My Great-Grandparents, John and Robina
Rankin married 31 March 1905
had 9 children, all born in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland
See Rankin family
John Mullen, Jimmy Rankin, John
Evans Robina Rankin nee
1. John Mullen
my Great Grandparents son-in law he
married my Great Aunt Molly.
2.Jimmy Rankin my Great Granda Rankin's brother.
3. Great Granda John Rankin
4. Great Granny Robina Rankin
5. William Evans ( bottom left ) my Great Grand Parents son-in-law
he married my Granny
This is the only picture I have ever seen
of William Evans, my mother's Dad. He died in 1940 when my mother Nessie
was 8yrs old.
Granny, Agnes Rankin, supplied a lot of this
information in her 96th year!
She recalls that there wasapprox two years between
each of her brothers and sisters. 9 Children.
|born 30th April 1905, 1:00am at 51 Harvie
Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow # she was the last survivor of
the Rankin children and died 26th Sept 2003 aged 98 yrs
Agnes married twice and had 2 children to her first husband William Evans
my mother Agnes and William ( known as Sonny ).
And one child Hugh to her second husband Hugh Lavery.
# Harvie Street was renamed to Fairbairn Street.
||born 3rd Aug.1907, 8:00am at 17 Harvie Street, Bridgeton he was a music hall
artist and died aged thirty on 16 Jan 1938
|born Robina Colville Rankin on 26 Feb1909, 7:00am at 17 Harvie
married John Lewis on 27 Sept
1929 at the Guthrie Memorial Church, Moncur St, Calton, Glasgow. They had two
Lily & Ruby
|born Mary McGough Rankin on 9th Feb1911, 3:30am at 17 Harvie
St, Bridgeton. She married John Mullen
on 27 Aug.1937 at St Francis-in-the-east church of Scotland in Queen Mary
They had four children :-
Ruby born 28 Apr 1940, John born 14 may 1941
May born 4 Jun 1943, Janet born 18 Jan 1949
||born Jessie McGurk Rankin on 25 Jun1913, 6:30am at 9
Dunn St. Bridgeton.
||born 26 Jan 1915, 5:30pm at 19 Martin Street Bridgeton
||born 8 May 1918, 8:30am at 19 Martin St. Bridgeton died aged
|born 1st Jan 1921, 4:30am at 19 Martin St. Bridgeton
||born David Maughan Rankin at 11 May 1922. 1:30am at 19
Martin St. Bridgeton.
David died of pneumonia aged just 7 months on 5th Dec 1922
All of the Rankin children are dead.
| 30th Aug.1979 John Lewis his wife
Robina Lewis (nee Ramkin) and her brother Bobby Ramkin
My great uncles and great aunt
taken 16th October 1965 at the wedding of my Mum's
cousin, May Mullen who married Alex
Front row, my Granny Agnes Lavery next to her mother my
Great Granny Rankin.
Three children are
Joan McLean, Linda McArthur and myself.
Behind Joan is her mum Lily McLean.
Behind me is my Mum Nessie.
Behind my Granny is her daughter-in-law
Then we have
my Granda Hugh Lavery wearing the
bow-tie, Great Aunt Robina Lewis and my Dad Jimmy.
Top of the picture is Willie McLean and my Mum's step brother