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John Ferguson (c1823-1887)

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Memorial at Glasgow Necropolis.
Memorial at Glasgow Necropolis.

John Ferguson (c1823-1887) Ship Builder of Glasgow

c.1823 Born in Greenock

1847 Admitted as a partner in the firm which later became Barclay, Curle and Co

1861 Ship builder living in Anderston[1]

1871 John Ferguson 48, living in Govan, with Margaret Ferguson 37, John Ferguson 17, Jane Ferguson 15, Helen Ferguson 12, Margaret Ferguson 16, William Ferguson 8, Mary Ferguson 5, Alexr S Ferguson 3, Marion Ferguson 8 months[2]

1887 Died in Partick

His sons went onto form Ferguson, of Ramage, and Ferguson, of Leith[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. The Engineer 1900/11/23