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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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McN---- , Margaret - D1/4/1843 - At Gatehouse, on the 1st current, Miss Margaret M'N(--), after a sever and protracted illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude and resignation.

M’NAB/CAUGHIE, Catherine - D8/11/1883 - Here, at 5 Station Place , on the 8th inst. Catherine Caughie, relict of John M'Nab, aged 82 years.

M’NAB/ROXBURGH, Jane - D9/9/1860 - At Newton Stewart, on the 9th inst., suddenly, Jane Roxburgh, aged 75 years, wife of Mr David M'Nab, Black Horse Inn, and late farmer in Cloyntie, Ayrshire. Friends will please accept this intimation.

M’NABIE/ROBERTSON, Mary - D24/10/1860 - At Altogue, on the 24th ultimo, Mary M'Nabie, wife of Mr Charles Robertson, engineer, aged 42 years.

M’NAE, Margaret - D1/4/1843 - At Gatehouse, on the 1st inst., Mrs Margaret M'Nae, advanced in years.

M'NAE, Mary - D6/1/1871 - At Garrochar, near Creetown, on the 6th inst., Mary, youngest daughter of Mr Thomas M'Nae, farmer there aged 32 years.

MacNAGHTEN, Sir F.W. - D21/11/1843 - At Bushmills-house, Ireland, on the 21st ult., aged 81 years, Sir F.W. Macnaghten, father of Sir F. Macnaghten, who was assassinated by the Affghans of Cabul.

M'NAIR, Philip Burton - D11/10/1847 - At Ardyne House, Toward, on the 11th instant, Philip Burton M'Nair, third son of the late Lieu.-Colonel James M'Nair, K. H. of Greenfield, Lanarkshire.

M'NAIR, Robert - D4/8/1887 - At the King's Arms Hotel, Glenluce, on the 4th inst., Robert M'Nair, merchant, Glasgow, aged 36 years. - much respected and deeply regretted.

M'NAIR, Thomas - D20/2/1850 - At Belmont, on the 20th instant, Thomas M'Nair, Esq., last surviving brother of the late General M'Nair, C.B., in his 90th years.

M'NALLY, Edward - D15/2/1887 - At the Hospital, Newton-Stewart, on the 15th inst., Edward M'Nally, hawker.

M'NAUGHT, Alex - D9/10/1846 - At Common Park, parish of Whithorn, on the 9th inst., Mr Alex M'Naught, farmer, aged 58 years.

M'NAUGHT, Elizabeth - D4/4/1846 - At Eldrig, parish of Penninghame, on the 4th instant, Elizabeth M'Naught, aged, 83.

M'NAUGHT, James - D4/3/1846 - At Corse, Kirkpatrick, on the 4th instant, after a brief but severe illnesss, Mr James M'Naught, leaving a widow and nine children to lament his loss.

M’NAUGHT, James - D??/12/1873 - At the Old School-House, Kirkcowan, on the --th inst. James M'Naught, (p--d--r)

M'NAUGHT, William - D28/11/1844 - At Friars' Vennel, Dumfries, on the 28th ult., William M'Naught, spirit merchant, highly respected by his friends and relations.

M'NAUGHTON, John - D12/2/1878 - At Kirkbean Schoolhouse, on the 12th inst., John M'Naughton, teacher.

M'NAE, Grace - D14/6/1847 - At Gatehouse, on the 14th current, advanced in years, Miss Grace M'Nae, long resident there.

M’NEEL, Alexander - D24/1/1874 - At Lockwood, Victoria, Australia, on the 24th January last, Mr Alexander M'Neel, late of Kilfillan, Old Luce, Wigtownshire, aged 73 years.

M'NEEL, Miss Stewart - D9/6/1865 - Here, at Lewis Street, on the 9th inst., Miss Stewart M'Neel, aged 74 years.

M’NEEL, Thomas - D16/12/1878 - At Lockwood, Victoria, on the 16th December last, Mr Thomas M'Neel, son of the late Mr Alexander M'Neel, formerly of Kilfillan, aged 40 years.

M'NEIL, Charles - D21/11/1846 - At Balcracie, parish of Leswalt, on the 21st ult., Mr Charles M'Neil, aged 89 years, father of the Rev. Mr R. M'Neil of Stoneykirk. He was born and died on the same farm, it being in the hands of the family for 150 years, and his son, successor of his father, has just entered on a new lease of 19 years, granted by the proprietor, Sir Andrew Agnew, Bart., of Lochnaw.

M’NEIL/M'CLURE, Elizabeth - D5/4/1847 - 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, Elisabeth M'Neil, relict of James M'Clure, weaver, aged 66 years.

M'NEIL, Janet - D19/7/1878 - At Knockaldie on the 19th inst., Janet M'Neil, aged 54 years.

M’NEIL/FARISH, Jessy - D9/4/1843 - At Rochdale, Lancashire, on the 9th ult., Jessy Farish, wife of Mr William M'Neil, draper and tea-dealer there, The deceased was a native of Dunscore, Dumfries-shire.

M'NEIL, Peter - D3/1/1847 - At Blackpark, parish of Leswalt, on the 3d inst., after 6 days of severe illness, borne with the greatest patience, Mr Peter M'Neil, aged 58 years - deeply and deservedly regretted.

M'NEIL, Rev. Robert - D6/8/1852 - At Stoneykirk Free Church Manse, on the morning of the 6th instant, the Rev. Robert M'Neil, in the 45th year of his age, and the 12th of his ministry - universally regretted.

M'NEIL, Roderick - D20/12/1852 - At Girvan, on the 20th inst., Roderick M'Neil, merchant, aged 71 years.

M’NEIL/URQUHART, Wilhemina Eleanora - D5/4/1891 - At 21 Leamington Terrace, Edinburgh, on the 5th inst. Wilhelmina Eleanora Urquhart, relict of Wm. M'Neil, M.D. Stranraer. - Friends please accept this (the only) intimation.

M'NEILE, Mrs - D16/6/1843 - At Collonsay House, on the 16th ult., Mrs M'Neile, of Collonsay, in her 7- -- year.

M’NEILL/MacKNIGHT, Margaret Isabella - D13/5/1845 - On the 13th inst., Margaret Isabella, wife of Mr James Rankin MacKnight, of New Cumnock, and youngest daughter of the late Capt. Fleming M'Neill, of Newry.

M'NEILLIE, Alexander - D30/1/1843 - At Sandhead,on the 30th ult., Alexander, aged 5 1/2 years, son of Mr James M'Neillie, blacksmith there.

M'NEILLIE, Andrew - D27/1/1844 - Here, at Fisher Street, on the 27th ult., Mr Andrew M'Neillie, mariner, after a long illness, advanced in years.

M’NEILLIE, Charles - D12/5/1844 - Here, on the 12th inst., Mr Charles M'Neillie, merchant.

M'NEILLIE, Gilbert - D15/6/1846 - At Kildonnan, on the 15th instant, Gilbert M'Neillie, late of Langarn, New Luce, advanced in life.

M'NEILLIE, James - D22/1/1843 - At Sandhead, on the 22d inst., James M'Neillie, infant son of Mr James M'Neillie, blacksmith.

M’NEILLIE, James - D1/5/1847 - At Charing Cross Hospital, on the 1st inst., James, eldest son of the late Mr John M'Neillie, Blackcroft, Kirkcolm.

M’NEILLIE, James - D7/11/1861 - At Sandhead, on the 7th inst., James, eldest son of the late Mr John M'Neillie, blacksmith.

McNEILLIE/CORKRAN, Jane - D9/1/1861 - Here at Sheuchan Street, on the 9th inst., Mrs McNeillie, relict of Mr John McNeillie, blacksmith, aged 50 years. (Jane McNELLIE ms CORKRAN as per Meg)

M'NEILLIE, John - in the WFP D21/1/1847 - At Baldrochwood, Colmonell, John M'Neillie, aged 90. the oldest native of the parish. He was blind for the last 30 years. - A few weeks ago another native of the parish, also aged 90, died, who had been blind for the greater part of his life.

M'NEILLIE/KERR, Mary - D21/3/1846 - At Knockcoid, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 21st instant, Mary Kerr, wife of Mr John M'Neillie, farmer there, aged 59 years.

M'NEILLIE, Robert - D10/10/1846 - At Bridge Street, here, on the 10th instant, Robert, youngest son of Mr M'Neillie, farmer, Dindinnie, aged 14 months.

M’NEILLIE, William - D8/6/1847 - Suddenly at Drumore, on the 8th instant, Mr William M'Nellie, smith, Curghie, aged 40 years.

M'NIDER/HAMILTON, Agnes - D18/10/1844 - At Drumbain, Maybole, on the 18th inst., in the 72d year of her age, Agnes Hamilton, relict of Mr William M'Nider, master of the sloop "Carrick" of Ayr.

M’NEVIN, John - D4/6/1847 - At Know, parish of Penninghame, on the 4th inst., John, son of William M'Nevin, Esq., aged 14 years.

M’NILLIE, Jane - D15/6/1847 - At Little Lochans, on the 15th inst., Jane M'Nillie, aged 78 years.

M’NILLIE/JOHNSTONE, Margaret - D21/8/1852 - At the Whinney Liggate, Kirkcudbright, on the 21st ult., Margaret M'Nillie, aged 82 years, wife of Mr Robert Johnstone there.

M'NILLIE, Sarah - D25/6/1847 - At Little Lochans, parish of Inch, on the 25th ultimo, aged 13 years, Sarah, daughter of Mr Robert M'Nillie, farmer, there.

M’NISH, Alexander - D11/5/1845 - At Newabbey, on the 11th inst., Alexander M'Nish, son of William M'Nish, Esq., Newabbey.

M'NISH, Andrew - D9/8/1844 - At Sydney, Australia, on the 9th August last, Andrew M'Nish, son of Mr William M'Nish, Newabbey.

M'NISH, Catherine - D22/3/1850 - At Stranraer, on the 22d instant, Catherine, eldest daughter of the late Mr Uthred M'Nish, baker, Stranraer.

M’NISH/M'MASTER, Elizabeth - D6/7/1863 - At Float, Stoneykirk, on the 6th inst., aged 76 years Elizabeth M'Nish, wife of Mr Fergus M'Master, farmer there.

M'NISH/M'KINNA, Joanna - D8/7/1844 - At 30 Chatham Street, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester, on the 8th instant, in the prime of life, Joanna M'Kinna, (formerly of Newton-Stewart), wife of John M'Nish, of the firm of Hay, M'Nish, & M'Kean - after a lingering illness, borne with great Christian fortitude, leaving a family, and infant eight days old, to lament their loss.

M'NISH, John - D11/4/1847 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 11th instant, Mr John M'Nish, aged 88 years. - On the same day, at High Clachan, Kirkcolm, Mary M'Quaker, aged 85 years, wife of Mr James Davidson, farmer there.

M'NISH, Mary - D7/3/1845 - At Kilkenny, on the 7th inst., Mary, youngest daughter of the late Robert M'Nish, Esq., merchant, Gatehouse of Fleet.

M’NISH/CAIRNS, Nicholas - D10/8/1847 - At Gatehouse, on the 10th inst, after long and severe illness, Nicholas M'Nish, aged 73 years, relict of Alex. Cairns.

M'NISH, Robert - D19/3/1847 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 19th ultimo, advanced in years, Mr Robert M'Nish, late sergeant of the 51st regiment.

M'NOAH, Mr - D24/3/1868 - At Glenhoul, Glenluce, on the 24th inst., Mr M'Noah, farmer, advanced in years.

M'PHEE, Christina - D6/4/1855 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 6th instant, Miss Christina M'Phee, after a distressing illness of long duration.

M’PHERSON, John - D21/5/1844 - At Castle-Douglas, on the 21st inst., John M'Pherson, late baker there, aged 44 years.

M’PHERSON/M'KAY, Margaret - D13/4/1878 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 13th inst., Margaret M'Pherson, relict of John M'Kay, aged 66 years.

M'PHERSON, Unifred C. - D5/5/1865 - Here, at George Street, on the 5th inst. Unifred C. M'Pherson.

M’Q.... , Margaret - D14/2/1861 - Here, at Hillhead, on the 14th inst., Margaret M'Q...aged 82 years, relict of Mr Robert We...(possibly Weams).

M'QUAKER, Andrew - D11/7/1846 - At Waterside, parish of Glenluce, on the 11th inst., Mr Andrew M'Quaker, aged 83 years.

M’QUAKER/DORMAN, Ann - D11/11/1867 - At 37 Dalrymple Street, on the 11th inst., Ann M'Q(ua)ker, relict of Mr James Dorman, Bushybield, Lesw(alt). (Aged 72 years as per Meg)

M’QUAKER/GORDON, Margaret - D21/5/1844 - At Daltonzan, parish of Colmonell, on the 21st instant, Margaret Gordon, aged 77 years, relict of James M'Quaker, late farmer, Cragenmochie, Comonell.

M’QUAKER/DAVIDSON, Mary - D11/4/1847 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 11th instant, Mr John M'Nish, aged 88 years. - On the same day, at High Clachan, Kirkcolm, Mary M'Quaker, aged 85 years, wife of Mr James Davidson, farmer there.

M'QUEEN, Archd. - D23/5/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 23d inst., Mr Archd. M'Queen, grain-dealer, aged 61 years.

M’QUEEN, Archibald - D10/2/1845 - Here, at Hanover Street, on the 10th inst., Archibald, infant son of Mr James M'Queen.

M’QUEEN, Grace Dickson - D29/11/1883 - At Bishopton, Whithorn, on the 29th ult. Grace Dickson, youngest daughter of Peter M'Queen, farmer aged 27 years. - deeply regretted.

M’QUEEN, J.D. - D17/12/1845 - At Aberdeen, on the 17th ult., aged 22 years, J.D. M'Queen, sergeant of the 87th Royal Irish Fusileers, and son of Alexander M'Queen, Appleby Whithorn.

M’QUEEN, James - D14/3/1863 - On the 14th instant, at Whithorn, James aged 20 years, eldest son of the late Mr James M'Queen, ......

M’QUEEN. Jas. - D7/3/1874 - At Kirkcowan, on the 7th inst. Mr Jas M'Queen, an old soldier of the Indian Mutiny. (Indian Mutiny was in 1857)

M'QUEEN, Jane - D3/8/1878 - At Balmaclellan village, on the 3rd inst., Jane, the beloved wife of James M'Queen.

M’QUEEN/DALRYMPLE, Jane - D16/11/1883 - At Low Balcray, on the16th inst., Jane M'Queen, wife of Robert Dalrymple, and third daughter of the late Alexander M'Queen, Appelby.

M'QUEEN, Janet - D15/2/1847 - At Castle Douglas, on the 15th inst., Mrs Janet M'Queen, aged 73.

M'QUEEN/M'KEN, Mary - D22/2/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 22 inst., Mary M'Ken, wife of Edward M'Queen.

M'QUEEN, William - D14/2/1844 - At Appleby, Glasserton, on the 14th inst., William M'Queen, aged 19 years, second son of Alexander M'Queen, farmer there.

M'QUEEN, Mrs William - D26/1/1851 - At Girvan, on the 26th inst., the wife of Mr William M'Queen.

M'QUHAE/MOFFAT, Janet - D15/1/1843 - At Dalbeattie, on Sabbath, the 15th ult., Janet Moffat aged 75, relict of John M'Quhae, coachman to the late ? Lamont of Kirkpatrick-Durham.

M’QUHAE, John Douglas - D15/5/1847 - At Fleet Street, Gatehouse, on the 15th instant, (at the home of his uncle, Mr M.D. M'Millan), John Douglas, aged 14 years, youngest son of the late Mr John M'Quhae, grocer and wine merchant, there. He was an interesting youth of much promise, whose early death is much regretted.

M'QUHIRR, Isabella - D27/8/1854 - At Begbie, Kirkmabreck, on the 27th inst., Isabella, eldest daughter of Mr M'Quhirr, farmer, Begbie.

M'QUIGGAN, Peter - D4/5/1853 - Suddenly at Fisher Street, Stranraer, on the 4th inst., Mr Peter M'Quiggan, dealer.