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Death Notices from the Wigtownshire Free Press

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

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K????/RH--K, Janet - D7/7/1878 - At - Princes Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 7th inst., Janet R---k, aged 83 years, relict of Mr John K --- Mochrum.

KAIN (Hain or Rain), George - D1/1/1881 - At High Street, Kirkcudbright, on the 1st inst., George (Rain) (Hain) or (Kain) formerly farmer in Orchardton Mains, aged 87 years.

KEACHIE/M'MACKIN, Martha - D20/3/1845 - At Lochton on Ligg, Colmonell, on the 20th instant, Martha Keachie, relict of Mr Wm. M'Mackin.

KEAN, Duncan - D11/11/1867 - At 21, Dalrymple Street, on the 11th inst., Mr Duncan Kean, aged 72 years. (Stranrear Entry #14 as per Meg)

KEAND/M'KENZIE, Annie - D3/7/1878 - At (7)2 Queen Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 3rd inst., Annie Keand, wife of Peter M'Kenzie, aged 39 years. (Death Certificate states Annie McKeand (ms) died July 4, 1878 at 69 Queen Street aged 41 years (born May 10, 1837) as per Joyce Lehmann)

KEAND, John - D26/2/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 26th ult., John Keand, joiner, aged 88 years.

KEATING/PATERSON, Jane - D31/1/1866 - At 7 Rose Street, on the 31st ultimo, Jane Paterson, aged 69 years, wife of Mr John Keating.

K(EDIE)/PRINGLE, Janet - D20/1/1943 - At Hawick, on the 20th ultimo, Janet K(edie), relict of the late Mr John Pringle, manufacturer there.

KEENAN, James - D24/2/1879 - At Catherine Street, Gatehouse, on the 24th ult., James Keenan, aged 77 years.

KEIR/LITTLE, Jean - D2/4/1843 - At Carlesgill, parish of Westerkirk, on the 2nd inst., Jean Keir, spouse of Jas. Little, Esq., late of Bombay, aged 2(0) years - much lamented.

KEIR/M'KINNELL, Mary - in WFP D30/7/1846 - At Kirkcudbright, Mrs Mary Keir, wife of Mr William M'Kinnell, grocer, &c, who is much regretted by her family and numerous friends.

KEITH, Archibald Buchanan - D7/10/1844 - At Auchingramont, Hamilton, on the 7th inst., Archibald Buchanan, infant son of the Rev. Dr. Keith.

KELLETT, Sarah M’Kie - D11/3/1923 - In loving memory of Sarah M'Kie Kellett, beloved daughter of David and Margaret Kellett, who died at Auchencloy cottage, Stoneykirk, on 11th March, 1923, aged 5 1/2 months. (An In Memoriam announcement from WFP 13/3/1924) "The flowers we place upon your grave May wither and decay. But our love for her who sleeps beneath Will never fade away. In silent grief, where'er we be. Each day dear Sarah, we think of thee." Inserted by her loving father and Mother, Brothers and little Sister - Greyhill cottage, Stoneykirk.

KELLIE, William Andrew - D17/11/1891 - At Buchan, Bargrennan, on the 17th ult. William Andrew, "Wee Willie" eldest son of William and Janet Kellie, aged 2 years and 9 months.

KELLOPS, John - D21/3/1878 - Here, at Dalrymple Street,on the 21st inst., John Kell(a)es, aged 69 years. (John KELLOPS, 60 [not 69] Stranraer #40 as per Meg)

KELLY/HANNAH, Agnes - D9/5/1846 - At Drumore Village, on the 9th instant, Agnes Kelly, wife of James Hannah, aged 41 years. (Possibly should be ult, i.e. D9/4/46 as it was in the WFP issue D7/5/46 and the 9th would be 2 days after the paper was published OR it is an error)

KELLY, Agnes - D5/3/1879 - At 42, Albert Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 5th inst., Mrs Agnes Kelly, aged 62 years.

KELLY/M'CLYMONT, Barbara - D30/1/1866 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 30th ultimo, Barbara M'Clymont, relict of the late Mr William Kelly, Black Bull Inn, aged 82 years.

KELLY/M’KELVIN, Charlotte - D8/12/1873 - At Whithorn, on the 8th inst. aged (7?) years, Charlotte Kelly, relict of the late Mr William M'Kelvin, shoemaker.

KELLY/SKIMMING, Elizabeth - D18/12/1846 - Here, at North Strand Street, on the 18th inst., rather suddenly, aged 46 years, Elizabeth Skimming, relict of Mr James Kelly, painter, Stranraer.

KELLY, Elizabeth - D22/4/1868 - At 80 Sheuchan Street, on the 22d inst., Elizabeth aged 6 1/2 years, daughter of Mr Hugh Kelly.

KELLY/SHEARER, Helen - D23/4/1853 - At Glenruther, parish of Penninghame, on the 23d inst., Helen Shearer, aged 30 years - wife of Mr Robert Kelly.

KELLY, James - in WFP D3/6/1852 - At Philadelphia, N.S., of fever, caught on board the ship Tonarvanda, aged 20 years, James, son of Mrs Kelly, Craig Inn, Wigtown.

KELLY, Jane - D10/5/1870 - At North Milton, Old-Luce, on the 10th instant, Jane, aged 11 years, daughter of Mr Robert Kelly.

KELLY/BROADFOOT, Jane - D6/3/1878 - At the residence of her son, John Broadfoot, 28 William Moult Street, Liverpool, on the 6th inst., Jane Kelly, relict of the late John Broadfoot, Isle of Whithorn, aged 87 years.

KELLY, Janet Douglas - D21/6/1846 - At Arkland, parish of Anwoth, on the 21st ult., aged 18 years, Janet Douglas, eldest daughter of Mr Peter Kelly, farmer, Arkland.

KELLY/NEILSON, Jean - D13/12/1847 - At Stewarton, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 13th instant, Jean Neilson, wife of Mr Gilbert Kelly, aged 73 years.

KELLY, Jessie Jane - D24/4/1871 - At Glenruther, near Newton-Stewart, on the 24th ult., Jessie Jane, only daughter of Mr Kelly, farmer.

KELLY, John - D13/1/1878 - At West Multnoch (Muntloch), on the 13th inst., Mr John Kelly, farmer.

KELLY, John - D2/2/1878 - At Ardwell Cottage, Stoneykirk, on the 2nd inst., Mr John Kelly, aged 56 years.

KELLY, John - D5/8/1878 - At Garliestown, on the 5th inst., John Kelly, aged (2-) years.

KELLY, Joseph - D8/9/1860 - At Yankee Jim's Placer, County California, on the 8th September last, aged 36 years, Joseph Kelly, a native of Scotland and late tenant in Barr Hill, Stoneykirk. Friends and acquaintances will please except of this intimation.

KELLY, Margaret - D24/3/1878 - At North Milton, Glenluce,on the 24th inst., Margaret Kelly, relict of Mr John Kelly, late of North Milton, aged 62 years.

KELLY/BLAIND, Mary - D17/3/1845 - At Dumfries, on the 17th ult., Mary Kelly, relict of Mr Samuel Blaind, merchant in Dumfries.

KELLY, Mary - D17/11/1846 - At Blairshannoch, Kirkinner, on the 17th inst,. Mrs Mary Kelly, aged 76 years.

KELLY/M’MATH, Mary - D19/2/1874 - At 9 William Street, Edinburgh, on the 19th ult., Mary Kelly, late of Whithorn, wife of Mr Samuel M'Math. KELLY, Mary Ann - D12/1/1881 - At Glenluce, on the 12th inst., Mary Ann Kelly.

KELLY, Mungo - D25/6/1844 - At Orchardton Mains, Buittle, on the 25th ult., in his 82d year, Mr Mungo Kelly - very much respected.

KELLY, Peter - D23/8/1844 - At Moor of Ravenston, on the 23d ult., Mr Peter Kelly, in his 59th year - much regretted.

KELLY, Robert - D11/9/1883 - Washed overboard, from the ship "Jessie Readman" abreast the Cape of Good Hope, on the 11th September on the voyage from London to Dunedin, Robert Kelly, son of the late Mrs Kelly of the Craig Inn, Wigtown, and brother of Mrs Richard Stitt, saddler and ironmonger there, aged 52 years.

KELLY, Sarah Jane - D24/7/1847 - At Cove of Cork, on the 24th ultimo, aged 28 years, Sarah Jane Kelly, daughter of Arthur Kelly, Stranraer.

KELLY, William - D26/4/1855 - Drowned, on the 26th of April last, by the upsetting of a boat during a heavy squall, on (Lake Ontario, Canada) West, William, third son of Captain Kelly, Esq., late of Stranraer.

KELSO, John - D5/10/1846 - At Stevenson, on the 5th inst., John, infant son of Mr Kelso, Ballantrae.

KELSO, John Henry - D28/7/1878 - At Portwilliam, on the 28th ult., John Henry Kelso, in the 11th year of his age.

KELTON/MONTGOMERY, Jessie - D14/12/1844 - At West Waterfoot, Annan, on the 14th instant, Mrs Kelton, or Jessie Montgomery, relict of the late Mr Kelton, farmer, in Torthorwald, at an advanced age - much respected.

KELTON/M'CLURE, Margaret - in the WFP D 26/3/1863 - At Logan Mills, on the -- inst., Margaret M'Clure, the beloved wife of Mr W. Kelton, miller and farmer there, and only daughter of Mr Thomas M'Clure, Master of Works on Logan Estate aged 24 years. - Much and justly regretted.

KELTON/ M’MURRAY, Mary - D27/3/1876 - At (--)brick, Kirkmaiden, on the 27th inst., Mary Kelton, aged (-)9 years, wife of Mr William M'Murray.

KEMP, James - D11/12/1844 - At Kilmarnock, on the 11th inst., James, only son of Mr Kemp, Excise Officer.

KENMUIR/M'KENZIE, Janet - D6/2/1878 - At Drangower, on the 6th inst., Janet Kenmuir, relict of Thomas M'Kenzie, late of High Aireoland, New-Luce.

KENMUIR/AGNEW, Jean - D28/7/1851 - At Drumdow, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 28th instant, aged 81 years , Jean Agnew, relict of Mr Charles Kenmuir, formerly tenant in Ervie.

KENMUIRE, Charles - D24/6/1843 - At Ervie, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 24th ult., Charles Kenmuire, farmer, aged 7(0) years.

KENNEDY, Male - D24/2/1845 - At Barrhill, suddenly, on the 24th instant, -----------, (name not given) youngest son of Gilbert Kennedy.

KENNEDY, Still-born Male - B20/11/1891 - At Aird Dairy on the 30th ult., Mrs Kennedy of a son. - Still born.

KENNEDY, Adam - D2/4/1845 - At Moffat, very suddenly, on the 2d instant, Adam Kennedy, sheriff-officer.

KENNEDY, Andrew - D28/10/1843 - At Stoneykirk, on the 28th ult., of croup, Andrew, son of Mr Thomas Kennedy, jun., aged two years and ten months.

KENNEDY/CARSON, Agnes - D30/3/1878 - At 76 Arthur Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 30th ult., Agnes Carson, wife of Mr James Kennedy, gardener, aged 77 years.

KENNEDY, Alex. - D28/2/1844 - At Gatehouse, on the 28th ult., Mr Alex. Kennedy, tidewaiter.

KENNEDY/M'KAY, Ann - D31/3/1844 - At Gatehouse, on the 31st ult., Ann Kennedy, wife of Mr James M'Kay, weaver, after a long illness.

KENNEDY/LAMB, Catherine - D18/10/1844 - At Drumgrier, parish of Colmonell, on the 18th inst., Catherine Kennedy, relict of Mr John Lamb, aged 90 years.

KENNEDY, Eliza - D27/11/1869 - At Ardwick Hall, Manchester, on the 27th ultimo, in her 36th year, Eliza, the beloved wife of John K. Kennedy of Knockmalling

KENNEDY/WEBSTER, Elizabeth - D7/4/1845 - At Thornhill, on the 7th inst., Elizabeth Kennedy, the beloved wife of Mr John Webster, draper.

KENNEDY/ALLISON, Elizabeth - D9/1/1846 - At East Kirkbridge, Kirkcolm on the 9th inst., in the 84th year of her age, Elizabeth Kennedy, relict of the late Thomas Allison, farmer there.

KENNEDY/M'MILLAN, Elizabeth - D23/2/1846 - At Palgown, parish of Minnygaff, on the 23d ult., Elizabeth Kennedy, aged 68, relict of Mr Robert M'Millan, farmer there - much and deservedly regretted.

KENNEDY/M'COLM, Helenora - D28/7/1846 - At Charlotte Street, Stranraer, on the 28th inst., after a painful and protracted illness, borne with the utmost Christian resignation, in the 48th year of her age, Helenora M'Colm, wife of Captain David Kennedy - much and justly regretted.

KENNEDY, Hew Fergusson(e) - D16/5/1870 - At The House of Finnarts, Glenapp, Ayrshire, on the 16th inst., Hew Fergusson(e) Kennedy, of Bennane, aged 68 years, Friends will please accept this intimation.

KENNEDY, Hugh - D20/3/1891 - At Gladstone Place, Kirkcudbright, on the the 20th ult. Hugh Kennedy, late of Creetown, eldest son of James Kennedy, master mariner, of the Schooner "Countess of Selkirk", of Kirkcudbright, aged 23 years.

KENNEDY, James - D21/6/1843 - At (Toundland) parish of Colmonell, on the 21st ult., in the 50(59)th year of his age, Mr James Kennedy, wright.

KENNEDY, James - D28/10/1860 - At Wigtown, on the 28th ult., James Kennedy, well advanced in life.

KENNEDY, Jane Allan - D6/3/1878 - At Wigtown, on the 6th inst., Jane Allan, daughter of James Kennedy, aged 13 months.

KENNEDY, Jeannie -D28-7/1851 - At Knocktimn, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 28th instant, aged 12 years, Jeannie, third daughter of Mr William Kennedy, farmer there.

KENNEDY, John - D12/3/1924 - At 50 Sun Street, Stranraer, on 12th inst., John Kennedy, beloved husband of Elizabeth M'Lellan, aged 57 years - Funeral on Friday, 14th inst., at 2.30 to Glebe Cemetery. Place of meeting: Stranraer Parish Church.

KENNEDY/FAIRLIE, Lizzie - D2/4/1891 - At 18- Comely Park Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow, on the 2nd inst. Lizzie Kennedy, wife of the Rev. John Fairlie.

KENNEDY, Margaret - D15/12/1847 - At Auchencairn, on the 15th instant, Miss Margaret Kennedy, eldest daughter of the late Robert Kennedy, Esq., of Pinmore.

KENNEDY, Margaret - D22/11/1869 - At Dalrymple Street, on the 22nd ultimo, Margaret Kennedy, aged 19 years.

KENNEDY, Mary - D21/11/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 21st ult., very suddenly, Mary Kennedy, of Douglas.

KENNEDY, Mary - D9/4/1853 - At Stoneykirk, on the 9th instant, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr Kennedy, inspector of poor of Stoneykirk.

KENNEDY/BELL, Rachael - D3/6/1852 - Here, at Hanover Street, on the 3d inst., aged 55 years, Rachael Bell, wife of Mr James Kennedy, shoemaker, - after a lingering illness, borne with Christian patience and resignation.

KENNEDY, Richard - D17/11/1843 - At West Clouden Mills, on the 17th instant, Richard, youngest son of Mr James Kennedy, miller there.

KENNEDY, Robert - D1/5/1843 - At Dalwhat, parish of Glencairn, on the 1st inst., Robert Kennedy, Esq., advanced in years.

KENNEDY, Hon. Robert - D5/11/1843 - At Carlsruhe, Germany, on the 5th Nov., in the 71st year of his age, the Hon. Robert Kennedy brother to the Marquis of Ailsa.

KENNEDY, Robert - D28/7/1851 - At Dalmakerran on the 28th instant, Mary second daughter of Robert Kennedy, Esq., aged 7 years.

KENNEDY, Mrs Thomas - D26/12/1842 - At Portpatrick, on the 26th ult., Mrs Kennedy, relict of Mr Thomas Kennedy, postmaster there, aged 78 years.

KENNEDY, Thomas - D3/3/1844 - At Stoneykirk Village, on the 3d inst., Mr Thomas Kennedy, late farmer in Craigencrosh in the 76th year of his age.

KENNEDY, Thomas - D24/12/1846 - At Penwherry, parish of Colmonell, on the 24th inst., Thomas Kennedy, aged 85 years.

KENNEDY, Thomas - D16/12/1850 - At Ballantrae, on the 16th instant, Mr Thomas Kennedy, joiner, at an advanced age. He had spent 21 years at his trade in New Orleans, and had returned to his native parish to mix with kindred dust.

KENNEDY, William - D14/11/1844 - At New Cumnock, on the 14th inst., Mr William Kennedy, aged 82.

K(H)ENYAN, Jane - D18/9/1884 - At 15 West Street, ---e View Buildings, Glasgow, on the 18th inst., --------- Jane, second daughter of Mr John Henyan, (Kenyan) late of Isle of Whithorn.

KEPPEL/COKE/ELLICE, Anne Amelia - D22/7/1844 - At Longfored Hall, on the 22d ult., Anne Amelia, Countess of Leicester. (Born Ann Amelia Keppel in 1803, married Thomas William Coke on February 26, 1822 (First Earl of Leicester) and secondly Edward Ellice on October 25, 1843 as per thepeerage.com) (inserted August 1, 1844)

KEPPEL/ELLICE/COKE, Ann Amelia - D5/8/1844 - The Dowager Countess of Leicester, daughter of the Earl of Albemarle, relict of Mr Coke of Holkham (who was subsequently Earl of Leicester), and wife of the Hon. E. Ellice, M.P. for Coventry, died on Monday last, after giving birth to a son, who survived but a few hours. (Born Ann Amelia Keppel in 1803, married Thomas William Coke on February 26, 1822 (First Earl of Leicester) and secondly Edward Ellice on October 25, 1843 as per thepeerage.com) (Inserted August 8, 1844)

KER/M’HARRIE, Elizabeth - D3/3/1879 - At Glengyre, on the 3rd inst., Elizabeth M'Harrie, wife of alex. Ker, farmer, aged 6(5) years.

KER, Gideon - D6/9/1843 - At Hawick, on the 6th inst, Rebecca, youngest daughter of Robert Fraser, Esq., merchant; same day and place, Mr Gideon Ker, grocer and spirit-dealer.

KER/FORBES, Harriet Louisa Ann - D11/7/1845 - At 17 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh, on the 11th inst., Mrs Forbes, wife of the Hon Lord Medwyn.

KERR, Adam - D5/10/1844 - At Sanquhar, on the 5th inst., in the 26th year of his age, Adam Kerr, previously shopman to Mr Halliday, postmaster, Sanquhar.

KERR/PAYNE, Agnes - D22/6/1844 - At Drylaw, on the 9th instant, Jean Kerr, aged 25, wife of Mr D. Crooks; and on the 22d instant, Agnes Kerr, age 35, wife of Mr Alexander Payne, India Place, daughters of Mr J. Kerr, merchant, No 14, Nelson Street, late of Dumfries.

KERR/M'CRACKEN, Agnes - D29/9/1844 - Here, on the 29th ult., Agnes Kerr, spouse of P. M'Cracken, gardener.

KERR, Alexander - D10/8/1844 - At Stair's Arms Inn, Stranraer, on the 10th instant, Alexander, son of Mr James Kerr, lately in Kirkland, Leswalt, aged three years.

KERR, Alexander - D6/12/1872 - At Penola, Mount Gawlier*, South Australia, on the 6th December, Alexander Kerr, formerly of Caigenlee, Portpatrick, aged 32 years - friends will please accept of this intimation.* Mount Gambier?

KERR, Andrew - D22/2/1844 - At Fisher Street, here, this morning, aged 7 years, Andrew, son of (of) Mr Alex. Kerr, vintner.

KERR, Rev. Bryce - D25/10/1843 - At Mossend, Beith, on the 25th ult., the Rev. Bryce Kerr, A.M. minister of the Relief church, Largo.

KERR, Charles Morland - D24/10/1846 - Here, at King Street, on the 24th inst., Charles Morland, second son of Mr John Kerr, grocer, aged 6 years.

KERR/M’GREGOR, Charlotte - D17/2/1845 - Here, at Greenvale Street, on the 17th instant, Charlotte Kerr, wife of the Rev. John M'Gregor, aged 36.

KERR, Elizabeth - D(29?)/5/1845 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the (29th) ult., Elizabeth Kerr, aged 72 years.

KERR, Elizabeth - D17/1/1867 - At 26 St John Street, on the 17th instant, Elizabeth, aged 2 years and 11 months, daughter of Mr Matthew Kerr.

KERR/CAIRNS, Ely - D25/11/1883 - Here, at 17 St. John Street, on the 25th inst., Ely Cairns, relict of Matthew Kerr.

KERR, George - D23/8/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 23d curt., Mr George Kerr, cabinet-maker, aged 59 years.

KERR, Sgt. George - D??/11/1843 - At Bengal, in November last, Sergeant George Kerr, schoolmaster, 29th Regiment of Foot - a native of Torthorwald, Dumfries-shire.

KERR, George - D13/5/1844 - Here, on the 13th inst., Mr George Kerr, shoemaker.

KERR/M'GILL, Grace - D8/9/1845 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 8th inst., aged 85 years, Grace Kerr, relict of Mr John M'Gill.

KERR, Grace - D2/5/1870 - At Claddy House, on the 2d inst., Grace Kerr, aged 54 years, daughter of the late Mr John Kerr.

KERR, Hannah - D2/9/1852 - At Knotty Ash, near Liverpool, on the 2d instant, Miss Hannah Kerr, daughter of Mr James Kerr, cattle salesman there.

KERR, Hugh - D26/3/1863 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 26th ult., aged 35 years, Mr Hugh Kerr, merchant there.

KERR, James - D7/7/1844 - At Sanquhar, on the 7th instant, James Kerr, sen., aged 69 years.

KERR, Jas. - D3/2/1845 - At Port-Glasgow, on the 3d inst., Mr Jas. Kerr, comptroller of customs

KERR, James - D1/6/1869 - At Whithorn, on the 1st instant, James, aged 12 years, only son of Mr Robert Kerr, of the Grapes Hotel.

KERR/BARKER, Jane - D4/6/1844 - At Sanquhar, on the 4th inst., Mrs Jane Barker, aged 67, relict of Mr William Kerr, steward of the Hon. East India Company's ship "Southampton". - Friends will be pleased to accept of this notification.

KERR/GIBB, Jane - D4/8/1844 - At Craigenlee, parish of Portpatrick, on the 4th inst., after a lingering illness, borne with Christian fortitude, Jane Gibb, aged 64 years - relict of Mr Thomas Kerr, farmer there - much regretted by a wide circle of friends and relations.

KERR/TAYLOR, Janet Mitchell - D31/1/1878 - Here, at 52 London Road, on the 31st ult., Janet Mitchell Kerr, aged 32 years, wife of Edward Taylor, engine driver.

KERR/CROOKS, Jean - D9/6/1844 - At Drylaw, on the 9th instant, Jean Kerr, aged 25, wife of Mr D. Crooks; and on the 22d instant, Agnes Kerr, aged 35, wife of Mr Alexander Payne, India Place; daughters of Mr J. Kerr, merchant, No 14, Nelson Street, late of Dumfries.

KERR/M'BRYDE, Jeanie - D11/3/1873 - At Grennan, Kirkmaiden, on the 11th inst., Jeanie Kerr, wife of Mr John M'Bryde, farmer there.

KERR, Jessie Agnes - D19/11/1846 - At Quay Head, here, on the 19th inst., Jessie Agnes, only daughter of Mr Alexander Kerr, Crown Inn, aged 13 years.

KERR, John - D24/7/1843 - At Craigenlee, parish of Portpatrick, on the 24th instant, Mr John Kerr, farmer, aged 34 years. He was eldest son of the late Mr Thomas Kerr there, and is much lamented by a wide circle of friends and relatives. With the utmost patience of a devoted Christian, he bore with great zeal and piety, for the period of nine months, a most painful and lingering illness.

KERR, John - D14/8/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 14th current, John, infant son of Mr James Kerr, Vennel-foot.

KERR, John - D22/12/1843 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 22d inst., aged 26 years, John eldest son of Mr Niven Kerr; he was a very promising young man and much respected.

KERR, John - D21/12/1845 - At Glengyre, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 21st ult., in the 83d year of his age, Mr John Kerr, long the respectable tenant of that farm.

KERR, John - D29/4/1853 - At Holborn Hill, County Cumberland, on Friday evening, the 29th April, Mr John Kerr, of her Majesty's Customs, and formerly of Portpatrick.

KERR, Captain John - D28/2/1863 - At Constantinople, on the 28th ult., Captain John Kerr, a native of Kirkcolm.

KERR, John - D7/5/1870 - At 16, Abbott Street, Birkenhead, on the 7th instant, very suddenly, Mr John Kerr, late of Portpatrick, aged 55 years. - Friends at a distance will please accept of this intimation.

KERR, John - D2/6/1870 - At Huddersfield, England, on the 2d inst., Mr John Kerr, in his 45th year, eldest son of Mr Robert Kerr, Portpatrick.

KERR, John - D10/9/1887 - At Isle-of-Whithorn, on the 10th inst., John Kerr, retired master mariner, aged 78 years.

KERR, Margaret - D7/7/1844 -At Holborn Hill, Cumberland, on the 7th inst., after a very protracted and painful illness, Margaret, third daughter of Mr J. Kerr, formerly of the customs, Portpatrick.

KERR/ORMROD, Margaret - D1/9/1865 - At High Loft House, near Pately Bridge, Yorkshire, on the 1st instant, Margaret Kerr, wife of Mr John Ormrod, farmer, - for many years gamekeeper at Dunskey. Friends will please accept of this intimation.

KERR/M'NEILLIE, Mary - D21/3/1846 - At Knockcoid, parish of Kirkcolm, on the 21st instant, Mary Kerr, wife of Mr John M'Neillie, farmer there, aged 59 years.

KERR, Mary - D1/5/1847 - At Dumfries, on Saturday last, after a short illness, aged 19 years, Mary, daughter of Mr Thomas Kerr, gunsmith.

KERR, Mary (Ann) - in WFP D18/11/1858 - At Larbrax, Leswalt on the ----- inst., Mary-(Ann) aged 4 years and 3 months, daughter of Mr Kerr, farmer there.

KERR, Michael - D30/1/1844 - At Garliestown, on the 30th ult., Mr Michael Kerr, at the advanced age of 84 years.

KERR, Montgomery - D5/8/1860 - At Isle of Whithorn, on the 5th instant, Cap(tain) Montgomery Kerr, in his 66th year.

KERR, Niven - D26/5/1847 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 26th ult., James, son of Mr Niven Kerr, aged 22 years.

KERR, Robert - D21/7/1843 - At Thornhill on the 21st inst., Mr Robert Kerr, late tanner in Dumfries.

KERR, Robert - D3/4/1846 - At Lochend, parish of Colmonell, on the 3d instant, in the second year of his age, Robert, only son of Mr R. Kerr, farmer there.

KERR, Robert - D24/12/1859 - At Ballarat, Australia, on the 24th Dec. last, Robert Kerr, late of Manchester, and formerly of Garliestown.

KERR, Samuel - D5/1/1845 - At Sanquhar, on the 5th inst., Mr Samuel Kerr, aged 63 years.

KERR/PATTERSON, Sarah - D4/3/1844 - At Mavisgrove, near Brydekirk Village, on the 4th inst., Sarah Patterson, wife of Mr Wm. Kerr, dyer there.

KERR, William - D4/1/1845 - At Arvie Farm, Hinchinbrook, Upper Canada, on the 4th January, Mr William Kerr, a native of this place, and only remaining son of the late Baillie John Kerr, aged 70 years.

KERR, William - D22/7/1845 - At Middle Dargavel, on the 22nd inst., Mr William Kerr, farmer there.

KERR, Wm. - D13/7/1846 - On Monday, the 13th inst., after a severe affliction, borne with Christian resignation and fortitude, aged 58 years, Mr Wm. Kerr of Frederick Street, Harper's Hill, Birmingham.

KERR, William - D29/6/1851 - At Cassencarrie, Creetown, on the 29th June, after a lingering disease, William aged 13 years, fourth son of the late James Kerr, Pasturehill, Dalry, Ayrshire - much regretted by his friends and acquaintances.

KERR, William - D10/1/1867 - At Ailsa Street, Girvan, on the 10th instant, Mr William Kerr, aged 90 years.

KERR, William - D6/10/1930 - "It is with regret that we record the death of a well known Wigtownshire farmer in the person of Mr William Kerr, late of Palmallet, Sorbie, who died at his residence 29, George Street, Whithorn, on Monday evening. Although he had been in poor health for some time Mr Kerr had only been confined to the house for a fortnight. HIs passing will remove a kent figure from the life of the old burgh. Born at Larbrax, Leswalt, 81 years ago, he, after receiving a thorough practical training in farming under his father, entered the farm of Palmallet. That was 55 years ago, and from that time he continued there till his retiral nine years since. During his long tenancy of Palmallet Mr Kerr was a most successful stock farmer and took a great interest in everything pertaining in agriculture. He also took his share in the public service of the community having been for many years a member of the Old School Board of Sorbie parish. For a long number of years he held with much acceptance the office of Chairman of the Garlieston Harbour Trust, but felt compelled to reliquish it owing to his hearing failing. He was also a much respected elder of Sorbie Parish Church for a long time. Bowling and curling were his chief sports and then going to live in Whithorn he was a member of the Whithorn Recreation Club and notwithstanding his age thoroughly enjoyed the games. During his long life Mr Kerr was most upright and honest in his dealings. Big in stature and big in heart he possessed a cheery disposition and had a jovial greeting for everyone. He was much respected and held in the highest esteem throughout the whole district. Left to mourn his loss are a widow and three daughters, his only son having been killed in the Great War. The Funeral took place to Whithorn Cemetery today (Thursday.)" Details from CWG Commission : In Memory of Private Charles Kerr, 267228, 8th BN. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) who died aged 32 on Friday 19th July 1918. Private Kerr, son of William and Agnes Kerr, of Palmallet House, Whithorn, Wigtownshire. Remembered with Honour - Ploegsteert Memorial.

KEVAN/M'KEAND, Mrs A. - D21/12/1847 - At Wigtown, on the 21st instant, very suddenly, Mrs A. Kevan, relict of the late Baillie Alex. M'Keand.

KEVAN, Alexander - D9/2/1887 - At Creebridge, on the 9th inst., Alexander, youngest son of John Kevan, joiner, Arthur Street.

KEVAN/HANNAY, Helen - D30/1/1871 - At Kirkcowan, on the 30th ult., Helen Kevan, wife of John Hannay, tailor, aged 65 years.

KEVAN, Janet - D15/2/1845 - At Wigtown, on the 15th inst., Miss Janet Kevan, teacher of the Charity School.

KEVAN/M’FADDEN, Mary Ann - D15/2/1874 - At her son-in-law's house, Mr William Baker, Kirkcowan, on the 15th ult., Mary Ann Kevan, widow of Mr John M'Fadden, dyker, Kirkcowan, aged 69 years.

KEVAN, Michael - D11/12/1842 - Suddenly, at Creetown, on the 11th ult., aged 9 years, Michael Kevan.

KEVAN, Wm. - D11/6/1845 - At Wigtown, on the 11th inst., Wm.Kevan, Esq., late farmer, Craiglane, parish of Mochrum.

KEVAND, Alex. - D13/2/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 13th inst., Alex. Kevand, late marchant, at the age of 78 years.

KEVAND/CAIRD, Jane - D16/4/1847 - At Wigtown, on the 16th inst., aged 77 years, Jane Caird, relict of the late Alexander Kevand, tobacconist.

KEVAND, Peter - D24/5/1844 - At Wigtown, on the 24th ultimo, Peter Kevand , aged 83 years.

KEYDEN, James - D26/3/1845 - At Wigtown, on the 26th ult., James Keyden, aged 14 years, only son of the late John Keyden of Pittuncarty, and grandson of the Rev. James Keyden, minister of Dunbog, Fifeshire.

KEYDEN/GRIERSON, Helen - D17/5/1845 - At Helensburgh, on the 17th instant, Mrs Helen Grierson, relict of the Rev. James Keyden, minister of Keir, Dumfries shire.

KHULL, Edward sen. - D22/3/1844 - At Glasgow, on the 22d ult., Edward Khull, sen., Esq., late printer, aged 77.

KIDDY, Andrew - D19/3/1844 - At Auchencairn, parish of Rerwick, on the 19th curt., suddenly, Mr Andrew Kiddy, Black Lion Inn. It is only five weeks since we recorded the sudden death of his wife.

KIDDY/M'MINN, Janet - D15/2/1844 - At Auchencairn, parish of Rerwick, on the 15th curt., Mrs Janet M'Minn, spouse of Mr Kiddy, of the Black Lion Inn.

KILPATRICK, Agnes - D28/8/1854 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 28th inst., Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr James Kilpatrick, joiner, aged 28 years.

KILPATRICK, Elizabeth - D7/5/1865 - At Whithorn, on the 2d inst., Miss Elizabeth Kilpatrick, aged 70 years. Deceased was in her usual health till within an hour of her death.

KIMM/HAINING, Janet - D25/3/1844 - At Haugh of Urr, on the 25th ult., Janet Haining, wife of Mr George Kimm, at the advanced aged of 81 years.

KING, James - D8/3/1924 - suddenly at 21 Dalrymple Street, Stranraer, on the 8th inst., James King, aged 38 years, beloved husband of Sarah Stuart - sadly missed.

KING/M'LEAN, Mary Snodgrass - D3/11/1844 - At Ardrossan, on the 3d inst., Mary Snodgrass King, widow of the late Mr Robert M'Lean, Glasgow.

KING, Thomas - D26/8/1844 - Here, on Monday morning, Mr Thomas King, farmer, Back-o'-the-Wa', and upwards of twenty years innkeeper in Stranraer.

KING, Mrs. Thomas - D13/5/1847 - At Back of Wall, Glenluce, this morning Mrs Thomas King.

KINGAN, William - D13/10/1843 - At Wigtown, on the 13th inst., William Kingan, blacksmith, aged 74 years.

KINGING/WHIRK, Mary - D23/7/1843 - At Gatehouse, on the 23d inst., Mary Kinging, aged 84 years, spouse of the late Gilbert Whirk, merchant there.

KINNA, James - D30/6/1847 - At Borgue Village, near Kirkcudbright, on the 30th ultimo, after a lingering illness, Mr James Kinna, parish sexton.

KINNAIRD/WATSON, Elizabeth - D6/2/1878 - At Cairnryan, on the 6th inst., Elizabeth Kinnaird, relict of Hugh Watson.

KINNEAR/ALEXANDER, Margaret - D5/5/1865 - At Drummoral, Whithorn, on the 5th inst., Margaret Alexander, wife of Captain Kinnear.

KINNELL/LOURIE, Agnes - D22/2/1845 - At Fleet Street, Gatehouse, on the 22nd inst., in the 29th year of her age, Agnes Kinnell, wife of James Lourie, and second daughter of the late William Kinnell, mason there - much regretted.

KIRK/CROCKET, Elizabeth - D18/7/1844 - At South Carse, Kirkbean, on the 18th ult., aged 67 years, Elizabeth Crocket, relict of Mr John Kirk, farmer, South Carse.

KIRK, Helen - D30/1/1871 - At 79 South Portland Street, Glasgow, on the 30th ult., Miss Helen Kirk, Scottish vocalist.

KIRK, James - D8/2/1844 - At Carnsalloch, on Thursday week, after a short illness, which he bore with exemplary patience, Mr James Kirk, very much regretted. Mr Kirk was one of the elders of the parish, and was exceedingly attentive to the condition of the poor. He had for some time superintended the manorial demesne of Carnsalloch estate, and enjoyed the entire confidence and warm regard of the right hon. proprietor.

KIRK, John - D3/7/1887 - At Portwilliam, on the 3rd inst., John Kirk, aged -- years. (John KIRK, age is 65, died Mochrum as per Meg)

KIRK, Wm. C. - D8/10/1843 - At South Carse, Kirkbean, on the 8th inst., Mr Wm. C. Kirk, grocer, Scotland Road, Liverpool, youngest son of Mr John Kirk, farmer, South Carse.

KIRKE/HAIR, Mary - D27/4/1845 - At Dalbeattie, on the 27th ult., Mary Kirke, spouse of Mr Robert Hair, Sawmill, Dalbeattie.

KIRKLAND/RICHARD, Isabella - D5/7/1846 - At Ladyburn Cottage, Kilkerran, on the 5th curt., Isabella Richard, aged 36, wife of Mr Thos. Kirkland, gardener.

KIRKPATRICK/NICHOLSON, ?????? - D16/1/1864 - At the Manse, Whithorn, on the 16th instant, .... Kirkpatrick, wife of the Rev. Christopher Nich(olson). (Possibly from the marriage of Christopher Nicholson and Mary Kirkpatrick on June 9, 1812 at Whithorn as per the IGI)

KIRKPATRICK, Elizabeth - D5/12/1843 - At Collin Schoolhouse, Torthorwald, on the 5th inst., in the prime of life, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, youngest daughter of the late James Kirkpatrick, farmer in the Qamp.

KIRKPATRICK/THORBURN, Elizabeth - D15/4/1847 - At Castle Douglas, on the 15th instant, aged 67 years, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, wife of Mr William Thorburn, Netherlaw.

KIRKPATRICK/RICHARDSON, Helen - D24/11/1844 - At Smallholm, Lochmaben, on the 24th inst., Helen Richardson, wife of Mr Thomas Kirkpatrick.

KIRKPATRICK/CANDLISH, Henrietta - D18/12/1852 - At Millburn, Kirkcudbright, on the 18th instant, Henrietta Kirkpatrick, aged 73, relict of the late Mr William Candlish, manufacturer there.

KIRKPATRICK, James - D2/9/1846 - At Gatehouse, on the 2d curt., after a brief illness James Kirkpatrick, Esq., sn, elder of the church, as his father had been before him, a County Magistrate, and more than once Provost of his native burgh. For many years he carried on business extensively as a general merchant, was a shrewd observer of men and things, and possessed a wonderful acute knowledge of markets and prices, including a wide range of the most varied commodities. For a longer period than we exactly know, he exported goods largely to Australia, visited the South as a purchaser periodically, not merely himself, but on account of others and in that capacity, made the acquaintance, and acquired the friendship of the leading commercial characters in the principal manufacturing towns of England. The bereavement thus noticed will create a blank, not only on the banks of the Fleet, but over broad Galloway; and there are many beside his family and relatives, who will regret the early removal of one whose untiring exertions land marked, commercially, the beautiful locality in which he drew the first breath of life and expired the last.

KIRKPATRICK, James - D29/10/1847 - At Bridge of Dee, on the 29th ult., James Kirkpatrick, late of Jamaica, aged 21 years.

KIRKPATRICK, James - D30/6/1854 - At Knockquhasen, parish of Leswalt, on the 30th ult., Mr James Kirkpatrick, farmer there, aged 69 years. He was for many years engaged in naval service - was upright and honourable in all his dealings, and is deservedly regretted by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.

KIRKPATRICK, James - D3/8/1860 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 3d instant, Mr James Kirkpatrick, joiner, aged 77 years.

KIRKPATRICK/LOCKERBIE, Jane - D24/3/1843 - At Netheryett, Trench, on the 24th ult. Jane Kirkpatrick, spouse of Ebenezer Lockerbie, aged 59 years - much respected and deeply regretted.

KIRKPATRICK, Janet - D18/2/1844 - At Dunscore Village, on the 18th inst., Janet, infant daughter of Mr William Kirkpatrick, shoemaker.

KIRKPATRICK/CLARK, Janet - D20/11/1844 - At Dalbeattie, on the 20th ult., Janet Kirkpatrick, relict of David Clark, mason, there, aged 82.

KIRKPATRICK/M’TAGGART, Janet - D22/1/1846 - On the 22d ult., Janet, wife of Mr Kirkpatrick, draper. Newark, and daughter of Mr M'Taggart, Forest House, Castle-Douglas.

KIRKPATRICK/STODART, Janet - D22/2/1846 - At Havre, on the 22d ult., Janet Stodart, relict of John Kirkpatrick, Esq., late of Conheath.

KIRKPATRICK/CAVEN, Jessie - D29/5/1846 - At Dalbeattie, on the 29th ult., Jessie Caven, aged 47 years, daughter of the late Mr J Caven, farmer, Snade, parish of Glencairn, and wife of Mr Samuel Kirkpatrick, merchant, Dalbeattie.

KIRKPATRICK, John - D18/1/1845 - At Bogrie, on the 18th inst., John Kirkpatrick, Esq., of Bogrie, in the 88th year of his age.

KIRKPATRICK, Joseph - D5/3/1843 - At Collin Schoolhouse, Torthorwald, on the 5th inst., Mr Joseph Kirkpatrick, Session elder, and late farmer in The Camp, in his 73rd year.

KIRKPATRICK/MAXWELL, Margaret - in the WFP D14/12/1843 - At Grove Hill cottage, in the beginning of last month, Margaret Kirkpatrick, relict of Charles Maxwell, Esq., of Boatford, at the advanced aged of 86 years.

KIRKPATRICK/PEACOCK, Mary Ann - D29/3/1891 - At Blackcraig,on the 29th ult Mary Ann Peacock, wife of Samuel Kirkpatrick, aged -1 years.

KIRKPATRICK, Roger - D2/4/1843 - At his residence, in Irish Street, Dumfries, on the 2d inst., Roger Kirkpatrick, Esq..

KIRKPATRICK, Samuel - D11/3/1845 - At the Old Abbey, Rerwick, on Tuesday week, after a long illness, aged 70, Mr Samuel Kirkpatrick, innkeeper and grocer - much respected.

KIRKPATRICK, Thos. - D8/5/1855 - On the 8th inst., at Old A(bbey), Dundrennan, Mr Thos. Kirkpatrick, at the advanced age of 92 years.

KIRKWOOD, Rev. Robert - D10/10/1844 - At Manse of Holywood, on this day week, the Rev. Mr Kirkwood. (Rev Robert Kirkwood as per Marriages in the BMD)

KISSOCK, James - D2/12/1861 - On the 2d instant, at Salisbury Street, Glasgow, Mr James Kissock, sometime writer in Castle-Douglas, aged 62.

KISSOCK, Janet Hope - in WFP D18/4/1889 - At 13 Meynell Road, South Hackney, London, Janet Hope, youngest daughter of John Kissock, aged (3)2 years.

KISSOCK/SHAW, Sarah - D28/3/1853 - At Castle Street, Kirkcudbright, on the 28th ultimo, Sarah Shaw, widow of John Kissock, sometime farmer in Culdoch, in the 85th year of her age.

KITCHING/CLEMINSON, Margaret - D25/8/1846 - At Drumpark, on the 25th ult., Mrs Margaret Cleminson, wife of William Kitching, Esq..

KNIGHT/ROBB, Agnes - D31/3/1891 - At Broughton Street, Whithorn, on the 31st ult, Agnes Robb, relict of James Knight, aged 78 years.

KNIGHT/GRIERSON, Elizabeth - D15/10/1844 - At Friars' Vennel, Dumfries, on Tuesday, the 15th inst., aged 68, Elizabeth Grierson, wife of Mr Edward Knight.

KNOX, Andrew - D7/12/1858 - Here, at Princes Street, on the 7th inst., Andrew, aged 10 years, youngest son of Mr Peter Knox, cooper.

KNOX, Granville Henry John - D18/8/1845 - Drowned, while bathing near Plymouth, on the 18th ult., the Hon. Granville Henry John Knox, son of the Earl of Ranfurly, in his 16th year.

KNOX, John - D18/8/1846 - At Princes Street, here, on the 18th inst., John, son of Mr Knox, cooper.

KNOX/SHAW, Martha - D30/1/1871 - At Bucks Head Hotel, on the 30th ult., Martha Knox, wife of Mr John Shaw, innkeeper.

KNOX, Mrs Robert - D8/1/1843 - At Dalbeattie, on the 89th inst., Mrs Knox, wife of Mr Robert Knox, mason.

KYLE, Alexander - D6/12/1891 - Here, at 20 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer on the 6th inst. Alexander Kyle, retired master mariner, aged 75 years.

KYLE/BLACKWELL, Mary - D5/9/1887 - Here, at 9 Trade Street, on the 5th inst., Mary Kyle, relict of Hugh Blackwell, advanced in years.

(From the WFP 9th January, 1930)