Alexander NELSON OR NEILSON

Male 1848 - 1920  (72 years)


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  • Name Alexander NELSON OR NEILSON 
    Born 1848  Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No trace of Birth registration with Scotlands People or the LDS
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      Shotts Ironworks, a village on the border of Shotts and Cambusnethan parishes, Lanarkshire, near Shotts railway station, and 91/4 miles E of Holytown. It has pig-iron works with six furnaces. Pop. (1861) 1335, (1871) 1208, (1881) 969, (1891) 1141, of whom 643 were males and 498 females, while 938 were in the Shotts portion of the village.
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Rutherglen West, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause of Death Muirbank House, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cerebral Haemorrhage 
    Valuation Roll 1915  Rutherglen, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wills & Administration 24 Apr 1920  Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Coal Miner/Colliery Weigher/Colliery Clerk/Coal Salesman 
    • Source of info = Jean Nelson
      Alexander worked for Dixons Collieries[Wm. Dixon Ltd] - ?at Braehead Street, Hutchinsontown, Glasgow at a waterwheel or sluice.
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      Source of Info = VP Street Directory of 1950's shows
      Braehead Street as being off 570 Rutherglen Road. The nearest main road being Oatlands.
    Died 26 May 1920  Rutherglen, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 72y 
    Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage 
    Address:
    Muirbank House, Rutherglen, Glasgow 
    • See copy of BMD death entry in Nelson folder
    Person ID I120  Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2017 

    Father John NELSON (NEILSON),   b. 12 Jun 1819, Linlithgow, West Lothian Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1892, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Rachel MAGUIRE,   b. 28 Sep 1821, Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1904, Bryce's Land, New Stevenston, Holytown, Motherwell, Lnrksh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1844  Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • source = Scotlands People mar cert
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth LOVE OR MCGRATH,   b. 18 Mar 1851, Ballegerggan, Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1915, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Jul 1878  Bridgeton, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    350 London Road, Bridgeton, Glasgow 
    • MARRIAGE CERT DETAILS - Source - Isobel McWatts, Canada
      Married 12/7/1878 at 350 London Road, Glasgow
      According to the forms of the Evangelical Union Church
      Alexander Neilson, Colliery Weigher, Bachelor 28 yrs
      Elizabeth Love, Dressmaker, Spinster 26 yrs.
      Alexander residing at 177 Bernard Street, Glasgow and
      Elizabeth residing at 350 London Road, Glasgow
      Parents of Alexander = John Neilson, Coal miner & Rachel Neilson ms McGuire
      Parents of Elizabeth Love = John Love [deceased] Road contractor and
      Mary Love ms Waterson.
      Minister = Robert Hood
      Witnesses = Edward Love and Elizabeth Neilson
      Marriage registered at Glasgow on 15/7/1878.
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Hutchestontown, Govan, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Queens Park, Cathcart Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    85 Flat \Row 22, Shotts, Lanarkshire - 30 Mar 1851 - Shotts, Lanarkshire
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    22 Flat Row, Shotts - 7 Apr 1861 - Shotts, Lanarkshire
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1871 - Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Lanarkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    350 London Road, Bridgeton, Glasgow - 12 Jul 1878 - Bridgeton, Glasgow
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    725 Rutherglen Road, Govan, Glasgow - 5 Apr 1891 - Hutchestontown, Govan, Glasgow
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    54 Albert Road, Langside, Glasgow - 31 Mar 1901 - Queens Park, Cathcart
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    Link to Google MapsValuation Roll - Address:
    Muirbank House, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire - 1915 - Rutherglen, Lanarkshire
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    Link to Google MapsWills & Administration - Alexander Nelson of Muribank House, Rutherglen, Glasgow left the sum of £1155 5 shillings and 8 pence to his children. - 24 Apr 1920 - Glasgow Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 72y - 26 May 1920 - Rutherglen, Lanarkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thomas Nelson
1881-1958
    Thomas Nelson 1881-1958
    Son of Alexander Nelson or Neilson & Elizabeth Love or McGrath.
    Husband of Margaret Blair Ross
    Alexander (Sandy) Neilson or Nelson
1848-1920
    Alexander (Sandy) Neilson or Nelson 1848-1920
    Alexander or Sandy was the son of John Neilson (Nelson) and Rachel Maguire.
    He was the husband of Elizabeth Love or McGrath
    Rachel Nelson
1894-1976
    Rachel Nelson 1894-1976
    Daughter of Alexander Nelson & Elizabeth Love or McGrath.
    Wife of Robert Sawyers Baxter
    Thomas Nelson
1881-1958
    Thomas Nelson 1881-1958
    Son of Alexander Nelson or Neilson and Elizabeth Love or McGrath.
    Husband of Margaret Blair Ross

  • Notes 
    • (known as Sanny)


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