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James Burns, Land Steward

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in bef 1851 <Kirkoswald, Ayr, Scotland>
Immediate Family:

Son of Father of James Burns Burns and Mother of James Burns Burns
Husband of Sabina (Sibby Sibbey Sibbald) McQualter
Father of Jean Burns; david Burns; Anne Burns; Mary Burns; Robert Burns and 2 others
Brother of James Burns

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Bur...
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About James Burns, Land Steward

Nothing can be found of his ancestry or tying him into the lineage of Robert Burns the Poet to date tho family member are bound and determined to do it.

A person who has the care of a landed estate.  landed estate is a property that generates income for the owner without the owner having to do the actual work of the estate

1841 Scotland Census night of 6 June 1841

  • Name: James Burry
  • Age: 50
  • Estimated birth year: abt 1791
  • Gender: Male
  • Where born: Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Civil Parish: Kirkoswald
  • County: Ayrshire
  • Address: Culzean Demerney
  • Occupation: M S
  • Parish Number: 601
  • Household Members: Name Age
  • James Burry 50
  • Sebina Burry 50 abt 1791 Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Jane Burry 20 abt 1821 Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Ann Burry 15 abt 1826 Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Elisabeth Wilson 25 abt 1816 Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Sebina Wilson 4 abt 1837 Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Margaret Wilson 2 abt 1839 Ayrshire, Scotland
There is speculation that this couple  James & Sabina McQualter who had:
  • BURNS HUGH GAVIN PARK JAMES BURNS/SIBBALD 3/06/1803 585/10 313 Dailly
  • BURNS JEAN JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUATER 07/06/1807 578/ 50 253 Ayr
  • BURNS JOHN JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUALTER 08/08/1809 617/ 10 291 Straiton
  • BURNS DAVID JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUACKER 06/09/1808 582/ 10 108 Colmonell
  • BURNS ANNE JAMES BURNS/SIBBEY QUALTER 14/11/1816 617/ 10 297 Straiton
  • BURNS ROBERT JAMES BURNS/SIBBEY MCQUATER 15/02/1819 617/10 304 Straiton

Is the same as James and Sebina if so - this would make the family as - with gaps of children

  • BURNS HUGH GAVIN PARK JAMES BURNS/SIBBALD 3/06/1803 585/10 313 Dailly ?d. young?
  • BURNS JEAN JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUATER 07/06/1807 578/ 50 253 Ayr ?d. young?
  • BURNS JOHN JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUALTER 08/08/1809 617/ 10 291 Straiton ?d. young?
  • BURNS DAVID JAMES BURNS/SIBBY MCQUACKER 06/09/1808 582/ 10 108 Colmonell LIVED
  • {Elisabeth "Elisa" Burns circa 1814 and 1816 Straiton, Ayrshire }
  • BURNS ANNE JAMES BURNS/SIBBEY QUALTER 14/11/1816 617/ 10 297 Straiton ?d. young?
  • BURNS ROBERT JAMES BURNS/SIBBEY MCQUATER 15/02/1819 617/10 304 Straiton ?d. oung?
  • { Jane Burns circa 1821 Ayrshire}
  • {Ann Burns circa 1826 Ayrshire}

http://www.scotsancestry.co.uk/, Scots Ancestry Research Society - B/38,882, 21 Nov. 1978, 16 Jul. 1979 and 7 Oct 1986, Scots Ancestry Research Society, 3 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3PY Scotland. "

The Old parochial registers of Straiton and Ayr were searched for the births of children.... In Ayr -

  • Jean born 4th baptised 7.6.1807 - - In Straiton - 1811
  • John, lawfull son of James Burns and Sibby (sic) McQualter at Slatehouse was born 8th Augst, 1809 ALSO
  • Anne born 14.11.1816, Robert born 14.2.1819."

Scotland Census Schedules, 6 Jun 1841

  • Kirkoswald - Address: Culzean Demesne
  • James Burns, aged 50; male servant,
  • born in the county of Ayr.;
  • Sebina, 50, born in the county of yr; Jane, aged 20, born in the county of Ayr;
  • Ann aged 15, born in the county of Ayr.
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It is said that the family is tied into Robert Burns (the poet) lineage but missing is at least one generation if not 2 or more to make the connection if at all ever possible; is it not true that everyone with the name 'Burns" is told that their line is that same as that of the dear poet? one time or other - that family tradition is. . . Researching Robert Burns' lineage has not help to prove or disprove this statement.

This was hired out mainly to the Scots Ancestry Research back in 1977-9 and 1986; the information in the source is as presented to me with no book, page etc. referenced etc. Since then I have used online resources that are "FREE" and access by other means to try and document the family history more and substantiate what the Scots Ancestry had done I have proven what they done is accurate and added things that they did not find at the time.

"The Story of Dalrymple" by John S McChesney ISBN0-9519357-0-4 published by Dalrymple & District Community Council Dalrymple Ayrshire. Printed by Walker & Connell Ltd Hastings Square Darvel Ayrshire.(out of print)

One photo in the book is of Purclewan Mill, Dalrymple. The caption apparently states:

A mill has stood on the Purclewan Burn for many years. The present building an L-shaped, double story random-rubble structure with attic dates from the early 19th Century, occupying the site of a much earlier mill. It was the older building that stood here when Robert Burns visited. The miller at that time was Allan Kilpatrick, whose daughter Nellie was the subject of Burns' earliest poem "Handsome Nell". The bard met the girl while they worked together in a field in 1773. Also at Perclewan was a smiddy, the smith being Henry McCandlish. His son James McCandlish or Candlish as he later called himself, became a close friend of Burns. The poet later described him as "The earliest friend except my brother that I have on earth, and one of the worthiest fellows that ever any man called by the name of friend."

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James Burns, Land Steward's Timeline

1778
1778
Ayrshire, Scotland
1803
June 18, 1803
Age 25
Dailly, Ayr, Scotland - Probably
1805
March 23, 1805
Age 27
Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland - probably
1807
June 4, 1807
Age 29
Ayr, Ayr, Scotland
1808
September 2, 1808
Age 30
Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland
1809
August 8, 1809
Age 31
Straiton, Ayr, Scotland
1816
November 14, 1816
Age 38
Straiton, Ayr, Scotland
1819
February 15, 1819
Age 41
Straiton, Ayrshire, Scotland
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bef 1851 <Kirkoswald, Ayr, Scotland>