James Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 13 MAR 1848 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the son of James Hotchkiss and Janet Jenkins.

His wife was Janet Rankin, who he married on 27 MAR 1874 in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Their ten known children were Christina Baird (1874-?), Jane (c1876-?), James (c1877-1934), Robert (c1879-?), Ann (c1880-?), John (c1883-?), William (c1885-?), Alexander (c1887-?), Margaret (c1892-?) and Thomas (c1896-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Hotchkiss


James Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Janet Stewart


Margaret Anderson


James Anderson


Martha Watson


Janet Jenkins


Robert Jenkins


Janet Duncan



Birth13 MAR 1848
Place: Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Christening2 APR 1848
Place: Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland


Note 1

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Old Parish Births and Baptisms

No Date Surname Forename Parent Names/Frame No. Sex Parish


!Source: ancestry.com/ 1871 Scotland Census

Janet Hotchkiss 66, head, abt 1805, Larbert, stirlingshire

Jas Hotchkiss 23, son, abt 1848, Bothwell, Lanarkshire <<<<

John Hotchkiss 30, abt 1848, o monkland, Lanarkshire,

Mick Hotchkiss 2, son of John, abt 1869, Grangeine, Stirlingshire

Eliza Hotchkiss 12, daughter, abt 1859, o monkland, Lanarkshire

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Statutory registers Marriages 652/2 46

1874 on the Twenty Seventh day of March at Gartsherrie Manse

After Banns According to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Signed: James Hotchkies, Coalminer, Bachelor, age 26, residing 71 Long Row, Gartsherrie

Father: James Hotchkies, Coalminer, deceased

Mother: Janet Hotchkies M.S. Jenkins

Signed: Janet Rankin, Her X Mark, House Keeper, Spinster, residing 81 Long Row, Gartsherrie

Father: James Rankin, Waggon driver

Mother:Christina Rankin M.S. Baird

Signed: Bryce J. Bell, Mans of Gartsherrie


John Sneddon, Witness

Anne Rankin, Witness

Registered: 1874 March 28th at Coatbridge, James Mitchell, Registrar

!Source: ancestry.com/ 1881 Scotland Census

Name: James Hotchkies

Age: 34

Estimated birth year: abt 1847

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Janet R Hotchkies

Gender: Male

Where born: Bothwell, Lanarkshire

Registration Number: 625/1

Registration district: Bothwell

Civil Parish: Bothwell

County: Lanarkshire

Address: 34 Bothwell Park Rows

Occupation: Coal Miner

ED: 10

Household schedule number: 42


Roll: cssct1881_203

Household Members:

Name Age

James Hotchkies 34, head, abt 1847, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

Janet R Hotchkies 29, wife, abt 1852, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Christine Hotchkies 6, daughter, abt 1875, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire

Jane Hotchkies 5, daughter, abt 1876, Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire

James Hotchkies 4, son, abt 1877, Bothwell Park, Lanarkshire

Robert Hotchkies 2, son, abt 1879, Bothwell Park, Lanarkshire

Ann Hotchkies 1, daughter, abt 1880, Bothwell Park, Lanarkshire

!Source: ancestry.com/ 1891 Scotland Census

Name: Jas Hotchkiss

Age: 43

Estimated birth year: abt 1848

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Janet R Hotchkiss

Gender: Male

Where born: Bothwell, Stirlingshire

Registration Number: 483

Registration district: Kilsyth

Civil Parish: Kilsyth

County: Stirlingshire

Address: 20 Hone Road

Occupation: Ironstone Miner

ED: 6

Household schedule number: 10


Roll: CSSCT1891_151

Household Members:

Name Age

Jas Hotchkiss 43, head, abt 1848, Bothwell, Stirlingshire

Janet R Hotchkiss 39, wife, abt 1852, Coathrdge, Stirlingshire

Jas Hotchkiss 14, son, abt 1877, Bothwell, Stirlingshire

Robt Hotchkiss 12, son, abt 1879, Bothwell, Stirlingshire

Ann Hotchkiss 11, daughter, abt 1880, Bothwell, Stirlingshire

John Hotchkiss 8, son, abt 1883, Bothwell, Stirlingshire

Wm Hotchkiss 6, son, abt 1885, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire

Alex Hotchkiss 4, son, abt 1887, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire

!Source: ancestry.com/ 1901 Scotland Census

Name: James Hotchkiss

Age: 53

Estimated birth year: abt 1848

Relationship: Head

Spouse's name : Janet R Hotchkiss

Gender: Male

Where born: glamonkland, Lanark

Registration Number: 483

Registration district: Kilsyth

Civil Parish: Kilsyth

Town: Kilsyth

County: Stirlingshire

Address: 20 Howe Rd

Occupation: Labourer

ED: 7

Household schedule number: 205

LINE: 19

Roll: CSSCT1901_160

Household Members:

Name Age

James Hotchkiss 53, head, abt 1848, glamonkland, Lanark

Janet R Hotchkiss 49, wife, abt 1852, glamonkland, Lanark

John Hotchkiss 18, son, abt 1883, glamonkland, Lanark

William Hotchkiss 16, son, abt 1885, kilsyth bothwell, Stirling

Aleser Hotchkiss 14, son, abt 1887, Kilsyth, Stirling

Margaret Hotchkiss 9, daughter, abt 1892, Kilsyth, Stirling

Thomas Hotchkiss 5, son, abt 1896, Kilsyth, Stirling

Thomas Mccord 19, boarder, abt 1882, o monkland, Lanark