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DONALDSON, John in Carmichael, then Blackshouse Pettinain
(About 1710-)
(About 1715-)
(About 1700-)
(About 1710-)
DONALDSON, John in Blackshouse, Pettinain parish
BERTRAM, Margaret


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DONALDSON, John 1 2 3

  • Born: 2 August 1777, Pettinain parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2
  • Baptised: 4 August 1777, Pettinain parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2 3

  General Notes:

Old Parish Registers
Pettinain parish Lanarkshire

"In Pettinain Parish 1777
John Donaldson son to John Donaldson in Blackshouse was Born Augt 2d and Baptized Before the Congregation Augt 4th 1777"

John Donaldson's baptism is also recorded in the registers of Carmichael parish, and includes his mother's name as "Margaret Bartram":

"Old Parish Registers
Carmichael parish Lanarkshire

"Register of Baptisms (indexed as 1777)
(follows an entry for 16 July and precedes one for 7 August but no other date of birth noted)
Was Born John lawful son to John Donaldson and Margaret Bartram in Blackshouse in Pettinain parish and Baptized on Monday the fourth day of August" 1 2 3

  Research Notes:

Death record

There is a record of mortcloth payment for a John Donaldson in New Monkland parish registers for January 1835, indexed by GRO Scotland as 1 December 1834. However the index of births shows there were a number of individuals named John Donaldson to whom this entry could refer, and the identity is undetermined. 4


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Pettinain parish Lanarkshire Baptisms 1777.

3 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Carmichael parish Lanarkshire Baptisms 1777.

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of deaths and burials.

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