- Born: Abt 1761, Thames,Ditton,Surrey,England
- Marriage (1): Susanna CROUCH on 3 Feb 1777 in Esher,Surrey,England
- Marriage (2): Susannah SYLVESTER about 1782
- Died: Abt 1832, Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland aged about 71
Occupation: Son James D/C - Yarn Dyer. Madder Dyer.
John Tagg came from London to be Madder Dyer at Balfron Printworks. He lived
next door to George Mathieson at Balfron and subsequently removed to
Lennoxtown. Messrs Dalglishs Printworks moved from Balfron to Lennoxtown in
1806. His next door neighbour at Balfron was George Mathieson who also moved to Lennoxtown in 1806 and worked with Dalgleishs at Lennoxmills, Printfield until about 1831 when he retired. He was a Campsie church elder until his death. He was born Loth, Sutherland 30Apr1 1763/4. He was the father in law of Charles Tagg. He died at the post office, Crosshill St, Lennoxtown 7Mar 1845 and is buried in the old churchyard at Clachan of Campsie.
From Tooting, Surrey Index to Poor Law Settlement Records 1763-1818.
Relief sought by wife and family 2Aug 1808. John possibly in Scotland, his father
possibly from Morden.
IGI Surrey: John Tagg married Susanah Crouch 3 Feb 1777 Esher. Three children born
Esher 1777/82. Perhaps Susan Sylvester his second wife.
History of the Calico Printing Industry of Great Britain by Geoffrey Turnbull
in Reference Library, Kirkintilloch.
Source: Fraser - Hamilton Web Site:
Further info from Heather: This source is originally from D & A Gulland email@example.com
Record 7676 Settlement Examination/Certificates of 1786 reveal " John Tagg, Butcher, has wife Susannah & 5 children, Sarah (8), James (6), William (4), John (2) & Ann (6 months). 19 years ago he was a bound apprentice to Edward Ventrice of Esher as a Butcher for 7 years."
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation, 1806. Yarn Dryer
• Religion, 1831. Campsie Church Elder
• Retirement, 1831.
John married Susanna CROUCH on 3 Feb 1777 in Esher,Surrey,England.
John next married Susannah SYLVESTER, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, about 1782. (Susannah SYLVESTER was born on 23 Jan 1763 in Mitcham,,Surrey,England and died after 1828 in Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland.)