Margaret MEARNS


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1. Margaret GORDON

Robert SPRING 2

  • Born: Udny Green, Aberdeenshire 3
  • Christened: 6 Apr 1771, Udny, Aberdeenshire 4
  • Marriage (1): Margaret GORDON on 17 Dec 1795 in Aberdeen 1
  • Died: 9 Jan 1860, Banchory Devenick, Kincardineshire 5
  • Buried: St Nicholas, Aberdeen 5

bullet  Notes:

Robert was the youngest of five children. He was a baker and shipowner in Aberdeen. He and his wife Margaret Gordon (qv) had four children, but only two survived infancy. Their elder daughter Christian married Hugh Garden, who came from Alford in Aberdeenshire and settled in Piccadilly in Westminster, where he was an Army saddler and accoutrement maker: their 10 children were all born in Piccadilly. Robert and Margaret's younger daughter was Margaret (qv).

Additional source:
Census returns


Robert married Margaret GORDON, daughter of Alexander GORDON and Unknown, on 17 Dec 1795 in Aberdeen.1 (Margaret GORDON was born in 1766 6 and was buried on 17 Apr 1838 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen 7.)



1 GRO (Scotland), OPR Marriage ScotlandsPeople GROS 168/0A 0140 0423.

2 Church Register, St Nicholas Aberdeen, New Register House Edinburgh ref 168 (baptism of daughter Margaret).

3 Church Register, Udny, FHL(L) ref Mf 0993306 (baptism).

4 Church Register, Udny, FHL(L) ref Mf 0993306.

5 GRO (Scotland), Death ScotlandsPeople GROS 251/01 0002.

6 Inference, St Nicholas Aberdeen, FHL(L) ref Mf 0991203 (burial).

7 Church Register, St Nicholas Aberdeen, FHL(L) ref Mf 0991203.

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