Samuel Moffat McCord, 18831958 (aged 75 years)

McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
Name
Samuel Moffat /McCord/
Given names
Samuel Moffat
Surname
McCord
Birth April 28, 1883 54 29
Text:

Greenburn was said to be where the Irish population settled and became known as "Little Ireland" in the early to mid 1800's.

Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Samuel Moffat McCord born 28 Apr 1883 at 4 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat, who were married 5 Apr 1871 in Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Census 1891 (aged 7 years)
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Name: Samuel McCord Age: 7 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884 Relationship: Son Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Male Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn Occupation: Scholar Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2

Census March 31, 1901 (aged 17 years)
Citation details:

Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

Text:

At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

Emigration August 2, 1912 (aged 29 years)
Text:

Departed 2 Aug 1912 from London on the steamship 'Orsova' (passenger no. 957). The Orsova's official number was 128278, and it's master was J. F. Healey. The Orsova was from the Orient line. It was bound for Australia. It carried 14095 square feet, it's registered tonnage was 683 and there were 957 passengers aboard on that voyage. Samuel was described as a miner.

Residence 1930 (aged 46 years)
Text:

Samuel was described as a mine deputy.

Residence 1936 (aged 52 years)
Note: Samuel was described as a fruiterer. On 13 Nov 193…

Samuel was described as a fruiterer. On 13 Nov 1934, the Sydney Morning Herald noted a bankrputcy proceeding; 'IN BANKRUPTCY ... VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. Samuel Moffat McCord, Boomerang-street, Cessnock, fruiterer.'

Occupation
Tourist
1954 (aged 70 years)
Text:

Samuel arrived back in NSW aboard the ship 'Strathmore' on 20 Sep 1954. The indent described him as of British nationality, widowed and retired, country of last permanent residence Australia.

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Samuel sent an aerogramme to his daughter Ivy: Mrs Len Purnell 4 Henry Street Belmont New South Wales Australia from: S.M. McCord 107 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse West Lothian Scotland Well Ivy just a line to let you know that I received your letter and was glad to hear that you were all well as this leaves me the same at present sorry to hear you had another absess you want to look after your blood I am sorry I never gave you my adress but I just forgot you were asking in your letter if there was anyone at the Boat well I was lucky. I got to know somebody on the boat that had friends in London. They met us at Tillbury? an took us up to London by car they also got me into the hotel they were staying at I stayed one night there I went to Australia House? the next day to fix up about my pension and absent vote I came to Botton? the next day by train just to keep by friend company. I stayed at a hotel and left by buss the next morning at 9.15 I got a buss to Preston where I had a stop for an hour when I got another buss to Edinburgh I arrived at 9.30 pm and got home to Marthas at 12.15. They were in bed but they were pleased to see me we got to bed about 2 in the morning very tired when I got up and in the morning I saw snow for the first time in 43 years. It has been very cold since I came here. I have only had three mild days since I came here and I have been here for six weeks but I am getting used to. I am still enjoying myself very much. I have been to * ours all over Scotland as well as being in Glasgow since and I go to Edinburgh every week. I have that many relatives here I can't remember them all but they have all been very kind to me. Martha looks after me just like you do your baby. She is great. I am bringing her home with me we are sailing on the 24 August on the same boat as I came here with P&O Strathmon? I will be home some time October I have had word last week that Marie is back in New Guinea. She has rented her house to a Policeman at 4 pound a week but she says she will be back for Christmas I hope she is getting on all right. I had a letter from Sam this morning He was telling me that the carrots and parsley is good they have been taking it to the shop I won't be too long before I get back to look after it again. I do quite a lot of walking to keep me fit. I have seen all my three brothers five sisters and when I have had a few more * I will be quite pleased to come home. I could never stay here again the * and * is very nice but the weather is dreadful you get one good day every week so that don't smile Ivy I am bringing home a lot of different seed that I have never seen at home if they will grow I think I have given you all the news at present so I will say cheery OH to you all hoping to hear from you again yours sincerely Dad XXX Tell Jeffrey I was asking for him.

Death May 8, 1958 (aged 75 years)
Cause of death: Coronary occlusion, coronary sclerosis, diabetes mellitus
Note: Notice in newspaper:

Notice in newspaper: The relatives and friends of the late Mr. SAMUEL M. MCCORD, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to move from his late residence 11 Boomerang Street Cessnock, to-morrow, Saturday morning, after service commencing at 9.30 o'clock for the Beresfield Crematorium. C.R. SMYTH & SON Undertakers Frank Lackey, Presbyterian Minister

Family with parents
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
mother
18541919
Birth: about 1854 37 37Ballymena, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: March 22, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marriage
Marriage: April 8, 1871Kirkinriola, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
11 months
elder sister
McCord, Agnes (1872-1941)
18721941
Birth: March 11, 1872 43 18Broughshane, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland
Death: July 7, 1941Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
elder sister
18751950
Birth: June 11, 1875 46 21Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: April 15, 1950Store Brae, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder sister
18771950
Birth: May 17, 1877 48 23Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 11, 1950Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder brother
McCord, Robert (1879-1957)
18791957
Birth: September 20, 1879 51 25Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: January 11, 1957Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
21 months
elder brother
McCord, William (1881-1947)
18811947
Birth: June 20, 1881 52 27Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 29, 1947Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
23 months
himself
McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
18831958
Birth: April 28, 1883 54 29Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 8, 1958Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18851960
Birth: July 21, 1885 57 31Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1960Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
2 years
younger sister
18871957
Birth: June 26, 1887 58 33Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1957Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
younger sister
18881889
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 19, 1889Fauldhouse, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
0 months
younger brother
18881961
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1961Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger brother
McCord, John (1890-1972)
18901972
Birth: October 14, 1890 62 36Greenburn, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: March 21, 1972Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger sister
18921955
Birth: August 12, 1892 64 38Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 13, 1955Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Father’s family with Jane Stirling
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
step-mother
18281865
Birth: about 1828Ireland
Death: about 1865Ireland
Marriage
Marriage: October 28, 1854Newtown Crommelin, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 years
half-sister
18561881
Birth: about 1856 27 28Ireland
Death: November 4, 1881Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
half-sister
18581889
Birth: about 1858 29 30
Death: October 17, 1889Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Family with Marion Macfarlane Knight
himself
McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
18831958
Birth: April 28, 1883 54 29Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 8, 1958Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
wife
Knight, Marion McFarlane (1886-1953)
18861953
Birth: July 27, 1886 39 35Fauldhouse, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 14, 1953Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
McCord, Janet Ramsay (Nettie) (1906-)
1906
Birth: August 12, 1906 23 20Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
McCord, Margaret Moffat (1909-2002)
19082002
Birth: June 12, 1908 25 21Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 13, 2002New South Wales, Australia
17 months
daughter
McCord, Marion (1909-1911)
19091911
Birth: October 1909 26 23Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: August 20, 1911Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
2 years
daughter
McCord, Agnes (1912-1975)
19121975
Birth: February 29, 1912 28 25Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: June 6, 1975Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
McCord, Samuel (1914-1983)
19141983
Birth: December 13, 1914 31 28Neath, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 26, 1983Newcastle, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
McCord, Ivy May (1917-1990)
19171990
Birth: January 12, 1917 33 30Neath, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 20, 1990Mosman, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
McCord, Raymond J. (1920-1998)
19201998
Birth: March 28, 1920 36 33Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 12, 1998
3 years
son
19232006
Birth: February 24, 1923 39 36Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 30, 2006Grafton, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
McCord, Maria (1926-2002)
19262004
Birth: 1926 42 39Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: before April 13, 2004Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
BirthPurnell, Marion (editor)
Text:

Greenburn was said to be where the Irish population settled and became known as "Little Ireland" in the early to mid 1800's.

BirthGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Births [Database Online]
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Samuel Moffat McCord born 28 Apr 1883 at 4 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat, who were married 5 Apr 1871 in Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

CensusAncestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census (5/6 Apr) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.
Text:

Name: Samuel McCord Age: 7 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884 Relationship: Son Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Male Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn Occupation: Scholar Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2

CensusGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Census 1901 [Database Online]
Citation details:

Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

Text:

At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

EmigrationWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
Text:

Departed 2 Aug 1912 from London on the steamship 'Orsova' (passenger no. 957). The Orsova's official number was 128278, and it's master was J. F. Healey. The Orsova was from the Orient line. It was bound for Australia. It carried 14095 square feet, it's registered tonnage was 683 and there were 957 passengers aboard on that voyage. Samuel was described as a miner.

ResidenceWebsite - www.ancestry.com. Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954 [database on-line].
Text:

Samuel was described as a mine deputy.

ResidenceWebsite - New South Wales Electoral Role 1936
OccupationWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
Text:

Samuel arrived back in NSW aboard the ship 'Strathmore' on 20 Sep 1954. The indent described him as of British nationality, widowed and retired, country of last permanent residence Australia.

OccupationPurnell, Marion (editor)
Text:

Samuel sent an aerogramme to his daughter Ivy: Mrs Len Purnell 4 Henry Street Belmont New South Wales Australia from: S.M. McCord 107 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse West Lothian Scotland Well Ivy just a line to let you know that I received your letter and was glad to hear that you were all well as this leaves me the same at present sorry to hear you had another absess you want to look after your blood I am sorry I never gave you my adress but I just forgot you were asking in your letter if there was anyone at the Boat well I was lucky. I got to know somebody on the boat that had friends in London. They met us at Tillbury? an took us up to London by car they also got me into the hotel they were staying at I stayed one night there I went to Australia House? the next day to fix up about my pension and absent vote I came to Botton? the next day by train just to keep by friend company. I stayed at a hotel and left by buss the next morning at 9.15 I got a buss to Preston where I had a stop for an hour when I got another buss to Edinburgh I arrived at 9.30 pm and got home to Marthas at 12.15. They were in bed but they were pleased to see me we got to bed about 2 in the morning very tired when I got up and in the morning I saw snow for the first time in 43 years. It has been very cold since I came here. I have only had three mild days since I came here and I have been here for six weeks but I am getting used to. I am still enjoying myself very much. I have been to * ours all over Scotland as well as being in Glasgow since and I go to Edinburgh every week. I have that many relatives here I can't remember them all but they have all been very kind to me. Martha looks after me just like you do your baby. She is great. I am bringing her home with me we are sailing on the 24 August on the same boat as I came here with P&O Strathmon? I will be home some time October I have had word last week that Marie is back in New Guinea. She has rented her house to a Policeman at 4 pound a week but she says she will be back for Christmas I hope she is getting on all right. I had a letter from Sam this morning He was telling me that the carrots and parsley is good they have been taking it to the shop I won't be too long before I get back to look after it again. I do quite a lot of walking to keep me fit. I have seen all my three brothers five sisters and when I have had a few more * I will be quite pleased to come home. I could never stay here again the * and * is very nice but the weather is dreadful you get one good day every week so that don't smile Ivy I am bringing home a lot of different seed that I have never seen at home if they will grow I think I have given you all the news at present so I will say cheery OH to you all hoping to hear from you again yours sincerely Dad XXX Tell Jeffrey I was asking for him.

Residence

Samuel was described as a fruiterer. On 13 Nov 1934, the Sydney Morning Herald noted a bankrputcy proceeding; 'IN BANKRUPTCY ... VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. Samuel Moffat McCord, Boomerang-street, Cessnock, fruiterer.'

Death

Notice in newspaper: The relatives and friends of the late Mr. SAMUEL M. MCCORD, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to move from his late residence 11 Boomerang Street Cessnock, to-morrow, Saturday morning, after service commencing at 9.30 o'clock for the Beresfield Crematorium. C.R. SMYTH & SON Undertakers Frank Lackey, Presbyterian Minister