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Cambusnethan Prentices

Cambusnethan Prentices
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Summer 2000 and Revised: 19 Dec 2006

In reviewing the 1861 Census information of Cambusnethan, Scotland which was posted on RootsWeb Web Archives for LANARK-L Mailing List by Kathleen T. Choi on 16 Jul 1999, we find the following Prentice families whose ancestry have been traced, or whose families still needs tracing:

Alexander PRENTICE, 69, b. Cambusnethan c. 1791, flesher, boarding with Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM, 179 Cambusnethan Rd.  The 1851 census indicates that Elizabeth is his sister.  Also living with them in the 1851 census was Elizabeth Prentice, their mother, b. c. 1761 in Shotts, Lanark.  She is likely the same Elizabeth Prentiss shown in the 1841 census in Blantyre as b. c. 1761, Lanarkshire, with her children, (1) Elizabeth Prentiss, b. c. 1821, Lanarkshire and (2) Jean Prentiss, b. c. 1826, Lanarkshire.

Janet PRENTICE, 18, unmarried, b. Cambusnethan c. 1843, dairy maid, living alone in Wishaw

John PRENTICE, 50, b. Cambusnethan c. 1811, farmer, Thornbush Farm, possibly Wishaw
Ann, 52, b. Ayr, Kelochs?
John, 15, b. Cambusnethan
Marion, 12, b. Cambusnethan, scholar
James, 12, b. Cambusnethan, scholar
Margaret, 10, b. Cambusnethan, scholar
John, 7, b. Carluke, scholar
Walter, 7, b. Carluke, scholar
Archibald, 4, b. Carluke

Archibald PRENTICE, 54, laborer, b. Cambusnethan c. 1807, res. Wishaw
Janet, 50, b. Cambusnethan
Archibald, 13, scholar, b. Cambusnethan

John PRENTICE, 38, farmer, b. Cambusnethan c. 1823, res. Rosebank
Christine, 27, b. Carluke
John, 10, scholar, b. Hamilton
janet, 7, scholar, b. Glasgow
Agnes, 2, b. Cambusnethan
Alexander, 4 months, b. Cambusnethan

Agnes PRENTICE, 2, b. Cambusnethan c. 1859, granddaughter of James LOUDON, res.
Lucinda Bank Orchard

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