Sweet Family West of Scotland


Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
William COPLAND Jean ROBERTSON 11 May 1759

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 28 Sep 1788 Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Marriage 27 Aug 1816
Marriage 3 Jul 1831 Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Death BEF 1861


Census 1841 (FMP)
Dain Park, Govan, Lanarkshire
William Copland Male aged 52 born in Lanarkshire (Attorney at law)
Anna Copland Female aged 40 born in Lanarkshire
Jane Copland Female aged 21 born in Lanarkshire [probably Jean]
Anna Copland Female aged 7 born in Lanarkshire
Catherine Copland Female aged 3 born in Lanarkshire
Marion Scott Female aged 25 Female born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
BUT missing William junior born 1836; Jane Copland will be his daughter by his first marriage (Jean)?

1851 Census SP
Parish of St Cuthbert, Edinburgh
70 Lauriston Place
William Copland Head Married Male Aged 62 Formerly Writer in Glasgow born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Anna H Copland [Gardner crossed out] Wife Married aged 50 Household Duties born in Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire
Anna K Copland Daughter Unmarried Female aged 16 Scholar born in Govan, Lanarkshire
Catherine Copland Daughter Unmarried Female aged 12 Scholar born in Govan, Lanarkshire
Margaret Trueman Servant Unmarried Female aged 20 House Servant born in Edinburgh [?]

So William married, first, Elizabeth Hotchkiss and had two children, Thomas and Jean. His second marriage to Anna Gardener produced Anna, William and Catherine. On the 1841 census we are missing Thomas aged about 24 (he may have left home) and William aged 5 (possibly he had died). On the 1851 census we are missing Thomas, Jean (perhaps now married) and William.