Mary Mathie

ID# 6973, (30 Aug 1821 - bt 1881 - 1891)

Mary Mathie was born on 30 Aug 1821 at Houston and Killellan, Renfrewshire, Scotland ,

Parents: Andrew Mathie & Elisabeth Fleming.1

Mary Mathie married David Gardner, son of William Gardner and Elizabeth Gilmour, on 23 May 1840 at Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland ,

David Gardiner and Mary Mathie both in this Parish have given in their names to be proclaimed in order for marriage and were married.2,3

As of 23 May 1840,her married name was Gardner.

Mary appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of David Gardner at Eastmuir, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
GARDNER David, 20, Ag Lab, Lanark
GARDNER Mary, 20, Lanark
GARDNER David, 1, Lanark.4

Mary appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of David Gardner at Renmuir, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
GARDINER David, Head, Mar, 23 (sic should be 33), Agricultural Servant, Barony Lanark
GARDINER Mary, Wife, M, 29, Renfrew
GARDINER Elizabeth, Dau, Unm, 8, Scholar, Shettleston, Lanark
GARDINER Andrew, Son, Unm, 6, Scholar, Cumbernauld Dumbarton
GARDINER David, Son, Unm, 4, Old Monkland Lanark
GARDINER Mary, Dau, Un, 2, Old Monkland Lanark
GARDINER Elizabeth, Lodger, Widow, 76, Pauper, Barony Lanark.5

Mary appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at 45 Townhead, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Andrew, Mary, John and James ;
GARDNER Mary, Head, Widow, 39, no occupation listed, Houston Renfrew
GARDNER Andrew, Son, 16, Rope Spinner, Cumbernauld Dunbarton
GARDNER Mary, Dau, 12, Mill Worker, Old Monkland
GARDNER John, Son, 10, Old Monkland
GARNDER James, Son, 3, Kilbirnie, Ayr.6

Mary Gardner married John Gilmour on 25 Jul 1870 at Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Reformed Presbyterian Church.

John Gilmour, Labourer (Bachelor) aged 40
Usual Res: Montgomerish Kilbirnie
Parents: John Gilmour, Labourer (dec) & Margaret Gilmour MS Montgomery (dec)
Mary Mathie or Gardner, Washerwoman ( Widow), aged 47.
Usual Res: Newton Street, Kilbirnie
Parents: Andrew Mathie, Farmer (dec) & Elizabeth Mathie MS Fleming (dec)

Witnesses: Ebenzer Smith & Annie Durroch.2,7

As of 25 Jul 1870,her married name was Gilmour.

Mary appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of John Gilmour at Newton Street, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
GILMOUR John, Head, M, 41, Labourer, Beith Ayr
GILMOUR Mary, Wife, M, 48, Newton Renfrew
GARDENER John, Step Son, Unm, 19, Rope Spinner, Old Monkland
GARDENER James, Step Son, Unm, 13, Mill Worker, Kilbirnie Ayr.8

Mary appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of John Gilmour at Cochran Street, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
GILMOUR John, Head, M, 57, General Labourer, Beith Ayr
GILMOUR Mary, Wife, M, 58, Houston Renfrew
GARDINER James, Step Son, Unm, 23, Flax Millworker, Kilbirnie Ayr
GARDINER Catherine, Step Grand Daughter, 12, Scholar, Lochwinnoch, Renfrew.9

Mary died bt 1881 - 1891 at Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Ayrshire.

Mary and David had 7 children.

Mary and John had no children.

Children of Mary Mathie and David Gardner

Family: Mary Mathie and John Gilmour


  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 Dec 2013), Mary Mathie, 30 Aug 1821; citing HOUSTON AND KILLELLAN,RENFREW,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1041066.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's ( pre 1855), 1840 Erskine Renfrew, 563/00 0020 0109. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  4. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Eastmuir Lanark, Piece 622, Folio 16, Page 6 via Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  5. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/00 003/00 019. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  6. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Kilbirnie Ayr, Reg No 596, ED 6, Page 27 via Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1870 Kilbirnie Ayr, 596/00 0028. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  8. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Kilbirnie Ayr, Reg No 596, Ed 7, Page 23 via Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  9. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Kilbirnie Ayr, RG11/ 596 Folio 5 Page 14 via Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.