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revised 23 October 2009 


240: Strathdon - complete

film #0363248, parishes 232-249

1   John Borthwick, pauper (formerly agricultural labourer) (single)
1868 January eighteenth 5h 0m PM Glenhouse Deskryside
M: 79 years
parents: Alexander Borthwick, shepherd (deceased) & Margaret Borthwick ms McLeod (deceased)
cause: General debility.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: William Forbes, brother in law (present)
1868 January 25th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

2   Barbara Wattie, pauper (formerly domestic servant) (single)
1868 January twenty-ninth 10h 0m AM Cockbridge Corgarff
F: 85 years
parents: Peter Wattie, Master Weaver (deceased) & Bathia Wattie ms McGregor (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis, 4 weeks.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: Margaret Duncan her X mark, neighbour Corgarff Castle.  James Wattie Registrar, witness
1868 February 1st at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

3   Sophia Glass, pauper (formerly domestic servant) (single)
1868 February twenty-third 6h 0m PM Auldahuie
F: 86 years
parents: Samuel Glass, farmer (deceased) & Isobel Glass ms Mulier (deceased)
cause: Pneumonia, a fortnight.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: James Bremner neighbour Auldahuie (present)
1868 February 26th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

4   Mary Simpson, pauper (widow of James Simpson, farmer) illegitimate
1868 March third 7h 2m AM Minnowheet
F: 63 years
parents: Peter Reid, farmer (deceased) & Margaret Gow domestic servant (deceased)
cause: Bronchitis, 3 months; anasarca of the lower extremities, 2 ½ months.  As certified by Alexr Cran Surgeon, Tarland
informant: Peter Reid, Neighbour, Greenhill
1868 March 9th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

5   Janet Stewart, pauper (widow of John Stewart, crofter)
1868 March eleventh 11h 58m PM Easter Dunindhu Corgarff
F: 88 years
parents: John Stewart, farmer (deceased) & Margaret Stewart ms Brown (deceased)
cause: Old age; paralysis 8 days.  Not certified.
informant: Isabella McDonald, nurse (present)
1868 March 16th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

6   Alexander Cullen, farmer (married to Isobel McLean)
1868 March seventeenth 4h 0m AM Crofts Deskryside
M: 79 years
parents: John Cullen, farmer (deceased) & Helen Cullen ms Nairn (deceased)
cause: Old age.  No regular medical attendant.
informant: Alexr Cullen, son (present)
1868 March 17th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

7   John Don, farmer (widower of Helen Larson) (previously marred to Jane Barron)
1868 March thirty-first 7h 10m PM Drumallin
M: 67 years
parents: Benjamin Don, farmer (deceased) & Isabel Don ms Forbes (deceased)
cause: Debility.  No medical attendant.
informant: George Don, son
1868 April 7th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

8   Jane Stuart, pauper (widow of John Stuart, agricultural labourer)
1868 April twenty-seventh 5h 0m AM Delnine Corgarff
F: 82 years
parents: John Bowman, farmer (deceased) & Jane Bowman ms Farquharson (deceased)
cause: Gastritis, twelve years.  As certified by Alexander Cran Surgeon, Tarland
informant: John Stuart neighbour Tornahaish (present)
1868 April 28th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

9   John Farquharson, farmer (married to Jane McHardy)
1868 April twenty-fourth 11h 58m PM Delachaish Corgarff
M: 75 years
parents: James Farquharson, soldier (deceased) & Elizabeth Farquharson ms McHardy (deceased)
cause: Apoplexy 10 days; carbuncle & general atrophy 3 months.  As certified by Alexander Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: Norman Farquharson, son (present)
1868 April 29th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

10   John Dey, Master Tailor (married to Sophia Michie) illegitimate
1868 between 10h PM on twenty-third and 6h AM on 24th May.  Found dead on Turnpike Road near Dykehead Corgarff (usual residence Woodside)
M: 46 years
parents: James Dey, farmer (deceased) & Christian Glass, domestic servant (deceased)
cause: [blank]
informant: James Dey, son
1868 May 30th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

11   Isabella Kerr (single)
1868 June third between 1h and 5h AM Howe of Ledmacaie
F: 39 days
parents: George Kerr, agricultural labourer & Ann Kerr ms Beattie
cause: Unknown, found dead in mother’s arms (not certified)
informant: George Kerr, father (present)
1868 June 5th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

12   Helen Riddel (single)
1868 June thirteenth 8h 0m Am Burnend Glenkindie
F: 5 days
parents: Alexander Riddel, master blacksmith & Jane Riddell ms Bremner
cause: Diphtheria 6 days.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: Alexr Riddel, father (present)
1868 June 16th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

13   Janet Cumming (widow of Donald Cumming, farmer)
1868 June twenty-fourth 7h 0m PM Delavalash Corgarff
F: 80 years
parents: George Farquharson, farmer (deceased) & Mary Farquharson ms Farquharson (deceased)
cause: Old age
informant: Charles Fleming, son in law (present)
1868 June 29th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

14   Charles Riddel (single)
1868 June twenty-fourth 10h 0m AM Burnend Glenkindie
M: 1 ½ years
parents: Alexander Riddel, master blacksmith & Jane Riddell ms Bremner
cause: Diphtheria 8 days.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: Alexr Riddel, father (present)
1868 July 1st at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

15   William McGregor (single)
1868 June thirtieth 10h 15m AM Tombrake
M: 26 years
parents: Charles McGregor, farm servant & Catherine McGregor ms Esson
cause: Convulsions.  Not certified.
informant: Charles McGregor his X mark, father (present).  James Wattie Registrar, witness
1868 July 1st at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

16   William Milne, farmer (married to Jane Michie)
1868 July twelfth 9h 30m PM Forrest of Auldachie
M: 65 years
parents: William Milne, farm overseer (deceased) & Jane Milne ms Rainie (deceased)
cause: Cancerous? ulceration of stomach, 6 months.  As certified by Alexander Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: Jane Milne, daughter (present)
1868 June 17th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

17   Mary Watt (married to James Watt, Gamekeeper)
1868 July twenty-first 1h 40m PM Edinglassie
F: 29 years
parents: James Williamson, farmer & Elisabeth Williamson ms Strachen
cause: Phthisis pulmonalis 5 months, pemphigus 2 months.  As certified by Alexander Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: James Watt, husband (present)
1868 July 24th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

18   Mary Don (single)
1868 July twenty-eighth 2h 30m PM Parkhouse
F: 19 years
parents: Alexander Don, farmer & Mary Don ms Reid
cause: Epileptic from infancy.  Not certified
informant: Alexr Don, father (present)
1868 August 4th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

19   John Hay (single) illegitimate
1868 August twenty-third 10h 0m AM Buchaam
M: 7 years
parents: Charles Hay, farm servant & Mary Hay ms Smith
cause: Diphtheria 1 week.  As  certified by Alexander Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: Charles Hay, father (present)
1868 August 31st at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

20   Alexander Dunbar, farmer formerly general merchant (married to Euphemia Philip)
1868 October twenty-seventh 3h 25m AM Mains of Skellater
M: 81 years
parents: Alexander Dunbar, farmer (deceased) & Margaret Dunbar ms Grassick (deceased)
cause: Aphasia 12 months, diarrhoea 10 days.  As certified by Alexander Profeit Surgeon, Towie
informant: Alexr Dunbar, son (present)
1868 October 31st  at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

21   John Milne, Journeyman Shoemaker (single)
1868 November fifth 2h 30m PM Parkvilla
M: 30 years
parents: Charles Milne, Master Shoemaker & Janet Milne ms Dawson
cause: Cancerous disease generally diffused, 2 years.  As certified by Alexander Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: Charles Milne, father (present)
1868 November 11th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

22     James Grassick, farmer (widower of Jane Forbes) (illegitimate)
1868 November twenty-second 10h 0m PM Parkvilla
M: 73 years
parents: William Grassick, farmer (deceased) & Jane Downie, domestic servant (deceased)
cause: Heart disease; dropsy 2 months; haemoptosis 2 weeks.  As certified by Alexr Robb MD Inverkindie
informant: Alexr Grassick, son (present)
1868 November 30th at Strathdon.  James Wattie, Registrar

242: Tarland & Migvie - partial

9   James Lovie (single)
1868 April fourteenth 6h 30m AM Burnside Tarland
M: 2 years
parents: Alexander Lovie, agricultural labourer & Helen Lovie ms Grassick (deceased)
cause: Tabes mesenterica 4 months.  As certified by Alex. Chan Surgeon Tarland
informant: Alexr Lovie, father (present)
1868 April 21st at Tarland.  James Kerr, Registrar

15   John Farquharson, shoemaker’s boy (single)
1868 June twenty-sixth 10h 0m AM Downing Ford Migvie
M: 15 years
parents: James Farquharson, shoemaker (Master) & Isabella Farquharson ms Grassick
cause: Diphtheria 3 weeks; paralysis of extremities 1 week; diarrhoea 2 days.  As certified by Alexander Robb MD &c Inverkindie
informant: James Farquharson, father (present)
1868 July 3rd at Tarland.  James Kerr, Registrar.

18   William Farquharson, shoemaker’s son (single)
1868 August twenty-fourth 2h 0m PM Downing Ford Migvie
M: 12 years
parents: James Farquharson, shoemaker master & Isabella Farquharson ms Grassick
cause: Diphtheria, six days.  As certified by Alexr Robb MD &c Inverkindie
informant: James Farquharson, father (present)
1868 September 2nd at Tarland.  Alex. Cran, Asst. Registrar

245: Towie - partial

12   John Grassick, farm servant married to Jane Watt
1868 December twenty-ninth 6h AM at Boat of Drummalachie
M: 31 years
parents: John Grassick, crofter (deceased) & Helen Grassick ms Masson
cause: Myelitis 3 months, extensive bed sores.  As certified by Al: Robb MD
informant: James Barrie, brother in law
1868 December 31st at Towie.  John Fyfe, Registrar

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