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James MCDONALD

Male 1847 - 1884  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name James MCDONALD 
    Born Mar 1847  St James Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 9429BDB1AA4D4F92835D3C0C9C6A42AB1E9D 
    Died Jun 1884  Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1881 census: James and Agnes were living with James's parents - see Alexander's Notes.

      James probably died in Q2 1884 aged only 37.

      1891 census: at 95 St James Road, Lambeth: Agnes (widow, 50, living on own means), Alexander (17, clerk), Agnes M (16, art student), Grace (15, scholar), Margaret (10, scholar), Muriel (9, scholar) and James's mother Sarah (80, living on own means) Also a boarder and a general servant.

      1901 census: at 2 Hillside Road, Lambeth: Agnes (widow, 60, living on own means), Alexander (27, mercantile clerk), Grace (24, teacher of dancing, on own account), Ellen S (23, teacher of music, on own account), Flora (22, woman clerk M.O. office), Margaret (20, governess on own account) and Muriel (19, teacher of dancing, on own account). Also a boarder.
    Person ID I1255  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2013 

    Father Alexander MCDONALD,   b. Abt 1797, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1881, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah ARMSTRONG,   b. Abt 1811, St James Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1892, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Sep 1843  St James Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes Patterson LAIDLAW,   b. Abt 1841, Hull, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1902, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1872  St Mary, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Banns published on 21 & 28 July & 4 August 1872 at Lambeth St Mary.

      Married after banns. James McDonald, full age, bachelor, mercantile clerk of Holland Road, father Alexander Mc Donald, mercantile clerk. Agnes Pattison* Laidlaw, full age, spinster of Holland Road, father Alexander Laidlaw, mercantile clerk. Both signed. Witnesses John B Prim and Helen Laidlaw.
      * a note beside the entry in the marriage register indicates that 'Pattison' should read 'Patterson'. This change was made on ?? June 1884 by the then curate in the presence of 'Agnes Patterson McDonald widow of the late James McDonald, the parties married'.
    Children 
     1. Alexander MCDONALD,   b. Jun 1873, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Agnes Mary MCDONALD,   b. Sep 1874, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Grace MCDONALD,   b. Dec 1875, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ellen Sarah MCDONALD,   b. Jun 1877, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Flora MCDONALD,   b. Mar 1879, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret MCDONALD,   b. Mar 1881, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Muriel MCDONALD,   b. Mar 1882, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1847 St James 1/120.

    2. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      probable death: aged 37 Q2 1884 Lambeth 1d/343.

    3. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1843 St James Westminster 1/115.

    4. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1872 Lambeth 1d/603.

    5. [S210] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, November 2009 and later.