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Alexander McCarlie

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Sheila Report 25 Jun 2013 19:14

Hi everyone.Hope you are all well.
I am in need of more help with the McCarlie family.Please can anyone find out if Elizabeth b 1880 Sorn Catrine Scotland daughter of Alexander and Euphemia was ever married and did daughter Mary b 1874 emigrate in 1894 and get married.
Also did Alexander b 1775 Leswalt marry 3 times .1st marriage Mary Hunter ,2nd marriage Mary Gilmour 1821,but on 1851 census shows wife as Margt is this a 3rd or just a miss spelling.

Thank you


Sheila Report 27 Nov 2012 17:03

Hi everyone thank you for the new information now I know that the McCarlie family were in Leswalt.
I have found there is a lot of different spellings in all families which does confuse things at times.
Best wishes


Eringobragh1916 Report 27 Nov 2012 09:47

Sheila...Have found this for Leswalt....


McCarlie Eliz 51 19 July 1840 buried 21 July Knock.

Dont know if she was McCarlie (married name or maiden name).

Have also found a number of "McKERLIE" going back to 1684 but no McCarlie...also have 1 McKAIRLY.

Given the variation of spelling down the centuries I would imagine the above may be the family/extended family.


Eringobragh1916 Report 26 Nov 2012 22:41

Yes very unfortunate for him I would say...!!


BeverleyW Report 26 Nov 2012 22:28

That's unfortunate..... so he died before 1855 :(


Eringobragh1916 Report 26 Nov 2012 21:58

Sheila....Just found these Deaths Catrine....

M'CARLIE, MATTHEW, bleaching works, 25 Sep 1854
M'CARLIE, JOHN, master founder, 1 Jun 1885
M'CARLIE, ALEXANDER, dyer, May 1853

From 1837 Street Directory Catrine

McCarlin (?), Alexander, dyer, Cornmill st. (notation made re spelling)


Sheila Report 26 Nov 2012 20:31

Thank you for the information.
I found about Leswalt on genforum, I will try and find an e-mail address to contact the person who left the message to ask where they got their information from as what I have and what you have found do not match..
Once again thank you


BeverleyW Report 26 Nov 2012 18:59

FreeCen has them as McEarley in 1841.
Alexander, wife and children all born in Ayrshire.

MCEARLEY Alex M 60 Dyer Ayrshire

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 18:12

Name: Martha McCarlie
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: Alex McCarlie
Mother's Name: Margt McCarlie
Gender: Female
Where born: Catrine Sorns, Ayrshire
Parish Number: 613
Civil parish: Sorn
Town: Catrine
County: Ayrshire
Address: Corn Mill Street
Occupation: Power Loom Weaver
ED: 8
Page: 15 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 41
Line: 4
Roll: CSSCT1851_138
Household Members:
Name Age
Alex McCarlie 76
Margt McCarlie 58
Martha McCarlie 25
Susane McCarlie 23

Source Citation: Parish: Sorn; ED: 8; Page: 15; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1851_138; Year: 18

So if he died after 1855 when registration started I think his death record will name his parents from what i have seen on other death records

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 18:03

ahh surname mispelt !!

1841 census

Name: Susanna Mccarley
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827
Gender: Female
Where born: Ayrshire, Scotland
Civil parish: Sorn
County: Ayrshire
Address: Catrine Corn Mill Street
Occupation: N L W
Parish Number: 613
Household Members:
Name Age
Alex Mccarley 60
Mary Mccarley 45
Martha Mccarley 15
Susanna Mccarley 14
Janet Mccarley 12


safc Report 26 Nov 2012 18:00

name: Susanna Mccarlie
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 12 Jan 1827
birthplace: , SORN, AYR, SCOTLAND
death date:
name note:
father's name: Alexander Or Matthew Mccarlie
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Mary Gilmour
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C11613-5
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 1041468
reference number:

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:58

Can only suggest you look at parish records on Scotlands People which is pay to view

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:56

Not seeing him on any census :-(

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:51

Name: Alexander McCarlie
Probate Date: 28 Mar 1913
Death Date: 25 Jan 1913
Death Place: Catrine, Scotland
Registry: London, England

of Ballochmyle Street Catrine dies 25.1.1913 Confirmtaion of Andrew McCarlie Engineer, and William McWhir draper sealed London 28th Mar

Edit Could be a later one as there are other Alexander McCarlie 's

Edit (2) this one was 90 when he died so b c 1823


Sheila Report 26 Nov 2012 17:43

Please can someone see if they can find a Alexander McCarlie b 1774 in Leswalt Wigtonshire moved to Catrine Ayrshire .
1st marriage to Mary Hunter about 1802,2nd marriage to Mary Gilmour 1821..
I am trying to find his parents.
Thank you