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Alexander Slight (1748--): m. Ann Steele (1752-1837)
  • 16 Feb. 1775, "Tranent 16 February 1775 Compeared Alexander Slight and Anne Steel, produced marriage Lines dated at Edinr 30 January 1775 Subscribed by Charles Johnson. They were reproved &c." [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 4 Nov. 1775, "Tranent 4 November 1775 Alexander Slight in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Born the 4 Novemr Baptized 12 November 1775 and named George. Witnesses James Steel and George Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Dec. 1776, "Decemr 5th 1776 George Steel Slater in Tranent and his Wife Anne Rennie had a Daughter Born Decr 5th Baptized Decemr 8 and named Anne Witnesses James Steel and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Dec. 1776, "Tranent December 14th 1776 Andrew Guild Baxter in Tranent and his Wife Margaret Cochran had a Son Born December 14th Baptized December 22d 1776 and named John Witnesses John Redford and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Aug. 1777, "Tranent August 21st 1777 Alexander Slight Wright in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Born Aug. 21st Baptized August 24 and named James. Witnesses George Slight Senior and Geo Slight Junior" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Aug. 1778, "August 2d 1778 William Cummin in Tranent and his Wife Barbara Biggar had a Son Born August 2d Baptized August 6th and named William Witnesses Alexander Slight and Mr Turcan" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 May 1779, "May 22d 1779 Alexander Slight Wright in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Daughter Born May 22d Baptized May 30th and named Jean. Witnesses John Hope & John Kedglie" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Dec. 1780, "Tranent Decemr 2d 1780 William Cumming in Tranent and his Wife Barbara Biggar had a Daughter Born Decr 2d Baptized December 14th 1780 and named Elspeth Witnesses David Clark and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 11 June 1781, "Tranent June 11th 1781 Alexander Slight in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Daughter Born June 11th Baptized June 17th and named Agnes. Witnesses James Steel and George Steel" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 11 Nov. 1782, "November 11th 1782 Peter Cram in Rigganhead and his Wife Agnes Slight had a Daughter Born Novemr 11th Baptized November 17th and named Janet Witnesses Adam Stanners and Alexr Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 30 Nov. 1782, "Novr 30 Agnes Slight Daughter of Alexr Slight in Tranent, a fever, [age] 1 [year] 4 [months, interred] 2 [Dec], Best child's m clo" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • 9 Apr. 1783, "April 9th 1783 Alexander Slight in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Alexander born April 9th and baptized April 15th. Witnesses James Steel and George Steel" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 13 Oct. 1783, "October 13th 1783 William Mullikin Park-End Bankton and his Wife Heriot Robertson had a Son born Octr 13th Baptized Octr 19th 1783 and named Peter Witnesses Mr Hunter and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Sep. 1784, "Septr 24 Alexar Slight Son of Alexander Slight in Tranent dyed of Pox [age] 1 [year] 5 [months, interred] 25 [Sep.], Best Child's Cloth" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • 29 Sep. 1785, "Tranent September 29th 1785 John Stirling in Tranent and his Wife Elisabeth Calendar had a Daughter born Septr 29 Baptized October 7th 1785 and named Helen Witnesses Alexander Slight and John King" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 10 Jan. 1786, "Tranent January 10th 1786 Alexander Slight in Tranent and Anne Steel his Wife had a Son born Jany 10 baptized January 22d 1786 and named James. Witnesses George Steel and Mr Turcan" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Apr. 1786, "April 2d 1786 George Slight in Wester Windygoull and his Wife Elisabeth Watherstane had a Son born April 2d 1786 Baptized April 9th 1786 and named George. Witnesses Geo. Slight Senior and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 20 May 1788, "Tranent May 20th 1788 Alexander Slight Wright in Tranent and Anne Steel his Wife had a Son born May 20th Baptized June 8th and named Alexander. Witnesses John Kedglie and William Plenderleith" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Apr. 1790, "April 17th 1790 Alexr Slight in Tranent and Anne Steil his wife had a son born April 8th Baptized April 18th and named Pringle. Wit. Geo. Steil & George Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 4 Nov. 1837, "Nov. 4 Steele Agnes, Widow of the late Alexr Slight, Joiner Tranent (Old age) [age] 85 [buried] 10 [Nov., mortcloth] 6/" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
Alexander Slight (1818-1885): m. Mary Adamson Charteris (c1829--)
  • 1841, res. George Place, James Slight 50 civil engineer Scotland, Agnes 50 Scotland, Alexr 20 engineer Midlothian, George 15 engineer Midlothian, Charlotte Hoare 15 England, Helen Mann 15 Scotland, Janet Wight 20 svt Scotland [Scotland, 1841 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1861, res. Leith Walk Catherine Cottage, Alexander Slight 42 mechanical engineer St Cuthberts, Mary A 32 Dumfries, Jessie A 7 St Cuthberts, svt Margaret Sinclair 39 domestic svt Spott [Scotland, 1861 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh South Leith]
  • 1871, res. 20 Haddington Place, Alexander Slight 53 practical engineer Edinburgh, Mary Adamson 43 St Michaels, Jessie Agnes 17 St Cuthberts, William Gover 8 St Cuthberts, George Alex 6 St Cuthberts, Mary A C 4 St Cuthberts, Andrew M 3 St Cuthberts, svt Mary Morrison 25 domestic svt Stornoway, svt Agnes Reid 18 domestic svt Chester [Scotland, 1871 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1881, res. 7 Smiths Place, Alexander Slight 62 practical engineer Edinburgh, Mary A 52 Dumfries, Jessie A 26 teacher Edinburgh, William G 18 engineer apprentice Edinburgh, George A 16 law apprentice Edinburgh, svt Jessie Cormack 18 gen svt Leith [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, South Leith]
Ann Slight (1816-1905)
  • 1865, "Slight Ann Miss, teacher, h ½ n F south; Slight James P, carpenter, bds ½ n F south" [District of Columbia, Washington, City Directory]
  • 1866, "Slight Ann Miss, h ½ west n F south; Slight George A, machinist, bds ½ wst n F sth; Slight James P, watchman, bds ½ wst n F sth" [District of Columbia, Washington, City Directory]
  • 22 July 1870, res. 7th Ward, Washington, Ann Slight 40 DC, Jane 31 teacher DC, Geo 36 engineer DC, James 38 carpenter DC [USA, 1870 Census, District of Columbia]
  • 1871, "Slight Anne, housekeeper, 610 ½ sw; Slight Geo. A. machinist, 610 ½ sw; Slight Jas. P. carp, 610 ½ sw; Slight Jane F. treas dept, 610 ½ sw [District of Columbia, Washington, City Directory]
  • June 1900, res. Washington, Ann Slight 86 wd Scotland, ldgr Jane Davidson wd 36 Scotland [USA, 1900 Census, District of Columbia]
David Slight (1819-1857): m. Janet Wilson (1820-1860)
  • 1822, "David, son of Robert Sleight & of Elisabeth Plenderleath his wife, was born in the Parish of Cranston on 22 Mar & baptd 17 Apr 1819" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 June 1843, "James Wilson and Janet Wilson both in this Parish gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage on the 30th May and were married on the 3rd June 1843" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 26 July 1844, "John, Son of James Wilson, Grocer, Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife, born 3d July 1844 and was baptized on the 26th July of this same year" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Jan. 1846, "Andrew, son of James Wilson, Grocer in Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife was born 18th December 1845 and baptized 18th January 1846" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Nov. 1849, "David Slight and Janet Wilson both residing in this Parish gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage on the 17th and were married on the 21st November 1849" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 23 Feb. 1851, "Janet, daughter of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 31st January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 23rd February 1851" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. High St., David Slight 31 baker Cranston, Janet 30 Ormiston, Janet 2m Ormiston, stepson John Wilson 7 Ormiston, stepson Andrew 5 Ormiston, servant Jane Clark 15 Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 13 Feb. 1853, "Robert, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife was born at Ormiston on the 30 January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 13 February 1853" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Sept. 1854, "David George, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 27 August and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 24 September 1854" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 July 1857, birth at 7:30 pm in Ormiston of William Charles Slight, son of David Slight, baker, and Janet Wilson, informant father David Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Birth Registrations]
  • 14 Oct. 1857, death of David Slight, baker, age 38, of delirium tremens, buried at Ormiston churchyard, parents Robert Slight, roadman, and Elizabeth Plenderleath, informant brother-in-law William Wilson [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 17 Sep. 1860, death at 3 A.M. of Janet Slight, formerly Wilson, widow of a baker, age 40, of disease of stomach and bowels, buried Ormiston, parents Andrew Wilson gardener & Janet Dickson deceased, informant son Andrew Wilson [Scotland, Death Registrations, Ormiston]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "DEATHS. At Ormiston, East Lothian, on the 17th instant, Janet Wilson, relict of David Slight, baker, Ormiston." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "NOTICE TO CREDITORS: ALL PARTIES having CLAIMS against the deceased Mrs JANET SLIGHT, Baker, Grocer, and Spirit Dealer, Ormiston, are requested to Lodge the same with ALEX S. NOTMAN, Writer in Haddington, Agent for the Creditors, on or before Friday, the 28th day of September current. Haddington, 20th Sept. 1860." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "BAKING AND GROCERY BUSINESS In the Village of ORMISTON, to be Disposed of. To be Disposed of, the BAKERY and GROCERY BUSINESS, lately carried on in the Village of ORMISTON, by the deceased Mrs JANET SLIGHT. The Bakehouse Utensils and Shop Fittings are in excellent condition. The Stock of Flour, &c., in Bakehouse, and Groceries in Shop, will be given over at a Valuation. The whole Premises, including Dwelling-House, Garden, Stable, and Lofts, will be Let with the Business. Offers for the above must be given in to ALEX S. NOTMAN, Writer in Haddington, on or before the 1st October next. Haddington, 20th Sept. 1860." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 27 Dec. 1860, "Inventory of the Personal Estate and Effects belonging to the deceased Mrs. Janet Wilson or Slight, Baker and Grocer, Ormiston at the date of her death which took place at Ormiston on the Seventeenth day of September Eighteen hundred and sixty years, made and given up by Messrs W & A Hogarth, Millmasters at Gimmersmills, Haddington, Executor Creditors for themselves and other Creditors of the deceased ... Cash in house £4.7.6, Value of furniture ... £103.5.6, Book debts ... £144.19.9 In consequence of the majority of the debts being prescribed and the books most irregularly kept it is not expected that £20 will be recovered ... Appeared William Hogarth, Mill master at Gimmersmills, Haddington who being solemnly sworn and examined depones That Mrs Janet Wilson or Slight, Baker and Grocer Ormiston died intestate at Ormiston ... the Deponent has entered upon the possession and management of her personal or moveable estate, along with Alexander Hogarth Millmaster at Gimmersmills as Executors qua Creditors to the deceased ..." [Scotland, East Lothian, Inventories]
  • 13 May 1876, marriage at the Sheriff Courthouse, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, of William Slight, mason, age 19, of House of Muir, son of David Slight, deceased baker, and deceased Janet Wilson; and Catherine Pace, age 17, of Ormiston Mains, daughter of Robert Pace, farmer, and Margaret Ferrier [Scotland, Edinburgh St. Giles, Marriage Registrations]
  • 28 Jan. 1941, death at 5 Hawthorn Place, Gilmerton, of William Charles Slight, retired dairyman, age 83, widower of Catherine Hamilton Pace, son of David Slight, deceased baker, and deceased Janet Wilson, informant son Charles Slight of 30 Hyvots Bank Ave, Gilmerton [Scotland, Edinburgh Newington, Death Registrations]
David George Slight (1854-1906): m. Margaret Turnbull (1857-1915)
  • 24 Sept. 1854, "David George, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 27 August and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 24 September 1854" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1861, res. High St. Ormiston, William Wilson 30 gardener Ormiston, brother John 32 builder Ormiston, nephew Andrew 15 Ormiston, nephew David Slight 6 Ormiston, servant Helen Cow 24 domestic servant Prestonkirk [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, William Wilson 41 gardener Ormiston, nephew David Slight 17 gardener Ormiston, servant Agnes Moffat 45 domestic servant St. Cuthberts [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 7 Nov. 1879, "(967) Nov. 7, 1879. Disp. by Trustees of the deceased ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, with consent of and by JOHN WILSON, Mason, residing at Haddington, ANDREW WILSON, Mason, residing in Edinburgh, JANET SLIGHT or PARK and her husband EBENEZER PARK, Engineer, Edinburgh, ROBERT SLIGHT, Mason, residing at House of Muir, DAVID GEORGE SLIGHT residing at Ormiston, and WILLIAM SLIGHT, Carter, residing at House of Muir, to William Wilson, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, - of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, bounded on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston ..." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1880, Ormiston, David Slight, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1881, res. Spittalrig, William Turnbull 49 farmer Cavers, Isabella 53 Jedburgh, Janet 22 Jedburgh, Mark 24 Jedburgh, James 20 Jedburgh, Isabella 17 Jedburgh, Euphemia 14 Ormiston, sL David Slight 26 market gardener Ormiston, dau Margaret 23 Jedburgh, gd Isabella 1 Ormiston, gd Janet 9m Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Haddington]
  • 1891, res. St. Kilda House, David G Slight 36 market gardener Ormiston, Margaret 33 Jedburgh, Isabella 11 Ormiston, Janet 10 Ormiston, Margaret 9 Ormiston, David 7 Ormiston, William 5 Ormiston, Mark 2 Ormiston, Effie 4m Ormiston, svt Helen Souness 20 gen svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1891 Census, Ormiston]
  • 10 May 1894, "Confirmation of William Wilson, Gardener, Ormiston, who died 18 March 1894, at Ormiston, testate, granted at Haddington, to David George Slight, Gardener, Ormiston, his nephew, Executor nominated in Will or Deed, dated 5 October 1889, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Haddington, 27 April 1894." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 11 May 1894, "96 (No. 1) May 11, 1894. Disp. and Settl. by WILLIAM WILSON, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, containing Disp. -To David George Slight, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, -of (I.) 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, bounded on west by a Road or Lane leading from Street and on south by the Street, in Town and Parish of ORMISTON, with Teinds, (II.) Piece of ground, with Saint Kilda House, &c. thereon, in Town of Ormiston, being the subjects particularly described in Disp. to said Granter, recorded in this Register 11th Dec. 1880 [see Minute No. 1286, 11th Dec. 1880], with Teinds, and (III.) Tenement of Houses and land, bounded on south by High Street, and on east partly by a Vennel or Passage 12 Feet broad, now described as Tenement of Houses and Office Houses thereto attached, with Garden or Orchard, in Town (north side) and Parish of Ormiston, -reserving said Granter's liferent and power to alter or revoke. Dated Oct. 5, 1889; with Warrant of Registration thereon, for preservation as well as for publication, on behalf of said David George Slight. Presented by Alexander Scott, Writer, Edinburgh. 116. 180." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1901, res. N. Mains, David G Slight 46 farmer & market gardener Ormiston, Janet W 20 Ormiston, Margaret T 19 Ormiston, David 17 Ormiston, William W T 15 Ormiston, Mark A 13 Ormiston, svt Robina Neil 20 dom svt Tranent [Scotland, 1901 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1904, Ormiston, David Slight, farmer, county elector, parish council member, school board member [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1906, Ormiston, David Slight, farmer, county elector, David Slight Jr, assistant farmer, North Mains, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1906, "Slight, David George, Farmer, North Mains, Ormiston, died 29 August 1906, at North Mains aforesaid, testate. Confirmation granted at Haddington, 12 October, to Margaret Turnbull or Slight, North Mains aforesaid, his widow, and William Stenhouse, Corn Merchant, Springfield Mills, Leith Walk, Edinburgh, his brother-in-law. Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 19 September 1904, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Haddington, 8 October 1906. Value of Estate, £9337, 18s. 5d. Eik granted, 29 December, to the above Executors. Value of Additional Estate, £52, 17s. 6d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 28 Sep. 1906, "253 (No. 1) Sept. 28, 1906. 12-1. Not. Instrument, MARGARET TURNBULL or SLIGHT residing at North Mains, Ormiston, widow of David George Slight, Farmer there, sometime Gardener, residing at Ormiston, -of Piece of ground, with SAINT KILDA HOUSE, & thereon, in Town of ORMISTON, being the subjects described in Disp. to William Wilson, recorded in this Register 11th Dec. 1880 [see Minute No. 1286, 11th Dec. 1880], with Teinds; -on Extract Settl. (containing Gen. Convey.), dated 19th Sept. 1904, and recorded in Books of Council and Session 3rd Sept. 1906, by said David George Slight; and another Writ; with Warrant of Registration thereon, on behalf of said Margaret Turnbull or Slight. Presented by C. Beveridge, Writer, Edinburgh. Lib. 201. 88." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 28 Sep. 1906, "254 (No. 2) Sept. 28, 1906. 12-1. Not. Instrument, MARGARET TURNBULL or SLIGHT residing at North Mains, Ormiston, widow of David George Slight, Farmer there, sometime Gardener, residing at Ormiston, -of Tenement of Houses and land, bounded on south by HIGH STREET and on east partly by a Vennel or Passage 12 Feet broad, now described as Tenement of Houses and Office Houses thereto attached, with Garden or Orchard, in Town (north side) and Parish of ORMISTON; -on Extract Settl. (containing Gen. Convey.), dated 19th Sept. 1904, and recorded in Books of Council and Session 3rd Sept. 1906, by David George Slight; and another Writ; with Warrant of Registration thereon, on behalf of said Margaret Turnbull or Slight. Presented by C. Beveridge, Writer, Edinburgh. Lib. 201. 90." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 28 Sep. 1906, "255 (No. 3) Sept. 28, 1906. 12-1. Not. Instrument, MARGARET TURNBULL or SLIGHT residing at North Mains, Ormiston, widow of David George Slight, Farmer there, sometime Gardener, residing at Ormiston, -of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, bounded on west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street and on south by the Street, in Town and Parish of ORMISTON, with Teinds; -on Extract Settl. (containing Gen. Convey.), dated 19th Sept. 1904, and recorded in Books of Council and Session 3rd Sept. 1906, by said David George Slight; and another Writ; with Warrant of Registration thereon, on behalf of said Margaret Turnbull or Slight. Presented by C. Beveridge, Writer, Edinburgh. Lib. 201. 92." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • Apr. 1920, "Tranent 35, Slight Margt., Mrs., Farmer, N Mains Ormiston" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Telephone Directory, Edinburgh Area]
  • Feb. 1921, "Tranent 35, Slight Mrs. Margt., Farmer, N Mains Ormiston" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Telephone Directory, Edinburgh Area]
  • Aug. 1926, "Tranent 35, Slight Mrs. Margt., Farmer, N Mains Ormiston" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Post Office Telephone Service, Edinburgh and District]
  • Aug. 1928, "Slight Mrs. Margt, Frmr, N Mains Ormiston, Tranent 35" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Post Office Telephone Service, Edinburgh and District]
  • July 1931, "Slight Mrs. Margt, Frmr, N Mains Ormiston, Tranent 35" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Post Office Telephone Service, Edinburgh and District]
David Slight (1866-1902): m. Williamina Mackay (1872-1905)
  • 1871, res. House of Muir, James Slight 46 laborer Ormiston, Elizabeth 31 Cleish, David 5 Cleish, Alison 2 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. E. Saltoun, David Slight 15 blacksmith Cleish, svt of George Simpson [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Saltoun]
  • 1891, David Slight 25 gen merchant Blairadam, Williamina 19 St Cuthberts, James 2 Haddington, David 1 Yester [Scotland, 1891 Census, East Lothian, Yester]
David Slight (1877-1932): m. Margaret Smith (1880-1963)
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, William Slight 22 contractor Ormiston, Catherine 22 Kirknewton, Robert 5 Ormiston, David 3 Ormiston, Julia 2 Ormiston, Janet 8m Ormiston, svt James Haggard 24 carter Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. Backsidelee, William C Slight 33 dairyman Ormiston, Catherine 31 Kirknewton, David 13 Ormiston, Julia F 12 Ormiston, Jessie W 10 Ormiston, Andrew W 8 Ormiston, Margaret F 4 Ormiston, George 4m Liberton, svt Janet Campbell 19 dairymaid Whithorn, svt Jane A Burns 18 dairymaid Slamannan [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Liberton]
  • 1901, res. Edward Bags, William C Slight 43 pig dealer Ormiston, Catherine 41 Kirknewton, David 23 coal miner Ormiston, Janet 20 laundress Ormiston, William 19 miner's laborer Ormiston, Andrew 17 miner's laborer Ormiston, Maggie 14 dom svt Ormiston, George 10 Ormiston, Charles 9 Liberton, Jane 7 Liberton, Claude 4 Liberton, Alice 2 Liberton [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Liberton]
  • 13 Nov. 1914, enlistment in 10th Scottish Rifles of David Slight, coal miner, born Ormiston, age 36y 359d, of 59 Jewel Cottages, Portobello, wife Margaret Smith, married 18 July 1899 at Gilmerton, children William b. 15 Feb. 1903 at Gilmerton, Catharine b. 6 Mar. 1906 at Gilmerton, James b. 8 Sep. 1908 at Loanhead, Julia b. 16 Oct. 1910 at Ramsay Place Portobello, David b. 24 Sep. 1912 at Portobello, medically discharged 30 Nov. 1914 "not likely to become an efficient Soldier" [British Army, World War I Pension Records]
David Slight (1883-1920): m. Catherine McLennan (1886-1970)
  • 1891, res. St. Kilda House, David G Slight 36 market gardener Ormiston, Margaret 33 Jedburgh, Isabella 11 Ormiston, Janet 10 Ormiston, Margaret 9 Ormiston, David 7 Ormiston, William 5 Ormiston, Mark 2 Ormiston, Effie 4m Ormiston, svt Helen Souness 20 gen svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1891 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1901, res. N. Mains, David G Slight 46 farmer & market gardener Ormiston, Janet W 20 Ormiston, Margaret T 19 Ormiston, David 17 Ormiston, William W T 15 Ormiston, Mark A 13 Ormiston, svt Robina Neil 20 dom svt Tranent [Scotland, 1901 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1907, "Slight, William Turnbull Wilson, Assistant Farmer, North Mains, Ormiston, died 21 March 1907, at North Mains, intestate. Confirmation granted at Haddington, 3 April, to David Slight, Assistant Farmer, North Mains aforesaid, his brother, Executor dative qua next of kin. Value of Estate, £393." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 1920, "Slight, David, Farmer, Dodridge, Ford, Midlothian, died 23 July 1920, at Dodridge aforesaid, testate. Confirmation granted at Edinburgh, 15 October, to Kate Steel McLennan or Slight, Dodridge aforesaid, his widow, James Henderson, Farmer, South Elphinston, Tranent, and William Muirhead, S.S.C., Dalkeith and Edinburgh, Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 4 February 1918, and recorded with another Writ in Court Books of Commissariot of Edinburgh, 14 October 1920. Value of Estate, £16,325. 19s. 2d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
David Slight (c1890--)
  • 1901, res. 5 Links Rd, Leven, John McKay 65 draper Wick, Margaret 60 Fodderty, Elizabeth 40 Edinburgh, gs David Slight 6 Yester, gd Cathrine Fraser 7 N Leith, gs Andrew R 4 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1901 Census, Fife, Scoonie]
Elizabeth Slight (1799-1849): m. David Renton (1802--)
  • Nov. 1833, "David Renton Labourer in Tranent and Elizabeth Slight Daughter of the late George Slight Meal dealer in Tranent were proclaimed 17th & married 18 Novem 1833" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1841, res. Main St, Elisabeth Kenton 35 N, William 5 Y, George 2 Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, East Lothian, Tranent]
  • 20 Aug. 1849, "20 Sleight Elizabeth wife of D Renton Labr Tranent (sudden death) [age] 49 [funeral] 22 [Aug., mortcloth] 4/" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • 1851, res. S High St, David Renton 49 laborer Tranent, William 14 laborer Tranent, George 12 Tranent, Hellen 5 Tranent [Scotland, 1851 Census, East Lothian, Tranent]
  • 1861, res. Morrisonshaven, David Renton 54 coal work laborer Tranent, William 23 coal work clerk Tranent, George 20 coal work laborer Tranent, Helen 15 Tranent [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Prestonpans]
Elizabeth Slight (1817--): m. William Steele
  • 19 May 1840, "19th May 1840 William Steele, labourer, and Elisabeth Slight, both in this Parish entered their names for proclamation in order to marriage, were proclaimed and thereafter married" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
George Slight: m. Agnes Hislop
  • 18 June 1743, "Tranent June 18th 1743 George Sligh & Agnes Hyslop gave up their names to be proclaimed in order to Marriage & were married July 8th" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 21 Apr. 1744, "[born] Apr 15th Sunday 1744 12 Midday, [parents] George Sligh Agnes Hyslop In Seton [baptised] Apr 21st James, [witnesses] Alexr Paterson Alexr Sligh" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 8 Sep. 1745, "[born] Septr 3 afternoon 4, [parents] George Slight Agnes Hislop Tranent, [baptised] Septr 8 Agnes, [witnesses] Alexander Peterson Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 28 Feb. 1748, "[born] Do [Febr] 24 E[vening] 11 [p.m., parents] Geo Slight Agnes Hyslop Meadow Mill, [baptised] Do [Febr] 28th Alexander, [witnesses] Al Slight Al Paterson" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Oct. 1750, "[born Oct.] 5th M[orning] 9 [a.m., parents] Geo Slight Agnes Hyslop Cockenzie, [baptised] 7th James, [witnesses] Alexr Paterson Alexr Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Jan. 1752, "[born Jan.] 5 M[orning] 6 [a.m., parents] Robt Blair Jean Hyslop, [baptised] Do [Jan.] 5th Jean, [witnesses] Geo Slight Thos Montgomry" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 29 Dec. 1752, "[born Dec.] 29 M[orning] 2 [a.m., parents] James Scot Jean Slight Tranent, [baptised] Do [Dec.] 30th James, [witnesses] Archd Kinly Geo Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 11 May 1753, "[born May] 11 Af[ternoon] 3 [p.m., parents] George Slight Agnes Hyslop Meadow Mill, [baptised] 13th, Janet, [witnesses] Al Paterson Wm Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 Apr. 1754, "[born Apr.] 26 M[orning] 5 [a.m., parents] Robert Blair Jean Hyslop Tranent, [baptised] Do [Apr.] 28th Agnes, [witnesses] Thos Montgomry Geo Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Jan. 1757, "Jan 21, 5 M[orning was born] John & Marian, Twins, [children of] George Slight & Agnes Hyslop in Meadowmill, [baptized] 21, [witnesses] Wm Slight & John Notman" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 June 1759, "June 24, 3 E[vening was born] George, [child of] George Slight & Agnes Hislop Meadow Mill, [baptized] 25, [witnesses] Geo Begby Peter Red" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Dec. 1760, "Decr 7th [was born] Jean, [child of] Jas Slight & Isabel Whitson in Seton, [baptised] 21st, [witnesses] Willm & Geo Slights" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 4 Nov. 1775, "Tranent 4 November 1775 Alexander Slight in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Born the 4 Novemr Baptized 12 November 1775 and named George. Witnesses James Steel and George Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Aug. 1777, "Tranent August 21st 1777 Alexander Slight Wright in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Born Aug. 21st Baptized August 24 and named James. Witnesses George Slight Senior and Geo Slight Junior" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Apr. 1786, "April 2d 1786 George Slight in Wester Windygoull and his Wife Elisabeth Watherstane had a Son born April 2d 1786 Baptized April 9th 1786 and named George. Witnesses Geo. Slight Senior and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
George Slight (1759-1829): 1m. Elizabeth Waterston (c1760-c1790), 2m. Elizabeth Guthrie (1769-1829)
  • 21 Aug. 1777, "Tranent August 21st 1777 Alexander Slight Wright in Tranent and his Wife Anne Steel had a Son Born Aug. 21st Baptized August 24 and named James. Witnesses George Slight Senior and Geo Slight Junior" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 June 1785, "Tranent June 12th 1785 ... Eodem Die Compeared George Slight and Elisabeth Waterstone, produced Marriage Lines dated at Edinr May 30th 1785 Subscribed by James Wilson. They were reproved, exhorted and taken engaged &c." [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 2 Apr. 1786, "April 2d 1786 George Slight in Wester Windygoull and his Wife Elisabeth Watherstane had a Son born April 2d 1786 Baptized April 9th 1786 and named George. Witnesses Geo. Slight Senior and Alexander Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 Apr. 1788, "Tranent April 3d 1788 George Slight in Windygoull and Mary Watherstone his Wife had a Son born April 3d 1788 Baptized April 13th 1788 and named John. Witnesses Peter Brown and John Kedglie" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Apr. 1790, "April 17th 1790 Alexr Slight in Tranent and Anne Steil his wife had a son born April 8th Baptized April 18th and named Pringle. Wit. Geo. Steil & George Slight" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 July 1790, "July 26th 1790 "Compeared Geo. Slight and Elizabeth irregularly married at Edinr June 26th 1790 the were rebuked exhorted &c." [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 20 Feb. 1791, "Feb 20th David Borthwick in Elphingstone & Elspeth Guthrie his wife had a daughter born Feb 10th Bap Feb 20th 1791 and named Jean Witnesses Geo Slight & And Borthwick" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Apr. 1791, "April 2d George Slight in Windygoull Eliza Guthrie his wife had a son born March 23d Bap. April 3d 1791 and named Robert. Wit. Robt Guthrie & Wm Steil" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 13 Dec. 1793, "13th Decemr 1793 George Slight in Windygoull & Betty Guthrie his wife had a son born 6th Decemr Bap. 14th Decemr 1793 & named William. Wit. [blank]" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 Dec. 1796, "17th Decemr 1796 George Slight in Windygoull and Betty Guthrie his wife had a son born 9th Decemr 1796 Bap. 18th Decemr and named James. Wit. Robert Guthrie & James Maxwell" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 Oct. 1799, "George Slight, Servant in Sauchinside had by his wife Elisabeth Guthrie Twins born the 26th Octr 1799 and baptized the 8 Novr before Witnesses Names Thomas & Elizabeth" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1 Feb. 1829, "Feb. 1 Guthrie Elizabeth, wife of Geo. Slight Lab. Tranent, Bowel Compt. [age] 62 [buried] 4 [Feb., mortcloth] 8/" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • 19 Feb. 1829, "Feb. 19 George Slight Labourer in Tranent, dropsy [age] 71 [buried] 21 [Feb.]" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • Nov. 1833, "David Renton Labourer in Tranent and Elizabeth Slight Daughter of the late George Slight Meal dealer in Tranent were proclaimed 17th & married 18 Novem 1833" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
George Slight (1813-1876): m. Jane Petrie Tod (c1823-1873)
  • 1841, res. Hardhill, George Slight 27 coal miner N, James 15 N [Scotland, 1841 Census, West Lothian, Bathgate]
  • 15 Aug. 1841, "George Slight and Jane Petrie Todd both of this parish proclaimed married 17th August by the Revd Mr Martin" [Scotland, Bathgate, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 3 June 1842, "George Slight and his spouse Jane Tod had a child born baptd by the Revd Samuel Martin and named Jane Slight" [Scotland, Bathgate, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 14 Jan. 1845, "George Slight and his spouse Jane Tod had a child born bapt and named John Slight" [Scotland, Bathgate, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1848, "George Slight contractor & Jane Tod had a lawful son born 14th March & baptized 19th April 1848 named James" [Scotland, Bo'ness, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. North St, George Slight 37 contractor Cranston, Jane 27 Bo'ness, Jane 8 Bathgate, John 6 Bathgate, James 3 Bo'ness [Scotland, 1851 Census, West Lothian, Bo'ness]
  • 1861, res. Hirkroads Cottages, Turnpike Rd, George Slight 48 laborer Cranston, Jane 38 Bo'ness, John 16 teacher Bathgate, James 13 Bo'ness, Agnes 9 Kilmarnock, George 5 Kilmarnock [Scotland, 1861 Census, West Lothian, Bathgate]
  • 1871, res. Woodhead, George Slight 57 laborer Cranston, Jane 47 Bo'ness, George 15 blacksmith Kilmarnock [Scotland, 1871 Census, West Lothian, Bathgate]
George Henry Slight (1822-1904): m. Elizabeth Marshall (c1832--)
  • 1851, res. Abernethy, George Henry Slight 28 engineer Edinburgh, svt Jean Morris 36 house svt Logierait, vis George Morris 16 mason Dull, brdr James Morris 7 Arngask [Scotland, 1851 Census, Perth, Abernethy]
  • 1861, res. 25 Hadd Place, Geo H Slight 38 engineer Edinburgh, Elizth 30 Falkirk, Margt 8 Paisley, James 6 Edinburgh, Agnes 6 Edinburgh, G H 1 Edinburgh, svt B Horsburgh 20 gen svt Edinburgh [Scotland, 1861 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1871, res. North Esk Mill, George H Slight 45 manufacturer Edinburgh, Elizabeth 39 Falkirk, Margaret 18 governess Paisley, James 16 apprentice St Cuthberts, Agnes 16 St Cuthberts, George H 11 St Cuthberts, Robert M 7 St Cuthberts, svt Catherine Donelly 78 gen svt Ireland [Scotland, 1871 Census, Midlothian, Dalkeith]
  • 1881, res. 413 E India Dk Rd, George H Slight 58 supt Scotland, Elizabeth 50 Scotland, Margaret 28 Scotland, Agnes 26 Scotland, George H 21 fitter Scotland, Robert M 17 commercial clerk Scotland, svt Catherine Webb 15 gen svt Limehouse [England, 1881 Census, London, St Leonard Bromley]
  • 1891, res. 255 Romford Rd, George H Slight 68 superintending engineer Scotland, Elizabeth M 61 Scotland, Margaret 36 Scotland, Agnes 32 Scotland, svt Charlotte Spooner 16 domestic svt London [England, 1891 Census, Essex, West Ham]
  • 1901, res. Waldean, George H Slight 78 ret mechanical engineer Scotland, Elizabeth M 71 Scotland, Margaret 48 Scotland, Agnes 46 Scotland, svt Emily Balsdon 21 domestic svt Ilfracombe [England, 1901 Census, Devon, Ilfracombe]
  • 1904, "Slight, George Henry, of Kendall, Torquay, County of Devon, died 19 August 1904, at Kendall aforesaid, testate. Certificate endorsed by Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, 8 November, on Probate of the Will, granted at London, on 19 October 1904, to Margaret Slight and Agnes Slight, the daughters, and James Robertson, the Executors. Value of Estate, £17,156, 18s. 2d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
George Slight (1829-1913)
  • 1851, res. Royal Infirmary, George Slight 27 med student Ormiston, apprentice in laboratory [Scotland, 1851 Census, Edinburgh Lady Yester]
  • 1861, res. 25 Brewer St, Westminster, Geo Slight 32 physician Scotland, asst Lewis Booker 20 med asst Wilts, svt Caroline Chapman 35 gen svt Cambs, vis Elizth E Williams 38 Ireland, svt Mary Goring 39 ladys maid Ireland [England, 1861 Census, Middlesex, Westminster St James]
  • 1871, res. 25 Brewer St, Westminster, George Slight 41 M.D. Scotland, svt Harriet Marris 49 domestic svt Weasbury, svt Annie Forster 21 Marylebone, svt George S Robertson 18 med asst St Saviours [England, 1871 Census, London, St James Westminster]
  • 10 Nov. 1871, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from Mary Ann Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir to George Slight M.D. in London [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1873, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1874, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1875, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1876, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1877, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1879, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1880, Ormiston, George Slight, M.D., county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1881, res. 25 Brewer St. Westminster St. James, George Slight 51 medical doctor Scotland, niece Elizabeth White 23 Scotland, Jocolyn Evans Jones 22 med asst Brecknock, svt Amelia Jean Nunn mar 42 housekeeper Islington, svt Emma Barker 16 housemaid Paddington [England, 1881 Census, Middlesex, London]
  • 10 Dec. 1883, piece of ground, garden & houses, at House of Muir, from Mary Ann Slight at House of Muir to brother George Slight M.D. in London [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 9 Oct. 1885, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from George Slight M.D. in London to David Sanderson baker in Ormiston [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 8 June 1886, half acre at West Byers, from Earl of Hopetoun, to George Slight M.D. in London [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 23 Nov. 1886, piece of ground, garden & houses, at House of Muir, from George Slight M.D. in London to James Meikle grocer in House of Muir & spouse Jessie Spiers [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1891, res. 14 Old Burlington St, uncle George Slight 61 surgeon Scotland, William Reid Holmes 34 gen physician Aberdeen, Elizabeth 31 Ormiston, Elizabeth Helen 1 London, svt Elizabeth Bradley 31 nurse Tenbury, svt George Percy Turner 23 mansvt London, svt Caroline Means 49 cook Birmingham [England, 1891 Census, London, St James Westminster]
  • 1901, res. 2 Albert Villas, George Slight 72 ret surgeon Scotland, svt Caroline Means 59 cook Birmingham [England, 1901 Census, Kent, Chiselhurst]
  • 1911, res. 14 Old Burlington St, Wm Reid Holmes 54 med doctor Aberdeen, Elizabeth 53 Ormiston, uncle George Slight 82 ret med doctor Ormiston, svt Florence Elizabeth Cross 30 cook Willesden, svt Mabel Ealy 27 parlour maid Sheerness, svt Winifred Sarah Cockerton 18 housemaid West Ham, svt Sarah Georgiana Brown 17 housemaid Caberham [England, 1911 Census, London, Westminster St James]
  • 1913, "Slight, George, of 96 Church Road, Richmond, County of Surrey, died 3 February 1913, at 96 Church Road aforesaid, testate. Certificate endorsed by Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, 6 June, on Probate of the Will and three Codicils, granted at London, on 19 May 1913, to James Turner Jay, Elizabeth Holmes, wife of William Reid Holmes, the niece, and Henry Hampden Sheard, the Executors. Value of Estate, £21,037, 16s. 2d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 30 May 1913, half acre at West Byers, from George Slight M.D. in London to Andrew White coalmaster at Tyneside Villa [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
George Slight (1832--): m. Jane Longmuir (1833--)
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, John Craig 65 flesher Y, Anne 60 Y, George Slight 8 N, Elisabeth Drysdale 15 svt N [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston, East Lothian]
  • 1851, res. High St., Portobello, George Slight 18 shopman & druggist Portobello [Scotland, 1851 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1881, res. 17 S St James St, George Slight 47 porter Portobello, Jane L 44 Gartly, William 11 Portobello, George L 8 Dalkeith, Ann H 3 Edinburgh, mL Margaret Gartly wd 70 Gartly, sisL Elspeth Longmuir 39 dom svt Gartly [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
  • 1891, res. 19 S St James St, Jane Slight 57 charwoman Gartly, William 21 header Portobello, George 18 warehouseman Dalkeith, Annie 13 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
  • 1901, res. 19 S St James St, Jane Slight 62 Gartly, George 28 porter Dalkeith, Annie 23 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
George Slight (1855--): m. Martha Glass (c1856--)
  • 1881, res. 7 Roslin St, George Slight 25 blacksmith Woodside, ldgr at Marrion Watt [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, South Leith]
  • 1891, res. 6 Orwell Ter, George Slight 35 engine smith Woodside, Martha 35 Carriden, George T 8 Edinburgh, Martha 8m Edinburgh, nephew James Muir 17 iron turner Broxburn [Scotland, 1891 Census, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1901, res. 10 Stewart Ter, Martha Slight 45 Carriden, George F 18 blacksmith Edinburgh, Martha 10 Edinburgh, James 9 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1901 Census, Edinburgh St Michael]
George Alexander Slight (1864-1918): m. Christina Mitchell (1873-1961)
  • 1871, res. 20 Haddington Place, Alexander Slight 53 practical engineer Edinburgh, Mary Adamson 43 St Michaels, Jessie Agnes 17 St Cuthberts, William Gover 8 St Cuthberts, George Alex 6 St Cuthberts, Mary A C 4 St Cuthberts, Andrew M 3 St Cuthberts, svt Mary Morrison 25 domestic svt Stornoway, svt Agnes Reid 18 domestic svt Chester [Scotland, 1871 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1881, res. 7 Smiths Place, Alexander Slight 62 practical engineer Edinburgh, Mary A 52 Dumfries, Jessie A 26 teacher Edinburgh, William G 18 engineer apprentice Edinburgh, George A 16 law apprentice Edinburgh, svt Jessie Cormack 18 gen svt Leith [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, South Leith]
  • 1891, res. 5 E London, George Slight 26 justiciary clerk Edinburgh, lodger at William A Elson [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh St Cuthberts]
  • 1901, res. 1 Royston Terrace, George Alexander Slight 36 depute & circuit clk of justiciary Edinburgh, Christina 27 Leith, Lilias Mitchell 1 Edinburgh, svt Margaret Steel Currie 17 domestic svt Kilmarnock [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh Newhaven]
  • 1918, "Slight, George Alexander, 12 Hillview, Blackhall, Midlothian, died 6 May 1918, at Edinburgh, testate. Confirmation granted at Edinburgh, 7 June, to Christina Mitchell or Slight, 12 Hillview aforesaid, his widow, Executrix nominated in Will or Deed, dated 3 January, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Edinburgh, 6 June 1918. Value of Estate, £2079, 11s. 6d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
James Slight: m. Agnes White
  • 28 May 1697, "May 28 ... yt Day James Sligh & Agnas White married" [Scotland, Gladsmuir, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 5 May 1700, "Bapt sd day to James Sleich and Agnes Whyte his spouse a sone Wm witnesses Wm Whyte & James Dod" [Scotland, Aberlady, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 27 Dec. 1702, "Des 27 James Sligh & Agnes White had a child baptized called Marion" [Scotland, Gladsmuir, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
James Slight (1796-1870): m. Marion Robertson (c1803--)
  • 8 June 1828, "June 8 On this and the preceding Sunday the Banns of marriage between James Slight Victualler residing in Portobello in this parish and Marion Robertson residing in the parish of Crichton have been three times publicly proclaimed in this parish church" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1831, "George Slight, lawful son of Mr James Slight corndealer, and of Marion Robertson his spouse was born at Portobello the 21st day of April 1830, and baptised the [blank] by Reverend Wm C Arneil Portobello" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1832, "Slight, Thomas lawful son of Mr James Slight, corndealer and of Marion Robertson his spouse was born at Portobello the 3d day of July and baptised the [blank] by the Revd William Amial Portobello" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1833, "Slight, James lawful son of James Slight corndealer and of his wife Marion Robertson was born at Portobello the 31st day of Decr 1833 and baptised the [blank] day of [blank] by Revd Mr Smart of Leith" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. High St, James Slight 44 victual dealer N, Marion 35 N, Thomas 9 Y, James 7 Y, John 3 Y, William 8m Y, Margaret Thomson 15 svt N, Rachel Torrance 15 svt Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1847, "Slight, John lawful son of James Slight and Marion Robertson his spouse was born at Portobello on the 17th March 1838 and baptized by the Revd George Deans. Slight, William lawful son of above named parties was born at Portobello on the 8th Sept 1840 and baptized by the Revd George Deans" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. 46 High St., Portobello, James Slight 54 victual dealer Tranent, Marion 48 Uplaw, John 13 Portobello, William 10 Portobello, svt Agnes Lockie 16 house svt Channelkirk [Scotland, 1851 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1861, res. 46 High St, Portobello, James Slight 64 victual dealer Tranent, Marion 58 Lauder, John 23 clerk Portobello [Scotland, 1861 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
James Slight (1825-1877): m. Elizabeth Brydon Adie (1839--)
  • 1825, "James, Son of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife was born at King's gate of Ormiston Hall on the 17th March and baptized 15th April 1825" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight 40 spirit dealer Y, James 16 Y, Elisabeth 18 Y, Elphemia Plenderleith 45 FS Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1851, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 60 grocer & road laborer Tranent, Elisabeth 28 shopkeeper Ormiston, James 25 road laborer Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 66 Moonzie Fife, svt Euphemia Wilson 15 Humbie [Scotland, 1851 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 59 grocer & spirit dealer Tranent, James 35 turnpike laborer Ormiston, Mary Ann 33 housekeeper Ormiston, gs Robert 8 Ormiston, gs Thomas 3 Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 78 Ormiston, svt Mary McIntosh 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. House of Muir, James Slight 46 laborer Ormiston, Elizabeth 31 Cleish, David 5 Cleish, Alison 2 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 6 Oct. 1871, death at House of Muir of Andrew White, coal lessee, age 48, spouse Elizabeth Slight, son of Andrew White, shoemaker, and Isabella Leckie, informant brother-in-law James Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, Elizabeth Slight wd 38 contractor Cleish, Alison 12 Ormiston, niece Elizabeth Calder 6 Cleish, svt James Mulvey 24 carter Bolton [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1891, Elizabeth Slight 49 boardinghouse keeper Blair Adam, brdr Mary M Simpson 23 milliner Earlston, brdr Susan Gibson 12 Edinburgh, Anthony 5 Edinburgh, William Leasmoncte 7 Edinburgh, Alis Kean 7 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Crichton]
  • 1901, res. 1 Buccleuch Terr, Newington, Robert Ballantyne 35 house painter Dalkeith, Alice 32 House o Muir, Eliz 10 Pathhead Ford, Robt 9 Pathhead Ford, James 6 Portobello, David 4 Edinburgh, mL Elisabeth Slight 59 nurse Blair Adam, nephew James 12 Haddington, niece Margaret 8 Gifford [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
James Slight (1826--)
  • 1841, res. Hardhill, George Slight 27 coal miner N, James 15 N [Scotland, 1841 Census, West Lothian, Bathgate]
  • 1871, res. Scotts Close, James Slight 45 laborer Cranston, ldgr at Archibald Fullerton [Scotland, 1871 Census, Midlothian, Dalkeith]
Janet Slight (1851-1935): m. Ebenezer Park (1839-1899)
  • 23 Feb. 1851, "Janet, daughter of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 31st January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 23rd February 1851" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. High St., David Slight 31 baker Cranston, Janet 30 Ormiston, Janet 2m Ormiston, stepson John Wilson 7 Ormiston, stepson Andrew 5 Ormiston, servant Jane Clark 15 Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. High St., Alexr Wilson 29 linen draper Ormiston, niece Janet Slight 10 Ormiston, servant Jane Hogg 15 domestic servant Pencaitland [Scotland, 1861 Census, Dalkeith]
  • 1871, res. 110 High St., Alexander Wilson 39 draper Ormiston, niece Janet Slight 20 housekeeper Ormiston, servant Elizabeth Carson 24 domestic servant Newbattle [Scotland, 1871 Census, Dalkeith]
  • 7 Nov. 1879, "(967) Nov. 7, 1879. Disp. by Trustees of the deceased ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, with consent of and by JOHN WILSON, Mason, residing at Haddington, ANDREW WILSON, Mason, residing in Edinburgh, JANET SLIGHT or PARK and her husband EBENEZER PARK, Engineer, Edinburgh, ROBERT SLIGHT, Mason, residing at House of Muir, DAVID GEORGE SLIGHT residing at Ormiston, and WILLIAM SLIGHT, Carter, residing at House of Muir, to William Wilson, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, - of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, bounded on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston ..." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1881, res. 19 Windsor St, Ebenezer Park 38 mech engineer Edinburgh, Janet Slight 28 Ormiston, James Don 7 Edinburgh, Jessie Alexr 5 Edinburgh, Alfred Ebenezer 3 Edinburgh, Norman George <4m Edinburgh, svt Barbara Bruce 22 cook Lerwick, svt Margaret Connacher 20 housemaid Edinburgh [Scotland, 1881 Census, Edinburgh St Andrew]
  • 1891, res. 19 Windsor St, Ebenezer Park 48 practical engineer Edinburgh, Janet Slight 37 Ormiston, James D 17 practical engineer Edinburgh, Jessie A 15 Edinburgh, Alfred E 13 Edinburgh, Norman G 11 Edinburgh, Stanley 8 Edinburgh, svt Christina Swanson 24 cook Dunnet Head, svt Minnie Miller 19 housemaid Musselburgh [Scotland, 1891 Census, Edinburgh Greenside]
  • 1901, res. 19 Windsor St, Janet Park 49 Ormiston, James Dove 27 mech engineer Edinburgh, Jessie Alexander 24 Edinburgh, Norman George 20 accountant Edinburgh, Stanley 18 bank apprentice Edinburgh, svt Catherine Jane McIntosh 22 housemaid Inches, svt Agnes Adams Reikie 27 cook St Monance [Scotland, 1901 Census, Edinburgh Greenside]
  • 1935, "Park, Janet Slight or, sometime of 19 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, thereafter of Holland House, Murrayfield, thereafter of 'Bannockburn', 27 Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, latterly of 28 Clifton Crescent there, widow, died 31 March 1935 at Folkestone, intestate. Confirmation Edinburgh, 25 September, to Stanley Park, Teller, National Bank of Scotland Ltd., 25 Quality Street, Leith, her son, next of kin. Value of Estate, £973:11: 7." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
Jean Slight (1779--): m. David Carse (1778--)
  • 8 July 1799, "July 8th Compeared David Carss & Jean Slight irregularly married at Edinr 15th August 1798. They were rebuked exhorted &c." [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 5 Dec. 1799, "5th Decr David Carse Wright in Elphingston and Jean Slight his wife had a daughter born 5th Decr 1799 Baptd 15th and named Ann Wits Tranent Congregation" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 3 May 1801, "3d May 1801 David Carse Wright in Elphingston and Jean Slight his wife had a son born the 13th of April 1801 Baptized 3d of May and named Thomas Wits The Congregation" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1803, "David Carse Wright in Elphingston and Jean Slight his wife had their daughter Margaret born 11th and bapt 22d Decr" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1805, "David Carse Wright in Elphinston and Jean Slight his wife had their daughter Mary born 19th April & bapt 15th May" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1806, "David Carse Wright in Elphingstone & Jean Slight his wife had their Daughter Jean born the 19th of August & baptised the 14 September 1806" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1808, "David Carse Joiner in Elphingstone and Jean Slight his wife had their Daughter Elizabeth born 29 May & baptized 12 June 1808" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1810, "David Carse Wright in Elphingstone & Jean Slight his wife had their Daughter Agnes Rennie born 19 March & bapd 20 April 1810" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1811, "David Carse Joiner in Elphingston and Jean Slight his wife had their son Alexander born 21 September & bapd 20 Octr 1811" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1813, "David Carse Joiner in Tranent and Jean Slight his wife had a son named Pringle born 22 Decem 1813 and bapd 2 January 1814" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1815, "David Carse Joiner in Tranent and Jane Slight his wife had a son named James born 6th and bapd 29 October 1815" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1818, "David Carse wright in Tranent and Jane Slight his wife had a son named David born 8 and bapd 21 March 1818" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
John Slight (1788--): m. Agnes Aitken (1787--)
  • 28 Apr. 1813, "John Slight and Agniss Aitken both residing in this Parish were Married at Edinr by Joseph Robertson Minr before witnesses and paid a fine for their irrigularity of not being proclaimed in this Parish" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 13 May 1813, "John Slight labourer at Edgehead had by his wife Agnes Aitken a son born on the 13th May 1813 and baptized on the 30th Inst before the Session and Named George" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 17 July 1815, "John Slight , labourer, Chesterhill had by his wife Agnes Aitkin a daughter born 17th July 1815 & baptd 5th Augt following before Witness name Alison" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 13 June 1817, "John Slight labourer at Chesterhill had by his wife Agnes Aitken a Daughter born 13th June 1817 & Baptized on the 6th July next before the Congregation & named Elisabeth" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 19 Feb. 1826, "John Slight labourer at Chesterhill had by his wife Agnes Aitken a son born 6th Feby 1826 and Baptized the 19th Instant before witnesses name James" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
John Slight (1837--): m. Charlotte Corbin (c1847--)
  • 1851, res. High St, David Craig 48 baker Garvald, bro John 35 baker Garvald, nephew John Slight 12 Portobello, vis Thomas Sanderson 31 tailor & clothier Linton, svt Charles Peacock 42 baker Musselburgh, svt Mary Burns 17 house svt Pencaitland [Scotland, 1851 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. 19 High St., Portobello, William Slight 67 victual dealer Tranent, Janet 58 Garvald, Elizabeth 26 Portobello, John 24 baker Portobello [Scotland, 1861 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1881, res. 16 Rosefield Ave., John Slight 43 synod treasurer Portobello, Charlotte 33 England, James D 10 Portobello, Janet R 8 Portobello, svt Jane Brown 31 dom svt Whitburn [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1891, res. 2 Durham Rd, Portobello, John Slight 53 church treasurer Portobello, Charlotte 43 England, James D 20 Portobello, Janet R 18 Portobello, svt Elizabeth H Ross 36 cook Portobello, svt Jessie Simpson 23 housemaid Edinburgh [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1901, res. 2 Durham Rd, John Slight 63 accountant Portobello, Charlotte 53 London, James D 30 doctor Portobello, Jane A 28 Portobello, svt Jeannie H Cessford 25 cook Cranston, svt Margaret B Craig 20 housemaid Gladsmuir [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1912, "Slight, John, Accountant, U.F. Church of Scotland, sometime residing at 38 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, latterly at 10 Esslemont Road there, died 3 January 1912, at Melrose, Roxburghshire, testate. Confirmation granted at Edinburgh, 16 March, to Charlotte Corbin or Slight, 10 Esslemont Road aforesaid, Executrix dative qua relict. Will or Deed, dated 29 January 1908, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Edinburgh, 8 March 1912. Value of Estate, £1690, 11s. 10d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
John Slight (1845-1889): m. Mary Prentice (1842--)
  • 1851, res. North St, George Slight 37 contractor Cranston, Jane 27 Bo'ness, Jane 8 Bathgate, John 6 Bathgate, James 3 Bo'ness [Scotland, 1851 Census, West Lothian, Bo'ness]
  • 1861, res. Hirkroads Cottages, Turnpike Rd, George Slight 48 laborer Cranston, Jane 38 Bo'ness, John 16 teacher Bathgate, James 13 Bo'ness, Agnes 9 Kilmarnock, George 5 Kilmarnock [Scotland, 1861 Census, West Lothian, Bathgate]
  • 1871, res. 1 Glen St, John Slight 26 clerk Bathgate, Mary Prentice 29 W Calder, Mary Slight 7 W Calder, George 3 W Calder, John 1 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1871 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
  • 1881, res. 3 Glen St, John Slight 37 mercantile clerk Bathgate, Mary 39 W Calder, Mary 17 W Calder, George 13 Edinburgh, John 7 Edinburgh, Jane 2 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1881 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
  • 20 Apr. 1889, "Confirmation of John Slight, Clerk, Edinburgh, who died 9 March 1889, at Edinburgh, intestate, granted at Edinburgh, to Mary Prentice or Slight, 61 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, Executrix dative qua relict. Value of Estate, £334, 13s." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 1891, res. 61 Warrender Park Rd, Newington, Mary Slight 49 W Calder, Mary 26 dressmaker W Calder, George 23 law clerk Edinburgh, John 17 teacher Edinburgh, Jane P T 12 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
  • 1901, res. 61 Warrender Park Rd, Newington, Mary Slight 59 W Calder, Mary 35 dressmaker W Calder, George 33 law clerk Edinburgh, John 27 teacher Edinburgh, Jane P T 22 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Edinburgh]
Julia Ferrier Slight (1879-1951): m. John Whitson (1869-1952)
  • 27 Feb. 1879, birth at House of Muir of Julia Ferrier Slight, daughter of William Slight, carter, and Catherine Pace, married 15th May 1875 at Edinburgh, informant father William Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Birth Registrations]
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, William Slight 22 contractor Ormiston, Catherine 22 Kirknewton, Robert 5 Ormiston, David 3 Ormiston, Julia 2 Ormiston, Janet 8m Ormiston, svt James Haggard 24 carter Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 24 Jan. 1888, enlistment in Scottish Rifles of John Whitson, miner, born Liberton, age 18y 5m, to India 20 Sep. 1889, home 13 Feb. 1895, transferred to Army Reserve 21 Mar. 1895, recalled to Army Service 9 Oct. 1899, to South Africa 23 Oct. 1899, home 3 Jan. 1901, discharged 23 Jan. 1901, mother Mary [British Army, World War I Pension Records]
  • 1891, res. Backsidelee, William C Slight 33 dairyman Ormiston, Catherine 31 Kirknewton, David 13 Ormiston, Julia F 12 Ormiston, Jessie W 10 Ormiston, Andrew W 8 Ormiston, Margaret F 4 Ormiston, George 4m Liberton, svt Janet Campbell 19 dairymaid Whithorn, svt Jane A Burns 18 dairymaid Slamannan [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Liberton]
  • 26 Aug. 1898, marriage at 41 Lothian St, Edinburgh, of John Whitson, coal banksman, age 29, of Smellies Cottages, Gilmerton, son of John Whitson, coal miner, and Mary Denholm; and Julia Slight, age 19, of Edwards Buildings, Gilmerton, daughter of William Slight, cattle dealer, and Catherine Pace, witnesses William Slight, gardener, and Mary Whitson, wife of Peter Bell, carter [Scotland, Edinburgh St. Giles, Marriage Registrations]
  • 1901, res. Edward Bags, John Whitson 31 coal miner Liberton, Julia 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1901 Census, Liberton]
  • 12 Sep. 1914, enlistment of John Whitson, miner, born Liberton, age 45, previously served in Scottish Rifles, reenlisted in 4th Sco. Rifles, then private in 2nd Sco. Rifles in France 11 Jan. 1915, apptd L. Corporal 19 Mar. 1915, home 1 Nov. 1915, embarked for India 21 Feb. 1916, "reverts at own request to" private 28 Mar. 1916, demobilized 23 Jun 1919, wife Julia Slight of Ravenscroft Place, Gilmerton, married 26 Aug. 1898 at Edinburgh, children William b. 21 Nov. 1901, Thomas b. 16 Mar. 1903, Robert b. 29 May 1905, David b. 8 Aug. 1908, Andrew b. 24 June 1910, John b. 31 July 1913, all in Liberton [British Army, World War I Pension Records]
Mary Ann Slight (1826-1883)
  • 1826, "Mary Ann Daughter of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife was born at King's gate of Ormiston Hall on the 25 November and baptized 24th December 1826" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. Ormiston Wynd, sis Mary Ann Slight 22 baker Ormiston, svt Henry Chandler 12 errand boy Ormiston, vis Jane Weir 15 Ormiston [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 59 grocer & spirit dealer Tranent, James 35 turnpike laborer Ormiston, Mary Ann 33 housekeeper Ormiston, gs Robert 8 Ormiston, gs Thomas 3 Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 78 Ormiston, svt Mary McIntosh 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 27 Sep. 1865, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from Trustees of Robert Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir to Mary Ann Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 12 Sep. 1867, piece of ground, garden & houses, at House of Muir, from Jane Cockburn spouse of Adam Messer surgeon Edinburgh, to Mary Ann Slight at House of Muir [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1871, res. House of Muir, Mary Ann Slight 40 grocer Ormiston, nephew Robert 18 mason Ormiston, nephew William 12 Ormiston, svt Ann Tulloch 18 Pencaitland, vis [broL] Andrew White 47 coalmaster Pencaitland, vis [sis] Elisabeth 47 Ormiston, vis [niece] Elisabeth 14 Ormiston, vis [nephew] Robert 12 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 10 Nov. 1871, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from Mary Ann Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir to George Slight M.D. in London [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, Mary Ann Slight 53 grocer Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 10 Dec. 1883, piece of ground, garden & houses, at House of Muir, from Mary Ann Slight at House of Muir to brother George Slight M.D. in London [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
Pringle Slight (1790-1860): m. Catherine Murray (c1792-1864)
  • 1 June 1816, "Slight, Pringle wright & Catherine Murray his wife their daughter Anna born 21st May & baptized 1st June wit Geo Burns & Robt Gibson" [Scotland, Inveresk, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 23 Sep. 1817, "Slight, Pringle wright & Catherine Murray his wife their son James born 14th baptised 23rd Sept witnesses Robt Gibson & Francis Lauder" [Scotland, Inveresk, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1830, res. 5th Ward, Washington, P Slight, 111001-1010001 [USA, 1830 Census,District of Columbia]
  • 1840, res. Washington, P Slight, 00110001-0100101 [USA, 1840 Census, District of Columbia]
  • 17 Sep. 1850, res. 7th Ward, Washington, Pringle Slight 60 carpenter Scotland, Catharine 60 Scotland, Ann 30 DC, James P 25 carpenter DC, Jane F 17 DC [USA, 1850 Census, District of Columbia]
  • 26 July 1860, res. 7th Ward, Washington, Pringle Slight 64 carpentry foreman Scotland, Catharine 60 Scotland, Ann 35 Scotland, Robert 33 rigger DC, James P 28 DC, Jane F 21 DC [USA, 1860 Census, District of Columbia]
  • 1864, "Slight Catherine, wid Pringle, h ½ west n Va ave; Slight James, carpenter, b ½ west n Va ave" [District of Columbia, Washington, City Directory]
Robert Slight (1791-1864): m. Elizabeth Plenderleith (c1787-1831)
  • 14 Oct. 1815, "Robert Slight Ploughman at Oxenford Castle had by his wife Betty Plenderleith a Daughter born 14th October 1815 and Baptized 5th November before the Congregation and Named Violet" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • Apr. 1817, "Violet, Daughter of Robert Sleight and of Elisabeth Plenderleath his wife was born in the Parish of Borthwick on the 14th & was baptized on the 29 October 1816" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • July 1817, "George, Son of Robert Sleight and of Elisabeth Plenderleith his wife was born in the parish of Cranston the 11th & bapt 28th July 1817" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 9 July 1817, "Robert Slight Farm Servant residing at Byresloan had by his wife Elisabeth Plenderleith a son born the 9th July 1817 and Baptized the 20th Inst before the Congregation Name George" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Mar. 1819, "Robert Slight farm servant residing at Byresloan had by his wife Elis Plenderleith a son born 18th March 1819 & baptized 4th April next before the congregation name David" [Scotland, Cranston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 20 Apr. 1821, "Elizabeth, Daughter of Robert Slight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath was born at King's Lodge on the 1st April and baptized the 20th of same month 1821" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1822, "David, son of Robert Sleight & of Elisabeth Plenderleath his wife, was born in the Parish of Cranston on 22 Mar & baptd 17 Apr 1819" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 6 Apr. 1823, "William, Son of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife was born at King's gate of Ormiston Hall on the 8th March and baptized the 6th April 1823" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 15 Apr. 1825, "James, Son of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife was born at King's gate of Ormiston Hall on the 17th March and baptized 15th April 1825" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Dec. 1826, "Mary Ann Daughter of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife was born at King's gate of Ormiston Hall on the 25 November and baptized 24th December 1826" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 19 Apr. 1829, "George Son of Robert Sleight and of Elizabeth Plenderleath his wife, was born at House of Muir on the 28th March and baptized 19th April 1829" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight 40 spirit dealer Y, James 16 Y, Elisabeth 18 Y, Elphemia Plenderleith 45 FS Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 13 Jan. 1848, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from James Tod baker in Edinburgh, to Robert Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1851, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 60 grocer & road laborer Tranent, Elisabeth 28 shopkeeper Ormiston, James 25 road laborer Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 66 Moonzie Fife, svt Euphemia Wilson 15 Humbie [Scotland, 1851 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1853, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1854, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1855, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1856, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 14 Oct. 1857, death of David Slight, baker, age 38, of delirium tremens, buried at Ormiston churchyard, parents Robert Slight roadman & Elizabeth Plenderleath, informant brother-in-law William Wilson [Scotland, Death Registrations, Ormiston]
  • 31 Dec. 1857, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from Robert Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir to Trustees [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1861, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 59 grocer & spirit dealer Tranent, James 35 turnpike laborer Ormiston, Mary Ann 33 housekeeper Ormiston, gs Robert 8 Ormiston, gs Thomas 3 Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 78 Ormiston, svt Mary McIntosh 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1863, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1864, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1865, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 27 Sep. 1865, house & shop on west side of Smiths St., Ormiston, from Trustees of Robert Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir to Mary Ann Slight grocer & spirit dealer in House of Muir [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1866, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1867, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1868, county electors at Ormiston: "Robert Slight, grocer" [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
Robert Slight (1853-1909): m. Christina Watson Bishop (1861-1946)
  • 13 Feb. 1853, "Robert, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife was born at Ormiston on the 30 January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 13 February 1853" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1861, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 59 grocer & spirit dealer Tranent, James 35 turnpike laborer Ormiston, Mary Ann 33 housekeeper Ormiston, gs Robert 8 Ormiston, gs Thomas 3 Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 78 Ormiston, svt Mary McIntosh 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. House of Muir, Mary Ann Slight 40 grocer Ormiston, nephew Robert 18 mason Ormiston, nephew William 12 Ormiston, svt Ann Tulloch 18 Pencaitland, vis [broL] Andrew White 47 coalmaster Pencaitland, vis [sis] Elisabeth 47 Ormiston, vis [niece] Elisabeth 14 Ormiston, vis [nephew] Robert 12 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 7 Nov. 1879, "(967) Nov. 7, 1879. Disp. by Trustees of the deceased ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, with consent of and by JOHN WILSON, Mason, residing at Haddington, ANDREW WILSON, Mason, residing in Edinburgh, JANET SLIGHT or PARK and her husband EBENEZER PARK, Engineer, Edinburgh, ROBERT SLIGHT, Mason, residing at House of Muir, DAVID GEORGE SLIGHT residing at Ormiston, and WILLIAM SLIGHT, Carter, residing at House of Muir, to William Wilson, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, - of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, bounded on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston ..." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight 28 mason Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Ormiston]
  • 27 Aug. 1890, on SS Manitoban from Glasgow to Philadelphia, Mrs R Slight 30, Robt 8, David 3 [UK, Outward Passenger Lists, SS Manitoban]
  • 7 June 1900, res. 3645 Princeton Ave, Chicago, 4th Ward, Robert Slight 44 stone cutter Scotland, Christina 38 Scotland, Robert 18 stone cutter Scotland, David 12 Scotland, Andrew 9 IL, Jessie 7 IL, Annie 5 IL, George 3 IL [USA, 1900 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 22 Apr. 1910, res. 3609 Princeton Ave, Chicago, 3rd Ward, Christina Slight wd 47 Scotland, Robert 27 stone cutter Scotland, David 22 plasterer Scotland, Andrew 18 stone yard draftsman IL, Jessie 17 store inspector IL, Annie 15 IL, George 13 IL, James 9 IL, Margaret 6 IL, William 6 IL, Arthur 3 IL [USA, 1910 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 10 Jan. 1920, res. 3608 S. Wells St, Chicago, 2nd Ward, Christina Slight wd 58 Scotland, David 32 plasterer Scotland, Andrew 28 draftsman IL, Anna 24 dry goods clerk IL, George 23 broker clerk IL, James 18 stone order clerk IL, William 16 packers clerk IL, Margaret 16 IL, Arthur 13 IL [USA, 1920 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 5 Apr. 1930, res. 6701 Perry Ave, Chicago, 17th Ward, George Slight 33 bank accountant IL, mother Christina wd 66 Scotland, bro James 29 traffic dept of stove mfg IL, Anna Jean 28 accountant IL, William 27 mgr auto service dept IL, Margaret 27 IL, Arthur 24 furniture salesman IL [USA, 1930 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 16 Apr. 1940, res. 7705 Eggleston, Chicago, 17th Ward, Arthur Slight 34 city engineer IL, bro David 50 clerk IL, sis Anna 42 gift shop saleslady IL, sis Margaret 37 IL, mother Christiana wd 74 IL; same apartment in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
Robert Pace Slight (1876-1911): m. Mary Jane Simpson (1878-1941)
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, William Slight 22 contractor Ormiston, Catherine 22 Kirknewton, Robert 5 Ormiston, David 3 Ormiston, Julia 2 Ormiston, Janet 8m Ormiston, svt James Haggard 24 carter Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. Ormiston Mains, Robert Pace 47 farmer Ancrum, Margaret 49 Kirknewton, Jane 27 Kirknewton, William 20 Kirknewton, Ferrier 11 Ormiston, svt William 54 farm svt Ancrum, svt John Allan 23 farm svt Ormiston, svt Thomas Dobie 24 farm svt Dalkeith, svt Joseph Baxter 16 farm svt Pathhead, svt Michael Devine wd 64 farm svt Ireland, svt Bridget McGuichan 16 dairy maid Livingston, vis William Dodds wd 58 blacksmith Edinburgh, gs Robert Slight 4 Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. Ormiston Mains, Robert Pace 57 farmer Ancrum, Margaret 59 Kirknewton, Ferrier 21 Ormiston, svt William 64 farm svt Ancrum, gs Robert Slight 14 joiner Ormiston, gs William 9 Ormiston, gs Daniel 6 Ormiston, gs Ferrier 1 Ormiston, svt Agnes Campbell 21 domestic Whitburn, svt Mary MacAulay 17 domestic Glasgow, svt Jane Barras 16 domestic Shotts, svt James Sneddon 18 farm svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1891 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1901, res. Downies Bldgs, Pinkie Rd, Robert Slight 24 joiner Ormiston, Mary J 23 Ormiston, Beatrice 3 Humbie, Catherine 1 Humbie [Scotland, 1901 Census, Inveresk]
William Slight (1793-1866): m. Janet Craig (1796--)
  • 18 Sep. 1831, "Sep 18th On this day the banns of marriage between Mr William Slight corndealer in Portobello in this parish and Miss Janet Craig residing in the parish of Inveresk have been three times publicly proclaimed in the parish church" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1832, "Slight, George, and Anne Margaret Jean Slight lawful and twin children of William Slight corndealer and of Janet Craig his wife, were born at Portobello the 29th day of Octr and baptised the 25th day of Novr following by the Revd William Ardial" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1834, "Slight, Elisabeth lawful daughter of William Slight corndealer Portobello and of his wife Janet Craig, was born the 8th day of Augt and was baptised the [blank] day of Sepr following" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1837, "Slight, John lawful son of William Slight corndealer and of his wife Janet Craig was born at Portobello the 19th day of Febr and baptised the [blank] day of March by the Revd Mr Crawford Portobello" [Scotland, Duddingston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. 19 High St., Portobello, William Slight 58 victual dealer Tranent, Janet 50 Newton, svt Euphemia Brown 16 house svt Newton [Scotland, 1851 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
  • 1861, res. 19 High St., Portobello, William Slight 67 victual dealer Tranent, Janet 58 Garvald, Elizabeth 26 Portobello, John 24 baker Portobello [Scotland, 1861 Census, Midlothian, Duddingston]
William Charles Slight (1857-1941): m. Catherine Pace (1859-1916)
  • 26 July 1857, birth at 7:30 pm in Ormiston of William Charles Slight, son of David Slight, baker, and Janet Wilson, informant father David Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Birth Registrations]
  • 21 June 1859, birth at 5:30 pm in Selms of Catherine Pace, daughter of Robert Pace, ploughman, and Margaret Ferrier, informant father Robert Pace [Scotland, Kirknewton & East Calder, Birth Registrations]
  • 1861, res. House of Muir, Robert Slight wd 59 grocer & spirit dealer Tranent, James 35 turnpike laborer Ormiston, Mary Ann 33 housekeeper Ormiston, gs Robert 8 Ormiston, gs Thomas 3 Ormiston, sisL Euphemia Plenderleith 78 Ormiston, svt Mary McIntosh 22 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. House of Muir, Mary Ann Slight 40 grocer Ormiston, nephew Robert 18 mason Ormiston, nephew William 12 Ormiston, svt Ann Tulloch 18 Pencaitland, vis [broL] Andrew White 47 coalmaster Pencaitland, vis [sis] Elisabeth 47 Ormiston, vis [niece] Elisabeth 14 Ormiston, vis [nephew] Robert 12 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 15 Oct. 1874, death at Ormiston Mains of David Slight, illegitimate, age 14 days, son of William Slight, no occupation, and Catherine Pace, domestic servant, informant uncle Robert Pace [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 13 May 1876, marriage at the Sheriff Courthouse, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, of William Slight, mason, age 19, of House of Muir, son of David Slight, deceased baker, and deceased Janet Wilson; and Catherine Pace, age 17, of Ormiston Mains, daughter of Robert Pace, farmer, and Margaret Ferrier [Scotland, Edinburgh St. Giles, Marriage Registrations]
  • 27 Feb. 1879, birth at House of Muir of Julia Ferrier Slight, daughter of William Slight, carter, and Catherine Pace, married 15th May 1875 at Edinburgh, informant father William Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Birth Registrations]
  • 7 Nov. 1879, "(967) Nov. 7, 1879. Disp. by Trustees of the deceased ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, with consent of and by JOHN WILSON, Mason, residing at Haddington, ANDREW WILSON, Mason, residing in Edinburgh, JANET SLIGHT or PARK and her husband EBENEZER PARK, Engineer, Edinburgh, ROBERT SLIGHT, Mason, residing at House of Muir, DAVID GEORGE SLIGHT residing at Ormiston, and WILLIAM SLIGHT, Carter, residing at House of Muir, to William Wilson, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, - of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, bounded on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston ..." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1881, res. House of Muir, William Slight 22 contractor Ormiston, Catherine 22 Kirknewton, Robert 5 Ormiston, David 3 Ormiston, Julia 2 Ormiston, Janet 8m Ormiston, svt James Haggard 24 carter Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. Backsidelee, William C Slight 33 dairyman Ormiston, Catherine 31 Kirknewton, David 13 Ormiston, Julia F 12 Ormiston, Jessie W 10 Ormiston, Andrew W 8 Ormiston, Margaret F 4 Ormiston, George 4m Liberton, svt Janet Campbell 19 dairymaid Whithorn, svt Jane A Burns 18 dairymaid Slamannan [Scotland, 1891 Census, Midlothian, Liberton]
  • 26 Aug. 1898, marriage at 41 Lothian St, Edinburgh, of John Whitson, coal banksman, age 29, of Smellies Cottages, Gilmerton, son of John Whitson, coal miner, and Mary Denholm; and Julia Slight, age 19, of Edwards Buildings, Gilmerton, daughter of William Slight, cattle dealer, and Catherine Pace, witnesses William Slight, gardener, and Mary Whitson, wife of Peter Bell, carter [Scotland, Edinburgh St. Giles, Marriage Registrations]
  • 1901, res. Edward Bags, William C Slight 43 pig dealer Ormiston, Catherine 41 Kirknewton, David 23 coal miner Ormiston, Janet 20 laundress Ormiston, William 19 miner's laborer Ormiston, Andrew 17 miner's laborer Ormiston, Maggie 14 dom svt Ormiston, George 10 Ormiston, Charles 9 Liberton, Jane 7 Liberton, Claude 4 Liberton, Alice 2 Liberton [Scotland, 1901 Census, Midlothian, Liberton]
  • 1901, res. Ormiston Mains, Margaret Ferrier Pace wd 70 farmer Kirknewton, Ferrier 31 farmer Ormiston, dL Jane 28 Bishopriggs, gd Jane Robina F 7 Ormiston, gd Margaret F 5 Ormiston, gd Isabella 3 Ormiston, gd Ina 11m Ormiston, gs Daniel Pace Slight 16 joiner Ormiston, gs Ferrier Pace 11 Liberton, svt Joseph Scott wd 53 groom Leith, svt Mary Slavin 20 dairymaid Clelland, svt Elisabeth Meek 19 dairymaid Slamannan, svt Mary Jane Spence 19 dairymaid Anderston [Scotland, 1901 Census, East Lothian, Ormiston]
  • 30 Dec. 1904, marriage at Gilmerton of William Alexander Kerr Marr, carter, age 22, son of William Marr, deceased shale miner, and Agnes Liddle; and Jessie Wilson Slight, laundrymaid, age 24, daughter of William Charles Slight, coal merchant, and Catherine Pace Hamilton, witnesses John Liddle Marr and Maggie Ferrier Slight [Scotland, Liberton, Marriage Registrations]
  • 4 Oct. 1912, marriage at Hawthorn Place, Gilmerton, of Robert Lawrie Hume, coal miner, age 22, of 8 Newmills Rd, Dalkeith, son of Robert Lawrie Hume, coal miner, and Annie Weddell; and Jane F. P. Slight, domestirc service, age 19, of Hawthorn Place, Gilmerton, daughter of William Charles Slight, carting contractor, and Catherine Hamilton Pace, witnesses Robert Elliot Ford and Jeanie R. F. Pace [Scotland, Liberton, Marriage Registrations]
  • 7 Mar. 1916, death at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, of Catherine Slight, age 56, res. Hawthorn Place, Gilmerton, spouse of William Slight, carting contractor, daughter of Robert Pace, deceased farmer, and deceased Margaret Ferrier, informant widower William Slight [Scotland, Edinburgh St. Giles, Death Registrations]
  • 28 Jan. 1941, death at 5 Hawthorn Place, Gilmerton, of William Charles Slight, retired dairyman, age 83, widower of Catherine Hamilton Pace, son of David Slight, deceased baker, and deceased Janet Wilson, informant son Charles Slight of 30 Hyvots Bank Ave, Gilmerton [Scotland, Edinburgh Newington, Death Registrations]