I am new to this Peterhead site.
My husband is descended from John HAY and Jane WATT who were married
October 13, 1832 at Cruden, Scotland. John HAY was the son of John HAY and
Mary PHILLIPS who were married December 12, 1793 also at Cruden.
John and Jane HAY were listed on the 1881 Census as Retired Fisherman
residing at Cruden. Jane HAY nee WATT was listed as being born in
Peterhead circa 1813.
They had the following children.
1. Jane HAY
2. Mary HAY M. Charles Gordon BUCHAN
Bpt. 7Aug1835 Bpt. 29Aub1837
D. 18Jun1898 D.
(listed on 1881 Census at 75 Ronheads, Peterhead)
3. John HAY M. Barbara PHILIP
B. 18Mar1837 B.
M. Jean RIACH
4. Margaret HAY M.29Apr1863 Peter STEPHEN
B. 8Apr1839 B.
D. D. pre1881
(listed on 1881 Census at 417 Maiden St, Peterhead. Come to Australia pre
5. Sarah HAY M.17Mar1870 John Pratt CORDINER
B. 2Mar1841 B.10Sep1843
D. 28Sep1935 D.
(listed on 1881 Census at Stephens Building Peterhead. Been able to take
CORDINER tree back a further 5 generations. All their children were born
6. Isabella HAY M.22.10.1869 William HUTCHINSON
B. 22Feb1843 B.1841
(Isabella and William were married at Peterhead. Children were all born
there. Listed on the 1881 census as residing E-45, Peterhead.)
7. Robert HAY M. Mary SUMMERS
B. 2Mar1845 B.1843
8. Helen HAY
9. William HAY M.8Jan1873 Catherine FRASER
B. 15Aug1849 B.1849
D. 21Mar1927 D.23Feb1944
(Came to Western Australia with their children circa 1888.)
10. Alexander HAY
11. James HAY M.17Dec1880 Elspet Ann GEDDES
B. 17Jul1854 B.17Mar1859
D. 24Mar1928 D.11Apr1901
I hope this sheds a little bit of light on my area of research.
I am in Western Australia quite a way from this area I am researching.
Perth, Western Australia.