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red mail McCorkindale - Snowden - (Blythswood - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for Robert McCorkindale born 1886 in Govan, Glascow, Scotland who married Francis Millicent Snowden on 23 Sep 1910 in Blythswood, Glasgow, Scotland. Francis Millicent Snowden was born 26 Sep 1887 in Stockton, Yorkshire, England.
red mail Cochrane - (Blythswood - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for descendants of Elizabeth Adams Cochrane born about 1840 to parents Thomas Cochrane & Margaret nee Chisholm. The family seems to have come from Paisley, Renfrew. Elizabeth married John Fleming White Templeton in Blythswood in 1861 and i beleive she died by 1875.
red mail John Wands and Elizabeth Stewart's family - (Blythswood - Renfrewshire)
John Wands and Elizabeth Rae Stewart were my G Grandparents. I do have some information on them and their six children (Elizabeth, John, Jenny, Mary, Victor and Thomas), but my knowledge is very limited and, though I would be happy to answer any queries, I do need more information and so I would be very grateful to anyone who is ready to expand my knowledge. Thank you!
red mail McCallum/Ewing/Robertson/Steel - (Blythswood - Renfrewshire)
looking to find any information on Peter McCallum that married Margaret Ewing. She was his first wife and had 6 children with him. His second wife was Margaret Robertson. She had 7 children with him. His 3rd wife was Jane Steel, she had 1 child with him. I have all the birth dates for all the children, but no marriages or death dates. Can any one help fill in my tree?
red mail information - (Braeside - Renfrewshire)
looking for info mcgill,miller.from braeside or anne please on this area.
'burngill' - Bridge Of Weir - (Bridge of Weir - Renfrewshire)
Many rellies were born around above place. BARR, SPEIRS,WHYTE. Seemed to be born at Mill of Gryfe, Bridge of Weir, Rfw. Patrick Speir b Mar. 1787, ended up dying on 28th. Jan 1869, Mayfield, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada.
red mail Lyle/Speirs - Bridge of Weir - (Bridge of Weir - Renfrewshire)
I am searching for ancestors/descendents. James LYLE married Janet SPEIR(daughter of Patrick SPEIR & Ann BARR, & granddaughter of Robert Speir & Elizabeth Barr) in Houston, 1790. They died in 1838 & 1839 respectively & had up to 17 children, some of which were Alexander, Patrick(Peter), John, James, Janet, Margaret, Colquhoun,David, William, Walter, Alexander, George. In 1877 George summonsed the surviving executors of his fathers estate, including his brothers-in-law William Findlay & David Ritchie ,over the sale of Horsewood, Buchanans ?, & some other land at Bridge of Weir. My g.grandfather was James Barr Lyle, son of James Lyle & Jane/Jean Barr, & grandson of James Lyle & Janet Spear. James B, and his cousin James (son of Peter) came to Australia in 1852 to mine for gold. They returned to Scotland in 1869 and again in 1875 (cousin James may have returned earlier - he died in 1876 in BOW.) Jane/Jean Barr was the daughter of John Barr and Janet McLellan.
red mail Speirs/Ritchie/Barr/Laird - (Bridge of Weir - Renfrewshire)
I am search for ancestors of Pattrick Speir(s) and Mary Ritchie, who were married on 20 Jun 1809, Ward End, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Pattrick was born and they lived in Mill of Gryffe, Bridge of Weir until they left for Canada around 1834. Patrick's parents were Patrick Speir and Isobell Laird, who were married on 28 Nov 1781 in Houston. Patrick's parents were Robert Speir and Elizabeth Barr, but i know little of them other than they lived in Bridge of Weir.
red mail Speirs Brock Stewart Watson - (Bridge of Weir - Renfrewshire)
I am a descendant of George Barr b1660, Robert Speirs b1720,Mary Whyte b1755 Janet Milne b1725. William Stewart b1720. Ann Brock b1818. I am looking for any further information on those lines, especially Ann Brock. I have quite alot of other names in my tree and would be happy to share this information.
red mail PETER RALSTON - (Castlehead - Renfrewshire)
Old White House at 14 Main Road, Castlehead, possible home of Ralstons, anyone have photo, or documents on this address?
red mail William Innes Family - (Cathcart - Renfrewshire)
I am interested in finding the descendents of William Innes who married Barbara Provan at Gorbals in 1883. In 1901 they were living in 17 Holmhead, Cathcart. They had a son, William Innes who was 15 years old. William Innes Sr. was an Engineman. William Innes Jr. was an apprentice Engine Fitter.
red mail Curr - (Cathcart - Renfrewshire)
Information on any of the Curr family farming in Cathcart 1800-1906 particularly John or William I have traced the family of James Curr of Merrylee farm and William of Shawton Hill till present date
red mail Keenan - (Cathcart - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for information on Keenan's living in the Cathcart area early 1900's. William Jenkins Keenan so of Janet Keenan was born in Cathcart about 1881. Married a Margaret Norris about 1901. They had six children William,Joseph,James,Margaret,Janet(Jenny) and Elizabeth. The Children except William were placed in Quarriers about 1915. William Jenkins Keenan wounded in the war and in Stobhill Hospital, no further information located after the children were admitted to Quarriers. The mother later placed in Paisley Asylum, unable to locate information on her following that. Thank you, Kelly
red mail John Campbell - Christian Murray - (Crosslee - Renfrewshire)
I'm looking for details about my great-great-grandparents. John Campbell was married to Christian (or Christina) Murray who was living in Crosslee, Renfrewshire at the time of the 1841 Census. John is not mentioned, so he was then either away or had died. I know nothing more about him. In 1841Christian was living with Helen, aged 22, William aged 18, Agnes aged 13, and George Murray Campbell aged 5. She died in Glasgow in 1860. It seems that she was born somewhere in Ireland between 1789 and 1798, but I have no leads as to when or where. The Lang family tree names her parents as David Murray and Agnes Kennedy, but with no other details.
red mail Mcculloch - (Dovecothall - Renfrewshire)
I am trying to find the family of DAVID MCCULLOCH who married SARAH HOWIE in Neilston in 1834. They lived at Dovecothall, had two sons before the emigrated to Canada in 1842.
red mail crossan/crosson - (Dovecothall - Renfrewshire)
Iam trying to find information on Mary Crossan who lived and got married at Dovecothall in 1877
red mail Dunlops - (Dovecothall - Renfrewshire)
I'm looking for information on the Dunlops who were millers in Dovecothall from the mid 1600s onwards.
Macfarlan - (Elderslie - Renfrewshire)
Duncan Macfarlan, born 22 August, 1822, was married to Agnes Biggart 22 May, 1840 by Dr. Burns of Paisley. They had two children, Malcolm born 8 June, 1841 and Mary born 18 January, 1844 before emigrating to New York City in 1845. They had five more children before Agnes died of childbed fever 24 May, 1857. Duncan then married Hannah Elizabeth Cudlipp in October 1857. Duncan and Hannah had several children, one of whom was my grandmother, Elizabeth Macfarlan born 13 October, 1867.
Watson, Mathie & Malcolmson - (Elderslie - Renfrewshire)
Robert WATSON married in 1857 to Jane MATHIE who was born 4th June 1826 (I believe her parents were John Mathie and Mary Orr). Jane was a Widow on the Marriage Certificate, she was previously married to David CAMERON. Robert and Jane were married at Elderslie Manse, adjacent to the fairly recently erected "Sir William Wallace Church" (1840 at a cost of £1600). The Manse was built in 1850. By 1864 the church was known as Elderslie Parish Church. The minister on the marriage certificate was the Rev. David RESTON. The Rev. Reston was ordained in 1826 and remained at Elderslie until 1877. George Reston and Margaret Reston were witnesses, obviously related to the minister. Robert and Jane had at least 6 children, most ofthe births were recorded in Kilbarchan. Annie Morrison WATSON (born 1872) married George Crawford MALCOLMSON (MALCOMSON) in 1897 in Johnstone. Annie and George had at least 3 children, one of which was Margaret Malcolmson (usually known as Maggie). Maggie was born abt 1900 and is my grandmother. Her, son, my father, John MALCOLMSON was born in 1925, in Johnstone. John worked in the "Carpetfield" in Elderslie from 1950 until he retired in 1990. I was born in the Thorn Maternity Ho...
red mail JOSEPH MAXWELL - (Elderslie - Renfrewshire)
Joseph MAXWELL b 1861 Ireland. d December 2, 1933, 248 Main Street, Elderslie. 1ST WIFE - MARY MCCALLUM. d September 25, 1911 Castle Road Elderslie. Jospeh and Mary had 6 children. 2ND WIFE - AGNES HENDERSON, married April 27, 1912 at 23 Moss Street Paisley. Residence 1912, 106 George Street, Paisley. d April 14, 1932. Parents ALEXANDRINA DONALDSON and JAMES HENDERSON (Evangelist). Lizzie b 1880 Ireland. Lindsay b November 21, 1883, Erskine. Married HELEN ROBERTSON, February 18, 1912 in Carnoustie. William b June 7,1885 Parish of Houstin. Joseph b August 22, 1884 Parish of Erskine. John b January 3,1890 Erskine. George b July 27, 1898 Howwood. d April 1, 1954. Residence in 1933 - 57 Grahame Street Johnstone. Married GLADYS VANCE HARPER, December 23, 1927.
McFARLANE in Elderslie, Johstone and Paisley in 1800s - (Elderslie - Renfrewshire)
Most of my MCFARLANs were from this area. The earliest couple were Robert MCFARLANE b. abt. 1729 in Paisley to Robina LUKE born abt. 1730 in Paisley. Next generation couple, Rbt. MCFARLANE b. 12 Apr 1759 m. Isabella HAMILTON. Next Gen: John M. MCFARLANE b. 1852 m. Rosina MORELAND b. 1851 in Glasgow. John died in 1930 at 1 Glepatrick R. Elderslie and Rosina died 1942 at 3 Kilpatrick Rd. Johnstone. One daughter, Catherine, married Wm. Fulton and stayed in the area. John M. was a carpet weaver who was supposed to have been a band leader in Elderslie. My grandfather, Wilson (John and Rosina's youngest) immigrated to Canada moving to the Hamilton, Dundas and Guelph areas of Ontario where there were cotton mills to work in....I'd love to get in touch with anyone knowing more about this family....
red mail re Jessie Rodger (Stewart) - (Erskine - Renfrewshire)
My ggrandmother, Jessie, died in 1931, in Erskine. She was married to William Rodger in1876 in Paisley. They had one son Robert, my gfather, who came to Australia in 1913. Any info. would be terrific.
red mail paton - (Erskine - Renfrewshire)
christina born 1877/1888 in the parish of erskine married urie reid ? had 8 kids died 1855 in e.k age 67 father peter mother unknown can anyone help
The Niven family - (Erskine - Renfrewshire)
My Gt Gt Grandfather Alexander Niven was born in Erskine in 1798 as were his siblings Elizabeth 1796, Kathrine 1800,John 1802, Jean 1804 and Margaret 1808. Their parents were Alexander Niven and Mary Beaton. I have not been able to trace them back and would love to know more about them.
red mail thomas stewart - (Erskine - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for information about Thomas Stewart. His parents were James Stewart and Margaret Sommerville. They were married in Erskine,Renfrew. Thomas was born in Houston & killellan,Renfrew. He married catherine Macdonald. Then moved to Canada about 1858.
red mail Morrisons Barrhead & Gateside - (Gateside - Renfrewshire)
The Morrison family lived at 107 Kelburn St 1907 & 42 Cross Arthurlie St 1909 Barrhead and Maillies Land Gateside up until about 1950. Their names were John Turner Morrison & Alexandrina Morrison nee Chisholm. Their children were Jane Edgar Morrison DOB 1915 Alexandra Chisholm Morrison DOB 1918 & Robert Turner Morrison DOB c1908. Alexandra had a son Kenneth Alexander Belford Morrison DOB 9/04/1940 born in Preston England but was supposedly being brought up by an aunt in Scotland. Do these names ring a bell ?
red mail Glenburn, Ayrshire - (Glenburn - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for any information,photographs,stories, in fact anything no matter how trivial on the the mining village of Glenburn. It was owned by Wm Baird & Co and stood within the Parish of Prestwick, Ayrshire from 1914 until 1971. The colliery Auchincruives No's 4 & 5 (Glenburn) went on for another 2 years closing in 1973.
red mail Re Library & Coffee Rooms - (Gourock - Renfrewshire)
From Cassell's Gazetteer c1896 Gourock NB : 1891 Population : 4,475 - Has the Gamble Institute with public library,coffee rooms and baths etc.
red mail CANNINGS - (Gourock - Renfrewshire)
red mail Divert Farm - (Gourock - Renfrewshire)
Hi My great-uncle has his place of death on his death certificate as Divert Farm, Gourock, in 1918. His usual place of residence was in Glasgow. Does anyone know of Divert Farm? I assume it was in the Divert Road area of Gourock, but I can't find any reference to it. I am curious as to why he was there when he died. His cause of death was TB, so I had wondered if it was a sanatorium of some kind. Thanks
red mail HUNTER FAMILY - (Gourock - Renfrewshire)
trying to trace a family called HUNTER, GORDON MARRIED ELLA (NEE CRAIG) 2 CHILDREN ELIZABETH AND JAMES, MAY HAVE LIVED GOUROCK AREA OR AYRSHIRE around 1962 can anyone remember this family please, thanks Beryl
red mail Mclachlan, max 1912 - (Govanhill - Renfrewshire)
Max McLachlan was born 23/4/1912 in Pollockshaws Road Govanhill.Max was the only son of Henry McLachlan and Margaret Little Aitken.Margaret was the daughter of William Aitken and Beatrice Lumsden.Henry,s parents were Henry McLachlan and Annie Frame.Max,s Great Grandfather was also named Henry and his wife was Janet McCullough.Any available information on this branch of the McLachlan Clan prior to 1864 in particular would be appreciated. Max migrated to Melbourne Australia on the P&O Steamship Ballarat ,August 1925 accompanied by his mother and auntie Jessie Aitken and uncle Willie Aitken.
red mail STEWARTS, GORDONS mine workers, ERSKINE a baker, Govanhill - (Govanhill - Renfrewshire)
Researching Charles STEWART and Isabella MAXWELL both born 1831 and married in Hutcheston in 1850, he was a Wright in the colliery and died in the Colliery houses at the early age of 27 (24/10/1857) but still had time to have 3 children Margaret (1851), James (1853) and Annie (1855). Isabella remarried to John GORDON and had another two children Jeanie (1866) and Isabella (1869) before she died on 12/03/1879 at Campbells Land, Strathbungo. John Gordon was the brother of Charles Stewarts mother, he was born in Leadhills (1806). Charles was born in Drem, East Lothian and his father, though a teacher, was from a Leadhills mining family which is probably what drew him to the mines as other Leadhills men were in Govanhill. James Stewart the son of Charles married Elizabeth MAIN and has four children Charles (1883), Elizabeth Brown Stewart (1884), Isabella (1886) and Annie (1888) on his sister Annies death cert in 1884 James is listed as living in Marchtown Place.His sister Annie was married to Daniel Erskine a baker, she had time for two children before her death in 1884, Isabella Maxwell Erskine (1880) and Mary Jane Brody Erskine (1884). Mary was married to William Hamilton and she was a newsagent in North Frederick St. Interested in any info on these people and there descendents.
red mail John McLaren - (Hazeldean - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for information on John McLaren from Hazeldean, who fought in the Battle of Waterloo and later emigrated to Canada. Any information or help in this search will be very much appreciated.
red mail Inchinnan - Renfrew - (Inchinnan - Renfrewshire)
From 1717 until 1834 a journal was kept by the MUIR family. I have a transcript of this. It lists many births, deaths and marriages in the area during those times along with local events, crimes, accidents etc. If you have family from this area, theycould possibly be documented in this journal.
red mail Reid Family History - (Inchinnan - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for any info on Matthew Reid born 3 Jan 1815 in Inchinnan, Renfrew. He married Margaret Blackburn 20 June 1835 in Abbey, Paisley. His parents were William Reid and Elizabeth Erskine. Mathew and Margaret emmigrated to Canada after their marriage.
The Niven family - (Inchinnan - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for any information on the Niven / Bleckwood families in the 1700s. My Gt X 3 Grandfather, Alexander Niven, was from Inchinnan at the time of his marriage 1795. Would be very grateful for any help
red mail Banks Farm - (Inverkip - Renfrewshire)
My father John Williamson was born in Scotland and when both his parents had died he was looked after by his sister Margaret McInnis at Banks Farm, Greenock before he left for Australia. He later joined the Australian army and fought at Gallipoli and France winning an MM at Pozieres and was wounded and captured at Bullecourt. Whilst a POW, in 1917, he sent a post card to his sister at 'The Banks' saying that he was 'having a good run lately'. A late relation left me a photograph which I think was taken at 'The Banks', and I can make out Margaret McInnis and possibly her husband, but all the rest are unknown. I think the photo nay have been taken around the time of the First World War? Would you be able to help me identify The Banks ie could it be Bankfoot? Yours sincerely John
red mail marraige between - (Inverkip - Renfrewshire)
I am looking to find out about Annie McClean who married David Don on the 2nd Dec 1898 at Inverkip other family siblings was Hector, David, Jessie, John ??? Thank you
red mail Munro Family of Kilellan area. - (Kilellan, Kilallan - Renfrewshire)
Researching fuller details of this family, many of whom passed through Killelan village, and were either christened, married or even buried at Killelan Church. Family lines already researched, but details requested about possible location of their home(s)in the vicinity of the church. Many thanks.
red mail Inkerman Rows - (Linwood - Renfrewshire)
I am trying to find info about Davidson or Gray family In Inkerman village, near linwood from 1892-1910.Does anyone have old pictures of the pupils in Inkerman school or later St Conval's. My father James Gray, formerly Davidson, born 1910 went to Inkerman school and I think he went St Mary's School in Queen St, Paisley
red mail Thomson Moore, Linwood - (Linwood - Renfrewshire)
Searching for any information relating to Thomson Moore, born Linwood, 1873.
SLOAN - Children of Thomas & Martha - (Linwood - Renfrewshire)
I am trying to reconstruct the details of this family. They married in Ireland about 1816, then had children there - Isabella (1815), Elizabeth, Martha, Robert, Mary, Margaret & Thomas (1835) - the latter most likely in Linwood. Have some information about each of them and am trying to fill in the gaps. Martha went to New Zealand. Anyone else working on this family? Would like to share what I know.
COLABA HOUSE.....HODGART/JONES - (Millikenpark - Renfrewshire)
I am trying to find where Colaba house, Milliken Park is or was. I wonder if it was demolished with the various new roads? Up until the 1901 census it was lived in by the Hodgart and Jones families (related by marriage). Does anyone have any information, old photos or knowledge of its location. Also any information about either of the families that lived there, many thanks.
red mail Bleacher at Kirktonfield - (Nether Kirton - Renfrewshire)
My ancestor was a bleacher at Kirktonfield. Does anyone know what factory he would have worked at and if so are they any photos available, Thanks. Izabel
Muir, Brodie, Anderson, Letham - (Pollokshaws - Renfrewshire)
james muir born in eastwood renfrew pollokshaws. parents john muir and helen brodie. wife: mary anderson 1855 and janet letham 1874. children john, george, andrew, william, thomas and hugh. his parents were john muir and helen brodie married in colinton hailes in 1822.
red mail McCabe married Naismith - (Pollokshaws - Renfrewshire)
Searching James McCabe married to Agnes Naismith 1851 Pollokshaws Eastewood Renfrew.
red mail McIndoe - (Pollokshaws - Renfrewshire)
Great grandparents William McIndoe and Ann Dick Eadie came to Australia during WW1 their youngest child George was my grandfather any info would be good. Other siblings were colin alexander william barbara annie magaret
red mail Agnes Shaw and Robert Gilchrist - (Pollokshaws - Renfrewshire)
Agnes Shaw (b. 1852 in Prestwick, Ayrshire) and Robert Gilchrist (b. 1837) married in 1873. They had a daughter, Jane (1873), and many sons: Thomas (1875), James Shaw (1879-1965), Robert (1882), David (1884) and Douglas (1891). James Shaw Gilchrist was my great grandfather. He emigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1910 with his wife, Agnes Agson Campbell Gilchrist. During the second world war, my grandfather, James Shaw Gilchrist (1912-2002) got in touch with his Scottish cousins and visited with them while posted in Scotland. Any information about these families would be greatly appreciated. :)
red mail Donnelly family research - (Springhill - Renfrewshire)
I am presently researching my family history and have a fair deal of information. My father, Philip, and his family came from the village of Springhill, near Barrhead, Renfrewshire. My Uncle Thomas (Tommy)Donnelly was the last member of the family, as far as I know, to stay in Barrhead. He was probably recognisable in and around the town by his artificial leg, long coat and hat. My Grandfather was a James Donnelly who married Bridget McManus on 10th August 1906. My Great Grandfather was Thomas Donnelly who was married to Margaret Hart. My Great Great Grandfather was Henry Donnelly married to Helen Kerr and I believe they came from Ireland as did many families in search of work. Henry owned a butchers shop in Dovecothall and 2 of his sons, Thomas & James, worked there also. While my search takes me across the Irish Sea, I am still firmly focussed on the Barrhead area. What I am searching for now is any photographs, epecially of Henry Donnelly's butcher's shop, or any snippet of information related to my ancestory that may be lying in attics, basements and cellars. I know that my uncle had photographs and items of the family in his house as I saw them as a small boy. My Uncle and his wife have passed over and I have no knowledge of their whereabouts. Please remember that the slightest of information is very important to the research. Thank you very much for your time and interest.
red mail Dewart/Thornliebank - (Thornliebank - Renfrewshire)
My ancestor Goerge Dewart came from Thornliebank.He was a Baker. He married Elizabeth Johnston McDonald, and their first born Andrew Logan Dewart was my great-grandfather. I have been unable to find any information about the family prior to their living in the Glasgow region. Any information would be appreciated. Beth
Ballantyne - (Thornliebank - Renfrewshire)
I am looking for ancestors of my father JAMES BALLANTYNE who was born in Thornliebank in 1908. His parents were JANE HIGGINS & GEORGE BALLANTYNE GEORGE was a merchant seaman --engineer I think. He & his family moved to Liverpool c 1913.My father had a sister ANNA DARROCH BALLANTYNE born 1906. JANE Higgins parents were HUGH HIGGINS& SARAH DARROCH.
red mail James Blair - (Thornliebank - Renfrewshire)
I'm looking for anyone who has James Blair 1761 and Christian Stevenson in thier family. They had a son john married elizabeth hosie
red mail blacksmith - (Thornliebank - Renfrewshire)
I'm looking for information about james blair blacksmith who married eliza jane gibb they had son james, robert gibb, william

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