Death Notices Published in Local Newspapers

Local newspapers etc often carry notices submitted by relatives and friends to publicly record the recent deaths of people connected to the area. These are a valuable asset to anyone researching their family tree. We have started researching these records for the Kirkcudbrightshire area. Please use one of the search boxes on the left to access our records. Note that the unqualified use of the name "Dalry" refers to Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire and "Gatehouse" refers to Gatehouse of Fleet.

28 January 1939 : Alexander McKinna : aged 88 years, Roseberry Terrace, Gatehouse.

29 January 1939 : James McKie : At 51 St Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright, aged 67 years, husband of Mary Corson.

30 January 1939 : Margaret Jamieson : 3 Douglas Terrace, Castle Douglas, aged 61 years, widow of John McSkimming, late of Parton and Guthrie.

02 February 1939 : Jane Cowan : At the Grove Convalescent Home, Dumfries, aged 93 years, wife of the late James Barrowman, 29 William Street, Dalbeattie. Buried at Buittle Churchyard.

05 February 1939 : William Jamieson McNaught : At London, son of the late Robert McNaught, plasterer, Castle Douglas.

06 February 1939 : James Edgar : At Whiteneuk, Castle Douglas, the residence of his son Robert, aged 81 years. Buried at Dalry Churchyard.

07 February 1939 : Agnes McMinn : At Nithsdale House, Dumfries, of Stewart Terrace, Twynholm, Buried at Twynholm Churchyard.

09 February 1939 : Annie Craig Allison : At Kilmichael, Castle Douglas, in her 88th year, wife of the late Rev. J Douglas Stewart of Crossmichael.

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09 February 1939 : Margaret Morton : At Balmaghie Parish Church, John, of Byreholm, Penpont, younger son of William Halliday, Stepend, Castle Douglas, to Margaret, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs R Morton, Campdouglas, Castle Douglas.

10 February 1939 : Elizabeth McNaught : At 5 Jubilee Terrace, Castle Douglas, widow of Gordon Docherty, joiner. Buried at Castle Douglas Cemetery.

11 February 1939 : James Carswell : At a nursing home in Birmingham, late Midland Bank, eldest son of the late Robert Carswell, merchant, and brother of Jessie Nelson, Palnackie.

11 February 1939 : David Shields : At Kirkcudbright Cottage Hospital, late of Inverdee, Kirkcudbright, husband of Ann Hutchison.

13 February 1939 : Thomas Allan : At Dumfries Infirmary, aged 17 years, only son of Mr & Mrs Allan, Minto, Twynholm.

16 February 1939 : Sarah McWhirter Garmory : At 3 Hill Terrace, Twynholm, wife of William Heron, joiner. Buried at Twynholm Churchyard,

18 February 1939 : John Craig : At The War Memorial Hospital, Wrexham, of Wren's Nest, aged 74 years, second son of the late John Craig, Fauld o' Wheat, and husband of Margaret Craig.

18 February 1939 : James Greggan : At 126 Cotton Street, Castle Douglas, aged 90 years, late of Culnaightrie.

18 February 1939 : Jessie Shaw : At Victoria Street, Kirkpatrick Durham, aged 72 years, daughter of the late Thomas Shaw, of Thorn, Dundrennan.

22 February 1939 : James Lowrie : At Glentarff, Ringford, factor, husband of Isabelle Irving. Buried at Tongland Churchyard.

22 February 1939 : Magaret McDonald : At Woodend, Gatehouse, aged 77 years, wife of the late William Smith, joiner, Ann Street, Gatehouse.

25 February 1939 : Hugh Johnstone Kirkpatrick : At 23 Douglas Terrace, Castle Douglas, aged 53 years, husband of Helen McSkimming, late of Mid Laggan, Parton.

26 February 1939 : Annie McKinna : At Roseberry Terrace, Gatehouse, wife of the late Alexander McKinna, in her 78th year.

28 February 1939 : Andrew Wright : At The Galla, Dalbeattie, coal merchant, aged 82 years.

28 February 1939 : Helen McCoull : At 90 High Street, Kirkcudbright, elder daughter of Peter & Mrs McCoull.

02 March 1939 : Jessie Paterson : At Springfield, Ohio, USA, wife of the late John Crockett, and eldest daughter of the late William Paterson, Over Arkland.

02 March 1939 : Jeanie Hope McNish : At Bagbie Bar, Carsluith, Creetown, aged 75 years.

03 March 1939 : Annie McGarva : At High Creoch, Gatehouse, wife of Robert McConchie. Buried at Girthon Churchyard.

07 March 1939 : John Hepburn : At 2 St Leonard's Road, Ayr, in his 84th year, formerly of Bridge of Dee, Castle Bouglas.

10 March 1939 : Jane McAdam : At 253 King Street, Castle Douglas, aged 67 years, daughter of the late Alexander McAdam, farrier. Buried at Castle Douglas Cemetery.

11 March 1939 : William Craig : At Castle Douglas Hospital, master mariner, Auchencairn, aged 84 years.

11 March 1939 : Margaret Muir : At Craigrobin, Balmaclellan, daughter of the late G L Muir, Ironlosh.