1841 Census for the Bohespic Area

Tomanbuidh (Tomanbuie) - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Finlay McCallum1 68y wright Perthshire
Mrs McCallum2 61y Perthshire
Duncan McCallum3,4 24y shoemaker Perthshire
Janet McCallum5 5y Perthshire

1 Finlay, christened 27th December 1775, Fortingall, son of Duncan McCallum and Jean McNaughtan (married 20th January 1769, Fortingall).
2 Isabel Duff married Finlay McCallum, 10th September 1796, Logierait and 8th October, Fortingall.
3 Duncan, christened 12th September 1816, Fortingall, son of Duncan McCallum and Janet McDonald (married 20th November 1810, Fortingall).
4 Nephew of Finlay McCallum.
5 Janet, christened 12th March 1836, Fortingall, daughter of Duncan McCallum and Janet McDonald. Neice of Finlay McCallum.

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Dalriach - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Duncan Campbell1-2 40y independent Perthshire
Margory Campbell3 40y Perthshire
Isabella Campbell 10y Perthshire
Alexander Campbell 8y Perthshire
John Campbell 6y Perthshire
2 Jessie Menzies4-5 55y independent not Perthshire
Duncan Menzies6 25y Perthshire
Mary Stewart7 50y independent not Perthshire
Jessie Stewart 26y Perthshire
Catherine (McDonald)? 15y female servant no entry

1 Son of Alexander Campbell, agricultural labourer, and Ann Mathieson (or Mathewson) who married 6th November 1797 in Perth. Other siblings- Mary, John and Isabel born in Fortingall parish. Duncan Campbell died at Dalno, 7th August 1856, aged 58 years, and was buried in Killiechonan churchyard. Informant: John Campbell, son.
2 Family are living at Dalno in the 1851 census.
3 "Widow Campbell aged 63 years has been living in Dalno for about 19 years. Her husband had been a miller, labourer and smuggler by turn and had died about 5 years previously. The widow is very poor with a son and daughter in service and two daughters married with families" - Atholl Estate Factor, 1860.
4 Jessie Stewart, widow of Robert Menzies, marriage banns: 31st December 1831, Logierait and 4th January 1832, Fortingall.
5 Robert Menzies was born 11th May 1769, Fortingall. According to McGregor "Thomas Menzies was married to Jean McNab; their son Robert died at Dalreoch near Tummelbridge". This relates to the MI in Killiechonan churchyard "Thomas Menzies died at Aulich 14th March 1808 aged 84 years, his son Robert died at Dalreoch March 1821 aged 52 years".
6 Son of Robert Menzies and Jess Stewart, born 25th February 1813, Fortingall.
7 Sister of Jessie (Stewart) Menzies?

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Dalno - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 William McGregor 63y ag. labourer Perthshire
Mrs McGregor 57y Perthshire
William Menzies 9y Perthshire
2 John Anderson1-2 32y shoemaker Perthshire
Elizabeth Anderson3-4 30y Perthshire
Chaterine Anderson5 27y Perthshire
Elizabeth Anderson6 6y Perthshire
Ann Anderson 4y Perthshire
Jane Anderson7 3y Perthshire
Christina Anderson8 1y Perthshire
Grace McGlasham9 26y female servant Perthshire
Donald Stewart 25y app. shoemaker Perthshire
3 James Stewart 55y farmer Perthshire
Margaret Stewart 25y Perthshire
William Stewart 14y Perthshire
Margaret Kennedy 6m Perthshire
Jane Conacher 2y Perthshire
4 Robert Stewart10 30y independent Perthshire
Janet Robertson11 25y independent Perthshire
5 Peter Gordon 35y farmer Perthshire
James Shaw 14y male servant Perthshire
6 Grace McDonald12 60y farmer Perthshire
James Gordon13 20y Perthshire
7 John Robertson14 50y ag. labourer Perthshire
Jane Robertson 55y Perthshire
Angus Robertson 25y ag. labourer Perthshire
8 Chaterine Stewart 40y ag. labourer Perthshire
Janet Stewart 60y Perthshire
9 Angus Campbell15 60y independent Perthshire
Ann Campbell 50y Perthshire
10 John Stewart 40y ag. labourer Perthshire
Christian Stewart 36y Perthshire

1 Born at Weem 7th December 1806, the son of John Anderson and Ann Campbell who married 8th September 1799, Weem.
2 John Anderson, in Laggan, parish of Fortingall married Elizabeth McGlashan of Kinloch parish on 10th November 1833.
3 Elizabeth McGlashan, daughter of Alexander McGlashan, farmer, and Elizabeth Carr (i.e. Kerr). Died 26th December 1866.
4 Alexander McGlashan in Runmore married Lizie Kerr of Cnappaig on 30th December 1801, Blair Atholl (
5 Katherine, sister of John Anderson, born 15th March 1813, Weem.
6 Eliza died 1859.
7 Jane, born 27th March 1838, married .... Rutherford. Died in 1893
8 Christian, born 4th November 1839.
9 Probably Grace McGlashan, sister to Elizabeth.
10 Robert Stewart in Dalno married Janet Robertson of Tighmore on 1st August 1841.
11 Janet Robertson might have been entered in the 1841 census for both Dalno and Tighmore.
12 Grace Gordon, widow and pauper died at Over Bohespic on 5th January 1856 as certified by Peter Gordon, stepson. Her parents were given as Alexander McDonald and Isabella Dow.
13 The Atholl Estate census of 1840 gives James Gordon as a member of Peter Gordon's family.
14 For further information on this family, see - John Robertson of Dalno
15 For further information on this family and the arguement with John Robertson, see - John Robertson of Dalno

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Nether Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Catherine Stewart 35y ag. labourer Perthshire
2 John Robertson1-4 70y farmer Perthshire
Catherine Robertson5 65y Perthshire
Peter Robertson6 25y Perthshire
John Robertson7 23y Perthshire
William Robertson8 20y Perthshire
Robert Robertson 14y Perthshire
Catherine Robertson 21y Perthshire
3 Duncan McFarlan 90y tenant Perthshire
Catherine Stewart 36y Perthshire
Catherine Stewart 40y Perthshire
49 Charles Stewart 45y tenant Perthshire
Ann Stewart10 40y Perthshire
Chatherine Camb (Campbell)11-12 13y female servant Perthshire

1 In 1805 Alexander Robertson evicted sub-tenant John Campbell from Nether Bohespic and gave the farm to his son John.
2 Alexander Robertson in Nether Bohespic married Christian Gordon of Killiechassie, parish of Logierait, on 15th January 1771.
3 John Robertson of Nether Bohespic married Katherine Stewart of Mualichbeg, Glen Fender, on 7th March 1803. John had died by 1858.
4 "John Robertson of Nether Bohespic .... a stupid and indolent man. Brother of the Blair schoolmaster" - Atholl Estate Factor, 1823.
5 Catherine Stewart had died by 1872.
6 Peter, born 28th March 1812.
7 John, born 6th March 1815. Died, unmarried, 24th May 1872.
8 William and Robert (twins) were born 14th April 1821. William was a student (divinity?) when he died 3rd March 1858.
9 This entry is at the end of the census section and not with the rest of Nether Bohespic.
10 Ann Stewart died at Tighnacoille on 2nd April 1880 aged 84 years. The death certificate was witnessed by James Menzies (son) although she was described as single. Her parents were given as Alexander Stewart, crofter, and Ann Stewart (same maiden name), but this may be incorrect. It is probable that she is Anny Stewart, daughter of Alexander Stewart and Cirsty Stewart of Blairfettie, born 10th December 1797.
11 Catherine Campbell, daughter of John Campbell and Ann Stewart, born 11th May 1828, Fortingall.
12 Catherine Campbell, aged 35y, daughter of John Campbell (shepherd, deceased), and Ann Stewart (farmer), married William McGregor, farmer at Tighnacoille, aged 53y, son of William McGregor (crofter, deceased), and Isabella Mclean, on 6th October 1871 at Tighnacoille. Witnessed by John Robertson and Catherine Robertson.

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Tighnacoille - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Donald McIntosh1 40y ag. labourer Perthshire
Catherine McIntosh 35y Perthshire
Duncan McIntosh 9y Perthshire
Janet McIntosh 11y Perthshire
Catherine McIntosh 10y Perthshire
John McIntosh 6y Perthshire
Alexander McIntosh 9y Perthshire
2 Peter Lamond2 40y ag. labourer Perthshire
Catherine Lamond3 36y Perthshire
Donald Lamond 10y Perthshire
Peter Lamond 8y Perthshire
Barbra Lamond 6y Perthshire
Neil Lamond 4y Perthshire
Barbra Shaw4 70y Perthshire

1 Donald McIntosh married Catherine Robertson on 12th September 1830, Fortingall
2 The natural son of Donald McGilliwie (i.e. Lamond) and Barbara Shaw, see - Donald McGilliwie of Gascan
3 Catherine, or Christy, or Christian, daughter of Donald Dewar (or Deor) and Catherine Dewar (or Deor)
4 For further information see - Barbara Shaw of Bohespic

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Gascan - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Duncan Robertson 50y tenant Perthshire
Donald Robertson 90y Perthshire
2 Alexander Robertson1-3 60y tenant Perthshire
Elizabeth Robertson4,5 50y Perthshire
Donald Robertson 25y Perthshire
Betsay Robertson 18y Perthshire
Charlotte Robertson 10y Perthshire
3 Charles Robertson6 40y tenant Perthshire
Janet Robertson 40y Perthshire
Elizabeth Robertson 11y Perthshire
Alexander Robertson 8y Perthshire
Duncan Robertson 4y Perthshire
Charlotte Robertson 1y Perthshire
Peter McEwan 13y male servant Perthshire
Anne Graham 53y travelling .... ? Perthshire
Janet McEwan 10y Perthshire
4 Duncan Cumming 80y farmer Perthshire
Margaret Lamond7 30y Perthshire

1 Son of Donald Robertson, farmer, and Anne McFarlane, died 3rd February 1871, aged 98 years.
2 Donald Robertson in Tomnasallan married Ann McFarlane in Craig on 6th August 1798.
3 Alexander Robertson in Bohespic married Elizabeth Robertson in Camghouran (Cameron), Fortingall parish on 16th April 1809.
4 Daughter of Charles Robertson, carrier, and Catherine Cameron, died 28th November 1871, aged 84 years.
5 Charles Robertson married Catherine Cameron on 5th April 1783, Fortingall parish.
6 Charles Robertson in Bohespic married Janet McFarlan of Bohespic on 6th August 1826, Blair Atholl.
7 Margaret Lamont, single, pauper, died at Gaskan on 20th February 1876 aged 70 years. Parents given as William Lamont (i.e. McGilliwie), crofter (Gaskan), and Margaret Cumming (Auchtarsin) who married 10th May 1798.

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Upper Gascan - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 John Robertson 50y ag. labourer Perthshire
Margaret Robertson 14y Perthshire
2 Donald McDonald 70y tenant Perthshire
Margaret McDonald 65y Perthshire
John McDonald 35y Perthshire
Margaret McDonald 6y Perthshire
3 Catherine Shaw 75y ag. labourer Perthshire
Jane Shaw1 35y Perthshire

1 Possibly the natural daughter of Duncan Cumming and Barbara Shaw. If so, Catherine Shaw might be her aunt.

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Tighmore - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Anne Stewart 40y ag. labourer Perthshire
Robert Stewart 10y Perthshire
2 William Lamond1 65y farmer Perthshire
Ellen Lamond2 60y Perthshire
Peter Lamond 35y Perthshire
Janet Lamond 25y Perthshire
Charles Lamond 20y Perthshire
John Stewart 10y male servant Perthshire
William Robertson 5y Perthshire
Robert Lamond 22y Perthshire
3 Duncan McDonald 80y ag. labourer Perthshire
4 John Robertson 70y independent Perthshire
Elizabeth Robertson 55y Perthshire
Janet Robertson3,4 20y Perthshire

1 For information on this family, see - William Lamont (or McGilliwie) of Bohespic
2 Helen (or Ellen) Lowe, the daughter of James Low(e), dyer, and Helen (or Ellen) Douglas from Logierait parish.
3 Robert Stewart in Dalno married Janet Robertson of Tighmore on 1st August 1841.
4 Janet Robertson might have been entered in the 1841 census for both Dalno and Tighmore.

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Over Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Age Occupation Birth-place
1 Duncan Robertson1 70y ag. labourer Perthshire
Jane Robertson 35y Perthshire
2 Janet Cumming 50y Perthshire
3 Alexander McDonald2-5 50y farmer Perthshire
Margaret McDonald 30y Perthshire
Margaret McDonald 17y Perthshire
Angus McDonald 10y Perthshire
John McDonald 6y Perthshire
John McDonald 20y Perthshire
Janet Robertson 21y travelling .... ? Perthshire
4 Neil Campbell6,7 60y tenant Perthshire
Christian Campbell 45y Perthshire
John Campbell8 25y Perthshire
Barbra Campbell 14y Perthshire
James Campbell9 12y Perthshire
Charles Campbell10 10y Perthshire
Jane Campbell11 7y Perthshire
Robert Campbell 4y Perthshire
Neil Campbell12,13 19y Perthshire
5 John McGregor 89y ag. labourer Perthshire
Margaret McGregor 34y Perthshire
Donald McGregor 36y Perthshire
Ann McGregor 8y Perthshire

1 Possibly the Duncan Robertson of Gascan who married Jannet McGillavie of Dull parish on 31st December 1793. If so, son William born 10th March 1798, and son John born at Over Bohespic, 17th August 1802.
2 "Alexander McDonald, nearly 80 years old resided the greater part of his life on the Athole property working his trade as a weaver. He was thrice married" - Atholl Estate Factor, 1861.
3 Alexander McDonald, handloom weaver, the son of Angus McDonald and Mary McDonald, died at Dalno on 12th March 1868 aged 90 years.
4 Alexander McDonald in Achtarsin, Fortingall, and Margaret McGregor in Blair Atholl parish married 13th April 1828.
5 Family in Dalno in the 1851 census.
6 Neil Campbell married Christian Stewart on 6th May 1815, both from the parish of Dull.
7 Neil Campbell was probably related (brother?) to Duncan Campbell of Pitkerril who married Margaret McNaughtan.
8 Neil Campbell of Pikerril's son John was baptised 1st May 1815, but must have died as a second John was baptised 1st April 1816.
9 James was baptised 10th December 1828, Pitkerril, Dull.
10 Charles was baptised 12th February 1831, Pitkerril, Dull.
11 Jane (Jean) was christened 24th June 1833, Pitkerril, Dull, married David Anderson, 2nd January 1866 and died at St. Clair, Michigan, on 29th August 1902.
12 Neil was head of household at Dalriach in 1851 census
13 Neil probably had an elder brother Alexander, born 6th February 1818, and a sister Christiana born about 1826, and who married .... Kennedy. She died at St. Clair, Michigan on 2nd July 1901.

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