Posted By:Alex Dow
Subject:Re: William LAING Bookseller (1764-1832)
Post Date:December 29, 2012 at 00:15:44
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Morning Brian

This appears to be the family in the 1841 UK Census, available on Scotland's People and Find My Past-

On the latter-

1841 census transcription details for: Manse, Manse, Crieff
Print Close National Archive Reference:
RG number:
Piece: 342
Book/Folio: 3
Page: 11
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Parish: Crieff
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Manse, Manse, Crieff
County: Perthshire
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
LAING, William M 50 1791 Minister Perthshire
LAING, Jean F 23 1818 Perthshire
LAING, Hellen F 20 1821 Perthshire
LAING, Mary F 16 1825 Perthshire
LAING, Johana F 18 1823 Perthshire
LAING, Williamina F 13 1828 Perthshire
LAING, David M 11 1830 Perthshire
LAING, Francis M 8 1833 Perthshire
LAING, William M 9 1832 Perthshire
FERGUSON, Betsey F 19 1822 F S Perthshire
MCEWAN, Bell F 18 1823 F S Perthshire
ANGUS, Lillias F 12 1829 F S Perthshire
DARY, James M 16 1825 M S Scotland

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If you go to Scotland's People, you will be able to VIEW the Scanned IMAGE of the original document, although it is unlikely to have more detail.

The apparent absence of his wife suggests that she probably died earlier, between 1828 and early 1841.


You might find a Scanned IMAGE the Death of WL in 1845, in Scotland's People.

He may have been involved in the "Second Statistical Account" of Scotland in the 1830s and 1840s, so you may be able to find more information in that.

Breakfast has been called, otherwise I would have followed through.