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(1815-About 1880)
McDEDD, Agnes
WEIR, William
(About 1820-After 1888)
(About 1820-1888)
(About 1837-1907)
SHEARER, Agnes Fleming
(About 1844-1930)
SHEARER, Gavin Weir


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1. WEIR, Martha Forsyth

SHEARER, Gavin Weir 1 3

  • Born: 1886, Holytown, Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 3
  • Marriage (1): WEIR, Martha Forsyth on 7 June 1912 in The Manse of Shotts, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2

   Another name for Gavin was SHEARER, Gavin W..2

Gavin married Martha Forsyth WEIR, daughter of John WEIR and Martha FORSYTH, on 7 June 1912 in The Manse of Shotts, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (Martha Forsyth WEIR was born in 1888 in Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. The minister was John McN. Ramsay, Minister of Shotts, and the witnesses were Samuel Kane and Mary Lawson.

Gavin W. Shearer was a single man who worked as a coal miner. He was 26 years old and from Shottsburn, Shotts. His father was deceased.

Martha F. Weir was also single abd from Shottsburn. She was 24 years old and no occupation was noted for her.

The marriage was registered at Salsburgh on 8 June 1912.

Note: John McNicoll Ramsay served as Minister at Shotts from 1904 until 1934. 2 4


1 GRO Scotland, Index of Marriages.

2 GRO Scotland, Middle District of Shotts Lanarkshire Marriages 1912.

3 GRO Scotland, Index of Births.

4 Internet Site,

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