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Neil MacGregor
« on: Saturday 02 June 18 23:07 BST (UK) »
Hello,

Neil was baptised in Dingwall in 1819. His parents were Simon MacGregor and Margaret MacKenzie, who married in Fodderty in 1811. Neil was the younger brother of my 3x great-granddad, Alexander, baptised in Dingwall in 1815. I see he is on a couple of censuses in Fodderty, but FamilySearch tells me only his age and parish of residence. Can anyone give me any information e.g. did he marry, what did he work as, any children/grandchildren/great-grandchildren etc, when he died.

I'd appreciate any help!

Adam
Dead-end ancestors:

William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston
Lewis Lipman, b. ca. 1798 (son of John Lipman, late of Glasgow)
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 03 June 18 00:04 BST (UK) »
Have you tried using freecen.org although I don't know what records they have or what's missing?

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 03 June 18 00:20 BST (UK) »
I've not heard of freecen.org. I'll check it out. I could only find Neil on the 1881 Census and I think it was the 1861 Census.
Dead-end ancestors:

William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston
Lewis Lipman, b. ca. 1798 (son of John Lipman, late of Glasgow)
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 03 June 18 09:30 BST (UK) »
There are a few trees on Ancestry that has a death for Neil Macgregor 25 April 1907
Tollie of Brahan  Fodderty ..You would be better to check this out on Scotlands People to make sure if is the right person ..

He seems to have lived at the same address right up to his death ..

1871 Census Neil McGregor age 52 born Fodderty farmer of 20 acres arable
Margaret McGregor age 48 b Fodderty wife
Alexander McGregor age 24 ...Mason
Simon McGregor age 19 farmers son
Margaret McGregor age 15 farmers daughter
Jessie McGregor age 8 farmers daughter
Catherine Macgregor age 40 sister
All born Fodderty

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 03 June 18 09:38 BST (UK) »
Thanks! That's very likely to have been him, judging by the names of his children as well.
Dead-end ancestors:

William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston
Lewis Lipman, b. ca. 1798 (son of John Lipman, late of Glasgow)
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 03 June 18 09:54 BST (UK) »
The best place for checking is Scotlands People I would start with the death certificate first to make sure it's your Neil

As I said he was at same address on all census records he married a Margaret McLeod have not found a record yet ..but this is him on the 1851 Census at Tollie Fodderty Rosshire
Neil McGregor age 32 farmer
Peggy McGregor 29
Alexr McGregor 3 Simon 3
Catherine McLeod 26 sister in Law
Peggy McLeod 62 mother in Law
He is also with this family on the 1841 Census you can check on freecen

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 03 June 18 09:58 BST (UK) »
Thanks! Can you find anything on his sons Alexander and Simon?
Dead-end ancestors:

William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston
Lewis Lipman, b. ca. 1798 (son of John Lipman, late of Glasgow)
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 03 June 18 11:08 BST (UK) »
Will have a look and see :)

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Re: Neil MacGregor
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 03 June 18 11:13 BST (UK) »
Much appreciated.
Dead-end ancestors:

William Cartwright, d. 1910, Wigston
Lewis Lipman, b. ca. 1798 (son of John Lipman, late of Glasgow)
Simon McGrigor/McGregor/MacGregor, b. ca. 1789, m. 1811, Fodderty, d. 1859, Fodderty (parents Alexander MacGregor and Mary Grant)
William Sands, b. ca. 1816, m. 1837, Clerkenwell, d. 1863, St. Luke's
Jesse Thorogood, b. ca. 1751, m. 1777, Shalford, d. 1826, Shalford