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BALLANTYNE, John
(About 1780-Before 1863)
CLARK, Margaret
(About 1780-Before 1863)
BALANTINE, Robert
(1778-Before 1861)
GRACIE, Jean
(1764-1828)
BALLANTYNE, Thomas
(1807-1863)
BALLANTYNE, Helen
(1803-1861)
BALLANTYNE, Robert
(About 1829-1870)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. SHEARER, Elizabeth

BALLANTYNE, Robert 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: About 1829, Tynron parish, Dumfriesshire, Scotland 5 9 10 11
  • Marriage (1): SHEARER, Elizabeth on 16 March 1855 in Chapelhall, Holytown district, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2 3
  • Died: 24 June 1870, Gartness, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 10 12 13 14

   Cause of his death was miners phtisis.10

   Other names for Robert were BALLANTINE, Robert 4 9 10 15 16 17 and BALLINTYNE, Robert.11

  General Notes:

No baptism record has been found for Robert Ballantyne as yet.

In 1856,1859,1863 and 1868 John Ballantyne was recorded as a coal miner.

The 1861 census for Shotts parish Lanarkshire recorded Robert and Eliz Ballantine and their two children, Agnes aged 4 years and Thomas aged 2 years, living at Salsburgh. Two boarders also formed part of the household. Robert was 32 years old and had been born in Thornhill Dumfriesshire. He worked as a coal miner.

Robert Ballantine, son of the deceased man and who was present where Thomas died, gave notice of his death before the registrar at Holytown on 9 June 1863.

Robert Ballantine died aged 31 years in 1870. He was recorded as married to Elizabeth Shearer. His eldest son Thomas was the informant of his death before the registrar at Shotts on 25 June 1870. Thomas was recorded as "Eldest Son Inmate Present" on the death certificate. No mother's name was recorded for Robert and his father's name was mistakenly noted as "Robert Ballantine Iron Miner (deceased)".

Robert Ballantyne was recorded as a "coal miner (deceased)" in his son John's marriage certificate of 1891-2 and as such again later in John's death certificate of 1928. 6 7 9 10 12 15 16 17 18


Robert married Elizabeth SHEARER, daughter of John Steven SHEARER and Agnes McDEDD, on 16 March 1855 in Chapelhall, Holytown district, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 3 (Elizabeth SHEARER was born on 15 September 1834 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4 9 13 14 19 and died on 30 March 1895 in 28 Gartness, Shotts Middle District, Lanarkshire, Scotland 12 20.). The cause of her death was chronic bronchitis over 2 years.10


  Marriage Notes:

Marriage according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; minister Reverend John Wilkie (?) of Holytown; witnesses John Ballantyne and Mary Ann Shearer

Robert Ballantyne, 25 years, bachelor, collier, of Chaplehall, born 1829 Tynron parish to Thomas Ballantine, collier, and Helen Ballantine

Elizabeth Shearer, aged 20 years, spinster, of Chapelhall, no occupation noted, born 1834 in Hamilton to John Shearer, furnaceman, and Agnes McDade

Registered 19 March 1855 at Holytown 3

Sources


1 GRO Scotland, Index of Marriages.

2 ancestry.co.uk, Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910.

3 GRO Scotland, Holytown District Parish of Bothwell Lanarkshire Marriages 1855.

4 ancestry.co.uk, Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950.

5 1851 UK census, Auchinleck parish Ayrshire; ED: 5; Page: 28.

6 GRO Scotland, New Monkland Lanarkshire Deaths 1928.

7 GRO Scotland, Holytown District Parish of Bothwell Lanarkshire Births.

8 GRO Scotland, Kinglassie Fife Marriages 1885.

9 GRO, Shotts parish Lanarkshire; ED: 5; Page: 12.

10 GRO Scotland, Parish of Shotts Lanarkshire Deaths 1870.

11 1841 UK Census, Muirkirk parish Ayrshire; ED: 1; Page: 11.

12 GRO Scotland, Airdrie Lanarkshire Marriages 1892.

13 GRO, Shotts parish Lanarkshire; ED: 1; Page: 13.

14 1881 UK census, Shotts parish Lanarkshire; ED: 1; Page: 9.

15 GRO Scotland, Holytown District Parish of Bothwell Lanarkshire Births 1859.

16 GRO Scotland, Holytown District Parish of Bothwell Lanarkshire Births 1869.

17 GRO Scotland, Holytown district Bothwell parish Lanarkshire Deaths 1863.

18 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

19 1871 UK census, Shotts parish Lanarkshire; ED: 6; Page: 14.

20 GRO Scotland, Middle District of Shotts Lanarkshire Deaths 1895.


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