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Williamson - Invergordon / Black Isle, Scotland
« on: Tuesday 13 October 20 15:51 BST (UK) »
Looking for any information or connections to the Williamson family, in particular James Williamson and his wife Nancy (or Agnes) Miller.

James had a brother Isaac who wed Mary Lindsay, and a sister Margaret who wed Archibald McAllister.

As was typical of the time, they were described as Tinsmiths, Travellers and Hawkers / Pedlars.

All of the above were tried at Aberdeen High Court in 1835 on charges of robbery, theft and assault and all except Nancy were transported to Van Diemens Land, Tasmania in 1836 following conviction.

James and Nancy had a daughter Margaret, and a possible daughter Isabella.

Margaret wed Nicholas Pascal (or Pascoe), then Alexander McPherson.

Margaret and Nicholas had a daughter Alison Pascal who wed Donald Howie.

I would love to know any further information in relation to the Williamsons themselves and more specifically the Williamson / Pascal and Pascal / Howie lines.

Details as i know them are below.

Margaret Williamson b.1808, Banffshire
Married Archibald McAllister
Both transported

Isaac Williamson b. 1813 Invergordon d. 1843 Van Diemans Land, Tasmania
Married Mary Lindsay
Son John Lindsay b. 1831
All three transported

James Williamson
b. 1811. Invergordon, d. 1842 Van Diemens Land, Tasmania
Agnes or Nancy Miller b. 1812
James was transported.

Daughter Isabella Williamson b. 1833 Stracathro, Angus

Daughter Margaret Williamson b. 1827, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, d. 1891 St Nicholas, Aberdeen

1) Nicholas Pascal 1851, Leith, Midlothian

Children :

Elizabeth Morrison Pascal b. 1851 Leith, Midlothian

James Johnson Pascal b. 1851 Leith, Midlothian

Helen Pascal b. 1855, Leith, Midlothian

Alison Pascal b. 1856, Leith, Midlothian d.1894, Forfar, Angus
Married Donald Howie

2) Alexander McPherson

Children :

Agnes McPherson b. 1859, Stirling
Married James Roy

Duncan McPherson b. 1863, Perth, Scotland

William McPherson b. 1867, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire. Scotland

Lachlan McPherson b. 1867, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Children of Alison Pascal and Donald Howie 

Janet Howie Pascal
b. 1879 Keith, Banfshire
Buried 1880 Kirriemuir, Angus

James Roy Howie Pascal
b. 1881 St Nicholas, Aberdeen
d. 1948 Greenock, Renfrewshire

Elizabeth Johnston Pascal
b. 1883 St Nicholas, Aberdeen
d. 1885 Keith, Banffshire

Allison Howie Pascal
b. 1885 Inverness
d. 1886 Crieff, Perthshire

Elizabeth Johnston Pascal
b. 1887 St Clement, Dundee
d. 1888 Monifieth, Forfar

Robina Howie Pascal
b. 1889 Wick, Caithness
d. 1892 Monifieth, Forfar

Margaret Pascal
b. 1891 St Giles, Midlothian
d. 1892 Cupar, Fife