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WEIR, John
(About 1855-After 1912)
(About 1855-1918)
WEIR, Martha Forsyth


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1. SHEARER, Gavin Weir

WEIR, Martha Forsyth 3

  • Born: 1888, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 3
  • Marriage (1): SHEARER, Gavin Weir on 7 June 1912 in The Manse of Shotts, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2

   Another name for Martha was WEIR, Martha F..1 2

Martha married Gavin Weir SHEARER, son of John SHEARER and Agnes Fleming SHEARER, on 7 June 1912 in The Manse of Shotts, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (Gavin Weir SHEARER was born in 1886 in Holytown, Bothwell 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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