GAVIN STRUTHERS was born at Syde Farm, Avondale, at 4:30 PM on the 27th of July, 1873.

Son of Robert Struthers and Ann Wilson.

Gavin is at Syde on the 1881 and 1891 census.

ISABELLA MORRISON CRAIG was born at Bankend Farm, Avondale, at 4:30 AM on the 27th of April, 1876.

Daughter of Alexander Craig and Jane Fleming.

Isabella is at Bankend on the 1881 and 1891 census.

Gavin and Isabella were married at Bankend on the 8th of November, 1898.

Witnessed by Robert Struthers and Jane Anderson Craig.

Officiated by Alexander W. Donaldson, Minister of the United Presbyterian Church.

Gavin and Isabella are at High Glenmuir Farm, Auchinleck, on the 1901 census.

They later moved to Laigh Dalfram Farm, Muirkirk; then to South Halls Farm, Avondale; and finally to the neighbouring North Halls Farm.


  1. Robert Struthers, born at High Glenmuir on the 14th of November, 1899. (GROS Ref. (B) 1899, 577/2, 144)

    Robert married Helen Strang Semple, daughter of Matthew Semple and Margaret Johnston.

  2. Jeanie Fleming Struthers, born at High Glenmuir on the 3rd of July, 1901. (GROS Ref. (B) 1901, 577/2, 95)

    Jeanie married Arthur Gibson Lawrie (b.c.1894) of Kessington Farm, Bearsden, son of James Lawrie and Agnes Gilmour, at South Halls on the 29th of March 1929. She died at Southfield, Milnathort, on the 13th of July 1990. (GROS Ref. (D) 1990, 450, 15)

  3. Annie Wilson Struthers, born at High Glenmuir on the 17th of July, 1903. (GROS Ref. (B) 1903, 577/2, 77)

    Annie was resident at Laigh Dalfram in 1929. She married William Lindsay (b.c. 1900) of Robiesland Farm, Lanark, son of James Lindsay and Mary Jane Dunlop, at Strathaven Old Parish Church Halls on the 1st of November 1934. She died at St. Mary's Hospital, Lanark, on the 4th of March 1987. (GROS Ref. (D) 1987, 583, 34)

  4. Isabella Craig Struthers, born at High Glenmuir on the 13th of June, 1905. (GROS Ref. (B) 1905, 577/2, 78)

    Isabella never married; she lived at 15 Thomson Street in Strathaven and died there on the 14th of July, 1971.

  5. Agnes Wilson Young Struthers, born at High Glenmuir on the 18th of August, 1907. (GROS Ref. (B) 1907, 577/2, 103)

    Agnes married her second cousin Hugh Struthers (b. Avondale c. 1909) of Syde Farm, son of Andrew Struthers (a son of Michael Struthers and Ann Semple) and Mary Sweeney, at South Halls on the 2nd of June 1933.

  6. Alexander Craig Struthers, born at Laigh Dalfram on the 18th of November, 1909.

    Alexander died at the Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, on the 24th of June, 1921, when only ten years old.

Isabella died at North Halls Farm on the 2nd of March, 1948.

Gavin died at North Halls Farm on the 7th of August, 1956.