||Alexander Magowan Buchanan, b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland , d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (Age 75 years) |
||Elizabeth Moffat, b. about 1853, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland , d. 11 July 1916, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland (Age ~ 63 years) |
- Extract of an entry in a Register of Marriages
1885 on the Sixteenth day of June, at 102 Parson street, Glasgow. By declaration , in presence of Alexander Walker, Mason Journeyman, residing at 11 Mallomire place, Govan Parish and Jane Hunter, Domestic Servant, residing in Portland street, Troon.
Alex Buchanan, Ploughman, Bachelor, 23, Portland street, Troon
Father: Alexander Buchanan, Ship Carpenter Journeyman
Mother: Janet Buchanan m.s. Buchanan
Elizabeth Moffat, Domestic Servant, Spinster,29, 8 Rosslyn terrace, Kelvinside
Father: Robert Moffat, Shipbuilder's labourer
Mother: Elizabeth Moffat m.s. Skelly
Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Lanarkshire, dated June 16th, 1885
Registered: 1885 June 16th at Glasgow (signed) Hugh M. Jamieson, Assist. Registrar
The above particulars are extracted from a Register of Marriages for the District of St. Rollox in the County of Lanark.
Note: The Alexander Buchanan listed as Alexander Buchanan's father does not exist. Alexander is the son of Janet Buchanan and Alexander Magowan, born July 28, 1859 at Troon. Janet was working as a domestic in the Magowan household. The couple married in 1868.
Alexander Walker is the husband of Jeanie Moffat, Elizabeth's sister; Jane Hunter is possibly her cousin, daughter of Robert Hunter and Catherine Skelly.