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Murdoch BALFOUR[1]

Male 1813 - 1904  (90 years)


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  • Name Murdoch BALFOUR 
    Born 26 Jul 1813  Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1 Fact 1  [1
    • Sailor/Mariner
    Reference Number 21654 
    _UID ADD3F526272B4E47A7BD97DFD91DA8B6B0C2 
    Died 1845-1904  [1
    Person ID I21654  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father James BALFOUR,   b. 18 Mar 1782, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841-1851  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Jean RENDALL,   b. 1781, Orkney Islands , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823-1876  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1797-1830  [1
    • Reference Number:201065
    Family ID F5795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice BAMBER,   b. 1799-1822, Poulton Le Fylde, Lancaster, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843-1894  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1839  Church Of Blackpool, Blackpool, Chester, Lancaster, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Reference Number:199548
    Children 
     1. Captain James William BALFOUR,   b. 1 Mar 1840, Blackpool, Layton, Poulton Le Fylde, Lancaster, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1912, Monks Risborough, Wycombe, Buckingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F5766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1813 - Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1839 - Church Of Blackpool, Blackpool, Chester, Lancaster, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [Br?derbund WFT Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Tree #0104, Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002]

      Murdoch was reputedly a Captain in the Merchant Marine. His ship went do wn off the Goodwin Sands and he and Alice both drowned. They are buri ed in Caister churchyard, Caister on Sea.

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] World Family Tree Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 12, 1998), Tree #0104 (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002