Margaret Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born on 14 FEB 1801 in Shieldhill, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the daughter of John Hotchkiss and Helen Henderson.

She died on 6 SEP 1858 in Carronshore, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was John Allan, who she married on 24 FEB 1822 in Larbert, Scotland. Their only known child was Helen (c1822-1862).

Her second husband was Robert Hunter, who she married on 23 APR 1837 in Larbert, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their four known children were John (1837-1861), Robert (1839-?), Margaret (c1843-?) and Elizabeth Allan (c1847-1927).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Margaret Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss


Elizabeth Cleghorn


Thomas Cleghorn


Sophia Lewe


Helen Henderson



Birth14 FEB 1801
Place: Shieldhill, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death6 SEP 1858
Place: Carronshore, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Christening22 FEB 1801
Place: Shieldhill, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
BurialSEP 1858
Place: Larbert Churchyard, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland


Note 1

!Source: Old Parish Register Banns & Marriages

Date Surname Forename Spouse Name/Frame No Sex Parish City/County


!Source: Old Parish Register Births/Christenings, General Register Office for Scotland,

1858 Deaths in the Parish of Larbert in the County of Stirling

Hunter, Margaret, (Widow of a Coal Miner)

died 1858 September Sixth 9 h. 15 ms AM Caronshore,

Female, age 56 years

Father: John Huskie, Coal Miner (Deceased)

Mother: Helen Huskie, Maiden Name: Henderson (Deceased)

Cause of death: Consumption Seven Years, As Certified by James Girdwood, Surgeon (more text?)

Buried: Parish Churchyard of Larbert As Certified by Sheriff? McDougal Undertaker

Informant: John Hunter, Son (Present)

Registered: 1858 September 6th at Carron, James Mitchell, Registrar.

!Source: a transcript of the 1851 Larbert census, provided by Isabelle Alaban

Hunter Robert 58 m STI Carronhall 1888

Hunter Margaret 50 f STI Carronhall 1885

Hunter John 13 m STI Carronhall 1883

Hunter Margaret 7 f STI Carronhall 1884

Hunter Elizabeth 3 f STI Carronhall 1878