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James Deas (1794-1856)

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James Deas (1794-1856), engineer of the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway and subsequently the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

1851 Living at High Cample Village, Dumfriesshire: James Deas (age 56 born Leslie, Fifeshire), Civil Engineer. With his wife Marion Deas (age 53 born Monkland, Lanarkshire) and their nine children; James Deas (age 23 born Edinburgh), Civil Engineer; Mary P. Deas (age 21); John C. Deas (age 18); Alexdr Deas (age 15) David L. Deas (age 13); Eliza M. Deas (age 12); Cairns Deas (age 5); Thomas H. Deas (age 3); and Margaret J. Deas (age 8 Months). Two servants.[1]

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  1. 1851 Census