Annie McCadam Davidson
Record No. 109.   Applied on 4 Jan 1875 at 9 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born Ayr, Scotland;  a widow aged 62;  occupation washerwoman;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.   This woman is confined to bed from inflammation.
One previous application on 15 April 1874.   Relieved 2/6d.



Henry Milligan
Record No. 110.   Applied on 16 Jan 1875 at 10 am.   Residence No. 20 Springside Square;  born St. Quivox, Scotland;  married aged 32;  occupation miner;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
Dependants:  wife Jane Copeland 30,  Jane Milligan 6,  John Milligan 4,  William Milligan 2.
This man is unable to work from inflammation in his eyes for some months.
First application.   2nd Feb relieved 3/-.
No. 166 on Register.



Luisa Gill or Galsworthie
Record No. 111.   Applied on 19 Jan 1875 at 9 am.   Residence No. 48 Kirkland Row;  born Cornwall, England;  a widow aged 45;   disability - burdened with young children.
Dependants:  Luisa 13,  Sidney 9 yr 6 m.,  Harriet 7 yr 6 m.,  Frederick 5 yr 6 m.
This woman has two sons working age 20 and 16 respectively - Henry and William.   Henry has been unable to work for 2 months from rheumatic fever.
First application.   2 Feb relieved 3/-.



James Tarney
Record No. 112.   Applied on 22 Jan 1875 at 6 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Ireland;  a widower aged 69;  occupation labourer; religion protestant;  wholly disabled - asthma.   This man is travelling from Mauchline to Irvine.   He applies for a nights lodgings.
First application.   Relieved 4d.   Withdrawn.



Jane Strachan Wilson
Record No. 113.   Applied on 23 Jan 1875 at 7 pm.   Residence No. 9 Corsehill Square;  born Ayr, Scotland;  a widow aged 56;  religion protestant.
This woman's family are   Martha 33, married with 4 children,     Jacob, married with 1 child,     Helen, married with 1 child.
First application.   2nd Feb offered poorhouse.



William Currie
Record No. 114.   Applied on 26 Jan 1875 at 11 am.   Residence  Dreghorn Village;  born St.. Quivox, Scotland;  a widower aged 74;  occupation - shoemaker;  religion - protestant;  partially disabled.
Dependants - Duncan 13.
This man's settlement appears to be in Stewarton.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.   Relieved 2/-.   Admitted by Stewarton.



John Dunlop
Record No. 115.   Applied on 27 Feb 1875 at 7 pm.   Residence No. 18 Warwickhill Rows;  born in Kilwinning, Scotland;  married aged 37;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - bronchitis.
Dependants - wife Jeanie Wilson 35,  Jeanie Dunlop 11yr 5 m,  John Dunlop 8 yr 2 m., James Dunlop 2 yr 11 m,  Hugh Dunlop 9 m.
This man has been unable to work for about 3 weeks and 3 of his children are in bad health.   Agness 15 worked at bonnet knitting.
First application.   13 March relieved 4/-.
No. 169 on Register.



Elizabeth Taylor or Galt
Record No. 116.   Applied on 12 Apr 1875 at 2 pm.   Residence Greenwood Cothouse;  born Dreghorn, Scotland;  a widow aged 31;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
Dependants - John Galt 3 yr 11 m.  Marion Galt 2 yr 1 m.
She is widow of John Galt, a mason, who died of typhus fever of 8 Apr.   The settlement appears to be in Greenock and claim is made on that parish.
First application.   Relieved 4/- for 2 weeks, increased to 6/- on 6 May.   6/- to be continued for week or two then reduced.   Admitted by Irvine 9 July 1875.



James McIntyre
Record No. 117.   Applied on 20 May 1875 at 1 pm.   Residence No. 46 Warwickhill Rows;  born in Kilwinning, Scotland;  married aged 48;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - bronchitis.
Dependants:  wife Marion McLean 48 yr 9 m,  James McIntyre 12 yr 10 m,  Agnes McIntyre 10 yr 11 m,  Jane McIntyre 8 yr,  Thomas McIntyre 5 yr 5 m,  Matilda McIntyre 4 yr 1 m.
This man has been in bad health more or less since February last.   He has one girl, Marion 15, at bonnet knitting.   His settlement appears to be in this parish.
One previous application on 4 Aug 1866.   Relieved 3/-.
No. 171 on Register.



Julia Blair or Jamieson
Record No. 118.   Applied on 21 May 1875 at 8 pm.  Residence Capringstone Cottage Pit;  born Coylton, Scotland;  a widow aged 33;  religion protestant;   disability - burdened with young children
Dependants - William Jamieson 10 yr 5 m,  Robert 8 yr 4 m,  Alexander 6 (dead (?)),  Hugh 3 yr, James 1 yr 1 m.
This woman's late husband appears to have left a residential settlement in Kilmarnock.   Claim is made on that parish.   First application.   Relieved 4/-.   Admitted by Kilmarnock 16 July 1875.



Jane McKillop or Banks
Record No. 119.   Applied on 22 May 1875 at 2 pm.   Residence Springside Square;  born in Kilmarnock, Scotland;  a widow aged 75;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - old age.   This woman has a son who lives with her.   She has also a son married who has four daughters.   Her settlement appears to be in Dreghorn.
First application.   Offered poor house.   Her son is able to support her.



James Dean
Record No. 120.   Applied on 28 May 1875 at 1 pm.   Residence No. 4 Overton Rows;  born in Stevenston, Scotland;  married aged 35;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - insane.
Dependants:  wife Ann Smith 36,  John Dean 10,  David Dean 8,  George Dean 2.
This man was removed to Ayrshire District Asylum on 29 May 1875.   He has one boy aged 15 working in the pit (James) and one girl Elizabeth aged 13.   He was chargeable in 1870 and set to asylum and discharged in Aug 1870.   His settlement appears to be in Stevenston and claim is made on that parish.
One previous application on 16 Aug 1870.   Admitted by Stevenston on 8 Jul 1875.



John Love
Record No. 121.   Applied on 4 June 1875 at 3 pm.   Residence No. 11 Springside Square;  born Greenock, Scotland;  married aged 49;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - asthma.
Dependants - wife Mary Bowie 44,  James Love 9,  George Love 6,  Janet Love 4.
This man has been off work for 2 years.   He has two boys working - John 15, Thomas 13.   The two earn about 5/- per day.   He has resided continuously in Dreghorn Parish for 20 years.
First application.   Refused - family able to support him.



John Sloan
Record No. 122.   Applied on 8 June 1875 at 2 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Dumfries, Scotland;  married aged 42;  occupation sailor;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - blindness.
Dependants - wife Helen Currie 39,  Elizabeth Sloan 3 yr 8 m,  John Sloan 1 yr.
This man's settlement is in the parish of Dumfries in respect of his birth.   Claim is made on that parish.
One previous application on 13 June 1874.   Relieved 6d.   Admitted by Dumfries.



Jane Paterson or McEwan
Record No. 123.   Applied on 19 June 1875 at 8 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Barony, Scotland;  a widow aged 58;  religion Roman Catholic;  partially disabled - rheumatism.   This woman is travelling from Ayr to Glasgow and asks lodgings from Saturday night till Monday.   Relieved 1/-.   withdrawn.



Elizabeth Davidson or Shearer
Record No. 124.   Application made by David Shearer for his wife and family on 21 June 1875 at 9 pm.   He was born in Saltcoats, Scotland, married aged 32; occupation carter;  religion protestant.
Dependants - wife Elizabeth Davidson 24,  William Shearer 3 yr 3 m,  David Shearer 1 yr 6 m.
This man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for embezzlement.   His wife applies for relief on the grounds that she is unable to support herself and children.   He has been 5 months in prison (received sentence on 14th inst.)   Relieved 2/6d.   Admitted by Ardrossan on 27 Nov 1875.



Allan Thomson
Record No. 125.   Applied on 2 Jul 1875 at 2 pm.   Residence No. 6 Springhill Rows;  born in Kilmarnock, Scotland;  single aged 9;  religion protestant;  youth.
This boy is the illegitimate son of Janet Cuthbertson or Thomson who died about 8 yr ago.   He has been residing with his aunt Mrs William Reid.
First application.   Relieved 2/-.



Mary Tweedy
Record No. 126.   Applied on 7 July 1875 at 1 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Newry, Ireland;  married aged 66;  occupation pedlar;  religion Roman Catholic;  wholly disabled - physical debility.
This woman's husband who is a native of Newry, County of Armagh in Ireland has refused to support her.   She states that he is residing with John Tweedy in Overton.   She applies for admission to the poorhouse.
First application.   Sent to poorhouse.



Catherine Crawford or Kyle
Record No. 127.  Applied on 7 July 1875 at 6 pm.   Residence No. 5 Overton Rows;  born in Dalry, Scotland;  a widow aged 43;  religion protestant;   disability - burdened with young children.
Dependants:  Janet Kyle 12,  Jane Kyle 7,  Adam Kyle 3.
This woman's settlement appears to be in Dalry.   Claim is made on that parish.
Two previous applications - 11 Mar 1872,  9 May 1872.   Application refused - family able to support her.



Margaret McInnes
Record No. 128.   Applied on 7 Jul 1875 at 8 pm.   Residence Newtonhead Cothouse;  born in Dreghorn, Scotland;  single aged 16 yr 5 m;  occupation servant;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.   This woman's settlement appears to be in Dreghorn.
First application.   Relieved 3/- per week.
No. 172 on Register.



Jane Faulds or Hutchieson
Record No. 129.   Applied on 9 July 1875 at 9 am.   Residence No. 2 Springside Square;  born Stewarton, Scotland;  a widow aged 39;  religion protestant.
Dependants:  Margaret 12 yr 1 m,  Jeanie 10 yr 4 m.
This case is well known to the Board.   Her son Robert has been unable to work for 2 mth.
One previous application on 6 May 1869.   Relieved 4/-.   Admitted to the Roll.
No. 116 on the Register.



Jane Wilson or Dunlop
Record No. 130.   Applied on 15 July 1875 at 9 am.   Residence Warwickhill Rows;  a widow aged 35.   religion protestant.
Dependants:  Jeanie Dunlop 11 yr 9 m,  John Dunlop 8 yr 6 m,  James Dunlop 3 yr 2 m,  Hugh Dunlop 1 yr 1 m.
This woman is the widow of John Dunlop who died on 6 July 1875.
First application.   3 Aug - relieved 4/-.
No. 173 on Register.



James Martin
Record No. 131.   Applied on 15 July 1875 at 10 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Dreghorn, Scotland;  single aged 11 yr 9 m.;  religion protestant.
This boy is the son of Mary P Martin who died on 13 July 1875.
First application.   3 Aug - relieved 2/-.   Admitted to the roll.
No. 174 on Register.



Annie McCadum Davidson
Record No. 132.   Applied on 31 July 1875 at 6 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Ayr, Scotland;  a widow aged 62;  occupation washerwoman;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - old age.
The circumstances of this woman are known to the Board, having applied previously.
Two previous applications - 15 Apr 1874 and 4 Jan 1875.   1/- per week.
No. 175 on Register.



Jeanie Henderson
Record No. 133.   Applied on 2 Aug 1875 at 9 am.   Residence No. 8 Springside Square;  born in Kilwinning, Scotland;  single aged 7 yr 6 m;  religion protestant.
This child resides with an aunt - widow of Alexander Reid.   Her settlement appears to be in Kilwinning.   Claim is made on that parish.   First application.   Offered poorhouse.



Jane Brown or Wilson
Record No. 134.   Applied on 19 August 1875 at 9 pm.  No fixed residence;  born in Ireland;  a widow aged 45;  occupation outdoor worker;  religion Roman Catholic;  partially disabled - bad leg.
Looking for harvest work.   Applies for nights lodgings.
First application.   Relieved 1/-.



James Raillie
Record No. 135.   Applied on 25 Aug 1875 at 2 pm.   Residence Overton;  born in Ireland;  single aged 35;  occupation labourer;  religion Roman Catholic;  wholly disabled.
This man has been unable to work for the last 9 weeks from a sore leg.
First application.   Relieved.   Sent to poorhouse.   Left on 6 Sept.



Thomas Frew
Record No. 136.   Applied on 3 Sep 1875 at 9 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Irvine, Scotland;  married aged 30;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - phthisis.
Dependants:  wife Margaret Robb 23,  Elizabeth Frew 2,  Annie Frew 1 yr 2 m.
This man has been off work since December last.   First application.   18 Sep relieved 4/-.
No. 177 on Register.



Elizabeth Goudie or Smith
Record No. 137.   Applied on 4 Sep 1875 at 11 am.   Residence No. 4 Overton Row;  born in Ayr, Scotland,  a widow aged 82,  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - tumour.
This woman's settlement is in the parish of Stevenston.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application   Relieved 2/- per week.   Admitted by Stevenston 6 Sep 1875.



Richard Sneddan
Record No. 138.   Applied on 4 Sep 1875 at 7 pm.   Residence No. 8 Perceton Row;  born in Bo'ness, Scotland;  widower aged 72;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - general debility.
This man's settlement appears to be in the parish of Shotts.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.   Relieved 1/6 per week.   Admitted to Shotts 14 Sep 1875.



John Kerr
Record No. 139.   Applied on 8 Sep 1875 at 5 pm.   Residence No. 7 Corsehill Square;  born in Irvine, Scotland;  married aged 68;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Martha Wyllie 65.
This man's settlement appears to be in Dreghorn having resided in the parish for 7 years continuously.
First application.   18 Sep relieved 3/- per week.
No. 176 on Register.



Catherine McDougald
Record No. 140.   Applied on 16 Sep 1875 at 7 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Tarbat, Scotland;  single aged 51;  occupation handsewer;  religion protestant.   This woman is traveling from Ayr to Ardrossan and applies for a nights lodgings.   Relieved 6d.



Samuel Tweedy
Record No. 141.   Applied on 5 Oct 1875 at 5 pm.   Residence No. 13 Overton Rows;   born Newry, Ireland;  married aged 58;  occupation labourer;  reliigion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Mary Queen 65.
This man appears to have no settlement in Scotland.
First application. Sent to poorhouse.



Robert Wilson
Record No. 142.   Applied on 11 Oct 1875 at 9 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born Tarbolton, Scotland;  married aged 57;  occupation labourer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Sarah Redpath 61.
This man's settlement is in Dreghorn having been chargeable in July 1874.
One previous application on 31 July 1874.   Relieved 4/- per week,  continue 4/- meantime.
No. 163 on Register.



Isabella Strachan Boyd
Record No. 143.   Applied on 9 Oct 1875 at 5 pm.   Residence No. 30 Springside Square;  born in Newton on Ayr, Scotland; a widow aged 45;  occupation keeps small shop;  religion protestant.
Dependants - Mary Boyd 11,  Stewart Boyd 9.
This woman has two sons working in the pit aged 17 and 13 yr 7 m respectively.
One previous application on 23 Nov 1871.   Application refused - family able to support her.



Barbara Hogg
Record No. 144.   Applied on 1 Dec 1875 at 7 pm.   Residence No. 26 Warwickhill Rows;  born in Riccarton, Scotland;  single aged 25;  occupation servant;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  William John Hogg 1 wk.
This woman gave birth to an illegitimate child on 22 Nov and has taken puerperal fever.   Claim is made on Riccarton in respect of birth, there appearing to be no residential settlement.
First application.   6 Dec  relieved 4/-.   Admitted by Riccarton on 10 Mar 1876.



Robert Murray
Record No. 145.   Applied on 3 Dec 1875 at 3 pm.   Residence No. 10 Springside Square;  born in Wigton, Scotland;  married aged 46;  occupation brusher;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Margaret Andrew 44,   Agness Murray 12,   Maggie Murray 9 yr 11 m,   James Murray 7 yr 9 m.,   Susan Murray 5 yr 6 m.,  Mary Murray 3 yr 5 m.
Other children:  Janet Murray 21 at service,  Ellen Murray 20 at service,  Marion Murray 18 at service.
This man has been off work for 9 weeks from enteric fever.   His settlement appears to be in Dreghorn having resided continuously in it for 16 yr.
One previous application on 21 Mar 1870.   Relieved 4/-.
No. 179 on Register.



William John Hogg
Record No. 146.   Applied on 9 Dec 1875 at 10 am.   Residence No. 26 Warwickhill Rows;  born Dreghorn, Scotland;  single 3 weeks old.
This is an illegitimate child of Barbara Hogg who died on 2 Dec 1875.
First application.   1 Feb relieved 2/-.   Admitted by Riccarton.



Sarah Clark or Campbell
Record No. 147.   Applied on 11 Dec 1875 at 8 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Ireland;  married aged 47;  occupation steam loom weaver;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
Dependants:  Agness Campbell 5yr 6 m.
This woman is travelling in search of her husband.
First application.   1 Feb  relieved 2/-.



Thomas Weir
Record No. 148.   Applied on 14 Dec 1875 at 6 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Ireland;  married aged 65;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
Dependants:  wife Margaret McTavish 61.
This man and his wife have been staying in Howie's lodging house and his wife has taken badly with pleurisy.   He has a family of sons but they are all in America except one.
First application.   1 Feb relieved 2/6.



Margaret Wilson
Record No. 149.   Applied on 7 Jan 1876 at 9 am.   Residence No. 1 Springside Square;  born in Lesmahagow, Scotland;  single aged 46;  religion protestant;  disability - burdened with young children.
Dependants:  Elizabeth Wilson 10,  Mary Wilson 8,  Agnes Wilson 6.
Has a son residing in London aged 21 (John),  Alexander 16 residing in family.
First application.   1 Feb relieved.
No. 180 on Register.



Elizabeth Colvin McGowan
Record No. 150.   Applied on 15 Jan 1876 at 5 pm.   Residence No. 13 Overton Row;  born in Ireland;  a widow aged 82;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
This woman has a settlement in the parish of Coylton.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.   1 Feb relieved 2/6.



Grace Baird
Record No. 151.   Applied on 27 Jan 1876 at 10 am.   Residence Capringstone Cothouses;  born in Ardrossan, Scotland;  single aged 16;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - insane.
Her settlement appears to be in the parish of Inch.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.   1 Feb sent to poorhouse.   Admitted by Inch.



Susannah Chalmers or Geddes
Record No. 152.   Applied on 28 Jan 1876 at 7 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Hamilton, Scotland;  a widow aged 71;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
This woman was found lying on the roadside.
First application.   1 Feb relieved.   Put into lodgings.



Robert Wilson
Record No. 153.   Applied on 17 Feb 1876 at 7 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Dundonald, Scotland;  a widower aged 69;  occupation labourer;  religion protestant;  partially disabled from old age.
This man has three sons - John 45 married with 8 children,  Robert 41 maried with 6 children,  William 38 married with 4 children.   First application.   25 Mar relieved 2/-



Agnes Baird Letham
Record No. 154.   Applied on 17 Feb 1876 at 10 am.   Residence No. 4 Six Rows;  born in Old Monkland, Scotland;  a widow aged 72;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled from old age.
This woman appears to have a residential settlement in Kilwinning Parish.   Claim is made accordingly.
First application.   25 Mar relieved 2/-.   Admitted by Old Monkland 27 June 1876.



Jane Richardson
Record No. 155.   Applied on 21 Feb 1876 at 4 pm.  No fixed residence; born in Govan, Scotland;  married aged 46;  occupation hawker;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.
This woman has been deserted by her husband.
First application.   25 Mar relieved 1/-.   Sent to poorhouse.



Jessie McDowall
Record No. 156.   Applied on 21 Feb 1876 at 8 pm.   Residence Mid Lambroughton;  born in Straiton, Scotland;  single aged 20;  occupation domestic servant;  religion protestant;  disability - burdened with two children.
Dependants:  James McDowall 2 weeks,  Agness McDowall 2 weeks.
This woman has given birth to twin children (illegitimate).   Claim is made on Straiton Parish in respect of birth.
First application.   25 March relieved.   Admitted by Straiton.



James Hay
Record No. 157.   Applied on 10 Mar 1876 at 10 am.   Residence No. 18 Springside Square;  born in Kilwinning, Scotland;  single aged 11;  religion protestant;  orphan.
This boy has left Dumbarton Poorhouse.   His settlement appears to be in New Kilpatrick.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.  25 Mar relieved 2/- per week.   Admitted by New Kilpatrick on 1 April 1876.



Andrew Cunninghame
Record No. 158.   Applied on 11 Mar 1876 at 2 pm.   Residence No. 1 Overton Rows;  born in Stevenston, Scotland;  single aged 8 yr 11 m.;  religion protestant;  orphan.
This boy's settlement appears to be in Stevenston Parish.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.   25 Mar relieved 2/- per week.   Admitted by Stevenston on 8 May 1876.



Margaret S. Dunlop
Record No. 159.   Applied on 13 Mar 1876 at 11 am.   Residence Bankhead;  born in Dundonald, Scotland,  a widow aged 77;  religion protestant;  partially disabled due to old age.
This woman is widow of Thomas Dunlop who died on 26 Feb 1876.   Children (not dependant) are Hugh 53 - 6 children,  Archibald 44 - 6 children,  Thomas 38 - in America,  Martha 26 in America.
First application.   25 Mar relieved 2/- per week.
No. 182 on Register.



John Bennie
Record No. 160.   Applied on 14 Mar 1876 at 9 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Kilwinning, Scotland;  a widower aged 59;  occupation miner;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
This man's settlement is in Dreghorn.  Other children are John 22 residing in family;  Ellen 20, single, has illegitimate child 7 weeks old;  Agness 17 single, at service;  Duncan married with 2 children.
Third application.   Previous applications - 8  Aug 1868, 14 Aug 1869.   Offered poor house.



James Goudie
Record No. 161.   Applied on 20 Mar 1876 at 4 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in St Quivox, Scotland;  married aged 39;  occupation miner;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - bronchitis.
Dependants:  wife Margaret Marshall 36,  Margaret Goudie 10,  James Goudie 9,  Thomas Goudie 8,  Jane Goudie 5,  Mary Goudie 2.
This man's settlement appears to be in St Quivox.   Claim is made on that parish.
Third Application.   Previous applications: 8 June 1872 and 4 Jan 1873,   Relieved 2/6.   Admitted by St Quivox on 11 Spr 1876.



Mary Frew
Record No. 162.   Applied on 27 Mar 1876 at 9 am.   Residence Old Perceton;  born in Irvine, Scotland;  single aged 9 mth.
This is an illegitimate child of Margaret Frew who died on 23 Feb 1876.
First application.   28 Apr relieved.
No. 185 on the Register.



Mary-Ann McKardle
Record No. 163.   Applied on 27 Mar 1876 at 1 pm.   Residence Overton Row;  born in Ireland;  a widow aged 59;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - general debility.
This woman appears to have a settlement in Dreghorn.   Her family are Joseph 25 born in St Quivox, married with 2 children;  Henry 23 born in Dreghorn, single, has a sore arm;  Mary-Ann 20 born in Dreghorn, defective eyesight;  Jeanie 18 born in Dreghorn, at service.
First application.   28 Apr - refused.   Family able to maintain her.



Sarah Reid or Irvine
Record No. 164.   Applied on 30 Mar 1876 at 10 am.   No fixed residence;  born in Dundonald, Scotland,  a widow aged 49;  occupation handsewer;  religion Roman Catholic;  partially disabled.
This woamn appears to have a settlement in Ballantrae.   Claim is made on that parish.   28 Apr - relieved.



William Smallman
Record No. 165.   Applied on 1 Apr 1876 at 10 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Wolverhampton, England;  married aged 36;  occcupation labourer;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - sore leg.
Dependants:  wife Mary Ann James 40,  Annie Moriah 4.
This man is unable to work in the meantime with a sore leg.
First application.   28 Apr relieved 2/6.



James Fulton
Record No. 166.   Applied on 6 Apr 1876 at 5 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Dundonald, Scotland;  married aged 84;  occupation miner;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - general debility.
Dependants:  wife Isabella Brown 71.
This man has a residential settlement in Dreghorn.   His family are  Archibald 53, married with 11 children,  Alexander in America,  Bryce 45 married with 7 children,  Thomas 29 single, James 43 single.   Second application.   Applied previously on 29 Oct 1864.   Relieved.   No. 69 on Register.



Isabella Mitchell or Baird
Record No. 167.   Applied on 26 Apr 1876 at 10 am.   Residence Capringstone Cothouses;  born in Campbelltown, Scotland;  a widow aged 49;  occupation domestic;  religion protestant;  disability - burdened with young children.
Dependants:  Janet Baird 10,  Mary Baird 7,   James Baird 4,  Bella Baird 2.
This woman is widow of James Baird, ploughman, who died on 18 April 1876.   Her settlement appears to be in the parish of Inch.   Claim is made on that parish.   Other children - Grace Baird 16 yr 6 m., at present in lunatic wards of C.C.Poorhouse,   Andrew 14 at service.
First application.  28 Apr relieved 5/-.   Admitted by Inch 6 July 1876.



Mary Gorman
Record No. 168.   Applied on 1 June 1876 at 1 pm.   No fixed residence.   Born in Ireland;  single aged 63;  occupation outdoor worker;  religion Roman Catholic;  wholly disabled.
This woman has no settlement in Scotland.
Second application.  Previously applied on 18 Dec 1873.   Relieved - put into lodgings.



Rosanna Skillen or Ogilvie
Record No. 169.   Applied on 1 June 1876 at 7 pm.   Residence 41 Warwickhill Rows;  born in Scotland;  married aged 22;  religion Roman Catholic;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  James Ogilvie aged 1 yr 5 m.
This woman's husband has been sentenced to 30 days imprisonment for assualt.   The settlement appears to be in Dalry.   Claim is made on that parish.
First application.  1 Aug - relieved.   Admitted by Dalry on 30 June 1876.



Henry Thomson
Record No. 170.   Applied on 15 June 1876 at 9 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in England;  married aged 35;  occupation French polisher;  partially disabled.
Dependants:  Ana Dublin 40.
Found lying on the road, destitute.
First application.   1 Aug - relieved.



Daniel Aitken
Record No. 171.   Applied on 19 June 1876 at 8 am.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Kilmaurs;  single aged 21;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled - insane.
Certified by medical officer to be insane and removed to Ayrshire District Asylum.
First application.   1 Aug - sent to Asylum.
No. 186 on Register.



James Dick
Record No. 172.   Applied on 27 June 1876 at 1 pm.   Residence Overton;  born in Minnigaff, Scotland;  married aged 55;   occupation coalminer;  wholly disabled - broken leg.
Dependants:  wife Margaret Murdoch 47,  Agnes Dick 12,  Charles Dick 8.
This man got his leg broken in the pit about 7 weeks since.   He is receiving 10/- from a society.
Other children (not dependant) James Dick 22, married with one child,  Hugh Dick 20, single,  Jane Dick 18, single,  William Dick 17, single,  Elizabeth 15, single (at service).
First application.   1 Aug - refused - family able to support him.



Elizabeth Moonis or Percy
Record No. 173.   Applied on 13 July 1876 at 7 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Ireland;  a widow aged 67;  occupation domestic;  religion protestant;  partially disabled due to old age.
Children (not dependant)  Samuel 45, married with 4 children (in Australia),   Jane 43, married with 4 children,  Rachel 41, married with 5 children,  Joseph 40, married with 5 children (in New Zealand),  Mary 38 married with 2 children,  John 20, single, has left his mother - is not known.
Second application.  Previously applied on 19 Mar 1872.   Relieved 2/-.
No. 147 on Register.



Janet Simpson
Record No. 174.   Applied on 25 Jul 1876 at 10 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Hamilton, Scotland;  a widow aged 64;  vagrant;  religion protestant;  partially disabled.   Applied for a nights lodgings.
First application.   1 Aug - relieved.



Margaret Robb or Frew
Record No. 175.   Applied on 9 Aug 1876 at 7 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born Dreghorn, Scotland;  a widow aged 24;  occupation domestic;  religion protestant;  disability - burdened with young children.
Dependants:  Elizabeth Frew 3,  Annie Frew 2,  Janet Frew 7 week.
This woman is widow of Thomas Frew who died on 1 Aug 1876.
First application.   14 Oct - relieved.
No. 191 on Register.



James Anderson
Record No. 176.   Applied on 23 Aug 1876 at 4 pm.  Residence Springside Square;  born in St. Quivox, Scotland;  married aged 47;  occupation coalminer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Janet Niven 34.
Claim is made on Irvine Parish in respect of residence.
First application.   14 Oct - relieved.   Admitted by St Quivox 27 Nov 1876.



Margaret McTear or Davies
Record No. 177.   Applied on 2 Sep 1876 at 8 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Stranraer, Scotland;  married aged 30;  vagrant;  religion protestant;  disability - burdened with 1 child.
Dependants:  Margaret Blakely aged 7 months.
Deserted by her husband - has an illegitimate child.
First application.   8 Nov 1876 - relieved.



John Owens
Record No. 178.   Applied on 5 Sep 1876 at 10 am.   Residence Kirkland Rows;  born in Kilmarnock, Scotland;  married aged 76;  occupation blacksmith;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - debility.
Dependants:  wife - Martha Brown 73.
Family (not dependant)  John Owen, single 42, resides in family.
First application.   14 Oct 1876 - relieved.
No. 190 on Register.



Martha Wyllie or Kerr
Record No. 179.   Applied on 12 Sep 1876 at 9 am.   Residence Corsehill Square;  born in Irvine, Scotland;  a widow aged 62;  occupation domestic;  religion protestant;  partially disabled - old age and debility.
This woman is widow of John Kerr who died on 29 Aug 1876.   Her settlement is in Dreghorn.
First application.   14 Oct - relieved.
No. 188 on Register.



Elizabeth Kenneday or Weir
Record No. 180.   Applied on 12 Sep 1876 at 6 pm.   No fixed residence;  born in Ireland;  a widow aged 82;  occupation handsewer;  religion Roman Catholic;  partially disabled due to old age and debility.
This woman was born in Dormachcary, County Tyrone in Ireland and has no settlement in Scotland.
First application.   14 Oct - relieved.



John Gillies
Record No. 181.   Applied on 20 Sep 1876 at 7 pm.   Residence Dreghorn Village;  born in Dreghorn, Scotland;  married aged 70;  occupation labourer;  partially disabled - rheumatism and debility.
Dependants:  wife Isabella McAllister 66.
He has resided continuously in Dreghorn for 15 yr.
First application.   14 Oct - relieved.
No. 189 on Register.



James Monaghan
Record No. 182.   Applied on 14 Nov 1876 at 2 pm.   Residence 13 Overton Row;  born in Kilmarnock, Scotland;  single aged 11;  religion protestant;  orphan.
This boy was born in Kilmarnock.   His father died in 1866,  his mother in March 1876.
First application.  Withdrawn.



William Kerr
Record No. 183.   Applied on 14 Nov 1876 at 4 pm.   Residence Lochend;  born in Irvine, Scotland;  married aged 64;  occupation labourer;  religion protestant;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Agnes Kerr 50.
This man is wholly disabled from general debility and requires his wife's constant attendance.   Other children (not dependant) James 26, married with 2 children,  Bella 26, servant,  William 23 single, a wright,    Robert 20 single, a wright,   Agnes 18, servant.
Second application.   Previously applied on 10 Apr 1860.
Relieved.   No. 199 on the Register.



Francis Raillie
Record No. 184.   Applied on 15 Dec 1876 at 6 pm.   Residence Warwickhill Rows;  born in Ireland;  married aged 33;  occupation coalminer;  wholly disabled.
Dependants:  wife Elizabeth Ingram 34,  Pat. Raillie 11yr 6m,  John Raillie 5,  Andrew Raillie 3,  Joan Raillie 9 mth.
This man has been off work for 1 mth.   He has 10/- per week from a Friendly Society.
First application.   6 Feb - refused - receiving 10/- from a society per wk.



Jane McCarrel
Record No. 185.   Applied on 17 Dec 1876 at 2 pm.   No fixed residence.   Single aged 27;  wholly disabled - insane.   This woman was found wandering about the village with a knife in her possession.
First application.   6 Feb sent to poorhouse and admitted by Newton on Ayr on 20 Dec 1876.


 

 

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