James Reid1

#12205, (15 April 1815-6 November 1881)
Last Edited14 Jan 2021
James Reid
Source: Adele
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James Reid was born on 15 April 1815 at Keithhall, Aberdeen.1

James Reid married Margaret Gibb, daughter of James Gibb and Christian Angus, at St. Nicholas on Friday, 27 February 1852 at Aberdeen.1 James Reid was a house carpenter in April 1861.2

He was recorded as head of household in the 1861 census with Margaret Gibb as his spouse at 58 John Street, Aberdeen. He was 45 years old. Also living in the house were 5 of their children and his wife's sister Euphemia.2

He was recorded as head of household in the 1871 census with Margaret Gibb as his spouse at Aberdeen. He was 55 years old. Also living in the house were six of his children.3 James Reid was a builder employing 9 men and 2 boys on 2 April 1871.3

He was recorded as head of household in the 1881 census with Margaret Gibb as his spouse at Aberdeen. He was 65 years old.4 James Reid was a mangle plane last manufacturer employing six men on 3 April 1881.4 James (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in November 1881 at Aberdeen.5

James died on 6 November 1881 at Aberdeen at age 66.1 His body was interred at St. Peter's Cemetery on 10 November 1881 at Aberdeen.6
Headstone of James, his wife, his daughter Robina, and his granddaughter.
Source: Ancestry user jazzthirty


His will was probated on 8 March 1882. His estate was valued at 572 pounds..5

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1815BirthKeithhall, Aberdeen1
1852MarriageSt. Nicholas, Aberdeen1
1861Occupation2
1861Census (Scot) 186158 John Street, Aberdeen2
1871Census (Scot) 1871Aberdeen3
1871Occupation3
1880Occupation-hide7
1881Census (Scot) 1881Aberdeen4
1881Occupation4
1881ResidenceAberdeen5
1881DeathAberdeen1
1881BurialSt. Peter's Cemetery, in Aberdeen6
1882Probate-new5

Family

Margaret Gibb (1822-20 Apr 1897)
Children

Citations

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  2. [S551] National Census for Scotland, 1861 (online image) Registration Number:168A, Registration district: St Nicholas, Civil parish: St Nicholas, Household schedule number: 101, Roll: CSSCT1861_24.
  3. [S1006] National Census for Scotland, 1871 (online image) Registration Number: 168/1; Registration District: St Nicholas; Civil Parish: Aberdeen St Nicholas; County: Aberdeenshire; Address: 58 John Street; ED: 13; Household Schedule Number: 285; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1871_31.
  4. [S992] National Census for Scotland, 1881 (online image) Registration Number: 168/1; Registration District: St Nicholas; Civil Parish: Aberdeen St Nicholas; County: Aberdeenshire; Address: 58 John Street; ED: 56; Household Schedule Number: 18; Line: 1; Roll: cssct1881_51.
  5. [S1236] Scotland, National Probate Index Ancestry.com, Name: James Reid; Death Date: 6 Nov 1881; Death Place: Aberdeen, Scotland; Confirmation Date: 8 Mar 1882; Confirmation Place: Aberdeen, Scotland.
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