Some Ayrshire Deaths
Transcribed by George McCaig
Info as follows:
Name, age, date and place of death,
Marital status, trade (if any)
Informant - will note if illiterate (signed with X)
Andrew Mitchell, 3 months, October 18, 1881 at
Andrew Mitchell, Potter
(Journeyman) and Margaret McIsmaill (I think)
Andrew Mitchell, Father (X)
William Turnbull, 1 months, October 20, 1881 at
Ardrossan, Single, Illegitimate,
William Turnbull, Coachman
(Domestic Servant) and Elizabeth McLarty, Domestic Servant,
William Turnbull, Father.
Alexander Templeton, 18 months, October 13, 1881 at
William Templeton, Foundry
Timekeeper, and Janet Richmond,
W. Templeton, Father.
Margaret Purdie, 25, December 3, 1881, at
Beith, Married to
Mason's Labourer, Illegitimate,
- - - Anderson, Reputed Father, and Janet Boyd, Daughter of a Farmer,
Robert Purdie, Widower (X)
- - -Forsyth, 16 days, December 6, 1881 at
George Forsyth, Cabinet Maker (Journeyman) and Christina Hurrower,
George Forsyth, Father.
- - - Hamilton, 1 day, December 8, 1881 at
William Hamilton, Carrier and Isabella Richmond,
Wm. Hamilton, Father.
James Goldie, 81, May 26, 1881 at Galston, Farmer, Widower of
John Goldie, Farmer (dec) and Helen Peden (dec)
William Smith, Nephew.
Mary Anderson McHoull, 7 weeks, May 30, 1881 at
Hugh McHoull, Cotton Weaver,
and Mary Richmond,
Hugh McHoull, Father.
Martha Torrance, 42, May 29, 1881 at
Galston, Married to
Robert Torrance, House
Father not listed, Mary Brownlee, Muslin Weaver,
Robert Torrance, Widower.
James Farquhar, 81, November 2, 1881, at
Galston, Cotton Weaver, Married to
John Farquhar, Brick Layer (dec) and Margaret Murdoch (dec)
James Thomson, Son-in-law (X)
Lilias Young, 15 days, November 4, 1881 at
John Young, Coal Miner, and Agnes Campbell,
John Young, Father.
Mary Brown, 54, November 8, 1881 at
Galston, Widow of
William Brown, Coal Miner,
John Brown, Blanket Manufacturer (dec) and Elizabeth Richmond (dec)
John Brown, Son.
Margaret Ronald, 57, June 10, 1881 at
Girvan, Widow of
John Ronald, Farmer,
Andrew Lambie, Farmer (dec) and Elizabeth Richmond (dec)
Archibald Davidson, 41 (or 71), June 23, 1881 at
Girvan, Shoemaker, Married to
Janet McGarra (or McGarva) Archibald Davidson, Shoemaker (dec) and
Susan Sales (dec)
Quintin Davidson, Son.
Helen Carruthers, 3 months, June 26, 1881 at
Girvan, Single, Illegitimate,
Jane Carruthers, White Seam Sewer,
Jane Carruthers, Mother (X)
Agnes Howatson Richmond, 3, July 17, 1881 at Girvan, Single,
Andrew Richmond, Station Master, and Christina Gemmell,
John Richmond, Brother.
Thomas Loudon, 42, July 23, 1881 at Girvan,
Engine Man in Shoe Factory, Married to Margaret Shanks, formerly Moffat,
- - - Loudon, Blacksmith (dec) and mother not known,
W. Moffat, Step Son.
Robert Arnot, 72, April 1, 1881 at
General Hawker, Widower of - - - -
Robert Arnot, (dec) and Mary - - - (dec)
William Lusk, Occupier.
[Difficult to read whether registrar was writing a 4 or a 7 for these last two
William Stirrat, 4 8/12, December 31, 1880 at
David Stirrat, General Labourer, and Jeanie (I cannot make out the writing)
David Stirrat, Father (X)
Hugh Orr, 70, December 30, 1880 at
Sawyer (Journeyman) Single,
Hugh Orr, Sawyer (Journeyman) (dec) and Janet Richmond (dec)
Alexander Bigham Mitchell, 2 9/12, January 6, 1881 at
Mitchell, Chemists Labourer, and Mary Jane Bigham,
John Mitchell, Father.
Francis Milligan, 37, February 16, 1881 at
Iron Moulder, Married to Helen Gilchrist,
Edward Milligan, Raily (?) Overseer (dec), and Mary Fairlie (dec)
James Milligan, Brother.
Marginna (I have her as Magdalene) Watt, 73, February 16,
Widow of Thomas Watt, Carpet Weaver,
David Richmond, Butler (dec) and Margaret Campbell (dec)
Margaret Parker, Daughter (X)
William McLean, 2 months, February 17, 1881 at
William McLean, Commercial Clerk, and Agnes
William McLean, Father.
Adam McLean, 78, March 10, 1881 at
Shawl Manufacturer, Married to Annie Kirkland,
Adam McLean, Shawl Manufacturer (dec) and Elizabeth Fraser (dec)
John McLean, Son.
John Richmond, 36, March 10, 1881 at
Coal Miner, Widower of 1st Ruth Sutherland, and 2nd Elizabeth Highet,
Richmond, Coal Miner (dec) and Agnes Hutchieson,
James Richmond, Brother.
Hugh Roy, 54, March 11, 1881 at
Bonnet Dresser, Married to Margaret Mitchell,
Alexander Roy, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Mary Fulton (dec)
Peter Hamilton, Son-in-law.
Jean Gilmour, 80, March 23, 1881 at
Married to John Gilmour, Engine Keeper,
Thomas Aiton, Farmer (dec) and Jean Mason (dec)
William Gilmour, Son.
William King, 10 days, March 24, 1881 at
Alexander Dunlop King, Minister of Braehead Church, and Ellen Gowans Robertson,
A. Dunlop King, Father.
Sarah Howie, 72, March 25, 1881 at
Hand Sewer, Widow of Robert Howie, Carpet Weaver,
James Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Janet Stewart (dec)
John Gibson, Inmate.
Christina-Cadyon Teesdale, 3, March 29, 1881 at
Robert Teesdale, Sergeant Instructor Artillery Volunteers, and Margaret Benson,
Robert Teesdale, Father.
Janet Scott, 69, March 29, 1881 at
Married to James Scott, Venetian Weaver,
George Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Margaret Gibson (dec)
James Scott, Widower.
Jane Barr Thomson, 10 days, March 31, 1881 at
Farmer, and Maggie Sillars,
Hugh Thomson, Father.
George Gilchrist, 23 months, August 2, 1881 at
Gilchrist, Provision Merchant, and Jane Willock Paterson,
George Gilchrist, Father.
James Stewart McDougal, 13, August 1, 1881 at
Kilmarnock, Single, Illegitimate,
Sarah McDougal, Domestic Servant,
William M. Clark, Friend.
Hugh Steele, 19, August 2, 1881 at
Kilmarnock, (Usual residence Galston) Single,
Hugh Steele, Weaver (Muslin) (dec) and Bethia Young, previously
Steele, M.S. Richmond,
James Young, Step-father (X)
Margaret Barr, 39, February 11, 1881 at
Married to James Barr, Coal Miner,
John Richmond, Pit Oversman (dec) and Margaret Humes (dec)
James Barr, Widower.
Janet Beveridge Hamilton, 13 months, February 20, 1881 at
John Beveridge Hamilton, Tailor (Master) and Annie Maria Jenkin,
Alexander Frew, 2, February 20, 1881 at
Alexander Frew, Joiner (Journeyman) and Jeanie Ralston,
Alexander Frew, Father.
Elizabeth Richmond, 67, February 21, 1881 at
Widow of Hugh Richmond, Coal Miner,
Samuel Boag, Print Field Worker (dec) and Janet Weir (dec)
Agnes Barr, Daughter (X) ( Note: She
could be the wife of Robert)
Robert Hunter, 42, February 17, 1881 at
Quarry Clerk, Married to Ann McDonald,
David Hunter, Farmer (dec) and Elizabeth Chalmers (dec)
A. B. McDonald, Cousin-in-law.
Agnes Horn, 67, February 26, 1881 at
Married to Neil Horn, Carter,
William Kilpatrick, Shoemaker (Master) (dec) and Elizabeth Smith (dec)
Neil Horn, widower.
Elizabeth Babington, 42, March 9, 1881 at
Married to Robert Babington, Baker (Master)
James McFarlane, Coal Miner (dec) and Mary Stevenson (dec)
Elizabeth Babington, 10 days, March 10, 1881 at
Robert Babington, Baker (Master) and Elizabeth McFarlane (dec)
Stephen Barr, 2 months, March 12, 1881 at
James Barr, Coal Miner, and Margaret Richmond,
James Barr, Father.
James Frew, 45, November 14, 1881 at Kilwinning,
Single, Coal Miner,
Joseph Frew, Coal Miner (dec) and Margaret Love (dec)
Joseph Frew, Brother.
Thomas McLauchlan, 6 months, November 13, 1881 at
Robert McLauchlan, Grocer, and Ann Wylie Watt,
Robert McLauchlan, Father.
Jeanie Richmond, 53, November 20, 1881 at
Married to John Richmond, Quarryman,
James Allan, Cotton Weaver (dec) and Jane Watson (dec)
John Richmond, Widower.
Hannah Auld, 80, January 19, 1881 at Newmilns,
Muslin Weaver, Widow of James Auld, Muslin Weaver,
John Tribe (or Tube), Muslin Weaver (dec) and Agnes Lambie (dec),
James Auld Lawson, Grandson.
Agnes Pollock, 69, January 19, 1881 at
Married to John Pollock, Muslin Weaver,
John Jackson, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Margaret Donald (dec)
John Pollock, Widower.
William Richmond, 80, January 24, 1881 at
Muslin Weaver, Married to Marion Morton, Widower of Janet Aiton,
James Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Jean Mair
Adam Taylor, Step-son.
Agnes Helen Wilson, 5 days, August 4, 1881 at Darvel,
George Wilson, Muslin Weaver, and Barbara Richmond,
George Wilson, Father.
Hugh Morton, 69, August 8, 1881 at
Retired Provision Merchant, Married to Ann Dickson,
Adam Morton, Muslin Manufacturer (dec) and Jean Brown (dec)
Hugh Morton, Son.
Hugh Gallacher, 6, August 7, 1881 at
Robert Gallacher, Coal Miner, and Margaret Wilson,
Robert Gallacher, Father.
Agnes Richmond, 16, September 9, 1881 at
Newmilns, Single, Power Loom Muslin Winder,
John Richmond, Muslin Weaver, and Margaret Morton,
John Richmond, Father (X)
Robert Aaron, 14 months, September 13, 1881 at
James Aaron, Power Loom Lace Weaver, and Agnes
James Aaron, Father.
Isabella Currie Mair, about 2 days, September 8, 1881 at
No mother given, John Milne, Constable.
(Note: Childs name filled in after the entry
Jeanie Richmond, 8 years & 11 months, November 9, 1881 at
Matthew Richmond, Power Loom Lace Weaver, and
Matthew Richmond, Father.
Marion Hood, 35, December 4, 1881 at Galston, Married to Thomas Hood, Colliery
Alexander Aird, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Agnes Cameron (dec)
Thomas Hood, Widower.
Helen Findlay, 16 months, December 4, 1881 at Darvel, Single,
Robert Findlay, Power Loom Lace Manufacturer, and Mary Lawson,
Robert Findlay, Father.
James Richmond, 64, December 8, 1881 at
Darvel, Tapestry Handloom Weaver,
Married to Katheraine Cochran,
Alexander Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and
Hugh Richmond, Son.
John Vickers, 5, December 8, 1881 at
Joseph Vickers, Coal Miner, and Elizabeth Shannachan,
Rosanna Shannachan, Aunt (X)
Elizabeth Murphy Christie, 9 months, December 20, 1881 at
David Christie, Coal Miner, and Elizabeth Murphy,
David Christie, Father (X)
John Muir, 26, February 13, 1881 at
Mauchline, Single, Farmers Son,
James Muir, Farmer and Mary Brownlie,
James Muir, Father.
Robina Hay Dickie, 27, February 12, 1881 at
Mauchline, Single, Worker in Boxwork,
Hugh Dickie, Boxmaker, and Ann Hay,
Hugh Dickie, Father.
Jane Richmond, 69, February 24, 1881 at
Mauchline, Widow of
Robert Goldie, Joiner (dec) and Margaret Murchoch (dec)
Robert Richmond, Son.
Robert McQuisten, 21, February 1, 1881 at
Monkton, Single, Illegitimate, Pupil
Hugh McQuisten, Reputed Father, Farmer (dec) and Mary Mitchell, Dairymaid,
Samuel Tait, Uncle.
Hannah Richmond, 46, February 4, 1881 at
Prestwick, Married to
Thomas Orr, Farmer (dec) and Hannah Longmuir (dec)
Thomas Orr Richmond, Son.
Wallace Andrew, 9, February 5, 1881 at Monkton, Single,
William Andrew, Builder, and Margaret Hamilton-Dykes,
William Andrew, Father.
Ann Wallace, 65, December 10, 1881 at
Cumnock, Single, Dressmaker,
William Wallace, Hardware Merchant (dec) and Jane Kay (dec),
Robert Wallace, Brother.
John Hughes, 48, December 10, 1881 at
Cumnock, Iron Miner, Married to
Kilts (very difficult to make out this name)
Philip Hughes, Farmer (dec) and Mary Murphy (dec)
Patrick Burns, Brother-in-law.
Hugh Cuthbertson, 52, December 12, 1881 at
Cumnock, Iron Miner, Married to
Hugh Cuthbertson, Iron Miner (dec) and Jane Richmond (dec)
Hugh Cuthbertson, Son.
James Gilmour, 2 months, July 10, 1881 at
Thomas Gilmour, Coal Miner, and Agnes Monaghan,
Thomas Gilmour, Father.
William Broadley, 54, July 12, 1881 at
Hurlford, Furnaceman, Married to
William Broadley, General Labourer (dec) and Annie McLauchlan (dec)
John Broadley, Son.
Janet Richmond McAlpine Young, 14, July 18, 1881 at
James Young, General Contractor, and
James Young, Father.
Mary McNeil Banks, 3, October 1, 1881 at
Elizabeth Banks, Mill Worker,
William Banks, Uncle.
Jane Pollock Richmond, 1 ¾, September 13, 1881 at
Richmond, Coal Miner, and Mary McCrorie,
John Richmond, Father.
William Mitchell, 62, September 13, 1881 at Riccarton, Superintendent of Bellfields House, Married to
James Mitchell, Gardener (dec) and
Mary Goudielock (dec)
Sarah Mitchell, Daughter.
Archibald Millar, 59, May 6, 1881 at Catrine,
Road Surfaceman, Married to Janet Richmond, previously Agnes Donachie,
previously Jane Macadam,
John Millar, Stone Dyker (dec) and Mary Paterson
(dec) Archibald Millar, Son.
John Brown, 19 months, May 7, 1881 at
Hugh Brown, Ironstone Miner, and Margaret Moore,
Hugh Brown, Father (X)
James Meikle, 24, May 6, 1881 at
James Meikle, Blacksmith (Master) (dec) and Janet Burgess,
William Urquhart, 21 days, June 5, 1881 at
Thomas Urquhart, Carding Tenter, and Mary Wyllie,
Thomas Urquhart, Father.
Margaret Blane, 3, June 11, 1881 at
James Blane, Ironstone Miner, and Elizabeth Dunsmuir,
James Blane, Father.
Hugh Reid, 15, June 21, 1881 at
Single, Mill Worker,
Alexander Reid, Blacksmith (dec) and Elizabeth Jamieson,
previously Reid, M.S. Richmond (dec)
Mary Barber, Nurse.
Andrew Galla, 82, January 31, 1881 at
Pauper, Formerly Coal Miner, Single,
John Robertson, Inspector of Poor.
Annie Murdoch, 81, February 7, 1881 at
Widow of James Murdoch, Farmer.
Matthew Richmond, Farmer (dec) and Christina Spiers (dec)
James Murdoch, Son.
Jessie Reid, 17, February 12, 1881 at
Alexander Reid, Blacksmith (dec) and Elizabeth Richmond (dec)
Mary McMunn (?),
Jane Brackenridge, 73, May 29, 1881 at
Widow of Andrew Brackenridge, Shoemaker,
William Smith, Shoemaker (dec) and Janet Hutchieson (dec)
John Barbour, Grand Nephew.
Alexander Barbour, 60, June 10, 1881 at
Tarbolton, Single, Farmer,
John Barbour, Farmer (dec) and Margaret Grey (dec)
Matthew Barbour, Brother.
Janet Richmond Anderson, 68, June 17, 1881 at
Tarbolton, Married to
Robert Leggat, Farmer (dec) and Janet Richmond
Robert Anderson, Husband.