JAMES DICKIE was born in East Kilbride about 1836.

Son of William Dickie and Jane Watt.

James is at Rutheran Farm, Glassford, on the 1851 census.

MARGARET WEIR was born in Auchinleck on the 13th of October, 1839. (OPR Ref. 577/2, FR279)

Daughter of James Weir and Jane Dickie.

Margaret is with her parents at Welltrees Farm, Auchinleck, on the 1851 census.

James and Margaret were married at Blackside Farm, Sorn, on the 25th of November, 1870.

Witnessed by William Dickie and Jane Weir.

Officiated by John Rankine, Minister of Sorn.

James and Margaret are second cousins, according to the marriage certificate.

James and Margaret are at Rutheran (also known as Rutherend) Farm, Glassford, on the 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 census.


  1. WILLIAM DICKIE, born at Rutheran on the 1st of October, 1871. (GROS Ref. 1871, 645, 39)

    Married Ann Sinclair Frood, daughter of Alexander Frood and Ann Sinclair.

  2. James Weir Dickie, born at Rutheran on the 15th of January, 1873. (GROS Ref. 1873, 645, 3)

    James is at Rutherend on the 1901 census. He married Mary Samson Gibson (b.c.1874), daughter of James Gibson, Ironfounder, and Mary Samson, at the Windsor Hotel, Glasgow, on the 11th of January 1911. James was then working as a Farmer at Ardlamy on the island of Gigha. He died at 65 Kirk Street, Strathaven, on the 30th of September 1961.

  3. Jane (Jeanie) Dickie, born at Rutheran on the 9th of June, 1874. (GROS Ref. 1874, 645, 30)

    Jane died at Rutheran on the 28th of January, 1876.

  4. Thomas Watt Dickie, born at Rutheran on the 30th of March, 1876. (GROS Ref. 1876, 645, 11)

    Thomas is at Rutherend on the 1901 census. His occupation is Milkman. He married Annie Wilson (b.c.1882) of Easter Highgate, Beith, daughter of James Wilson and Annie Carlyle(?) at 102 West Nile Street, Glasgow on the 24th of November 1903. Thomas' address at that time was 14 Mordannach(?) Street, Glasgow and his occupation is Dairyman. Thomas died in Lagavulin, Kildalton on the island of Islay on the 12th of August 1944. His occupation is given as Farmer and Shopkeeper.

  5. Francis Dickie, born at Rutheran on the 24th of June, 1878. (GROS Ref. 1878, 645, 36)

    Francis is at Rutherend on the 1901 census. His occupation is Ploughman. He married Christina Hay Craig (b. Cambuslang c.1875) of Over Letham Farm, daughter of William Craig and Mary Boyd, at Langlands House, East Kilbride, on the 8th of June 1909. They had at least six children, all born at Rutherend. Francis died at Homestead Farm, Hamilton, on the 8th of April 1952.

  6. Margaret Dickie, born at Rutherend on the 4th of April, 1880. (GROS Ref. 1880, 645, 19)

    Margaret married William Henderson of Townhill Farm, Hamilton, (b. Hamilton c.1872), Farmer, son of John Henderson and Jane Boyd, at Rutherend on the 25th of April 1907. She died at Townhill on the 1st of May 1963.

  7. Gavin Dickie, born at Rutherend on the 25th of April, 1882. (GROS Ref. 1882, 645, 25)

    Gavin is a boarder in Wiseman's buildings in Avondale on the 1901 census, working as a Butcher's Assistant. He emigrated to North America and married Nettie Avis Soule in Vancouver, British Columbia, on the 1st of January 1914. At some point he returned to Scotland - according to passenger records he returned in 1921 to the United States on board the Assyria. According to the ship's manifest he is widowed, had been to America two years previously (in Boston), and was going to meet or stay with his father in law, Charles Soule, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

  8. Jane Dickie, born at Rutherend on the 8th of April, 1884. (GROS Ref. 1884, 645, 15)

    Jane was witness at her sister Margaret's wedding in 1907. She married George Laurie Brown (b.c.1855) of Cloag Farm, Methven, Perthshire, son of John Brown and Agnes Catherine Patrick, at Townhill Farm, Hamilton on the 11th of October 1912. Jane died at the Station Hotel, Perth on the 27th of July 1954. Her usual place of residence was 8 Marshall Place, Perth.

James died at Allan Cottage, Strathaven, on the 23rd of October, 1912.

Margaret died at Townhill Farm, Hamilton, on the 27th of February, 1933.