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Elspeth Tait

F, #805, b. 5 March 1797, d. 22 August 1864
Last Edited: 20 Jun 2019

Parents:

Father*: Robert Tait b. 16 Jul 1769, d. c 16 Apr 1851
Mother*: Helen Clark b. c 1769, d. b 1841
  • Birth*: Elspeth Tait was born on 5 March 1797 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of Robert Tait and Helen Clark.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elspeth Tait married John Worrel, son of John Worrel 24th Regt of Foot and Hannah Hume, on 10 June 1813 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland, ; 1813 : Worrel & Tait : John Worrel & Elspeth Tait, both of this parish, were contracted & proclaimed. June 10th : page headed 1812 Register of Contracts etc Aug 23 1812 - July 10 1819, NB The date here refers to the granting & signing of the certificate of proclamation by the Session Clerk [P.F.].2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Elspeth Tait died on 22 August 1864 at Poor House, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 67 Euphemia Worrell widow of John Worrell, plasterer (jour), 1864 August 22nd 5h 0m am at Poor House Dundee, female 74 years, fath Robert Tait, baker (dec) moth Betsy Tait ms Hume [probably incorrect info - believed to be Helen Clark] paralysis debility as cert by J M Baxter, surgeon, inf Robert D Nicolson, son-in-law, 3 Crescent Street (not Present), registered 1864 August 22nd at Dundee W Johnston registrar.3
  • Married Name: As of 10 June 1813, her married name was Worrel.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Worrel died on 28 September 1860 at Dudhope Crescent, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; John Worrall, plasterer (jour) (married), male, 74 years, fath John Worrall, gamekeeper (dec), moth Helen Worrall ms Hume (dec), broncho pnuemonia as cert by David Greig MD who saw deceased on 28th September, buried New Burying Ground Dundee as certified by Robert Patullo undertaker, inf Robert Nicolson son-in-law 3 Crescent Street (not present), registered 1860 September 29th at Dundee Peter Smith assist registrar, initialled AL registrar.4

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Elspeth Tait was listed along with John Worrel in the 1841 census at Session Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Worrel, 57, sp deal, outside Scotland; Elspeath Worrel, 44, outside census county.5
Spouse30 March 1851She was listed in the household of John Worrel in the 1851 census at Dudhope Crescent, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Worrall, head, mar, 61 (67?) plasterer, Lanark Glasgow; Elspeth Worrall, wife, mar, 54, Perthshire, Errol. Isbella Worrel, Betsy Worrel, Robert Tait and Ellen Worrel were also listed in the household.6,7
Head of Household7 April 1861She was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 16 Dudhope Crescent, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Elspeth Worral, head, wid, 64, widow of a plasterer, Errol Perths, 1 room with window.8

Family:

John Worrel b. c 1789, d. 28 Sep 1860
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elspeth Tait married John Worrel, son of John Worrel 24th Regt of Foot and Hannah Hume, on 10 June 1813 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland, ; 1813 : Worrel & Tait : John Worrel & Elspeth Tait, both of this parish, were contracted & proclaimed. June 10th : page headed 1812 Register of Contracts etc Aug 23 1812 - July 10 1819, NB The date here refers to the granting & signing of the certificate of proclamation by the Session Clerk [P.F.].2

Children:

Robert Worrel+ b. 26 Feb 1815
Thomas Martin Worrel+ b. 19 Dec 1816, d. 1871
Helen Worrel b. 24 Apr 1819, d. c 26 Jan 1843
Mary Hawkins Worrel+ b. 27 Mar 1821, d. 13 Apr 1895
Ann Hill Worrel+ b. 20 Apr 1823, d. a 4 Apr 1881
William Worrel b. 2 May 1825, d. b 17 Sep 1833
Margaret Playfair Worrel+ b. 24 Apr 1827, d. 16 Mar 1886
Janet Worrel+ b. 24 Aug 1829, d. 5 May 1881
Betsy Worrel b. c 1831
William Worrel b. 29 Jul 1833, d. c 17 Aug 1849
Isbella Worrel b. c 1835
Christian Hill Worrel b. 29 Jul 1838, d. c 14 Mar 1845

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C113515 [Feb 2010].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS OPR marriages Errol 351/0050 0196 image held [Feb 2010].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1864 Dundee 1st District 282/01 0978 image held [June 2006].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1860 Dundee 2nd District 282/02 0923 image held [June 2005].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1841 Dundee 1841 282/00 053/00 009 image held [May 2014].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, image held ; GROS 1851 282/00 0033/00 022 [Jul 2007].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1851 Dundee 1851 282/00 0033/00 022 image held [February 2010].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1861 Dundee 282/02 0024/02 [Feb 2010].