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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #27 on: Tuesday 15 May 12 12:39 BST (UK) »
Thanks so much, that's him all right.  At the risk of pushing my luck is there anyone out there who lives just next door to the cemetery who would be willing to take a digi photo of the grave/ headstone for me?



Drphil, I spent my formative years living in Cambusnethan and now live in a nearby town.  I have noted down your details and I will try in the next few weeks to visit the cemetery with a view to getting some photos.  I will say, though, that many of the headstones in the older part of the graveyard have become unstable and the local council has erected fencing to stop the public entering this area.  I last visited around 3 years ago and was disappointed that I couldn't show my daughter many of the graves I had studied as a child.  I'll let you know how I fare.

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #28 on: Tuesday 15 May 12 17:39 BST (UK) »
Drphil,

I emailed North Lanarkshire Council today enquiring about the grave.  It must be in the old part which is fenced off as they have requested someone at the cemetery to take a photo for me and it will be sent in due course.  I'll let you know asap.

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #29 on: Sunday 20 May 12 17:16 BST (UK) »
Hi folks

I'm looking for any info. MIs, burial details, etc regarding this family.
 
James Gray (parents - John Gray and Margaret Haddow) married Helen Swan 1810 carmichael.

known children
Mary b. 1810 ponfeigh
Robert b. 1811 ponfeigh
John b. 1813 carluke
James b. 1815 carluke
d. Before  nov.1819
Christian Swan b. 1816
cambusnethan
James Swan b. 1819 chapel
William b. 1822 chapel
Thomas b. 1823 chapel
Elisabeth b. 1826 chapel
Agnes b. 1830 chapel
Lilias Swan b. 1832 chapel

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #30 on: Tuesday 22 May 12 21:40 BST (UK) »
RE: the above post #29

Helen (swan) Gray d.1866 abt. 75yrs

James Gray possibly d. 1876

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #31 on: Wednesday 23 May 12 23:10 BST (UK) »
There are 2 headstones in the old churchyard at Cambusnethan, next to each other, so probably a large family plot.
One has the inscription "Erected by James Gray, tenant in Thai.......... (unreadable) and Helen Swan in memory of their children. Their son James died 2nd October 1816. ............................" (rest unreadable).

The other has the inscription "Erected by William Gray and Elizabeth Gibb in memory of their daughter Agnes who died 11th November 1850 aged 5 months".

The plot Book for the churchyard doesn't have any entries for the Gray/Swan plot, the Gray/Gibb plot entries are -

In the South lair - (all dates are of internment)
CHRISTINA GRAY, (no age stated) 15th September 1880.
GEORGE GRAY, (no age stated) 21st April 1922.
In the Centre lair -
JOHN GRAY, aged 65 years, 14th February 1927.
In the North lair -
ALEXANDER GRAY, aged 70 years, 8th May 1935.

Extracts from the gravediggers Day Book -

CHRISTINA WATSON, housewife, Wishaw, aged 49 years, married.
Parents - James Gray & Helen Swan.
Interred in the old churchyard on 3rd October 1865.

HELEN GRAY, housewife, Bonkle, aged 75 years, married.
Parents - Robert Swan & Mary Scotland.
Interred in the old churchyard on 30th May 1866.

ROBERT GRAY, mason, Glasgow, aged 59 years, unmarried.
Parents - James Gray & Helen Swan.
Interred in the old churchyard on 25th June 1870.

AGNES GRAY, housekeeper, Glasgow, aged 44 years, unmarried.
Parents - James Gray & Helen Swan.
Interred in the old churchyard on 16th October 1873.

JOHN GRAY, mason, Glasgow, aged 61 years, married.
Parents - James Gray & Helen Swan.
Interred in the old churchyard on 8th December 1874.

JAMES GRAY, farmer, Wishaw, aged 88 years, widower.
Parents - John Gray & Margaret Haddow.
Interred in the old churchyard on 20th April 1876.

Follow 4 internments are in plot 368 of the old private burial ground, between the old churchyard and the municipal cemetery.

CHRISTINA GRAY, housewife, Wishaw, aged 24 years, married.
Parents - John Stevenson & Christina McNeil.
28th March 1872.

WILLIAM GRAY, Wishaw, aged 5 years.
Parents - William Gray & Christina Stevenson.
7th May 1873.

CHRISTINA GRAY, Cambusnethan, aged 11 years.
Parents - William Gray & Christina Stevenson.
18th January 1881.

ROBERT SWAN GRAY, baker, Wishaw, aged 61 years, married.
Parents - William Gray & Elizabeth Gibb.
26th February 1909.

There may be a few more children of Wm Gray & Eliz Gibb, I'll go back and check.

Lodger
Paterson, Torrance, Gilchrist - Hamilton Lanarkshire. 
McCallum - Oban, McKechnie - Ross of Mull Argyll.
Scrim - Perthshire. 
Liddell - Polmont,
Binnie - Muiravonside Stirlingshire.
Curran, McCafferty, Stevenson, McCue - Co Donegal
Gibbons, Weldon - Co Mayo.
Devlin - Co Tyrone.

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #32 on: Wednesday 23 May 12 23:24 BST (UK) »
The only other one I could find was -

AGNES GRAY, servant, Wishaw, aged 15 years, unmarried.
Parents - William Gray & Elizabeth Gibb.
Interred in the old churchyard on 23rd May 1868.

Lodger
Paterson, Torrance, Gilchrist - Hamilton Lanarkshire. 
McCallum - Oban, McKechnie - Ross of Mull Argyll.
Scrim - Perthshire. 
Liddell - Polmont,
Binnie - Muiravonside Stirlingshire.
Curran, McCafferty, Stevenson, McCue - Co Donegal
Gibbons, Weldon - Co Mayo.
Devlin - Co Tyrone.

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #33 on: Thursday 24 May 12 14:11 BST (UK) »
Thanks lodger for above info. :)

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #34 on: Thursday 24 May 12 14:21 BST (UK) »
Thanks lodger for info. :)

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Re: Cambusnethan Cemetery Grave Search - Part 2
« Reply #35 on: Monday 06 August 12 02:10 BST (UK) »
The search on the Merrilees family was wonderful and it filled in a lot of the gaps that I had on the parents of Elizabeth Cameron Merrilees.