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maggym
16-02-2010, 5:19 AM
Hi

Can anyone help with information on the children of Robert BRUCE of Burravoe, Shetland - Samuel BRUCE born abt 1848 and Adrina BRUCE born abt 1850, both born on Shetland. I believe Adrina married a John HARRISON. Any help would be appreciated! I believe the mother of Samuel and Adrina was Janet WILLIAMSON, the second wife of Robert BRUCE - but I'm not too sure of that.

suemalings
16-02-2010, 4:46 PM
The 1861 census shows:

William B Rendall age 42

Janet B Rendall age 34

Samuel Bruce age 12

Adrine Brice age 10


Looks as if Janet re-married William Rendall.

suemalings
16-02-2010, 4:51 PM
Found another entry on the 1871 census (for Shetland)

William B Rendall
Janet B Rendall
Adrina Bruce
Andrina Williamson age 25, wife's sister.

So you have it right that Janet's maiden name was Williamson.

maggym
22-02-2010, 2:08 AM
Sue, thanks very much for the information you provided. Each piece of information helps to build a better picture!
Regards Margaret