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1872 Some Deaths in STAIR

Contributed by Dale Cook [dalefcook@hotmail.com]

  

Reid, William (farmer, widower of Agnes Ingram) died 17 Jan 1872 at Tribbochburn, Stair. age 72 yrs. father- John Reid (farmer, deceased) mother- Jane m.s. Ronald, deceased. cause- Diabetes mellities. witness- Hugh Ronald (second cousin, Mains. Balmaghie, Castle Douglas) 

Reid, James (mineral Borer, married to Elizabeth McDowall) illegitimate, died 17 May, 1872 Drumdow Cottage. Stair. age 30 years. father James Reid (farmer, reputed father) mother- Mary Wilson (farmer's daughter) cause- pneumonia. witness- David McDowell (brother-in-law, Sandyknowe, Coylton) 

Wilson, Christina (single. illegitimate) died 27 June 1872 Drumdowdow Cottage, Stair. age 6 months. mother- Mary Wilson ( farm servant) cause- Bronchitis. witness- Mary Wilson (Mother) made her X 

Gibson, Grace single, died 30 July 1872 Wyndford, Stair. age 6 years. father- James Gibson (farm labourer) mother- Janet m.s. McClymont, cause- Hydrocephalus. witness- James Gibson (father) 

Breckenridge, Mary, single, died 15 Sept 1872. Roadenloft,Stair. age 7 yrs. father- David Breckenridge (weaver) mother Margaret m.s. Mitchell, cause- Diptheria.witness- Alexander Stewart (neighbour) made his X 

Breckenridge, Jane, single, died 20 Sept 1872, Roadenloft, Stair, age 9 yrs. father- David Breckenridge (weaver) mother Margaret m.s. Mitchell, cause- Diptheria.witness- David Breckenridge (father) 

Kay, William (weaver and farmer) single, died 3 Dec 1872. age ~66 yrs. father- William Kay (weaver and farmer.deceased) mother- Helen m.s. Ramsay, deceased) cause- Diarhea. witness- James Ramsay (cousin & neighbour)

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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