William CORRIE
(-Bef 1717)


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1. Margaret HARBERTSON


  • Born: 1703 2
  • Marriage (1): Margaret HARBERTSON
  • Died: 1 Jan 1786, Mallaby, Irongray, Kirkcudbrightshire 3
  • BuriedMale: Terregles Kirkyard, Kirkcudbrightshire 4

bullet  Notes:

Adam farmed at Terreglestown (near Dumfries), and was an elder in the Terregles Kirk. In 1745 he was disposessed of his tenancy by the Factor over a disagreement over a church presentation, and moved to Mallaby in Irongray Parish, 2 miles to the west of Terregles. He had at least eight children with his wife Margaret Harbertson. Their son William established the family fortunes as a lace and general "Scots Trade" merchant in Wellingbourgh In England, employing carriers to take cotton textiles to Glasgow and return with goods manufactured there including whiskey and salt. He was a magistrate in Dumfries, and in 1779 he purchased the extensive Senwick estates in the Parish of Borgue. William's younger brothers were John (qv), and Adam, who first farmed at Mallaby, then was placed by his brother William at Cairniehill in the Senwick Estate. There were also two married daughters, Margaret (Gunzeon) and Jane (Anderson).


Adam married Margaret HARBERTSON. (Margaret HARBERTSON was born in 1705,5 died on 5 Jan 1774 5 and was buried in Terregles Kirkyard, Kirkcudbrightshire 4.)



1 Church Register, Terregles, FHL(L) ref Mf 102344 (baptism of son John).

2 J.E. Corrie (1899), <i>Records of the Corrie Family</i>, Mitchell and Hughes: London, p266.

3 James D Corrie (1983), <i>Families descended from William Corrie in Clunie.</i>, Unpublished. Wellingborough Museum: Northamptonshire, p7.

4 Monumental Inscription, The Stewartry of Kirkudbright Vol 7 p108. Scottish Genealogy Society.

5 J.E. Corrie (1899), <i>Records of the Corrie Family</i>, Mitchell and Hughes: London, p267.

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