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)
Helen Cumming Kennedy, 10 minutes, November 25,
1874 at 262
High St. Ayr, Single,
Robert Hugh Cumming, Grocer,
and Jane Cumming Dalrymple,
Robert Hugh Kennedy, Father.
Agnes Richmond, 45, November 30, 1874 at
Green St. Newton Ayr, Married to
Richmond, Engine Driver, Daniel Robb, Cotton Weaver (dec) and Margaret Fergusson
John Richmond, Widower.
John Murdoch, 4 months, December 1, 1874 at
Weaver St., Newton Ayr, Single,
Isabella Murdoch, Pauper
Elizabeth Poole, Nurse (X)
James Fulton, 44, March 12, 1874 at
Ladywalk, Bargany, Dailly, Coachman and
Gardener, Married to Janet McGowan,
James Fulton, Cotton Weaver
(dec) and Mary Richmond (dec)
Alexander Fulton, Son.
Martha Kennedy, 89, March 24, 1874 at
Drumwhien, Widow of
James Nicol, Woollen Weaver (dec) and Janet Nicol (dec) (M.S.)
Andrew Hannah, Nephew.
Catherine Wason, 29, March 31, 1874 at
Heather Row, Dailly, Married to
Thomas Wason, Coal Miner,
John Hendrie, Ploughman (dec)
and Mary Gibson,
Thomas Wason, Husband.
James Brown, 48, December 31, 1873 at
Liffnock Row, Galston, Coal Miner, Married
to Jane Buchanan,
Thomas Brown, Coal Miner (dec)
and Elizabeth McDonald (dec)
David Brown, Son.
James Wyper, 3 3/4, January 8, 1874 at
Oldmanse Close, Galston, Single,
Thomas Wyper, Coal Miner, and
Thomas Wyper, Father.
Martha Brown Owens, 5 days, January 10, 1874 at
Gauchalland Row, Galston,
George Owens, Coal Miner, and
George Owen, Father.
Elizabeth Brown, 76, February 6, 1874 at
Barr St. Galston, Widow of
Hugh Richmond, Woollen
Manufacturer (dec) and Margaret Dykes (dec)
Hugh Brown, Son.
Helen McCallum, 86, February 6, 1874 at
Ironwork Square, Galston,. Widow of
Duncan McCallum, Cotton Weaver,
James Brown, Ploughman (dec) and
James McCallum, Son (X)
Janet Miller, 4, February 8, 1874 at
Orchard St., Galston, Single,
Mary Miller, Cotton Winder,
James Richmond, Occupier.
Hugh Brown, 33, March 31, 1874 at Barr St., Galston, Blanket Manufacturer,
Widower of Jean Brown,
John Brown, Blanket Manufacturer (dec) and Elizabeth Richmond (dec)
John Brown, Brother.
David Stevenson, 17 1/2, March 31, 1874 at
Ladyyard, Galston, Single, Coal
William Stevenson, Coal Miner,
and Catherine Beveridge,
Catherine Stevenson, Mother
John Logg, 62, April 3, 1874 at Titchfield St., Galston, Cotton Weaver, Widower
of - - - - Jennie,
William Logg, Labourer (dec) and Barbara McLauchlin (dec)
William Logg, Son.
Ellen Wright, 18 days, June 5, 1874 at
Burntwood Mains, Galston, Single,
Peter Wright, Farmer, and
Peter Wright, Father.
Helen Young, 86, June 7, 1874 at Priestland, Galston, Single, Formerly a
Hugh Young, Farmer (dec) and Margaret Russell (dec)
Mary Jamieson, (No relationship given)
Agnes Carlisle Mary Richmond, 4 weeks, June 12, 1874 at
Barr St. Galston,
Hugh Richmond, Woollen
Manufacturer, and Allison McCartney,
Hugh Richmond, Father.
Annas Howat, 72, December 15, 1874 at
Bridge St., Galston, Widow of
James Richmond, Farmer (dec)
and Margaret Steel (dec)
William Brown, 77, December 16, 1874 at
Loanhead, Galston, Farmer, Married to
John Brown, Farmer (dec) and
Jane Bryson (dec)
William Brown, Son.
Mary Wilson, 2 months, December 19, 1874 at
Titchfield St., Galston, Single,
Adam Wilson, Coal Miner, and
Adam Wilson, Father.
Archibald McAlpine, 16, March 6, 1874 at
Ladywell, Girvan, Single, Engineer
John McAlpine, Dairyman, and
John McAlpine, Father.
Daniel Kilt, 50, January 7, 1874 at
Heylie's Lodgings, Girvan, Hawker, Married
to - - - - - - -
Daniel Kilt, Hawker (dec) and
(no mother's name given)
Charles Hughes, Occupier.
Sarah Young, 49, March 10, 1874 at Montgomerie St., Girvan, Widow of
Young, Parochial Schoolmaster,
John Tebbet, Farmer (dec) and Catherine Jarvis
John M. Young, Son.
Unnamed McKane, 6 days, December 22, 1874 at
9 High St. Irvine, Single,
James McKane, Labourer, and Margaret Caldwell,
James McKane, Father (X)
Quintin Richmond, 26, December 22, 1874 at
High St. Irvine, Single, Railway
Alexander Richmond, Ploughman (dec) and Margaret McBlane,
Elizabeth Law, Sister (X)
John Crawford, 66, December 16, 1874 at
Cuninghame Combination Poor House,
Pauper, Cork Cutter, Married to - - - - -,
John Crawford, (dec) and
Ann Crawford (M.S.) (dec)
Hugh Lockhart, Governor.
Alexander Fyfe Richmond, 5 months, April 26, 1874 at
James Richmond, Iron Miner
(dec) and Jane Gavin,
Jane Richmond, Mother (X)
Jeanie Hamilton, 27, May 6, 1874 at
Cochran St.., Kilbirnie, Married to
Hamilton, Flax Dresser,
John Law, Iron Miner, and
David Hamilton, Widower.
Jessie Howard, 1, May 11, 1874 at Glengarnock, Kilbirnie, Single,
James Howard, Furnace Keeper,
and Margaret Neil,
James Howard, Father.
James Kirk, 28, January 13, 1874 at
12 Croft St., Kilmarnock, Railway Guard,
Married to Margaret Carswell,
George Kirk, Farm Servant, and
Margaret Kirk, Widow.
Marion McLintock, 38, January 13, 1874 at
11 Waterside, Kilmarnock, Wife of
John McLintock, Carpet Weaver, Thomas Richmond, Coal Miner (dec) and
John McLintock, Widower.
William Heron Ronaldson, 19, January 13, 1874 at
8 Clark St. Kilmarnock, Single,
Francis Ronaldson, Stone Mason
(dec) and Ann Campbell Heron,
William Heron, Uncle.
William Haynes, 34, February 20, 1874 at
24 Mill Lane, Kilmarnock, Single,
William Haynes, (dec) and Mary
John Dunning (?), Friend.
James Richmond, 41, February 21, 1874 at
29 Bentinck St., Kilmarnock, Sledgeman,
Married to Mary Ann McLean,
Andrew Richmond, Cow Feeder, and
James Aird, Lodger.
Elizabeth Logan, 73, February 23, 1874 at
45 High St., Kilmarnock, Widow of
James Logan, Shoemaker,
John Laughland, Bonnet Manufacturer (dec) and
James Laughland, Brother.
Catherine Michael, 50, March 21, 1874 at
Cholera Hospital, Kilmarnock, Married
to William Michael, Labourer,
John Robertson, Customer Weaver (dec) and
William Michael, Widower.
Mary Mackie, 5 weeks, March 23, 1874 at
41 Boyd St., Kilmarnock, Single,
Thomas Mackie, Tinsmith, and Mary Ann Boyle,
Thomas Mackie, Father.
Margaret Barnes, 15 months, March 23, 1874 at
5 Robertson Place, Kilmarnock,
John Barnes, Calico Printer,
and Mary Richmond,
John Barnes, Father.
Robert Shaw, 17, April 4, 1874 at 12 Park St. Kilmarnock, Single, Joiner,
Shaw, Carter (dec) and Jane Gemmill,
John Murray, Friend.
William Richmond, 48, April 6, 1874 at
West George St. Lane, Kilmarnock,
Labourer, Married to Elizabeth Grier,
Ninian Richmond, Labourer (dec) and
Elizabeth Sayers (dec)
John Richmond, Nephew.
John Brown, 14 days, April 7, 1874 at
4 Low Glencairn St., Kilmarnock, Single,
Francis Brown, Coal Miner, and
Francis Brown, Father (X)
Thomas Hendrie, 75 yrs, and 6 months, April 12, 1874 at
14 East Netherton St.
Kilmarnock, Late Sexton, Widower of Christina Cumming,
James Dickie, Grandson.
Andrew McLean, 65, April 14, 1874 at
113 Titchfield St., Kilmarnock, Tweed
Manufacturer, Widower of Robina Boyd,
Adam McLean, Tweed
Manufacturer, and Janet Fraser,
Andrew McLean, Grandson.
Robert Messer, 2 weeks, April 15, 1874 at
40 Fore St. Kilmarnock, Single,
Robert Messer, Coal Miner, and
Robert Messer, Father. (X)
Margaret Smith, 19, June 19, 1874 at
15 Soulis St.., Kilmarnock, Married to
John Brown, Flesher, and Janet
Hugh Smith, Widower.
Robert McLelland, 3 1/2, June 22, 1874 at
18 Clark St. Kilmarnock, Single,
Archibald McLelland, Pig Iron Dealer, and Elizabeth Smith,
A. McLelland, Father.
Lizzie Richmond, 28, June 22, 1874 at
1 Robertson Place, Kilmarnock, Married to
James Walker, Carpet Weaver (dec) and
Andrew Richmond, Widower.
John Laurie Cringan, 15 mos., August 14, 1874 at 6 Titchfield St. Kilmarnock,
William Cringan, Umbrella Maker, and Janet Douglas,
Agnes Lang, 78, August 14, 1874 at 9 East Netherton, Kilmarnock, Married to
Alexander Lang, Carpet Weaver, John Richmond, Light Weaver (dec) and
Matthew Beattie, Nephew.
Robert Drinnan, 1, August 14, 1874 at
15 Langlands St., Kilmarnock, Single,
Robert Drinnan, Railway Guard, and Elizabeth McGill, Robert Drinnan, Father.
Jean Hendrie, 84, September 5, 1874 at
34 Bank St. Kilmarnock, Farm Servant,
Pauper, Illegitimate, Single,
John Hendrie, Farmer (dec) and Mary Wyllie, Farm
- - - Barclay, Occupier.
Stewart Armour, 70, September 5, 1874 at
40 Dean St. Kilmarnock, Carpet Weaver,
Widower of 1st Margaret Chambers, 2nd Agnes Dalziel, Married to Mary Young,
John Armour, Bonnet
Manufacturer, (dec) and Margaret Craig (dec)
Mary Young, Widow (X)
George Richmond, 3 mos., September 5, 1874 at
20 Nelson St., Kilmarnock, Single,
Andrew Richmond, Confectioner, and Lizzy
Andrew Richmond, Father.
Marion Kennedy, 82, November 22, 1874 at
Laigh Holms, Kilmarnock, Widow of
Kennedy, Coal Miner,
John Richmond, Cow Feeder (dec)
and Elizabeth Dunlop (dec)
Agnes Kennedy, Daughter (X)
Mary Brown, 9, November 26, 1874 at 7 Sandbed St., Kilmarnock, Single,
John Brown, Agricultural
Labourer, and Ann Mitchell,
John Brown, Father (X)
Hugh Barr, 19, November 26, 1874 at 2 New St. Kilmarnock, Single, Bonnet
William Barr, Coal Miner, and Agnes Richmond,
William Barr, Father.
William Wilson Brown, 17, January 1, 1874 at
North Woodhill, Kilmaurs, Single,
James Brown, Forester (dec) and
Marion Findlay (dec)
John Brown, Brother.
- - - McMillan, 43, January 12, 1874 at
Farmer, Married to Jane Smith,
George McMillan, Farmer (dec) and Margaret - - - - (dec)
- - - - McMillan, Brother.
Janet Findlay, 63, January 12, 1874 at
Annanhill Lodge, Kilmaurs, Gate Keeper,
Widow of Alexander Findlay, Coal Miner,
James Richmond, Coal Miner
(dec) and Agnes Brown (dec)
Thomas Findlay, Son.
James Lawson, 47, January 14, 1874 at
Eglinton Fireclay Work Coalpit,
Kilwinning, Coalpit Ovensman, Married to
Peter Lawson, Baker (dec) and
Elizabeth Wilson (dec)
Thomas Lawson, Son.
Isabella Connanchie, 3, January 21, 1874 at Bridgend, Kilwinning, Single,
James Connanchie, Coal Miner, and Isabella Connanchie, formerly Richmond, M.S.
James Connanchie, Father (X)
Helen Young, 69, January 19, 1874 at
Crossbrae, Kilwinning, Widow of
Neil Small, Joiner (dec) and
Jean Kerr (dec)
Hamilton Young, Son.
Mary White, 59, August 28, 1874 at Crossbrae, Kilwinning,
Inn Keeper, Widow of John White, Inn Keeper,
William White, Farmer (dec) and Janet Crawford (dec)
John Barclay, Son.
Jane Richmond, 78, August 28, 1874 at
DoveCot Lane, Kilwinning, Widow of
Richmond, Silk Weaver,
William Dunlop, Cotton Weaver (dec) and
David Auld, Son-in-law.
James Miller, 13 hours, August 30, 1874 at
Fergushill, Kilwinning, Single,
John Miller, Coal Miner, and
John Miller, Father.
Christina Morton, 17 yrs. and 11 months, May 28, 1874 at
West Main Street,
Darvel, Single, Muslin Weaver,
Hugh Morton, Muslin Weaver, and
Hugh Morton, Father.
James Richmond, 32, May 29, 1874 at Hastings Square, Darvel, Muslin Weaver,
Married to Agnes Brown,
James Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and
previously Richmond, M.S. Cleland (dec)
John Thomson, Cousin.
Robert Campbell, 66, June 7, 1874 at
Kilnholm St. Newmilns, Muslin Weaver,
Married to Isabella Brown,
John Campbell, Muslin Weaver (dec) and
Agnes Wilson (dec)
- - - - - - Son-in-law.
Hugh Morton, 80, August 16, 1874 at
89 Main St., Newmilns, Farmer, Married to
John Morton, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Isobel Nicol
Hugh Morton, Son.
Mary Scade, 7 yrs. and 8 mos., August 23, 1874 at
93 East Main St. Darvel,
James Scade, General Labourer, and Christina Bruce,
James Scade, Father
Janet Richmond, 79, August 24, 1874 at
103 West Main St., Darvel, Widow of
Richmond, Muslin Weaver,
Michael Carnduff, Muslin Weaver (dec) and
Janet Carnduff (M.S.) (dec)
John - - - -, Son-in-law
Mary Laughland, 4 yrs. and 9 mos., October 10, 1874 at
William Laughland, Joiner (Journeyman) and Barbara Innes,
William Laughland, Father.
Hugh Lawson, 1 yr & 4 mos., October 15, 1874 at
Main Street, Newmilns, Single,
James Lawson, Slater, and Jane
Lawson, previously Morton, M.S. Steel,
James Lawson, Father.
Robert Connell, 70, October 15, 1874 at
West Main St. Darvel, Muslin Weaver,
Widower of Margaret Richmond,
James Connell, Barber (dec) and
Jean Brown (dec)
Matthew Connell, Nephew.
Agnes Duncan, 13 days, November 27, 1874 at Kilnholm St., Newmilns, Single,
Andrew Duncan, Muslin Weaver
and Jane Morton,
Andrew Duncan, Father.
Ellen McGeachie, 35, November 29, 1874 at
Greenside, Newmilns, usual residence,
395 Gallowgate, Glasgow, Married to
Thomas McGeachie, Wine Store Porter,
Gillespie, Woollen Weaver (dec) and Agnes Dick Kinnear, previously Gillespie,
Thomas McGeachie, Widower.
James Mair, 59, November 30, 1874 at
East Main St., Darvel, Muslin Weaver,
Married to Jean Cochrane,
Gavin Mair, Muslin Weaver (dec)
and Elizabeth Anderson,
James Richmond, Brother-in-law.
Dalrymple Guthrie, 50, May 25, 1874 at
Single, (Cannot make out trade)
George Guthrie, Gardener (dec), not mothers name given.
William Lambie, Occupier.
Janet Bryce Wilson, 4 mos, May 22, 1874 at
- - - Terrace, Mauchline, Single,
Robert Wilson, Fancywood
Worker, and Christina Maxwell,
Robert Wilson, Father.
Mathew Richmond, 77, May 24, 1874 at
Langland, Mauchline, Farmer, Married to
Mathew Richmond, Farmer (dec) and Christina Speirs
James Richmond, Son.
John Mitchell, 85, November 4, 1874 at Mauchline,
Farmer, Married to Elizabeth Parker,
Alexander Mitchell, Proprietor (dec) and Agnes Richmond (dec)
William Mitchell, Son.
Elizabeth Morton, 81, November 9, 1874 at
Burnside, Mauchline, Widow of
James Logan, Shoemaker (dec)
and Agnes Kirkland (dec)
Hugh Morton, Son.
James Walker, 61, November 9, 1874 at
Inn Keeper, Married to Mary Cuthbert,
James Walker, Farmer (dec)) and Mary Galbraith,
William Walker, Son.
Mary McQuater, 68, January 8, 1874 at
Widow of Thomas McQuater, Tailor,
Robert White, Weaving Agent (dec) and Helen McLure (dec)
Alex McQuater, Son.
John Cuthbert, 83, January 11, 1874 at
Mason Row, Maybole, Weaver, Widower of
Elias Cuthbert, Shoemaker (dec)
No mother listed,
Robert Renfrew, Son-in-law.
Robert Easdale, 5 mos., January 22, 1874 at
Robert Easdale, Ploughman, and Jane Peterson,
Robert Easdale, Father.
Alexander Watson, 24, March 13, 1874 at Old College,
Shoemaker, Married to Helen Bone,
John Nelson Watson, Weaver (dec) and
Alex Bone, Brother-in-law.
Barbara Richmond, 24, March 14, 1874 at
Pauper, formerly Farm Servant, Single,
James Richmond, Labourer (dec) and Elizabeth Richmond M.S. (dec)
John Anderson, Inspector of
Helen Strachan, 27, March 22, 1874 at Maybole,
Single, Woollen Weaver,
David Strachan, Weaver, and Jane McGarvie,
David Strachan, Father.
David Maclure, 50, March 5, 1874 at
Spirit Dealer, Widower of Jane Parks, Formerly married to Isabella Kirkland,
John Maclure, Farmer (dec) and Janet Girvan (dec)
Hugh Ramsay, Cousin.
William Richmond, 2 weeks, March 7, 1874 at
Craigfire, Maybole, Single,
Barbara Richmond, Farm Servant,
Allan Wilson, Acquaintance.
William Caddis, 34, May 27, 1874 at
Carter, Married to Margaret Aitken,
John Caddis, Cotton Weaver, and Jean Gillespie,
John Caddis, Brother.
Jane Reid, 17, June 1, 1874 at Riccarton,
Single, Bonnet Knitter,
Robert Reid, Cotton Weaver (dec) and Elizabeth Ewings,
Thomas Cargill, Brother-in-law.
Margaret Black, 6, June 2, 1874 at Hurlford, Riccarton,
George Black, Coal Miner, and Margaret Richmond,
George Black, Father.
John Connor, 3 yrs. & 7 mos., March 9, 1874 at
Schoolwell St., Stevenston,
Catherine Connor, Worker in
Catherine Connor, Mother (X)
William Erskine, 46, March 27, 1874 at
Canal St. Saltcoats, Handloom Weaver,
Married to Mary McNeil,
William Erskine, Handloom Weaver (dec) and
Adams Erskine, Brother.
John Goudie, 54, March 27, 1874 at
Quay St., Saltcoats, Spirit Dealer,
Married to Jane Richmond,
James Goudie, Coal Miner (dec) and Ann Smith Stoker (dec)
James Hamilton, Son-in-law.
Joseph Farrell, 3 mos., February 10, 1874 at
14 Back St., Kilmarnock, single,
Patrick Farrell, Coal Miner,
and Agnes McKaig,
Patrick Farrell, Father (X) (I
copied this one as Agnes may be my great aunt)
David Ramage, 34, February 10, 1874 at
87 Bonniston Square, Kilmarnock, Engine
Driver, Married to Margaret Currie,
James Ramage, Labourer (dec)
and Ann Steel,
Robert Aird, Brother-in-law.
James Burnet, 1 mos., February 12, 1874 at
8 Langlands St. Kilmarnock, Single,
James Burnet, Brass Moulder,
and Margaret Gibson,
Isabella Burnet, Grandmother
An observation. There were still a
great many deaths attributed to Phthisis (Tuberculosis) and it's
variation of descriptions, Consumption, etc. Also, in January - March in
Kilmarnock there were a great number of deaths from Small Pox. It was
interesting to note that the death registers also noted if the deceased had, or
had not, be inoculated against the disease.