Robert HOBKIRK was born about 1801, the son of James HOBKIRK & Jane SCOTT

From the 1841 census of Casleton, Roxburghshire, at Stitchellhill Limery, we find Robert HOBKIRK, age 40, Lime Quarryman born outside census county

We also find in the 1841 census of Castleton Village, Mary HOBKIRK, age 40, wife of R. HOBKIRK, quarryman, born Outside Census County and the following children:

     Jean HOBKIRK, F, age 19, Female Servant, born Roxburghshire
     William HOBKIRK, M, age 10, born Roxburghshire
     Robert HOBKIRK, M, age 7, born Roxburghshire

     Agness HOBKIRK, F, age 3, born Roxburghshire

The above were living in the household of Isabella ELLIOT, 40, widower, born England
George ELLIOT, 13 and Jenny ELLIOT, 9 & Margaret MATTHEW, 9

From the 1851 census, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire we have the followig information:

     Robert HOBKIRK, age 51 born Roberton, Selkirk, labourer
     Mary HOBKIRK, age 54
     Helen ARMSTRONG, age 17
     Mary CAMMERAN, age 16
     Mary MURRAY, age 3

From the 1861 census, Casleton, Roxburghshire we find:

     Robert HOBKIRK, age 60 and spouse Mary ARMSTRONG

From the 1871 census, Castleton, Roxburghshire, Douglas Square

     Robert HOBKIRK, age 73, Father-in-Law, born Roberton, Selkirkshire
     Richard MURRAY, age 50, Head
     Jane MURRAY, age 49
     Mary MURRAY, age 24
     Jane MURRAY, age 17
     Georgina MURRAY, age 9
     James MURRAY, age 8
     William MURRAY, age 5
     Elizabeth GELFORD, 11 month

Robert HOBKIRK passed away in 1872. From Robert HOBKIRK'S death certificate we find confirmation of his parents names.

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