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1836 Born in Carlisle, son of John Carruthers and his wife Elizabeth
1851 His father, John, was a ship insurance and commission agent and farmer
1861 A mechanical engineer, lodging in Barony, Glasgow
1870 Married Elizabeth Mary Alley in Glasgow
1874 Patent To John Hornsby Carruthers and David Rankine, of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, North Britain, Engineers, for the invention of "improvements in and connected with tramway carriages."
1881 John H Carruthers 44, Manager Marine Engine Works, lived in Govan, with Elizabeth M Carruthers 37, Elizabeth Carruthers 10, Victoria M Carruthers 8, Edith M Carruthers 7, Alfred A N Carruthers 3, James Carruthers 1, William Carruthers 1
1891 John Hornsby Carruthers 54, engine maker, lived in Cathcart, with Elizabeth M Carruthers 47, Elizabeth Carruthers 20, Victoria M Carruthers 18, Edith M Carruthers 17, Alfred N A Carruthers 13, James Carruthers 11, William Carruthers 11
1925 of Glasgow, died in Bridge of Allan.