Robert Gardner

M, b. 17 August 1791, d. 19 August 1863
FatherMatthew Gardner1,2
MotherMargaret Martine1,2
RelationshipSon of Matthew Gardner
ChartsDescendants of Matthew Gardner and Margaret Martin
Gardner Y-DNA
Marriage*Robert Gardner married Ann Robertson, daughter of James Robertson and Ann Thomson
Birth*Robert Gardner was born on 17 August 1791 at Wishawtown, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1  
BaptismHe was baptized on 4 September 1791 at Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Occupation*He was an iron merchant circa 1841 at Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.3,4,2,5,6 
Census*He appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Ann Gardner on the census of 1841 at Townhead, Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The household also included Isabella Gardner, Janet Henderson Robertson Gardner, Matthew Gardner and Elizabeth Gardner.3 
CensusRobert Gardner appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Ann Gardner on the census of 1851 at Kirkfieldbank, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The household also included Janet Henderson Robertson Gardner, Janet Gardner, Robert Gardner and Leslie Crookshanks Blair.4 
Will*Robert Gardner left a will on 4 July 1853 at Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The will stated that after the death of his wife, the estate should be equally divided amongst Ann Blair, Isabella Murray and Janet Henderson Robertson Rodger.7 
Will*Robert Gardner left a codicil to his will on 8 November 1854 at Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in which he excludes his son, James Gardner for "not behaving himself in a proper way" but leaves his portion to his sons, Robert Gardner and Matthew Gardner.8 
OccupationRobert Gardner was a house proprietor circa 1861 at Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.9 
CensusHe appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Ann Gardner on the census of 1861 at 11 Close (off High Street), Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.9 
Death*Robert Gardner died on 19 August 1863 at Broomgate, Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at age 72. The informant listed on the death certificate was Joseph Blair.2 

Family

Ann Robertson b. 16 Dec 1791, d. 28 Oct 1871
Marriage*Robert Gardner married Ann Robertson, daughter of James Robertson and Ann Thomson
Children
Last Edited21 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. [S457] Cambusnethan Parish (Lanarkshire, Scotland), Old Parish Registers, OPR 628/1, p. 17, Robert Gardener baptism (1791); digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 08 December 2010); citing O.P.R. Births 628/00 0010 0229 Cambusnethan.

    Robert Gardener son to Mathew Gardener at Wishawtown & Margaret Martine his spouse, was born 17th Augt & Baptd 4th Septr 1791 their 9th child

  2. [S586] Scotland, death certificate for Robert Gardner, 19 August 1863; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 12 May 2011); citing statutory deaths 648/00 0102, Lanarkshire, Lanark registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  3. [S427] 1841 census of Scotland, Dunbartonshire, Cardross registration district, enumeration district (ED) 3, p. 17, line 10, Robert Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 22 November 2010); citing GRO Census 1841 494/00 003/00 017.
  4. [S570] 1851 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow registration district, enumeration district (ED) 4, household schedule no. 94, p. 22, Robert Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 03 May 2011); citing GRO Census 1851 649/00 004/00 022.
  5. [S587] Scotland, death certificate for Ann Gardner, 28 October 1871; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 12 May 2011); citing statutory deaths 564/03 0892, Renfrewshire, Greenock Old or West registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  6. [S600] Scotland, death certificate for Isabella Murray, 22 February 1878; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 20 May 2011); citing statutory deaths 564/03 0153, Renfrewshire, Greenock Old or West registration district; General Registry Office, Edinburgh.
  7. [S603] Robert Gardner, recorded will, Lanark, 1864; Register of Settlements (01 Aug 1864-15 Feb 1865), catalog reference SC36/51/47, p. 19; Glasgow Sheriff Court; The National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh; digital images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 23 May 2011).

    5th August 1864

    I Robert Gardner herein make my will and Testament and should I depert [sic] this life before Mrs. Gardner She to have all the goods Chattle and Interest arising from the money that may be left at my decease and at both of our deaths then the money that may be lef [sic] by us to be devided amongst the following namly [sic] Ann Gardner or Blair Bella Gardner or Murray Jannet Gardner or Rodger money to be equally devided [sic] amongst the above named Daughters of mine also the furniture cloths etc. to be divided equally betweset Ann Bella & Jannet Gardner she alone to have the Proceeds of all my moveable Property subject to any alteration that I may think proper to make.  I also appoint Mr. Alexander Murray Senr Lanark Robert Little Greenock and James Martin Greenock to see that my will is duly attended to.  I herein Seign this my will the 4th day of July Eighteen hundred and fifty three years (signed) Robert Gardner. John Ross Witness James Ross Witness.

  8. [S604] Robert Gardner, codicil to will, Lanark, 1864; Register of Settlements (01 Aug 1864-15 Feb 1865), catalog reference SC36/51/47, p. 19; Glasgow Sheriff Court; The National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh; digital images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 23 May 2011).

    Lanark 8th Novr 1854

    Codgal to my will Be it known that James Gardner my son being married to Jannet Blair and not behaving himself in a proper way have not left him any cash in my will and Testment but after meture deliberation I hereby leave his proportion of any cash that may be left at both of our decease namly Robert Gardner & Matthew Gardner both sons of James Gardner to be equally divided betweset the two them not to get the Cash till they arrive at twenty one years of age of course at my wifes death & myself are both dead then the tw namely Robert and Matthew Gardner will get Interest of their proportion of money till they be twenty one years of age then to be divided betwenst the two.  Robt Rodger and Joseph Blair to to see that the above is duly done according to my will (signed) Robert Gardner.

  9. [S585] 1861 census of Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lanark registration district, enumeration district (ED) 5, household schedule no. 22, p. 4, Robert Gardner household; digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 12 May 2011); citing GRO Census 1861 648/00 005/00 004.
  10. [S637] Cambusnethan Parish (Lanarkshire, Scotland), Old Parish Registers, OPR 628/3, p. 106, Margaret Gardener baptism (11 March 1821); digital image, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 29 May 2011); citing O.P.R. Births 628/00 0030 0008 CAMBUSNETAN.
  11. [S608] Hutchesontown Relief Church (Glasgow, Scotland), Baptismal Register, 1831-1854, CH3/398/2, pp. [unmarked], Alexander Gardner baptism (1832); National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh.