Archibald Dunlop

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Archibald Dunlop

Birthdate:
Birthplace: probably at Garnkirk, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: before June 20, 1719
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: probably at Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Dunlop, 3rd of Garnkirk and Lilias Campbell
Brother of Robert Dunlop, primus; Infant Dunlop of Garnkirk; Elizabeth Dunlop, primus; Jean Dunlop; Katherine Dunlop of Garnkirk and 10 others

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About Archibald Dunlop

ARCHIBALD DUNLOP

Archibald Dunlop, here treated, is the son of James Dunlop of Garnkirk and his first wife Lillias Campbell. He is reported to have been born on 31 July 1709, and to have been named after Archibald Roberton of Bedlay. [Newsletter of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society, No. 47 Autumn 1996, page 16] His baptism was registered on 4 August 1709, at Cadder parish in Lanarkshire, Scotland. The baptismal record reads as follows: "Archbald laull son to James Dunlop of Garnkirk baptised upon the fourth day of agust 1709 years witneses thereof William Dunlop brother german to the said Laird of Garnkirk and John Ray Merctt in Glasgow". [National Records of Scotland, Cadder Baptisms, 1662-1743, reference OPR.626/1] Image of Baptismal Record

Death and Burial

A date and place of death has not been identified for Archibald Dunlop, here treated. His death was registered at Glasgow on 20 June 1719, although it is not yet clear if this is the actual date of his death, or simply the date of his burial. The record reads as follows: “Archibald Dunlop son of James Dunlop of Garnkirk”. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Deaths, 1699-1723, reference OPR.644/1/45] Image of Death Record

"The accompt of the Mortcloth money in the year 1719. June 20th. ffor the best Mortcloth to Archbald Dunlop son to the Laird of Garnkirk . . . . . 04. 16 [National Records of Scotland, Cadder Kirk Session, Accounts 1687-1737, reference CH2/863/5]

An entry in the accounts of Cadder parish dated 25 June 1719 suggests that he may have been buried there, because the parish clerk received four pounds eighteen shillings for the use of the best mortcloth. The entry reads as follows: “ffor the best Mortcloth to Archibald Dunlop son to the laird of Garnkirk . . . . . 04. 18”. [National Records of Scotland, Cadder Deaths, 1691-1731, reference OPR.626/4] Image of Burial Record

Handwriting Comparison

Those interested in comparing handwriting styles should notice the similarities between the handwriting of Archibald Dunlop, son of James Dunlop, second of Garnkirk (1701), and the handwriting of the unidentified clerk who penned the death record of Archibald Dunlop, son of James Dunlop, third of Garnkirk (1719).

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The signature of Archibald Dunlop in New York (written 1701).

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The death record of Archibald Dunlop (died 1719)

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Genealogy

  1. Newsletter of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society, No. 47 Autumn 1996, pp. 11-16 for the first part of Donald Whyte's scholarly account of the family of Dunlop of Garnkirk
  2. Newsletter of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society, No. 48 Spring 1997, pp. 9-11 for the second part of Donald Whyte's scholarly account of the family of Dunlop of Garnkirk
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Archibald Dunlop's Timeline

1709
July 31, 1709
probably at Garnkirk, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
August 4, 1709
Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1719
June 20, 1719
Age 9
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
June 25, 1719
Age 9
probably at Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)