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Marriage Notices from the Wigtownshire Free Press

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


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O’CONNOR, ????? - 26/4/1855 - On the 26th ult., at St. John's Church, Leeds, -------O'Connor, to Mrs Isabella Morrison, youngest (daughter) (child) ----of the late Mr George Hutton, Keltonhill, (Stewartry), Kirkcudbright.

O’KANE, James - M4/3/1878 - Here, at Roman Catholic Chapel, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. John Canning, Mr James O'Kane, painter, to Margaret, daughter of Mr John M'Avoy, china merchant.

OLDFIELD, Thomas - M10/1/1843 - At Portwilliam, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. William Dunlop, Miss Hannah, to Thomas Oldfield, Esq., Farm, Denbighshire. (Thomas Oldfield to Jenat Hanney on January 10, 1843 at Mochrum, Wigtown as per the IGI)

OLDHAM, Harriet - M9/5/1844 - At St. Bride's Church, Liverpool, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. James Haldane Stewart, Joseph Younghusband of Ellerslie, eldest son of William Younghusband, Esq., of Floraville, Cumberland, to Harriet, fourth daughter of the late John Oldham, Esq., of Pernambuco.

OLIPHANT, Frances Isabella - M21/11/1843 - At Rossie, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. John Wilson, Minister of Forgandenny, the Rev. Maxwell Nicholson, minister of Pencaitland, to Frances Isabella, second daughter of J.S. Oliphant, Esq., of Rossie.

OLIVER, Miss E(lizabeth) - M10/2/1845 - At Annan, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. James Dobie, Mr Joseph Woff, cabinetmaker, Buenos Ayres, to Miss E. Oliver, Ednam Street. (On the IGI Joseph Woff to Betsy (assume Elizabeth) Oliver on 10/2/1845, as per Randy)

OLIVER, George - M18/4/1843 - At Arbroath, on the 18th ult., George Oliver, Esq., writer, Hawick, to Margaret, third daughter of John Lindsay, Esq., Arbroath.

OLIVER, Robert - M22/12/1870 - At Gatehouse-of-Fleet, on the 22nd ult., by the (Rev) H. Morton Jack, of Girthon, Robert Oliver, master (of) the trader William of Fleetwood, to Agnes, ------- daughter of Captain Charles Belford, Digby Street --------.

ORD, William - M12/4/1847 - At Dumfries, on the 12th instant, by the Rev. Dr. Wallace, Mr William Ord, Carmarthenshire, to Elizabeth Wallace, youngest daughter of Mr Robert Bell, ironmonger.

ORDE, Margaret Juliana Maria - M17/6/1843 - On the 17th inst., by the Venerable Archdeacon Samuel Wilberforce, the Rev. William B. Dunbar, Westerkirk, to Margaret Juliana Maria, eldest daughter Lieut.-General Orde, Bury Hall, Hampshire.

ORR, Anne - M8/10/1844 - At Matilda Cottage, Greenock, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. William Auld, Mr H. M'Farlane, jun., manufacturer, Paisley, to Anne, eldest daughter of Mathew Orr, Esq.. (Ann Orr to Hugh McFarlan on October 8, 1844 at Old Parish, Greenock, Renfrewshire and Ann Orr to Hugh MacFarlane on Oct 8, 1844 at Middle Church, Paisley, Renfrewshire as per the IGI)

ORR, Eliza Campbell - M10/4/1845 - At Largs on the 10th instant by the Rev. John Kinross, A.M., M.B. Gardner, Esq., M.D. to Eliza Campbell, eldest daughter of Robert Orr, Esq., writer, Largs. (Matthew Baillie Gairdner to Eliazabeth Campbell Orr about 1845 of Crieff, Perth as per her birth record as per the IGI)

ORR, Jane - M4/12/1891 - At 26 Warwick Street, Glasgow, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. David Forsyth, Ross Street, F.C. William Kelly Crosbie, to Jane, eldest daughter of James Orr, late of Culmore, Stoneykirk.

ORR, John - M19/1/1855 - On the 19th ultimo, at Sloegarie, by the Rev. William Symington, Castle-Douglas, Mr John Orr, Borgue, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr James Hastings, shepherd, Sloegarie.

ORR, Marjory - M9/5/1843 - At Burnaigh, Lochwinnoch, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. W. McLachlan, Kilmalcolm, the Rev. Thomas M'Keachie, missionary to Canada, to Marjory, second daughter of John Orr, Esq..

OSBORNE, Grace Blackwood - M11/2/1845 - At Kilmarnock, on the 11th instant, by the Rev. R. Macindoe, Mr James Brown, banker, Dumbarton, to Grace Blackwood, only daughter of the late Robert Osborne.

OSBORNE, James - M7/1/1845 - At Dalmanoch, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. R. Hogarth, Mr James Osborne, farmer Cairnside, parish of Kirkcolm, to Wilhelmina, only daughter of Mr William Drynan, farmer, Dalmanock. (It is gratifying to state that Mr Osborne has revived a good old custom, by inviting a large number of his friends and neighbours, on the evening of his marriage, to a splendid entertainment. - Cor.

OSBORNE, John Willock - M18/11/1844 - At Kilmarnock, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. James B. Hamilton, Mr John Willock Osborne, to Jemima Dalziel Borland, daughter of Mr Thomas Borland, grocer.

OSWALD, Mary - M30/4/1845 - At 52, Claremont Place, Glasgow, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. George Almond, James Brown, Esq., to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Richard Alexander Oswald, Esq..

OWEN, Betsey - M11/4/1878 - At St. George's Church, Tyledesley, on the 11th inst., (by license), by the Rev. George Richards, Andrew Nicholson, of Leigh, late of Wigtown, to Betsey Owen, of Tyledesley.

OWEN, Margaret - M27/4/1853 - At Wigtown, on the 27th ultimo, by the Rev. Peter Hannay, Mr Wm. M'Kie, joiner, to Miss Margaret Owen, dressmaker.