Saturday, 20 January 2018

Gilson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Gilson family history, as sourced from a memorial at Govan Old Parish Church. This records the deaths of:
  • James Gilson, Hillhead, on March 1st 1862.
  • Elizabeth Smith, 1890.


Friday, 19 January 2018

Birrel Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Birrel family history, as sourced from a memorial at Govan Old Church. This was erected by Ann Ritche and records the deaths of:
  • Peter Birrel on Oct 30th 1846, age 52 yrs.
  • Jane Birrel on Feb 1st 1854 age 28 yrs. 
  • Alexander Birrel on March 26th 1853, age 34 yrs.




Thursday, 18 January 2018

Hunter Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on two casualties of the Boer War in South Africa. Information sourced from a memorial plaque inside Glasgow Cathedral. Details are:
  • James Hunter
  • Thomas Money
Both above were sappers in the 1st Lanarks Royal Engineers and died on active service in South Africa with 9th Field Company, Boer War, February 1901.


Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Grahame Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on Grahame family history as sourced from information at Glasgow Cathedral.This records the death of:
  • Reverend James Grahame, author of "The Sabbath" and other poems. Born April 22nd 1765, died at Whitehill House, Glasgow on Sept 14th 1811.

Monday, 15 January 2018

Mitchell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Mitchell family history, as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow Cathedral. This records the death of:
  • James Dennistoun Mitchell of Carwood on May 22nd 1910, age 56 years.