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Thomas Bachop
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Birth: 1818
Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Death: Apr. 10, 1892
Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Clackmannanshire 1861 Census:

Thomas Bachop
26 High S. South Side Head Shoemaker
Born Clack Clack. 2 windows 2 children at school
Bachop Jean wife 27. Born clack clack.
Thomas son 12. scholar " "
James " 10. " " "
Andrew " 6. " " "
John " 4. " " "
Robert " 2. " " "

1871 Census:

Thomas Bauchop Head Mar 49 Shoemaker Clack Clack
2 windows High St.
John Son 14 Clack Clack
Robert Son 12 Clack Clack



"FATAL BURNING ACCIDENT - A shoemaker named Thos. Bauchop, aged 76 years, was found dead in his house, Main Street, Clackmannan, on Sunday morning, the evident cause of death being burning. Late on Saturday evening a woman, who makes her living by hawking goods in the district, was seen to enter the house, but nothing transpired to arouse the suspicion of the neighbours until the following morning, when it was observed that the shutters on the windows of the old man's house had not been opened. One of the neighbours endeavored to find an entrance by the front door and failed, but on proceeding to the back of the house he was astonished to see the back door and the garden gate standing open. He at once made his way into the kitchen, and discovered the old man lying dead on the floor, life apparently had been extinct for a considerable time. The clothes were still smouldering, and on a closer examination it was seen that the body was much charred in some parts. It is not known how the unfortunate man's apparel had been ignited, but it is believed to have been accidentally. The circumstances of the case at first threw some suspicion on the hawker already referred to, and she was in the course of the next day apprehended, but further inquiries led to her liberation, as it was shown that she had been in no way connected with the sad occurrence. The deceased, who lived alone, was of a quiet and inoffensive disposition, and has long been a familiar figure on the streets of the county town."



"Sad Burning Accident. - On Sunday morning a shoemaker named Thomas Bauchope residing by himself in a house off Main Street Clackmannan, was discovered lying upon the floor dead. The deceased who was between 60 and 70 years of age, complained of giddiness on Saturday and was seen alive about 10 p.m. in the evening. On Sunday morning a neighbour tapped upon the window and getting no response the door was forced open and Bauchope was found dead, his night clothes being partially burned off him. It is supposed that the old man had fallen upon the fire when preparing to go to bed." 
Family links: 
  William Bachop (1779 - 1860)
  Elizabeth Harrower Bachop
  Catherine Anderson Bachop (1822 - 1860)*
  William Bachop (1844 - 1923)*
  Alexander Bachop (1846 - 1920)*
  Catherine Hutchinson Bachop (1847 - 1849)*
  Thomas Bachop (1849 - 1936)*
  James Bachop (1850 - 1927)*
  Bethia Harrower Bachop Pickering (1852 - 1928)*
  Robert Bauchop (1859 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Clackmannan Churchyard
Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Created by: Researcher
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29374107
Thomas Bachop
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