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Alexander Reid - portrait at the Holm of Dalquhairn

Name:
Alexander Reid
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Birth:
25 FEB 1798 Thornhill, Kincardine, Perthshire
Father:
Peter Reid
Mother:
Margaret Sinclair
Married:
Mary Veitch 6 DEC 1822 Glasgow
Children:
Peter Reid
Born: 1825 Glasgow
Died: 6 NOV 1889 Blackpool
Alexander Reid
Born: 1826
Died: NOV 1853 Melbourne, Australia From a Snake Bite
Thomas Reid
Born: 25 MAY 1831 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 5 JUL 1900 Kilmardinny House, Bearsden
Elizabeth Reid
Born: 1832
Mary Reid
Born: 3 JUL 1834
Died: 4 MAR 1872
Margaret Reid
Born: ABT 1837
Died: 29 AUG 1899 Crosslie House, Glasgow
John Reid
Born: 1839
Anne Wallace Reid
Born: 1839 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 2 FEB 1893
Catharine Thomson Reid
Born: 1843 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 1903
Married:
Elizabeth Kirkwood 10 JUL 1843 Netherfield, Houston, Renfrewshire
Children:
James Reid
Born: 14 APR 1845 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 30 MAR 1928
Janet Kirkwood Reid
Born: ABT 1851 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 29 APR 1892
Rachel Jane Reid
Born: 30 MAY 1852 Govan, Glasgow
Died: 24 SEP 1906
Charles Thomas Reid
Born: ABT 1854 Govan, Glasgow
Arthur Reid
Born: ABT 1856
Died: 16 MAY 1934
Robert Reid
Born: 14 OCT 1857 Hillock House, Govan
Death:
2 AUG 1873 Strone, Dunoon and Kilmun, Argyllshire aged 75
Remarks:
In 1851 census, he was aged 52. His occupation was: Master Dyer Employing 82 Men & Boys 70 Men 12 Boys 40 Females. Lived at Hillock House, Govan, Glasgow.

In 1861 census, he was aged 61.

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.

Ref:
Death Registration, Scotlands People:
REID ALEXANDER,75,SINCLAIR,1873,510/ 80, Dunoon and Kilmun

Birth/Baptism Registration: Scotlands People:
REID ALEXANDER,PETER REID/MARGARET SINCLAR,M,25/02/1798,364/10 134,Kincardin
1871 census
Alexander Reid? - Photo at Glencrosh

Fire at Dye works, Water Row, Govan in August 1861 - Glasgow Saturday Post

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