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Family of George Cleghorn (b. ca 7 Aug 1768 - bef 1841)
and Jane Dickson (b ca 1783 - after 1851)

Ancestors of Harvey Chain Migrant Settlers
George Cleghorn
and Agnes Hogg

In addition to the abbreviated genealogy presented here see also a more detailed genealogy in:

First Pre-emigrant Generation

Entry last updated 11 Feb 2008

1. George Cleghorn
. Son of William Cleghorn & Margaret Johnston. Born ca 1768, Makerstoun, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Died before 1841. Occupation Labourer. Married Jane Dickson 27 Feb 1803, Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Although married in Yetholm the marriage is also listed in Ancrum, Roxburg Co., Scotland. At the time of his son George's birth on 16 Aug, 1820 George Senior was listed in the parochial registers of Eckford in Roxburghshire, Scotland (researched by Bruce Elliott, 2004): "George Cleghorn Labourer in Waterfoot and Jane Dickson his wife their Child Born the 16h of Augt 1820 and Bapt. The 24th of Sept 1820 named George."


He married Jane Dickson. Born ca 1781 (1851 census) or 1783 (1841 census), in Kelso (1851 census). Died after 1851. At the time of the 1841 census Jane was living with her children George and Agnes and was being "supported by her sons" at Ormiston. The households of her son William and daughter Janet "Jessie" Wood were on either side of her at Ormiston making such support feasible. By the time of the 1851 census she was living in the household of her now widowed daughter Janet "Jessie" Wood and was listed as a pauper although she may have been making some living as a house servant.


They had the following children:

   i.   Janet "Jessie" Cleghorn

   ii.   William Cleghorn

   iii.   Mary Cleghorn

   iv.   Robert Cleghorn

  v.  Alexander Cleghorn

  vi.   George Cleghorn

  vii.   Agnes Cleghorn


1841 Census    
Piece: SCT1841/787 Place: Eckford-Roxburghshire Parish Number : 787
Civil Parish: Eckford, Roxburghshire Folio: 1 Page: 1 2
Address: Ormiston    
Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
Cleghorn Jane F 58 Supported By Her Sons Roxburghshire Occupation: crossed out on census
Cleghorn George M 20 Labourer Roxburghshire  
Cleghorn Agnes F 17 Bondager Or Ag. Lab. Roxburghshire  


1851 Census    
Piece: SCT1851/787 Place: Eckford-Roxburghshire Enumeration District : 1
Civil Parish: Eckford Ecclesiastical Parish : Eckford Page: 21
Address: Old Ormiston Folio: 0 Schedule: 84
Surname First name(s) Rel Status Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
Wood Jess Head W F 45 Annuitant Roxburghshire Roxburgh  
Wood Alexander Son - M 15 Draper (Apprentice) Roxburghshire
Wood George Son - M 12 Scholar Roxburghshire Eckford
Cleghorn Jane Mother W F 70 Pauper (Hse Servnt) Roxburghshire Kelso