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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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McLAUREN/GRIFFIN, Mary - D19/3/1876 - At Wigtown, on the 19th inst., Mary McLauren wife of Treasurer Griffin.

M'LACHLAN, David - D24/5/1845 - At Preston, Lancashire, on the 24th ultimo, Mr David M'Lachlan, draper, aged 28 (29) years - Deservedly respected, and much regretted by a numerous circle of relatives and friends.

M'LACHLAN/ROBINSON, Elizabeth - D24/7/1844 - At same place (Kirkcudbright) on the 24th ult., Elizabeth Robinson, widow of the late Capt. M'Lachlan, aged 41.

M’LACHLAN, Hugh - D27/5/1869 - At 109 Elias Street, Liverpool on the 27th ult., aged 79 years, Hugh M'Lachlan, formerly of Bridgston, Balmaghie.

At Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on the 19th March, Mr John Newall, a native of Terregles.

M’LACHLAN, James - D29/1/1843 - At Dalbeattie, on the 29th ult, Margaret Thomson, relict of Robert Adamson, carrier between there and Dumfries; on the 30th Agnes Wilson, aged 70; and same day, James M'Lachlan, formerly land-steward and overseer to the late Mr Maxwell, of Kirkconnel.

M'LACHLAN, Rev. Malcolm - D?/2/1847 - At Glasgow, on the ?th inst., the Rev. Malcolm M'Lachlan, late minister of the Reformed Presbyterian congregation at Castle Douglas.

M’LAGAN/DUFF, Grace - D27/10/1846 - At Kenmore Manse, on the 27th ult., Grace M'Lagan, wife of the Rev. Dr. Duff.

M'LANDSBOROUGH, Andrew - D4/1/1853 - At Otley, Yorkshire, on the 4th inst., Mr Andrew M'Landsborough (a native of Glenkens).

M'LANNAHAN, James - D29/3/1845 - Suddenly, at Girvan, on the 29th ult., while on his way home from Colmonell, Mr James M'Lannahan, nurseryman to Dalrymple, aged 76.

M'LARNE, Rev. R. - D4/4/1846 - At Glasgow, on the 4th instant, the Rev. R. M'Larne, Chaplain of the Prisons in the Lower Ward of Lanarkshire.

M'LATCHIE/PATERSON, Jean - D27/6/1846 - At Dalmellington, on the 27th ultimo, Jean Paterson, relict of the late Mr William M'Latchie, Pennyarthur.

M'LAUCHLAN, Mr. J. - D7/11/1846 - At Gatehouse, on the 7th instant, after a protracted and painful illness of three years' duration, Mr J. M'Lauchlan, aged 43 years.

M’LAUCHLAN, John - D7/7/1847 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 7th instant, John M'Lauchlan, blacksmith, aged 84.

M'LAUCHLAN, Margaret - D12/3/1845 - At Bardenoch, Kirkpatrick-Durham, on the 12th inst., Margaret M'Lauchlan - in the prime of life.

M'LAUCHLAN, Mary - in the WFP D22/8/1844 - At Gatehouse, aged three years, Mary, daughter of Mr James M'Lauchlan.

M'LAUCHLAN, Wm. - D29/8/1845 - At (Garliestown), on the 29th ult., Mr Wm. M'Lauchlan, mariner.

M'LAUGHLAN, Janet - D20/11/1846 - Here, on the 20th inst., Janet M'Lauchlan, aged 71 years.

M'LAURIN, Dougald - D17/1/1843 - At the same place (Dalbeattie) on Tuesday, the 17th ult., Dougald M'Laurin, merchant - justly and highly respected in the village and neighbourhood, and a wide circle of acquaintances.

M’LAURIN, Margaret - D15/3/1843 - At Donaghadee, Ireland, on the 15th inst., Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Mr Daniel M'Laurin, Portpatrick.

M'LAURIN, Robert - D4/3/1846 - At Creetown, on the 4th instant, Robert M'Laurin, Esq., aged 75 years - much and justly regretted.

M’LEAN, Lieutenant - D2/7/1845 - At Keltonhead, near Dumfries, on the 2d instant, Lieutenant M'Lean.

M’LEAN, Agnes - D31/3/1843 - At Sandbed of Kirkmahoe, on the 31st ult.,, after a lingering illness, Agnes M'Lean, much regretted.

MacLEAN, Alice J.P. - D19/4/1867 - At Bellevilla House, on the 19th inst., Alice J.P., aged 4 months, daughter of Peter Maclean, Esq., of Duchra.

M'LEAN, Mrs Andrew - D16/11/1847 - Here, at Bridge Street, on the 16th inst., Mrs Andrew M'Lean, aged 65 years.

M’LEAN, Annabella - in WFP D17/5/1855 - At Gowan Brae, Bonessan, Mull, on the -----Miss Annabella M'Lean, advanced in life. (Friends) please accept of this intimation.

M'LEAN, Elizabeth - D22/3/1868 - At 39 Sun Street, on the 22nd inst., Miss Elizabeth M'Lean, aged 51 years.

M’LEAN, Eliza-Jane - D19/4/1849 - At Belvella House, here, on the morning of the 19th inst., after two day's illness, Eliza-Jane, eldest daughter of Peter M'Lean, Esq., Mull of Galloway, aged 7 years.

M’LEAN/CRINGLE, Grace - D18/3/1874 - At Rigg Bay Cottage, near Garliestown, on the 18th ult. Grace Cringle, wife of Thomas M'Lean, aged 67 years.

MacLEAN, Jacob - 17/3/1904 - A much respected residenter, Mr Jacob MacLean, connected since early manhood with Drumbreddan, Ardwell, was laid to rest on Saturday in Stoneykirk churchyard. He had reached the advanced age of 90 years, and is survived by his widow. The worthy couple have seen grown up around them numerous offspring to the fourth generation. (In “the way we were” WFP 11/3/2004)

M’LEAN/STODDART, Janet - D8/3/1843 - At 29, Hamilton Terrace, Birkenhead, on the 8th inst., Janet M'Lean, wife of Mr John Stoddart, compositor, "Journal Office" Liverpool, a native of Dumfries.

M’LEAN/FERGUSSON, Jean - D7/2/1845 - At Newhouse of Locharthur, on the 7th inst., Jean M'Lean, aged 76, relict of James Fergusson.

M'LEAN, Jessie - D21/9/1867 - At Bridge Street, on the 21st instant, Jessie, aged (14) months, youngest daughter of Mr John M'Lean, baker.

M'LEAN, John - D1/10/1843 - At Port Macquarrie, New South Wales, on the 1st October last, John M'Lean, Esquire, second son of the late Alex. M'Lean of Mark, aged 37 years.

M'LEAN, John - D10/1/1844 - At Assembly Street, Dumfries, on the 10th inst., after a short but severe illness, John M'Lean, aged 17 years, only son of Mr John M'Lean, head-ostler, Commercial Inn - deservedly regretted.

MacLEAN/MORRISON, Martha - D14/1/1884 - At Duchra, on the 14th inst. Martha Morrison, wife of James MacLean, aged 70 years. - Much respected and deeply regretted.

M'LEAN/KING, Mary Snodgrass - D3/11/1844 - At Ardrossan, on the 3d inst., Mary Snodgrass King, widow of the late Mr Robert M'Lean, Glasgow.

M’LEAN/M’CREADDIE, Sarah - D14/7/1845 - At 17, New Suffolk Street, London, on the 14th inst., Sarah M'Lean, wife of David M'Lean, draper, and daughter of Hugh M'Creddie, late of the parish of Anwoth.

M'LEAN, Mrs W. - D11/10/1860 - At 4 York Street, Glasgow, on the 11th inst., Mrs W-- M'Lean, Friends will please accept of this intimation.

M’LEAN, William - D19/4/1860 - At Latete, by St. Andrews, North America, on the 19th ult., Mr William M'Lean, tailor, formerly of Stranraer.

M'LEARY, George - D25/4/1853 - At Glasgow, on the 25th ultimo, George M'Leary, son of the late Mr Robert M'Leary, farmer, Boreland, Wigtownshire.

M’LELLAN/M’CLURE, Agnes - D17/2/1843 - At Hinton, parish of Anwoth, on the 17th ult., at the advanced age of four score and ten years, Agnes M'Clure, mother of Mr Andrew M'Lellan, tanner.

M’LELLAN/ADAMSON, Agnes - D11/8/1844 - At Dalbeattie, on the 11th inst., Agnes M'Lellan, wife of James Adamson, joiner there.

M'LELLAN, Mrs Alexander - D29/6/1843 - At Eldrick, near Newton-Stewart, on the 29th ult., aged 23 years, Mrs M'Lellan, wife of Mr Alexander M'Lellan, farmer, sincerely regretted by her sorrowing friends and acquaintances. --------months she was a bride, a mother and then - died.

M’LELLAN/MARTIN, 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.

M’LELLAN/MURRAY, Joan - D24/5/1844 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 24th instant, after a protracted illness, Joan Murray, wife of Peter M'Lellan, joiner.

M'LELLAN, John - D16/5/1843 - At Greystone Cottage, parish of Girthon, on the 16th ult., at the venerable age of 88 years, Mr John M'Lellan, formerly
farmer at Halfmerk.

M'LELLAN/MILLIGAN, Mary - D5/11/1846 - At Hinton, Anwoth, on the 5th instant, Mary Milligan, aged 79 years, wife of Mr Andrew M'Lellan, farmer.

M'LELLAN, Mary M. - D15/1/1871 - At King street, Castle-Douglas, on the 15th instant, Mary M. M'Lellan, eldest daughter of the late John M'Lellan, Esq., Assistant Commissary-General, formerly King's Grange House.

M'LELLAN/GORDON, Nicholas - D6/10/1844 - At Glasgow, on the 6th inst., after a short illness, Nicholas Gordon, aged 56, wife of Mr John M'Lellan, late in Mains of Duchrae, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

M'LELLAN, Mr W. - D8/5/1846 - At Dalry, Kircudbrightshire, on the 8th inst., Mr W. M'Lellan, postmaster there.

M'LELLAN, Wm. - D5/4/1846 - At Portwilliam, on the 5th instant, Mr Wm. M'Lellan, aged 72; and on the 6th instant, Mr James Goudie, late tenant of Killantrae, aged 87.

M'LELLAND/GARDNER, Agnes - D22/2/1863 - At Glenluce, on the 22d inst., Agnes Gardner, wife of Mr John M'Lelland, aged 64 years.

M'LELLAND, Alexander - D14/12/1847 - Here, at King Street, on the 14th inst., Alexander, son of Mr M'Lelland, baker, aged 10 years.

M'LELLAND, Elizabeth - D10/4/1853 -Here, at St. John Street, on the 10th instant, Elizabeth M'Lelland, aged 52 years.

M’LELLAND, George Jr. - D28/2/1874 - At Knock, Glenluce, on the 28th ult., George M'Lelland, aged 4 years, son of Mr George M'Lelland, gamekeeper.

M’LELLAND, James - D20(29)/12/1844 - At Wigtown, on the 29th (or 20th) ult., James M'Lelland, tailor, aged 21 years.

M’LELLAND, Janet - D1/2/1846 - At Glenluce, on the 1st instant, Miss Janet M'Lelland, much regretted.

M'LELLAND/M'KELVIE, Jean - D6/2/1847 - At Terally, parish of Kirkmaiden, on the 6th inst., of smallpox, Jean M'Kelvie, wife of John M'Lelland, leaving a poor man and four children to lament their loss.

M'LELLAND, Janet - D2/2/1846 - At Glenluce, on the 2d inst., Janet M'Lelland, aged 25 years - deeply regretted. (inserted Feb 12, 1846)

M’LELLAND, John - D6/1/1881 - At Knock, Old Luce, on the 6th inst., John M'Lelland aged (21) years - deeply regretted.

M'LELLAND, Margaret - D23/5/1843 - At Gatehouse, on the 23d ult., Margaret M'Lelland, aged 86.

M’LELLAND, Mary - D21/1/1855 - At North West Castle Lodge,. Stranraer, on the 21st inst. Mary M'Lelland aged 82 years.

M'LELLAND, Thomas - D26/9/1846 - At King Street, here, on the 26th ult., Thomas, second son of Mr M'Lelland, baker.

M’LELLAND, William - D3/1/1883 - At Glenluce, on the 3rd inst., William M'Lelland, letter carrier, aged 36 years.

MacLEOD, Mrs - D8/6/1844 - At Riverhead House, Kent, the seat of her nephew, Charles Carter Petley, Esq., on the 8th inst., Mrs Macleod, widow of the late Donald Macleod, Esq., of Geanies, in her 86th year.

M’LEOD/DALLY, Agnes - D21/12/1891 - Here at 21, High street, on the 21st inst. Agnes Dally (Daily), relict of John M'Leod, painter, advanced in years.

MacLEOD, Elizabeth Roma - D11/3/1845 - At 18, Great Cumberland Street, London, on the 11th inst, Miss Elizabeth Roma Macleod of Macleod.

M’LEOD, John - D5/8/1854 - At Ballantrae, on the 5th instant, Mr John M'Leod, merchant, in the 46th year of his age.

M’LEOD/GREGG, Mary - D30/3/1844 - Same place (At Dalmellington) on the 30th ult., Mary L'Leod, relict of Mr Ivie Gregg, merchant, aged 58 years.

M'LEOD, William Jr. - D28/8/1854 - Here, on the 28th instant, suddenly, Mr William M'Leod, jun., of Glasgow.

M('LURE), Agnew - D11/9/1875 - At Whithorn, on the 11th inst., Mr Agnew M('lure). (Listed as McCLURE, age 84 as per Meg)

MacLURE, Alexander - D23/3/1878 - At Glandhall, (Glaudhall), Garnkirk, near Glasgow, on the 23rd ult., Alexander Maclure, Esq., manufacturer, aged 60 years. Deceased was son of the late Alexander Maclure, Isle of Whithorn.

M'(LURE), John - D23/5/1843 - At St. Louis, United States, America, on the 23d of May last, aged 1 year and 4 months, John, only son of Mr William M'(Lure), formerly cattle-dealer in Derry, parish of Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.

MacLURE, Peter - D25/4/1855 - At 3 Hillmarton Villas, Camden Road, London on the 25th ult., aged 18 months, Peter, youngest child (of) ------ Maclure, Esq., formerly of Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.

M’LURG, Janet - D1/5/1844 - At Millbank cottage, Newton-Stewart, on the 1st inst., Miss Janet M'Lurg, advanced in life.

M’LURG, Jemima - D18/12/1883 - At Portlogan, Kirkmaiden, on the 18th inst., Jemima, daughter of Samuel M'Lurg, aged 8 years.

MacLURE, Emma Hannay - D24/8/1846 - At London, on Monday, the 24th ult., aged 7 months, Emma Hannay, infant daughter of Mr P. Maclure, Upper King Street, Bloomsbury Square.

MacLURE , Jemima Kennedy - D28/10/1852 - At Melbourne, South Australia, on the 28th October last (12 days afer landing in the colony), Jemima Kennedy, youngest daughter of Mr Samuel Maclure, lately farmer in Cullach, parish of Penninghame, near Newton-Stewart, N.B..

M'LYMONT, Mary - D5/12/1845 - At Baraer, parish of Penningham, on the 5th instant, Mary aged 9 years, eldest daughter of Mr J. M'Lymont.