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 BLACK: INVERAVON AND KNOCKANDO PARISHES

 

Inveravon, Banff

Knockando, Moray

 

 

1760 - 1769

 

December 10, 1760: “Isabel, Daughter of James Priest and Girzel Black in Garlandmore baptized before the Congregation.”

July 6, 1769: “John Black and Elspet Hay both in this Parish being matrimonially contracted and orderly proclaimed were married July 6, 1769

November 10, 1769: “William, Son to William Black & Helen Falconer in Strangill baptized. Donald McAlaster at Blacks Boat and George McAlaster in Derbeg, Witnesses.”

 

 

1770 - 1779

 

January 20, 1770: John Black was a witness to the baptism of John, Natural Son of Thomas and Anne McQueen in Kirdelbeg.

April 25, 1770: “William, lawful son to John Black and Elspet Hay in Braeside was baptized April 25th, 1770. William Falconer in Pitchash and William Black Witnesses.”

March 22, 1770: “Thomas, Son of John Black and Jean Moir in Rinover in Kirdels baptized. Thomas Black & William Achnach, Witnesses.”

 

July 1, 1770: “Jean, Daughter of Alexander McAlaster & Marjory Black in Ballenteem in Kirdels baptized before the Congregation.”

 

July 13, 1770: “Jean, Daughter of John Black and Jean Moir in Rinover baptized. Peter Brown in Tomindocle & David Moir in Garline Witnesses.”

 

November 15, 1770: John Black was a witness to the baptism of Christian, daughter of James Collie and Agnis McRobbie in Nether Kirdelbeg.

 

March 17, 1771: “James Black in Parish of Inveraven and Janet Grant in this Parish married.”

October 1, 1771: “Janet, lawful Daughter to John Black and his spouse Elspet Hay in Breaside was baptized October 1st, 1771. William Falconer in Pitchash and James Black in Weirach Witnesses.”

November 3, 1771: “Donald, Son of Alexander McAlaster and Marjory Black in Ballinteem of Kirdels baptized before the Congregation at Inveraven.”

 

October 31, 1772: “Peter, Son of John Black & Jean Moir in Rinover of Kirdels baptized.”

 

November 16, 1772: “Christian, Daughter of William Black & Helen Falconer in Bishopcroft of Kirdels baptized. James Priest in Garlandmore & William Falconer in Pitchaish of Inveravon Witnesses.”

September 16, 1773: “Janet, laful (sic) Daughter to John Black and Elspet Hay in Breaside of Pitchash was baptized September 16, 1773. Witnesses William Falconer in Pieticash and Donald McDonald in Blacksboat.”

September 14, 1773: “James, Son of Alexander Grant alias Muggach & Margaret Black in Shanvil baptized.”

 

October 17, 1775: “Helen, Daughter of John Black and Jean Moir in Rinover baptized. Peter Smith in Rinover and Thomas Roy in Kirdelbeg Witnesses.”

March 26, 1776: “Isobel, lawful daughter to John Black and Elspet Hay in Breaside of Pilchash was baptized March 26, 1776. William Hay in Weirach and William Falconer in Pilchash, Witnesses.”

 

 

April 27, 1777: “ (blank), Son of Alexander McAlaster and Marjory Black in Ballinteem of Kirdels baptized before the Session.”

 

June 3, 1778: Alexander Black in Archiestown was a witness to the baptism of Elizabeth, Daughter of Peter Clarke and Isabel Thomson in Archiestown.

 

 

 

August 25, 1778: William Black in Strangate was a witness to the baptism of Isabel, Daughter of Alexander Thomson & Margaret Dean at Mill of Auldgoldie.

October 4, 1778: “John, Lawful Son to John Black and Elspet Hay his wife in Breaside of Pitehash was baptized October 4th, 1778 In Face of the Congregation.”

 

1780 - 1789

June 2, 1780: “Janet, Lawful Daughter to James Black and his wife Janet Grant in Weirach was baptized June 2nd, 1780. Witnesses James Hay in Weirach and James Black in Braeside.”

April 29, 1780: “George, Son of Alexander McAlaster & Marjory Black in Ballintiem of Kirdels baptized before the Congregation.”

April 21, 1781: “Janet, Lawful Daughter to William Black and his wife Margaret Calder in Breaside of Pitehash was baptized April 21st, 1781. Witnesses John Cruickshank in Braehanreach and William Hay in Weirach.”

April 12, 1781: “Leonard, Natural Son of Thomas Black in Strand in Parish of Cromdale & Janet Priest in this Parish baptized. Alexander McDonald in Altachoish & William Black in Bishop-Croft Witnesses.”

October 10, 1781: “Jean, Lawful Daughter to John Black and his wife Elspet Hay in Breaside of Pitehash was baptized October the 10th 1781. Witnesses James Hay in Weirach and James Cruickshank in Brackanrean.”

 

 

April 29, 1783: “Elizabeth, Daughter to Alexander McDonald & Margaret Black in Altachoish baptized before the Congregation.”

 

 

June 6, 1784: “Elspet, Lawful Daughter to John Black and his wife Elspet Hay in Braeside of Pitehash was baptized 6th June 1784. Witnesses (blank)”

 

 

November 6, 1786: “Elizabeth, Natural Daughter of James Priest, Servant to William Pirrie in Mains of Kirdels & Anne Black in Boildow of Kirdels baptized. Peter Smith in Rinover & John Muggach in BishopCroft Witnesses.”

 

February 12, 1787: “James Priest and   Anne Black Parishioners married.”

August 31, 1787: “James, Lawful Son to John Black and his wife Elspet Hay in Durach was baptized 31st August 1787. James Hay in Weirach and James Riach, Smith, Ballendalloch, Witnesses.”

 

 

 

1790 - 1799

 

November 2, 1790: “Helen, Daughter of Peter Black & Helen Davidson in Tammore baptized.”

 

January 2, 1792: “Alexander Kandich in this Parish & Anne Black in Parish of Inveraven married.”

 

January 10, 1792: “James McIntosh and Marjory Black Parishioners married

 

July 5, 1792: John Black, Younger, in Nether Tomdow, was a witness to the baptism of John, Son of Hugh Ross & Elspet Priest in Stromdow.

 

February 12, 1793: “Andrew Priest & Christian Black Parishioners married.”

 

April 25, 1794: “William, Son of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Nether Tomdow Baptized. – John and William Blacks, Both in Tomdow, Witnesses

 

November 2, 1794: “James, Son of John McIntosh and Jean Black in Glenarder/2nd November/Baptism Before the Congregation.”

 

December 14, 1794: “Ann, Daughter of James McIntosh and Marjory Black in Glenarder Baptized before the Congregation.”

 

April 19, 1795: William Black, Nether Tomdow, was a witness to the baptism of Isabel, Daughter of Anne Cumming and supposed father Alexander Grant.

 

December 5, 1795: “James, Son of William Black & Isobel Priest in Nether Tomdow. John Phin in Waulkmill and James Dean in Mill of Knockandow Witnesses.”

 

July 14, 1796: John Black in Miltown of Knockandow was a witness to the baptism of Isabel, Daughter of James Moir and Jean Scott in Aldawonnie.

 

August 31, 1796: William Black and Andrew Priest both in Nether Tomdow were witnesses to the baptism of William, Son of James Cameron alias McPhail & Anne Cly in Upper Knockans.

 

September 21, 1796: “James, Son of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Nether Tomdow Baptized. James Priest and John Black both in Nether Tomdow Witnesses.”

 

 

 

July 22, 1798: “Christian, Daughter of James Priest & Anne Black in Nether Tomdow presented to baptism by William Black, Grandfather to the child. Witnesses Andrew Priest & William Black in Nether Tomdow.”

 

August 14, 1798: “William Black & Helen Achnach both in this Parish after Proclamation were married.”

 

February 21, 1799: William Black in Balintomb was a witness to the baptism of James, natural son of William Kandich in Dallas & Ann Cumming in this Parish.

 

April 4, 1799: “Alexander McCully in Parish of Inveraven and Jannet Black in this Parish were married without proclamation.”

 

May 2, 1799: “James, Son of William Black and Helen Achnach, Nether Tomdow baptized. John Achnach & John Margach Witnesses

 

July 31, 1799: “Peter, Son of John McIntosh & Jean Black in Glenarder baptized. Alexander Kandich & Alexander McLean there.”

1800 - 1809

 

November 22, 1800: “Hellen, Daughter of Andrew Priest & Christian Black in Nether Tomdow. John & William Black in Nether Tomdow, Witnesses.”

 

March 31, 1801: “Elspet, Daughter of William Black & Hellen Achnach in Nether Tomdow Baptized. Thomas Robertson in Miltown & Andrew Priest at (illegible) Witnesses

 

June 12, 1801: “William, Son of John McIntosh & Jean Black in Glenard baptized. John Brown and William Smith Witnesses.”

 

December 23, 1801: “Peter Clark & Isabel Black Parishioners Married without Proclamation.”

 

May 31, 1802: “Margaret, Daughter of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Prescalton baptized. John Black in Tomdow and John Clark in Tambreck Witnesses

 

February 9, 1803: “Helen, Daughter of William Black & Helen Achnach, Nether Tomdow baptized. John Black & James Robertson Witnesses

 

February 28, 1803: “Jean, Daughter of Andrew Priest & Katharina Black, Tomdow Baptized. John Black & William Black Witnesses

 

March 6, 1803: “Jean, Daughter of Andrew Priest & Christian Black in Nether Tomdow baptized before the Congregation.”

 

July 2, 1803: “John Garrow in this Parish & Girzel Black in the Parish of Inveraven Married.”

 

July 19, 1803: “John, Son of Peter Clark & Isobel Black in Prescaltown baptized. John Clark & John Black Witnesses

 

December 7, 1803: “Margaret, Daughter of James McIntosh & Marjory Black in Glenarder of Kirdels baptized. James Brown & John McIntosh Witnesses

 

December 7, 1803: “James, Lawful Son of James McIntosh and Margaret Black his wife in Glenarder of Kirdals Baptized 7 December 1803. – James Brown and John McIntosh Witnesses.”

 

July 12, 1804: John Black was a witness to the baptism of Isabel, Daughter of Thomas Cumming & Margaret Stewart in Tomb of Knockandow.

 

February 19, 1805: “Isabel, Daughter of Peter Clark & Isabel Black Prescalton baptized. John Clark & John Black Witnesses.”

 

March 5, 1805: “Janet, Daughter of William Black & Helen Achnach in Tomdow of Knockandow Baptized. Thomas Achnach & John Black Witnesses.”

 

March 25, 1805: “Andrew, Son of Andrew Priest & Katharina Black, Tomdow Baptized. James Priest & John Black Witnesses.”

 

September 12, 1805: “John Black and Janet Younie Parishioners married without Proclamations.”

 

February 10, 1806: “William Black and Christy Fraser Parishioners – married after Proclamations

 

February 24, 1807: “Isabel, Daughter of William Black and Helen Achnach, Tomdow Baptized. John Robertson and Alexander Smith Witnesses

 

February 27, 1807: “Peter, Son of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Prescalton baptized. – Peter McGregor in Acnes and Peter Grant in Mains, Witnesses

 

May 16, 1807: “Andrew, Son of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Tomdow Baptized. John Black and James Priest Witnesses.”

 

November 11, 1807: “John, Son of John Black and Janet Younie in Glenarder baptized. John Black there and John Younie in Knockanriech Witnesses

 

February 6, 1808: Thomas Black was a witness to the baptism of (blank), Daughter of James Priest and Janet Miln in Altown.

 

July 1, 1808: “Isobel, Daughter of William Black and Christian Fraser in Auldavinnie baptized. Thomas Hardy, Servant at the manse and John Miln in Crofts Witnesses

 

February 12, 1809: “John, Son of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Tomdow Baptized. John Black and James Black Witnesses.”

 

February 28, 1809: “John Christie and Elspet Black both Parishioners married after Proclamations.”

 

May 21, 1809: “Marjory, Daughter of William Black and Helen Achnach in Glenarder baptized. – John Brown in Knockanlylne and Robert Gordon in Tomenducle Witnesses

 

June 15, 1809: “James, Son of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Prescalton baptized – John Walker and James Walker in Bellmanach, Witnesses

 

December 29, 1809: “James, Son of John Black and Janet Younie in Glenarder baptized. James Black there and James Younie, Private in the Artillery Witnesses

1810 - 1819

 

January 15, 1810: “James Younie, private in the Artillery and Margaret Black married without proclamations

 

August 4, 1810: “Helen, Daughter of William Black and Christian Fraser in Auldavinnie baptized. James Bain in Belnagon and Peter Grant in Auldawinnie Witnesses.”

 

January 14, 1811: “Alexander, Son of William Black and Helen Achnach in Glenarder baptized. James Brown in Knockanlyle and James Cruikshank in Upper Kirdalbeg Witnesses

 

April 25, 1811: “Thomas Black in Parish of Inveraven and Elspet Campbell in this Parish married.”

 

July 25, 1811: “Janet, Daughter of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Drum of Carron baptized. Thomas Black and John Garrow in Colquoich Witnesses

 

October 6, 1811: “Peter, Son of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Archiestown baptized. Hugh Ross there and James Priest in Oldtown of Ballintomb Witnesses

 

October 17, 1811: “John, Son of John Christie and Elspet Black in Milton of Knockando baptized. John Robertson there and John Grant in Stromdow Witnesses

 

December 19, 1811: “Margaret, Daughter of John Black and Janet Younie in Glenarder baptized. Francis Brown and John Brown in Knockanlyke Witnesses

 

September 26, 1813: “James, Son of James Younie, Private in the Artillery and Margaret Black his wife in this Parish baptized. John Black Senior and John Black Junior in Glenarder Witnesses

 

October 4, 1813: “Elspet, Daughter of John Christie and Elspet Black in Milton baptized. Thomas Grant and John Robertson there Witnesses.”

 

October 23, 1813: “Jean, Daughter of William Black and Helen Achnach in Glenarder baptized. John Black there and David Garrow in Millhow Witnesses

 

December 25, 1813: John Black in Glenarder was a witness to the baptism of Lewis, Son of Lewis Younie and Jean Stuart in Knockanriech.

 

January 14, 1814: “William, Son of John Black and Janet Younie in Glenarder baptized. John Black Senior and James Black there, Witnesses

 

April 11, 1814: “Elspet, Daughter of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Drum of Carron baptized. Donald Grant and James Grant in Ballinteem of Aberlour Witnesses.”

 

April 12, 1814: “James Black and Marjory Brown Parishioners were matrimonially contracted and married

 

June 15, 1814: “John, Son of James Black and Marjory Brown in Glenarder baptized. Francis Brown in Knockanlyle and Charles Margach in Garline Witnesses.”

 

September 23, 1815: “Jean, Daughter of James Black and May Brown in Glenarder baptized. – John Black there and James Brown, Knockanlyke Witnesses

 

January 18, 1816: William Black in Glenarder was a witness to the baptism of William, Son of Lewis Younie and Jean Stuart in Knockanriech.

 

May 25, 1816: “Janet, Daughter of John Black and Janet Younie in Glenarder baptized. – John Black Senior there and Lewis Younie in Knockanriech, Witnesses.”

 

March 4, 1817: “Elspet, Daughter of James Black and May Brown in Glenarder baptized. William Black there and John Brown in Knockanlyke Witnesses

 

March 23, 1817: “George, Son of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Knockando baptized. George Masson there and John Beaton in Millhaugh Witnesses

 

June 15, 1817: “Ann, Daughter of Andrew Priest and Christian Black in Tommore baptized. James Priest in Oldtown and Robert Brown in Tommore Witnesses

 

August 4, 1817: “Alexander, Son of John Christie and Elspet Black in Millton baptized. Alexander Robertson there and Alexander McCommie, Cabrach, Witnesses.”

 

February 7, 1818: “William, Son of William Black and Helen Achnach in Glenarder baptized. James Black there and John Black in Tomdow Witnesses

 

May 17, 1818: John Black in Tomdow was a witness to the baptism of Janet, Daughter of Lewis Younie and Jane Stuart in Knockanriech.

 

September 12, 1818: “Jane, Daughter of John Black and Janet Younie in Nether Tomdow baptized. James Farquharson in Nether Knockans and James Black in Glenarder Witnesses.”

 

September 15, 1818: “Charles Grant, Son of Thomas Black and Elspet Campbell in Belmanach baptized. Mr. John Grant, Carron and John Masson, Knockando, Witnesses.”

 

July 28, 1819: “Jane, Daughter of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Knockando (born 26th) baptized. John Masson and Francis Ival in Knockando Witnesses

 

September 20, 1819: “Helen, Lawful Daughter of James Black, Labourer, Glenarder and May Brown his wife born 20 September 1819 Baptized. Witnesses The Reverend L. McPherson, Minister of Knockando and Ellen Margach, Garlinbeg

1820 - 1829

February 15, 1820: “John McIntosh in Green Moss and Margaret Black in Wester Bellyheglash were married

 

 

March 9, 1821: “Alexander, Son of John Black and Janet Younie in Nether Tomdow (born 5th) baptized. Alexander Younie in Knockandreich and James Black in Nether Tomdow Witnesses.”

 

June 29, 1821: “Isabella, Daughter of Thomas Black and Elspet Campbell in Bellmanach (born 27th May) Baptized. James McLean in Felochan and Peter Grant in Mains of Ballintomb Witnesses

 

January 22, 1822: “May, Daughter of James Black and May Brown in Glenarder (born 17th) Baptized. John Black and Alexander Clark both in Glenarder Witnesses.”

 

June 28, 1822: “Helen, Daughter of Peter Clark and Isabel Black in Mains of Knockando (born 17th) Baptized. John Masson and Robert Masson both in Knockando Witnesses

 

August 21, 1822: “Isabel, Natural Daughter of James Horn in the Parish of Cabrach and Helen Black in this Parish (born 11th Instant) Baptized. John Miln in Borlume and Thomas Grant in Millton Witnesses.”

 

November 28, 1823: “Robert Campbel, Son of Thomas Black and Elspet Campbel in Belmanach (born 26th October) Baptized. Peter Grant in Mains and John Beaton in Millhaugh Witnesses

 

January 6, 1824: “Jane (or Janet), Daughter of James Black and May Brown in Glenarder born 5th Instant Baptized. Alexander McWilliam and John McIntosh both in Glenarder Witnesses

 

March 27, 1824: John Black in Knockanriech was a witness to the baptism of John, Son of Lewis Smith and Helen Kandich in Newpark.

 

November 30, 1824: John Black, Senior and John Black, Junior both in Knockanriech were both witnesses to the baptism of Ann and Margaret, twin daughters of Lewis Younie and Jane Stuart in Knockanriech.

 

January 1, 1826: John Black in Knockanriech was a witness to the baptism of Helen, Daughter of John McKenzie and Ann McIntosh in Knocknagans.

 

January 5, 1826: “May, Daughter of James Black and May Brown in Glenarder (born 31st December 1825) Baptized. James McIntosh there and James Smith in Curglass Witnesses.”

 

January 19, 1826: James Black in Glenarder was a witness to the baptism of Jane, daughter of Francis Brown and Elspet Wood in Tomindougle.

 

October 26, 1826: John Black in Stripeside was a witness to the baptism of John, Son to John Morison and Ann Dean in Stripeside.

 

March 11, 1827: John Black in Stripeside was a witness to the baptism of John, Son of John Watson and Janet Sim in Strondow.

 

March 17, 1827: Alexander Black in Knockanriech was a witness to the baptism of Alexander, Son to Lewis Smith and Helen Kandrich in Newpark.

 

February 28, 1828: “James, Son to James Black and May Brown in Glenarder (born 24th instant) Baptized. James Brown and Alexander McWilliam, both in Glenarder, Witnesses

 

January 22, 1829: “William Davidson and Helen Black Parishioners were matrimonially contracted and married

 

September 3, 1829: “Elspet, Lawful Daughter of William Davidson and Helen Black in Garlin (born 4th August) Baptized. John Black and William Black both there Witnesses.”

1830 - 1839

 

July 14, 1830: “Margaret, Lawful Daughter of James Black and May Brown, Glenarder (born 25th June) Baptized. William McWilliam and John Smith, both there, Witnesses

 

March 12, 1831: James Black, Glenarder, was a witness to the baptism of Christina, Lawful Daughter of William McWilliam and Helen Margach in Glenarder.

 

May 29, 1831: “William Grant, Lawful Son of Thomas Black and Elizabeth Campbell in Archiestown (born 29th March) Baptized. William McGrigor, Ballemenach and John Findlay, Archiestown Witnesses

 

April 1, 1832: “Elspet, Natural Daughter of Peter Diston in the Parish of Rothes and Janet Black in Garline of this Parish (born 26th March) Baptized. John Margach and Alexander Black both there Witnesses

 

April 27, 1833: “William, Son of James Black and May Brown his wife, residing at Glenarder (born 18th instant) Baptized. William and Alexander McWilliam, both in Glenarder, Witnesses

 

January 7, 1834: “James Black and Margaret Mathison both in this Parish were matrimonially contracted and married

 

May 12, 1834: “Helen, Daughter of James Black, Blacksmith, Stripeside and Margaret Mathison his wife (born 28th April) Baptized before the Kirk Session

 

August 24, 1834: “Mary Anne, illegitimate daughter of Thomas Grant, Strondow and Janet Black (born 23rd instant) baptized before the Kirk Session

 

April 2, 1835: “Jean, Lawful Daughter of James Black, Labourer, Upper Tomdow & May Brown his wife (born 3rd March) Baptized before Witnesses William Margach, Farmer, Garlinemore & William McWilliam, Farmer, Glenarder

 

May 15, 1837: “Archibald Johnston, Inverness and Jane Black in this Parish were matrimonially contracted and married.”

July 5, 1838: “Alexander Black and Anne Walker both in Blacksboat were married the 5th day of July 1838

May 13, 1838: “Isobel, Natural Daughter to Helen Black, Cardockhead and Peter Stewart the accused Father, born 26 December 1834 and baptized May 13, 1838 before the Session. Christina Fraser or Black, the child’s Grandmother being sponsor. N.B. Stewart the accused Father denies this child before the Civil Court

 

October 27, 1838: “Janet, Lawful Daughter to James Black, Blacksmith, Stripeside and Margaret Mathieson his wife, born 14th October, baptized 27 October 1838 before Witnesses, James Phemister, Kirk Officer & Simon Fraser, Weaver, Upper Knockans.”

1840- 1849

 

July 23, 1840: “Alexander, Lawful Son to John Black, Labourer, Knockando and Ann McKissock his wife, born 17 July 1840. Baptized 23 July 1840. Witnesses James Ralph, Knockando & Alexander Black, Galeside

 

October 21, 1840: “Jane, Lawful Daughter to James Black, Blacksmith, Cardow & Marjory Mathieson his wife born 5 October, Baptized 21 October 1840. Witnesses John Cumming, Cardow & William Cumming, also there

 

April 15, 1841: John Black, Blacksmith, Cardow was a witness to the baptism of Christina, Lawful Daughter to James Watson, Labourer at Milton & Jean Munro his wife.

 

July 1, 1841: Alexander Black, Gateside was a witness to the baptism of Alexander, Lawful Son to Alexander McDonald, Farmer in Nether Bruntlands & Isobel Duff his wife.

 

August 6, 1841: Alexander Black, Parknuik, was a witness to the baptism of Isabella, Lawful Daughter of William Ross, labourer, Cardockhead & Helen Bain his wife.

 

August 23, 1842: “James, Lawful Son to John Black, Farmer, Parknuik & Ann McKissock his wife, born 3rd July 1842, baptized 23 August 1842. Witnesses Alexander Black, Parknuik & James Robertson, Mains of Knockando

 

March 14, 1844: “William, Lawful Son of James Black, Pensioner, Prescalton and Elizabeth Martin his wife. Born 12 February 1844, Baptized 14th March 1844. Witnesses William Margach, Oldtown & Marjory Gilbert, Prescalton

 

July 29, 1844: “Elizabeth, Lawful Daughter to Alexander Black, Farmer, Dalballie and Ann Walker his wife, born 7th July 1844. Baptized 29 July 1844. Witnesses Robert Walker, Black’s Boat & Lewis Beaton, Nether Borlum

 

April 27, 1845: “James, Natural Son of Andrew Wiseman and Helen Black in Cardockhead, born 4th April 1844, Baptized 27 April 1845 before the Kirk Session

 

July 8, 1845: “Marjory, daughter of James Black, Blacksmith, Cardow and Marjory Matheson his wife, born 19th June, Baptized 8th July 1845. Witnesses John Cumming and William Cumming, both residing at Cardow.”

November 1, 1845: Peter Black, Pennycairn, was a witness to the baptism of Janet, Lawful Daughter of John Strachan at Parkhead and Helen Clarke his wife.

November 16, 1845: “Lewis, Natural Son of John Cumming, Shoemaker, Archiestown and Janet Black. Born 2nd November 1845. Baptized 16th of the said month. Witnesses Lewis Grant and William Grant, both residing in Archiestown.”

 

January 5, 1846: James Black, Servant, Lower Knockans, was a witness to the baptism of Peter, Natural Son of William Margach, Garlinmore and May Robertson, baptized 5 January 1846.

 

March 18, 1846: James Black, Archiestown interred in Knockando.

 

June 17, 1846: “Alexander Black and Janet Milne Parishioners were married

 

December 26, 1846: “John, Son of James Mensie, Servant, Inchbroom, Parish of Urquhart and Helen Black, Garlinmore, born 28th November, Baptized 26th December 1846. Witnesses William Margach, Garlinmore and James Black, Servant, Nether Knockans.”

August 1847: “Helen Black, Lockach of Aberlour, died 25 August 1847, buried 27 August 1847” at Inveraven.

October 1, 1847: “James, Son of James Black, Blacksmith, Cardow and May Matheson his wife, born 22nd August and baptized 1st October 1847. Witnesses William Cumming, Wright, Cardow and Alexander Black, Farmer, Delhawly

 

December 7, 1847: James Black’s child, Ballintomb, interred in Knockando.

 

February 11, 1848: “Margaret, Daughter of Alexander Black, Farmer, Delhawly and Ann Walker his wife born 30th January and baptized 11th February 1848. Witnesses Lewis Beaton, Farmer, Nether Borlum and John Walker, Farmer’s Son, Delvenvan

 

April 24, 1848: Thomas Black, Archiestown, interred in Knockando.

 

October 26, 1848: Mrs. Black, Archiestown, interred in Knockando.

 

November 2, 1848: “Elizabeth, Daughter of James Black, Pensioner, Felochans and Elizabeth Martin, his wife, born 1 October and baptized 2nd November 1848. Witnesses William McLean, Farmer, Burnside and Charles Margach, Farmer, Alton.”

December 22, 1848: “Donald McLennan residing in the Parish of St. Andrew’s Lhanbride and Elspet Black residing in Oldwells in this Parish were married on the 22nd day of December 1848

December 27, 1848: “John Inch in the Parish of Elgin and Jessie Black in this parish were married.”

Anno 1849: “Jane, Natural Daughter of William Black, Railway Inspector residing in Edinburgh, and Jane Black residing at Penny-Cairn, was born on the 30th day of April and baptized on the 17th of July 1849. John Black at Pennycairn and Alexander Black at Delbealach in Knockando were witnesses of the Baptism

January 15, 1849: Charles Black, Archiestown, was a witness to the baptism of James, Son of Robert McIntosh, Factor, Archiestown and Elizabeth Bailie, his wife.

 

May 10, 1849: James Black, Wright, Tomdow was a witness to the baptism of Elspet, Daughter of William Grant, Wright, Archiestown and Mary Gibb his wife.

1850 - 1855

 

March 14, 1850: James Black’s wife, Hillside, age 77 years, interred at Knockando.

 

July 12, 1850: “Jane, daughter of Alexander Black, Farmer, Delballie and Ann Walker his wife born 30th May, baptized 12th July 1850. Witnesses William Walker, Farmer, Delvenvan and Hugh Beaton, Nether Borlum

 

August 15, 1850: “May, daughter of Charles Stewart and Margaret Black (illegitimate) was born 8th April 1850 and baptized 15th August before the Kirk Session

 

October 1, 1850: Elspet Black, Parneuk, age 49 years, interred at Knockando.

December 25, 1851: “William McPherson and Margaret Black at Blacksboat in this Parish were proclaimed for three Sundays and married on the 25th December 1851.”

 

 

January 21, 1852: Janet Black, Stripeside, age 36 years, interred at Knockando.

 

January 22, 1852: Widow Black, Parkneuk, age 78 years, interred at Knockando.

1852: “Ann, Lawful Daughter of Donald McLennan at Parkhead and Elspet Black his wife was born on the 17th June and baptized on the 24th June 1852. Witnesses Peter Nicol, Church Officer and Margaret McIntosh, Coldwells

October 10, 1852: “Robert, Son of Alexander Black and Ann Walker his wife, was born at Delballey 19th September and baptized 10th October 1852: Witnesses Robert Smith and Louis Cumming, Esq., Cardow.”

 

March 20, 1854: Alexander Black and May Matheson were witnesses to the baptism of William, illegitimate son of John Stewart and Janet Clark.

 

April 15, 1855: “Alexander, illegitimate son of Charles Stewart, as alleged by the Mother, and Margaret Black was born 30th March 1853 and baptized 15th April 1855 in presence of the Kirk Session, the Mother being sponsor.”

 

Revised February 5, 2005