(before 1731 - )
|Relationship||6th great-grandfather of Lorna Henderson|
BMDB dataJames Finlayson was born bef. 1731 ?Clayock, Par. of Bower, CAI, SCT, assumed from his being cautioner at marriage, and assumes he was Isabella's father.1 He was assumed to have married bef. 1751.1
All the other infoJames Finlayson is a potential duplicate of James Finlayson; one assumed to be at least 20 when he was the cautioner for the marriage of Isabella Finlayson to William Taylor in 1771, the other with a dtr Isabella chr 1750 of the right age and place (Clayag) to be the one married to William.2 James Finlayson is a potential duplicate of James Finlayson; but the one buried Tomb of Dun died 1765, so cannot be the cautioner for Isabella's marriage, although the cautioner could be a brother.3 On 8 Dec 1771 Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, James Finlayson was a cautioner at the marriage of William Taylor and Isabella Finlayson; entry reads: Dec 8th 1771.William Taylor & Isobel Finlayson both of Clayach gave in their names as matrimonially contracted in order to have proclamation of banns. As cautioners William Taylor for the man and James Finlayson for the woman (assumed to be respective fathers given the naming pattern of the subsequent children.)4
|Charts||My pedigree chart|
Ancestors & siblings of Les Henderson
Paternal ancestors of Lorna
My Caithness ancestors
|Last Edited||7 Apr 2007|
- Births marriages deaths: Wick, CAI, SCT, Mar. 1771 William TAYLOR Isabella FINLAYSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5.
- Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Mar. 1715 James FINLAYSON to Bessie TEAT, extracted Dec 2003.
- A S COWPER & I ROSS, Dunn Old Hall MIs, Visited Sep 1994.
- Births marriages deaths: Wick, CAI, SCT, Marr. 1771 William TAYLOR Isabella FINLAYSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5.
E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.