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Murrays in Innerleithen

Velvet Hall

William Murray Gardener

William MURRAY was born on 17 August 1853 at the Mitchell Hill Farm in the Kilbucho Parish of Peeblesshire.  He was a son of Alexander and Isabella MURRAY.  William earned his living working as a gardener.

In Wamphray, Dumfriesshire on 03 December 1875, William married Mary ALLAN.  Mary was born about 1849 in the Johnstone Parish of Dumfriesshire and was the daughter of Robert ALLAN and Isabella PROUDFOOT.  William MURRAY and Mary ALLAN raised a family at Velvet Hall in the Innerleithen Parish of Peeblesshire.

Mary Allan MURRAY died on 16 February 1924 at Mouswald Place Lodge, in the parish of Mouswald, Dumfries.  William MURRAY died on 20 August 1926 at 88 Lockerbie Road in Dumfries.

Children of William MURRAY and Mary ALLAN:

i.  Robert MURRAY, who was born on 05 September 1876 at Old Howford in the parish of Yarrow in Selkirkshire.

ii.  James MURRAY, who was born on 08 August 1881 a Velvet Hall in the Innerleithen Parish of Peeblesshire.

iii.  Isabella MURRAY, who was born on 25 December 1883 at Velvet Hall.

iv.  Agnes MURRAY, who was born on 12 July 1886 at Velvet Hall.