- Here are some transcripts that may be of interest to other people.
My interest was in Jane Cumming, who I believe to be my relative, but I
can't be absolutely certain, as the mothers are not named in these
Births and baptisms, 1844
August 3rd James Cruickshank, Mason, Blackhill had a son born 2nd June,
baptized and named John, before John Cruickshank and David ritchie.
August 5th, James Cordiner, fisherman in Boddom had a son born 1st
August, baptized and named John, before John Cordiner & Robert Stephen.
August 6th, John Smith, Merchant in Aberdeen, had a daughter born
baptized and named Elizabeth, before John Anderson & William
August 8th James Cordiner, Seaman in Peterhead, had a son born 6th
August, baptised and named William, before Alexander Mackie & John
August 18th William Rennie, Baker in Peterhead had a daughter born 30th
July, baptized and named Jane, before Keith Turner and John Rennie.
August 20th Andrew Cumming, Merchant, Inverettie, had a dau born (in
fornication) August 9th baptized and named Jane, before George Murray &
August 21st William Reid, Fisherman, Burnhaven, had a daughter born
18th August, baptized and named Maria-Ann, before Andrew Buchan &
August 22nd Alexander Phillip, fisherman in Buchanhaven, had a daughter
born 17th august baptized and named Barbara, before James Strachan &
August 25th John Park, Fisherman in Boddom had a son born 19th August,
baptized and named Alexander before William Stephen ^ Alexr Cordiner.
August 23rd James Herd, Seaman in peterhead had a son born 18th August,
baptized and named Alexander Wilson, before Alexr Beedie & John Hay.
Census 1851 Peterhead -- Roanheads
Name Relation to head Condition M/F Age Occupation Birthplace
Ann Robertson Wife Mar F 62 Peterhead
(this is last entry for a household - the rest is on the previous page)
Margaret Robertson Head Mar F 29 Fisherman's wife Peterhead
George Cordiner Son U M 7 Scholar Peterhead
William Cordiner Son U M 6 Scholar Peterhead
Mary Cordiner Daur U F 4 Scholar Peterhead
Helen Cordiner Daur U F 2 Peterhead
Janet Stephen Head W F 56 Lodging house keeper Crimond
Agnes Stephen Daur U F 16 Scholar Peterhead
Jane Cumming Granddaur U F 6 Scholar Peterhead
Charles Davidson Lodger U M 22 Joiner Rathen
George Davidson Lodger U M 19 Blacksmith Peterhead
James Greig Lodger U M 18 Shoemaker Ellon
Margaret Don Head W F 62 Mariner's widow Peterhead
John Buchan Head Mar M 50 Fisherman St Combs
Margaret Buchan Wife Mar F 50 St Combs
Barbara Buchan Daur U F 27 House Servant St Combs
Alexander Buchan Son U M 20 Fisherman St Combs
Andrew Buchan Son U M 18 Fisherman St Combs
Elizabeth Buchan Daur U F 16 Servant St Combs
Margaret Buchan Daur U F 13 Scholar St Combs