Left Scotland to live in Poplar before 1861 census.
James McPHERSON b. 1813 Perth, Inverness Scot. d. 28 Dec 1889 Poplar
Ann McPHERSON b. 1813 (Scotland) 06 Apr 1887 Poplar
David McPHERSON b. 1839 (believed Perth)
Robert R McPHERSON b. 1843 (ditto)
Charles McPHERSON b. 1847 (ditto)
Hugh Lyon Playfair McPHERSON b. 1849 Kircordia! Scotland d. 24 Apr 1928
Hugh McPherson was my Great Grandfather. He was a master roller in the Iron and Steelworks. He grew up in Poplar and after marrying moved around the country seeking work. He arrived in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, I the 1870’s where he settled with his wife. They had 9 children. He died in Carlin How, North Yorkshire.