Mary Haimes gave notice of the birth of her son Robert before the registrar, Thomas Henderson, at Haddington on 25 December 1861 and made her X mark.
Mary married John HAMES, son of George HAIMES Hairdresser, DNA Linked and Helen TAIT (DNA Linked), on 8 June 1855 in Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland.1 (John HAMES was born on 20 February 1832 and was baptised on 27 February 1832 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.)
The marriage was solemnised according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of Scotland. J. MacRae Minister of Hawick presided. The witnesses were Robert Anderson, mason, and Margaret Anderson.
1 LDS, IGI.
2 1871 UK census, Haddington burgh 709 en d 8 pages 12 & 13 Gowl Close.
3 GRO Scotland, Marriages Hawick Rooxburghshire 1855.
4 GRO Scotland, Haddington East Lothian 709 1861.
5 GRO Edinburgh (2002), Hawick parish Roxburghshire; ED: 1; Page: 2.
GRO Scotland, Haddington East Lothian 709 1864.