Thursday, 31 December 2009

Gibson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Gibson family history as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the following deaths:

  • William Gibson who was born at Muckhart Manse on Dec 6th 1788 and died at Hamilton on Jan 25th 1854.
  • Son, William died May 6th 1839.
  • Andrew, born Nov 23rd 1821, died March 31st 1858.
  • Henry, born June 14th 1849, died March 27th 1885.
  • James, Engineer, Royal Siamese Navy, died at Bangkok on May 2nd 1888 age 41 yrs.
  • Mary Jamieson Dow, wife, died Nov 17th 1891 age 77 years.


Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Cumin Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am providing information on Cumin family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Janet Cumin, daughter of Patrick Cumin LLD, Professor of Oriental Languages, University of Glasgow. Born Aug 10th 1773 Died Jan 9th 1842.
  • Her sister, Marion Cumin died Nov 24th 1849.
  • Jean Cumin, died June 3rd 1854.


Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Oldham Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Oldham family history as sourced from a memorial in Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Christine Wingate, wife of Joseph Oldham, who died Oct 15th 1841 age 31 yrs.
  • Joseph Oldham who died July 28th 1847 age 42 years.
  • Children: Joseph died Jan 8th 1850 age 13 yrs and Margaret Miller died Jan 15th 1850 age 14 yrs.
  • Sarah Buchanan, widow of above, died Feb 24th 1889 age 78 years.



Monday, 28 December 2009

Mackinlay Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Mackinlay ancestry as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Elizabeth J. McLelland on Oct 17th 1898 age 36 years. She was wife of George Mackinlay.
  • Son, George Alexander, killed in action at Ypres on Aug 15th 1917 age 26 years.
  • George Mackinlay, died Dec 30th 1946 age 98 years.


Sunday, 27 December 2009

Barrie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Barrie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • John Barrie on Aug 22nd 1893 age 78 years.
  • Granddaughter, Isabella Barrie Paul on Jan 15th 1922 age 30 years.
  • Isabella Barrie, widow of Alexander Paul and daughter of John Barrie on Dec 6th 1952 age 87 years.




Saturday, 26 December 2009

Bilsland Genealogy, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bilsland family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Bilsland on Feb 15th 1919 age 64 years.
  • Son, James Alexander on Dec 8th 1932 age 46 years.
  • Jane Colville, wife of Alexander Bilsland, on April 4th 1940 age 84 years.


Friday, 25 December 2009

Bilsland Genealogy, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bilsland family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • James Bilsland on July 3rd 1923 age 73 years.
  • Wife, Emily Isabella Fairie on July 23rd 1938 age 84 years.


Thursday, 24 December 2009

Bilsland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information relating to the family history of Sir William Bilsland, Glasgow. This was sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's famous Necropolis, viz:

  • Sir William Bilsland Bt., Lord Provost (Mayor) of Glasgow 1905-1908 who was born March 17th 1847 and died Aug 27th 1921.
  • William Blair, son, July 18th 1888-June 9th 1911.
  • Agnes Anne Steven, wife, June 20th 1857-July 23rd 1935.
  • Benjamin Charles Thompson, Oct 2nd 1885- March 16th 1952.
  • Helen Isabel Thompson, daughter, Aug 28th 1896- Jan 15th 1972.


Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Galbraith Ancestry, Glasow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Galbraith family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • James Galbraith, Shipowner, who died March 4th 1885.
  • Margaret Neilson Kirkwood, wife, who died Oct 6th 1904.
  • Son, Charles Edward Galbraith, born March 18th 1862, died Dec 15th 1936.


Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Aitken Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Aitken family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • John Aitken, M.D. who died December 1861 age 75 years.
  • His wife, Margaret Montgomerie Thomson who died March 1873 age 75 years.
  • His daughter, Helen Meikle Aitken who died May 1861 age 33 years.
  • Archibald Gray MacDonald who died April 1900 age 86 years.
  • Wife, Janet Gemmell Aitken who died January 1903 age 79 years.



Monday, 21 December 2009

Ord Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Ord family history as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's Necropolis.

This records the deaths of:
  • James Kennedy Ord on Nov 5th 1929 age 56 yrs.
  • Isabella Steven, wife, on July 13th 1931 age 57 years.
  • Son, James Kennedy on Jan 1st 1965. He was husband of Lilias Milne.
  • John Logan McCulloch, died June 13th 1931 age 69 years. He was husband of Mary M Barr.
  • Daughter of above, Isabella Nimmo, died April 21st 1944.
  • Mary M Barr, died March 20th 1952.


Sunday, 20 December 2009

Beattie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on the Reverend Alexander Ogilvie Beattie who died in 1858. This gentleman was a supporter of Glasgow architect, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson and was instrumental in engaging Thomson to design the St. Vincent Street United Presbyterian Church where Beattie would have become the first minister if it were not for his (Beattie's) untimely death.

This monument, which was designed by Thomson is of architectural interest in its own right, can be found in Glasgow's Necropolis, close to the Cathedral.

Due to weathering, the inscription on the monument is partly eroded.

Saturday, 19 December 2009

Ross Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I visited Glasgow's famous Necropolis ( City of the Dead) where I obtained information on Ross family history from a memorial stone there, viz:

  • John Macdonald Ross of Ledgowan, Achnasheen, Rossshire. He was born Dingwall May 28th 1838 and died at Glasgow July 9th 1905.
  • Wife, Robina Gilroy, died Dec 9th 1920.
  • Son, Robert Ross, died Dec 20th 1935 age 58 years.


Friday, 18 December 2009

Murray Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Murray family genealogy using information from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Rev. James Leslie Murray who died Aug 17th 1926 age 82 years.
  • Wife, Jane Ann Pittendrich, who died March 31st 1926 age 77 years.
  • Mary Kay Thirde, who died Jan 23rd 1940
  • Jane Ann Murray, who died Feb 10th 1951.
  • William Pittendrich Murray, who died Nov 22nd 1951.


Thursday, 17 December 2009

Wright Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I visited Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow to research Wright family history. The memorial stone featured in the video records the deaths of:

  • William Wright, died at Clarkston on Sept 16th 1923 age 75 years.
  • Wife, Jeanie Mackay, died May 21st 1928 age 80 years.
  • Daughter, Jeanie, died Oct 4th 1942 age 62 years.
  • Willaim, died Oct 10th 1959 age 84 years.
  • Son, Alexander, died February 10th 1967 age 80 years.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Sutherland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the name Sutherland as found on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the death of Rev. Hugh Sutherland M.A., First Minister of Merrylea Parish Church, who died June 2nd 1919 age 56 years.


Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Mitchell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Mitchell family history, Glasgow as sourced from a family memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery. Here is the list of deceased:

  • Angus Mitchell, husband of Lily French, died Jan 9th 1919 age 62 years.
  • Lily French, died Nov 6th 1951.
  • Daughter, Annie Mitchell, died Jan 7th 1966 age 80 years.



Monday, 14 December 2009

Fraser Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Fraser family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.This provides information on the following deaths:

  • John Mulligan Fraser of Enterkin, Newlands who died March 30th 1916 age 65 years.



Sunday, 13 December 2009

Russell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Russell family history using information obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • William Russell, Merchant, died June 27th 1847 age 53 years.
  • Wife, Helen Bartholomew, died April 22nd 1900 ahe 84 years.
  • Janetta, died March 17th 1843 age 2 years.
  • Walter, died July 7th 1866 age 26 years.
  • William, died Nov 22nd 1903 age 68 years.
  • Jane Howard, died Sept 7th 1905 age 66 years.
  • Janetta, died April 24th 1934 age 91 years.


Saturday, 12 December 2009

Struthers Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Struthers family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Jessie McMillan Struthers, wife of William Auld, died at Hurlingham, London Feb 14th 1929.

  • William Auld, died at Hurlingham on Oct 10th 1936.

  • Allan Struthers, died Feb 3rd 1946, husband of Ann I Menzies.


Friday, 11 December 2009

Sweet Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Sweet family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Alexander Sweet, J.P. Born Langside Oct 17th 1843, died at Skelmorlie Nov 17th 1921.
  • Wife, Barbara Dunn Wright, died at Skelmorlie Nov 13th 1925 age 83 years.
  • Son, Alexander, died at Malta Oct 11th 1927 age 46 years.
  • Son, Archibald MacIntyre, died at Skelmorlie Dec 9th 1937 age 63 years.

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Smith Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Smith family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Smith, Born Feb 16th 1855, Died Nov 19th 1902.
  • Wife, Margaret McLerie, Born Jan 16th 1859, Died Dec 19th 1905.


Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Fisher Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland



This afternoon, I am posting information on Fisher family history as sourced from a memorial stone located in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:





  • John Beaton Fisher on Nov 16th 1913 age 33 years.


  • Wife, Mina C Walker on Sept 28th 1970.


  • Margaret Ivory Grindlay, wife of John Fisher, on Feb 23rd 1943 age 24 years.


Tuesday, 8 December 2009

McFie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McFie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Robert McFie, Engineer, Glasgow, Nov 6th 1903 age 67 years.
  • Son, Robert Archibald, died at Liverpool Jan 17th 1933, husband of Norah Williams.
  • Annie Copeland, wife of Robert McFie on Dec 30th 1935 age 92 years.
  • Ellen G. McFie on Aug 16th 1960.
  • Norah McFie, died Feb 19th 1986.


Monday, 7 December 2009

Stewart Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting family history information on Stewart as obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. The following deaths are recorded:

  • Marie Eleanor Stewart, Aug 25th 1907 age 7 years.
  • 2nd Lieut William Johnston, 8th Royal Irish Fusiliers, killed at the Somme July 1st 1916 age 23 years.
  • Marie Jean Johnston, died Sept 24th 1934 age 70 years.
  • Robert Stewart OBE, JP., Ex Provost (Mayor) of Dunoon, died April 24th 1948 age 82 years.


Sunday, 6 December 2009

Fraser Family History, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Fraser family history following a visit to Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the deaths of:
  • Margaret Dryden (Peggy), daughter of Archibald and Maggie Fraser, who died at 'Wanlock', Pollockshields on Feb 6th 1915 age 18 yrs.
  • Daughter, Annie Cunningham, died in infancy.
  • Margaret R Cunningham, wife of Archibald Fraser, died Feb 17th 1926 age 60 years.
  • Archibald Fraser, died July 15th 1951 age 95 years.
  • Daughter, Janet Mulligan (Jenny) Oct 9th 1982 age 83 years.


Saturday, 5 December 2009

Fraser Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Fraser family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Wlliam Fraser, husband of Janet Loch, Born Nov 13th 1852 Died June 14th 1915.
  • Daughters:
  • Christina Walker B Nov 7th 1876 Died Oct 18th 1881.
  • Janet Loch, Born May 25th 1887, Died April 7th 1888.
  • Son, John, husband of Marjorie Lawrence, Born May 25th 1885, Died June 15th 1923.
  • Janet Loch, Born April 14th 1851, Died April 22nd 1931.
  • Walter George MacDonald, husband of Chrissie Fraser, Born June 12th 1881, Died Jan 28th 1946.
  • William Robertson Butler, husband of Elizabeth Fraser, Born Oct 21st 1874, Died Sept 26th 1946.
  • Christina Walker Fraser, widow of Dr. Walter MacDonald, Born Aug 23rd 1883, Died April 24th 1975.
  • Nannie, wife of Archie Fraser, Born June 28th 1899, Died Oct 21st 1929.

Friday, 4 December 2009

Gordon Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Gordon family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Alick Farquhar, son of Alexander & Janet Gordon. Born June 12th 1889, Died April 30th 1907.
  • Alexander Gordon. Born Jan 5th 1850, died May 24th 1917
  • Janet Munro Ross. Born May 10th 1851. Died June 8th 1917.
  • Charles George of A&S Highlanders, killed in action in France Sept 23rd 1918 age 24 years.
  • Christina Gordon, sister of Alexander Gordon, died Sept 18th 1922 age 86 years.

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Thursday, 3 December 2009

Lamb Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Lamb family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

  • Jessie Lamb on Jan 7th 1888 age 24 years.
  • Alexander Lamb on Jan 10th 1888 age 17 days.
  • William on Jan 12th 1888 age 18 months.
  • William Lamb on July 7th 1890 age 31 yrs.
  • Alexander Stewart. Born May 12th 1855, Died Nov 21st 1918 age 62 years.

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Mackie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Mackie family history as sourced from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. The information below was sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery and records the deaths of:

  • Janet Watson, wife of David Mackie, on Sept 12th 1887 age 65 yrs.
  • David Mackie on April 21st 1852 age 5 yrs.
  • David Mackie on April 29th 1888 age 72 yrs.
  • Daughter, Jeanie on Feb 14th 1906 age 63 years.
  • Son, Andrew on May 31st 1913 age 57 years.
  • Daughter, Annabella, widow of Robert Turner, on Jan 23rd 1914 age 63 years.
  • Jessie Mackie on April 25th 1943


Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Scott Family Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I am posting information on Scott family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

George Scott in 1884.

Elizabeth Robertson 1894.

Daughter, Elizabeth Watson Scott, widow of Samuel W. Scott, 1920.

Sunday, 29 November 2009

Dow Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Dow family ancestry as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Jessie Gray on April 19th 1891 age 23 years.

Thomas Dow on Sept 22nd 1932 age 69. Interred in Ayr Cemetery.

Video clip to follow.

Bryson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bryson family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

John Bryson on March 2nd 1889 age 57 years.

Jeanie Nisbet on October 23rd 1899 age 67 years.

Daughter, Elizabeth Bryson Stalker on June 18th 1907 age 52 years.

Saturday, 28 November 2009

Macdiarmid Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Macdiarmid family history, Glasgow.

The following information on has been sourced from a family memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

John Macdiarmid, husband of Elizabeth Burgess, died May 10th 1904 age 63 years.

Elizabeth Burgess died Jan 13 1940 age 84 yrs.


Friday, 27 November 2009

Finlay Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon I am posting information on Finlay family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Thomas Russell Finlay who died at Thayetmyo, British Burmah on March 28 1885 age 30 yrs.

Janet Russell on March 16th 1899 age 75yrs.

Andrew Finlay on Sept 4th 1899 age 85.

Jane Cuthbertson Finlay on April 21 1934 age 82 yrs.

Andrew Russell Finlay on Feb 24th 1935 age 78 yrs.

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Stewart Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Stewart family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Margaret Faulds on June 5th 1887 age 52 yrs.

Arthur Stewart on Sept 6th 1924 age 50 years.

Walter Stewart on Jan 20th 1929 age 57 yrs.

James Stewart on April 2nd 1931 age 72 yrs.


Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Bruce Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Bruce family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Jane Forrest Sutherland Gourlie, wife of Alexander Bruce. Born Jan 30th 1850 Died July 11th 1891.

Alexander Bruce. Born Oct 1st 1850 Died Dec 9th 1923.

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Morton Ancestry Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon I am providing information on Morton family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

George Morton, Captain 1/5 Highland Light Infantry killed in action at Dardanelles on July 12 1915 age 32.

George Morton on Aug 2nd 1927 age 78 yrs.

Janet Morton on Feb 19th 1938 age 80 yrs.

Arthur Boyd Morton on Aug 21st 1886 age 4 months.

William Wilson Morton on Feb 23rd 1928 age 43 yrs.


Monday, 23 November 2009

Scott Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Scott family history as sourced from Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

George Scott on Jan 30 1886 age 73 yrs.

Jas Porteous Scott: July 3rd 1844-May 13 1892.

Duncan Fraser Scott. Born Dec 15 1871 drowned in India Aug 6 1898.

Agnes Bayne Fraser, Died Jan 13 1916.

Sunday, 22 November 2009

McLellan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on McLellan ancestry, as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Patrick McLellan at Partick on Jan 13th 1898 age 67 yrs.
  • Wife, Elizabeth McGregor on Oct 13th 1907 age 67 yrs.
  • Son, Robert Patrick on March 6th 1890 age 17 yrs.

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Mellish Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Mellish family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Ian Graham Mellish, son of William B and Jessie Hunter Mellish (late 1/7th Gordon Highlanders) on March 3rd 1921 age 21.
  • Jessie Moffat Gibson, wife of W.B. Mellish on Oct 18th 1892 age 28 yrs.
  • Isabella Mellish on Nov 6th 1904 age 72 yrs.
  • William Baillie Mellish on Dec 16th 1927 age 75 yrs.
  • Jessie Hunter Mellish on July 22nd 1932 age 76 yrs.
  • Son, James Hunter Mellish on Jan 20th 1933 age 35 yrs.

Friday, 20 November 2009

Forret Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am providing information on Forret family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Andrew Forret on August 9th 1906 age 58 yrs.
  • Son, Reggie, drowned in a yacht accident on July 7th 1906 age 21 yrs.
  • Willie and Edith, died in infancy.
  • R.S.L. Forret, M.C. 2nd Lieut Scottish Rifles, died in France May 15th 1918 age 27 yrs.
  • Jane Mackay, March 1st 1919 age 65 yrs.


Thursday, 19 November 2009

Baillie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Baillie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Stuart Hamilton Baillie, husband of Jane D. Burgess who died Jan 18th 1915 age 65 yrs.
  • Son, William Burgess on July 17th 1884 age 2 yrs.
  • Jane D Burgess on June 2nd 1933 age 85 yrs.


Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Muir Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Muir family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • William Muir on April 26th 1889 age 85 yrs.
  • Janet Wylie, wife, on August 8th 1866 age 62 yrs. Interred in Riccarton, Ayrshire.
Children:
  • Agnes, wife of James Kelly.
  • Jane, interred at Glasgow.
  • Elizabeth, interred at Riccarton.
  • Helen, died Sept 2nd 1912.
  • Janet, died Jan 8th 1914 age 79
  • William, died April 16th 1915, age 75 yrs.


Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Bryson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bryson family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Jeannie Panton on Dec 20th 1883 age 42 yrs.
  • Son, David Panton on March 16th 1870 age 2 yrs.
  • Daughter, Sarah Dickson Bryson on Nov 19th 1904 age 39 yrs.
  • William Panton Bryson on Dec 27th 1907 age 33 yrs.
  • Alexander Bryson on June 9th 1915 age 76 yrs.
  • Elizabeth Panton on July 12th 1928 age 77 yrs.
  • Stormont Panton Bryson on April 5th 1935 age 70 yrs.


Monday, 16 November 2009

McMillan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McMillan family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. This records the deaths of:

  • Andrew McMillan on Feb 22nd 1912 age 69 yrs.
  • Son, Rae Duxbury McMillan on April 27th 1906 age 28 yrs.
  • Wife, Jane Duxbury on April 26th 1921 age 77 yrs.
  • Son, William McMillan on July 22nd 1934 age 58 yrs.
  • Son, Andrew McMillan on March 9th 1943 age 63 yrs.
  • Crissie Dow on May 21st 1951 age 69 yrs. Wife of William McMillan.



Sunday, 15 November 2009

Miller Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I visited Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow to undertake ancestry research.

This memorial stone records the deaths of:

  • George Miller Snr, Engineer, who died Sept 5th 1881 age 36 yrs.
  • Marguerite Anderson Miller, who died Jan 21st 1895 age 23 yrs.
  • George Miller who died May 25th 1893 age 23 yrs.
  • Margaret Anderson wo died Jan 14th 1927 age 80 yrs.

Saturday, 14 November 2009

Ferguson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Ferguson ancestry as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the deaths of:

  • William Ferguson on May 18th 1895 age 88 yrs.
  • Janet Smith on Aug 3rd 1902 age 75 yrs.


Friday, 13 November 2009

Barr Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Barr family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Smith, son of William Barr, on August 8th 1883 age 6 yrs.
  • William Barr on July 29th 1896 age 52 yrs
  • Wife, Mary Smith on March 16th 1925 age 72 years.



Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Forrest Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Forrest family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Margaret Waugh, wife of Adam Forrest, who died Oct 12 1885.

Adam Forrest who died Feb 4th 1902.

Jessie Jane, who died Feb 18th 1930.

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Brown ancestry as sourced from a grave marker at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Alexander Brown on Sept 19th 1927 age 70 yrs.

Dorothy Margaret Brown who died in infancy.

Grace Smith on Dec 31 1934 age 74 yrs.

Video to follow.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Law Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Law family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Jeannie Nisbet Boag on March 22nd 1895 age 32 years.

Catherine Murray Frame on March 19th 1927 age 60 yrs.

William T Law on March 17th 1931 age 73 yrs.


Monday, 9 November 2009

Limpitlaw Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Limpitlaw family history from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Elizabeth Davie, wife of Robert Limpitlaw, who died May 16 1913 age 50 yrs.

Daniel, born Jan 1 1912 and died in infancy.

Robert Limpitlaw died Feb 3 953 age 85 yrs.

Video to follow.

Sunday, 8 November 2009

Thomson Ancestry Glasgow Scotland

This evening I am posting information on Thomson family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

Laurence Thomson, writer B Feb 7 1846 D Nov 21 1904.

Wife, Nora Manwell Johnstone B March 15 1857 D Jan 6 1946

Daughter, Margaret Mann B Nov 25 1882 D Feb 22 1884

Daughter, Marion Annie B April 17 1884 D Nov 14 1961

Saturday, 7 November 2009

Russell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Russell family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Robert Russell, born April 16 1852 died Sept 12 1886.
Mother, Margaret Russell, born Oct 31 1824 died Nov 8 1904
Alexander James Gordon, born May 5th 1896 died June 19 1898
James Gordon, born Aug 15 1848 died Aug 13 1929
Mary William Gordon, born June 1 1854 died March 24 1946.


Friday, 6 November 2009

Lamond Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I visited Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow where I noticed this memorial stone which records the deaths of:

  • Robert Peel Lamond B Oct 28th 1841 D Nov 20th 1909.
  • Wife, Isabella Jaap B April 10th 1846 D Oct 1st 1921.
  • Charles Ernest B Aug 25th 1880 D Oct 16th 1881.
  • George Alexander Walker Lt Col R.E. B July 23rd 1878 Died at Colombo (on sick leave from Mesopotamia) Feb 25th 1918.
  • Robert Jan 31st 1868 -Jan 31st 1931.


Thursday, 5 November 2009

Ure Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Ure family history as sourced from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Thomas Ure on July 14th 1886 age 54 yrs.
  • Ann Morrison on Aug 15th 1886 age 61 yrs.
  • Thomas Ure on Dec 6th 1884 age 2 yrs.
  • James Ure on Dec 7th 1914 age 59 yrs.
  • Catherine Thomson, wife of Thomas Ure Jr on May 13th 1920 age 58 yrs.
  • Janet Ure on Aug 23rd 1920 age 59 yrs.
  • David Ure on March 25th 1943 age 75 yrs.
  • Thomas Ure on Aug 25th 1945 age 82 yrs.



Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Cameron Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Cameron family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Agnes Stewart on Dec 18th 1884 age 13 yrs.
  • Christina Rankin on Jan 15th 1898 age 62 yrs
  • Daniel Cameron on July 17th 1910 age 80 yrs.
  • Wife, Margaret Rankin on Sept 14th 1912 age 82 yrs.
  • Daniel, son of Daniel Cameron, on Feb 8th 1923 age 62 yrs.
  • Mary Allison on Dec 29th 1950 age 83 yrs.


Tuesday, 3 November 2009

McDowall Family History, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I paid a visit to Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow. Here I found this interesting McDowall family memorial stone which records the deaths of:

  • Agnes Neilson Ritchie, wife of James McDowall, who died April 24th 1917 age 71 yrs
  • John, who died in infancy
  • James McDowall who died Nov 28th 1930 age 85 yrs.
  • William McDowall who died Aug 2nd 1939 age 61 yrs.
  • Daughter, Jane McCaig died Sept 14th 1944
  • James McDowall who died in Australia July 1951 age 69 yrs.
  • Archibald Ritchie McDowall died May 23rd 1952 age 73 yrs.


Monday, 2 November 2009

Campbell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Campbell family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Ian Campbell on March 20th 1914 age 2 yrs.
  • Walter Campbell on Feb 27th 1932 age 57 yrs
  • James Campbell on March 3rd 1934 age 32 yrs


Sunday, 1 November 2009

McKay Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am providing information on McKay family history as sourced from a family memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Robert McKay on October 3rd 1926
  • Wife, Janet Smith on Oct 2nd 1940.
  • Two children, Christina & John


Saturday, 31 October 2009

Porter Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Porter family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Glasgow's Eastwood Old Cemetery.This stone records then deaths of:

  • Alexander Porter on Feb 1st 1920 age 68 yrs
  • Jane Couper Porter on Dec 12th 1931 age 78 yrs.
  • Janet Couper on Oct 22nd 1900 age 14 yrs.
  • Alexander Porter on June 29th 1898 age 5 yrs.


Friday, 30 October 2009

Black Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Black family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This stone records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Black on March 1st 1900
  • Daughter, Edith on June 12th 1925
  • Edith Sutherst on May 2nd 1958 age 86 yrs.


Thursday, 29 October 2009

Waterson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Waterson family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Jean Waterson on May 23rd 1956
  • John Jarvis Brougham on May 2nd 1974
  • Grandfather, Robert G Waterson on Aug 9th 1924
  • Grandmother, Margaret B Waterson on May 23rd 1937
  • Uncle, Robert Waterson on Aug 23rd 1943.


Wednesday, 28 October 2009

McCabe Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This posting focuses on McCabe family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. Deaths of the following are recorded:

  • Thomas McCabe on March 25th 1934
  • Son, Hugh McCabe on July 30th 1920
  • Wee Alick and May who died in infancy.
  • Jessie Mackie, wife of Thomas McCabe, on Jan 31st 1945


Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Sinclair Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Sinclair family history as sourced from a family memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Jane Forbes, wife of John Sinclair, on Dec 20th 1910 age 73 yrs.
  • James, son, husband of Mary Scott, on Dec 19th 1899 age 35 yrs.
  • John Sinclair on Aug 23rd 1920 age 86 yrs.
  • Daughter, Isabella on Dec 1st 1952 age 92 yrs


Monday, 26 October 2009

Gemmell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Gemmell family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. This provides information on the following deaths:

  • Janet Calderwood Gemmell, Born Feb 28th 1911 Died Dec 16th 1915
  • Infant son, July 8th 1900.
  • Wife, Ellen Ramsay, Born March 16th 1872 ,Died April 14th 1923.
  • William Gemmill, writer of Glasgow, Born Dec 16th 1863 Died Nov 6th 1948


Sunday, 25 October 2009

Rodger Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I visited Glasgow's Necropolis (City of The Dead) where I encountered a magnificent Rodgers family memorial recording the deaths of:


  • Thomas Rodger, Merchant, Glasgow on June 8th 1833 age 51 yrs.

  • Wife, Elizabeth Chalmers on Dec 27th 1828 age 35 yrs.

  • James Moubray, Late Ensign H.M 96 Regiment on Oct 18th 1862, age 21 yrs.

  • James Rodger, Engineer on May 11th 1873 age 58 yrs.

  • Janet Smith, wife, on Aug 31st 1901 age 88 yrs




Saturday, 24 October 2009

Currie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Currie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Malcolm Currie on Sept 6th 1927
  • Wife, Agnes Moir on Sept 8th 1920
  • Son, Archibald on Nov 16th 1906
  • Daughter, Mary Turner MacNab on Nov 13th 1911
  • Daughter, Jean Moir on March 5th 1924


Friday, 23 October 2009

James McKinlay Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning I encountered this unusual memorial at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. It was set up by the Calico Printers of Thornliebank (a southern suburb of Glasgow) in memory of James McKinlay, their foreman for 41 years. No dates are given but see below for industry background.

According to my research, Thornliebank Printworks was one of the largest calico-printing works in Scotland in the late 19th century. It closed on Dec 24th 1929. Going back further in time, Alexander and James Crum bought a small muslim factory in 1789. Walter Crum pioneered the application of chemistry to calico printing. The business transferred to Calico Printing Association in 1893.

Thursday, 22 October 2009

Giffnock War Memorial, Scotland - World War One

This evening, I am following up on yesterday's post and providing information on WW1 casualties. A video of the memorial showing the names from both conflicts can be found here.

Robertson T Anderson, George Beattie, David Willis Binnie, James H Brown, John C. L. Caird, William Weir Cranston, Bertie Cumming, Arthur B Finlinson, Robert Gibson, George Grainger, Jack Gray, David Hay, John Leslie Gray, Dawyck Guthrie, Douglas W Haldane, Robert L Haldane, Charles Stuart Hall, John D Kennedy, David Leed, William J Lindsay, William S McCall, James S MacGregor, James McGregor, Ninian McLachlan, Fred Ross Munro, Ronald G Murray,Wallace C Paterson, Ralph R Scott, R Shirley Scott, William Peach Scott, Herbert M Shearer, Thomas Toshack, David Steel Walker, Thomas White, John Wilson, David Young.

Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Giffnock War Memorial, Scotland - World War Two

This evening, I am posting details of the WW2 casualties as sourced this morning from Giffnock War Memorial, Glasgow. Tomorrow, I will post the names for WW1.

Aleaxander Aitken, James M Allison, Dean Anderson, Gordon Anderson, Norman McL. Anderson, John G Andrew, James Angus, Harry C Archibald, Wylie Baser, William Bissett, William S Bissett,William McM. Black, David Blair, Joe Blythe, Stanley Bolden, William A Brechin, William B Bremner, William W Britton, Peter B Brough, Richard D Burgoyne, Alexander A Calder, William S Cameron, James L Carswell, Colin E P Castle, Eric A Castle, James Catton, G.B. Cleland, John Clugston, Hugh Conway, Douglas Cooper, Robert S C Craig, Ian Cruickshanks, John M Cruickshanks, T.M. Cruickshank, Gordon Cumming, William Currie, William McL Dalziel, James F Davitt, David A Dick, Roy S Dickens, William Dobie, John R R Donaldson, Kenneth R Douglas, Adam Dunlop, Andrew Eaglesham, John Elder, Stanley R Fenwick, J G S Forrest, Donald A Gillies, Iain F Gow, Thomas Graham, William McL Grant, William Gray, Arthur R Griffiths, Graham A Guthrie, R.C Hamilton, R.B. Hanney, Maurice J Hood, Robert Hall, John B Jarron, George T Kerr, Robert Kilgour, Eric Knox, John S Knox, John G Lamont, John E Ledingham, Angus Leitch, James G Leslie, Sydney Letton, William S Linn, Gavin R Logan, Peter S McCaughey, John W McCulloch, Peter A McCulloch, Ian MacDonald, William S McFarlan, Maurice G McKendrick, Douglas MacLachlan, David R McLoughlin, Ian D MacLean, Robert MacLean, McMillan, John McNamara, Douglas McNaughton, Alexander N MacPherson, William A McVie, Charles W Markham, Douglas W Manney, James Maxton, Kenneth A W Miller, James M Milligan, David C Mitchell, Charles Morrison, Hugh G Morrison, Kenneth B Murray, Joseph Neilson, John Niven, Andrew P Paterson, John W Paterson, George C Paton, Frederick A Pearse, Norman F Peat, Andrew L Peddie, Niels P Pedersen, Joseph Pediani, Jas S Petrie, James Prentice, William Raeside, Cecil J Reeve, Leonard T Richards, Harley Rolland, Thomas W Russell, John M Sayers, Walter Scott, James Smellie, A.G. Steele, James Mcn. Strachan, James Stewart, John D Taylor, John M Taylor, William Taylor, Thomas G Thomson, W.C. Thomson, Edward F Valentine, Gordon B Walker, John R Walker, Eric L C Wallace, John Watson, Norman S Weir, David White, Fred White, James F Wilson, James M Wilson, Dugald G Wood, Douglas G Wood, William H Wylie, James Wyper, John Taylor.


The entire list of names (both wars) can be viewed via this video

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Thornliebank War Memorial, Glasgow ,Scotland- WW2

This afternoon, I am posting information on the casualties from World War Two as sourced from the Thornliebank War Memorial. This records the deaths of:

Jack Macgill Andrew, John Clugston, James Conroy, James Craig, Duncan J Currie, W. Dalziel, Joseph Davidson, Hamilton Durnan, Robert Foulis, Andrew Gavin, Alex Gibson, Alex C Gibson, James Gibson, William Gibson, Peter Gunn, Alan Haddow, James A Haddow, James Hamilton, Douglas William Hogg, James H Hood, Joseph Hughes, Gavin Johnston, John McCabe, Malcolm McLean, John McMillan, William McEwan McNab, Mark Dorrans McNeish, John Hanvidge Moore, Robert Hanvidge Moore, Malcolm Murray, T. Ovens, James Wilson Philp, Charles Robertson, Andrew Ross, John Farrell Shaw, John Sheenan, Alex Slater, William Stevenson, Allan Thomson, Robert F Torrance, William Turner, Charles Henrie Vokins, Alexander Walker, James Watson, Allan Weir, William Henderson.

Belfast 1972: Peter Deacon Sime


Monday, 19 October 2009

Thornliebank War Memorial, Glasgow, Scotland- WW1


This afternoon, I visited the War Memorial at Thornliebank, Glasgow Southside. This lists the huge number of casualties in both World Wars plus the Northern Ireland 'troubles'.

The list below covers only World War One (1914-1918), I will list the WW2 casualties tomorrow.

William Aiken
James Allan
John Anderson
Robert Andrews
James Armstrong
Robert Armstrong
William Armstrong
James R Blackwood
Herbert C Bow
Joseph Britton
Robert Buchanan
William Cadden
Alexander Cathcart
David Coubrough
Thomas Craig
Alexander Crawford
John Crawford
John Currie
David W Dalglish
John Dalglish
Alexander C Deans
Samuel Dowie
Daniel W Dugan
William Dunlop
James Evans
William Edgar
James Galbraith
Joseph George
Alexander Gilmour
John Gilmour
James Gray
Thomas Hannah
James Hannigan
William Himlin
Francis W Hollis
Joseph Hunter
Thomas A Jackson
David S Johnston
William Johnstone
James Kerr
Arthur Lang
John Love
John McCafferty
George O McCutcheon
Robert McDougall
Bertie McFarlane
David McFetridge
William McKinlay
Daniel McLean
William C Mair
George Marshall
William Meechan
James McM. Millar
David Mitchell
Joseph B Moore
John Morton
George Mosson
George H Muirhead
George Murphy
James E Murray
James S Neil
James Nicholson
Charles Parker
Robert Parker
George M Paterson
Henry P Peachy
Thomas Peters
James Pitt
William P Preston
David M Reid
Thomas D Riley
Samuel Scott
Edward Shields
George Smith
Archibald Stewart
Thomas Stewart
Samuel Stockman
Andrew T Strang
Thomas T Strang
James Surgenor
John Timlin
Hugh Todd
Frank Waterson
Samuel Waterson
Samuel Williams
John Wilson
William Yuill

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Maley Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Maley family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This recumbent stones records the deaths of:

  • Patrick Maley on Feb 7th 1938 age 61 yrs.
  • Mary Lyons on Sept 3rd 1961 age 79 yrs.
  • Son, James on July 25th 1963 age 37 yrs.
  • Martha Legget on June 28th 1981 age 74 yrs.


Saturday, 17 October 2009

Carlaw Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Carlaw family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • James Carlaw on Nov 27th 1944 age 83 yrs
  • Agnes Struthers Watson on April 14th 1948 age 86 yrs.


Friday, 16 October 2009

Morton Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Morton family history as obtained from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Sarah Elizabeth Kingston, wife of John Morton, on Feb 22nd 1938.
  • Son, John Thomas Kingston Morton, missing in France July 1st 1916.
  • John Morton on May 18th 1941.
  • Esther M. Kingston on Dec 27th 1949


Thursday, 15 October 2009

Skinner Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Skinner family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

  • Mary Dempster on Feb 27th 1909
  • Daughters-Catherine Brodie on March 29th 1902 and Jean Dempster on Jan 13th 1926
  • William Skinner on Aug 11th 1930 age 86 yrs.
  • Daughter, Mary McIntosh, wife of James Beaton on June 8th 1946.
  • James Beaton on Sept 6th 1946.


Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Somerville Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Somerville family history from information on a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. The inscription records the deaths of:

  • George Somerville on Aug 5th 1904 age 85 years
  • Catherine Primrose, who died at London on Feb 11th 1908 age 85 years.


Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Stevenson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Stevenson family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander D Stevenson on June 24th 1897 age 54 yrs
  • Margaret Cuthill on Dec 1st 1902 age 79 years


Monday, 12 October 2009

Jack Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Jack family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • William Somerville Jack on Jan 22nd 1914 age 65 yrs
  • Wife, Jessie Easton on May 26th 1928.
  • Daughter, Catherine Easton Gordon on Oct 12th 1935.


Sunday, 11 October 2009

Mayors Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening I am posting information on Mayors family history a sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • George, son of Henry and Eleanor Mayors who while cycling was run into and killed by a motor car June 3rd 1913 age 15 yrs 11months.
  • Eleanor Tully, wife of Henry Mayors, died Nov 25th 1918 age 56 yrs.
  • Henry Mayors died July 27th 1944 age 80 yrs


Saturday, 10 October 2009

Macquarrie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Macquarrie family history as obtained from a (recumbent) memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Wilhelmina MacCormick Findlay (Mina), wife of John Macquarrie, who died Oct 6th 1923 age 31.

Also, infant daughter.

(Did mother and daughter die during childbirth?)
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Friday, 9 October 2009

McCaig Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on McCaig family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the deaths of:

  • John McCaig on April 4th 1913 age 57 yrs
  • Adelaide Morton on June 2nd 1936 age 76 yrs


Thursday, 8 October 2009

Hankinson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Hankinson family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Edith Davenport, daughter of Walter D & M.C. Hankinson, Born Aug 22nd 1898, Died March 31st 1914
  • Walter D Hankinson Sept 4th 1867-Dec 27th 1944, Minister of Queen's Park Baptist Church 1914-1927.
  • M. Constance Hankinson June 20th 1873-May 24th 1965




Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Whitehead Ancestry, Glasgow. Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Whitehead family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Whitehead on Oct 3 193? age 55yrs, husband of Jeanie Lamont.
  • Son, John Whitehead who was cremated at Linn on March 11th 1969 age 59yrs.


Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Harper Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I am posting information on Harper family history as sourced from a grave marker in Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Marion Walker Gibson on April 22 1900 age 20 yrs.

Elizabeth Cossar on March 1 1917 age 35

James Gray on Jan 22 1922 age 32

Jeanie Weir, wife of James Harper, July 27 1925 age 68

James Harper on Dec 31 1928 age 72
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Monday, 5 October 2009

Alston Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Alston family history as sourced from a grave marker in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of

  • John Alston, son of Gavin Alston, Contractor Glasgow on Dec 3rd 1897 age 62.
  • Thomas Alston, Manufacturer, Glasgow on Oct 7th 1892 age 68 yrs.
  • Margaret Ritchie on March 24th 1901.


Sunday, 4 October 2009

Simpson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Simpson family history as obtained from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

  • Mary Porteous Anderson on Nov 26th 1898 age 34 yrs
  • George Simpson on March 25th 1949 age 83 yrs.


Saturday, 3 October 2009

Glass Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Glass family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Margaret Addie, Nov 1896 age 74 yrs.
  • Elspeth Laidlaw Glass, grandchild, March 1898 age 7 weeks.
  • Elizabeth Reid, daughter, wife of R.L. Glass on May 27th 1914
  • Robert Laidlaw Glass on March 9th 1922.
  • Mary Addie, wife of George Moore, on Jan 26th 1890
  • William George Moore Nov 30th 1821-Nov 29th 1909
  • John R Bird April 26th 1907
  • Jessie Addie, wife of J.R. Bird on Nov 20th 1953.


Friday, 2 October 2009

Allan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Allan family history from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. The following information on family deaths was obtained from a memorial stone:

  • Christina Kennedy McKenzie, wife of E.J.Mozart Allan, on Nov 2nd 1907 age 49 yrs.
  • Son, William Elder Mozart on Oct 30th 1894 age 14 months.
  • E. J. Mozart Allan on Aug 9th 1929 age 72 yrs.
  • Sister, E. A. N. Allan on Nov 9th 1948.


Thursday, 1 October 2009

Watt Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Watt family history as sourced form a memorial stone in Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Watt who lived Oct 23rd 1827-March 14th 1906
  • Agnes Fowler who lived Feb 14th 1834-July 4th 1907
  • James Dunn Watt who lived March 27th 1862-March 30th 1937
  • Robert Archibald Watt who lived Jan 23rd 1858-Jan 23rd 1939 NB-Born and died on same date!
  • Henry Erskine Watt, Born Sept 13th 1870 Died Nov 2nd 1943
  • Ernest Watt OBE OPH DSC PRCP 1875-1947
  • Agnes, wife of John B Slimon, died Sept 28th 1897
  • Stewart Gardner Nov 8th 1883-Aug 19th 1899
  • George Edwin Jan 16th 1868-Dec 7th 1934
  • Arthur, Jan 7th 1866-June 17th 1935
  • Hugh Thomson Oct 13th 1872-Dec 12th 1947
  • Margaret Mary July 11th 1878-Oct 19th 1957


Wednesday, 30 September 2009

McCallum Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on McCallum family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

John Anderson McCallum, Coalmaster, Glasgow on June 1st 1904 age 75yrs.

Margaret MacEwan,wife of above, on Dec 10th 1895 age 67 yrs

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Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Colledge Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Colledge family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Mary Elizabeth Boag, wife of Francis Steel Colledge, on May 8th 1893 age 36 yrs.
  • Francis Steel Colledge on March 6th 1925 age 79 yrs.
  • John Boag on Oct 8th 1921 age 41 yrs.
  • Winnifred Mary Colledge on Dec 18th 1963 age 74 yrs.
  • Lt. Colonel Francis William Colledge MBE, JP, CE on Nov 27th 1967 age 90 yrs.


Monday, 28 September 2009

Reiach Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Reiach family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery and which records the deaths of:

  • George Reiach, late General Instructor of Scottish Fisheries, who died at Edinburgh May 1898 age 76 yrs.
  • Son, John Reiach died at Rio de Janeiro, Nov 1898.
  • Daughter, Mary Anna Reiach who died at Anstruther 1859
  • Daughter, Isabella Mowat Reiach who died at Guernsey on Aug 17th 1904.
  • Wife, Mary Manson who died at London Feb 15th 1919 age 92 yrs.
  • Son, Herbert Reiach who died at sea off Queensborough, Kent on July 16th 1921 age 47 yrs.


Sunday, 27 September 2009

Turner Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Turner family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This stone records the deaths of:

  • Robert William Turner who was born July 19th 1864 and died July 25th 1934, husband of Ina Rodger.
  • Their children, Jean Kay B May 13th 1892 and James Rodger Stephen B Aug 7th 1897 both of whom died in infancy.
  • Ina S.B. Rodger B March 6th 1863 D Aug 18th 1948.


Saturday, 26 September 2009

Ingram Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information concerning Ingram family history as sourced from a memorial stone located at Eastwood Old Cemetery and which was erected by William and Annie Ingram in memory of twins, Helen and Willie, born at Nosshead Lighthouse on June 8th 1879 and died:

  • Helen on Sept 16th 1879
  • Willie on Dec 23rd 1906

Also:

George Ingram, Sgt., R.E. 2nd Q.O. S & M died at Bangalore, India on Jan 1st 1911 age 39 yrs.

  • Father, William Ingram died at Cambuslang on Dec 27th 1916 age 73 yrs.
  • Mother, Annie Simpson on Dec 30th 1925 age 84 yrs.
  • Daughter, Maggie Lee on June 9th 1954 age 85 yrs.

Friday, 25 September 2009

Houston Ancestry, Scotland

This afternoon I am posting information on the 'Houstons of Houston' as found in Paisley Abbey, Scotland.

A wealth of information dating back to the 12th century can be found in the video clip.


Thursday, 24 September 2009

MacDonald Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on MacDonald family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Eastwood Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • James C MacDonald on Jan 9th 1910
  • Wife, Annabella Dakers on May 6 1956
  • Daughter, Gladys on Aug 12th 1989.


Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Magara Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Magara family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

The stone records the deaths of:

  • James Magara on Jan 9th 1943 age 79 yrs.
  • Jessie Ann Allan on Nov 28th 1902 age 36 yrs.


Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Wylie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Wylie family history as obtained from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery and which records the deaths of:

  • John Wylie, manufacturer of Glasgow
  • His wife Isabella Mitchell McKechnie
  • Sons- John, William, Alexander and Hugh.
No dates are provided.


Sunday, 20 September 2009

Kinloch Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I am posting information on Kinloch family history as obtained from a memorial stone located in Old Cathcart Cemetery and which records the deaths of:

Alexander Kinloch, who died at Gourock on July 7th 1911.

Wife, Margaret Sutherland who died at Glasgow on Nov 4th 1899
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McTurk Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on McTurk family history as obtained from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery. This stone records the deaths of:

John McTurk on April 17 1897 age 46 yrs.

Jeannie Taylor McTurk on Jan 21 1933 age 84 yrs.

Daughter, Mary (Mamie) Morrison on Jan 24 1947.
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Saturday, 19 September 2009

Myron Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Myron family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery.

The (recumbent) stone records the deaths of:

Morris Forsyth Myron on Oct 27 1899 age 58 yrs.

Daughter, Elspeth on Feb 10th 1879 age 3 months.

Wife, Mary Lindsay on Sept 8th 1925 age 89 yrs
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Friday, 18 September 2009

Hood Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Hood family history obtained from a grave marker in Old Cathcart Cemetery.

This records the deaths of:

Archibald Hood, Timber Merchant, Polnadie. B Feb 7 1846 D March 2 1897.

Wife, Jeannie Crawford. B March 28 1847 D March 8 1911.
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Thursday, 17 September 2009

Maley Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening I am posting information on Maley as sourced from a recumbent memorial cross in Old Cathcart Cemetery.

This records the death of Thomas Maley, late Sergt. Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died May 7th 1896 age 66 yrs.
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Wednesday, 16 September 2009

O'Brien Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on
O'Brien family history from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. Information is obtained from a recumbent memorial stone and records the following deaths:

Michael O'Brien, husband of Mary Henderson, died Nov 1899.

Their sons:

David- June 1882

James, died at Rio de Janeiro, March 1892.

Thomas, 1/1st Scottish Horse, died of wounds at Cairo Oct 1915.

Mary Henderson on Oct 20 1939
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Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Ewan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting infromation as sourced from a Ewan family memorial stone located in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Annie Smith-B Aug 11 1832 D Dec 24 1916.
Robert Ewan, JP, Architect. B April 14 1827 D Feb 13 1917.
Christian Freeman, younger daughter, D Nov 4 1944.
Robert, elder son, D May 29 1946.
Charles Ewan, younger son, D Feb 29 1952
Jean Anne, elder daughter, D Nov 15 1952.
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Monday, 14 September 2009

Allan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Allan family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

David Steel Allan on June 26 1930 age 67 yrs.
Margaret Stirling Waddell on March 31st 1946 age 73 yrs.
Daughter, Isabel Pattie on June 4th 1954.
Son, Harry Taylor on Dec 8th 1969.
Son, Malcolm Alexander on April 23rd 1974.
Daughter, Margaret Stirling on Sept 3rd 2007.
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Sunday, 13 September 2009

Austin Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Austin family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This stone records the deaths of :

  • Annie Bruce on Sept 23rd 1903 age 52 yrs.
  • Robert Austin on May 29th 1927 age 76 yrs.
  • Marianna Bannerman Austin, infant granddaughter, on Nov 5th 1920.
  • Robert Austin Jr., died at Yokohama, Japan on July 19th 1936.


Saturday, 12 September 2009

Buchanan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting further information on Buchanan family history from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. The memorial stone featured in the video records the deaths of:

  • James McKenzie Buchanan on Sept 29 1897 age 78 yrs.
  • Wife, Jane Stewart on March 28 1919 age 86 yrs.
  • Daughter, Mary Margaret McDougall on Jan 6th 1927
  • George S.P. Buchanan on June 21 1946, husband of Maude Swaine Buchanan of Bolton and son of James McKenzie Buchanan and his wife Jane Stewart.




Friday, 11 September 2009

Carswell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Carswell genealogy based on information on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This stone was erected by Isabella Pollock in memory of her husband, James Carswell who died on May 20th 1906 age 45 yrs.


Thursday, 10 September 2009

Buchanan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Buchanan family history using information sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Roberts Wright- July 22nd 1895-June 7th 1896, second son of John Buchanan.
  • James McKenzie Buchanan, Liet. 180th Coy Royal Engineers, Aug 31st 1893-Feb 18th 1918.
  • John Buchanan, May 4th 1938 age 71 yrs.



Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Park Ancestry, Glasgow Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Park family history using information on a memorial stone located at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records deaths of the following:-

  • Agnes Park, wife of Thomas Wilson, on May 16th 1888 age 44 yrs.
  • Daughter, Maggie who died in infancy.
  • Thomas Wilson on Sept 9th 1894 age 54 yrs.`
  • Nephew, James Weir on July 13th 1900 age 33 yrs.
  • Daughter, Lizzie Tod, wife of D.M.Grant on August 21st 1909 age 34 yrs.
  • Christina Murdoch, age 42, daughter of Thomas Wilson, on March 1st 1916 at Wimereux, France.
  • Daughter, Agnes Park, on Jan 3rd 1956. Cremated at Woodside.


Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Horn Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Horn family history which was obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Horn, Printer of Glasgow, on Feb 14th 1903 age 56 yrs.
  • Janet Mackie, wife, died Aug 14th 1922 age 76 yrs.
  • John Fraser Horn M.A., J.P. died Feb 22nd 1936 age 54 yrs.
  • His wife, May Murray on May 10th 1962 age 79 yrs.
  • Son-John Maclennan Horn on April 7th 1985 age 74 yrs.
  • Son-Robert Mackie Haig Horn on July 22nd 1997 age 80 yrs.
  • Amy S. Horn, wife of John MacLennan Horn on Dec 27th 1999 age 92 yrs.



Monday, 7 September 2009

Waters Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Waters family history obtained from a memorial stone located in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Isabella Russell, wife of John Waters, died at Crosshill on Jan 6th 1891.
  • Margaret Murdoch, daughter, died Dec 15th 1860.
  • Margaret Russell, widow of Joseph Jeffrey, on Dec 26th 1896 age 73.
  • John Waters on April 16th 1900 age 75 yrs.
  • Son-in-Law, John Muir, husband of Isabella Russell, on Feb 27th 1928 age 77 yrs.
  • Rachel MacFarlane Waters, daughter of John Waters, died July 24th. 1936 age 77 yrs.
  • Isabella Russell Waters, wife of above John Muir, on Feb 4th 1940.


Sunday, 6 September 2009

Caldwell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Caldwell family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Findley Caldwell, Calico Printer, Milton of Campsie, on March 17th 1901 age 88 yrs.
  • Janet Lazza Caldwell on April 24 1888 age 70 yrs.
  • William Caldwell on Oct 3rd 1864 age 28 yrs.
  • Rt. Hon. James Caldwell P.C., formerly M.P., died London April 25th 1925 age 86 yrs.
  • Elizabeth Cochrane Caldwell, daughter of Findley, on April 12th 1935 age 76yrs.


Saturday, 5 September 2009

Anderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow and which records the deaths of:

  • James Campbell Anderson on June 9th 1888.
  • Robert, who died at Bourke, New South Wales, Australia on Nov 5th 1893 age 35 yrs.
  • Mary Anderson on Dec 22nd 1904


Friday, 4 September 2009

Black Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the Black family sourced from a memorial stone at Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Marion Mitchell Bryce, wife of Robert Black, on Dec 24th 1889 age 34 yrs.
  • Their children, James Mitchell Bryce & Marius who died in infancy.


Thursday, 3 September 2009

Burt Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information and video clip covering a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow . This records the deaths of:

  • Isaac Burt on Sept 4 1888
  • Margaret Bryce on Jan 12th 1914 age 88 yrs
  • Thomas Burt on Sept 5th 1929 age 81 yrs.


Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Anderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tonight, I am posting information on Anderson ancestry obtained from Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow.

This stone records the deaths of :

Robert McCulloch Anderson on May 22 1916 age 70 yrs.

Annie on April 5 1895 age 17.

Robert on Jan 18 1895 age 17 yrs

Granddaughter, Mary Lamb on April 21 1910 age 5 yrs.

Jane Dick Wylie on Feb 11 1931

William on Sept 4 1966
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Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Smith Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information sourced from a grave marker located in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland.

This records the deaths of:

  • Robert Smith on Feb 23rd 1892
  • Daughter, Janet McArthur B March 9th 1879 D Sept 18 1900
  • Son, James McDougall B Nov 11 1883 D June 30 1902
  • Sarah McDougall Died April 1 1920 age 68 yrs


Monday, 31 August 2009

Wilson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Wilson sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. This records the deaths of:

  • Jane Wilson on Feb 1 1894 age 19 yrs.
  • Robert Wilson J.P., for 44 years Treasurer to Glasgow Corporation Water Department, who died Dec 18th 1920 age 74 yrs.
  • Elizabeth Biggart who died July 7th 1921 age 73 yrs.


Sunday, 30 August 2009

Carrick Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting a video clip of a memorial stone located at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Jessie Christina Arthur, wife of George Carrick, on Nov 17th 1895 age 51 years.
  • George Carrick on Sept 17 1910 age 72 years.


Spiers Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I am providing information on Spiers family sourced from Old Cathcart cemetery:

Graham Spiers died March 12 1903

His wife, Mary Campbell Kinloch died Jan 29 1915.

2nd son, Grham Kinloch, 2nd Liet. Scottish Rifles, killed in action in France on July 23 1918

Eldest daughter, Mary Campbell died March 28 1946.
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Saturday, 29 August 2009

Clark Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow.

This stone was erected by William and Margaret Clark of Netherlee Farm in memory of their children:

Jessie- May 12 1873 age 4.

Margaret Fleming- June 20 1892 age 5.

John- March 6 1895 age 22

Also:

Margaret Fleming, wife of William Clark on Dec 3 1917 age 72.

William Clark on Feb 18 1924 age 83.

Daughter, Jessie on Oct 7 1955 age 81.
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Thursday, 27 August 2009

McRae Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone located in Old Cathcart cemetery, Glasgow and which records the deaths of:

Thomas M McRae on Jan 9 1940 age 74.

Janet Carson on Feb 18 1944 age 81.
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Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Pollock Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery and which records the deaths of:

Elizabeth Barr Young, wife of Andrew Pollock, on June 8 1928 age 83 yrs.

Andrew Pollock on Dec 9 1936 age 91
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Hacking Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning I am posting information from a memorial stone located in Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow and which records the deaths of:

  • Richard McWilliam April 18 1890 age 78 yrs
  • Prudence Keady April 7 1877 age 69
  • Robert on July 2nd 1868 age 31
  • Isabella Johnston on March 30 1899 age 52
  • John Richard Hacking on July 17 1911 age 28
  • John on April 20 1920 age 77
  • Richard Rankin McWilliam on July 9 1925 age 71
  • Prudence, wife of Wm E Hacking on May 18 1928 age 78
  • William Edward Hacking on Aug 7 1932 age 83
  • Helen Isabella Paterson Hacking on June 2 1946 age 73
  • Prudence Kealy Hacking on Nov 7 1946 age 63 yrs.


Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Steven Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting a video clip of a memorial from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow and which records the deaths of:

  • Agnes Henderson, wife of John Steven, June 21st 1917 age 82
  • Son, William Steven on Nov 26th 1911
  • John Steven, brass founder of Fernlee, West Kilbride, on Jan 4th 1926 age 91 yrs.




Monday, 24 August 2009

Smith Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This afternoon, I am posting a video clip of a memorial stone located at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow which records the deaths of:

  • Samuel Smith, late carpet manufacturer who died Jan 13th 1902 age 59 yrs.
  • Jennie Nov 30th 1889 age 7 yrs.
  • Janet Blair Feb 17th 1931 age 73 yrs.

Sunday, 23 August 2009

Arthur Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Arthur ancestry sourced from the Southern Necropolis. This memorial stone records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Arthur, merchant of Glasgow, on July 29th 1845 age 39 yrs.
  • Elizabeth Montgomery, wife of above, on Sept 13th 1858 age 44 yrs.


Saturday, 22 August 2009

Kennedy Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

Today I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow which records the death of Joanna Kennedy, wife of Hugh McDonald, who died October 12th 1901 age 31 years.
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Friday, 21 August 2009

Kennedy Ancestry Glasgow Scotland

This morning I am posting information sourced from a grave marker at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow and which records the deaths of:

Lizzie White, daughter of John and May Kennedy on Dec 11 1893 age 3 yrs 9 months.

May Kennedy on Jan 5 1903 age 43 yrs.
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Thursday, 20 August 2009

Alexander Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting an image of a grave marker at Old Cathcart Cemetery which records the deaths of:

Mary Falconer Crerar who died at Thorntonhall on Aug 8th 1899 age 50

John Alexander, barrister, who died at Saskatoon on Sept 27 1912 age 31

Allan Edgar Sept 3 1912 age 39

John Carss Culliland July 5th 1921 age 74

William died March 13 1928 age 57 yrs.
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Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Orr Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

Today I am posting information obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery and which records the deaths of:

Susan Haddow Shields, wife of Robert Orr, B Aug 17 1862. D Oct 30 1895

Robert Orr. B Sept 18 1850. D Oct 25 1899.

Their son, Alan Fraser B April 20 1892. D Sept 1 1908- drowned in wreck of the Amazon off Port Talbot, Wales.

Daughter, Edith Joanna Orr, wife of Alick James Sommerville March 11th 1915 age 26 yrs.
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Hamilton Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting on Hamilton ancestry sourced from a grave marker at Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:



John Hamilton May 17 1849-28 Nov 1896



Agnes Clark and Alexander Lambie who both died in infancy.



William Alfred Hamilton May 14 1890-Feb 22 1895



Alexander Hamilton Feb 27th 1851- Aug 1st 1902.

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Monday, 17 August 2009

Christie Ancestry, Glasgow Scotland

This evening, I am posting a video clip of a memorial stone at Glasgow's Southern Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Elizabeth McKenzie on March 4th 1847 age 59 yrs.
  • George Christie, writer of Glasgow and husband of Maryann Montgomery who died Dec 16th 1851 age 84 yrs.

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Angus Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

-William Angus on Aug 31st 1908 age 59.
-His son, Stephen who died 1880 age 6 months.
-His wife Jeanie Macphee who died Nov 21st 1927 age 80 yrs.

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Saturday, 15 August 2009

Cooper Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Nellie Cooper from a memorial stone at Cathcart Old Cemetery.

Nellie Cooper died March 20th 1923 age 58 years.
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Friday, 14 August 2009

Hesketh Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tonight I am posting information from Cathcart Old Cemetery. This grave marker records the deaths of:

Albert J Hesketh who died in Baghdad on Sept 24 1926 age 56 yrs.

His wife, Margaret McKnight who died Sept 3 1930 age 42

Her mother, Margaret Knight wo died Jan 16 1933 age 76.
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Thursday, 13 August 2009

Tobiassen Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information from Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow.

The memorial stone featured records the death of Thorvald Tobiassen who died in Norway on May 27th 1934 and is buried there.
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Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Alexander Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tonight I am posting information from Old Cathcart Cemetery which records the death of :

-May Alexander, wife of Thorvald Tobiassen, on July 25th 1908 age 27yrs.
-James Alexander on Feb 25th 1939
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Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Browne Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information sourced from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the death of Margaret Browne on Oct 15th 1935 age 82 years.

M.B. appears to have been the wife of William Primrose.
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Monday, 10 August 2009

Hamilton Ancestry Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Hamilton family from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

-Robert H and Nellie Wilson
-Nellie Cooper who died March 20th 1923 age 58 yrs.
-Robert Hamilton who died June 28th 1952 age 75 yrs.
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Sunday, 9 August 2009

Armour Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information sourced from Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow. This tombstone records the deaths of:

-Robert Crawford, husband of Jeannie Armour, who died Nov 8th 1930 age 65.

-Their son,Robert Armour Crawford who killed in action in Italy on Oct 24th 1918 age 20 yrs.

Jeannie Armour who died Nov 23rd 1939 age 74.
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Saturday, 8 August 2009

Webster Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information sourced from a grave marker at Cathcart Old Cemetery which records the deaths of:

-George Webster on Nov 16 1905 age 65 yrs.
-His second son Alf A Webster who died in France Aug 24th 1915 age 31 yrs.
-His wife, Ann Jane McCall on April 16 1943 age 87 yrs.
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Friday, 7 August 2009

Primrose Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information from a grave marker at Cathcart Old Cemetery which records the deaths of:

-William Primrose J.P. who died May 17th 1935 age 86 yrs.
-Margaret Browne who died Oct 15th 1935 age 82 yrs.
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Thursday, 6 August 2009

Paton Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting an image of a Paton grave marker from Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the death of Rev James Paton D.D. of St Paul's Parish Church, Glasgow who was born April 2nd 1843 and died Dec 22nd 1906.
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Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Ross Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information from Cathcart Old Cemetery, Glasgow.
This records the death of Irma P Ross, wife of William Primrose, who died Aug 9th 1938 age 28 yrs.
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