James Legg

M, #8788, b. circa 1836
     James Legg was born illegitimate circa 1836 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland; This is possibly James Legg or Coull born 10 July 1835 to Alexander Legg and Ann Coull. He was the son of Alexander Legg.
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, 30; Elisabeth Stewart, 75; James Legg, 5; Alexander Legg, 15; Alexander Legg, 10; Jean Coul, 15; Jane Gray, 15.1
James Legg was an agricultural servant.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 4 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Elizabeth Legg, daughter; Alexander F Legg, son; George Legg, son; James Legg, son; Margret Russell, servant; William Fordyce, nephew.2

Citations

  1. [S7888] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Legg, male, age 5, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  2. [S7886] 1851, Scottish census, "James Legg, son, male, age 15, born in Banffshire Portknockie, agricultural servant, resident at 4 Portknockie."