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Glencairn Parish Dumfriesshire

Glencairn was a parish created in 1845 and abolished in 1975. It was part of Upper Nithsdale; and Moniaive Burgh. In 1882 the population was 1737.

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Moniaive, a village, Dunreggan, village,...
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Biggar family Glencarian
Looking for the family of William Biggar b 1861 in Glencairn on his fathers James Biggar b 1839 death cerificate 1907 he was a Police Inspector at Castle Douglas Kiricudbrightshire mothers name was Mary Brownridge b 1830 also in Glencairn any info on the Brownridge or Biggars. Three brothers had Public houses in Dunfries one wasThe Royal Oak, Mary Father James Brownridge b 1795 married Helan Grierson b 1801 had 4 sons and 3 daughters any Help Please derek
red mail Robert Kirkpatrick 1778 - 1832
I am looking for information regarding Robert Kirkpatrick, (son of Thomas Kirkpatrick and Mary Hunter) said to be born in Glencairn Dumfries in 1778. On or about 1804 he married Janet Hunter and they relocated to Tynron where they raised 10 children, Robert, Helen, Thomas, James, Andrew, Ellen Margeret, Adam, Mary Hunter, Agnes Hunter & John Hunter. Robert supposedly died in a horse accident in 1832 at Craigencoon. In and around 1841 Janet and family relocated to Australia where she settled and eventually died in Carcoar NSW. Her children married and generally settled in NSW in Albury, Forbes, Carcoar & Sydney. I would appreciate it if anybody has information or is related with this family.
red mail Maxwells of Glencairn
Wishing to contact anyone researching the family of Charles Maxwell (b. abt 1780, location unknown), his wife Helen Frazer (b. Croalchaple 08 July 1781) and their children born in Glencairn: William Maxwell (b. 04 July 1805); William Maxwell (b. 06 Feb 1807); John Maxwell (b. 08 Jan 1809); and William Maxwell (b. 04 Aug 1811).
red mail lorimer from glencairn
my ggggrandfather was george lorimer. the information l have is that he was a schoolmaster either in glencairn or dardarroch. he had a son john b.1795.john married ann crinean b.1797 penpont.Of ann crinean l can't find any info at all.john and ann had a son, andrew b.1835 in dardarroch.l have info from then on.
red mail Gibson
Looking for family of James Gibson (1773? - Gribton, 1832), married Mary McCall (1782, Leadhills - 1863, Gribton), especially son Alexander Gibson (1805?, Glencairn - 1878, Dumfries), who married Janet Grierson (1806, Glencairn - 1868, Dumfries) in 1827. Other children of James Gibson: Robert (1819? - Wanlockhead, 1848), Isabella (born 1807, Glencairn).
red mail Jamieson/Cochrane
Henry Jamieson married Mary Cochrane and had a son born 1796 at Glencairn Dumfiesshire. Any info on the family please


 
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