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Kirkcolm Death Entries 1796-1797

The following is a transcription of the death register found in Kirkcolm's old parish records for the period of 1796-1854. Every effort was made to remain true to the information, but it is possible that a few misinterpretations have crept into the work. We encourage researchers to use this only as a finding tool, and to verify the information for themselves by viewing a film of the opr.

Provided by the Wigtownshire Transcription team of: (in alphabetical order) Leigh-Ann Evans Elliott, Meg Greenwood, Carrie Gulline, Ruth Halliwell, Jim Heron, Joyce Lehmann, Margaret McMillan, Mary Lou Rosendale.

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1796
Surname Forename Burial date Comments
The register begins with this entry:
January 15. Since the 1st of this month 15 children from on board a Ship bound for America all of the smallpox
Blair Byrce 6 March 1796 from Leswalt parish
McNillie Jas. 17 March 1796 son of Jas. McNillie & Mary McGill
Robertson Dav'd 22 March 1796 son of John Robertson & Jane Ross
McCrae James 3 April 1796 son of Hugh McCrae & Jane Sprot
Wallace John 20 April 1796 son of Wm Wallace & Mary M'Meckan
McCulloch Mrs 28 April 1796 relict of our late Minister
Campbell Helen 7 May 1796 relict of Hugh Ross, weaver
M'Meckan Janet 9 May 1796 spouse of James M'Bryde
Nielson Janet 26 May 1796 dau.of Alexr Nielson & Mary M'Nish
Carnochan John 30 May 1796 from Leswalt
Kerr Mary 3 July 1796 dau.of Andw Kerr & Mary M'Meckan
Stevenson Marion 8 July 1796 from Leswalt
Kerr Janet 9 July 1796 relict Hugh Campbell, late in Marslaugh
  a child 29 July 1796 from Cairnbowie
Clumphas a child 30 July 1796 of John Clumphas in Auchleach
Wallace a child 6 August 1796 of Andw. Wallace in Knockcoid
McCredie a child 16 August 1796 of Wm M'Credie's in Knockcoid
Davidson child 20 August 1796 of Jas. Davidson's in High Clachan
M'Bryde Janet 31 August 1796 spouse of John Stewart in Arries
M'Meckan Sarah 15 September 1796 dau.of John M'Meckan & Sarah M'Camon
Martin Agnes 19 October 1796 relict of Andw. Ross, late in High Clachan
M'Robin a child 20 October 1796 of James M'Robin & Rosanna Frisal
Wallace Janet 2 December 1796 motherinlaw to Wm Tarbet
Drysman Mary 2 December 1796 spouse to John M'Camon in Barnhills
Alexander James 21 December 1796 old man from South Cairn
Campbell Mary 21 December 1796 dau.to George & Jean Campbell
1797
Surname Forename Burial date Comments
Craig Marion 30 January 1797 relict of Thos. Agnew, late of High Salchrie
McCamon Sarah 1 Feburary 1797 spouse of John M'Mieckan in Arries
Wallace Mary 2 February 1797 mother of John Wallace/taken to Inch
Hannah a child 7 February 1797 of Alexr. Hannah & Agnes Auld
McIntyre Andw. 22 March 1797 from Leswalt
M'Robin a child 27 March 1797 of Jas. M'Robin & Rosanna Frizal
M'Crae Jane 11 April 1797 spouse to David Ross, shoemaker
M'Credie Wm 17 April 1797 in North Cairn, late in Ballantrae Parish
M'Coskrie Janet 3 May 1797 in Croft Bennet
M'Intyre Helen June 1797 late in High Clachan
M'Clumpha John 13 September 1797 in Auchleach
M'Crae Bailie Wm 27 September 1797 from Stranraer
Sherrar Wm 28 November 1797 in Knockcoid
M'Fadrean a child 6 December 1797 of Sam'l Fadrean & Mary Ross*
M'Gill a child 7 December 1797 of John M'Gill & Grisal Kerr
M'Nillie Francis 7 December 1797 at Portmore, drowned at Stranraer
M'Credie Marion 11 December 1797 Spouse to John M'Nish
*entry read:
*Dec.6/Sam'l M'Fadrean & Mary Rofs's natural child


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