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Charles Fisher

M, #647, b. 6 August 1820, d. 2 April 1895
  • Birth*: Charles Fisher was born on 6 August 1820 at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; Baptisms 1820 page 4; Fisher & McWilliam; Augt 6th William Fisher nailer Maybole and Agnes McWilliam his spouse had a son born baptized Charles.1,2
  • He was the son of William Fisher and Agness McWilliam.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Charles Fisher married Mary Hodgeon on 25 June 1841 at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; Proclamations and Marriages 1841; June 12th 1841 Charles Fisher and Mary Hodgeon, both in this parish. Two Days. June 25th 1841 This day the above mentioned parties were married by the Revd Andrew Thomson minister of this parish.3
  • (Informant) Death: Charles Fisher registered the death of Agness McWilliam on 17 February 1861 at Coral Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1861 deaths in the parish of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 25; Agnes Fisher married to William Fisher; 1861 February seventeenth 9h 35m pm Coral Hill; female aged 68 years; parents William McWilliam cotton weaver and Agnes McWilliam ms Maitland; senile decay,no medical attendant; inf Charles Fisher son present; registered 1861 February 21st at Maybole Wm Hannay registrar.4
  • (Informant) Death: Charles Fisher registered the death of William Fisher on 5 March 1861 at Coral Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1861 deaths in the parish of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 38; William Fisher nailer widower of Agnes McWilliam; 1861 March Fifth 8h 30m pm Coral Hill; male aged 71 years; parents Charles Fisher labourer (dec) and Helen McConnell (dec); senile decay no medical attendant; signed Charles Fisher son present; 1861 March 9th at Maybole Wm Hanny registrar.5
  • (Informant) Death: Charles Fisher registered the death of Mary Hodgeon on 23 November 1871 at Coral Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1871 deaths in the parish of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 114; Mary Fisher married to Charles Fisher nailer, 1871 November twenty-third 7h 30m pm Coral Hill Maybole; female aged 50 years; ---------------, Mary Houston ms Buchanan (dec); cause not known, no medical attendant; signed Charles Fisher widower present; reg 1871 November 25th at Maybole John Watson asst registrar initialled MP reg (M Porteous registrar.)6
  • (Deceased) Death*: Charles Fisher died on 2 April 1895 at 1 Coral Glen, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, at age 74 1895 deaths in the district of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 64; Charles Fisher nail maker widower of Mary Houston; 1895 April second 1h 5m am, 1 Coral Glen Maybole; male aged 74 years; parents William Fisher nail maker (dec), Agnes Fisher ms McCallum (sic) (dec); pneumonia 8 days, failure of the heart 1 day as cert by James Moir surgeon; informant Charles Fisher his X mark, son present, weaver Vennel Maybole, D Watson asst Registrar witness; registrar 1895 April 2nd at Maybole D Watson Asst registrar, initialled JW (John Watson, registrar.)7,8

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Charles Fisher was listed in the 1841 census at Back Vennel, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. William Fisher, 52, nailer & spirit dealer, Ireland; Agnes Fisher, 49, Ireland; Chares Fisher, 20, cotton handloom weaver, Ayrshire.9
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Hodgeon in the 1851 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. Charles Fisher, head, mar, m, 31, nailer, Maybole; Mary Fisher, wife, mar, f, 30, Kirkmichael; also in the household were Mary Fisher, Agnes Fisher and Charles Fisher.10,11
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Mary Hodgeon in the 1861 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. Charles Fisher, head, mar, 40, nailor, Ayrsire, Maybole; Mary Fisher, wife, mar, 38, Kirkmichael; 2 children attending school, 2 rooms with windows; also in the household were Mary Fisher, Agnes Fisher, Charles Fisher, Janet Fisher and William Fisher.12
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Hodgeon in the 1871 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. Charles Fisher, head, 50, nailer, Maybole; Mary, wife, 49, Ireland; also in the household were Agnes Fisher, Charles Fisher, William Fisher, Isabella Fisher, Robert Fisher, Margaret Oram and William Logan.13,14
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Charles Fisher and Janet McWhirter in the 1881 census at Mason Row, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. Charles (Jr) Fisher, father, widower, 60, wool weaver, Maybole; Charles Fisher, head, mar, 30, shoemaker, Maybole; Janet Fisher, wife, mar, 29, shoemaker's wife, Girvan.15
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2015

Parents:

Father*: William Fisher b. 1790, d. 5 Mar 1861
Mother*: Agness McWilliam b. c 1792, d. 17 Feb 1861

Family:

Mary Hodgeon b. 1821, d. 23 Nov 1871
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Charles Fisher married Mary Hodgeon on 25 June 1841 at Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland; Proclamations and Marriages 1841; June 12th 1841 Charles Fisher and Mary Hodgeon, both in this parish. Two Days. June 25th 1841 This day the above mentioned parties were married by the Revd Andrew Thomson minister of this parish.3

Children:

William Fisher b. 30 Nov 1842, d. b 1859
Mary Fisher+ b. 19 Sep 1844
Agnes Fisher+ b. c 1847, d. 18 Dec 1934
Charles Fisher+ b. c Jun 1850, d. 27 Jan 1921
Janet Fisher+ b. c 1853, d. 20 Sep 1921
Robert Fisher b. 15 Feb 1855, d. b 1866
John Fisher b. 1 Mar 1857
William Fisher+ b. 4 Aug 1859, d. 8 Aug 1921
Isabella Fisher b. 22 Apr 1862
Robert Fisher+ b. 6 Sep 1866, d. 8 Jul 1904
George Fisher b. 6 Sep 1866

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member 7428123 [Nov 2005].
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR Births 1820 Maybole ref 605/00 0040 0009 [via MCM] [Oct 2014].
  3. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS ref 605/0050 0164; image held [June 2007].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1861 Ayr image held [March 2006].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1861Maybole ref 38 image held [Mar 2006].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS ref 605/00 0114; image held [June 2007].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image held June 2007; GROS ref 605/00 0054.
  8. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1880 Maybole, ref 605/00 0004 image held [Oct 2014].
  9. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) Piece: SCT1841/605 Place: Maybole -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3 Civil Parish: Maybole Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Folio: 0 Page: 11 Address: Back Vennel [Jan 2007].
  10. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) FreeCEN [May 2007].
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1851 605/00 014/00 022 [Aug 2011].
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, image held May 2007 GROS ref 1861 605/00 004/00 020;.
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Maybole; ED: 4; Page: 18; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1871_113; Year: 1871. 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. [Aug 2011]
  14. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 census transcription details for: Quarry Hill, Maybole; National Archive Reference: RG number: RG10 Piece: 605 Folio: 4 Page: 17 Reg. District: Maybole Sub District: Parish: Maybole Enum. District: 4 Ecclesiastical District: City/Municipal Borough: Address: Quarry Hill, Maybole County: Ayrshire [March 2014].
  15. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.