James Park

ID# 5234, (c 1808 - )

James Park was born c 1808 at Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

Parents: John Park, Coal Miner & Janet Park MS Ross.

James Park married Jean Hutchison, daughter of Robert Hutchison and Janet Neilson, on 1 Mar 1861 at Overton, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

James Park
Coal Miner (Widower), aged 53
Usual Res: Overton, Parish of Dreghorn
Parents: John Park, Coal Miner & Janet Park MS Ross
Jean Hutchison, Her X Mark, Muslin Sewer (Widow) - (William Beveridge and David Laird Witnesses)
Aged 44
Usual Res: Overton Parish of Dreghorn
Parents: Robert Hutchison, Coal Miner & Janet Hutchison MS Neilson

Witnesses: William Beveridge & David Laird.1,2

James appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Overton Hamlet, Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Jean, Eleanor, Thomas and Agnes ;
PARK James, Head, 53, Coalminer, Cumnock Ayr
PARK Jean, Wife, 44, Govan, Lanark
LAIRD Helen, Daughter, 14, Govan
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 10, Scholar, Govan
LAIRD Agnes, Daughter, 8, Govan.3

James Park witnessed the death of Jean Park on 20 Apr 1862 Overton, Ayrshire, Ayrshire,
Jane Park
(married to James Park, Coal Miner)
At 9pm aged 47yrs
Parents: Robert Hutchison, Coal Miner (dec) & Janet Nelson

James Park, Widower was present at her death.1,4

Family: James Park and Jean Hutchison


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1861 Dreghorn Ayr, 589/00 0004. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Dreghorn Ayrshire, ED 5 Line 12, page 30 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1862 - Dreghorn Ayr 589/00 0015. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.