FAMILY TREE OF WILLIAM IRVINE
His Brother: James Irvine
4. James, Third Son of John & Elizabeth Irvine
6. Henry #1
7. Henry #2
9. Jane (Jeanie)
10. Helen (Nellie)
11. Janet (Jennie)
Birth of James
1864 Register 498 Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire Entry 280
On October 5th at Strone Kirkintilloch
Father: John Irvine Colliery Manager
Mother: Elisabeth Irvine M.S. Gressam married 1858 Dec. 9th Larbert
Informant: John Irvine father present
Marriage of James Irvine and Kate Halkett (aka Catherine)
1888 Register 495 Cumbernauld Entry 13
On 21st September at 72 Auchinstarry Row after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland
James Irvine bachelor aged 23 Ironstone Miner Auchinstarry
Kate Halkett spinster aged 24 Auchinstarry
His father: John Irvine Ironstone Miner
His mother: Elizabeth Irvine M.S. Bryson
Her father: Peter Halkett Coal Miner
Her mother: Kate Halkett M.S. Reid
Signed: Peter Anton Minister Kilsyth
Witnesses: Wm. Irvine Maggie Halkett.
Although the mother of James Irvine is given as Elizabeth Bryson rather than Grassom, all the other details are correct and match the ages in the 1891 Census entry. The error is probably due to the recorder mishearing the name.
NOTE: Kate was called Catherine in the 1891 Census.
Birth of Catherine/Kate Halkett
On December 2, 1863 at Bothkennar, Stirlingshire
Father: Peter Halkett was born c1821 in Co. Tyrone, Ireland
Mother: Catherine Halkett M.S. Reid
[Parents Married August 26, 1849 in Larbert]
James and Catherine (Kate) Irvine emigrated to New Zealand in 1900. The Manifest of the Steamship Whakatane records that James Irvine with his wife Catherine departed from London on July 19, 1900 and were expected to arrive in Auckland New Zealand on September 10, 1900.
Lived in Dunedin, Otago, NZ.
Had no children
James died March 11, 1928, age 63 in Wingatui, Otago.
Catherine/Kate died August 26, 1940, age 77 in Dunedin, Otago.
Both are buried in the same plot: Block 110, Plot 31 in Andersons Bay Cemetery
District 495 Cumbernauld Book 5 Schedule 21 At Auchinstarry
|Next door at Schedule 20