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Robert Laidlaw

Robert Laidlaw

Male 1831 - 1901  (70 years)

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  • Name Robert Laidlaw 
    Born 1831  Portpatrick, Wigtown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 May 1901  Glebe Cottage, Port Patrick Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5850  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father John Laidlaw,   b. 1792, Port Patrick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Port Patrick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Johnston,   b. 1792, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Port Patrick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Linklater,   b. 18 Aug 1839, Fillets, Graemsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1907, 17 Partickhill Road, Partick, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1863  Graemsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Laidlaw,   b. 23 Aug 1864, Drainie, Elgin, Moray Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Ann Laidlaw,   b. 8 Dec 1866, Drainie, Elgin, Moray Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Jane Johnston Laidlaw,   b. 27 Nov 1868, Unst, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. John Laidlaw,   b. 12 Apr 1870, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Josephine Laidlaw,   b. 19 Oct 1871, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Robert Laidlaw,   b. 27 Dec 1873, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Henry Laidlaw,   b. 12 Jun 1875, Kirkabisterness Lighthouse, Bressay, Shetland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Margaret May Laidlaw,   b. 1878, Kirkholm, Wigtown Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Milvain,   b. 1841,   d. 28 Aug 1861, Hoy Low Lighthouse, Graemsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1857  Stoneykirk, Wigtown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Laidlaw,   b. 15 Feb 1861, West Lighthouse, Graemsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F2441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1851 census at Stoneykirk, Portpatrick
      at 1861 census at Hoy Low Lighthouse, a Lighthouse Keeper
      at 1871 census Resident at Lighthouse, Bressay principal light keeper at Kirkabister
      at 1881 census at Corsewall Lighthouse, Wigtown
      at death a retired Lighthouse Keeper

      NLB records show
      Joined 15-10-1857 aged 26
      Assistant Keeper Hoy Low 5 3/4 years
      1-4-1863 Covesea 3 3/4 years
      6-2-1867 Unst