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James Ford

M, #154, b. 3 March 1841, d. 30 September 1874
Last Edited: 16 Aug 2018


Father*: John Ford b. 7 Sep 1816, d. 26 Apr 1894
Mother*: Margaret Scott b. c 1819, d. 14 Jun 1899
  • Birth*: James Ford was born on 3 March 1841 at St Vigeans, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of John Ford and Margaret Scott.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Ford married Mary Duncan, daughter of John Duncan and Margaret Milne, on 23 November 1866 at St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland, .1
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Ford died on 30 September 1874 at Woodley, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 33 1874 deaths in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; 345; James Ford coachman servant married to Mary Duncan; 1874 September thritieth 3h 0m am at Woodley Arbroath parish; m, 34 years; John Ford carter & contractor Margaret Ford ms Scott; disease of heart 3 years embolus 1 day; John Ford father 21 Elizabeth Street Maxwell Town Dundee; registered 1874 Oct 1st at Arbroath Alex Webster registrar.2
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Mary Duncan died on 28 April 1875 at 40 Green Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1875 deaths in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; 181; Mary Ford widow of James Ford coachman (d servant); 1875 April twenty-eighth 40 Green Street St Vigeans; f, 38 years; John Duncan labourer Margaret Duncan ms Milne; peurpual fever 5 days certified by S Keith Anderson MD; John Duncan father 14 Green Street; registered 1875 April 28th at Arbroath Jas Leask assist reg, A Webster reistrar.3

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841James Ford was listed along with John Ford in the 1841 census at Cotton of Inverpeffer, St Vigeans, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Ford, m, 25, agricultural labourer, Angus; Margaret Ford, f, 20, Angus; James Ford, m, 3mths, Angus.4,5
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Ford in the 1851 census at Cotton of Inchock, Inverkeillor, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Ford, son, unm, 10, scholar, St Vigeans; John Ford, head, mar, 33, farm lab, Arbirlot; Maragret Ford, wife, mar, 32, farm lab's wife, Barry.6
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Duncan in the 1871 census at Coachmans House Roseley, Arbroath & Forfar Road, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Ford, head, 30, coachman domestic SErv, b Arbirlot; Mary D Ford, wife, 34, b Kinneff Kincardineshire; also in the household were John D Ford and David Milne Ford.7


Mary Duncan b. 21 May 1837, d. 28 Apr 1875


John D Ford b. 23 Dec 1867
David Milne Ford b. 13 Aug 1869, d. a 13 Aug 1869
William Scott Ford+ b. 9 Jun 1871, d. 8 Sep 1957
Agnes Jane Stewart Ford b. 12 Jun 1873, d. 5 Dec 1948
James Ford b. 23 Apr 1875, d. 26 Apr 1875


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112671 [April 2006].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 272/00 0345; Arbroath 1874 image held [Sept 2007].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 272/00 0181 Arbroath 1875 [Sept 2007].
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) freecen; SCT1841/319.
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1841 St Vigeans 319/00 011/00 001 (image held) [Aug 2012].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1851 Inverkeillor (image held) 293/00 001/00 020 [Mar 2007].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Arbroath; ED: 32; Page: 1; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1871_47 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2015]