Author Topic: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy  (Read 5291 times)

Offline Nozza66

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 31
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« on: Sunday 25 August 13 10:44 BST (UK) »
Hi all just searching for a while for info on George Rae born abt 1840 think in Linlithgow as that what it says on passenger list to South Australia in 1852 on ship Medina, but cant seem to find parents or marriage .
any info would be helpful .
cheers
Nozza66

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.


Offline ev

  • Global Moderator
  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • ********
  • Posts: 6,980
  • Drumkilbo
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:00 BST (UK) »
Hi ,

There is this reference -
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYSH-J22

Would that be his father and mother ?

ev
Census information Crown copyright , All Census information from transcriptions - check original records , The IGI is a finding tool only - check original records

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.


Offline Nozza66

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 31
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:11 BST (UK) »
Yes that seems to be their marriage but no parents names there , so any info would help me heaps.
cheers
Nozza66

Offline ev

  • Global Moderator
  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • ********
  • Posts: 6,980
  • Drumkilbo
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:17 BST (UK) »
Adding the ship list -
http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/medina1852.shtml

So George is 32 born Linlithgow(born c1820) Ag. Labourer

ev

Added -
On 26th June 1852 Christina Tweedie, my 1st cousin 4 x removed left these shores for ever. Having travelled from Scotland to Liverpool with her husband, George Rae, an agricultural labourer from Linlithgow, and their children Mary 4, Thomas 2 and David 6 months, they boarded the Medina and began their journey to Australia. The Medina was the 16th ship to leave England for Australia that year and carried 410 government emigrants bound for South Australia. Conditions on board must have been bad as twelve children under the age of two died in the space of five days and five on one single day. The cause seems to have been dysentry. George and Christina's youngest child David was one of these casualties and like the other children was buried at sea. The journey took 105 days and the ship arrived in Port Adelaide on 9th October. Christina died in Redhill, South Australia in 1902.
Census information Crown copyright , All Census information from transcriptions - check original records , The IGI is a finding tool only - check original records

Offline ev

  • Global Moderator
  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • ********
  • Posts: 6,980
  • Drumkilbo
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:34 BST (UK) »
Looks like George Rae died 1877 Clare , South Australia.
Have you checked the death to see if it mentions parents ?

http://www.genealogysa.org.au/?option=com_search&ref=search&id=2&s=cmFl&g=Z2Vvcmdl&c=&y=MTg3Nw==&r=MA==

Online trees I've looked at don't seem to have his parents   :-\

Perhaps Seoras may be able to help ?

ev
Census information Crown copyright , All Census information from transcriptions - check original records , The IGI is a finding tool only - check original records

Offline rutht22000

  • RootsChat Aristocrat
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,932
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:37 BST (UK) »
They are mistranscribed as Reid on the 1851 in Dixon's Row, Whitburn, Lanarkshire.  George is working as an Iron Minor and young Thomas and Mary are with them.

That census gives George born in Wiston, Lanarkshire so it may be worth looking there for him too.  The original marriage entry for him and Christina also gives him of the Parish of Wiston.
Jeacock
Colebourne
Shepherd
Scotter
Sievers
Knowles
Pritchard
Lilley
Hart/Hertz
Woodmansey
Monnington
Thomas (South Wales)
John (South Wales)
Pearce (South Wales)

Offline rutht22000

  • RootsChat Aristocrat
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,932
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:43 BST (UK) »
There is a George Rae born in Wiston, son of Daniel Rae and Agnes Weir on 7 August 1819 that could be worth looking at.

I wonder if he lived in Linlithgow as a child and got confused as there is  no George Rae that I can see born in Linlithgow around that time
Jeacock
Colebourne
Shepherd
Scotter
Sievers
Knowles
Pritchard
Lilley
Hart/Hertz
Woodmansey
Monnington
Thomas (South Wales)
John (South Wales)
Pearce (South Wales)

Offline Nozza66

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 31
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 25 August 13 11:46 BST (UK) »
Thank you all so much ,
 ev we must be cousins removed as Thomas is my great grand-dad his son William John is my mums dad .
So any info that anyone has would be great .
thanks all again
Nozza66

Offline ev

  • Global Moderator
  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • ********
  • Posts: 6,980
  • Drumkilbo
    • View Profile
Re: George Rae and Christina Tweedie/Tweedy
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 25 August 13 12:16 BST (UK) »
Sorry we're not related  :)

Seoras is the one your after.

Quote from: Seoras on Wednesday 26 June 13 23:53 BST (UK)


ev

Added - That looks promising , Ruth  :)
Census information Crown copyright , All Census information from transcriptions - check original records , The IGI is a finding tool only - check original records