Janet Marshall and John McDonald

FatherRichard Marshall (c 1804 - 13 Apr 1852)
MotherJanet McDonald (c 1821 - 12 Jul 1877)


  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Kirknewton and East Calder, Midlothian, 690/ ED 1 Line 3. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 East Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/ ED 9 Line 16. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), M116831.
  4. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1871 Dalkeith Edinburgh Midlothian, 683/00 0006. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.