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James Johnston

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ayton, Berwickshire, Scotland
Death: October 14, 1881 (31)
At sea aboard "Guiding Star" Burnmouth, Off Holy Island, Northumberland, England (Drowned Eyemouth Disaster )
Immediate Family:

Son of William Johnston and Jane Johnston
Husband of Janet Marr Mcleod
Father of William Johnston; Isabella Johnston and Jane Johnston
Brother of Robert Johnston; William Johnston; Thomas Johnston; Jane Johnston; Arthur Johnston and 3 others

Occupation: White Fisherman; 1861 - 11, Scholar; 1871/81 21/32, Fisherman;
1861 Census: Stanfauld - Ayton; ED: 7; Page: 14; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1861_136
1871 Census: Stanfauld Cottage, Ayton; ED: 7; Page: 15; Line: 6; Roll: CSSCT1871_174
1881 Census: Ross Village, Mordington; ED: 1; Page: 12; Line: 1; Roll: cssct1881_310
Birth Reg.: JOHNSTON JAMES. WILLIAM JOHNSTON/JANE JOHNSTON .24 DECEMBER 1849. 27 JANUARY 1850 AYTON - SUMMERHILL ASSOCIATE
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About James Johnston

ERROR in "Children of the Sea" - Essentially first names of the Johnston brothers are switched

He was married to Janet McCleod. It kooks as if the notes for him and his brother William below have been confused. In the 1881 Census James and Janet are listed with two children

  • William Johnston Age 3
  • Isabella Johnston Age 3
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James Johnston's Timeline

1849
December 24, 1849
Ayton, Berwickshire, Scotland
1850
January 27, 1850
Ayton, Berwickshire, Scotland
1876
1876
Age 26
Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland
1878
1878
Age 28
Mordington, Berwickshire, Scotland
1881
October 14, 1881
Age 31
Northumberland, England
1881
Age 31
Mordington, Berwickshire, Scotland