James Forrester1

M, b. 27 October 1875

Reference IDs

  • 00010.4
Ref=FORRE-05450
     James Forrester was born on 27 October 1875 at Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, son of William Forrester and Jane McKay McGown.1,2,3,4 James Forrester was a painter in 1891.5

James Forrester married Maggie Young, daughter of John Young and Alison Douglas, on 14 August 1896 at The Manse, New Monkland, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.6 James Forrester was a journeyman painter in 1896.6 He began military service on 18 April 1916 at Montréal, Québec, in the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force.7 He was a painter in 1916.7

Children of James Forrester and Maggie Young

Last Edited=26 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. [S220] 1881 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland; GRO Census 1881 651/01 ED 09 p. 20, John McGown, Ref. no. 649554.
  2. [S146] "Scotland Births OPR 1513-1854", ScotlandOnline.com, 1875 651/01 0544.
  3. [S58] Birth certificate.
  4. [S324] "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., James Forrester, no. 526112, accessed 25 Feb 2011. This record gives the birth date as 26 Oct. 1878 in Airdrie.
  5. [S323] 1891 Scotland Census, Lanark. New Monkland; GRO Census 1891 651/01 019/01 009, William Forrester, sched. no. 46, 55 Bell St.; accessed 25 Feb 2011.
  6. [S260] Scotland. Lanarkshire, Airdrie, Statutory Marriages (Forrester-Young), 1896: Forrester-Young, GROS 651/00 0148.
  7. [S324] "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., James Forrester, no. 526112, accessed 25 Feb 2011.
  8. [S220] 1881 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland; GRO Census 1881 651/01 ED 09 p. 20, schedule 113, John McGown, Ref. no. 649554, viewed 10 Sep 2015 (note that Wm. Forrester is misidentified as John's grandchild.)
  9. [S323] 1891 Scotland Census, Lanark. New Monkland; GRO Census 1891 651/01 019/01 009, William Forrester, sched. no. 46, 55 Bell St.; accessed 31 Oct 2007.
  10. [S261] 1901 Scotland Census, Stirlingshire. Larbert; CSSCT1901_161 485/0A 005/0A 034, James Forrester, sched. 184.