Peter Cameron

Peter Cameron

Male 1800 - 1887  (86 years)

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  • Name Peter Cameron 
    Born 10 Apr 1800  Cravunachan, Kilfinan, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Apr 1800 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Apr 1887  Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Apr 1887  Whitehaven, Cumberland, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Municipal Cemetary: Ward 2, Section Q, Grave 23
      Aged 86
      (Gravestone missing or illegible - the top half of the cemetary is in bad repair)
    Person ID I15  Fassifern Direct
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2014 

    Father John Cameron, Of Kilmodan,   b. Cal 1760,   d. Aft 1841, Kilmodan, Argyll, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Munn 
    Married 21 Feb 1782  Kilmodan, Argyll, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet

    Family Jane McSymon,   b. 1815, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1875, Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1840  Glasgow, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Peter and Jane were married by Peter's brother, Rev Alexander Cameron
    Children 
     1. Grace Mary Cameron,   b. 29 Oct 1841, Glasgow, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Young
    +2. James Anderson Cameron,   b. 18 Mar 1843, Troon, Ayrshire, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1903, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +3. John Cameron,   b. 14 Jan 1845, Dundonald, Ayrshie, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1898, Whitehaven, Cumberland, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Elizabeth Cameron,   b. 23 Aug 1846, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1919, Dunoon, Argyll, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +5. Jessie Jane Cameron,   b. 12 Sep 1849, Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1939, Hampstead, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Robert Cameron,   b. 24 Oct 1851, Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Sarah Isabella (Ella) Cameron,   b. 15 Dec 1853, Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1939, Whitehaven, Cumbria, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Whitehaven Joint Stock Bank 5 note - signed by Peter Cameron
    Whitehaven Joint Stock Bank 5 note - signed by Peter Cameron

    Documents
    BC - Peter Cameron
    Birth
    MC - Peter Cameron / Jane McSymon
    Marriage
    Peter Cameron - 1841 Census
    Peter Cameron - 1841 Census
    Peter Cameron - Census 1851
    Peter Cameron - Census 1851
    Peter Cameron - Census 1861
    Peter Cameron - Census 1861
    Peter Cameron - Census 1871
    Peter Cameron - Census 1871
    Peter Cameron - Census 1881
    Peter Cameron - Census 1881
    DC - Peter Cameron - 1887
    DC - Peter Cameron - 1887
    Probate ref Peter Cameron
    Probate
    Peter Cameron 1800-1887 - Obitury Whitehaven
    Peter Cameron 1800-1887 - Obitury Whitehaven

  • Notes 
    • On file: there are about 20 letters I have on file from Peter's children to him (Robert, John, Ella, Jessie) and one letter from his nephew Alexander Patrick Cameron (of Ardshiel). All letters dated between 1870 and 1877).

    • Started career in The Union Bank of Scotland around 1830 under James A Anderson after working for him in his capacity as a merchant in Glasgow.
      - Union Bank of Scotland (c1830-1842)
      - "A bank" in Troon (1842-1847)
      - Manager of the Whitehaven Joint Stock Bank (1847-1887)

      Whilst in Whitehaven and up to his death Peter was a trustee of Lord Lonsdale, treasurer of the Whitehaven & W Cumbria Infirmary, of the Whithaven Board of Guardians, of the Whitehaven Rural Sanitary Authority, of the Whithaven District Highway Board and various other local organisations.
    • Will on file


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