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*Note: This is a work in progress. All Wigtownshire deaths that appear in the 1855 register are listed in this index, but not all have been transcribed. Return to the intro page to read more about the register. [Back to Intro]
Tait, Margaret see Gibson
Tait, Thomas 15y - Burgh of Wigtown - #26 - Thomas TAIT, 15 years. Born in Wigtown and lived there all of his life. Parents: Thomas TAIT, Printer & Helen CARSON. Died on July 21, 9pm at High St, Wigtown, of Constipation of Bowels terminating in effusion of the Brain, 8 days. Certified by David Broadfoot, Surgeon. Buried in Wigtown Churchyard, John 'Furlow', Undertaker. Signed: Elizabeth H. TAIT, sister. Registered on Aug 29 at Wigtown, Wm Carson, Registrar.
Templeton, Jean 87y - Old Luce - #33 - Jean TEMPLETON, Pauper, formerly Domestic Servant, 87 years. Born in Back of Wall, Old Luce, lived Old Luce 72 years. Parents: James TEMPLETON, Farmer deceased & Mary McDOWALL deceased. Married: none. Died on July 25, 10am at High Torrs, Old Luce, of Old Age and Infirmity. No medical attendant. Buried in Glenluce Churchyard, certified by John McKie, Undertaker. Signed: William TEMPLETON, Occupier. Registered on July 25 in Glenluce, John Ross, Registrar.
Thompson, John 72y
Leswalt #8 - John THOMPSON, 72y born Wigtown, lived Leswalt 30 years. Parents were John THOMPSON, Labourer deceased and Agnes THOMPSON maiden surname DUPAY deceased. Wed to Elizabeth BELL. Children were Elizabeth died age 2 in 1808. John died age 4 in 1810. James died age 19 in 1833. Sarah 31. Elizabeth 29. Robert 27. Margaret 25. Mary 23. Died Mar 14, 6am at Meikle Mark, Leswalt of Typhus Fever duration 21 days. Certified by Robert WILSON, Surgeon, Stranraer who saw deceased Mar 11. Buried Reformed Presbyterian Churchyard, Stranraer, certified by John HOOD, Sexton. Signed Margaret THOMPSON, Daughter. Registered Mar 25 at Leswalt. William Main, Registrar.
Thomson, Alexander 4y
Thomson, David 3m 18d - Portpatrick - #19 - David THOMSON, 3 months 18 days. Born in Portpatrick, lived there since birth. Parents: James THOMPSON, Mason & no mother listed. Died on May 23, 8:20pm at Portpatrick Village, of Inflammation of the Lungs, 8 days. Certified by H. Robertson, Surgeon - last saw the deceased on May 22. Buried in Portpatrick Churchyard, certified by James Jess, Undertaker. Signed: James THOMPSON, father. Registered on May 24 at Portpatrick, Andrew Niven, Registrar.
Thomson, David 51y
Thomson, Esther 36m
Thomson, Gavin 13y - Kirkmaiden - #33 - Gavin THOMSON, 13 years. Born in Ballyhalbert, Down, Ireland, lived in district 5 days. Parents: Gavin THOMSON, Mariner & Jane [surname not given]. Died on Oct 24 7am at Drumore, of Rhematic Fever, 7 days, certified by George McBride, Surgeon who last saw deceased Oct 23. Buried in Ballyhalbert, Down, Ireland, not certified. Signed: Elizabeth THOMSON, cousin with her mark, X witnessed by A. Parker and John McConnell. Registered on Oct 26 at Kirkmaiden, Anthony Parker, Registrar.
Thomson, Hugh 23y
Thomson, James 24y
Timony, Francis 23y
Todd, Agnes 78y [McTier] - Burgh of Wigtown - #11 - Agnes TODD, Widow, maiden name McTIER, 78 years. Born in 'Penningham', and lived in Wigtown for 40 years. Parents: [blank] McTIER, Coachman, deceased & Jane SLOAN deceased. Married: David TODD, Merchant deceased. Children: Jean, 44. Elisabeth, 42. Died on Feb 12, 11am at Bladnoch, Wigtown, of Water on the Chest, Debility and Old Age, several years. Certified by David Broadfoot, Surgeon - last saw the deceased 4 months ago. Buried in Wigtown Churchyard, George Paton, Undertaker. Signed: Peter McCLUMPHA, son-in-law. Registered on Feb 16 at Wigtown, Wm Carson, Registrar.
Toman, John 1y 3m - Inch - #35 - John TOMAN, 1 year 3 months. Born in Beoch, Inch and has lived there all of his life. Parents: Edward TOMAN, Agricultural Labourer & Agnes HARDIE. Died on Aug 8, 12am at Beoch of Diarrhoea, 10 days, as certified by John Orgill, Surgeon, Stranraer who last saw the deceased on Aug 4. Buried in Inch Churchyard, as certified by John Brown, Sexton. Signed: Edward TOMAN, his Mark [X], Father, of ‘Beouch’. Witness Michael CERRAGHER. Registered on Aug 8 at Inch, James Lawrie, Registrar.
Torbet, Elizabeth 70y
Trainer, Michael 3m
Tully, Grace 14y
Turner, Margaret 71y - Kirkinner - #15 - Margaret TURNER, 71 years. Born in Buittle, Kircudbrightshire. Lived in Kirkinner 2years. Parents: William HYSLOP, Farm Servant & Mary CARMENT. Married: James TURNER, Blacksmith deceased. Children: William, 43. Janet, 41. James, Died at age 9 in 1825. Margaret, 37. Agnes, 35 . Robert, 33. Ann, 30. Isabella and Eliza, twins, deceased at 2 days in 1826. Elizabeth, 26. Died on May 2 6:00am at Kirkland of Longcastle, Kirkinner, of unknown causes. No medical attendant. Buried in Kirkinner Churchyard, certified by [blank]. Signed: William TURNER, son, registered on May 3 at Kirkinner, William Lewis, Registrar.
Vans, Thomas 50-60y
Vernon, Samuel 14m - Penninghame - #28 - Samuel VERNON, 14 months. Born in Newton Stewart. Parents: James VERNON, Cabinet maker & Agnes HENDERSON. Died on 8 April, 1:30 (or 4:30)pm at Newton Stewart of Inflamation of Chest, 10 days, certified by W.N.Potts, Surgeon - last saw deceased on 7 Apr. Buried in Penninghame New Churchyard, certified by Hugh McCandlish, Beadle. Signed: Samuel VERNON, Uncle. Registered on 11 Apr at Newton Stewart, Wm Dill, Registrar.
Wallace, Elizabeth 89
Wallace, James 4m
Wallace, James 70y - Kirkcolm - #16 - James WALLACE, Schoolmaster, Kirkcolm, 70 years. Born in Inch and lived in Kirkcolm for 46 years. Parents: Alexander WALLACE, Schoolmaster & Martha STEVEN. Married: Rachel McMASTER. Children: James, 32. Helen, 29, Rachel, 29. Died on April 19, 8:20pm at Schoolhouse, Kirkcolm, of Diarrhea 2 months. Certified by Robert Wilson - last saw the deceased on April 17. Buried in Kirkcolm Churchyard, certified by Thomas Watson, Undertaker. Signed James WALLACE, son. Registered on Apr 21 at Kirkcolm, Thomas Park, Interim Registrar.
Walls, Susanna 60y [Conville]
Warren, Cathrine 28y - Sorbie - #6 - Catherine WARREN, 28 years. Born in Garliestown, Sorbie. Parents: John RICE, Agricultural Labourer & Hannah RAWLINS. Married: Samuel WARREN, Agricultural Labourer. Children: John, 6. William, 3. Died on Mar 21, 4pm at Garliestown of Consumption, 11 months as certified by James Dunsmore, student of medicine who last saw the deceased on Mar 20. Buried in Sorbie Kirkyard as certified by John Shillan, Sexton. Signed: Hannah RICE, her Mark [X], witnessed by Robert WILD & John KEACHIE. Registered on Mar 26 at Garliestown, James Dunsmore, Registrar.
Waterson, Margaret 83y - Portpatrick - #9 - Margaret WATERSON, a Pauper in the Poor Hall of Portpatrick, 83 years. Born in Bangor, Ireland, lived in Portpatrick 29 years. Parents: James FINDLAY, Weaver & Janet BERRY. Married: Robert WATERSON, deceased. Children: Elizabeth, 47. Died on Feb 10, 6am at Craigenlee, Portpatrick, of Paralysis, 8 days, no medical attendant. Buried in Portpatrick Churchyard, certified James Jess, Undertaker. Registered on Feb 14 at Portpatrick, Andrew Niven, Registrar.
Watson, female few minutes
Watson, Mary 3m 15d illeg.
Ward, Wilhelmina 48y
Watt, Mary Ann 31y
Waugh, William 19d
New Luce #9, William WAUGH, aged 19 days born New Luce Village. Parents Alexander WAUGH, Ag Labourer and Agnes WAUGH maiden surname PERRY. Died Aug 19, 5pm at New Luce Village of Trismus Nascentium duration 8d. Certified by Wm McCORNACK, Surgeon who saw deceased Aug 18. Certified by Anthony ANGEW, Beadle. Informant was Alexander WAUGH, Father. Registered Aug 22 at New Luce by Robert Lupton, Registrar.
Weir, Alexander 6y
Old Luce #42, Alexander WEIR, aged 6y born Broompark, Old Luce, lived there 6y. Parents were John WEIR, Farmer and Janet WEIR maiden surname AGNEW. Died Sept 25, 5am at Challochmun, Old Luce of Scarlet Fever duration 24 hours. Buried Glenluce churchyard, certified by John McKIE, Undertaker. Informant was John WEIR, Father. Registered Sep 25 at Glenluce. John ROSS, Registrar.
Weir, James 8m
Old Luce #25, James WEIR, aged 8m born Challachmun, Old Luce. Parents were John WEIR, Farmer and Janet WEIR maiden name AGNEW. Died April 25, 6pm at Challochmun of Effects of Teething, no medical attendant. Buried Glenluce churchyard, certified by John McKIE, Undertaker. Informant was John WEIR, Father. Registered April 26 at Glenluce. John ROSS, Registrar.
Whannel, Jane 17y
Whirk, Janet 68y - Stranraer - #17 - Janet WHIRK, 68 years. Born in Portpatrick and she lived in Stranraer for 40 years. Parents: William WHIRK, Farmer & Agnes McWILLIAM. Married: John TURNBULL, Mason. Children: Joseph, 38. Agnes, 36. William, 34. Andrew, deceased. John, deceased. Janet, deceased. Died on Feb 3, 8:30pm at Surr Street, Leswalt, within the boundaries of Stranraer, of Inflamation of the Chest, 11 days. Certified by Robert Wilson, Surgeon. Buried in the United Presbyterian Churchyard, Bellavilla, Stranraer. Certified by Wm Thomson. Signed: William TURNBULL, son. Registered on Feb 7 at Stranraer, Wm Galbraith, Registrar.
Wilson, male stillborn
Wilson, Anne 22m illeg.
Old Luce #26, Anne WILSON, aged 22m, Illegitimate birth, born Glenluce to Sarah WILSON, Muslin Sewer. Died May 1, 3pm at Glenluce of Tabies Mesenterica duration about 12m, certified by William McCORNACK, Surgeon who saw Deceased 27 April. Buried Glenluce churchyard, certified by John McKIE, Undertaker. Informant was James HIGGINS, Uncle. Registered May 1 at Glenluce. John ROSS, Registrar.
Wilson, Elisabeth 45y see Smith - Penninghame - #85 - Elizabeth, WILSON, maiden name SMITH, 45 years. Born in Penninghame, lived there since birth, except 21 years in Glasgow ending April 18, 1851. Parents: John SMITH, Weaver & Agnes McCAA. Married: Alexander WILSON, Joiner, Newton Stewart. Children: Elisabeth, 13. Mary, deceased. Agnes, deceased. William, deceased. Agnes, 7[?]. Alexander, 3. Died on 22 Nov, 11:45pm at Newton Stewart, of Dropsy, 3 months. Buried in Penninghame New Churchyard, certified by Hugh McCandlish, Beadle. Signed: Alexander WILSON, no relation given. Registered on 6 Dec at Newton Stewart, Samuel Dill, Assistant Registrar.
Wilson, Grizel 84y [Gordon] - Penninghame - #38 - Grizel WILSON, maiden name GORDON, 84 years. Born in Penninghame, lived there all her life. Parents: Gilbert GORDON, Farmer & Mary KEIN or KEIR. Married: John WILSON. Children: Mary,62. Margaret, 60. Marian, deceased 20 years ago aged 38. Janet, 56, Sarah, 54. Elisabeth, 52. Gilbert, 48. William, 44. Hamilton, deceased 10 years ago aged 32. Died on 4 May, 6:30pm at Garehew,,of Old Age, no medical attendant. Buried in Penninghame Old Churchyard, certified by Hugh McCandlish, Beadle Signed: William WILSON, no relation given. Registered on 5 May at Newton Stewart, Samuel Dill, Assistant Registrar.
Wilson, Janet 12d
Wilson, Janet 94y
Wilson, William 7y - Inch - #23 - William WILSON, 7 years. Born in Doss [?], Inch and lived in Inch for 7 years. Parents: Samuel WILSON, Agricultural Labourer & Jane PRINGLE. Died on March 22, 8:20pm at Craigcaffie of Congestion of the Brain, 6 days as certified by Robert WILSON, Surgeon, Stranraer who last saw the deceased on March 22. Buried in Inch Churchyard as certified by John Brown, Sexton. Signed: Samuel WILSON, his Mark [X] witnessed by James McCRONE of Craig Caffie. Registered on March 26 at Inch, James Lawrie, Registrar.
Wither, James 87y - Stoneykirk - #33 - James WITHER, Proprietor, 87 years. Born in Cairnweel and lived in Stoneykirk all his life. Parents: Charles WITHER, Farmer deceased & Jean GUFFOG deceased. Married: Mary MILWAIN. Children: none. Died on Nov 16, 1:30pm at Thornbank of Hydrothorax, 10 months. Certified by Robert Wilson, Surgeon, Stranraer - last saw the deceased on Nov 3. Buried in Stoneykirk Churchyard, certified by James MILWAIN, Nephew. Signed: James MILWAIN, Nephew. Registered on Nov 20 at Stoneykirk, Thomas Kennedy, Registrar.
Wither, William 8y - Portpatrick - #8 - William WITHER, 8 years. Born and lived in Portpatrick all his life. Parents: William WITHER, Labourer & Sarah COSH. Died on Feb 8, 11am at Portpatrick Village, of Small Pox, 14 days, certified by H Robertson, Surgeon - last saw the deceased on Feb 7. Buried in Portpatrick Churchyard, certified by James Jess, Undertaker Signed: Sarah COSH, mother. Registered on Feb 10 at Portpatrick, Andrew Nixon, Registrar.
Woods, Mary 60y
Wright, Agnes 80y
Wright, Anne 77y
New Luce #14, Anne WRIGHT, aged 77y born 'Kilkou' [or Kilhou] Ireland, lived New Luce 48y. Parents were Thomas McCOLM, Weaver deceased and Sarah McCOLM maiden surname GEDDES deceased. Wed to James WRIGHT, Weaver. Children were Thomas 51. Andrew 49. Elisabeth 47. Anne 44. James dead age 2y. Alexander 38. James 36. William 34. John 29. Died Nov 25, 3:30am at Knockibae of Chronic Enteritis duration 6m. Certified by W. McCORNACK, Surgeon who saw deceased Nov 8. Buried New Luce churchyard, certified by Anthony ANGEW, Beadle. Informant was William WRIGHT, Son. Registered Nov 28 at New Luce by Robert Lupton, Registrar.
Wright, David 58y
Leswalt #16 - David WRIGHT, 58y born Co. Down, Ireland, lived Leswalt 13y. Parents were Alexander WRIGHT, Farmer deceased and Jean WRIGHT maiden surname STRAIGHT deceased. Wed to Agnes BEATTIE. Children were Eliza Jane died age 4 in 1833. Joseph 33. Wm John 25. Alexander 20. Eliza Jane 17. Dina? 14. Died July 5, 6am at Little Larbrax, Leswalt of Phthisis duration 2y. Certified by H. ROBERTSON, Surgeon, Portpatrick who saw deceased 3 July. Buried Churchyard of Leswalt, certified by Robert RODIE, Undertaker. Signed Alex WRIGHT, Son. Registered July 7 at Leswalt. William Main, Registrar.
Wright, Elizabeth 37y
Wright, Margaret 72y
Wylie, Helen 15y
Wylie, Jemima 3y
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