Robert Strathern

ID# 5943, (13 Oct 1791 - 15 Mar 1854)


Robert Strathern was born on 13 Oct 1791 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Baptised: 23 Oct 1791
Parents: George Strathern & Janet Kinly.1,2

He was the son of George Strathern and Janet Kinlay.

Robert Strathern married Margaret King, daughter of John King and Janet Wilson, c 1813 at East Lothian, Scotland .


Robert Strathern witnessed the baptism of Ann Davidson on 18 Nov 1827 in Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

DAVIDSON, 1827

Ann Daughter of George Davidson and Marion King, Colliers, Newtown was born 23rd October and baptised 18th Nov 1827.

Witnesses: Robert Strathern and William King, Colliers, Wester Pencaitland.3,4



Robert Strathern witnessed the baptism of Margaret Davidson on 11 Apr 1830 in Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian,

DAVIDSON - 1830

Margaret Daughter of George Davidson, Collier West Pencaitland and Marion King his spouse was born 23rd March and baptised 11th April 1830.

Witnesses: Robert Strathern & Charles Wilson.3,5



Robert Strathern witnessed the baptism of Jane Ann Makellar Davidson on 30 Jun 1832 in Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian,

DAVIDSON 1832
Jane Ann Makellar, Daughter of the late George Davidson Collier Wester Pencaitland and Marion King his Spouse was born 19th and baptised 30th June 1832

Witnesses: Robert Strathern and James Smith

(may have been named after Jane Ann McKella who was a daughter of the Rev. Angus McKella.)3,6



Robert appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Newtown, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret, Janet, George, Christian, John, Robert, Marion, William, Davidson, James and Nicol ;
STRATHERN Robert, 49, Coal Miner, East Lothian Yes
STRATHERN Margaret, 45 Yes
STRATHERN Janet, 25, Yes
STRATHERN George, 24, Coal Miner, Yes
STRATHERN Christian, 20, Yes
STRATHERN John, 18, Coal Miner, Yes
STRATHERN Robert, 16, Yes
STRATHERN Marion, 14, Yes
STRATHERN William, 8, Yes
STRATHERN Davidson, 8, Yes
STRATHERN James, 6, Yes
STRATHERN Nuola (Nicol), 10 months, Yes.7



Robert appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at 6th Row No 54 & 55, Newton Grange, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret, John, George, Marion, Davidson, James and Nicol ;
STRATHEARN Robert, Head, 59, Collier, Tranent, Haddington
STRATHEARN Margaret, Wife, 54, Gladsmuir East Lothian
STRATHEARN John, Son, 28, Collier, Pencaithland East Lothian
STRATHEARN George, Son, 35, Collier, Pencaitland East Lothian
STRATHEARN Marion, Dau, 24, Domestic Servant, Pencaitland East Lothian
STRATHEARN Davidson, Son, 18, Collier, Pencaitland East Lothian
STRATHEARN James, Son, 16, Collier, Pencaitland East Lothian
STRATHEARN Nichol, Son, 10, Scholar, Pencaitland East Lothian.8



Robert died on 15 Mar 1854 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, at age 62 years, 5 months and 2 days.


Robert was buried on 18 Mar 1854 at Pencaitland Cemetery, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,


Strathern Robert,
Collier, Newton Grange, died on the 15th and was buried here on the 18th March 1854, aged 62 years.3,9



Robert and Margaret had 13 Known Children.

Children of Robert Strathern and Margaret King

FatherGeorge Strathern (c 1760 - )
MotherJanet Kinlay (c 1760 - )

Citations

  1. [S197] Letter or email from Mary Legarth (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Descandant Tree of John King dated 2008.
  2. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTYJ-NLN : accessed 06 Apr 2014), Robert Strathern, 13 Oct 1791; citing , reference 2:15TX9NH; FHL microfilm 1067861.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1827 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 00051. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  5. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1830 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0064.
  6. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1832 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0077.
  7. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Pencaitland East Lothain, ED2 Page 3 - Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  8. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Newbattle Midlothian, ED 9 Page 10 - Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  9. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1854 Pencaitland East Lothian 716/00 0030 0326.