Family Groups(main line not confirmed)
|ALEXANDER HOSSACK, Cooper||m.||HANNAH GLENNIE|
|23 Oct 1782
|b. 11 Jul 1817, Banff, bab Witnesses John Walker and Alexander Hossack
|2||Alexander, Custom House Officer||m.
||Elizabeth Greig Wight||JAMES WIGHT
|b. 1818, Banff
d. 2 Feb 1892, age 74, Ashbank , Forfar Road, Dundee
Testament prepared by his nephew Garden Milne Hossack.
d. 5 Feb 1911, age 78, 29 Forfar Rd., Dundee
|b. 11 Apr 1819 bab 18th, Witnesses John Walker and Alexander Hossack|
|4||Barbara, House Proprietor||m. Single|
|b. abt 1820
d. 30 Dec 1885, age 66, 22 Fife St., Banff
Witnessed by brother. A. Hossack, Ashbank Cottage, Dundee??
|5||WILLIAM, Draper and Hatter employing 4 apprentices||had illegitimate
|b. 29 May 1821 in Banff , before withesses Alexander Glennie and William Hossack
d. 26 May 1857 at the young age of 35 of "Mania - 10 days".
At the time he was staying at the Gordon Arms Hotel in Huntly. His occupation was recorded as being a Draper and Clothier.
|b. abt. 1830
d. 30 Dec 1906, age 76, 39 High Shore, Banff. Registered by daughter Annabella.b
|6||Joseph, Shipsmaster (see Notes below)||m.20 Jun 1850,
Free Trinity Church,
|Ann Simpson Mearns||DANIEL MEARNS|
|b. 21 Apr 1825, Banff
Shipowner and Valuator of Liverpool according to testament on brother Alexander's will.
|b.1827. d 1899
The third daughter, father was a shipsmaster (see Note 6)
Married by David Simpson, Witnesses Thomas and Andrew Sutherland, both merchants in Aberdeen Siblings:
Mary bap. 9 Dec 1821, Aberdeen
Janet bap. 29 Sep 1824, Aberdeen
Helen bap. 3 Oct 1828, Aberdeen
Thomas Folingsby bap. 15 Oct 1833, Aberdeen
Daniel bap. 21 Sep 1835, Aberdeen
1) William Hossack - Birth 29 May 1821 in Banff , before withesses Alexander Glennie and William Hossack
2) The 1851 census shows William Hossack living with his mother as a Draper with 4 apprentices
3) William Hossack died in 1857 at the young age of 35 of "Mania - 10 days". At the time he was staying at the Gordon Arms Hotel in Huntly. His occupation was recorded as being a Draper and Clothier.
4) William died intestate but the 1858 inventory records that he had a 1/64th share of three ships - Coquette, Phoenix and Cyclone. This may have been prompted by his brother Joseph, b. 21st Apr 1825, who was a shipsmaster and was part owner of the Arab, a brig. His wife was Mary Bartlett the illegitimate daughter of a prominent Brewer. They married in 1856 had a 6mth old son William Bartlett Hossack.
HOSSACK Joseph 1825. (C 6568, Glasgow, 1852 Ex) Cyclone 32,340, 1853-64, Aust, E.I. Forward Ho!, 56609, 1867-8, C.
There are other Hossack captains as below:
HOSSACK Alexander. Cromerty 1819.
HOSSACK George Burntisland, 1822.
HOSSACK John Monkswearmouth, 1827.
HOSSACK Robert Cambell. Orkney, 1826.
HOSICK George. Blythe, 1836.
From Lloyds Register's for 1854 and 1864:
1854: No, 837. Ship, Cyclone S. Master, J. Hossack. Tons, 631. Where&when built, Glasgow 1853. Owners, Catto & Son. Port belonging to, Aberdeen. Destined voyage, Cly, Calcut. Classification, No of years first assigned, 14. and hull and stores, A1.
1864: No, 1011. Ship, Cyclone S. Master, J. Hossack. Tons, 594. Where&when built, Glasgow 1853. Owners, Catto & Son. Port belonging to, Aberdeen. Destined voyage, Liv, Vnevrsl. Classification, No of years first assigned, 14. and hull and stores, A1.
From Aberdeen City Archive:
Register No.1 in 1853. Name, Cyclone. Burthen, 665 tons. Master James
Hossack. Built by Alexander Stephen & Son, Glasgow, 1853.
Robert Catto, merchant in Aberdeen (8/64).
Robert Catto junior, merchant in Aberdeen (16/64).
Alexander Burnett Whyte, merchant in Aberdeen (4/64).
Alexander Webster, Advocate in Aberdeen (8/64).
Joseph Hossack, shipmaster in Aberdeen (4/64).
Alexander Stephen, shipbuilder of Glasgow (24/64).
A subsequent note indicates that Alexander Stephen sold his shares to the other shareholders in a bill of sale dated 22-Feb 1855. At that date, Joseph Hossack is Described as a shipmaster resident in Banff.
6) Source papers held by Aberdeen Council on the brig, ARAB here
Description Rig: BRIG
Details from Shipping Register at Aberdeen City Archives entry 16/1939:
1 deck + poop deck; 2 masts; Brig rig; Standing bowsprit; square stern; carvel built; work galleries; male figurehead.
Wm. Catto, merchant 8/64 shares
George Thomson, merchant 16/64 shares
Daniel Mearns, ship master 16/64 shares
Robert Catto, merchant 4/64 shares
Robert Catto Jnr., merchan 4/64 shares
Robert Schuster, merchant 4/64 shares
John Maitland, merchant 4/64 shares
John Duncan, manufacturer 4/64 shares
Thomas Grueber Folingsby, general agent of Belfast in Co. Antrim 4/64 shares
July 1850 Thomas Grueber Folingsby of Belfast B/S 4/64 to Joseph Hossack, ship master in Banff. September 1852 Owners of this vessel have transferred B/S 64 shares to Joseph Joplis and Benjamin Dutton of Liverpool, in business as Joseph Joplis.
Daniel Mearns April, 1839
Joseph Hampton August, 1843
Martin S April, 1844 at Liverpool
Joseph Hossack November, 1844.
Details from Lloyds Register of Shipping :
1839: Master D Mearns; Owner Thompson; Registered at Aberdeen; Destined Voyage Aberdeen - Pernau.
1840/1841/1843: Owner Thompson; Master D. Mearns; Destined Voyage (1840) Aberdeen - Pernau [Russia], (1841/1843) London - Cape of Good Hope.
1845/1848: Owner Thompson; Master Hossack; Destined Voyage (1845) Aberdeen - Mediterranean.
1849/1850/1851: Owner Thompson; Master Hossack; Destined Voyage London - Buenos Ayres.
1852/1853: No entry.
1856/1857/1858: Owner M. Henry; Master P. Draper; Port Belonging to Liverpool; Destined Voyage (1857/58) Cork.
From 1859: No entry.
Marriage - at Free Trinity Church, Aberdeen, Captain Joseph Hossack, brig ARAB of Aberdeen, to Anne Simpson, third daughter of Captain Daniel Mearns, steamer EARL OF ABERDEEN.
Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson & Co)
Shipbuilder: NICOL REID
Dimensions: length 87' x breadth 19 3/6' x depth 14 1/12'
tonnage 190 Tons
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