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Name: Alexander Reid Determine relationship to...
Birth: ABT 1800 Thornhill, Perthshire Father: Robert Reid Mother:
Christening:
Married: Mary Veitch 6 DEC 1822 Glasgow
Children Born Died
Alexander Reid 1824 ABT 1850 Australia From a Snake Bite
Peter Reid 1825 Glasgow BEF 1892
Thomas Reid 25 MAY 1831 Govan, Glasgow 5 JUL 1900 Kilmardinny House, Bearsden
Elizabeth Reid 1832
Mary Reid 3 JUL 1834 4 MAR 1872
Margaret Reid ABT 1837 29 AUG 1899
John Reid 1839
Ann Wallace Reid 1839 Govan, Glasgow 2 FEB 1893
Catharine Thomson Reid 1843 Govan, Glasgow 1903
Married: Elizabeth Kirkwood 10 JUL 1843 Netherfield, Houston, Renfrewshire
Children Born Died
James Reid 14 APR 1845 Govan, Glasgow 30 MAR 1928
Janet Kirkwood Reid ABT 1851 Govan, Glasgow 29 APR 1892
Rachel Jane Reid 30 MAY 1852 Govan, Glasgow 24 SEP 1906
Arthur Reid ABT 1856 16 MAY 1934
Charles Thomas Reid ABT 1854 Govan, Glasgow
Robert Reid ABT 1858
Death: Govan, Glasgow
Burial:
Remarks: In 1851 census his occupation was: Master Dyer Enploying 82 Men & Boys 70 Men 12 Boys 40 Females. Lived at Hillock House, Govan, Glasgow.


In 1871 census was aged 70 and living at 312 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow. His occupation was as an East India Merchant & Dyer employing 119 men, 8 boys and 47 girls.
He was born in Perthshire Thornhill.

Formed company Alex Reid & Sons, Dyers.
Gravestone detail at Glencairn

Glencairn church
Alice Jane Macmillan nee Reid - Photo courtesy of Thomas Seed