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George Prentice of Carnwath, Lanark, Scotland

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George Prentice of Carnwath, Lanark, Scotland
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Winter 2004 and Revised 7 Mar 2009

Update of 7 Mar 2009: George Prentice is #4.3 in our Fall 2000 article entitled John Prentice, Laird of Stone, Scotland .

We found the following information posted by Elizabeth at Ancestry.com and have augmented it with information we have located in the IGI, census records, and ThePeerage.com :

1. George Prentice was b. g 1765, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland. He is called "of Carnwath", Lanark, Scotland (per Ancestry.com and IGI) which suggests that he may have lived for a time in Carnwath. (Ref: Ancestry.com .

He m. Isabel Booth on 3 Sep 1796 in Mid Calder, Edinburgh, Scotland. She was b. c. 1766 in Livingston, West Lothian.. Children (per IGI and Glasgow Records):

  1. James Prentice, chr. 18 Aug 1797 Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland. he appears in the 1861 census in Abbotshell, Fife, with nieces and nephews; see #3, below. He was a farmer living at Bankhead Farm House with 400 acres and "Empl & 10 Men 12 Acres & 3 Boy".
  2. John Prentice, chr. 18 Apr 1799 Livingston, West Lothiahn, Scotland
  3. Magdalin Prentice, chr. 2 Jan 1801 Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland. She m. John Murray 17 Mar 1829 in Kingshorn or 5 Mar 1829 in Abbotshall, Fife (per IGI). They had 1 or more children, including (per IGI):
    1. Andrew Murray, b. 25 Dec 1829 Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland
  4. Janet Prentice, b. 16 Mar 1803 in Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland. . . . . . [2]
  5. George Prentice, chr. 13 Jul 1805, Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland. . . . . . [3]

2. Janet Prentice, b. 16 Mar 1803 in Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland. She m. Thomas Davidson on 30 Jun 1835 in Kirckcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

  1. George Prentice Davidson b: 7 Feb 1849 in Kirkcaldy, Fife,Scotland. . . . . . [4]
  2. Isabella Davidson b: 15 Nov 1837 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Sct.
  3. Jane Davidson b: 19 Oct 1839 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Sct.
  4. Robert Davidson b: 1 Oct 1840 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Sct. . . . . . [5]
  5. Jessie Davidson b: 14 Oct 1842 in Kirkcaldy, Fife,Sct.

3. George Prentice, chr. 13 Jul 1805, Kinghorn the 1851 census incorrectly calles it Kingham), Fife, Scotland (see map). George and his family, without his wife, appear in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts. Still later, he appears, without his wife, in the 1861 census in Kinghorn, Fifeshire, where he is shown as a Farmer of 500 Scotch Acres employing 10 Plowmen, 10 Labourers & 15 women. A Scotch Acre was equal to 1.26 of an English Acre.

He m. Jane Simpson Russell on 18 Jun 1833 in Kinghorn per IGI and Ancestry.com . Children:

  1. Mary Russel Prentice, chr. 17 Nov 1834 Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland. At home in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts, and in the 1861 census in Kinghorn. She m. John Harvey on 5 Nov 1862, Kinghorn.
  2. Isabella Prentice, chr. 18 Sep 1837 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. At home in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts. In the 1861 census in Abbotshall, Fife, she was living with her uncle, James Prentice, #1(i), above.
  3. George Prentice, chr. 8 Dec 1838 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [6]
  4. Robert Prentice, b. c. 1840, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. At home in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts. In the 1861 census in Abbotshall, Fife, he was living with his uncle, James Prentice, #1(i), above. He appears in the 1881 census living at Glengorm Estate Glengorm House in Kilninian & Kilmore, Argyll, Scotland, with his wife, Jane, b. c. 1853, Kilwinning, Ayr, and living with her parents, William and Mary Campbell Lang; children shown:
    1. William L. Prentice, b. c. 1880, Dysart, Fife.
    2. Graham M. Prentice, b. 1881, Leslie, Fife.

  5. Jane Prentice, chr. 2 Apr 1841 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. At home in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts.
  6. Ellen Prentice, chr. 7 May 1844 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [7]
  7. Eliza Prentice, chr. 17 Aug 1846 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Apparently not in 1851 and later census.

4. George Prentice Davidson, b. 7 Feb 1849 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

He m. Margaret Allan in 1874, Ireland. She was b. 1857, Ireland. Children:

  1. Margaret Davidson b: 1874 in Ireland
  2. Alexander Davidson b: 1880 in Renfrewshire, Sct.
  3. George Davidson b: 1884 in Renfrewshire, Sct.
  4. Janet Kirk Davidson b: 1885 in Greenock, Renfrew, Sct.
  5. Mary Davidson b: 8 May 1889 in Greenock, Renfrew, Sct.
  6. Alan Davidson

5. Robert Davidson, b. 1 Oct 1840 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. He m. Joan Bailie on 31 Mar 1863, Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland. Children:

  1. John Davidson, b. 1865 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

6. George Prentice, chr. 8 Dec 1838 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. At home in the 1851 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts. At home in the 1861 census in Kinghorn. In the 1881 census he was living at Newbigging House, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland, with his wife, Christina Landale Howden, b. c. 1842, Falkland, Fife, and children:

  1. Agnes Dalrymple Prentice, b. 9 May 1866, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1871.
  2. George Pentice, b. 18 Jan 1868, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1871. Not in 1901 census.
  3. Jane Russell Prentice, b. 3 Jul 1869, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1871 and 1881.
  4. Francis Howden Prentice, son, b. 27 Sep 1870, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1871. Not in 1901 census.
  5. James Prentice, b. 24 Jun 1873, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1881 and 1891.
  6. Mary Prentice, b. c. 1876, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1881 and 1901.
  7. Charles H. Prentice, b. c. 1880, Burntisland, Fife. At home in 1881.
  8. Robert Prentice, b. c. 1884. At home in 1891. At home in Burntisland in 1891.

7. Ellen Prentice, chr. 7 May 1844 Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. In 1851 census in Kirkcaldy living with an aunt/uncle.

She m. Patrick Hill "Hill" Normand in 1870. He was b. 1844, Edinburgh, Midlothian, son of James Normand (b. 1799, Dysart, Fife) and Eliza Hill (b. c. 1799, Edinburgh, Midlothian) (per 1881 census).An Ancestor Chart for James can be found at ThePeerage.com . They had 2 ore more children, including:

  1. George P. Normand, b. c. 1874, Dysart, Fife. At home in 1881 per census and 1901 per census.
  2. Patrick Normand, b. c. 1876, Dysart, Fife. At home in 1881 per 1881 census.
  3. Lindsay D. Normand, son, b. c. 1880, Edinburgh. At home in 1881 per census and 1901 per census.
  4. Wilfred Guild Normand (Baron Normand), b. 6 May 1884 and d. 5 Oct 1962. . . . . . . [8]

8. Wilfred Guild Normand (Baron Normand), b. 6 May 1884 and d. 5 Oct 1962 at the age of 78 years. At home in the 1891 and 1901 census in Edinburgh, Midlothian.

Wilfred Guild Normand, Baron Normand was educated at Fettes School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He graduated from Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1906 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He was admitted to Scot's Bar in 1910 entitled to practice as a Advocate. He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, in 1910 with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).

He fought in the First World War between 1915 and 1918. He was invested as a King's COunsel (K.C.) in 1925. He held the office of Solicitor-General for Scotland in 1929. He held the office of Solicitor-General for Scotland between 1931 and 1933. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Edinburgh, West Division between 1931 and 1935. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1933.

He held the office of Lord Advocate between 1933 and 1935. He graduated from Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, in 1934 with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He held the office of Lord President of the Court of Session between 1935 and 1947. He held the office of Lord Justice General of Scotland between 1935 and 1947. He was created Baron Normand, of Aberdour in the County of Fife [U.K. Law Lord] on 6 January 1947. He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 6 January 1947 and 1953.

He m. 1st. Gertrude Lawson, daughter of William Lawson, on 22 July 1913. Children:

  1. William Normand
  2. Patricia Drake Normand. She m. D. W. Gourlay.

He married, 2nd Marion Cunningham, daughter of David Cunningham, on 27 April 1927.

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