Deaths in Berwick 1872

The following have been transcribed by
Janet Connochie from microfilmed copies of the Death Register of Scotland. The films were obtained through my local Family History Center.

Film Number 0300346 - 1872 Deaths Berwick, Parishes 726-757 (all Berwick)

List of Names
Page 1 - Ayton ... Bunkle & Preston ... Chirnside ... Coldingham ... Coldstream ... Dunse ... Earlston
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1. Name and Surname, Rank or Profession and whether Single, Married or Widowed
2. When and Where Died
3. Sex
4. Age
5. Name, Surname & Rank or Profession of Father - Name and Maiden Surname of Mother
6. Cause of Death, Duration of Disease & Medical Attendant by whom certified
7. Signature & Qualification of Informant and Residence, if out of the house in which the Death occured
8. When and Where Registered and Signature of Registrar

No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Ayton in the County of Berwick
2 Margaret Dods

(widow of Joseph Dods, Weaver)

1872 January nineteenth
1ho 30m AM
Ayton, Parish of Ayton
F 99
years
Francis Hay
Ploughman
(Deceased)

Mary Hay
MS Ritchie
(Deceased)

Old age

as cert by John Jeffrey, MD, Ayton

William Clark
Son-in-Law
Present
1872 January 23rd
at Ayton

William Tod, Registrar

21 - Anderson

Single

1872 August twentieth
1hr AM
Burnmouth, Parish of Ayton
F 5
hours
John Anderson
Fisherman

Jane Anderson
MS Haverey

Abortion about the 6th month
lived only about 4½ hours

as Cert by John Jeffrey, MD, Ayton

John Anderson
Father
1872 August 20th
at Ayton

William Tod, Registrar

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Bunkle & Preston in the County of Berwick
8 William Tunnah
Ploughman

married to Ann Cockburn

1872 August twentyninth
10h 0m AM
Marygold
M 63
years
John Tunnah
Ploughman
(deceased)

Helen Tunnah
MS Gordon (deceased)

Paraplegia
A year

as cert by W Watson Campbell, MD

William Tunnah
Son
Present
1872 August 29th at Lintlaw
Robt Johnson, Registrar

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Chirnside in the County of Berwick
1 Sarah Wilkenson

widow of William Wilkenson, Farm Steward (Pauper)

1872 February fifth
3h AM
Chirnside
F 89
years
James Hogg
Agricultural Labourer
(deceased)

Elisabeth Hogg
MS Weglety
(deceased)

Natural Decay

certified by Charles Stuart, MD Edin, Chirnside

James Hogg
Son in Law
1872 February 5th at Chirnside
Alexr Lightbody, Registrar
22 James Davidson

Pensioner

1872 November fifth
11h PM
Chirnside
M 72
years
William Davidson
Carter
(Deceased)

Elspie Davidson
MS Ford
(Deceased)

Apoplexy and Paralysis
24 hours

certified by Charles Stuart, MD Edinr, Chirnside

William Davidson
Paymr Genl Office, London
(Son)
1872 November 11th at Chirnside
Alexr Lightbody, Registrar
see also:
#24 below, for death of James' widow, Catherine
24 Catherine Davidson

Widow of James Davidson, Pensioner

1872 November nineteenth
3h AM
Chirnside
F 70
years
James Learmouth
Blacksmith
(Deceased)

Annie Learmouth
MS Kerse
(Deceased)

Paralysis & nervous shock from sudden death of husband from apoplexy
a week

as certified by Dr Stuart, MD Ed, Chirnside

James Hewie Corsbie
Legerwood
(nephew)
1872 November 22nd at Chirnside
Alexr Lightbody, Registrar
see also:
#22 above, for death of Catherine's husband, James

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Coldingham in the County of Berwick
1 Thomas Ridpath

(single)

1872 January fifteenth
7h 10m PM
Bogan Green, Parish of Coldingham
M 1
year
William Ridpath
Ploughman

Catherine Ridpath
MS Paterson

Cynanche Trachealis
3 days
Bronchitis

as certified by J N? McDougall, MD

William Ridpath
Father
Present
1872 January 16th at Coldingham
Adam R Tait, Registrar
20 Janet Fogo

(widow of David Fogo, Farmer)

1872 July twentyfirst
4h 0m AM
Restonhill, Parish of Coldingham
F 88
years
James Dawson
Farmer
(deceased)

Isabella Dawson
MS Graham
(deceased)

Anasarca
18 months

as certified by J Cruickshank, Surgeon

James Fogo
Son
Present
1872 July 23d at Coldingham
Adam R Tait, Registrar
33 James Storrie

(single)

(Illegitimate)

1872 November third
10h 0m PM
Coldingham
M 15
months


Helen Storrie
Domestic Servant

Acute Hydrocephalus
10 days

as certified by J N McDougall, MD&c

Hugh Spence
Grand Uncle
(present)
1872 November 4th at Coldingham
Adam R Tait, Registrar
see also: [most probably]
1871 Census, Coldingham for James' mother, Helen Storey (age 18) and Grand uncle, Hugh Spence
37 Jane Anderson

(single)

1872 November twentysixth
2h 20m PM
Coveyburgh? House, Parish of Coldingham
F 72
years
James Anderson
Mason
(deceased)

Agnes Anderson
MS Hope
(deceased)

Disease of Brain
8 months

as certified by J Cruickshank, Surgeon

Thomas Anderson
Brother
(Present)
1872 November 27th
at Coldingham
Adam R Tait, Registrar

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Coldstream in the County of Berwick
15 Walter Gladstone

Plumber Journeyman

Single

1872 March twentyfourth
10h AM
Duke Street, Coldstream
M 23
years
Robert Gladstone
Cattle Drover

Margaret Gladstone
MS Kerse
(Dec)

Phthisis Pulmonalis
18 months

as cert by George Gillies, LRC Surgeons Edin

John Gladstone
Brother
Present
1872 March 25th at Coldstream
John Amison, Registrar
28 Thomas Hogg

(single)

1872 September twentyseventh
10h 30m AM
Newtown, Parish of Coldstream
M 25
years
Archibald Hogg
Blacksmith

Isabella Hogg
MS Duncan

Disease of Brain

as cert by Alexr Brown, LRCP & SE

Archd Hogg
Blacksmith
Father
Present
1872 September 30th at Coldstream
Nicholas Dodds, Asst Registrar
30 Sarah Guthrie

Pauper
Manglewoman

married to
George Guthrie
formerly Mason's Labourer

1872 October tenth
3h PM
Duke Street, Coldstream
F 77
years
Adam Thomson
Weaver (Linen)
(Dec)

Agnes Thomson
MS Pringle
(Dec)

Chronic Diarrhoea & Debility
2 or 3 years

as cert by George Gillies, LRC Surgeons Edingh

George Guthrie
Widower
Present
1872 October 12th
at Coldstream
John Amison, Registrar
31 Mary Dodds

Pauper

Widow of
Andrew Dodds, Brewery Carter

1872 October twentyninth
11h 45m PM
Duke Street, Coldstream
F 67
years
William Kerse
Fish Monger
(Dec)

Mary Kerse
MS Whitelaw
(Dec)

Palsy & Rheumatism
6 years

as cert by George Gillies, LRC Surgeons Edin

John Kerse
Brother
Residing in High Street, Coldstream
1872 October 30th at Coldstream
John Amison, Registrar
see also:
1871 Census Coldstream for Mary's brother, John Kerse.

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Dunse in the County of Berwick
4
*
Margaret Bearhop

married to Andrew Bearhop, Joiner, Dunse

1872 January Seventeenth
7h 20m AM
Castle Street, Dunse
F 44
years
George Ord
Gifford Park, Edinburgh
decd

Catherine Ord
MS Clerk

Phthysis Pulmonalis
many months

as certified by
Robt C MacWatt, Surgeon

Andw Bearhop
Husband
Present
1872 January 17th
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
5
*
John Cockburn

Baker

married to Alice Bell

1872 January Nineteenth
8h 25m PM
Easter Street, Dunse
M 67
years
Adam Cockburn
Baker
decd

Agnes Cockburn
MS Steel
decd

Spasmodic Angina
3 days

as certified by
W Watson Campbell, Surgeon

Adam Cockburn
Son
Present
1872 January 20
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
see also:
1871 Census Dunse for John & family.
1871 Census Dunse for John's son, Adam & family.
1855 Deaths Dunse #4, for death of John's father, Adam.
1865 Marriages Dunse #15, for marriage of John's daughter, Alice.
6
*
George Rae

day labourer

(Single)

1872 January Twentyfirst
4h 45m PM
Castle Street, Dunse
M 77
years
John Rae
Shepherd, Chapel, Dunse
(decd)

Mary Rae
MS Whitlaw
(decd)

Apoplexy
about 8 hours

as certified by
Robt C MacWatt, Surgeon
& per enquiry of Proc. Fiscal J C Robson

Mary Turner
Niece
Present
1872 January 22d
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
14 Agnes Redpath

Domestic Servant

Single

1872 March twentysixth
10 hours PM
Castle Street, Dunse
F 58
years
William Redpath
Labourer
(decd)

Margaret Redpath
MS Hogg
(decd)

Disease of Liver & Lungs
6 weeks

as certd by W Watson Campbell, Surgeon

James Redpath
Brother
Present
1872 March 27th
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
27 Jeanie Bell

Single

1872 July thirteenth
7h 10m PM
Easter Street, Dunse
F 77
years
James Bell
Tailor
(decd)

Agnes Bell
MS Dickison
(decd)

Disease of Brain
three years
Paralysis
twenty weeks

No Regular Medical Attendant

Adam Cockburn
Grand Nephew
Easter Street
1872 July 16th
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
see also:
1871 Census Dunse for Jeanie's grand nephew, Adam Cockburn
44 - Thomson

Single

1872 November twentieth
10 hours PM
Castle Street, Dunse
M
hours
Robert Thomson
Joiner

Isabella Thomson
MS Lauder

Premature Birth
4 hours

as certified by W Watson Campbell, Surgeon

Robert Thomson
Father
Present
1872 November 21st
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
see also:
#50 below, for death of the mother, Isabella Thomson
50 Isabella Thomson

married to Robert Thomson, Joiner

1872 December fourth
11h 50m PM
Castle Street, Dunse
F 38
years
Charles Lauder
Carrier, Hume

Betsy Lauder
MS Mather

Consumption of Lungs & Bronchitis
years

as certified by Patrick Kynoch, Surgeon, Greenlaw

Robert Thomson
Husband
1872 December 10
at Dunse
John Mercer, Registrar
see also:
#44 above, for death of a male child to Isabella & Robert

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No 1.
Name
2.
Died
3.
Sex
4.
Age
5.
Parents
6.
Cause of Death
7.
Informant
8.
Registered
1872 Deaths in the Parish of Earlston in the County of Berwick
22 Isabella Mason

widow of Alexr Mason, Genl Labourer

1872 September third
4h AM
Earlston
F 73y John Dodds
Hedger
Decd

Helen Dodds
MS Currie
Deceased

Senile Debility & Paralysis Agitans
18 months

as certified by Douglas D C Menzies, LRCP LRCSE, Earlston

Stewart Paterson
Son in Law
1872 Septr 4th
at Earlston
Robert Smith, Registrar
see also
1855 Deaths Gordon #1 for death of Isabella's sister Anne Stark


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