Walter Turnbull

(circa June 1745 - after 1791)
FatherWalter Turnbull1,2 (say 1720 - aft. 1769)
MotherBetty Turnbull2 (say 1722 - aft. 1764)
Relationship4th great-grandfather of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Walter Turnbull was born cir. Jun 1745 Dykehead, Par. of Kirkandrews on Esk, CUL, ENG, not obvious in BTs for Nichol Forest 1746-1762 or Kirk Andrews on Esk, 1738-1745, which was accounted for when a baptism was found over the border in Canonbie!3,2,1 He was baptized on 16 Jun 1745 Canonbie, DFS, SCT; entry reads: "Walter Turnbull and Betty Turnbull in the Parish of Kirkandrews had a lawful son bap. Walter."2,1
     Walter Turnbull married Elizabeth Dickson on 11 Jan 1774 Nicholforest, Par. of KirkAndrews upon Esk, CUL, ENG, Walter Turnbull of this Chapelry (Nicholforest), Batchelor, aged 28, and Elizabeth Dickson of the Parish of Cannobie, Spinster, aged 24, were married in this Chapel by Banns the eleventh Day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy four"
The Canonbie OPR side of this reads: Walter Turnbull in the Parish of Kirkandrews and Elizabeth Dixon in this parish were proclaimed in order to marriage Decr the 26th 1773, Janry the 2 and 9th and married the 11th 1774.
Children other than Robert assumed to belong to this couple because of the igi submissions with birthplaces of Dykehead, where Walter was known to be a joiner (baptism of Robert), and christenings at Canonbie, where Elizabeth was known to come from (marriage.)3,4
     Walter Turnbull died aft. 1791 prob. at ?Dykehead, Par. of Kirkandrews on Esk, CUL, ENG.

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     By Jan 1774 Walter Turnbull was a carpenter Dikehead, Nichol Forest, CUL, ENG.5

Names

     His surname was recorded as Turnbul in the baptism records for his children.6

All the other info

     Walter Turnbull married to Betty Dixon/Dickson and Walter Turnbull of an age and place to be his son, and married to Mary Telford Nichol Forest, CUL, ENG, cir. 1800 were possibly related but the gap between known children is a bit tight for him to really fit here, even if there has to be a relationship of some sort. The younger Walter lived Megs Mire, Nichol Forest, and descendants moved to Roxburghshire (Eckford, Kelso, Ancrum) with some becoming successful sawmillers.7

Family

Elizabeth Dickson (cir. 1750 - )
Children
  • Robert Turnbull+8 (cir. Jan 1774 - May 1854)
  • John Turnbull9 (Aug 1775 - )
  • Elizabeth Turnbull6,10 (Aug 1777 - )
  • Janet Turnbull11 (Jan 1780 - )
  • Ann Turnbull12 (Jul 1786 - )
  • Mary Turnbull13 (Jun 1787 - )
  • Helen Turnbull6 (Nov 1789 - )
  • Hannah Turnbull6 (Sep 1791 - )
ChartsMy pedigree chart
Ancestors (& their siblings) of Alice HENDERSON nee ANDREWS
Maternal ancestors of Lorna
Maternal timeline
TURNBULL

Ellen TURNBULL's ancestors

Last Edited2 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 16 Jun 1745 Walter s/o Walter TURNBULL and Betty TURNBULL, in Dykehead, Par. of Kirkandrews, Canonbie, DFS 814/0010 0070, copy d/loaded Dec 2008.
  2. Robin A FAIRSERVICE, "EM TURNBULL/ELLIOT ex Robin F," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Bap. 16 Jun 1745 Walter s/o Walter TURNBULL and Betty TURNBULL, from Sct People Canonbie TURNBULL index, 814/0010 0070, index rcvd Dec 2008.
  3. Bishop's Transcripts, KirkAndrews upon Esk, CUL, ENG, Nicholforest marriages 1774: Walter TURNBULL/Elizabeth DICKSON - p/copy taken Aug 1994 held by L McIntosh.
  4. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 11 Jan 1774 Walter Turnbull (Par. of Kirkandrews) & Elizabeth Dixon (this parish), Canonbie, DFS 814/0020 0348, copy d/loaded Dec 2008.
  5. Bishop's Transcripts, KirkAndrews upon Esk, CUL, ENG, Nciholforest Christenings 1774: p/copy taken Aug 1994 held by L McIntosh.
  6. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Walter TURNBULL/Eliz DICKSON children: batch C118142 1693-1820 1067956, 0102309 Film 6901641 searched Aug 2002.
  7. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Nov 2005, revised Dec 2008.
  8. Bishop's Transcripts, KirkAndrews upon Esk, CUL, ENG, Nciholforest Christenings 1774: p/copy taken Aug 1994 held by Lorna.
  9. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Walter TURNBULL/Eliz DICKSON children:Film Numbers: 447779 and 455041 (?endowments for the dead?) searched Aug 2002.
  10. Robin A FAIRSERVICE, "EM TURNBULL/ELLIOT ex Robin F," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Birth 28th, Bap. 31st Aug 1777 Elizabeth d/o Walter TURNBULL & Elizabeth DIXON, in Dykehead, reg. Canonbie, DFS OPR Births 814/0020 0061, copy rcvd Dec 2008.
  11. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Walter TURNBULL/Eliz DICKSON children:Film Number: 447776 Ref number 43461 (endowments for the dead) searched Aug 2002.
  12. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Walter TURNBULL/Eliz DICKSON children:Film Number: 447775 Ref number 43460 (endowments for the dead) searched Aug 2002.
  13. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Walter TURNBULL/Eliz DICKSON children: batch C118142 1693-1820 1067956, 0102309 Film 690164 searched Aug 2002.

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