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Burnfoot ... Dalmellington
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Burnfoot Colmonell Ayshire - (Burnfoot - Ayrshire)
Hi I am looking for any info on the town Burnfoot as I have found cesus records showing family members residing there on a farm of 10 acares in 1852 Head of farm being Hugh M muldrock if anyone has info on Muldrock or the farm or even the town history I would be greatly interested.
Family Surnames: Muldrock
Re Reading Room & Library - (Catrine - Ayrshire)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Catrine NB : 1891 Population : 2,458 - Has the Wilson Bequest Hall containing a reading room,also a public library.
Henry Williamson B.O. - (Catrine - Ayrshire)
was Rev. at U.F Church in Catrine in 1903, married on July 14th 1903. Anyone with information about him. Thanks, Jay USA
Family Surnames: Williamson
HOGG, Ayrshire - (Catrine - Ayrshire)
My grandfather DAVID MUIR HOGG moved from Catrine to Scunthorpe circa 1906, and seldom mentioned his family left behind in Ayrshire. I would welcome any knowledge of what happened to his siblings BARBARA HELEN b. 1873, JESSIE CAMPBELL b. 1875, WILLIAM b. 1877, MARY b. 1879, JOSEPH GILBERT b. 1880, GILBERT b. 1882, MAGGIE b. 1887, ROBERT b. 1890. All dates could be a year out! Jessie married a JOHN LECKIE in 1873, Mary married THOMAS HOLDEN in 1902 and Maggie married GEORGE KIRK in 1907. Thanks, Stewart
Family Surnames: Hogg Leckie Holden Kirk
Meheilowitsch and Lamont - (Catrine - Ayrshire)
I am looking for anyone who might remember John Meheilowitsch who worked at Blairlands farm in 1971 and his daughter Agnes (Nancy) Meheilowitsch who married John Lamont also of Blairlands farm. They married at Dalry Registry Office 13th. Oct. 1971.Also does anyone know Libby Meheilowitsch who lived in Catrine up till 1982.Any information no matter how small would be greatly appreciated. Regards Karen.
Family Surnames: Meheilowitsch And Lamont
MCEWEN MELDRUM - (Colmonell - Ayrshire)
Names: McEwen Meldrum
Family Surnames: Mcewen Meldrum
McCracken McCreadie - (Colmonell - Ayrshire)
Seeking any data on John McCracken (a master baker) and Janet McCreadie, parents of Jean McCracken, born Jan 2nd 1832 Colmonnell. Ayrshire, and John McCracken born abt 1844. Thanks Brenda,
Family Surnames: Mccracken Mcreadie
John McEwen (parents Thomas and Janet) - (Colmonell - Ayrshire)
John McEwen was born in Colmonell in 1830, married Elizabeth PATERSON on 07 Mar 1862 and left for Australia the following year, with babay Tom. At their wedding witnesses were David MCEWEN and June GARRIE - any information welcome, happy to share what I have.
Family Surnames: Mcewen, Paterson
McCredie, Hugh - (Colmonell - Ayrshire)
Hugh McCredie was an inn-keeper in Colmonell, married to Elizabeth Kennedy. I've found records of six children born to them betweeh 1789 and 1811: William (born 1789), Margaret (born 1790), Agnes (born 1792), Elizabeth (born 1802), "Jennet McCredy" (born 1805) and Hugh (born 1811). The son Hugh married Agnes Miller in Colmonell in 1844; they migrated to Manchester, England, where Agnes died in 1852. After leaving Scotland, the younger Hugh always spelled his surname Macreadie. He migrated to Victoria, Australia, in approx. 1854 with his young son William (my great-grandfather). More information, or contact with descendants, welcome. David
Family Surnames: Mccredie, Macreadie, Kennedy
1775 Coylton - (Coylton - Ayrshire)
James McClatchie born 0ct 1741 married Marion McIlavail in Coylton on 2 June 1775. James parents were John McClatchie and Janet Caldwell (of Slair parish) they married in 1734 in Croylin(??). James and Marion had a daughter Mary, bapt 26 Sept 1777. She married John Maitland in St Quivox in 1793. See also St Quivox entry
Family Surnames: Mcclatchie Mcilvail Caldwell
Agnes Mcquater? - (Coylton - Ayrshire)
Agnes was born arounf 1838 in Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland I think. She married Gavin Graeme of Dalry, Scotland. Her parents are Andrew McWaters and Margaret Johnstone. PLease help if you might have any more information.
Family Surnames: Mcquater Graeme Mcwaters Johnstone
Kay - (Coylton - Ayrshire)
Any in formation on the Kay family of Pettoch Farm nr Coylton abt 1820 - 1900. Associated names Howatson, Morrison, Hutchison
Family Surnames: Kay, Howatson
Boyd - (Craigie - Ayrshire)
Mary Boyd baptised Craigie 1779. Her father was William Boyd. I have not been able to find the name of her mother, or to trace further back.
Family Surnames: Boyd
Calderwood, Ayrshire - (Craigie - Ayrshire)
Does anyone have info relating to a Robert Calderwood shown at Helenton Mill, Symington age 68 in 1941?DOB abt 1773.He was a miller who married Margaret Wilson 1799. Children: Elizabeth born Symington, siblings were born in Craigie - James, Janet, Andrew, Adam, Margaret, Jean, John, William, David, Alexander and Walter (died Perclewan, Dalrymple 1903).Is there any connection with the Calderwoods of Fenwick?
Family Surnames: Calderwood, Wilson, Blair, Fitch
Reid of Adamhill - (Craigie - Ayrshire)
I am researching history of John Reid born 2.5.1836 at Adamhill. Married Mary Young of Whitburn on 5.8.1870.Father David Reid born 13.8.1793 at Adamhill who married Agnes Struthers. born 10.10.1800 at Sandbed Farm, Sorn. John and ary emigrated to NZ and are my greatgrandparents. Can anybody give me any more information about this family. When did they come to Adamhill and from where, etc. Have visited Adamhill but present owner only knows as far back as 1900. thank you
Family Surnames: Reid, Adamhill
McClatchie or McLatchie - (Craigie - Ayrshire)
Hi, through the help of some kind relatives I have some information on Thomas Mc(C)latchie who married Mary YOUNG and whose children (James 1798) and Jannet (1793) were born in Monckton but the family seem to have resided in and around Craigie in later generations. James married Jean GRAY before 1822 when their eldest child Thomas was born in Craigie - their 7th child William (1837) was my husband's ancestor - he married Agnes RALSTON and moved to Campbelltown. Are there any Mc(C)latchies still in the Craigie area I wonder? More than collecting names and dates, I'd like to find out more about their lives and the history of the village.
Family Surnames: Mcclatchie, Mclatchie, Young
Cronberry - (Cronberry - Ayrshire)
My grandfather James Tonner,was born in the mining village of Cronberry in 1896. His parents were John Tonner , a coal miner. His mother Ellen (Hughes). Any information on the people or the Village welcome.
Family Surnames: Tonner
Crosshill Farm - (Crosshill - Ayrshire)
I'm searching for any information on Cross Hill Farm in the late 1850s to the early 1900s. In particular, the Campbells who resided there around 1901 including Robert CAMPBELL and Thomas Murdoch CAMPBELL. They had three servants including a Jeannie Kinneburgh. Any information would be gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Campbell,Kinniburgh
Tait / Caldwell Marriage - (Crosshill - Ayrshire)
I am looking for a Marriage of Andrew Tait and Mary Anne Caldwell who had a daughter Helen born 15th January 1814 in Crosshill Kirkmichel Andrew Tait was born abt 1781 in Ireland, does anyone know where in Ireland Any records I have his birth place is stated Ireland no County
Family Surnames: Tait / Caldwell
Miners' rows near Crosshouse - (Crosshouse - Ayrshire)
I am researching the Cooks and Goldies who were miners around this area and I am interested in the location of the old miners rows - Hemphill, Thornton, Plann, Busbie, Southook, Neiphill etc.
James Craig Crosshouse - (Crosshouse - Ayrshire)
Looking for Info on JAMES CRAIG born Ireland who Married Mary Anne Steed on the 14th June 1862 in Crosshill Kirkmicheal Ayr. He was a bachelor aged 23 years when he married in 1862 and his occupation was a ploughman. He Died on the 5th November 1910 at Rosebank Cottage Crosshouse aged 72years and was an Agricultural Labourer
Family Surnames: Craig
Sprott.David - (Crosshouse - Ayrshire)
Anyone that is related to david sprott.He was killed during ww2.He is buried at leopoldsburg.belgium.My father Richard Mcginlay and david joined the kings own scottish borderers at the same time.many years later dad went to osterbeek cemetary because that was where he believed david was buried.Very disappointed that he couldnt find his grave.I only knew about david because dad sent a letter to my cousin in kilmarnock telling her all about him.this was the last letter he wrote before he passed away in 1984.I think he came from the crosshouse area.
Family Surnames: Sprott
Archibald Cook - (Crosshouse - Ayrshire)
Archibald Cook was born 11th May, 1863 at Old Busbie in the district of Kilmaurs. He appears on the 1881 census, aged 17 . He is a Brickmaker and lives with his father, Archibald Cook and Mother Janet Cook ms Sloan. Can find no further trace of him after this and would be grateful for any information.
Family Surnames: Cook, Sloan
McEwan, McKinnon of Old Cumnock - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
John McEwan, birthdate unknown, married Jane Kennedy McKinnon on July 16, 1875 at Old Cumnock. She was born in 1855. Need to find the parents, siblings, birthplaces of both John McEwan and Jane McKinnon.
Family Surnames: Mcewan, Mckinnon
Lang Robertson MacMillan - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
Langs, Robertsons, Macmillans from Cumnock 1800s or earlier. PLease get in touch if you have any relatives with these names pre 1900 - I have too many to list here. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Lang Robertson Macmillan
Richard & Charlotte Bannatine of Old Cumnock in 1860's - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
Lived in Glarinock House after return from Australia, where Richard (45 in 1861) met and married Charlotte (Owen).Richard born in Edinburough, was a surgeon aboard a ship to New South Wales.In 1861 Census living with Robert Bannatine aged 53, his brother, and children Charlotte J, Elizabeth C, Owen A. and Richard A as well as 4 servants. Anyone knowing anything about the Bannatine family of Old Cumnock or about Glarinock House, please let me know. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Bannatine
Thomas Mcconville of Cumnock - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
Looking for information and family history on my grandfather Thomas Mcconville who emmigrated to north western pennsylvania in America from Cumnock Scotland in the early twentieth century
Family Surnames: Mcconville
Ross Bryden Smith - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
malcolm ross and margaret Bryden were married 1792 muirkirk had son Daniel who married Elizabeth Smith Any information gratefully received they lived cumnock
Family Surnames: Ross Bryden Smith
James Laurie & Annie Stewart - (Cumnock - Ayrshire)
Looking for information about James Laurie (born 1846 Old Cumnock or Kilmarnock) who married Annie Stewart (born 1857 Dalrymple) at Old Cumnock about 1875.
Family Surnames: Laurie, Stewart
Mccubbin - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
My James Mccubbin Died 1822 and his wife Janet McBlain are buried in (New) Dailly churchyard.Thomas was born at Brunston,(Old) Dailly in 1745. The family later moved to Maybole and were weavers there.Does this ring any bells with anyone?
Family Surnames: Mccubbin Mcblain
Alexander-Jackson family - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
Looking for information on the Hugh Alexander-Mary Jackson family. Married in 1815 in Dailly. Children Wylie, Janet, Mary, William, James and Hugh. Hugh born in Ireland. Found in 1841 census living in Glenwells, Dailly.
Family Surnames: Alexander, Jackson
searching for decendants of Hughey Alexander - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
I am searching for information on my paternal grandfather, he immigrated to the US and had an active farm in New Milford Pa. He had two sons Robert and Henry. The childrens mothers name was Edith Seamans, any information would be greatly appreciated. I want to know more of my Irish heritage for myself as well as my children. This is all the information my father could give me as his parents were divorced when he was an infant. Thank YOu
Family Surnames: Alexander
McCreadie - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
Looking for pictures of THE TOLL Also looking for information on the Low Stables near The Toll, any pictures of Dailly in the early to mid 1900's My mother was Elizabeth (Bessie) McCreadie daughter of James & Jane McCreadie who at one time lived at The Toll. My mother & father Alex Mackenzie also lived at The Toll around 1927.My brother Jack was born at The Low Stables. My mother's brother Alex McCreadie & sister Jean McBride also lived in Dailly. My grandfather James (Jimmie ) McCreadie peddled fruit & vegetables with his horse Queen Elizabeth
Family Surnames: Mccreadie
scott william cathcart - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
Looking for decendents of william cathcart scott last address was main street dailly, then married and moved to fife ( lochore ) had a sister named Jean and a brother named Archie. I am his son who lives in australia but dad never talked about his family he has passed away so i would like to find out if anf relations live there. He had twin sons and a daughter and are all living in australi he mirgrated here in 1963 but i do not know when he left ayrshire.he would have been 74years old.
Family Surnames: Scott
Rennie's and Copland's - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
I believe my ggg/grandparents came from the Dailly area in the 1800's they were Samuel Rennie nad Margaret Copland, part of the family then moved to Carlisle, anyone have any info about either family.
Family Surnames: Rennie Copland
Brydens shop, Dailly - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
I have an old photo of Bryden Grocer in dailly. I don't have a date. Shop has a thatched roof and dress appears to be Victorian. Any clues? John
Family Surnames: Bryden, Brydon
McCutcheon farmers and miners - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
My McCutcheon / McHutchon ancestors in Dailly parish lived at Parkavice or Parkarice, according to the 1841 Census. Does anyone know how I can track down this house? They were farmers but probably worked in the local coal mines. In 1850, there was a fire at one of the Dailly pits that burned for the next 50 years. Perhaps coincidentally, my ancestor William Alexander McCutcheon left the village in 1850 for another mining area, Wrexham in Wales, with his wife and 5 daughters. His son later made a pile selling coal.
Family Surnames: Mccutcheon Mchutchon
Paterson, Campbell Married Girvan but daughter Marion lived in Dailly - (Dailly - Ayrshire)
Peter PATERSON m 1798 in Girvan to Janet CAMPBELL. Daughter Marion PATERSON married Henry WASON in 1829 Dailly. Their Daughter Janet born 1943 in Girvan married in Queensland Australia 1867 to Hugh MCCREADY (B 1842 in Ballantrae) Looking for the Father of Janet CAMPBELL---Jeremiah CAMPBELL
Family Surnames: Paterson Campbell
DALBLAIR ROAD, AYR - (Dalblair - Ayrshire)
Found 1905 MARGARET ROSE SIMM, parents, ROBERT AND SARAH ANN SIMM. Possible siblings LEONARD SIMM 1903, ROBERT SIMM 1900. Any descendants, Any information on the Simm family gratefully received. Viv
Family Surnames: .Simm
BARR FAMILY - (Dalgarven - Ayrshire)
TRYING TO TRACE MEMBERS OF THE BARR FAMILY (HUGH BARR /JEAN JOHNSON) SOME OF THEIR CHILDREN WERE BORN IN AND AROUD DALGARVEN. 1790'S TO EARLY 1800'S.
Family Surnames: Barr / Johnson
Re Reading Room & Library - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Dalmellington Ayr NB : 1891 Population : 1,395 - Has a reading room and library
Looking for information on Kirk/McCulloch - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
William Kirk, born Oct. 23, 1825, Father John Kirk, Mother Agnes McCulloch Kirk, County Ayr, Commumnity Dalmellington-Baptismal records "John Kirk had his thirdchild and second son by his wife Agnes McCulloch born Oct. 11, 1825, named William", Church of Scotland
Family Surnames: Kirk/Mcculloch
Macdonald - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
William MACDONALD, born in Dalmellington about 1814, married Mary DUFF of Dalrymple, they lived in Girvan about 1840 when first child Thomas was born, migrated to County Durham. Other children William, Margaret, and John. Would like to learn about the ascendents of both William and Mary.
Family Surnames: Macdonald, Mcdonald, Mac Donald
david halliday 1859 - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
seeking information on David halliday who worked at Craigengillan Estate in the 1880's .Married Margaret Rome Hughes in 1883 and had 8 children.Annie Jane Sarah Margaret John Mary David and James who attended Dalmellington school .
Family Surnames: Halliday
William Bird (Byrd) and family - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
I am trying to find out what happened to William Smail Bird's family. William Bird was born in Blantyre in 1828, son of John Bird and Margaret Gardner. He married Helen (Ellen) Campbell in Barony in 1856 and they were living at 6 Church Hill St Dalmellington at the time of the 1861 census with son John (4), daughter Helen (3) & son Peter (10 months). Ten years later he was a patient in the Mission Coast House in Saltcoats. No other member of the family is locable in the 1871 census, no trace of him or others in the 1881 and no trace of his death.
Family Surnames: Bird Byrd Gardner Campbell
James Duff born 1865 - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
In 1881 census James Duff is listed as born in Dalmellington Ayr In l891census he is given as born in Ayr and living in Limonds Wynd with an occupation of "Sprigger". I have been unable to trace his birth and what was a "Sprigger"? . St. Quinox Newton on Ayr are given as Registration District. Can anyone shed light on what might be the appropriate church etc., and how to trace him or his family.
Revie or Ravie - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
I am looking for a David Revie (or Ravie) listed in the 1851 Census as living in Dalmellington and described as an ironstone miner. It is believed he came from Ireland. His wife was Rebecca Laurie who may have come from Crookedholm in Ayrshire. He was aged 21 in 1851 and lived at l0 Burnfoothill.
Family Surnames: Revie Or Ravie
Duffie Wilson McKenzie - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
Mary Mckenzie was born Gorbals approximately 1800 and was married to John Duffie 1822 in Gorbals They were found on the 1841 cenu Elba st Newton on Ayr - their daughter Margaret Duffie was born about 1824 and married William Wilson 1845 St. Quivox and Newton Ayrhire. William and Margaret lived Ayr, Dalmellington
Family Surnames: Duffie Wilson Mckenzie
Wilson Duff - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
Margaret Duffie was born about 1824 and married William Wilson 1845 St. Quivox and Newton Ayrhire. William and Margaret lived Ayr, Dalmellington
Family Surnames: Wilson Duff
Pettigrew Wilson - (Dalmellington - Ayrshire)
Adam Pettigrew married Elizabeth Wilson 1871 dalmellington - any further information would be gratefully accepted
Family Surnames: Pettigrew Wilson
 
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