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Strathdon  

1877

Farquharson, Elspit (single) Farmer's sister
1877 January 4 Wester Dunandhu, Corgarf
F: 78 years
parents: John Farquharson, farmer (deceased) and Helen Farquharson ms Farquharson (deceased)
cause:
buried:
informant: Robert [?] Stewart, cousin, Dumandhu

Callam, Mary (married to James Callam, master tailor)
1877 March 24 Bridglea, Strathdon
F: 71 years
parents: Charles Farquharson, farmer (decd) and Margaret Farquharson ms McHardy (decd)
cause:
informant: James Callam, widower

9 McPherson, Ann (widow of Peter Stewart, crofter and ag lab)
1877 May 16 Bogfoot [just downhill from Torrancroy]
F: 87
parents: Gustavus McPherson crofter (deceased) and Diana McPherson ms McHardy (deceased)
cause: old age
buried:
informant: Isabella Read [?] daughter

10   Beattie, Ann (widow of Peter Beattie, farmer)
1877 June 3 Ledmacoy
F: 80 years
parents: Alexander Stewart, farmer (deceased) and Henrietta Stewart ms McHardy (deceased)
cause:
buried:
informant: Alexr Beattie, son (present)

19   James Warrack Farm Servant, Single
1877 September Fifteenth 10h 30m A.M., Ballachylach
Deskryside Strathdon
Male: 70 years
father: Alexander Warrack, Farmer (deceased)
mother: Isabella Warrack M.S. Glennie (deceased)
cause: no medical attendant
informant: John Warrack, Brother, Invernochty Strathdon
1877 September 17th at Strathdon, James Wattie, Registrar
Monumental Inscription, Strathdon Stone #310
In memory of John Warrack farmer Invernochty d. there 24 Feb. 1879 at 75
his brother James died Ballochoillach 15 Sep. 1877 at 70
his sister Jane died there 23 May 1876 at 67
his sister Isabella died Newton, Towie 6 May 1885 at 84.

-- record courtesy of Holly

1878

7   John Downie Pauper, formerly Agricultural Labourer (married to Isabella Brown) Illegitimate
1878 March 6th 12 h 0 m noon Delnine Corgarff Tarland 
m 82 years
Father Joseph Downie Farmer (deceased) (reputed father) Mother Isabella Munro Domestic Servant (deceased)
Cause of death Cancer of the Stomach
Informant John Downie Son 33 Cross Street Perth
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

16   Isabella Kellas Bread Seller single Illegitimate
1878 June 24th 1:45 a.m. Greenbank Corgarff Strathdon 
F 77 years
Father Arthur Kellas Farmer (deceased) Mother Christina McHardy MS Downie (deceased)
Cause of death Palsy
Informant Jane Hay her X mark Nurse Castle Corgarff
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

1879

4   John Warrack  Farmer, Single
1879 February Twentyfourth 1h 0m A.M.
Male: 75 years
father: Alexander Warrack, Farmer (deceased)
mother: Isabel Warrack M.S. Glennie (deceased)
cause: Chronic Kidney Disease, no immediate medical attendant
informant: James Warrack, Nephew (present)
1879 February 18th at Strathdon, James Wattie, Registrar.
Monumental Inscription, Strathdon Stone #310
In memory of John Warrack farmer Invernochty d. there 24 Feb. 1879 at 75
his brother James died Ballochoillach 15 Sep. 1877 at 70
his sister Jane died there 23 May 1876 at 67
his sister Isabella died Newton, Towie 6 May 1885 at 84.

-- record courtesy of Holly

5   Charles Downie pauper, formerly carrier and Ag. Lab. Widower of [unknown]
1879 March 7th 3:30 p.m. Auhnahoy Deskryside Strathdon 
M 78 years
Father Charles Downie Crofter & Wheelwright (deceased) Mother Margaret Downie MS Bremner (deceased)
Cause of death Cardiac Disease
Informant Alexr Anderson neighbour (present) Parkstile Strathdon
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

1880

1   Ann Merchant (married to William Merchant, Farmer)
1879 December 29th 8:30 p.m. Eatenbreck Strathdon (usual abode Woodhead, Banchory-Ternan) 
F 30 years
Father James Downie Farmer Mother Barbara Downie MS McRobert
Cause of death Phythisis
Informant Charles Downie brother (present)
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

15 Margaret Forbes, pauper (widow of James Forbes, crofter)
1880 April eleventh 1h 0m AM Sunnybrae, Auchernach, Strathdon
F: 83 years
parents: William Farquharson, farmer (deceased) & Cecil Farquharson ms Forbes (deceased)
cause: Carcinoma for years. As certified by R Mortimer Yule MD &c
informant: William Farquharson, nephew (present) Toldaquhill, Strathdon
1880 April 19th at Strathdon. James Wattie, registrar.

1884

1  May, Isabella (widow of Alexander May, ag lab)
1884 January 14 Altdobrain cottage, Glenkindie
F: 80
parents: Gustavus McPherson, crofter (deceased) and Diana McPherson ms McHardy (deceased)
cause: bronchitis
buried:
informant: James Morgan, Delrossack, neighbour

2  McHardy, Sophia (widow of John McHardy, farmer)
1884 February 5 Easter Corriehoul, Corgarf
F: 79
parents: George Dunbar farmer (deceased) and Janet Dunbar ms Stewart (deceased)
cause: old age
buried:
informant: George Dunbar, nephew, Belniden, Corgarff

Findlay, Robert (married to Margaret Gordon) Crofter
1884 May 1 Roadside, Deskryside
M: 80
parents: Harry Findlay, labourer (deceased) and Jane Findlay ms Farquharson (deceased)
cause:
informant: Alexr Findlay, son, Mill of New

McHardy, Elspet (single) Pauper
1884 June 13 Garden Cottage, Auchernach
F: 71
parents: Charles McHardy farmer (deceased) and Margaret McHardy ms Leslie (deceased?)
cause:
informant: Peter Nicol, cousin, Tolduquhill

Cameron, Margaret wife of Peter Cameron
1884 October 16
F: 82
parents: [?] Grant, farmer (deceased) and Isabella McPherson, domestic servant (deceased)
cause:
buried:
informant: James Cameron, son, schoolhouse, Glenbucket

1885

1   James Downie Farmer (married to Barbara McRobert)
1885 January 1st 8:10 a.m. Ettenbreck Conryside Strathdon 
M 82 years
Father Charles Downie Farmer (deceased) Mother [blank] Downie MS Bremner (deceased)
Cause of death Old Age
Informant Charles Downie Son (present)
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

22   Margaret Downie single
1885 December 18th 7:30 Boilmore Corgarff Strathdon 
F 88 years
Father Charles Downie Farmer (deceased) Mother Janet Downie MS McHardy (deceased)
Cause of death Acute Bronchitis
Informant Robert Kellas Cousin German (present)
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

1886

11   Barbara Downie Widow of James Downie Farmer
1886 July 19th 6 a.m. Ettenbreck 
F 72 years
Father James McRobert Farmer (deceased) Mother Ellen McRobert MS Beattie (deceased)
Cause of death Senectus
Informant Charles Downie Son (present)
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

1887

Wright, Ann (wife of James Wright, saw miller)
1887 December 20 Claverhouse, Deskryside
F: 38
parents: William McHardy, farmer (deceased) and Mary McHardy ms Coutts
informant: James Wright, widower

13   McHardy, James (single) Farmer
1887 December 6 Haughton, Corgarf
M: 70
parents: Joseph McHardy farmer (deceased) and Jane McHardy ms Farquharson
cause: bronchitis 21 days
buried:
informant: Jane Forbes niece (present)

1888

15   Robert Downie Crofter. An Indian pensioner. Illegitimate, married to Ann Simpson
1888 August 22nd 3:12 p.m. Craigengower Glenkindie Strathdon 
M 70 years
Father Robert Downie AG. Lab. (deceased) Mother Jane Glennie Domestic Servant (subsequently married to William Cob) (deceased)
Cause of death Dropsy
Informant Charles Downie Son (present)
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

1892

9   Janet Ritchie (married to John Ritchie Slater)
died: 1892 July third 1h 50m P.M. Colnabachan Corgarff Strathdon
female age 81 years
Parents: Joseph Downie Farmer (deceased) Jane Downie M.S. Downie
(deceased)
Cause of death: Old Age No Medical Attendant
Informant: John Ritchie Widower (Present)
Registered 1892 July 7th at Strathdon J.B. Innes Registrar
-- record courtesy of Ian Downie

 1893

18   Helen McHardy [Widow of William McHardy, Agricultural Labourer]
F, 84 years
Father: Charles Munro, Tailor [deceased]
Mother: Margaret Munro, M.S. Ross [deceased]
Cause of death: Old Age, as certified by R Elstorvie MB, CM
Informant: Betsy McHardy, Daughter [Present]
Registered: 1893, December 14th at Strathdon by JB Innes, Registrar

1898

2   Betty Grassick, Pauper [formerly Domestic Servant], [Single], Illegitimate, F, 84 years
1898 February Sixth, 1h.30m. PM, Old Semeil, Strathdon
Father: William Grassick, Farmer [deceased]
Mother: Margaret Grassick ["MS Grassick" lined out], Domestic Servant [deceased]
Cause of death: Old Age, Paralysis, No immediate Medical Attendant
Informant: Jane Murdoch, daughter [Present]
Registered: 1898 February 7th at Strathdon by JB Munro, Registrar [SW note: should be Innes]
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer

8   Philip, Elizabeth ms McHardy (married to William Philip retired farmer).
1898 July fourth 11h 0m AM at Skellater House, Corgarff.
F: 70 years [christened May thirteenth 1828, Strathdon Parish]
parents: James McHardy, farmer [Burnside of Corryhoul, Corgarff] (deceased) & Ann McHardy ms Simpson (deceased).
cause: syncope; carcoma of throat 3 years as certified by P. Howie M.B., C.M.
buried: Strathdon Kirkyard
informant: William Philip son, Shinnach Corgarff. 1898 July fourth at Strathdon, J. B. Innes Registrar.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy

1904

4   John Beattie, farmer (Single)
1904 February twenty-seventh 8h 30m PM Cummerton, Strathdon
M: 76 years
parents: Peter Beattie, farmer (deceased) & Ann Beattie ms Stewart (deceased)
cause: Apoplexy 1 day.  As certified by P. Howie BM CM
informant: Alexander Niven, nephew.  Coull of Ledmacoy, Strathdon
1904 March 5th at Strathdon.  J.B. Innes, Registrar

1912

Helen Grassick single
12 June 1912 3h 10m PM Corrybreck
parents: Archibald Grassick (farm servant and deceased) & Ann Grassick m.s. McHardy (deceased) 
cause: arterial sclerosis 3 years, old age, as Cert by P Howie MD
signed: D.F. Philip, Inspector of Poor, Garchony, Strathdon
-- record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly

 


Aberdeen (parish 168a)

1889

Alexander Kellas, late farmer
Married to 1st Ann Findlay  2nd Ann Anderson m.s. Strachan
Died 1889 October First 7h 0m pm  211 Barron Street, Woodside  
M 83 years
Father John Kellas Farmer (deceased)
Mother Maiden Name Margaret Glass (deceased)
Cause:  Apoplexy 14 hours  as cert by J.E. Fowler MD
Informant  Harry Kellas Son Persley Croft Old Machar
Registered 1889 October 2nd at Woodside.  Alex M. Hendry Registrar
-- record courtesy of Jeanette Dall

1899

202   Margaret Duncan (married to William Duncan, Cotton Dyer)
1899 February sixteenth 3h 30m PM 27 Spring Garden, Aberdeen
F: 66 years
parents: John Smith, Shoe Porter (deceased) & Amelia Smith ms Carnagie (deceased)
cause: Phthisis 5 months, as certified by Jas. [J. T.?] Dalgarm BM
informant: Christina Cooper, daughter-in-law (present) 69 Park Street, Aberdeen
1899 February 17th at Aberdeen.  Charles Stronach, Registrar

203   James Grassick, General Merchant (widower of Janet McConnachie)
1899 February eighteenth 4h 45m AM 66 St. Nicholas Street, Aberdeen
M: 87 years
parents: William Grassick, farmer (deceased) & [blank] Grassick ms Watt (deceased)
cause: Bronchial Catarrh 14 days, senile decay.  As certified by W. Christie Crowe MD CM
informant: James Robb son-in-law and occupier (present)
1899 February 18th at Aberdeen.  Charles Stronach, Registrar

204   Elizabeth Paterson (married to Charles Paterson, labourer)
1899 February seventeenth 10h 45m PM 88 Gerrard Street, Aberdeen
F: 64 years
parents: John Mathers, Mason (Journeyman) (deceased) & Ella Mathers ms Sim (deceased)
cause: Pulmonary Congestion 6 days.  As certified by W. Christie Crowe MD CM
informant: Charles Paterson, widower (present)
1899 February 18th at Aberdeen.  Charles Stronach, Registrar

1904 - District of St Machar

1181   Jane Anderson (widow of Peter Anderson, farmer)
1904 November twenty-fifth 9h 45m AM 18 Ferryhill Terrace, Aberdeen
F: 72 years
parents: William Beattie, farmer (deceased) & Isabella Beattie ms Gordon (deceased)
cause: Valvular Disease of Heart 12 months. As cert by J.D. Wyness MD
informant: R.G. Anderson, son and inmate (present)
1904 November 26th at Aberdeen. James Meston, Registrar

1912 - District of St Machar

Penelope Dey (Married to James Dey, Retired Police Detective Officer)
died: 1912, January Seventeenth, 7h 30m pm. at 78 Irvine Place Aberdeen
age: 59 years
father: James Grassick, Crofter (deceased)
mother: Penelope Grassick m.s. Stewart (deceased)
cause of death: Heart Failure, 1 day, as Cert. by Geo. Scott M.D.
signed: James Dey, Widower (present)
recorded: 1912, January 18th, at Aberdeen; signed James Meston, Registrar
-- record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly

1917 - District of Rubislaw

435  Jessie Wight Grassick (widow of George Donald Grassick general carter)
1917 July fourteenth 2h 5m AM Temporary Parish Hospital, Rosemount School, Aberdeen (Us Res - 52 Ashvale Place, Aberdeen)
F: 72 years
parents: John Bell, grain storekeeper (deceased) & Janet Bell ms Crawford (deceased)
cause: Senility. As Cert by Elizabeth J Innes MB
informant: Jessie Hebenton, daughter, 33 Bloomfield Road, Aberdeen
1917 July 17th at Aberdeen. Alexr Munro, Registrar

1918 - District of St Machar

363  Annie Gordon (widow of James Gordon, farmer)
1918 October third 2h 0m AM 76 Great Western Road, Aberdeen
F: 84 years
parents: James Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Jane Grassick ms Forbes (deceased)
cause: Senile Decay. As cert by W.J. Byres MD
informant: Mary Ann Coutts, daughter (present) 47 Evan Street Stonehaven
1819 October 3rd at Aberdeen. Robert Anderson, Int. Registrar

1919 - District of St Machar

361   George Grassick
1929 August ninth 10h 55m AM  3 Gordon Place Aberdeen
M: 5 years
parents:  Robert Grassick, Market Gardener's Assistant & Henrietta Watson Grassick ms Hepburn
cause:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Tubercular Meningitis.  As certified by J.[W.?] Craig, MB ChB
informant:  Robert Grassick, father (present)
1929 August 9th at Aberdeen.  W.M. Hall, Registrar

1922 - District of Rubislaw

Ann McHardy housekeeper, single. (Born Corgarff).
Died: 1922 February 18th 2h 0m AM 3 Beechgrove Terrace, Aberdeen (District of Rubislaw).
F: 50 years
Parents: Findlay McHardy, general merchant (deceased) and Jane McHardy (nee Dunbar) (deceased)
Cause: Carcinoma Mammae 11 months as witnessed by Robert Semple, M.D.
Informant: Margaret McHardy, sister (present).
Registered: 1922 February 20th at Aberdeen, Alexander Munro, Registrar.
Family MI from Corgarff Cemy:
Jane Dunbar wife of Findlay McHardy died at Cockbridge Corgarff 7th October 1903 aged 57 years. Also the said Findlay McHardy died 3rd May 1911 aged 84 years. Their daughter Annie died 18th February 1922 aged 50. Daughter Margaret died 30th April 1968 aged 86.

 


Old Machar (parish 168b)

1884

706   Mary Archibald (widow of Peter Archibald, gardener)
1884 July twenty-sixth 6h 25m PM, 1 Bridge Street Woodside, Aberdeen
F: 80 years
parents:  William Bremner, farm servant (deceased) & Mary Thistlie, previously Bremner, ms Henderson (deceased)
cause: Jaundice 1 month.  As certified by J.E. Fowler MD
informant: E Archibald, daughter (present)
1884 August 1st at Aberdeen.  James Valentine, Registrar

707   Mary Munro (single) Illegitimate
1884 August first 9h 40m PM, 6 South Mount(?) Street, Aberdeen
F: 14 years
parents: George Munro, farmer (reputed) & Jane McQueen new wife of James Wilson, tailor
cause: Disease of the brain - 21 days.  As certified by Alex Reith MD
informant: Jas. Wilson, step-father (present)
1884 August 2d at Aberdeen.  James Valentine, Registrar

708   James Grassie, Foreman\Railway Porter (married to 1st Margaret Taylor, 2d Isabella Falconer)
1884 August second 6h 55m PM Royal Lunatic Asylum, U.R. [usual residence] 7 [xxx] Village Road, Aberdeen
M: 56 years
parents: George Grassie, brickmaker (deceased) & Isabella Grassie ms Johnston (deceased)
cause: General paralysis of [mouth?].  As certified by Wm Reid MD
informant:  John Grassie, son 204 Heardgate
1884 August 4th at Aberdeen.  James Valentine, Registrar
 


Auchindoir and Kearn (parish 172)

1889

5   Jane Stewart domestic servant (single)
1889 March twenty-fourth 9h 0m AM Delnadamph Corgarff Strathdon
F: 28 years
parents: John Stewart, crofter & Margaret Stewart ms Mortimer
cause: Cardiac disease, mitral valve, dropsy. As certified by A. Wattie MB CM, Ed.
informant: John Stewart, father (present)
1889 March 25th at Strathdon. JB Innes, Registrar

6   Isabella McKenzie (married to William McKenzie, shoemaker)
1889 April eighth 7h 15m AM Tollhouse Glenkindie Strathdon
F: 22 years
parents: James Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Isabella Grassick ms Beattie
cause: Parametritis 14 days, Pneumonia 10 days. As certified by Peter Rough MB CM
informant: Wm McKenzie, widower (present)
1889 April 10th at Strathdon. JB Innes, Registrar

20   James Watt, Farmer, Married to Mary Ann Morgan
M, 46 years
1889 June Fourteenth, 3h 30m PM,
Opposite House Occupied by Adam McIntosh, Roorkee Cottage, Auchindoir
Usual Residence Newmill Auchindoir
parents: George Watt, Farmer [deceased] & Jane Watt, M.S. Hunter [deceased]
Cause of death: Accident [immediately killed] as Cert by Peter Galloway MB & CM
Informant: George Watt, son, Newmill Auchindoir
Registered: 1889 June 15th at Auchindoir by H.L. Smith

Register of Corrected Entries for the Parish of Auchindoir & Kearn in the County of Aberdeen
The following report of a result of a Precognition has been received touching the
Death of James Watt, Registered under No.20 in the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1889
James Watt, Farmer, Married, 46 years, Male
14th June 1889, Lumsden Village, Usual Residence Newmill Auchindoir
Father: George Watt, Farmer
Mother: Jane Hunter or Watt
Cause of death: Injuries sustained by being thrown from his cart the horse in which had run off
Signed at Auchindoir 26th June 1889
Geo Cadenhead, Procurator Fiscal
Procurator Fiscals Office, Aberdeen 24th June 1889
Harry L Smith, Registrar
Extracted from the Register of Corrected Entries for the Parish of Auchindoir & Kearn in the County of Aberdeen
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer
 


Coull (parish 182)

1884

11   Elizabeth Nicol (married to James Nicol, Agricultural Labourer)
1884 December thirtieth 4h AM Cotmore Coull
F: 66 years
parents: James Grassie, farmer (deceased) & Helen Grassie ms Tawse (deceased)
cause: Dropsy. As cert. by Wm McCreadie MB & CM
informant: James Nicol, widower (present)
1884 December 31st at Coull. Wm Kennedy, Registrar
 


Glenbucket (parish 200)

1884

2 Janet Ross (widow of Hary Ross, Blacksmith)
1884 April fourth 3h 0m AM Smithyford Glenbucket
F: 94 years
parents: Adam Beattie, gamekeeper (deceased) & Agnes Beattie ms Coutts (deceased)
cause: Old age. As certified by Charles L Wattie MD
informant: James Ross, son (present)
1884 April 10th at Glenbucket. Alexr Callam, Asst Registrar.

3 William Beattie, Farmer (married to Elspet Middleton)
1884 July tenth 6h 0m AM Nethertown Glenbucket
M: 49 years
parents: James Beattie, farmer (deceased) & Elspet Beattie ms Findlay (deceased)
cause: Morbus Cordis, Dropsy. As certified by Charles L. Wattie MD
informant: James Beattie, son (present)
1884 July 14th at Glenbucket. Alexr Callam, Registrar

1895

6    Mary Brodie (Married to William Brodie, Farmer)
1895 October ninth 6h 0m AM Belnaglack, Glenbucket
F: 80 years
parents: John Grassick, weaver (deceased) & Helen Grassick ms Wattie (deceased)
cause: Caries of Jaw, Old age. As certified by P Howie MB CM
informant: Alexander Brodie, son (present)
1894 October 14th at Glenbucket. Alexr Callam, Registrar.

8   Sophia Beattie (Widow of John Beattie, crofter)
1895 December ninth 11h 50m PM Deochrie, Glenbucket
F: 86 years
parents:  John Michie, farmer (deceased) & Henretta Michie ms Moir (deceased)
cause: Old Age.  No medical attendant
informant: John McPherson, Grand Son, Present
1895 December 13th at Glenbucket.  Alexr Callam, Registrar

1913

1   John Beattie, crofter (single)
1913 October third 7h 30m PM Deochry Glenbucket
M: 77 years
parents: John Beattie, crofter (deceased) & Sophia Beattie ms Michie (deceased)
cause: Hemiplegia 2 years, Old age. As cert by P Howie M.B.C.M.
informant: Sophia McPherson, niece (present)
1913 October 6th at Glenbuchat. John Callam, Registrar
 


Inverurie (parish 204)

17 Ann Duncan, widow of John Duncan, labourer
1887, March Thirty-first, 3h 0m a.m. at Strathburn Cottage, Inverurie
Female, 66 years of age
father: Archibald Grassick (deceased)
mother: ---------- Grassick m.s. McHardy (deceased)
cause of death: Chronic Bronchitis
as certified by Alex. Nicol, M.D.
informant: Alexander Duncan, Son, Duncanstone Leslie
registered: 1887, March 31st at Inverurie, Alex. Fowlie, Registrar
-- record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly
 


Kildrummy (parish 208)

1877

3   William Watt, Farmer, Married to Jessie Bruce
M, 81 years
1877 April Seventeenth, 5h 30m PM, Honeybarrel
Father: Peter Watt, Farmer [deceased]
Mother: Isobel Watt, M.S. Gordon [deceased]
Cause of death: Asthma, not certified, no medical attendant
Informant: Geo B Watt, Son [present]
Registered: 1877 April 23rd at Kildrummy by Dougall Christie, Registrar

9   Ann Watt, Single, 
F, 84 years
1877 September Eighth, 5h 0m AM, Muirs of Clova
Father: Peter Watt, Farmer [deceased]
Mother: Isobel Watt, M.S. Gordon [deceased]
Cause of death: Diarrhaea 8 days, as certified by James Reid, Surgeon
Informant: George B Watt, Nephew
Registered: 1877 September 9th at Kildrummy by Dougall Christie, Registrar

1882

9   Jessie Bruce, Widow of William Watt, Farmer, Illegitimate
F, 82 years
1882 December Fifteenth 11h 0m PM, Honeybarrel, Kildrummy
Father: James Bruce [deceased] reputed father
Mother: [no entry]
Cause of death: Paralysis 2 days, as Certified by Jas Reid, Surgeon
Informant: Geo B Watt, Son [Present]
Registered: 1882 December 21st at Kildrummy by Dougall Chrestie [sic], Registrar

1894

10   Mary Forbes (married to Disney Leith Forbes, sawmiller)
1894 December eighteenth 8h 0m PM, Newbigging Kildrummy
F: 61 years
parents: George Grassick, crofter (deceased) & Marjory Grassick ms Riach (deceased)
cause: Ulceration of bowels 10 months; Dialation of heart, years; Debility. As certified by Peter Galloway MB CM
informant: William P(?) Forbes, son. Glen Tanar Aboyne
1894 December 21st at Kildrummy. John Milne, Assistant Registrar. J.McD.

1914

Jane Craib [Married to John Craib, Farmer], F, 72 years
1914 November Eighth, 8h.0m. PM, Dukeston of Brux, Kildrummy
Father: Benjamin Watt [deceased]
Mother: Mary Watt, previously White, M.S. Lumsden [deceased]
Cause of death: Chronic Rheumatic Arthritis, Incontinence of Urine 1 year, Acute Gastritis 14 days
as cert. by D Lamond MB, CM
Informant: A Grassick, Son [present]
Registered: 1914, November 9th at Kildrummy by J.O. Clark
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer

1915

John Craib, Farmer [Widower] of Jane Watt], M, 68 years
1915 November Twenty-first, 5h.0m. AM, Dukeston, Kildrummy
Father: Alexander Craib, Farmer [deceased]
Mother: Catherine Craib, M.S. Sector [deceased]
Cause of death: Heart Disease, Years, as cert by D Lamond, MB, CM
Informant: William Craib, Nephew [present], Newton of Brux, Kildrummy
Registered: 1915 November 22nd at Kildrummy by J.A. Clark, Registrar
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer
 


Kincardine O'Neil (par 209)

Peter McINTOSH formerly GRASSICK, Fireman (retired) Widower of Mary McFADYN
1922 February 4th at 6.30am North Lodge, Craigmyle, Kincardine O'Neill
Aged 84
Parents: John Stewart Grassick, farmer (dec) & Mary Ann Forbes Masson (dec)
cause: Senile decay
Registered by Robert Charles Wattie, intimate friend 1922 February 6th Torphins.
[note: he was baptized Patrick McIntosh GRASSICK in 1838.]
 


Leochel-Cushnie  (parish 214)

10  James Grassick, retired crofter, married to 1st Penelope Allanach, 2nd Margaret Smollet or Allardyce
1906 November Sixteenth, 3h, 40m p.m., at Craigievar Schoolhouse Leochel Cushnie
Male, 90 years of age
father: Archibald Grassick, Crofter (deceased)
mother: Ann Grassick m.s. McHardy (deceased)
cause of death: Hemiplegia, 1 year
as certified by J. A. Simpson, M.B., Lab. B., D.P.H.
informant: Alex. Grassick, Son (present)
registered: 1906 November 19th at Leochel Cushnie, Alex Grassick, Registrar
-- record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly
 


Leslie  (parish 215)

1895

8   William McHardy crofter married to Isabella Mathieson, previously Ann Mitchell
died 25/11/1895 at Duncanston, Leslie
M 75 years [Strathdon OPR: chr 23/01/1820]
parents: Joseph McHardy farmer deceased  [Haughton, Corgarff] & Jane McHardy nee Farquharson deceased;
cause: tumour cancer of prostrate;
informant: neighbour Alex Jamieson, Duncanston Leslie.
-- record courtesy of
Andrew McHardy
 


Peterhead  (parish 232)

1951

Charles Forbes McHardy - Shepherd retired. (single)
1951 March seventh at 6h 30m PM The Glen, Newseat, Peterhead.
M: 72 years
parents: James McHardy, farmer (deceased) [of Burnside, Corgarff] & Mary McHardy ms Coutts (deceased).
cause: senility - cardiac failure, 1 month.
informant: James McHardy (son) R.A.F. Station, Kinloss, Forres (present).
1951 March 8th at Peterhead. Mary A. Moir, Assistant Registrar.
[Charlie was the last McHardy to farm at Corryhoul]

-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy
 


Rhynie (par 237)

1931

2   Jane Henderson, widow of James Henderson
1931 March seventeenth 11h 0m AM 33 Main Street Rhynie
F: 86 years
parents: Charles Edwards, farmer (deceased) & Jane Edwards ms Gracie (deceased)
cause: Arterio Sclerosis. As certified by James McKenzie MB & ChB, Rhynie
informant: Charles Henderson, son (present)
1931 march 17th at Rhynie. R.G.F. Troup, Registrar
 


Tarland-Migvie  (parish 242)

1883

3   James Grassick, Farmer, married to Barbara Duncan
1883 March twenty-third 4h 45m PM Drummie, Tarland
M: 70 years
parents: James Grassick, Tailor (Master) (Deceased) & Helen Grassick m.s. Tawse (Deceased).
cause: Cirrhosis of Kidney, Uraemia, as certified by Harry Michie, M.B.C.M. Tarland; informant: Ben Grassick, Son (present)
Mar 27th, 1883, at Tarland, W. Thomson Registrar
--record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly

1884

13   Harry Smith carpenter, married to Ann Mitchell
1884 October twenty-eighth 2h 45m AM Village Tarland
M:  83 years
parents:  James Smith, general labourer (deceased) & Jane Smith ms Gauld (deceased)
cause:  Purpura hoemorragica 1 month 14 days.  As certified by Harry Michie MB CM Tarland
informant:  Gordon Smith, son-in-law, Village Tarland
1884 October 30th at Tarland.  W Thomson, Registrar

14   Charles Grassick farmer, widower of Jane Calder
1884 November twentieth 3h 30m PM Village Tarland
M: 93 years
parents: Alexander Grassick, Tailor (deceased) & Helen Grassick ms Copland (deceased)
cause: Senile debility.  As certified by Thos B Gibson MA BM CM Tarland
informant:  Charles Grassick, son (present)
1884 November 25th at Tarland.  W Thomson, Registrar

15   Janet McRobbie, domestic servant, single
1884 December second 11h 45m AM Braehead Tarland
F:  73 years
parents:  William McRobbie, crofter (deceased) & Ann McRobbie ms Fyfe (deceased)
cause:  Apoplexy.  As certified by Thos. B. Gibson MB CM Tarland
informant:  John McRobbie, brother, West Tillylodge, Coull
1884 December 4th at Tarland.  W Thomson, Registrar
[in margin:  See Register of Corrected Entries Vol I page 33.  1884 Dec 12th.]

1910

1   Mary Grassick (single)
1910 March twenty-eighth 10h 0m AM Village Tarland
F: 2 days
parents:  William Grassick, farm servant & Margaret Ann Macphail Grassick ms Martin
cause:  Congenital Heart Disease.  As certified by W Hector MB CM
informant:  William Grassick, father (present)
1910 March 30th at Tarland.  W Thomson, Registrar


Towie (parish 245)

1879

Extract of an entry in a Register of Deaths
Parish of Towie, County of Aberdeen
GRO Ref Towie 245.7.1501
George Craib [Single] Illegitimate, M, 4 days
1879 October Third, 4h.30m. AM, Boat of Drumallachie, Towie
Father: John Craib, Farmer
Mother: Jane Grassick, M.S. Watt, Widow, Seamstress
Cause of death: Debility, No immediate medical attendant
Informant: John Craib, Father, Newton of Brux, Not present
Registered: 1879 October 6th at Towie by James Bisset

1883

2    Alexander Grassick, farmer (married to Margaret Watt)
1883 February tenth 8h 50m PM, Knowhead of Drumallochie Towie
M: 78 years
parents: James Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Ann Grassick ms Forbes (deceased)
cause: Paralysis 2 days. As certified by James Reid surgeon
informant: Alexander Grassick, son (present)
1883 February [11th] at Towie. James Bisset, Registrar

1886

8   Margaret Grassick [Widow of Alexander Grassick, Farmer]
F, 73 years
1886 November Thirteenth, 10h 0m PM, Knowhead Towie
Father: Peter Watt, Farmer [deceased]
Mother: Isobel Watt, M.S. Gordon [deceased]
Cause of death: Hypertrophy of left ventricle 2 years, Hydrothorasy 6 months As certified by James Reid, Surgeon
Informant: Alexander Grassick, Son [Present]
Registered: 1886 November 17th at Towie by James Bisset, Registrar

1888

Extract of an entry in a Register of Deaths
Parish of Towie, County of Aberdeen
GRO Ref Towie 245.4.2867
James Grassick, Retired Blacksmith and Farmer [Married to Isabella Beattie], M, 76 years
1888 March Ninth, 1h.0m. PM, Burns, Towie
Father: John Grassick, Handloom Weaver [deceased]
Mother: [blank] MS [blank] [deceased]
Cause of death: Congestion of Lungs 5 days, Peritonitis 7 days, as certified by Peter Rough, MB, CM
Informant: John Grassick, Son, Waterside, Towie
Registered: 1888 March 10th at Towie by James Bissett, Registrar
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer

1896

4   Isabella Farquharson (widow of James Farquharson, shoemaker)
1896 April eighth 8h PM, Newbigging, Towie
F: 71 years
parents:  Alexander Grassick, weaver (deceased) & Isabella Grassick ms Forbes (deceased)
cause:  Acute Bronchitis 1 month 7 days, asthenia.  As certified by James Davie MB CM
informant:  Alexander Farquharson, son
1896 April 13th at Towie.  James Bisset, Registrar

5   Alexander McGregor, farm grieve (married to Eliza Anderson)
1896 April thirtieth, found dead at 3 PM entangled in the threshing mill at Deskryside Towie
M: 42 years
parents:  Charles McGregor, farm servant (deceased) & Catherine McGregor ms Esson
cause:  (Supposed) strangulation (uncertified).
informant:  James McGregor, brother, 202 North Woodside Road, Glasgow
1896 May 5th at Towie.  James Bisset, Registrar
[in margin: See Reg. of Cor. Entr. Vol T p. 44 May 19th 1896]

6   Helen Grassick [Widow of John Grassick, Farmer], F, 92 years
1896 May Twentyfourth, 10h 15m AM, Lochrie, Towie
Father: George Masson, Shoemaker [deceased]
Mother Penelope Masson, M.S. Chree [deceased]
Cause of death: [supposed] Shock from a fall [Uncertified]
Informant: James Dow, Son in law [present]
Registered: 1896 May 27th at Towie by James Bisset, Registrar
     Register of Corrected Entries for the Parish of Towie in the County of Aberdeen
The following report of the result of a precognition has been received touching the
death of Helen Mason [sic] or Grassick, registered under No.6 of the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1896
Helen Masson or Grassick, Farmer's Widow, 92 years, Female, Widowed
1896 May 22nd at Lochrie, Towie, Lochrie Towie
Father: George Mason [sic], Shoemaker or Tailor
Mother: Penelope Chree or Mason [sic]
Cause of death: Shock to the System caused by an accidental fall down a stair
Certified by Charles Wilson, Procurator Fiscal
Procurator Fiscal's Office, Aberdeen 11th June 1896
At Towie June 12th, 1896, James Bisset, Registrar
Extracted from the Register of Corrected Entries for the Parish of Towie in the County of Aberdeen
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer

1898

GRO Ref Towie 245.3.2867
Ann Grassick, Housekeeper [Single], Illegitimate, F, 58 years
1898 March eighteenth, 4h.20m. PM, Torrycruin, Towie
Father: William Grassick [deceased], Reputed Father
Mother: Margaret Forbes [deceased]
Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorrhage 3 days, as certified by George F Thomson, MB, CM
Informant: Alexander Craib, Son
Registered: 1898 March 19th at Towie by James Bisset, Registrar
-- record courtesy of George Buermeyer

 


Tullynessle and Forbes - parish 246

3   John Morrison, Farm Servant, Illegitimate
1888, March Seventeenth 1hr p.m., Mountgassie, Tullynessle
Male, 18 years of age
father: blank
mother: Mary Ann Grassick, now married to John Reid, Blacksmith
cause of death: Disease of the Spine, 2 years, as Certified by W Smith, M.R.C.S.
informant: John Reid, Step-father, present
registered: 1888, March 19th at Tullynessle, Jas. M. C. Pithie, Registrar
-- record courtesy of Debbie O'Reilly


ANGUS (note, Angus was formerly Forfar)

Brechin (parish 275)

1895

74   Isabella Nelson (widow of Andrew Nelson night watchman at factory)
1895 May first 5h 10m AM 5 Nursery Lane Montrose Street Brechin
F: 79 years
parents: Peter Grassick, shoemaker (journeyman) (deceased) & Isabella Grassick ms Wattie (deceased)
cause: Influenza, bronchitis. As certified by J.P Myles MB CM
informant: [David Fairweather?] son in law, 39 India Street Montrose
1895 May 1st at Brechin. Rob [xxx], Registrar

1903

145  Alexander Duncan pauper, formerly a labourer (single)
1903 December eighteenth 5h -m PM Almshouse, Infirmary Street, Brechin
M: 78 years
parents: Charles Duncan, farm servant (deceased) & Jane Duncan ms Duthie (deceased)
cause:  Natural decay.  As certified by John Anderson MB CM
informant:  Margaret Low, niece, 9 Trinity Road, Brechin
1903 December 19th at Brechin.  Cha[illeg] Mills, Asst Registrar

146   Peter Grassick handloom weaver (widower of Helen Blackie)
1903 December twentieth 2h 30m AM 18 High Street, Brechin
M:  84 years
parents:  Peter Grassick, shoemaker (deceased) & Isabella Grassick ms Wattie (deceased)
cause: Senile decay.  As certified by J.P. Myers MB CM
informant: James Patterson son in law (present)
1903 December 21st at Brechin.  Cha[illeg] Mills, Asst Registrar

147   Margaret Martin --- (single)
1903 December twenty-first 9h 40m PM Almshouse, Infirmary Street, Brechin
F: 79 years
parents: David Martin, tea hawker (deceased) & Jane Martin ms Preshaw(?) (deceased)
cause: Apoplexy.  As certified by John Anderson MB CM
informant: [illeg], Matron of Almshouse (present)
1903 December 24th at Brechin.  Cha[illeg] Mills, Asst Registrar
 


Dunnichen

1866

81  McHardy, Charles county constable (married to Isabella Grant)
1866 December tenth 3h 30m AM at The Square Letham
M 59 years [christened 2nd July 1807 Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire]
parents: John McHardy farmer [Easter Corryhoul, Corgarff] (deceased) & Margaret McHardy ms Downie (deceased)
cause: Acute Bronchitis, Gastric Fever 4 weeks as certified by David Paton M.D.
buried: Dunnichen Kirkyard, Forfarshire.
informant: Helen McHardy daughter present. December 18th at Letham. Registrar Thomas McBeth.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy
 


Tannadice (par 321)

1865

4   McHardy, Alexander policeman (single)
1865 February seventeenth 2h 30m AM Finhaven Police Station Tannadice.
M: 64 years [christened 23rd February 1811 Strathdon Parish]
parents: John McHardy farmer [Easter Corryhoul, Corgarff] (deceased) & Margaret McHardy ms Downie (deceased)
cause: Diabetes Mellitus 2 1/2 years as certified by Alex. Smith M.D. Forfar.
buried: Tannadice Kirkyard, Forfarshire
informant: Alexander McHardy, son (not present)
1865 February twentieth 1865 at Tannadice, William Walker Registrar.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy
 


AYR

Ayr (parish 578)

385   John Davidson Blanket Weaver (single) Illegitimate
1891 September second 8h 45m AM 69 Elba Street, St. Quivox
M: 81 years
parents: Janet Davidson, housekeeper (deceased)
cause:  Senile Decay 2 months.  As certified by Will. Moore MB
informant: Hugh Lyons, acquaintance, 23 Kyle Street, Ayr
1891 September 2nd at Ayr.  Arthur Morgan, Registrar

386  Peter Grassick Last-maker (widower of Mary Stewart)
1891 August thirty-first 11h 30m PM 14 John Street, St. Quivox
M:  64 years
parents:  John Grassick, gardener (deceased) & Elizabeth Grassick ms Stewart (deceased)
cause:  Senile debility.  As certified by W.J. Laurie MD
informant: Peter Grassick, son (present)
1891 September 2nd at Ayr.  Arthur Morgan, Registrar

387   Jane Brown (married to James Brown, labourer)
1891 September third 1h 20m PM 69 Elba Street, St. Quivox
F: 29 years
parents: James McLean, carter & Jane McLean ms Rogers (deceased)
cause: Phthisis 1 year 6 months.  As certified by John Riddall Surgeon
informant: James Brown, widower (present)
1891 September 4th at Ayr.  Arthur Morgan, Registrar
 


BANFF

Keith (parish 159)

1859

52   Bremner, William farmer (married)
1859 June fifth 6h 20m AM Herrich-hide(?)
M: 74 years
parents: William Bremner, farmer (deceased) & Ann Bremner ms Cameron (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis.  Certified by R. Turner MD Keith who saw him 4th June 1859.
buried: Churchyard of Cairney, certified by John Brodie, Sexton
informant: Wm Bremner, son, Schoolhouse of Tarrycross (present)
1859 June 8th at Keith.  John McConachie, Registrar

53   Ingram, John retired merchant (single)
1859 June fifth 2h 45m AM Mid-Street, Keith
M: 74 years
parents: James Ingram, Merchant (deceased) & Jane Ingram ms Adamson (deceased)
cause:  Anasarca.  Certified by R. Turner MD Keith, who saw him 5th June 1859.
buried: Churchyard of Keith, certified by A. Armand, Joiner
informant: Ann Reid, daughter, Cotterton of Edingight (present)
1859 June 8th at Keith.  John McConachie, Registrar

54   Grassie, Peter farmer (widower)
1859 June tenth about 3h PM Gateside of Birkenburn
M: 89 years
parents: [blank]
cause: Death occasioned by his house taking fire.  As certified by Robert Turner MD Keith who saw the remains of his body after death being the result of [rest cut off on copy]
buried: Churchyard of Ruthven Cairney, certified by William Bowman(?), sexton
informant: Alexr Robb, neighbour, Backmoor of Birkenburn
1859 June 11th at Keith.  John McConachie, Registrar

1906

34 Mary Grassick, Illegitimate, widow of William Grassick, mason
1906 April fifth 11h 15m PM Duff Street Fife Keith Keith
F: 61 years
parents: Thomas Ironside, reputed father, farm servant (deceased) & Mary Reid ms Hutchison (deceased)
cause: Carcinoma uteri 2 years. Certified by James Taylor MD Keith
informant: Jessie Simpson, half sister (present). 16 Duff Street Fife Keith Keith [note: crossed out "ms Reid"]
1906 April 6th at Keith. James Kelman, Registrar.
 


Kirkmichael (par 160)

4   Donald Grassick  Master Slater, married to Elizabeth Stuart
1870 December sixth 0h 30m PM Tomachlaggon
M:  66 years
parents:  Donald Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Ann Grassick ms Forbes (deceased)
cause:  Intussusception of the bowels, three days.  As certified by Robert McPherson MB CM
informant:  Gordon Grassick, son (present)
1870 December 13th at Kirkmichael.  Charles Innes, Registrar
 


Rothiemay (Par 165)

14   Penelope Mitchell, Widow of a farmer
8 December 1858 3.15 a.m. Craighead of Tuntory, Parish of Rothiemay
Aged 52
parents: Patrick Grassick, farmer (dec) & Helen McIntosh Cattanach (dec)
cause: Cancer about 6 years
buried: Churchyard of Strathdon
informant: Patrick Mitchell, son
10 December 1858 Milltown of Rothiemay
 -- record courtesy of Sue Best


KINCARDINE

Nigg (parish 266)

1886

30   Margaret Coutts married to William Coutts, farmer
1886 July twenty-second 1h 50m PM Newlands, Loirston(?), Nigg
F: 73 years
parents:  James Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Elspit Grassick ms Mortimer (deceased)
cause:  Croupous pneumonia 12 days.  As certified by Wm A Michie, MB CM
informant:  John Coutts, son (present)
1886 July 26th at Nigg.  Andw D. Barnett, Registrar 

 


LANARK

Burgh of Glasgow

1890 - District of Anderston

816  McHardy, George police messenger (widower of 1. Catherine Lawrence, 2. Mary Cavanagh or Johnstone)
1890 November twenty-second 2h 15m PM at 34 William Street Glasgow
M 64 years [christened 12th January 1826 Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire]
parents: John McHardy farmer [Dinnundhu and later Easter Corryhoul, Corgarff] (deceased) & Sophia McHardy ms Dunbar (deceased).
cause: Chronic Bronchitis about 9 months as certified by John McConville M.D.
buried: unknown
informant: Hugh McHardy son. 14 Castle Street Paisley. November 24th 1890, Glasgow. Registrar John Hamilton.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy

1933 - District of Govanhill

259   Alexander Kellas Seed Stoveman (married to 1st Elizabeth Russell, 2nd Emily McCleary)
1933 November twenty-sixth 11h 12m AM, 27 Elmfoot Street Glasgow
M: 68 years
parents:  Harry Kellas, shepherd (deceased) & Margaret Smith afterwards married to John Forrest, Distillery Maltman (deceased)
cause:  Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, Myocardial Degeneration.  As cert by Andrew B Robertson, MD
informant:  George Kellas, son (present)
1933 November 27th at Glasgow.  Wm Connelly, Registrar

Cambuslang

1909

253   Jane Kellas  married to Harry Kellas general labourer
1909 November twenty-fifth 2h 40m PM  Gardener's Cottage, Newton Farm, Cambuslang
F: 70 years
parents:  James Coutts, farmer (deceased) & Barbara Coutts ms Riach (deceased)
cause:  Influenza & Bronchitis, 1 month; Exhaustion.  As cert by Hugh Mackay MD & CM
informant:  Jas Coutts Kellas, son (present)
1909 November 26th at Cambuslang.  Robert S Duchie, Assistant Registrar
 


MIDLOTHIAN

Edinburgh, District of Newington (par 685)

246  McHardy, John butler (married)
1894 March thirteenth 6h 0m AM 18 Bruntsfield Place Edinburgh.
M: 64 years [christened 24th May 1830 Strathdon Parish]
parents: James McHardy, farmer [Burnside of Corryhoul, Corgarff] (deceased) & Ann McHardy ms Simpson (deceased).
cause: Probably Pthisis as certified by R. M. Robertson M.D.
buried: unknown
informant: Robert McHardy, son (present) 1894 March fifteenth, R W Charleton Asst. Registrar.

 


PERTH

Alyth (par 328)

1876

Sophia McHardy, Factory Worker, Single.
1876 April 21st at 10 h 40 m PM at ? Street, Alyth.
61 years of age.
Parents: William McHardy Farmer deceased [of the Luib, Corgarff] and
Christina McHardy M.S McHardy deceased.
Cause of Death. Consumption one year two months as certified by William Kidd
surgeon.
Informant: James McIntosh, Joiner ? Street, Alyth.
Registered: april 25th at Alyth by John Flemming Registrar.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy
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STIRLING

District of Stirling (par 490)

165 Jane Forbes Forbes widow of John Grassick Forbes, commercial traveller
1948 April ninth 5h 15m PM - 3 Abbey Road, Stirling
F: 87 years
parents: James Gordon, farmer (deceased) & Ann Gordon ms Grassick (deceased)
cause: Senile Decay. As certd by Victor W. Jack MB ChB
informant: [R Arnot?] Grandson-in-law, 2 Ronald Place, Stirling
1948 April 10th at Stirling. Robertha Cumming, Asst Registrar
[Note: she was born Jane Forbes GORDON, making her Jane Forbes Forbes upon her marriage]
 


 Australia

1909

Deaths in the District of Numurkah Victoria Australia
When & Where died - April 2, 1909 Baulkarnaugh Shire, County Moira
Name & Profession - PETER KELLAS, Farmer
Sex & Age - Male 84 years
Cause of death etc.- Senile Decay & Atony of Bladder, Heart Failure
Length of illness - Some years Dr H Spence, last saw September 8,1908
Name of Parents - Father Unknown Mother Rachel Kellas m.n. Ingram
Informant - James Arabian Hay, son-in-law, Baulkarnaugh
Registrar - Jane Crow April 3, 1909 Numurkah
Buried - April 3, 1909 Numurkah Cemetery Alex Dunn - Undertaker
Rev. M Baird Presbyterian.
Born - Aberdeen Scotland 57 years in Victoria
Married - Former marriage, Kyneton age 36 Catherine Leith Fraser
2nd marriage Pipers Creek Age unknown Catherine Farrell
Issue - Former marriage - Isabella Agnes 47, Peter 45, Rachel 44.
2nd marriage Catherine deceased.
[note: This puts him in Victoria in the early 1850s - not long after the 1851 census. As this was the gold rush time it probably was the reason he came here.]
-- record courtesy of Wendy Cowley

1920

Name and occupation: Harry Kellas-Coutts Gardener
When died and where: 22 Jan 1920 Gen Hosp Toowoomba
Sex and Age: Male 80 years 6 months 14 days
Cause of Death: 1.Diabetes 2.Enteritis 3.Diabetic Coma
Duration last Illness: 1.Years 2.2 weeks 3.One day
Medical Attendant: John H. Hornbrook
When he last saw decd: 21 January 1920
Father's name & occup: Alexander Kellas, Farmer
Mother's maiden name: Barbara Mielire
Informant: Sydney Austin, Hospital Secretary
Registrar: J.J. Leahy 31 Jan 1920, Toowoomba
Buried: 22 January 1920 Toowoomba Cemetery
By whom certified: Thos. W. Burstow
Minister: G.F.E. Clarke Presbyterian
Witnesses of burial: T.G. Brown, W.J. Devine
Where born: Strathdon Aberdeenshire Scotland
How long in Australia: 7 ½ years in Queensland
If deceased married:
  Where: Strathdon Aberdeenshire Scotland
  At what age: 36 years
  To whom: Jane Coutts
Issue living: James Kellas
Issue deceased: 1 male
[Note: Decd changed his surname to Kellas-Coutts on migration to Australia; he joined his son James there in 1912. His birth name was Harry Kellas. This death record gives his mother's maiden name as Barbara Mielire. Research indicates that he was in fact the child of Alexander Kellas and Ann Findlay.  See death record for Old Machar 1889.]
-- record courtesy of Jeanette Dall

1962

Name and occupation: James Kellas Coutts Caretaker
When died and where: 10 April 1962 Brisbane Hospital
Sex and Age: Male 82 years
Cause of Death: (a) Congestive heart failure b) Septicaemia (c) 1. Ascending urinary tract infection due to 2. bladder neck obstruction Duration last Illness: a) 12 hours (b) 10 days (c) 1. 10 days 2. 4 months
Medical Attendant: J G Shaw
When he last saw decd: 10 April 1962
Father's name & occup: Harry Kellas Coutts, Farmer
Mother's maiden name: Jane Riach
Informant: B. Coutts, Wife, 124 Chermside Road, East Ipswich And by O.J. Hartman Johnson, Deputy General Medical Superintendent, Brisbane Hospital
Registrar: J.J. Scott 16 April 1962 Brisbane
Buried or Cremated: 11 April 1962
Cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium
By whom certified: E. Atkey
Minister: S. Summers, Presbyterian
Witnesses of burial: J. E. Wiggins, J. Smith
Where born: Strathdon Aberdeenshire Scotland
How long in Australia: 50 years in Queensland
If deceased married:
   Where: 1. Dalkeith, Scotland
   2. Brisbane, Queensland
At what age: 1. 22 years 2. 60 years
To whom: 1. Mary Brown Wood
   2. Bertha Theresa then Cullum formerly Smolenski
Issue living: By 1.
   Harry 57
   William 56
   Beatrice 51
   Alexander Kellas 47
   Helen Douglas Kellas 44
   Archibald James Kellas 42
Issue deceased 1 male, 2 female
[Note:  James Coutts Kellas migrated to Australia in 1911, applying as James Kellas Coutts. This death record gives his mother's maiden name as Jane Riach. She was in fact Jane Riach Coutts of Towie.]
-- record courtesy of Jeanette Dall
 


England

LANCASTER

district Rochdale, subdistrict Spotland Further Side

1878

23  McHardy, William gamekeepr (husband of Margaret Innes) ["Big Wullie McHardy"]
1878 December fourteenth at Cheesden Pasture, Spotland Further Side.
M 44 years [christened 1833 Strathdon, Parish Aberdeenshire]
parents: James McHardy, farmer [Burnside of Corryhoul, Corgarff] & Ann McHardy ms Simpson (deceased).
cause: Assaulted 1) injury to head, 2) Erysipetas. Post mortem. Lived 31 days, manslaughter.
buried: unknown.
informant: Certificate received from A. Molesworth Deputy Coroner for Lancashire Rochdale. Inquest held 17th December, adjourned to 21 December 1878. Registered December 27th 1878. Registrar J. Oldham.
-- record courtesy of Andrew McHardy
 


India

CALCUTTA

Burials at Howrah in the Archdeaconry and Doicese of Calcutta. Register of Burials kept at St. Thomas's Church Howrah.
 
When Died: 6th September 1861.
Name: McHardy, John [christened Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire 11th September 1829. Son of John McHardy farmer Easter Corryhoul, Corgarff; and Sophia McHardy ms Dunbar]
Age: 30 years
Profession: Guard, East India Railway
When buried: 7th September 1861.
Cause of Death: Dysentry
Signature by whom buried: William Spencer, Chaplain

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