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Offline ziggie

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Re: 1851 census look up please
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 16 September 10 13:43 BST (UK) »
Peter's age at death in 1912 was given as 74, making his birth year c. 1837/8.  The earliest I have picked him up definitely is on the 1871 census - age 32 born Forfarshire, occupation - railway surfaceman, living in Dornoch, Sutherland.  I have found a Peter Campbell in the 1861 census - age 21 born Dundee, Angus, occupation - labourer, living as a lodger in Regent Street, Keith, Banffshire.  The nearest I have found for the 1841 census is Peter aged 6 living with Famey McKay at Den Brae, Dundee, with his siblings Ann 20, William 15 and Kathrance 13.  From these children the only birth/baptism I have found is for William who was born in Inverness in 1825.  There was another brother, Kenneth, born 1833  and died in 1834, Dundee.  I have tried to follow his siblings but I have found nothing to date. 

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