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revised 25 July 2005 

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240: Strathdoncomplete
(LDS film 280370; parishes 233-249)

1     Coutts, Alexander (single)
died: 1859 January 3rd 6h 0m PM Bridge-end
M: 5 years
parents: Alexander Coutts inn-keeper and farmer & Jane Coutts ms Coutts
cause: epistanis 2 days. Not certified
buried: Churchyard at Corgarff Strathdon as certified by John Davidson, carpenter
informant: Alexr Coutts, father (present)
1859 January 10th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

2     Morgan, Innes pauper (single)
died: 1859 January 17 8h 0m AM Allargue
F: 64 years
parents: Peter Morgan labourer (deceased) & Isobel Morgan formerly Cruikshank ms
Hay (deceased)
cause: asthma for a considerable time. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw
deceased Jan 16)
buried: Churchyard at Corgarff Strathdon as certified by Andrew Farquharson
grave digger
informant: George Hay Bridgend, relative (present)
1859 January 24th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

3     Hay, Isobel pauper (widow of a labourer)
died: 1859 January 21st 7h 30m AM Allargue
F: 89 years
parents: Alexander Hay, crofter (deceased) & Martha Hay ms Grant (deceased)
cause: asthenia. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw deceased Jan 20)
buried: Churchyard of Corgarff as certified by Andrew Farquharson grave digger
informant: George Hay Bridgend, relative (present)
1859 January 24th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

4     Beattie, Helen pauper (single)
23 January 1859, 7h 0m PM Corrybreck
F: 72y
parents: John Beattie, crofter (deceased) and Bathia Farquharson (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis, considerable time. As certified by Alexander Profeit, surgeon, who saw deceased on the 23rd January 1859.
buried: churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, Gravedigger
informant: James Dow, cousin
29 Jan 1859 at Strathdon, A.G. Anderson registrar

5     Stewart, Mary (single)
died: 1859 January 20th 11h 30m PM Boggfit
F: 33 years
parents: Peter Stewart, crofter & Ann Stewart ms McPherson
cause: phthisis pulmonaris about 12 months. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. Jan 18)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Peter Stewart, father (present)
1859 January 20th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

6     Reid, Harry farmer (single)
M: 19 years
died: 1859 February 5th 11h 30m PM Rhinmoir
parents: Peter Reid, farmer (deceased) & Jean Reid ms Reid (deceased)
cause: acute rheumatism sequelae of scarlatine. 3 days. Cert Alexr Robb MB&c. (Saw deceased 4 February 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket, certified by John Kellas grave digger
informant: Gordon Reid Chapeltown, uncle (present)
1859 February 8th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

7     Downie, Jean pauper (widow) (corrected later - Downie crossed out, McRobbie added. Widow of [Alx?] McRobbie, carrier).
died: 1859 13 February 7h 0m AM Delachooper
F: 86 years
parents: Robert Downie, farmer (deceased) and Jean Williams (deceased)
cause: General Dropsy, a considerable time as certified by Alexander Profeit A.M. Surgeon who saw deceased on the 11th February 1859
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexr Smith, Grave Digger
informant: Lewis Symon, farm servant Delachooper (present)
1859 February 18th at Strathdon, A.G. Anderson, Registrar

8     Farquharson, Robert farmer (widower)                 [cf Strathdon MI #131]
died: 1859 February 23rd 7h 0m PM Toldyquhill
M: 78 years
parents: William Farquharson, crofter (deceased) & Cicilia Farquharson ms Forbes (deceased)
cause: [blank]. No regular medical attendant.
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Wm. Farquharson, son (present)
1859 February 28th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

9     Stewart, Christian pauper (widow)
died: 1859 March 1st 5h 0m AM Burnside [note: actually written Stwart; underlined with question mark in margin]
F: 84 years
parents: Arthur Stewart, farmer (deceased) & Helen Stewart ms Gordon (deceased)
cause: asthma several years. No regular medical attendant.
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Alexr Stewart, nephew (present)
1859 March 5th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

10     Lawson, Helen or Don wife of a farmer (married)
died: 1859 March 15 4h 0m AM Drummalin
F: 32 years
parents: John Lawson, farmer & Elizabeth Lawson ms Tittler [in pencil: ? Tytler]
cause: scarlet fever complicated by abortion. 5 days, Cert Alexr Robb MB&c. (Saw deceased 14 March 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: John Don, husband (present)
1859 March 22nd at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

11     Wattie, John Meal miller (married)                [cf Strathdon MI #76]
died: 1859 March 17 6h 0m AM Mill of Newe
M: 70
parents: James Wattie, Meal miller (deceased) & Helen Wattie ms McHardy (deceased)
cause: [blank]
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: John Wattie, son (present)
1859 March 24th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

12     McHardy, James farmer's son (single)  [cf Strathdon MI #93]
died: 1859 April 11th 5h 30m PM Torrancroy
M: 27
parents: Samuel McHardy, farmer & Jane McHardy ms Robertson
cause: scarletina angenosa 3 days. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. 11 April)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: John McHardy, brother [actually, "bother"] (present)
1859 April 18th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

13     McHardy, Susan (single)
died: 1859 April 27 3h 0m AM Corrybreck
F: 4 years
parents: [blank] & Jane McHardy
cause: hydrocephalus 14 days. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. 27 April)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Jane McHardy her X mark (present). A.G. Anderson, registrar, witness
1859 April 30th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

14     Forbes, John Gordon (single)
died: 1859 June 5th 3h 0m PM Buchaam
M: 1 year
parents: Lewis Forbes, farm servant & Ann Forbes ms Forbes
cause: croup 24 hours. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Lewis Forbes, farmer (present)
1859 June 6th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

15     Gordon, John Crawford (single)
died: 1859 June 6th 4h 55m AM Lost
M: 11 years
parents: John Gordon, farmer & Ann Gordon ms Crawford (deceased)
cause: scarlet fever 4 days. Cert Alexr Robb MB&c. (Saw deceased 5 June 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Logie Coldstone, certified John Laing, sexton
informant: John Gordon, father (present)
1859 June 11th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

16     McDougal, Angus soldier (married)
died: 1859 June 13th 3h 0m PM Dochery
M: 40 years
parents: John McDougal, gardener (deceased) & Janet McDougal ms Campbell (deceased)
cause: phthisis pulmonaris 5 years. Cert Alexr Robb MB. (Saw deceased 12 June 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Elspet McDougal her X mark, widow (present). A.G. Anderson, registrar witness
1859 June 18th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

17     Ross, John farm servant (single)
died 1859 July 3rd 6h 0m AM Stroin
M: 65 years
parents: Charles Ross, farm servant (deceased) & [blank] Ross ms Michie (deceased)
cause: suppuration of knee joint after injury of same joint. About 4 months.
Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw deceased 2nd July 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Alexr Ross, nephew (present)
1859 July 6th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

18     Stuart, William labourer (widower)
died: 1859 July 25 2h 40m PM Millfauld
M: 68 years
parents: James Stuart, labourer (deceased) & Elizabeth Stuart ms McRobie (deceased)
cause: apoplexy for a fortnight. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw deceased 24 July 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Betty Stuart, daughter, (present)
1859 July 29th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

19     Grant, Margaret or Robertson (widow)
died: 1859 August 6th 4h 0m Dourlick
F: 51
parents: Peter Grant, soldier & Mary Grant ms Cumming (deceased)
cause: phthisis pulmonaris, considerable time. Cert Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. 4th Aug)
buried: Churchyard of Corgarff as certified Andrew Farquharson, grave digger
informant: James Robertson, son (present)
1859 August 12th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

20     Don, James (single)
died: 1859 August 9th 11h 20m AM Parkhouse
M: 4 ½ months
parents: Alexander Don carrier & Mary Don ms Reid
cause: dysentary 2 days. Cert Alexr Robb MB. (Saw deceased 9 August 1859)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Alexander Don, father (present)
1859 August 15th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

21     Ross, Alexander farmer (married)
died: 1859 August 19 12h 0m PM Stroin
M: 69 years
parents: Charles Ross, labourer (deceased) & Jane Ross ms Michie (deceased)
cause: chronic hepatitis, considerable time. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. 16 Aug)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Alexander Ross (present)
1859 August 24th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

22     Stuart, John farmer (married)
died: 1859 October 6 8h 0m PM Deldhunan(?)
M: 72 years
parents: John Stuart, farmer (deceased) & Elizabeth Stuart ms McHardy (deceased)
cause: gravel, a number of years. No regular medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Corgarff, certified Andrew Farquharson, grave digger
informant: John McHardy, grandson (present)
1859 October 10th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

23     McHardy, Isobel (single)
died: October 30 2h 0m Corrymuir
F: 9 years
parents: Harry McHardy, agricultural labourer & Isobel McHardy ms Bisset
cause: scarlet fever 2 days. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Alexr McHardy, uncle Torrancroy (not present)
1859 November 5th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

24     Fraser, Ann Grassick
died: 1859 Nov 22 8h 0m PM Wester Chappleton
F: 5 years
parents: Robert Fraser customer weaver & Margaret Fraser ms Esson
cause: acute hydrocephalus 3 days. Certified Alexander Profeit, surgeon (saw decd. 22 Nov)
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, grave digger
informant: Robert Fraser, father (present)
1859 November 26th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

25     McHardy, George (single)
died: 1859 December 17 11h 0m PM Corrymore
M: 5 hours
parents: Harry McHardy, crofter & Isobell McHardy ms Bisset
cause: [blank]. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon as certified by Harry McHardy, father
informant: Harry McHardy, father (present)
1859 December 20 at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar.

200: Glenbucketcomplete

1   Crawford, Jean pauper (single)
1859 January seventeenth 5h 0m AM Peatfold Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 81 years
parents: Alexander Crawford, crofter (deceased) & Jean Crawford ms Gow (deceased)
cause: General debility. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Kellas gravedigger
informant: James Crawford, nephew Dulix Glenbucket
1859 January 17th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

2   Brown, Jean (married) wife of a farmer
1859 January eighteenth Beltim Glenbucket Aberdeenshire 10h 0m PM
F: 61 years
parents: Peter Gauld, crofter (deceased) & Isabel Daun (deceased)
cause: Dropsy 4 months. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased Janry 16th 1859
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Kellas gravedigger
informant: Alexr Brown, husband (present)
1859 January 22nd at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

3   Kellas, Jean (single)
1859 February fifth 7h 0m AM Belnocraig Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 5 months
parents: Robert Kellas, shoemaker (master) & Elizabeth Kellas ms (Inch)
cause: Weakness & influenza. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Kellas gravedigger
informant: Robert Kellas, father (present)
1859 Febry 7th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

4   Tulloch, Jean (married) wife of a farmer
1859 March twentieth 2h 20m AM Badenyon Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 34 years
parents: James Ross, farmer & Jean Ross ms Michie
cause: Sudden after 7th day of delivery of second child. Labour natural a few minutes. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased March 19th
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Kellas gravedigger
informant: David Tulloch, husband (present)
1859 March 21st at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

5   Smith, Lewis farm servant (single)
1859 April fourteenth 3h 30m PM Mains of Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
M: 18 years
parents: John Smith pauper formerly farm servant & Catherine Smith ms William
cause: Diphtheria three weeks. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased April 13th
buried: Churchyard of Towie, as certified by George Coutts Kirk Officer
informant: John Callam, inspector of poor
1859 April 21st at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

6   Murdoch, Jean (widow) of a farmer
1859 April twenty-sixth 12h 0m PM Belnaboth Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 95 years
parents: Hugh Milne, agricultural labourer (deceased) & Jean Milne ms Ross (deceased)
cause: General debility. No medical attendant
buried: Churchyard of Towie, as certified by George Coutts Kirk Officer
informant: William Murdoch, son (present)
1859 April 28th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

7   Anderson, Peter crofter (married)
1859 June twenty-first 1h 0m PM Upperton Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
M: 66 years
parents: Wililam Anderson, crofter (deceased) & Hellen Anderson ms Robertson (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis 4 days. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased June 20th
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by William Beattie, brother in law
informant: William Beattie Brother in Law (present)
1859 June 26th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

8   Young, Peter married [in pencil: Shoemaker (master)]
1859 July twenty-first 7h 0m PM Belnaboth Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
M: 24 years
parents: John Young, shoemaker & crofter & Jean Young ms Reid
cause: Phthisis pulmonalis 8 months. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased July 19th
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Young, brother
informant: John Young, brother
1859 July 22nd at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

9   Michie, Jean (single)
1859 August eleventh 11h 0m AM Upperton Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 3 months
parents: [blank] & Maria Michie domestic servant
cause: Laryngitis four days. As certified by Alexr Robb MD&c Inverkindie who saw deceased 10th August
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by William Beattie, Upperton
informant: Maria Michie, mother (present)
1859 August 17th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

10   Michie, Mary (single)
1859 September third 4h 30m PM Badenyon Glenbucket Aberdeenshire
F: 12 days
parents: [blank] & Christina Michie farmer’s daughter
cause: Weakness from time of birth. Not certified
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket as certified by John Kellas gravedigger
informant: Christina Michie, mother (present)
1859 September 18th at Glenbucket. William Reid Registrar

201: Glenmuickpartial

7   Robertson, Barbara (single)
1859 March fourteenth 12 oclock noon Milton of Aucholzie
F: 63 years
parents: James Robertson, farmer (deceased) & Christina Grassick (deceased)
cause: Hyperhophy of left ventricle of the heart with anasarca which continued for years. As certified by Dr. Reid who saw deceased on 10th March
buried: Churchyard of Migvie, as certified by William Coutts
informant: William Coutts Miltown of Aucholzie, son in law (present)
1859 March 21st at Glenmuick. Ja Smith, Registrar

203: Inschpartial

2   Beattie, George pauper formerly farm servant (single)
1859 January tenth 10h PM Carnestown Insch
M: 85 years
parents: George Beattie, weaver & crofter (deceased) & Elizabeth Beattie ms Elmslie (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis several months. As certified by Dr. Mackie who saw deceased 10 January 1859
buried: Churchyard of Insch as certified by William Gibb Wright
informant: [neglected to transcribe]
1859 January 11th at Insch. Geo Mackie, Registrar

13   May Beattie, spinster (single)
1859 May twentieth 3h PM Upper Boddam Insch
M: 35 years
parents: George Beattie, farmer & Isabel Beattie ms McPherson
cause: Phthisis three months. As certified by Geo Mackie surgeon who saw deceased 17th May 1859
buried: Insch Churchyard, as certified by James Farquhar in charge of the funeral
informant: George Beattie, father (present)
1859 May 27th at Insch. Alex Ro[xxx] Asst Regr

20   Beattie, William crofter & agricultural labourer (married)
1859 November twelfth 7h PM Hillside of Carneston Insch
M: 64 years
parents: Peter Beattie, farmer (deceased) & May Beattie ms Caithness (deceased)
cause: Phthisis pulmonalis six months. As certified by Geo Mackie MB who saw deceased 3rd Novr 1859
buried: Insch burying ground as certified by Wm Gibb Wright
informant: George Beattie brother, Upper Boddom (present)
1859 November 15th at Insch. Geo Mackie, Registrar

208: Kildrummypartial

7   Beattie, Mary Blacksmith’s daughter (single)
1859 July fifteenth found dead about 7h AM Littlehill
F: 38 years
parents: John Beattie, blacksmith & Elspet Beattie ms Robb (deceased)
cause: Suicide by hanging. No medical man saw the body. As certified by Al. Simpson Procurator Fiscal of Aberdeenshire
buried: Churchyard of Kildrummy, as certified by Wm McIntosh Grave Digger
informant: Walter Beattie, brother (not present)
1859 July 18th at Kildrummy. Wm Christie, Registrar

11   Beattie, Robert farmer’s son (single)
1859 November twenty-fourth about 5h 30m AM Wester Mains
M: 5 mo
parents: James Beattie, farmer & Catherine Beattie ms Griach
cause: (Supposed) disease of the heart. Found dead in his mother’s arms. Not certified.
buried: Churchyard of Glenbucket, as certified by James Beattie, father
informant: James Beattie, father (present)
1859 November 25th at Kildrummy. Wm Christie, Registrar
[in margin: Result of Precognition subsequently received June Pro. Fiscal]

212: Kinnethmontpartial

21   Beattie, Margaret (wife of a crofter)
1859 July seventeenth 4h 0m AM Cults Parish of Kinnethmont
F: 70 years
parents: George Scroggie, crofter (deceased) & Jane Scroggie ms Reid (deceased)
cause: Gastric fever 8 days. As certified by [J.G.] Smith MD who was deceased July 16th
buried: Churchyard of Insch, as certified by George Anderson son in law of deceased
informant: George Anderson son-in-law, Cults Parish of Kinnethmont
1859 July 18th at Kinnethmont. Frederick A. Wilson, Registrar

218: Longsidepartial

47  McHardy, Lewis labourer (widower)
1859 December thirteenth 9h 15m PM Cairngall
F: 87 years
parents: unknown & unknown
cause: General debility 3 days. As certified by [N. Saurweer?] surgn who saw deceased December 13th
buried: Churchyard of Longside. As certified by James McKenzie undertaker
informant: Lewis McHardy, son (present)
1859 December 15th at Longside. Wm [Center?] Registrar

224: Monymuskpartial

17  Grassie, Agnes (single)
1859 August twenty-third 4h 40m AM Grant Lodge
F: 28 days
parents: John Grassie, master shoemaker & Isobella Grassie ms “Downie”
cause: “Thrush”. Not certified.
buried: Churchyard of Kemnay as certified by William Brown “Sexton”
informant: John Grassie, father (present)
1859 Augt 23rd at Monymusk. Alex. Ogilve, Registrar

242: Tarlandpartial

19    Glennie, Alexander farmer (single)
1859 October third 5h 0m PM, Barns[?] of Deskry, Tarland Migvie
M:  69 years
parents:  William Glennie, farmer (deceased) & Margaret Glennie ms Walker (deceased)
cause: Obstruction of the bowels (Intussusception)
buried: Churchyard of Kildrummy, as certified by Alexander McIntosh, sexton
informant: Charles Gordon, neighbour (not present)
1859 October 5th at the Schoolhouse Tarland.  James Adams, Registrar.

20   McIntosh, Ann wife of a farm servant
1859 October sixth 8h 0m PM, Hopewell Migvie Tarland
F: 45 years
parents: Hugh McConnach, farmer (deceased) & Isabel McConnach ms Grant
cause: Enteritis one week.  As certified by A.B. Thomson surgeon who saw deceased October 6th.
buried: Churchyard of Logie, as certified by John Laing, sexton.
informant: Alexander McIntosh, husband (present)
1859 October 11th at the Schoolhouse Tarland.  James Adams, Registrar.

21   Downie, Francis farmer
1859 October seventeenth 3h 30m PM, Colnybachan Tarland Migvie
M: 79 years
parents: Francis Downie, farmer (deceased) & Jane Downie ms Downie (deceased)
cause: Apoplexy 4 days.  As certified by Alexander Profeit A.M. surgeon who saw deceased Octr 16th.
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon, as certified by Alexr Smith Gravedigger
informant: Joseph Downie, son (present)
1859 October 22nd at the Schoolhouse Tarland.  James Adams, Registrar.

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