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Re: 1841 Census (Diverall)

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  • Wade Buchan
    Hi Betty, ... I didn t find a James Reid age about 18 with parents John and Jean Reid in the 1851 census for Peterhead. The closest is a James age 17 born in
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 3, 1998
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      Hi Betty,

      Dr. Elizabeth B. Holmes wrote:

      > I was very interested to read the above message. One of my husband's
      > ancestors, Margaret Diverall, married a James Reid in Peterhead 1861. He
      > was born 1833, and she 1838. James' parents were John Reid and Jean
      > Merson. Most of the christian names match with yours. Are we connected?

      I didn't find a James Reid age about 18 with parents John and Jean Reid
      in the 1851 census for Peterhead. The closest is a James age 17 born in
      Dundee, parents Charles and Jean Reid.

      Now some information for your Diverall ancestors:
      1841 Census for Peterhead
      District 4, page 31, Queen Street

      Barbara Diverall, 25, Sailors wife, Y
      William Diverall, 8, Y
      Margaret Diverall, 3, Y
      Elizabeth Diverall, 5 months, Y

      2 doors away:
      William Diverall, 60, Sawyer J., Y
      Isabella Diverall, 60, Y
      Margaret Diverall, 35, Y
      William Diverall, 8, Y
      Elizabeth Diverall, 5, Y
      Elizabeth Catto, 12, Y
      William Catto, 10, Y
      Mary Diverall, 8, Y

      District 10, page 16, At Sea
      David Diverall, 25, Seaman, Y
      William Diverall, 30, Seaman, Y

      James Diverall married Barbara Gordon 7/11/1833 Peterhead
      David Diverall married Elizabeth Matthew 3/12/1835 Peterhead
      William Catto married Margaret Diverall 8/8/1819 Peterhead

      Peterhead Births from mircrofiche index:
      William Diverall 27/6/1807 father William
      James Diverall 10/9/1808 father William
      David Diverall 7/8/1811 father William
      Mary Diverall 6/10/1833 father William
      William Gordon Diverall 14/9/1834 father James
      Isabella Diverall 18/11/1836 father William
      James Diverall 27/11/1836 father James
      Margaret Diverall 10/6/1838 father James
      Mary Diverall 10/6/1838 father David
      Elizabeth Diverall 23/1/1841 father James
      Elizabeth Diverall 19/5/1843 father David
      Isabella Diverall 14/12/1843 father James
      Jemima Diverall 18/5/1847 father James/Barbara Gordon
      Ann Smith Diverall 25/7/1851 father James/Barbara Gordon

      Isabella Catto 2/11/1823 father William
      Margaret Catto 11/9/1825 father William
      Elizabeth Catto 16/9/1827 father William
      William Catto 25/10/1829 father William

      Did I send you the Diveralls from the 1851 census ?

      Regards, Wade.
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