James COLSTON

Male Abt 1778 - 1826  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name James COLSTON 
    Born Abt 1778  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Brickmaker 
    FamilySearch ID 9VHK-88T 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9VHK-88T 
    Died Jun 1826  Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Jun 1826  Restalrig, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Restalrig was later named South Leith
    Person ID I462  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Family Mary CUNNINGHAM,   b. Abt 1774, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1826, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1797  South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Colston
      James Colston Brickmaker and Mary Cunningham Residenter in Duddingston, and daughter of Arch. Cunningham Tennant Gifford-hall after proclamation of banns were married Novem. 10th 1797 [2]
    Children 
    +1. Mary COLSTON,   b. 11 Jul 1799, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Janet COLSTON,   b. 25 Sep 1802, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alexander Thomson COLSTON,   b. 16 Nov 1805, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1875, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Margaret COLSTON,   b. Sep 1808, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. James Forsyth COLSTON,   b. 2 Aug 1812, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1869, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +6. William Edward COLSTON,   b. 5 Jul 1816, Portobello Bridge, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1863, Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1778 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1797 - South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jun 1826 - Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 1826 - Restalrig, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S155] Index to the Register of burials in the Chuchyard of Restalrig; 1728 - 1824, Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, (https://archive.org/details/scottishrecordso20scotuoft), Colston James, Portobello, aged 48 years 01 June 1826.

    2. [S800] Scotland Old Parochial Records; digital image, (ScotlandsPeople (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk)), Colston, James 10 Nov 1797 OPR marriages 692/02 0110 0229 Leith South.

    3. [S5] International Genealogical Index [IGI], (FamilySearch), FHL Film 1067773.