John McNab
(Bef 1760-After 1841)
Agnes Ferguson
Donald Henderson
Margaret Campbell
John McNab
(Bef 1783-1866)
Margaret Henderson
Peter McNab
(Cal 1833-1912)


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Peter McNab

  • Born: Cal 1833, Kilbrandon, Argyll 1
  • Died: 15 Dec 1912, Strae? Bridge, Glenorchy 2

  General Notes:

In 1891 he was recorded as being a Gaelic speaker indicating he had no English. By 1901 he was shown as "G & E".



He resided in 1841 in Distilling House, Kilbrandon & Kilchattan Parish.

In 1851 he was working as a Lobster Fisherman at Glengarrisdale, Island of Jura, Argyll on the remote north west coast. He was described as being a Partner of and living with the MacPhail brothers from Kilchattan. 3

In 1861 he was described as a Seaman (Merchant Service) and was on board the "Mary K?????" of Glasgow with two others. An additional note seems to say "Lanark Coasting". 4

He worked as a Ship's Carpenter in 1871 and resided at Lodging at 14 Alma St, Govan, Glasgow. 5

He worked as a Ship's Carpenter in 1881 and resided at Lodging at 1 Alma Street, Govan, Glasgow. 6

In 1891 he was a Ship's Carpenter and was lodging with a family of Fergusons with William his brother in Ardchattan, Argyll . 7

He worked as a Ship's Carpenter (Own Account) in 1901 and resided at Lodger at Drishaig Farm, Ardchattan, Argyll. 8


1 Census Kilbrandon & Kilchattan Parish, Argyll, 1841-1871, target=_blank>, 1841.

2 Scotland's People - Document Image,, Death SR. Note that he is shown as single but the informant is referred to as his grandson.

3 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1851C.

4 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1861C.

5 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1871C.

6 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1881C.

7 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1891C.

8 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1901C.