Notes
James SMITH
1855 - 29 Dec 1917

1854 James born around this time  

1861 Census / Reg No 644/2 Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Source Citation: Parish: Glasgow College; ED: 42; Page:  5; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1861_98; Year: 1861.
Glasgow College, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 72 Havannah St
James SMITH Head Mar 40 Cotton Weaver Glasgow, Lanarkshire,  
Helen SMITH Wife Mar 40 Cotton Weaver Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
Peter SMITH Son   10 At School Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
James SMITH Son   7   Glasgow, Lanarkshire,

1871 Census / Reg No 644/10 Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Source Citation: Parish: Glasgow Govan; ED: 96; Page:  7; Line: 24; Roll: CSSCT1871_142; Year: 1871.
Govan, Glasgow,Lanarkshire, 23 Nicholson St
James SMITH Head Mar 48 Lamplighter Glasgow, Lanarkshire,  
Mrs SMITH Wife Mar 48   Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
Peter SMITH Son   20 Lamplighter Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
James SMITH Son   16 Apprentice Cooper Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
Catherine SMITH Daug   8   Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
Robert SMITH Son   6   Glasgow, Lanarkshire,
           
           
           

1871-1879 Father dies prior to James's marriage  

1879 31 Dec - Marries Agnes WHITE
at 123 Stobcross Street
Glasgow

Both living at 41 Burnside Street at the time

1880 Daughter Agnes Born  

1881 Census
Govan, Glasgow, 174 Scotland Street
James SMITH Head Mar 21 Cooper Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Wife Mar 25   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Daur U 1   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes WHITE M-law U 58 Fringe Maker Lanarkshire, Glasgow
I think that the transcript is incorrect for James age - could be 26yrs

1883 Daughter Ellen Born  

1885 Daughter Jemima Born  

1888 Daughter Robina Born  

1890 Daughter Mary Born  

1891 Census Govan, Glasgow, 205 Crookston St
James SMITH Head Mar 36 Cooper (Unemployed) Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Wife Mar 35   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Daur U 10 Scholar Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Ellen SMITH Daur U 8 Scholar Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Jemima SMITH Daur U 6 Scholar Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Robbina SMITH Daur U 4   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Mary SMITH Daur U 5mth   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes WHITE M-law U 70 Warehouse minder Lanarkshire, Glasgow


1895 Son Peter Born 10 Jun - Glasgow  

1898 Daughter Maggie Born  

1899 Daughter Beatrice Born  

1901 Son James Born  

1901 Census
Govan, Glasgow, 205 Crookston St
James SMITH Head Mar 46 Cooper Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Wife Mar 45   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Agnes SMITH Daur S 20 French Polisher Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Ellen SMITH Daur S 18 French Polisher Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Jamima SMITH Daur S 16 Gents Cap Maker Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Robina SMITH Daur S 13 Massage Girl Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Mary SMITH Daur   10 Scholar Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Peter SMITH Son   5 Scholar Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Maggie SMITH Daur   3   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Beatrice SMITH Daur   2   Lanarkshire, Glasgow
James SMITH Son 2mth     Lanarkshire, Glasgow

1917 - 1918 dies between 29 Dec 1917 and 16 Feb 1918 -
Drowning - based on evidence most likely drowned
on the 29 Dec 1917 after 5.30am
Family lore tells that he was most likely drunk and fell off the Ferry.



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