The following people have kindly donated genealogy related data they have collected, above each link it will state whether it is for a name/s in what town/parish.The files are in the format originally sent, if you do not have the appropriate software, then I recommend you obtain a file viewer programme like QuickView Plus. Click here to go to download page
Michael Paton has transcribed the
Kilmarnock Paton families BM 1700-1820 Doc file
Peter Dawkins has transcribed the
Sylvia Rowe has transcribed the
To contact Sylvia Rowe, email: email@example.com
David Stuart has amalgamated the available 1841 census into one file for Ayrshire:
Ann Nicholson has transcribed the following from census returns for Ayrshire :
1841 census for Kilmarnock for the surname FLEMING.
1841/51/61 for Kilmaurs for the surnames LAMBERTON and CUTHBERTSON.
1841 census for Kilmarnock for the surname STEVENSON.
1841/51 for Talbolton for the surname GIBSON.
Ann Nicholson has transcribed the following from Kirkoswald Kirk Session Records :
Kirkoswald 30th December 1810 - Kirk Session Record
Kirkoswald 20th January 1812 - Kirk Session Record
Kirkoswald 13TH March 1813 - Kirk Session Record
Kirkoswald 10th August 1834 - Kirk Session Record
Kirkoswald 7th August 1836 - Kirk Session Record
Minute Book of the High Court of Justiciary - South Circuit
Ann Nicholson has transcribed various surnames from the following 1841 census returns for Ayrshire :
List of inhabitants in Stevenston & Saltcoats in 1819.
List of inhabitants in Stevenston & Saltcoats in 1822
List of inhabitants in Stevenston & Saltcoats in 1836
1841 census for Dreghorn for the surnames HANNAH/ WALLACE/ HOWIE/
1851 census for Dreghorn for the surnames DOUGLAS/ WALLACE/ HOWIE/ RAILLY/NELSON
1891 census for Dreghorn for the surnames DONALDSON/ MANSON/ GILMOUR/ WALLACE/ GILLIES
Birth/Death/Marriages and 1891 census indexes for MOAN/ MONE
CLARKS in 1841 Census - Stewarton
CLARKS in 1841 census - Straiton and Symington
CLARKS in 1841 Census - Stair and Stevenston
CLARKS in 1841 Census - Tarbolton and West Kilbride
McNEISH's mostly in Dalry in 1851,1861,1871,and 1881
and McAULAY/ HAMILTON/ McGOWANs from those same census
Full census return for Hurlford and the surrounding area for 1841. It covers ED 7 in Riccarton completely for 1841. Part of Hurlford for 1851, 1861 and 1871 - it was too large by then to do them all - so 1851 is about 25% (from EDs 4 and 5), 1861 is about 15% (from EDs 4, 5 and 6) and 1871 is about 10% (EDs 4, 5 and 6 again). I took the sample as every nth page (eg every 10th page for 1871), but ensured I had complete families.
Various dates from 1830s - 1840s
Jim Bundy has transcribed the following from the Fenwick UP register :
Jim Bundy has transcribed the Fenwick 1841 Census Returns:
Jim Bundy has transcribed the Fenwick 1851 Census Returns:
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Jim Bundy has transcribed the Fenwick 1861 Census Returns:
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Jim Bundy has transcribed the Fenwick 1871 Census Returns:Click here to download zip file
Jim Bundy has transcribed the Kilmaurs UP register :
Click here to download zip fileJim Bundy has transcribed the Mauchline OPR Burials :
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This database contains the REID population in the Three Towns between 1700 and 1850 as possible. It contains Reid entries from the Ardrossan and Stevenston OPR's, the 1819 and 1835 Landsboroughs, the 1841, 1851 &1861 censuses, some poor relief entries, some MI's, and the continuing lines of descent provided by myself and several other Reid researchers. It contains well over 1000 named individuals although a significant number are multiple entries of the same individual where no proof of connection could be found.
Many of the estimated dates of birth are based on the assumption of an early 20's age at time of marriage. If I can find a volunteer to transcribe the Reid MI's which pertain to those living in the 3Towns during the 1700 to 1850 time frame, I will gladly update the GEDCOM with the family connections thus established. This is a task which must be done entry by entry from the MI volumes in the Ardrossan local history library.
I would appreciate from anyone if they are able to add to the body of knowledge contained in this database or correct any errors. I hope you and others find it helpful.
Please contact James Reid at: firstname.lastname@example.org
McCUBBIN - Girvan census 1841 - 1891
McCUBBIN - Girvan Deaths
McCUBBIN - Tree
FINDLAY - Old Cumnock census 1841 - 1891
FINDLAY - BDMs Old Cumnock
Dailly 1841 Census Returns
313 STEVENSON births from Beith, plus some other names, plus a page of Beith marriages. First column uses Stevenson - original spelling on a separate column.
Some 1891 Dreghorn Census Returns
Surnames from the 1851 Beith census which includes: LOVE, GRAY, STEVENSON, COCHRANE, JOHNSTONE, BRADSHAW, FLEMING, BARR, SHEDDAN, YOUNG, SWAIN, GIFFEY, HAMILTON, WILSON & DIE(T)
Russell Strickland has transcribed the following:
Surnames from the 1851 Dalry census which includes: LOVE, STEVENSON, CUMMING, GRAY, MUNN, SPIER, SMITH, GIBSON, ANGLE, & STIRRAT
All GRAYS between 1787 and 1854 in Kilwinning OPRs
All ROBERTSONS between 1820 - 1854 in Kilwinning OPRs
Anne Peden has transcribed the following:-
1891 - Dreghorn, Irvine, Dundonald: Surnames : HOWIE, MAIR, HOWE, SPEIRS, TAIT
1871 - Galston, Irvine, Dundonald: Surnames : PEDEN , LYNCH
1851 - Kilmarnock, Galston, Irvine, Ayr, Auchinleck, Sorn, Old
Cumnock, Dreghorn, Ochiltree:
Surnames : PEDEN, HOWIE
Auchinleck OPR records - mainly Peden surname.
Sorn OPR records - mainly Peden surname.
Mike Hall has transcribed all the Hall entries for the 1901 Census for Irvine, District 595 books 1 to 13.
Bob Guthrie has New Cumnock OPR data on his website:
Contains links to New Cumnock OPRs' pages and a few pages on some 'local' family names and Pont's place-names which may help researchers identify some farm names.
Bill Couperthwaite has the New Statistical Account of Scotland for Barr, Kirkmichael, Dailly, Straiton, Kirkoswald, Dalmellington, Old Cumnock, and Stewarton on his website :
If you have any data you would like posted here, then please send a copy of your file along with a description of the data to Alex Hughes.
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