Re: Peter Matheson ancestors Scotland--died when,where
In 1901, there was a Peter Mathieson, aged 33, living at 22 Victoria Gardens, Rutherglen (Lanarkshire), with his wife Janet aged 28, and their sons Robert, John & Peter, aged 5,3 & 1 respectively.
The 3 sons were born in Rutherglen, and the parents were born in the nearby city of Glasgow.
Are you positive Donald was born in Rothesay ? - no Donald Mathieson (or Matheson) births were recorded in Bute in 1902.There was however a Donald Mathieson born in Rutherglen in 1902.
Rothesay incidentally is not itself an island. It's a town, on the Isle of Bute.