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1855 Death Records*

Recorded by Meg Greenwood and Compiled by Randy Chapple
March 2003

*Note: This is a work in progress. All Wigtownshire deaths that appear in the 1855 register are listed in this index, but not all have been transcribed. Return to the intro page to read more about the register. [Back to Intro]


Eaglesome, Jane 25y

Edgar, Marianne 10w

English, John 75y

Espie, Jane 39y

Ewing, Elizabeth 75y


Farmer, female 8d

Ferguson, Jane Young 7m - Inch - #11 - Jane Young FERGUSON, 7 months. Born in Deerpark. Parents: John Young FERGUSON, Farmer & Agnes DORMON. Died on Feb 12, 8:10pm at Deerpark of Bronchitis, several weeks as certified by John Orgill, Surgeon, Stranraer who last saw the deceased on Feb 16. Buried in Leswalt Churchyard as certified by Robert Rodie, Undertaker. Signed: John Young FERGUSON, Father. Registered on Feb 16 at Inch, James Lawrie, Registrar.

Finlay, Mary 6m

Fitzimmons, Bernard 65y

Fleming, John 61y - Inch - #4 - John FLEMING, 61 years. Born in Craigencrosh, Stoneykirk and lived in Inch for 35 years. Parents: Joseph FLEMING, Labourer deceased & Martha CUNNINGHAM deceased. Married: Janet MILROY [living]. Children: Janet, 29. Mary, 27. Agnes, 25. Elizabeth, 22, Jane, Died at age of 2 in 1836. John, 16. Margaret, 14. Died on Jan 23, 11:15am at Clauchan Plark [?] of Dropsy, 10 months. No medical attendant. Buried in Stoneykirk Churchyard as certified by James McCreadie. Signed: Thomas JESS, Son-in-Law. Registered on Jan 26 at Inch, James Lawrie, Registrar.

Fleming, John 87y

Fleming, Mary 69y - Inch - #48 - Mary FLEMING, 69. Born in Ireland, lived Inch 44 years. Parents: Joseph FLEMING, Weaver deceased & Martha AITKEN deceased. Married: none. Children: Mary, 41y. Died on Nov 18, 10am at Bishopburn of Cancer in the face, 6 month, as certified by John Wallace, Surgeon, Stranraer who last saw the deceased on Nov 8. Buried in Stoneykirk Churchyard, as certified by James McCreadie, Church Officer. Signed: Mary [WILMER?, MILMER?, MILMAN?], Daughter. Registered on Nov 19 at Inch, James Lawrie, Registrar.

Flinn, John 13m

Flood, William 18m

Flynn, James 1y

Forsyth, Alexander 79y - Glasserton - #8 - Alexander FORSYTH, 79 years, Born: Glassnick, Penninghame. Parents: Alexander FORSYTH, Farmer, deceased & Janet McGEOCH, deceased. Married: Agnes MARTIN, deceased. Children: Margaret, 53. Alexander, Died at age 14 in 1818. Jess, 50. Agnes, Died at age 39 in 1846. Mary, 46. Isabella, 44. John, Died at age 7 in 1820. William, 40. Jane, 38. Helen, 36. Alexander, 33. John, 31. Died on June 7, 30 min past midnight, Grennan, Glasserton, of Gradual Decay & Old Age. Certified by Dunbar White, MD-last saw deceased May 18. Buried in Kirkcowan Churchyard, certified by Wm Forsyth in charge of funeral. Signed: John McCONNELL, son-in-law. Registered on June 13 at Glasserton, James Gifford, Registrar.

Frase, Elizabeth 69y

Fraser, Alexander 85y

Frew, John 64y

Fulton, Alexander 25y - Glasserton - #6 - Alexander FULTON, 25 years. Born in Ardwell, Stoneykirk. Parents: Arthur FULTON, Farmer deceased & Susanna McBRYDE. Married: none. Died on April 13, 6:30am at Arbrack, Glasserton, of Lumbar Abscess accompanied by Mortus Brightii, 2 years. Certified by Dunbar White, MD - last saw deceased Feb 1. Buried in Whithorn Churchyard. Signed: Arthur FULTON, Father. Registered on April 22 at Glasserton, James Gifford, Registrar.

Fulton, John 80y

Fulton, Joseph 2y 2m

Fulton, Robert 54y - Burgh of Wigtown - #6 - Robert FULTON, Labourer, 54 years. Born in Mochrum, lived in Wigtown for 2 years. Parents: Wm FULTON, Labourer & Margaret LITTERICK. Married: first marriage - Janet McCULLOCH, deceased. Children: Jessie, no age. William, born 29th Oct [?], 1827 deceased. Robert, 25. Archibald, 23. Married: second marriage - Marion WOOD Children: James, 3. William, 19 months. Died on Feb 2, 6pm at Wigtown, of General Decay, 9 weeks, certified by John McMaster, Surgeon - last saw the deceased on Feb 1. Buried in Kirkinner Churchyard, certified by Wm McKie, Undertaker. Signed: Archibald FULTON, son. Registered on Feb 3 at Wigtown, Wm Carson, Registrar.