Appreciate your reply. Re Hugh Boyce & Jane Murray family, just thought you might like the following information :
Thomas Murray - was born 12 May 1850 and baptised in Dalry on 12 December 1854 Ref number 587/00 0030 0182
On their marriage certificate 1 January 1872, Mary McVittie's father John McVittie (Furnace Keeper) mother Mary Cranie. However on her death certificate she is the Widow of Thomas Boyce and died at 1.15pm on 21 December 1907 at Victoria Road, Nitshill, Barrhead, Renfrewshire. Daughter of John McVittie and Elizabeth Hughes, it was my great grandfather John who registered her death.
I have found a death certificate for Mary McVety married to John McVety Furnace Keeper, father Peter Craney (Farm Labourer) mother Isabella Cranie, ms McGrieves. She died at 8.45am on 7 January 1896 at 15 Quarry Road, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, age 69 years.
Also a death certificate for a Peter Cranie (Labourer) married but no spouse name given. Peter is 65 years when he died at 10.10am on 14 December 1859, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, son John Cranie registered death.
Jane Murray Boyce - was born at 7am, 14 October 1872 at Smith Street, Dalry
John Boyce - my great grandfather remarried after Alice Lowe's death to Christina Keenan and they had 3 sons
Andrew Smith Boyce 1907
Francis Keenan Boyce 1913
Edward Keenan Boyce 1915
Elizabeth Boyce - born 6am 27 May 1879 North Street, Dalry.
Thanks again for information on Hugh Boyce & Jane Murray before they came to Scotland.