John Montgomery

ID# 5223, (c 1855 - )

John Montgomery was born c 1855 at Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland .
He was the son of Peter Montgomery and Janet McDonald.

John 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.1

John appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Peter Montgomery at Bruntons Close, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ;
MONTGOMERY Peter, Head, 51, Stoker at Papersville, Edinburgh
McDONALD Janet, Wife, 50, Dunfermline, Fife
MONTGOMERY John, Son, 16, Cork Cutter, Dalkeith
MONTGOMERY Alexander, Son, 14, Grate Fitter, Dalkeith
MONTGOMERY Agnes, Dau, 12, Scholar, Dalkieth
McDONALD John, Lodger, 28, Stoker at Coal Works, Pollockshaws.2

John Montgomery married Sarah McArtney on 16 Nov 1877 at Dalkeith, Midlothian, Midlothian,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

John Montgomery, Cork Cutter, Jouneyman, Bachelor, aged 21, Dalkeith
Parents: Peter Montgomery, labourer & Jessie Montgomery, MS McDonald (dec)

Sarah McArtney (X her mark), Domestic Servant, Spinister, aged 21, Newhaven
Parents: James McArtney, Sawyer (dec) & Jean Smith

Witnesses: Alexander Montgomery & Agnes Montgomery.3,4

John and Sarah had unknown children.

Family: John Montgomery and Sarah McArtney

FatherPeter Montgomery (c 1821 - 17 Mar 1878)
MotherJanet McDonald (c 1821 - 12 Jul 1877)


  1. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 East Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/ ED 9 Line 16. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  2. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/ ED 6 LIne 3. Hereinafter cited as 1871 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, 1877 Dalkeith Edinburgh Midlothian, 683/00 0044. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.