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(About 1780-Before 1841)


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1. YOUNG, Jane

CLOPHAM, Robert 1 2

  • Born: About 1780 2
  • Marriage (1): YOUNG, Jane
  • Died: Before 6 June 1841 2

   Other names for Robert were CLEAPING, Robert,3 CLEPHAN, Robert,3 CLEPHANE, Robert,4 CLEPHEN, Robert 3 5 and CLEPHON, Robert.6

  General Notes:

In U. K. and U. S. Directories, 1680-1830, published online by, Robert Clephane, a plasterer, is listed in the following years:

from 1808 every year until 1821, and then in 1825, 1826, 1827, and 1828 in the town of Leith, Edinburgh. His address there varied with time:

1808-1809 St James' Lane, Links
1810-1811 Baltic Street
1812-1821 Hermitage, Burnett Street
1825-1828 Foot of Easter Road

Robert was recorded in the baptismal record of his daughter, Jane, as a plasterer.

Robert was recorded in the death certificate of his daughter, Jane, in 1898 as a 'master plasterer'. 1 4

Robert married Jane YOUNG. (Jane YOUNG was born about 1785 and died before30 March 1851.)


1 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Leith South Midlothian Baptisms 1823.

2 1841 UK Census, South Leith; ED: 2A; Page: 1.

3 LDS Family Search, IGI.

4 GRO Scotland, Death Dalkeith Midlothian 1898 no 28 Union Poorhouse.

5 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Leith South Parish Midlothian Baptisms 1809.

6 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Kirkintilloch parish Dunbartonshire Baptisms.

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