James Hotchkiss

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Personal and Family Information

James was born about 1795, the son of Thomas Hotchkiss and Anna Richardson. The place is not known.

He died on 24 MAR 1865 in Ladyfield House, Dumfries, Scotland.

His wife was Margaret Hart, who he married on 11 JUL 1824 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Their ten known children were Ann Montgomerie (1827-?), Mary (1828-?), Margaret Hart (1830-?), Isobel (1831-?), John (1832-<1865), Richard James (1834-?), Thomas Hart (1835-?), James (1837-1901), Jane Hart (1839->1890) and Finlay Montgomerie (1843-<1910).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

James Hotchkiss
(c1795-1865)

 

Thomas Hotchkiss
(1761-1818)

 

James Hotchkiss
(c1715-c1786)

 

Thomas Hotchkiss
(c1690-?)

 
     
 
 
   

Elizabeth Cleghorn
(c1732-c1796)

 

Thomas Cleghorn
(c1710-?)

 
   

Sophia Lewe
(c1715-?)

 
   

Anna Richardson
(c1779-<1797)

 

William Richardson
(c1750-<1794)

   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT 1795
Death24 MAR 1865
Place: Ladyfield House, Dumfries, Scotland
Christening31 MAY 1795
Place: Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Notes

Note 1

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk. Will of James Hotchkis Esquire Writer to the Signet of Ladyfield House near Dumfries, 3 Aug 1865. Household furniture and other efects belonged to wife exclusive of her husband in virtue of the Deed of Settlement of the late Mrs. Anne Montgomery or Hart Widow of Thomas Hart of Castlemith dated 25th July 1862 and recorded 21 Oct 1845 and 3rd Apr 1846.. His own estate was £156.15.6. Eldest son was Richard J Hotchkiss residing at Chappel House in the County of Renfrew. Mentioned Andrew Jameison Esquire one of the Sheriff Substitution of Edinburgh and residing there. Mentioned his deceased Son-in-law James Matthews Duncan Esquire Doctor of Medicine residing in Edinburgh. Mentioned his son-in-law John Finlay Esquire residing at Deanston House in the County of Perth. Mentioned William Stewart Walker Esquire of Boarland Advocate. Mentioned John Campbell Smitth, Jolli Strong, and Henrey Walkers.

!Source: http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk Will of wife Margaret Hart Hotchkiss. He was a Writer to the Signet.

!Notes: This James, and his cousin by the same name could easily be mixed up.

!Notes: This marriage was also recorded 10 Jul 1824 at Saint Mungo, Dumfries, Scotland.

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Banns & Marriages

28 11/07/1824 HOTCHKIS JAMES MARGARET HART/FR4997 (FR4997) M EDINBURGH EDINBURGH CITY CITY/MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 0630 0221

29 20/07/1824 HOTCHKIS JAMES MARGARET HART/FR537 (FR537) M ST MUNGO /DUMFRIES 847/00 0020 0108

Banns read in 2 places.

!Source: scotlandspeople.gov.uk OPR Births & Baptisms

60 31/05/1795 HOTCHKIS JAMES THOMAS HOTCHKIS/ANNA RICHARDSON FR9952 (FR9952) M EDINBURGH EDINBURGH CITY CITY/MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 0390 0145

!Source: http://subscribers.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Old Parish Records.

1 7 Jul 1827 HOTCHKIS ANN MONTGOMERIE JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR516 F EDINBURGH 685/01 0055 No Image

8 17 Oct 1828 HOTCHKIS MARY JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR612 F EDINBURGH 685/01 0056 No Image

7 6 Sep 1830 HOTCHKIS MARGARET HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR500 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

3 9 Jul 1831 HOTCHKIS ISOBEL JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR501 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image 6 23 Dec 1832 HOTCHKIS JOHN JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR504 U ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

9 18 Feb 1834 HOTCHKIS RICHARD JAMES JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR507 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

10 9 Jun 1835 HOTCHKIS THOMAS HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR509 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

4 4 Apr 1837 HOTCHKIS JAMES JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR511 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

5 24 Apr 1839 HOTCHKIS JANE HART JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR513 F ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

2 10 Aug 1843 HOTCHKIS FINLAY MONTGOME JAMES HOTCHKIS/MARGARET HART FR517 M ST MUNGO 847/00 0002 No Image

!Source: ancestry.com 1851 Scotland Census

Name: James Hotchkis

Age: 55

Estimated birth year: abt 1796

Relationship: Head

Spouse: Margaret Hotchkis

Gender: Male

Where born: Edinburgh, midlothian

Parish Number: 684

Civil Parish: Duddingston

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County: Midlothian

Address: Woodlands

Occupation: Writer To The Signet (Not In Practice)

ED: 2

Page: 13

Household schedule number: 44

LINE: 1

Roll: CSSCT1851_176

Name Age

James Hotchkis 55 Where born: Edinburgh, midlothian abt 1796

Margaret Hotchkis 45 Where born: Balancraf, east lothian abt 1806

Anne M Hotchkis 23 Where born: Edinburgh, midlothian abt 1828

Mary Hotchkis 22 Where born: Edinburgh, midlothian abt 1829

Margaret H Hotchkis 20 Where born: St Mungs, dumfries abt 1831

Isobel Hotchkis 19 Where born: St Mungs, dumfriesshire abt 1832

Richard J Hotchkis 16 Where born: St Mungs, dumfriesshire abt 1835

James Hotchkis 14 Where born: St Mungs, dumfriesshire abt 1837

Finlay M Hotchkis 8 Where born: St Mungs, dumfriesshire abt 1843

Mentgemery J Mart 53 Where born: British Sutyict, e india abt 1798 Brother-in-law

Kirkman J Finlay 20 Where born: Glasgow, lanarkshire abt 1831 Nephew

Thomas Hoyles 22 Where born: Charlstown, lanarkshire abt 1829 abt 1829 Servant

Mary Forsyth 49 Where born: St Michaels, dumfriesshire abt 1802 Servant

Lilias Mckenzie 30 Where born: Kirkliston, linlithgowshire abt 1821 Servant

Janet Rae 23 Where born: Cumertrea, dumfriesshire abt 1828 Servant

Isabella Mc Donald 26 Where born: Reay, carthness abt 1825 Servant

Jane Laidlaw 22 Where born: Marten, dumfriesshire abt 1829 Servant

!Source: ancestry.com 1861 Scotland Census

Name: James Hotchkis

Age: 65

Estimated birth year: abt 1796

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Margaret Hotchkis

Gender: Male

Where born: St Cuthberts, Edinburgh

Registration Number: 821

Registration district: Dumfries

Civil Parish: Dumfries St Michael

County: Dumfriesshire

Address: Ladyfield House

Occupation: Distributor Of Stamp Of Colr Of Taxes

ED: 19

Household schedule number: 35

LINE: 8

Roll: CSSCT1861_143

Household Members:

Name Age

James Hotchkis 65, head, abt 1796, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh <<<

Margaret Hotchkis 55, wife, abt 1806, Aberlady, haddington

Isobel Hotchkis 29, daughter, abt 1832, St Mungo, Dumfries

Finlay M Hotchkis 17, son, abt 1844, St Mungo, Dumfries

Montgomery T Hart 63, Brother-in-law, abt 1798, S, India Madras B

Margaret McDougal 34, servant, abt 1827, St Mungo, Dumfs, Occupation: Ladies Maid

Mary McDougal 40, servant, abt 1821, St Mungo, Dumfs, Occupation: Cook

Euphemia Little 24, servant, abt 1837, Kirkpatrick Durham, Kirkcudbright, Occupation: House Maid