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red mail Edmond/Gilfillan
Looking for information om John/James or Patrick Edmond who lived at Provanston Farm, Balfron or Agnes Gilfillan daughter of William Gilfillan circa 10/1800
red mail MacFarlane McFarlan McFarlane
Looking for information on a Helen McFarlane whos birthday was on April 28th (year not known) but died on 27th Feb 1959. Possibly in Balfron, Luss or surrounding area. I'm also interested in anyone looking researching McFarlane in this area as i have a copy of a birthday book with lots of names in but i don't have a family tree.
red mail Rebecca Kay
My great great great grandmother, Rebecca Kay (or Kaye) was born in Balfron, Stirlingshire in 1815. She married John Black in 1840 in Glasgow and had two sons, John Blair Black (my great great grandfather who was the first Black to emigrate to North America) and Charles G. Black. John Black, her husband, died at the age of 32 of the DT's leaving her a young widow. Any information on Ms. Kay or her husband would be appreciated. I am wondering if her mother was a Blair.
red mail Cumming- Walter and McLellan Elizabeth
Walter born possibly Balfron about 1781 and Elizabeth born Drymen about 9-3-1786. Had 6 children, all born Balfron- Mary 1805, Marion 1807, Elizabeth 1809, John (my GGGF) 1811, Grizzel 1814, and Helen 1816. John, married Elizabeth Buchanan b.c1819 Glasgow. They emigrated to Australia in 1850. Mary married Daniel or Donald McDonald and had 9 children all born in Balfron. Any help gratefully received and more than happy to share what I have.
red mail Robert Wilson & Betty Kennedy
I am seeking information about my great great grandparents Robert Wilson and Betty (sometimes referred to as Elizabeth) Kennedy whose marriage banns were published in December 1796 in Balfron. Robert was a textile printer and Betty was born in Ireland according to the 1841 census. Perhaps Robert was Irish too but seems to have died by the time of the census.
red mail William Chappelle
I am looking for any information on William Chappelle and his wife Caroline Jane (nee Richards) they had 7 children, Thomas, Peter, John, Daniel, Robert, George & Catherine. William had a shop in Balfron, and he and his family lived on Main Street I believe. They lived there in 1905, but i'm not sure for how long after this, when they moved to Glasgow. They were related to the Young's & Kennedy's of Campsie. Please get in touch if you have any info or pictures. Any contact would be very very much appreciated. Yvonne
red mail Connection with Ferguson, and Dunn
Searching for a Janet FergusonB: around 1781.. Married a John Dunn.
red mail Dunn
Searching Alexander Dunn born in Balfron Shirlingshire, 1801. Found him in 1841 census, nothing after that. Married Margaret Halley. They had 5? children Alexander B: 1837, William B'1826 Margaret B:1840 Janet B:1834 CatherineB:1832. All born Balfron Stirlingshire. Alexander (younger) migrated to the US. Have hit a brick wall with the other people, after 1841. Would greatly appreciate any help.
red mail William Stewart
Looking for any info on my G.G. Grandparents William and Elizabeth Stewart ne Burns. of Balfron, he died there in 1858, was born in Balfron and is buried in churchyard there, unfortunately I dont have name of this. I am trying to trace there daughter Ann, who also had a daughter named Elizabeth Watson born in Kilsyth in 1860s.
red mail Morrison/Martin/Buchanan
William Harvey Morrison married Mary Buchanan in 1852 Parents of William are Thomas Carter Morrison and Elizabeth Martin. Parents of Mary are James and Mary Buchanan. I have lots of information from here forward. Do you have anthing to connect to this information.
red mail Nicol Ferguson
Looking for connections to Nicol Ferguson born Balfron around 1792. I believe his parents were Duncan and Ann. He married Agnes McDonald in Balfron in 1813.
red mail Arbuckle/Darkies; Arbuckle/Strang; Darkies/McKinlay
Rebeccah Arbuckle born in Balfron c1852/54 d/o Thomas Arbuckle & Rebeccah Darkies/Darkas married my gr. grandfather John Niven s/o Robert Niven & Agnes Reekie. She had siblings: John m. Martha Kennedy; Thomas m. Isabella Scott; James m. Jane Murray (unv.) & Samuel m. Sarah Thomson Flett. Thomas Arbuckle & Rebecca Darkies were born in Co. Tyrone Ireland according to 1851 Census. If you have a connection and would like to exchange information please contact me.
red mail WILKIE, Paul Stewart
Born in Balfron c.1892 to Hugh Wilkie (watchmaker and jeweller) and Jane (nee Paul). He was a motor engineer. Married my g.mother (Mary Gordon Campbell of Cambuslang) in 1926. They had two daughters Helen and (I think) Doris in 1930s.Gmother died late 1930s possibly in childbirth. Any info much appreciated.
red mail The Brown family
My G/Grandfather was James BROWN b.10 Aug 1818 in Balfron, who married Catherine BROCK (b.7 Dec 1830 in Drymen) 5 Nov 1852 in Drymen. My Grandfather was their son, James BROWN, b.23 May 1859 in Drymen, who married Elizabeth MAXTON, (b.8 Sep 1874 in Muthill) on 8 Jul 1894.
red mail Catherine Hall
Looking for information on Catherine Hall born in Balfron Stirling about 1828 if anyone else is researching this name in that area please get in touch

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