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CAIRNS
« on: Sunday 13 November 11 21:20 GMT (UK) »
I  have the following CAIRNS family.

James Cairns, b. 1819 Dunfermline, Fife, married Jean Stevenson, b. 1817 Blackford, Perthshire.  They married 8 December 1839 in Kinross, Kinross.  They had the following family:

Margaret, b. 1840 Kinross, Kinross, m. Alexander Todd
Christian, b. 1842, Kinross, Kinross, d. 1849
Jane, b. 1844, Kinross, Kinross,  d. 1849
Andrew, b. 1847,Wester Balado, Kinross, m. Catherine McNaughton, d. 1934
James, b. 1853, Wester Balado, Kinross, possibly changed his name to Wright - he is referred to in the family Bible as James Cairns Wright.



Ayrshire: Micklemun, McMun, Munn, Richmond, Wilson
Clackmannan: Cairns, Scobie
Dunbartonshire: Munn, Stewart
Fife: Anderson, Cairns
Kinross: Cairns, Stevenson
Lanarkshire: Baillie, Carswell, Downs, Inglis, Thomson
Perthshire: Buchanan, Cairns, McDonald, McGibbon, McGowan, McLaren, McNaughton, Murray, Stewart, Stevenson
Ross & Cromarty: Bizzet, Johnstone, McLennan, Ross
Essex: Aves, Brazier, Cockley, Kemp, Simpson
Middlesex: Cartwright, Simpson, Ward
Norfolk: Howard, Simpson
Nottingham: Simpson

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #1 on: Monday 14 November 11 06:19 GMT (UK) »
hi Achra  :)

could it be possible that wright was his occupation ?

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #2 on: Monday 14 November 11 06:59 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps not , found this -
1881 Springfield Ter Dunblane, Perth, Scotland
James C. WRIGHT 28 saw miller b. Orwell, Kinross, Scotland
Sarah C. WRIGHT 29 b. Boness, Linlithgow, Scotland
Jane C. WRIGHT 3 b. Boness, Linlithgow, Scotland
Janet C. WRIGHT 2 b. Boness, Linlithgow, Scotland
James C. WRIGHT 7m Boness, Linlithgow, Scotland

SP has a marriage james cairns wright and sarah downs 1877 boness west lothian
also a death james cairns wright 1918 in perthshire born c1853

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #3 on: Monday 14 November 11 15:54 GMT (UK) »
Hi Ev,

Thanks for checking.  I had found that 1881 entry and do think it is probably my James.  The best way to check would be with his death entry.  I found two, one of which is the one you found.  They are on the my other computer so I can't access them at the moment or I'd give details of the other one.  If I remember correctly, the other one is a death entry for a James Cairns, no Wright.  He did die in 1918 according to the family bible, in Dunblane. 

I plan on getting it at some point.  I tend to save up the entries I want to see and wait until I go to Scotland to check them, which I plan do next year.  I also had found the marriage, but didn't have the surname of the bride.  Again, that is on my 'wish list' for when I go home.  Sometimes I do break down and just download them on SP but it is costly.

Thanks again :)
Ayrshire: Micklemun, McMun, Munn, Richmond, Wilson
Clackmannan: Cairns, Scobie
Dunbartonshire: Munn, Stewart
Fife: Anderson, Cairns
Kinross: Cairns, Stevenson
Lanarkshire: Baillie, Carswell, Downs, Inglis, Thomson
Perthshire: Buchanan, Cairns, McDonald, McGibbon, McGowan, McLaren, McNaughton, Murray, Stewart, Stevenson
Ross & Cromarty: Bizzet, Johnstone, McLennan, Ross
Essex: Aves, Brazier, Cockley, Kemp, Simpson
Middlesex: Cartwright, Simpson, Ward
Norfolk: Howard, Simpson
Nottingham: Simpson

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 16 May 12 13:21 BST (UK) »
Hi there,

As a new member, I hope I'm doing this right. I found your discussion when trying to trace the family tree on my father's side.

From what i know, James Cairns (b. 1853 Balado, Kinross) changed his name to Wright later in life. He married Sarah Downs in 1877. One of their children, Margaret Cairns Wright (b. around 1889, died 1964) would have been my great grandmother. Would be interested in any further information if anyone has it.

I do know that Margaret married an Aurthur Ensell from Birmingham, but do not have much information about this. They had one daughter, Winifred Abernethy (b. approx 1912). Winifred married a Thomas Abernethy in Dunblane in 1939. Winifred and Thomas were the parents of my father, James Abernethy.

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 14 August 12 13:32 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I have newly found the following birth of Margaret Cairns Wright and also the births of her siblings and some of their families and would be willing to share.  I have no idea why James Cairns changed his name to 'Wright' but he did add Cairns in front of Wright in all his children's names.  I now have all the census of this family up to and including the 1911 census.  I also have the marriage and death entries of James (1853).
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Mitchell Library July 31 2012

No:  65
Name: Margaret Cairns Wright
When born: September 19th 1888
Where born: Ramoyle, Dunblane
Sex: F
Name of father: James Cairns Wright
Occupation: Wood Merchant
Name of mother: Sarah Wright
Maiden name: Downs
Date/Place of Marriage: January 20th 1877 Boness
Informant: J. C. Wright, father
Registered where/when: October 2nd 1888 Dunblane
Name of registrar: Robt H Christie
Ayrshire: Micklemun, McMun, Munn, Richmond, Wilson
Clackmannan: Cairns, Scobie
Dunbartonshire: Munn, Stewart
Fife: Anderson, Cairns
Kinross: Cairns, Stevenson
Lanarkshire: Baillie, Carswell, Downs, Inglis, Thomson
Perthshire: Buchanan, Cairns, McDonald, McGibbon, McGowan, McLaren, McNaughton, Murray, Stewart, Stevenson
Ross & Cromarty: Bizzet, Johnstone, McLennan, Ross
Essex: Aves, Brazier, Cockley, Kemp, Simpson
Middlesex: Cartwright, Simpson, Ward
Norfolk: Howard, Simpson
Nottingham: Simpson

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James CAIRNS WRIGHT Marriage & Death
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 05 January 13 03:50 GMT (UK) »
In the marriage entry, James states that his father is James Cairns Wright and mother is Jane Wright, maiden name Stevenson.  In the death entry it is correct, with the father as James Cairns and the mother as Jane Cairns, maiden name Stevenson.

Mitchell Library, July 2012

Marriage
No:               5      
Date of Marriage:          15 January 1877
Place of Marriage:       Boness
Name of Groom:          James Cairns Wright
Occupation:         Wood Sawyer
Marital Status:         Bachelor
Residence:             Boness
Age:                23
Name of Father:          James Cairns Wright
Occupation:          Farmer
Name of Mother:          Jane Wright
Maiden name:          Stevenson
Name of Bride:          Sarah downs
Residence:             Boness
Age:                24
Name of Father:          Thomas Downs
Occupation:          Potter Kilnman
Name of Mother:          Janet Scott Downs, formerly Fleming
Maiden name:          McDougall
Witnesses:            Thomas Downs, Jane Sands
Registered when:          January 10th 1877
Registered where:         Boness
Name of registrar:         John Paul
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Mitchell Library 2012
Death Entry, Parish of Ardoch, County of Perth
No:9
Name: James Cairns Wright
Rank/Profession:Timber Merchant
Marital Status:Married to Sarah Downs
When died: November 29th 1918 10H10M AM
Where died: Kinburn Farm (usual residence Tyllyrie, Dunblane
Sex:M
Age: 65 years
Name of Father: James Cairns, Shepherd (dec)
Occupation: Shepherd
Name of Mother: Jean Cairns (dec)
Maiden name: Stevenson
Cause of Death: Natural causes, probably heart failure
Burial Place:
Informant:Andrew C. Wright, Son, Tillyrie, Dunblane
Registered where/when Nov 30 1918, Braco
Name of registrar: Wm. Monteith
Ayrshire: Micklemun, McMun, Munn, Richmond, Wilson
Clackmannan: Cairns, Scobie
Dunbartonshire: Munn, Stewart
Fife: Anderson, Cairns
Kinross: Cairns, Stevenson
Lanarkshire: Baillie, Carswell, Downs, Inglis, Thomson
Perthshire: Buchanan, Cairns, McDonald, McGibbon, McGowan, McLaren, McNaughton, Murray, Stewart, Stevenson
Ross & Cromarty: Bizzet, Johnstone, McLennan, Ross
Essex: Aves, Brazier, Cockley, Kemp, Simpson
Middlesex: Cartwright, Simpson, Ward
Norfolk: Howard, Simpson
Nottingham: Simpson

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 06 August 13 00:30 BST (UK) »
Hello,
I've recently been looking into my family connections to Dunblane. My gg grandfather was James Cairns Wright who was married to Sarah Downs.My Mum has recently given me copies of old photos which I will get scanned at some point soon.One is a super photo of the wedding of Evelyn to Alexander McGregor and has James and his wife Sarah.  I'm sure one of the children in the photo is likely to be Winnie. There is a possibility that one of the adults is also Margaret.

I am very happy to share once I have the ability to send private messages.

Has your branch of the family any idea why he added "Wright" after the "Cairns"?

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Re: CAIRNS
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 06 August 13 12:05 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I have no idea why he changed his name to Wright.  There are family rumours but no real evidence.  James Cairns Wright was the brother of my direct ancestor, Andrew Cairns.  I have been in touch with another direct descendant of James and she has no idea either.  I would love the photos when you can send pm's:)   

Do you have all the census information?  If not I can send it to you.

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Ayrshire: Micklemun, McMun, Munn, Richmond, Wilson
Clackmannan: Cairns, Scobie
Dunbartonshire: Munn, Stewart
Fife: Anderson, Cairns
Kinross: Cairns, Stevenson
Lanarkshire: Baillie, Carswell, Downs, Inglis, Thomson
Perthshire: Buchanan, Cairns, McDonald, McGibbon, McGowan, McLaren, McNaughton, Murray, Stewart, Stevenson
Ross & Cromarty: Bizzet, Johnstone, McLennan, Ross
Essex: Aves, Brazier, Cockley, Kemp, Simpson
Middlesex: Cartwright, Simpson, Ward
Norfolk: Howard, Simpson
Nottingham: Simpson