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Introduction / Westray Grays / George Gray and Margaret Seatter / Robert Gray and Marion Meal / William Gray and Ann Sandison

Janet Gray and William Tulloch

Janet Gray was the third daughter of William Gray and Ann Sandison, and was christened in Westray on 9th August 1808. She married William Tulloch (born in Westray about 1804) on Christmas Day, 1828. The following children are known to have been born to them:

  • James Tulloch, born 7 Sept 1829, died 5 Jan. 1833, aged 2 (?) years
  • William Tulloch, c. 23 Dec 1831
  • Ann Tulloch, born 15 May 1835. She married George Seater.
  • Barbara Tulloch, born 7 Feb 1839, died 16th March 1841, age 3 (?) years
  • Mary Tulloch, born 18 Apr 1842
  • David Tulloch, born 20 June 1845
  • Thomas Tulloch, born 15Aug 1847
  • Jemima Tulloch, born 15 March 1851. She married John Seatter, and later William Leslie.
  • The family was recorded at Pow, Westray, in the censuses from 1841 to 1861. The following shows the household in the 1851 census.

    1851 - Pow, Westray
    Relation Status Age Occupation Born
    William Tulloch Head Married 47 years Merchant Grocer Westray
    Janet Tulloch Wife Married 43 years Westray
    William Tulloch Son Unmarried 19 years Fisherman Westray
    Ann Tulloch Daughter Unmarried 16 years Scholar Westray
    Mary Tulloch Daughter 9 years Scholar Westray
    David Tulloch Son 5 years Westray
    Thomas Tulloch Son 3 years Westray
    Jemima Tulloch Daughter < 1 month Westray
    Jean Cowper Servant Unmarried 28 years House Servant Westray

    Janet died in 1868. William was at Pow in the 1871 census, but no record has been found for him after that. Below is the inscription for Janet's gravestone:

    Capt William Tulloch
    In Memory Of His Beloved Wife
    Janet Gray
    Who Died Oct 1st 1868
    Aged 57 Years
    And Their Two Children
    James Tulloch
    Died 5th Jany 1833
    Aged 2 Years
    Barbra Tulloch
    Died 16th March 1841
    Aged 3 Years

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