Margaret Stewart

ID# 3652, (c 1850 - 14 Jun 1881)


Margaret Stewart was born c 1850 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of Walker Stewart and Helen Mack.

Margaret appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Walker Stewart at South Side of High Street, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ;
STEWART Walker, Head, 40, Blacksmith born Pestonpans, Haddington
STEWART Hellen, Wife, 40, born Prestonpans, Haddington
STEWART Alexander, Son, 16, Coalminer, Prestonpans Haddington
STEWART Hellen, Dau, 13, Prestonpans Haddington
STEWART Janet, Dau, 11, Tranent Haddington
STEWART Manon (sic), Dau, 6, Tranent Haddington
STEWART Magaret, Dau, 1, Tranent Haddington.1



Margaret appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of Helen Stewart at Tranent, East Lothian, East Lothian;
STEWART Hellen, Head, 51, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Helen, Dau, 22, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Janet, Dau, 21, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Mary Ann, Dau, 16, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Margaret, Dau, 12, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
WILSON Hellen, Granddaughter, 7 mths, Tranent Haddington.2



Margaret Stewart married George Simpson, son of James Oliver and Ann Davidson, on 3 Jun 1870 at West Byres, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

George Simpson (Miner) Single, aged 22
Usual Res: Preston Hall Toll, Parish of Cranston
Parents: William Simpson, Agricultural Labourer & Marion Simpson MS King

Margaret Stewart her X mark, Maid Servant, (WT Williamson & William Simpson, Witnesses) aged 20
Usual Res: West Byres, Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Walker Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mark (dec)

Witnesses: Robert Johnston and Catherine Rankine.3,4,5


As of 3 Jun 1870,her married name was Simpson.

Margaret appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of George Simpson at House of Muir, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON George, Head, M, 22, Coalminer, Pencaitland, Haddington, 1 window
SIMPSON Margaret, Wife, M, 20, Coal Miners Wife, Tranent, Haddington
SIMPSON William, Son, 7 mths, Ormiston, Haddington.6



Margaret Stewart married Francis Smith, son of Peter Smith and Mary Banner, on 9 Mar 1878 at 6 Gladstone Place, Newington, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Baptist Church

Francis Smith, Coal Miner, Bachelor aged 22
Usual Res: House of Muir, parish of Ormiston
Parents: Peter Smith, Coal Miner & Mary Smith MS Banner (dec)

Margaret Stewart, X her mark ( John Williams and Francis Donaldson, Witnesses), Out Worker, Spinster, aged 27
Usual Res: Munay's, Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Walker Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mack, (dec)

Witnesses: Francis Donaldson and Mary Landles.3,7


As of 9 Mar 1878,her married name was Smith.

Margaret appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Francis Smith at House of Muir Village, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SMITH Francis, Head, M, 24, M, Coal Miner, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SMITH Margaret, Wife, M, 29, F, Tranent, Haddington
SIMPSON William, Son, U, 10, M, Scholar, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Helen, Dau, 2, F, Ormiston, Haddington.8



Margaret died on 14 Jun 1881 at Ormiston, East Lothian, East Lothian,

SMITH Margaret Stewart ( Married to Francis Smith, Miner)
At 9.30pm, aged 32 years
Parents: Walter Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mack (dec)

Francis Smith, Husband was present when she died.3,9



Margaret's cause of death on 14 Jun 1881 was from Entric Fever 1 month (Typhoid Fever)
Bronchitis 14 days.



Margaret and George had 1 child.



Margaret and Francis had 1 child.

Child of Margaret Stewart and George Simpson

Child of Margaret Stewart and Francis Smith

FatherWalker Stewart (c 1810 - b 1861)
MotherHelen Mack (c 1811 - b 1870)

Citations

  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Tranet East Lothian, ED 4 Page 16, Parish No 722 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Tranent East Lothian, ED 4 Page 10 , Reg No 722 - Via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 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 www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1870 Ormiston Haddington East Lothian 715/00 0004. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), March 2002, M117151.
  6. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Ormiston Haddington East Lothian 715/00 002/000 009. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Newington City of Edinburgh, Midlothian 685/05 0102.
  8. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0224027 GRO Ref Vol 715 EnumDist 2 Page 7. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1881 Ormiston Haddington, East Lothian, 715/00 0007.