George Moffat

George Moffat

Male 1802 - 1867  (65 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Male 
    Born 1802  [1
    • calculated from headstone data
    Census 6 June 1841  Renton Barns, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Parish of Houndwood Quoad Sacra (formerly Coldingham) Page 7-8
      Renton Barns
      George Moffat 40 Ag Lab Born in Berwickshire
      Margaret Moffat 40 Born in Berwickshire
      John Moffat 15 Born in Berwickshire
      Isabella Moffat 13 Born in Berwickshire
      Jane Moffat 11 Born in Berwickshire
      Margaret Moffat 9 Born in Berwickshire
      Barbara Moffat 6 Born in Berwickshire
      Mary Moffat 2 Born in Berwickshire
      Adam Moffat 5 months Born in Berwickshire
    Died 8 May 1867  Mount Pleasant, Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried after 8 May 1867  Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I11779  Roger
    Last Modified 17 October 2006 

    Father John Moffat 
    Mother Jean Pae 
    Family ID F11349  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Margaret Patterson or Paterson,   b. 1800,   d. 11 September 1851  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 15 October 1824  Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
    +  1. Male John Moffat,   b. 5 June 1825, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 October 1875  (Age 50 years)
    +  2. Female Isabella Moffat,   b. before 10 June 1827, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 November 1872, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
       3. Female Jane Moffat,   b. before 23 August 1829,   d. Yes - date unknown
       4. Female Margaret Moffat,   b. before 10 September 1831,   d. Yes - date unknown
       5. Female Barbara Moffat,   b. before 8 July 1834,   d. Yes - date unknown
       6. Female Mary Johnston Moffat,   b. before 25 May 1836, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1839  (Age < 2 years)
       7. Female Mary Moffat,   b. 17 July 1838, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       8. Male Adam Moffat,   b. 5 January 1841, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Last Modified 1 January 2005 
    Family ID F8713  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish/Suburb City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sign at entrance to Swinton Church
    Sign at entrance to Swinton Church
    This is the sign at the entrance to Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Stone tablet inside the Swinton Church
    Stone tablet inside the Swinton Church
    A stone inside the church notes the age of the church, and the date of a rebuilding:

    “Make no delay to turn to the lord - Anno 1593”.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Sign on the wall of the Swinton Church
    Sign on the wall of the Swinton Church
    A sign inside the church lists the “fewars” of the church - a “feuar” is one who holds a feu..

    “A free and gratuitous right to lands made to one for service to be performed by him; a tenure where the vassal, in place of military services, makes a return in grain or in money”.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Swinton church yard and Swinton Church
    Swinton church yard and Swinton Church
    A view across the front of the church yard from the Moffat headstone to the Swinton Church.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Window in Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Window in Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    A view of the window of the Swinton Church taken from inside the church.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.

    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 family of George Moffat and his wife Margaret (Patterson), and their children John, Isabella, Jane, Margaret, Barbara, Mary and Adam living at Renton Barns, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Death Entry for George Moffat
    Death Entry for George Moffat
    First entry lists the death of George Moffat of Mount Pleasant who died 8 May 1867. Lists parents as John Moffat and Jean Pay.

    Headstones
    Headstone of George Moffat and Margaret Patterson and Family
    Headstone of George Moffat and Margaret Patterson and Family
    Headstone in the church yard of the Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland.

    Viewed and photographed on 21 June 2000 by Roger Moffat.

    Inscription says:
    Erected
    by George Moffat Tenant
    in Mount Pleasant
    In Memory of his wife
    Margret Patterson who died
    the 11th Sep. 1854 aged 51 years
    And the above George Moffat
    who died the 8th May 1867
    aged 65 years
    Also of his Son John Moffat
    who died the 27th October 1875
    aged 50 years
    Also Jane Hogg wife of the above
    John Moffat who died at
    Greenlaw 29th January 1905
    aged 81 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.
    2. [S758] British Census of 1841 for Houndwood quoad sacra, Berwickshire, Scotland.
    3. [S760] Entry in Register of Deaths in the Parish of Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotland, J B Henderson - Registrar.
    4. [S137] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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