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Wigtownshire Strays
Compiled and Coordinated by Janette Lier

Last Update: March 28, 2005

The file contains close to 1600 entries, and has been split into alphabetical order. Please use the links below to navigate to other pages.




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RAE Agnes 1871 England Census Agnes Rae, 20, servant, born Wigtownshire, St. George Sq., London, RG10/104, folio 83, pg 29
RALEIGH Alexander 1871 England Census Alexander Raleigh, 54, head, born Galloway, recorded in Islington St. Mary, RG10/283, folio 66, pg 29
RALSTON Jessie 1871 Census Jessie Ralston, 39. wife, born Glenluce, Wigtownshire, recorded in Broughton, Lancashire, RG10/4014, ed 13, folio 115, pg 22
RALSTON Niven 1871 Census Niven Ralston, 48, born Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, recorded in Broughton, Lancashire, RG10/4014, ed 13, folio 115, pg 22
RAMSAY Robert Royal Irish Constabulary Robert Ramsay, born 1897, Wigtown, enlisted 1920 in the Royal Irish Constabulary. Recorded in index of same.
RANKIN Agnes Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Agnes Rankin, death entry, age 51, 1875 Father's name: MCGAW, John Mother's name: GOWDIE, Margaret. Reg #3925
RATTRAY Jane Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Jane RATTRAY. Marriage recorded in 1866. Name of Spouse: WATSON, John Reg #150
REED George 1881 UK census George G. Reid, Head, age 32, born Inch, recorded in St. John Baptist, Gloucester, Rg11/2534, folio 47, pg 29
REID Charles Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Charles REID. Marriage recorded in 1876. Name of Spouse: CALDWELL, Ellen Reg #699
REID George G. 1891 Eng. Census George G. Reid, Head, 42, where born: Sct., Inch. Recorded in Gloucestershire, St. John the Baptist, Ed 5, RG12/2014, Folio 95, pg 26
REID John Whirk Utah Pioneer & Prom. Men. John Whirk Reid, born July 12, 1831, Wigtown, son of George Reid & Elizabeth Whirk, emigrated to Utahm Oct. 1864. Recorded in Utah Pioneer & Prominent Men.
REILLY Patrick J. Royal Irish Constabulary Patrick J. Reilly, born 1884, Wigtown, enlisted 1909 in the Royal Irish Constabulary. Recorded in index of same.
RENNIE Janet 1891 Eng. Census Janet Rennie, age 35, niece, born Wigtonshire, now of Preston parish, Sussex, RG12/821, folio 17, pg 27
RENNIE Samuel 1881 UK census Samuel Rennie, age 61, married, born Sorbie, Wigtown, master (bargeman), on port on the Vessel "George". Liverpool, Lancashire
RHODES Janet 1891 Eng. Census Janet Rhodes, wife, age 50, born Wigtonshire, now of Lancashire, Garston parish, RG12/3005, folio 71, pg 15
RIDDICK John 1891 Eng. Census John Riddick, head, age 49, born Whithorn, recorded in Lancashire, West Derby, RG12/2988, folio 144, pg 67
RITCHEA? John 1891 Eng. Census John Ritchea?, boarder, mariner of the seas, age 30, born Whithorn, recorded in Lancashire, Liverpool, ed 29, RG12/2928, folio 112, pg 4
ROBB James 1881 UK census James Robb, unmarried, age 25, born Portwilliam, Wigtown. Mate on the vessel "Monreith", in port, Liverpool, Lancashire
ROBERTSON George Colin 1891 Eng. Census George Colin Robertson, apprentice, age 19, born New Luce, Wigton, recorded in London, civil parish of St. John the Evangalist, Westminster, ed 10, RG12/79, folio 73, pg 3
ROBERTSON Henry I 1881 Highlands Census ROBERTSON Henry I, scholar, son, 10, Whithorn, Bowling Free Church Manse, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 2, Page 27
ROBERTSON William G 1881 Highlands Census ROBERTSON William G, scholar, son, 11, Whithorn, Bowling Free Church Manse, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 2, Page 27
ROCKEL John 1871 Wales Census John Rockel, age 30, born Burmarsh, Wigtownshire, Recorded in Cardigan, Cardiganshire, RG10/5541, folio 91, pg 6
ROPER Sarah, James, William 1881 UK census Sarah A. Roper, wife, married, 50, and James Roper, son, 19, and William T. Roper, son, 16, all born Wigtown, recorded at Wingate, Durham, RG11/4970, folio 46, pg 50
ROSS Catherine 1871 Census Catherine Ross, 22, wife, born Wigtownshire, recorded in Liverpool, RG10/3789, ed 16, folio 76, pg 12
ROSS David Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. David Ross, death entry, age 42, 1864 Father's name: William Mother's name: MCCULLOCH, Margaret . Reg. #6039
ROSS Hugh 1891 Wales Census Hugh Ross, servant, 36, born Wigtonshire, now of Llanwenarth Ultra parish, Monmouthshire, RG12/4394, folio 6, pg 5
ROSS Margaret Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Margaret Ross, death, age 46, 1871. Father's name: MCLELLAN, James Mother's name: Unknown, Margaret. Reg #9354
ROSS Margaret Jane Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Margaret Jane ROSS. Marriage recorded in 1889. Name of Spouse: SMITH, James Reg #8087
ROSS William S. 1891 England Census William S. Ross, 47, head, born Galloway, recorded in Lambeth, London, RG12/416, folio 82, pg 4
ROWAN Georgina Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. ROWAN Georgina,b 3/1/1820 Barr by Girvan, d 22/11/1900 Tatura Victoria Reg 1499
ROWATT Margaret 1891 Eng. Census Margaret Rowatt, head, age 70, born Whithorn, recorded in Cheshire, Claughton with Grange, ed 24, RG12/2893, folio 30, pg 13
RUNKIN James 1881 UK census James Runkin, married, age 43, born "Stranrue, Wigtown", seaman on "SS Fire Queen", in port at Birkenhead, Cheshire, RG11/3583, folio 1818
RUSHFORTH Mary 1891 Eng. Census Mary Rushforth, wife, age 58, born Leswalt, recorded in Middlesex, town of Ealing, ed 8, RG12/1029,folio 16, pg 26
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SANDFORD Samuel 1891 Eng. Census Samuel Sandford, age 23, footman, born Wigtonshire, now of Birch, Essex, RG12/1415, folio 29, pg 14
SAUNDERS John K. 1891 Eng. Census John K. Saunders, head, 48, male, born Glenluce, now of Hoylake, Cheshire, RG12/2877, folio 4, pg 1
SAUNDERS Robert 1881 UK census Robert Saundrs, married, age 35, born Glenluce, head, draper, Stoke Upon Trent, Stafford, RG11/2728, folio 48, pg 30
SCAMP Josiah Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Josiah Scamp, birth, 1861. Father Jonathan, Mother: OKING, Mary Reg. 21352
SCOBIE Susan 1881 Highlands Census SCOBIE Susan, wife, 31, Mochrum, 7 Starleyburn Cottages, Burntisland, Fife Vol 411, ED 6, Page 21
SCOTT Elizabeth 1881 Highlands Census SCOTT Elizabeth, in charge of orphans, head, 41, Newton Stewart, 8 Victoria Terrace, Inverness, Inverness Vol 098, ED 20, Page 2
SCROGGIE Agnes Clark 1891 Eng. Census Agnes Clark Scroggie, wife, age 35, born Whithorn, recorded in Lancashire, Krikdae, ed 6, RG12/2959, folio 31, pg 6
SEATON Joseph 1891 England Census Joseph Seaton, 40, lodger, born Galloway, recorded in Mile End Old Town, London, Rg12/300, folio 118, pg 14
SEATON Mary A. 1891 Eng. Census Mary A. Seaton, wife, 62, born Wigtonshire, now of Bordesley, Warwickshire, RG12/2414, folio 111, pg 40
SELBY Joseph Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Joseph Selby, death, age 43, 1874. Father's name: Matthew Mother's name: BELL,Dinah. Reg #5459
SEMPLE John Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. John Semple, death, age 36, 1859. Father's name: John Mother's name: Barbara. Reg #2322
SEMPLE William Henry Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. William Henry SEMPLE. Marriage recorded in 1871. Name of Spouse: DEVON, Ann Reg #4158
SERVICE Peter 1871 Census Peter Service, 21, boarder, born Stranraer, Scotland, recorded in Tynemouth, Northumberland, RG10/5117, ed 1a, folio 4, pg 1
SERVICE Peter 1871 Census Peter Service, 21, boarder, born Stranraer, Scotland, recorded in Tynemouth, Northumberland, RG10/5117, ed 1a, folio 4, pg 1
SHARP Sophia 1871 Census Sophia Sharp, 29, wife, born Wigtownshire, recorded in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, RG10/3801, ed 38, folio 64, pg 57
SHOWE John 1871 England Census John Showe, 13, pupil, born Stranraer, Wigton, recorded in Ribbesford, Worcestershire, RG10/3038, folio 62, pg 22
SIDDLE Martha 1871 England Census Martha Siddle, 68, head, born Stranraer, recorded in Shoreditch, London, RG10/440, folio 41, pg 22
SIMPSON John Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. John Simpson, death, age 41, 1858. Father's name: Alexander Mother's name: HARON,Margaret. Reg #133
SIMPSON John Bruce Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. John Bruce SIMPSON. Marriage recorded in 1873. Name of Spouse: SPONG, Matilda Reg #718
SINCLAIR Thomas J. 1891 Eng. Census Thomas J. Sinclair, boarder, age 19, born Whithorn, recorded in Cheshire, Town of Runcorn, Ed 16, RG12/2833, folio 68, pg 39
SLOAN Mary 1871 England Census Mary Sloan, 23, servant, born Mochrum, Wigtownshire, recorded in St. James, London, RG10/135, folio 24, pg 42
SLOANE Susan 1871 Census Susan Sloane, 19, born Wigton, recorded in Tormoham, Torquay, Devon, RG10/2085, folio 48, pg 15
SLOANE Susan 1871 Census Susan Sloane, 19, born Wigton, recorded in Tormoham, Torquay, Devon, RG10/2085, folio 48, pg 15
SMITH David Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. David SMITH. Marriage recorded in 1877. Name of Spouse: GOSLING, David Reg #3941
SMITH Janet 1891 Eng. Census Janet Smith, servant, age 43, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in Lancashire, town of Leigh, ed 6, RG12/3087, folio 47, pg 28
SMITH Katherine C 1891 Eng. Census Katherine C. Smith, boarder, age 23, born Penninghame, recorded in county of Norfolk, parish of St. Margaret, ed 9, RG12/1568, folio 138, pg 3
SMITH May 1871 Census May Smith, 67, born Inch, Wigtown, wife, recorded in Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, RG10/2591, ed 3, folio 33, pg 4
SMITH May 1871 Census May Smith, 67, born Inch, Wigtown, wife, recorded in Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, RG10/2591, ed 3, folio 33, pg 4
SMITH Thomas Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Thomas SMITH. Marriage recorded in 1878. Name of Spouse: LE PAGE, Emily Sophia Reg #3069
SMITH William Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. William SMITH. Marriage recorded in 1869. Name of Spouse: MCINERNEY, Ellen Reg #1768
SMITH William Alexander Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. William Alexander SMITH. Marriage recorded in 1876.Mothers name: RENNIE, Agnes Jackson Reg #4347
SNOW Violet A. M. 1891 Eng. Census Violet A.M. Snow, daughter, 15, born "Kirkiny, Wigtonshire", now of Exwick, Devon, RG12/1682, folio 77, pg 16
SPARK/SPALK(?) John 1871 England Census John Spalk, 25, born Kirkinner, Wigtownshire, lodger, recorded in New Windsor, Berkshire, RG10/1299, folio 107, pg 17
SPENCE Elizabeth 1891 Eng. Census Elizabeth Spence, servant, age 37. Born Inch. Recorded in London, Kensington civil parish, Ed 26, RG12/22, folio 59, pg 49
SPROAT Gilbert Malm 1871 England Census Gilbert Malm Sproat, 36, born Galloway, brother, recorded in Clapham, RG10/697, folio 33, pg 21
SPROTT Harry Carnachan Australian WWII soldiers Harry Carnachan Sprott, born 14 august 1899, Stranraer, recorded in Australian World War 2 Nominal Roll.
SPROTT Robert Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Robert Sprott, death, age 56, 1861 Reg #1286
STALLARD James Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. James Stallard, death, age 41, 1859. Reg #2514
STEEL James 1871 Census James Steel, 44, head, born Kirkcowan, recorded in Toxteth Park, Liverpool, RG10/3806, ed 63, folio 98, pg 27
STEPHENSON Mary 1871 England Census Mary Stephenson, 40, born Sorbie, Wig., wife, recorded in Knightsbridge, London, RG10/131, folio 62, pg 64
STEVEN James Ship list James Steven, 27, farmer, with siblings Christin, 23, Sarah 16, Thomas 11, Inch aboard the ship Jackie of Glasgow, Stranraer to North Caroline, May 1775
STEVENSON Matilda C 1881 Highlands Census STEVENSON Matilda C, niece, 15, Stoneykirk, Powder Workmens Cottages, Kilfinan, Argyll Vol 518, ED 4, Page 43
STEVENSON Samuel 1881 Highlands Census STEVENSON Samuel, ship carpenter, head, 46, Portpatrick, 1 Clyde Trust Buildings, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 5, Page 33
STEWART Alexander Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Alexander STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1891. Name of Spouse: BROADFOOT,Mary Reg #1439
STEWART Alexander Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Alexander,b 1804 Mochram, m Georgina ROWAN 17/6/1845 Mochram, d 14/11/1891 Tatura Victoria Reg 18244
STEWART Andrew Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Andrew STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1871. Name of Spouse: BENNETT, Sarah Jane Courtney Reg #641
STEWART Andrew Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Andrew STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1883. Name of Spouse: WATT, Isabella Reg #1021
STEWART Andrew Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Andrew, b 1850 Mochram, Unmarried. Died 23/11/1923 Aged 73 years Tatura Victoria Reg#16221
STEWART Elizabeth 1881 Highlands Census STEWART Elizabeth, wife, 35, Stanraer, Throsk, Saint Ninians, Stirling Vol 488-2, ED 6, Page 4
STEWART George Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART George,b June 1856 Mochram. Unmaried. Died 1930 Aged74 yearsTatura Victoria Reg#15756
STEWART Hugh 1871 England Census Hugh Stewart, 54, born Garlieston, Wig., boarder, recorded in Stepney, London, RG10/547, folio 125, pg 1
STEWART Isaac 1891 Eng. Census Isaac Stewart, head, 43, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in London, town of Woolwich, ed 8, piece RG12/533, folio 77, pg 30
STEWART Ivie Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Ivie, b Mochram marriedSarah Ann LUPTON14/11/1878Toolamba VictoriaReg#7425 d 6/10/1937 Aged 84 years Tatura Victoria
STEWART James Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. James Stewart, death, age 36, 1868. Father's name: James Mother's name: NELSON,Anne. Reg #5022
STEWART James Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART James, b 31/10/1854 Mochram, married Margaret Ann COBBLEDICK 2/8/1876Mooropna Victoria Reg#3246, died 17/2/1936 Bunbury WA Aged 82 years
STEWART Jane Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Jane STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1877. Name of Spouse: BOWIE, George Houston Reg #2142
STEWART Jane Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Jane, d 11/6/1929 Tatura Victoria Aged 89 years Reg #7467
STEWART Jemima Burrows Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Jemima Burrows STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1880. Name of Spouse: CUTHBERTSON, Andrew Reg #2065
STEWART Jessie 1891 Eng. Census Jessie Stewart, daughter, 32, born Whithorn, recorded in Northumberland, Town of Newcastle, RG12/4197, Folio 103, pg 14
STEWART John Australian WWII soldiers John Stewart, born 11 August 1893, Stranraer, recorded in Australian World War 2 Nominal Roll.
STEWART John D. 1871 Census John D. Stewart, 16, Boy 2nd Class, born Newton Stewart Wigtownshire, aboard vessel Impregnable, Devon
STEWART John D. 1871 Census John D. Stewart, 16, Boy 2nd Class, born Newton Stewart Wigtownshire, aboard vessel Impregnable, Devon
STEWART John Sinclair 1891 Eng. Census John Sinclair Stewart, head, age 54, born "Wegton, Glasserton", recorded in the county of Wiltshire, town of Winterbourne Stoke, ed 5, RG12/1614, folio 47, pg 4
STEWART Margaret Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Margaret STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1869. Name of Spouse: SALISBURY,Silvester Reg #785
STEWART Margaret Marriage Rev. David Wilson, Minister of Stranraer, married Margaret Stewart, eldest dau of late Peter Stewart, of Cairnsmore. Edinburgh Advertiser, November 6, 1821
STEWART Mary Carson Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Mary Carson STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1875. Name of Spouse: WEBBER, Felix Reg #3232
STEWART Mary Cleave Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Mary Cleave, b Mochram . Unmaried. Died 5/6/1925 Tatura Victoria Aged73 years Reg#7518
STEWART Peter Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Peter STEWART. Marriage recorded in 1869. Name of Spouse: MCIVOR, Annie Reg #4294
STEWART Robert Gavan Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Robert Gavan, b 19/11/1857 Mochram. Unmarried. Died 21/6/1896 Aged38 years Broad Arrow WA Reg#417
STEWART Thomas Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Thomas Stewart, death, age 38, 1861. Father's name: Thomas Mother's name: MCADAM,Susan. Reg #3804
STEWART Tomina Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Tomina Stewart, marriage in 1874. Name of Spouse: Andrew Barron, reg #4531
STEWART Tomina Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. STEWART Tomina d 29/1/1882 Tatura Victoria Aged 36 years Reg 3723
STEWART William M. 1871 England Census William M. Stewart, 22, lodger, born Wigtonshire, recorded in St. Leonard, Shropshire, RG10/2742, folio 6, pg 6
STONEHOUSE Elizabeth 1881 UK census Elizabeth Stonehouse, unmarried, age 30, born "near Wigton, Wigtown", domestic cook, Hinderton Hall, Great Neston, Cheshire, RG11/3568, folio 142, pg 22
STRAIN William Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. William Strain, age 47, 1862. Father's name: David Mother's name: Agnes. Reg #4185
STUART Evelyn C. H. 1891 Eng. Census Evelyn C. H. Stuart, Training, age 15, born Penninghame, recorded on the vessel Britannia, Royal Navy, Devon, Dartmouth Harbour, RG12/1710, folio 192, pg 9
STUBBS Jane Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Jane Stubbs, age 35, 1862. Father's name: GILMORE,Benjamin Mother's name: HARRISON,Mary. Reg #2724
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