Further details of the children of William Adam and Elisabeth Nisbet
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Further details of the children of William Adam and Elisabeth Nisbet
William Adam and Elisabeth Nisbet had the following known children:
Jean Adam, born 24 February 1802, Dailly, Ayrshire
Jean married John McMann, an engine keeper, on 9 July 1824 in St Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire. Jean and John had the following known children (NOTE: It would seem that the children dropped the Mc from McMann, and were known as Mann.):
(For further details of the children of Jean Adam and John McMann - click here)
For the census of 1841 Jean and John were living with their children at Campbell's Land, John Street, Glasgow with John working as an engineer.
1841 Census (7th June) Ayr (578) Book 2a. Page 18.
Mill Street, Ayr.
|William McMann||15||Machine Maker Apprentice||No|
|Elisabeth McMann||15||Power Loom Weaver Cotton||Yes|
|Mary McMann||10 months||Yes|
For the census of 1851 Jean and John were living with their younger children at what assumes is the same address as the 1841 census, 97 John Street, Glasgow.
1851 Census (31st March) Glasgow (622) Book 244. Page 19. 97
97 John Street, Glasgow
|John McMann||Head||47||Engineer||Dalry, Ayrshire|
|Jean McMann||Wife||49||Dalry, Ayrshire|
|Matthew McMann||Son||13||Apprentice Smith||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Mary McMann||Daughter||10||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John McMann||Son||7||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jean Clark||Lodger||22||Cotton Mill Worker||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
John McMann certainly died between 1851 and 1857 but no obvious record of his demise can be found 1855-1857. However there is a record of the burial of a a John McMann, Engineer, in Glasgow who had died on 17 February 1854 in 15 Brown Street, Glasgow and was buried on 21 February 1854 in St Davids, Glasgow, which is probably "our" John McMann.
Jane McMann, nee Adam, died aged 58 on 12 May 1857 at 111 Stobcross Street, Anderston, Glasgow. She was recorded on the death certificate as the widow of an Engine Keeper, and the daughter of William Adam, a Shoemaker, and Elisabeth Adam, maiden surname, Nisbet, both identified as deceased. She was buried in the Glasgow Necropolis and the informant was William Adam, her son, who was present.
Margaret Adam, born 19 January 1804, Dailly, Ayrshire
Margaret married John Kemp, a blacksmith, on 29 December 1826 in Glasgow. The Kemp family history website on the internet proposes that John Kemp was born 18 October 1801 and baptised on 8 November 1801 in Penicuik, Midlothian, the son of Ebenezer Kemp, a Ploughman, and Isobel Younger, were married 7 October 1797, Penicuik, Midlothian.. (With Ebenezer Kemp born 3 September 1766, Lasswade, Midlothian, and Isobel Younger born 8 November 1778, Broughton, Peebles-shire). I am unaware of any hard and fast evidence that they may have to substantiate this proposal, however the fact the 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 census for Isabella, Margaret and John's youngest child give her place of birth as Penicuk, Midlothian and the fact that Margaret and John's first daughter was named Isabella and their first son Ebenezer would also fit with this theory. For details Ebenezer Kemp and Isabella Younger and their other children - click here
John and Margaret had the following known children:
(For further details of the children of Margaret Adam and John Kemp - click here)
For the census of 1841 John and Margaret were living with their children at Lyon Street, St Georges Field,, Glasgow with John working as a blacksmith.
1841 Census (7 June) Glasgow - St Gerges (644) Book 6. Page 16.
Lyon Street, St Georges Field,, Glasgow
|Alexander Kemp||9 months||Yes|
For the census of 1851 Margaret is listed as a widow living with five of her children still in the St Georges area of Glasgow. John, her husband, must have died between 1841 and 1851, and this means no 1851 census to give a more accurate birth date and place of birth and no statutory death record from which his parents names could be obtained. However there is a Death / Burial recorded in the OPR on 26 February 1843 in the Gorbals cemetry in Glasgow, but this John Kemp is aged 39 and identified as a Weaver. So far no obvious birth record has been discovered either, therefore the best we can say is that John Kemp was probably born circa 1808 and not in Lanarkshire. Could he have been a distant cousin of Margaret through her potential grandmother Jean Kemp??
1851 Census (31 March) Glasgow (644) Book 27. Page 21-22.
134 Garscube Road, Glasgow
|Margaret Kemp||Head - Widow||46||Dressmaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Isabella Kemp||Daughter||23||Edinburgh, Midlothian|
|Ebenezer Kemp||Son||19||Engineer Apprentice||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|William Kemp||Son||17||Engineer Apprentice||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Margaret Kemp||Daughter||14||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Barbara Kemp||Daughter||8||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
For the census of 1861 (derived from indexes) Margaret would seem to have been living with her youngest daughter Barbara still in the same St Georges area of Glasgow. This census gives her place of Margaret's birth as New Dailly, Ayrshire.
Margaret Kemp nee Adam died aged 62 on 23 October 1866 in 150 Garscube Road, Glasgow. She was recorded on the death certificate as the widow of John Kemp, a journeyman Blacksmith, and the daughter of William Adam, a Shoemaker, and Margaret Adam, maiden surname Nisbett, both identified as deceased. (Mother's forename wrong - should have been Elizabeth.) The informant was William Kemp, her son, of 25 ?Houston? Street, Glasgow. An announcement of her demise was carried in the Glasgow Herald two days later.
Margaret Kemp, nee Adam
James, a shoemaker like his father, married Jane Burns, the daughter of Andrew Burns, a clothier, and Margaret Blackwood, on 28 June 1834 in Ayr, Ayrshire. For further details of James Adam, his wife, his children and his ancestry - Click here
John Adam, born 6 March 1808 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire.
John a shoemaker like his father, firstly married Jean Lawson on 9 July 1830 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire. Jean was baptised 27 August 1806, the daughter of William Lawson, a cotton hand loom weaver, and Marion McCrae. John and Jean had two known children:
Sadly Jean Adam, nee Lawson, Lawson died of consumption, on 5 January 1835 in Newton on Ayr, Ayrshire. She was buried in Newton Green Cemetry,
John secondly married Janet Lyon on 31 December 1835 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire. Janet was born 9 May 1813, Ayr, Ayrshire, the daughter of John Lyon, a weaver, and Isabella Robb. John and Janet had the following children:
(For further details of the children of John Adam and Jean Lawson and latterly Janet Lyon - click here)
The 1855 birth certificate of William McMorland Adam identifies that his parents, John and Janet, had produced 10 previous children of which 2 girls and 2 boys had died and 6 boys were surviving. This means there is one girl unaccounted for. I have guessed that she probably fitted in between the birth of David Robb Adam born 2 December 1851 and William McNorland Adam born on 19 February 1855.
In the Ayrshire Directory of 1837 by Pigot & Co for the "Burgh of Newton, The Parish of St Quivox, & Monktown with Prestwick" there is a listing for John Adam, Allison St., Newton.
For the census of 1841 John is recorded at Mill Street, Ayr, with the occupation of shoemaker, with his "new" wife and their 3 young children. His son William born to himself and Jean Lawson is not in this census.
1841 Census (7th June) Ayr (578) Book 2a. Page 18.
Mill Street, Ayr.
For the census of 1851 John had moved out of Ayr to Wallacetown on the north side of the River Ayr. For some inexplicable reason his wife's name is recorded as "Margreat" instead of "Janet" but there is little doubt that this is the same family as in the prior 1841 census and the later 1861 census. All his sons are working as shoemaker's following in father's footsteps.
1851 Census (31st March) St Quivox, Ayr (612) Book 9f. Page 26.
Cross Street, Wallacetown, St Quivox, Ayrshire
|John Adam||Head||43||Shoemaker||Newton, Ayrshire|
|Margreat Adam||Wife||38||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|James Adam||Son||14||Shoemaker||Newton, Ayrshire|
|John Adam||Son||12||Shoemaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Matthew Adam||Son||11||Shoemaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Henry Adam||Son||9||Painter||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Hugh Adam||Son||7||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
By the census of 1861 the family were living at Garden Street, St Quivox on the outskirts of Ayr with John and two of his sons working as shoemakers. Their son John aged 23 is also recorded in the household, listed as a widow. John had married Jane Pringle on 31 December 1858 in North Quay, Newton on Ayr, Ayrshire, but I believe that. Jane (and their daughter Jane) died in 1859. Whether Henry recorded as painter is a "house painter" or an "artist" is unclear. They are all recorded with the surname Adams but it is obviously the correct family.
1861 Census (8th April) St Quivox, Ayr (578) Book 25. Page 21.
Garden Street, St Quivox, Ayrshire
|John Adams||Head||53||Shoemaker||St. Quivox, Ayrshire|
|Jennet Adams||Wife||47||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Adams||Son (Widow)||23||Shoemaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Henry Adams||Son||18||Painter||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Hugh Adams||Son||15||Shoemaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|David Adams||Son||8||Scholar||St. Quivox, Ayrshire|
|William Adams||Son||6||Scholar||St. Quivox, Ayrshire|
|Charles Adams||Son||3||St. Quivox, Ayrshire|
|Wiliam Heron||Boarder||28||Shoemaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Ross?||Servant||9||Domestic Servant||Newton, Ayrshire|
For the census of 1871 John Adam was living in Springburn, Glasgow, still a Boot and Shoe maker. The address on the census page is difficult to read but maybe 270 Marten? Buildings.
1871 Census (3rd April) Springburn (622/02) Book 7. Page 27.
270 Marten? Buildings, Springburn
|John Adam||Head||63||Boot & Shoe Maker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Jennet Adam||Wife||57||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|David Adam||Son||19||Blacksmith||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|William Adam||Son||16||Blacksmith||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Charles Adam||Son||13||Steam Hammermans Boy||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Adam||Granddaughter||8||Prestwick, Ayrshire|
|John Stirling||Boarder||21||Blacksmith||Kilsyth, Stirlingshire|
John Adam died aged 71 on 17 August 1879 at 236 Springburn Rd., Glasgow. He was recorded on the death certificate as a Shoemaker, married to firstly Jane Lawson and secondly to Janet Lyon, and the son of William Adam, a shoemaker, and Elisabeth Adam, maiden surname, Nisbet, both identified as deceased. The informant was Hugh Adam, his son, of 322 Parliamentary Road, Glasgow. An announcement of John's death was carried in the Glasgow Herald the following day.
For the census of 1881 the widowed Janet was recorded resident with her son David Robb Adam and his wife Marion Glen at 75 & 73 Durham Street, Elswick, Northumberland. The places of birth are somewhat awry as David was not born in N. Shields, nor was Janet. However that this is the correct family is without doubt.
1881 Census (4th April) Elswick Ref RG11 Piece 5055 Folio 142 Page 40
75 & 73 Durham Street, Elswick, Northumberland
|David Adam||Head||27||Foreman Blacksmith||N Shields, Northumberland|
|Annie F. P. Adam||Daughter||2||Scotland|
|John D. R. Adam||Son||0||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Janet Lyon Adam||Widow||67||????, Northumberland|
For the census of 1891 Janet was back resident inb Glasgow, recorded along with her son John, at 238 Springburn Road in Galsgow.
1891 Census (6th April) Springburn (644/03) ED 101/00 page 1
238 Springburn Road, Springburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
|John Adam||Son||53||Shoe Maker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Janet Adam||Head||77||Ayr, Ayrshire|
For the census of 1901 Janet was still recorded at 238 Springburn Road along with her son John.
1901 Census (1st April) Springburn (644/03) ED 100/03 page 12
238 Springburn Road, Springburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
|Janet Adam||Head - Widow||88||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Adam||Son - Widow||63||Ayr, Ayrshire|
Janet Adam died aged 89 on 26 April 1902 at 238 Springburn Rd, Glasgow. She was recorded on the death certificate as the widow of John Adam, a Shoemaker, and the daughter of John Lyon, a Weaver, and Isabella Lyon, maiden surname Robb, both identified as deceased. The informant was John Adam, her son, who was present.
Elizabeth Adam, christened 7 April 1811 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire.
Elizabeth married David Younger, a blacksmith, on 2 January 1837 in Glasgow. David was born 27 April 1814 in Cockpen, Midlothian, the son of John Younger, a Paper Maker, and Mary\Marion Lourie.For details John Younger and Mary\Marion Lourie and their other children - click here
Elizabeth and David had the following known children : -
(For further details of the children of Elizabeth Adam and David Younger - click here)
For the census of 1841 Elizabeth and her family were recorded at Cameron Place in Glasgow.
1841 Census (7th June) Barony (622) Book 9. Page 3.
Cameron Place, Barony, Glasgow.
The family were still in Barony for the 1851 census but now at 15 Cranston Place, and with the inclusion of John and David born in the intervening 10 years.
1851 Census (31st March) Barony (622) Book 24 Page 8.
15 Cranston Place, Anderston, Glasgow
|David Younger||Head||37||Blacksmith Journeyman||Cockpen Parish, Midlothian|
|Elizabeth Younger||Wife||39||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Margaret Younger||Daughter||13||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth Younger||Daughter||11||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Carolinia Younger||Daughter||9||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Younger||Son||2||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|David Younger||Son||11 months||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
Elizabeth Younger, nee Adam, died on 2 November 1851 in Glasgow.
After Elizabeth's death David married Jessie Provan on 19 March 1852, in Barony, Glasow. I believe that Jessie Provan was probably the daughter of John Provan and Agnes Espie, born about 1818 in Larbert, Stirlingshire. By her, David had another daughter, Agnes Elspie Younger, born 25 January 1853, Barony, Glasgow. For the 1861 census David, Janet and his children by Elizabeth, were recorded in Anderston, Glasgow.
1861 Census (8th April) Anderston (644) Folio 8 Page 19.
|David Younger||Head||45||Blacksmith||Cockpen Parish, Midlothian|
|Janet Younger||Wife||46||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|font color="#800000">Margaret Younger||Daughter||23||Cotton Weaver||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth Younger||Daughter||21||Cotton Weaver||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Carolinia Younger||Daughter||19||Boot Binder||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Younger||Son||12||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|David Younger||Son||10||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
David and Janet's daughter Agnes, missing from the family household for this census, was resident with her maternal grandmother, Agnes Provan in nearby North Street.
1861 Census (8th April) Anderston (644) Folio 8 Page 14.
North Street, Anderston, Glasgowe
|Agnes Younger||Head||70||Ladies Nurse||Carron Iron Works, Larbert|
|Agnes Younger||Granddaughter||7||Scholar||Carron Iron Works, Larbert|
David Younger died aged 58 on 1 November 1876 at Vulcan Street, Springburn, Glasgow. He was recorded on the death certificate as a Foreman Blacksmith, firstly married to Elizabeth Adam, and secondly to Jessie Espie Provan. He was identified as the son of John Younger, a paper Maker, and Marion Younger, maiden surname Lourie, both identified as deceased, and the informant was John Younger, his son, of 30 Paterson Street, (South). He was identified in the Index of Wills as David Younger - Sometime Foreman Blacksmith at Hydepark Locomotive Works, Residing at Springburn D. 01/11/1876 at Springburn, Testate. In his will he left £6,781:16/1.An announcement of the death was carried in the Glasgow Herald the following day.
There is a headstone in Glasgow's Cathcart cemetery, recording not only the death of David Younger and Elizabeth Adam, but also their son John Younger, his wife Georgina Torrance Woodburn, and their 5 grandchildren by John and Georgina.
Transcript of the detail from the Younger Headstone in Cathcart cemetery
David Younger, Foreman Blacksmith at Hyde Park Locomotive Works. Born April 27th 1814 died November 1 1876. Elizabeth Adam, wife of David Young. Born April 5th 1811 died November 3rd 1861. Interred at Anderston, Glasgow. John Younger, husband of Georgina T. Woodburn. Died December 8th 1904 age 56 yrs. Georgina Torrance Woodburn - Died December 9th 1926. David George Younger - Killed July 1st 1916. Robert Govan Younger- Died April 3rd 1918. Agnes Govan Younger - Died November 7th 1961. Margaret Govan Younger - Died June 19th 1972. John Woodburn Younger - Died August 1st 1978.
Jessie Provan, David's second wife, died on 21 May 1904 at 133 Allison Street, Glasgow. She was not recorded on the headstone in Cathcart, although an announcement of her demise was carried in the Glasgow Herald two days later.
Jessie Provan Younger
Her daughter Agnes Espie Younger married John Stephen Miller, an Iron Merchant, on 26 November 1873 in Springburn, Glasgow. John was born on 7 May 1850 and baptised on 4 June 1850, in Dunoon and Kilmun, Argyll, son of John Miller, a builder, and Jane Jack. Agnes and John had four known children:
John Stephen Miller died on 14 August 1891 in 12 Rupert Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. This was the home of his married sister Jane Miller who had married John B. Somerville on 7 October 1873, Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. John's usual address was Millfield Cottage, Dunoon, Argyll. Agnes Espie Younger died 7 May 1940 at 133 Allison Street, Crosshill. Glasgow. Announcements of their deaths were carried in the Glasgow Herald.
John Stephen Miller
Agnes Espie Miller, nee Younger
Matthew Adam, born 8 August 1813 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire.
Matthew a shoemaker like his father firstly married Margaret Andrew on 22 June 1832 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire. Matthew and Margaret had the following children:
Margaret Adam, nee Anderw, died shortly after the birth of their second child Elizabeth in January 1835. She is commerated on the Adam headstone in Newton Green Cemetery, Ayr.
Matthew secondly married Mary Ferrie on 22 September 1837 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire. Mary was born\baptised 11 February 1810 in Ayr, the daughter of John Fairie, a carrier, and Marion Nisbet. Matthew and Mary had the following known children:
(For further details of the children of Matthew Adam and Margaret Andrew, and latterly Mary Ferrie - click here)
For the census of 1841 Matthew was working as a shoemaker in New Bridge Street, Ayr.1841 Census (7th June) Ayr (578) Book 2b. Page 5.
New Bridge Street, Ayr.
|William Underwood||12||Shoemaker's apprentice||Yes|
|Mary Richmond||12||Female Servant||Yes|
Matthew and his family were still in Ayr for the 1851 census.
1851 Census (31st March) Ayr (578) Book 10. Page 18.
20 Bridge Street, Ayr
|Matthew Adam||Head||37||Master shoemaker employing 12 men||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Adam||Wife||37||Housekeeper||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Jane Adam||Daughter||18||Dressmaker||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Margaret Adam||Daughter||12||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Adam||Son||11||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Marion Adam||Daughter||7||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Matthew Adam||Son||5||At Home||Newton, Ayrshire|
|William Adam||Son||4||At Home||Newton, Ayrshire|
|Mary Adam||Daughter||2||At Home||Newton, Ayrshire|
For the census of 1861 it would seem that Matthew's business was not insubstantial employing 6 men, 7 boys and 5 woman. Their place of residence is recorded as having 7 rooms with one or more windows.
1861 Census (8th April) Ayr (578) Book 10. Page 6.
45 High Street, Ayr
|Matthew Adam||Head||47||Boot & Shoe Maker employing 6 men, 7 boys and 5 woman||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|MarionAdam||Daughter||17||Assistant Shopkeeper||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Gibson||Servant||15||Domestic Servant||St Quivox, Ayrshire|
For the census of 1871 it would seem that Matthew's workforce had shrunk slightly have gone down to employing 6 men, 1 woman and 4 boys. The family seem to have moved out of Ayr to Edenhall, a house with 4 rooms with one or more windows. The residences either side of Edenhall are identified as "Prestwick Road, Adam's Land". Whether this has any connection or significance to "our" Adam family is unknown. It would seem also that Matthew had a seat on the town council.
1871 Census (3rd April) Ayr (612) Book 5. Page 2.
Edenhall, Prestwick Road, Newton on Ayr
|Matthew Adam||Head||57||Councillor - Boot & Shoe Maker employing 6 men, 1 woman, & 4 boys||Newton, Ayrshire|
|MatthewAdam||Son||25||Shopman, Boot & Shoemaker||Newton, Ayrshire|
|WilliamAdam||Son||24||Commercial Clerk - Shipbroker &||Newton, Ayrshire|
|MaryAdam||Daughter||22||Boot & Shoemanufacturer's daughter||Newton, Ayrshire|
|IsabellaAdam||Daughter||19||Boot & Shoemanufacturer's daughter||Newton, Ayrshire|
For the census of 1881 Matthew was still working as a shoemaker but now back living in Ayr, at 1 Bruce Crescent, Fort, Ayr. His youngest son Matthew is still living at home a master shoemaker presumably involved in the family business..
1881 Census (4th April) Ayr (578) Book 11. Page 8.
1 Bruce Crescent Fort, Ayr
|Matthew Adam (snr)||Head||67||Boot & Shoe Maker||Prestwick, Ayrshire|
|Matthew (Jr)Adam||Son||35||Master Shoemaker||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Cadden||Servant||18||General Servant Domestic||Maybole, Ayrshire|
Matthew Adam died three years after this census aged 70 on 1 April 1884 in 45 High Street, Ayr. He was recorded on the death certificate as a Master Shoemaker, married to firstly Margaret Andrew and secondly to Mary Ferrie, and the son of William Adam, a shoemaker, and Elisabeth Adam, maiden surname, Nisbet, both identified as deceased. The informant was Matthew Adam, his son, who was present. The fact that this was where the family were recorded for the 1861 census suggests that maybe this was a family property - perhaps the shoe shop\manufacuring establishment.
Matthew's wife Mary Adam, nee Ferrie, died aged 77 three years later on 20 November 1887, at 146 High Street, Ayr, Ayrshire. Mary was identified as the widow of Matthew Adam, a Shoemaker, and the daughter of John Ferrie, and Marion Ferrie, maiden surname Nisbet, both identified as deceased. The informant was Matthew Adam, his son, who was present. Both Matthew and Mary were commemorated on the Adam headstone in Holmston Rd cemetry. Announcements of their deaths were carried in the Glasgow Herald.
Mary Adam, nee Ferrie
Mary Adam, christened 26 July 1818 in St Quivox and Newton, Ayrshire.
Mary married John Cuthbert, a merchant seaman, on 31 August 1841 in St Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire. Mary and John had the following known children:
(For further details of the children of Mary Adam and John Cuthbert - click here)
Mary, John and their family would seem to have moved from Ayr to Glasgow circa 1850 as they were recorded in Gorbals, Glasgow for the 1851 census.
1851 Census (31st March) Glasgow (644) Book 8. Page 17.
4 Reform Court, Tradeston, Glasow
|John Cuthbert||Head||36||Seaman||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Cuthbert||Wife||32||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Arthur Cuthbert||Son||8||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Elizabeth Cuthbert||Daughter||6||Scholar||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Rachel Cuthbert||Daughter||4||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Cuthbert||Son||1||Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Stewart||-||19||Baker||Perth, Perthshire|
|Andrew Lees||-||19||Baker||Paisley, Renfrewshire|
|Duncan Miller||-||16||Printer's Apprentice||Edinburgh, Midlothian|
For the census of 1861 Mary, her husband John, and their children were recorded at 45 King Street, Glasgow.
1861 Census (8th April) Glasgow (644/09) Book 40. Page 2.
45 King St, Glasgow
|John Cuthbert||Head||44||Rigger of Ships||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Mary Cuthbert||Wife||40||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Arthur Cuthbert||Son||18||Iron Moulder||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Elizabeth Cuthbert||Daughter||17||Power Loom Cotton Weaver||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|Rachel Cuthbert||Daughter||14||Cotton Winder||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|John Cuthbert||Son||11||Scholar||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
|William Cuthbert||Son||6||Scholar||Newton Ayr, Ayrshire|
John Cuthbert died aged 49 on 16 January 1865 at 45 King Street, Glasgow. He was recorded on the death certificate as a Ship Rigger, married to Mary Adam, and the son of Arthur Cuthbert, a Fisherman, and Rachel Cuthbert, maiden surname Law, both identified as deceased. The informant was Arthur Cuthbert, his son, of 48 South Coburg Street, Glasgow.
Mary Cuthbert, nee Adam, died the following year aged 44 on 14 March 1866 also at 45 King Street, Glasgow. She was recorded on the death certificate as the widow of John Cuthbert, a Seaman in the Merchant Service, and the daughter of William Adam, a Shoemaker, and Elisabeth Adam, maiden surname Nisbet, both identified as deceased. The informant was identified as "James Adam - brother" with an address of "108 Hospital Street, Hutchesontown". This is the confirmation that "our" James Adam who we know had been living at this address at least from the census of 1861 and was to get married there four months later was the son of William Adam and Elizabeth Nisbet.