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The following were enumerated in Aberlady, East Lothian during the 1861 Census. Please note that all names are in alphabetical order and therefore not necessarily by household. For household information contact mlisenor@ns.sympatico.ca 

 

Name

Relationship to Head Marital Status Age Occupation Place of Birth

ANDERSON Helen

servant unmarried 28 cook MLN

ARMSTRONG Elizabeth

head married 55   Craigville, CLK

BAIRD Catherine

wife married 53   Ednam, ROX

BAIRD Ellen

daughter-in-law married   visitor Mid Calder, MLN

BAIRD John

son unmarried 22 agricultural laborer Dalkeith, MLN
BARCLAY Alice daughter   4   Glasgow, LKS

BARCLAY Thomas

son   3   Glasgow, LKS

BARCLAY William

head married 35 painter, die sinker INV

BARKER Herriot 

wife married 33   Portobello, MLN

BARNES Edward

servant unmarried 48 under butler ENG

BARRY Henry

head married 49 ploughman Glasgow, LKS

BATHGATE Helen

wife married 24   MLN

BEATON Mary

boarder unmarried 30 agricultural laborer Portree, SKYE

BEATTIE Mary

niece unmarried 21 wife's niece MLN

BELL Alexander

head married 36 shepherd Ayton, BEW

BELL Catherine

wife married 47   INV

BELL Mary

wife married 37   Coldingham, BEW

BLACK Charles

son   7   West Church, MLN

BLACK Eliza

wife married 39   Ladykirk, BEW

BLACK Isabella

daughter   12 scholar West Church, MLN

BLACK James

son   5   West Church, MLN

BLAIR Barbara

wife married 37   Roupay?, OKI

BOSTON John

servant unmarried 16 groom ENG

BRANIGAN Ellen

daughter unmarried 14 agricultural laborer IRL

BRANIGAN Mary

wife married 45   IRL

BRANIGAN Patrick

head married 50 agricultural laborer IRL

BRANINGHAM Margaret

head unmarried 21 agricultural laborer IRL

BRANINGHAM Mary

sister unmarried 18 agricultural laborer IRL

BRIMS John

head married 49 ploughman Thurso, CAI

BRIMS Mary J

wife married 25   Gilrimston, ABD

BROWN Alexander

servant unmarried 20 agricultural laborer MLN

BROWN Fredrick W

son   4   Dundee, ANS

BROWN Jane

wife married 34 agricultural laborer Inverary, ARL

BROWN Jessie

wife married 34   MLN

BROWN Jessie

daughter   4   Coldstream, BEW

BROWN John

    22   St. Cuthbert's, MLN

BROWN John

head married 52 HEJCw? Srt Army Pensioner MLN

BROWN Mary 

wife married 30   MLN

BROWN Robert 

head married 22 joiner St. Cuthbert's, MLN

BRYCE Alexander

head married 30 ploughman Newbattle, MLN

BUCHAN Catherine

daughter unmarried 16   IRL

BUCHAN Gilbert

son unmarried 15 agricultural laborer IRL

BUCHAN Mary

wife married 64   IRL

BUCHAN Michael

son unmarried 21 agricultural laborer IRL

BUCHAN Peter

son unmarried 23 agricultural laborer IRL

BUCHAN Thomas

head married 71 agricultural laborer IRL

BURT Margaret

wife married 50   Burntisland, FIF

BURT Thomas

head married 48 gardener MLN

CAIRNS Ann

wife married 45   Unknown

CAIRNS Ann

daughter   7 scholar Unknown

CAIRNS George

son   10 scholar Unknown

CAIRNS James

head married 40 agricultural laborer Unknown

CAIRNS John

son   13 scholar Unknown

CAMERON Mary

servant unmarried 65 housekeeper Inch, INV

CAMPBELL Ann

head unmarried 35 agricultural laborer Kidsmuir, ARL

CAMPBELL Euphemia

head unmarried 18 agricultural laborer INV

CAMPBELL Euphemia

niece unmarried 18 agricultural laborer Kidsmuir, ARL

CHARTERIS Francis

grandson unmarried 16 scholar MLN

CHEVALIER Harriet

servant unmarried 22 kitchen maid ENG

CLAPPERTON George

head married 66 retired shepherd Stow, MLN

COGHILL Elizabeth

head widow 58 laundress ENG

CONAFRAY Mary

wife married 28   IRL

CONAFRAY Patrick

head married 32 agricultural laborer IRL

CRAIL Alexander

lodger unmarried 33 agricultural laborer Kingston,

CRAWSHAW Benjamin

boarder unmarried 19 agricultural student YRK

DAILY Peter

head unmarried 30 groom IRL

DALGLEISH Mary

daughter unmarried 18 farm worker MLN

DAVIDSON Helen

servant unmarried 27 stillroom maid Stow, MLN

DEWAR Ann

servant unmarried 21 laundry maid St. Andrews, FIF

DICKSON Agnes

head widow 53 proprietor of houses Waleston, LKS

DICKSON Alison

head widow 54 laundress MLN

DICKSON Magdalena?

granddaughter   12 scholar MLN

DICKSON Peter

head   71 wright Cockpen, MLN

DINGWALL Margaret

servant unmarried 22 laundress Cupar, FIF

DIXON Fanny

wife married 29   Bagshot, BERKS

DIXON Fredrick

son   7 scholar BEW

DIXON James 

head married 41 valet NOR

DOUGLAS Isabella

boarder   8 scholar Dalkeith, MLN

DOW Janet

neighbor unmarried 20 agricultural laborer INV

DOW Mary

neighbor unmarried 23 agricultural laborer INV

DUNLOP Andrew

son unmarried 45 grocer, agricultural laborer MLN

DUNLOP Robert

son unmarried 36 mason MLN

DUNN John

son unmarried 15 scholar MLN

DUNN Margaret

wife married 47   Dalkeith, MLN

EELES Christiana

niece   11 scholar Coatbridge, LKS

EELES Francis

head married 50 butcher Ancrum, ROX

FERGUSON George

servant unmarried 25 footman Coldstream, BEW

FINLAYSON Anne

neighbors unmarried 22 agricultural laborer Portree, INV

FINLAYSON Christine

neighbors unmarried 24 agricultural laborer Portree, INV

FINLAYSON Mary

neighbors unmarried 20 agricultural laborer Portree, INV

FORD Ann

wife married 40   IRL

FORD Bryan

son unmarried 19 agricultural laborer IRL

FORD John

head married 62 agricultural laborer IRL

FORREST John R

head married 68 retired merchant MLN

FORREST Nancy

daughter unmarried     MLN

FRIER John

head married 60 farm servant Mertoun, BEW

GALBRAITH Archibald

head married 63 coachman Gigha, ARL

GALBRAITH Janet

wife married 56   Strachan, ARL

GALBRAITH Mary 

wife married 48   HOL

GIBSON Martha

servant unmarried 33 dairymaid Douglas, LKS

GOFFONEY Catherine

wife married 50   IRL

GOFFONEY Patrick

son   12 agricultural laborer IRL

GOFFONEY James

head married 47 agricultural laborer IRL

GOODAUL Alexander

head married 85 pauper, former mason Swinton, BEW

HALL Peter

servant unmarried 16   PER

HAULSON Elizabeth

daughter unmarried 25 field worker MLN

HAY Margaret

head widow 56 grocer College Kirk, MLN

HENDERSON Henry

head married 47 road laborer Cranston, MLN

HENDERSON Margaret

wife married 46   Queensferry, Linlithgow, MLN

HORNE Jessie

wife's niece unmarried     Ceres, ARL

HORSBURGH Jane

wife married 49   Dalkeith, MLN

HORSBURGH Robert

head married 49 ploughman Stow, MLN

HOUSTON Agnes

daughter   1   Temple, MLN

HOUSTON Grace

wife married 25   Manor, PEE

HOUSTON William

head married 30 shepherd Manor, PEE

HOWDEN Catherine

head widow 64   Inveresk, MLN

HUNTER Curling

boarder unmarried 23 agricultural student LON

HUNTER Isabella

wife married 32   Whitelaw, BEW

HUNTER James

son   10 scholar Musselborough, MLN

HUNTER John

son   6 scholar Musselborough, MLN

JOHNSON Margaret

daughter widow     Inveresk, MLN

JOHNSON Robert W

grandson   4   ENG

JOHNSON Richard

grandson   7 scholar ENG

JOLLY? Mary

servant unmarried 28 housemaid Kettercain, KCD

KERR Archibald

head married 41 toll collector Cockpen, MLN

KERR Charles

boarder   6 scholar North Leith, MLN

KILGOUR James

servant unmarried 20 groom Falkland, FIF

KNOX Margaret

mother widow 64   Born at sea

LAMB James J W 

grandson   6 scholar Bathgate, Linlithgow, MLN

LAWE Ellen

daughter-in-law married 23   LON

LAWE James

son   2 daughter-in-laws son LON

LAWE Mary

head married 64 wife of Lord WEYMYS' butler Alyth, PER

LOWE Adam 

servant married 63 butler MLN

LOWTHER Ann

daughter unmarried 24 works on fields MLN
MACKAY Henry son unmarried 39 farmer 33 acres employing 1 ploughman, 2 laborers, 1 boy. 1000 acres rabbit warrens Grayfield, MLN

MACKAY James

head widow 67 road surveyor Prestonhill, MLN

MACWATT Mary

granddaughter   6 scholar Alloa, CLK

MAGEE Amily

wife married 32   ROC

MAGEE Peter

head married 47 mason's laborer Kilvargin Island ?

MAIR Grace

servant unmarried 50 laundress Carmichael, LKS

MALCOLM John

servant unmarried 17 employed in garden MLN

MASON Josephine

servant unmarried 63 lady's maid FRA

MAXWELL Andrew

son   9 scholar Newmonkland, LKS

MAXWELL Ann

wife married 28 agricultural laborer IRL

MAXWELL John

son   10 scholar Newmonkland, LKS

MAXWELL John

head married 31 agricultural laborer IRL

MAXWELL Robert

head married 36 brick & tile maker Bothwell, LKS

MCADAM Agnes 

daughter unmarried 40 domestic servant Lauder, BEW

MCADAM Ann

wife married 46   PER

MCADAM James

son unmarried 19 joiner Dundee, ANS

MCADAM Janet 

wife married 70   Lauder, BEW

MCCORKINDALE Agnes

  unmarried 26 laundry maid Strachen, ARL

MCDONALD Catherine

companion unmarried 18 agricultural laborer Portree, SKYE

MCDONALD Neil

visitor married 40 Free Church Missionary Haddington Fleet, INV

MCEWAN Mary

boarder unmarried 20 agricultural laborer Kidsmuir, ARL

MCGANN Ann

wife married 30 agricultural laborer IRL

MCGANN John 

head married 25 agricultural laborer IRL

MCINNIS Margaret

neighbor unmarried 24 agricultural laborer Portree, INV

MCKENZIE Elizabeth

boarder unmarried 25 agricultural laborer ROC

MCKIDDELL? Anne

head unmarried 38 agricultural laborer IRL

MCKINLAY Thomas

head married 25 ploughman Inveresk, MLN

MCLEAN Agnes

servant unmarried 23 cook Inch, WIG

MCLEAN Margaret

companion unmarried 21 agricultural laborer MLN

MCLEISH John

servant unmarried 25 postillion ENG

MCLEOD Alexander

servant unmarried 18 gardener Forfarshire, FIF

MCLEOD Catherine

boarder unmarried 18 agricultural laborer Kidsmuir, ARL

MCLEOD Christina

boarder unmarried 23 agricultural laborer Kidsmuir, ARL

MCLEOD Margaret

head unmarried 36 agricultural laborer INV

MELDRUM Margaret

servant unmarried 16   Glasgow, LKS

MELROSE Jane

niece unmarried 19   Eddlestone, PEE

MILLER James

head widower 54 gamekeeper Croftsgate?, FIF

MILLER Jane

granddaughter   7 visitor Ladykirk, BEW

MILNE David

son   6 scholar LON

MILNE Donald A

son   4 scholar Portland, DOR

MILNE Janet

daughter   3   Portland, DOR

MILNE Margaret

daughter   8 scholar Greenwich, KNT

MILNE Mary

head married (husband absconded) 37 needle house pauper Kilmuir, ROX

MITCHELL Duncan 

head widower 53 gardener Alyth, PER

MITCHELL Euphemia

mother widow 68 assistant Musselborough, MLN

MITCHELL Margaret

servant unmarried 20 housemaid Colington, MLN

MONEY Ann

daughter   13 agricultural laborer Boswell Green, ROX

MONEY Helen

head widow 35 agricultural laborer IRL

MOONEY Margaret

boarder unmarried 20 agricultural laborer IRL

MORRISON Ann 

daughter   4   Leith, MLN

MORRISON Jane

daughter   9 scholar Newcastle upon Tyne

MORRISON Jane 

wife married 40   Edreston?, BEW

MORRISON Mary

cousin unmarried 18 agricultural laborer Portree, SKYE

MORRISON William

head married 41 smith & furrier Cove, BEW

MOSS Alice

daughter   10 scholar ENG

MOSS Clara

daughter   6 scholar ENG

MOSS Emma

daughter   14 scholar ENG

MOSS Fredrick

son   11 scholar ENG

MOSS Harry

son   5   ENG

MOSS Jane

daughter   13 scholar ENG

MOSS William

son   8 scholar ENG

MOSS? Jane

head married 30 Mr. HOPE's Coachman's wife ENG

MUNRO Ann

neighbor unmarried 26 agricultural laborer INV

MUNRO James

lodger unmarried 24 police constable Rosskin, ROC

MURRAY Helen 

wife married 71   Bouthel?, LKS

MURPHY James

lodger unmarried 41 laborers, pensioner IRL

NICOL Agnes

wife married 37   Ceres, ANS

NICOL Ann

servant unmarried 19 housemaid Colinton, MLN

NICOL David

head married 42 Minister of Aberlady U/C Church Mothven, PER

NISBET Agnes

wife married 50   ENG

NISBET Andrew

head married 56 retired baker Duns, BEW

ORMISTON William

head married 30 groom BEW

PATERSON Alexander

head married 37 land steward Ayton, BEW

PATERSON Andrew

head unmarried 43 farmer of 343 acres employs 9 laborers, 3 boys Eddlestone, PEE

PATERSON Archibald

son   9 scholar Coldingham, BEW

PATERSON Catherine

wife married 41   Coldingham, BEW

PATERSON Eliza

daughter unmarried 39   Eddlestone, PEE

PATERSON Elizabeth

daughter   11 scholar Coldingham, BEW

PATERSON Jane

daughter unmarried 41   Eddlestone, PEE

PATERSON Mary

daughter   15 scholar Coldingham, BEW

PATERSON Rachel

daughter unmarried 37   Eddlestone, PEE

PATERSON William

father married     Eddlestone, PEE

PATTERSON Christina

head widow 65   Kirkliston, MLN

PATTERSON Eliza

wife married 39   LON

PATTERSON John

son unmarried 20 message boy Leith, MLN

PATTERSON Margaret

sister unmarried 50 keeping house MLN

PATTERSON Mary 

wife married 64   Middleton, ANS

PEEBLES Georgina

sister unmarried 37 farm worker West Kirk, MLN

PEEBLES Kenneth

head unmarried 55 pensioner, Chelsea 1st. Foot, shoemaker Crail, FIF

PUNTON Mary

wife married 43   IRL

PURVES Thomas

head married 67 road laborer MLN

REDDIE Henry

head married 42 ploughman Kettle, FIF

REID Christina

daughter unmarried 31 teacher Morningside, MLN

RENNIE Euphemia

granddaughter unmarried 22 keeping house MLN

REYNOLDS Ann

lodger unmarried 35 agricultural laborer IRL

RODGER Isabella

wife married 36   Newcastleton, ROX

ROGAN Alice

wife married 32   IRL

ROGAN Michael

head married 28 agricultural laborer IRL

ROSS Christina

cousin unmarried 26 assistant grocer Rosskin, ROC

RUTHERFORD William

servant unmarried 16 ploughman Crailing, ROX

RUTHVEN Ann

head unmarried 67 annuity West Kirk, MLN

RUTHVEN Margaret

sister unmarried 56 annuity West Kirk, MLN

SAMUEL Jessie

servant unmarried 21 housemaid Ratho, MLN

SANDERS John

head married     ENG

SINCLAIR Anne

wife married 34   Paisley, RFS

SINCLAIR Margaret 

daughter   8 scholar INV

SMITH Catherine

wife's niece   11 scholar MLN

SMITH John

head unmarried 75 Minister of Aberlady Parish  Dunscan, DFS

STEEL Margaret

wife married 38   Musselborough, MLN

STEEL William

boarder   5 scholar North Leith, MLN

SUTHERLAND Margaret

wife married 74 teacher Thurso, CAI

SUTHERLAND William

head unmarried 47 agricultural laborer MLN

SUTHERLAND William

head married 72 agricultural laborer Boharm?, BAN

SWAN David

lodger unmarried 24 joiner MLN

THOMPSON Euphemia

granddaughter   3   MLN

THOMPSON Jane

daughter unmarried 32 ladysmaid Auchterarder, FIF

THOMPSON John

son unmarried 38 tailor West Kirk, MLN

THOMPSON Joseph

head widower 81 late game keeper Lochmaben, DFS

THOMSON Agnes

wife married 56   Bladgamo?, PER

THOMSON Eliza

servant unmarried 27 general servant Calder, MLN

THOMSON Elizabeth

wife married 56   Traquair, PEE

THOMSON James

son   13 scholar Manor, PEE

THOMSON Jane

wife married 63   South Leith, MLN

THOMSON John

head married 30 barn man Manor, PEE

THOMSON Marion

wife married 24   Dunsyre?, LKS

THOMSON Thomas

head married 58 farm steward Temple, MLN

THOMSON Walter

son unmarried 27 ploughman Manor, PEE

TRAIL Anne

sister unmarried 54   Maryton, ANS

TRAIL Jane

sister unmarried 60   Montrose, ANS

TRAIL Robert

head unmarried 65 annuated surveyor of taxes Maryton, ANS

TRUPLE? John

head married 44 shoemaker MLN

TURNBULL John W

boarder unmarried 19 agricultural student Govan, RFS

WATT Margaret

wife married 40   MLN

WATT Margaret

wife married 54   Middleton, ANS

WEMYS Charteris

head married 65 Earl of ?, Lord Lieutenant MLN

WEMYS Louisa

wife married 63 Countess of ? LON

WHITE Joseph

son   6 scholar MLN

WHITEHEAD Margaret

servant unmarried 18 kitchen maid Crun?, DFS

WILSON Archibald

son   13 agricultural laborer South Leith, MLN

WILSON Margaret

servant unmarried 45 housemaid Ceres, FIF

WILSON Margaret

wife married 53   Eyemouth, BEW

WILSON Sophia

daughter unmarried 17 agricultural laborer South Leith, MLN

WILSON William

 

head married 35 ploughman MLN