Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1940

Dear blog reader

Welcome to the twelfth (and final) part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1940.

(Please see a note at the end of this introduction regarding the next series particularly for my blog readers looking for their ancestors in Cairneyhill).

In 1940 there were 136 people listed (a substantial reduction on 1935) with 82 addresses specified (exactly the same as 1935!) and 22 occupations (a substantial increase on 1935) comprising 6 shop keepers, 4 small holding workers, 2 railway employees, 2 blacksmiths, 1 piggery keeper, 1 joiner, 1 doctor, 1 air raid precaution warden, 1 Church leader, 1 slaughter house keeper, 1 hall owner and 1 garage owner.

This compares with 147 people listed in 1935 (a quite substantial increase on 1930) with 82 addresses specified (again a large increase on 1930) and 15 occupations (a slight increase on 1930) comprising 6 shop keepers, 2 smiths, 1 doctor, 1 Church leader, 1 slaughter house keeper, 1 hall and rooms keeper, 1 hall keeper, 1 joiner and 1 pig keeper, 117 people listed listed in 1930 with 32 address specified and 11 occupations comprising 2 farmers, a Church minister, 1 smith, 4 shop keepers, 1 petrol pump attendant, 1 joiner and 1 weaver, 120 people listed in 1925 with 25 addresses specified, and 7 occupations comprising 1 Church minister, 1 joiner, 4 shopkeepers and 1 smith, 135 people listed in 1920 with 14 occupations comprising 1 Church minister, 2 joiners, 1 market gardener, 1 slaughter house keeper, 6 shop keepers, 1 station master, 1 smith and 1 weaver, 131 people listed in 1915 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, 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.

I have now reached the end of my series on the valuation rolls for Cairneyhill. My next series particularly for those people searching for their ancestors in Cairneyhill, published every 6 weeks or so, will be the censuses for Cairneyhill from 1841 through to 1911 (or even 1921 if the National Records of Scotland publishes the 1921 census within the time of writing of my census series) blogged as 2 or 3 pages of the original census returns at a go.


Cairneyhill Main Street

William Adie, Main Street
William Allan, Yews, Main Street, Cairneyhill
William Appleford
David Bald
Richard W Bate, Nashdome
George Beattie, Cairneyhill Station
Mrs Margaret P Bedborough, Main Street
Mrs Mary Cairns, Main Street
Margaret Cook
Peter Davidson
Mrs Margaret Deas, Main Street
Arthur Devlin, Yews, Main Street
James Donald
Jean Downie
Mrs Effie Drummond, Burnbrae
Mrs Agnes Drummond, Burnbrae
Mrs Effie Drummond, Burnbank
Agnes Drummond, Main Street
Agnes Drummond, store
James Duffin, Main Street
David Duncan
Doctor John C Duncanson
Doctor John C Duncanson, smithy
Doctor John C Duncanson, Main Street
Mrs Grace G R Erskine
William Erskine
Mrs John Erskine
David Erskine
Grace Erskine, Bankview
John Erskine, glebe
Elizabeth Fairley
Elizabeth Fairley, warden’s post
James Fairley, Rose Gardens
James Fairley, Main Street
Margaret Ferguson
Robert Finlayson, West End
Robert Finalyson, Ewhurst
Robert Finlayson, coal depot, Cairneyhill station
Christina Flint
Reverend William Forbes, manse
James Forrester, Main Street
Thomas Fotheringham, Main Street
William Fotheringham
Thomas Fotheringham, Drummormie
Thomas Fotheringham, small holding number 4, Bankhead
David Fowler, small holding number 3, Bankhead
Charles Gillespie, Main Street
Ethel M Glover, Holm Cottage
Adam Hadden
David Halkett
Mrs Robert Hall, Burnside Cottage
James Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton, store
William Hepburn, Main Street
William Hill, Main Street
William D Hill
Peter Hogg, Main Street
Barbara M Howieson
Mrs Allison Hunter, smithy
William Hunter, Burnbank
James Hunter
William Hynd, shop, Main Street
John Kennedy, 1 Mansion Buildings
Michael Kirk
David Kirk, Main Street
John Laird
Jean Lawson, Main Street
William Lindsay
Thomas Lowery
Mrs Mary S Lowrie, West End
George Luke, West Lodge
Andrew Lumsden
Mrs Helen Lumsden, West End
Mrs Helen Lumsden, slaughter house
Andrew Lumsden
Janet Lumsden, Yews, Main Street
Mrs Helen Lumsden, Yews, Main Street
Robert McAllister, Bankview
James MacArthur
Christopher MacConnell
James MacDonald, Carsehill
Alexander MacDonald, Main Street
James MacDonald, Main Street
James MacDonald, Nashdome
James MacDonald, Pleasance
Norman MacDonald, Pentland View, Pleasance
James MacDonald, Cairnbank, Pleasance
William MacGuire, Main Street
Peter MacKenzie, Main Street
Mrs Mary A MacKenzie, Main Street
Mrs Margaret Marshall
Mrs Annie Matson, Ashdene
William Meikle
John Milne
John Mitchell, Main Street
James Mitchell, Bellabank
James Mitchell, Glen Cottage
Mrs Annie Morgan, Mansions
Mrs Annie Morgan, hall
John Morris, Main Street
Christina B W Patterson
Ernest Pattie, The Knowe
Archibald Penman, shop and store, Main Street
John Penrice
Alexander Philip, Ewhurst
Robert Philp, small holding number 1, Bankhead
George Reid
Sebastian Rennie
Jack Rennie
John Rennie, garage, Main Street
John Rennie, shop, Mansion House
John Robertson, Main Street
James A Robertson, Main Street
John Robertson, Catherine Place
John Robertson, joiner’s shop
Isabella G Robertson, shop
James Ross
George Russell, Main Street
Mrs Margaret Russell
John Scott, Bellabank
Donald S Sellar, Main Street
William Sharp, Yews, Main Street
Donald Smith
William Stewart
Thomas Templeman
Thomas Thomson, Mansions
John Thomson, 4 Mansion Buildings
David Thomson, Threshend
Thomas Thomson, Threshend
Mrs Christina Watt, Erskine Cottage
Alexander Watt
Walter Weir, Yews, Main Street
Hugh Wildridge, piggery, Braefoot
John Wilson
James Wishart, small holdings number 2, Bankhead
Alexander Wright, Main Street
James Wright
Mrs Margaret Wright, Batavia Cottage

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