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Shetland Taits- Lerwick

Colin Pearson (View posts)
Posted: 28 May 2000 4:51AM GMT
John Tait b. 1785, Boot Shoe Maker, m. 29 Sept 1807 LK., Johanna Ratter b. 1785, Stapness, Walls, (daughter of Scott Ratter Margaret Twatt ) d. 1857 LK. John died before 1851.
1/ Innes Tait b. 1808 LK, ( son of John Tait Johanna Ratter ) Boot Shoe Maker, m.(1) 05 Jan 1832 LK, Margaret Pennant b. 1808, d. 1844. m.(2) 22 Jun 1848, Eliz
Petrie b. 1825 LK
1A/ James Pottinger Tait b. 1832 (son of Innes Tait Margaret Pennant ) m. 1871 in Edinburgh, Agnes Mail b. 21 Aug.1851, Blate, Dunrossness ( daughter of William Mail Grace Goudie ).
a1/ Margaret Pennant Tait b. 1872 LK. m. 1898 in Lerwick to Edmund Risley b. 1860,
Res.3 Prince Alfred Street, Lerwick ( son of Andrew Risley Elizabeth Staines ).
a1a/ Agnes Emma Risley b. 1899 LK
a2/ Grace Helen Tait b. 1874 LK
a3/ Agnes Tait b. 1875 LK
a4/ James Pottinger Tait b. 1876 LK
a5/ William Tait b. 1876 LK
a6/ Elizabeth Johann Tait b. 1880 LK
a7/ John Tait b. 1882 LK
a8/ Robert Tait b. 1885 LK
a9/ Alfred Innes Tait b. 1886 LK
a10/ George Clark Tait b. 1890 LK

1B/ Catherine Tait b. 1837 ( daughter of Innes Tait Margaret Pennant ) m. 10 Aug 1871 in Edinburgh, William Sinclair b. 1834 ( son of James Sinclair Barbara Stout ) Housewright d. 13 Sept 1892 LK. Catherine Tait d. 24 Mar 1910, 4 Albany Street, Lerw
k. Death registered by William ( son ).
b1/ Margaret Pennant Sinclair b. 1872 LK
b2/ James Sinclair b. 1873 LK d. 1894 LK
b3/ Barbara Grace Sinclair b. 1876 LK, Teacher ,d. 01 Oct 1906, 4 Albany Street ,
Lerwick
b4/ Catherine Sinclair b. 1877 LK
b5/ William Sinclair b. 1879 LK, Mercantile Clerk, m. 06 Jun 1911, in Stainsly Cottage, Hill
Road
Lerwick to Agnes Irvine b. 1881 LK ( daughter of Robert Bell Irvine Helen Henderson )
b5a/ Roberta Frances Sinclair b. 07 May 1912, 4 Prince Alfred Street, Lerwick.
b6/ Joann Tait Sinclair b. 1882 LK m. 30 April 1913 to George William Russell ( son of
John Russell Margaret Lawson ) Solicitor
b6a/ John Lawson Russell b. 29 May 1917, 6 Prince Alfred Street, Lerwick
b6b/ William St.Clair Russell b. 22 June 1921, 4 Albany Street, Lerwick

1C/ John Tait b. 1840 ( son of Innes Tait Margaret Pennant ) staying at Seamans House Buildings, Lerwick m. 1884, in Lerwick, Helen Irvine b. 12 Oct 1852 of Sunderland, staying at 6 Commercial Street, Lerwick at time of marriage ( daughter of Robert
rvine Margaret Peterson )
c1/ Robina Margaret Tait b. 1885 LK
c2/ Jemima Helen Tait b. 1888 LK
c3/ Mary Barbara Tait b. 1890 LK
c4/ Innes John Tait b. 1895 LK
(Children of Second Marriage ) Innes Tait to Eliza Petrie
1D/ Gilbert Tait b. 1852 LK ( son of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie ) d. 1885 LK

1E/ Elizabeth Tait b. 1854 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie ) d. 1855 LK

1F/ ______? Tait b. 1856 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie ) d. 1856 LK

1G/ Christina Tait b. 1857 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie )

1H/ Eliza Tait b. 1860 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie )

1I/ Innes Tait b. 1862 LK ( son of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie )

1J/ Mary Jane Tait b. 1864 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie )

1K/ Joan Tait b. 1866 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie )

1L/ Barbara Sinclair Tait b. 1867 LK ( daughter of Innes Tait Eliza Petrie ) d. 1874
LK

1M/ Lillias Winchester Tait b. 1867 ( twin to Barbara Sinclair Tait )

2/ Catherine Tait b. 1811 LK ( daughter of John Tait Johanna Ratter ) m. 24 Nov 1836 in Lerwick to Charles Gifford ( son of John Gifford Catherine Sinclair )
2A/ Elizabeth Craigie Gifford b. 1837 LK d. 08 Aug 1871

2B/ John Gifford b. 1839 LK

2C/ Catherine Gifford b. 1841 LK. m. 1864 in Lerwick to Robert Henderson b. 1840 LK ( son of John Henderson Isabella Williamson ) d. 01 March 1881, ( Died from the affects of a fall into Albert Dock, Leith, Edinburgh ). Catherine Gifford died before
02.
c1/ John Robert Henderson b. 1865 LK
c2/ Charles Gifford Henderson b. 1866 LK
c3/ Arthur James Henderson b. 1868 LK
c4/ Catherine G. Henderson b. 1869 LK
c5/ Isabella Henderson b. 1871 LK
c6/ Joseph Henderson b. 1873 LK
c7/ Laurance Mouat Henderson b. 1876 LK Mercantile Clerk of 26 Commercial Street,
Lerwick
m. 04 July 1902 to Georgina Alexandrina Leask b. 1879 LK ( daughter of David Leask
Jane Levack ) d. 30 Dec. 1902 LK
c7a/ Agnes Jane Henderson b. 05 Nov. 1902 Parkfield, Lerwick
c8/ Robert Henderson b. 1878 LK
c9/ Margaret Elizabeth Henderson b. 1880 LK

2D/ Jessie Ogivie Gifford b. 1843 LK m. about 1869 to Robert Stout b. 1841 LK ( son of William Stout Barbara Nicol ) Post Master/ Provost d. 10 April 1915, 2 Albany Street, Lerwick, Jessie Gifford d. 17 June 1922 at 20 Albany Street, Lerwick.
d1/ Catherine Stout b. 1870 LK d. 1884 LK
d2/ Barbara Stout b. 1872 LK d. 1894 LK
d3/ Rebecca Stout b. 1874 LK d. 1894 LK
d4/ William Stout b. 1875 LK
d5/ Charles Stout b. 1878 LK
d6/ Robert Stout b. 1880 LK
d7/ John Alexander Stout b. 1883 LK

2E/ Joan Gifford b. 1845 LK m. 30 June 1883 ( in England ) to John Marshall b. before 1852 in England

2F/ Charles Gifford b. 1847 LK

2G/ Laurence George William Gifford b.1849 LK

2H/ Joseph Gifford b. 1851 LK

3/ George Tait b. 1814 LK ( son of John Tait Johanna Ratter )

4/ Magnus Tait b. 1815 LK ( son of John Tait Johanna Ratter )

5/ John Tait b. 1818 LK ( son of John Tait Johanna Ratter ) Cooper, m. about 1848 to Margaret Shearer b. 04 Aug 1820 Whalsay ( daughter of Edward Shearer Catherine Rendall ) d. 1889 LK, John Tait d. 06 May 1905 Freefield, Lerwick.
5A/ Edward Tait b. 1853 LK Freefield, Lerwick. Blacksmith m. 1880 LK to Ann Anderson b. 1856 Delting ( daughter of John Anderson Christian Gifford ) Union Bank House, Lerwick. Edward Tait d. 22 Dec. 1920 res. Browns Buildings, Lerwick. reg. by Edward
ait. son.
a1/ John Tait b. 1881 LK d. 04 June 1907, 3 Browns Buildings, Burgh Road, Lerwick
a2/ Christina Margaret Tait b. 1882 LK Browns Buildings, Burgh Road, Lerwick m.
22Aug. 1901to James John Mouat b. 1879 LK ( son of James Mouat LK Margaret Anderson
LK ) Marine Engineer d. 17 Feb1942 , Christina M Tait d. 28 June 1962.
a2a/ Margaret Ann Mcdonald Mouat b. 24 Aug 1901, Browns Buildings, Burgh Road,
Lerwick. m. 26 April 1934 to Walter John Brown b. 1906 LK ( 25 Burgh Road, Lerwick )
( son of William Henry Brown Christina Jane Harrison ) Commission Agent.
a2a1/ Hazel Brown b. 03 Jan 1942 LK, P.T. Teacher, 57 Burgh Road Lerwick m. 01
April 1965 in Lerwick to Ronald Rognavald William John Gray b. 1941 Leith
Edinburgh ( son of Harry Gray Ruth Bethune Scott ) PT Teacher.
a2a1a/ Susan Gray b. 02 Dec. 1967 LK Teacher m. 12 July 1989 to Colin M Nicolson
b. 25 April 1966 ( son of Charles Ronald Nicolson Jean Elizabeth Mary Moncrieff )
a3/ Ann Tait b. 1890 LK d. 09 Feb 1909, 3 Browns Buildings, Burgh Road, Lerwick.
a4/ Edward Tait b. 1895 LK Browns Buildings, Burgh Road, Lerwick, Blacksmith, m. 15 Jan
1920 Cecilia Margaret Laurenson b. 07 May 1894, Boyne, Burra ( daughter of James Laurenson
Margaret Goodlad )
5B/ Catherine Tait b. 1855 LK Freefield, Lerwick. m. 12 Dec 1883 in Lerwick to James Phillips b.18 Aug. 1857 LK Freefield, Lerwick ( son of Grace Phillips ) at time of marriage living in Water Lane, Seaman d. 31 March 1923, 12 Freefield Lerwick, Catheri
Tait d. 16 Oct 1908, Freefield, Lerwick.
b1/ Margaret Grace Phillips b. 25 March 1884 LK, Water Lane, Lerwick d. 16 Sept 1965
LK.
b2/ James John Phillips b. 1885 LK Freefield, Lerwick. Ship Carpenter m. 10 Dec. 1907 LK
Elizabeth Grace Gunn b. 1884, Weathersta, Delting ( daughter of Thomas Gunn Margaret
Johnston ) 169 Commercial Street, Lerwick at time of marriage.
b3/ Robert Phillips b. 1885, Cooper, m. 07 Oct 1907 in Aberdeen, Scotland Barbara
Hutchison b.1888, Brough, Whalsay ( daughter of Andrew Hutchison Margaret Hughson )
b3a/ James (Sonny) Andrew Phillips b. 24 March 1908 LK Parkfield Road, Lerwick, Ice
Factory Foreman, m. 06 Feb 1935 Gilbertha (Bertha) Jean Hoseason b. 1907, Otterswick, East
Yell ( daughter of John Hoseason Ann Catherine Thompson ) d. 1990 LK, James A
Phillips d. 04 Jan 1963 LK.
b3a1/ Ray Phillips b. 1935 LK m. 1961 Robertha Lauren Mary Burgess Mouat b. 1939 (
daughter of Sinclair Mouat -------? Leslie ).
b3a1a/ Valerie Phillips b. 1965 LK
b3a1b/ Elizabeth Phillips b. 1969 LK
b3a1c/ Robert Phillips b. 1972 LK
b3a2/ Andrew John Phillips b. 1942 m. 04 April 1966 to Lauren Isobella Ward b. 1944 (
daughter of Thomas Alexander Ward Laurina Charlott Christie )
b3a2a/ James Alexander Phillips b. 08 Feb 1967 LK
b3a2b/ Carol Jane Phillips b. 30 Aug 1968 LK
b3a2c/ Andrew Ellis Phillips b. 30 Aug 1971 LK
b3a2d/ Isabel Ann Phillips b. 13 Jan 1981 LK
a3a3/ Beryl Phillips b. 19 Dec 1943 LK m. 02 June 1965 to Stanley Leask b. 05 June 1942,
33 St. Sunniva Street Lerwick. ( son of George Leask Thomasina Wiseman )
a3a3a/ George Leask b. 12 Oct 1965 LK m. Heidi -------? b. after 1965 Canada
a3a3b/ Philip Leask b. 17 Dec 1967 LK
a3a3c/ Stuart Leask b. 01 Dec 1970 LK
b3b/ Robert Phillips b. 11 Jan 1911, 57 Burgh road Lerwick ( moved south ) m. about 1940 to
May Dougle, Robert Phillips died 13 Oct 1996 in Dryburn Hospital, Durham, England.
b3c/ John Hughson Phillips b. 02 June 1918, 17 Lower Freefield Lerwick m.(1) 20 Sept 1938
to Robina Wiseman b. 1916, 58 Burgh Road, Lerwick (daughter of John Wiseman Iabella
Nicol) d. 30 Marc0 1992, m. (2) Winnie Manson b. after 1925 ( daughter of William Manson
Jessie Gray )
b3c1/ John Phillips b. before 1940 ( son of John Phillips Robina Wiseman ) m. 20
Sept 1968 to Mary Christie b. after 1935, Burra ( daughter of John James Christie
Katherine Malcolmson )
b4/ Catherine Phillips b. 1890 LK d. 1966 LK.-
5C/ James Tait b. 1857 LK
5D/ Magnus Tait b. 1859 LK
5E/ Francis Ross Henry Tait b. 1861 LK d. 1875 LK
5F/ Robert Henderson Tait b. 1863 LK
6/ Barbara Tait b. 1821 LK ( daughter of John Tait Johanna Ratter ) d. 01 Feb 1906, 6 Church Lane, Lerwick. ( death registered by Eliza Tait - Niece ) of Bank House Lerwick.
7/ William Tait b. 04 May 1824 LK ( son of John Tait Johanna Ratter )
8/ Elizabeth Tait b. 06 Sept 1827 LK ( daughter of John Tait Johanna Ratter ) ( no marriage records found or father of children *2 )
8A/ Robert Tait b. 11Oct 1856 LK Shopman Gen. Merchant, m. 14 Sept 1878 in Walls to Jeremina Jeromson b. 1854, Burland Walls ( daughter of John Jeromson Elspeth Jamieson ) d. 23 Nov 1928 at 1 Knab Road Lerwick, Robert Tait d. 1943 at 1 Knab Road Lerw
k.
a1/ John Scott Smith Tait b. 1879, Kirkigarth, Walls. d. 18 Aug 1880, Kirkigarth, Walls.
Death registered by John Jeromson, Grandfather.
a2/ John Robert Tait b. 1881 LK 6 St. Magnus Street Lerwick, Hotel Barman/ Stevadore, m.
09 Aug 1905 to Jane McKain b. 1883, 7 Grant Street, Pultnytown, Wick, Scotland ( daughter of
John McKain Mary Grant ). John Robert Tait 1917 Pte. Gordon Highlanders.
a2a/ Mary Tait b. 22 Dec 1907, 6 Church lane Lerwick.
a2b/ John Robert Tait b. 17 May 1909, 6 St. Magnus Street, Lerwick. Note:- father noted
Fish Salesman.
a2c/ Bertram Tait b. 09 Dec 1910, 6 Church Lane Lerwick.
a2d/ Angus Clark Tait b. 27 Feb 1912 6 Church Lane Lerwick.
a2e/ James White Tait b. 09 Jan 1915 14 Harbour Street Lerwick.
a2f/ William Tait b. 08 June 1917 14 Harbour Street Lerwick.
a3/ Gideon Tait b. 1883 LK, 8 St. Magnus Street, Lerwick. Marine Engineer, m. 07 Aug 1908
to Jemima Jamieson b. 1885, Upper Lochside, Lerwick ( daughter of John Spence Jaimieson
Jane or Jean Johnson ).
a3a/ Robert John Tait b. 29 Nov 1908, 48 Burgh Road, Lerwick.
a3b/ James Laurence Jamieson Tait b. 09 April 1910, 1 Nornas Court, Lerwick.
a3c/ Jane Johnson Tait b. 02 May 1913, 8 Chromate Lane, Lerwick.
a3d/ Marian Walker Tait b. 21 Dec 1918 6 Chromate Lane, Lerwick.
a3e/ Elizabeth Tait b. 21 Mar 1920 6 Chromate Lane, Lerwick.
a3f/ Julia Thelma Tait b. 24 Dec 1921, 6 Chromate Lane, Lerwick. d. 19 June 1922 Lerwick.
a4/ James Arthur Tait b. 1884 LK, d. before 1890 Leith ?
a5/ Elizabeth Tait b. 1886 LK Confectioners Assistant m. 21 June 1921, 6 St. Magnus Street
Lerwick to John Robert Henderson b. 1881, Lower Springfield, Walls ( son of Charles Henderson
Barbara Cameron ) Machine Opperator in Car Factory.
a6/ James Tait b. 1890 Leith, Edinburgh ( 1 Knab Road Lerwick at time of marriage ) Cooper,
m. 05 Dec 1929, in Quendale, Lochend, Northmavine. Charlotte Betsy Frances Clark b. 23 Aug
1896 Lochend Northmavine ( daughter of Magnus Jamieson Clark Marion Winchester ) d. 02
June 1937 in Lerwick. James Tait died 27 Dec 1982, Lerwick.
a6a/ Jemima Charlotte Tait b. 05 Oct 1930, Lochend, Northmavine. d. 06 Oct 1930.
a6b/ Marion Charlotte Tait b. 07 Nov 1931, Lochend Northmavine. m. 23 July 1957 to
George Jamieson, b. about 1924.
a6b1/ Leslie Jamieson b. 1962, Shields.
a6b2/ Eileen Jamieson b. 1963, Lerwick.
a6c/ John Robert Tait b. 31 Aug 1934 LK, Knab Road Lerwick, m. Helen Margaret Irvine b.
19 Dec 1936 ( daughter of John Irvine Robina Christie McKay ) d. 24 Feb 1983, note (m1)
William W. Reid, (m2) John Robert Tait.
a6c1/ Irvine Tait b. after 1957
a6d/ Magnus Clark Tait b. 19 Aug 1936 LK, m. 27 Feb 1970 in Hillswick, Northmavine to
Joan Arthur b. 15 May 1945. Note:- Magnus Clark Tait S.F.H.S. member No. 158.
a6d1/ Kathleen Jo-Ann Tait b. 01 Aug 1970, North Roe, Northmavine, m. (1) 04 Sept
1987 Douglas Young b. before 1970, m. (2) 30 April 1999 in Lerwick to Vincent Attfield b.
about 1970, Gillock, Caithness Scotland ( son of Dennis Attfield Doreen -------? )
a6d2/ Michael James Tait b. 26 Nov 1971
a6d3/ Kirsten Charlotte Tait b. 13 Feb 1975
a7/ Bertram Jeromson Tait b. 1892, m. 28 Dec 1925 in Lerwick to Catherine Bruce
Williamson b. 07 Oct 1891 in Brough, Whalsay ( daughter of Andrew Williamson Mary
Anderson )
a7a/ Robert Tait b. 26 Mar 1928 Garthspool Place, Lerwick.
a8/ William Tait b. 1893, Town Postman, ( 6 St. Magnus Street, Lerwick at time of marriage )
m. (1) 03 June 1919 Elizabeth Robertson Clark b. 1894 ( 11 St. Magnus Street at time of
marriage ) ( daughter of Henry Clark Barbara Harrison ) d. 14 Mar 1922 at 14 Pitt Lane,
Lerwick.
m. (2) 20Aug 1927 in Cambridge Terrace Congregational Church, Newzealand. to Adaline Laurina
Scott Williamson b. 21 July 1895 Setter, Walls, Shetland. ( daughter of Ann Williamson ).
a8a/ William Henry Tait b. 05 April 1920, 14 Pitt Lane, Lerwick. ( son of William Tait
Elizabeth R. Clark )
a8b/ William Robert Tait b. after 1927, Newzealand, ( son of William Tait Adaline L. S.
Williamson )
a8b1/ Peter Tait b. after 1948
a8b2/ Christine Tait b. after 1950
a8b3/ Linda Tait b. after 1952
a8c/ David Tait b. after 1929 ( son of William Tait Adaline L. S. Williamson )
a8d/ Mina Adaline Tait b. after 1931 ( daughter of William Tait Adaline L. S. Williamson
) m. R. A. Benzie b. after 1927
a8d1/ Anne Benzie b. after 1952 m. Andrew Prescott b. after 1948
a8d2/ David Benzie b. after 1954
a8e/ Elizabeth Agnes Tait b. after 1933 ( daughter of William Tait Adaline L. S.
Williamson ) m. Ian Malcolm b. after 1930.
a8e1/ Lorraine Malcolm b. after 1956 m. Bruce Preston b. after 1950
a8e1a/ Chrystal Preston b. after 1979
a8e2/ Louisa Malcolm b. after 1958
a8e3/ Scott Malcolm b. after 1960
8B/ Williamina Catherine Gordon Tait b. 22 Dec 1859 LK.
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