Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Robert Caldwell Ancestry Tour Glasgow Scotland

This evening I am presenting an image of a family grave-marker from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.
Included in the list of deceased is one Robert Caldwell who was borne Dec 14th 1845 and died May 5th 1874.

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

John Tarbet Ancestry Tour Paisley Scotland

This afternoon I am posting an image of a grave-marker from an old burial ground in the centre of Paisley.

The first person mentioned is John Tarbet who died in 1797. Other information is not legible.

Monday, 21 April 2008

David Caldwell Genealogy Glasgow Scotland

This evening I am presenting an image of a Caldwell family memorial from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis. Included in the family members listed is David Caldwell who was born June 11th 1796 and died March 30 1869-a long life for those days!

Sunday, 20 April 2008

Janet Scoullar Genealogy Tour Glasgow Scotland

This evening I am presenting an image of a grave-marker from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.
1799 and died Jan 14This records a number of family deaths including one Janet Scoullar who was born Oct 11thth 1866. Janet was the wife of David Caldwell.

Scoullar is an unusual name and may mean school-master and derived from a Scots name in turn from Old French and Low Latin.


Saturday, 19 April 2008

Elizabeth Turner Genealogy Glasgow Scotland

This evening I am presenting an image of a Ure family grave-marker from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis. Including in the list of deceased is one Elizabeth Turner, wife of William Ure, who died age 35 but actual year of death is not legible. Death may have occurred around the 1870s judging from other date sequences on the stone.

Friday, 18 April 2008

Margaret Purden Turner Ancestry Glasgow Scotland

This morning I am posting an image of a grave-marker recording the passing of Margaret Purden Turner on Sept 7th 1883. Margaret was the mother of Elizabeth Turner.

This grave-marker can be found in Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

William Ure Ancestry Tour Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a grave-marker from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.
This features the Ure family including:

  • William Ure who died June 24th 1876 age 37
  • William's wife Elizabeth Turner who died ?? age 35 yrs
  • Daughter Agnes Euphemia who died June 19 1875 (possible age 4 yrs 1 month)
  • Elizabeth's mother,Margaret Purden Turner who died Sept 7 1883 age 65 yrs



Monday, 14 April 2008

Susan Davie Genealogy Tour Glasgow, Scotland

This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

This memorial is dedicated to the McNicol family and includes the wife of Daniel McNicol, Susan Davie, who died Feb 27th 1867 age 39 years.

Sunday, 13 April 2008

Daniel McNicol Ancestry Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a family memorial from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis. It records the deaths of :

  • Susan Davie on Feb 27th 1867 age 39 yrs
  • Daughter, Susan McNicol on Feb 22nd 1855 age 14 months
  • Daniel McNicol, Builder, on Nov 9th 1878 age 47 yrs
  • William F McNicol, son on Feb 16th 18?? age 3 yrs

Tuesday, 8 April 2008

Duncana Mackenzie Ancestry Tour Glasgow

This morning I am presenting an image of a memorial stone from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

Included in the list of deceased person is Duncana Mackenzie, wife of John McLachlan. Duncana died May 11th 1901 age 60 yrs.

Monday, 7 April 2008

John McLachlan Ancestry Tour Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial stone from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

This records various members of the McLachlan family including:

  • Captain John McLachlan who died July 9th 1914 age 79 yrs
  • Duncana Mackenzie, wife of John McLachlan, who died May 11th 1901 age 60 yrs.
  • Children of above:
  • Willie (age 4)
  • Lizzie
  • Gilbert and Flora (died in infancy)
  • Duncan I(drowned at sea 1894 age 24 yrs)
  • Grandchildren of above:
  • Jenny Anderson age 5 yrs.


Sunday, 6 April 2008

Andrew Crawford Genealogy Tour Glasgow

This evening I am posting an image of a Crawford family memorial from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

The Stone was commissioned by Andrew Crawford in memory of his father, Andrew who died June 14th 1878 age 56. Other family members mentioned include:

  • Andrew's mother, (Mary?) Welsh who died 1873 aged 51 yrs
  • Sister Helen Crawford who died ? 22nd 1855 age 3 yrs 3 months
  • Brother, Hugh Thomas Crawford who died Jan 18th 1863 age 6 months
  • Brother, John Crawford who died June 19th 1878 age 29 yrs
  • Sister, Jane Crawford (wife of Matthew Gray) who died Feb 16th 1881 age 24 yrs
There appears to be no mention of the death of the Andrew Crawford who commissioned the memorial.

Saturday, 5 April 2008

Jane Ballantyne Genealogy Tour Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial to the Meikle family which can be found in Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

Including in the list of departed is Jane Ballantyne, wife of John Meikle, who died April 22nd 1903 age 76 years.

The list also includes the Meikles four daughters two of which died in infancy.

Friday, 4 April 2008

John Meikle Ancestry Tour Glasgow

This evening I am posting an image of a Meikle family memorial stone from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

It records the deaths of John Meikle, his wife Jane Ballantyne, and their four daughters.

John Meikle died Feb 16th 1905 age 79 years.




Thursday, 3 April 2008

Reverend Peter Mather Genealogy Tour Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial stone from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis. This records the passing of Rev Peter Mather who:

  • Was borne in Whitekirk, Haddingtonshire
  • Died Glasgow on Jan 11th 1864 aged 72 years.
He was author of the "Christian News", Glasgow.





Wednesday, 2 April 2008

George Alexander Munro Ancestry Tour Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a somewhat fragile and partly legible family memorial from Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.

Included in the list of deaths is that of George Alexander Munro who died in Melbourne, Australia on Jan 5th 1892 age 31 years.


Tuesday, 1 April 2008

Elizabeth Watson Peacock Genealogy Glasgow

This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial recording the deaths of what appears to be three separate (but presumably related) family groups.

This list includes Elizabeth Watson Peacock who died Oct 3rd 1904. No age or DOB is given. She would appear to have been the daughter of Thomas Peacock.

This memorial can be found in Glasgow's Southern Necropolis.