Richard Fisher

ID# 5209, (c 1858 - 1928)

Richard Fisher was born c 1858 at Drylaw Hill, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Parents: James Fisher & Catherine Whitson
could also be born around 1856 as death stated he was 72yrs.

Richard Fisher married Susan Livingston, daughter of Thomas Livingston and Janet Davidson, on 19 May 1891 at 110 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Richard Fisher, Coachman, bachelor, aged 33, Res: 116 Gorgie Road Edinburgh
Parents: James Fisher, Farm Steward & Catherine Whitson
Susan Livingston, Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 30, Res: 26 Palmeston Place Edinburgh
Parents: Thomas Livingston, Ploughman (dec) & Janet Davidson (dec)

Witnesses: James Fisher & Catherine Gilchrist.1,2

Richard appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 1 Canning St Lane, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Susan and James ;
FISHER Richard, Head, 43, Coachman, Dryhwhill Prestkirk Haddington
FISHER Susan, Wife, 41, Woodhall Pencaitland Haddington
FISHER James, Son, 9, Scholar, St George Edinburgh
FREER Robert, Boarder, 21, Groom.3

Richard died in 1928 at St Andrew, Midlothian, Scotland ,

aged 72.4

Richard and Susan had 1 child.

Child of Richard Fisher and Susan Livingston


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1891 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/01 0149. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, ED 18 Line 4. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1928 St Andrew, Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/02 0290.