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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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URE, Jane - M10/6/1850 - At Argrennan House, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, on the 10th instant, Walter Brisbane Park, Esq., Captain 26th Cameronians, to Anne, youngest daughter of the late James Ure, Esq., of Edinburgh, Comptroller of H.M. Customs at Leith.

URQUHART, Douglas Isabella Maria - M6/6/1850 - At the Episcopal Chapel, Old Meldrum, on the 6th instant, Garden William Duff, Esq., second son of Garden Duff, Esq., of Hatton, to Douglas Isabella Maria, third daughter of Beauchamp Colclough Urquhart, Esq., of Meldrum and Byth.

VAN AGNEW, Mary - M5/12/1844 - At Barnbarroch, Wigtownshire, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. Henry Jeffreys, curate of Hawkhurst, Kent, Edmund Richard Jeffreys, Esq., Major in the 88th Regiment, son of the late Rev. John Jeffreys, of 16, Eaton Place, to Mary, daughter of the late Colonel Vans Agnew, C.B., of Barnbarroch and Sheuchan.

VANE, Alexandrina Octavia - M2/9/1847 - At Wynyard Park on the 2d inst., by the Lord Bishop of Durham, H.J.R. Earl of Portarlington, to the Lady Alexandrina Octavia Vane, second daughter of the Marquis and Marchioness of Londonderry. (Henry John Reuben Dawson-Damer was the 3rd Earl of Portarlington as per the Pedigree Resource File on Family Search.com)

VANCE, Janet - M2/6/1845 - At Seafield, Greenock, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Wm. Auld, Mr Samuel Paterson, spirit-dealer, to Miss Janet Vance.

VERCOE/MILROY, Mary Simpson Vercoe - M1/7/1860 - At Kearsbrook, South Australia, on the 1st of ----- by the Rev. R. Morton, Mr John M'Millan, late of (Dum)fries, to Mary Simpson Verce, daughter of the ---- John Milroy, farmer, Stranraer, Scotland. (John McMillan married Mary Simpson VERCOE. 1st July 1860 Groom age 34 - son of Anthony McMillan Bride age 30 - daughter of John Milroy Held at the Residence of Mrs Vercoe (Kersbrook), South Australia as per Fiona from Australia (Vercoe could be a middle name or she was a widow???))

VERNON, Alexander - M21/10/1867 - At Harbour Street, Creetown, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. John Colvin, Mr Alexander Vernon, to Miss Hannah M'Lauchlan.

VILLIERS-STUART, Henry John Richard - M4/5/1870 - At St George's Church, Hanover Square, London, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. Henry Bowen Cooke, LL.,B., Rector of Darfield, Yorkshire, assisted by the Hon. and Rev. H.W. Villiers-Stuart, Vicar of Napton-on-the-Hill, Warwickshire, Henry John Richard Villiers-Stuart, Captain 68th Light Infantry, eldest son of Colonel and Mrs Villiers-Stuart, of Castletown,County Kilkenny, to Jane Rigby, eldest daughter of B. Rigby Murray, Esq., of Ardwick, Manchester, and Parton Place, Kirkcudbrightshire, N.B..

VINCENT, Henry Torrens - M5/8/1845 - At Bellisle, Ayr, on the 5th instant, by the Rev. W.S. Wilson, M.A. of Trinity Chapel, Henry Torrens Vincent Esq., 7th Bombay Regiment, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Alexander West Hamilton, Esq., of Pinmore.

VINT, John - M13/4/1849 - At Portpatrick, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. A. Urquhart, Mr John Vint, stone cutter, to Margaret, fifth daughter of Mr Alex. M'Culloch. 

VINT, Margaret - M4/6/1852 - At Monteith Row, Glasgow, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. Dr Paterson, Free St Andrews, Mr John Downs, engineer, to Margaret, daughter of Mr John Vint, joiner, Stranraer.

VINT, Samuel - M5/3/1863 - At Portpatrick, on the 5th inst., by the (Rev Mr) Urquhart, Mr Samuel Vint, to Miss Mary Ann Carnochan.