James Gardner

M, b. 6 September 1849, d. 24 July 1921
FatherMatthew Gardner b. 5 May 1815, d. 5 Oct 1852
MotherElizabeth Fairley b. 2 Jun 1816, d. 12 May 1898
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Matthew Gardner
ChartsDescendants of Matthew Gardner and Margaret Martin
Birth*James Gardner was born on 6 September 1849 at Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.1 
BaptismHe was baptized on 7 October 1849 at Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.1 
(Son) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1861 as the son of Elizabeth Fairley at 11 Abbotsford Place, Tradeston, Govan (Glasgow), Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 
Occupation*James Gardner was a shipping clerk circa 1871 at Kirkfieldbank, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.3 
(Son) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1871 as the son of Elizabeth Fairley at Anville House, Kirkfieldbank, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.3 
(Witness) MarriageJames Gardner witnessed the marriage of Annie Little and John Gardner on 17 April 1873 at Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.4 
OccupationJames Gardner was a commercial clerk circa 1881 at Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland.5 
Residence*He lived between 1881 and 1883 at Briarfield, Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland.6 
Census*He appeared as the head of a household on the census of 1881 at Briarfield, Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. The household also included Elizabeth Agnes Lindsay Gardner, Maria Fairley, Elizabeth McGregor and John D. Fairley.5 
OccupationJames Gardner was a shipper's cashier between 1883 and 1890.6,7,8,9,10 
Marriage*He married Mary Cecilia Wilson, daughter of William McWhirter Wilson and Sarah Watson, on 5 June 1883 at The Grand Hotel, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.6 
Census*James Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Mary Cecilia Wilson on the census of 1891 at Thorncliffe, Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. The household also included Harold Thornby Gardner, Frank Fairley Gardner, Hilda May Gardner, Ethel Mildred Gardner and Sarah Wilson.11 
OccupationJames Gardner was the manager of the Anchor Line of steamships between 1892 and 1913 at Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland.11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19 
(Informant) DeathHe was listed as an informant on the death certificate of John Gardner on 12 May 1893 at 46 Sardinia Terrace, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.20 
CensusJames Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Mary Cecilia Wilson on the census of 1901 at Thorncliffe, Skelmorlie, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. The household also included Harold Thornby Gardner, Frank Fairley Gardner, Ethel Mildred Gardner, Nora Evelyn Gardner, Edith Watson Gardner, Hilda May Gardner and Marion Gardner McGregor.14 
Death*James Gardner died on 24 July 1921 at 121 Hill Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at age 71.19 

Family

Mary Cecilia Wilson b. c 1858
Marriage*He married Mary Cecilia Wilson, daughter of William McWhirter Wilson and Sarah Watson, on 5 June 1883 at The Grand Hotel, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.6 
Children
Last Edited2 Dec 2010

Citations

  1. [S157] Greenock West Parish (Renfrewshire, Scotland), Old Parish Registers, OPR 564-3/7, p. 307 (written), James Gardner baptism (1849); digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 27 September 2010); citing O.P.R. Births 564/03 0070 0165 Greenock Old or West.

    James, son to Matthew Gardner ironmonger & Elisabeth Fairley born 6th September and baptized 7th October 1849

  2. [S206] 1861 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Govan (Glasgow) parish, Tradeston registration district, enumeration district (ED) 20, household schedule no. 17, p. 4 (printed), Elizabeth Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 08 October 2010); citing GRO Census 1861 564/09 020/00 004.
  3. [S207] 1871 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow parish, Lesmahagow registration district, enumeration district (ED) 17, household schedule no. 57, p. 11 (printed), Elizabeth Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 08 October 2010); citing GRO Census 1871 649/00 017/00 011.
  4. [S230] Scotland, marriage certificate for John Gardner-Annie Little, 1873; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 11 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 503/00 0007, Dunbartonshire, Row registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  5. [S229] 1881 census of Scotland, Ayrshire, Largs parish, Largs registration district, enumeration district (ED) 1, household schedule no. 52, p. 12, James Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 11 October 2010); citing GRO Census 1881 602/00 001/00 012.
  6. [S253] Scotland, marriage certificate for James Gardner-Mary Cecilia Wilson, 1883; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 15 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 644/09 0232, Lanarkshire, Kelvin registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  7. [S254] Scotland, birth certificate for Harold Thornby Gardner, 1884; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 15 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0087, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  8. [S255] Scotland, birth certificate for Frank Fairley Gardner, 1886; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 15 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0052, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  9. [S256] Scotland, birth certificate for Hilda May Gardner, 1887; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 15 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0122, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  10. [S257] Scotland, birth certificate for Ethel Mildred Gardner, 1890; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 15 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0003, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  11. [S260] 1891 census of Scotland, Ayrshire, Skelmorlie parish and registration district, enumeration district (ED) 1, household schedule no. 180, p. 38, James Gardner houseold; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 16 October 2010); citing GRO Census 1891 602/00 001/00 038.
  12. [S258] Scotland, birth certificate for Nora Evelyn Gardner, 1892; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 16 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0029, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  13. [S259] Scotland, birth certificate for Edith Watson Gardner, 1896; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 16 October 2010); citing statutory births 602/00 0012, Ayrshire, Largs registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  14. [S455] 1901 census of Scotland, Ayrshire, Skelmorlie registration district, enumeration district (ED) 1, household schedule no. 132, p. 37, James Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 02 December 2010); citing GRO Census 1901 602/02 001/00 037.
  15. [S262] Scotland, marriage certificate for Lewellen F. Scholte-Hilda May Gardner, 1913; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 16 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 644/12 0219, Lanarkshire, Hillhead registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  16. [S265] Scotland, marriage certificate for William Watt Capes-Ethel Mildred Gardner, 1918; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 17 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 644/12 0136, Lanarkshire, Hillhead registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  17. [S267] Scotland, marriage certificate for Henry Charles D. Rankin-Edith Watson Gardner, 1918; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 17 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 644/12 0336, Lanarkshire, Hillhead registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  18. [S266] Scotland, marriage certificate for David MacKay Cameron-Norah Evelyn Gardner, 1921; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 17 October 2010); citing statutory marriages 644/12 0066, Lanarkshire, Hillhead registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  19. [S261] Scotland, death certificate for James Gardner, 1921; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 16 October 2010); citing statutory deaths 644/09 0359, Lanarkshire, Milton registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  20. [S240] Scotland, death certificate for John Gardner, 1893; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 12 October 2010); citing statutory deaths 646/03 0402, Lanarkshire, Partick registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.