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Orrs and Craigs

Posted: 27 Jan 2002 2:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Mar 2003 6:51PM GMT
Surnames: Orr/Craig
Seeking info on Orrs (and Craigs) around 1800/1850 in Scotland.

Re: Orrs and Craigs

Posted: 4 Feb 2002 11:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Feb 2002 7:46PM GMT
1901 census,
Address 10 Fallside, Port glasgow.
Hugh Orr hd mar. age49 Foreman Finisher b. Paisley
Mary Orr wife age 46 born Ireland.
Hugh Orr son Single age 21 Clerk bor Paisley.
Harry Orr son single age 12 school born Paisley.
Millicent Orr dau age 2 born Pailsy.

1881 Census address 51 Hamilton st, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
William Orr head. Joiner marr. age 29 born Carnwath, Lanark
Jane Orr wife age 30 born Dalserf, Lanark.
Molly Orr dau age 3 born Dalziel, Lanark
Maggie Orr dau. aged 9 months born Hamilton Lanarks.

1881 address Blackstoun Row 3 Kilbarchan, Renfrew.
William Orr head. Agr. Lab. age 70 born Ireland.
Martha Orr wife age 60 born Ireland
James Orr son Iron Stone Miner age 24 born Ireland.
Jane Orr dau.in law Miners wife. age 23 born Paisley, Renfrew.
James Mitchell, grandson, Iron Stone Miner age 17 born Barrhead, Renfrew.
Martha Mitchell, grand dau. scholar age 10 born Linwood, Renfrew.
John Mitchell grandson aged 5 born Linwood, Renfrew/
William Orr grandson age 1 month born Linwood, Renfrew.

Martha Orr born 23 June 1872 Kilbarchan, Renfrew. Father William Orr Mother Jane Kennedy.
Rebecca Orr born 14th October 1873 Kilbarchan Renfrew.
Father William Orr Mother Jane Kennedy.

1881 census address Muirhead, Kilbarchan, Renfrew.
William Orr Iron miner head. mar. age 29. born Ireland.
Jane Orr wife age 27 born Ireland.
Rebecca Orr dau age 7 born Kilbarchan, deaf and dumb.
Jane Orr dau age 6 born Kilbarcvhan Renfrew.
William Orr son age 3 born Kilbarchan
Thomas Orr son age 1 born Kilbarchan, Renfrew.

Re: Orrs and Craigs

Posted: 5 Feb 2002 1:58AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Mar 2003 6:51PM GMT
Surnames: Orrs
Thanks for that info, now, can anyone zero in on an Elizabeth Orr, born Ayr, Scotland around 1815?
David.

Re: Orrs and Craigs

Posted: 25 Feb 2002 12:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Orr, McLaren
The only information that I have on the Orr name in Scotland is my gr/gr/gr/gr grandmother was an Orr. She married William McLaren in Lanark, Scotland about 1792.

Re: Orrs and Craigs

Posted: 25 Feb 2002 10:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 25 Jul 2002 3:09AM GMT
Surnames: Orrs and Craigs.
Shame you haven't had any luck with later generations of the family - we might be able to connect.
David.
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