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Annandale Past and Present 1839-1900

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Date: 1839 to 1900
Location: Annandale, Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Surnames/tags: hay guthrie orr
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Annandale Past and Present 1839-1900 is a book written by Hannah Longmuir (Guthrie) Hay (abt.1846-1924) and published in 1901 by Whitcome and Tombs Ltd., of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Link to full text of book in New Zealand Electronic Text Collection. The book includes a family tree at the end.

It details the history of the following interlinked Scottish families:

Many of the descendants of these families, including the author, moved to New Zealand; particularly to the Christchurch area.

1841 census

The family appears on the farm in the 1841 and 1851 censuses. The lease was not renewed to the Orrs in 1857.

Name Age
Thomas Orr 65
Hannah Orr 55
Mary Orr 30
William Orr 25
Ann Orr 22
Julia Orr 18
David Caldwell 36
Hannah Caldwell 3
Robert King 27
Alexander Mcgeorge 23
Robert Blaer 18
  • 1841 Census: "1841 Scotland Census"
    Parish: Kilmaurs; ED: 5; Page: 9; Line: 390; Year: 1841
    Ancestry Record 1004 #2517459 (accessed 20 January 2022)
    Thomas Orr (65), Farmer, in Ama Andale, Kilmaurs, Ayrshire. Born in Ayrshire, Scotland.

1851 census

Name Age
Thomas Orr 79
Hannah Orr 67
Mary Orr 45
William Orr 38
Julia Wilson 30
Thomas Wilson 2
Alexander Wilson 11 Mo
Christina McKinon 24
Elizabeth Longmuir 17
Alexander Glen 19
James Donelly 14
  • 1851 Census: "1851 Scotland Census"
    Parish: Kilmaurs; ED: 6; Page: 14; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1851_134; Year: 1851
    Ancestry Record 1851Scotland #3191055 (accessed 20 January 2022)
    Thomas Orr (79), Farmer Of 210 Ac Employing 6 Labourer (portioner In Hilmann), head of household in Annandale, Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.

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