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Archibald Prentice of Carluke, Scotland

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Archibald Prentice of Carluke, Scotland
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2000 and Revised: 2 Feb 2009

We are working with Bronwyn Keighley-Gerardy, Christine Hadden, Liz Larsen, Judy Bazant, and Mary Cotter in constructing the following tentative family tree:

1. Archibald Prentice (See Footnote 1) may have been b. c. 1690-95. He m. Mary Prentice and their marriage may have been on 11 Mar 1716. Their children included a son:

  1. John Prenties (1716-) 13 Dec 1716. Carluke Lanarkshire Scotland
  2. Robert Prenties (1718-)16 Sep 1718. Carluke Lanarkshire Scotland. He m. Rachel Waddell on November 24, 1750, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was b. 24 Nov 1750, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  3. Margaret Prenties (1720-) 12 Aug 1720. Carluke Lanarkshire Scotland
  4. Janet Prenties lL72L-l 10 May 1721. Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  5. Thomas Prentice, born in 18 November 1722 in Carluke. . . . . . [2]
  6. Archibald Prenties (1726-) 2Feb L726. Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  7. James Prenties (L727-) 16 Nov 1727. Carluke Lanarkshire Scotland

2. Thomas Prentice, born in 18 November 1722 in Carluke. He m. Janet Girdwood. Children:

  1. Margaret Prentice, b 26 May 1745; West Calder
  2. Archibald Prentice, b 12 Oct 1746; West Calder
  3. Jean Prentice, b 1 Jun 1748; West Calder. She may, or may not, be the Jean Prentice (b. c. 1750 and d. 6 Sep 1824, age 74) who m. William Newbigging (son of John Newbigging and Susan Heirench) who was b. c. 1744 and d. 1810, age 66. All are buried in the Pettinail Churchyard.
    Also buried there is "(daughter) Jean Lightbody (b. c. 1792 and d.) 20.5.179(4), 2y6m." Her relationship to the others is unclear, but she may be the daughter of Jean and William.
  4. James Prentice, b 29 Mar 1750; West Calder
  5. David Prentice, b. 13 or 26 Feb 1754 Carnwath. . . . . . . [3]
  6. Thomas Prentice, b. 26 Sep 1763, Carnwath. . . . . . . . [4]

3. David Prentice, b. 13 Feb 1754 and bap. 16 Feb 1754, Carnwath and d. 23 Mar 1823, age 70. He was a tenant at Hinchelwood and is buried at the Carnwath cemetery.

He m. Agnes Somerville. She was chr. 5 Feb 1758 in the Parish of Li8bberton, d. 16 Mar 1793 at age 35, and is also buried at Carnwath cemetery. Agnes was the dau. of William Somerville (a tenant in Baitlaw) and Marion Lawson. Known children of David and Agnes:

  1. Thomas Prentice, chr. 13 Oct 1782, Carnwath. He may, or may not, be the Thomas Prentice shown in the 1841 census in Carnwath, and the 1851 census in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, with his wife, Janet, b. c. 1793, West Calder, Edinburgh. No children at home.
  2. Margaret Prentice, chr. 27 Jun 1784, Carnwath.
  3. Janet Prentice, chr. 3 Jul 1786, Carnwath and d. 25 May 1861, age 74, and bur. in the Covington Churchyard. She m. James Brownlee on 6 Mar 1812 at Covington and Thankerton. He was b. c. 1784, d. 22 Nov 1816, age 32, and bur. same place. For her roots, see our Fall 2001 article about David Prentice of Carnwath .Children (per Christine Hadden, email, 7 Sep 2003, citing headstone):
    1. William Brownlee, b. c. 1814 and d. 14 Jan 1881, age 67. Bur. same place. He m. Grace Dickson, b. c. 1812 and d. 13 Apr 1888, age 76. Bur. same place.
      1. Margaret Brownlee, b. c. 1842 and d. 11 Dec 1926, age 84. Bur. same place.
      2. William Brownlee, b. c. 1845 and d. 5 Jan 1846. Bur same place.
      3. Grace Brownlee, b. c. 1856 and d. 18 May 1931. Bur. same place.
    2. David C. Brownlee, b. 1 Feb 1815 and d. 14 Jan 1913.
  4. John Prentice, chr. 26 Aug 1788, Carnwath. Perhaps deceased by 1793 when another son was named John.
  5. Jean Prentice, chr. 14 Mar 1790, Carnwath. . . . . . . . [3.1]
  6. John Prentice, chr. 6 Jan 1793, Carnwath. . . . . . . . [5]

David Prentice apparently m., 2nd, and after 1893, Elizabeth Gray who was b. c. 1768, d. 5 May 1838 and is also bur. at Carnwath Cemetery. Liz Larsen's email of 16 Oct 2003 names the following as children of David and Elizabeth and per IGI:

  1. Catherine Prentice, b. or chr. 15 Nov 1796, Carnwath. . . . . . . [6]
  2. John Prentice, b. 13 Nov 1798, Carnwath.
  3. Jean Prentice, b. 23 Dec 1800, Bathgate, West Lothian (per IGI)
  4. Archibald Prentice, b. 4 Mar 1803, Livingston. . . . . . . [7]
  5. William Prentice, b. 27 Jan 1805, Livingston, West Lothian. For his probable marriage and family, see our Winter 2008 article entitled Peter Prentice and Mary Freemantle of Victoria Australis . William is #1 in that article.

3.1 Jean Prentice, b. 6 Mar 1790 and chr. 14 Mar 1790, Carnwath.

She is tentatively identified as the Jean Prentice who m. Robert Scott (per IGI), a weaver, in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 10 Jul 1808. Children (per IGI and Judy Bazant, email, 11 Jan 2006)

  1. William Scott, born June 27, 1808 Clerkstone, Lesmahagow.
  2. Robert Scott, born Dec 31, 1811 Carluke.
  3. Marrion/Marion Scott, born Oct 17, 1813 Carluke.
  4. Jean Scott, born Feb 26, 1818 Kirkfieldbank, Lesmahagow
  5. Jane Scott, born Oct 7, 1820 Linvale, Lesmahagow
  6. Margaret Scott, born Nov 7, 1822 Linmill, Lesmahagow
  7. James Scott, born May 24, 1825 Linmill, Lesmahagow
  8. Anne Scott, born Aug 25, 1828 Linfield, Lesmahagow
  9. Agnes Scott, born April 12, 1832 Linfield, Lesmahagow

3.2 (Omitted. Referred to the wrong Robert Scott)

4. Thomas Prentice, born in Carnwath in 26 Sep 1763. He m. Helen Howison/Howieson. Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. Katherine Prentice b: 4th Oct 1791 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She may have d. young since there is a later daughter of the same name.
  2. Thomas Prentice b: 13th March 1793 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  3. Jane Prentice b: 2nd April 1795 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Subject to further investigation, she is tentatively identified as the Jane Prentice shown in the IGI who m. James Nairn on 3 Nov 1822 in Lanark, Lanark, Scotland. Children
    1. Annaple Purdie Nairn/Nairne, chr.31 May 1831, Carnwath, Lanark . By email of 24 Jun 2011, Tammy suggest that "Annaple" is a poor transcription of the name "Amelia" or "Emelia."
    2. Thomas Nairn, chr. 12 Feb 1823, Lanark, Lanark

  4. Catherine Prentice b: 2nd April 1795 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Subject to further investigation, she is tentatively identified as the Katherine Prentice shown in the IGI as b. c. 1792 "of Lanark, Lanark, Scotland" who m. Robert Wilson on 21 Nov 1813 in Lanark, Lanark. Children (per IGI):
    1. Grizel Wilson - chr. 11 May 1817 Lanark, Lanark, Scotland
    2. William Wilson - b. 3 Feb 1815 Lanark, Lanark, Scotland

  5. Janet Prentice, b. 16 Apr 1797 in Carnwath and d. 8 Aug 1878, Carnwath. She married James Newbigging, son of John Newbigging and Marion Pennie. All are buried in the Libberton Churchyard (per Christine Hadden, email, 7 Sep 2003). No children are shown for Janet and James in the IGI.

  6. James Prentice b: 20th Oct 1799 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He is tentatively identified as the James Prentice who appears in the 1841 Carnwath census as b. in Lansarkshire c. 1801, apparently without a wife. He later appears as b. c. 1796 in Carnwath with a wife named Janet, b. c. 1808, Carnwath. Children shown in 1841 and 1851 census:
    1. Adam Prentice, b. c. 1826 Lanarkshire, Scotland
    2. Alexander Prentice, b. 1827 Lanarkshire, Scotland
    3. Simel (sic) Prentice, b. c. 1828 Lanarkshire, Scotland
    4. Thomas Prentice, b. c. 1830 Lanarkshire, Scotland. At home in Carnwath in 1851 census. He may be the Thomas Prentice shown in the 1861 census in Cambusnethan with his wife, Helen C., b. c. 1833, Avondale, Lanarkshire, and children:
      1. Catherine Prentice, b. c. 1855, Carnwath. At home in 1861 in Cambusnethan.
      2. Jane Smith Prentice, b. c. 1859, Old Monkland. At home in 1861 in Cambusnethan.
      3. Helen Frame Prentice, g. c. 1860, Wishaw. At home in 1861 in Cambusnethan.

    5. Marrion Prentice, b. c. 1832, Lanarkshire, Scotland .At home in Carnwath in 1851 census.
    6. George Prentice, b. c. 1835, Lanarkshire, Scotland. At home in Carnwath in 1851 census. Not in 1861 census.
    7. Margaret Prentice, b. c. abt 1836 Lanarkshire, Scotland. At home in Carnwath in 1851 census.
    8. Janet Prentice, b. c. 1845, Carnwath, Lanarkshire. At home in Carnwath in 1851 census.
    9. Jane Prentice, b. c. 1849, Carnwath, Lanarkshire. At home in Carnwath in 1851 census.
    10. William Prentice, b. c. 1849, Carnwath, Lanarkshie. At home in 1861.

    Also living with James and his family in 1841 are the following persons whose relationship to him, if any, is not known:

    1. Elisabeth Chamers abt 1826 Lanarkshire, Scotland
    2. Jannel Nammo abt 1811 Lanarkshire, Scotland

  7. Archibald Prentice, b. 2 Jan 1802 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and d. 7 Aug 1868, age 66, Maldon (near Castlemaine), Victoria, Australia.. He m. Jane Newbigging (another relative) who was b. 16 Jun 1806,and d. 29 Aug 1899,Maldon. Both are bur. in the Lancefield Cemetery. Archibald Prentice & Jane Newbigging together with their children Thomas, John, Helen, Archibald, James, William, Jane, David & Ann travelled on the "Tamerlane" in 1853. Also on board were Thomas Newbigging, with 2 or 3 females given as "Mrs". Their descendants also migrated to New Zealand. Children (per IGI, Mary Cotter, 13 Jan 2006, and Wendy McDonald, 19 Feb 2015):
    1. Thomas Prentice, b. 11 Jul 1835, Carnwath. His place death is not yet known.
    2. John Prentice, b. 9 Dec 1836, Carnwath. He m. Margaret Shannon in 1865. They a daughter, Hanna, born 1866, Lancefield, and then travelled in NZ where he died in a Mining Accident. There were three children born in NZ, Archibald b.1870, John Shannon b.1875 and William Newbigging b.1880. John died 1891 at Crushington N.Z. and Margaret D.1909 at Reefton. They are buried in the Reefton Pioneer Cemetery.
    3. Helen Prentice, chr. 24 Oct 1838, Peebles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.1]
    4. Archibald Prentice, chr. 5 May 1840, Peebles.
    5. James Prentice, b. 19 Dec 1841, Edderston, Peebles, and d. 15 Oct 1890, age 48, Maldon (near Castlemaine), Victoria, Australia
    6. William Prentice, chr. 2 Sep 1843, Peebles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.2]
    7. Jane Prentice, chr. 16 May 1846, Peebles. She m. Frederick Thomas Wright who was b. c. 1840, perhaps Linkinhorne, Cornwall, UK, and d. 1885, age 45, Maldon (near Castlemaine).
    8. David Prentice, b. 27 Nov 1847, Peebles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.3]
    9. Ann Prentice, b. 25 Nov 1849, Peebles, Peebles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.4]
    10. Arthur Prentice, b. 19 Nov 1851, Peebles.
  8. Helen Prentice b: 17th Nov 1806 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Subject to further investigation, she is tentatively identified as the Helen Prentice shown in the IGI who m. Thomas Gray on 25 Nov 1832, Glasgow, Lanark. No children shown in the IGI.
  9. Margaret Prentice b: 18th Aug 1809 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

4.1 Helen Prentice, chr. 24 Oct 1838, Peebleshire and d. 5 Oct 1912, age 74, in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. Helen (called Ellen) and her husband are both bur. in the Lancefield Cemetery.

She m. Samuel John Willcocks in 1867 in Victoria, Australia. He was b. c. 1832 in Cornwall, UK and d. Sep 1896, Romsey, Victoria, Austalia. Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. John Willcocks b: 1869 in Maldon (near Castlemaine), Victoria, Australia. John d. 1943 at Kilmore possibly with wife Jane Porter. John & Jane buried in Lancefield Cemetery.
  2. Jane Mary Willcocks b: 1871 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia
  3. William Willcocks b: 1871 in Monegeeta, Victoria, Australia, and d. there 1871. Bur. in Lancefield Cemetery.
  4. Ellen Willcocks b: 1873 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. Died 1959, Elsternwick. She m. William Webster who d. there also.
  5. Annie Willcocks b: 1875 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. She d. 1960, Elsternwick. She m. Albert James Gumley.
  6. Thomas Willcocks b: 1878 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. He d. 1965, Melbourne.
  7. Emma Willcocks b: 1879 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. She d. 1964, Heidelberg.
  8. Phillip Willcocks b: 1883 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia. He d. 1925, Moe, Victoria.

4.2 William Prentice, chr. 2 Sep 1843, Peebles.He m. Eliza Hughes. Children:

  1. Louisa Prentice, b. 1862, Maldon (near Castlemain), Victoria an d. 6 days later.
  2. Henry Prentice, b. 1863, Maldon (near Castlemain), Victoria and d. 1864, 13 months later.
  3. Henry Edward Prentice, b. 1864, Maldon (near Castlemain), Victoria and d. 1866.

4.3 David Prentice, b. 27 Nov 1847, Peebles, and d. 1931, East Maitland, NSW, Australia. He m. Margaret Newbigging on 27 April 1875 in Toolamba (near Shepparton), Victoria, Australia. Margaret was b. 27 Apr 1853 at sea, aboard the 'Tamerlane' in the Indian Ocean. She was Ihe dau. of Thomas Newbigging (b. 26 Jul 1816 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland) and Martha Cross (b. c. 1828 or 1829 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire or Killarrow, Argyllshire?, Scotland). Children (per Ancestry.com ):

  1. Margaret Prentice, b. 1877 in Mooroopna, Victoria, Australia. She d. 1877, age 19 days.
  2. Jane Maldon Martha Prentice, b. 1878 in Maldon (near Castlemaine), Victoria, Australia
  3. David Arthur Prentice, b. 1880 in Tatura (near Shepparton), Victoria, Australia.
  4. Annie Margaret Prentice, b. 1883, Sydney, NSW, Australia and d. there 1884.
  5. Thomas A. R. Prentice, b. 1886, Raymond Terrace, NSW, Australia.
  6. Annie V. Prentice, b. 1888, Raymond Terrace, NSW, Australia.

4.4 Ann 'Annie' Prentice, b. 25 Nov 1849 in Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, and d. 5 Mar 1879, age 29, in Victoria, Australia. She m. William Cornelius Tapping in 1874 in Victoria, Australia. He was b. c. 1840-1850 in Buckinghamshire, England. They had 1 or more children, including:

  1. Annie Edith Tapping, b. 1875 in Sand (ford or ridge or on or Bendigo), Victoria, Australia

5. John Prentice, b. 27 Dec 1792 and chr. 6 Jan 1793, Carnwath. He d. 16 Apr 1849, age 64, and is bur. at Carnwath Churchyard.

6. Catherine Prentice, b. or chr. 15 Nov 1796, Carnwath and bur. Jan 1869 in Rothesay Cem., Isle of Bute..

She m. Robert Thom in Rothesay. He was chr. 23 Jan 1774 and bur Dec 1847, Rothesay Cem., Isle of Bute. Robert is probably son of John Thom and Elizabeth Dun(n) of Tarbolton, Ayrshire.

Robert Thom was a civil engineer who designed the Greenock Cut to supply the Rothesay Cotton Mills with water. Robert Thom, Esquire was earlier a Cotton Spinner then became a Civil Engineer. He was educated at the Andersonian Institute in Glasgow (now the University of Strathclyde). He worked on maximising the water power to drive the cotton mills in West Lothian and Rothesay and gained a reputation as an excellent hydraulic engineer.

He was commissioned to design the domestic and industrial water supply to Greenock and much of his system remains in use today. His name is remembered in the principal reservoir on the scheme, Loch Thom (built 1825-27). In Inverclyde serving Greenock, Loch Thom is 12.8m (42 feet) deep and lies next to the Gryfe Reservoir. They had 1 or more children, including:

  1. Elizabeth Louisa Thom, b. 11 March 1815 and died 30 March 1830 in Rothesay.
  2. Catherine Thom, b. 17 Dec 1822, Rothesay and d. 22 Mar 1887, Logie, Perth, Scotland. She did not mary and in the 1881 census is livign with her nephew, Robert, in Logie.
  3. Robert Thom, b. 6 Jun 1825, Rothesay and d. 22 Dec. 1869, Rothesay. He m. Anna Maria Harrington (per Liz Larsen, email, 19 Oct 2003).
  4. William Peddie Thom, b. or chr. 7 Feb 1828, Rothesay and d. 17 Nov 1829, Rothesay.
  5. John Thom, b. or chr. 17 Nov 1829 Rothesay.
  6. Elizabeth Louisa Thom, b. or chr. 1 Mar 1831, Rothesay. . . . . . . [8]

7. Archibald Prentice, b. 4 Mar 1803, Livingston, West Lothian and d. 1864 in Rothesay, Isle of Bute. .

He m. Jane Main on 19 Apr 1823 in Whitburn, West Lothian. She was b. c. 1809, Glasgow. By 1828 they had moved to Whitburn, West Lothian, and about 1835-37 Archibald moved from Whitburn to Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland where he became the Manager of the Rothesay Cotton Mills. Children (per IGI):

  1. Jane Prentice, 25 May 1823, Livingston, West Lothian. She is likely the Janet Prentice who m. William Walker on 21 Jul 1853 in Rothesay, Bute, Scotland. Children (per IGI):
    1. Janet Walker, b. 29 Sep 1855, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland
    2. Barbara Hunter Walker, b. 17 May 1857, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland
    3. (perhaps) William Walker, b. 2 Feb 1861, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.
  2. (perhaps) Rebecca Prentice, b. c. 1824-25. She is not shown in the IGI, but the date and birth place suggests she may be a daughter of Archibald Prentice and Jane Main. Rebecca m. John Courtney on 4 Apr 1845 in Kilbirnie, Ayr, Scotland (per IGI). No father is named, but she had a son:
    1. William Prentice, b. 10 Apr 1858, Kilbirnie, Ayr.
  3. Elizabeth Prentice, b. 2 Oct 1826, Whitburn.
  4. David Prentice, b. 14 Sep 1828, Whitburn, West Lothian and d. in Australia. He went to Australia in 1852 with a friend, Archibald McKinlay, where they mined for a time. He returned to Scotland by 1854 where he m. Christina Stark on 9 Apr 1854 in Whitburn. Children (per IGI):
    1. John Prentice, b. 13 Sep 1854 Whitburn
    2. William Prentice, b. 21 Aug 1856 Whitburn
    3. David Prentice, b. 7 Jan 1859 Whitburn
    4. Catharine Prentice, b. 22 Jan 1862 Whitburn
    5. Mary Ballantine Prentice, b. 22 Sep 1865 Whitburn.
    6. Thomasina Gray Prentice, b. 24 May 1868 Whitburn
  5. Robert Prentice, chr. 22 Aug 1830, Whitburn, West Lothian. No marriage shown in IGI in Whitburn. Not in 1861 census.
  6. John Prentice, chr. 14 Oct 1832, Whitburn, West Lothian. He m. Jean Black on 31 Aug 1860, Whitburn, West Lothian. No children are shown as b. in Whitburn.
  7. Jane Prentice, b. c. 1834. Blackburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian and chr. 28 Dec 1834, Whitburn, West Lothian. She m. Thomas Kerr on 12 Aug 1856 in Whitburn. Children (per IGI):
    1. John Kerr, b. 22 Jan 1857 Livingston, West Lothian
    2. Archibald Prentice Kerr, b. 25 Jun 1859 Colinton, Midlothian
    3. Jean Main Kerr, b. 15 Feb 1862, Colinton, Midlothian
    4. Christina Campbell Kerr, b. 19 Jun 1864 Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian
    5. Robert Prentice Kerr, b. 27 Oct 1870 Old Monkland, Lanark.
    6. David Prentice Kerr, b. 24 May 1873 Old Monkland, Lanark.
  8. Catherine Thom Prentice, chr. 21 Jan 1838, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland. She m. John C. Miller on 25 Jul 1861, Kilbirnie, Scotland (per IGI). He was b. 5 Oct 1836 in Innerleithen, Peebleshire, Scotland and d. 17 Feb 1871 in Glasgow, Lanark. Children (per IGI):
    1. John Miller, b. 9 Sep 1862 Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark.
    2. Jane Main Miller, b. 6 Nov 1864 Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark.
    3. Thomas Prentice Millar, b. 2 Mar 1869 Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark.
    (See also Fn. 2.
  9. Margaret Gray Prentice, chr. 3 Nov 1839, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland. She m. Peter Gorrie Kennedy on 25 Jul 1861, Kilbirnie, Ayr, Scotland. Children (per IGI).
    1. Archibald Prentice Kennedy, b. 18 Apr 1862 Tradeston, Glasgow, Lanark.
    2. Patrick Arthur Kennedy, b. 23 Mar 1864 Cathcart, Renfrew.
    3. Robert Prentice Kennedy, b. 19 Jun 1866 Cathcart, Renfrew.
    4. Margaret Gray Kennedy, b. 17 Aug 1868, Cathcart, Renfrew.
    5. James Blackie Kennedy, b. 29 Apr 1871 Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark.
    6. Jane Main Kennedy, b. 19 Jan 1874 Milton, Glasgow, Lanark.

8. Elizabeth Louisa Thom, b. or chr. 1 Mar 1831, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland and d. 9 Feb 1919 in West Kilbride, Ayrshire. Cause of death was given as Senile Decay/Hip Fracture. She m. James Annan on 16 Sep 1862 in Ascog, Kingarth, Isle of Bute. He was the son of James Annan and Mary Horn and was b. 17 Jan 1833 in St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh and d. 23 Jun 1905 in Edina Villa, Blackford, Perth, Scotland, of Pleurish/Caridac Failure.

In the 1881 & 1891 census they lived at 30 Snowdon Place, Stirling, Scotland where he was an annuitant. In the 1901 census they lived at 84 Albert Park, Roseneath, Kilcreggan & Cove, Dumbarton where he was shown as a retired Law Clerk. Children:

  1. Robert Thom Annan, b. 6 March 1864, Kingarth, Buteshire, Scotland. In 1881 census lodging in Avenue House, Logie, Perth (maybe Forfar?) aged 17. Also lodging there was his Aunt Catherine Thom, unmarried, aged 58 of Rothesay. In the 1891 Census he is living with his family in Stirling. In 1905 he lived in Cochrane, Dumfries at the time of his father's death in 1905.
  2. John James Annan, b. 15 Jan 1867, Kingarth, Buteshire, Scotland. In 1881 Census John was boarding at Craigmount School, Edinburgh St. Cuthberts, Scotland. 1891 census living at home and was a Commission Agent.
  3. Kate Thom Annan, b. 16 Feb 1875, Ascog Tower, Kingarth, Buteshire, Scotland. 1881 census living at home. 1891 census living at 30 Snowden Place, Stirling, 1901 lived at 84 Albert Park, Roseneath, Kilcreggan & Cove, Dumbarton - no occupation shown. 1905, when her mother died, lived at Firthside, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, unmarried.

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Footnote 1:   For a discussion as to the possible lineage of Archibald Prentice, see our Winter 1998 issue on Archibald Prentice of Carluke .

Footnote 2: Other births at Kilbirnie were to a Mary Prentice, whose relationship to this Prentice family is not yet known, were:

  1. Margaret Prentice, b. 25 Oct 1857, Kilbirnie, Ayr.
  2. Irwin Prentice, b. 16 Apr 1862, Kilbirnie, Ayr.
  3. Noble Prentice, b. 16 APR 1862, Kilbirnie, Ayr.
  4. Jane Prentice, b. 3 May 1864, Kilbirnie, Ayr.
  5. John Prentice, b. 11 Nov 1869, Kilbirnie, Ayr.

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