On the birth records for his children, James Lang is shown as a merchant and grocer. On his death certificate he is shown as a grocer and cloth merchant. His father, also James, is shown as a weaver, farmer (?) and later on as an Elder on the birth certificates for his (James Lang senior's) children.
The 1841 census, Main St for Kilysth shows the following:
The 1851 Census for Old Town, Kilsyth shows the following. Note that my ancestor John LANG is no longer living with his parents.
1888 DEATHS in the Parish of Kilsyth in the County of Stirling Page 7, Entry No 21:
From the Kilsyth Monumental Inscription records – (here the age of James Lang looks more accurate)
MI 198 Jas LANG & Janet STIRLING 18(3 or 5)(3 or 5)
MI 199 Jas LANG 24 May 1855, 62 yr, wife Janet STIRLING 14 Feb 1880, 80 yrs, son Alex 23 March 1877 46 yr; Wm L. 8 February 1835 2 yr; Jas L. 20 June 1843 22 yr; Wm L. 8 May 1845 10 yr; Margt L. 26 November 1856 (gmo Marion ROBERTSON 4 Jan 1861, 78 yr).
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