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Wigtownshire Strays
Compiled and Coordinated by Janette Lier

Last Update: March 28, 2005

The file contains close to 1600 entries, and has been split into alphabetical order. Please use the links below to navigate to other pages.




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ADAIR David 1881 Highlands Census Adair David, 10, son b Mochram,7 Starleyburn Cottages, Burntisland, Fife Vol 411, ED 6, Page 21
ADAIR Jean 1881 Highlands Census Adair Jean, 50, wife William Adair, b Kirkcolm, E King St, Row, Budbarton, Vol 503 Ed 19 Pg 19
ADAIR Jessie 1891 Eng. Census Adair Jessie,lodger aged 30,born Stranraer, recorded in London, Camberwell, ED44, Christchurch, town of Peckham RG12/482,folio 96, pg 7
ADAIR Johanna 1881 Highlands Census ADAIR Johanna, wife, 21,b Kirktown, Tenement 17, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 37
ADAIR John 1891 Eng. Census Adair, John, Head, age 58, male, born SCT., Wigtonshire, recorded in Yorkshire, Emley, ed 3, eccl. Parish Emley, RG12/3742, folio 41, pg 19
ADAIR John Adams 1881 Highlands Census Adair John Adams, 8mths, b Penningham,Tenement 17, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 37
ADAIR Mary 1891 Eng. Census Adair, Mary, Servant, age 17, female, born SCT., Fort William, recorded in London, St. Marylebone, ed 7, eccl. Parish St. Thomas, RG12/94, folio 175, pg 18
ADAIR Peter 1891 Eng. Census Adair, Peter, Boarder, age 50, born Sct., Wigansh Stranrass, recorded in London, St. Clement Danes, Ed. 5, St. Clement Danes, Town of Westminster, RG12/217, Folio 36, pg 2
ADAIR Samuel 1871 England Census Samuel Adair, age 19, ordinary Seaman, born Portwilliam. Recorded on vessel, London, Southwark, (Sophia Jane), RG10/646, folio 146, pg ?
ADAIR Sarah 1881 Highlands Census Adair, Sarah, daughter, age 12, b Mochram,7 Starleyburn Cottages, Burntisland, Fife Vol 411, ED 6, Page 21
ADAIR Thomas 1881 Highlands Census ADAIR Thomas, joiner, head, 22,b Kirktown, Tenement 17, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 37
ADAIR Thomas 1871 Census Thomas Adair, 20, Able Seaman, born Wigtownshire, Strnraer, aboard vessel Jessie McClew, recorded in Old Gloucester Dock, GLS, RG10/2623, folio 65,
ADAIR Thomas 1871 Census Thomas Adair, 20, Able Seaman, born Wigtownshire, Strnraer, aboard vessel Jessie McClew, recorded in Old Gloucester Dock, GLS, RG10/2623, folio 65,
ADAIR William 1881 Highlands Census William Adair, 53, head, coachman, b kirkcolm, E King St, Row, Dunbarton, Vol 503 Ed 19 Pg 19
ADAIR William Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. William Adair, marriage in 1872. Name of Spouse: Agnes Barboure Johnston, Reg #4450
ADAM Robert K A 1881 Highlands Census ADAM Robert K.A, contractor, head, 36,b Stranraer, Comely Road Cottage, Falkirk, Stirling Vol 479-1, ED 5, Page 18
ADDISON Elizabeth 1881 Highlands Census ADDISON Elizabeth, daughter, 5,b Whuphill, 4 Blackwood Place, Scoonie, Fife Vol 456, ED 3, Page 17
ADDISON Helen 1881 Highlands Census ADDISON Helen, daughter, 3,b Sorbie, 4 Blackwood Place, Scoonie, Fife Vol 456, ED 3, Page 17
ADOER David 1891 Eng. Census Adoer [?], David, Head, age 35, male, born Sct., Wigton, recorded in Middlesex, Civil parish Willesden, ed 20a, eccl. Parish St. John, Piece RG12/1046, folio 144, pg 54
AERDRIE John 1891 Wales census John Aerdrie, head, age 50, born Stoneykirk, recorded in Glamorgan, Town of Miskin, RG12/4417, folio 14, pg 21, ed 1
AGNEW Agnes 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Agnes, housekeeper, 26,b Stoneykirk, Airthrey Castle, Logie, Perth Vol 374, ED 5, Page 1
AGNEW Alexander 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Alexander, soliciter & notary public, head, 40,b Kirkcolm, 14 Douglas Terrace, Dundee, Forfar Vol 282-4, ED 41, Page 2
AGNEW Andrew 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Andrew, bootmaker, head, 40,b Stranraer, 46 Hawkhill, Dundee, Forfar Vol 282-1, ED 16, Page 34
AGNEW Catherine V. 1871 England Census Catherine V. Agnew, age 31, boarder, sculptress born Wigtownshire. Recorded in St. George Hanover Sq. Rg10/112, pfolio 47, pg 24
AGNEW David Ritchie 1871 England Census David Ritchie Agnew, age 34, Father, born Wigtownshire, recordeding in Wellington, Shropshire, Rg10/2806, folio 50, pg 36
AGNEW James Dan 1871 England Census James Dan Agnew, age 42, retired, Boarder, born Wigtownshire, recorded in Westminster, London, RG120/135, folio 80, pg 35
AGNEW John WWI U.S. Draft Reg. John Agnew, born 17 November 1873, Stranraer, registered for the WWI draft in Yakima, Washington.
AGNEW John Bounty NSW John Agnew, 39, mason, son of Mary, born Kirkcolm, recorded on ship Herald, 1841, on the NSW Bounty Immigrants 1828-1842 index
AGNEW Joseph 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Joseph, lightkeeper, head, 53,b Stoneykirk, Island of May Lighthouse, Anstruther Wester, Fife Vol 417, ED 9, Page 1
AGNEW Margaret 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Margaret, domestic, servant, 37,b Kirkcolm, Grant St Osborne Villa, Row, Dunbarton Vol 503, ED 11, Page 22
AGNEW Mary Bounty NSW Mary Agnew, 38, dau of Robert & Janet McCready, born Kirkcolm, recorded on ship Herald, 1841, on the NSW Bounty Immigrants 1828-1842 index
AGNEW Peter V 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Peter V, gardener, head, 41,b Stoneykirk, Ascog House Lodge, Kingarth, Bute Vol 555, ED 1, Page 6
AGNEW Robert 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Robert, shoemaker, head, 50,b Stranraer, 7 Alexander St, Dundee, Forfar Vol 282-4, ED 33, Page 4
AGNEW Sarah 1881 Highlands Census AGNEW Sarah, wife, 53,b Leswalt, Island of May Lighthouse, Anstruther Wester, Fife Vol 417, ED 9, Page 1
AINSLEY Arthur 1871 Census Arthur Ainsley, 66, head, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in Tyenmouth, Northumberland, RG10/5119, ed 5, folio 90, pg 60
AINSLEY Arthur 1871 Census Arthur Ainsley, 66, head, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in Tyenmouth, Northumberland, RG10/5119, ed 5, folio 90, pg 60
AIRDRIE Sarah 1881 Highlands Census AIRDRIE Sarah, cook, 31,b Whithorn, Birkhill House, Balmerino, Fife Vol 409, ED 3, Page 4
AIRDRIE William 1881 Highlands Census AIRDRIE William, farm servant, 47,b Wigtown(shire), Ardura House, Torosay, Argyll Vol 545, ED 1, Page 5
AITKEN Gordon 1891 Eng. Census Gordon Aitken, father, age 64, born Whithorn, recorded in London, civil parish of Camberwell, ed 38, RG12/472, folio 61, pg 56
AITKEN Mary 1881 Highlands Census AITKEN Mary, wife, 40,b Portpatrick, Kettle Bridge, Kettle, Fife Vol 435, ED 3, Page 14
AITKEN Thomas 1881 Highlands Census AITKEN Thomas, general laborer, boarder, 70,b Inch, Marplace House, Alloa, Clackmannan Vol 465, ED 12, Page 4
AITKEN Wm Shaw 1891 Eng. Census Wm Shaw Aitken, head, 32, male, born Wigtonshire, recorded in the county of Lancashire, Town of Clayton, RG12/3282, folio 23, pg 7
ALCORN John 1891 Eng. Census John Alcorn, father, age 43, born Stranraer. Recorded in Lancashire, Chorlton cum Hardy, ed 17, RG12/3164, folio 22, pg 38
ALEXANDER Agnes 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Agnes McQ, scholar, daughter, 12, b Old Luce, Breachagha, Coll, Argyll Vol 551-2, ED 1, Page 2
ALEXANDER Betsy S 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Betsy S, scholar, daughter, 9, b Old Luce, Breachagha, Coll, Argyll Vol 551-2, ED 1, Page 2
ALEXANDER Frank 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Frank, shipwright ,son, 29, b Portpatrick, 5 Cameron Place, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 8, Page 20
ALEXANDER Grace 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Grace, wife, 42, b Whithorn, 11 Craigie St, Dundee, Forfar Vol 282-4, ED 21, Page 22
ALEXANDER Isabella 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Isabella, wife, 65, b Stoneykirk, 5 Cameron Place, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 8, Page 20
ALEXANDER Jessie 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Jessie, dressmaker ,wife, 41, b Newton Stewart, 15 Petty St, Inverness, Inverness Vol 098, ED 6, Page 26
ALEXANDER John 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER John, scholar, son, 6, b Kirkinner, Breachagha, Coll, Argyll Vol 551-2, ED 1, Page 2
ALEXANDER John 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER John, joiner, lodger, 31, b Portpatrick, Tenement 9, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 13
ALEXANDER John Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. John ALEXANDER, marriage, 1891. Name of Spouse: ROBB,Jessie Reg #3643
ALEXANDER Mary 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER Mary, scholar, daughter, 15, b Drummore, McIndoes Land, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 5, Page 17
ALEXANDER Susan 1871 Census Susan Alexander, 44, widow, servant, born Wigton, Scotland, recorded in St. Andrew, Northumberland, RG10/5089, folio 19, pg 32
ALEXANDER Susan 1871 Census Susan Alexander, 44, widow, servant, born Wigton, Scotland, recorded in St. Andrew, Northumberland, RG10/5089, folio 19, pg 32
ALEXANDER William 1881 Highlands Census ALEXANDER William, shipwright, head, 64, b Portpatrick, 5 Cameron Place, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 8, Page 20
ALEXANDER William 1891 England Census William Alexander, 40, head, born Galloway, recorded in Wistanstow, Shropshire, RG12/2089, folio 101, pg 1
ALGIE Agnes 1881 Highlands Census ALGIE Agnes, wife, 30,b Wigtown(shire), Balte House 137 E. Princes St., Row, Dunbarton Vol 503, ED 13, Page 5
ALLAN James K 1881 Highlands Census ALLAN James K, ironmongers assistant, nephew, 16,b Newton Stewart, 119 E. Princes St., Row, Dunbarton Vol 503, ED 12, Page 18
ALLAN John 1891 England Census John Allan, 25, boarder, Wigtown, recorded in Everton, Lancashire, Rg12/2956, Folio 112, pg 3
ALLISON James Harris 1871 England Census James Harris Allison, 25, head, born Wigtownshire, recorded in Wellington, Shropshire, RG10/2806, folio 47, pg 30
ALLISON John 1871 England Census John Allison, 52, lodger, born Wigtown. Recorded in Wellington, Shropshire, RG10/2807, folio 4, pg 2
ALLISON Thomas 1881 Highlands Census ALLISON Thomas, gardener, head, 34,b Kirkcowan, Glen Garr Gardeners House, Dunoon & Kilmun, Argyll Vol 510, ED 3, Page 7
ANDERSON Agnes 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Agnes, mother, 76,b Newton Stewart, The Manse, Kilrenny, Fife Vol 438, ED 4, Page 9
ANDERSON Catherine Victoria/Aust. Civil Reg. Anderson, Catherine. Death entry. Age: 28. Year : 1855. Father's name: Andrew, Mother's name: not stated . Reg. No.: 5308
ANDERSON David 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON David, joiner & cabinetmaker, head, 32,b Inch, 33 Heriot Row, Kirkintilloch, Dunbarton Vol 498, ED 3, Page 16
ANDERSON Elizabeth 1881 UK census Elizabeth Anderson, unmarried, age 39, born Wigtown, sister-in-law, Ryton, Durham, RG11/5046, folio 14, pg 20
ANDERSON Helen 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Helen, dairymaid, servant, 22,b Glenluce, Pitcorthie House, Carnbee, Fife Vol 413, ED 1, Page 1
ANDERSON Isabella 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Isabella, annuitant, sister, 27,b Inch, Ramagulzion, Bendochy, Perth Vol 386-B, ED 4, Page 2
ANDERSON James 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON James, blacksmith, head, 40,b Stranraer, 13 Leven St., Dumbarton, Dunbarton Vol 496, ED 11, Page 29
ANDERSON James 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON James, gardener, head, 30,b Inch, Ramagulzion, Bendochy, Perth Vol 386-B, ED 4, Page 2
ANDERSON James 1891 England Census James Anderson, 14, son, Wigtown, recorded in Coxlodge, Northumberland, RG12/4240, folio 158, pg 55
ANDERSON Jane 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Jane, wife, 30,b Whithorn, Eden Kiln, Strathblane, Stirling Vol 491, ED 2, Page 5
ANDERSON Janet 1871 Wales Census Janet Anderson, age 56, head, born Glenluce. Recorded in Doulgas, Isle of Man, Rg10/5775, folio 201, pg 1
ANDERSON Janet Bounty NSW Janet Anderson, 21, born Galloway, dau of late William Thornburn? & Mary, aboard ship Columbine, 1841, NSW Bounty Immigrants list
ANDERSON John 1891 Eng. Census John Anderson, head, age 66, born Whithorn, recorded in London, civil parish of Islington, Town of London, Ed 5, RG12/151, folio 121, pg 32
ANDERSON Mary 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Mary, green grocer, wife, 42,b Stranraer, 26 College St., Dumbarton, Dunbarton Vol 496, ED 7, Page 6
ANDERSON Mary 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Mary, wife, 37,b Newton Stewart, No 31, Slamannan, Stirling Vol 489, ED 4, Page 18
ANDERSON Mina 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON Mina, wife, 29,b Stranraer, St. James Clydebank Terrace No 4, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 4
ANDERSON William 1881 Highlands Census ANDERSON William, blacksmith, head, 28,b Stranraer, St. James Clydebank Terrace No 4, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbarton Vol 501, ED 7, Page 4
ANDREWS Jane 1871 England Census Jane Andrews, 86, head, born Camberwell, Wigtownshire, recorded in London, RG10/286, folio 21, pg 35
ANDREWS Robert 1871 England Census Robert Andrews, 30, born New Galloway, Scotland, recorded in London, RG10;/211, folio 86, pg 90
ANDREWS Robert 1871 England Census Robert Andrews, 30, head, born New Galloway, Scotland, recorded in St. Pancras, London, RG10/211l, folio 86, pg 90
ANDREWS William 1881 Highlands Census ANDREW William, enameler, head, 26,b Glenluce, 37 Union St., Kirkintilloch, Dunbarton Vol 498, ED 7, Page 36
ANDREWS William 1891 England Census William Andrews, 28, lodger, born Wigtown, recorded in Barnsley, Yorkshire, Rg12/3774, folio 88, pg 23
ANGUS Jessie 1881 Highlands Census ANGUS Jessie, housekeeper, head, 68,b Whithorn, 18 Columshill St., Rothesay, Bute Vol 558, ED 8, Page 17
ANNAN Margaret 1881 Highlands Census ANNAN Margaret, annuitant, mother-in-law, 70,b Kirkmaiden, 1 Marine Terrace, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty Vol 061, ED 1, Page 7
ANTON Elsie 1881 Highlands Census ANTON Elsie, daughter, 6,b Stranraer, Sims Land No 31 St. Vincent Street, Monifieth, Forfar Vol 310, ED 4, Page 34
ANTON James 1881 Highlands Census ANTON James, son, 4,b Stranraer, Sims Land No 31 St. Vincent Street, Monifieth, Forfar Vol 310, ED 4, Page 34
ARCHER Elizabeth J. 1881 UK census Elizabeth J. Archer, unmarried, age 33, born Wigtown, daughter, recorded in Rothbury, Northumberland, RG11/5138, folio 4, pg 1
ARCHER William 1871 England Census William Archer, 46, born Strenar, Scotland, head, recorded in London
ARMOND Agnes 1881 Highlands Census ARMAND Agnes, wife, 64,b Port William, Murrays Land, Knapdale South, Argyll Vol 526, ED 7, Page 23
ARMSTRONG Annie 1891 England Census Annie Armsstrong, 22, daughter, born Wigtown, recorded in Workington, Cumberland, RG12/4306, folio 43, pg 24
ARMSTRONG James 1871 Census James Armstrong, 50, born Wigtownshire, recorded in Bristol, Gloucestershire, RG10/2547, ed 6, folio 24, pg 3
ARMSTRONG Jessie 1891 England Census Jessie Armstrong, 42, wife, born Wigtown, recorded in Workington, Cumberland, RG12/4306, folio 43, pg 24
ARMSTRONG Mary 1891 Eng. Census Mary Armstrong, daughter, age 19, born Stranraer, recorded in Cumberland county, town of Workington, Ed25, RG12/4306, folio 43, pg 24
ARMSTRONG Robert 1881 Highlands Census ARMSTRONG Robert, enginekeeper, head, 56,b Stoneykirk, 181 Main Street, Bonhill, Dunbarton Vol 493, ED 9, Page 2
ARMSTRONG Robert 1871 Census Robert Armstrong, 48, head, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in Holy Trninity, Devon, RG10/2064, ed 16, folio 47, pg 37
ARMSTRONG Robert 1871 Census Robert Armstrong, 48, head, born Kirkmaiden, recorded in Holy Trninity, Devon, RG10/2064, ed 16, folio 47, pg 37
ARSDICE James 1891 Wales Census James Arsdice, servant, 17, born Wigtonshire, now of Cefn Pennar, Glamorgan, RG12/4448, folio 102, pg 22
ASTER Mary W. 1871 Census Mary W. Aster,, 27, Boarder, born Whithorn, recorded in Liverpool, Lancashire, RG10/3792, ed 32, folio 11, pg 16
AULD John SA "The Register" 1867 Auld John, b Glengyre, Kirkcolm, Wigtownshire m Catherine Radford Knightly, 18/9/1867 Nth Adelaide Saustralia, "The Register" newspaper 21/9/1867
AULD Samuel 1891 England Census Samuel Auld, age 35, patient, born Wigtown, recorded in Liverpool Rogae Infirmary, Lanc., RG12/2917, folio 128, pg 7
AULD Susan 1881 Highlands Census AULD Susan, head, 76,b Whithorn, 23 Kirk Street, Meldrum, Aberdeen Vol 229, ED 1, Page 14