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CRAIG and BARR Scotland

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Peter CRAIG married Catherine Muir BARR in 1861 Paisley Scotland

In 1861 census East Head of Side Farm 100 acres was farmed by Thomas CRAIG aged 51 & unmarried.

West Head of Side Farm was farmed by Peter CRAIG who had married Catherine Muir BARR.

In 1871 census the two farms were farmed by Peter CRAIG, then aged 60.

Thomas b. 1810 & Peter b.1811 were sons of Catherine CRAIG who lived near Finniebrae at Banklug Farm.

At the time it was offered for sale Finniebrae was occupied by Alan Pollock CRAIG, son of Peter CRAIG.

Surnames: BARR CRAIG
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on 2008-03-31 08:37:39

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by LisaDeBarr on 2008-11-19 20:32:53

I was wondering whether you have come across any information that links the surname Barr with that of De Barr? I grew up being told that my surname was French (there is a township "Bar" in France). However I know that there is also a Barr Scotland.

Thank you much,

Lisa DeBarr

by Tiffaney on 2008-11-20 09:38:29

Hello Lisa,

Thank you for your comments.

As yet it hasn't even entered my thoughts to explore the name Barr back further but it is indeed a possibility that they could have originally been Debarr. What a pity I didn't know earlier has I have just come back from holidaying in France & several other countries.
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