David Barrowman1

#58894, b. 17 November 1814, d. August 1874
  • Father: Robert Barrowman1 b. b 1792
  • Mother: Jean Fotheringham1 b. 1783

Individual's Timeline

Birth17 November 1814David Barrowman1
Christening27 November 1814David Barrowman1
DeathAugust 1874David Barrowman2

Primary events

  • Birth: David Barrowman was born on 17 November 1814 in Saline, Fife, Scotland.1
  • Christening: He was christened on 27 November 1814 in Saline, Scotland.1
  • Death: David died in August 1874 in Saline, Scotland, Killed himself by taking laudanum (Aged 59 years and 8 months, worked back from recorded birth date).2

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: David was a blacksmith, most likely a maker of ploughs. In 1851 the Stirling Observer says - Mr BARROWMAN's ploughs are known over the whole of Scotland, and indeed even further afield. One plough was shown at the Great Expedition, and was later donated to Drummond's Museum. There is a mention in the paper dated 1861 that someone from Canterbury New Zealand had one.3

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 David was included in the household of Jean Fotheringham in Saline, Fife, Scotland along with Robert Barrowman, John Barrowman and Jean or Jane Barrowman. He was aged 26 years.
  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, living in Saline, Scotland in the household of his mother, Jean Fotheringham. He was 36 years old.
Brushes with the LAW

In 1868 David was charged with assaulting his wife and daughter and was sentenced to 8 days imprisonment.4

Citations

  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), various.
  2. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Falkirk Herald 13 August 1874.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Stirling Observer 27 February 1851.
  4. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Dundee Courier 21 May 1868.