Isabella Moffat

Isabella Moffat

Female about 1823 - 1907  (~ 84 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born about 1823  Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • calclulated from age given at death
    Census 6 June 1841  Horsely, Houndwood Quoad Sacra, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Parish of Houndwood Quoad Sacra Page 13
      Horsely
      Richard Glass 25 Lab Born in Berwickshire
      Agnes Glass 24 Born in Berwickshire
      Isabel Glass 11 months Born in Berwickshire
      Isabella Moffat 15 Born in Berwickshire
    Census 30 March 1851  Dalmeny, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Parish of Dalmeny Town or Village of Craigie Page 14
      #51 Craigie
      James Garland Head Marr 28 Farm Servant Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Isabella Garland Wife Marr 26 Berwickshire, Abbey
      Mary Garland Daur 4 Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      George Garland Son 2 Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny

    Census 7 April 1861  Knowes Dwelling Houses, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Parish of Whitekirk & Tynninghame Page 5
      Knowes dwelling houses #23
      James Garland Head Marr 38 Groom (Farm) Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Isabella Garland Wife Marr 37 Berwickshire, Bunkle
      Mary Garland Daur 14 Ag Lab Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      George Garland Son 12 Scholar Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Isabella Garland Daur 9 Scholar Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Elizabeth Garland Daur 8 Scholar Edinburghshire, Duddingston
      James Garland Son 5 Haddington, Whitekirk
      Alex-r Garland Son 2 Haddington, Whitekirk
      Margt Garland Daur 4 mos Haddington, Whitekirk
    Census 3 April 1881  Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Parish of Whitekirkk and Tynninghame, Haddington, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224028 GRO Ref Volume 723 EnumDist 3 Page 3
      Ref No: 769851
      James Garland Head Mar 56 Groom Delmay, Linlithgow, Scotland
      Isabella Garland Wife Mar 57 Berwick, Scotland
      William Garland Son Unm 17 Groom Whitekirk, Haddington, Scotland
      Thomas Garland Son 15 Saddler Whitekirk, Haddington, Scotland
      Isabella Garland Grand Daur 7 Scholar Whitekirk, Haddington, Scotland
    Census 5 April 1891  Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1891 Census for Knowes, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
      Civil Parish of Whitekirk Hamlet of Knowes
      Page 7 Dwelling No 31 Farm Cottages
      George Garland Head Mar 68 Ploughman Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Mary Garland Wife Mar 64 Edinburghshire, Edinburgh
      Alexander Garland Son Unm 32 Engine Driver Haddingtonshire, Whitekirk
      Mary Garland Niece 14 Scholar Haddingtonshire, Whitekirk

      Page 7 Dwelling No 32 Farm Cottages
      James Garland Head Mar 67 Groom Linlithgowshire, Dalmeny
      Isabella Garland Wife Mar 67 Berwickshire, Longformacus
      Isabella Garland Grand-daur Unm 14 Outworker Haddingtonshire, Whitekirk
    Died 7 May 1907  Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • This death record indicates that parents were George Moffat and Isabella Clark - first indication we had that George Moffat and Isabella Clark had a daughter called Isabella - no birth record can be found for her. She was first spotted in the 1841 Census by Sandy Bain living with her sister Agnes, Agnes' husband Richard Glass and their daughter Isabella - Roger 25 May 2006
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    Person ID I15298  Roger
    Last Modified 26 January 2009 

    Father Ancestors AncestorsGeorge Moffat,   b. about 1792, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 January 1844, Harelawside Farm, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Ancestors AncestorsIsabel Clark,   b. before 8 January 1792, Fogo, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 January 1858, Penmanshiel, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years) 
    Family ID F16  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Ancestors AncestorsJames Garland,   b. about 1824, Dalmeny, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1905, Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 12 December 1845  Kirkliston, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Alternate Wedding 21 December 1845  Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Birth Entry for son James shows "married 1846 in Coldingham". This is at odds with the marriage information found in the Old Parish Register - Roger 21 Jun 2006 [9]
    Children 
    +  1. Female Mary Garland,   b. about 1847,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  2. Male George Garland,   b. about 1849,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  3. Female Isabella Garland,   b. about 1852, Kirkliston, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       4. Female Elizabeth Garland,   b. about 1853,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  5. Male James Garland,   b. 5 November 1855, Duddington Farm, Duddington, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 January 1898, District Asylum, Haddington, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
       6. Male Alexander Garland,   b. 12 April 1858, Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  7. Female Margaret Garland,   b. 15 November 1860, Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1941, Morningside, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +  8. Male William Garland,   b. 24 November 1863, Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  9. Male Thomas Garland,   b. 13 September 1865, Knowes Farm, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 February 1919, Anderston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 30 May 2007 
    Family ID F11305  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    1841 Census for Parish of Houndwood Quoad Sacra (formerly known as Coldingham), Berwickshire, Scotland
    1841 Census for Parish of Houndwood Quoad Sacra (formerly known as Coldingham), Berwickshire, Scotland
    Shows Richard Glass with his wife Agnes Moffat, their daughter isabel and Agnes' sister Isabella
    1851 Census for Dalmeny Parish, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
    1851 Census for Dalmeny Parish, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
    Bottom of page shows James Garland, with his wife Isabella Moffat and two children, Mary and George.
    1861 Census for Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
    1861 Census for Whitekirk, Haddintonshire, Scotland
    Page shows the families of assumed brothers James Garland and George Garland living adjacent in the Knowes dwelling houses at Knowes - a large farm in Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.
    1891 British Census for Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
    1891 British Census for Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
    Entries 31 and 32 on page show families of brothers George and James Garland still living as neighbours. #31 - George Garland, his wife Mary Hunter, son Alexander and niece Mary. #32 - James Garland, his wife Isabella Moffat and Grand-daughter Isabella daughter of Mary.
    Death Entry for Isabella Garland
    Death Entry for Isabella Garland
    This entry shows the death of Isabella Garland - wife of James Garland and daughter of George Moffat and Isabella Clark. Up until now there had been no record of George Moffat and Isabella Clark having a daughter Isabella.
    The informant is listed as Peter McKinlay - son in law. In fact Peter was married to Isabella Moffat's grand-daughter - Isabella, who was an illegitimate child of Mary Garland, daughter of Isabella Moffat.

  • Sources 
    1. [S712] Entry in Register of Deaths in the Parish of Whitekirk, Haddington, Scotland, John Wood - Registrar.
    2. [S868] British Census of 1891 for Knowes, Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.
    3. [S756] British Census of 1841 for Houndwood Quoad Sacra, Berwickshire, Scotland.
    4. [S723] British Census of 1851 for Craigie, Dalmeny Parish, Linlithgowshire, Scotland.
    5. [S721] British Census of 1861 for Whitekirk and Tynninghame, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.
    6. [S739] Transcription of British Census of 1881 for Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.
    7. [S795] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    8. [S796] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    9. [S851] Entry in Register of Births in the Landward Part of the Parish of Duddington, Mid-Lothian, Scotland, Robert Primrose Paterson.


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