Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1895

Dear blog reader

Welcome to the fifth part in a series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1895.

In 1895, there were 106 people listed with 9 occupations comprising 5 weavers, 1 Church minister, 1 blacksmith and 2 joiners.

This compares with 98 people listed in 1885 with 17 occupations comprising 10 weavers, 2 Church ministers, 2 blacksmiths, 2 joiners and one farmer, with 75 people listed in 1875 with 22 occupations comprising 14 weavers, 2 Church ministers, 2 wrights, 3 farmers and one joiner, with 65 people listed in 1865 with 27 occupations comprising 22 weavers, one blacksmith, one joiner, 2 wrights and one Church minister and with 66 people listed in 1855 with 4 occupations comprising 3 weavers and one blacksmith.

Hopefully those of you with ancestors from Cairneyhill will find this list useful.


Mrs Matilda Addie [Adie]
Miss Isabella G Addison
James Arnott
Alexander Bald
James Bald, weaver
William Bald
William Beveridge
Thomas Blair
David Deas Blair
Alexander Bowie
Miss Ann Bruce
Mrs Janet Buchan or Devon
Mrs Agnes Bute or Calderhead
Robert Calderhead
John Calderhead
George Chalmers
Mrs Chalmers
James Chalmers
Henry Cook
Miss Christina Crombie
Matthew Cullen
William Deas
Mrs Christina Deas
Mrs Eliza Dobbie, weaver
Thomas Downie
George Drysdale
John Drysdale
Campbell Drysdale
Reverend Peter C Duncanson, minister
Alexander Duncanson
John Duncanson
James Duncanson
William Erskine
John Erskine
Alexander Erskine
Ralph Erskine
Agnes Erskine, weaver
Robert Finlayson
Alexander Flint
William Fotheringham
Mrs Mary H Fotheringham
Mrs Christian Fotheringham or Walker
David Gilmour
James Hall
Mrs J Hardie, widow
David Herd
Isabella Hodge
Miss Jane Hodge
Thomas Hodge
Angus Hodge
Peter Hogg
John Howieson
James Hunter, smith
John Jones
Thomas Landale
James Lawson
Robert Lindsay
Alexander Lindsay
William MacCulloch
James MacDonald
James MacIntosh
Michael MacKenna
Daniel MacMillan
James MacNab
Andrew MacNair
Michael MacNeil
Mrs Jane Marshall or Kennedy
James Morris
Mrs Marion Morris
Miss Jessie Morris
Donald Murray
James Niven
William Paterson
George Paterson, weaver
Mrs Isabella Philp
John Philp
John Pryde
Mary Ramsay
Mrs Betsy Rattray or Black
Mrs Agnes Reid or Downie
John Rennie
Charles Robertson
David S Robertson
Janet Robertson
John Robertson, weaver
John Robertson, joiner
Charles Robertson, joiner
James Robertson
Miss Elizabeth Robertson
Mrs Isabella Robertson or Finlayson
Alexander Struth
Thomas Templeman
John Templeman
Robert Templeman
William Templeman
Mrs Janet Thomson
Miss Isabella Thomson
George Tod
Edward Turnbull
David Wilson
Thomas Wilson
John Wright
Alexander Wright
Alexander Young
William Young

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