Thursday, 31 December 2009

Gibson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Gibson family history as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the following deaths:

  • William Gibson who was born at Muckhart Manse on Dec 6th 1788 and died at Hamilton on Jan 25th 1854.
  • Son, William died May 6th 1839.
  • Andrew, born Nov 23rd 1821, died March 31st 1858.
  • Henry, born June 14th 1849, died March 27th 1885.
  • James, Engineer, Royal Siamese Navy, died at Bangkok on May 2nd 1888 age 41 yrs.
  • Mary Jamieson Dow, wife, died Nov 17th 1891 age 77 years.


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Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Cumin Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am providing information on Cumin family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Janet Cumin, daughter of Patrick Cumin LLD, Professor of Oriental Languages, University of Glasgow. Born Aug 10th 1773 Died Jan 9th 1842.
  • Her sister, Marion Cumin died Nov 24th 1849.
  • Jean Cumin, died June 3rd 1854.


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Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Oldham Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Oldham family history as sourced from a memorial in Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Christine Wingate, wife of Joseph Oldham, who died Oct 15th 1841 age 31 yrs.
  • Joseph Oldham who died July 28th 1847 age 42 years.
  • Children: Joseph died Jan 8th 1850 age 13 yrs and Margaret Miller died Jan 15th 1850 age 14 yrs.
  • Sarah Buchanan, widow of above, died Feb 24th 1889 age 78 years.



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Monday, 28 December 2009

Mackinlay Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Mackinlay ancestry as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Elizabeth J. McLelland on Oct 17th 1898 age 36 years. She was wife of George Mackinlay.
  • Son, George Alexander, killed in action at Ypres on Aug 15th 1917 age 26 years.
  • George Mackinlay, died Dec 30th 1946 age 98 years.


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Sunday, 27 December 2009

Barrie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Barrie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • John Barrie on Aug 22nd 1893 age 78 years.
  • Granddaughter, Isabella Barrie Paul on Jan 15th 1922 age 30 years.
  • Isabella Barrie, widow of Alexander Paul and daughter of John Barrie on Dec 6th 1952 age 87 years.




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Saturday, 26 December 2009

Bilsland Genealogy, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bilsland family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Bilsland on Feb 15th 1919 age 64 years.
  • Son, James Alexander on Dec 8th 1932 age 46 years.
  • Jane Colville, wife of Alexander Bilsland, on April 4th 1940 age 84 years.


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Friday, 25 December 2009

Bilsland Genealogy, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Bilsland family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • James Bilsland on July 3rd 1923 age 73 years.
  • Wife, Emily Isabella Fairie on July 23rd 1938 age 84 years.


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Thursday, 24 December 2009

Bilsland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information relating to the family history of Sir William Bilsland, Glasgow. This was sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's famous Necropolis, viz:

  • Sir William Bilsland Bt., Lord Provost (Mayor) of Glasgow 1905-1908 who was born March 17th 1847 and died Aug 27th 1921.
  • William Blair, son, July 18th 1888-June 9th 1911.
  • Agnes Anne Steven, wife, June 20th 1857-July 23rd 1935.
  • Benjamin Charles Thompson, Oct 2nd 1885- March 16th 1952.
  • Helen Isabel Thompson, daughter, Aug 28th 1896- Jan 15th 1972.


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Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Galbraith Ancestry, Glasow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Galbraith family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • James Galbraith, Shipowner, who died March 4th 1885.
  • Margaret Neilson Kirkwood, wife, who died Oct 6th 1904.
  • Son, Charles Edward Galbraith, born March 18th 1862, died Dec 15th 1936.


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Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Aitken Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Aitken family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • John Aitken, M.D. who died December 1861 age 75 years.
  • His wife, Margaret Montgomerie Thomson who died March 1873 age 75 years.
  • His daughter, Helen Meikle Aitken who died May 1861 age 33 years.
  • Archibald Gray MacDonald who died April 1900 age 86 years.
  • Wife, Janet Gemmell Aitken who died January 1903 age 79 years.



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Monday, 21 December 2009

Ord Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Ord family history as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's Necropolis.

This records the deaths of:
  • James Kennedy Ord on Nov 5th 1929 age 56 yrs.
  • Isabella Steven, wife, on July 13th 1931 age 57 years.
  • Son, James Kennedy on Jan 1st 1965. He was husband of Lilias Milne.
  • John Logan McCulloch, died June 13th 1931 age 69 years. He was husband of Mary M Barr.
  • Daughter of above, Isabella Nimmo, died April 21st 1944.
  • Mary M Barr, died March 20th 1952.


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Sunday, 20 December 2009

Beattie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on the Reverend Alexander Ogilvie Beattie who died in 1858. This gentleman was a supporter of Glasgow architect, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson and was instrumental in engaging Thomson to design the St. Vincent Street United Presbyterian Church where Beattie would have become the first minister if it were not for his (Beattie's) untimely death.

This monument, which was designed by Thomson is of architectural interest in its own right, can be found in Glasgow's Necropolis, close to the Cathedral.

Due to weathering, the inscription on the monument is partly eroded.

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Saturday, 19 December 2009

Ross Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I visited Glasgow's famous Necropolis ( City of the Dead) where I obtained information on Ross family history from a memorial stone there, viz:

  • John Macdonald Ross of Ledgowan, Achnasheen, Rossshire. He was born Dingwall May 28th 1838 and died at Glasgow July 9th 1905.
  • Wife, Robina Gilroy, died Dec 9th 1920.
  • Son, Robert Ross, died Dec 20th 1935 age 58 years.


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Friday, 18 December 2009

Murray Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Murray family genealogy using information from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Rev. James Leslie Murray who died Aug 17th 1926 age 82 years.
  • Wife, Jane Ann Pittendrich, who died March 31st 1926 age 77 years.
  • Mary Kay Thirde, who died Jan 23rd 1940
  • Jane Ann Murray, who died Feb 10th 1951.
  • William Pittendrich Murray, who died Nov 22nd 1951.


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Thursday, 17 December 2009

Wright Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I visited Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow to research Wright family history. The memorial stone featured in the video records the deaths of:

  • William Wright, died at Clarkston on Sept 16th 1923 age 75 years.
  • Wife, Jeanie Mackay, died May 21st 1928 age 80 years.
  • Daughter, Jeanie, died Oct 4th 1942 age 62 years.
  • Willaim, died Oct 10th 1959 age 84 years.
  • Son, Alexander, died February 10th 1967 age 80 years.

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Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Sutherland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the name Sutherland as found on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the death of Rev. Hugh Sutherland M.A., First Minister of Merrylea Parish Church, who died June 2nd 1919 age 56 years.


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Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Mitchell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Mitchell family history, Glasgow as sourced from a family memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery. Here is the list of deceased:

  • Angus Mitchell, husband of Lily French, died Jan 9th 1919 age 62 years.
  • Lily French, died Nov 6th 1951.
  • Daughter, Annie Mitchell, died Jan 7th 1966 age 80 years.



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Monday, 14 December 2009

Fraser Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Fraser family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.This provides information on the following deaths:

  • John Mulligan Fraser of Enterkin, Newlands who died March 30th 1916 age 65 years.



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Sunday, 13 December 2009

Russell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Russell family history using information obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • William Russell, Merchant, died June 27th 1847 age 53 years.
  • Wife, Helen Bartholomew, died April 22nd 1900 ahe 84 years.
  • Janetta, died March 17th 1843 age 2 years.
  • Walter, died July 7th 1866 age 26 years.
  • William, died Nov 22nd 1903 age 68 years.
  • Jane Howard, died Sept 7th 1905 age 66 years.
  • Janetta, died April 24th 1934 age 91 years.


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Saturday, 12 December 2009

Struthers Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Struthers family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Jessie McMillan Struthers, wife of William Auld, died at Hurlingham, London Feb 14th 1929.

  • William Auld, died at Hurlingham on Oct 10th 1936.

  • Allan Struthers, died Feb 3rd 1946, husband of Ann I Menzies.


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Friday, 11 December 2009

Sweet Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Sweet family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Alexander Sweet, J.P. Born Langside Oct 17th 1843, died at Skelmorlie Nov 17th 1921.
  • Wife, Barbara Dunn Wright, died at Skelmorlie Nov 13th 1925 age 83 years.
  • Son, Alexander, died at Malta Oct 11th 1927 age 46 years.
  • Son, Archibald MacIntyre, died at Skelmorlie Dec 9th 1937 age 63 years.
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Thursday, 10 December 2009

Smith Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Smith family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Smith, Born Feb 16th 1855, Died Nov 19th 1902.
  • Wife, Margaret McLerie, Born Jan 16th 1859, Died Dec 19th 1905.


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Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Fisher Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland



This afternoon, I am posting information on Fisher family history as sourced from a memorial stone located in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:





  • John Beaton Fisher on Nov 16th 1913 age 33 years.


  • Wife, Mina C Walker on Sept 28th 1970.


  • Margaret Ivory Grindlay, wife of John Fisher, on Feb 23rd 1943 age 24 years.


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Tuesday, 8 December 2009

McFie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McFie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Robert McFie, Engineer, Glasgow, Nov 6th 1903 age 67 years.
  • Son, Robert Archibald, died at Liverpool Jan 17th 1933, husband of Norah Williams.
  • Annie Copeland, wife of Robert McFie on Dec 30th 1935 age 92 years.
  • Ellen G. McFie on Aug 16th 1960.
  • Norah McFie, died Feb 19th 1986.


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Monday, 7 December 2009

Stewart Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting family history information on Stewart as obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. The following deaths are recorded:

  • Marie Eleanor Stewart, Aug 25th 1907 age 7 years.
  • 2nd Lieut William Johnston, 8th Royal Irish Fusiliers, killed at the Somme July 1st 1916 age 23 years.
  • Marie Jean Johnston, died Sept 24th 1934 age 70 years.
  • Robert Stewart OBE, JP., Ex Provost (Mayor) of Dunoon, died April 24th 1948 age 82 years.


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Sunday, 6 December 2009

Fraser Family History, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Fraser family history following a visit to Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the deaths of:
  • Margaret Dryden (Peggy), daughter of Archibald and Maggie Fraser, who died at 'Wanlock', Pollockshields on Feb 6th 1915 age 18 yrs.
  • Daughter, Annie Cunningham, died in infancy.
  • Margaret R Cunningham, wife of Archibald Fraser, died Feb 17th 1926 age 60 years.
  • Archibald Fraser, died July 15th 1951 age 95 years.
  • Daughter, Janet Mulligan (Jenny) Oct 9th 1982 age 83 years.


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Saturday, 5 December 2009

Fraser Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Fraser family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:
  • Wlliam Fraser, husband of Janet Loch, Born Nov 13th 1852 Died June 14th 1915.
  • Daughters:
  • Christina Walker B Nov 7th 1876 Died Oct 18th 1881.
  • Janet Loch, Born May 25th 1887, Died April 7th 1888.
  • Son, John, husband of Marjorie Lawrence, Born May 25th 1885, Died June 15th 1923.
  • Janet Loch, Born April 14th 1851, Died April 22nd 1931.
  • Walter George MacDonald, husband of Chrissie Fraser, Born June 12th 1881, Died Jan 28th 1946.
  • William Robertson Butler, husband of Elizabeth Fraser, Born Oct 21st 1874, Died Sept 26th 1946.
  • Christina Walker Fraser, widow of Dr. Walter MacDonald, Born Aug 23rd 1883, Died April 24th 1975.
  • Nannie, wife of Archie Fraser, Born June 28th 1899, Died Oct 21st 1929.

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Friday, 4 December 2009

Gordon Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Gordon family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Alick Farquhar, son of Alexander & Janet Gordon. Born June 12th 1889, Died April 30th 1907.
  • Alexander Gordon. Born Jan 5th 1850, died May 24th 1917
  • Janet Munro Ross. Born May 10th 1851. Died June 8th 1917.
  • Charles George of A&S Highlanders, killed in action in France Sept 23rd 1918 age 24 years.
  • Christina Gordon, sister of Alexander Gordon, died Sept 18th 1922 age 86 years.

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Thursday, 3 December 2009

Lamb Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Lamb family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

  • Jessie Lamb on Jan 7th 1888 age 24 years.
  • Alexander Lamb on Jan 10th 1888 age 17 days.
  • William on Jan 12th 1888 age 18 months.
  • William Lamb on July 7th 1890 age 31 yrs.
  • Alexander Stewart. Born May 12th 1855, Died Nov 21st 1918 age 62 years.

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Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Mackie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I am posting information on Mackie family history as sourced from Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. The information below was sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery and records the deaths of:

  • Janet Watson, wife of David Mackie, on Sept 12th 1887 age 65 yrs.
  • David Mackie on April 21st 1852 age 5 yrs.
  • David Mackie on April 29th 1888 age 72 yrs.
  • Daughter, Jeanie on Feb 14th 1906 age 63 years.
  • Son, Andrew on May 31st 1913 age 57 years.
  • Daughter, Annabella, widow of Robert Turner, on Jan 23rd 1914 age 63 years.
  • Jessie Mackie on April 25th 1943


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Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Scott Family Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This morning, I am posting information on Scott family history as sourced from a memorial stone in Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

George Scott in 1884.

Elizabeth Robertson 1894.

Daughter, Elizabeth Watson Scott, widow of Samuel W. Scott, 1920.

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