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THE ANCESTRY OF RAMSAY MACDONALD

 

1  James Ramsay MacDonald

   b 12 Oct 1866, Lossiemouth, Moray

   d 9 Nov 1937, at sea

 

Parents

 

2  John MacDonald, agricultural labourer

   b

   d

   Not married to Anne Ramsay

3  Anne Ramsay

   b 4 Aug 1843, Elgin, Moray

   d 11 Feb 1910, Lossiemouth

 

Grandparents

 

4 

   b

   d

   m

5 

   b

   d

6  William Ramsay of Elgin, baker

   b 27 Jan 1812, Urquhart, Moray

   d

   m 10 Dec 1840, Elgin

7  Isabella Allan

   b 14 Apr 1810, Elgin

   d 4 Feb 1893, Lossiemouth

 

Great-grandparents

 

8 

   b

   d

   m

9 

   b

   d

10

   b

   d

   m

11

   b

   d

12 William Ramsay of Urquhart, blacksmith

   b

   d

   m Dec 1802, Urquhart

13 Ann Brown

   b 16 Jun 1775, Urquhart

   d 27 Mar 1859, Urquhart

14 Alexander Allan of Elgin, farmer

   b

   d

   m 27 Jun 1805, Elgin

15 Isabella Lamb

   b Elgin, bap there 16 Mar 1783

   d 8 Jul 1871, Forres, Moray

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16

   b

   d

   m

17

   b

   d

18

   b

   d

   m

19

   b

   d

20

   b

   d

   m

21

   b

   d

22

   b

   d

   m

23

   b

   d

24

   b

   d

   m

25

   b

   d

26 Alexander or William Brown of Urquhart, farmer

   b

   d

   m

27 Janet Brander

   b

   d

28

   b

   d

   m

29

   b

   d

30 Alexander Lamb of Elgin, farmer

   b

   d

   m

31 Christian Hay

   b

   d

 

 

Sources

 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

David Marquand, Ramsay MacDonald (London, 1977)

Statutory death registers, Drainie, Anne Ramsay

Statutory death registers, Drainie, Isabella (Allan) Ramsay

Statutory death registers, Urquhart, Ann (Brown) Ramsay

Statutory death registers, Forres, Isabella (Lamb) Allan

Elgin parish registers

Urquhart parish registers

1851 census returns, Drainie

1851 census returns, Urquhart

1861 census returns, Elgin