1841 Census, Garvock, Kincardine, Scotland
Summary

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The parish of Garvock was divided into 4 enumeration districts for the 1841 census. The total population was 445 in 94 distinct family units. There were 150 different surnames and these are listed below.

There is a summary of surnames, firstnames and ages on this page.

Top 9 Surnames

Murray     19
Milne      16
Scott      16
Nichol     14
Duncan     13
Christie   10
Smith      10
Steele     10 (plus Steel  5)
Stewart    10

Frequencies of Names

Number of Surnames with x Occurances
  X     #
  19    1
  16    2
  14    1
  13    1
  10    4
   9    2
   8    4
   7    2
   6    8
   5    5
   4   10
   3    9
   2   22
   1   79

All Surnames

Surname with number of occurances

Airth          1     Alexander      4     Anderson       4
Andrew         2

Baird          1     Balfour        1     Barclay        1
Beattie        1     Beddie         1     Bisset         4
Black          2     Blackie        1     Blacklaws      2
Bremner        2     Broom          1     Bruce          3
Burness        9

Cadenhead      1     Caird          1     Calder         1
Card           1     Chalmers       1     Charles        1
Chivey?        2     Christie      10     Christison     1
Clark          8     Colboume?      1     Collie         2
Cooper         2     Cowie?         3     Cramond        1
Creall?        1     Croall         1     Crocket?       1
Croll          1     Cruickshan     3     

Dallas         5     Donaldson      1     Duncan        13     
Durvie         1     Durwald        1     Duthie         1

Edward         1     Elder          1     Emslie         1

Falconer       6     Farquharson    1     Ferrier        1
Fettes?        1     Fiddies?       1     Findlay        2
Forbes         1     Forsyth        1     Fullerton      8

Gall           3     Garden         2     Garvie         1
Gibson         2     Glen           1     Gordon         5
Gregory        1     Greig          1     Grower         7

Harper         1     Henderson      1     Hogg           6
Howie          6     Hutcheon       2

Ireland        1

Jaffray        1     Jeffry         1     Jervis         2
Johnstone      1     Jolly          2

Keith          3     Kinmont        1     Knox           1

Laurence       1     Lindsay        6     Lochhead       1
Logie          1     Loiv           1     Low            3
Lyall          4  

Mach?          1     Main           1     Malcolm        1
Marton         1     Masson         4     McGriggor      4
McHardy        1     McKenzie       1     McLoid         1
McRobie        1     Mearns         1     Milne         16
Mitchell       2     Moir           3     Morgan         1
Muckart        5     Mullison?      1     Munro          1
Murray        19

Napier         6     Nichol        14     Niddrie        5

Orchardston    1

Paterson       6     Petrie         1     Pourtie?       1
Pyper          1

Rae            6     Robert         1     Robertson      8
Rodger         2     Ross           4     Rue            1

Scott         16     Sherik?        3     Simpson        1
Smart          6     Smith         10     Soulter?       1
Steel          5     Steele        10     Stephen        8
Stewart       10     Strachan       2     Stuart         1

Tavendale?     2     Taylor         9     Thomson        7
Todd           1     Towns          4

Valentine      2

Walker         2     Wallace        4     Waltier        1
Watt           2     White          1     Whyte          1
Wilkie         1     Will           2     Williams?      1
Willox         2     Wilson         4     Wishart        1

Yuill?         1     Young          3

Firstnames

First names with numbers of occurances
    Male                Female
James         53    Mary          41
John          33    Jean          24
William       31    Ann           20
David         29    Helen         16
Alexander     21    Elizabeth     15
George        16    Margaret      13
Robert        15    Isobel         7
Charles        7    Jane           6
Thomas         7    Betty          5
Alex           3    Christina      5
Andrew         3    Margt          4
Joseph         3    Anne           3
Peter          3    Eliza          3
Geo            2    Janet          3
Hugh           2    Jessie         3
Adam           1    Mary Ann       3
Anthony        1    Sarah          3
Benjamin       1    Agnes          2
Donald         1    Christian      2
Francis        1    Isabella       2
Kenneth        1    Annabella      1
Lamson         1    Catharine      1
Nicholson      1    Catherine      1
Nicolson       1    Charloth       1
Robt           1    Charlotte      1
Walter         1    Elisabeth      1
                    Elspet         1
                    Hannah         1
                    Isabel         1
                    Jessy          1
                    Kalhaine       1
                    Kath           1
                    Kathrine       1
                    Kelham?        1
                    Marian         1
                    Martha         1 
                    Matilda        1   
                    Susan          1
                    Violet         1

Ages

Ages by gender               

Age     Male   Female

0-4      33      24
5-9      23      25
10-14    38      25            
15-19    36      21        
20-24    34      22
25-29     9      12        
30-34    15      15
35-39    11      12
40-44    11      11
45-49     7       5        
50-54    10       8
55-59     4       6
60-64     4       4
65-69     4       4        
70-74     3       4        
75-79     2
80-84     1       1
85-89             1

total    245     200                

For further information, I can recommend the
Statistical Account of Scotland and Free Historic Maps (this link is to the old site, which I prefer).

Other Population data for Garvock

From Statistical Account of Scotland 1845 Volume 11, page 40. (note the entry was written in September 1836)

1755     755
1791     460
1801     468
1811     485
1821     450
1831     473

Breakdown by age for 1831  (1841 in brackets)

Age     Male       Female
 1-15    109 (94)    91 (74)
15-30     59 (79)    60 (55)
30-50     48 (44)    55 (43)
50-70     21 (22)    25 (22)
70+        3 (6)      2 (6)

Total    240 (245)  233 (200)

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Created 7 July 2001 by Janet Connochie; Updated 5 November 2001


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