Alexander Clelland


Personal and Family Information

Alexander was born about 1835 in Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of Robert Clelland and Cathrine Chalmers.

His wife was Isabella Hotchkiss, who he married on 3 DEC 1872 in Torryburn, Fifeshire, Scotland. Their seven known children were Isabella (1873-?), Jessie (1874-?), Catherine (c1876-?), Elizabeth (c1877-?), Robert (c1881-?), Jane (c1883-?) and Alexander (c1885-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Alexander Clelland


Robert Clelland


Cathrine Chalmers



BirthABT 1835
Place: Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland


Note 1

!Source: 1891 Census Falkirk Burgh, Stirling

Alexander Clelland, Head, married, male 55, Colliery Overseer, Stirlingshire, Kilsyth

Isabella Clelland, Wife, married, female 40, Stirlingshire, Carronshore

Isabella Clelland, Daughter, unmarried, female 17, Scholar, Perthshire, Culross

Jessie Clelland, Daughter, unmarried, female 16, Scholar,Perthshire, Culross

Catherine Clelland, Daughter, unmarried, female 15, Scholar, Perthshire, Culross

Elizabeth Clelland, Daughter, unmarried, female 14, Scholar,Perthshire, Culross

Robert Clelland, Son, unmarried, male 10, Scholar, Lanarkshire, Cadder

Jane Clelland, Daughter, female 8, Scholar,Lanarkshire, Cadder

Alexander Clelland, male 6, Scholar, Stirlingshire, Polmont

!Source: SR Marriages Torryburn, Fifeshire, Scotland

1872, on the Third day of December at Shiresmill aftr Banns according to the Terms of the Church of Scotland

[Signed] Alex Clelland, Collury Manager, Bacheler, age 37, usual residence Larbert

Father: Robert Clelland, Colliery Manager

Mother: Cathrine Clelland, MS Chalmers [deceased]

[Signed] Isabella Hotchkis, Spinster, age 23, usual residence Pitsonbie,Torryburn,

Father: Daniel Hotchkis, Colliery Engineer

Mother: Jessie Hotchkis, MS Henderson

Signed: John Jenkins, Minster of Fee Church, Fulress.

Signed: Alex Christison Witness

James Hotchkis