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Death Notices from the Wigtownshire Free Press

Transcribed by Diana Henry and Compiled by Randy Chapple
Web Update: February 2006

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M?????, Mrs. - D15/1/1864 - At Drumore Quay, on the 15th instant, Mrs M..... aged 90 years.

M??????/McWHINNIE, Margaret - D4/3/1847 - At Ballgreen, Stranraer, on the 4th inst., ??? Margaret M'Whinnie, spouse of the late William M????? Esq., of Ballgreen - a person much and justly regretted by her friends and acquaintances, as an affectionate f(riend) a kind neighbour and a sincere Christian. She (bore) a long and severe suffering with great patience and (resig)nation to the will of God, being possessed of ??? a well regulated mind which she had well stored pages of the book of God, the promises of which ??? only food that nourished her in her last illness, and the staff upon which she leaned in going down to the dark valley of the shadow of death.

M—MAN, John - D5/7/1887 - At Whitehill, Maybole, on the 5th inst., John M--man, builder. (John MIDDLETON, age 64 died Maybole #11. There was nothing at all for any M.....man. It HAS to be this chap. I checked all the M surnames, this took me over an hour as per Meg)

MACKENZIE/THORBURN, Georgina - D14/1/1846 - At Troqueer Manse, on the 14th inst., Georgina Mackenzie, youngest daughter of the Rev. Wm. Thorburn.

MACKIE, Infant son - D9/8/1878 - Here, at 13 Castle Street, on the 9th inst., the infant (son) of A. Mackie, saddler. (Born on the 7th of Aug)

MACKIE, Mrs Dr. - D20/11/1846 - Here, at London Road, on the 20th instant, after a lingering illness, Mrs Dr. Mackie - deeply regretted.

MACKIE, Catherine - D4/6/1844 - At 19, Heriot Row, Edinburgh, on the 4th inst., Catherine, youngest daughter of the deceased John Mackie, Esq., late of Glencard, Kirkcudbright.

MACKIE, Hugh - D28/1/1844 - Here, on the 28th ult., aged 16 months, Hugh, son of Dr Mackie; same day, aged 57 years, Elizabeth Maxwell, wife of Mr John M'Cubbin.

MACKIE/??????, Jesse - D??/12/1891 - At 44 Murray Street, We.......(on the .....) inst, Jessie Mackie, relict.............

MACKIE/WALKER, Jessie - D30/11/1891 - At 11, Albert Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 30th ult., Jessie Walker, wife of Peter Mackie, joiner.

MACKIE, John - D2/8/1846 - At Kishnagur, near Calcutta, on the 2d of August, of cholera, Mr John Mackie, youngest son of John Mackie, Esq., of Bargaly.

MAIN, Alexander - D22/7/1843 - At New Langholm, on the 22d ult., Mr Alexander Main, Sergeant in the Royal Artillery, aged 77 years.

MAIN, Margaret McCulloch - D18/1/1855 - At Whithorn, on the 18th inst. Margaret McCulloch second daughter of Mr William M(ain) schoolmaster, Leswalt, aged 23 years.

MAIN, T--- - D25/2/1863 - At Challochmun, Old Luce, on the 25th ult., Mr T---- Main, formerly of Stranraer, aged 85 years.

MAINWARING/CURRIE Sarah - in the WFP D13/6/1844 - At Methyr Tydvil, Glamorganshire, Sarah, the beloved wife of Mr J. Mainwaring, gardener, and sister of Mr David Gibson Currie, tea dealer there. (Sarah Currie to John Mainwaring on March 10, 1826 at Methyr Tydvil, Glamorgan, Wales as per the IGI)

MAIR, James - D11/5/1845 - At Auchengallie, Mochrum, on the 11th inst., after a long and severe illness, James, youngest son of Mr Mair, farmer, Auchengallie.

MAIR, Mary Stewart - D22/6/1844 - At Auchengalie, Mochrum, on the 22d ult., after a long and painful illness, Mary Stewart, aged 22 years, youngest daughter of Mr Mair, farmer, Auchengalie.

MAITLAND, Infant Son - D1/9/1843 - At Kells Manse, on the 1st inst., the infant son of Rev. James Maitland.

MAITLAND, Adam - D20/7/1843 - At Cumston Castle, on the 20th inst., at an advanced age, Adam Maitland, Esq., after a severe illness. The deceased was a kind landlord and generous friend to the poor, whose wants at all times were his peculiar care, and whose death will be severely felt by many a sorrowing friend and dependant.

MAITLAND, Charlotte Hope - D4/81852 - At Kells Manse, on the 4th instant, in her 21st year, Charlotte Hope, second daughter of the Rev. Dr. James Maitland.

MAITLAND, David Alexander - D19/7/1846 - At Colombo, Ceylon, on the 19th July, from an enlargement of the heart, David Alexander Maitland, Esq., of Barcaple.

MAITLAND, Eliza - D24/4/1846 - At his house, 122 George Street, Edinburgh, on the 24th inst., Miss Eliza Maitland, eldest daughter of Thomas Maitland, Esq., of Dundrennan, member of Parliament for the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

MAITLAND/(?CAMAC?), Eliza Harriet - D29/1/1864 - At London, on the 29th ult., Eliza Harriet, widow of the late John Maitland, Esq., of Eccles, Dumfriesshire. (Possible Eliza Harriet Camac, of Penpunt, Dumfries married John Bushby Maitland circa 1808 as per IGI)

MAITLAND/SINCLAIR, Janet Evelyn - D29/12/1863 - At Balgreggan, on the 29th current, Janet Evelyn Sinclair, aged 11 years, only daughter of the late Patrick Maitland, Esq., of Freugh.

MAITLAND, Louisa Bellamy - D9/8/1852 - At Kells Manse, on the 9th instant, the day of her sister's funeral, in her 13th year, Louisa Bellamy, third surviving daughter of the Rev. James Maitland, D.D. (Louisa's mother was Louisa BELLAMY MAITLAND, daughter of Charles BELLAMY and second wife of the Rev. James MAITLAND as per Mary Richardson) (LDS Film 1067975 Parish of Kells - Deaths: 9 August 1852 - Louisa Bellamy MAITLAND, age 12, "water in the head". Her sister Charlotte was buried this same day. Louisa Bellamy Maitland was born 15 May 1840 and baptised 5 June 1840 by Rev David Welsh of Cairspairn as per Janet, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia)

MAITLAND/HAMILTON, Margaret - D3/8/1860 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 3d instant, Margaret.... wife of Mr George Hamilton, and daughter of ....Dr Maitland of Kells.

MAITLAND/HOBBS, Mary - D4/7/1846 - At Meadowbanks, New Galloway, on the 4th inst., aged 47, Mrs Mary Hobbs, relict of Lieutenant Colonel John Hobbs, R.E. and eldest daughter of the late Rev. John Garlies Maitland of Fairgirth, Minister of Minnigaff.

MAITLAND, Mary Agnes - D27/8/1845 - At Torquay, on the 27th ult., Miss Mary Agnes Maitland, daughter of the late W. Maitland, Esq., of Auchlane and Gelston.

MAITLAND, Mary Turner - D23/1/1861 - At Rose Cottage, Portobello, on the 23d inst., Mary Turner Maitland, only daughter of the late Hon Patrick Maitland of Freugh, and Jane, Countess of Rothes (mother) - Relations and friends will please accept of this intimation.

MAIZLAND, James - D16/9/1846 - At Pittsburgh, United States, on the 16th September, last, after a short illness, in his 46th year, Mr James Maizland, son of Mr James Maizland, Mill Hall, Borgue, and formerly of the Commercial Inn, Gatehouse, who was much respected, and extensively known in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

MALCOLM, John - D11/8/1852 - At Dumfries, on the 11th instant, Mr John Malcolm, merchant, Glasgow.

MALCOLM, Margaret Jane - D11/2/1847 - At Wigtown, on the 11th inst., aged 13 months, Margaret Jane, daughter of Mr W. Malcolm. (inserted February 18, 1847)

MALCOLM, Margaret Jane - D11/2/1847 - At Whithorn on the 11 inst., child of Mr Walter Malcolm, druggist, aged 13 months. (inserted February 25, 1847)

MALCOLM, Mr. W. - D27/2/1879 - Here, at 18 Harbour Street, on the 27th ult., Mr W. Malcolm, silversmith, aged 23 years.

MALCOLMSON, Mrs - D8/3/1843 - At Kircudbright, on the 8th inst., at an advanced age, Mrs Malcolmson, relict of Mr Samuel Malcolmson, of the Kings' Arms Inn there, who was highly respected.

MALONE, Mary - D6/5/1870 - At Dalrymple Street, on the 6th inst., Mrs Mary Malone, aged 40 years.

MANSELL, Robert - D31/8/1874 - At Whithorn, on the 31st ult., Mr Robert Mansell, proprietor of the Brunswick Inn, and formerly driver of the "Hero" coach.

MANSON, Ann - D24/3/1878 - At Neilson Square, Gatehouse on the 23rd ult., Ann Manson, advanced in years.

MANSON, Commissariat Sergeant David - D26/8/1844 - At Madras, on the 26th August last, after a brief illness, of small-pox, Commissariat Sergeant David Manson, aged 47, a native of the parish of Borgue, near Kirkcudbright, who had been in the 3d Regiment of Royal Artillery for 19 years.

MANSON/BLAIR, Eliz. - D13/1/1878 - At Glenvallagh, Sorbie, on the 13th inst., Eliz. Manson, wife of the Rev. S. Blair, F.C. minister, Sorbie, aged 73.

MANSON, John - D2/7/1844 - At Manchester, on the 2d inst., aged 34 years, Mr John Manson, (a native of Glasgow), principal manager under the firm of Messrs Schwabe & Gobert, merchants there, in whose employ he had been for 15 years - this being the first and only situation he had ever held.

MANSON/JOHNSTON, Margaret - D20/2/1846 - At Chapelton Village, Borgue, on the 20th ultimo, Mrs Margaret Johnston, aged 86, widow of Mr Archd. Manson.

MANSON, Robert - D28/7/1883 - At the Townsville Hospital, Queensland, on the 28th July, Robert Manson, sixth son of the late William Manson, Gatehouse-of-Fleet, aged 33 years.

MANSON, William - D16/7/1851 - At Alticry, parish of Mochrum, on the 16th inst. Mr William Manson, aged 67 years.

MAR?IN/M'CANDLISH, Helen - D6/12/1845 - At Gelston, near Castle Douglas, on the 6th inst., after long trouble, Helen Mar?in M'Candlish, - much regretted.

MARCHBANK, David Sr. - D1/6/1843 - At Woodfoot, parish of Moffat, on the 1st inst., aged 73 years, Mr David Marchbank, sen.

MARON/M'MEIKING, Mary - D10/5/1871 - At Glenluce, on the 10th inst., Mary Maron, aged 77 years, relict of Mr Gilbert M'Meiking, mason, Glenluce.

MARQUIS, Agnes - D4/4/1878 - At Isle of Whithorn, on the 4th inst., Agnes Marquis, aged 87 years.

MARR, Dennis - D29/10/1844 - At Cairn Cottage, parish of Coylton, on the 29th ult., Mr Dennis Marr, shoemaker, aged 21 years.

MARSHALL/HENRY, Catherine - D14/9/1875 - At Torhousemuir, parish of Wigtown, on the 14th inst., Catherine Henry, aged 85 years, widow of Mr Clymont Marshall.

MARSHALL, Christina Wallace - D19/2/1874 - At 26 Gladstone Street, Glasgow, on the 19th inst., Christina Wallace, aged 23 years, second daughter of Mr John Marshall, clothier here.

MARSHALL, Elizabeth - D26/3/1874 - At Glenluce on the 26th ult. Mrs Elizabeth Marshall in the 70th year of her age.

MARSHALL, Isabella Torrance - in the WFP D19/11/1846 - At Garliestown, of hooping cough, Isabella Torrance, daughter of Mr William Marshall, aged 10 weeks.

MARSHALL, Jane - D25/7/1843 - At King Street, Dumfries, on the 25th ult., Jane, third daughter of Mr William Marshall, sheriff-officer, aged 4 years and 9 months.

MARSHALL, Maggie - D8/1/1881 - Here, at 69 Charlotte, Street, on the 8th inst., Maggie, third daughter of John Marshall, clothier, aged 28 years.

MARSHALL, William - D4/3/1878 - At Claycroft, Stoneykirk, on the 4th inst., Mr William Marshall, aged 84 years, farmer there.

MARTIN, Miss - D11/3/1845 - At Dardarroch, on the 11th inst,. Miss Martin, only daughter of Mr Wm. Martin of Dardarroch.

MARTIN/THOMSON, Agnes - D9/5/1843 - At Ringford, parish of Tongland, on the 9th inst., aged 94 years, Mrs Agnes Thomson, relict of the late Alexander Martin, many years cooper in that place. She retained her faculties to the last, and seldom had a day's sickness.

MARTIN, Alex. - D2/3/1878 - At Whithorn, on the 2nd inst., Mr Alex. Martin.0

MARTIN, Andrew - D28/12/1852 - At Glenpark, Leswalt, on the 28th instant, Mr Andrew Martin, formerly farmer there, at an advanced age - much regretted.

MARTIN/GREGAN, Elizabeth - D2/5/1845 - At Dalbeattie, on the 2d inst., Elizabeth Martin, relict of the late John Gregan, shoemaker, aged 74.

MARTIN/GRAHAM, Elizabeth - D3/4/1847 - At Gatehouse, on the 31st ultimo, Mr John M'Taggart, weaver, aged 75 years,. On the 3d instant, aged 43 years, Elizabeth Martin, spouse of Mr Wm. Graham, tailor. On the same night, very suddenly, Catherine Gordon, wife of Mr Wm. Lees, grocer, aged 50; and on the 5th instant, Elizabeth M'Neil, relict of James m'Clure, weaver, aged 66 years.

MARTIN/WRIGHT, Esther - D23/3/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 23rd ult, Esther Martin, spouse of Sergeant-Major Wright, of the Dumfries-shire Militia.

MARTIN/M'MICKAN, Grace - D25/4/1846 - At Merslaught, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 25th ult., Grace Martin, wife of Mr M'Mickan, farmer there, aged 50 years.

MARTIN, Helen - D22/4/1845 - At Derry, parish of Mochrum, on the 22d ult., Helen, daughter of Mr Andrew Martin, farmer there, aged 21 years.

MARTIN/SHAW, Helen - D24/7/1853 - At Castle-Douglas, on the 24th ult., after a lingering illness, Helen Martin, wife of Robert Shaw, shoemaker there, aged 46 years.

MARTIN/COCHRANE, Helen - D18/12/1891 - At High Drummore, Kirkmaiden, on the 18th inst. Helen Martin, wife of Alexander Cochrane, farmer, aged 74 years.

MARTIN, Helen Boulton - D12/2/1887 - At Mount Vernon, Newton-Stewart, on the 12th inst., Helen Boulton Martin, daughter of the late Wm. Martin, painter, Wigtown, aged 17 years.

MARTIN, Mrs James - in the WFP D16/3/1843 - At Gelston village, lately, Mrs James Martin and Mr James Candlish, grandmother and grandfather to the "same" family, died in the "same" house, carried to the "same" church yard on the "same" day, and by the "same" company.

MARTIN, Mrs James - D11/3/1843 - At Rosevale, Dumfries, on the 11th curt, Mrs James Martin, late of Glasgow, after a long illness. (In WFP D23/3/1843)

MARTIN, James - D1/5/1847 - At Smiddyhill, parish of Leswalt, on the 1st inst, very suddenly, James aged 20 years, oldest son of Mr John Martin, farmer, there.

MARTIN, Jane - D30/5/1844 - At Castle Douglas, on the 30th ult., Jane, second daughter of Bailie W. Martin.

MARTIN, Janet - D23/5/1844 - Suddenly, at Farthing (S)ames, Keir, on the 23d curt, Janet, daughter of William Martin, farmer there.

MARTIN/M’LELLAN, Jeanie - D19/7/1845 - At Rothesay, on the 19th inst., Jeanie Martin, age 23 years, wife of Mr Thomas M'Lellan, merchant and banker, Barrhead.

MARTIN/SPENS, Jesse - D26/6/1860 - At Low Ardwell, Stoneykirk, on the 26th inst., Jessie Martin, wife of Mr James Spens, farmer there.

MARTIN, John - D22/5/1845 - At his house, 16, D'Olier Street, Dublin, on the 22d ult., in the 29th year of his age, John Martin, Esq., manager of the Dublin Banking Company, eldest son of Mr John Martin, parochial schoolmaster, Newton-Stewart.

MARTIN, John - D1/7/1845 - At Largie, near Campbelton, on the 1st instant, John Martin, at the patriarchal age of 104 years. He was a shepherd all his life, and had never been far removed from the place where he died. His hair, which in youth was black, became white, and within a few years of his death it was again becoming black. He has left about 85 descendants behind him, including children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

MARTIN, John - D16/10/1846 - At Mochrum Village, on the 16th instant, Mr John Martin, formerly tenant in Changue, aged 74.

MARTIN/M’KINNELL, Margaret - D2/1/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 2d inst., Margaret Martin, relict of John M'Kinnell, flesher, aged 78.

MARTIN/JOHNSTONE, Margaret - D30/7/1847 - At Langholm, on the 30th ult., very suddenly, Margaret Martin, wife of Mr Andrew Johnstone, nailer, there.

MARTIN/WALKER, Margart - D9/7/1844 - At Annan, on the 9th instant, Mrs Margart Walker or Martin, at the advanced age of 86, - much regretted.

MARTIN , Mary (Goodlet) - D2/7/1843 - At Pennyland, near Sanquhar, of scarlet fever, on the 2d inst., Mary (Goodlet), aged (7) years and (4) months, only daughter of John Martin, mason, formerly of K--------.

MARTIN/MURDOCH, Mary - D30/12/1843 - At Gatehouse, on the 30th ult., aged 78 years, Mrs Mary Martin, spouse of Mr Richard Murdoch, there, and mother of Mr Robert Murdoch, grocer and provision dealer, also of Gatehouse.

MARTIN, Mary - D24/5/1847 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 24th ultimo, aged 19, Mary, youngest daughter of Mr John Martin, parochial schoolmaster of Penninghame.

MARTIN, Mary - D14/10/1867 - At Glenluce, on the 2nd instant, Thomas, infant son of Mr Wm. Martin. Also on the 14th inst., Mary infant daughter of Mr Wm. Martin.

MARTIN, Matthew - D14/11/1883 - At 110 Latimer street, Liverpool, on the 14th inst., Mr Matthew Martin, shoemaker, formerly of Kirkcowan, aged 60 years.

MARTIN/BROWN, Mrs. Nicholas - D26/7/1854 - At Fleet Street, Gatehouse, on the 26th ultimo, Mrs Nicholas Brown, aged 79 years, relict of the late Mr Thomas Martin, farmer, Boreland of Girthon.

MARTIN, Peter - D14/7/1847 -At Boghouse, Mochrum, on the 14th ultimo, after a lingering illness borne with much patience, Peter, son of Mr Alex. Martin, aged 25 years.

MARTIN/PAYNE, Rebeca - D29/1/1844 - At Bladnoch Bridge, on the 29th ult., Rebeca Payne, wife of James Martin, mason, in the prime of life.

MARTIN, Robert - D3/6/1844 - At Bankhead, parish of Glencairn, on the 3d inst., after a lingering illness, in the15th year of his age, Robert, third son of Mr John Martin, farmer there.

MARTIN, Robert - D9/5/1845 - At Leadhills, on the 9th instant, Mr Robert Martin, in the 87th year of his age. For 56 years he acted as agent for the mines to the Hopetoun family.

MARTIN, Sophia - D1/4/1845 - At Pinner, Watford, Herts, on the 1st inst., Mrs Sophia Martin, relict of the late Alex. Martin, Esq., surgeon, Singapore.

MARTIN, Thomas - D2/10/1867 - At Glenluce, on the 2d instant, Thomas, infant son of Mr Wm. Martin. Also, on the 14th inst, Mary, infant daughter of Mr Wm. Martin.

MARTIN, William - D26/8/1844 - At Wigtown, on the 26th inst., William Martin, sailor, of typhus fever, aged 23 years.

MARTIN, William - D8/11/1844 - At Bankhead, Glencairn, on the 8th curt., William, son of John Martin, there, aged 18 years.

MARTIN, Captain Wm. - D10/10/1854 - At sea, off Cape Breton, on the 10th ultimo, Captain Wm. Martin, of the barque Mary Sharp of Garliestown. (From the way we were in the WFP Nov 16, 2004 - "We regret to add another to the list of shipwrecks of vessels belonging to this district, that of the barque Mary Sharp of Garliestown, Captain William Martin, the property of Messrs Marshall and Co., Garliestown. The Mary Sharp, in ballast, was bound for Quebec to take in a cargo of timber, and, on the morning of Tuesday 10th, when off the coast of Cape Breton, encountered a severe gale which drove her on a sunken reef off Woody Point near Main-a-Dieu. She struck at about half past two a.m. and in half an hour she became a total wreck and went to pieces. The master and six other hands perished. The remainder of the crew, eight in number, were saved."

MARTIN, William - D13/6/1887 - At St. Enoch's Hotel, Glasgow, suddenly, on the 13th inst., William Martin, farmer, Meikle Larbrax, Leswalt, aged 69 years.

MARTIN, Wm. John - D6/12/1877 - At Lagganmore, Portpatrick, on the 6th inst., Wm John Martin, aged (47) years.

MARTIN/CARSON, Sarah - D24/11/1846 - At the Commercial Inn, Kirkcudbright, on the 24th ult., very suddenly, aged 69, Mrs Sarah Martin, relict of Mr Robert Carson, who was extensively known, and highly respected for affability of deportment, and an unwearied desire to promote the comfort of travellers and others.

MASJLIN, Mr. - D5/2/1843 - At Longtown, on the 5th inst., Mr Masklin, excise-officer.

MASON/SHORTRIDGE, Mary - D31/10/1843 - At Maxwelltown, on the 31st ult., Mary Mason, spouse of Mr John Shortridge, Howgate, aged 62 years.

MASSEY, Colonel Cromwell - D8/9/1845 - At St. Lawrence, Ramsgate, on the 8th instant, Colonel Cromwell Massey, late of the H.E.I.C.S. in his 103d year.

MASSON/REID, Elizabeth - D11/6/1845 - At Garliestown, on the 11th curt., at the residence of her son-in-law, the Rev. Samuel Blair, minister of the Free Church of Sorbie, Elizabeth Reid, relict of M??? Masson, of the 50th Regiment.

MATHER, Thomas - D13/8/1845 - At Bradford, on the 13th inst., aged 23, Thomas, youngest son (of) the late Mr Wm. Mather, a native of Galloway.

MATHEWS/PATTISON, Mary - D3/6/1887 - At 1(2)8, Kingston Terrace, West Street. Tradeston, Glasgow, on the 3rd inst, Mary Matthews, wife of William Pattison, aged 40 years.

MATHIE/LAWRIE, Mrs Dr. - D21/6/1845 - At Hunter's Hill, Kilmarnock, on the 21st inst., Mrs Dr. Lawrie, only daughter of the late Mr Robert Mathie, bookseller.

MATTHEW/CUSHNIE, Mary - D6/12/1891 - At 4, Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh, on the 6th inst. Mary Cushnie, widow of David Matthew, builder, Stranraer, aged 55 years.

MATTHEWS, Helen Mary - D22/6/1863 - At Whitehills, by Garliestown, on the 22d ult., Helen Mary, daughter of Mr Matthews, in her 6th year.

MATTHEWS, James - D17/11/1854 - At Whitehills, parish of Sorbie, on the 17th instant James, aged 8 years, eldest son of Mr Matthews.

MATTHEWS/THOMSON, Jane - D2/8/1854 - At Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, on the 2d instant, Jane Thomson, wife of John Matthews, Esq., aged 28 years. Friends at a distance will please accept this intimation.

MATTHEWS, John - D4/3/1873 - At Rosebank, Newton-Stewart, on the 4th inst., Mr John Matthews, aged 61 years.

MATTHIESON, Margaret - D24/11/1843 - At Brae, parish of Terregles, on Friday last, Margaret, second daughter of Mr John Matthieson, farmer.

MAULE/HENDRY, Margaret - D4/12/1844 - At Saltcoats, on the 4th inst., Margaret Hendry, wife of Mr Alex.H. Maule, painter.

MAVOR, John B. - D16/8/1854 - At 177 Main street, Anderston, Glasgow, on the 16th inst., John B. Mavor, son of Mr J. Mavor, Free Church Teacher, Stranraer.

MAXWELL, Miss - D25/5/1844 - At Wrae, by Langholm, on the 25th ult., Miss Maxwell, daughter of Dr. C. Maxwell, Langholm, aged 45 years.

MAXWELL, Mrs - D16/12/1843 - at Naples, on the 16th ult., Mrs Maxwell of Drumpark, aged 35 years.

MAXWELL, Agnes - D28/3/1846 - At Port-William, on the 28th ult., Mrs Robertson, aged 27; and, same day, Agnes Maxwell, after a long illness; also, at an advanced age, Mrs Hughes.

MAXWELL/M’DOWALL, Agnes - D31/8/1865 - At Whithorn on the 31st ultimo, Agnes M'Dowall, wife of Mr William Maxwell.

MAXWELL, Alex - M5/6/1844 - At Lochland, parish of Colmonell, very suddenly, on the 5th inst., Mr Alex. Maxwell, travelling merchant.

MAXWELL, Anna Jane - D11/2/1844 - At Castle-Douglas, on the 11th inst., Anna Jane, daughter of Charles Maxwell, labourer, there.

MAXWELL/BELL, Anne - D27/2/1845 - At Gatehouse, on the 27th ult., very suddenly, Anne Bell, aged 61 years, wife of James Maxwell, pensioner there.

MAXWELL, Lieut-Colonel Archibald Montgomery - D21/5/1845 - At Newcastle on the 21st ult., after a few days illness deeply regretted by his brother officers, and all who knew him, Col. Archibald Montgomery Maxwell, K.H., Lieut-Colonel commanding in the 36th Regiment.

MAXWELL, Charles - D31/5/1845 - At Rosevale, Langholm, on the 31st ult., Charles Maxwell, Esq., M.D., the eighth and last surviving son of the late John Maxwell, Esq., of Broomholm, author of An Essay Upon Tune. (As an aside, this Essay written by John Maxwell (1726-1806) and was originally published in 1781, reprinted in 1794 and most recently in 1999/2000 as per Randy)

MAXWELL/M'CUBBIN, Elizabeth - D28/1/1844 - Here, on the 28th ult., aged 16 months, Hugh, son of Dr Mackie; same day, aged 57 years, Elizabeth Maxell, wife of Mr John M'Cubbin.

MAXWELL/CURRIE, Elizabeth - D1/3/1845 - at Maxwelltown, on the 1st inst., Elizabeth Currie, relict of the late Mr Maxwell.

MAXWELL, Elisabeth - D6/5/1871 - At 14 Abercromby Square, Liverpool, on the 6th inst., Elisabeth, second daughter of the late Wellwood Maxwell, Esq., of Glenlee, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, aged eleven years.

MAXWELL, Eliza - D29/7/1843 - At London, on the 29th ult., Miss Eliza Maxwell, aged 14 years, daughter of Francis Maxwell, Esq., of Gribton.

MAXWELL, Francis - D24/6/1845 - At Laurel Mount, Aigburth, near Liverpool, on the 24th ult., Francis, the eldest surviving son of the late Archibald Maxwell, Esq., of Kelton, Kirkcudbrightshire.

MAXWELL, Captain George - D19/7/1845 - At Arundale House, near Dumfries, on the 19th ultimo, Captain George Maxwell.

MAXWELL, Hamilton - D5/6/1845 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 5th inst., Hamilton Maxwell, Esq., of the Customs, aged 29.

MAXWELL, James - D7/9/1844 - At Mauchline, on the 7th inst., James, youngest son of Mr John Maxwell, merchant.

MAXWELL, Dr James Alexander - D17/5/1845 - At Sidmount cottage, on the 17th instant, Dr James Alexander Maxwell, late of the Medical Board, Bombay.

MAXWELL, Jane Elizabeth Nora - D15/3/1846 - In Paris, on Sunday, March 15, Jane Elizabeth Nora, second daughter of the late, and sister of the present, Sir William Maxwell, Bart. of Monreith.

MAXWELL, John - D12/4/1844 - At Haslingden, Lancashire,on the 12th inst., John Maxwell, draper, aged 68. He was a native of Balmaclellan.

MAXWELL, John - D2/11/1844 - At Mauchline, on the 2d inst., Mr John Maxwell, merchant.

MAXWELL, John - D13/7/1847 - At Garliestown, on the 13th inst., very suddenly, John Maxwell, nail manufacturer.

MAXWELL, John Herries - D1/3/1843 - At Edinburgh, on the 1st inst., John Herries Maxwell, Esq., of Munshes, aged 59 years.

MAXWELL/KIRKPATRICK, Margaret - in the WFP D14/12/1843 - At Grove Hill cottage, in the beginning of last month, Margaret Kirkpatrick, relict of Charles Maxwell, Esq., of Boatford, at the advanced aged of 86 years.

MAXWELL, Margaret Martha - D17/2/1847 - At Dalbeattie, on the 17th inst., aged six and a (half) years, Margaret Martha, eldest daughter of Mr Tho(mas) Maxwell merchant there.

MAXWELL/BRADSHAW, Maria - D30/12/1863 - At Low Glenling, parish of Mochrum, on the 30th ult., Maria Maxwell, aged 67 years, wife of Mr W. Bradshaw farmer there - Much and deeply regretted.

MAXWELL, Marion - D10/7/1845 - At High Kelton Cottage, near Dumfries, on the 10th instant, Miss Marion Maxwell, daughter of the late Edward Maxwell, Esq., Provost of Dumfries.

MAXWELL/WAKEMAN, Theresa Apollonia - D 8/11/1846 - At Thorparch, Yorkshire, on the 8th instant, Mrs Constable Maxwell, relict of Marmaduke Constable Maxwell, Esq., of Nithsdale and Everingham. (Theresa Apollonia Wakeman to Marmaduke Constable Maxwell on November 26, 1800 and died on November 8, 1846 as per thepeerage.com)

MAXWELL, Mary - D21/8/1843 - At Baillieston House, on the 21st inst., Mary, second daughter of the late Major Maxwell of Baillieston.

MAXWELL, Mary - D24/2/1846 - At Dalskairth, on the 24th ult., Mary, wife of William Maxwell, yr. of Cardoness.

MAXWELL/WILSON, Mary - D16/3/1846 - At Dalbeattie, on the 16th inst., aged 71 years, Mary Wilson, relict of Mr Maxwell, architect there, deeply regretted by an extensive circle of friends and relations.

MAXWELL, Robert - D16/1/1846 - At his lodgings, the Plum and Feather, Wigan, on Friday morning last, awfully sudden, being found doad (dead) in bed, aged 62 years, Mr Robert Maxwell, a native of Balmaclellan, and for 30 years a draper, tea dealer, and discounter of bills - a man universally known in the commercial world.

MAXWELL, Sarah - D12/1/1845 - At Liverpool, on the 12th inst., at the house of her daughter (Mrs Woods), aged 84, Sarah, relict of Mr Alex. Maxwell, of Dumfries-shire and Isleman.

MAXWELL, William - D5/10/1843 - At Laurel Mount, near Liverpool, on the 5th inst., William, eldest son of the late Archibald Maxwell, Esq., of Threave.

MAXWELL, William - D3/1/1844 - At Howmoor of Corsock, parish of Parton, on the 3d instant, William Maxwell, aged 80 years.

MAXWELL, William - D23/3/1844 - At St Michael Street, Dumfries, on the 23rd ult., suddenly, Mr William Maxwell, advanced in life.

MAXWELL, William - D5/12/1844 - At Buchanan Place, Catrine, on the 5th inst., after a short but severe illness, Mr William Maxwell, road-overseer, in the 34th year of his age.

MAXWELL, Wm. - D4/10/1844 - At Corriemains, on the 4th curt., Mr Wm. Maxwell.

MAXWELL, William - D5/3/1845 - At 14, Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, on the 5th inst., William, eldest son of Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, Baronet, aged 4 years.

MAXWELL, William - D2/10/1847 - At Largs, on the 2d inst., William Maxwell of Darvagel.

MAY/SIMPSON, Mary - D21/1/1871 - At 31 High Street, on the 21st inst., Mary May, aged 70 years, relict of Mr William Simpson.

MAY, Alexander Scott - D29/3/1863 - Here, at Agnew Crescent,, on the 29th ult., aged 16 months, Alexander, Sc(ott), son of Mr John May.

MAYNARD, Male - D22/2/1845 - At Portland Villa, Troon, on the 22nd inst., the lady of Captain Maynard, R.N. of a son. which only survived a few hours.

MAYNE, Elizabeth - D9/10/1843 - At Lisson Grove South, London, on the 9th inst., deeply regretted, Miss Elizabeth Mayne, formerly of Greenheap, near Glasgow. Miss Mayne was sister to the late Mr John Mayne, the well-known author of "The Siller Gun," and other celebrated poems.

M’???????, Jeanie - D6/8/1858 - At 73, Egl-g Street, Glasgow, on the 6th instant, Jeanie M'------- late of Stranraer, aged 38 years

M'--OOM, David - D10/12/1850 - At Girvan, on the 10th instant, Mr David M'--oom, weaver, aged 70 years.

Mc???, Wm - D23/2/1847 - At Cairnryan, on the 23d ult., Mr Wm. M'??? aged 43 years.

M'ADAM----, A. - D26/4/1868- At 4 Market Street, on the 26th inst., A. M'Amm------ (or A.M.Amm) aged 26 months. (McADAM as per Syd Hughes)

M'ADAM, Alex - D11/4/1846 - At Bogue House, near Newton Stewart, on the 11th inst,. aged 33 years, Mr Alex. M'Adam, late of Manchester, after a lingering illness.         

M'ADAM, Andrew - D26/2/1846 - At Wigtown, on the 26th ult., Andrew M'Adam, Esq., late farmer, Auchland.

M’ADAM, Henry - D7/6/1852 - At Cairnryan, very suddenly, on the 7th instant, Henry M'Adam, pensioner, aged 29 years.

M’ADAM/M’KEAND, Janet - D1/12/1883 - At Barrhill, Penninghame, on the 1st inst., Janet M'Adam, wife of Mr James M'Keand, farmer, aged 82 years.

M’ADAM, Robert Sr. - D24/12/1845 - At Dumfries, on the 24th ult., Mr Robert M'Adam, sen, watchmaker.

M’ADAM, Thomas - D8/1/1845 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 8th inst., Thomas M'Adam, senior, aged 84 years.

MacADAM, Wm. - D5/10/1846 - At Darlington, on the 5th inst., aged 43 years, Mr Wm. Macadam, third son of Mr George Macadam, late Principal Coast Officer at Barlochan.

M’ALEENAN, John - D14/1/1867 - At Greenvale Street, on the 14th instant, John, aged 8 months, son of Mr Patrick M'Aleenan.

McALESTER, Jesse - D2/7/1845 - At Edinburgh, on the 2d inst., in the 14th year of her age, Jessie, second daughter of Charles Somerville McAlester. Esq., younger of Kennox.

M'ALISTER, John - D(?21?)/9/1875 - At Glenside, on the (21st) inst., the wife of Mr John M'Alister, aged 23 years.

McALLISTER, Jessie - D9/8/1852 - Here, at Stoneykirk Road, on the 9th instant, Jessie, daughter of Mr Daniel McAllister, mariner, aged 7 years.

MacALLISTER, Rev. John - D17/12/1844 - At Glasgow, on the 17th inst., the Rev. John Macallister, of the Free Church, Kilbride, Arran.

MacALPINE/STEWART, Magdalene - D30/7/1853 - Here, at Clayhole, on the 30th ult., very suddenly, Magdalene Stewart, wife of Mr Thomas Macalpine, fisherman.

M'ALPINE, William - D29/4/1870 - At 61 Sheuchan Street, on the 29th ult., William, aged 15 years, son of Mr Henry M'Alpine, shipmaster.

M’ANNALLY, Susan - D6/4/1891 - Here, at Dalrymple Street, on the 6th inst. Susan M'Annally, aged 58 years.

M'ARTHUR, Alex. - D31/7/1878 - At the Stranraer Reformatory, on the 31st ult., Alex. M'Arthur, inmate, aged (17) (47).

M'ARTHUR, John - D17/11/1844 - At Castlehill, near Ayr, on the17th inst,. Mr John M'Arthur, butler to James Ballantine, Esq., of Castlehill.

M’ARTHUR/PORTEUS, Mary - D23/2/1852 - Here, at Sun Street, on the 23d current, Mary M'Arthur, relict of Mr. George Porteus, seedsman, aged 67 years.

MacAULAY, Mrs - D(12)/4/1843 - At Dornock, near Annan, on the (12)th last, Mrs Macaulay, aged 73 (75) years.

MacBEAN, Alexander - D31/8/1847 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 31st ult., Alexander Macbean, aged six moths, son of Mr Macbean, writer there.

M’BEAN, Rev. Angus - D24/12/1845 - At Greenock, on the 24th ult., the Rev. Angus M'Bean, minister of the Free Gaelic church.

MacBLAIN, James - D24/12/1845 - At Dailly, on the 24th ult., after a lingering illness, which he bore with patience and resignation, Mr James MacBlain, aged 48 years, son of Mr Thomas MacBlain, late farmer in Millox.

M'BLAIN, James Jr. - D15/3/1847 - At Kildonnan Hill, parish of Colmonell, on the 15th instant, James Blain, jun., in the prime of life.

M'BLAIN, Joseph - D10/2/1846 - At Glenduskhill, on the 10th inst., Joseph, eldest son of Mr James M'Blain, aged 10 years.

M'BLAIN, William - D20/2/1846 - At Glenduskhill, on the 20th inst., William, third son of Mr James M'Blain.

M'BRAIR/THOMSON, Margaret - D29/6/1844 - At Orchardknows, parish of Colvend, on the 29th ult., aged 87, Margaret Thomson, relict of William M'Brair, Esq., of Orchardknows.

M'BRATNEY/ M'CRINDLE, Jane - D3/6/1863 - At Portwilliam, on the 3d instant, aged 75 years, Jane M'Crindle relict of Mr Wm. M'Bratney, Bruntland.

M'BRATNEY, Mary - D25/10/1869 - At Kirkcowan, on the 25th ult., Mary, aged 51 years, daughter of Mr John M'Bratney, late of Kirkland, Kirkcowan.

M’BRIDE, Capt. A,C. - D19/10/1883 - At Sea, on the 19th October, Capt. A.C. M'Bride, of the barque, "Island Belle," late of Port-Logan, Wigtownshire.

MacBRIDE/CUNNINGHAM, Janet - D8/7/1844 - At Blair Lodge on the 8th instant, Janet Macbride, wife of the deceased Andrew Cunningham, late merchant in Stranraer.

M’BRIDE, John - D27/2/1874 - Here, at Dalrymple Street, on the 27th ult., Mr John M'Bride, aged 21 years.

M'BRIDE, Margaret - D2/12/1847 - At the Old Abbey, Rerrick, on the 2d current, after a lingering illness, aged 21, Miss Margaret M'Bride, daughter of Mr John M'Bride - much regreted by relatives and friends.

MacBRIDE, Rev. Peter - D2/10/1846 - At Easdale, on the 2d inst., the Rev. Peter MacBride, minister of the Free Church, Rothesay.

M’BRIDE/STOTT, Ruth - D19/6/1847 - At Gatehouse, on the 19th ultimo, after a protracted illness, Ruth M'Bride, relict of the late Mr John Stott, aged 75 years.

M'BROOM, William - D31/5/1887 - At Markdale, Ontario, Canada, on the 31st May, William M'Broom, late of Glasgow, aged 25 years.

McBRYDE/MILROY, Ann - D5/3/1852 - At Airies, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 5th instant, Ann McBryde, relict of the late Mr Gilbert Milroy, farmer in Dally, parish of Kirkcolm. The deceased through a long protracted widowhood (during which it was her lot to experiance various vicissitudes of providence) always exhibited the most cheerful Christian resignation; and although having almost completed the 93d year of her age, retained her mental faculties unimpaired up to the last moment of her existence.

M'BRYDE, Edward Cameron - D13/11/1844 - At Curghie, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 13th inst., Edward Cameron, infant son of George M'Bryde, Esq..

M'BRYDE, Elizabeth - D22/3/1843 - Here, at Hillhead, on the 22d inst., Elizabeth, aged 8 years and 10 months, only daughter of Mr John M'Bryde, shoemaker.

MacBRYDE/WILSON, Elizabeth - D3/7/1843 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 3d inst., advanced in years, after a long and painful illness, which she bore with Christian patience and resignation, Elizabeth, wife of Mr J. Macbryde, wine and spirit merchant, and daughter of the late Mrs Wilson of Calside and Nether-Kirkcudbright.

M’BRYDE, Elizabeth - D4/1/1846 - Here, at Foulford, on the 4th inst., Elizabeth M'Bryde, aged 81 years.

M’BRYDE, Grace - D21/4/1844 - At Balker, parish of Inch, on the 21st instant, suddenly, Grace, third daughter of the late Mr M'Bryde, farmer there.

M'BRYDE, Helen - D5/7/1847 - Here, at Church Street, on the 5th instant, at a very advanced age, Helen M'Bryde.

M'BRYDE, Mrs J. - D3/7/1843 - At same place (Newton Stewart), on the 3d inst., Mrs M'Bryde, wife of Mr J. M'Bryde, spirit-dealer, --------------- after a long and painful illness, which she bore with ---------Christian---------- justly regretted by ------------and acquaintances.

M'BRYDE, James - D27/2/1844 - At Balkerr, parish of Inch, on th 27th instant, after severe affliction, Mr James M'Bryde, farmer, aged 76 years.

M’BRYDE, James - D11/3/1852 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 11th inst., James M'Bryde, wine and spirit merchant.

M’BRYDE, James - D4/11/1867 - At Glenluce, on the 4th inst., after a short illness Mr James M'Bryde, aged 56 years.

M'BRYDE/KERR, Jeanie - D11/3/1873 - At Grennan, Kirkmaiden, on the 11th inst., Jeanie Kerr, wife of Mr John M'Bryde, farmer there.

M'BRYDE, John - D4/3/1924 - At High Culgroat, Stoneykirk, on 4th March, John M'Bryde, aged 87 years.

M’BRYDE/M'KENZIE, Margaret - D2/5/1847 - At Aireoland, Newluce, on the 2d inst., Margaret M'Bryde, relict of the late Anthony M'Kenzie, farmer there, in the 92d year of her age.

M'BRYDE, Wm. - D27/4/1871 - At Port Logan, on the 27th ult., Mr Wm M'Bryde, merchant, aged 69 years.

M'BURNIE, Mrs - D1/6/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 1st int., Mrs M'Burnie, wife of Mr M'Burnie, White Hart Inn, aged 49.

M’BURNIE/M’WILLIAM, Agnes - D27/4/1847 - At Castle Douglas, on the 27th ult., Agnes M'William, spiouse of the late Robert M'Burnie, late of Croftmorris, parish of Rerwick, aged 75 years.

M'BURNIE, Thomas - D17/12/1843 - At the residence of his uncle, John M'Burnie Esq., of Laggan, Dunscore, on the 17th inst., after a long and painful illness, Mr Thomas M'Burnie, only son of the late Mr James M'Burnie, Berwick-upon-Tweed.