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GORDON, George (DNA Linked)
HOME, Christian
(About 1818-0004/1892)
(About 1809-)
GORDON, George Strachan
WINTON, Normina
GORDON, Norminnie


Family Links

1. McLEAN, Hugh

  • McLEAN, Norman
  • McLEAN, Hugh+
  • McLEAN, George Gordon
  • McLEAN, Malcolm Mills
  • McLEAN, Alexander

GORDON, Norminnie

  • Born: 22 November 1877 at 3.15 am, Cowden Cottage, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): McLEAN, Hugh
  • Died: 1953, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1

   Other names for Norminnie were GORDON, Normina 2 3 4 and McLEAN, Normina.1

   User ID: B216.

  General Notes:

'Norminnie Gordon' as her birth certificate had it, was born in November 1877. Her father, George, notified the registrar at Dalkeith, J. B. Dyer, on 12 December of that year.

Normina was aged 3 years, and living with her parents and family at Liberton, Edinburgh, when recorded by the 1881 census. She had been born at Dalkeith, Edinburgh.

The 1891 census recorded Normina living in Linlithgow with her parents and siblings. She was aged 13 years and not employed. She had been born in Dalkeith.

In 1901, Normina was recorded, aged 23 years, by the census of that year. She was a servant, a 'House Tablemaid Domestic', at 46 Polwarth Terrace, the home, in the Merchiston district of Edinburgh, of a 44 year old, single lady living on her own means, Miss Margaret M. A. Smith, and her two equally single nieces in their twenties, Ethel and Adeline Grant. The house had twelve windowed rooms, and the household boasted two servants, a cook as well as Normina. Her birthplace was recorded as Cowderfoot, Midlothian.

A woman named Normina Gordon left Scotland for Canada in 1909. She was recorded on the passenger list as a a domestic servant:
"Name:Normina Gordon
Birth Date:abt 1878
Departure Date:3 Jul 1909
Port of Departure:Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Port:Montreal, Canada
Ship Name:Cassandra
Shipping line: Donaldson Line
Official Number:124130
Master:John Mitchell"

from Passenger Lists, 1890-1960

Name: Normina McLEAN
Gender: Female
Death Age:77
Birth Date: abt 1876
Death Date: 1953
Burial Date: 15 July
Obituary Date: 14 Jul 1953
Obituary Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Spouse: Hugh McLean"

from Obituary Index 1 2

  Research Notes:

No death has been found for her in Scotland.

Norminnie married Hugh McLEAN. (Hugh McLEAN was born about 1875.)


1, Obituary Index, 1800s-current.

2, UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.

3, McLean family Tree: owner Gary Der.

4, Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968.

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