Family History Notebook
16/06/09

James Gibson

Ancestry unknown

Married Bridgett (died 25 Jan 1725/6)

Children

    John, baptised 5th March 1723/4 in Whitfield, Northumberland (buried 14th June 1734)
    Peter, baptised 15th June 1725 in Whitfield, Northumberland (buried 5th March 1731/2)

Married Margaret Swindal on 1st January 1726/7 in Whitfield, Northumberland

Children

    Margaret, baptised 17 May 1727 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    Ann, baptised 10th April 1729 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    James, baptised 3rd January 1734/5 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    Peter, baptised 11th May 1738 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    George, baptised 9th April 1741 in Whitfield, Northumberland (died 2nd June 1761?)

Lived at Marshals Haugh at the birth of John and afterwards at Dodbank (which is just to the north). This is the site of Whitfield Mill, a lead smelter where James Gibson presumably worked (alongside his brothers-in-law Peter Swindal and Francis Nicholson and probably his father-in-law Christopher Swindal)

No further information