1861 Census for the Bohespic Area

Allt-an-Tomanbuidhe (Tomanbuie) - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Alexander Stewart carrier head marr 49y Blair Atholl
Isabella Stewart wife marr 45y Fortingall
Duncan Stewart scholar son u/m 9y Fortingall
Jane Stewart dau u/m 6y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Stewart dau u/m 3y Blair Atholl
Donald Stewart son u/m 7m Blair Atholl

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Dalriach - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Janet Robertson1-4 farmer head marr 66y Fortingall
Donald Robertson5,6 son u/m 30y Fortingall
Janet McGregor dom. servant servant u/m 28y Fortingall
John McDonald ploughman servant u/m 20y Fortingall
Donald McDonald shepherd servant u/m 17y Fortingall
2 Jane Robertson ag. labourer head u/m 65y Blair Atholl

1 There is a monument inscription to this family in Dunalastair (St Luke's) Fortingall on a pink granite square pillar with an enclosure: Charles Robertson farmer Moulinvaddie, died 25th December 1851 aged 74 years, wife Jessie McGregor died 30th December 1878 aged 87 years. Their first son John died 12th June 1826 aged 12 years. Their third son Donald died 7th August 1872 aged 48 years. Their daughter Margaret died at Burnbank, Strathtay, 19th May 1899 aged 80 years. Their son Charles died Dunard, Strathtay, 10th February 1908 aged 82 years. Their son Duncan died Breadalbane Villa, Pitlochry, 16th December 1910 aged 92 years.
2 Janet McGregor christened on 30th March 1791, Fortingall.
3 Janet/Jessie/Jessey McGregor married Charles Robertson on 4th February 1816, Fortingall.
4 Jessie died at Dalriach on 30th December 1878, aged 87 years. Parents given as Peter McGregor and Margaret McGregor.
5 Donald christened 15th July 1823, Fortingall, born at Milnavaddie (Mill of the Wolf).
6 Donald died at Dalriach on 7th August 1872, aged 47 years. Parents given as Charles Robertson, farmer, deceased, and Janet (Jessy) McGregor.

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Dalno - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Marjory Campbell1-4 formerly miller's wife head widow 63y Fortingall
Alexander Campbell dyke builder son u/m 28y Blair Atholl
Mary Campbell scholar (g.dau) u/m 14y Blair Atholl
John Campbell scholar (no entry) u/m 9y Blair Atholl
2 Isabella Clark5 washer woman head u/m 49y Kingussie
3 John Robertson6 formerly farmer head widow 73y Blair Atholl
Angus Robertson pauper son u/m 48y Blair Atholl
Jessie Campbell7 house keeper dau marr 36y Blair Atholl
Jane Campbell scholar g.dau u/m 8y Blair Atholl
Ann Campbell g.dau u/m 6y Blair Atholl
Angus Campbell g.son u/m 4y Blair Atholl
John Campbell g.son u/m 1y Blair Atholl
4 Robert Stewart road labourer head marr 53y Blair Atholl
Isabella Stewart8 wife marr 61y Dalmally,
Argyllshire
Duncan McIntyre scholar step-son u/m 23y Dalmally,
Argyllshire
5 Alexander McDonald9-11 formerly wool weaver head marr 80y Laggan,
Inverness
Margaret McGregor wife marr 57y Blair Atholl
Charlotte McDonald dom. servant dau u/m 18y Blair Atholl
6 not known hawker nightly lodger 50y unknown
7 Cathrine Stewart pauper head u/m 60y Blair Atholl
8 John Anderson12,13 farmer head marr 53y Kenmore
Elizabeth Anderson14-15 wife marr 50y Blair Atholl
Ann Anderson milliner dau u/m 24y Blair Atholl
John Anderson16 scholar son u/m 19y Blair Atholl
William Anderson17 scholar son u/m 14y Blair Atholl
Robert Anderson18 scholar son u/m 11y Blair Atholl
Donald Anderson19 scholar son u/m 7y Blair Atholl
Grace Stewart visitor marr 48y Blair Atholl
Alexander Stewart ploughman servant u/m 21y Dull

1 Widow of Duncan Campbell.
2 Duncan was the 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.
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 Her daughter Catherine married Angus Campbell of Drumcoiller, Rannoch, parish of Fortingall on 7th December 1851. Her third child Alexander was born 6th March 1855 (the 5th March 1855 entry was a clerical error). The couple already had two boys, living. Elizabeth, Archibald and Marjory were born later. Catherine gave her age as 31, and birthplace as Dall, Rannoch.
5 Illegitimate daughter of William Clark and Ann McPherson, born 30th September 1810, Kingussie. Died at Bohespic 24th April 1887.
6 For further information on this family, see - John Robertson of Dalno
7 John Robertson's daughter Janet (Jessie) married Duncan Campbell in the early 1850s, although the marriage has not been located in the OPRs. She died at Blairbuie in Strathtummel on 26th August 1900, aged 75 years. The death certificate was witnessed by her daughter Ann McGlashan. Duncan Campbell, died at Blairbuie on 29th April 1887, aged 61 years. There is a monument to Duncan and Jessie Campbell of Blairbuie in the churchyard of Blair Atholl.
8 Possibly Isabella Sinclair of Dalno who married Robert Stewart of Dalno on 12th November 1843.
9 "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.
10 Alexander McDonald, handloom weaver, the son of Angus McDonald and Mary McDonald, died at Dalno on 12th March 1868 aged 90 years
11 Alexander McDonald in Achtarsin, Fortingall, and Margaret McGregor in Blair Atholl parish married 13th April 1828.
12 Born at Weem 7th December 1806, the son of John Anderson and Ann Campbell who married 8th September 1799, Weem.
13 John Anderson, in Laggan, parish of Fortingall married Elizabeth McGlashan of Kinloch parish on 10th November 1833.
14 Elizabeth McGlashan, daughter of Alexander McGlashan, farmer, and Elizabeth Carr (i.e. Kerr). Died 26th December 1866.
15 Alexander McGlashan in Runmore married Lizie Kerr of Cnappaig on 30th December 1801, Blair Atholl.
16 John, born 27th June 1841.
17 William, born 8th February 1847.
18 Robert, born 11th April 1849.
19 Donald, born 1st December 1853.

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Nether (Lower) Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
Peter Robertson1 farmer head u/m 46y Blair Atholl
John Robertson2 bro u/m 44y Blair Atholl
Janet Robertson3 sis u/m 48y Blair Atholl
Catherine Robertson housekeeper sis u/m 40y Blair Atholl
Mungo Cameron shepherd servant u/m 16y Fortingall
Mary Stewart dom. servant servant u/m 13y Blair Atholl

1 Peter, born 28th March 1812, son of John Robertson of Nether Bohespic and Katherine Stewart of Mualichbeg, Glen Fender, who married on 7th March 1803.
2 John, born 6th March 1815. Died, unmarried, 24th May 1872.
3 Janet, born 12th November 1808.

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Tighnacoille - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Ann Stewart1 housekeeper head u/m 62y Blair Atholl
James Menzies crofter of 21/2 acres son u/m 24y Blair Atholl
Catherine Campbell2-3 maid servant dau u/m 32y Blair Atholl
Charlotte Robertson scholar g.dau u/m 9y Blair Atholl
Catherine McGregor g.dau u/m 4m Blair Atholl
2 William McGregor4 crofter of 21/2 acres head u/m 48y Blair Atholl
William McGregor shepherd neph u/m 29y Blair Atholl
3 Peter Lamont5 ag. labourer head marr 64y Blair Atholl
Christine Lamont6 wife marr 56y Dull

1 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.
2 Catherine Campbell, daughter of John Campbell and Ann Stewart, born 11th May 1828, Innerhaddan, Fortingall.
3 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.
4 Son of the William McGregor, farmer at Woodhouses (i.e. Tighnacoille) who died 25th January 1858 aged 85 years. Buried in the churchyard at Struan where there is a simple monument "W. McGregor, Bohispec 1858". Parents given as William McGregor, farmer, and ... Kennedy.
5 The natural son of Donald McGilliwie (i.e. Lamond) and Barbara Shaw, see - Donald McGilliwie of Gascan
6 Catherine, or Christy, or Christian, daughter of Donald Dewar (or Deor) and Catherine Dewar (or Deor)

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Gascan - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

The Enumerator did not distinguish between Gascan and Upper Gascan.

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Margaret McDonald1 farmer of 8 acres head widow 55y Blair Atholl
Janet McDonald milliner dau u/m 26y Fortingall
Duncan McDonald ploughman son u/m 23y Fortingall
Donald McDonald shepherd son u/m 20y Fortingall
Margaret McDonald dom. servant dau u/m 16y Blair Atholl
Grace McDonald scholar dau u/m 14y Blair Atholl
2 Charles Robertson2 farmer of 8 acres head marr 67y Blair Atholl
Janet Robertson3 wife marr 67y Blair Atholl
Margaret Robertson dau u/m 33y Blair Atholl
Donald Robertson son u/m 32y Blair Atholl
Duncan Robertson ploughman son u/m 24y Blair Atholl
Charlotte Robertson dom. servant dau u/m 20y Blair Atholl
Catherine Kennedy dom. servant visitor u/m 16y Blair Atholl
3 Alexander Robertson4-6 farmer of 10 acres head marr 84y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Robertson7-8 wife marr 72y Fortingall
Charlotte Robertson housekeeper dau u/m 30y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Cumming dom. servant neice u/m 18y Fortingall
John Cumming scholar neph u/m 12y Logierait
4 Margaret Lamont9 ag. labourer head u/m 55y Blair Atholl
not known not known night lodger 50y not known

1 Widow of Alexander McDonald, tailor
2 Charles Robertson in Bohespic married Janet McFarlan of Bohespic on 6th August 1826, Blair Atholl. He died in 1881.
3 Died 1865.
4 Son of Donald Robertson, farmer, and Anne McFarlane, died 3rd February 1871, aged 98 years.
5 Donald Robertson in Tomnasallan married Ann McFarlane in Craig on 6th August 1798.
6 Alexander Robertson in Bohespic married Elizabeth Robertson in Camghouran (Cameron), Fortingall parish on 16th April 1809.
7 Daughter of Charles Robertson, carrier, and Catherine Cameron, died 28th November 1871, aged 84 years.
8 Charles Robertson married Catherine Cameron on 5th April 1783, Fortingall parish.
9 Margaret Lamont, single, pauper, died at Gaskan on 20th February 1876 aged 70 years. Parents given as William Lamont (i.e. McGilliwie), crofter, and Margaret Cumming.

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Tighmore - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Peter Lamont1,2 farmer of 10 acres head marr 55y Blair Atholl
Ann Lamont3,4 wife marr 36y Logierait
Peter Robertson ploughman neph u/m 17y Blair Atholl
Janet Robertson dom. servant sis-in-law u/m 23y Logierait
James Cameron herd servant u/m 12y Fortingall
2 Donald Lamont5 crofter of 5 acres head marr 45y Blair Atholl
Jane Lamont6,7 wife marr 28y Blair Atholl
William Lamont scholar son u/m 5y Blair Atholl
Catherine Lamont dau u/m 4y Blair Atholl
Donald Lamont son u/m 1y Blair Atholl
3 John Cameron8 road labourer head marr 40y Ardnamurchan,
Argyll
Janet Cameron9 wife marr 46y Blair Atholl
Duncan Cameron scholar son u/m 9y Blair Atholl
Margaret Cameron10 dau u/m 5y Blair Atholl

1 Son of William Lamond (McGilliwie) and Helen Low.
2 For information on William Lamond and his family, see - William Lamont (or McGilliwie) of Bohespic
3 Ann Robertson, born 15th March 1823, Logierait, daughter of Duncan Robertson, farmer Balmore, Rannoch, and Elizabeth McDonald.
4 Peter Lamont and Ann Robertson were married at Tummelbridge on 29th December 1860. The ceremony was witnessed by William Robertson and Peter Robertson.
5 Brother of Peter Lamont in first property.
6 Jane Douglas, daughter of Donald Douglas in Over Bohespic - for details of her ancestry see - The Douglas family of Borenich.
7 Donald Lamont and Jane Douglas were married on 26th June 1853.
8 John Cameron, ploughman, residing Nether Blairish in the parish of Fortingall and Janet Lamond residing at White Bridge Tollbar in this parish were duly proclaimed in order to marriage in the parish church of Dull and no objection offered. 25th May 1851.
9 Janet Lamond, sister of Peter Lamont in first property.
10 Margaret, born 6th January 1856.

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Over Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Donald Douglas1-4 farmer of 6 acres head marr 61y Blair Atholl
Catherine Douglas5 wife marr 52y Blair Atholl
Margaret Douglas seamstress dau u/m 22y Blair Atholl
Christine Douglas dom. servant dau u/m 18y Blair Atholl
Duncan Douglas6 scholar son u/m 11y Blair Atholl
2 James Stewart7-10 farmer of 30 acres head marr 49y Blair Atholl
Grace Stewart11 wife marr 36y Blair Atholl
Duncan Stewart12 shepherd son u/m 14y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Stewart scholar dau u/m 12y Blair Atholl
Alexander Stewart13 scholar son u/m 11y Blair Atholl
Jane Stewart scholar dau u/m 9y Blair Atholl
Margaret Stewart dau u/m 3y Blair Atholl
Peter Stewart14 son u/m 1y Blair Atholl
Janet McDonald15 nurse visitor u/m 34y Blair Atholl

1 For the ancestry of this family, see - The Douglas family of Borenich.
2 The son of James Douglas and Helen Douglas, born 19th July 1799 Blair Atholl.
3 Donald Douglas in Balintochich and Catherine Stewart in Tomintianda married 24 March 1833 Blair Atholl.
4 Family were at Balintochich, Strathtummel during the 1841 census.
5 Daughter of Duncan Stewart and Jean Dow in Tomintianda, born 14th September 1807, died 6th August 1868.
6 Duncan Douglas the shoemaker (1849-1924).
7 James Stewart in Balnauld and Grace McDonald in Balintuim married 18th January 1848, Blair Atholl.
8 James Stewart died at Balnearn, Foss, aged 79 years.
9 Family are at Balnauld of Strathtummel in the 1851 census.
10 There is a memorial stone to James Stewart of Bohespic in the Struan churchyard.
11 Daughter of Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth Dow of Balintuim of Strathtummel.
12 Duncan died of consumption aged 23 years, on 16th June 1870. The death is witnessed by his cousin, John Stewart of Pitaldonich.
13 Alexander had consumption for 3 years before he died on 4th February 1879. The death is witnessed by his cousin, John Stewart of Pitaldonich.
14 Peter died in Edinburgh, aged 73 years.
15 Probably Grace McDonald's sister, born 5th January 1827.

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