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James Prentice of Scotland and Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales

James Prentice of Scotland and Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2006 and Revised 20 Jun 2011

1. James Prentice was b. c. 1842, Scotland. He appears in the 1881 Wales census as an "Agent (Railway Contractor)" living at 7 Mina St., Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

He m. Mary Robertson in 1865 in Carluke. She was b. c. 1848, Scotland. Children (per census and IGI):

  1. Margaret Prentice, b. 29 May 1867, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland.
  2. Mary Prentice, b. 26 Aug 1869, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland.
  3. James Prentice, b. c. 1871, Scotland.
  4. Elizabeth Prentice, b. 15 May 1872, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland.
  5. Isabella Prentice, b. 7 Dec 1873, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland.
  6. William Prentice, b. c. 1879, Handsworth Moorhouse, Yorkshire.

James and his family do not appear in the 1891 or 1901 census.

Who are James Prentice's Parents?

Although we cannot be certain, we located a William Prentice of Glasgow and a Mary G. Robertson in Ancestry.com, but no dates were given for either person, and no birth place was given for Mary. 3 sons were indicated, but without any further information.

Investigation is continuing.

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