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Margaret Shaw[1]

Female Abt 1779 - 1854  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Margaret Shaw  [2
    Born Abt 1779  Falkirk, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1854  Age 73 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Falkirk Churchyard, Re-Interred In Camelon Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I59  My Genealogy

    Father James Shaw,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jean Cockburn,   b. Abt 1755,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert (of Bainsford) Maclaren,   b. Abt 1778, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1826, Bainsford, Scotland. Aged 48 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1807  Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. James Shaw Maclaren,   b. 19 Oct 1808, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Jean Maclaren,   b. 15 Apr 1810, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Maclaren,   b. 5 Jan 1812, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Janet Maclaren,   b. 1816, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Maclaren,   b. 2 Mar 1817, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1889, Pollockshields, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Jeanie Maclaren,   b. Abt 1819, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843  (Age ~ 24 years)
     7. Unknown ? Maclaren,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Unknown ? Maclaren,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Andrew Maclaren,   b. 1825, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 75 years)
     10. Archibald Maclaren,   b. 1826, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 0n 20th September, 1822, Margaret Shaw, spouse of Robert McLaren,
      Clerk to the Carron Co. residing in Bainsford was seised in 7 falls of
      ground with the houses thereon, being part of the lands of Mungall,
      adjacent to Bainsford, parish of Falkirk, on a disposition by James
      Shaw, labourer, Bainsford, her father, which was dated 23rd April,
      1806.


      From Brian Watters 6th July 2001
      However, I can give you a little information on some of the othersmentioned in your letter. Robert Maclaren's wife Margaret, was thedaughter of James Shaw of Bainsford. She inherited her father's propertyin 1822 as can be seen from the Abridgement of Sasines for Stirlingshire:

      Sept. 20. 1822. 617. MARGARET SHAW, spouse of Robert McLaren, Clerk tothe Carron Co., residing in Bainsford, Seised, Sept. 17. 1822, - in 7Falls of ground with the Houses thereon, being part of the lands ofMUNGALL, adjacent to BAINSFORD, par. Falkirk; - on Disp. by James Shaw,Labourer,
      Bainsford, her father, Apr. 23. 1806. PR. 102.20.

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.

    2. [S2] Mac 14Febxx.FTW.