Peter Robertson

Male, (circa 1826 - 1904)
FatherThomas Robertson (circa 1796 - )
MotherJane Turnbull (circa 1801 - )
BirthPeter Robertson was born circa 1826 in Doune, Perthshire, Scotland. 
INFO BIOG INFO from web posting by Ian Robertson: "Thomas Robertson, a farmar in Clackmannan married Jane Turnbull. First born was Peter Robertson born 1826 married Helen Litster born 3/6/1829. Helen's father was William Litster a sail maker - wife Marion Ferguson. Peter travelled to Australia in 1852 with wife. ..." (AncestMesBd.) 
Note NOTE: Birth 1825/26 and Birthplace Pethshire Scotland and parent names are from marriage cert for 2nd marriage. 
INFO Probable- CENSUS 1841 (6 June 1841). Perth, Kilmadock. Deanston village, Fifth division. Peter Robertson, age 15, cotton carder, born in county. -- with possible parents and siblings. (ScotCens1841 LDS1042694 Perth, Kilmadock E.D.2, parish 362. p.21). 
INFO GAZETEER ENTRIES.1) Doune, village in Kilmadock parish, S. Perthshire. "The village of Bridge of Teith adjoins it, and on the opposite side of the river, 1 mile to the W, stands that of DEANSTON." Pop (1841) 1559. 2) Deanston, a manufacturing village in Kilmadock parish, Perthshire, on the swift Teith's right bank, 1 mile W of Doune. ....consisting chiefly of extensive cotton-mills founded in 1785, and of dwelling houses for the workpeople." Pop (1841) 982. (GazScotland 2:368, 2:346.) 
INFO CENSUS 1851 (30 Mar 1851). Parish of Gorbals, Glasgow. #17. 12 Thistle St., Peter Robertson age 25, salesman in yarns, b. Perth Doune, is one of two lodgers with Jane Mackie, age 47, widow and dtr Margrete. All born in Doune, Perth. (ScotCens1851 LDS1042437 Parish 644/2 E.D.9 #17.) 
INFO MARRIAGE RECORD. Gorbals Parish Church (Ch of Scotland- Lanark Co.) 16 May 1852. Peter Robertson and Helen Litster, both in this Parish. married by the Revd [?] 3 days [column at edge of page; meaning not clear]. (GorbChScPR LDS1042983 OPR644-2/8 p.78[?]) NOTE: marriage of William Litster to Janet McMillan on same day. -probable brother to Helen Litster. William was baptized 1827 and Helen in 1829. 
MarriageHe married Helen Litster, daughter of William Litster and Merrion Hamilton, 16 May 1852 in Gorbals, Lanark, Scotland. 
Note NOTE: 6 Sep 1865 death of wife Helen. 
Note NOTE: The marriage certificate for Peter Robertson's 2nd marriage in 1866 lists 5 children living, 2 dead. The two named Thomas are dead. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. #89. 3 May 1866 at Sandridge, Peter Robertson, widower, 1865. 5 children alive, 2 deceased. b. Perthshire Scotland, soda water manufacturer, age 40, residence Bacchus Marsh, parents Thomas Robertson, farmer, and Jane Turnbull. Hannah Maria Swinbourn, spinster, b. Islington, London, age 24, residence Sandridge, parents James Swinbourn, engineer, Elizabeth Weston Farmar. Married by Frederick Charles Nath? the incumbent of Trinity Church, Sandridge. Witnesses Sophie Lewis Swinbourn and Orlando William Skeeles. (VicMarrCert 1866 #1270) NOTE: good signatures. 
MarriagePeter Robertson married Hannah Maria Swinbourn, daughter of James Swinbourn and Elizabeth Weston Farmar, 3 May 1866 in Sandridge, Victoria, Australia. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX AUST Marriage. Peter Robertson. Spouse: Hannah Maria Swinbourn. BirthPlace: London [incorrectly listed as Marriage Place]. Reg in Victoria, 1866 #1270. (AVRI.) 
INFO ELECTORAL ROLLS. 1903 Peter Robertson. 46 Highett St., Richmond, labourer. State Victoria, electoral district Yarra, subdistrict Richmond West. NOTE: same address for son William Litster Robertson and his wife Eliza. (AustrElecAnc.) 
DeathPeter Robertson died 2 June 1904 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. The Age [Melbourne]. Saturday, 4 June 1904. ROBERTSON - On the 2nd June, at the Homeopathic Hospital, Peter, the dearly beloved husband of Hannah Maria, and father of William of 154 Cambridge-street,Collingwood; also of Minnie, May, Nellie, Jane, Hannah, James, Peter, Katie, Edith, Clara, and Alice. late of Bacchus Marsh, in his 79th year. A colonist of 52 years. Sweet rest at last. (AgeMelbourne 4 Jun 1904, p.5.) 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. Deaths in the District of South Melbourne. #12481. Peter Robertson died 2nd June 1904 at Homeopathic Hospital, St. Kilda Rd, M.R.[?] Collingwood, City of South Melbourne, County Bourke. male, age 79. Cause: Senile Decay, 2 weeks. Medical attendant: Dr. H.I. Lewis of South Melbourne, last saw deceased 2 June 1904. Father: Thomas Robertson. Mother: Catherine Robertson, formerly McNab [sic]. Informant: Th[?] Robertson, son, 164 Cambridge La [?] Collingwood. Registrar: Louise E.Moir, 4th June 1904, South Melbourne. Burial 4 Jun 1904, Kew Cemetery. Undertaker T. McMahon. Witnesses to burial: T. Luckfield, T. Whitelaw. Born Scotland, 52 years in Victoria. Marriage 1: age 25 Scotland to Ellen Litster. Marriage 2: age 41 in Victoria to Hannah Swinbourn. Issue: 1st marriage: Thomas dead, Minnie 50 yr, Jane 48 yr, Mary 46 yr, William 44 yr, Thomas dead, Ellen 41 years; 2nd marriage, Hannah 37 yr, James 35 years, Peter 32 years, Catherine 29 years, Edith 26 years, Clara 23 years, Alice 20 years. (VicDeaCert 1904 #5945.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX AUST Vic Death. Peter Robertson. Father Robertson Thos. Mother Cath MCNAB [sic]. d. at Melb S H H age 79. Reg 1904 #5945. (VicBDMEdw.) 

Family 1

Helen Litster (circa 1829 - 1865)

Family 2

Hannah Maria Swinbourn (1841 - 1927)