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1847
The Galloway Advertiser and
Wigtownshire Free Press
Birth, Marriage and Death Records
Transcribed by Diana Henry
7th January 1847 (Week 1)
BIRTHS
At Portpatrick, on the 2d instant, Mrs James Wallace, lighthouse-keeper, of a daughter.
At Wigtown, on the 3d instant, the wife of Mr Samuel Brown, grocer, of a daughter.
At Ernespie, near Castle-Douglas, on the 28th ult., Mrs John Caddow, of a son.
At King's Laggan of Anwoth, on the 30th ult., Mrs Whan, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Milton, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. Adam Blythe, Mr Andrew Brown, shipcarpenter, Girvan, to Mary, second daughter of Mr Thomas Heron, millwright, Milton.
At Muncraig, Borgue, near Kirkcudbright, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. William Reid, Mr John Williamson,
farmer, Upper Senwick, to Agnes, only daughter of Mr William Walker, farmer and grazier.
DEATHS
At Blackpark, parish of Leswalt, on the 3d inst., after 6 days of severe illness, borne with the greatest
patience, Mr Peter M'Neil, aged 58 years - deeply and deservedly regretted.
At Wigtown, on the 3d inst., Elizabeth Papple, at the advanced age of 84 years.
At Bootle, near Liverpool, on the 29th ultimo, Mr Wm. Fraser. He was a native of the parish of Whithorn.
At the Manse of Girvan, on the 5th inst., the Rev. Peter M'Master.
At Girvan, on the 27th ultimo, Mrs Alexander, Downpark, aged upwards of 80 years, relict of Mr Robert
Alexander, farmer in Down.
At Longholm on the 4th instant, Mr George Hervy aged 79 years.
At New Castleton, on the 27th ultimo, Janet Armstrong, relict of the late Mr John Telford, farmer,
Wataman, Half-Morton, at an advanced age.
14th January 1847 (Week 2)
BIRTHS
No Births
MARRIAGES
At the Scotch Presbyterian Church, Buenos Ayres, by the Rev. Dr. Brown, Mr William Gibson, a native of
Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire, to Miss Louisa Hunt, daughter of the late Robert Hunt, Esq., of Buenos Ayres.
At Christ Church, Liverpool, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. S. Pagan, incumbent of Leverbridge, Bolton le
Moors, George Stockdale, Esq., stockbroker, London, to Catherine, second daughter of B. Ellis Esq.,
Liverpool.
At Gretna, on the 4th inst., Mr Andrew Grant, butler, Balmaghie House, to Miss Carmont, Nook, Balmaghie.
DEATHS
At Dalchist, Kirkcolm, on the 18th instant, Helen M’Dowall, advanced in years, relict of Mr And. Agnew,
farmer there.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 12th instant, Janet M’Neillie, advanced in years, relict of Mr Jas. Stewart,
Stranraer.
At Assembly Street, Dumfries, on the 2d instant, Miss Janet Craig.
At Kirkcudbright on the 6th inst., after a lingering illness, sustained throughout by fortitude and humble
resignation, Mr Gavin Hamilton, surgeon &c. aged 36.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 28th ult., Miss Janet M’Caul, daughter of the late W. M’Caul, surgeon,Whithorn.
21st January 1847 (Week 3)
BIRTHS
At Albert Place, Glasgow, on the 30th ult., Mrs James M'Gibbon, of a son.
At Sanquhar, on the 15th inst., the wife of the Rev. D. M. Croom, of a son.
At Blackwood, on the 14th inst., the lady of William Copland, Esq., of Colliston, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Neptune Street, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. George Charles, Mr Peter M'William, baker, to Miss
Jane Skimming.
At Dailly, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr Strong, Mr James M'Connell, to Miss Catherine Beirs.
At Dalquharran, parish of Dailly, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. Mr Russell, Mr James MacLean, teacher of
dancing, to Miss Mary Alexander.
At the Free Church Manse, Kilmarnock, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Thomas Main, the Rev. John Ziegler
Huie, Free Church missionary to Port Philip, to Jane, 2d daughter of Mr Robert Main, Slamannan,
Stirlingshire.
DEATHS
Here, at Charlotte Street, on the 17th instant, Marion, eldest daughter of the Rev.John Lamb, Kirkmaiden,
aged 19 years.
Here, at King Street, on the 17th inst., Mr Wm. Auld, draper, aged 48 years.
Here, at Harbour Street, on the 18th inst., Mr John Cruikshanks, carpenter, in the 81st year of his age.
Here, at George Street, on the 14th inst., Mrs Gifford, aged 84 years, relict of Mr Wm. Gifford, merchant.
At Clayhole, on the 15th inst., Margaret Todd.
At Mahaar, Kirkcolm, on the 17th instant, Mrs Jean Rodger, relict of Mr John Niven, Ballochneil,
Kirkoswald, in the 84th year of her age.
At Colmonell, on the 15th inst., Mr Robt. Shaw, tailor, aged 77.
At Baldrochwood, Colmonell, John M'Neillie, aged 90, the oldest native of the parish. He was blind for the
last 30 years. - A few weeks ago another native of the parish, also aged 90, died, who had been blind for
the greater part of his life.
28th January 1847 (Week 4)
BIRTHS
At Everingham Park, on the 16th instant, the lady of William Constable Maxwell, Esq., of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Kirkcowan, by the Rev. John Thomson, Alexander M'Keand, merchant, Newcastle upon Tyne to Mary,
eldest daughter of Alexander M'William, Esq., Kirkowan.
DEATHS
Here, at Fisher Street, on the 27th inst., Elizabeth Reid, relict of Thomas Thorburn, at the advanced age of
109 years. She bore her long confinement with Christian fortitude and resignation, and enjoyed the use of
her faculties to the last. She died trusting in Jesus as her all and in all.
At Glenhoul, parish of Old Luce, on the 23d inst., Mr Alexander M'Culloch, farmer there, in the 63d year of
his age, after a protracted confinement, which he bore with Christian patience and resignation. He was
equalled by few for true and unassuming benevolence. During the late storm he caused to be sent to the
village of Glenluce a load of oatmeal to be distributed gratis among poor outdoor labourers.
At Nithsdale, New South Wales, on the 26th July last, in his seventh year, Francis, third son of Mr H.
Wallace, formerly of Dumfries.
At York on the 13th inst., after a long and painful illness, aged 68, Mrs Mary Bruce, relict of the late
William Bruce, farmer, Wigtown, Galloway.
At Ringford, Tongland, on Wednesday week after a short illness, Mr John Bryce, weaver, aged 89.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 15th instant, Janet, daughter of the late Thomas Hardie, D. D. Professor of Church
History in the University of Edinburgh.
4th February 1847 (Week 5)
BIRTHS
Here, at George Street, on the 29th ult., the wife of Mr Hugh M’Culloch, seedsman, of a daughter.
At Whithorn, on the 22d ult., the wife of the Rev. Jas. Fleming, of a daughter.
At Whithorn, same day, Mrs P. Lawrie, of a daughter.
At Anwoth Manse, on the 29th ult., Mrs Johnstone, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Merkland, on the 26th ult., by the Rev. T. Leckie of Parton, Mr William Taylor, manufacturer, Denny to
Euphemia, youngest daughter of the late Robt. Crosbie, Esq., of Merkland.
At Castle Douglas, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. S. Cowan, Mr John Dalziel, teller in the Bank of Scotland’s
Branch there, to Miss Arantena Black, only daughter of the late Agnew Black, of Grove.
DEATHS
Here, in Fisher Street, on the 3d inst., Mary M’Culloch, wife of Mr James Campbell, mason, aged 30 years –
after a tedious illness, borne with Christian patience.
Here, at Clayhole, on the 29th ult., Mary M’Crea, wife of Capt. John M’Garva, advanced in years.
Here, at Clayhole, on the 24th ultimo, aged 85 years, Grace M’William, relict of the late Mr William Todd,
farmer, Salchrie, Kirkcolm.
At Portpatrick, on the 1st inst., Mr Alexander Kerr, mariner, at an advanced age, - the oldest inhabitant of
Portpatrick.
At Gavsnout, Glenluce, on the 25th ultimo, Mr David Blackwall, aged 83.
At Airyoland, parish of New Luce, on the 3d inst., the wife of Mr Robert M’Crindle, farmer.
At Auchenleck, parish of Minnigaff, on the 31st ultimo, Miss Wilhilmina M’Knight.
At Craignell, parish of Minnigaff, on the 22d ult., Mary, second daughter of Mr M’Geoch, farmer there.
At Newton-Stewart, on the morning of the 2d instant, Mr James M’Kie, tailor, one of the oldest inhabitants
of the place, and for upwards of 50 years a tailor in the town of Newton-Stewart.
At Mochrum village, very suddenly, on the 24th ult., Mary, daughter of Mr John Patterson.
At Portwilliam, at an advanced age, Mr A. Campbell, shoemaker.
At Wigtown, on the 24th ult., Mrs Catherine Nairn, relict of John M’Murray, formerly of the Craig Inn.
At Twynholm Village, on the 20th ult., aged 9 years, George Williamson, second son of Mr Peter M’Bryde.
At Gatehouse, on the 27th ult., in she 77th year of her age, Janet Clark, spinster.
At Manchester, on the 20th ult., David G. B. M’Quhae, formerly of Castle Douglas, in the 24th year of his age.
At Chapelton, Urr, on the 12th ult., awfully suddenly, G. Moore, wife of Alex. Thompson, farmer there: and
on the 28th Isabella, daughter of the above, aged 6 years.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 20th ult., Mrs Ann Campbell, wife of Thomas Roy, Esq.
At London, on the 17th ult., the Right Hon. Lady Christian Douglas, sister of the Marquis of Queensberry.
11th February 1847 (Week 6)
BIRTHS
Here, at Church Street, on the 9th inst., the wife of Mr John Ritchie, cabinet maker, of a daughter.
At Boreland, parish of Inch, on the 5th instant, Mrs John Crawford of a son.
At Castle Kennedy, parish of Inch, on the 5th instant, Mrs Faulds of a daughter.
At Culhorn Mains, parish of Inch, on the 6th instant, Mrs James Drynan of a son.
At Adelaide Villa, Dublin, on the 1st instant, Mrs Robert M'Mieken, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Church Street, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. Mr Charles of the Free Church, Mr James Snodgrass,
Painter, to Ann, third daughter of Mr Andrew Sproul, retired Excise Officer.
At Sandhead, Parish of Stoneykirk on the 4th inst., by the Rev. R. M. Niel, Mr David Mucklehay to Agnes
M'Kie.
At Portpatrick, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. A. Urquhart, Mr William Cumming, Stewarton, Kirkcolm, to Miss
Mary Lines, Hyson Green, Nottingham.
At St. Cuthbert's Church, Darlington, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Alex. J. Howell, Mr William Train, of
Haddington, Surveyor of Taxes for East Lothian, to Sarah, youngest daughter of the late Robert Dixon,
Esq., of Tees Cottage, Darlington.
At Haugh of Urr, on the 5th curt. by the Rev. G. M. Burnside, Urr, Mr James Ireland, blacksmith, Haugh, to
Miss Janet Morrison, there.
At Dalmellington, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. Edward Hayman of the Free Church, Mr George M'Kerrow
of White Rae, parish of Bar to Jean, eldest daughter of Mr William Seaton, Meadowhead, Carsphairn and
Mr Wm. Scott, Old Cumnock, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr James M'Crone, Dalroch, parish of Bar.
DEATHS
Here, at Church Street, on the 9th instant, the infant daughter of Mr John Ritchie, cabinet maker.
At Queen Street, here, on the morning of the 7th inst., after a few hours illness, Elizabeth Stafford, aged 21.
At Glenluce, on the 5th instant, Mrs Whyte, relect of Thomas Whyte, Balyett. She was very much respected
by all who knew her for her kind and charitable disposition, which she cherished to the last. A large circle
lament her departure, and none more so than the poor of Glenluce.
At Glenluce, on the same day, David M'Kie, late miller, Milton mill, Old Luce, at the advanced age of 92
years. He was an example to millers for honesty and candour.
At Cairnbrock, Kirkcolm, on the 7th inst., Helen M'Dowall, aged 86 years, relict of John Rennie, farmer in
Craighandy, Kirkcolm.
At Wigtown, on the 5th inst., Susan Fraser, relict of Mr Peter M'Kie, formerly in Officer's Croft, Glenluce.
At his residence, Irving Street, Dumfries, on the 29th ult., Henry Fergusson, Esq., after a short illness
borne piously, brother to the late Right Hon. Robert Cutlar Fergusson, Judge Advocate, and M.P. for the
Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
At Ivy Lodge, New Galloway, on the 22d ult., aged 84, Mary, widow of the late Jame Dalziel, Esq., of
Barncrosh.
At Lochroan, parish of Crossmichael, on the 26th ult., Mr William Shennan, farmer there, aged 73 years.
At Rainton, near Gatehouse, on the 4th inst., after a very short illness, Mr William Gerrand.
At Townhead, Ayr, on the 6th inst., Mrs Mary Campbell, youngest daughter of the late Mr John M'Knight,
Old Mill.
At Halestane, near Thornhill, on the 28th ultimo, Mr William Graham, at an advanced age.
At Boyle, county of Roscommon of inflamation in the brain, on the 29th ultimo, aged 28 years, Elizabeth
Mary Hardie, wife of Mr John Hunter, Draper there. The deceased was highly respected for her amiable
character, and her death deeply regretted by all who knew her.
18th February 1847 (Week 7)
BIRTHS
Here, at Neptune Street, on the 15th inst., Mrs James Agnew, of a son.
At Milton, parish of Inch, on the 14th instant, Mrs P. M'Kenzie, of a daughter.
At Auchleoch, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 18th inst., Mrs Todd of a daughter.
At Drumore, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 3d inst., the wife of Mr Alex Hannah, mariner, of a son.
At Drumore, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 3d inst., the wife of Mr John Cairney, merchant, of a son.
At Sefton House, Belgrave Square, London, on the 10th curt., the Lady Rouisa Oswald, of a daughter.
At Herleyford, near Marlow, on the 8th inst., the Viscountess Drumlanrig, of a son.
At Greenwich, on the 12th inst., the wife of F.L. Wallace, M.D., of Sydney, New South Wales, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Gatehouse, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. George Murray of Girthon, Mr John Huddleston, hooper, to Miss
Margaret Thompson.
At Edinburgh, on the 29th ult., by the Rhv. Dr French, Mr Robert Russell, baker, Northumberland Street, to
Mary, youngest daughter of Mr George Crossan, Wigtown.
DEATHS
Here, at Church Street, on the 13th inst., of fever, Mr Alex Lister, tailor, aged 44 years.
Here, at Stoneykirk Road, on the 13th inst., Mrs Robt. Alcorn, aged 82 years.
Here, at Sun Street, on the 14th inst., very suddenly, Mrs David Jess, aged 63 years.
Here, at Greenvale Street, on the 15th inst., Mrs Watson.
Here, at Hanover Street, on the 17th inst., suddenly, Elizabeth Baillie, wife of Mr John M'Intyre, aged 76.
Here, at London Road, on the 13th inst., aged 9 months, John, infant son of Robert M'Kie, Esq.
At Cairngarroch, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 31st ult., after about 11 hours illness, Mrs Jean Wallace,
aged 46 years, wife of Mr William Wallace, farmer there. In her the poor have lost a benefactress, her
husband an agreeable companion, and her relatives and neighbours a sincere friend.
At Terally, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 6th inst., of smallpox, Jean M'Kelvie, wife of John M'Lelland,
leaving a poor man and four children to lament their loss.
At Wigtown, on the 11th inst., aged 13 months, Margaret Jane, daughter of Mr W. Malcolm.
At Garliestown, on the 11th inst., Robina Baillie, relict of the late James Pollock, aged 70 years.
At Langholm, on the 28th ult., Martha Bell, schoolmistress there, aged 67 years.
At Langholm, on the 8th inst., Catherine, aged 6 years, daughter of Mr Robert Whillans, shoemaker there.
At Langholm, on the 8th inst., Thomas E. Buyers, son of Andrew Buyers, manufacturer, aged 24 years.
At Town head of Greenlaw, Crossmichael, on the 2d inst. Elizabeth M'Girr, aged 88 years.
At Square Point, Crossmichael, on the 10th inst., John Glencross.
At Glasgow, on the 7th inst., the Rev. Malcolm M'Lachlan, late minister of the Reformed Presbyterian
congregation at Castle Douglas.
25th February 1847 (Week 8)
BIRTHS
On the 24th February, at Baldoon, Mrs James Caird, of a son.
At Barr, on the 16th curt, the lady of the Rev. James M’Master, Manse, Barr, of a daughter.
At Devizes, Wilts, on Monday the 15th inst., the wife of Mr John Watson, draper, of a daughter.
At Quarrelwood Manse, Kirkmahoe, on the 14th inst., Mrs Hogg, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Whitecrook, near Glenluce, on the 23d inst., by the Rev. Mr M’Dowall of Old Luce, Mr John Cochrane,
farmer, Craigcaffie, to Margaret Paul, only daughter of John Paul, Esq., Whitecrook.
At Cairndoon, Glasserton, on the 16th inst., Mr James Milroy, Carleton, to Miss Anne Anderson.
DEATHS
At Lowell, United States, on the 1st January, 1847, Mr Wm. Neil, son of the late Mr David Neil, Calfpark,
Stoneykirk.
At South Strand Street here, on the 22d inst., of fever, Mr John Shaw, tailor, aged 34 years.
At Wigtown, on the 11th inst., Margaret Jane, only child of Mr Walter Malcolm, druggist, aged 13 months.
At Newton Stewart, on the 11th instant, Robert Armstrong, tailor, at the advanced age of 85 years.
At Newton Stewart, on the 22d inst., Marion, daughter of Mr J. Carson, grocer, aged 3 months.
At Minnigaff Mills, on the 19th inst., Jessie, daughter of Alexander Hannah, miller, aged 6 years.
At Castle Douglas, on the 15th inst., Mrs Janet Macqueen, aged 73.
At Dalbeattie, on the 17th inst., aged six and a half years, Margaret Martha, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas
Maxwell, merchant there.
At the Free Church Manse, Lochmaben, on the 15th inst., Janet, only daughter of the late Sir James Broun,
Bart.
4th March 1847 (Week 9)
BIRTHS
At Croach, on the 28th ult., Mrs Murray, of a daughter.
At Castle-Douglas, on the 21st ultimo, Mrs Andrew Dobie, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Port-William, on the 23d ult., Mr Peter M'Master, Blairbuy, Glasserton, to Miss Helen Cumming,
daughter of Robert Cumming, Esq., Port-William.
At St. James's Church, London, on the 22d ult George Augustus Frederick Bart., to Euphemia, only
daughter of the late Thomas Boswall, of Blackadder.
DEATHS
At Ballgreen, Stranraer, on the 4th inst., Mrs Margaret M'Whinnie, spouse of the late William Mactier Esq.,
of Ballgreen - a person much and justly regretted by her friends and acquaintances, as an affectionate
friend, a kind neighbour and a sincere Christian. She bore her long and severe suffering with great
patience and resignation to the will of God, being possessed of a strong and well regulated mind which
she had well stored with pages of the book of God, the promises of which were the only food that
nourished her in her last illness, and the staff upon which she leaned in going down to the dark valley of
the shaddow of death.
Here, on the 25th ult., Mr Samuel Prince, aged 22 years. Deceased was assistant teacher in the Church
School, Stranraer, and was a young man of promising abilities; but fever has cut him off in his bloom,
greatly lamented by the rising generation under his charge, and justly regretted by the community at
large.
At Cairnryan, on the 23d ult., Mr Wm. M'Master aged 43 years.
At Cairnryan, on the 24th ult., Mathew Scott, junior, aged 24 years.
At Glenwhask Mill, parish of Colmonell, on the 22d ult., Janet Bae, aged 78 years.
At Barrhill, parish of Colmonell, on the 21st ult., James Earl, aged 79 years.
At Ligg, parish of Colmonell, after a few hours' illness, Agnes Milroy, wife of David Renny.
At Castle Douglas, on the 24th ultimo, aged 4 years, Jane M'K. Dickson, eldest daughter of Mr Andrew
Dobie, ironmonger there.
At the Free Church Manse of Kirkpatrick Fleming on the 6th ultimo, Margaret S. Laing, wife of the Rev.
George Hastie - justly lamented.
11th March 1847 (Week 10)
BIRTHS
At Loreburn Street, Dumfries, on the 26th ultimo, the wife of Mr Robert Kirkpatrick, framesmith, of a
daughter.
At Braefoot, Balmaghie, on the 1st inst., Mrs Ross, of a son.
At Newton Stewart, on the 17th ult., the wife of Mr Todd, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Auchencrosh, parish of Ballantrae, on the 8th inst., by the Rev. Robert Hogarth, minister of the first
United Secession Congregation, Stranraer, Mr John M'Clelland, manager, Ravensdale Park, Ireland, to
Grace, second daughter of the late Wm. M'Cracken, Esq.
At Whitehaven, on Tuesday last, at St.James' Church, by the Rev. John Jenkins, the Rev. George Wylie, M.A.,
Rector of Newarham, with Maple dernell, in the county of Hams. to Helen Craik, youngest daughter of the
late Andrew Hunter, Esq., of Lochnenny, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
DEATHS
Here, in Queen Street, on the 9th inst., Janet Morrison, wife of Mr John Aitken, carpenter.
At Tammock, parish of Ballantrae, on the 8th instant, aged 52 years, Rosanna M'Harg, wife of Mr Jas.
M'Credie, farmer there - a person much and justly regretted by all her friends and acquaintances. She
bore her long and severe illness with great patience and resignation to the Divine will.
At High Blackcraig, parish of Minnigaff, on the 6th inst., Alexander Minnoch, Esq., aged 67 years.
At Ballochmorrie, Colmonell, on the 1st instant, Agnes Graham, wife of Mr David Rennie.
At Dalrymple Street, Girvan, on the 4th instant, Mr William Wright, mason.
At Halmyre, near Castle Douglas, on the 1st inst., Mrs Agnes Telfer, relict of the late Mr Adam Bone, Brae,
parish of Maybole.
18th March 1847 (Week 11)
BIRTHS
At Wigtown, on the 17th inst., Mrs John Fraser, of a daughter.
At Newton Stewart, on the 13th inst, the lady of James Newall, Esq., of a dughter.
At Laghead, Girthon,on the 7th inst., Mrs Samuel Kelly, of a son.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 2d inst., Mrs Macbean, of a son.
MARRIAGES
On the 9th inst., by the Rev. Samuel Blair, of the Free Church, Sorbie, Mr William Macredie, farmer,
Barmeal, to Margaret, third daughter of Mr Quintin Limond, farmer, Drumjane, both of the parish of
Glasserton.
At Newton Stewart, on the 10th instant, by the Rev. S. Richardson, minister of Penningham, Mr John
Greenshields, from Montreal, to Eliza, daughter of the late Rev. Edward Black, D.D., St. Paul’s, Montreal.
At Gatehouse, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Thomas Johnstone of Anwoth, Mr Richard Kemp, miner,
Balmaclellan, to Mary, third daughter of Mr Peter Shannon, innkeeper, Fleet Street.
At St. John the Baptist’s Church, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, on the 6 th inst., by the Rev. J. Hassall, M.A. David,
eldest son of the late John Andrew, Esq., of Newton Stewart, to Jane, eldest daughter of John Macdowall,
Esq., of Stranraer.
At the residence of Charles Skeoch, Esq., surgeon R.N., Stewarton, on the 9 th instant, by the Rev. Charles B.
Stiven, Mr George Fotheringham, of Paisley, to Betsy Thomson Mure, eldest daughter of Mr Anthony
Skeoch, Clerk of the Peace for the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
On the 5th inst., at St. Philip’s Church, Birmingham, by the Hon. and Rev. Grantham M. Yorke, Mr Benjamin
Bell, of Worcester, to Elizabeth Jane, youngest daughter of the late Joseph Shane, Esq., of Lagan Grove,
near Belfast.
At James Street, Perth, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. John Milne, the Rev. John Renton, Free Church,
Auchtermuchty, to Janet Morison, third daughter of John Wemyss, Esq., Collector of Excise.
DEATHS
Here, at Bridge Street, on the morning of the 12th inst., aged 51 years, Mr John Nibloe, cabinetmaker –
much regretted by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances.
Here, on the 17th inst., Hellen Robertson, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Mr Robertson, minister of the
first United Secession Church, Stranraer.
At Auchneel, on the 15th inst., Mr James M’Clean, aged 68 years.
At Barmore, on the 15th inst., Agnes Neilson, aged two years, daughter of Mr James Wither, farmer there.
At Creebridge, Newton Stewart, on the 12th inst., Mrs Margaret M’Gill, relict of the late Robert Hannay,
Esq., of Shennanton.
At Newton Stewart, on the 16th inst., David Clark infant son of Mr Hugh M’Clymont, tailor.
At Heuch Park, Old Luce, on the 16th inst., Mrs Heron, aged 93 years.
At Mains of Penningham, on the 10th inst., Mary Ann M’Gill, wife of Mr John M’Conchie, farmer there –
much and deservedly regretted.
At Bents, Minnigaff, on the 7th inst., James, son of Mr William Stroyan.
At Gatehouse, on the 13th inst., aged 67 years, Elizabeth Rorison, wife of Mr Moses Henderson.
At 22, English Street, Dumfries, on the 9th inst., Mary, daughter of the late Mr Porteous, supervisor of
Excise, Castle Douglas.
At Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, on the 8th inst., Mr William Johnston, late of Meikle Dalbeattie, in his 77th
year.
At Dumfries, on the 12th inst., after a short illness of only three weeks – Mr J.A. Reyburn, draper, late of
Kilmarnock, in the vigour of life – much and deservedly regretted.
25th March 1847 (Week 12)
BIRTHS
At Bladnoch Bridge, Wigtown, on the 22d inst., the wife of Mr Christie, excise officer, of a son.
At Kilsaintninian, Colmonell, on the 14th inst., the wife of Mark Dunn Mason, of a son.
At the Hill, Creetown, on the 17th inst., the lady of Capt. Grant, Indian Navy, of a son.
At Airds of Kells, on the 6th inst., the wife of Alex. Macmath, Esq., of Woodpark Kirkpatrick Durham, of a
daughter.
At Laghead, Girthon, on the 7th inst., Mrs Samuel Kelly, of a son.
At Whithorn, on the 7th inst., Mrs Dormon, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Belzie, Honduras, on the 14th January last, by the Hon. and Rev. M. Newport, John Newall, Esq., second
son of the late D. Newall, Esq., and grandson of the late Wm. Anderson, Esq., Whiteside, Kirkgunzeon,
Galloway, to Miss Fanny Day Betson, daughter of D. Betson, Esq., Belzie.
At Gatehouse, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Thomas Johnstone of Anwoth, Mr Richard Kemp, miner,
Balmaclellan, to Mary, third daughter of Mr Peter Shannon, innkeeper, Fleet Street.
DEATHS
At Stranraer, on the 18th inst., Samuel Black, Esq., merchant there, sometime a magistrate, and latterly
treasurer of the burgh, aged 76 years - deeply and generally lamented.
Here, at Prince's Street, on the 18th inst., in the 72d year of her age, Margaret Ross, wife of Henry
M'Millan, nailer; and on the 22d inst., Henry M'Millan, husband of the said Margaret Ross, aged 68 years.
At Drumore, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 2d instant Janet M'Cormick, suddenly, aged 40 years.
At Kildonnan, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 12th inst., after four days' illness, William Hepburn, aged 59
years - much regretted. He was an elder in the Established and Free churches of said parish above twenty
years.
At Wigtown, on the 20th instant, Jane M'Connell M'Cutcheon, aged 42 years.
At Bladnoch Bridge, Wigtown, on the 22d inst., Peter Sally, aged 72 years.
At Wigtown, on the 23d inst., Jane Steel, of smallpox, aged 38 years.
At Kildonnan Hill, on the 5th inst., Wm. Brown, aged 93 years.
At Kildonnan Hill, parish of Colmonell, on the 15th instant, James Blain, jun., in the prime of life.
At Glenwhask Mill, parish of Colmonell, on the 19th instant, John, eldest son of Mr John Sloan, miller,
there.
At Crocketford, on the 7th instant, aged 84 years, Mr Joseph Corrie, of the Commercial Inn, there.
At Gatehouse, on the 19th instant, after short confinement, Jean, daughter of the late Thomas McCaa,
spirit merchant, there, and the last of his family.
At Gatehouse, on the 17th instant, aged 46 years, Robert, son of William Garaway, tailor, there.
At Newton Stewart, on the 20th instant, Mrs Jean Dunn, innkeeper, relict of the late John Dunn, flesher.
At Auchencairn, on the 16th curt., Miss Walker, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Walker, Esq.,
At the Manse of Dailly, on the 19th instant the infant daughter of the Rev. D. Strong.
At Cheraw, South Carolina, U.S., on the 18th October Mr Robert Hunter, aged 54, youngest son of Mr
Robert Hunter, late of Currah, parish of Dailly - much regretted.
1st April 1847 (Week 13)
BIRTHS
At Low Ardwell, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 26th ult., Mrs M'Gill, of a son.
At Little Genoch, parish of Inch, on the 23d ult., Mrs Clanochan, of a daughter.
At Muirfad, parish of Kirkmabrick, on the 20th ult., Mrs Nelson, of a daughter.
At Jericho, parish of Balmaclellan, on the 18th ult., Mrs M'Ghie, of a son.
At Waterside of Kells, on the 11th ult., Mrs Alexander Moffat, of a son.
At Ballochmorrie, Colmonell, on the 12th ult., Mrs Andrew M'Garva, of a daughter.
At Kilsaintninian, Colmonell, on the 14th ult., Mrs Mary Dunn, of a son.
At Peebles, on the 23d ult., Mrs W. Wallace Duncan, of a daughter.
At Coventry, Lady Adela Ibbetson, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Crailloch, Mochrum, on the 18th ult., Mr John Fulton, farmer, Croach, parish of Inch, to Miss Mary Gray,
daughter of Mr Gray, farmer, Crailloch.
At Greenock, on the 30th ult., Mr William Blain, cattle dealer, to Miss Jane Wood, second daughter of
William Wood, Esq., timber merchant.
DEATHS
Here, at Glen Street, on the 25th ult., at a quarter to 10 in the morning, aged 73 years, Jane M'Master, relict
of Wm. M'Gaw, late farmer in Craigcaffie - much regretted by the poor, and a faithful steward of that
which was committed to her charge.
At Auchenmalg, parish of Old Luce, on the 29th ult., Mr James M'Culloch, farmer there, aged 73 years deeply regretted.
At Garliestown, on the 21st ult., John George Stewart Wood, infant son of the late Mr William Wood,
merchant, Garliestown.
At Gelston Lodge, on the 19th ult., after a lingering illness, Mr Robert Strachan, farmer there.
At Crearoch, in the parish of Balmaclellan, on the 17th ult,. James Gillespie, aged 81 years.
At Poundland, parish of Colmonell, on the 25th ult., Mary Whannel, relict of Andrew Shearer, late smith of
that place, aged 93 years.
At Drumlea, Colmonell, on the 15th ult., Mrs James Blain, farmer there, aged 47.
At Daljedburgh, parish of Barr, on the 17th ult., Mrs Cunningham.
At Causwayend, on the 19th ult,. the Rev. John Carslaw, minister of the Reformed Presbyterian Church,
Airdrie.
8th April 1847 (Week 14)
BIRTHS
At Lochnaw Castle on the 4th instant, the lady of the Rev. T.B. Bell, of a daughter.
At South Barnkirk, Newton Stewart, on the 1st instant, Mrs Rowatt, of a son.
At Wigtown, on the 2d inst., the wife of Mr G. Fulton, Veterinary Surgeon, of a daughter.
At Leamington, on the 30th ult., the lady of Alex Campbell, of Monzie, Esq., of son and heir.
MARRIAGES
At South Ardwell, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. J. Campbell, Mr Thos. Gibb, jun.,
Ringuinea, to Marian, daughter of Mr James Ross, farmer, Portlogan.
At Barscarrow, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. R. M'Neil, Mr John Miligan, joiner, to
Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr James Gibson.
On the 6th instant, by the Rev. R. M'Neil, Mr M'Colm, Portospittal, to Ann Smith, Kirklauchlin.
DEATHS
At Harbour Street, Stranraer, on the 1st inst., Miss Elizabeth Baird, daughter of the late Mr Thomas Baird,
aged 27 years.
At Bridgebank, parish of Inch, on the 6th instant Mr James Murray, aged 80 years.
At Wigtown, on the 6th instant, the infant son of Mr Alexander M'Candlish, flesher.
At Kirkcowan Manse, on the 6th instant, the Rev. Dr Stewart.
At Ayr, on Saturday, the 20th ult., Miss Agnes Grierson, daughter of the late Thos. Grierson, Esq., of
Garroch.
At Castle-Douglas, on the 1st instant, Miss Jessie Beattie, dressmaker.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 19th ultimo, advanced in years, Mr Robert M'Nish, late sergeant of the 51st
regiment.
At the house of his brother, Liverpool, on the 28th ultimo, Hugh Burbie aged 28, youngest son of James
Burbie, Girthonkirk, by Gatehouse.
15th April 1847 (Week 15)
BIRTHS
At Leffen, parish of Ballantrae, on the 14th instant, Mrs Shaw, of a daughter.
At Standard, Colmonell, on the 2d inst., Mrs James M'Geoch, of a son.
At Carnderry, Minnigaff, on the 2d instant, Mrs Alex. M'Millan, of a son.
At the Vicarage, Nuneaton, near Coventry, a few days ago, the wife of the Rev. J. Rider, of four children,
who were all living. About ten months ago she had three children at a birth, who are still living.
MARRIAGES
At Knockdon, Straiton, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. Mr Blair, William M'Millan, Esq., Polgown, Minnigaff,
to May, daughter of the late James Walker, Esq., Knockdon.
At Bogne, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. Samuel Blair, Dalry, Mr Hugh Montgomery, farmer, Barstibbly, to
Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr John Gordon Barbour, farmer.
At Manse of Kells, New Galloway, on the 6th instant, Mr John Maidand, assistant surgeon, H.E.I.C. service,
to Miss Elizabeth Hobbs, daughter of the late Lieutenant Colonel Hobbs, royal engineers.
At Cubax, Balmaclellan, Mr William Shaw, to Miss Agnes Murray.
At Dumfries, on the 12th instant, by the Rev. Dr. Wallace, Mr William Ord, Carmarthenshire, to Elizabeth
Wallace, youngest daughter of Mr Robert Bell, ironmonger.
At Plumstead Church, on the 3d instant, by the Vicar the Rev. H. Shackelton, Captain Hill, of the Royal
Regiment of Artillery, to Rose Leigh, only daughter of Basil Heron Goldie, Esq., of Goldieleigh Lodge.
DEATHS
At Kirkcowan Manse, on the 6th instant, the Rev. Dr. Anthony Stewart, aged 80. For a very long period Dr
Stewart held office in the Church of Scotland, having been ordained to the pastoral charge of the parish of
Newluce in 1792. From that parish he was removed to Kirkcowan in 1800, where, during the remainder
of his valuable existence, he faithfully broke to his people the bread of life, and ministered in every other
respect to their welfare. He was a graduate in Medicine of the University of Edinburgh, and ever
generously placed his medical skill, which was reckoned sound and acute, at the call of his parishioners
and neighbours. Having thus long flourished in the courts of God's house, he was gathered into his
heavenly Father's garner, "a shock of corn fully ripe." - Corres.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 11th instant, Mr John M'Nish, aged 88 years. - On the same day, at High
Clachan, Kirkcolm, Mary M'Quaker, aged 85 years, wife of Mr James Davidson, farmer there.
At Munshes, parish of Buittle, on the 10th inst., Grizzle Shennan, wife of Mr John Crosbie there, in the 80th
year of her age.
Kirkcudbright, on the 30th ultimo, Miss Agnes Donaldson, in the 80th year of her age.
At Borgue, on the 6th instant, Alexander, second son of Mr Adam Clarke, gardener, Earleston House, aged
19.
At Gatehouse, on the 31st ultimo, Mr John M'Taggart, weaver, aged 75 years. On the 3d instant, aged 43
years, Elizabeth Martin, spouse of Mr Wm. Graham, tailor. On the same night, very suddenly, Catherine
Gordon, wife of Mr Wm. Lees, grocer, aged 50; and on the 5th instant, Elizabeth M'Neil, relict of James
M'Clure, weaver, aged 66 years.
On the 5th instant, the Rev. Dr. Muirhead, senior minister of the Free Church of Cramond, in the 84th year
of his age, and 59th of his ministry.
At Ansford House, Somersetshire, on the 22d ult,. Frances Emma Valentina Gordon, formerly of Holm and
Shirmers, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and widow of the late Col. George Evans, of Brickley, Suffolk.
At Langholm, on the 20th ult., Helen Fletcher; on the 22d ult., Mr James Irving, aged 79; on the 23d ult.,
Catherine Young, relict of Mr Philip Corrie, clockmaker, there, aged 79; on the 25th ult., Mr Thos. Lawson,
aged 56; on the 27th ult., Mr James Dalgliesh, hosier, aged 63.
At Kilncleugh, near Langholm, on the 27th ult., John Scott, son of Mr Alex. Scott there, aged 6 years.
At New Langholm, on the 4th inst, Agnes Byers, wife of Mr John Dalgliesh, sheriff officer.
22nd April 1847 (Week 16)
BIRTHS
Here, on the 17th inst., the wife of Mr Moore brewer, of a son.
Here, on the 18th inst., the wife of Mr John Boyd, shoemaker, of a daughter.
At Larg, parish of Minnigaff, on the 12th inst., the wife of Mr Milroy, farmer there, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Lesmahagow, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. Mr Milwain, the Rev. James Goold, Newton-Stewart, to
Christina Mason Frame, only daughter of Doctor Frame, Lesmahagow.
At Dalmorton, Ayrshire, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Thomas Blair, the Rev. John Blair, minister of Straiton,
to Jane, eldest daughter of Quintin MacAdam, Esq.
DEATHS
At Wigtown, on the 16th inst., aged 77 years, Jane Caird, relict of the late Alexander Kevand, tobacconist.
At Portwilliam, on the 8th inst., Barbara M'Geoch, wife of Mr Thomas McFarlane, aged 42 years.
At Portwilliam, on the 8th instant, Mrs Thomas M'Farlane, aged 42.
At Cottage, Cally Park, Gatehouse, on the 14th inst., Mary Murray, in her 93d year, wife of James Porter
there, the two having lived together in wedded bliss nearly 70 years.
29th April 1847 (Week 17)
BIRTHS
At East Altercannoch, parish of Colmonell, on the 22d inst., Mrs James Harvie, of a son.
At the Manse of Maybole, on the 16th inst., Mrs Menzies, of a son.
At Cheltenham, on the 14th inst., Mrs John Hall of Mollance, of a daughter.
At Whithorn, on Saturday, the 24th inst., Mrs Carter, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Gatehouse, on the 23d instant, by the Rev. Thomas Johnstone of Anwoth, Mr Samuel Maxwell, of the
parish of Brogue, to Miss Anne Kirk.
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Edinburgh, on the 26th inst., by the Rev. Wentworth Boyer, Robert Mure,
Esq., writer, to Elizabeth Amelia A.M. Campbell, second daughter of the Hon. Charles Robinson of
Demerara.
At Balamacree House, County Antrim, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Brown, Gilbert M'Creath, land
steward to Henry Anderson, Esq., to Janet, sixth daughter of Mr Alexander Fulton, late gamekeeper to the
Earl of Orkney, Glenapp, Ayrshire.
At Macdonnelly House, Lochwinnoch, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. Dr.Smith of the Free Church, Mr J.
Ramsay Notman, manager, Hurlet, to Janet, eldest daughter of John Barbour, Esq.,
At Aldons, Colmonell, on the 20th instant, by the Rev. Mr Blair, Andrew, eldest son of Mr Peter M'Cosh,
Little Pinmore, to Elizabeth, third daughter of Mr And. Sloss, farmer, Aldons.
At Mount Charles, near Ayr, on the 20th instant, by the Very Rev. W.S. Wilson M.A. Dean of Glasgow, J.
Reginald Houison Crauford, Esq., yr. of Crawfordland, to Mary Dundas, daughter of the late John Hamilton,
Esq., of Sandrum.
DEATHS
At Culreoch, parish of Inch, on the 23d instant, Mr Alexander M'William, aged 86.
At Kirkmabreck, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 21st inst., Peter M'Master, aged 87 years.
At Clachan, Kirkcolm, on the 26th inst., Mary M'Kuin, aged 77 years, wife of Mr Stewart, farmer there
At Clendrie, Kirkcolm, on the 21st instant, Mr James Agnew, advanced in years.
At Kirkinner Village, on the 23d instant, Mary, second daughter of the late Henry Walker, Garliestown.
At Charlotte Street, Ayr, on the 23d instant, James Templeton, Esq., of Rigg, in the 62d year of his age.
At Castle Douglas, on the 16th inst., at the house of her brother James Finlay, Esq., M.D., Isabella Finlay,
wife of Mr Mungo Tennant, merchant, Strathaven.
At Castle Douglas, on the 15th instant, aged 67 years, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, wife of Mr William Thorburn,
Netherlaw.
At Deansgate, Manchester, on the 18th inst., Mr James Gladstone, spirit merchant aged 42, third son of the
late Mr John Gladstone, of Castle Douglas.
6th May 1847 (Week 18)
BIRTHS
At Cairngaan, Kirkmaiden, on the 8th ult., Mrs James Shaw, of a son.
At Cairngaan, Kirkmaiden, on the 7th ult., Mrs John McHarrie, of a daughter.
At Whitefield, Old Luce, on the 4th inst., Mrs M'Culloch, of a son.
At Creebank, parish of Minnigaff, on the 26th ult., Mrs Micklewick, of twins.
At Dalbeattie, on the 19th ult., the wife of Mr Rawline, draper, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Blairshannoch, parish of Kirkinner, on the 28th ult., by the Rev. John Thomson of Kirkowen, Alexander
M'William, Esq., Kirkowen, to Mary Anne, youngest daughter of Mr James M'Keand, lately farmer in
Craighlaw, Kirkowen.
At Barholm House, on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr Muir of Kirkmabreck, Capt. John Park Sanders, of the
Indian Navy to Joanna H. S. M'Culloch, second daughter of John M'Culloch, Esq., of Barholm.
DEATHS
At King Street, here, on Monday, the 3d inst., Provost Morland, aged 67.
Here, on the 4th inst., aged 43 years, Marion, daughter of the late Mr William M'Gill, farmer, Lagganmore.
Here, on the 3d inst., Jane Canse, wife of Mr William Hartley, mariner, in the 89th year of her age.
Here, at High Street, on the 4th instant, Mrs U.M. Nish aged 81 years.
At Smiddyhill, parish of Leswalt, on the 1st inst, very suddenly, James aged 20 years, oldest son of Mr John
Martin, farmer, there.
At Aireoland, Newluce, on the 2d inst., Margaret M'Bryde, relict of the late Anthony M'Kenzie, farmer
there, in the 92d year of her age.
At Gatehouse, on the 20th ult., Mrs Isabella Connell, relict of the late Anthony Campbell, Fleet Street, there.
At Toll-Bar Cottage, Gatehouse, on the 24th ult., Mr George Graham, advanced in years.
At Gatehouse, on the 30th ult., Jane Raeside, wife of Alex. M'Donald, blacksmith.
At St. Mary's Street, Kirkcudbright, on the 23d ult., in her 79th year, Mrs Jane Sproat, widow of Mr William
Gordon, late farmer in Hazelfield, in the parish of Rerrick.
At Dumfries, on Saturday last, after a short illness, aged 19 years, Mary, daughter of Mr Thomas Kerr,
gunsmith.
At Walsall, on the 13th ult., aged 6 months and 2 weeks, Alfred Lee, infant son of Mr J. Shannon, merchant.
At Walsall, on the 27th ult., aged 37 years, Mr William Gibson Shannon, formerly of Castle Douglas.
13th May 1847 (Week 19)
BIRTHS
No Births
MARRIAGES
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. Mr Hyslop, Mr James Robertson, to Helen, third
daughter of the late Mr Andrew Agnew, Dalchist.
At Upper Herrock, near Gatehouse, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Mr Smith, Borgue, Mr David Duncan,
joiner, to Miss Mary Hawthorn.
At Edinburgh, on the 4th inst., Thomas Eider Boyd, Esq., St. Andrew's, Fifeshire, to Sarah Kennedy,
daughter of the late William Young Esq., Castle Douglas.
At St. Mary's, Carlisle, on the 30th ult., Mr David Kingstree, of Kelton, Kirkcudbrightshire, to Miss Janet
Currie, of Bread Street, Carlisle.
DEATHS
At Back of Wall, Glenluce, this morning Mrs Thomas King.
At Glasgow, on the 5th instant, James Cumming M'Haffie, youngest son of George M'Haffie, Esq., of
Corsemalzie, aged 33 years.
At Charing Cross Hospital, on the 1st inst., James, eldest son of the late Mr John M'Neillie, Blackcroft,
Kirkcolm.
At Creetown, on the 31st May, Mrs Isabella Milligan, spouse of Robert Carson, grocer - in a few hours
illness, much regretted.
At Balgreddan, near Kirkcudbright, on the 30th ult., Mr John Halliday.
At Castle Douglas, on the 27th ult., Agnes M'William, spouse of the late Robert M'Burnie, late of
Croftmorris, parish of Rerwick, aged 75 years.
At Furbar of Kelton, near Castle Douglas, on the 20th ult., Mr David Sproat, aged 48 - after a protracted
illness.
At Langholm, on the 7th inst., Mr J. Olliphant, aged 65.
At New Langholm, very suddenly, Mrs Renwick, aged 71.
20th May 1847 (Week 20)
BIRTHS
No Births
MARRIAGES
On the 12th inst., at Glasserton, by the Rev. William Sinclair of St. George's, Leeds, Brooke Cunliffe, Esq., of
the Madras Civil Service, to Diana Wentworth, second daughter of Stair Hathorn Stewart, Esq., of Physgill.
At Hornsford, Ballantrae, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Mr Porteous, Free Church, Mr Thos. Campbell,
joiner, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr David Coltart, wright, Hornsford.
On the 11th inst., at Ash Church, parish of Whitchurch, by the Incumbent, the Rev. J. Henry Brookes,
Patrick, son of the late Alexander Brown Esq., of Gatehouse of Fleet, to Catharine Venables, relict of the
late Joseph Kennerley, Esq., of Marylebone Street, Picadilly, London, and Prees Heath, Salop.
DEATHS
At Dumbreddan, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 18th inst., Mary, third daughter of Mr Fredrick, farmer,
Dumbreddan.
At Boreland, parish of Glenluce, on the 8th inst., Mrs Milroy.
At Crawick Mill, near Sanquhar, on Wednesday, the 12th inst., Margaret Lorimer, wife of Jas. M'Call, Esq.,
managing partner, of the Crawick Mill Carpet Company - much regretted.
At Glasgow, on the 13th inst., after a few hours' illness, Janet Kerr Hannay, youngest daughter of Robt.
Hannay, Esq., of Rusko.
At Gelston, parish of Kelton, on the 13th inst., Mr John Pattie, aged 85 years.
At Dalbeattie, on the 11th inst., aged 50 years, Janet Brydson, wife of Mr Robert McKinnell, tailor there.
At Annan, Mrs Rule, relict of Mr Thomas Rule, High Street.
At Midknock, parish of Westerkirk, on the 29th ult., the infant daughter of Mr James Moffat, farmer, there.
On the 2d instant, Ann Easton, spouse of the said Mr James Moffat, aged 38 years. - On the 6th instant, Mr
John Moffat, father of the above James Moffat, aged 76 years.
At Glenae House, on the 25th ultimo, Major Dalzell; and, on the 29th, Mrs Dalzell, his relict.
At Liverpool, on the 25th ultimo, Mr Shaw, eldest son of Mr Hugh Thomson, farmer, Carseduchan.
At Lahore, on the 7th March, Lieut. David M. Shand, of the 54th Royal Bengal N.I., eldest son of Dr Shand,
of Kirkcudbright.
27th May 1847 (Week 21)
BIRTHS
No Births
MARRIAGES
At Ayr, on the 25th instant, by the Rev. William Smellie, United Presbyterian church, Stranraer, Mr
William M'Gowan, saddler, Stranraer, to Miss Jane Smith, Oxenford.
At 31, Howard Place, Edinburgh, on the 18th instant, Thomas M'Micking, Esq., yr. of Miltonise, to Agnes,
only daughter of the late James Andrew, Esq., of Craigard, by the Rev. Mr Glover, Greenside.
DEATHS
At Glenluce, on the 13th instant, Gordon M'Cracken, merchant, aged 28.
At Glenluce, on the 19th instant, Marion M'Clew, aged 23.
At Wigtown, on the 20th instant, Mr Peter Stewart, mason, aged 66 years.
At Fleet Street, Gatehouse, on the 15th instant, (at the home of his uncle, Mr M.D. M'Millan), John Douglas,
aged 14 years, youngest son of the late Mr John M'Quhae, grocer and wine merchant, there. He was an
interesting youth of much promise, whose early death is much regretted.
At Dumfries, on the 24th inst., Jane, second daughter of Mr William Wallace, boot closer.
At David Street, Maxwelltown, on the 18th inst. aged 3 years and 8 months, Francis Alexander Corson,
only son of Francis Blyth, mason, there.
At the George Hotel, Thornhill, on the 17th inst., Mrs M'Kinnell, advanced in years. We believe she was the
last surviving niece, save one, of the celebrated Admiral Paul Jones.
At Kirkoswald Manse, on the 15th instant, the Rev. James Inglis, in the 81st year of his age.
At Leamington, on the 14th instant, Captain Robert Fergusson, 79th Highlanders.
3rd June 1847 (Week 22)
BIRTHS
Here, at Bridge Street, on the 19th ult., Mrs A. M'Robert, of a son.
Here, at Queen Street, on the 20th ultimo, Mrs Hugh Findlay, of a daughter, still-born.
At Rephad, near Stranraer, on the 29th ultimo, Mrs James Morrow, of a son.
Here, at North Strand Street, on the 24th ult., Mrs Robert Finlay, of a son.
At Liverpool, on the 26th ult., Mrs Henry Fernie, or a son.
MARRIAGES
At 227, Brandon Place, Glasgow, on the 21st ult., Mr James Dickie, grocer, 132, West Campbell Street,
Glasgow, to Helen Maitland, second daughter of Mr James Eaglesham, Ballantrae.
At Gatehouse, on the 24th ult., by the Rev. George Murray, of Girthon, Mr John Henderson, to Janet
Johnstone, relict of the late John Clark.
DEATHS
Here, at North Strand Street, on the 28th ult., Jean Adair, aged 84. - At same place, on the 1st inst., Wm.
Adair, aged 88.
Here, at Neptune Street, on the 2d inst., Mr Edward Humphreys, printer, aged 40 years.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 26th ult., James, son of Mr Niven Kerr, aged 22 years.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 2d instant, Christian M'Kinna, relict of the late Alex. Davidson, aged 88.
At the Chapman, parish of Kirkinner, on the 11th ult., Mr Robert Cumming, aged 77 years.
At Newton-Stewart, on the 24th ultimo, aged 19, Mary, youngest daughter of Mr John Martin, parochial
schoolmster of Penninghame.
At Colmonell, on the 19th ult., Mr Robert M'Creadie aged 78 - regretted by a numerous circle of friends.
At Cundry, parish of Colmonell, on the 26th ult., Mr Thomas M'Clelland, farmer, aged 62 years.
At the George Hotel, Thornhill, on the 17th ult., Mrs M'Kinnell advanced in years. The deceased was long a
widow.
At Fleet Street, Gatehouse, on the 26th inst., suddenly, Bailie John M'Clure, aged 86 years.
At Philadelphia, U.S. on the 27th March last, in the 52d year of his age, Mr William Downie, formerly
farmer in Knockneen, parish of Kirkcolm.
10th June 1847 (Week 23)
BIRTHS
Here, at Bridge Street, on the 27th ult., Mrs John Shaw, of a son.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Princes Street, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Wm Smellie, Mr James M'Cready, farmer, Allandoo, to
Miss Mary Stewart.
At Pinminnoch, parish of Portpatrick, on the 31st ult., by the Rev. Mr Urquhart, Mr Thomas Cluckie,
farmer, Spittal, to Jamima, eldest daughter of Mr John M'Cracken, farmer, Pinminnoch.
At Airies, parish of Kirkcowan, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. John Thomson of Kirkcowan, Mr John Campbell
of Greenock, to Rossanah, third daughter of the late Johh M'Harg, farmer there.
At Kirkland of Wigtown, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr Goold, Newton Stewart, Mr James Hannah,
foreman at Barsalloch, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr John Glen, late of Challochmun.
At Garliestown, on the 1st instant, by the Rev. Edward K. Sloan, Sorbie, Mr William Hyslop to Miss
Marianne Rennie both of Garliestown.
At Fardendow, parish of Girvan, on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr Strong, Dailly, Mr George Sloss,
Manchester, to Jane, only daughter of the late Mr Thomas Galloway, Fardendow.
At Beyrout, Syria, on the 5th ult., by the Rev. H. Thompson, John Scott Esq., to Isabella, third daughter of
the late Robert Carnachan, Esq., of Stranraer.
DEATHS
At Ormskirk, Lancashire, on the 1st inst., Mr Peter M'Master, surgeon there, in the 40th year of his age - a
native of this place.
At Creetown, on the 2d inst., Penelope, only sister of Captain John M'Kean, - much and justly regretted.
At Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse, on the 4th inst., Mrs Catharine Blair, the affectionate wife of Mr John Sproat.
On the 2d inst., in the prime of life, Mr Hugh Sproat, farmer, Plunton, parish of Borgue.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 31st ult., David Blair, Esq., late of Borgue.
17th June 1847 (Week 24)
BIRTHS
At Laurelbank Cottage, Stranraer, on the 16th inst., Mrs John Armstrong, of a son.
At Bellsbank, Dalmellington, on the 6th instant, Mrs W. Walker, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Church Street, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr Ferguson, Free Church, Inch, Mr James M'Crea,
shoemaker, Greenock, to Miss Margaret Morrison.
Here, at Stoneykirk Road, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. Mr Smellie, Mr David Johnstone, tailor, Glasgow, to
Miss Jane M'Cune.
At Kirlauchline, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 11th instant, by the Rev. R. M'Neil, Mr Wm. Anderson, to
Margaret, fourth daughter of Mr John Kilpatrick, farmer, Kirlauchline.
At Culbrattan, parish of Penningham, on the 15th inst., Mr Alexander M'Geoch, farmer there, to Miss Joann
M'Clellan, daughter of Mr James M'Clellan, Mertonhall.
At Kirkcudbright, on Tuesday, the 8th inst., by the Rev. Mr M'Millan, of the Free church, Mr G. C. Sinclair,
tanner, &c, Creebridge, to Jane, fifth daughter of Mr Lindsay, late Comptroller of Customs, there.
DEATHS
Here at St. Andrew Street, on the 11th inst., Mr William Stewart, aged 66 years.
At Little Lochans, on the 15th inst., Jane M'Nillie, aged 78 years.
At Inshanks, parish of Kirkmaiden, John M'Cormick, aged 76.
At Drumore, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 15th instant, John M'Cormick, aged 82 years.
At Windmill, parish of Kirkmaiden, Elizabeth Hamilton, in 3 days' illness, leaving a small family to lament
her loss.
Suddenly at Drumore, on the 8th instant, Mr William M'Nellie, smith, Curghie, aged 40 years.
At Know, parish of Penninghame, on the 4th inst., John, son of William M'Nevin, Esq., aged 14 years.
At Liverpool, on the 9th inst., aged 63 years, John Robertson, late of Castle-Douglas, - much respected.
At Luddington House, Surrey, on the 9th inst., Miss Gordon of Campbelton, aged 80.
24th June 1847 (Week 25)
BIRTHS
At Ballgreen, near Stranraer, on the 11th inst., Mrs Andrews, of a daughter.
At Blackpark, parish of Leswalt, on the 12th instant, Mrs Biggam, of a daughter.
At Kells Manse, on the 9th instant, Mrs Maitland, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Portpatrick, on the 10th instant, Mr William Hay confectioner, to Miss Margaret Hawthorn.
At Sanquhar, on the 15th instant, William M. Crawford, Esq., Newton Stewart, to Margaret, youngest
daughter of Mr Thomas Harkness, Merchant, Sanquhar.
At St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London, on the 7th instant, by the Rev. Dr. Jeune, Master of
Pembroke College, Oxford, John Warrender Dalrymple, Esq., of the Bengal Civil Service, youngest son of
the late Sir John Dalrymple, of North Berwick, baronet, to Sophia, youngest daughter of the late James
Pattie, Esq., Senior Member of the Bengal Civil Service.
At the Friends' Meeting House, Wakefield, on the 10th inst., John Bright, Esq., of Rochdale, M.P., to
Margaret Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Wm. Leatham, Esq., banker, Wakefield.
DEATHS
At Castle Street, here, on the 23d instant, Mr Robert Service jun., turner, in the prime of life - much
regretted.
Here, at Hanover Street, on the 17th instant, aged 13 years, James, youngest son of Mr William Gibson,
grain dealer.
At Gallowhill of Sheuchan, on the 11th curt., Mary, youngest daughter of Mr John M'Fadzean, farmer,
there.
At Bridge of Allan, on the 22d instant, Mr Thomas M'Credie, Auchleach, parish of Kirkcolm, at an advanced
age, much regretted by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.
At Wigtown, on the 16th instant, Mrs Robert Caird, advanced in years.
At Park, parish of Penningham, on the 13th instant, Mr John Rae, farmer, there, aged 60.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 12th instant, Mrs Margaret M'Caul, wife of Mr William Stewart - deeply regretted.
At Gatehouse, on the 14th current, advanced in years, Miss Grace M'Nae, long resident there.
At Hall of Auchencairn, parish of Rerwick, on the 7th instant, in the middle of life, Mr John M'Cartney,
farmer.
At Sorbie Lower, on the 13th current, aged 20 years, Barbara, daughter of the late Mr Porter of Kilsture
farm - deeply lamented by an extensive circle of relatives and acquaintance.
At Netherwood, on the 14th curt., Mr Antony Conning, mariner, aged 39 years.
At Woodside, Aberdeen, on the 11th current, Janet Davidson, aged 64 years. At the early period of seven
years old she was put to work; she continued for five years in different departments of the manufacturing
concern carried on by Gordon, Barron, & Co. at Woodside, and for the long space of 52 years was at work
in one room, and never employed out of it. Such a lengthened period of service to one company, and in
one room, is more, we presume, than all the statistics of the trade in cotton spinning can produce. Aberdeen Journal.
1st July 1847 (Week 26)
BIRTHS
On the 28th ultimo, at No 7, Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh, the lady of Stair H. Stewart, Esq., of Physgill, of
a daughter.
Here, at Castle Street, on the 26th ult., the wife of the late Mr Robert Service, of a son.
Here, on the 27th ultimo, Mrs Alexander Gifford, late of Blairbuy, of a daughter.
At Cornlea, on the 28th ultimo, the wife of Thomas Chambers, of a daughter.
At Monreith Village, on the 23d ultimo, Mrs Donnan of a daughter.
At Barsalloch, on the 24th ult., Mrs Espie, of a son.
At Barsalloch, on the 30th ult., Mrs M'Gennet, of a son.
At Glasgow, on the 22d ultimo, Mrs Robert Hannah of Rusko, of a son.
At Belgrave Square, London, on the 22d ultimo, her Grace the Duchess of Montrose, of a son and heir.
MARRIAGES
At Grennan, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 2d ultimo, by the Rev. John Lamb, Mr James Barbour, Bogue, to
Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr James Milroy, Grennan.
At Mochrum Kirk, on the 28th ultimo, by the Rev. Mr Young, Mr William M'Kean, to Miss Jane Broadshaw.
At Walton Park, on the 22d ultimo, Eaglesfield John Barker, Esq., of Langshaw, Madras Medical Service, to
Isabella Hutchison, daughter of the late Major Campbell, of Walton Park, H.E.I.C.S.
DEATHS
At Burnside, here, this morning, Mr John Herries, aged 74 years. The deceased was an efficient elder in the
Free church, and was greatly esteemed as an honest and upright man.
Here, at St. Andrew Street, on the 25th ultimo, of fever, Mr John Service, wheelwright, aged 62.
Here, at St Andrew Street, on the 26th ultimo, of fever, Mrs M'Cracken.
At Glenluce, on the morning of the 18th ultimo, very suddenly, Mr Thomas Milroy, clothier, aged 75 years.
At Little Lochans, parish of Inch, on the 25th ultimo, aged 13 years, Sarah, daughter of Mr Robert M'Nillie,
farmer, there.
At Blackpark on Ligg, parish of Colmonell, on the 27th ultimo, Elizabeth, fourth daughter of Mr Anthony
Milroy in prime of life.
At Newton-Stewart, on the morning of the 21st ultimo, very suddenly, Henry Moscrope, Esq.,
At Gatehouse, on the 19th ultimo, after a protracted illness, Ruth M'Bride, relict of the late Mr John Stott,
aged 75 years.
At Newton, Ayr, on the 18th ultimo, Mr John Ramsay, aged 51 years, late farmer, Stronpatrick, Stewartry
of Kirkcudbright.
8th July 1847 (Week 27)
BIRTHS
Here, at Charlotte Street, on the 25th ult., the wife of Mr Bryce Wright, plumber, of a daughter.
At Dindinnie, parish of Lewalt, on the 26th ult., Mrs Robert M'Nillie, of a daughter.
At Culderry house, Garliestown, on the 6th instant, the Lady of the Honourable Captain Keith Stewart, of a
daughter.
At Port - William, on the 3d instant, Mrs Cockburn, of a son.
At Whithorn, on the 27th ult., Mrs David M'Kie, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Drummore, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 1st instant, by the Rev. John Lamb, Captain David M'Kitterick,
of the barque "Envoy", to Mary, youngest daughter of Mr William Todd.
At Mochrum Kirk, on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr Young, Mr William M'Kean, to Miss Jane Broadshaw.
At Kirkinner, on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr Reid, Mr John M'Alister, to Miss Margaret Malcolm.
At Lochbank, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. S. Cowan of Kelton, Andrew Scott, Esq., W.S. Edinburgh, to
Marion Shaw, eldest daughter of James Lidderdale, Esq.
DEATHS
Here, at Church Street, on the 5th instant, at a very advanced age, Helen M'Bryde.
Here, in Hanover Street, on the morning of the 3d instant, William, second son of Mr Alex Small, aged 16
years, after a tedious illness.
Here, at Clayhole, on the 6th instant, very suddenly, Alexander Shillan, son of the late Mr Thomas Shillan.
He went to bed in apparent good health the previous evening and was found dead in the morning.
At Brechin, on the 4th inst., the Rev. James Goodwin, minister of the United Presbyerian Congregation,
High street, Brechin, in the 15th year of his ministry. The awfully sudden death of this excellent and
esteemed servant of the Lord, has filled the people of his charge, and all who knew him, with deep grief.
He discharged the duties of the pulpit, with his usual ability, on the day he died, but felt indisposed on his
way home from the sanctuary, and in less than thirty minutes
from the time he reached his own house, breathed his last. "Blessed are those servants whom the Lord,
when he cometh, shall find watching."
At Wigtown, on the 23d ultimo, Margaret M'Kerlie, wife of Mr John Shaw, rope maker, aged 81 years.
At Barrhill, near Gatehouse, on the 2d curt., advanced in years, Jane Houston, wife of Mr Hugh M'Conchie.
At Borgue Village, near Kirkcudbright, on the 30th ultimo, after a lingering illness, Mr James Kinna, parish
sexton.
15th July 1847 (Week 28)
BIRTHS
At Kirkmichael Manse, on the 3d instant, Mrs Dobie of a son.
At Port-William, on the 23d instant, Mrs Cockburn, of a son.
MARRIAGES
Here, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. George Charles of the Free Church, Capt. D. Kennedy, to Miss Agnes,
only daughter of Mr Anthony Bell, Queen Street.
Here, at George Street, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Robert Watt, Mr John M'William, Liverpool, to Mary
daughter of Mr George Miller, iron merchant, Stranraer.
At Shore Bank, Stranraer, on the 12th instant, by the Rev. Robert Donald, Mr Henry Robinson, of
Whitehaven, to Isabella, youngest daughter of Mr Douglas, ship-builder, there.
At Creachmore, parish of Leswalt, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. Robert Watt, _________ _________ M.
Garroway, Esq., M.D. to Miss Agnes, daughter of Mr M'William, farmer, there.
At New York, on the 8th ultimo, by the Rev. Dr. M'Ellroy, to Mr John Main, second son of Mr John Main,
Borgue, to Janet, eldest daughter of Mr David Houston, Lochroy, Borgue, near Kirkcudbright.
At St. John's Church, Isle of Wight, on the 1st instant, by the Rev. John Bridger, M. A., Capt. Colin Yorke
Campbell, R.N., eldest son of Rear-Admiral D. Campbell of Barbreck, Argyllshire, to Elizabeth, second
daughter of James Hyde, Esq., of Apley, Isle of Wight.
DEATHS
At Garliestown, on the 13th inst., very suddenly, John Maxwell, nail manufacturer.
At Newton-Stewart, on the 7th instant, John M'Lauchlan, blacksmith, aged 84.
At Barrhill, near Gatehouse, on the 3d instant, after a lingering illness, Mrs Grace Houston, wife of Mr
Hugh M'Conchie, aged 57.
At Falkland Place, Glasgow, on the 4th instant, the infant son of Robert Hannay, Esq., of Rusko.
At Dailly, on the 19th ult., Mr Neil Craig, aged 72.
At Fowler's Croft, Straiton, on the 28th ultimo, Flora M'Hutcheon, aged 96 years.
At Ballochmorrie, Colmonell, on the 27th ultimo, after a lingering illness, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr
Anthony Milroy, farmer there, aged 27 years.
At New Castleton, on the 29th ult., Adam, son of Mr Robert Beattie, tailor there, aged 4 years and 6
months. - Also, on the 9th inst., John, son of the said Robert Beattie, aged 18 months.
22nd July 1847 (Week 29)
BIRTHS
At the Manse of Kirkmaiden, on the 20th curt., Mrs Williamson, of a daughter.
At Low Ardwell, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 18th inst., Mrs Wm. Shaw, of a son.
At Physgill, on the 8th instant, Mrs Nicholson, of a daughter.
At Castle-Douglas, on the 28th ultimo, Mrs Nicholson, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Hanover Street, on the 15th instant, by the Rev. Mr M'Leod, Mr Alex Boyd, farmer, Port o' Spittal
to Janet, only daughter of the late John Douglas, farmer, Craigs.
At Kelso, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. Horatius Bonar' the Rev. George Turnbull, minister of the Free
Church' Conningsburgh, Shetland, to Elizabeth Georgina Gordon, eldest daughter of the late Sir Charles
Abram Leslie, Bart of Findrassie and Wardes.
At Liverpool, on the 17th instant, by the Rev. Mr White of the Free Church, Capt. George M'Kie, of the ship
"Tapley", to Agnes, second daughter of Mr John Morgan, of her Majesty's Customs, Liverpool, formerly of
Drumore.
DEATHS
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 15th instant, Mr William Tonnock, aged 83 years.
At Wigtown, on the 15th instant, Mr William M'Keand, grocer, after a few days illness, aged 19 years. He
was a very promising young man.
At Newton-Stewart on the 9th instant, Mrs Janet Ramsay, aged 91, relict of John Ramsay, Urral, and
mother of Gilbert and Janet Ramsay, Nantwich.
At Boatgreen, Gatehouse, on the 12th instant, Isabella, aged 10 years, daughter of Mr Alexander Black,
there.
At Gatehouse, on the 12th instant, aged 89 years, Margaret M'Kean, relict of the late Peter M'Kie,
Woodhead, parish of Anwoth.
At the Manse of Kirkmahoe, on the morning of the 14th instant, in his 87th year, the Rev. Dr. Wightman, in
the 50th year of his ministry in that parish, and one of the oldest members of the Synod of Dumfries.
At Meiklewood, Tongland, on the 9th instant, after a long illness, aged 79, Miss Elizabeth Campbell, highly
respected.
At Drummore, Borgue, on the 14th instant, aged 70, Mr James M'Ghie, much regretted.
At the Manse of Anwoth, on the 13th instant, aged 2 years, Marion Jane, youngest daughter of the Rev.
Thomas Johnstone, of Anwoth.
At Wallacetown, Ayr, on the 13th instant, Flora Young, aged 27, wife of Mr James Gerrand, carrier betwixt
Glasgow and Galloway.
On board the ship "Henry" of Liverpool off the coast of Africa, on the 9th May last, Mr Henry Strong, chief
mate of that vessel. He was seized with fever, and after a week's illnesss death terminated his sufferings.
The deceased was the son of Captain Strong, residing in Garliestown; and his death is deeply and widely
regretted in his native district.
29th July 1847 (Week 30)
BIRTHS
At High Ardwell, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 25th inst., Mrs Kerr, of a daughter.
At Edinburgh, on the 20th instant, the lady of Walter F. Campbell, Esq., of Islay, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Knockabay, parish of New Luce, on the 27th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Wallace, Dumfries, Mr Edward Todd,
merchant, Stranraer, to Grace, eldest daughter of Mr Drynan, farmer, there.
At Argrennan House, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, on the 19th instant, Wm. John Renny, Esq., of Danevale,
W.S., to Julia Isabella, eldest daughter of Arthur John Robertson, Esq., of Inches.
At Glasgow, on the 30oth instant, by the Rev. Dr. Buchanan, Hugh H. Maclure, civil engineer, Dumfries, to
Eliza, youngest daughter of William Reid, Esq., of Glasgow.
DEATHS
Here, at Lewis Street, on the 28th inst., very suddenly, Agnes Henderson, wife of Mr Wm. Campbell,
postmaster, aged 2(?) years. [figure indistinct]
At Cairntop, parish of Girvan, on the 19th instant, Agnes Ferrier, wife of Mr Hugh M'Whirter, farmer,
there, aged 40.
At Maybole, on the 14th instant, Sarah Sloan, wife of Mr Richard Cowan, plumber, there.
At Kilsyth Manse, on the 18th instant, Mrs Anabella Tod, relict of James Douglas, formerly minister of
Stewarton.
At the Wesleyan Manse, Dumfries, on the 21st instant, after a protracted illness, which he bore with
Christian patience and resignation, the Rev. J. Haughton, aged 36 years.
At Edinburgh, on the 12th instant, Isabella, daughter of the Rev. John Murray, minister of Morton.
5th August 1847 (Week 31)
BIRTHS
At Dundee, on the 27th ultimo, the wife of the Rev. R. D. Duncan, of a son.
At Roberton, Borgue, on the 29th ultimo, Mrs Smith, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Liverpool, on the ultimo, George Agnew Douglas, Esq., of Kirkland Hill, Wigtown, to Catherine Helena,
eldest daughter of the late George Houghton, Esq., of Liverpool.
At Wellington Square, Ayr, on the 27th ultimo, by the Very Rev. W.S. Wilson, M.A., Dean of Glasgow,
Graham Hutchinson, Esq., Glasgow, to Annette Mary, youngest daughter of the late Archibald Craufurd,
Esq., W.S., Edinburgh, and neice of A.C.B. Crawfurd, Esq., of Ardmillan.
DEATHS
At Boreland, parish of Inch, on the 31st ultimo, Mrs M'Gaw, aged 74, wife of Mr Alex. M'Gaw.
At Bankfield, Glenluce, on the 31st ultimo, after a few days illness, Dr. M'Clymont, in the 47th year of his
age. The inhabitants of Glenluce and surrounding districts, amongst whom, for 21 years, he skillfully
practised his arduous profession, will severely feel his loss. His relatives and intimate acquaintances are
deprived of a much attached friend: and all classes, but especially the poor, will regret him as one whose
benevolence they often experienced.
At Cove of Cork, on the 24th ultimo, aged 28 years, Sarah Jane Kelly, daughter of Arthur Kelly, Stranraer.
At Boghouse, Mochrum, on the 14th ultimo, after a lingering illness borne with much patience, Peter, son
of Mr Alex. Martin, aged 25 years.
At Colwell- know, parish of Midelbie, Mr Wm. Scott, farmer and Cattle-dealer; attended Langholm lamb
fair on Tuesday, managed his business in his usual health, and on Wednesday night, while at supper, died
almost instantly.
At Burngrains, parish of Ewes, on the 29th ultimo, Janet, eldest daughter of Mr Robert Telfer, there.
At Langholm, on the 30th ult., very suddenly, Margaret Martin, wife of Mr Andrew Johnstone, nailer, there.
At Kirkcudbright on the 23d ultimo, aged 3 years, and 5 months, William, son of Mr John Mounsey,
painter.
At Drumaston, parish of Whithorn, on the 14th ult., Grace, third daughter of Mr Hannah, aged 16 years.
At the United Presbyterian Manse, Cumnock, on the 18th ultimo, the Rev. Robert Brown, aged 52.
12th August 1847 (Week 32)
BIRTHS
At Liberton Lodge, Liberton, the Lady of Sir W. Maxwell of Monreith, Bart., of a daughter.
At Creetown, on the 24th ult., the wife of Mr John Blair, carpet-manufacturer, of three sons. One of the
children has since died.
MARRIAGES
At Totterham, on the 5th inst, Mr John M'Guffie, draper, London, to Miss Jane Dixon, youngest daughter of
John Dixon , Esq., of the same place.
At the Manse of Whithorn, on the 3d inst., by the Rev. Maxwell Nicholson, of Pencaitland, Alex.Young, Esq.,
M.D. Tranent, to Margaret Johnston, daughter of the Rev. C. Nicholson of Whithorn.
At Drummoral, parish of Whithorn, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. C. Nicholson, Anthony M'Kenzie, Esq.,
writer, to Miss M'Monnies.
DEATHS
At Chippermore, on the 1st inst., Mary, aged 11 years, daughter of Samuel M'Culloch, Esq., of
Chippermore.
At Port-William, on the 5th inst., Jane Wallace, wife of Mr James M'Culloch, grocer, aged 25.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 30th ult., Ebenezer, and on the 3d inst., Archibald, aged 3 ВЅ years, twin sons of
Capt. M'Kay, of the brig Ann.
At sea, on board of the ship, Duke of Roxburgh, bound for Australia, on the Feb. last aged 27, Eliza, eldest
daughter of Mr Mathew Gordon, Chapleton, Borgue, near Kirkcudbright, whose premature decease is
unfeignedly mourned by relatives and others.
At Garroch, parish of Kells, on the 26th ultimo, after a protracted and painful illness of nearly three years,
Mr John Nabonie, aged 68.
19th August 1847 (Week 33)
BIRTHS
At Dowies, Glasserton, on the 8th inst., Mrs Thomas Dalrymple, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
No Marriages
DEATHS
At Twynholm Village on the 6th inst, very suddenly, Hugh Black, aged 66 years - much regretted.
At Gatehouse, on the 10th inst, after long and severe illness, Nicholas M'Nish, aged 73 years, relict of Alex.
Cairns.
At Reading, on the 7th inst., aged 31, Mr James Graham, civil engineer, third son of the late John Graham
architect, Castle Douglas.
At Stirling Castle, on the 10th inst., Colonel Sir Archibald Christie, K.G.H.
26th August 1847 (Week 34)
BIRTHS
At Exton Park, Rutlandshire, on the 22d August, the lady Louisa Agnew, of a daughter.
At Maybole, on the 22d instant, the wife of Mr Thomas Dunlop, agent, of a son.
At Edinburgh, on the 10th instant, the Lady Agnes Duff, of a daughter.
At Mulgrave Castle on the 13th instant, the Countess of Mulgrave, of a son.
At Craig's Cottage, Dumfries, on the 20th inst., Mrs C. Harkness, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Ettrick Church, Selkirkshire, on the 13th instant, John Charles Dalrymple Hay, Esq., Commander, R.N.,
eldest son of Sir James Dalrymple Hay, Bart., of Park Place and Dunraggit, to the Hon. Eliza Napier, third
daughter of the Right Hon. William John Lord Napier.
At Valleyfield, Penicuick, on the 13th instant, Thomas, son of Charles Chalmers, Esq., Merchiston Castle, to
Jeanie Menzies, eldest daughter of Charles Cowan, Esq., M.P.
DEATHS
At Kilhilt, parish of Portpatrick, on the 21st instant, Agnes Neilson, spouse of Mr John McCaig, farmer
there, aged 62.
At Langholm, on the 17th instant, Margaret Byers, daughter of Andrew Byers, manufacturer there, aged
22 years.
A Twynholme Village, on the 6th instant, very suddenly Hugh Black, aged 66 years.
At Castle Douglas, on the 9th instant, Janet M'Cartney, aged 100 years. The deceased entered her 101st
year on the 2d of June last.
2nd September 1847 (Week 35)
BIRTHS
At Low Balfern, Kirkinner, on the 28th ult., Mrs M'Clelland, of a son.
At Twynhom Manse, on the 19th ult., Mrs Gordon of a son.
At Normandale, Charlotteville, Talbot District, Upper Canada, on the 19th of June Last, the wife of Mr
William M'Kay, farmer there, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At the National Scotch Church, Regent's Square, London, on the 24th ult., by the Rev. James Henderson,
D.D. Francis Russell, Esq., advocate, to Jane Letitia, only daughter of the late Colonel Archibald Campbell,
C.B. of H.M. 46th Regiment.
At St. Marleybone, on the 19th ult., by the Right Hon. and Rev. Lord Henry Kerr, James Robert Hope, Esq.,
barrister at law, son of the late General the Hon. Sir Alexander Hope, G.C.B., to Charlotte Harriet Jane,
daughter of J. G. Lockhart, Esq.
DEATHS
Here, on the morning of the 1st inst., Mr Charles Hannay, compositor, aged 27 years. Deceased was a
young man of amiable character and great promise. He was connected with the Free Press since its
commencement, and was much esteemed by his employers and fellow workmen. He goes to the grave
deeply regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.
At Lochnaw, on the 28th ult., Mr John Biggam, aged 82 years.
At Wemyss Place, Glasgow, on the 24th ult., Mr Andrew Galloway, of the firm of Todd and Galloway.
At Wigtown, on the 27th ult., Miss Jessie Dickson youngest daughter of Mr James Dickson, ironmonger,
Wigtown, aged 21 years.
At Wigtown, on the 25th ult., John Wright, aged 9 years second son of Mr Wright, lately gamekeeper to
Earl of Galloway.
At Barnean, near Newton Stewart, on the 27th ult., of fever, James Hewetson, son of Mr William
M'Cracken, aged 10 years.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 18th ult., Mary Ann, infant daughter of Mr Thomas M. Hope.
At the School house of Parton, on the 17th ult., Mr David Johnston, aged 83 years.
At Mye, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 16th ult., Mrs Paterson, wife of Mr Wm. Paterson, farmer there, aged
65 years.
At Mary Place, Edinburgh, on the 19th ult., Mr Alex Allan, writer, formerly of Stranraer.
9th September 1847 (Week 36)
BIRTHS
A Galloway House, on Sunday, the 29th ultimo, the Countess of Galloway, of a daughter.
At Culzean Castle, on the 1st inst., the Most Noble the Marchioness of Ailsa, of a son.
At Barrhill, parish of Colmonell, on the 1st inst., Mrs Wm Armstrong, of a daughter.
At Scarhead, parish of Colmonell, on the 2d inst., the wife of Mr Robert Forsyth, shoemaker, of a son.
At Dumfries, on the 28th ult., the wife of Mr A. Paton, teacher of dancing, of a son.
At Campbelltown, on the 22d ult., the wife of Captain Charles G. Robinson, of her Majesty's ship
"Shearwater", of a daughter, still-born.
MARRIAGES
At Kilmarnock, on the 31st ult., by the Rev. Thomas Macindoe, of Whithorn, Wigtownshire, William Boyd,
Esq., iron-merchant, Glasgow, to Sarah Dunn, eldest daughter of the Rev. Dr. Macindoe, Kilmarnock.
At Wynyard Park on the 2d inst., by the Lord Bishop of Durham, H.J.R. Earl of Portarlington, to the Lady
Alexandrina Octavia Vane, second daughter of the Marquis and Marchioness of Londonderry.
DEATHS
Here, at King Street, on the 7th instant, Miss Harriet Carnochan.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 2d instant, Margaret M'Credie, relict of Alexander M'Crea, aged 92 years.
At Barrhill, parish of Colmonell, on the 1st instant, Marion Shaw, wife of Mr William Armstrong, late
teacher there, who in less than an hour after being safely delivered of a daughter, departed, leaving a
husband and two children, beside the infant to deplore her loss.
At Fordhouse, parish of Colmonell, on the 2d instant, after a few hours illness, Mr Gilbert Logan, farmer
there, advanced in years.
At Barnean, Newton-Stewart, on the 27th ult., of fever, James Hewetson, aged 10 years: and on the 1st
instant, Robert, aged 12 years, sons of Mr William M'Cracken - both youths of great promise - much
regretted, being his only sons.
At Lag, parish of Girthon, on the 4th inst., in his 22d year, Thomas, son of Mr Samuel Henry, farmer, there.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 31st ult., Alexander Macbean, aged six months, son of Mr Macbean, writer there.
At Kingston, Jamaica, on the 22d July, the Rev. Alex Goldie, minister of the Scotch Presbyterian Church
there, and late of Bargrenan, Kirkcudbrightshire, in the 42d year his age.
At Inverary, on the 23d ult., James Macdonald Esq., Procurator Fiscal of Argyllshire.
16th September 1847 (Week 37)
BIRTHS
At Mountstewart, on the 12th inst., the Most Noble the Marchioness of Bute, of a son and heir.
At Knockbrex, parish of Penninghame, on the 8th inst, the wife of Mr M'Clymont, farmer there, of a son.
MARRIAGES
Here, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. George Charles, of the Free Church, Mr John Mackie, to Margaret, third
daughter of Mr Arthur Griffiths, Killyleagh, Co. Down, Ireland.
At Creetown, on the 13th last, by the Revnd. Muir, Mr Fergus Cumming, baker, to Janet McDowall, late Mrs
Shannon, grocer.
At Girvan, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. David Strong, John Graham, Esq., surgeon, to Mary eldest daughter
of Thomas Anderson, Esq., King's Arms inn, Girvan.
At the village of Kirkpatrick Durham, on the 6th inst, by the Rev. G. Greig, Mr Alex. Broadfoot, draper, to
Isabella, daughter of Mr John Milligan, joiner.
DEATHS
At Trade Street, here, on the 3d inst., Mr Alexander Rankin.
At Wigtown, on the 9th inst., Mr Patrick H. Tait, printer, aged 30 years.
At Goatend Cottage, Anwoth, on the 7th inst., Robert Ramsay, aged 80 years.
23rd September 1847 (Week 38)
BIRTHS
At Dalmanock, parish of Inch, on the 18th inst, the wife of Mr Drynan, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Kirkdale, parish of Kirkmabreck, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. J. Muir, Mr James Lindsay, to Miss
Margaret Donald.
At Harbour Street, Stranraer, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. R. Donald, Mr James M'Master, tailor, to Miss
Janet Morland.
DEATHS
No Deaths.
30th September 1847 (Week 39)
BIRTHS
At Exeter House, Bournemouth, Isle of Wight, on the 23d instant, the lady of Major Shortt, of the Hon East
India Company' Service, of a son.
At Carseriggan, parish of Kirkcowan, on the 19th inst, the wife of Mr James Cannon, farmer there, of a
daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Glenluce, on the 23d instant, by the Rev. Mr Pullar, Mr Samuel Cluckie, to Miss Jane Wright
DEATHS
At Boreland, parish of Inch, on the 26th instant, Elizabeth M'Meikan, aged 72 years.
At Stoneykirk, on the 16th inst, aged 63, Jane Paterson, relict of the late Mr William M'Chlery, formerly of
Eldrig.
At New Galloway, on the 20th inst., Mr James Muir, formerly a magistrate of that burgh, and for many
years a member of the Session of the parish of Kells.
At Kirkcudbright, on the 16th instant, of scarlet fever, aged 4 years, George, and on the 19th John, aged 8
ВЅ years, sons of Captain M'Millan, mariner there. They were interred in one grave.
At Castlecary, suddenly, on the 17th instant, Miss Sarah Douglas, sixth daughter of the late Mr Wm.
Douglas, Little Park, Galloway.
7th October 1847 (Week 40)
BIRTHS
At Portwilliam, on the 2d inst., Mrs Litterick, of a son.
At Barrhill, parish of Colmonell, on the 28th ult., the wife of Mr John M'Gill, of a son.
At Bridge of Bladnoch, on the 1st inst., the wife of Robert Rae, road surveyor, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Carscreugh, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. John M'Dowall, Mr William Hood, farmer, Balmesh, to Margaret
Mitchell, youngest daughter of the late Andrew Dick, Esq., of Moorbrock.
At Walsall, by the Rev. Alex Gordon, M.A., Mr Samuel THOMPSON, draper there, to Marion, second
daughter of Mr James Milroy, late farmer in Whiteside, Anwoth, Kirkcudbrightshire.
At the Manse of Johnstone, on the 22d ult., W. Hanson, Esq., of Camberwell, to Anne, 3d daughter of the
late Rev. Dr Robert Colvin, minister of Johnstone.
DEATHS
At Blackpark, parish of Penninghame, on the 28th ult., Jean M'Geoch, wife of Mr Nathaniel Nish, farmer
there.
At Edinburgh, on the 20th ult., Major-General John Ogilvy, of the Madras Army.
At Dumfries, on the 26th ult., the wife of Mr James Bendall, merchant; and at Greenock, on the preceding
day, Mrs David Buchanan, their daughter.
At Liverpool, on the 3d inst., James, youngest son of the late David Newall, and grandson of the late Wm.
Anderson, Esq., of Whiteside, Kirkgunzeon, in the 21st year of his age.
14th October 1847 (Week 41)
BIRTHS
At Crawick Mill Cottage, near Sanquhar, on the 4th inst., the wife of Mr Robert M'Call, manager of the Dye
Works to the Carpet Co., of a son.
At the Free Church Manse of Kilmorie, Arran, on the 4th inst., the wife of the Rev. Donald M'Rae, of a
daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Gatehouse, on the 27th ultimo, by the Rev. George Murray of Girthon, Alexander Brian to Margaret
Gray.
At Inch, on the 5th inst., Mr David Anderson, to Miss Hyslop.
At Lynedoch, Perthshire, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. J.R. Omond, Monzie, Patrick Campbell M'Dougall,
Esq., Professor of Moral Philosophy, New College, Edinburgh, to Helen Mary Glass, daughter of the Rev. Dr
Thomson, Perth.
DEATHS
At High Glengyre, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 12th inst., Jean Stevenson, spouse of the late Mr John
M'Douall, Doulach, aged 84 years.
At 124, Princes Street, Edinburgh, on the 10th instant, Agnes, third daughter of John Donaldson, Esq., of
Auchairne, W.S. Friends here and at a distance will please accept of this intimation.
At Dalbeattie, on the 29th ult., Isabella, daughter of Mr James Halliday, nailor, aged 17 years.
At Barmark, Balmaclellan, on the 5th inst., after three years' illness, Mrs M'Kean, widow of the late
Barnabas M'Kean, farmer, Barmark, advanced in years.
At Newton-Stewart, on the 8th inst., Helen Sinclair, aged 9 months, daughter of Mr Wm. Craik, draper
there.
At Ernespie Lodge, near Castle-Douglas, on the 27th ult., aged 2 years and 8 months, of scarlet fever, Anne,
daughter of Mr John Caddow, gardener there.
At Largs, on the 2d inst., William Maxwell of Darvagel.
At Pasture House, Cumberland, on the 7th inst., aged 73 years, Wm. Coulthart, Esq., of Coulthart, in the
county of Wigtown, and of Collyn, in this county.
At Neilson Hall, Harwich, near Chatham, Upper Canada, the residence of her son in law, William Neilson,
Esq., on the 10th August, Jane Barber, wife of Alex Fergusson, formerly in Corsock Mill, Parton - Friend in
Scotland will please to accept of this notification.
21st October 1847 (Week 42)
BIRTHS
At Wigtown, on the 11th inst., Mrs Gordon Fraser, of a daughter.
At Killantrae, Mochrum, Mrs Andrew Patterson, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
Here, on the 19th instant, by the Rev. W.M.Simpson, Mr Charles M'Cracken, Pinminnoch, to Miss Isabella
Murphie.
At Port William, on the 11th instant, by the Rev. Mr Young, Mr William Milroy, Glenluce, to Miss Grace
M'Master.
At the Scotch Church, Birmingham, on the 13th instant, by the Rev. J.R. Mackenzie, M.A., Mr Thomas Little,
draper, to Miss Susan Porteous.
DEATHS
Here, at Lewis Street, on the 21st instant, Mrs Little, widow of the late Commander Little, R.N. - Friends at
a distance will please accept of this intimation.
At Culreoch, parish of Inch, on the 19th instant, Miss Agnes M'William.
At Wigtown, on the 16th inst., Mrs Robina M'Candlish, candle-maker, aged 83 years.
At Aldons, parish of Colmonell, on the 11th inst, Andrew Sloss, aged 64 years, farmer there, much and
justly regretted.
At Glenelg, Mochrum, on the 9th int., after a long illness, Mr Thomas Livingston, farmer, aged 33 years.
At Carseduchan, Mochrum, on the 10th inst., at an advanced age, Hugh Harkins.
At Castlesod, near Kirkcudbright, on the 11th instant, advanced in life, Mr John Geddes, who was for
several years assistant in the ferry-boat, was very obliging, and much respected.
At Leeds, on the 11th inst., Mr Robert Monies, draper, Bradford, Yorkshire, youngest son of the late Mr
James Monies, Park of Tongland.
At Ardyne House, Toward, on the 11th instant, Philip Burton M'Nair, third son of the late Lieu.-Colonel
James M'Nair, K. H. of Greenfield, Lanarkshire.
At 432. Argyll Stret, Glasgow, on the 13th instant, of typhus fever, the Rev. Robert Ross, minister of Free
St. Mark's Anderston.
At the Nest, Jedburgh, on the 25th ult., Miss Margaret Thomson, daughter of the late Rev. George
Thomson, minister of Melrose.
28th October 1847 (Week 43)
BIRTHS
At Kirkbryde, Kirkcolm, on the 23d inst., Mrs Charles M'Cubbin, of a son.
At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 26th inst., Mrs John Creilly, of a daughter.
At the Grove, Stratford, Essex, on the 24th inst., the lady of John F. Bowman, Esq., of a son.
At Edinburgh, on the 19th inst., the Lady Jane Johnstone Douglas, of a son.
At Sorn Manse, on the 15th inst., Mrs Rankine, of a son.
At 15, Graham Street, Edinburgh, on the 14th inst., the wife of the Rev. Charles Nairn, of a son.
At Boston, U.S., on the 26th ult., the lady of the Rev. Dr. M'Gilvray, of Hope Street Gaelic Church, Glasgow,
of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Penninghame House, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. George Stopford, Glebe, Emo, Ireland, Edward
Maxwell, Esq., youngest son of Lady Heron Maxwell, Kirroughtree, to Miss Stopford, only daughter of
Colonel Stopford Blair, of Penninghame.
At High Street Chapel, Huddersfield, on the 12th inst., Mr Wm. Hurst to Miss Sarah Armstrong. The
number of years these happy people have passed on earth amounts to 141! The jovial bridegroom being
70 years old, and his blooming partner 71 years; and they have been married, now, the husband to his
fourth wife, and the lady to her third husband.
DEATHS
On the 16th inst., of consumption, at Hertford, late of Newberry, Berks, aged 27, Mr David Dalrymple,
much and deservedly lamented by a large circle of friends.
At Crocketford, Urr, on the 17th instant, Mr Robert Wilson, innkeeper, lately farmer in Shambelly,
Newabbey, aged 56 years, much regretted by all who knew him.
At Drumskeog, Mochrum, on the 17th instant, Mrs M'Kenna, wife of Mr Alexander M'Kenna, of
Clantibowies, aged 69.
At Kelly Street, Greenock, on the 17th instant, Neil Cairnie, Esq., of Curling Hall, Largs.
4th November 1847 (Week 44)
BIRTHS
At the United Presbyterian Manse, Newton-Stewart, on the 29th ult., the wife of the Rev. William Reid, of a
daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Kirkcudbright, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. John Macmillan, of the Free Church, Captain Alexander
Hannay, of the "Gem", to Agnes Stewart, daughter of the late Mr Andrew Cowan.
At Martyr Worthy, on the 20th ult., Laurence Pleydell Bonverie, Esq., to Harriet, eldest daughter of Sir
Henry Rivers, Bart.
DEATHS
Here, in Sun Street, on the 31st ultimo, after a long illness, Mary, aged 26 years, daughter of the late Mr
George Porteous, seedsman, Stranraer.
At Drumore, on the 7th inst., Mary Hill, wife of William Shields, joiner, in prime of life.
At Barrhill, Colmonell, on the 1st inst., Mrs M'Harg, relict of Archibald M'Harg, Eldrick, Kirkcowan, aged 75
years.
At Corrary, parish of Colmonell, on the 27th ult., Agnes Davidson, wife of Mr Alexander M'Clelland, farmer
there.
At Maxwelltown, on the evening of the 24th ult., Mr David Dickson, writer, and town clerk of that burgh,
aged 49 years.
At Cree Bridge, on the 17th ult., Robert A. Broun, third son of the late Mr William Broun, jun., NewtonStewart.
At Bridge of Dee, on the 29th ult., James Kirkpatrick, late of Jamaica, aged 21 years.
At Dumfries, on the 29th ult., after a short illness, Mr Robert Primrose, tanner.
At Dinapore, Bengal, on the 17th August, Capt. James Cospatrick Alexander Dunbar, of her Majesty's 98th
Regt. second son of the late James Dunbar, Esq., and brother of Sir William Dunbar, bart., of Mochrum,
aged 33 years.
11th November 1847 (Week 45)
BIRTHS
At Kirkcowen village, on the 29th ult., the wife of Mr Thomas Hunter, merchant, of a son.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Lewis Street, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. G. Charles, Mr James Kennedy, shoemaker, to Miss Jane
Sutherland.
At Langholm, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. W.B. Shaw, Mr Arran Whillans, shoemaker, to Miss Jane
Matman, third daughter of Mr J. Matman, stocking maker there.
DEATHS
At Glenluce, on the 8th inst., Mr Andrew Douglas, student of divinity, aged 20 years. He was a young man
of superior abilities, of great integrity, and promised fair to become one of the church's brightest
ornaments. His death is and will be deeply lamented by every person who was acquainted with him.
At Port William, on the 8th inst., Jessie M'Carmick, youngest daughter of Mr James M'Carmick, surgeon.
At No. 7. Melville Street, Tradeston, Glasgow, on the 6th inst., Mr Samuel Reid, aged 47, a native of
Stoneykirk.
At Kirkowen village, on the 4th inst., Arabella, wife of Mr Thomas Hunter, aged 35.
At Mangerton Mill, parish of Castleton, on the 22d ult., very suddenly, Janet Douglas, aged 32 years, wife of
Mr Thomas Elliot, farmer there, who is left with six children, all very young, to mourn the bereavement.
At Mospeable, parish of Ewes, on the 26th ult., John Murray, shepherd, aged 69.
At his residence, King Street, Toronto, on the morning of Monday, the 27th September, Mr John Thomson,
merchant, of that city, son of the late Mr William Thomson, Bushabiel, Urr, Galloway. Mr Thomson was an
excellent man, and held in high estimation by a wide circle of acquaintances. His remains were attended
to the grave by a large number of citizens. - (From the Toronto Globe).
18th November 1847 (Week 46)
BIRTHS
Here, at Princes Street, on the 15th inst., Mrs Knox, of a son.
At Cairnsmore, on the 8th inst., the lady of James Stewart, Esq., of a son.
At Castle Douglas, on the 27th ult., the lady of John R. Brown, Esq., of the Excise, of a son.
At 112 Laurieston Place, Glasgow, on the 3d inst., the wife of Mr Joseph Henderson, late minister in Ayr, of
a son.
MARRIAGES
Here, at Church Street, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr Stewart, Mr David Harkness, engineer, Glasgow, to
Miss Margaret Higgons.
Here, at Clayhole, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr Stewart, Mr Henry M'Cappon, mariner, to Miss
Elizabeth Agnew.
At Kirkland, Kirkinner, on the 8th inst., Mr John Hartley, farmer, Drumdoo, Mochrum, to Miss Anne Clung.
At Clarence Street, Edinburgh, on the 3d inst., the Rev. David Smith, minister of Tillicoultry, to Margaret
Douglas, daughter of the late James Low, Esq.,
At 42, Minto Street, Edinburgh, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Russell, Dundee, the Rev. David Russell, of
Glagow, to Jane, daughter of James M'Laren, Esq.
At the Free Church manse, Kilmarnock, on Friday, the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr Main, Thomas, eldest son
of the late David M'Murtrie, Barr, to Annie, third daughter of Mr James M'William, joiner, Moray.
DEATHS
Here, at Bridge Street, on the 16th inst., Mrs Andrew M'Lean, aged 65 years.
At Beoch, parish of Inch, on the 13th inst., very suddenly, James Clugstone, of Glenluce, advanced in years.
Here, on the 10th inst., Margaret Herron, aged 65, wife of Mr Gilbert Ramsay, late of Hollowshean.
At the Manse of Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, on the 29th ult., the Rev. Peter Drummond, in the 63d year of his
age, and 29th of his ministry.
At Buchanan Manse, on the 5th inst., the Rev. Wm. Freeland, in the 42d year of his ministry.
At 8, Mary's Place, Edinburgh, on the 6th inst., Mrs Charles Fraser, formerly of Stranraer, advanced in
years.
25th November 1847 (Week 47)
BIRTHS
At Wigtown, on the 17th inst., the wife of Mr Malcolm, druggist, of a son.
At Wigtown, on the 21st inst., the lady of the Rev. James Falconer, of a son.
MARRIAGES
No Marriages
DEATHS
No Deaths
2nd December 1847 (Week 48)
BIRTHS
Here, at Hanover Street, on the 27th ultimo, Mrs William Gibson, of a son.
At the Manse of Parton, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, on the 18th ult., Mrs Thomas Leckie, of a son.
At Elderslie Cottage, near Gatehouse, on the 25th ult., the wife of Mr Robert Hume, architect, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Gatehouse, on the 26th ultimo, by the Rev. Samuel Smith of the Free Church, Borgue, Mr William
Brodie, joiner, Twynholm Village, to Miss Agnes Ginn.
DEATHS
Here, at Sun Street, on the 30th ult., aged 65 years, Mary Milroy, relict of the late Mr J. Milroy, Stranraer.
At Grosse Island Hospital, East Indies, on the 9th October, aged 19 years, John Finlay, mariner, second son
of Mr John Finlay, shoemaker, Stranraer.
At Hobart Town, Van Dieman's land, on 23d June, Hugh Addison, Esq., twenty-three years resident in that
colony. Mr Addison was a native of Kirkcolm. - Friends will please accept this intimation.
At Glasgow, on the 17th ultimo, Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr James Boyle, flesher, Stranraer, aged 28
years.
At 43, Duncan Street, Drummond Place, Edinburgh, on the 19th ultimo, Miss Janet Duncan, only daughter
of the late Rev. Andrew Donnan, minister of Wigtown - Friends will be pleased to accept of this intimation.
At Keltonhill, on the 19th ultimo, William M'Knight, aged 79.
9th December 1847 (Week 49)
BIRTHS
At Knockbrex, parish of Borgue, on the 4th inst., the lady of Henry M'Culloch, Esq., of a son.
At Middlebie Manse, on the 22d ult., Mrs Nivison, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Pinwherrie, parish of Inch, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Peter Fergusson of the Free Church, Mr Andrew
Bennoch, farmer, Sheuchan, to Miss Grace, eldest daughter of Mr M'Kenzie.
At Barlea Bridge, Balmaclellan, on the 23d ult., by the Rev. Thomas Haining, Free Church, Dalry, Mr David
Smith, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr Robert Kirk, farmer, Balrea Bridge.
At Agrennan House, Tongland, on the 26th ult., by the Rev. D.S. Williamson, Mr John Rain, Mollance, to
Miss Jane Clark.
DEATHS
At Grosse Island Hospital, Canada, on the 9th October, aged 19 years, John Finlay, mariner, second son of
Mr John Finlay, shoemaker.
At Content Cottage, Wallacetown, Ayr, on the 4th inst., Agnes Milliken, aged 39, wife of the late Samuel
Thompson, tanner, Stranraer.
Suddenly, at Cairniehill of Tongland, on the 26th ult., David, son of David Lewis, joiner, a very pious young
man, aged 17 years. The cause of death was the rupture of a blood-vessel.
At Birmingham, on the 25th ultimo, the wife of Robert Kelly Douglas, Esq., formerly Editor of the
"Dumfries Times".
16th December 1847 (Week 50)
BIRTHS
At Drumfad, Glasserton, on the 3d inst., Mrs James Arnold, of a daughter.
At Carnweil, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 13th inst., Mrs Todd, of a daughter.
At Float, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 6th inst., the wife of Mr David M’Culloch, farmer, of a son.
At South Cairn, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 14th instant Mrs Thomas Findlater of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Stewarton, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Robert Hyslop, Mr James M’Meikan, to Maria
Watson.
Here, at Stoneykirk-road, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. William Smellie, Mr Alex. Wright, to Miss Jane
M’Cormick.
At Auchentibbert, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. R. M’Neil, Wm. M’Whirter, mason
Portpatrick, to Jane Kilpatrick, alias Parker.
At Ayrieolland, parish of Mochrum, on the 8th inst., by the Rev. Alexander Young, Mr Archibald Logan,
Stranraer, to Janet, daughter of Mr John Gaw, Ayrieolland.
At Springfield, Crossmichael, on the 22d ult., by the Rev. John Macmillan, Kirkcudbright, the Rev. George
Brown, Castle-Douglas, to Mary Allan, daughter of the late Nathaniel Neilson, Esq., of Springfield.
DEATHS
Here, at King Street, on the 14th inst., Alexander, son of Mr M’Lelland, baker, aged 10 years.
At Port Logan, on the 6th inst., Janet, aged 2 years, daughter of James Hill, blacksmith there.
At Port-Logan, on the 29th ult., Elizabeth Goudie, wife of James Hill, blacksmith there.
At Stewarton, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 13th instant Jean Neilson, wife of Mr Gilbert Kelly, aged 73 years.
At Culgroat, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 13th inst., Mr Robert Hannay.
At Kirkmabreck, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 11 th inst., Cathrine, daughter of Mr John Milligan, joiner, aged
23.
At Culgroat, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 13th instant, Mr Robert Hannah, farmer there.
At Reuchan, Glasserton, on the 10th inst., Mr David Dalziel, after a protracted illness, bourne with
Christian, fortitude and patience – much and deservedly regretted.
At the Old Abbey, Rerrick, on the 2d current, after a lingering illness, aged 21, Miss Margaret M’Bride,
daughter of Mr John M’Bride – much regretted by relatives and friends.
At Castle-Douglas, on the 27th ult., of scarlet fever Ester, and on the 7th inst., Grace and Anne, daughters of
William Kelly, shoemaker.
23rd December 1847 (Week 51)
BIRTHS
At Girvan, on the 8th inst., the lady of John B. Ross, Esq., banker, of a son; on the 12th Mrs David Ross, of a
daughter; and on the 15th Mrs Thomas Henderson, of a son.
At Girvan, on the 8th inst., the lady of John B. Ross, Esq., banker, of a son; on the 12th Mrs David Ross, of a
daughter; and on the 15th, Mrs Thomas Henderson, of a son.
MARRIAGES
At Neptune Street, Stranraer, in the house of Mr Wm. M'Whinnie, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. Mr
Simpson, Mr Alex. Neill, to Miss Isabella Temple, lately residing at Inch.
At Hallmark, parish of Colmonell, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. T. Blair, Mr David Rae, to Jean, daughter of
Mr Alex. M'Comb, farmer there.
At Girvan, on the 17th inst., Mr Jas. Murdoch, coppersmith, to Miss Ellen Brown.
DEATHS
Here, at Queen Street, on the 20th inst., Mr Wm. M'Kie, saddler, aged 85 years - much regretted.
Here, at George Street, on the 21st instant, Miss Janet Johnstone, aged 16 years.
Here, at Clayhole, on the 18th inst., Mrs Margaret Edgar, aged 77 years.
At North Berwick, on the 8th instant, Mrs Minchin, widow of the late Rear-Admiral Paul Minchin, of
Hollywell House, Hants, aged 83.
At Cathcart House, Renfrewshire, on the 14th instant, the Countess Dowager Cathcart.
At Blair, parish of Colmonell, on the 14th inst., Jean M'Tier, relict of John M'Tier, late farmer in Staid, aged
84 years.
At Girvan, on the 12th inst., Margaret Law, wife of Mr Thomas Davidson, postmaster, after a few days'
illness - much regretted.
At Over Casseck, parish of Eskdalemuir, on the 7th inst., Mr Andrew Glendinning, farmer there, suddenly,
aged 47 years. He has left a widow and six children to lament their sad bereavement.
At Garwald, parish of Eskdale Muir, on the 14th instant, Mr William Moffat, farmer there.
30th December 1847 (Week 52)
BIRTHS
At Lewis Street, Stranraer, on the 19th inst., Mrs W. M. Simpson, of a son.
At Portwilliam, on the 4th instant, the wife of Mr Samuel Goodwin of a son.
At Townhead of Girthon, on the 19th inst., Mrs Rain of a daughter.
At Girvan, on the 14th instant, the lady of the Rev. David Sim, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES
At Carsduchan, Mochrum, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. A. Young, Mr J. Wilson, to Miss Agnes Thompson.
At Mochrum Kirk, on the 14th instant, by the Rev. Alex. Young, Mr David Baird, to Miss Elizabeth Hannah.
At St. Martin's in the Fields, London, on the 15th inst., Edw. Owen Pemberton, Esq., of her Majesty's
Customs, to Miss Fanny Crawfurd, third daughter of the late John Gordon, Esq., of Earlston, Kirkcudbright.
At Glenluce, on the 28th instant, by the Rev. Mr Pullar, Mr Wilson, shoemaker, to Miss M'Ewen.
DEATHS
At Charlotte Street, Stranraer, on the 26th instant, Marion Murray, relict of the late Rev. Peter Fergusson,
minister of Inch.
At Auchencloy, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 26th inst., after a very protracted illness, borne with Christian
fortitude and resignation, Jane M'Keand, aged 25 years.
At Glenluce, on the 16th instant, Mr John M'Morland, aged 63 years.
At Harcourt Terrace, Dublin, of influenza, on the 17th instant, Mrs Fortescue of Stephenston, eldest
daughter of the late Col. Blair of Blair.
At St. George's Road, Glasgow, on the 17th instant, Elizabeth Sophia Stewart, wife of Henry Glassford Bell,
Esq., advocate.
At Parkgate, Kirkcudbright, on the 21st current, aged 76, Mr Douglas Sharp, who was highly respected,
and is much regretted by his relatives and friends.
At Auchencairn, on the 15th instant, Miss Margaret Kennedy, eldest daughter of the late Robert Kennedy,
Esq., of Pinmore.
At Hamilton, on the 20th instant, after a short illness, Miss Sally Gifford, a native of Newton-Stewart.
At Wigtown, on the 21st instant, very suddenly, Mrs A. Kevan, relict of the late Baillie Alex. M'Keand.
At Colmonell, on the 20th inst., in the 51st year of his age, Mr David Drynan, post-master, Colmonell.
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