Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1915

Dear blog reader.

Welcome to the seventh part in a series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1915.

In 1915 there were 131 people listed, with 8 addresses specified, the first time in the Cairneyhill valuation rolls, and with 20 occupations comprising 10 shopkeepers, 2 publicans, 1 farmer, 1 Church minister, 1 smith, 2 slaughter house keepers, 1 market gardener, 1 joiner and 1 weaver.

This compares with 110 people listed in 1905 with 10 occupations comprising 4 weavers, 1 publican, 1 esquire, 2 Church ministers, 1 smith and 1 shop owner, 106 people listed in 1895 with 9 occupations comprising 5 weavers, 1 Church minister, 1 blacksmith and 2 joiners,  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.


David Y Abbey

Frank Adam

William Addie

David Alexander, Bankview

Alexander Allan

William Arnott

Thomas Arnott

Charles Arnott

Miss Angelina Bain, Erskine Cottage

Mrs Mary Bald

Andrew W Bell

Charles H Beveridge

David Blackwell

Mrs Elizabeth Boyd

James Brown,  shop

Miss Ann Bruce

John Calderhead, Burnside

John Chapman

Mrs Margaret Christie

George Cook

David Cook, shop

David Cook, public house

James Cook, public house

Mrs Margaret B Cowie

Miss Christina Crombie

Peter Davidson

Alexander Deas

William Deas

Mrs Helen Dick, widow

Mrs Janet Donald

Thomas Downie

Mrs John Downie, widow

David Drummond

John Drummond, Bellabank

Miss Margaret Drysdale

William Drysdale

James Duffin

Mrs Hannah Duncanson

Miss Christina Erskine, farm and advertising stance

George Erskine

John Erskine

James Fairley

David Falconer

Robert Finlayson

Alexander Flint

Reverend William Forbes, manse

Thomas Fotheringham

William Fotheringham

Miss Ann Fotheringham

James Fox

John Fraser

George Fyfe

James R Gallie, Main Street

Alexander Gilmour

David Gilmour

Robert Gray

William Harley, Burnside

James Henderson

Miss Matilda Hodge

Mrs Jane Hodge or Turnbull

Peter Hogg

David Howie

Katharine Howieson

James Hunter, smithy

Mrs James Hynd, shop

William Hynd, shop

Michael Kirk

Henry Lamont, shop

John Lamont

Mary Lawson, widow

Christina Leighton, widow

William Lindsay

Miss Isabella Lindsay

John Lockhart

Andrew Lumsden, slaughter house

John Lyle

John MacArthur

William MacDonald

James MacDonald

Duncan MacKenzie

Andrew MacLaren, shop

Mary MacLeod, widow

David MacNab

William MacNair

William MacQuire

John Marshall

James Marshall

John Milne

James Mitchell

Mrs Charles Morrison, widow

William Paterson

Miss Charlotte Paterson

Archibald Penman, shop, Main Street

James Philp

William Philp

Andrew Ramsay

Catherine Reid

Mrs Agnes Reid or Downie

Sebastian Rennie

Charles Robertson, market garden and joiners shop

John Robertson

David S Robertson, shop

Isabella Robertson, shop

Miss Elizabeth Robertson

James Robertson

Moir Robertson

William Russell

Oliver Scott

William Sellars

James Smith

Daniel Smith

Robert D Stobie

William Templeman

John Thomson

Mrs Jane Thomson or Rennie

James Tinline

William Torrance

Edward Turnbull

Thomas Turnbull

Mrs Christian Walker

William Watson, loomshop

Alexander Watt

James White, shop

Mrs Mary Whyte, slaughter house

Thomas Wilson

George R Wilson, Bankview

James Wright

John Wright

Alexander Wright

Mrs Margaret Young

William Young

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