Andrew Munro [2503]
(Bef 1775-Bef 1841)
Margaret Mackay [2504]
(Abt 1772-Between 1844/1851)
Hector Munro [412]
(1813-1884)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Johan Sutherland [413]

Hector Munro [412] 2

  • Born: 1813, Tongue, SUT 3
  • Marriage: Johan Sutherland [413] on 16 Jul 1843 in Tongue, SUT 1
  • Died: 2 Jan 1884, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, MLN 2 3 4

bullet  General Notes:

[Mary Young] Hector Munro (Scullomie) and his brother Hugh Munro (Coldbackie) married two sisters. Hector married Johan Sutherland; Hugh's wife was Robertina Sutherland.

bullet  Events

He worked as a weaver, fisher, crofter tenant. 5

6 Jun 1841 census: age 25-29, hand loom weaver, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 6

29 Jun 1844: age 31, tenant, weaver and fisher, head of household, resided at Scullomie, Tongue. 7

30 Mar 1851 census: age 39, weaver, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 8

7 Apr 1861 census: age 49, woollen weaver, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 9

2 Apr 1871 census: age 57, weaver, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 10

1873: he was appointed Deacon of Tongue Free Church in Tongue, SUT. 11

3 Apr 1881 census: age 68, worsted weaver, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 12


Hector married Johan Sutherland [413], daughter of William Sutherland [2497] and Christina Macleod [2478], on 16 Jul 1843 in Tongue, SUT.1 (Johan Sutherland [413] was born in 1818 in Tongue, SUT 13 and died on 12 Nov 1901 in Scullomie, Tongue 2 13.)


Sources


1 LDS Batch M110564 Tongue 1819-1854.

2 Tongue Tenants Roll 166 Scullomie (old no.10).

3 Edinburgh St Giles Deaths 1884 685-4/44 Hector Munro (Scullomie).
HECTOR MUNRO, 2 January 1884, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Us. res. Scullomey. married to Joan [sic, usually Johan] Sutherland. Andrew Munro woollen weaver decd. Margaret Munro ms Mackay decd. Senile gangrene of toes 2 months, cardiac syncope sudden. Informant. Alex Neil chief Porter Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.

4 Tongue F.C Deacons Court Minutes 1884-1907 NAS CH3/449, item 2,
"3 March 1884, The deacons hereby record their sense of the loss to this court and to the congregation sustained by the death of Mr Hector Munro, who for many years served the congregation by a careful and diligent discharge of all the duties of the deaconship, and was a consistent, active and conscientious member in this congregation from his early life to the time of his decease.
5 May 1884, Mr John McKay, Scullomie, was appointed Trustee on the McKay Trust in room of the late Mr Hector McKay deceased.".

5 Tongue Free Church Baptismal Book 1843-1877 (NAS CH3/449 no.3).

6 1841 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 4, page 1, household of Hector Munro (Scullomie);
Hector Munro 25 hand loom weaver, Sutherland
Robert McKay 35 fisherman, Sutherland [brother-in-law]
Henereta McKay 30 Sutherland [sister]
Andrew McKay 4 Sutherland [nephew]

7 "J. Horsburgh factor's visitation of Tongue tenants, 1844-1845,"; ms notebook; Sutherland Estate Papers DEP 313/184; National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh;
29 June 1844 - SCULLOMIE No.10 - HECTOR MUNRO Second house on west side of road. Lot No.3 of Plan 1829. 2.2.19 arable and -.3.21 in pasture, in all 3.2. Has improved and drained a good deal since 1829. Now in good order and no more land to take in. Rent 4 15s. 11d. Garden.
House A new Tenantry one - thatched - clay partition, lofted over room.
Family - tenant an active young fellow about 31 years of age, a weaver and herring fisher. Has a wife [Johan Sutherland] and one child of 2 months old [Catherine]. The Mother [Margaret Mackay], a woman of 72 lives with him and likewise his Brother Hugh, aged 25, who is also a weaver and a fisher. Mother on Poors' Roll. Stock - 3 cows, 1 stirk, 18 sheep; on-line transcript at http://cmy.iay.org.uk/resources/1844.htm

8 1851 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 10, page 3, schedule no. 24, household of Hector Munro (Scullomie);
Hector Munro 39 weaver, farmer of 3 acres,
Johan Munro 33 wife, Tongue
Cathrine Munro 7 daughter, Tongue
Margret Munro 4 daughter, Tongue
Andrew Munro 2 son, Tongue
William Munro 2 son, Tongue
Andrew Munro 19 nephew, apprentice weaver, Tongue
Margret Munro 16 niece, ag.labourer, Tongue

9 1861 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 15, schedule no. 55, household of Hector Munro (Scullomie);
Hector Munro 49 head, woollen weaver, Tongue
Johan Munro 43 wife, Tongue
Margt Munro 15 daughter, Tongue
Andw Munro 13 son, Tongue
William Munro 13 son, Tongue
Christina Munro 10 daughter, Tongue
Emily Munro 7 daughter, Tongue
Alex Munro 2 son, Tongue

10 1871 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 11, schedule no. 57, household of Hector Munro (Scullomie);
Hector Munro 57 weaver, Tongue
Johan Munro 51 wife, Tongue
William Munro 21 son, fisherman, Tongue
Christy Munro 19 daughter, general servant, Tongue
Emily Munro 17 daughter, general servant, Tongue
Catherine Munro 8 daughter, scholar, Tongue

11 Tongue F.C Deacons Court Minutes 1884-1907 NAS CH3/449, item 2.

12 1881 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 12, schedule no. 50, household of Hector Munro (Scullomie, Tongue);
Hector Munro 68 M head, worsted weaver, Tongue
Johan Munro 63 M wife, Tongue
Hugh Reid 35 M son-in-law, mason, Tongue
Christina M Reid 29 M daughter, Tongue
Catherine Munro 19 U daughter, general servant, Tongue
Margret Reid 2 grand-daughter, Tongue
William Reid 2 months, grandson, Tongue

13 Tongue Deaths 1901 056/30 image (Johan Sutherland Munro, Scullomie).
JOHAN MUNRO 12 November 1901 at Skullomie. age 83, crofter. widow of Hector Munro. William Sutherland mason decd. Christina Sutherland ms McLeod decd. senile decay. Informant William Munro, son, present.

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