Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Old Photograph Broadstone House Port Glasgow Scotland

Old photograph of Broadstone House on the old Greenock road by Port Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland. John Birkmyre died at the age of 76 in Broadstone House in 1910. John married Helen Maclarty on 29 November 1855 in Port Glasgow. Helen was born in 1835 in Port Glasgow, she died on 1 January 1915. William Birkmyre was born in 1802. He died on 8 January 1862 in Ashgrove, thought to be around the Bouverie Street area of Port Glasgow. William married Margaret Aitken, daughter of John Aitken and Isabella Scotland. Margaret was born in 1804 in Glasgow. She died on 20 June 1883 in Broom Lodge, Kilmacolm. Henry Birkmyre was born in 1832. He died in 1900. Henry married Margaret Somerville daughter of James Somerville and Margaret Scotland on 24 June 1854 in Irvine. Margaret was born in 1831. She died on 26 March 1889. Margaret and Henry were first cousins once removed. Margaret’s grandparents and Henry’s great grandparents were Thomas Scotland and Margaret Clark. Henry and Margaret were the parents of Sir Archibald Birkmyre, who was born on 28 June 1875 in Springbank House, Kilmacolm, and died on 24 June 1935. Archibald married Anne Black. Sir Henry Birkmyre was born on 24 March 1898. He died in 1992. Henry married Doris Gertrude Smith on 7 March 1922. Archy Birkmyre was born on 29 November 1904. He died in 1992. Archy married Doreen Barclay.

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