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red mail Thomas Morton & Janet Robb
Thomas Morton and Janet Robb are also my 5x great-grandparents. They were married in Ayr on 8 February 1743. I would love to get in touch with you to exchange information. Grant
red mail Robert Brown and Margaret _______
Looking for the maiden name of Margaret Brown (born about 1807-8) married to Robert Brown (born 1805-1806). They were both born in Kilmarnock, went to Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada sometime before 1833 where my ggrandfather William was born. They returned to Scotland when he was 2 yrs of age and I found him in the 1851 Census.His siblings were Robert, Hugh, Jean, and John. He left for the USA about 1852. I believe his mother and brothers Hugh and John were in the USA in 1870 but I think they returned to Scotland soon after. Any help woudl be appreciated.
red mail Wylie & Morton
Looking for any connections/knowledge of the families of Thomas Wyl(l)ie and Jean Morton, banns were called at Criaigie by Kilmarnock. Jean's father and or grandfather was George Morton who may have been at Skellyhill farm and also Newmilns. Their children were Jean born Stewarton 1821 who married James Whiteford in Campbeltown in 1849 and they emigrated to Australia in 1852 with their two children, Mary Reid Whiteford and George Whiteford. Jean's siblings were: Margaret, bn 12 Feb 1813, Dunlop; John, bn18 APR 1815, Dunlop; Thomas bn 14 May 1817, Dunlop; David bn 22 June 1819, Stewarton. Margaret married Robert KERR (i) b.1808, m. 25 May 1837(?). Children: Jane b. 1838; Margaret x. 31 May 1840; Mary x. 24 Jul 1842; Robert (ii) b. 16 Nov 1844 m. Elizabeth HAMILTON. Elizabeth HAMILTON b. 1845 d. 16 Jun 1888; Janet x. 18 Apr 1847 m. Archibald GRAY 23 Dec 1875 d. 21 Sep 1935. Archibald GRAY b. 01 Jan 1841 d. 22 Apr 1918 (second wife). John b. 02 Sep 1849; James x. 01 Mar 1852 m. Janet ????? before 1881; Elizabeth x. 25 Jun 1854; Robert (ii) and Elizabeth HAMILTON Children: James b. 1866 d. 5 Jan 1896; Elizabeth b. 1869; Robert (iii) b. 1872; Mary b. 1875 d. 04 Jul 1885; John b. 1878 d. 04 Jul 1885. Thomas Wyl(l)ie farmed at or was associated with Skellyhill (Darvall), Caddle Park or Farm at Ardrossan, and East Muirsheil Farm. Would be very pleased to hear from anybody connected to these families or who knows of/has an interest in the farming families in Ayrshire. Anne
red mail WALLACE & DICKIE families, Kilmarnock
Looking for information regarding the WALLACE, Thomas (about 1799-1884) and DICKIE, Isabella (about 1799-1871.) I have marriage bans from Loudon & Kilmarnock, Ayr Oct & Nov 1818 & guessing both born near or in Kilmarnock, Ayr, Scotland? Both died Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada. Children of this marriage were Elizabeth (1819 Kilmarnock-1909 Canada) Elizabeth is the only child born in Scotland; the remaining children were born in Canada. Robert (1823-1912) James (1825-1893) Mary Jane (1826-1901) Isabella (1833-1915) Agnes (1836-1933) Marion (1842-1914) Particularly interested in connecting with family in Scotland, have plenty of info to share re Canada & US.
red mail Alexander Lindsay
I am trying to find anyone who may have known Alexander Lindsay who had a bakery in Kilmarnock on Glencairn Street in the 1930's and 40's and possibly beyond. He may have had a son also known as Alexander Lindsay. My grandmother, Margaret (Peggy) Morton, worked in his bakery in the 30's. Any information on the Lindsays would be very appreciated.
red mail Mirrion Sampson of Kilmarnock
Interested in sharing information about Mirrion who was the child of Hugh Sampson (1816-1886) and Mary MacDonald (b 1819). Mirrion married my great grandfather John Scott in the Bridgeton free church in Glasgow on 6th September 1872 and the couple had two children Mary MacDonald Scott born in 1873 and Andrew in 1875. She must have died between 1875 and 1877 but I can find no record of this. John moved South and remarried in Kidderminster in 1879.
red mail The Scotts of Kilmarnock
I am interested in sharing information about my 2 x great grandfather John Scott born c 1813. He was a calico printer and weaver and married Margaret Wilson in 1839. His parents were Thomas Scott born in Tarkardha Brae, Kilmarnock on 16/7/1786 and Christian Findlay Wilson (1760-1821)
Looking for other descendants of Charles Bashford (1796-1844)& Agnes McNeillie/Anne McNealy (1802-1857), both born in Ireland and first found in Kilmarnock in the 1841 census. Children, William, Margaret, Charles, John, James, Agnes, Mary all born in Scotland from 1826 to 1839. Interested in contact with anyone descended from this family.
red mail Lizzie Graham
I am trying to trace my grandmothers daughter named Mary Magdaline Lowther born Sept 1913 in Dysart, Fife, We believe she was adopted and was known to the family as Lizzie Graham and was raised in the Kilmarnock area circa 1920's. We have a photo of her aged about 10 years taken at J Cook's Studio, 62 Kings Street, Kiklmarnock. It is believed she married and emigrated to Canada sometime between 1936 - 1943.If anyone can help with this search it would be gratefully appreciated.
red mail McPhee / McVicar
Looking for details on Jessie McVicar who married Neil McPhee he was the head gardener in Kilmarnock They had three children the youngest was Duncan the other two emigrated to Australia Any help would be useful
red mail McCall/Gibson/McCoskery
I am trying to trace a 1st cousin 2x removed of mine Gilbert McCall b.1875 in Neath, Wales. Who is on the census for 1901 as a postman in Kilmarnock His father David McCall(1846 - 1880) married Agnes Gibson (1846 -?) Agnes his mother remarried William Mccoskery from Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire Any help would be grateful John
red mail James Gilmour Tilemaker Bonnyton Tileworks
I am trying to trace James Gilmour. Only other piece of information I have is that a son was press-ganged into the Navy during the Napoleonic Wars.
red mail Hardie John, Donaldson Helen , Marriage
Looking for information about the marriage of John Hardie to Helen Donaldson in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire in June 1836 prior to them going to India to serve in the 9th Lancers. Does anyone know where to get a marriage certificate from in Scotland?
red mail Kennedy family Kilmarnock
I am looking for any information on the descendants of Thomas Kennedy (nephew of Thomas Kennedy, snr).who took over the hydraulic engineering works of Glenfield and Kennedy in Kilmarnock after his uncle's death in 1874
red mail Chynoweth/Symons
Any infomation on James Lean Chynoweth married Elizabeth Symons. Elizabeth died in 1915 in Kilmarnock. Was she living with children or family, James died in 1887 in Loudon Rows, Glaston Scotland. Help.
red mail mulholland family
I am looking for any information on Maryann Mulholland nee McCaig who was married to William Mulholland in Ireland c. 1825.
red mail Wallace Family
I am seeking information on Norah Wallace known to live in Samson Ave Kilmarnock around 1960. She had a sister Mary.
red mail David McNaughton-Catherine McGill
Seeking information on David McNaughton from Muirkirk, his parents and siblings. Birth circ. 1827, death unknown. Married Catherine McGill, 11/21/1841, in Kilmarnock. They had a son, Danial, born 11/22/1855, in Riccarton, and a daughter, Catherine, 5/16/1864, also in Riccarton. Daughter married Alexander M. Higgins of Glasgow about 1886. Thanks in advance...
red mail Cree or Findlay
I am searching for any family of Hugh Cree. He was the brother of George Findlay Cree who was born Nov. 17 1912, as well as Robert and Margaret. Robert died during WWII. Margaret immigrated to New Zealand. Family also of Caroline Findlay.
red mail robertson or innes
grand mother married james calder innes in 1920 she was brought up in no 8 dundonald road does any one have any information about this family
red mail Gillies/McCulley family in Kilmarnock
I'm currently looking for information on James McCulley who married Mary Gillies on September 11th 1896 in Kilmarnock. James and Mary went on to have a large family which included Jessie Johnson McCulley (born 1898), Robert McCulley (born 1903) and Isabella M Bottomley McCulley (born 1914). It is thought that James McCulley worked as an engineer machinist and originated from Ireland. Isabella McCulley is thought to have become an orphan at an early age (between 5years - 10years) with her mother, Mary, dyeing shortly after her birth. James later went on to marry another female (name not known). Any information about the family, siblings, orphanages would be appreciated. Many thanks
red mail McGary or McGarry family in 1860's
John,Sr., Catherine, Annie, John, Jr., Catherine, Ellen, Margaret and Mary Ann McGarry or McGary are my ancestors. I've traced them back to my great-grandmother's birth in Kilmarnock on March 17, 1864 and the family living there in the 1871 census at 2 West George Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, UK. John, Sr. and Catherine (mother) were married on 1856 Sept 23rd in the County of Armagh, Ireland. Any records for the other children or birth records for the parents would be appreciated.
red mail Paton Family from Kilmarnock
Seeking to trace the ancestors of Hugh Paton b. abt 1830, Kilmarnock to Robert Paton (blockcutter) and Janet Robertson; and Mary Lynch, b. abt 1829, Kilbride to Peter Lynch (labourer) and Sarah Durrock/Darrock or Darrock. Hugh Paton m. Mary Lynch in Geelong, Victoria, Australia 19 Dec 1853. They had five children before he died in Carngham, near Ballarat, Victoria in 1861. Acc. to Court Records, Hugh's estate (he had become a shopkeeper) was administered by his brother Robert Robertson Paton on behalf of his surviving wife and children (one of whom, another Hugh) was my grandfather). Very grateful for any help.
Can anyone give me information on James Little married Margaret Gilmour 22nd Aug 1845. James Little was Woolen Manufacturer and Town Councillor in Kilmarnock. Trying to chase back "Gilmour" side of the family. (Inch House?? Edinburgh). Their daughter, Margaret Weir Little, married Thomas Shearer, Wanlockhead 1869. Their daughter, Euphemia Shearer, married Thomas Crosbie Rodgers, Leadhills 1940.
red mail Ferguson
James Ferguson, 1815-1888 b. in Muirkirk married Margaret Gilmour, 1820-1882 had 14 children, one of whom was George Harvie Ferguson, 1862-1939. He married Agnes Haddow, 1862-bef 5 June 1939. They had six children, one of whom was Agnes Jane Main Ferguson, 1887-1954. She married Alexander Brown Marr, 1889-1938. They had 2 children, both living as of May, 2009. Alexander left Scotland in 1923, bound for Rhode Island. The rest of the family arrived from Scotland in 1925. Alexander became a citizen of the United States in 1938. The resulting MARR family is situated in Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois and Michigan. Some from the Reichert tree ended up in South Caroline and Indiana.
red mail palmer houston familys
my greatgrandfather james palmerborn in kilmarnoc migrated to australia and married margaret bryce in 1856 his father also a james palmer was married to jane houston i have no information on birth marriage or death of james palmer or jane houston need help.
red mail burt family
irene burt age now around 55-65 in kilmarnock also maisie &eddie burt who lived in bermondsey london he was an engine driver.i cannot piece them together in my family as no more information on them. could be any one of royle , hampshire , chesworth ,fowler part of the family.
red mail Bonar/Thomson/Kyle
I'm looking for parents of Edward Ronald Bonar born between 1912-1914 in Kilmarnock. He had a brother John who fought in WWII and a sister Jean. He married Mary Thomson. Her parents were Robert Thomson and Nancy Kyle. I'm looking for information on their ancestory as well. Any help appreciated
I am looking for any infomation about Robert Murray son of Alexander Murray (Died 6/7/1972) and Elsie Snedden. Allexander had a son from a previous marrage to Helen O'Conner. James Murray who married Sheena MacDonald.
red mail James Tarney - Master Mariner
My Gt Gt Grandfather, James Tarney was born in Kilmarnock on 19 Feb 1848. He moved to Maryport in Cumberland (as it was then!). He was apprenticed on 14 December 1864 on board the "Anna Mary" sailing out of Maryport. He subsequently served on a further 15 ships before qualifying as Master on 24 Dec. 1874. His last voyage was from Portland, Oregon to Liverpool, when his ship, the 3 masted Barque "Glenavon" was lost with all hands (including his son)on 23 Dec. 1887. Has anyone heard of the Tarneys prior to 1848?
red mail carswell
Seeking details of Robert Carswell 84 John Finney Street Kilmarnock Born October 1852. Brass Worker and electrician,worked in Cuba 1890"s
red mail Wilson Family in Kilmarnock lived at 11 west Netherton?
I am currently looking for my Father in law's family. We know that his family, Mother Margaret (Whittaker) and Father John as well as his siblings,(he said there were 13 of them) of which we can only account for a few..Andrew, Bunty, Edward were all in Kilmarnock and his Father died in the 1970's. Dad's name is John (Iain) William Wilson born May 12 1925 and he was a POW during WW2. Dad came to Canada in the late 1940's early 50's. We had been told that it was because the family perished during WW2 but we now know that is not the case. We don't really care why he came, but would like to know about the family that obviously survived the war. The trouble is Dad has Alhziemers, and was recently diagnosed with Inopperable Lung Cancer. He talks of his brothers and sisters, but we have never met any of them. My husband and his siblings have spent their whole lives thinking they were the last of the line, and now we find out that they may actually have family! So if you know of any Wilson's (Andrew, or Drew died in May of 2003 but have had no luck in finding family), please contact us. We would like to let Dad know that he does still have someone out there, before it is too late.
John McKessick/McKissock
I am searching for any relatives of John McKessock/McKissock, born 1780ish, any help gratefully received. Sylvia
I am trying to find out about the death of James Stewart father of the above Thomas Stewart born 1839 who went on the marry Jane Raeside. James Stewart was born approx 1789 in Kirkinner and married Helen Gillies. By the 1841 census in Kilmarnock Helen Stewart nee Gillies was a widow with two children Jessie Stewart born 1837 and Thomas Stewart born 1839.
john boyd born c1800 and agnes lyle born 1797 barony lanark.where married 1820 kilmarnock had 2 children that i know of james middle name may be marshall boyd who married 5 times and ann kennedy boyd b 1822. any info on this couple would be great
red mail Lorimer of Kilmarnock
Seeking info on Jane Lorimer c1758 and her husband John Anderson "Master Baker" c1755 Ayrshire, Scotland - one child was Isabella c1784 Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. Also seeking info on Thomas Lorimer c1755 and his wife Margaret Brown c1760 - one child Thomas 1784 Dalgarnongate, Closeburn, Dumfries. Jane c1758 and Thomas c1755 are likely siblings
red mail Allan Spier Elizabeth Brown
Am researching SPIER family from Kilmarnock. Allan and Elizabeth had 9 (?) children; Allan, James, Jean, John Cunningham, Mr. Spier (1818), Alexander, Gilbert Cunningham, Andrew, and another Mr. Spier born in 1829.
red mail Mushet, Hamilton, Adam, Deniveen
John Mushet married Jean Hamilton in 1803 in Kilmarnock. John b. 1784 seems to have been a son of James Mushet and Janet Adam - who had eleven children. James b.1750 was in turn the sixth child of Henry Mushet and Janet Deniveen or Dinniveen. Is this useful to anybody - I have some more info if it helps - or does anyone have information going further back on this family?
red mail Munro/Ramsay
Frances Margaret Munro previously Ramsay nee Potter died in Kilmarnock in 1977 age 75. In 1940 she lived in Wallasey and on 21 Dec 1940 her home in Manor Rd was bombed and she lost her husband and mother. As far as I know she was childless. I would love to know something of her life between 1940 and 1977.
red mail SCOTT-Agnes Marion
Searching for info. on Agnes Marion Scott b1849 Kilmarnock. Fathers name possibly John Scott. She emmigrated alone to New Zealand at the age of 13. Married three times and had 13 children.
red mail Thomas Aitken
Trying to find any info on a Thomas Aitken who was born c1845 in Kilmarnock. He married a Janet McCallum in 1869 in Glasgow. His parents were Thomas Aitken and Janet Louden. I can find no info whatsoever on Thomas snr and Janet (no birth, marriage, death or listing in census) so any help in finding out any info greatly appreciated.
Alexander McMillan ( or Mullen ), Kilmarnock ,Ayrshire
My Gt Gt grandfather married Jean Johnston born Kilmarnock c 1803 , daughter of George Johnston and Janet Stevenson, in Kilmarnock in 1825. Marriage certificate gives his name as Alexander Mullen, though from 1841 census his name and all descendants shown as McMillan. Looking for birth place, date and parents of Alexander Mullen or McMillan. 1841 census has him born in Ayrshire, died we believe between 1845 and 1851. Any help appreciated
red mail Lookig for Parents/ancestors of Andrew McLean
b. 27 December 1835 in Kilmarnock migrated to Canada with parents in 1842
red mail John Kenney
Looking for John Kenney b abt 1829 Kilmarnock. Married Jane or Jean Farquhar 7th July 1848 in Kilmarnock. Daughter of George Farquhar and Ann Wallace.
red mail looking for James Parker
Would have been born in 1931 in scotland.. Kirkintilloch may be one of the places he lived.... was in the army and knew a marion Morrison in 1956-57.. contact me if you have any info on him please...barbara
red mail Looking for Maria.
I am looking for any information on my great, great, grandmother Maria, who married James Stevenson. Maria was born in Kilmarnock about 1833 and she married James Stevenson. They immigrated to Australia and a daughter Adelaide Mary Stevenson was born in Melbourne 31 January, 1858. Adelaide married my great grandfather, William Gray in Wellington New Zealand in 1881.
Clark from Knockintiber
I'm looking for information on Sylvia Clark (or Clarke) born around 1945 and lived in Knockintiber near Kilmarnock Ayrshire. An old school friend (Janice McMillan from Crosshouse) who has lost touch with her, would like to make contact again after all these years. Please reply if you know Sylvia or how I can get in touch with her.
McMillan in Kilmarnock
Interested in any info on the families of gr gr grandparents Alexander McMillan and Jean Johnston, both born Kilmarnock married in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire in 1825 (children Janet, William, Mary, Jean, Alexander, George, Esckiel, Agnes, Margaret, Robert and John) Also interested in similar info on gr grandparents Robert McMillan (born Kilmarnock) and Mary Wilson (born Stranraer) married in Kilmarnock in 1870 (children Daniel, Ellen, Alexander, Jane, William, Maud, Mary, James and George)
red mail Haining
Looking for family members namely Laura Haining married McClung then Allen brothers Stewart Haining Henry Haining Father John Haining Mother Ethel Bird
red mail Kemp, finnie
I am looking for any onfo on James kemp who married Agnes finnie on the 5th dec 1843 they had 7 children, william finnie, john,alice,agnes,mary,jessie & james thank you debbie
Robert Miller was a pawnbroker who died in 1900. He had businesses in Saltcoats, Glasgow and Kilmarnock. He had property at Dundonald Road, Pleasantfield Cottage and Lorne House. He was my great, great grandfather's brother. Would love to find out more about the family.
red mail Can anyone help me
Shown in I AM LOOKING James Reid, Born around 1770. The Annals of Fenwick {1844} show him as a Signatory to A petition against the anti-corn laws. His address was Rowallan Mill, Kilmarnock
red mail David Foulis Paton
I am searching for family of the late David Foulis Paton, son of Robert Galt Paton. The family lived at 21 Riverbank Street, Newmilns, near Kilmarnock, in the early 20th Century, then David opened a sports supplies shop in Kilmarnock. His mother was Mary Lees Paton, nee Johnston or Johnstone. I think she was born in Mauchline about 1874, the daughter of george Johnston(e)a master printer compositor, of Horwood Place and later Loudon Street, Mauchline.
red mail Robertson, Campbell
Any info on William Russell Robertson who married Margaret Templeton Campbell on 25/12/1924 at Kilmarnock; lived at Sandbed Street; eldest son William Russell Robertson born 24/5/25, would be much appreciated.
red mail Keirs
I am seeking information on the KEIRS family, part of which migrated here to the US. I am the g-granddaughter of John James KEIRS. He was the son of Annie Marshall SPIER & John James KEIRS, and grandson of Ann Cameron MARSHALL, John Cuthbertson SPIER, Janet Sarah MORTON and John Keirs. Any information would be appreciated!
red mail Charles Findlay & Jean Lemont or Limont
I am searching for any information regarding James Findlay, born 22 January 1836 & Margaret Paton, born in 1840, the daughter of John Paton and Margaret Morton, both from Kilmarnock. James' parents were Charles Findlay (born in 1792) & Jean Lemont or Limont, who married in Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland, on 7 April 1821. They had 7 children:- 1) - Jean Findlay, born 12 May 1822, 2) - John Findlay, born 30 April 1824, 3) - Robert Findlay, born 7 June 1826, 4) - Charles Findlay, born 25 July 1828, 5) - Margaret Findlay, born 10 February 1831, 6) - Mary Findlay, born 13 May 1833, 7) - James Findlay, born 22 January 1836, died 8.11.1917. All were born in the Parish of Fenwick, Strathclyde, Scotland. Following their marriage in Kilmarnock in 1862, James & Margaret immigrated the same year to New Zealand on the ship "The Grassmere". Brothers John and Charles Findlay, had already come to New Zealand and were farming at North Taieri, Dunedin, where they were joined by James in 1862. Do you have any of the above names in your Family Tree?
red mail James Reid - Kilmarnock Area
I am trying to find information about my ggg grandfather a James Reid who married Magdalen Hillhouse in Kilmarnock in 1802. They had six children that I know of - James Carse 1805, Agnes 1808, Robert 1810, Margaret 1813, John 1815 (my gg grandfather) and Robert 1819. The family seems to have been located in the Kilmarnock area and I believe that his son James Carse married a Jean Wyllie who may have been a lady in waiting at Rowallan Castle. I have found a James Reid (baron officer at Rowallan Castle) buried in Fenwick in 1849 and a Mrs Reid (his wife) buried in 1845 who may be the James I'm looking for but can't be sure. The line of Reids that I'm interested in were Land Stewards/Nurserymen. I also note that two of James children had "Carse" as a middle name, possibly from an earlier marriage. Does anybody have any information on these Reids?? My gg grandfather John Reid married a Jean Brown in Kilmarnock in 1838, but I can't locate any children from this marriage other than Hillhouse Glen (about 1847 my g grandfather) and his brother Robert T 1856. I believe there may have been a William and John. Does anybody have any information on these Reids also??
red mail Barnes/Barns, Wyllie/Wylie in Kilmarnock
I'm looking for any information at all about the background of Robert J. Barnes (sometimes Barns) and/or his wife Ann (nee Wyllie) who were living in Kilmarnock from the 1840s to the 1860s (I have their entry from the 1861 census, but have not had access to earlier censuses). They, and most if not all of their children, emigrated to Massachusetts in the early 1870s. Robert, an ironworks labourer while in Scotland, was born between about 1818 and 1821 in Scotland or Ireland, of Scottish parents (per US 1880 census). Ann (known as Annie)was born probably in September 1818 in Scotland or Ireland of a Scottish father and an Irish mother. Robert and Annie's children that I know of were Mary C.Barnes, b Sep 1842 Kilmarnock; David Barnes b 1845 Ireland; William Wyllie Barnes b Nov 1846 in Scotland or Ireland; Robert J. Barnes b Feb 1849 Kilmarnock; Hannah Barnes b 1851 Kilmarnock; Hugh W. Barnes supposedly b March 1855 Kilmarnock but I can't trace his birth in the Scottish statutory register; Ann Jane Barnes b 31 Jan 1856 Kilmarnock; James Banks Barnes b 9 Feb 1858 Kilmarnock. I have not yet traced the marriage of Robert and Ann, or any of their parents. I have a good deal of information about later generations which I would be delighted to share.
red mail Mushet and Hamilton
James Mushet, born in Kilmarnock 1804, parents John Mushet and Jean Hamilton who married in 1802. James married Helen Garrie (also spelt Gorie), in Glasgow, and died in 1870 in Hutchesontown, Glasgow. He was an engine fitter - and from his death record so was his father. On the death record, the parents are given as James Mushet and Jane Hamilton, but it's more likely to be John and Jean. Anybody with info on Kilmarnock Mushets and Hamiltons?
red mail Old Family Bible
This shows names I have been unable to trace.Any help would be most appreciated.Daniel Macfarlane est dob 1780 m Nancy Brown of Prestwick,his Father Daniel edb1750 m Mysie of Kilmarnock,his Father John Macfarlane edb 1720 of Kilmarnock, His Father Daniel Macfarlane edb 1690. Thanks
red mail Gibson-Cameron
Looking for information regarding Alexander Gibson who married Janet Cameron in Kilmarnock 30 April 1830. They had a son we know of named .Alexander Cameron Gibson born Kilmarnock 1836. There may be other possible siblings.
GILMOUR family
Interested in the family of James Gilmour a builder born c 1820 in Kilmarnock and his wife Jean Swan. Anyone else researching the family please contact me Jenny
Interested in family of James LITTLE (born 1826 in Wanlockhead) and his wife Margaret Gilmour. Married in Kilmarnock - all children grew up there. James was a local woollen manufacturer and town councillor. Anyone else researching the family please contact me Jenny
red mail Houston
Looking for any information on James Houston who married Janet Mayne/Main. Son George was born 11 March 1805 Kilmarnock and married Mary Campbell 22 Jul 1824 Kilmarnock.
red mail GIBSON
I'm seeking information on ALEXANDER GIBSON born on 31 March 1806 and his Father ROBERT GIBSON born around 1768. Both were born in or around KILMARNOCK and were my direct ancestors.
red mail Morton Family
This family is famous in the Kilmarnock area and goes back to the 18th century at least. One Morton married a Jean Gemmill and was daughter of a Barbara & Alexander Gemmil . Does anyone know anything? Gemmill or Gemmell goes back to the Brown family related to the Christian Carrier, murdered as a Covenanter.
red mail Mathies in Kilmarnock
Walter Mathie married Elizabeth Hamilton in 1814. Walter's father and a son were both called Hugh Mathie. Is anyone else researching this family ?
red mail GIBSON
I am looking for information on my G-G-G-Grandfather ROBERT GIBSON born about 1770. He married KATHERINE MARSHALL on 23 Dec. 1791 in Kilmarnock.
red mail McMillan & Grieve Wedding 1850
Looking for any information on Isabella McMillan who married James Grieve in Kilmarnock, Scotland. July 13, 1850 Please Help...Anything! Thank you!!
red mail Wildin
seeking information on my father's grandfather, Rawdon James Hastings Wildin, born in Kilmarnock 1878; parents married in Manchester, England (Frederick and Charlotte). Am unable to trace anything further back or siblings, etc. Rawdon ended up in Fiji where he married Kumi Tabua.
red mail McIntyre Family
I am looking for information on David McIntyre, baker of Kilmarnock, born c1812, married Margaret Hopkin/s in c1836. David's parents MAY have been Donald McIntyre and Catherine/Kathrine Buchanan. Can anyone help with confirmation of these details?
red mail WYLLIES of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Robert Wyllie 1620 & Marion; James 1646 & Janet Smith; James 1677 & Janet Snodgrass; James 1711 & Margaret Miller; James 1734 & Mary Connell; John 1765 & Elizabeth Brown; Robert 1807 & Catherine Jones of Anglesey, Wales; Henry 1852 of Cumbria & Adeline Cobb of Kent.
red mail Kean family in Kilmarnock
Would anyone have any details of Hugh Kean whose father was james Kean.Hugh was born from what I understand in Kilmarnock in 1846/47 his father was said to have been a Miner.He used the name Kean but I was told that it had changed from Kane.From aged20 I know his history but can find nothing for the family before that date.
Hunter and Clark surnames
Proclomation of marriage of Robert Hunter and Margaret Clark at Kilmarnock Church in 1822 Need help in finding where they where born and at least both fathers names
red mail joseph mccubbin
Looking for information on joseph mccubbin (aka cunnungham)b. c1850 married to marion mcintosh b.1853 in Kilmarnock. Had children anne, john and robert. John married mary murdoch burnside hay. They had 11 children and lived in kilmarnock until the 1920's when they moved to austalia. Their oldest son Joe stayed. My father (john's grandson) seems to think his mccubbins came from ireland.
red mail Struthers Family
My mum was Margaret Struthers, born Kilmarnock around 1920. Sisters Jean and May. Married James Murray. Children Ian (born 1940), Norah (born 1942) and Alastair (me, born 1957) Interested in tracing relatives or family connections.
McINTYRE in Kilmarnock
My gt-g'parents, William McINTYRE & Elizabeth Galt JOHNSTONE married at 8 East Netherton St Kilmarnock 22 Aug 1873. He was a coalminer, she a bonnet knitter, both of Glencairn Square. Does anyone know name/location of coal pits near there where he may have been working?
Crawford Fullerton Glover
My husband's grandfather was Crawford Fullerton Glover who emigrated to Sydney from New Zealand in the early 1900s. His father went to the goldfields in NZ. I have traced another Crawford Fullerton Glover who was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1824.Does anyone know who went to NZ to produce my husband's line and when and the relationship to the C.F. Glover born 1824?
red mail Brown or Daly
My Father passed away on November 28 2003, and I am looking for his brother John Daly to inform him of Dad's passing and have not had much success. Dad (William Duncan Daly) was born in Kilmarnock in the County of Ayr at 00:55 hrs on June 01, 1927to Elizabeth Brown the wife of John Daly, (Steel Worker) Who were married on July 04, 1925 at Kilmarnock. The address of the birth was 49 Strand Street, Kilmarnock. Recently I became aware Dad also had other siblings, although I only know the firstnames of his other brothers and sisters. I do not know the order of their births. John Daly (mentioned above), Greta Daly, James Daly and Doreen Daly (deceased). I hope that this increases my chances of locating any or all of my Aunt or Uncles. My thanks to anyone with information on any of the above, I hope to hear from my relatives soon.
red mail Barnes-kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Samuel BARNES b.1858 Kilmarnock married Sarah MURRAY. 5 children: Samuel, John, Robert, Margaret & James. Family moved to Govan, Glasgow about 1882.

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