Robert Dalgleish TAGG
- Born: 5 Oct 1819, Lennoxtown, Campsie, Stirlingshire, Scotland
- Marriage: Elizabeth REID on 30 Dec 1843 in Finnieston, Glasgow, , Lanarkshire, Scotland
- Died: 28 Aug 1884, Govan Poorhouse, 92 Queen St. Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland at age 64
Information from Application for Relief, Parish of Govan Combination 8 Jan 1884,
No.72740: Robert Tagg living at 92 Queen Street,Govan, 1 up, left. Protestant.
Assistant storekeeper, formerly blockprinter. Wholly disabled. Nature of
disablement, supposed insanity. Removed to asylum.
From Assistants Inspectors Report 9 Jan1884: In present house 7 months, two
apartments, rent #8.10/-. Prior address 12 Victoria Street, Govan for 13 years.
Certified insane, supposed cause fall down stairs.
Decision of Committee of Parish: Family to pay 4/- weekly.
Married in 1844 in Finnieston to Elizabeth Reid by Rev.Dr.Struthers.
1841 Census: Mount Morengo Campsie 475/4/2/
1861 Census: Abbey 559-9-14/15 Printers Row Levern.Calico printer. Living with wife and six children.
1871 Census: 10 Victoria Street Govan
1881 Census. 12 Victoria St., Govan. Occupation storekeeper. Living with wife
Elizabeth and two of his children, Maria, age 23, a darner and Robert, age 17, an
apprentice joiner. Both children born in Barrhead parish. 646/1/28/3
1891 Census: 72 Queen Street Govan. Widow only. 646/2/18/27
Source: Fraser - Hamilton Web Site:
Dwelling: 12 Victoria Street
Census Place: Govan, Lanark, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203686 GRO Ref Volume 646-1 EnumDist 28 Page 3
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Robert TAGG M 61 M Campsie, Stirling, Scotland
Occ: Storekeepers Assistant
Elizabeth TAGG M 57 F Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
Maria TAGG U 23 F Barrhead, Renfrew, Scotland
Robert TAGG U 17 M Barrhead, Renfrew, Scotland
Occ: Joiner Apprentice
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation, 1881. Storekeepers Assistant
Robert married Elizabeth REID, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 30 Dec 1843 in Finnieston, Glasgow, , Lanarkshire, Scotland. (Elizabeth REID was born about 1821 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.)