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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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EADIE, Phoebe - M22/6/1844 - At Workington, on the 22d ult., Mr S. Blackstock, parochial schoolmaster, Thornhill, Dumfries-shire, to Miss Phoebe Eadie, of Workington.

EAGLESHAM, Helen Maitland - M21/5/1847 - At 227, Brandon Place, Glasgow, on the 21st ult., Mr James Dickie, grocer, 132, West Campbell Street, Glasgow, to Helen Maitland, second daughter of Mr James Eaglesham, Ballantrae.

EB(A)RALL, Charles - M24/12/1877 - At St. Peter's Church, Liverpool, on the 24th ult., by the Rev. A. Stewart, Charles, second son of Mr John Eb(a)rall, of Wavertree, Liverpool, to Helen, eldest daughter of Mr Archibald M'William, of Barhoise Mill, Kirkcowan.

ECCLES, Helen - M21/11/1843 - At High Dargoles, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. Mr Pullar, Mr Adam Eldrie, of Stoneykirk, to Miss Helen Eccles.

EDGAR, Mr. - M20/12/1844 - At Penpont, on the 20th inst (inst as written, should most likely be "ult" to refer to the previous month) Rev. Mr Crawfurd, Mr Edgar, Bowhouse, Terregles, to Miss Nicholas Kellock, Penpoint.

EDGAR, Alicia - M7/8/1844 - At Hutton Manse, on the 7th inst., Mr David Bogue, bookseller and publisher, London, to Alicia, second daughter of the Rev. John Edgar, A.M..

EDGAR, Elizabeth - M29/6/1846 - At Low Borgue, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. William Reid, Mr James Kinna, to Miss Elizabeth Edgar.

EDGAR, Jane - M31/5/1844 - At Longhbeoch, parish of Irongray, on the 31st ult., by the Rev. James Wilson, Mr M'Call, junior, Woodhouses, Holywood, to Jane, daughter of the late Mr Wm. Edgar of Longbeoch.

EDGAR, Jane - M2/4/1846 - At Craigmudie, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Mr Smellie, Secession Church, here, Mr M'Culloch to Jane, only daughter of Mr Jas. Edgar, farmer, there.

EDGAR, Jane - M12/1/1864 - At Portwilliam, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. R.J. Craig, Mochrum, Mr Wm. Erskine, Barnultoch, to Jane, second daughter of Mr Wm. Edgar.

EDGAR, Jane Maxwell - M11/12/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 11th inst., by the Rev. William Blackwood of the Relief Church, Corporal Wm. Paterson, of the 26th Regt. of Foot, to Jane Maxwell Edgar.

EDGAR, John - M2/1/1871 - At Tarf Saw Mill, Kirkcowan, on the 2nd inst., by (the) Rev. Dr Charles, Mr John Edgar, joiner, Glasgow (to) Miss Agnes Jack.

EDGAR, Robert - M7/10/1860 - Here, at Lewis Street, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. W.M.Simpson, Mr R. Edgar, flesher, to Rosanna L-------. (A marriage is listed for Robert Edgar and Rosanna Leitch on Oct 7, 1860 on the IGI)

EDGAR, Sarah - M22/2/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 22d ult, Mr John Roddan, shoemaker, to Miss Sarah Edgar.

EDGAR, Susan - M14/12/1843 - At Newhouse, Closeburn, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. R. Brydon of Dunscore, Mr Wm. Fergusson, Priesthill, Muirkirk, to Susan, youngest daughter of Mr Robert Edgar.

EDGAR, Thomas - M3/12/1844 - Here, on the 3d inst., by the Rev. Mr Hogarth, Mr T. Edgar, Port-Logan, to Mary, only daughter of Mr James Stewart, Sheuchan Parks. (Mary Stewart to Thomas Edgar on December 3rd, 1844 at Kirkmaiden by Drummore, Wigtown and Marty Stewart to Thomas Edgar on December 5th, 1844 at Leswalt, Wigtown)

EDGAR, Thomas - M7/6/1846 - At Dundrennan Village, Rerwick, by Kirkcudbright, on the 7th ult., by the Rev. James Thomson, Mr Thomas Edgar, schoolmaster there, to Miss Margaret Carter, third daughter of the late Mr Andrew Carter, late schoolmaster there.

EDGAR, William - M23/1/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 23d ult., by the Rev. Dr Duncan, William Edgar, master and owner of the sloop "Ann Brown." to Marion, eldest daughter of the late Mr John Raffle.

EDWARD, Alexander - M19/12/1877 - At Ramsay's Lodge, Edinburgh, on the 19th ult., by the Rev. Mr Wilson, Alexander Edward, to Agnes second daughter of James Curran, Portwilliam.

ELDER, Margaret - M29/7/1846 - At Girvan, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. Alex. Duncan, Glasgow, the Rev. Robt. D. Duncan, Dundee, to Margaret, daughter of Mr Elder of the Customs, Girvan.

ELDER, William - M2/3/1846 - At Crawick Mill, near Sanquhar, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. John Inglis, Mr W. Eider, Union Bank of Scotland, Stranraer, to Isabella, second daughter of James M'Call, Esq., carpet manufacturer, Crawick Mill. (As per IGI William Elder)

ELDRIE, Adam - M21/11/1843 - At High Dargoles, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. Mr Pullar, Mr Adam Eldrie, of Stoneykirk, to Miss Helen Eccles.

ELLIGOT, Michael - M17/9/1867 - At St. Joseph's R.C. Chapel, Stranraer, on the 17th instant, by the Rev. D. Conway, Mr Michael Elligot, Glasgow, to Margaret, second daughter of Mr Laurence Hughes, Bridge Street, Stranraer. (Michael McElligott to Margaret Hughes as per IGI)

ELLIOT, Jane - M1/5/1844 - At Walton, near Liverpool, on the 1st inst., Mr Andrew Wilson, to Miss Jane Elliot, both of Cannobie.

ELLIS, Captain M. - M17/7/1867 - On the 17th July last, at Melbourne, by the Rev. A. D. Kininmount, Captain M. Ellis, of the "Janet Stewart," to Jane, third daughter of Mr Thomas Gibson, Dalrymple, Ayrshire.

ELLIS, Jeanie A. - M3/12/1891 - At Arvonia, Kansas, on the 3rd inst., James Campbell, to Jeanie A. Ellis, daughter of M.F. Ellis, farmer, Arvonia, Kansas, U.S.A..

ELLISON, James - M2/12/1844 - At Greenbrae, near Dumfries, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. Dr. Wallace, of St. Michael's, Mr James Ellison, preacher, from Berwick-on-Tweed, to Jessie, eldest daughter of James Murray, Esq..

EMERSON, Henry - M1/12/1891 - At Kirkmabreck Manse, Creetown, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr Colvin, Henry Emerson, to Mary Smith.

EMERSON, Rosanna - in WFP M7/4/1853 - Roanna Emerson, daughter of John Emerson, Esq., Gorey, County of Wexford, to Robert Fowler, Esq., Glasgow.

EMPRINGHAM, Thomas - M11/5/1845 - At Drypool, on the 11th instant, by the Rev. Mr Gould, Thomas Empringham, to Miss Janet Buchanan, late of Dumfries.

ENGLAND, Louisa - M22/6/1855 - On the 22d ult., at Bath, Richard Parry, Esq., late Royal Scots Greys, to Louisa, daughter of Lieut. General Sir Richard England, K.C, B. &c.

ERSKINE, Alicia Diana - M6/6/1843 - At Dryburgh Abbey, on the 6th inst., the Hon. and Rev. Sommerville Hay, brother of the Earl of Errol, to Lady Alicia Diana Erskine, third daughter of the Earl of Buchan.

ERSKINE, Charlotte Macfarlane - M26/1/1864 - At St. Jude's Church, Glasgow, on the 26th ult., by the Rev. Gustavus K. Findt, Mr Jas. Moncrieff, to Charlotte Macfarlane, youngest daughter of the late James Erskine, Esq., Carrickfergus. - No cards.

ERSKINE, Helen - M17/4/1863 - At Creebridge, on the 17th inst, by the Rev. M.S. Johnstone, Mr Hugh M'Culloch, mason, to Miss Helen Erskine, Minniehive.

ERSKINE, James - M4/12/1854 - At Penninghame House Gardens, on the 4th instant, by the Rev. Mr Richardson, Mr James Erskine, gunmaker, Newton-Stewart, to Grace, eldest daughter of Mr Sinclair, gardener, Penninghame House.

ERSKINE, John - M4/6/1844 - A Chapleton Village, Borgue, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. Samuel Smith, of the Free Church, Mr John Erskine, blacksmith, Newton-Stewart, to Miss Agnes Payne.

ERSKINE, John - M28/6/1887 - At Dashwood House, Newton-Stewart, on the 28th inst., by the Rev. E. Smith, United Presbyterian Church, John Erskine, merchant, to Jennie, youngest daughter of John Thomson, auctioneer, Newton-Stewart.

ERSKINE, Robert - M6/4/1843 - At St. John's, Antigua, on the 6th April, by the Venerable Archdeacon Holberton, M.A. Mr Robert Erskine, to Fanny, third daughter of the late Mr Walter Johnstone, Maxwelltown, Dumfries.

ERSKINE, Wm. - M12/12/1844 - At Drumdoch, parish of Inch, on the 12th inst., Wm. Erskine to Agnes Jamieson.

ERSKINE, Wm. - M12/1/1864 - At Portwilliam, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. R.J. Craig, Mochrum, Mr Wm. Erskine, Barnultoch, to Jane, second daughter of Mr Wm. Edgar.

ESPIE, Mary - M21/12/1852 - At Port-Glasgow, on the 21st instant, by the Rev. Andrew, Gilmour, Greenock, Mr Hugh M. Dyer, druggist, Greenock, to Miss Mary Espie, eldest daughter of Mr Robert Espie, Port-Glasgow.

ESPIE, Robert - M17/6/1887 - At Stoneykirk manse, on the 17th ult., by the Rev. J. Dougal(l), Robert Espie, joiner, to Lizzie, second daughter of John Cassidy, Balgreggan Mains.

ESPIE, Samuel - M1/1/1856 - Here, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. James Stewart of Sheuchan, Mr Samuel Espie, to Miss Mary Jenkins.

EVANS, Edward Bickerton - M21/4/1846 - At Clarendon Place, Glasgow, on the 21st curt., by the Rev. Dr Wallace, (uncle of the bride), Edward Bickerton, only son of Alderman Edward Evans, of Worcester, to Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Peter Fleming, Esq., of Glasgow.

EVANS, Jane Margaret - M8/7/1863 - Here, at Agnew Crescent, on the 8th instant, (by the) Rev. Mr Johnston, Mr William George Blake, ------ guard, Portpatrick, to Jane Margaret, eldest daughter (of) Mr Charles Evans, chief boatman, Stranraer.

EVANS, Thomas Bickerton - M25/4/1843 - At Glasgow, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. Dr. Wallace of Dumfries, T. Bickerton Evans, Esq., of Liverpool, to Agnes, eldest daughter of the late Peter Fleming, Esq., Glasgow. (Thomas Bickerton Evans as per IGI)

EVANS, William - M23/2/1843 - Here, on the 23d ult., by the Rev. R. Donald, Mr William Evans, to Miss Jane Cown.

EWIN, Miss - M22/1/1846 - At Blair, Stoneykirk, on the 22d inst., by the Rev. Mr M'Neil, Free Church, Mr Peter Neil, farmer, to Miss Ewin, of Blair.