Thomas HAIRSTONES (HAIRSTENS) ID#4706, d. 20 September 1844
Marriage*Thomas HAIRSTONES (HAIRSTENS) married Jean THORBURN on 11 February 1788 in Troqueer, Kirkcudbright, Scotland.1 
Occupation*Thomas HAIRSTONES (HAIRSTENS) was a tanner in Bridgend. The graveyard inscription for Thomas HAIRSTONES daughters Agnes and Jean states "Children of Thomas Hairstones tanner in Bridgend". about 1790.2 
Will*He left a will on 26 December 1822; 1822 - Wrote a trust mentioning 3 sons and 5 daughters, his wife and a brother.3 
Obituary*HAIRSTENS, Thomas - D20/9/1844 - At his house, Buccleuch street, Dumfries, on the 20th ult., Thomas Hairstens, Esq., tanner in Maxwelltown.
Death Notices from the Wigtownshire Free Press. 
Death*He died on 20 September 1844 in Buccleauch Street, Dumfries, Scotland. 
NOTE*HAIRSTONES or HAIRSTENS - It is spelled both ways. The 1790 Troqueer grave marker of Thomas's daughters spells it HAIRSTONES. However, Thomas's son John's marker spells it HAIRSTENS in 1841.2 


Jean THORBURN b. a 1763, d. 18 Sep 1843

Sources (

  1. [S180] Old Parish Records - Scotlands People. Online
  2. [S3013] Troqueer Graveyard: Memorial Inscriptions. Volume 1 & 2; Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society, Dumfries, Scotland, 2014. Print., unknown repository.
  3. [S3116] Scotland. Court of Session. Cases Decided In the Court of Session: Court of Justiciary, And House of Lords. August 8, 1890 to August 5, 1891 - Vol. XVIII - Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark; London, Stevens & Sons. Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited28 Apr 2019