James Oliver

James Oliver

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  • Gender Male 
    Born 21 March 1841  Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 6 June 1841  Achormlary, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Achormlary, Parish of Dornay
      Name - Age - Occupation - Born in Sutherland

      Alex Oliver 25 Ag Lab Yes
      Betsy Oliver 5 Yes
      George Oliver 3 Yes
      James Oliver 2 months Yes
      Betsy Gordon 25 Yes
      Johan Gordon 21 F L Yes
      Ferdinand Gilchrist 13 M L Yes
      Margaret Sutherland 11 Yes
    Census 30 March 1851  Auchtormleney, Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Parish of Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland
      Name - Relation - Age - Occupation - Where born.
      Auchtomleny or Auchtornleney

      Alexander Oliver Head Mar 36 Shepherd Caithness Berriedale
      Betsey Oliver Wife Mar 35 Sutherland Kildonan
      Betsey Oliver Daur Mar 15 Caithness Berriedale
      George Oliver Son U 13 Scholar Sutherland Kildonan
      James Oliver Son U 10 Scholar Sutherland Dornoch
      Jane Oliver Daur U 9 Scholar Sutherland Rogart
      Robert Oliver Son U 7 Sutherland Rogart
      William Oliver Son U 4 Sutherland Rogart
      Isabella Oliver Daur U 1 Sutherland Rogart
      Margaret Ross Servant U 18 House Servant Rossshire Dingwall
      William Tait Servant U 26 Servant (Shepherd) Tweedale Peebles
    Census 7 April 1861  Branch House, Berriedale, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Parish of Berriedale, Caithness, Scotland
      Name - Relation - Age - Occupation - Where born.
      Branch? House (name not clear)

      Alexander Oliver Head Mar 46 Shepherd Caithness-shire Berriedale
      Betsey Oliver Wife Mar 45 Shepherd's wife Sutherland-shire Kildonan
      James Oliver Son U 20 Shepherd's son Sutherland-shire Dornoch
      Robert Oliver Son U 16 Shepherd's son Sutherland-shire Rogart
      William Oliver Son U 14 Scholar Sutherland-shire Rogart
      Isabella Oliver Daur U 11 Scholar Sutherland-shire Rogart
      Alick Oliver Son U 8 Scholar Caithness-shire Berriedale
      Helen Oliver Daur U 4 Caithness-shire Latheron
    Died Yes - date unknown  
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    Person ID I18143  Roger
    Last Modified 3 April 2009 

    Father Alexander Oliver,   b. 25 December 1814,   d. 29 September 1879, Georgemas, Halkirk, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elspat or Elizabeth “Betty” Gordon,   b. 7 January 1813, Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 December 1888, East Brora, Clyne, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F691  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    British Census of 1841 for Parish of Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland
    1841 British Census for Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland
    Census shows Alexander Oliver with his wife Betsy (Gordon) Oliver and children Betsy, George and James. Also in household is Betsy’s sister Johan.
    1851 British Census for Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland
    1851 British Census for Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland
    Census shows Alexander Oliver with his wife Betsey and children Betsey, George, James, Jane, Robert, William and Isabella. They also have 2 servants and a visitor. Daughter Betsey, aged 15 is indicated as “Mar” - married - but there’s no husband in the household, and no marriage record found for her in the period 1850-1852. It may have been an error with her mother Betsey on the line above who is also indicated as “Mar”.
    1861 British Census for Berriedale, Sutherland, Scotland
    1861 British Census for Berriedale, Caithness, Scotland
    Census shows Alexander Oliver with his wife Betsey, and children James, Robert, Wiliam, Isabella, Alick and Helen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2481] Old Parish Birth Register - Search Results from Scotland's People.
    2. [S2485] British Census of 1841 for Parish of Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland.
    3. [S2484] British Census of 1851 for Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland.
    4. [S2486] British Census of 1861 for Berriedale, Caithness, Scotland.


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