Friday, 31 August 2012

Leitch Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Leitch family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • John Leitch, Merchant, Glasgow.
  • Katherine Campbell
  • Children
 Inscription is dated 1779 but this may relate to date the burial plot was purchased.



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Thursday, 30 August 2012

Phillip Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Phillip family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the death of:
  • John Phillip, Cattle Dealer, Glasgow on Dec 13th 182?


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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Scott Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Scott family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

James Scott, Coppersmith, and Family.

No date is provided but the memorial may date from the 18th century.

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Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Harvie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Harvie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the death of:

Thomas Harvie, Merchant, Glasgow, 1720.

Date may refer to date burial plot was purchased.


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Monday, 27 August 2012

Gray Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Gray family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This was erected to record:

  • Robert Gray of Blairbeth.
  • Wife, Marion Auchinclos
  • Family of above
Date is 1826 which may indicate date of purchase of the burial plot.


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Sunday, 26 August 2012

Gemmell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Gemmell familiy history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • Jane Freeland, wife of William Gemmell, Baker in Glasgow. Died Jan 13th 1836 age 37 years.


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Saturday, 25 August 2012

Campbell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Campbell family history as sourced from a memorial at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • John Campbell, Merchant, Glasgow.
  • Isobel Wotherspoon, spouse.
  • Jane Campbell, born Dec 20th 1809, died Nov 27th 1811.
  • Janet Campbell, born Dec 19th 1807, died Dec 23rd 1812.
  • Alexander Campbell, born Nov 12th 1811, died Nov 11th 1814.
  • Janet Campbell, born Dec 6th 1813, died 29th....
  • John Campbell, born 12.....

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Friday, 24 August 2012

Fleming Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Fleming family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • John Fleming, Writer, Glasgow on May 26th 1850.
  • Christina Smellie on Aug 25th 1858.
  • Richard Fleming on March 20th....
  • William Fleming on Sept 19th 1871.
  • Mary Smellie Fleming on Sept 19th..,.
  • Mary Fleming....
  • Wilhelmina.....
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Thursday, 23 August 2012

Cleland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Cleland family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground.

This records the death of:

  • James Cleland, Wright, Glasgow on March 17th 1827 age 47 years.


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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Mckean Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McKean family history as sourced from a grave-marker in Ramshorn Church Burial Ground.

This records the death of:

  • James McKean, Merchant and is dated 1780.
Date may refer to date the burial plot was purchased.


Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Glassford Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Glasssford family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • Anne Nisbet, daughter of Sir John Nisbet of Dean, Baronet, second wife of John Glassford of Dougalston, died April 8th 1766.
  • Right Hon, Lady Margaret Mackenzie, daughter of George, Last Earl of Cromarty, 3rd wife of John Glassford, died March 24th 1773.
  • John Glassford, eldest son of John Glassford and Anne Nisbet, died Jan 14th 1777 age 14 yrs and of Rebecca, daughter, died Jan 1780 age 21 yrs.
  • John Glassford of Dougalston on Aug 27th 1783 age 68 yrs.
  • Henry Glassford of Dougalston, second son of John Glassford and Annie Nisbet, died unmarried on May 19th 1819 age 54 yrs.
  • Catherine Glassford, daughter of John Glassford and Annie Nisbet, died Nov 19th 1825 age 70 yrs.
  • Jane Mackay, daughter of Colm Mackay and 2nd wife of James Glassford of Dougalston, died Dec 18th 1840 age 67 yrs.
  • James Glassford of Dougalston, son of John Glassford and Lady Margaret Mackenzie. Born Feb 19th 1771, died July 28th 1846 age 71 yrs.
  • Euphemia Glassford, Daughter of John Glassford and Lady Margaret Mackenzie, Born 1773, died 1852 age 79 yrs.



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Monday, 20 August 2012

Lawson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Lawson family history as sourced from memorial stones at Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

One stone was erected by Charles Cuthbertson of Melbourne, Australia.

The other stone records the death of:

  • Charles Stewart Lawson on Sept 21st 1932 age 29 years. Son of James and Charlotte Lawson.
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Sunday, 19 August 2012

Rodger Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Rodger family history as sourced from a grave-marker at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records:

  • William Rodger
This tablet probably records the purchase of the actual burial plot. No date is given but likely dates from the late 1700s.


Saturday, 18 August 2012

Kirkland Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Kirkland family history as sourced from a grave-marker at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground.

Inscription records the site is the burying place of:

  • James Kirkland, Tobacconist in Glasgow.
  • Margaret Scott, Spouse.
  • Children.
Date stated is 1788 but this may relate to date of purchase.



Friday, 17 August 2012

Duncan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Duncan family history as sourced from a grave-marker at Ramshorn church Burial Ground.

The inscription records the site is the burying ground of:

  • James F. Duncan, Esquire, Glasgow.
There is no date but the stone would appear to belong to the 1770s or 1780s. 


Thursday, 16 August 2012

De Bois Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on De Bois family history a sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the death of:

  • Charles De Bois. Born St. Cloud, France April 12th 1779, died Glasgow Dec 30th 1829.




Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Colquhoun Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland




This evening, I am posting information on Colquhoun family history as sourced from a grave-marker at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the purchase of a burial plot of:

  • Patrick Colquhoun, Merchant, Glasgow and Family, 1778.
Also, death of:

  • .......Colquhoun, mother, buried Nov 14th 1778.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Provand Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland


This evening, I am posting information on Provand family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • Matthew Provand, Merchant, Dec 18th 1779.
  • Andrew Provand, Merchant, July 4th 1784.
  • Janet Buchanan, wife of Matthew Provand AET 67. Buried Aug 12th 1799.
  • James Provand AET 12 months, buried May 7th 1803.
  • George Provand Snr., Merchant, son of Matthew Provand, buried Feb 8th 1833.
  • James Provand Jnr., son of George. May 19th 1835 AET 22 yrs.
  • James Provand Snr., son of Matthew, May 17th 1847 AET 83 yrs.
  • Children of George Provand Jnr and Ann Reid Dryburgh:
  • Richard Provand, May 14th 1845.
  • Mary McNair, July 11th 1845
  • David Provand Jan 4th 1846
  • David Provand, June 13th 1847
  • Elizabeth Maxwell, wife of James Provend Snr., Oct 3rd 1852.
  • George Provend Jnr. Dec 6th 1867.
  • Ann Reid Dryburgh, wife of George Provand Jnr., born Dec 29th 1804, died Aug 17th 1883.
  • Andrew Dryburgh Provand, son of George Provand Jnr., born March 23rd 1838, died July 18th 1915. M.P. for Blackfriars Division Glasgow 1886-1900.

Monday, 13 August 2012

Urquhart Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland


This evening, I am posting information on Urquhart family history as sourced from a grave-marker at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records either (a) date burial plot was purchased or (b) date of burial of:

  • John Urquhart, Merchant in Glasgow, 1781.

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Dempster Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Dempster family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This records the deaths of:

  • John Dempster, born 1774, died Feb 8th 1827.
  • Agnes Mackean, wife, born Jan 30th 1779, died at Oban Aug 3rd 1862.
  • Jane Dempster, daughter, wife of David Hutcheson, born March 3rd 1800, died Aug 16th 1832.
  • Jane Dempster Hutcheson, born Aug 6th 1832, died June 24th 1833.

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Saturday, 11 August 2012

McPherson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Thomas L.B McPherson on March 2nd 1945 age 55 yrs.
  • Jeanne Beattie on Oct 14th 1957 age 62 yrs.
  • James B McPherson, died in infancy.


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Friday, 10 August 2012

Beattie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am providing information on Beattie family history as sourced from a memorial at Cathcart Cemetery. This records the death of:

  • Mary Wright Beattie on Oct 26th 1930 age 39 years.




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Thursday, 9 August 2012

Beattie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • James Beattie on Jan 30th 1931 age 57 yrs.
  • Wife of above, Polly ( Mary Dorman) on Dec 5th 1927 age 54 yrs.


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Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Turpin Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Jean L.B.Robertson, wife of Samuel Turpin, on March 31st 1922 age 30 years.


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Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Orr Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Orr family history as sourced from a memorial at Cathcart Cemetery. This records the death of:

  • Helen Wright Beattie, wife of John Orr, on Oct 31st 1967.

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Monday, 6 August 2012

Cowan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Cowan family history as sourced from a memorial at Cathcart Cemetery. This was erected by employees of Charles Rattray & Co Ltd in memory of:

  • Robert Cowan who died Sept 9th 1931.


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Sunday, 5 August 2012

MacLeod Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on MacLeod family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Cathcart Cemetery. This records the death of:

  • Elsie Dey, wife of Alexander MacLeod, on Nov 21st 1923.

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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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


  • Edward Renouard Brown on Nov 30th 1921 age 59 yrs.
  • Rose Mary Brown on Dec 28th 1935 age 72 yrs



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Friday, 3 August 2012

Morrison Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Jessie Goudie on Feb 2nd 1922 age 83 years.
  • Jean M Noble, wife of William Morrison, Feb 27th 1927, age 44 yrs.
  • Alexander Morrison on Dec 20th 1937 age 82 yrs.
  • William Morrison on June 20th 1952 age 70 yrs, husband of Grace H Gibb.


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Thursday, 2 August 2012

Purdon Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Purdon family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Cathcart Cemetery. This records the death of:
  • David Purdon on Jan 15th 1922 age 81 years.

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Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Boyne Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Helen Crane, wife of James Boyne, on Dec 14th 1921 age 49 yrs.
  • James Boyne on Feb 4th 1942 age 84 yrs.
  • Burness Gordon, husband of Bunty Boyne on Dec 12th 1972.
  • Bunty Boyne on March 21st 1980.



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