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                CARTWRIGHT Agnes     (02/11/1870 - 00/00/1958)     07CAA0
Father        : CARTWRIGHT   Benjiman                                                 
Mother       : Durham  Catherine            
Siblings     : James   Mary Ann

Married (1):
  Elcocks  John Henry (30/12/1894 in the District of Coatbridge, Scotland)
Issue          :

Married (2):
  BOYD  William        (Before 1918)
Issue          :  Willie or William

Married (3):  WALLACE  Edward   (22/7/1938, South Melbourne)

    (Thanks to Jenny Woodward for helping research Agnes)

FamilySearch record the birth of an Agnes Cartwright on 02/11/1870 at Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Benjamin Cartwright and Catherine Darrock (more likely Durham). On her Marriage Certificate to Edward Wallace in 1938, Agnes gave her father's occupation as a 'licensed victualler' - an inkeeper. She also gave her mother's surname as Durham, not Darrock.


Name: Agnes Cartwright
Age: 2 Mo
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: Benjiman
Mother's Name: Catherine
Gender: Female
Where born: Coatbridge, Lanark
Registration Number: 652/2
Registration district: Old Monkland Middle District
Civil Parish: Old Monkland
Town: Coatbridge
County: Lanarkshire
Address: No 8 Merryston Squa
ED: 12
Household schedule number: 29
Line: 20
Roll: CSSCT1871_148

Household Members:

Name Age
Agnes Cartwright 2 Mo
Benjiman Cartwright 33
Catherine Cartwright 25
James Cartwright 3
Mary Ann Cartwright 5

Ancestry  1871 Scotland census shows Agnes most likely had a brother James (3) and a sister Mary Ann (5)

Name: Agnes Cartwright
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Relationship: Servant
Gender: Female
Where born: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire
Registration Number: 644/10
Registration district: Anderston
Civil Parish: Glasgow Barony
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 34 1/2 Elderslie St
Occupation: General Servant Domestic
ED: 55
Household schedule number: 95
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1891_283
Household Members:
Name Age
Agnes Cartwright 19
Marion Willis 55
Mary Willis 20
William Willis 55

Ancestry  1891 Scotland census. Agnes has found employment as a domestic servant.

By 1918 when her daughter Flora married, Agnes had lost her first husband and married William Boyd.

Winston Ralston wrote," Whilst in my late years before my teens, Mum arranged for me to stay with 'Maw' (her mother). Grandad (her step father) had previously passed away."
Presumably 'Grandad' was William Boyd, her second husband. If Winston was 11-12 the year would have been 1932-33 but William's death was given as 1937 on Agnes' Marriage Certificate to Edward Wallace.

Winston also wrote, "Previous to losing Granddad, Mum lost her only brother (half brother) Willie. Willie lived in Bassendean, West Australia and caught pneumonia. Mum was very distraught through getting news that not enough had been done to save his life." Bassendean is a suburb near Perth airport.

Ralston, Winston, A Boots Sail on The River, Shoes Sail On The Sea. pp53,54

                          Agnes married Edward Wallace on 22/7/1938. An 1870 birth date would make her 67, not 63

She was registered as Agnes Wallace when she died in 1958 aged 84, father Ben Cartwright, mother Catherine Durham. She died at Parkville, Melbourne, probably the The Royal Melbourne.

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