- Apr 14, 2013View Source
I have Peterhead Leslies in my family tree also. My great grandfather James Rankin was a seaman and I think he was a Master at some point.
Do you have him as a Master?
DOB Oct 18, 1845 DOD July 21, 1921 in Peterhead.
I have been able to find him on only one boat.
SHIPS IN PORT IN SCOTLAND 1881 - SHETLAND ISLES
Ships at Lerwick. Zetland, Scotland
William MACLEAN M 37 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
James RANKIN M 35 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
James CAMERON M 22 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
Thomas STEPHEN M 27 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
James REID U 24 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
Colin MACLEAN U 19 M Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
Peter SHAND U 26 M Huntly, Aberdeen, Scotland Fisherman
Thanks Alex - much appreciated.
Below is all I have on Nathaniel Leslie. This was extracted from my Book "Peterhead Shipmasters Volume 1) :
NATHANIEL LESLIE (Certificate of Competency : c 10528 London Feb.26th.1857)
Voyage in the Arabia in 1871 and he married Ann Wright in Kensington in 1872. Also he had a house in Middleton One Row near Darlington where Ann and his son lived, although he was also part owner of the ship Nereus with the Caird brothers in Greenock when he died.
Born : 1832, son of John Leslie (Fishcurer) & Isabel ??
Married : Ann Wright in 1872 (Jul-Aug-Sep) in Kensington, London
Died : May 4th.1881 at Longside. (Death Certificate 218 (14))
1857 - 5 Maiden Street
1871 - Hill Of Rora (Isabella Leslie (mother) b.1790 Ellon)
1881 - Rora Mitchells School (Margaret Leslie b.1825, Mary Leslie b.1829, Nathaniel Leslie (brother) b.1832
1881 - Middleton Lane, Darlington (Ann Leslie b.1834 Hartlepool "Wife of Master Mariner", Nathaniel L.Leslie b.1876 Hartlepool, Mary Wright b.1844 Hartlepool (sister))
Wings of the West (Served as Mate)
Genova (Served as Mate)
Enterprise (Served as Mate)
Sydney (Served as Mate)
--- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, COLIN LESLIE <csleslie@...> wrote:
> I wonder do you have anything on the sea going of Nathaniel Leslie who was born 4th or 5th March 1832 in Peterhead.
> He was second mate on the Royal Saxon in 1855 when it docked in Australia but I know he was a ships captain or Master Mariner before 1872 when he was married in London.Â I believe he served as Master of the "Arabia" in 1871 and the "Nereus" at some time.
> I have census information on him in Peterhead from in 1841 and later in the area around the River Tees and then in Rora in 1881 where he died soon after.
> Any information would be greatly appreciated.
> Colin Leslie
> From: Alex <alex-jean.ritchie@...>
> To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sunday, 14 April 2013, 12:05
> Subject: [Peterhead] Christian & Collie
> For Bruce :
> Hi THere, here's what Iv'e got on the Christians :
> ALEXANDER CHRISTIAN (Certificate of Competency : 94040 Jan.23rd.1875)
> Started his sea-going career as a ships carpenter
> Born : May 31st.1842, son of Charles Christian (Vintner) & Isabella Duff
> Married : Mary Jane Reid, daughter of Robert Reid (Carter) & Jane Ogston, on September 22nd.1869.
> (Marriage Certificate : 232 (36)). (He was Ship's Carpenter when married).
> She died on January 21st.1928 (Aged 83) (Death Certificate : 232/1 (14))
> Died : August 4th.1901 in Government Civil Hospital,Hong Kong (Aged 59) of Heat Stroke (M.I. Constitution St. Cemetery). 1st.Mate on vessel "Pak Kong" of Hong Kong
> Residences :
> 1870 - 45 Marischal Street
> 1871 - 45 Marischal Street (Alexander Mackie b.1791 "retired seaman", Jane Mackie b.1802, Gibson Family (son-in-law "tinsmith"), Mary J.Christian b.1845 (daughter married))
> 1875 - 48 Queen Street
> 1881 - 72 Queen Street
> 1891 - Prince Street
> 1901 - 84 King Street
> JAMES CHRISTIAN (Certificate of Competency : c 21372 Aberdeen June 6th.1864)
> Born : February 17th.1841, son of Charles Christian & Isabella Duff
> Married : Sarah Laing (b.Aberdeen), daughter of George Laing (Farmer) & Mary Walker in 1863
> Died : 1911(July-Aug-Sep) in Poplar, London
> Residences :
> 1859 - 1 Crooked Lane
> 1864 - 45 Park Street, Aberdeen
> 1871 - 455 Dwelling, St.Vincent Street, Glasgow (James Christian b.1841 "Chief Officer", Sarah b.1841, Jessie Anna b.1869 Glasgow, Marjory b.1871 Glasgow))
> 1881 - 125 West India Road, Poplar, London
> 1891 - 209 Abbot Road, Bromley (Sarah b.1842, James J. b.1878, Jessie b.1869, Bella b.1876, Alexander b.1881)
> 1901 - 209 Abbot Road, Bromley (James, Sarah, Elizabeth)
> 1911 - 87 Abbotts Road, Bromley (James Oneill b.1870 Poplar (Blacksmith married 19 years), Marjorie ONeill b.1871 Glasgow, Wilfred ONeill b.1902 Poplar, Edna ONeill b.1909 Poplar, James Christian b.1841 (Father â€" seaman married 48 years), Sarah Christian b.1845 Aberdeen)
> Vessels :
> Palmerston (25236) 1864-65 EI
> Sir John Laurence (18853) 1866 Aust.
> Centaur (51419) 1867 EI
> Rangoon (48673) 1867 EI
> Ben Nevis (60369) 1868 Aust.
> Alex Ritchie