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The Senter Family

including

 George Center and John Center

 

 

George
Center
b.1766

 
       
       

James
 Senter
(eldest child)
b.1793

9 other
children
William,  George,  Isabella,   Christian Forbes,
John Cumine,  Ann,  Alexander,  Jean,   Allan

Joseph
Senter
(10th child)
b.1812

                 
               

4 other
children

Christina

[baptised Christian],

William,
James
George

Portrait of John Center, photographer and bagpipe maker, taken in the studio of James Howie, 3 Princes Street, in 1888.

John
Center
1830-1914
Photographer &
 Bagpipe Maker

=

Photograph of Jane Center, wife of the Edinburgh photographer and bagpipe maker John Center

Jean
Senter
eldest child

=Jean [baptism record]
Jane [marriage record]

b.1837  d. <1907

7 other
 children

Joseph,
George,  Elspet,
James,
Isobella,
William,
Alexander
 

Photograph by John Center of his cousin John Allan Senter on the day that he left the Highlands of Scotland for Melbourne, Australia

John
 Allan
Senter
8th child
1848-1908
See "Leaving Scotland"

                   
     

10 children
John,  Joseph Allan,  Jane Isabella,  Elspet,  Christina
Mary Ann Diack,  James Alexander,  Johannah Wilson,  William,  Isabella

 

The details above, are based a genealogy web site from Glenn Eason, with amendments and many additional details provided by Veronika Ihlenfeldt.

Further brief details of marriages and families are given below, on this page.

 

Family of George Center (b.1766)

-  George Senter married Isobel Ellis in Huntly, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1792

-  Their eleven children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland between the 1790s and 1814.

 

Family of James Senter (b.1793)

-  James Senter married Isobella Allan in Clatt, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1822

-  Their five children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1823, 1825 and 1827, 1829 and 1831.

 

Family of Joseph Senter (b.1812)

-  Joseph Senter married Elspet Smith in Kildrummy, Aberdeen, Scotland, around 1837

-  Their nine children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland between 1838 and 1853.

 

Family of John Center (b.1830)
and Jean Senter
(b.1837)

John and Jean  were married in Kildrummy, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1860.  Jean's name on her marriage record is 'Jane'.

-  Their first two children were born in Aberdeen City, Scotland up to 1863.  Their other children were born in Edinburgh from 1864 up to the 1880s.

-  Christina:   emigrated to Melbourne 1853

-   William:    helped his brother, John, to run the bagpipe shop in Edinburgh.

-   James:      emigrated to Tasmania

 

Acknowledgement for the details above:

1.  Veronika Ihlenfeldt whose great great grandmother was a sister of John Center.

2.  Genealogy Site for Selected Families and Individuals

 

John Center and the Senter Family

Most of the family were named Senter. John used the name Center.

George was Center (marriage records), but Centre (christening records).

Family

John Center                    Jane                     Willie and Amy

Family Tree                   Leaving Scotland                   Today

Addresses

John (Aberdeen)         John (Edinburgh)          Family (Edinburgh)

Cartes de Visite

John Center                  By John Center:   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8

Bagpipes

Bagpipe Maker                        Bagpipe Photographs

 

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks