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Alex Linton

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Alex Linton (c1806- )

1841 Living at Findhorn, Kinloss: Alex Linton (age c35), Ship Builder. With his wife Jane Linton (age c25) and their son Hercules Linton (age c4) and Ann Linton (age 5 months). Also James Linton (age c35), Merchant Seaman, and Thomas Linton (age c25), Ships Carpenter, were in the house. Three others.[1]

1851 Living at Lady Bridge Street, Arbroath: Alex Linton (age 46 born Bervie, Kincardineshire), Ship Builder (foreman). With his wife Jean Linton (age 38) and their four children including Alexander (age 14) who is probably a transcription error for Hercules Linton.[2]

1871 Living at 24 Ferryhill Place, Aberdeen: Alexander Linton ( age 66 born Bervie), Lloyds Surveyor. With nine children of whom five have a middle name of Scott. Note that his son Hercules Linton was in partnership with William Dundas Scott-Moncrieff and there may be a family connection here.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1871 Census