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
Page 2 - Eccles ... Edrom ... Eyemouth ... Gordon ... Greenlaw ... Lauder ... Mordington ... Nenthorn ... Westruther ... Whitsome

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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 Eccles in the County of Berwick
4 Robert Hogg

formerly a Baker

(single)

1872 January twentythird
0h 30m AM
Leitholm, Parish of Eccles
M 68
years
William Hogg
Farmer
(deceased)

Elisabeth Hogg
MS Kerss
(deceased)

Heart Disease

as cert by Alexr Brown, LRCP&SE, Coldstream

Robert Taylor
Brother in Law
Leitholm
1872 January 23rd
at Eccles
John Stevenson, Registrar
12 David Darling

formerly a Farm Servant

(married to Mary Hogg)

1872 June twentyfifth
1h 0m PM
Springwells, Parish of Eccles
M 75
years
John Darling
Farm Servant
(deceased)

Catherine Darling
MS Wallace
(deceased)

Heart Disease
unknown
Anasarca

as cert by George Gillies, LRCS Edinr, Coldstream

George Darling
Son
(Present)
1872 June 25th
at Eccles
John Stevenson, Registrar
15 James Thomson

(single)

1872 September fourteenth
10h 30m AM
Leitholm, Parish of Eccles
M 11
years
Thomas Thomson
Miller
(deceased)

Agnes Thomson
MS Weatherstone

Septicæmia

as cert by Alexr Brown, LRCP&SE, Coldstream

James Thomson
Cousin
Leitholm (present)
1872 September 21st
at Eccles
John Stevenson, 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 Edrom in the County of Berwick
9 Mary Wilson Thomson

(single)

1872 June second
0h 30m AM
Kimmerghame Mains
F 5
years
James Thomson
Farm Servant

Janet Thomson
MS Spratt

Epilepsy
2 days

as cert by W Watson Campbell, MD&c, Dunse

James Thomson
Father
1872 June 3rd
at Edrom
J B Henderson, 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 Eyemouth in the County of Berwick
1 William Anderson

Hostler

widower of Allan Fulton

1872 January fifth
10h 40m PM
Eyemouth
M 76
yrs
Alexander Anderson
Sawyer
(deceased)

~~ Anderson
MS Foreman
(deceased)

Chronic Bronchitis
9 months
Dropsy
6 wks

as cert by James Forsyth, MD

John Broomfield
Son-in-Law
Eyemouth
1872 8th Jany
at Eyemouth
James Cox, Registrar
53 John Burgan

Fisherman

married to Catherine Storay

1872 December twentyfifth
10h AM
Eyemouth
M 48
yrs
Peter Burgan
Fisherman
(deceased)

Elisabeth Burgan
MS Solby
(deceased)

Paralysis
4 days

as cert by James Forsyth, MD

George [Stary/Story/Peary/???]
Brother-in-Law
Eyemouth
1872 25th Decr
at Eyemouth
James Cox, 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 Gordon in the County of Berwick
1 Catherine Chisholm

single

1872 January thirteenth
6h 10m PM
Huntlywood,
Parish of Gordon
F 2
years
James Chisholm
Agricultural Labourer

Janet Chisholm
MS Brodie

Cynanche Trachealis
three days

as cert by Douglas D C Menzies, LRCP&c

James Chisholm
Father
Present
1872 January 15th
at Gordon
Nicholas Dodds, 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 Greenlaw in the County of Berwick
2 Thomas Frater

Mason

married to Margaret Weatherstone

1872 January fifth
5h 35m AM
High Street, Greenlaw
M 69
years
James Frater
Mason
(deceased)

~~~ Frater
MS Hogg
(deceased)

Senile Fever
3 weeks

as certified by Patrick Kynoch, Physician

Alex H Frater
Son
Present
1872 January 8th
at Greenlaw
John Williamson, Registrar
17 Robert William Conacher Williamson

(single)

1872 July sixteenth
3h 30m AM
The Schoolhouse, Greenlaw
M 4
mos
John Williamson
Schoolmaster

Mary Anne Williamson
MS Conacher

Eczema Infantum
since birth
Diarrhoea

as certified by Benjamin Houston, LRCPE&S, Greenlaw

John Williamson
Father
1872 July 23rd
at Greenlaw
John Williamson, Registrar
18 Alison Chisholm

(widow of Walter Chisholm, Shepherd)

1872 July twentyfourth
8h 0m AM
Cralaw, Greenlaw
F 88
years
John Robertson
Farmer
(Deceased)

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~~ ~~

Heart Disease
years
Bronchitis
3 weeks

as certified by Patrick Kynoch, Physician

Robert Chisholm
Son
Woodhead
1872 July 26th
at Greenlaw
John Williamson, Registrar
32 Thomas Balmer

Farm Servant

widower of Margaret Dodds

1872 December seventeenth
8h 30m AM
Marchmont Road, Greenlaw
M 86
years
John Balmer
Shepherd
(deceased)

~~ ~~
~~

Bronchitis
one week

as certified by Patrick Kynoch, Physician

Joseph Borthwick
Son-in-Law
Present
1872 December 17th
at Greenlaw
John Williamson, 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 Hutton in the County of Berwick
10 James Utterson

Agricultural Labourer

(married to Elizabeth Bairnsfather)

1872 November fifteenth
2h 0m PM
Paddyhall, Hutton
M 67 Robert Utterson
Agricultural Labourer
(deceased)

Elizabeth Utterson
MS Rennison
(deceased)

Ascites
two months

as certified by Charles Stuart, MD

John Burns
Son-in-Law
Fishwick
1872 November 20th
at Hutton
R Laurie, Registrar
13 Janet McDougal

married 1st to
William Murray, Miller
2d to
David McDougal, Coal Carter

1872 December seventeenth
11h 0m AM
Paxton, Hutton
F 77
years
George Clark
Journeyman Mason
(deceased)

Sarah Clark
MS Hogg
(deceased)

Supposed Palsy
instantaneous death

no medical attendant

George Murray
Son
Not Present
Nabdean
1872 December 25th
at Hutton
R Laurie, 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 Lauder in the County of Berwick
5 Alexander Hogg

Grocer

(married to Margaret Murray)

1872 February twenty seventh
3h 0m AM
Lauder
M 72
years
John Hogg
Blacksmith
(decd)

Alison Hogg
MS Trotter
(deceased)

Chronic Pneumonia
3 months

as certified by John Meikle, LRCP & LRCSE, Melrose?

John Hogg
Son
1872 March 4th
at Lauder
Wm Moore, Registrar
9 Janet Romanis

(single)

1872 March twenty first
3h 30m AM
Lauder
F 71
years
Robert Romanis
Merchant
(decd)

Elizabeth Romanis
MS Thomson
(deceased)

Climacteric Debility
six months

as certified by W B Robertson, MD, Lauder

Robert Romanes[sic]
Neighbour & [Agent*]
1872 March 23d
at Lauder
Wm Moore, Registrar
* I had great difficulty in transcribing this word; "agent" was a suggestion, and it appears that it could be that. My interpretation of the letters is: A - y - r - n [or ie] - t. Any suggestions most welcome.
15 Robert Brotherston

Single

1872 May thirteenth
8h 40m PM
Addinston
M 3
years
Thomas Brotherston
Ploughman

Helen Brotherston
MS Allan

Diptheria
ten days

as certified by W B Robertson, MD, Lauder

Thomas Brotherston
Father
1872 May 13th
at Lauder
Wm Moore, Registrar
46 James Torrance Hogg

(single)

1872 December twenty sixth
12h 30m AM
Norton
M 16
mos
James Hogg
Shepherd

Rachel Hogg
MS Torrance

Hydrocephalus - Acute
two days

as certified by Robert Riddell, Surgeon, Lauder

James Hogg
Father
1872 December 26th
at Lauder
Wm Moore, 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 Mertoun in the County of Berwick
7 Thomas Storie

Farmer

married to Isabella Deans

1872 October fourth
8h 30m AM
Dalcove Mains, Mertoun
M 82
years
Thomas Storie
Blacksmith
(deceased)

Margaret Storie
MS Brunton
(deceased)

General Paralysis
several months

as certified by John Bookless, Surgeon

Adam Storie
Son
Present
1872 October 10
at Mertoun
W Johnston, Registrar
see also:
#8 below, for death of Thomas' wife, Isabella Deans
8 Isabella Deans

widow of Thomas Storie, Farmer

1872 October twenty fifth
5h 45m AM
Dalcove Mains, Mertoun
F 79
years
Alexander Deans
Farm Servant
(deceased)

Agnes Deans
MS Waddell
(deceased)

Heart Disease
years

as certified by Jas P Bookless, MD

Adam Storie
Son
Not Present
1872 October 31st
at Mertoun
W Johnston, Registrar
see also:
#7 above, for death of Isabella's husband, Thomas Storie

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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 Mordington in the County of Berwick
4 Robert Darling

Farm Steward

widower of Janet Redpath

1872 July twelfth
10h 45m PM
Starch House,
Parish of Mordington
M 89
years
James Darling
Agricultl Labourer

Margaret Darling
MS Polwarth

Old age

no medical attendant

James Sharp
Son-in-law
present
1872 July 19th
at Mordington
Thomas Muir, 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 Nenthorn in the County of Berwick
5 John Redpath

Shepherd

(single)

1872 March seventeenth
9h 30m AM
Whitehall,
Parish of Nenthorn
M 29
years
William Redpath
Shepherd

Elspeth Redpath
MS Anderson

Jaundice
10 days

as cert by Henry Vost, Surgeon, Kelso

Wiliam Redpath
Father
East Learmouth
1872 19th March
at Nenthorn
Alexander Virtue, 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 Westruther in the County of Berwick
6 Elisabeth Taylor

wife of Henry Taylor, Labourer

1872 May thirteenth
5h 30m PM
Houndslow
F 60
years
Andrew Hogg
Land Stewart
(Deceased)

Elisabeth Hogg
MS Davidson
(Deceased)

Liver complaint of three years standing

no medical attendant

Henry Taylor
Husband
(Present)
1872 May 21st
at Westruther
Geo Hay Winton, 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 Whitsome in the County of Berwick
7 Jane Thomson

(widow of John Thomson, Hedger)

1872 October tenth
3h 0m PM
Hilton, Whitsome
F 67
years
Edward Ingles
Tailor
(deceased)

Mary Ingles
MS Burns
(deceased)

Natural Decay, bed ridden for three years

as cert by Charles Stuart, MD

Sarah Thompson[sic]
Daughter
1872 October 12th
at Whitsome
John Turnbull, Registrar


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