|SHEARER, Agnes Fleming
SHEARER, Agnes Fleming 4
On 14 June 1906 Agnes Weir's husband, John Shearer, was registered to claim relief in the Register of Other Parish Poor, with settlement by Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Poor Law authorities. Details of Agnes and her children were recorded in the application. Agnes was 62 years old and had been born in Chapelhall; she was the daughter of William Weir and Annie Strang, bothe deceased. The children born to to Agnes by John Shearer and to her first husband were noted: Annie Weir (35), Christina Weir (33), William Weir (31), James Weir (29); Elizabeth Shearer (25), John Shearer (24), Marion Shearer (22) and Gavin Shearer (20). All of her children had been born in Chapelhall.
Agnes married John SHEARER, son of John SHEARER and Agnes McDEDD, on 25 August 1879 in Holytown manse, Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (John SHEARER was born about 1837 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 5 8 9 10 and died on 27 July 1907 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 5.)
The marriage took place after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wilkie, Minister of Holytown, married the couple. William A. Notman and Annie Anderson were witnesses.
1 GRO Scotland, Index of Marriages.
2 GRO Scotland, Holytown district Lanarkshire Marriages 1879.
3 ancestry.co.uk, Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910.
4 GRO Scotland, Middle District of Shotts Lanarkshire Marriages 1912.
5 ancestry.co.uk, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, Poor Law Applications and Registers, 1849-1917.
6 ancestry.co.uk, Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950.
7 GRO Scotland, Index of Deaths.
8 1861 UK census, Bothwell parish Hamilton; ED: 13; Page: 4.
9 1851 UK census, Holytown Bothwell parish Lanarkshire 625/23/1.
1871 UK census, Bothwell parish Lanarkshire; ED: 13; Page: 6.