A collection of historical and genalogical records
Nice portrait photo of Douglas Barron and wife Isabelle Gray Douglas. Photo by John Patrick. I think this may have been taken around the time of their daughters wedding
Charles & Isabella Barron had 7 children. They lived in Dysart, Kirkcaldy and by 1891 in South Leith, Midlothian. Charles Barron had various occupations; hand loom weaver, servant, gardener and sometimes hemp net maker.
Charles was born 1 June 1824, Auchterderran, Fifeshire to William Barron and Alison Douglass (both from Roxburghshire).
Isabelle Gray Douglas was born 16 June 1823, Dysart, Fife to Charles Douglas and Agnes Balfour.
This Barron family has a surviving headstone at the Kirkcaldy Old Kirk church yard. Headstone is broken in two halves.
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