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red mail Any Information
I am trying to find any information on Charles Myles born app 1813 in Kirriemuir.Married Jean Fenton born app 1820 in Tannadice.Had a son James Ogilvie Myles born app 1847 Kirriemuir.
red mail Burnett-- George
George Burnett was my great grandfather. I do not know where he was born, the year was possibly 1838. He was a headmaster of Carroch school, married Helen Ligertwood and they had a son John and possibly a daughter. He died in 1885. An address-- wheel house has come up. Does anyone know of this house, the school, the daughter or where George was originally from?
James LOGAN X YOUNG, Jane/Jean
Searching for descendants of the above couple whose children were: Elizabeth "Betty"; James; Isabel/Isabella; Joseph; Robert Young and David, born 1803; 1805; 1806; 1809; 1812 and 1815 respectively.
red mail WWI Medals
I am looking for my great grandfather's WWI medals. His name was William Chalmers born in Kirriemuir in 1881. He served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France (75th Battalion) and was killed in action October 25, 1916. His regiment number was 163808. His medals were sold on ebay approximately September 2006. Along with his medals were his death plaque, letter from the King, death certificate, a badge from the 84th Battalion (original battalion he was assigned to), a photo of him, and a few other items. If anyone has any information or ideas where I can look further, please let me know. I am hoping we can get these items back in the family where they belong. Laurie
red mail Stewart
Seeking information about James Stewart, who married Ellen (or Helen) Gray, in 1793, and had the following children: Jean (b.1796), Alexander (b. 1797), James (b. 1799), John (b. 1804), and charles (b. 1806. All children were born in Kirriemuir, and I would like to know more about their parents, and their own lives. I know Charles married Catherine Milne in 1840, and they had 7 children, but I don't know Catherine's Milne line either.
red mail Looking for information about James Gibson Kirriemuir
I am looking for information about my grandfather James Gibson,born maybe 20th Aug 1888 at 32 Prospect Place St Thomas Devon England. He is my father Arthur's father. He was married to Elizabeth Brownlie (my grandmother) 12 Dec 1906 in Kirriemuir. Children Margaret, Ann , Helen, James, George, Arthur and Elizabeth (Betty). Divorced maybe around 1933 /34? He remarried and had more children. I started to build a family tree but cannot find his birth or death certificate. According to the marriage certificate his father's name was James Mathew Gibson (a bricklayer deceased in 1906)and mother's name was Mary Oram. Can you help?
red mail Lindsay, Kirriemuir
My earliest known Lindsay relative is John 1774-1831. He married Janet Blews from Johnshaven & settled in Montrose, where he is buried. I'd love to take my history back further by finding his ancestors. They were probably from Kirriemuir as he was born there.
red mail Mary McBain
I am searching Mary McBain, married Daniel Robertson Smith, in Logieraitt, lived at Blair Atoll. James (McBain) Smith, son, went to America in 1858. thanks for any help.
red mail Mary Bella Stewart
I am looking for any information on Mary Bella Stewart. She had a son out of wedlock name John, Her only child. (my Uncle). She went to Canada and married Daniel Sutherland. Any info would truly be appreciated seeing my Uncle John (jack as we call him) is 89 now and in a nursing home. I would love to know more about his background. Thank you for your time.
red mail Findlay Family
Looking for information on David Findlay born about 1855 in Kirriemuir. I can only find him with the family on the 1881 Scotland census. They had Bella (b.1877), Helen (b.1877), James Adam (b.1890), Stewart (b.1896). Some of the children are registered as illegitimate with father unknown. If anyone has any information on David Findlay and his family I'd love to hear from you.
red mail Smith/Fraser/Alexander
James Smith and Janet Wilson (of Lintrathen) lived at Outer Longbank, Kirriemuir. They had two children: Robert, who married Elizabeth Forbes, and Elizabeth. Elizabeth also had two children: John Fraser who married Jane Forbes (who was a sister of his uncle's wife) and Isabella Alexander. Isabella is with her father, George, in the 1861 census but where did she go after that? Alexander Smith, nephew of James, lived in Glasgow while Wilson relatives lived in Arbroath.
red mail Newport Family lived in Great Coxwell
Looking for any info on William, John, Jebez or Eliza Newport born and living in Great Coxwell. They are brothers of Albert Newport my Great Grandad and father of Jesse Newport who was my Fathers Dad John Newport. Albert moved to Windsor were my family lived. It appears they were all farmers and William was a cattle dealer! William was married to Jessie and had 3 children (Miriam, Frank and Harry).
red mail John James Stewart
Request info on John James STEWART born 1851 or there abouts in Kirriemuir, son of Charles Stewart. John married Bridget Rosebery Spain Scott in Edinburgh. Had younger sister named Margaret.
red mail Christie/Kirriemuir/Dundee
Interested in any info on David Christie listed on my gggrandfather Charles Christie`s marriage certificate as his father/fish dealer. Also his mother listed as Margaret Adamson/Laundress. Can`t find any details of a marriage between them.
red mail Jenkins Born 1779
My GGGrandfather was Rev. William Jenkins. He was born in or around Kirriemuir in 1779. He reportedly married Jane Forrest or perhaps Jean Forrest. Her parents were Michael Forrest and Isobel Mathers. Mrs. Jenkins died and Mr. Jenkins went to the US and became a Presbyterian Minister. He married Mary Hatfield Stockton in Oneida Castle, NY. Later they moved to Richmond Hill, north of Toronto, Ontario. Any information on these families would be much appreciated.
My great grandfather married Jane Smith of Knowehead Kirrie in 1852. His son James married Catherine Bethune and his daughter Mary married Dickson Fleming. Anybody know them or have more info?
red mail Young Kirriemuir Angus
Would be gratefull for any information on my 3xGt Grandads ancestors........he was GEORGE YOUNG born c1776 in Angus..he had a son George who was born in Logie-Pert Angus in 1802,he died in Kirriemuir in 1858,he was a wood merchant.... he in turn had a son William born in Kirriemuir in 1840,he died in Alford/Kirriemuir in 1916,he too was a wood merchant.......he was my Grandmas father,she was Maggie Eassie Young born 1876 in Alford do not seem to be able to find anything on the family before this can anyone help please?
red mail alexander Mackenzie
Alexander Mackenzie was born Nov. 1789 in Kirriemuir and married Catherine Munro in 1815. His father was James. I need his mother's name and both birth dates and where born. Hope someone can help me as I have been searching for years with no results.
red mail John Bowie Stark
1891 census lists John Bowie Stark age 24 as an evangelist boarding at 48 Roods St, Angus. Can't find him in a 1901 census. Hoping to find some info about him during the time that he lived in Kirriemuir - if he did missionary work etc. Does anyone know what local parishes there were in the town at that time and how or who I could contact to locate additional info about him. I would appreciate any help or suggestions. thanks
Irvines in Angus 1700s to 1900s
Father's family came to Canada in 1929. Prior to that they lived in Angus County. Any information would be so welcome. My Grandmother was a twin (Isobel) Isabella born in Dundee approx. 1898.
Any information on Irvines living in Kerrimuir, Dundee from 1700s to 1929 would be so welcomed
David Lowe SMITH
born in kirriemuir scotland around 1860 lived next door to JMBarrie..not sure if as a child or an adult. He was a jeweller and migrated to australia where he married caroline maude tynan from Ballarat in Victoria. He was my great grandfather and I would I to find out any info about him or his family.
red mail Barrie Kirriemuir
Jane Barrie b.15 Apr 1857 Kirriemuir Angus. d. 22 Mar 1922 Slieview Ruthven Angus. married Francis William Grant Gray b. 1853 Kirriemuir Forfarshire d. 25 Aug 1946 Ruthven Angus Age 93. Isobel Barrie (Mother of Jane) b. abt 1826 Kirriemuir Angus. 3 Children. Jane Barrie b.15 Apr 1857 Kirriemuir Angus. d. 22 Mar 1922 Slieview Ruthven Angus. William R Barrie b1866 Kirriemuir Angus. Mary Ann b. 1851 Kirriemuir Angus. d. 8 Jun 1856 Kirriemuir Angus. Alexander Barrie (Father of Isobel)c.28 Sep 1797 Kirriemuir Angus. d.29 Dec 1876 Kirriemuir Angus. Married Catherine Broke b. 1795 Glasgow Lanark Scotland. d.23 Aug 1863 West Town End Kirriemuir. David Barrie b. abt 1750 (Father of Alexander) Married Margaret Prophet.
red mail William Stewart
William Stewart was born around 1811 and married married Margaret Chalmers and they lived in Kirriemuir. She died in 1882 at Balmuckety, Kirriemuir and he was still alive at that time according to her death certificate. Does anybody know when he died? I can't find his death certificate.
red mail Stewart/Chalmers
Looking for any information on the family of William Stewart and Margaret Chalmers who were married in Kirriemuir in 1832. They had children James, David, John, George, and twins Agnes & Alexander.
red mail Whitecross
I'm looking for William Whitecross (Whytcross) who married Betsy Murphy in Kerriemuir, Scotland in 1840. William was born near Kerriemuir in 1813 and died 1895 Victoria, Australia.
red mail Eliz. Ogilvy and Wm. Reid
I've got as far as Elizabeth Ogilvy b. 1794 Kirriemuir, and married William Reid 6th Jan 1827, in Meigle. I know nothing of William Reid, other than he was a weaver, and must have died before the 1841 Census, as Elizabeth is shown as widow. She eventually lives with son James Reid and wife Isabella (nee Millar)and family, until her death? Any clues or help with William or Elizabeth gratefully received! Thanks
red mail PROUDFOOT
Seeking information about ANDREW PROUDFOOT who died in 1915 at Maryton (?) Kirriemuir. HIs wife was Mary Adam and one of his sons was William Proudfoot.
red mail Begg Family
information on Children of George Begg and Jean Watson=(M)Aug.10,1857-Northmuir Kirrmuir-Children-Peter Begg b.Feb.21,1858-Gibson Begg b.April 22,1860-Jane(Jean)Begg b.June 2,1862-all born Kirrmuir=This was George Begg (2)second marrige (1st)Wife Mary Grant,d.Aug.28,1855-buried Kirrmuir-they had (6)Children
morrison, lindsay
jane morrison, b kirriemuir to david morrison and agnes lindsay. david was an insurance agent, his father was a tailor in the area. anything out there?
red mail looking for peter swan
I'm looking for details about Peter Swan, born about 1808 in Kirriemuir. He married Jean/Jane Muir, and they had at least 3 children. Peter died in around 1872. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
red mail J M Barrie and housekeeper
My grandmother was housekeeper to J M Barrie, who was born in Kirriemuir. Her name was Mabel Bessie Llewellyn and she worked for Barrie and his wife Mary Ansell at their summer home at Black Lake Cottage, Tilford, between 1903 and 1906. I am writing a book about this titled It Might Have Been Raining, published by Elijah Editions, and would be grateful for any details which might be relevant, please.
red mail Lawson Summers
Robert Lawson Tailor/Clothier married Christina Summers 16.7.1842 Tealing three children David b.3.7.1853, Margaret b.3.6.1850 Kirriemuir and William Elder Lawson b.1849 became a gamekeeper in Caithness.
red mail Kirriemuir
NICOLSON John Nicolson & Elsie Nicolson m.s. Garrow both died in Kirriemuir. Elsie 1928 38 South Street. John 1902 40 South Street.
red mail Foreman, Forman
Alexander Robertson Foreman age 46@ 1901 Kirriemuir Census. Married to Jessie May(whyte) Mathers. Living at 34 Glamis Road. Children; Maggie(20), Alexander(18), William(16), Susan(13), Bella(12) and Jessie(5). Alexander was a 'jute warehouseman' in1901 and would love to hear from anyone regarding this family. Jessie Foreman(aged 5 in 1901) married Peter York in Kirriemuir, May 5th 1916. They migrated to Australia in the late 1920's and had 3 boys in Kirriemuir and a daughter in Australia.
red mail York Family
Looking for relatives of William Drummond York aged 36, at 1901 kirriemuir census. Living at 16 Jamiesons Lane. Married to Jessie. Children; Jane(7), Jessie(1), Martha(under 1 month), Andrew(5) and Peter(3). Peter migrated to Australia, arriving at Geelong, Victoria, 1924 with wife Jessie Alexander Foreman, children were William, Alexander & Peter born in Kirriemuir, Scotland with Irene born Australia. Plenty of Australian descendants to add....
red mail Smart, whyte
James Smart son of William Smart and Katherine Ross, married 14 April 1833, Ann Whyte daughter of Thomas Whyte and Janet Whyte
red mail Writer & Journalist
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 James Matthew Barrie was born at Kirriemuir Forfarshire 9th May 1860, A Scottish writer. He was for some time a journalist in London.

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