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Re: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 24 February 18 05:14 GMT (UK) »
Blimey, there is so much information her. Thanks to everyone. The information from the 1841 Census and follow up with 1851 is interesting. However, the mother, Margaret is missing. Quite possible they moved from Elgin to Dornoch, as Christy said she was from there and her father from Lossie. Here us a scan of the marriage certificate. The six children from the marriage were: Henry Edward, Robert, Margaret, Isabella, John James, William George.
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Missing Munros of Ross & Cromarty
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 07 August 18 12:35 BST (UK) »
Been trying for several years to find the parents of Christiana Munro, born about 1816, who emigrated to Sydney aboard the Lady McNaughton in 1838. Her arrival card said she was a "native" of Dornoch. Father was John of Lossie. Mother was Margaret. Christie came in the care of Donald McDonald. Many searches, many records, none definitive. Christiana wen on to marry an English convict, Edward Everson. No one researching this line has any information.
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Christiana Munro: from Sutherland or Ross & Cromarty?
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 00:19 BST (UK) »
Who was she? Christiana Munro emigrated to Sydney aboard the Lady McNaughton in 1838 (no record of departure). Christy, who said she was a "native" of Dornoch, arrived in Sydney in 1839 and was listed as a dairymaid, age 24 (so born around 1816) to a John and Margaret Munro. She said here father was from Lossie. She came as part of Donald McDonald's family, who were from Dornoch. I've tried for three years to trace her lineage. She had eight children in Australia with an English convict, Edward Everson. But despite that no one connected to the Everson family have any information. Hope someone can help, please.
Smith, Munro, Perrin, Doyle, Wilkinson, Dewhurst, Hogan, Kenny, Carey, Travers, Mooney, Court, Edyvean, Hennig, Fiat, Jerome, Earle, Porter, Green, Tanton, Balls, Simpson, Mallett, Jessup, Lancaster, Paton, McMahon, Cahill, Morse, Cartwright, Wells, Hardy, Rice, Riley,

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Re: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 00:35 BST (UK) »
Many thanks to all those who have provided information. However, it seems nothing is definite. Some say Christiana's father is from Logie (could be any of a number of places). However, I'm sure it says Lossie, who could be short for Lossiemouth. I have attached Christiana's marriage certificate. Her children were: Henry Edward, Robert, Margaret, Isabella Stevenson, John James, William George, Charles Ross, Mary Anne.
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Re: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 00:46 BST (UK) »
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Re: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 09:32 BST (UK) »
That immigration record does not say "Lossie". It says "Parish of Lo*ie". The letter represented by * is a single letter. It could be a single (not a double) s, or it could be g. In my opinion it is a g because it is similar to the g in 'MacNaghten' above and it is not like the single s in 'parish' or in 'his' or in 'housemaid'. (The clerk's rendering of Ross-shire omits the third s.)

Lossiemouth is not a parish. It is a town in the parish of Drainie. (There are several parishes with 'Logie' in their names - see above for details.)

Also the name of the town is Lossiemouth not Lossie. Yes, people nowadays sometimes refer to it informally as 'Lossie', but only locally and never in a formal situation such as an official document.

I think that, in relation to your Christiana Munro, any reference to Lossiemouth is a complete red herring and you should concentrate on Easter Ross and Eastern Sutherland.


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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: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 10:22 BST (UK) »
Many thanks and point taken about "Lossie". However, when people arrived they would often used the vernacular. I've had several people say Lossiemouth is possible. I never discount anything, though. That said, I'm on the side of Logie. But which one? Logie East seems most credible. Regards, Greg.
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Re: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 12:05 BST (UK) »
Logie-Easter is far and away the most likely.

It is not all that far from Dornoch, so it is in the right general area. Also it is agricultural.

Drainie is agricultural but Lossiemouth is not. It was founded as the sea port for Elgin and has always been a trading and fishing harbour.
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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: Christiana Munro, daughter of John and Margaret. Who were they?
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 08 August 18 13:47 BST (UK) »
And John Munro was a farmer (possibly tacksman). There is a hint he is the John Munro involved in prosecuting the Earl of Sutherland's estate manager Patrick Sellar during the Clearances. That would be awesome. Might explain the lack of information.
Smith, Munro, Perrin, Doyle, Wilkinson, Dewhurst, Hogan, Kenny, Carey, Travers, Mooney, Court, Edyvean, Hennig, Fiat, Jerome, Earle, Porter, Green, Tanton, Balls, Simpson, Mallett, Jessup, Lancaster, Paton, McMahon, Cahill, Morse, Cartwright, Wells, Hardy, Rice, Riley,