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GARTSHORE, John of That Ilk
(About 1600-)
(About 1610-1673)
BRAND, Alexander Tailor
(About 1610-)
(About 1610-)
GARTSHORE, Alexander of That Ilk, Merchant
(About 1639-)
BRAND, Sarah
GARTSHORE, Alexander of That Ilk


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2. HOUSTON, Anne

GARTSHORE, Alexander of That Ilk 1 2 3

  • Baptised: 9 October 1667, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): UNKNOWN, before March 1692
  • Marriage (2): HOUSTON, Anne on 10 July 1718 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: May 1749 3

   Other names for Alexander were Laird of Gartshor(e) (s),4 5 GARSHOIR, Alexander 6 and GARTSHORE, Alexander of Gartshore.7

  General Notes:

"Testament of Alexander GARTSHORE: Alexander GARTSHORE of that Ilk, 26 August 1749; "Testament... and inventory umquhile Alexander GARTSHORE, (who deceased May 1749)... faithfully made and given up by Ann HOUSTON, relict of the said defunct, and Executor Nominate by him... I Alexander GARTSHORE of that Ilk, considering my real estate is under entail... leave and bequeath my moveable goods and gear; plenishing, corns, cows etc... to.. my well beloved spouse.. and nominate her my sole executor.. hereby debarring my nearest in kin and all others. Unfortunately, the next of kin are not mentioned. There is reference to a marriage contract dated 11 JUL 1718; presumably Alexander GARTSHORE married Ann HOUSTON at about that date."

quoted in Alexander Gartshore 1692-1749 file, inluding comment in Kemp Family History 3

Alexander married UNKNOWN before March 1692. (UNKNOWN was born about 1670.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Janet Hamilton, daughter of William and Mary Hamilton, married Alexander Gartshore of Gartshore." 7

Alexander next married Anne HOUSTON on 10 July 1718 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Anne HOUSTON was born about 1670.)

  Marriage Notes:

Old Parish Registers
Glasgow parish Lanarkshire

July 10
Alexander Gartshore of that ilk
Anne Houston" 1


1 Old Parish Registers, Glasgow Lanarkshire Marriages 1718.

2 Internet Site,

3 Internet Site,

4 Old Parish Registers, Old Monkland parish Lanarkshire Baptisms 1712.

5 Old Parish Registers, Kirkintilloch Dunbartonshire Baptisms 1692.

6 Old Parish Registers, Edinburgh Baptisms.

7 Internet Site,

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