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Crawford's of Beith
Researched and contributed by Sheila Byrne and Meg Dixon
1. Alexander Crawford b 26 Oct 1777 and Margaret Loudon married 21 Jan 1804. Alexander is the son of Robert Crawford and Janet Cunningham (see # 167). On the baptismal records of his children Alexander is listed as a labourer in Newton and Whang. In 1841 Alexander was 65 years old and a widower. He was living with his 76 year old mother Janet Crawford on Whang Street and working as a reeler. Also living there was his 56 year old sister Margaret, and his children: Margaret age 31, Agnes age 25, both working as Q sewers; and Robert age 20 who was working as a weaver. In 1851 Alexander was 75 and working as a coal vendor and living with his daughter, Margaret and her husband, John Brown. Margaret was 38 and working as a muslin sewer. John was a 42 year old labourer from Dalry. Their children David 4, Elizabeth 4 and Margaret were also living with them.
Janet c. 11 Nov 1804 married Fulton Cunningham abt 1824
Margaret b, 1825
John b. 1826
Alexander b. 1828
Fulton b. 1830
Janet b. 1832
Elizabeth b. 1834
Agnes b. 1837
Mary b. 1840
Elizabeth c. 01 Nov 1807
Margaret c. 09 Dec 1810 married John Brown 31 Jan 1831.
Agnes c. 21 Feb 1816
Robert c. 21 Feb 1819
2 Alexander Crawford b. 1846 and Janet Kirkwood Jamieson married 01 Sept 1871. In 1861 Alexander was 14, working as a lapper and living with his widowed mother, Janet Crawford (see # 260) and 17 year old brother Robert. Before he was married in 1871 Alexander was 24, working as a miner and still living with his mother Janet Crawford at 112 Whang Street. In 1881 Alexander was living on Townhead St. in a house with 2 rooms with windows. He was working as an iron miner. His wife Janet was dead and his sons, William and Hugh were living with him, as was his 74 year old mother. By 1891, the 44 year old Alexander was remarried to the former Mary Graham ( b. 1850 in Kilbarchan). They were living on Townhead St. in a house with 2 rooms and windows. His mother was no longer living with them. He was working as a general labourer. His two elder sons were also living with him. William was 18 and working as an apprentice cabinet maker and Hugh was 16 and working as an apprentice wood turner. Also living with them was Mary's son Robert Graham, age 4 ( born in Johnstone) and Alexander and Mary's daughter, Janet Crawford, age 2.
William c. 08 Aug 1872
Hugh c. 31 Oct 1874
Robert Graham b. 1887
Jane b. 1889
3 Alexander Crawford b. 1852 d. 24 Sept 1931 and Isabella Houston ( b. 1853 in New Brunswick, America d. 22 Aug 1928) In 1881 he was working as a blacksmith. Alexander is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham (see # 130). In 1891 they were living in a place with 3 rooms with windows on Laigh Road. Alexander was working as a blacksmith. Besides their six children they also have a boarder living with them, 32 year old George Houston who might be related to Isabella and might be working with their son John, since they are both clerks in cabinet factories. George Houston was also born in Houston. Alexander and Isabella are buried in Lair E94A Beith Cemetery. The headstone reads, " Erected by Alexander and Isabella Crawford in living memory of their daughter Jenny, wife of R.W. Peters who died 31 Dec 1910 in her 26th year. Isabel Houston died 22 Aug 1928 age 76 years, wife of the said Alexander Crawford who died 24 Sep 1931 aged 79 years.. Their son James Houston M.C.R.V.S. died 12 Dec 1929 and is interred at Newmarket. Jesus is tenderly calling us home". The headstone on Lair E94B reads " Also their elder son John Crawford M.R.C.V.S. killed in motor accident at Middleburg, S. Africa 1st Feb 1938 Helen Mary Hilda / Leeper widow of the above who died 8 Feb 1958/ Their daughter Annie Edgar / Crawford died 27 Oct 1967 in her 86th year".
The headstone on the Lair E94C reads, " Also their grandson Alexander John Lieut. R.N. killed in flying accident 16 Feb 1947 in his 26th year, dearly beloved son of John Crawford and Helen Leeper his wife".
John b. 1877 In 1891 working as clerk in cabinet factory
Annie b. 1878
Maggie b. 1880
Isabella b. 1882
Janet b. 1885
James b. 1887
4 Allan Campbell Crawford b. 18 Apr 1828 d. 3 May 1894 and Elizabeth Orr
( b. 27 Sept
1839 d. 30 Jun 1905 in Australia). Allan is the son of James Crawford and
Margaret Dunlop ( see # 78). He lived at the home of his mother until he was at
5 Andrew Crawford - wife unknown . On baptismal record of his son, he lived in Rysum in Dalry.
William b. 08
Nov c. 11 Nov 1716
6 Andrew Crawford and Marrion Black lived on Whang Street according to the baptismal records of their children.
Marion c. 05 Nov 1769
James c. 23 Sept 1771
Robert c. 22 Jun 1773
John c. 07 Jan 1776 married Elizabeth Stevenson in 1801 (see # 121).
Marion c. 28 Feb
1779. Might be # 265
7 Andrew Crawford and Margaret Faulds married 23 May 1790. Lived on Head Street according to the baptismal records of their children.
Jean c. 10 Aug 1790
Ann c. 11 Mar
Crawford and Mary Skeoch married 05 April 1800
9 Andrew Mitchal Crafourd and Mary Crafourd married 04 Dec 1827. According to the baptismal records of his children, Andrew was a weaver. (Might be # 268)
Janet c. 28 Sept 1828
Margaret c. 24 Apr 1831
Andrew c. 19 Apr
10 Andrew Crawford b. 1811 and Jean Anderson (b. 1816) married 29 May 1830. Andrew was the son of John Crawford and Elizabeth Stevenson (see # 121) . On all the baptismal records of his children his occupation was listed as merchant. In 1841 Andrew was 30 years old and living on Whang Street next door to Robert and Agnes Rodger. Also living with Andrew were Jane 25, John 7, James 5, Ann 3, and William. Jean Steven, a 20 year old servant and William Lee?, a 25 year old minister were also living there. In 1851 Jane was a 42 year old widow listing no occupation and still living on Whang Street in a house next to Andrew's Aunt Marion Crawford (see # 265) and two houses away from Andrew's siblings, Elizabeth, Hugh and Marion (see #59). Living with Jane were her children James 15, Margaret A. 13, William 11 and Eliza 8.
Kerr Ann c. 03 Apr 1831
John c. 25 Nov 1832
Elizabeth c. 15 Jun 1834
James Anderson c. 28 Feb 1836
Ann Kerr c. 19 Dec 1837 (known as Margaret Ann ?)
William c. 03 Nov 1839
Elizabeth Stevenson c. 24 Nov 1842
11 Andrew Crawford and Agnes Cunningham married 31 Aug 1857 Gateside, Beith Andrew is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham (see
# 130) Agnes was b. 1840 d. 12 Aug 1870 at 17 Hight St. Johnstone
Jessie 28 Nov 1858
John 28 Oct 1857
Margaret 24 Mar 1861, Johnstone, Paisley Abbey
John 21 Oct 1863, Johnstone, Paisley Abbey
Agnes 9 Dec 1865, Johnstone, Paisley Abbey
Andrew 18 May
1868, Johnstone, Paisley Abbey
12 Andrew Crawford b. 1833 in Old Crummock and Margaret (b. 1832 Old Crummock). In 1871 Andrew was a farmer and he and Margaret were living alone. The location of where they were living is unreadable. In 1881 they were living on Shotts Road in a house with one room and a window with their daughter Margaret. Andrew was working as an agricultural labourer. In 1891 Andrew and Margaret were living with Margaret's brother Jack (age 64) at Jack's farm at where Andrew is an ag. lab. Also living there are their daughter, 17 year old Margaret and Jack's 21 year old niece, Marion Jack. The girls were working as dairymaids.
Margaret 13 Nov
13 Andrew Crawford and Jeanie Jamieson. The headstone on Lair E95 at Beith Cemetery reads, " Erected by Andrew Crawford in memory of his daughter Agnes Cunningham who died 13 July 1918 aged 24. Also his dear wife Jeanie Jamieson who died aged 89. Also his son William who died 25 April 1958 aged 56 beloved husband of Elizabeth Beck." The headstone on Lair E90 reads, " In loving memory of Agnes C. Crawford who died 13 July 1918 aged 24 years. A token of esteem from her shopmates."
Agnes Cunningham b. 1894 d. 13 July 1918
William b. 1902 d. 25 Apr 1958
Helen Burns b. 1891 Aug 3 d. 1969 Dec 24
Andrew b. 1896 d. 1979 Sep 13 (#14)
1906 d. 1997 Beith. She was a spinster and worked as a french polisher.
14 Andrew Crawford b. 1896 was the son of Andrew Crawford and Jeanie Jamieson (#13) d. 13 Sept 1979 and Janet Blair. The headstone on Lair G42 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of our dear beloved son Hugh M.H. Blair who died 7 Oct 1942 aged 12 1/2 years. Hugh Clachan who died 24 Oct 1946 in his 4th year. Also Thomas Blair who died 8th Dec 1964 aged 80. Also his beloved wife Elizabeth Monaghan who died 28th Dec 1973 aged 85 years. Andrew Crawford died 13th Sept 1979 aged 83 beloved husband of Janet Blair. Sadly missed." Andrew Crawford fought in WW I and survived. He became the postman in Beith.
Hugh M.H. Blair
b. 1930 d. 07 Oct 1942
Crawford b. 1904 d. 30 Oct 1967 and Jeanie Herbertson. The headstone
on Lair E23 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of Andrew Crawford who
died 30 Oct 1967 aged 63 years, beloved husband of Jeanie Herbertson, At rest."
16 Archibald Crawford and Amelia Love
Amelia 30 May
17. Boston Crawford and
Janet Fulton married 28 April 1810
18. Carrick Crawford b. 1900 d. 19 Apr 1970 and Jeanie
Ferguson (b 1902 d. 30 Apr 1974). The headstone at Lair F18 at Beith
Cemetery reads, "In loving memory of Carrick Crawford died 19 April 1970 aged 70
years. Beloved husband of Jeanie Ferguson died 30 April 1974 72 years."
19 Charles Crawford b. 1873 d. 05 Nov 1948 and Margaret Barr ( b. 1873 d. 27 Dec 1954). The headstone at Lair G94 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of Charles Crawford died 5 Nov 1948 aged 75 years. Also his wife Margaret Barr died 27th Dec 1954 aged 81 years. Safe in the arms of Jesus. Erected by their daughter Katie."
20 David Crawford b. 1843 and Isabella White (b. 1844 in Barhead, Renfrewshire) married 30 Aug 1861. David was the son of Robert Crawford
( # 175) and Elizabeth Pollock. In 1861 he was living with them and working as a block printer. In 1871 David was still not living with Isabella. His mother was widowed by 1871, but he is not living with her either. Isabella is still listed as married on the 1871 Census and living on New Street, but had no occupation. Her four young children are living with her. In 1881 Isabella was a widow living at 6 Caldervale in New Monkland. She was 37 years old and had no occupation. Living with her were her children, Robert 20, William 18, Elizabeth 14, Maggie 11, and John 8. Also boarding with them was William Wallace age 5 born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Robert b. 13 Oct 1860. In 1881 working as a fireman.
William b. 2 Jun 1862 New Monkland and Caldervale. In 1881 working as a painter.
Mary b. 30 Jun 1864 New Monkland and Caldervale. Not living at home in 1871 or 1881.
Elizabeth Pollack b. 2 Nov 1866 New Monkland. In 1881 working as a dressmaker.
Margaret Lee b. 13 Jun 1869
John b. 25 Aug
1872 Caldervale and New Monkland.
21 Dugald Crawford and Flora McAlpine married 22 Nov 1811. In 1812 Dugald was a labourer in town, in 1816 he was a labourer in Gateside and in 1818, a labourer in Haglehead. In 1822 and 1825 he lived in Trehoune.
Agnes c. 20 Sep 1812
Janet c. 14 Jul 1816
Harriot Patrick c. 23 Apr 1818 and 20 June 1819
John c. 03 Mar 1822
Mary c. 24 Apr
22 Duncan Crawford b. 1835 Kilmonnel, Argyll and Ellen (Helen) Robertson
(b. 1835 in Kilmonell, Argyll) married 12 Jun 1857. In 1861 living on Eglinton Street and working as ag. lab. Lived next to William and Jane Crawford ( see
# 238). In 1881 at 15 Kersland Road, Dalry, Duncan and Helen (45) with children: John (22) ironstone miner; Duncan (20) ironstone miner; Neil R. (14) ironstone miner; Ronald (12) scholar; David (9); and Barbara (2).
John b. 04 Feb 1859
Duncan b. 01 Mar 1861
Daniel b. 03 May 1863, Kilbirnie
Neil R. b. 1867, Dalry
Ronald b. 1869, Dalry
David b. 28 Jun 1871, Kilbirnie
Barbara b. 1879,
Crawford and J. Cunningham Kay married 09 Mar 1871
24. Gavin Crawford no wife listed
Andrew c. 03 May 1685
25 Gavin Crawford and Janet Love married 01 Mar 1789
John 10 Apr 1790
Robert 01 Apr
26. Gavin Crawford b. 1781 and Margaret Alexander married 07 Oct 1808. Gavin is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Smith (see # 120). On the 1810, 1812, 1814 baptismal records of his children, Gavin's occupation is listed as cooper in town. In 1817 he is listed as a weaver in Buns Wynd and in 1819 as a weaver in Backburn.
Rebeka Montgomerie 16 Sep 1810
James Alexander 12 Jul 1812
Margaret Smith Nov 1814
John 09 Feb 1817
Jean 27 Jun 1819
27. Gavin Crawford b. 1826 and Marion Strathern ( b. 1830 Paisley Abbey) married 23 Sep 1848. Gavin is the son of Margaret Crawford ( see # 263). Between the time of their son Robert's birth in 1850 and the 1851 Census, they moved from Beith to Paisley. They lived at 2 Willmeadow Street, Paisley in 1851. He was a shoemaker employing 2 men. His brother and sister John ( b. 1829) and Janet (b. 1840), both born in Beith, were living with Gavin, Marion and Robert in Paisley. In 1861 Gavin was 35 and Marion 31. She lists her birthplace as Dalry. He was a shoemaker employing 9 men and 1 boy. Living with them at 13 Hight Street, Paisley were Robert 11, Marion 9, Gavin 7, Bryce 4, John 2 and a servant Janet Kerr 18 from Luss, Dunbartonshire. In 1881 Gavin was living at Kilmalcolm in Renfrewshire and still making boots and shoes. His sons Robert, John and James were living with him. Robert was a 31 year old shipbroker. John was 22 and James was 17 and they were both in the shoemaking business.
Marion 1852, Paisley
Gavin 1854, Paisley
Bryce 1 May 1855, High Church, Paisley
Bryce 11 Feb 1857, High Church, Paisley
John 14 Mar 1859, High Church, Paisley
James 14 Nov 1861, High Church Paisley
James Jan 1862, Glasgow, Lanark
David 22 Mar 1864, High Church, Paisley
David 1866, Paisley
Margaret 22 Jul 1869, High Church, Paisley
Margaret 1870, Paisley
28 Gavin Crawford b. 1841 and Jane Fleming ( b. 1844 d. 31 Oct 1877) married 30 Aug 1867 at the Evangelical Union Church. Gavin is the son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger (see # 128). Jane is the daughter of John Fleming, handloom weaver and Janet Fulton. Jane and her father, John Fleming are buried in Lair C21B in Beith Cemetery. The inscription on their headstone reads, " In memory of John Fleming who died 25 Oct 1886 aged 76 years. Also his daughter Jeannie wife of Gavin Crawford who died 31 Oct 1877 age 33 year." On the 30 Aug 1867 record of their marriage, Jane gives her address as Buns Wynd in Beith. Gavin gives his address as 45 Hospital Street, Gorbals, Glasgow and his occupation as boiler maker. On Sep 23, 1880 Gavin was married to Elizabeth Wyllie ( b. 1855 Ayr) at The Free Church, 80 Green St., Newton, Ayrshire. Her parents were Andrew Wyllie, builder and Elizabeth Turner. On the wedding certificate Gavin lists his occupation as a timekeeper and Elizabeth lists hers as domestic servant. In 1881 the family was living at 85 Lambhill Street, Govan, Lanarkshire and Gavin was still working as a timekeeper. Living with Gavin and Elizabeth are his children, John 13, Jane 11, Janet 9 and Margaret 5. There are also two lodgers living with the family, Isaac McCrunib and Quinton Young, both 23, unmarried, born in Ayr and listing their occupation as iron moulders. In 1891 Gavin is 50 and Elizabeth is 35. They are both still living at 85 Lambhill Street in Govan. Gavin is working as a " bolt and nut maker timekeeper". Living with them are children, John 23, Jeanie 21, Margaret 15, Andrew 9, Agnes 5 and Gavin 3.
John c. 03 Oct 1867, Beith. In 1881 working as apprentice moulder. In 1891 working as an iron turner.
Jane c. 23 Aug 1869, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark. In 1891 working asa fishing tackle maker
Janet c. 19 May 1871, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanark. Not at home in 1891
Robert F. c. 02 Jan 1874, Govan, Lanark. In 1881 he was living at View Park House, Beith with his Uncle Robert Fleming (53), joiner b. Beith and his Aunt Mary (28) b. Shotts, Lanark, and boarders:
Margaret b. 1876, Glasgow. In 1891 working as a domestic servant.
Andrew b. 1882, Govan
Agnes b. 1886, Govan
Gavin b. 09 Feb 1888, Govan
Crawford and Jessie Stewart married 09 Mar 1850
30. George Crawford b. 1828 d. May 1870 ( buried Jun 03) and Margaret Young
( b. 1825 d. 1899) married 19 Jul 1851. In 1871 George was working as beamer and they were living in Buns Wynd. Possible son of Johnston Crawford and Stevenson (see # 154). In 1881 Margaret is a 50 year old widow living at 41 Buns Wynd with her children Mary, John, Maggie, George and Annie. Boarding there also is Annie Crawford, born in Beith and in 1881 she was 28 and working as a beamer at the Barrmill Thread works. The headstone at Lair B32A at Beith Cemetery reads, "Erected by Margaret Young -----y of her husband -----e Crawford ----st May 1870 ---ears. And of their son ---n Crawford --2nd April 1883 aged 26 years. Also of their daughter Annie Stevenson who died 02 Mar 1895 in her 6th year --- ---- above Margaret Young died ----mber 1899 / ag--years. Their daughter Mary died 10 Dec 1921 age 67 years. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Rev XIV 13." The headstone on Lair B32B reads, " Also the son-in-law Jo-- Young husband of Margaret Crawford who died -- Jan 1923 in his 64th year. Also the above Margaret Crawford died --No 1933 aged 72 years."
Robert 1853 - 1907. In 1871 working as flax dresser (see # 186).
Mary 1854 d. 10 Dec 1921. In 1871 & 1881 working as a winder at Barrmill Thread Works.
Margaret 01 Jun 1861 d. Nov 1933, age 72 years. In 1881 working as a dressmaker. Married John Young who died Jan 1923, age 84 or 64 years.
George 22 Oct 1863. In 1881 working as a baker.
Ann Stevenson 20 Apr 1866 d. Mar 1885 ( may have been bap. 1869 May 16)
Hew Crawford and Agnes Fulton
Crauford and Jannet Kerr married 14 Apr 1683
Crauford and Jean Barkley married 19 Jan 1684
Crawfurd and Anna Gillies married 17 Nov 1693
Crafurd and Martha Patrick married 16 Apr 1675
Craufurd and Agnes Fultown married 23 May 1676
Craford and Jannat Smith married 17 Dec 1659
Crawfourd and Janett Caldwell married 26 Aug 1669
Crawfurd and Elspeth Fladger married 27 Jul 1677
40 Hugh Crawford in Littleachingree
Mary c. 31 Jul
Crawford and Janet Watson married 25 Dec 1718
Crawford and Jean Mackie married 1722
43 Hugh Crawford, merchant in Beith
James, (natural son) c. 11 Mar 1722
Hugh c. 20 Mar 1726
Samuel c. 01 Sep 1728
Elizabeth c. Mar 1731
David c. 28 Jan 1733
Robert c. 12 Jun 1733
James c. 27 Feb 1736
Elizabeth c. 07 Aug 1738
Un-named child b. 1738
John c. 14 Nov 1740
William c. 29
Crawford and Elizabeth Huy married 29 May 1725
45 Hugh Crawford, mason in Beith. Might be the same as # 47
John c. 18 Dec 1726
Robert c. 02 Mar 1729
Margaret c. 09 Mar 1731
John c. 29 Apr 1733
Hugh c. Feb 1736
46 Hugh Crawford of Border
daughter) c. 18 Sep 1741
47. Hugh Crawford, mason in Whang. Might be the same as # 45.
Archibald c. 26 Nov 1738
James c. 01 Oct 1742
Andrew c. 11 May 1746
48. Hugh Crafurd and
Agnes Waker married 13 Jun 1743.
49 Hugh Crawford and Janet Stevenson. They lived in Whang.
Jean 03 Feb 1769
Margaret 02 Jun 1771
Janet 26 Oct 1777
Hugh 26 Sep 1779
James 05 Aug 1781
Margaret 31 Aug 1783
Margaret 29 Jan
50 Hugh Crawford and Margaret Kerr 09 Dec 1787
51 Hugh Crawford and Margaret Smith
Hugh 18 Mar 1792
Crawford and Janet Fulton married 04 Nov 1792
53 Hugh Crawford and Elizabeth Wilson married 01 Dec 1792. Hugh was a shoemaker in Newton. He was the son of Robert Crawford and Elizabeth Boyd (see # 166)
Robert c. 02 Jan 1794
Elizabeth c. 15 Nov 1795
Isabel c. 31 Dec 1797
John c. 07 Jul
1799 married Mary Neilston (See # 127)
54 Hugh Crawford and Janet Crawford. Hugh was a manufacturer in town. Might be the same as # 57.
Hugh (natural son ) b. 15 Jul 1801 c. 07 Feb 1802
Crawford and Elizabeth Swan married 07 Apr 1802
56 Hugh Crawford and Jean Kerr married 19 Jun 1818
Margaret 16 May 1819, Lochwinnoch
Agnes 28 Jan 1821, Lochwinnoch
James 09 Mar 1823 , Lochwinnoch
Janet 30 Oct 1825, Lochwinnoch
Jean 18 May 1828, Lochwinnoch
Margaret 29 May 1831, Lochwinnoch
Mary 19 May
57. Hugh Crawford b. 1781 d. 1845. In 1841 he was 60 years old living on Whang Street and working as a thread manufacturer. Might be the same as
# 54. Living with him were his sister Janet Clark 60 years old, and his grandsons, Hugh Crawford 15 years old (see # 62) and James Crawford age 14 (see # 88). Hugh and James were the sons of James Crawford and Margaret Dunlop (see # 78). The headstone at Lair C117D at Beith Cemetery reads,
" In memory of his only brother and two sisters / Jean Crawford died 1834 aged 66. Hugh Crawford of Balgray Muir and Muirston died 1845 aged 66 years / Mrs. Janet Crawford or Clark died 1850 aged 72 years / buried in Relief Churchyard / Also his children Jessie Crawford or Broun / died 6th Ap. 1900 /
Dunlop Crawford died 11 Oct 1821 'Them also which sleep will God bring with Him'
1st Thess. IV".
58 Hugh Crawford b. 1811 and Ann (b. 1811). In 1841 Hugh was a weaver and
living on Buns Wynd. Ann was a hand sewer.
59. Hugh Crawford b. 1814 d. 27 Dec 1885 and Margaret Gibson married 19 Sep 1836. Hugh was the son of John Crawford and Elizabeth Stevenson (see
# 121). Margaret was the daughter of William Gibson, a grocer in Beith. At the time of her marriage her father was deceased. On his wedding record in 1836 Hugh lists his occupation as merchant. By 1851 Hugh was a 37 year old merchant, but Margaret was dead. He was living at his sister Elizabeth Crawford's (see # 252) house on Whang Street. In 1851 Elizabeth was 44, unmarried and listed as head of household. Also living there was Elizabeth and Hugh's sister, Marion Kerr (b. 1812) and Hugh's children, John age 12 and Margaret age 10, as well as Janet Stevenson, a servant. In 1851 Marion Kerr is listed as a 39 year old married annuitant. Marion had married Daniel Kerr on 24 Apr 1837. They had donated 11 shillings to the poor at the time of their marriage, a large donation. Daniel was the son of Robert Kerr of Kerrsland, Dalry. Marion and Daniel had a daughter, Elizabeth on 10 May 1838, but the child died on 06 Sep 1839. In 1861 Hugh was no longer living with his sister Elizabeth. On 31 Jul 1855 he married Barbara Snodgrass. In 1861 Elizabeth was still living with her sister Marion and Hugh's eldest son, John who was a 22 year old draper, and the 48 year old unmarried cousin Janet Stevenson who was still working as a domestic servant. In 1871 Elizabeth was living by herself on Kirkstyle and working as a draper (see # 165). In 1861, Hugh and Barbara were living on New Street. Hugh was a master draper. His 12 year old "son-in-law", William Gibson (b. Ireland) (see # 266) was living with them as well as their children James 4, and Hugh 2 months. The headstone at Lair C112a in Beith Cemetery where Hugh is buried reads , " In memory of James Dunlop Snodgrass Crawford died 31st Mar 1876, 19 yr 7 months / Hugh William Crawford died 1 Aug 1865 age 4 1/2 yrs / Hugh Crawford 27 Dec 1885 72 yrs / Barbara Snodgrass wife of Hugh Crawford 11 May 1895 76 yrs ." The headstone on C112b reads, " In loving memory of John Crawford 29 Jan 1893 and his children Hugh, William, James, and John who died in infancy / Margaret Dale his wife 14 Jul 1909 / also their son Hugh William Crawford M.B.CH.B. 17 Feb 1913 & was interred at Houden, East Yorkshire
John and Margaret were children of Hugh and Margaret
John 08 Jul 1838. In 1861 living with his Aunt Elizabeth and working as a
Draper. He married Margaret Dale in 1867 (see # 144).
Margaret 07 Jun 1840
James and Hugh William were children of Hugh and Barbara
James Dunlop Snodgrass 31 Aug 1856 d. 31 Mar 1876
Hugh William 11 Feb 1861 d. Aug 1865
60. Hugh Crawford and Marion Fleming. On the 1840 birth record of son Hugh,
father Hugh lists his occupation as merchant.
son) b. 20 Sep 1840 and c. 10 Dec 1848
61 Hugh Crawford and Margaret Love. In 1845 Hugh was working as a labourer and living at Broadstone according to Ann's birth record.
Ann c. 22 Jun
62. Hugh Crawford b. 09 Dec 1821 d. 07 May 1880, buried in Lair # 102 Head Street Church, Beith and Mimi Lucardio (b. 1836 Rotterdam, Holland). Hugh was the son of James Crawford and Margaret Dunlop ( see # 78). On the 1841 Census he was a 15 year old living with his grandfather Hugh (see # 57). In 1851 he had a house of his own on Whang Street and was a 29 year old Justice of the Peace and the proprietor of the flax mill employing 200 workers. His unemployed brother, Alan C. Crawford who was 22 years old was living with him. About 1855 Hugh married Theresa Forrester who died sometime before 1861 since on the 1861 Census Hugh is listed as a widower living with 4 year old James F. (see # 85). Hugh was living at Crummock House and his flax spinning works employed 250 workers. Living with him were his 46 year old Aunt-in-law Agnes Edger. Hugh and Mimi must have married later than 1861. In 1871, Hugh was working as Justice of Peace, landowner and flax spinner employing 600 workers. Their house had 14 rooms with windows. Living with Hugh and Mimi were their children James 14, Pieter 8, Hew 7, Agatha 5, Margaret 4, and Dignus 1, and three servants, Jane McClure 27, nursery servant, Catherine Folfer 21, housemaid and Matha H. Gemmell 18, cook from Largs.
James Forrester c. 17 Apr 1856 (Theresa Forrester was his mother) d. 11
Jul 1872 buried in Lair # 102 Head Street Churchyard, Beith reinterred 01 Feb 1888
Pieter Johannes Lucardie 22 Aug 1862 d. 22 Apr 1937, buried in Lair
# 102 Head Street Churchyard, Beith
Hew 01 Feb 1864
Agatha Van Der Vliet 26 Aug 1865
Margaret Dunlop 26 Feb 1867
Allan Campbell 1868, d. 14 May 1869, buried Lair # 102 Head Street
Dignus Martinus 23 Jan 1870 d. 28 May 1878, buried Lair # 102 Head
Street Churchyard, Beith.
Allan Campbell 01 Aug 1871
Un-named child 14 Dec 1872
James Forrester 21 Nov 1873
63 Hugh Crawford and Margaret Crawford married 31 Jan 1859. Margaret might
be the daughter of James Crawford and Mary Andrew and the sister of James Crawford (see # 77 and 85). The daughters Mary Ann and Catherine were living with their grandparents James and Mary in 1871 ( also see # 198).
Mary Ann 31 Mar 1859
12 Feb 1861, Kilwinning, Ayr. ( see # 85).
64. Hugh Crawford b. 1866 and Maggie ( b. 1867). In 1891 they lived in a place with two rooms with windows on New Street. Hugh was working as a woodcarver. Hugh is the son of John Crawford and Elizabeth Jamieson
(see # 142).
John b. 1880
65 Hugh Crawford b. 1851 and Janet Anderson ( b. 1854) married 30 Aug 1872.
In 1881 they were living on Townhead Street in a place with two rooms with windows. Hugh was working as a joiner. Besides their four children, two boarders were living with them, 20 yr.old John Mackie, cabinet maker from Muthill, Perthshire and 22 yr.old Andrew Peddie, a wood turner from Mauchline. Hugh might be the son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger (see # 128).
Agnes Graham 01 Oct 1872
John 02 Dec 1874
Hugh b. 1879
James b. 1881
66 Hugh Crawford b. 1881 d. 07 Aug 1968 and Maggie Paton Brodie ( b. 1885
d. 29 Mar
1911) and Margaret Aitken ( b. 1882 d. 06 Jan 1966). The headstone at
Lair E98 in Beith Cemetery reads, " Erected by Hugh Crawford in loving memory of
his wife Maggie Paton Brodie who died 29 Mar 1911 aged 26 years. His wife
Margaret Aitken who died 06 Jan 1966 age 84 years. The above Hugh Crawford who
died 07 Aug 1968 aged 86 years. They will be done."
Crawfurd and Janett Peacock married 07
68 James Crawford in Highgate
James c. 13 Nov
69 James Crawford in Borland Hill
John c. 23 Jun
70 James Crawfurd and
Mary Thomson married 21 Apr 1724
71 James Crawford in Meikle Highgate
Daniel c. 21 Feb 1725
James c. Jun 1728
Janet c. 18 Oct
72 James Crawford in Beith
Mary c. 27 May
73 James Crawford, carrier in Beith
Mary c. 24 Feb 1737
74 James Crawford in Beith
Agnes c. 05 Aug
75 James Crawford and Florence Boyd
James 02 Jan 1756
Janet 18 May 1759
John 28 Oct 1764
76 James Crawford b. 1798 in Dalry. In 1871 he was a 73 year old unmarried
farmer of 50
acres arable and 50 acres moss living in Newhouse in a house with two rooms with
windows. Also living there were three servants: 58 year old Jean Kerr, 56 year
old Mary Kerr and 40 year old Peter Montgomery. There might be a connection with
John Crawford and wife Mary Kerr (see # 143).
77 James Crawford b. 1801 in Craigie d. 1874 and Mary Andrew ( b. 1803 in
Tarbolton d. 26 Oct 1887 at Newton of Beltrees) married 24 Dec 1824 Kirkmichael, Ayrshire. On 1841 Census and the 1845 birth record of their son Robert, James and Mary are listed as farmers at Langbarr. Living with them were their children James 14, Thomas 13, Jane 11, Margaret 4, and John 2. In 1851 they had an 80 acre farm employing 1 man. Their son James was no longer living with them, but Robert had been born by then. In 1871 they were living at Sidehead and farming 30 acres of arable land and 30 acres of moss. Living with them were their 29 year old son George and grand-daughters 12 year old Mary Ann and 10 year old Catherine. These are the daughters of Margaret Crawford (see # 64). Catherine was born in Kilwinning. Also living there was a 14 year old servant born in Irvine, Jeannie Syme. In 1881 Mary was a 76 year old widow / annuitant. She was living with her son George in Largs. At that time George was a 39 year old farmer married to 30 year old Hanna. Hanna was from Dunlop. Also living with them were George and Hanna's one year old daughter, Mary Andrew who was b. in Largs. James and Mary are buried in Lair B79 in Beith Cemetery ( also see # 64 , #85, #198, & #201).
James b. 1827, Kirkmichael. Married Janet Gall in 1849 (see # 85).
Thomas b. 1827, Kirkmichael. In 1851 working as farmer's son. Not at home in 1871
Jane / Jean c. 04 Aug 1829, Kirkmichael. Not at home in 1871.
Agnes c. 29 Apr. 1831, Monkton (died before 1841?).
Mary c. 15 Oct 1833, Monkton d. 02 Feb 1883, Ashcraig, Largs.
Margaret c. 26 Aug 1836, Monkton. In 1859 married Hugh Crawford (see # 64)
John Andrew b, 1839, Monkton. Not at home in 1871.
George b. 1842. In 1871 working as ploughman on father's farm
Robert b. 01 Feb 1845 d. 12 Aug
78. James Crawford b. 1781 d. 1845 and Margaret Dunlop ( b. 1799 d. 01 Dec 1867), buried in Lair # 102 Head Street Churchyard, Beith, married 05 Mar 1821 (see # 79). James was a thread manufacturer. On 1836 baptismal record of their son, William, their residence was listed in Barr (see # 57). Margaret was widowed by 1851 and living on Whang Street. Also living with her in 1851 were her children James 24, an unmarried thread manufacturer, Jane 19 and Margaret 10. Also living with them was a 23 year old servant, Mary Good from Saltcoats. In 1861 Margaret was living in a house on Eglinton Street ( in 1861 the former Whang Street was called Eglinton Street), with her 32 year old unmarried son Allan who did not have an occupation. They had two servants living with them, 48 year old Christina Peacock and 19 year old Elizabeth Hamilton who was from Pittenween, Lanarkshire. This house was two away from where John Crawford and Janet Rodgers lived (see # 88). James and Margaret are buried in Lair C117A in Beith Cemetery. The headstone reads, "Erected in memory of James Crawford, Esq. of North Barr and Barrmill, born 1781, died 1845 aged 64 years. Margaret Dunlop his spouse born 1799 died 1867 aged 68 years buried in Relief Churchyard and their children Janet Crawford died 1826 aged 2 years. I am the Resurrection and the Life/ John XI 25th." Lair C117B reads, " Margaret Dunlop Crawford born 1838 died in infancy. Margaret Dunlop Crawford born 1839 died in infancy. Robert Crawford died 1866 Petersburg VA USA aged 32 years. William Crawford drowned in 1866 Petersburg, VA USA aged 30 years. John Crawford died 1869 Rocheport MO USA aged 46 years. Hugh Crawford died 1880 aged 59 years. He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. John XI 25th." Lair 117 C reads, " Jane Crawford died 1885 aged 53 years buried here. James Crawford born 13 August 1826 died 8 July 1887 aged 60 years. Allan Campbell Crawford born 22 April 1828 died 3rd May 1894 aged 66 years. Jessie Crawford widow of James Crawford of Mains Hamilton born 17th December 1829 died 7th February 1912 aged 82 years. Who so ever liveth and believeth in me/ Shall never die."
Hugh c. 09 Dec 1821. In 1841 was a 15 year old living with
his 60 year old grandfather, Hugh Crawford ( b. 1781) on Whang Street who was a
thread manufacturer. In 1851 he had his own residence on Whang Street. He was a
29 year old, unmarried, Justice of the Peace and the proprietor of the flax mill
employing 200 workers. His brother Alan C. Crawford , 22 years old, and had no
occupation, was living with Hugh in 1841. Hugh married Theresa Forrester in 1856
and Married Mimi Lucardio about 1861 (see # 62).
John c. 05 Nov 1823. Not living with parents in 1841 or thereafter. Died in 1869
in Rocheport MO, USA
Janet c. 25 Dec 1824 d. 1826
James c. 03
Aug 1826. In 1851 at 24 yrs old he was living at home with his widowed
mother and working as a thread manufacturer. In 1857 he married Jessie Meikle
(see # 88).
Margaret 29 Sep 1827. Died in
Allan Campbell c. 18 Apr 1828. Living with his brother Hugh in 1851
(see # 62) and back living
with his mother in 1861. The headstone at Lair C108 in Beith Cemetery reads, "
Erected by Elizabeth Orr in the memory of her husband Allan Campbell Crawford
born 22 Apr 1828 died 3rd May 1894. The above Elizabeth Orr born 27th
Sep 1839 died 30th Jun 1905 and is interred in the Kew Cemetery
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia." (see # 4)
Janet c. 13 Dec 1829 also ch. On 6 Dec 1830 in Beith and in Neilson,
Renfrew 15 Sep 1833. Not living at home in 1841.
Jane c. 25 Dec 1831 d. 1885
Robert 06 Oct 1833. Not living at home in 1841 or after. Died in 1866 in
Petersburg, VA, USA.
William 03 Jan 1836. Not living at home in 1841 or after. Died in 1866
in Petersburg, VA, USA
Margaret Dunlop 10 Dec 1837 d. 25 Jan 1838 ( another child given the
same name b. 1838 and d. 10 Jan 1839)
Margaret Dunlop 28 Jun 1840. In 1881 she was living alone in the house
on Whang Street ( formerly Eglinton Street) . The house had 9 rooms with windows. She was "living on the interest money". Living with her was a servant, 24 year old Isabella Johnson from Stromness, Orkney.
79. James Crawford and Margaret Dunlop. James was a wright in the Hall of
Caldwell in 1829.
Margaret c. 25 Oct 1829
Jean c. 24 Apr
80 James Crawford b. 1819 in Kinghorn, Fifeshire. In 1861 James was a 42 year old widower working as an ironstone miner and living on Main Street with his 6 children.
Charlotte b. 1845, Kinghorn, Fife
John S. b. 1848, Dunfermline, Fife. In 1861 working in ironstone mine.
Ellen b. 1851
James b. 1853
William b. 1856
Ann b. 1859
81 James Crawford b. 1823 and Martha Boswell ( b. 1822, Ireland she died in 1867 Feb 5 at 9 a.m. Of tenanus – 8 days. Her husband James (handloom weaver) registered the death with his 'X' mark. William Duff was the registrar.) James and Martha married 26 Feb 1844. In 1861 they were living on Lockroad and he was working as a cotton weaver. Living at home were their children James 14, Hugh 11, Jane 8, and John 6. In 1871 he was a 48 year old widower living on Laighroad and working as a cotton weaver. Hugh , Jane and John were still living at home. The children were not baptised at the Beith Church.
James b. 1847
Hugh b. 1851. In 1871 working as a fuller in a mill.
Jane b. 1853. In 1871 working as a paperer at cabinet works.
John b. 1855.
In 1871 working as a 'sentcher' (stretcher?) in mill.
Crawford b. 1830. On 1851 Census was a baker / servant.
83 James Crawford and Janet Stevenson married 10 Dec 1853
Jean 26 May 1857
John 15 Sep 1859
Hugh 12 May 1864
84 James Crawford b. 1827 Dalry and d. 23 Apr 1877 and Margaret McGown (Patrick) ( b. 1828, Bridge of Weir, Houston, Renfrewshire, d. 12 Aug 1897) married 17 Jul 1852. Both are buried in Lair # 69 Head Street Churchyard. James is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham Nairn (see # 128). In 1871 working as a tinsmith and living in a house on Main Street with one room with a window. By 1881 Margaret is a widow (50) living on Townhead Street. Her children Margaret (25), John (18), Elizabeth, Agnes (15) and Jemima (11) are all living with her as is her 3 year old grandson, James Crawford, who was born in Beith.
Margaret 26 Apr 1856. In 1871 working in flax mill and in 1881 was a sandpaperer.
John 20 May 1858. In 1871 he was living at grandfather's house and working as a
tinsmith (see # 130). In 1881 living with mother and still a tinsmith.
Janet 16 Aug 1860. In 1871 and 1881 living at grandfather's house (see # 130)
Mary Ann 31 May 1861. Not living at home in 1871.
Elizabeth 26 May 1862. Died soon after birth.
Elizabeth 18 Aug 1863. In 1881 a linen thread worker.
Agnes b. ? must have died.
Jemima 13 May 1869. In 1881 scholar.
Agnes White 09 Jan 1871, Irvine, Ayr. Not at home in 1881.
Sep 1872, Irvine, Ayr. Not at home in 1881 (There are 2
daughters named Margaret ?)
85 James Crawford b. 1826 Kirkmicheal (Straiton), d. Sep 1911 and Janet Gall
(b. 1829 Cambuslang, Paisley, Lanarkshire , d. 21 Apr 1890) married 02 Nov 1849. James is the son of James Crawford and Mary Andrew (see # 77). James lived at Morrishill Toll and was an enginekeeper. In 1851 James and Janet and newborn Jane were living there. James' occupation on 1861 Census is illegible, but his family was living on Eglinton Street. In 1871 he was a 45 year old innkeeper, living on Whang Street (formerly called Eglinton). His 14 year old brother, Robert was living with them. Robert was born in Beith. On the 1861 Census Janet listed her birthplace as Paisley and on the 1871 Census it was listed as Cambuslang. In 1881 the Inn has 10 rooms with windows. Living with James and Janet are their children, James 31, Isabella 27, Agnes 20, Margaret 18, William 16, Robert 13, and Catherine 10. Alexander Wilson, a 19 year old servant is also living there. James and Janet are buried in Lair B79C in Beith Cemetery. The headstone reads, " In memory of Janet Gall wife of James Crawford, Innkeeper who died 21 Apr 1880 in her 61 year. Also the above James Crawford who died 28 Sep 1911 in his 87 year. Also their grandson James who died at Anderson Hotel 20 Feb 192-, -- 9 1/2 years, elder son of Robert and Agnes Crawford and the above Robert Crawford who died 28 Jan 1937 in his 69 year and his wife Agnes C. Todd who died 28 Jan 1851 in her 75 year. Also William Crawford son of the above James Crawford and Janet Gall who died 12 Mar 1940 in his 7-th year. Robert, youngest son of James Crawford, farmer Sidehead 12 1871 26 years. James Crawford farmer, Sidehead 01 Jan 1874 74 years, his daughter Mary Crawford died at Ashcraig, Largs 02 Feb 1883 50 years. His wife Mary Andrew died at Newton of Beltrees 26 Oct 1887 84 years."
James c. 05 Mar 1850. 1871 and 1881 working as clerk at the Inn.
Jane c. 27 Dec 1852. 1871 working as pupil teacher. Not at home in 1881.
Isabella c. 05 Jun 1853. Not at home in 1861, but is there in 1871 & 1881.
Thomas c. 24 Dec 1854. Not at home in 1871 or 1881.
Mary Andrew c. 31 Jan 1857 (also see # 63, #77 and # 198) At home in 1871 but not there in 1881.
Jessie c. 30 Jan 1859. Not at home in 1861 but there in 1871 and absent in 1881.
Agnes c. 04 Nov 1860. At home in 1871. At home in 1881 working as a teacher.
Margaret c. 01 Aug 1862. In 1871 she is living with her grandmother, Jean Hatrick at Morrishill Toll. In 1881 she is living at home, working as a dressmaker.
William c. 12 Oct 1864 d. 12 Mar 1940. At home in 1871 and 1881. In 1881 working as a clerk for the railroad.
Robert c. 18 Mar 1869. Not at home in 1871 but there in 1881. Married Agnes C. Todd (see # 187)
Andrew c. 10 May 1871 (see # 63)
[Info. On headstone in Beith Cemetery. James Gall / Tollkeeper, Lochwinnock / 10 Feb 1866, 88 years / his wife / Isabella Hatrick / 12 March 1866, 86 years / their sons / William 08 Jan 1868, 38 years / James 08 Mar 1883, 57 years / Janie Gall wife of / James Crawford / Innkeeper / 21 Apr 1890, 61 years / also of the above James Crawford / Sep 1911, 8- years / also their grandson James / who died at ---)
1871 Census at Morrishill Toll, Jean Hatrick, unm. 86, Tollkeeper. b. Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, James Dunlop, grandson, widower, 24, baker and Margaret Crawford, grandaughter 8 years. (see # 196).]
86 James Crawford and Jean Gilmour married 04 Sep 1852. James was a labourer at the Glengarnock Ironworks at the time of his marriage.
87 James Crawford and Janet Walker
James b. 1853
John b. 1854
88 James Crawford b. 1826 d. 08 Jul 1887 and Jessie Meikle ( b. 17 Dec 1829 d.
07 Feb 1912) married 22 Jul 1857. James is the son of James Crawford and Margaret Dunlop (see # 78). In 1851 he was living with his widowed mother on Whang Street and working as a thread manufacturer. In 1861 he and Jessie were living on Knockhuckle Street and he was a thread manufacturer now employing 200 persons. In 1871, still listed as JP thread manufacturer living in Manse on Hamilton Paisley Road in house with 8 rooms with windows. Also living with them was Marion Ritchie as 23 year old servant. In 1881 they are employing 400 persons. They are living in the same house and their three children are living with them as well as a servant, 22 year old Janet Crawford. In 1891 Jessie is a widow living on private means. She is living on Roeland Road, Mainshamilton in a house with 14 rooms with windows. Her sons James and Hugh were also living there. James was 32, unmarried and living on "private means". Hugh was 27 and a JP Linen thread manufacturer. Two servants were also living there, Margaret Anderson from Coylton was cook and Margaret McCullock from Dalry aged 20 was the maid. The headstone at Lair C110A at Beith Cemetery reads, " Until the day break IHS Sacred to the memory of my dear husband James Crawford of Mainshamilton who died 08 July 1887 aged 60 years and of Jessie Crawford widow of James Crawford of Mainshamilton who died 07 Feb 1912 age 82 and of our son James Crawford who died 14 Jun 1905 aged 47 years. Also their younger son Hugh Crawford who died 05 Aug 1917 age 53." James also owned Lair # 132 at Head Street Churchyard, but no one is listed as buried there.
James c. 20 Jul 1858 d. 14 Jun 1905
Agnes c. 21 Nov 1859
Hugh c. 12 Nov 1863 d. 05 Aug 1917
89 James Crawford b. 1830 and Janet Miller ( b. 1833) married 25 Oct 1861. In 1861 they were living on Eglinton Street and James was working as a roadsman in the ironmine. Possible son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger (see # 128).
John b. 1861
90 James Crawford and Mary Johnston
Jane 30 Jul 1864, Tullyvin, Cavan, Ireland
John 19 Oct 1866, Anderston, Glasgow
James 21 Jan 1868, Milton, Glasgow
John 14 Jun 1870, Largs, Ayr.
James 24 Apr
1872, Beith, Ayr.
91 James Crawford b. 1831 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire and Ann Purdon (b. 1835).
In 1871 they were living at Lugton Ridge and James was a ploughman of 80 acres (for Proprietor).
James 15 Nov 1862, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire
Ann Gavin 28 Dec 1864, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire
Mary Maxton McCallum 01 Nov 1866, Paisley Abbey
Margaret 10 Mar 1869, Old Monkland, Paisley Abbey
Matthew 16 Jun 1871
Isabella 19 Mar
1874, Alloa, Clackmannon ( this child might be daughter of different James and
92 James Crawford b. 1846 and Sarah C. (b.1845, Glasgow). In 1881 they were living at 65 Oswald Street, Barony. He was working as a yarn twister.
Alexander b. 1869, Glasgow
James b. 1871, Glasgow
93 James Crawford b. 1847 and Sarah (b. 1844, Ireland). In 1881 living at 10 East Russell Street, Glasgow. He was 34 and working as a slater. Living with them were Sarah's sons William and David Buchanan and their children Margaret 12, James 9, John 7, Andrew 5, and Benjamin 2.
William Buchanan b. 1861, Glasgow. In 1881 working as a slater.
David Buchanan b. 1865, Glasgow. In 1881 working as a message boy.
Margaret b. 1869, Glasgow
James b. 1872, Glasgow
John b. 1874, Glasgow
Andrew b. 1876, Glasgow
Benjamin b. 1879, Glasgow
94 James Crawford, Govan Glasgow and
Janet Stevenson from Beith married 10 Dec 1853. James was a baker.
Crawford b. 1829 and Agnes ( b. 1838). In 1871 they were living on
Whang Street at the Head Inn and he was working as a joiner. In 1881 they are
living in a house on Whang Street with two rooms with windows. The 49 year old
James is a general labourer and 43 year old Agnes is a shop keeper.
Crawford b. 1828. In 1881 he was a widower (53) working as a
cotton weaver and in the house of James Blair on Mitchell Street.
Crawford b. 1831. In 1891 he was married, but living alone on
Cross Street in a house with one room with a window and working as a labourer.
98 James Crawford and
Sarah Douglas married 30 Aug 1875
99 James Crawford b. 1850 d. 30 Mar 1905 and Margaret Laird Hamilton (b. 1861 d. 29 Apr 1901) James is the son of James Crawford and Janet Gall (see #85 and #77). The headstone at Lair B79D at Beith Cemetery reads, " In memory of Margaret Laird Hamilton wife of James Crawford, Junr. Who died 29 Apr 1901 age 40 years. His infant son George Andrew who died 25 May 1901 aged 6 weeks. The above James Crawford died 30 Mar 1905 aged 55 years. John second son of the above James Crawford died 4 May 1954 aged 61 years."
John b. 1883 d.
04 May 1954 George Andrew b. 1901 d. 25 May 1901 aged 6 weeks.
Crawford and Anna Lyle married about 1658
Crawford and Geils Robertson married 08 Dec 1676
102 John Crawford and Anna Lyll 30 Jun 1683
John b. 1692
103 John Crawford and Janet Peok married 1683
Robert b. 1691
Craufurd and Elizabeth Whyt married 10 Apr 1686
Crawford and Jean Swan married 1691
106 John Crawford and Jean Montgomeri
Hugh b. 1692
107 John Crawford in Cuft
William b. 30
108 John Crawford and Jean Stevenson married 11 May 1727
John 15 Jul 1715
109 John Crawford and Jean Stevenson in New Battle
Martha b. 8 Jan c. 1 Mar 1724
Isabel c. 20 Jun 1731
Elizabeth c. 24
110 John Crawford in Hislehead
Martha c. 24 Jun 1705
Jean c. 27 Feb 1709
John c. 24 Jan 1714
Martha c. 22 Sep
111 John Crawford in Broadstone Miln
Margaret c. 20 Dec 1713
John c. 28 Feb 1714
Jean c. 16 Jan 1716
Agnes c. 07 May 1721
Barbara (natural) c. 25 Feb 1722
John c. 22 Mar
112 John Crawford of Border
John (natural) c. 15 Jul 1715
Hugh c. 31 Aug 1718
Jean c. 06 Nov 1720
Ann c. 20 Jan 1723
Margaret b. 24
Feb c. 19 Mar 1724
113 John Crawford in Luderridge
Mary c. 08 Sep
114 John Crawford of Bankhead of Dalry
Matthew c. 16
115 John Crawford of Whitborse
Jean c. 09 Mar
116 John Crawford of Beith
Thomas c. 14 Apr
117 John Crawford and Martha Fulton married 03 Aug 1745. Lived in Broadstone Miln until 1769 when residence is listed as Crookdam.
John c. 07 Jan 1747
Marion c. ---1748
Mary c. 25 Feb 1753
John c. 01 Sep 1754
Marion 03 Jan 1760
Robert 28 Nov 1762
John 11 Aug 1765
Mary 24 Oct 1769
118 John Crawford and Jean Catherwood. Lived in Giffen Miln. Robert Patrick of Giffen Miln was the sponsor of Margaret's birth and paid baptismal tax in 1783.
Margaret b. 1783
Crawford and Isobel King married 25 Apr 1784
120 John Crawford and Margaret Smith married 15 May 1784. According to the baptismal records of their children, they lived in Newton in 1785, on Head Street in 1786, on Crummock Street in 1787, on Head Street in 1789 and 1792.
John c. 20 Mar 1785. In 1803 married Elizabeth Stewart (see # 122).
Janet b. 31 Oct c. 05 Nov 1786
Gavon c. 29 Apr 1787. In 1808 he married Margaret Alexander
(see # 26)
Robert c. 30 Aug 1789
Hugh c. 18 Mar
121 John Crawford and Elizabeth Stevenson married 28 Nov 1801. John might be the son of Andrew Crawford and Marion Black (see # 6 ). John and Elizabeth might be the same as # 123. On the 1803-7 birth records of his children, his occupation is listed as weaver. Beginning in 1814 his occupation is listed as manufacturer. On the 1836 marriage record of his son Hugh, John is listed as J.P. Thread Manufacturer.
Andrew c. 09 Nov 1903. In 1830 married Jean Anderson (see # 10).
Elisabeth c. 10 Nov 1805 (see # 59)
William c. 15 Nov 1807
John c. 23 Jul 1809
Marion c. 13 Nov 1811 (see # 59)
Hugh b. 24 Mar
c. 03 Apr 1814 (see # 59)
122 John Crawford and Elizabeth Stewart married 14 Jan 1803. John is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Smith (see # 120). Might be the same couple as
# 123 or # 124.
John c. 28 Jul 1805, Paisley Low Parish
William c. 14 Oct 1806, Paisley Low Parish
Margaret c. 03 Mar 1813, Paisley Low Parish
Ann c. 28 Jun
1818, Paisley Low Parish
123 John Crawford b. 1776. In 1841 John was a 65 year old merchant. Also living with him were Elizabeth age 30 and Ann, age 25 and a servant Mennie Arnot age 30. Ann was not born in Ayrshire. They lived next door to Robert and Agnes Rodger on Whang Street. Possibly the same as # 121 or # 122.
Elizabeth b. 1811
Ann b. 1816 not
born in Ayrshire.
124 John Crawford b. 1786 and Elizabeth b. 1786. In 1841 John was 55 years old and working as a cotton handloom weaver. They were living on Buns Wynd.
125 John Crawford and Margaret Jamieson married 07 Feb 1812.
126 John Crawford b. 1793. In 1841 he was 45, living by himself on New Street and working as a dyke builder. In 1861 he was a widower, working as a dyke builder and living on New Street with his two daughters.
J.L. (daughter) b. 1843. In 1861 was a thread worker.
Rebecca b. 1844.
In 1861 working as a domestic servant.
127 John Crawford b. 1799 d. 16 Nov 1870. John was the son of Hugh Crawford and Elizabeth Wilson (see # 53). He married Mary Neilston (b. 1801 d. 02 Apr) on 10 Jun 1822. Both John and Mary were born in Beith as were all their children. On their marriage record, the baptismal records of their children and the 1841 Census, John's occupation is listed as a flesher. They lived on Main Street. Their children Jeanie 15, Hugh 15, Elizabeth 10, Janet 10, John 9, William 7, James 5 and Mary 1 were living with them. In 1851 John listed his occupation as a spirit dealer as well as flesher. Living at home were their children, Hugh 26, Elizabeth 23, John 19, William 17, Mary 11, and Barbara 8. The headstone # 10 in the Head Street Churchyard reads, " In memory of John Crawford, Johnshill, Lochwinnock who died 16 Nov 1870 aged 71 years, also his son Andrew who died in infancy. Mary Neilson relict of John Crawford who died at Neilson Villa Saltcoats 2 April 1884 age 83 years 6 months. Annie Crawford their grandaughter who died at Johnshill, Lochwinnock 8 Sep 1874 age 8 years. Barbara Crawford their daughter who died at Potterell's Farm, Hatfield, England 22 Mar 1885, 43 years."
Jeanie b. 09 Dec 1822 c. 01 Jan 1823
Hugh c. 17 Oct 1824. In 1851 he was a horse dealer.
Robert c. 24 May 1826
Elizabeth c. Mar 1828
Janet c. 09 Jan 1830
John b. 1832. In 1851 was a currier apprentice (see # 143).
William b. 1834 (see # 143).
James b. about 1836. In 1881 James was a 46 year old draper living in Ardrossan.
His 80 year old mother Mary was living with him as were his daughters Margaret and Mary K. Margaret was born in 1861, Johnstone and worked as a general servant. Mary K. was born in 1870, Saltcoats. His 38 year old sister, Barbara was also living with them and keeping house.
Mary b. 1840
Barbara b. 1842 d. 22 Mar 1885, England. In 1881 living with her brother James in Ardrossan
128 John Crawford b. 28 Jul 1805 in Paisley (Low Parish), d. 13 Jun 1888 and Janet Rodger (b. 1808 in Beith d. 24 Apr 1877) married 18 Oct 1824. John is the son of John Crawford and Elizabeth Stewart (see # 122). Janet is the daughter of Robert Rodger and Agnes Anderson. In 1841 John was a weaver and Janet a silk embroiderer. Their children Robert 14, James 12, Agnes 7, William 4, and Thomas 2, were living with them. Their 15 year old son, John, was living with his grandfather Robert Rodger and working as a wright's apprentice.
In 1841, 1851 and 1871 they lived on Whang Street. In 1851 John was a 43 year old cotton handloom weaver and Janet did not list an occupation. Their children William 14, Thomas 12, Gavin 10, Elizabeth 7 and 2 month old Hugh were living with them, as well as Janet's widowed mother, Agnes Rodger, age 70. Agnes Anderson Rodger was born in about 1781 and the 1841 Census indicates that she was not born in the parish of Beith. In 1861 John and Janet lived on Eglinton Street. John was a worsted weaver and Janet's mother was no longer living with them. Their children living with them were Thomas 22, Gavin 20, Elizabeth 17 and Hugh 10. In 1871 John was an engine keeper. Their house at 105 Whang Street had one room with a window. Living at home were their 27 year old daughter Elizabeth who was working as a general servant, their 20 year old son Hugh who was working as a joiner and a grandchild, 1 year old Hugh Speir who was Elizabeth's illegitimate child. Janet died 20 Apr 1877 at Whang Street in Beith from " dropsy of several months". Her son Hugh was the informant on the death certificate. At the time of her death, John was a grocer's porter. In 1881, John was living alone on Townhead Street in a house with one room with a window, He was 76 years old and working as a watchman. John died 11 Jun 1888 at Boghead Street, Beith from "general debility of age". His son James was the informant on the death certificate. Both John and Janet are buried in Lair
# 134 at the Head Street Churchyard, Beith.
John 1826. Not living at home on any census (see # 132)
Robert 1827. Living at home on 1841 Census only.
James 1829. Living at home on the 1841 Census only. Might be (#89)
Agnes 1834. Living at home on the 1841 Census only. On Dec 31, 1857 married
Andrew Gillespie ( b. 1836, Beith) at the United Presbyterian Church at Whang and in 1856 in Parish of Bush. He was a currier, living on Whang Street and the son of John Gillespie, labourer and Jean Kerr. At the time of her marriage Agnes was a sewer. In 1881 Andrew was 45 and Agnes was 46. He was a leather salesman and they were living in Govan. Living with them were their children Mary 17, Andrew 15, James 13, Jeannie K. 8, and Robert 5. Andrew died 22 Mar 1899 and Agnes died 14 Oct 1904. They are both buried in Lair
# 134 at Head Street Churchyard.
Jessie c. 19 Apr 1856
Janet b. 1857, Bush
John c. 16 Jul 1859
John b. 1860, Greenock
Mary c. 22 Feb 1862, Middle or New Parish Greenock
Mary c. 1864, Greenock. In 1881 working at upholsterers
Jeannie Kerr 31 Dec 1872, Hutchesontown, Glasgow ( same parish that Gavin lived in at this same time)
Andrew b. 1866, Glasgow. In 1881 working at printers
James b. 1868, Glasgow. In 1881 working as message boy.
Robert b. 1876, Glasgow.
William 1837 was a 14 year old coal miner in 1851. He married Jean Smith in 1858 (see # 238).
Thomas 18 Oct 1838. In 1851 and 1861 worked as ironstone miner. He married Margaret Frazier in 1863 (see # 202).
Gavin 1841. In 1861 he was working as ironstone miner. He married Jane Fleming in 1867 and Elizabeth Wylie in 1881 (see # 28)
Elizabeth 1843. In 1861 working as a thread worker.
Hugh 1851. In 1871 working
as a joiner. In 1877 was a grocer's assistant.
Might be the same as # 65.
Crawford and Agnes Barr married 1829
130 John Crawford b. 1806 in Dalry and Margaret Cunningham Nairn ( b. 1811 in Stewarton ( listed as Stevenson in 1861) , d. 27 Mar 1893, buried Lair # 69 Head Street Churchyard. On the 1827 and 1830 baptismal records of his children, John listed his occupation as a barber. In 1841 John was a hairdresser and living on Cross Street. Living with him were Margaret 30, James 13, John 11, Elizabeth 9, Margaret 5, Andrew 3 and Janet 5 months. In 1851 he was living on Buns Wynd, still a haircutter and barber. Living with him were Margaret 44, James 23, John 21, Andrew 13, Janet 10, Joseph 8, Robert 6, and William 4. In 1861 Margaret was a 53 year old widow. She was then a haircutter and still living on Buns Wynd. In 1871 she listed no occupation but was living in the same house with her sons, 23 year old William who was working as a shoemaker, and 18 year old Alexander who was working as a blacksmith. Two grandchildren (James' children were also living there, 12 year old John Crawford who was working as a tinsmith and 10 year old Janet Crawford who was a scholar. In 1881 Margaret, a widow, was 75 and still working as a barberess and living at 8 Buns Wynd in a house that had one room with a window. Her son Joseph (34) was living there as were three grandchildren: John Crawford 17, who was working as a typeprinter-compositor (born in Johnstone, Renfrew, he might be the son of Robert Crawford and Barbara Jamieson see # 184), Janet Crawford 20, b. Beith (daughter of William and his deceased wife Janet see # 241) who was working at Barmill Thread Works, and Andrew Crawford 12, who was born in Johnstone, Renfrew. In 1891 Margaret lists her age as 87 and is still living at 8 Buns wynd. Two grandsons, both named John Crawford, are living with her. One John is 27 years old, born in Johnstone and working as a cabinet machine man, the other John is 22, born in Beith and working as a blacksmith ( this John might be the son of William Crawford and Janet Murray see # 241).
James 21 Nov 1827 in Beith and Dalry. In 1841 hairdresser apprentice. In 1851 was a tinsmith. In 1852 married Margaret McGown (Patrick) (see # 84).
John 8 Jul 1830. In 1851 was a cotton handloom weaver. Not living at home in 1861. Might be the same as # 137
Elizabeth b. 17 Dec 1831 - not living at home in 1851
Margaret b. 1836. Not living at home in 1851.
Andrew b. 1838 d. Jan 1877 Hight St. JohnstoneNot living at home in 1851. He is # 11.
Janet b. 1841. Not living at home in 1861.
Joseph b. 1843. In 1861 working as tinplater. Not living at home in 1871. Living at
home in 1881 and working as at tinsmith. Died 19 Oct 1888 and buried in Lair
# 69 Head Street Churchyard, Beith.
Robert b. 1845. In 1861 working as baker. Not living at home in 1871 see # 184.
William b. 1848. In 1861 and 1871 working as shoemaker. Might be the same as # 241.
Alexander b. 1853. In 1871
working as a blacksmith. See # 3.
Crawford and Margaret Crawford married 15 Nov 1844. On their marriage
record, John lists his occupation as weaver. They are both from Beith.
132 John Crawford b. 1826 and Margaret Kerr Bissland ( b. 1827 ) d. 1906 and buried in Lair # 134 Head Street Churchyard, Beith. They were married 06 Jun 1846. John is the son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger (see # 128). At the time of his marriage John was still working as a joiner wright. Margaret's mother, 50 year old Marion Armour, a thread putter-up was living with them. In 1861 they were still living on Head Street and John was a journeyman joiner. In 1881 Margaret is a widow living at 61 Grove Street, Glasgow. She is 55 years old and is not working. Living with her are her children James 23, William 21, Margaret 19, and Janet 14. Also living with them is a boarder, 26 year old unmarried James Downie, a spirit shopman born in Glasgow.
John C. b. 1849. In 1861 working as apprentice joiner.
Robert K. b. 1851
Alexander A. b. 1853
James c. 16 Nov 1857. In 1881 working as a spirit shopman
William c. 21 Feb 1860. In 1881 working as an upholsterer.
Margaret c. 19 Mar 1862. In 1881 working as a machinist.
Janet Rodger c. 29 Oct 1866,
Blythswood, Glasgow, d. 1906 Married 05 Jun 1891 to James Robertson and
had two sons, James Robertson b.1892 and John Crawford Robertson. In 1909
widowed James and his two sons moved to Australia.
133 John Crawford b. 1831 in Ayrshire and Janet Walker, married 27 Nov 1852, Dalry. On his sons' birth records in 1853 and 1854, John lists his occupation as a labourer living in Bogfaulds. In 1871 he was a 40 year old widower and working as an ironstone miner. He was living with his two sons in a house with two rooms with windows on Townshead Street. Margaret Walker, aged 40 from Dalry was keeping house for them.
James 03 Jan 1853 in Beith and Dalry. In 1871 he was working as an ironstone miner.
John 02 Nov
1854. In 1871 he was working as an ironstone miner.
134 John Crawford b. 1839. In 1881 he
is working as a labourer and boarding in the house of Margaret McDonald on
135 John Crawford and Mary Hamilton
William c. Apr 1857
136 John Crawford and Janet Stevenson
John 15 Sep 1859
137 John Crawford b. 1831 and Margaret Weir (b. 1832 Kilbarchan, Renfrew)
d. 21 Dec 1880, buried in Lair # 69 Head Street Churchyard, Beith. John might be the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham Nairn (see # 130). In 1881 at North Street, Dalry John was working as a barber with wife Margaret (49) and children: John (22), barber's assistant and Margaret (20).
John c. 14 Aug 1858 ch. in both Beith and Dalry parishes.
Margaret c. 13 Jan 1861 ch. in both Beith and Dalry parishes.
138 John Crawford b. 1839 in Ireland and Mary McGowan Patrick (b. 1841)
married 27 Apr 1860. In 1861 they were living in Knockhuckle, Beith, and John was working as a shoemaker. They lived next door to Robert and Mary Crawford who were also from Ireland ( see # 174). In 1881 they lived in Dundonald. John, 40, was still a shoemaker. Living with him were Mary 40, Robert 22, Mary 20, Agnes 9 and Elizabeth 4.
Robert b. 1858. In 1881 labourer in chemical works
Mary Ann c. 31 May 1861
Elizabeth c. 18 Aug---
Agnes White c. 09 Jun 1871, Irvine.
Margaret c. 05 Sep 1872, Irvine
John c. 09 Aug 1874, Irvine
139 John Crawford b. 1823 in Lanarkshire, New Monkland and Jean ( b. 1823,
1851 they were living at New Gurdies. John's 22 year old brother, James who was
also born in New Monkland was living with them. Both John and James were working
at the iron works. In 1861 John and Jean were living at Lauber Farm working 84
acres. James was no longer living with them. Instead, living with them were
John's 36 year old sister-in-law, Janet Miller, a dress maker born in Dalry, and
John's brother Robert Crawford, an 18year old salesman also born in New Monkland.
Jean Smith a 25 year old from Glasgow was working as a dairymaid and a 9 year
old girl from Dalry was also living there as ---- b.--- possibly Alice Allan,
sister? On the 1861 Census John and his brother both list their birthplace as
Muirland in Lanarkshire. In 1881 John and Jean are farming 80 acres at Longbar
Farm. Two girls from Dalry work and live there; John's niece, Elizabeth Allan 32
and Catherine Cochran 21. In 1891 John is 68 and widowed. His niece from
Johnstone, Jessie Crawford 29 is keeping house and Catherine Cocherane is still
Crawford b. 1825 in Ireland and Margaret (b. 1829, Ireland). In 1861,
1871 and 1881 they had a large boarding house at 29 Main Street. No children
were living with them
141 John Crawford b. 1877.
In 1891 was an unmarried general labourer boarding in house of Margaret Skinner
at 31 Wilson Street.
142 John Crawford b. 1841 and Elizabeth Jamieson ( b. 1840) married 29 Mar 1861. In 1871 John was a miner and living on Whang Street. Their house had
one room with a window. 15 year old Pat O'Neal, b. Renfrewshire was lodging with them and working as a miner. Their house was next door to William and Ann Crawford (see # 242). In 1881 they were living at 8 Cross Street in a house with two rooms and windows. The 40 year old John was working as a wool and cotton weaver. Their children, William, Hugh, Robert and Janet were living with them as is their 2 month old niece, Elizabeth Crawford.
William 14 Apr 1863. In 1881 working as a chair maker.
Hugh 31 Oct 1865. In 1881 working as a carver (see # 64).
Robert 13 Jul 1869. In 1881 in school.
Janet McMillan 21 Jun 1872. In 1881 in school
Margaret 19 Nov 1874. Not home in 1881.
143 John Crawford b. 1831 d. 03 Mar 1899 and Mary Kerr ( b. 1840, Largs d. 10
Feb 1911) They are both buried in Lair # 10 Head Street Churchyard, Beith.
John may be the son of John Crawford and Mary Neilston (see # 127). In 1871
John was a farmer of 83 acres of arable land. Living with him were his wife Mary 31, daughters Jean 4, and Mary 2, and John's brother William 38. William was unmarried and a horse dealer. Three servants were also living there; 22 year old Jean Andrew b. Dalry, 20 year old John Stewart b. Aberdeenshire, and 19 year old Robert Bruster b. Wigtonshire. In 1881 John and Mary were farming at Manrahead 729 acres of arable land. John was also a horse dealer. The house has 7 rooms with windows. Living with them are their children, John (16), Jane (14), David (9), Elizabeth (7) and William (4) with John's brother, William, aged 47 who assists John on the farm, and three farm servants. In 1891 John and Mary are still farming at Manrahead. Their house now has 11 rooms with windows. He was also a horse dealer. Living at home are Jeanie 24, Lizzie 17, and William 14. Their servants are Martha Young 20 from Galston, Alex Liddell 18 from Sterling and Peter Beatown 38 a deaf mute from Pollockshaws ( also see # 185 and
# 143). The headstone in Head Street Churchyard reads, " In memory of John Crawford who died at Manrahead 03 Mar 1899 age 68 and his daughter Mary who died 08 Feb 1879 aged 9 years and 11 months and of his wife Mary Kerr who died at 45 Ayt-un (?) Road Pollockshaws on 10 Feb 1911 age 71 years."
John c. 03 Oct 1865. Not living at home in 1871 or 1891.
Jean c. 02 Oct 1866
Mary c. 25 Feb 1869 d. 08 Feb 1879
David 13 Apr 1871. Not living at home in 1891.
Feb 1874William b. 1877 (see # 243)
144 John Crawford b. 08 Jul 1838 d. 29 Jan 1893 and Margaret Dale ( b. 1839 d.
14 Jul 1909) married 02 Jul 1867. John is the son of Hugh Crawford and Margaret Gibson (see # 59). He is the grandson of John Crawford and Elizabeth Stevens (see # 121). In 1871 John was a 32 year old draper. They were living on Whang Street in a house that had 7 rooms with windows, with their 1 year old daughter Margaret, and a servant, 18 year old Mary Wallace who was born in Kilbirnie. In 1881 John (49) is still working as a draper and clothier. John and Margaret (42) live on New Street in a house with 9 rooms with windows and their children, Margaret 11, Hugh 9, Barbara 2, and Jane 2 months, and Margaret Adam 17, servant from Dalry. In 1891 they are still living on New Street, Hugh 19 is helping his father in the draper-clothier business, Maggie 21, Barbara 12, Jane 10 and John 6 are also living at home. Mary Lindsay 19 from Paisley is working as their servant.
Hugh William c. 02 May 1868 died in infancy.
Margaret Wilson Gibson c. 05 Oct 1869
Hugh William c. 17 Jan 1872 d. 17 Feb 1813 East Yorkshire M.B.C.H.B.
was interred at Houden, East Yorkshire.
James Dale c. 28 Nov 1873 died in infancy.
John died in infancy.
Barbara b. 1879
Jane b. 1881
John b. 1885
145 John Crawford b. 1850 and Elizabeth Frazer ( b. 1849, Lochwinnoch,
Renfrew. In 1881 they were living on Calder Street in Lochwinnoch. John was a 30 year old flax dresser and Elizabeth was 31. Their son Robert aged 10 was living with them as well as nephews Robert Frazer aged 10 and John Frazer aged 2 , both b. Lochwinnoch. John is possibly the son of Robert Crawford and Elizabeth Pollock (see # 175).
Robert 30 Mar
146 John Crawford b. 1841 in Glasgow and Elizabeth b. 1851 in England. In 1871
they had no
children. They are living on New Street and he is working as a flax dresser,
(possibly the couple above if their son, Robert died shortly after birth).
147 John Crawford b. 1841 and Margaret ( b. 1851). In 1891 he is working as a
harness loom weaver and they are living at Nandrop street in a place with 2 rooms with windows with their daughter Margaret 15 who is also a handloom weaver.
148 John Crawford b. 1849 and Margaret ( b. 1853, Glasgow). In 1881 they were
living at 22 Dixon Avenue, Govan
and he was working as an iron monger.
149 John Crawford and Eliza Sommerville Faulds married 25 Jan 1870.
17 Dec 1872
Crawford and Elizebeth McChallam married 27 Feb 1874.
151. John Crawford b. 1859 and Martha (b. 1858, Kilbirnie). In 1891 working as a
cabinetmaker's machineman and living on Cross Street in a house with 1 room with a window with their 5 children.
Maggie b. 1882, Kilbirnie
Agnes b. 1883
Janet b. 1885
Mary b. 1887
James b. 1889
152 John Crawford b. 1889 d. 02 Jan 1963 and Margaret M. Walker (b. 1893 d.
01 Nov 1973).
The headstone at Lair D169 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of John
Crawford who died 2 Jan 1963 age 74 years beloved husband of Margaret M. Walker
who died 1 Nov 1973 age 80 years."
153 John Crawford b. 1950 d. 07 Nov 1977 and Wilma Johnstone. The headstone at Lair F230 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of John Crawford died 7 Nov 1977 aged 27 years beloved husband of William Johnstone, Dear father of William. Sadly missed."
154 Johnston Crawford b. 1806 and Stevenson Faulds (b. 1806) married 1825. might be the son of Thomas Crawford and Isbel Johnstine (see # 196). In 1841 Johnstone was a cotton handloom weaver living on New Street with his wife, children, Helen 15, George 13, twins Thomas 9 and Robert 9, John 7 and another Thomas 11. Johnstone died between 1847 and 1851. In 1851 the 46 year old widowed Stevenson was working as a sewer of muslin. Living with her were her children, James 19, John 17, Jane 9, and Anne 3. Stevenson doesn't appear in the 1861 Census in Beith. In 1871 Stevenson was a 67 year old widow working as a silksewer and living on Buns wynd in a house with one room with a window, with her daughter Ann White Crawford 22, silksewer.
Helen b. 1826. Not living at home in 1851.
George b. 1827. Not living at home in 1851 (see # 30)
James b. 1831. Not living at home in 1841. In 1851 working as cotton handloom weaver.
Thomas b. 1832 (twin). Not living at home in 1851. Thomas married Ann Dodds (b. Beith) in 1852 (see #200). Their son Johnston Crawford was born on the boat THE COROMANDEL on the way to Tasmania, Australia in 1853.
Robert b. 1832 (twin). Not living at home in 1851.
John 1834. In 1851 working as cotton handloom weaver.
Thomas 1829 (?). Not living at home in 1851.
Jane b. 1842 (see # 256).
Ann White b. 1848. In 1871 working
as a silksewer.
Crawford and Bessie Bare married 10 Jan 1663.
Crawford and Janet Dunlop married 26 Jul 1676.
157 Matthew Crawford
(The following children were born to Matthew Crawfords in Beith Parish. No occupation or residence for the father was given. No mother's name was given).
Matthew c. 11 Jul 1680
Isobell c. 09 Sep 1677
Robert c. 20 Mar 1709
Marion 02 Jun 1712
William c. 05 Apr 1719
John c. 07 Feb
158 Matthew Crawford in Bogfauld
Andrew c. 29 Mar 1710
Matthew b. 29 May c. 02 Jun 1712
Janet b. 03 Jan c. 06 Jan 1717
William b. 01 Apr c. 05 Apr 1719
Jean b. 01 Feb
c. 03 Feb 1723
159 Matthew Crawford and Martha Reid. Lived in Drumbouie.
Margaret c. 07 May 1775
Janet c. 03 May
Crawford and Isabell Stewart married 01 Jun 1744.
161 Peter Crawford and Helen Fairley
Archibald c. 17 Dec 1856, Bridgeton, Glasgow
Harriet c. 30 Oct 1853, Barony, Lanark
Allan c. 12 Jan
162 Robert Crawford
John c. Feb 1714
Crawford and Agnes Wark married 1712
164 Robert Crawford in Bigholm
William b. 27 Sep c. 29 Sep 1706
Robert b. 02 Mar c. 20 Mar 1709
John b. 23 Jan
c. 24 Jan 1714
165 Robert Crawford and Jean Wilson married about 1741. In 1767 lived in Beith. In 1777 lived in Swinnigemor, Dalry.
Robert c. 12 Jul 1767
William c. 13 Aug 1773, Stevenston
Margaret c. 28
166 Robert Crawford and Isobel Boyd married 20 Feb 1756. On the baptismal records of his children was a shoemaker living in Whang Street.
Hugh c. 13 May 1757 m. Elizabeth Wilson in 1792 Dec 1. He was a shoemaker (see # 53)
Thomas c. 20 Jun 1760
John b. 1762
Jean b. 1762
Agnes c. 18 Nov 1764
Agnes c. 07 Mar 1772
Robert c. 01 Mar 1772
Margaret c. 18
167 Robert Crawford and Janet Cunningham, married about 1770 in Beith and Kilbirnie. On the baptismal records of all his children except for 1774 and 1775, Robert gave his residence as Beith. In 1841 Janet was living onWhang Street and working as a reeler with her son Alexander and daughter Margaret and Alexander's children, Margaret, Agnes and Robert (see # 1)
Janet c. 15 Nov 1771
William c. 06 Sep 1773
Alexander c. 19 Oct 1774
Margaret c. 22 Oct 1777, Kilbirnie
Alexander c. 26 Oct 1777 ( see # 1 )
Robert c. 01 Jan 1779 or 1780
Jean b. 24 Apr c. 28 Apr 1782
Margaret c. 07 Jun 1784
Robert c. 15 Jul
Crawford and Martha Reid married 1775
169 Robert Crawford and Janet Fulton. Lived on Whang Street in 1787.
Martha c. 11 Feb
170 Robert Crawford and Agnes Millar married 05 Jan 1813. Robert was a smith living in Gateshead at the time of his children's baptisms.
James c. 08 Feb 1814
Agnes c. 15 Aug 1815
Elizabeth c. 24
171 Robert Crawford and Agnes Rodger (b.1804) married 12 Nov 1831. Robert was a weaver at the time of his children's baptisms. Agnes was the daughter of Robert Rodger and Agnes Anderson. Agnes was sister to Janet Rodger who married John Crawford (See #128)
John Lyall c. 24 Feb 1833
Janet c. 06 Sept 1834
Agnes c. 28 Aug
172 Robert Crawford and Margaret Cunningham married 31 Jan 1825.
According to his children's baptismal records, Robert was a dyke builder in 1832, a mason in 1834 and a labourer in 1839. (Might be # 173)
Janet b. 01 Dec c. 23 Dec 1832
Margaret c. 21 Dec 1834
Janet c. 22
173 Robert Crawford b. 1809, Ireland and Margaret (b. 1831, Irvine).
In 1881 they
were living on Brawhead in a house with 1 room with a window. He was working as
a draining labourer. (Might be # 172)
174 Robert Crawford b. 1806 in Ireland and Mary (b. 1804, Ireland). In 1861 was working as an ag. lab. and they were living in Knockhuckle with their son William and their two grandchildren, 9 year old John Kennedy and 5 year old Mary Kennedy. Both of the grandchildren were born in Beith. In 1871 they were living on Back Iron Road and Robert was a 66 year old ag. lab. Their granddaughter Mary Kennedy (14) was still living with them. Living next door was John and Mary Crawford. John is also from Ireland (see # 138)
William b. 1831 Ireland. In 1861 he was working as an ag. lab. This is probably the same William who married Elizabeth Love in 1862.
(see # 239)
175 Robert Crawford b. 1796 and Elizabeth Pollock ( b. 1811) married 22 Feb 1834. From 1834 to 1843 Robert was a brushmaker. On the 1847 baptismal records of his second son John, he listed his occupation as threadmaker. On the 1850 baptismal record of the third son , John, Robert was a labourer. In 1841 Robert was a printer and Elizabeth was a Q sewer. They were living on Clayholes Street with their children Robert 6, William 4, Jean 2, and John 3 months. In 1851 he was a 60 years old and listed no occupation and Elizabeth 44 was a sewer of muslin. Living with them were their children Robert 16, William 14, David 7, and John 7 months. In 1861 Robert was a 69 year old "Chelsea pensioner" and Elizabeth was an embroiderer. They were living on Clayholes Street with David 18 and John 10. In 1871 Elizabeth was a widow working as an embroiderer and still living on Clayholes. Her 36 year old son Robert is living with her
Robert c. 04 Jan 1835. In 1851 working as cotton handloom weaver. In 1871 he is living at home and working at the saw mill as a labourer (might be the same as # 185)
William Black/Pollock c. 25 Aug 1836. In 1851 working as a cotton handloom weaver.
Jean Brown b. 28 Feb c. 24 Mar 1839. Not living at home in 1851
John b. 26 Feb c. 28 Mar 1841. Died before 26 Apr 1847
David b. 02 Dec c. 24 Dec 1843. In 1861 working as a block printer. Married Isabella White 30 Aug 1861 (see # 20)
John b. 26 Apr c. 28 Mar 1847. Died before 25 Aug 1850.
John b. 27 Jul c. 25 Aug 1850
(might be the same as # 145).
176 Robert Crawford and Janet Hamilton married 15 Jun 1834. At the time of his
Robert was a weaver. They were both from Beith.
177 Robert Crawford b. 1819 and Margaret Galston (b. 1821) married 20 Nov 1844. At the time of his marriage Robert was a weaver. In 1851 they were living on Whang Street and he was working as a cotton handloom weaver. The children were not baptised in Beith. Robert might be the son of Alexander Crawford and Margaret Loudon (see # 1).
Alexander b. 1844
James b. 1846
Robert b. 1851
178 Robert Crawford b. 1816 and Janet Law ( b. 1815, Kilbirnie) married 11 Jun 1844. At the time of his marriage Robert was a printer in Beith. Robert listed his occupation as merchant on the 1845 birth record of his son Thomas. In 1851 Robert was a cloth merchant living on Main Street with his wife and son Thomas 5, and Janet's three brothers, Robert Law 23 a joiner, James Law 21 a silk printer and John Law 18 an assistant salesman, as well as Janet's sister Mary Law 26 an assistant salesgirl, and Ann Grant 3, niece. The in-laws were all born in Kilbirnie except for John who was born in Rothsay, Bute. Also living there was an uncle, 80 year old retired cotton weaver, Robert Crawford and a cousin 49 year old Jean Gibson who was working as house servant. Both were from Beith. In 1861 Robert and Janet were living on Cross Street and he was working as a draper and printer. Jean Gibson ( b. Lochwinnock) was still living with them as were his sons Thomas 15 and James 4. Might be the same Robert as # 182 or # 183.
Thomas b. 29 Nov 1845. In 1861 working as a printer.
James Law c. 09 Aug 1856
179 Robert Crawford , a miner from Dalry and Martha
Telfert from Beith married 10 Feb 1849
180 Robert Crawford, as surfaceman from Beith and Margart Gordon from
Kilbirnie married 26 Nov 1853
Mary c. 07 Feb
181 Robert Crawford from Shitterflat and Jane (Janet)
Stevenson from Beith married 14 Mar 1854.
182 Robert Crawford b. 1806 and Mary Boyd (b. 1827). In 1871 lived on Cross
Street in a house with 8 rooms with windows and worked as a draper. Might be the same Robert as # 178 or # 183. In 1881 at Laighroad, Robert (75), retired draper and Mary (51) with servant Janet Gardiner (17) b. Colmonell, Ayr.
James b. 1857
Mary Boyd c. 23 Mar 1865
c. 07 Apr 1867. Not living at home in 1871.
183 Robert Crawford b. 1822. In 1881 he was living at 6 and 8 Whang Street and working as a draper and clothier. Living with him were his unmarried sister Elizabeth Crawford ( b. 1818) who was also working as a draper and his nephew Robert ( b. 1858, Glasgow) working as a bank clerk. On the day of the 1881 Census (April 19) Andrew and Marion Kerr ( both b. 1831) were visiting. Mr and Mrs. Kerr were both born in Beith and he was working as a bank agent. In 1891 Robert was living at 6 Eglinton Street in a house with 3 rooms with windows and was still a self-employed draper. His sister Elizabeth and her son were no longer living with him, but his sister Margaret Miller (70 widowed) and Janet Crawford
( age? unmarried) were living with him. Janet was working in the
draper's shop. Might be the same as # 178 or # 182.
184 Robert Crawford b. 1845 and Barbara Jamieson ( b. 1848 d. 20 Nov 1919 and buried in Lair # 10 Head Street Churchyard). They were married 16 Jun 1868. Robert is the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham Nairn ( see # 130). In 1881 Robert was a baker in Stevenson living with Barbara and their children Rachael 11, Mary 9, Robert 7, and Maggie 1. In 1891 living on the Cross in a house with 2 rooms with windows and working as a baker. Besides their 5 children, their grandchild, Barbara J. Crawford (b. 1899) was also living there. The headstone at the Head Street Churchyard reads, " Erected by Robert and Barbara Crawford in affectionate remembrance of their eldest son John who was accidentally killed on the 21 May 1890 in the 25th year of his age, also of their daughter Rachael, wife of Daniel Wilson who died 25 June 1909 aged 72 years and Barbara Jamieson his wife died 20 November 1919 aged 73 years, their son Robert died 22 Dec 1952 aged 80."
John b. 1865 d. 21 May 1890
Rachael Sinclair c. 22 Apr 1869, Ardrossan d. 25 Jun1909. In 1891 living
at home and working as a dressmaker. Married Daniel Wilson.
Mary c. 10 May 1871, Ardrossan. In 1891 living at home and working in the
Robert c. 28 Oct 1873, Stevenson d. 22 Dec 1952. In 1891 living at home
and working in the bake shop.
Maggie b. 1880, Saltcoats
Hugh b. 1883, Saltcoats
185 Robert Crawford b. 1835 and Margart Fife (b. 1837, Dalry) married 09 Jun 1871. In 1881 Robert was a cabinet works labourer and living on Clayholes Street with their 2 sons. Might be son of Robert Crawford and Elizabeth Pollock (see # 175).
Mary Kerr c. 14 Aug 1872 d. 25 May 1874 while living on Mitchell
Street (see # 143)
Robert S. c. 15 Dec 1874
William P. b.
186 Robert Crawford b. 1853 - 1907 and Mary Craig ( b. 1857). In 1881 working as a chairmaker and living at 35 Buns wynd in a house with 1 room with a window with their 2 young children. Robert is the son of George Crawford and Margaret Young ( see # 30).
George b. 1877
Marion b. 1879
187 Robert Crawford b. 1869 d. 28 July 1837 and Agnes C. Todd ( b. 1876 d. 20 Jan 1951). Robert is the son of James Crawford and Janet Gall (see # 85)
James b. about
1910 d. 20 Feb 1920
188 . Robert Crawford b. 1871. In 1891 was an unmarried
chairmaker lodging in the house of Jane Rodger, a 60 year old widow who was born
in Largs. Her house was at 20 Buns wynd and had 2 rooms with windows.
189. Thomas Crawford and
Kathrine Wilsoune married 05 Aug 1660
Crawford and Elizabeth Mure married 04 Jan 1712
191 Thomas Crawford from Beith
Jean b. 27 Apr
c. 01 May 1713
192 Thomas Crawford in Jouks
Margaret b. 22 Oct c. 24 Oct 1714
Elizabeth b. 24 May c. 26 May 1717
Janet b. 01 Jun
c. 02 Jun 1719
193 Thomas Crawford, merchant in Beith
Thomas b. 09 Mar c, 11 Mar 1722
William c. 12
194 Thomas Crawford, surgeon in Beith
Thomas c. between March and May 1728
Hugh b. 02 Feb
c. 14 Feb 1731
195 Thomas Crawford and Ann Harvie. Lived in Beith according to baptismal records of their children.
Thomas 05 Jun 1755
John 29 May 1757
Elizabeth 30 Jun
196 Thomas Crawford and Isbel Johnstone married in 1800. Thomas was a weaver living on New Street at the time of his marriage
Johnston c. 16
Dec 1801. Might be (# 154)
Crawford and Janet Pattison married 1805.
198 Thomas Crawford b. 1805 and Janet Andrew b. 1813. Janet might be the sister of Mary Andrew (see # 77). In 1841 Thomas was a bleacher and living in Barr Mill. Also living with them were Catherine Andrew 30 (see # 64, # 77, # 85), a bleacher and Flora Hart 40, a bleacher not b. in Ayrshire. Thomas might be the same as # 197.
Robert b. 1830 Not born in Ayrshire
Andrew b. 1832 Not born in Ayrshire
Adam b. 1836 Not born in Ayrshire
Margaret Not born in Ayrshire
Catherine c. 29 Nov 1841, Beith (twin)
Elizabeth c. 29
Nov 1841, Beith (twin)
199 Thomas Crawford and Janet Ramsay married 10 May 1844.
Thomas was a bleacher in Barr Mill according to his daughter Janet's baptismal record. Is this the same Thomas as # 171 with a new wife?
Janet b. 1844
200 Thomas Crawford, b. 1830 a collier from Barr Mill and Ann Dodds from Beith, married 29 Feb 1852. Thomas is the son of Johnston Crawford and Stevenson Faulds (see#154)
Thomas and Ann emigrated to Australia as their son Johnston Crawford was born on board the COLOMANDEL on the way to Tasmania.
- Johnstone Crawford b. 1853 July 11 on board ship. He married in 1882 Aug 5 Sarah Ann Holbrook (b. 1860 Mar 29). Her parents were Joseph Hollbrook and Margaret Ryan. Johnstone and Sarah had children:
- Ethel Maud Crawford b. 1883 Jul 27
- John Crawford b. 1885 Jul 2
- Robert Crawford b. 1886 Aug 14
- Admiral Johnstone Crawford b. 1893 Sep 30
- Carol Crawford b. 1895 Sep 18
- Richard Hales Crawford b. 1898 Mar 24 m. Myrene Rule and they had children:
- Maxwell Crawford (died WW II)
- Patricia Crawford m. Hadley Saunders
- Betty Barbara Crawford b. 1924 Mar 31 m. Donald John Cook in 1946. He was killed. They had children:
- Maxine Shirley Cook b. 1946 Nov 17
- Linda Barbara Cook b. 1949 Jan 21
- Donald Jeffrey Cook b. 1952 Jun 27
Betty later remarried but had no more children.
- Unita Joan Crawford (dec.) m. Leo Arnold
- Richard Johnston Crawford b. 1931 Jul 20 m. Hazel Dawn Metcalf in 1955 May 21. They had children:
- Irene Michele Crawford b. 1956 Apr 6
- Mark Phillip Crawford b. 1958 May 12
- Dallas Karen Crawford b. 1959 Jun 23
- Kim Austin Crawford b. 1963 Nov 22
- Patricia Maree Crawford b. 1965 May 18
- Shawn Robert Crawford b. 1973 May 27
- Kathleen May Crawford b. 1934 Sep 7 (dec)
- Richard Hales Crawford b. 1942 Dec 13 (from a
201 Thomas Crawford b. 1828, Kirkmichael, Ayr. and Marion Johnstone
( b. 1828, Shotts, Lanarkshire) married 30 Sep 1854 in Beith and Stevenston. Thomas was the son of James Crawford and Mary Andrew (see # 77). On marriage record Thomas is from Langvar in Beith and Marion is from Stevenston. In 1881 Thomas 53 was a pit sinker, living on Lynne Street, Dalry with Marion 53, Marion 25, Thomas 16, Agnes 13, John 11 and George 7.
Marion c. 16 Sep 1855. In 1881 working as a dressmaker
Mary c. 07 Jan 1858, Dalry
James c. 31 Mar 1860, Dalry
John c. 04 Sep 1862, Dalry
Thomas c. 22 Dec 1864, Dalry. In 1881 working as gen. lab.
Agnes c. 12 Apr 1867, Dalry
John b.c. 1870, Antrim, Ballycastle, Ireland
George c. 30 Apr
202. Thomas Crawford b. Oct 1839 d. 05 Mar 1906, Paisley and Margaret Frazer ( b. 1840 Saltcoats d. 1930 at Rothsay Home, Paisley) married 31 Dec 1863. Thomas is the son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger ( see # 128). Margaret was the daughter of Joseph Frazer and Janet MacKie. In 1881 Thomas was working as a foundry labourer and living at 4 Sandholes Street, Paisley with Maggie 37, Janet 17, Robert 11, Thomas 7, May 3 and Matthew 1 month. On his death certificate his occupation was given as stoker in a foundry. He was living at 37 Kilnside Road in Paisley and died of pneumonia.
Janet 23 Oct 1863, Paisley Abbey d. 1930
John 24 Sep 1865 d. 03 Mar 1870 buried Lair # 134 Head Street
Joseph 21 Jul 1867, Stevenston d. 1874
Robert 27 Jun 1869, Stevenston d. 1920. Married Anna Greene. In 1906
lived at 16 Seedhill, Paisley.
Elizabeth 10 Dec 1871, Cambusnethan, Lanark d. 1900
Thomas 14 Feb 1874, Cambusnethan, Lanark. Married 1900
Agnes 10 Feb 1876 d. 17 Sep 1884. Buried in Lair # 134 Head Street
Mary 11 Feb 1878 buried 10 Sep 1891 in Lair # 134 Head Street
Churchyard, Beith. She died of injuries acquired while working
as a half-timer on a spooling machine at Coats Mill in Paisley. When she was lifting some bobbins that fell below her machine her hair got caught in the rollers and when she put her hands up to pull her hair out, her hands were pulled into the machine, then all of her body got mangled in the machine.
Matthew 07 Apr 1880, Paisley. Married 1901 to Agnes McPherson in
Paisley. Moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in 1925.
William 22 May 1883, Paisley d.
203. Thomas Crawford b. 1851 d. 23 May 1882 and Mary Gray ( b. 1850 d. 1926 May 1). In 1881 they were living on Whang Street in a house with 2 rooms with windows. Thomas was working as a chairmaker. Their 2 children are living with them. The headstone on Lair C71 at Beith Cemetery reads, " Erected by Agnes Crawford in loving memory of her brother William who died 21 Feb 1882 aged 3 years. Her father Thomas Crawford who died 23 May 1882 age 31 years. Her mother Mary Crawford who died 01 May 1926 aged 76 years. Also above Agnes Crawford beloved wife of John Galston who passed over on 8 Mar 1937 age 59 years. Above John Galston died 25 April 1947 aged 71 years beloved husband of Christina Henderson.
Agnes b. 1878, Glasgow. Married John Galston ( b. 1878) on 20 Jan
1906 at the united Free Presbyterian Church. Agnes was living on Wilson Street in Beith and John was living on Eglinton Street in Beith at the time of their marriage. He was a chairmaker and the son of John Galston, shoemaker and Mary Ann Walker. James Ross and Mary Gray were the witnesses at the wedding
William b. 1880, Glasgow
204 Thomas Crawford b. 1842 Mearns, Renfrewshire and Jane D. ( b. 1839, Tulloch, Perthshire. In 1881 they were living on Roebank Row in a house with 3 rooms with windows. Thomas was working as a silk block printer. Their 5 children were living with them as well as Thomas' mother Janet Smith, 70 year old widow b. Maryhill, Lanark.
Janet b. 1864, Glasgow. In 1881 a 'grounder' at silk print works.
Barbara b. 1866, Glasgow. In 1881 a 'grounder' at silk print works.
Archibald b. 1873, Glasgow. In 1881 a scholar.
John b. 1875, Glasgow. In 1881 a scholar.
Jeannie b. 1876,
Glasgow. In 1881 a scholar.
205 Thomas Crawford b. 1887 d. 15 Mar 1958. The headstone on Lair E72 in Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of Thomas Crawford died 15 March 1958 aged 71. His son Thomas died 17 Jun 1932 aged 6 years. Forever in our thoughts."
Thomas b. 1926
206 Thomas Crawford b. 1881 d. 17 Feb 1952 and Jane Haining ( b. 1882 d.1956 Sep 26). The headstone on Lair E241 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In remembrance of Thomas Crawford of Windyhouse beloved husband of Jane Haining who died 17 Feb 1952 in his 71 year. Also the above Jane Haining who died 26 Sep 1956 in her 74 year. Their son Robert Haining who died 16 May 1978 beloved husband of Jessie." The headstone on Lair E240 reads, " In loving memory of Jane Crawford Smith wife of James Haining Crawford, Greenhills Farm who died 23 April 1954 aged 29."
Robert Haining d. 16 May 1978
207. Thomas Crawford b. 1925 d. 18 Jun 1983 and Annie Tamont Gilliam Frew. The headstone at Lair F11 at Beith Cemetery reads, " In loving memory of Thomas Crawford died 18 June 1983 aged 58 years dear husband of Annie Tamont Gilliam Frew. Also daughter Alison Mary Gemmel died 25 Jan 1967 aged 6 1/2 months." Lair F17 reads, " In loving memory of our dear daughter Alson Mary Gemmell Crawford died 25 Jan 1967 aged 6 months. Safe in the arms of Jesus".
Alison Mary Gemmel b. 1966 d. 25 Jan 1967
208 William Crawford
( the following children were born to William Crawfords in Beith Parish. No occupation or residence was given for the father . No mother's name was given)
John c. 05 Sep 1681
Martha b. 01 Mar 1684
William c. 01 Mar 1684
William c. 12 Oct 1701
John c. 03 Oct 1707
Hugh c. 28 Mar 1711
William c. 28 Sep 1712
Neil c. 26 Sep 1714
Jean c. 18 Apr 1718
William c. 01 Dec 1721
Hugh c. 07 Jun 1724
Helen c. 11 Sep 1726
William c. 02 Nov 1750
John c. 01 Sep
Crawford and Margaret Stewart married 1679
210 William Crawford in Highgate
Ka--es b. 05 Oct c. 12 Oct 1701
Hugh b. 26 Mar
c. 28 Mar 1711
211 William Crawford in Mecklehighgate
John b. 30 Sep
c. 03 Oct 1707
Crawford and Jean Small married 1711
213 William Crawford, maltman in Beith
Neilson b. 20 Sep c. 26 Sep 1714
Jean b. 14 Apr c. 18 Apr 1718
William b. 25 Nov c. 01 Dec 1721
Hugh b. & c. 07
214 William Crawford, maltman in Kirktown
Helen c. 12 Sep
Crawford and Barbara Anderson married 11 May 1733
216 William Crawford in Luder Ridge
Martha b. 02 Apr
c. 07 Apr 1734
Crawford and Mary Anderson married 13 Jun 1733
218 William Crawford from Brackenhills
Robert c. 03 Aug 1739
Martha c. 31 Jan 1742
219 William Crawford and
Margaret Sheden married 1738
220 William Crawford from Burnside.
Margaret 07 Apr
221 William Crawford from Beith
William c. 29
222 William Crawford from Breakerride
John c. 01 Sep
223 William Crawford and Jean Fleming married 03 Nov 1749. William was a
carrier in Beith according to the baptismal records of his children.
William c. 23 Mar 1755
Jean c. 19 Sep 1756
224 William Crawford and
Jean Robertson married 01 Aug 1755.
225. William Crawford and Mary Robertson. In 1776, at age 81 and 84 they lived on Crummock Street and in the 1786 and 1788 they lived in Newton according to the baptismal records of their children.
Margaret c. 25 Oct 1776
Mary c. 14 Aug 1781
Mary c. 24 Apr 1784
Robert c. 05 Mar 1786
Jean c. 14 Sep
226. William Crawford and Mary Boyd. They lived at Balra at the time of Elizabeth's baptism
Elizabeth 27 Apr
227 William Crawford and Janet Cunningham. They lived in Newton at the time of Margaret's baptism.
Margaret c. 11
228 William Crawford and Elizabeth Deas married 25 Aug 1793. William was a weaver and lived on Head Street.
Mary c. 16 Feb 1794
Jean c. 18 Dec 1796
William c. 19 Apr 1801. In 1851 William was 51 and working in the coal pit. He was living with sisters Mary 57 and Jane 54. Mary was working as a seamstress and Jane had no occupation.
Fulton b. 30 Apr c. 05 May 1805
Crawford b. 1781 in British Guernsey and Margaret b. 1786. In 1841
they were living in Newton and he was a shoemaker and she was a Q sewer. In 1851
they were living on Main Street and at 75 years old he was still a shoemaker
(see # 230)
230 William Crawford and Janet Robertson. William was a shoemaker in town (see # 229).
Mary c. 12 Dec 1802
John c. 29 Sep 1805
Janet c. 08 Nov 1807
William c. 29 Apr 1810
Elizabeth c. 01 Aug 1813
Margaret c. 11 Aug 1816
Robinson c. 23 May 1819
Crawford and Grizzel Giffen married 30 Oct 1814.
Crawford and Mary Lusk married 06 Dec 1825
Crawford and Margrat Cleland married 27 Apr 1829
234 William Crawford b. 1811 and Mary Caldwell (b. 1811) married 04 Nov 1831. At the time of his marriage William was still a cotton handloom weaver living on Clayholes Street. Living with him were Mary 30, Mary 10, Isabella 7, John 4 and Elizabeth 5 months. In 1851 he was still a weaver. Living at home were Mary 42, John 14, William 7, Elizabeth (age not given), and an unnamed one-month old son, The children were not baptised in Beith.
Mary 1831. Not living at home in 1851
Isabella 1837. Not living at home in 1851.
John 1838. Working as a coalminer in 1851.
235 William Crawford b. 1811 and Janet Brackenrigs (b. 1811) married 22 Feb 1834. At the time of his marriage, William was a weaver and they both state that they are from the parish of Beith, but on the 1841 Census William is listed as being not born in the parish. In 1841 William was a cotton handloom weaver living on Head Street. The children were not baptised in the Beith Church.
Crawford and Margaret Ronald married 09 Jan 1835. Margaret was from
Beith and William was a wool manufacturer in Lochwinnoch at the time of their
marriage. In 1881 William was an 84 year old retired woollen manufacturer living
237 William Crawford and Agnes McLean married 25 Jul 1845. In 1845 he was working as a shoemaker. He went to Tasmania circa 1851.
William Lucas c. 05 Oct 1845
Agnes b. 26 Jun c. 01 Aug 1847
William Lucas b. 31 Mar c. 29 Apr 1849
Janet Lucas b. 1851 Jan 28
other children all born Hobart, Tasmania.
John b. 1854 Nov 8 d. 1924 Apr 14
Margaret b. 1856 July 5 d. 1926 Jun 7
James b. 1858 Mar 4 d. 1935 Apr 6
Ninian b. 1859 Jun 25 d. 1861 May 2
William b. 1861 May 13 d. 1933 Jul 29
Thomas b. 1862
Nov 19 d. 1951 Mar 27
238 William Crawford b. 1837 and Jane Smith ( b. 1838) married 02 Jul 1858.
William was the son of John Crawford and Janet Rodger and was born in Beith (see #128). Jane was the daughter of Thomas Smith and Rachel Wilson and was born in Virginia, America. In 1861 they were living on Eglinton Street and he was working as an ironstone miner. Living with William and Janet were their two sons John 2, and Thomas 4 months. In 1871 they were living at 47 Doublerow, Irvine, Ayrshire and William was working as a coal miner. Living with them were their children, John 13 working as a coalminer, Thomas 11, William 8, James 6, and Gavin 2. In 1881 they were living at 77 Lambhill Street, Glasgow. Living with them were children John 22, Thomas 20, William 18, James 16, Gavin 12, Rachel 10, Janet 8, Agnes 2 and Jane Smith 2 weeks old. In 1891 William was 55 and working as an engine fireman and Jane was 52. They were living at 139 Lambhill Street, Glasgow. Living with them were their children James 27, Rachel 19, Janet 17, Andrew 15, Agnes 13, Jane Smith 11 and Elizabeth 5. William died 03 Sep 1913 aged 77 at 35 Reid Street, Govan, Glasgow. He was a former ironwork furnaceman. The cause of death was "bronchitis and senility." Jane Smith Crawford, widow, died 12 Apr 1919 aged 80 at 35 Reid Street, Govan, Glasgow. The cause of death was " bronchitis one and a half months."
John c. 19 Oct 1858. In 1871 working as a coalminer. In 1881 working as a railway guard.
Thomas c. 10 Nov 1860. In 1881 working as a labourer.
William c. 21 Dec 1862, Bishopbriggs, West Cadder, Lanark.In 1881 working as a labourer. In 1885 married Susan Darcy. They had 10 children.
James Smith .c. 25 Nov 1864. In 1881 working as a brewer. He married Grace Campbell 31 Aug 1894 . They had 4 children.
Robert c. 09 Dec 1866 Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire. He does not appear with the family on the 1871 Census so it is assumed he died.
Gavin c. 24 Jan 1869, Galston, Ayr. Gavin became a professional football player and played for teams in Scotland and England. He married ---- and died in London, England aged 87 at 63 Ancona Road , Plumstead, Woolich. The death was registered by his son G.T. Crawford.
Rachael c. 03 May 1871, Irvine, Ayr. In 1881 working as a tailoress. She married (1) James Kay, marine engineer and (2) Archibald Walker, civil servant. She died 29 Nov 1960 at 15 Millbrae Crescent, Clydebank. The death was registered by her daughter J. Walker.
Janet Rodger c. 24 May Irvine, Ayr. In 1881 working as a fishing tackle maker. She married Donald McLeod, fishing tackle
manufacturer. She died a widow on 27 Dec 1950 aged 77 at Lynemilns Nursing Home. Her niece J. Baker registered the death.
Andrew b. 1876 Irvine, Ayr. In 1881 was an unemployed apprentice plumber.
Agnes b. 1878, Govan, Lanark.
Jane Smith b. 1881, Govan, Lanark. Married Joseph Morrison in 1907 and they had 3 children. Joseph Morrison was born about 1881 in Port Glasgow, Renfrew. He was a sailmaker by trade. His parents were Joseph Morison (1850-1934) and Jane Andrew (1855-1918) who married 31 Dec 1873, Port Glasgow, Renfrew. On the 1881 Census Joseph Morrison, sailmaker and wife Jane were living at 32 Marlow Street Govan with 3 children .
1866, Govan, Lanark.
239 William Crawford b. 1828, Ireland and Elizabeth Love ( b. 1840) married 29 Aug 1862. William might be the son of Robert Crawford and Mary (see # 174). In 1871 they were living on Townhead Street and he was working as a ag. lab. In 1881 they were living at 12 Buns wynd in a house with 2 rooms with windows. William was working as an agric. labourer and Elizabeth was working as a seamstress. Their 7 children were living with them. In 1891 65 year old William was still working as an ag. lab. He and Lizzie, 51 were living on Head Street in a house with 2 rooms and windows. Living with them were Annie 21, John 15, Maggie 10 and Robert 7.
Ann 10 Nov 1862. In 1881 and 1891 worker in Barrmill Thread Works.
Mary 21 Mar 1865. In 1881 working in Barrmill Thread Works.
Robert 10 Jun 1867. In 1881 working in Barrmill Thread Works.
Alexander 10 Oct 1869
Flora 23 Jul 1872
John b. 1876. Working as a chairmaker's apprentice in 1891
Maggie b. 1880
Robert b. 1884
240 William Crawford and Elizabeth Jamieson
William 14 Apr 1863
Hugh 31 Oct 1865
Robert 13 Jul 1869
Janet McMillan 21 Jun 1872
Margaret 19 Nov
241 William Crawford and Janet Murray d. 04 July 1874. Buried in Lair # 69 Head Street Churchyard. They were married on 12 Jun 1868. William might be the son of John Crawford and Margaret Cunningham Nairn (see # 130).
John 20 Aug 1868
Janet Gilmour 22 Aug 1870
12 Mar 1874
242 William Crawford b. 1843 and Ann (b. 1834, Stewarton) In 1871 he was
working as a slater and they were living on Whang Street in a house with no windows. Living with them was William's 9 year old nephew John Cunningham who was born in Stewarton. Living in the next house were John and Elizabeth Jamieson Crawford and their children William, Hugh and Robert (see # 142). And on the other side lived 66 year old widow Janet Crawford and her 24 year old son Alexander ( see # 260)
Crawford b. 1877 d. 27 Aug 1970 and Mary Bates ( b. 1877 d. 03 Oct
1943). The headstone at Lair G27 in Beith Cemetery reads," In loving memory of
Mary Bates who died 03 Oct 1943 aged 66 years beloved wife of William Crawford.
The above William Crawford who died 27 Aug 1970 aged 93 years." William is
probably the son of John and Mary Crawford (see # 143).
Crawford b. 1899 d. 07 July 1968 and Lillian Hewerdine. The headstone
on Lair G49 at Beith Cemetery reads," Erected by Lillian Crawford in loving
memory of her father George W. Hewerdine died 16 Apr 1941 aged 72 years. And her
husband William Crawford died 07 Jul 1968 aged 69 years. Rest in Peace."
Crawford b. 1899 d. 01 Oct 1976 and Ena McWilhame ( b
1913 d. 31 Dec 1976). The headstone at Lair F119 at Beith Cemetery reads," In
loving memory of our dear father William Crawford died 1st Oct 1976
aged 75 years. Our dear mother Ena McWilhame died 31 Dec 1976 aged 63 ."
Households with women as heads.
246 Agnes Crawford b. 1791. In 1841 she was working as a publican and living at Gateside with
Elizabeth b. 1821. In 1841 working as a dressmaker
Margaret b. 1826. In 1841 working as a dressmaker.
Robert b. 1825. In 1841 working as a blacksmith.
Hugh b. 1830. In 1841 working as a cotton handloom weaver.
Marion b. 1833. In 1841 working as a sewer.
247 Agnes Crawford b. 1819. In 1881 she was widowed and living at 247 Thistle Street Govan with her daughter Elizabeth 28 and 2 lodgers, John Fenton 26, unmarried watch repairer from Dunfermline and Hugh Paterson 23, unmarried draper from Portmoak, Kinross.
Elizabeth b. 1853, Glasgow. In 1881 working as a stocking weaver.
248 Catherine Crawford
John c. 1829
249 Catherine Crawford
b. 1841 in Barrmill. In 1881 was an unmarried seamstress living on
New Street in a house with one room with a window.
250. Grace Crawford b. 1801. In 1841 she was a silk embroiderer living on Whang Street.
Living with her were the girls listed below.
Margaret b. 1816
Grace b. 1829
Jean b. 1831
Elizabeth b. 1833
Ann b. 1833
Martha b. 1835
Janet b. 1840
251 Elizabeth Crawford b. 1776. In 1841 Elizabeth was living in Clayholes and
working as a flax thresher. Living with her were:
Mary b. 1801. In 1841 working as a Q sewer
Jean b. 1806. In 1841 working as a flax thresher.
Mary Craig b. 1816. In 1841 working as a Q sewer and Mary's children
Robert b. 1832 and John B. 1836.
John Boyd b. 1806. A cotton hand loom weaver and his wife Jean ( b.
1821) working as a Q sewer and their sons, Andrew b. 1836 and
William b. 1839.
252 Elizabeth Crawford b. 1818. In 1871 living alone on Kirkstyle and working as a
1881 aged 63 she is living with her younger brother Robert aged 59 and working
as a draper in her brother's draper & clothier business, ( see # 59).
253 Elizabeth Crawford b. 1821. In 1861 working as a milliner and straw hat maker
and living on
the Cross with her 32 year old sister Janet who had no occupation.
254 Isabella Crawford
Hugh Laird c. 17 May 1856
McNaught c. 06 Feb 1861
255 Isabella Crawford b. 1827. In 1891 she was unmarried and living alone in a
house with one
room with a window on little Close and working as a washer woman.
256. Janet Crawford
Johnstone Crawford c. 21 Dec 1863
(see # 154)
Crawford b. 1763 . In 1851 was an unmarried thread worker. Living with her
were her 74 year old unmarried sister Margaret who had no Occupation, and her 26
year old unmarried niece Janet Brodie who was a sewer of muslin.
258 Janet Crawford b, 1771, not born in Beith parish. In 1841 Janet was living on New Street and was independent. Living with her were:
Robert b. 1806. In 1841 working as a printer.
Janet b. 1835
259 Janet Crawford b. 1791. In 1841 she was 50 year sold and living on Main Street, and working as a sewer. Living with her were Isabella Fulton, 25 who was not born in the parish of Beith and was working as a strawhat weaver and Isabella Crawford 7.
Isabella b. 1834
260 Janet Crawford b. 1816. In 1861 she was a 45 year old widow living on New Street - no occupation listed, with her two sons. In 1871 she was living at 112 Whang Street in a house with one room with a window, with her 24 year old son , Alexander. He was working as a miner. Their house was next to William and Ann Crawford's house who were living with their nephew John Cunningham
(see # 242). Two houses away lived John and Elizabeth Crawford and their sons William, Hugh and Robert (see # 142)
Robert b. 1844. In 1861 working as a silk draper.
1846. In 1861 working as a lapper (see # 2)
261 Jeanie Crawford
c. 18 Aug 1872
262 Margaret Crawford b. 1786. In 1841 was living at Bruchend with her daughter Mary and working as a Linen thread reeler.
Mary b. 1831 who
died in 1841 was working as a cotton sewer.
263 Margaret Crawford b. 1796. In 1841 was working as a grocer and living on
Head Street with:
Gavin b. 1826. In 1841 working as a shoemaker apprentice . He married Marion Strathern in 1848 and moved to Paisley (see # 27).
John b. 1829
Margaret b. 1840
Janet b. 1840
264 Margaret Crawford b.
1799. In 1861 living alone on New Street and was a threadworker.
265 Marion Crawford b. 1791. In 1841 living on Whang Street and working as a
with her was James Ritchie a 20 year old commercial traveller. In 1851 Marion
was 60 years old, unmarried, and living alone in the house. Living in next door
to her were Elizabeth , Hugh and Marion Crawford on Whang Street. She was
working as a knitter and sewer. On the other side lived the widow Jane Crawford
and her children ( See # 10 and # 59).
266 Martha Crawford b. 1806. Martha was the widow of William Gibson, a
Beith. At the time of their marriage in 1831, William was a quarrier in Gateside.
In 1851 she was a widow working as a cotton sewer. Living with her were her
unmarried children 19 year old Janet Gibson who was working as a flax thread
reeler, 16 year old John Gibson, a cotton handloom weaver, and 13 year old
Margaret Gibson who was working as a cotton sewer (see # 59).
267 Mary Crawford b. 1794. In 1871 she was listed as the grandmother working as
a skinster and
living in the house of Robert Craig 39, a harness weaver, on Clayhole Street.
Also living there were Robert's wife Marion Craig 39, a sewer, and their
children Mary 14 harness weaver, Jane 12 skinster, John 9, Margaret 4, William
3, and Marion 1 (see # 251).
268 Mary Crawford b. 1811. In 1841 Mary was a widow working as a Q sewer and
Backburn. In 1861 and 1871 she is till living at Backburn and sewing ( see #
269 Mary Crawford b. 1811. In 1881 she was living alone at 52 Main Street in a
house with one
room and a window, and working as a charwoman. Might be the same as (# 268)
270 Mary Crawford b. 1803 in Campsie, Stirlingshire. In 1861 she was widow
and living on Newton Street.
271 Mary Crawford b. 1809.
In 1881 she was a 72 year old widow living alone in Backburn on New Street and
working as a housekeeper.
272 Mary Crawford b. 1850. In 1891 she was a widow and working as a glass
laperer. Her daughter Agnes was living with her and working as a shop girl. They were both boarders in the house of Elizabeth Wilson ( b. 1831) at 30 Wilson Street, a house with 2 rooms with windows.
273 Mary Crawford b. 1854. In 1891 she was an unmarried thread finisher living
alone at 49 Bundswynd, a house with one room with a window.
274 Susan (?) Crawford b. 1805. In 1861 she was a widow doing sewing and living
on New Street.
Agnes b. 1848
Amie McLuire b. 1854
David McLuire b.
The following headstones at
Beith Cemetery also contain the surname CRAWFORD.
A25 In loving memory of Robert Kennedy who died 21 July 1951 aged 76 years and his wife Mary A. Crawford who died 25 Aug 1950 aged 71 years resting.
C50 Erected by Mr and Mrs James Wylie, Gateside in memory of his 1st wife Jeanie Crawford who died 12 July 1883 age 54 years. The above James Wylie who died 11 th June 1898 75 years.
C107a In memory of Margaret Crawford wife of John Miller Morison, surgeon, who died 30 July 1867.
C136 Erected by Samuel Kerr in Memory of Ann McGill his beloved wife who died 21 May 1869 in the 36 year of her age. Also their son William McGill Kerr who died 6th Dec 1866 age 10 months and their son William who died 31 Aug 1899 age 31 years and their son John who died 1st January 1904 aged 41 years. Also their daughter Jessie McGill who died 19th Dec 1904 aged 20 years. The above Samuel Kerr died 14 June 1906 in his 78 year. His second wife Ann Crawford who died 23rd May 1910 in her 63 year. Their son Alexander Crawford who died 25 Oct 1918 aged 39 years. Their son Robert James died 19 Apr 1886 aged 4 years.
D211 Erected to the memory of Thomas Kennedy who died at Nettlehirst Farm, Beith 4 Dec 1914 in his 65 year and his wife Isabella Crawford who died at Nycobank 20 Dec 1937 / 85 years.
D87 In loving memory of our dear father James Kerr who died on 23 July 1911 age 56 years and our dear mother Jeannie Crawford who died 18 Mar 1915 aged 65 years.
E297 In remembrance of Mary Crawford wife of Robert Allan, Southridgehill who died 22 Jan 1932 in her 74 year. And of the said Robert Allan.
F122 In loving memory of Katie Jeffrey Crawford died 18 Aug 1976 aged 77 years beloved wife of William Mackie. At rest.
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