William BRUCE [12256]
(Abt 1814-Aft 1871)
Ann BUCHAN [12257]
(Abt 1818-Aft 1871)
Margaret BRUCE [4426]


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John MAIN [4425]

Margaret BRUCE [4426]

  • Born: 9 May 1855, Peterhead, ABD 2
  • Marriage: John MAIN [4425] on 28 Mar 1881 in Torry, Kincardine 1
  • Died: 18 May 1928, 9, Kitchener Street, Dalmuir, Clydebank, West DNB aged 73 3

  Noted events:

3 Apr 1881 census: age 26, wife of John Main at Ferry Road New Buildings, Nigg, Kincardine. 4

5 Apr 1891 census: age 38, wife of John Main at Burnbank Village, Nigg, Kincardine. 5

31 Mar 1901 census: age 46, wife of John Main at 132, Glasgow Road, Clydebank, LKS. 6

Margaret married John MAIN [4425] [MRIN: 1308], son of William MAIN [12261] and Margaret CRAIG [12262], on 28 Mar 1881 in Torry, Kincardine.1 (John MAIN [4425] was born on 6 Mar 1859 in Nigg, Kincardine 7 8 and died on 9 Mar 1910 in 105, Glasgow Road, Clydebank, DNB 9.)


1 Nigg Marriages 1881 266/02 (John Main, Margaret Bruce).
married 26 March 1881 at Torry, Nigg, Kincardineshire
after Free Church banns
JOHN MAIN whitefisher, widower age 22
Torry, Nigg
father William Main whitefisher
mother Margaret Main ms Craig deceased
domestic servant, spinster age 25
father William Bruce whitefisher
mother Jane Bruce ms Buchan*
witnesses Alexander Bruce, George Main.
*[the marriage register definitely has Margaret's mother as JANE, but I believe her name was ANN BUCHAN.]

2 Peterhead Burgh Births 1855 232-01/79 (Margaret Bruce).
born 9 May 1855 at Buchanhaven
father William Bruce fisherman, 35 years resident in Buchanhaven
mother Ann Bruce ms Buchan, 32 years resident in Inverallochie
This is her 10th child, already 4 girls living and 2 dead, and 3 boys dead.
married 1839 Peterhead
informant Ann Bruce (made her x mark) mother.

3 Scotstoun & Yoker Deaths 1928 644-23/295 (Margaret Main).
widow of John Main ship rigger
died 18 May 1928
Blairhill Hospital, Glasgow
usual residence 9 Kitchener Street, Dalmuir
father William Bruce fisherman deceased
mother Ann Bruce ms Buchan deceased
informant Alexander Main son, present.

4 1881 census of Scotland, Kincardine, Volume 266 Nigg, enumeration district (ED) 1, page 33, schedule no. 166, household of John Main (Ferry Road New Buildings);
John Main 22 M whitefisher, Nigg
Margaret Main 26 wife, Peterhead Aberdeen

5 1891 census of Scotland, Aberdeen, Volume 232/1 Peterhead, enumeration district (ED) 10, page 2, schedule no. 8, household of John Main (5a Main Road);
John Main 32 M whitefisher, Burnbank Nigg, Kincardine
Margaret Main 38 wife, Buchanhaven East, Aberdeen
Margaret A Main 9 daughter, Torry Kincardine
Agnes W Main9 daughter, Torry Kincardine
William B Main2 son, Buchanhaven East
Adam Flucker 22 boarder

6 1901 census of Scotland, Dumbarton, Volume 501 Old Kilpatrick, enumeration district (ED) 17, page 7, schedule no. 28a, household of John Main (132 Glasgow Road, Clydebank);
John Main 42 M shipyard rigger, Nigg Kincardine
Margaret Main 46 M wife, Peterhead, Aberdeen
Agnes Main 19 daughter, French polisher, Peterhead
William Main 12 son, Peterhead
Alexander Main 9 son, Peterhead
.. and two lodgers

7 LDS Batch C112661 Nigg, Kincardine 1855-1867.

8 Nigg (Kincardine) Births 1859 266/20 (John Main 2nd of that name).
born 6 March 1859 at Burnbank, Nigg
father William Main whitefisher
mother Margaret Main ms Craig
informant William Main grandfather, not present.

9 Old or West Kilpatrick Deaths 1910 501/97 (John Main).
JOHN MAIN fisherman, latterly storeman, age 51
married (1) Isabella Ritchie, (2) Margaret Bruce
died 105 Glasgow Road, Clydebank
father Thomas [sic, should be William] Main fisherman deceased
mother Margaret Main ms Craig deceased
informant William B. Main son present
4 Wallace Street, Clydebank.

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