TRQ 05.   Thomas Hope Gamekeeper at Kailsie, Traquair Parish.

(Descended from Thomas Hope b1811 in Ancrum, Roxburghshire)

Thomas Hope a gamekeeper at East Lodge, Kailzie House,unlike other Hope families he was only in Traquair Parish for a few years.   He and his family appear in the 1841 Census for Traquair but are in Jedburgh for the 1851 census before emigrating to Australia in 1856.  For the full story of this family I can recommend the excellent

Details from the 1841 Traquair Census:

with birth places added from the 1851 Census.

Thomas Hope aged 30. Born Ancrum, Roxburghshire.

Alison Hope aged 25 (Armstrong) Born Southdean, Rox.

Sarah Hope aged 8. Born Jedburgh, Rox.

David Hope aged 6. Born Jedburgh, Rox

Euphemia Hope aged 4. Born Jedburgh, Rox.

Thomas Hope aged 2. Born Jedburgh, Rox.

By the 1851 Census the family had expanded including Richmond Hope(b1844) and Alice Hope (b1846)who are both listed as being born in Peeblesshire which presumably was at Traquair.


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