Alexander Robertson

M, #14015, b. Mar 8, 1823, d. Nov 24, 1893
Father*Hugh Robertson b. circa 1784, d. Aug 22, 1860
Mother*Barbara Ross

Chronological Events

Birth*Mar 8, 1823 Alexander Robertson was born on Mar 8, 1823 at Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 He was the son of Hugh Robertson and Barbara Ross
Twin* Alexander and Margaret Robertson were Twins. 
Marriage*Apr 12, 1851 Alexander Robertson married Agnes Thomson, daughter of David Thomson and Margaret Davidson, on Apr 12, 1851 at Fearn, Ross Shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Occupation*1885 Alexander Robertson was a gardener/servent in 1885.1 
Death*Nov 24, 1893 He died on Nov 24, 1893, at age 70 at Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Note* On Alexander Robertson's death record is listed his wife, Agnes (Thomson) Robertson. She appears to be still living. Alexander died at 66 years of age, at 2PM on November 24, 1893 after 5 days with Bronchitis. He was a Gardener (retired). His parents are Hugh Robertson and Barbara Robertson (M.S. Ross). Hugh Robertson was a Crafter. The qualified informant on the death record is David Robertson, his son.

Date       Surname      Forename Parent Names/Frame No       Sex Parish            GROS Data
8 Mar 1823 ROBERTSON      ALEXANDER HUGH ROBERTSON/BARBARA ROSS M GLENMUICK, TULLICH ETC 201/00 0002

In 1861, Alexander Valentine (age 36, married, gardener/domestic servant, b. Aberdeenshire, Ballater) lived with wife Agnes (age 5, b. Forfarshire, Menmuir), daughter Jane D. (age 10, b. Fearn, Forfarshire), daughter Mary A. (age 8, b. Brechin, Forfarshire), son John G. (age 6, b. Brechin, Forfarshire), daughter Margaret, (age 4. b. Farnell, Forfarshire), and daughter Isabella D. (age 1, b. Brechin, Forfarshire), The census, indicated that they lived in the Gardener's House on 79 Park Hill St., St. Vigeans, Scotland.

In 1871, Alexander Valentine (age 48, married, gardener/domestic servant, b. Aberdeenshire, Ballater) lived with wife Agnes (age 46, b. Forfarshire, Menmuir), daughter Isabella (age 11, b. Forfarshire, St. Vigeans), son David (age 9, b. Forfarshire, St. Vigeans), daughter Alice (age 4, b. Forfarshire, St. Vigeans) and son Duncan (age 1, b. Forfarshire, St. Vigeans) in St. Vigeans, Scotland. The census, indicated that they lived in the Gardener's House on Park Hill St. Alexander was a Gardener/Domestic Servant.

In 1881, Alexander Valentine (age 66; Gardener, Domestic Servant) lived at 32 Brechin Road, St. Vigeans, Forfar, Scotland. He was born in Ballater, Aberdeen Scotland. Also in the household were his wife Agnes (age 54; b. Menmuir, Forfar, Scotland), daughter Alice (age 24; unmarried, General Domestic Servant; b. St. Vigeans, Forfar, Scotland); son Duncan (age 11; scholar, b. St. Vigeans, Forfar, Scotland); daughter Jane (age 29; unmarried, Power Loom, Factory Worker, b. Fern, Forfar, Scotland), granddaughter Eva Robertson (age 2, b. Arbroath, Forfar, Scotland) and granddaughter Agnes R. Fleming (age 9, scholar, b. St. Vigeans, Forfar Scotland).

In 1891, Alexander Valentine (age 66, Gardener, b. Glengairn, Aberdeenshire) lived at 19 High Street, Arbroath, Forfar, Scotland. Also in the household were his wife Agnes (age 65, born Brechin, Forfarshire); daughter Jane (age 39, unmarried, domestic servant, b. Fearn, Forfarshire); son Duncan (age 21, unmarried, Tailor, b. St. Vigeans, Forfarshire) and granddaughter Agnes (age 19, unmarried, Tailor's Machinist, b. St. Vigeans, Forfarshire), granddaughter Eva (age 13, scholar, b. St. Vigeans, Forfarshire), grandson Alfred (age 3, b. St. Vigeans, Forfarshire). They also house a border David Christie (age 24, unmarried, Tailor, b. St. Agnes, Kincardineshire).They lived in a house with 4 rooms with one or more windows. 

Family

Agnes Thomson b. Jan 10, 1825, d. Mar 10, 1899
Children

Citations

  1. [S771] Jack Valentine, Personal Knowledge.