Robert Henry Rainey

Male, (1865 - )
FatherRoger Rainey (1835 - )
MotherEmma Atkins (1837 - circa 1869)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthRobert Henry Rainey was born 15 January 1865 in Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 
INFO BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Births in the District of Melbourne (North), Victoria, Australia. 1865 #3541. Born 15 Jan 1865 at Royal Park, Robert Henry (not present), male. Father: Rodger Rainey, gunner, Royal Artillery, age 29, b. Connor Ireland. Married 1858 Dover England. Mother: Emma Rainey, formerly Atkins, 27, b. Dover Kent. Informant: [illegible] friend, of Royal Park. Witness: Mr. Lloyd. Registered 31 Jan 1865, Melbourne North, G.F.Nagle, Deputy Registrar. (McGintyFamPa). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Australia Victoria 1865 Birth Ramey [sic], Robert Henry. Father: Roger. Mother: Atkins Emma. Place: Melb. Registered Victoria 1865 #3541. (AVRI). 
INFO BROTHER'S BIRTH CERT: Robert Henry Rainey, age2, is listed as a sibling on the birth certificate for his brother James Edward, born 3 Feb 1867, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (McGintyFamPa). 
INFO SCOTLAND CENSUS 1881. (3 Apr 1881) Transcription on Ancestry.com. McDermid's Building, Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire. Robert Rennie, 16, b. Australia, occup: rivet heater ship yard. Grandson in household of Robert Rennie 71, b. Ireland, Coal dealer and wife Mary 71, b. Ireland. (ScotCen81Anc). 
MarriageHe married Mary McDonald, daughter of George McDonald and Ann Jane McKay, 26 September 1885 in Maryhill, Lanark, Scotland. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. Marriages in the District of Maryhill in the County of Lanark [Scotland] no.125. 1885 On the 26th Sept at The Manse Maryhill after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. GROOM: Robert Rennie, soldier (Private) 1st Scottish Rifles (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence Barracks Maryhill. Father: Rodger Rennie, General Labourer. Mother: Emma Rennie, M[aiden] S[urname] Atkins (deceased). Officiating: Wm S Shanks, Parish Minister, Maryhill. Registered 1885 Sep 28 at Maryhill. James M???, Assist Registrar. BRIDE: Mary McDonald, Steam Loom Weaver, age 19, usual residence 142 Barlock Street Possil park. Father: George McDonald, Fireman in Iron Foundry. Mother: Karin [?] McDonald M[aiden] S[urname] McKay. Signed John Davis, Witness. Fanney White, Witness. (ScotMarrCert 1885 p.63 #125). 
Note NOTE: The surname RENNIE for Robert's marriage on 26 Sep 1885 in Scotland is consistent with the surname change from Rainey in English records to Rennie in Scottish records. 
INFO SCOTLAND CENSUS 1891. (5 Apr 1891) Back Row, Shotts, Lanarkshire. (Transcription on Ancestry.com) Shotts Middle dist. 655/1. Robert Rennie, 26, brother-in-law, b. Australia (British subject), occup: coal miner. Head: Archibald McDonald, 34, born at sea, coal miner. Wife Eliza Jane McDonald, 28. 4 McDonald children. (ScotCen91Anc) NOTE: no mention of Robert's wife Mary McDonald Rennie. 
INFO SCOTLAND CENSUS 1901. (31 Mar 1901) 19 Wood St., Govan, Lanarkshire. (Transcription on Ancestry.com) Partik dist. 646/4. Robert H Rennie, 37, head, b. Australia, Melbourne, occup: holder on (rivetters). Wife Mary Rennie b. Kilpatrick, Renfrewshire. Mother-in-law Ann Jane M. Mcdonald, 62, b. Ireland. Matthew Jowett, 32, brother-in-law, collier, b. England. David Black, 36, brother-in-law, collier, b. Shotts. Edward Clark, 29, visitor, soldier b. Newarthill. Ann Jane Jowett, 3, niece, b. England. (ScotCen01Anc).