Person:James Rumgay (1)

James Rumgay
m. 25 Sep 1828
  1. Euphemia Rumgay1828 - 1900
  2. Mary Rumgay1830 - bef 1873
  3. William Rumgay1832 - 1903
  4. Andrew Rumgay1833 - 1900
  5. Fanny Cathcart Rumgay1835 -
  6. John Rumgay1837 -
  7. Robert Rumgay1838 -
  8. James Rumgay1841 -
  9. George Rumgayabt 1844 -
  10. Margaret Rumgay1846 -
  11. Ann Rumgay1847 - 1915
m. 9 Jun 1865
  1. Margaret Ann Rumgay1866 -
  2. Andrew Murray Rumgay1868 -
  3. William Rumgay1870 -
  4. Jane Rumgayabt 1874 -
  5. Helen RumgayABT 1875 -
  6. Jemima Rumgay1879 -
  7. Robert Rumgay1884 -
Facts and Events
Name James Rumgay
Gender Male
Census[3] 1841 Newburgh, Fife, ScotlandBighall
Birth? 23 Apr 1841 Newburgh, Fife, ScotlandEaster Lumbenny
Christening? 6 Jun 1841 Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Alt Birth? abt 1842 Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Census[4] 1851 Abernethy, Fife, Scotland
Marriage 9 Jun 1865 Ardler, Angus, ScotlandKettins parish
to Jane Murray
Census? 1881 Glenisla, Angus, ScotlandNether Drumheads
Census? 1891 Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
Census? 1901 Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
Occupation? farm servant


James Rumgay, son of William Rumgay and Margaret Dickson, was born on 23 April 1841 in Easter Lumbenny, Newburgh parish, Fife, Scotland. He was baptized on 6 June 1841 in Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. James appeared on the census of 1841 in the household of his parents at Bighall, Newburgh parish, Fife, Scotland. He appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of his father in Easter Colzie, Abernethy parish, Fife, Scotland. James was a witness at the marriage of his brother,Robert Rumgay, to Ann Coventry on 23 November 1860 in Scotlandwell, Portmoak parish, Kinross, Scotland. James also was a witness at the marriage of another brother, John Rumgay, to Janet Hunter on 13 December 1861 in Saucher, Collace parish, Perth, Scotland. In 1865, James lived in Arnbog, Meigle parish, Forfar, Scotland. James was a ploughman in 1865. He married Jane Murray, daughter of Andrew Murray and Helen Lamb, on 9 June 1865 in Ardler, Kettins, Angus, Scotland, after Banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland. The marriage was witnessed by his brother, George Rumgay, and Margaret Miln. James was a farm servent in 1881. James and Jane appeared on the census of 1881 with their children William, Jane, Helen, Jemima and Andrew in Nether Drumheads, Glenisla parish, Forfar, Scotland. James and Jane appeared on the census of 1891 with their children William, Helen, Jemima and Robert in Scone parish, Perthshire, Scotland.


1841 - census, SCT, FIF, Newburgh, Bighall (1841 U.K. Census, Newburgh, Fife, ED7, pg. 16.)

1851 - census, SCT, FIF, Abernethy, Easter Colzie (1851 U.K. Census, Abernethy, Fife, ED1, pg. 1, household 2.)

1861 - census, need to add

18605 - marriage, SCT, Angus, Kettins, Ardler

1871 - census, need to add

1881 - SCT, FOR, Glenisla, Nether Drumheads (age 39, farm servant) (wife Jane, age 38, b. PER, Meigle, Andrew, age 12, b. PER, Blairgowrie, Wm, age 10, b. Blairgowrie, Jane, age 7, b. PER, Bendochy, Helen, age 6, b. FOR, Kettins, Jamima, age 2, b. FOR, Ruthven) (1881 British Census & National Index, Source: FHL Film 0203493, GRO Ref: Volume 290, EnumDist 1, Page 2.)

1891 - SCT, PER, Scone w/ wife Jane, kids Wm, Helen, Jemima, Robert (1891 Scottish census index, District of Scone, reg. dist. #394A, ED4, pg. 5.)

1901 - PER, Scone (index) (age 60)

  1.   Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Newburgh (Fife). Church of Scotland, Old Parish Registers, Newburgh parish (1654-1855). (Salt Lake City, Utah).

    Baptismal entry for James Rumgey, pg. 56

  2.   Register of Marriages, District of Kettins, County of Forfar, entry 1, 1865.

    Rumgay - Murray entry

  3. James Rumgay, in Scotland. Census Office. Census returns of Scotland for 1841. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1952), Fife, Newburgh, ED7, page 16 & 17, 1841.

    Name, Age, Occupation, Born in Co.?
    Willm. Rumgay, 32, wright, Yes
    Margaret, 29, Yes
    Euphemia, 13, Yes
    Mary, 11, Yes
    William, 9, Yes
    Andrew, 7, Yes
    Francis (f), 5, Yes
    John, 4, Yes
    Robert, 2, Yes
    James, 1 mo, Yes

  4. James Rumgay, in Scotland. Census Office. Census Returns of Scotland for 1851, Fife, Abernethy, ED1, page 1, 1851.

    Name, Relationship, Marital Status, Age, Occupation, Birthplace
    household 1
    Thomas Landale, Head, U, 23, Farmer of 333 acres, employ 12 laborers
    household 2
    William Rumgay, Head, W, 46, Wright, Fife, Kettle
    Mary Rumgay, Daur, U, 20, Housekeeper, Fife, Collessie
    Fanny Rumgay, Daur, U, 15, Engaged at home, Fife, Newburgh
    Robert Rumgay, Son, U, 12, Scholar, Fife, Newburgh
    James Rumgay, Son, U, 9, Scholar, Fife, Newburgh
    Geo. Rumgay, Son, 7, Scholar, Kinross, Orwell
    Margaret Rumgay, Daur, 4, Kinross, Orwell
    Ann Rumgay, Daur, 3, Kinross, Orwell
    Mary Rumgay, Grand child, 2, Fife, Auchtermuchty

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