Janet Perkins

ID# 5959, (c 1821 - 30 Dec 1853)

Janet Perkins was born c 1821 at East Lothian, Scotland .

Janet Perkins married Robert Strathern, son of Robert Strathern and Margaret King, c 1850 at East Lothian, East Lothian.

As of c 1850,her married name was Strathern.

Janet appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Robert Strathern at Church Street West, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ;
STRATHEARN Robert, Head, M, 27, Grocer, Pencailtand East Lothian
STRATHEARN Jessie, Wife, M, 29, Haddington East Lothian
SMITH James, Visitor, Unm, 17, Shop Keeper, Pencaitland East Lothian
(James Smith could be a cousin of Robert's.)1

Janet died on 30 Dec 1853 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Janet Wife of Robert Strathern, Merchant Tranent died there 30th Dec 1853 and was buried here on the 2nd of January 1854, aged 32 years.2,3

Janet was buried on 2 Jan 1854 at Tranent Cemetery, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland .

Janet and Robert had 1 known child.

Child of Janet Perkins and Robert Strathern


  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Tranent Haddingstonshire (East Lothian) Piece 722, Folio 12, Page 14
    via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1854 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 0030 0326. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.