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INGLIS, SANDILAMDS - North Leigh Edinburgh, Scotland
Posted by: Bonnie Shewan Machabee (ID *****0560) Date: September 16, 2002 at 14:58:08
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Charles Robertson INGLIS [b:1 Feb 1874] and Margaret Johnstone SANDILANDS [b abt 1876] parents of Jane McDonald Milne INGLIS.

Charles Robertson INGLIS son of Alexander INGLIS & Jane ROBERTSON
In 1881, the INGLIS family were living at 15 Hillhouse Field Or Trafalgar Lane, North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland (EnumDist 21 Page 4). Alexander INGLIS, aged 44, born in Preston Pans, Haddington, Scotland was the household head. He worked as a skinner. His wife Jane INGLIS, aged 40, was also born in Preston Pans, Haddington, Scotland. Their 18 year-old daughter Margaret was a domestic servant. She was born in the City of Edinburgh. All of the other children were born in North Leith. They were: William INGLIS, 16 an apprentice skinner, George 14, an apprentice joiner, Alexander 12, Agnes 9, Charles 6, Peter 4 and Alice 1.

By the time of the 1891 Census, County of Midlothian, District of Leith South, the INGLIS household was comprised of Alexander, 55; his wife Jane 50 and their four children: Alexander 22, Agnes 19, Charles 17 and Peter 14. The three older children: Margaret, William and George were no longer with their parents. Alice, who would have been 11, must have either died or been with relatives.

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Margaret Johnstone SANDILANDS daughter of Charles SANDILANDS & Jane McDonald MILNE:
In the 1881 the SANDILANDS family -- Charles and Jane -- were living at 59 Bristo St, Edinburgh Buccleuch, Edinburgh, Scotland (GRO Ref vol 685-4 EnumDist 66 pg19). Charles was 25, born in Edinburgh and working as a Printer Compositer. His wife Jane, age 24 was also born in Edinburgh as were the children five-year-old Mary Ann and four year-old Margaret.

According to the marriage records for her Jane,Margaret's full name was name was Margaret Johnstone Sandilands and at the time of Jane's marriage, Margaret lived at 71 North Fort Street, Leith. There is no listing in the IGI for a marriage between Charles INGLIS and Margaret SANDILANDS

Jane McDonald Milne INGLIS was born 2 Sep 1899, in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland to Charles Robertson Inglis, butcher's manager and Margaret Johnstone Sandilands (maiden surname).

The 1901 Census for the Civil Parish of Leith, Ecclesiatical Parish of St. Cuthbert's includes a record for Charles INGLIS, 24, a butcher born in Leith; his 23-year-old wife, Margaret from Edinburgh and one-year-old daughter, Jane born in Leith living at 44 West Bowling Green Street. The building consisted of 5 homes including that of George Inglis, 34 and his wife Jemima 33 along with their children: Alexander, Elizabeth, George and James. This was likely Charles' brother George -- born in 1866.

Jane was a 23 year-old spinster, working as a clerk and living at 71 North Fort Street Leith when she married Alfred Donald Shewan on 14 Feb 1923. The couple immigrated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada abt 1924. Jane died 2 Oct 1925 -- five days after the birth of her first child, Robert Donald Shewan -- in Montreal, Quebec, Canada According to marriage records her father Charles Robertson Inglis was a butcher's manager. Ethel Inglis witnessed Jane's marriage. She lived at the same address as Jane. Don't know her relationship to Jane.

Any clues or suggestions would be greatly apprecitated.


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