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10451 Williams occupation was Farm Bailiff . AYSHFORD, William Moore (I3186)
 
10452 Williams residential address on his marriage record was Bradford on Avon,Wiltshire OULTON, Dr. William Henry Plato ,Metropolitan Police Doctor,Dublin (I12873)
 
10453 Williams second name is spelt as Danvers -(possibly the first occasion mother Catherine's maiden name was misspelt) LEECE, William Danvers (I25494)
 
10454 Williams surname is spelt Chestnutt in the marriage record. Family F7017
 
10455 Williams surname was possibly Irvine IRVING, William of Bonshaw (I19737)
 
10456 Williams two wives were sisters. MATTHEWS, Dr. William ,Surgeon , of Coleraine (I4337)
 
10457 Winfred was on of those held hostage for the ransom of King David II. KIRKPATRICK, Winfred ,of Closeburne and Bradburgh (I6800)
 
10458 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I12538)
 
10459 Winnifred and her sister Jennie were married on the same day WOODSIDE, Winnifred"Winnie" ,Teacher (I13963)
 
10460 With a scarcity of records still in existance,due to many records being destroyed in a fire at Closeburn Castle in 1748, the next generation is unproven,however, this desendancy is a duplicate of a family tree deposited with the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland in the late 19th century.A complete copy of this chart was kindly provided by Mrs Marj Appleyard, of Coopers Plains,Queensland,Australia. This chart is obviously not a complete descendancy ,and not all the descendants have been drawn into the chart, and as the chart is understandably quite difficult to decipher , care will be taken to completely ,and as accuratley as possible , provide an accurate record .

In this instance I have called the gentleman (A),to align these records with the family chart held by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland 
KIRKPATRICK (A) (I6556)
 
10461 With a scarcity of records still in existance,due to many records being destroyed in a fire at Closeburn Castle in 1748, the next generation is unproven,however, this desendancy is a duplicate of a family tree deposited with the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland in the late 19th century.A complete copy of this chart was kindly provided by Mrs Marj Appleyard, of Coopers Plains,Queensland,Australia. This chart is obviously not a complete descendancy ,and not all the descendants have been drawn into the chart, and as the chart is understandably quite difficult to decipher , care will be taken to completely ,and as accuratley as possible , provide an accurate record .

In this instance I have called the gentleman (B),to align these records with the family chart held by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland 
KIRKPATRICK (B) (I6912)
 
10462 With a scarcity of records still in existance,due to many records being destroyed in a fire at Closeburn Castle in 1748, the next generation is unproven,however, this desendancy is a duplicate of a family tree deposited with the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland in the late 19th century.A complete copy of this chart was kindly provided by Mrs Marj Appleyard, of Coopers Plains,Queensland,Australia. This chart is obviously not a complete descendancy ,and not all the descendants have been drawn into the chart, and as the chart is understandably quite difficult to decipher , care will be taken to completely ,and as accuratley as possible , provide an accurate record .

In this instance I have called the gentleman (C),to align these records with the family chart held by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland

 
KIRKPATRICK (C) (I6923)
 
10463 With consent of her father,Janet transferred her third of Orchardton and Dalbeattie to her aunt Margaret, wife of James Kirkpatrick in Barmure KENNEDY, Janet ,Heiress to her mother of Orchardton (I17761)
 
10464 With three daughters, he had an only son, who died in infancy. His brother, Hugh Somerville of Drum, succeeded him, but did not assume the title. SOMERVILLE, Gilbert 8th Lord Somerville,of Castle Cowthally (I7979)
 
10465 Witnesses to Margarets burial were James Stevenson,and James Montgomery WALLACE, Margaret Clements (I14072)
 
10466 Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 24 July 1925 PERSONAL A wedding is arranged to take place on Tuesday, at Scots Church, Melbourne, between Ian S. Wallace, only son of the late Mr Stewart Wallace and Mrs. Wallace, of Warrawee, Kergunyah, and Mollie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Woodside, of Kergunyah Park, Kergunyah.

 
Family F7258
 
10467 Woolwich district formed part of Kent until 1889 when the County of London was created.

In Kanes List of Officers of the Royal Artillery revised edition of 1869 George's surname is spelt as Fade ,although his sons in the regiment are recorded as Fead 
FEAD, Lieut-General. George ,of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (I19775)
 
10468 Wounded at the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745 SANDILANDS, Hon Andrew (I19451)
 
10469 Writer and musician.His mother Elizabeth, was the niece of the poet Alexander Montgomerie. William himself a staunch supporter of the reformist doctrines declared in the 'Solemn League and Covenant' became a member of the Scottish parliament in 1643 and took part in the English campaign of 1644. He was wounded at Marston Moor, but a month later was commanding a regiment at Newcastle.

His writings included Aeneas; a translation (1628) of Boyd of Trochrig's Latin Hecatombe Christiana; The True Crucifixe for True Catholikes (1629); a paraphrase of the Psalms; the Historie and Descent of the House of Rowallane; A Counter-buff to Lysimachus Nicanor; The Cry of Blood and of a Broken Covenant (1650); some sonnets and various poems and an important musical document: Mure's Lute-Book.

His history of his own family, which was written shortly before his death, "The Historie and Descent of the House of Rowallane", which he derived from his own families papers gives interesting insights into not only his own family but also of that of his neighbours and to the history of Cunninghame in general. In it he states that his family stems from "the tribe of O-More in Ireland and that lands in Cunninghame were first granted to Gilchrist Mure by Alexander III for his Gallant actions during the Battle of Largs . Shortly after this Gilchrist gained the lands of Rowallan through marriage to Isobell Comyn the daughter of Sir Walter Comyn one of the most powerful men in the land.

William in his writing however was very pro-Robert the Bruce and seems to have no love for the Comyns who were Bruce's rivals and describes them thus: "The Cummings, then the terror of the whole kingdome, in the reign of the latest Alexanders……did prey at pleasure, in everie part of the land, vpon the goods & houses of all…". Another interesting passage lists Gilchrist's neighbours who witnessed one of his charters: "Guilielmus de Cunynghame, Hugo de Eglingtone, Joanes de linsay, Adam de ffullertone Milites, Robertus Boyd , Jacobus Boyd, Adam Wallace..". This passage is interesting as all the names seem to be of men who lived on lands very close to Rowallan and certainly most of them had also had a part to play in the Battle of Largs. The only name here which little is known about is 'Adam Wallace'; could this be 'Alan Wallace' the father of William ? If so, then it would lend some extra weight to Ayrshire's claim to be the hero's birthplace. It would also suggest that his father too may have seen military action. Many of these men, or their sons were also among the first to join William Wallace's uprising ,again not surprising if they were already friends. www.futuremuseum..co.uk

 
MURE, Sir William ,Knight of Rowallane (I3504)
 
10470 Writer to the signet
Ref:A history of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet with a list of the members of the society from 1594 to 1890 and an abstract of the minutes. "SHARPE, WILLIAM, of Hoddam. 10th July 1820. Apprentice to John Forman. - Son of Charles Sharpe of Hoddam, Dumfriesshire. Born 1791. Died 18th December 1875, unmarried"

In 1851 he and sister Eleanora were living in Knockhill,Dumfriesshire.He is described as "Annuitant Farmer of 200 Acres (employing 12 Labourers)" Ref:Parish: Hoddom; ED: 3; Page: 13; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1851_207; Year: 1851.

Portion of an article in The Scottish Law Reporter: Continuing Reports ... of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, Court of Teinds, and House of Lords, Volume 14"Mr Charles Sharpe of Hoddom died in 1813, and his eldest son General Sharpe succeeded him. ... whom failing to the said William John Sharpe in liferent for his Liferent use allenarly, and the heirs whomsoever of his body in fee, whom failing ...."

When William died the Hoddam property passed to Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, and the Rev. William Bedford, who sold it. 
SHARPE, William John ,of Hoddom,Dumfries,and Knockhill ,Ecclefechan (I6817)
 
10471 Writer to the Signet in Scotland, a senior solicitor conducting cases in the Court of Session; originally a clerk in the Secretary of State's office who prepared writs for the Signet. CAMPBELL, John Kirkpatrick ,Writer to the Signet,of Glenfeochan,County Argyll (I8712)
 
10472 WW I Regimental Number 3625 .L/Cpl 53rd Battalion Occupation Labourer GIBSON, Robert Thomas (I1000)
 
10473 WW I Service No 1577.9th Light Trench Mortar Battery .George never married. MAKIM, George Scanlon B.E.M (I80)
 
10474 WW I Service Number 32030 KIRKPATRICK, Robert ,of "Boxton",Elsmore,New South Wales,Australia (I57)
 
10475 WW II Service Number - NX135810 LUNDIE-JENKINS, Kenneth Brandon ,of 'Bunoon' Tambar Springs,New South Wales (I21240)
 
10476 WW II Service Number NX 71298 .Served in the Middle East and later in New Guinea.On arrival in New Guinea transferred to ANGAU ,serving in both the New Guinea and New Britain regions.At one stage was attached to and under the direct command of the U.S Marines-(Stoneface Group -Battalion Landing Team 21).

In a strange coincidence his eldest son David's Vietnam Service number was 2792189. 
KIRKPATRICK, Samuel James (I21)
 
10477 WW II Service Number NX11942.Place of enlistment - Paddington NSW PERRITT, Frederick Cameron (I101)
 
10478 WW II Service Number V49198- enlisted at Coburg Victoria. DEAN, John Mervyn (I2179)
 
10479 WWI Service Number - 823, -12th Light Horse MURRAY, Norman Bruce (I2068)
 
10480 Younger twin of Wallace Ross MAKIM, Bruce Hume (I127)
 
10481 Yvone was witness to a charter of Robert de Brus ,the Elder, prior to 1141,granting the fishing rights at Torduff to the monks of Abbeyholm.It was confirmed by Robert the Bruce's son ,who was Lord of Annandale 1141-1171.At this time,Robert also again granted fishing rights to Yvone for Blawode and Eister.

I will add the legend of the Closeburn Swans at this point of the family story - there is mention of this legend in the records of Sir Thomas ,the 1st Baronet of Closeburn,later in this history.

In days gone by, the lake of Closeburn Castle was the favourite resort during the summer season of a pair of swans, their arrival always being welcome to the family at the castle from a long established belief that they were ominous of good fortune to the Kirkpatricks.

A young heir of Closeburn Castle(a lad of not quite thirteen years of age)in one of his visits to Edinburgh attended at the theatre a performance of "The Merchant of Venice," in the course of which he was surprised to hear Portia say of Bassanio that he should "Make a swan-like end, Fading in music."

Often wondering whether swans really sang before dying he determined, at the first opportunity, to test the truth of these words for himself. On his return home, he was one day walking by the lake when the swans came sailing majestically towards him, and at once reminded of Portia's remark. Without a moment's thought, he lodged in the breast of the foremost one a bolt from his crossbow, killing it instantly. Frightened at what he had done, he made up his mind it should not be known; and, as the water drifted the dead body of the bird towards the shore, he buried it deep in the ground. No small surprise, however, was occasioned in the neighbourhood, when, for several years, no swans made their annual appearance, the idea at last being that they must have died in their native home, wherever that might chance to be. The yearly visit of the swans of Closeburn had become a thing of the past, when one day much excitement was caused by the return of a single swan, and much more so when a deep blood-red stain was observed upon its breast.
As might be expected, this unlooked-for occurrence occasioned grave suspicions even amongst those who had no great faith in omens; and that such fears were not groundless was soon abundantly clear, for in less than a week the lord of Closeburn Castle died suddenly. Thereupon the swan vanished, and was seen no more for some years, when it again appeared to announce the loss of one of the house by shipwreck.

The last recorded appearance of the bird was at the third nuptials of Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, the first Baronet. On the wedding-day, his son Roger was walking by the lake, when, on a sudden, as if it had emerged from the waters, the swan appeared with the bleeding breast. Roger had heard of this mysterious swan, and, although his father's wedding bells were ringing merrily, he himself returned to the castle a sorrowful man, for he felt convinced that some evil was hanging over him. Despite his father's jest at what he considered groundless superstition on his part, the young man could not shake off his fears, replying to his father, "Perhaps before long you also may be sorrowful."On the night of that very day the son supposedly died.. 
DE KIRKPATRICK, Yvone ,of Nithsdale (I19464)
 
10482 Yvonne was residing in England with her husband and son ,in 1947, at the time of her fathers death. COX, Yvonne Villiers Fabian (I13165)
 
10483 Zachary was descended from the family of the Boyds of Pinkell in Carrick (Ayrshire). He was cousin to Mr Andrew Boyd, bishop of Argyle, and Mr Robert Boyd of Trochrig BOYD, Rev. Zachary ,Minister of the Barony of Glasgow. (I9489)
 

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