Isobel Manson1

(14 September 1817 - )
FatherWilliam Manson1,2 (cir. Sep 1771 - bef. 1841)
MotherChristan Young1,2 (say 1775 - bef. 1841)
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Isobel Manson was born cir. Sep 1817 Winless, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT.2 She was christened on 14 Sep 1817 Wick, CAI, SCT; Entry reads: 15 Aug 1817 William Manson in Winless had by his wife Christian Young a daughter born 15 August and baptised 14 September and named Isobel. Witn: David Murray in S. Killimster and Don'd Manson in Reiss.1,2

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Isobel Manson was not found in the census of 1841 CAI, SCT, as Manson, but may have married.3 She was not found in the census of 1881 CAI no single or married Isobels of the right age or birthplace found.4
Last Edited14 Dec 2004


  1. 1993 IGI extract - MANSON, CAI, SCT, Sep 1994.
  2. P K Bain, "EM BAIN, Pat Dunedin," e-mail to L McIntosh, MANSON/YOUNG baptisms, from Wick OPR, film 101975, rcvd Aug 2003.
  3. FreeCensus, UK online at, 1841 Caithness, searched Dec 2004.
  4. 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, SCT Highlands, searched Aug 2003.

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