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Cavan from Kircudbrightshire area Scotland

Cavan from Kircudbrightshire area Scotland

Posted: 1082422985000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1085609120000
Hello, we are researching my husband's family from the Kircudbrightshire and surrounding area ( Buittle etc)

Re: Cavan from Kircudbrightshire area Scotland

Posted: 1162509651000
Classification: Query
My husband is descended from Samuel Cavan (vicar) born Kircudbright 1800 and Samuel (grocer) in Kircudbright born 1756.

Re: Cavan from Kircudbrightshire area Scotland

Posted: 1168412337000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1255966927000
Surnames: Cavan, Caven, Dickson, Dixon,
Violet Cavan b. abt. 1793 to John & Jane Porter in Buittle.

Violet m. James Dickson in 1828, Kirkcudbright. James and Violet's children are Jean, Sarah & Mary


1841 Census
Piece: SCT1841/821 Place: Dumfries -Dumfries-shire Enumeration District: 6
Civil Parish: Dumfries-Burgh Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: New Church
Folio: 6 Page: 17
Address: George Street

Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
DIXON James M 55 Servant Outside Census County (1841)
DIXON Violet F 45 Servant Outside Census County (1841)
DIXON Jane F 12 Dumfries-shire
DIXON Sarah F 6 Dumfries-shire
DIXON Mary F 4 Outside Census County (1841)
PORTER Jane F 75 Dependant Outside Census County (1841)
CAVEN William M 20 Journeyman Tailor England
MAXWELL Ann F 25 Dumfries-shire
MAXWELL Agness F 2 Dumfries-shire


1851 Census
Name: DICKSON , James
Address: 2 Market Square, Maxwelltown(882)
Parish: Troqueer
Relationship: head of household
Marital Status: married
Occupation: INNKEEPER (Salutation Inn, Maxwelltown)
Age: 69
Born: born Troqueer Kbt
Household No: 23/1

Re: Cavan from Kircudbrightshire area Scotland (more)

Posted: 1168412662000
Classification: Biography
Edited: 1255967054000
Surnames: Cavan, Caven, Porter, Dickson, Dixon,
1861 DICKSON VIOLET F 67 TROQUEER /KIRKCUDBRIGHT 882/00 007/00 010
Parish of Troqueer, Barony of Maxwelltown
Address: 2 Market Square
Violet Dickson, Head, Widow, Age 67, Occupation: Innkeper, born Kirkcudbright, Buittle
Jane, Daughter, Unmarried, Age 31, Waiter in Firm, Dumfries shire, Dumfries
Sarah, Daughter, Unmarried, Age 25, Waiter in Firm, Dumfries shire, Dumfries
Michael Shearer, Border, Married, Age 32, Occupation: Hawker of Soft Wares, born Ireland


1867 Deaths in the District of Dalbeattie in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Page 2
Name and Surname: Violet Dickson, Widow of James Dickson, Innkeeper
When and Where Died: 1867 January 16th, Calla? Farm-house
Sex: Female, Age: 73 Years
Father: John Caven (deceased)
Mother: Jean Caven, Maiden Surname: Porter (deceased)
Cause of Death: Old age and frailty
Informant: Sarah Caven, Daughter
Registered: 1867, January 19th at Dalbeattie; William Stewart Registrar
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