Margaret Slater1

(14 October 1866 - after 1881)
FatherPeter Slater1,2 (cir. 1847 - Jul 1870)
MotherCatherine Ross1,2 (cir. 1834 - Mar 1876)
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Margaret Slater was born on 14 Oct 1866 10 Crawford St, Tradeston, Glasgow, LKS, SCT, (father Peter described as a journeyman tailor.)1,2
     Margaret died aft. 1881 possibly in ?Melrose, ROX, SCT.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Margaret appeared on the census of 3 Apr 1881 High St, Melrose, ROX, SCT, enumerated as Margaret Slater servant (nursery maid) , unm, 14, b Glasgow, LKS, in household of Thomas and Agness Scott. Thomas, 55, b Melrose, hatter empl 3 men. In same household was a Margaret Turnbull general dom. serv. un, 28 b Whilton (sic) ROX and a James Elliott, vanman, 17, b Chesterhouse, ROX. (This assumes correct id.)4
Last Edited28 Jul 2006


  1. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch C119331 extracted Sep 2002.
  2. GRO, SCT, BDM searches at GRO SCT: Birth cert. 1866 Margaret SLATER Glasgow #1665 trans. Stuart H Oct 2002.
  3. GRO, SCT, BDM searches at GRO SCT: Searched NRH Jul 2006.
  4. 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, FHL Film 0224042 GRO Ref Volume 799 EnumDist 2 Page 11.

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