Peter Calder

S. of Isabel (Bella) McGregor & Alexander Calder

Peter Calder
Born 20.11.1819 at Cromdale, Moray, Scotland
Bap. 8th Aug. 1820 at Cromdale, Moray
Occ. Cartwright Master/Farmer Of 80 Ac & Carpenter
Marr. Margaret McKenzie 13.1.1848 at Cromdale, Moray
Died 9th December 1905 at Lower Derraid, Cromdale, Moray (Desease of Heart & Exhaustion)


Margaret M.
Janet (Jessie)


Margaret was born c 1823 at Cromdale, Moray & died in 1893. Peter was illigitimate. Also SEE his death cert. PLEASE NOTE that I have mislaid the person(s) name who gave me the gravestone picture and the death cert. so PLEASE contact me for the credit.

1841 census of Balmenach, Cromdale -Morayshire
GRANT John M 35 Cartwright Outside Census County (1841) GRANT Ann F 30 Outside Census County (1841) GRANT Margaret F 3 Morayshire CALDER Peter M 18 Cartwright App Morayshire MCDONALD William M 60 Hand Loom Weaver Morayshire MCDONALD Margaret F 60 Outside Census County (1841)

1851 census of Lagg, Cromdale -Morayshire
CALDER Peter Head M M 30 Cartwright Master Emp 1 Jrnymn Inverness-shire - Cromdale CALDER Margaret Wife M F 27 Cart Wright's Wife Inverness-shire - Cromdale CALDER John Son - M 2 Inverness-shire - Cromdale Page: 71/3 CALDER Isabella Dau - F 10m Inverness-shire - Cromdale MCKENZIE John Servnt U M 23 Journeyman Wright Inverness-shire - Cromdale

The family were living at Derreraid, Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie, Inverness in the 1861 census, although John is recorded with his Grandmother, Ann McKenzie, 1791, Duthil, Moray, Chelsea Pensions W at Glaschoie Hous, Cromdale.

1871 census of Lower Derraid, Cromdale -Morayshire
CALDER Peter Head M M 50 Farmer 16 Arable & 21 Pasture Morayshire - Cromdale 5 rooms with windows CALDER Margaret Wife M F 47 Farmers Wife Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Isabella Dau U F 20 Farmers Daughter Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Alexander Son U M 18 Farmers Son Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Ann Dau U F 16 Farmers Daughter Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Margaret Dau U F 14 Scholar Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Peter Son U M 10 Scholar Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER James Son U M 8 Scholar Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Jessie Dau U F 5 Scholar Morayshire - Cromdale CALDER Donald Son U M 3 Morayshire - Cromdale ANDERSON Charles Lodger U M 22 Blacksmith Morayshire - Cromdale

The family were living at the same place in 1881. Peter & Margt. are still at Lower Derraid in 1891 with children, Margaret & Donald. Also present is Grandaughter, Bella Calder.

Peter, now a widow, is living at the same place with son, Donald & his family in 1901. Also present is servant, Alexander Calder, 1885, Inverallan.

Thank you to Sabina Cruickshank for her help with this line

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