Thursday, 28 February 2013

Walkinshaw Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • John Walkinshaw, son of John Walkinshaw, on Jan 6th 1811 age 23 years.


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Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Walkinshaw Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • John Walkinshaw, Whitevale, on Feb 5th 1817 age 57 years.


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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

McFarlan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Parlan McFarlan, Merchant in Glasgow, on Sept 21st 1778 age 47 yrs.
  • Catherine Taylor, wife, and children.


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Monday, 25 February 2013

Robertson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William Robertson, Merchant in Glasgow.
  • Margaret Baillie
Date stated is 1817 which may indicate year the burial plot was purchased.

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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Andrew Brown, Merchant in Glasgow.
 Date stated is MDCC or 1700 which does not align with late 1700s dates on neighbouring stones. Also, the stone is in a very good state of preservation which, together with style of script, would suggest it may have been set up in the 19th century.

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Saturday, 23 February 2013

French Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William French, Merchant in Glasgow, his wife and children.
Date given is 1823 but this may indicate year the burial plot was purchased.


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Friday, 22 February 2013

Galloway Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • James Galloway, Esq., Writer and Lecturer on Conveyancing.
(No date is given but estimate is 1770-1800.)


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Thursday, 21 February 2013

Henderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Rev. George Henderson.
  • Michael Henderson ( infant son of above).
  • Rev. Alexander Pirie
No date is given but estimate is 1800 plus/minus 10 years.


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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Shortridge Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William Shortridge, Merchant of Glasgow.
Date given is 1790 but this may relate to date the burial plot was purchased.


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Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Cooper Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William Cooper, Merchant of Failford, on May 16th 1795 age 81 years.

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Monday, 18 February 2013

Smith Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William Smith, Merchant in Glasgow.
No date is given but likely dates from 1800 plus/minus 10 years.



Sunday, 17 February 2013

Steven Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  •  Moses Steven of Polmadie.
Date is 1789 but this may relate to date the burial plot was purchased.




Saturday, 16 February 2013

Buchan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Alexander Buchan, Island of Grenada, on May 5th 1795 age 48 yrs.
  • Robert Buchan
  • Margaret Rams......, mother of above, on Jan 1st 1808 age 85 years.



Friday, 15 February 2013

Sword Ancestry,Glasgow,Scotland

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

  • Alexander Sword  (No date given but  probably early 1800s.)
  • J.W. Sword, Glasgow.
  • Eliza, daughter of J.W.Sword, Dec 1790 age 15 yrs.



Thursday, 14 February 2013

Henderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • James Henderson of Enoch Bank, Merchant in Glasgow, 1792.
  • Mary Elliot, November, 1818.
  • James Elliot Henderson, on Feb 4th 1839.
  • Sarah Thacker Dunlop, wife, on April 17th 1862 age (81 yrs?)



Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Graham Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Alexander Graham, Merchant in Glasgow.
No date is given but could date from around 1800 plus/minus 10 years.




Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Hardie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Hardie family history as sourced from a memorial at Ramshorn Church Burial Ground. This was erected by the children of John Haswell of Vienna and records the death of

  • Henry Hardie in 1811 age 65 years.





Monday, 11 February 2013

Watson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Rev. W. Watson, First Pastor, on March 10th 1811 age 53 years and in 29th year of ministry.
  • Rev. Alexander Turnbull, son-in-law and successor, on Dec 31st 1833 age 42 years and in 21st year of his ministry.



Sunday, 10 February 2013

Fulton Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • William Fulton, Anchor Smith and Founder in Glasgow, on Dec 4th (1823?) age 78 yrs
  • Alexander Fulton on Nov 18th (1832?) age 25 yrs.




Saturday, 9 February 2013

MacNair Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • John MacNair, Merchant, Glasgow, 1798.
(Date probably indicates year burial plot was purchased.)



Friday, 8 February 2013

Russell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • James Russell, Paper Manufacturer in Glasgow.
  • Wife and children
Date given is 1798 although this may indicate year the burial plot was purchased.



Thursday, 7 February 2013

Anderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • John Anderson, Merchant in Glasgow, on Dec 10th 1796 age 41 yrs.
  • Ann Hamilton, Spouse, on June 23rd 1798 age 44 yrs.
  • William Anderson, Writer, Son on June 20th 1798 age (23 yrs?)




Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Hamilton Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland


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

  • John Hamilton, Merchant.
  • John MacLeroy, Merchant.

 No dates are given but the burials probably date from late 18th/early 19th centuries.












Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Birkmyre Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

This records the death of:

  • John Birkmyre, 1796.
( Date may indicate year the burial plot was purchased. )




Monday, 4 February 2013

Connell Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Arthur Connell, Merchant in Glasgow, on Aug 3rd 1864, age 71 yrs.




Sunday, 3 February 2013

England Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • John England, Writer in Glasgow.
  • Barbara Edgar, Daughter: Born March 12th 1827, Died Sept 6th 1828.
  • Mary England, wife of John Hunter, Grain Merchant, Jan 19th 1832.






Saturday, 2 February 2013

Pollok Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland


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

  • Allan Pollok, Merchant in Glasgow.
No date is given but year of death could be early 19th century.




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Friday, 1 February 2013

Morris Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

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

  • Richard Morris, Merchant in Glasgow, died at Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Oct 8th 1832 age 51 yrs.
  • Son, David Morris, on Feb 27th 1830 age 17 yrs.



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