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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #36 on: Sunday 16 April 17 13:41 BST (UK) »
In the 1841 census there's an Isabella Robinson, aged 23, a female servant in the household of Andrew Benton, Agent, at Brinkburn Priory, parish of Alwinton, which is about 3 miles from Longframlington. This could be your Isabella - she matches exactly in age.

Some photographs taken around Longframlington
http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=71177795

and Brinkburn Priory
http://www.geograph.org.uk/gridref/NZ1198
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #37 on: Sunday 16 April 17 13:58 BST (UK) »
A Mary Watt, mother's surname Robinson, born Rothbury area in 1844.   Red herring?
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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #38 on: Sunday 16 April 17 14:46 BST (UK) »
She is certainly the right age to be the 7-year-old Mary in the 1851 census.
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #39 on: Sunday 16 April 17 15:45 BST (UK) »
https://familysearch.org

Name   Mary Isabella Watt
Gender   Female
Birth Date   13 May 1874
Birthplace   MONTROSE,ANGUS,SCOTLAND
Father's Name   William Watt
Mother's Name   Jane Robertson


Name   Edward Robertson Watt
Gender   Male
Birth Date   13 Sep 1881
Birthplace   Montrose, Forfar, Scotland
Father's Name   William Watt
Mother's Name   Jane Robertson Watt
Salop Adams,Backhouse,Bailey,Carnal,Carter,Cartwright,Chambre, Chettoe,Cooper,Erpe,Fewtrell,Gardner,Greenhouse,Gwilliam,Humphrey,Jenks,Morrey,Otherton,Parry,Pickerall,Powell,Pugh,Reeves,Reynolds, Roberts,Rogers,Salter,Whittakers,Worrall,Wright,Yale

Mont.  Davies,Edwards,Hughes,Lewis,Maddox,Mapp,Pritchard
Almeley  Prichard
Battersea  Young
Brechin  Allan,Barrie,Hardie,Mathewson,Mitchell,Strachan,Watt
Chelsea  Coates,Smith
Cheshire  Penlington
Emneth  Bennington
Wisbech  Bell,Briggs,Willcock

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #40 on: Sunday 16 April 17 16:03 BST (UK) »
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=754281.0

Topic: William Watt - scotsman working in Moscow 1917  (Read 435 times)
Salop Adams,Backhouse,Bailey,Carnal,Carter,Cartwright,Chambre, Chettoe,Cooper,Erpe,Fewtrell,Gardner,Greenhouse,Gwilliam,Humphrey,Jenks,Morrey,Otherton,Parry,Pickerall,Powell,Pugh,Reeves,Reynolds, Roberts,Rogers,Salter,Whittakers,Worrall,Wright,Yale

Mont.  Davies,Edwards,Hughes,Lewis,Maddox,Mapp,Pritchard
Almeley  Prichard
Battersea  Young
Brechin  Allan,Barrie,Hardie,Mathewson,Mitchell,Strachan,Watt
Chelsea  Coates,Smith
Cheshire  Penlington
Emneth  Bennington
Wisbech  Bell,Briggs,Willcock

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #41 on: Sunday 16 April 17 17:07 BST (UK) »
Curiosity got the better of me!

Alexander Watt, shipmaster, married 1st to Mary Ann Hutcheon and 2nd to Mary Kinnear, died at 17 Balmain Street, Montrose, on 18 July 1889, aged 73. Parents William Watt and Ann Wilson. QED.

Alexander Watt and Mary Kinnear were married at St Cyrus on 29 April 1858. So Mary Ann Hutcheon must have died quite young, probably before the start of civil registration in 1855.

1911 Census has Mary Watt, 66, single, bread and biscuit baker, born England, and Mary I Watt, niece, 36, single, baker's shop assistant, born Montrose.

Mary Isabella Watt, 66, died in Montrose in 1940. This matches Mary Isabella Watt, born 13 May 1874 to William Watt and Jane Robertson.

Also note with interest Mary Kinnear Watt, born 7 December 1874 in Monifieth to George Watt and Annie McCulloch Roger.

Mary Watt, single, baker, daughter of John Watt, baker, and Isabella Robson (sic), died on 28 October 1923 at Albion Cottage, Luthermuir, Marykirk, Kincardineshire, aged 75.

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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #42 on: Sunday 16 April 17 18:25 BST (UK) »
http://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories/post-office/index.cfm?place=Angus_and_Mearns

1846   Angus and Mearns directory and almanac   Montrose, Forfar, Brechin, Arbroath, Kirriemuir

1847   Angus and Mearns directory and almanac   Montrose, Forfar, Brechin, Arbroath, Kirriemuir

Montrose
Page 22
Watt, James, printer and publisher, 20, High-street.
Watt, Robert, baker, Ferry-street
Watt, Alexander, shipmaster. Hill-street
Watt, James, merchant, 59, Murray-street
Watt, Alexander, shipmaster, Bridge-street
Watt, John, baker, 100, Murray-street

Salop Adams,Backhouse,Bailey,Carnal,Carter,Cartwright,Chambre, Chettoe,Cooper,Erpe,Fewtrell,Gardner,Greenhouse,Gwilliam,Humphrey,Jenks,Morrey,Otherton,Parry,Pickerall,Powell,Pugh,Reeves,Reynolds, Roberts,Rogers,Salter,Whittakers,Worrall,Wright,Yale

Mont.  Davies,Edwards,Hughes,Lewis,Maddox,Mapp,Pritchard
Almeley  Prichard
Battersea  Young
Brechin  Allan,Barrie,Hardie,Mathewson,Mitchell,Strachan,Watt
Chelsea  Coates,Smith
Cheshire  Penlington
Emneth  Bennington
Wisbech  Bell,Briggs,Willcock

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Re: "Joining the Watts"
« Reply #43 on: Monday 17 April 17 08:19 BST (UK) »
1841 census in Montrose. James Watt, 30, baker and confectioner with Christina Watt, 25; Helen Watt, 15; John Moore, 4; Jane Ann Watt, 5 months; two apprentices and a servant. This looks like James Watt and Christina Gordon, but I don't see a marriage date. Their daughter Jane Ann was born 28 December 1840.

They also had
James Wilson, 23 October 1842 (note the middle name)
Christina, 18 April 1844
Robertina Helen, 15 May 1846


Hi Forfarian,

A far as I can see James Watt went south and married Christiana Gordon (Father Charles Gordon, a Tailor) on 23 Nov 1839 at St George the Martyr Church in London then brought her back to Montrose for a while before heading back to London...  They appear again in the London 1861 census as a family, living in Clerkenwell St James, Pentonville District.

 - Fraser