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1815 Settlers index

Edinburgh Settlers 1815

General List of Settlers enrolled for Canada under the Government Regulations at Edinburgh 1815

  • List of those shown as "not to sail" on Atlas, Dorothy & Baltic Merchant & Eliza in 1815
  • Memorandum notes compiled by John Campbell, Agent for the Government.

National Archives of Canada:- Great Britain: Colonial Office 385 (MG 11 CO 385, vol.2) & Lower Canada: "S" Series RG 3 A 1, vol.147, 4 Sept. 1815

List of those shown as "not to sail" on Atlas, Dorothy & Baltic Merchant & Eliza in 1815 (No. is the list position on the master list of settlers; maiden name of married females is shown in given name column within ( ); if married or single status indicated, this is shown in occupation column as (m) or (s); all are Scottish except one, #101
No.
Name
Age
Occupation /
family status
Residence
Remarks
Family Given
3
Bryce Harriet
13
daughter Westcalder Family sailed on Atlas; both girls died before sailing
3
  Mary
8
daughter Westcalder
7
Shirra Moses
36
(s) Farmer / Teacher Old Kilpatrick deposit of 16.00 repaid, or to be repaid
8
McNab John
45
(m) Labourer Gorbals deposit of 18.02 repaid, or to be repaid
8
  Isobel (McDonald)
45
wife Gorbals  
8
  Mary
15
daughter Gorbals  
8
  James
11
son Gorbals  
8
  Janet
9
daughter Gorbals  
8
  Isobel
6
daughter Gobals  
17
Johnston George
27
(m) Labourer Wigtown deposit of 18.02 repaid, or to be repaid
17
  Nanny (Morton)
21
wife Wigtown  
26
Cuddie Marion (Fyffe)
20
wife Corsterphine husband Thomas sailed on Atlas "wife coming out next"
40
Byers William
51
(m) Cart & Plow Wright Lochmaben deposit of 18.02 repaid, or to be repaid
40
  Josina (Palmer)
43
wife Lochmaben  
40
  Josina
19
daughter Lochmaben  
40
  William
14
son Lochmaben  
40
  John
10
son Lochmaben  
40
  Jean
8
daughter Lochmaben  
40
  Robert
7
son Lochmaben  
40
  Mary
5
daughter Lochmaben  
40
  Walter
3
son Lochmaben  
57
Crawford James
38
(m) Farmer Meadowhead deposit of 18.02 repaid, or to be repaid
57
  Janet (Arthur)
34
wife Meadowhead  
57
  David
12
son Meadowhead  
57
  Janet
11
daughter Meadowhead  
67
Oliver Margaret
8
daughter Kilmarnock Family sailed on Baltic Merchant
80
Drysdale Christian (Fergus)
50
wife Drumtuthill, Fife Husband James sailed on Dorothy, family to follow next year
80
  Jean
19
daughter Drumtuthill  
80
  Elizabeth
15
daughter Drumtuthill  
80
  James
13
son Drumtuthill  
80
  Isobel
11
daughter Drumtuthill  
80
  Margaret
9
daughter Drumtuthill  
    note: a descendant has added that wife and children followed James on the ship Commerce in 1820.
82
Spalding John
45
(m) Weaver Paisley deposit of 66.02 repaid, or to be repaid
82
  Jean (Bissett)
40
wife Paisley  
82
  John
20
son Paisley  
82
  William
18
son Paisley  
82
  James
16
son Paisley  
82
  Marion
13
daughter Paisley  
82
  Elizabeth
10
daughter Paisley  
82
  George
6
son Paisley  
83
Kydd / Kyd Alexander
23
(s) House Carpenter Fort Andrews
Strathkinness, Fife
deposit of 16.00 repaid, or to be repaid
101
Barker Henry
3
son Pentridge, Staffordshire English; Family sailed on Atlas
103
Jamieson Janet
17
sister Muirkirk brother William sailed on Atlas ; Janet to follow next year
112
Duncan David
25
(m) Farmer Kinglassie deposit not paid; brother-in-law of James Donaldson #112 who sailed on Eliza
112
  Jean (Donaldson)
20
wife Kinglassie  
122
McDonnell Janet
6
grand daughter Knoydart Family sailed on Baltic Merchant
149
McPherson Colin
4
son Anderstown Family sailed on Dorothy; Colin died at Greenock
162
McIntosh Peter
47
(m) Shoemaker Killin deposit not paid
162
  Eliza (McDiarmid)
44
wife Killin  
162
  James
15
son Killin  
162
  Duncan
13
son Killin  
162
  Peter
6
son Killin  
163
Morison Peter
34
(m) Mason Finlarig deposit not paid
163
  Mary (Campbell)
32
wife Finlarig  
163
  John
6
son Finlarig  
163
  Alexander
5
son Finlarig  
163
  Donald
4
son Finlarig  
163
  Margaret
8mo
daughter Finlarig  

Memorandum notes compiled by John Campbell, Agent

MEMORANDUM

I. If the number of Married men, Single men, Widowers, Wives, Brothers, Sisters, Children & Grandchildren in the foregoing list are added together, they will amount to 784 persons, while it appears that these are duly 757 persons on the Roll - Difference 27. This Difference arises from:-

1 Married Man being stated and added as such and as the Son of a Settler
1 Married Man being stated and added as such and as a Brother
10 Single Men being stated and added as such and as a Brothers
5 Single Men being stated and added as such and as Children
7 Brothers as being stated and added as such and as Children
3 Sisters as being stated and added as such and as Children
27  

II. The Amount of Deposits as above is ____________________________________________3110.16. Repaid or to be repaid by Mr. Campbell to persons who did not embark viz.:-

No.     No. of
Persons
Sum
Deposited
 
7 Moses Shirra Old Kilpatrick 1 16.00  
8 John McNab Gorbals, Glasgow 6 18.02  
17 George Johnston Wigtown 2 18.02  
40 William Byers Wright, Lochmaben 9 18.02  
57 James Crawford Meadowhead 4 18.02  
82 John Spalding Paisley 8 66.02  
83 Alexander Kyd Strathkiness 1 16.00
170.10
      31    
Balance to be accounted for by Mr. Cambell -
2940.06
From which there is to be deducted the Expenses at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Greenock - payments for advertising - General Agency &c. &c.

III. Deposits have been paid by persons Embarked for the following persons who are not Embarked but intend to proceed next year if an Embarkation takes place:-

26 Thomas Cuddie for his wife 1 2.02  
80 James Drysdale for wife & daughter (above 16 yrs) 6 4.04  
103 William Jamieson for his sister 1 2.02  
    8  
8.08
Which is included in the above sum of -
2940.06

IV. Persons whose Names are in the preceding List but who not having Lodged Deposit money did not Embark:-

No.   No. of
Persons
112 David Duncan, Kinglassie, and wife 2
162 Peter McIntosh, Killin, and wife & four children [sic - 3 children] 5
163 Peter Morrison, Killin, and wife & four children 6
    13

V. Persons whose Names are in the preceding List, but died before the period of Embarkation:-

3 Harriet and Mary Bryce, West Calder 2
149 Colin McPherson, Glasgow 1
    3

VI. Children whose Names are in the preceding List but did not Embark:-

67 Margaret Oliver, aged 8 Kilmarnock
1
101 Henry Barker, aged 3 Pentridge
1
122 Janet McDonnell, aged 6 Knoydart
1
       
3

VII. Married men in the List who have Embarked without their wives (whose names are not in the List) and expect thet their wives and children will be allowed to go out next year if an Embarkation takes place on payment of Two Guineas viz:-

77 William Spalding, Mason Liff, Angus
102 John McDonald, Pensioner Edinburgh
157 John Johnston, Farmer Craighouse, Dumfries

VIII. The Number of Persons on the Preceding Roll before stated is ______________757

Not Embarked as Stated in Memorandum -
No.2 31
    No.3 8
    No.4 13
    No.5 3
    No.6 3
      58
Number Embarked -
699
Who proceded in the following Vessels all under the Command of Lieutenant Champion, of the Royal Navy, Agent for the Transports._____viz.:-
Transports
Masters
Date of Sailing
Number of Settlers
 
Turnbull
1815 July 11th
242
 
Spence
1815 July 12th
194
 
Jeffreys
1815 July 14th
140
 
Telfer
1815 Aug. 3rd
123
 
     
699

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