Thomas Cleghorn1

#22834, b. 19 August 1669

Individual's Timeline

Christening19 August 1669Thomas Cleghorn1
Marriage30 March 1694Thomas Cleghorn2
Death12 February 1695Catherine Patoun2
MarriageFebruary 1701Thomas Cleghorn

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Thomas was a goldsmith. His apprenticeship to his father was booked on 23 Jul.1679.
Some aspects of Thomas Cleghorn's life. Thomas was a goldsmith as were many of his family. Thomas Cleghorne (3) served as Deacon from 1698-1700 and was a significant maker during the 1690s and early 1700s. Of his four apprentices, three became goldsmiths in Edinburgh. Of these Robert Ker was the most prominent.
Thomas was elected a burgess of Canongate, gratis, “for most generous and good deeds”, on 22 Sep.1704 Thomas was a goldsmith as were many of his family. Thomas Cleghorne (3) served as Deacon from 1698-1700 and was a significant maker during the 1690s and early 1700s. Of his four apprentices, three became goldsmiths in Edinburgh. Of these Robert Ker was theThomas was a goldsmith as were many of his family. Thomas Cleghorne (3) served as Deacon from 1698-1700 and was a significant maker during the 1690s and early 1700s. Of his four apprentices, three became goldsmiths in Edinburgh. Of these Robert Ker was the most prominent.
Thomas was elected a burgess of Canongate, gratis, “for most generous and good deeds”, on 22 Sep.1704 Thomas was a goldsmith as were many of his family. Thomas Cleghorne (3) served as Deacon from 1698-1700 and was a significant maker duri[Canongate Burgess Roll].
Thomas Cleghorne (3) was witness on at least 30 occasions at the baptisms of the children of fellow goldsmiths: Those of James Penman and Robert Inglis (both married to Cleghornes), George Yorstoun, Edward Penman, Christopher Herwick, David Mitchell and James Mitchelson.2

Locus Operandi

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Thomas' descendent James CLEGHORN, 5 generations later, moved to Canada - from David POWELL via email..

Child of Thomas Cleghorn and Catherine Patoun

Child of Thomas Cleghorn and Isobel Mitchelson

Citations

  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), C119782      1669 - 1675.
  2. R and Dietert J Dietert, The Edinburgh Goldsmiths II.