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DaveHall
28th May 2009, 10:22
Trying to locate William GRANT in this 1841 census most likely working in the Banffshire area around Dufftown. Otherwise he may be in Morayshire.
Likely listed as an ag lab, aged approx 28yrs.
Would like all details regarding any listing found.

Thanking you Kindly
DaveHall

pejay
28th May 2009, 20:04
Do you think this could be him? Wm Grant age 30 Ag Labourer, Grange, Banffshire
address given for him as sleeping loft belonging to floors,He is with a Gordon Family and a lot of servants etc, the family are -
William Gordon 35 Farmer
Katharine " 30
Charles " 12
Donald " 10
Clementina " 3
Jane " 1

their address is given as floors! :)

crankypants
28th May 2009, 23:02
Hi Dave

Searching between birth years 1813-1816 for Morayshire & Banffshire.
(six in Moray & 3 in Banf)

Civil Parish: Kinloss
County: Moray
Address: East Grange
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Moray, Scotland
(5 people listed)

Civil Parish: Cromdale
County: Moray
Address: Gorvalt
GRANT William 1816 age 25 -- Moray, Scotland
(7 people listed) Grantís

Civil Parish: Rafford
County: Moray
Address: Mains Of Buyie
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Moray, Scotland
(5 people listed)

Civil Parish: Rafford
County: Moray
Address: Mains Of Buyie
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Moray, Scotland
(10 people listed)

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Moray
Address: Farm Yard
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Lodger Moray, Scotland
(8 people listed)

Civil Parish: Knockando
County: Moray
Address: Upper Tomdow
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Labourer Moray, Scotland
(10 people listed)

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
GRANT William 1813 age 28 Carrier Banffshire, Scotland

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Brackonmark
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
(6 people listed) Grantís

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Knockandow
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
(5 people listed) Grantís

As there are too many names to list I have listed the number of people in each household. Three have other Grants.
Have a look through these, highlight the ones you think may match and then we can go back to them for a better look.

cheers
crankypants

DaveHall
1st June 2009, 08:05
Hi Dave

Searching between birth years 1813-1816 for Morayshire & Banffshire.
(six in Moray & 3 in Banf)


Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
GRANT William 1813 age 28 Carrier Banffshire, Scotland

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Brackonmark
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
(6 people listed) Grantís

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Knockandow
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
(5 people listed) Grantís

Have a look through these, highlight the ones you think may match and then we can go back to them for a better look.


Hi Cranky,

I would be interested in the ones selected above for further details.
William GRANT married Annie McCONNACHIE from Glenrinnes c:1841 so I figure that he must have been in the general area of this place. I am trying to locate Brackonmark but no luck so far. Please check the spelling of this.

Many Thanks
DaveHall

crankypants
2nd June 2009, 07:45
Hi Dave

The three selected, all spelling as per transcription, 1841 does not show relationships.

Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Backside

GRANT William 1813 age 28 Carrier Banffshire, Scotland
(on his own)

1841 Scotland census
Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Brackonmark

GRANT Allan 1781 age 60 Farmer Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT Isabel 1801 age 40 Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT Elspet 1826 age 15 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT John 1826 age 15 Ag Lab Scotland
CARMERON Charles 1831 age 10 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
INNIS William 1831 age 10 Scotland

1841 Scotland census
Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Knockandow

GRANT Harriot 1785 age 56 Occupier A Farm Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT Elizabeth 1791 age 50 Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT Charlott 1806 age 35 Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT Grace 1811 age 30 Banffshire, Scotland
GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland
McDONALD 1831 age 10 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland

So I'm assuming they married after the 1841 census, or have we the right William Grant? What year was Annie McConnachie born?

cheers
crankypants

DaveHall
2nd June 2009, 08:41
Hi Cranky,

Thank you these listings.
William GRANT's wife to be, Annie McCONNACHIE was born Glenrinnes in Mar 1816 and is listed on the 1841 census.
So, if they did get married, (which I believe would be so), I have narrowed down their marriage to between the 1841 census and the conception of their daughter Jessie, born Keith area July 1842. If they didn't get married till later, or at all, then it could explain why I can't find a marriage listing.

From your info supplied, I would like to think that my William GRANT is the one listed in either Brackonmark or Knockandow. I am trying to establish where these places, (farms) are in relation to Glenrinnes, which is a few miles south of Dufftown in Mortlach parish. Inveravon in just south of this area.

Cheers
DaveHall