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  Some Ayrshire Deaths 1882 - 1886


Transcribed by George McCaig


Info as follows:
Name, age, date and
place of death, Marital status, trade (if any)
Informant - will note if illiterate (signed with X)


 John Stewart Rankin, 2 , July 25, 1882 at Riccarton, Single,
James Rankin, Master Shoemaker, and Mary Stewart,
James Rankin, Father.

Agnes Freeman, 81, July 25, 1882 at
Glenturf, Widow of James Freeman, Manager of Drainers,
James Richmond, Quarryman (dec) and Jane Templeton (dec)
John Freeman, Son.

Jean Reid Campbell, 3 weeks, July 29, 1882 at
Hurlford, Single, Illegitimate,
Colin Campbell, Rail Guard, and Jean Hillhouse, Power Loom Weaver,
Colin Campbell, Father.

James Dick, 1 day, April 29, 1882 at
Dreghorn, Single,
Hugh Dick, Coal Miner, and Catherine Boyd,
Hugh Dick, Father (X)

Agnes Richmond, 79, May 12,  1882 at
Widow of John Richmond, Coal Miner,
Hugh Richmond, Shoemaker (dec) and Margaret Pollock (dec)
Robert Richmond, Son.

John Templeton
, 20, May 17, 1882 at
Dreghorn, Single, Coal Miner,
Andrew Templeton, Coal Miner (dec) and Margaret Dickson,
James Templeton, Brother.

Sarah Rogerson, 81, May 24, 1886 at
Cumnock, Widow of James Rogerson, Potter,
Jonathan Black, Mason (dec) and Sarah McMillan,
Adam B. Rogerson, Son.

Mary Morrison, 64, May 31, 1886 at
Cumnock, Widow of George Morrison, Weaver,
George Wilson, Weaver (dec) and Isabella McGeachin (dec)
William Wilson, Brother.

Alexander Richmond, 86, June 9, 1886 at
Cumnock, Forester, Widower of Janet Muir,
James Richmond, Land Steward (dec) and Elizabeth Atkin (dec)
James Richmond, Son.

Andrew Richmond, 78, December 5, 1884 at Darvel, Muslin Weaver, Married to Mary Young,
James Richmond, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Mary Wyllie (dec)
Andrew Richmond, Son.

Helen Young, 76, December 6, 1884 at Darvel, Married to Thomas Young, Muslin Weaver,
William Bowie, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Helen Liddie (dec)
Thomas Young, Widower.

Marion McInnes, 61, December 6, 1884 at Darvel, Widow of Hugh McInnes, General Labourer,
William Findlay, Cow Feeder (dec) and Isabella Montgomery (dec)
William McInnes, Son.

Mary Pinkerton, 31, June 16, 1882 at Kilmarnock, Married to William Pinkerton, Hammerman,
Turner Chalmers, Carpet Weaver (Journeyman) and Jane Anderson (dec)
Wm Pinkerton, Widower.

John Rankin, 14, June 17, 1882 at Kilmarnock, Single, Brickwork Labourer,
Alexander Rankin, Flesher's Jobber, and Sarah Little,
Alexander Rankin, Father (X)

Elizabeth Richmond, 81, June 17, 1882 at Kilmarnock, Dealer, Widow of William Richmond, Labourer, and previously  - -- - Stewart,
John Crear, Handloom Weaver (dec) and Mary McCulloch (dec)
John Morrison, Son. (?)

William Davidson, 44, October 21, 1883 at Newton Ayr, Labourer, Widower of Mary Ann Stevenson,
William Davidson, Weaver (dec) and Mary Harper (dec)
Peter Davidson, Son.

Grace Richmond, 71, October 18, 1883 at Kyle Union Poorhouse, Ayr, Widow of John Richmond, Ploughman,
James Cunningham, Labourer (dec) and Catherine McRae (dec)
A. Richmond, Son.

Alexander McKean, 46, October 21, 1883 at Newton Ayr, Quay Labourer, Married to Elizabeth Rourke,
William McKean, Labourer (dec) and May Heggans,
Elizabeth McKean, Widow (X)


Elizabeth Hyslop Walker, 2, April 8, 1886 at New Cumnock,  Single,
John Walker, Coal Miner, and Mary Stewart,
John Walker, Father (X)

Helen Shankland, 11, April 7, 1886 at New Cumnock, Single,
Thomas Shankland, Coal Miner, and Janet Bryson,
Thomas Shankland, Father.

Hannah Richmond, 79, April 24, 1886 at New Cumnock, Widow of James Richmond, Farmer,
David Johnston, Farmer (dec) and Marion Currie (dec)
Samuel Sharp, (Cannot make out relationship, if any)

John Purdie, 52, July 8, 1884 at Cumnock, Stonebreaker, Married to Janet McKnight,
James Purdie, Flesher (dec) and Margaret Kay (dec)
James Purdie, Son.

James Richmond, 77, July 5, 1884 at Cumnock, Formerly Farmer, Widower of Margaret Sillars,
Matthew Richmond, farmer (dec) and Christina Spiers (dec),
Robert Allan, Neighbour.

John McGee, 4 months, July 10, 1884 at Cumnock, Single, Illegitimate,
Agnes McGee, Domestic Servant,
Agnes McGee, Mother.

Janet Mitchell, 78, June 7, 1882 at Loudoun, Married to Archibald Mitchell, Farmer,
Matthew Richmond, Farmer (dec) and Christina Spiers (dec)
Alex Mitchell, Son.

John Lawson, 72, June 14, 1882 at Darvel, Handloom Weaver, , Married to Agnes Smith,
Robert Lawson, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Jean Gemmell (dec)
Alex Merson (?), Nephew.

Alexander Findlay, 26, June 13, 1882 at Loudoun, Coal Miner, Married to Susan Mackay,
David Findlay, Colliery Manager (dec) and Margaret Brown,
David Findlay, Brother.

Janet Burns, 83, September 3, 1884 at Auchinleck, Widow of George Burns, Grocer,
William Richmond, Farmer (dec) and Agnes Miller (dec)
William Burns, Son.

John Miller, 16, September 5, 1884 at Auchinleck, Single, Farm Servant,
Hugh Miller, Farmer and Ann Harper,
Hugh Miller, Father.

James Lamont, 2 , September 9, 1884 at Auchinleck, Single,
James Lamont, Iron Miner, and Margaret Aitken,
James Lamont, Father.

Catherine Kerr McLachlan, 2, November 7, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Single, Illegitimate,
Sarah McLachlan, Domestic Servant,
Isabella McLaughlan, Grandmother.

John McMahon, 21 months, November 8, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Single,
John McMahon, Bread Maker (Journeyman) and Ann Gallacher,
John McMahon, Father.

Jean Mitchell, 84, November 8, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Married to Archibald Mitchell, Cabinet Maker (Master)
Robert Richmond, Residenter (dec) and Jean Stevenson (dec)
Robert Mitchell, Son.

Jean Richmond, 81, February 25, 1885 at Newmilns, Widow of John Richmond, Mason (Journeyman)
Thomas Grainger, Miller (Master) (dec) and Helen Bryce (dec)
James Richmond, Son.

Elizabeth Hunter, 52, February 26, 1885 at Darvel, Widow of Andrew Hunter, Forester,
John Morton, Muslin Weaver, and Margaret Morton (M.S.)(dec)
Arch Morton, Cousin.

John Borland, 79, February 27, 1885 at Newmilns, Muslin Weaver, Married to Agnes Brown,
George Borland, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Elizabeth Cochrane (dec)
John Borland, Son.

Grace McEwen, 18, April 22, 1884 at Glenlogan, Sorn, Single, Cotton Mill Worker,
James McEwen, General Labourer, and Grace Hamilton,
James McEwen, Father (X)

Janet Graham, 81, April 26, 1884 at Catrine, Widow of James Graham, Tailor & Clothier,
James Drummond, Cotton Mill Worker (dec) and Euphemia Kinloch (dec)
Euphemia Andrew, Daughter (X)

Margaret Dalziel, 79, April 29, 1884 at Sorn, Pauper, Formerly Housekeeper, Widow of Hugh Dalziel, Quarryman,
No parents listed, Maiden Surname Richmond,
Robert Horner, Inspector of Poor.

William Hill, 4, July 22, 1883 at Newmilns, Single,
Thomas Hill, Muslin Cutter, and Margaret Lundie,
Thomas Hill, Father.

Mary Mair, 65, July 29, 1883 at Darvel, Married to John Mair, Tailor,
James Craig, Muslin Weaver (dec), and Janet Mason (dec)
John Mair, Son.

Marion Richmond, 64, July 28, 1883 at Newmilns, Widow of William Richmond, Muslin Weaver,
Adam Morton, Muslin Manufacturer (dec) and Jane Brow (dec)
Andrew Brown, Son-in-law.

James Stewart, 89, March 21, 1886 at Loudoun, Farmer, Widower of Catherine Paterson,
James Stewart, Farmer (dec) and Jane Birkmyre (dec)
James Picken, Son-in-law.

Jean MacKay, 70, March 23, 1886 at Newmilns, Single, Muslin Darner,
Stuart MacKay, Muslin Weaver (dec) and Martha Parker (dec)
Lane Wagstaff, Neighbour.

Mary Richmond, 85, March 24, 1886 at Darvel, Widow of Andrew Richmond, Muslin Weaver,
John Young, Coal Miner (dec) and - - - -McMinn, Andrew Richmond, Son.

Helen Nettie McLarty, 3 weeks, November 9, 1885 at Straiton, Single,
James McLarty, Tailor, and Elizabeth Lees,
James McLarty, Father.

Sarah Crawford, 78, November 25, 1885 at Straiton, Pauper, Widow of James Crawford, Ploughman, Illegitimate,
James Richmond, Ploughman (dec) and Sarah Logan, Domestic Servant (dec)
Jane Muir, Daughter.

John Pollock, 69, December 12, 1885 at Patna, Grocer, Married to Elizabeth Drake,
William Pollock, Grocer (dec) and Isabella Buchannan (dec)
James Pollock, Son.

James Urquhart, 9 months, March 20, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Single,
Robert Urquhart, Engine Fitter (Journeyman) and Margaret Pritchard,
Robert Urquhart, Father.

William Richmond, 76, March 21, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Single,
George Richmond, Rug Weaver (dec) and Margaret Gibson (dec)
George Richmond, Brother.

Agnes Dickie McLelland, 25, March 21, 1884 at Kilmarnock, Single, Grocer's Assistant,
Peter McLelland, Dyer (Master) and Jane Garven (dec)
Peter McLelland, Father.

Thomas Symington, 51, July 9, 1886 at Kilmaurs, Life Renter, House Proprietor, and Farmer, Married to Margaret Mair,
Thomas Symington, Grain & Provision Merchant (dec) and Margaret Smith (dec)
James Symington, Son.

Janet Malcolm, 62, July 11, 1886 at Kilmaurs, Single, Handsewer,
James Malcolm, Cheese Dealer (dec) and Agnes Garven (dec)
James Malcolm, Nephew.

William Richmond, 70, July 14, 1886 at Kilmaurs, Collier Engine-keeper, Married to Agnes Wilson,
James Richmond, Coal Miner (dec) and Agnes Brown (dec)
William Richmond, Son.










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