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Andrew Moffat

Male 1853 - 1938  (84 years)


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  • Name Andrew Moffat  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 3 April 1853  Old Mainberry, Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Baptism 8 May 1853  Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 4 March 1938  Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Andrew died on 04 Mar 1938 at 4:30 PM at 1 Trevelyan Terrace, Hawick of senile
    Buried 7 March 1938  Wilton Cemetery, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • They are buried in Lair No. 2210, Wilton Cemetery, Parochial Section, Hawick, along with Agnes’s mother Agnes Scott, and uncle Adam Scott as well as with Andrew’s parents Charles and Margaret Moffat and his uncle Alexander Watson. The tombstone inscription mentions only Andrew and Agnes Moffat, Agnes Scott and Adam Scott.
    Person ID I67741  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 December 2005 

    Father Charles Moffat,   b. 1 April 1804, Eccles, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 July 1887, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret Watson,   b. 8 May 1815, Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 August 1887, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F47350  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Agnes Scott,   b. 1863,   d. 9 February 1939  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 January 1887  Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • On 4 Jan 1887 at #3 Under Village, Hawick, Andrew Moffat was married to Agnes Hilson Scott, tweed mender, of # 3 Under Village. [Source 935] [2]
    Children 
    +1. Andrew Moffat,   b. 1 November 1885, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 September 1946  (Age 60 years)
     2. Charles Moffat,   b. 5 September 1888,   d. 23 September 1946  (Age 58 years)
     3. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Moffat,   b. 16 August 1889, probably, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 22 June 1946  (Age < 56 years)
    Family ID F47365  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Charles Moffat and Margaret Watson
    Charles Moffat and Margaret Watson
    Compilation of information about Charles Watson and Margaret Watson compiled by Marion Doidge.

  • Notes 
    • From the Parish Records Smailholm, "08 May 1853. Charles Moffat, Old Mainberry, and Margaret Watson, his wife, had a son born 03 April and baptized 08 May 1853 called Andrew." Nothing is known of his youth. He is not listed in his parents' household in the 1871 Census by which time he was 18. He is not listed in his parents' household at 13 Oliver Cres, Hawick, in the 1881 Census either, but Andrew's address on his oldest son's birth certificate in 1885 is #13 Oliver. It is likely that he was a laborer all his life.

      Certainly for nearly fifty years he was a gardener at a big house or small castle called Balcary in Hawick. In 1975 Ann Haig Patterson, who was a niece of Agnes and Charles Moffat told me that "Balcary once belonged to a hosiery manufacturer (Patrick Anderson Laing), during the war it was an orphanage and now it is empty and derelict." We saw Balcary in 1984 when it was occupied by some kind of religious group. [Source 935] [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S933] Document titled “Charles Moffat, 1803/4 - 1887 and Margaret Watson, 1815 - 1887”, written by Marion Doidge.

    2. [S935] Document titled “Andrew Moffat and Agnes Scott”, written by Marion Doidge.


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