The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Robert Bryden

Male 1818 - 1888  (70 years)


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  • Name Robert Bryden 
    Born 27 Mar 1818  , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Scroggs Cottage, Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a teacher.
      Also, the occupant of the next household at Scrogg's Cottage is Thomas Jardine, 80 yrs old, born in Dumfriesshire.
      Next door to Thomas is the Bell family.
    Residence 1881  Garvaldwater Cottage, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a merchant of groceries and dry goods.
    Died 8 Apr 1888  , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • congestion of lungs and bronchitis, 17 days
    Buried 13 Apr 1888  , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3791  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2018 

    Father Adam Bryden,   b. 1766, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1850  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret Armstrong,   b. 1775, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1842  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 May 1799  , Stow, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Floodgate
    The Floodgate
    From the Floodgate by Winfield Brewster this exerpt describes his grandfather David Bryden's settlement in Ontario.
    Family ID F1283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Jardine,   b. 5 Apr 1817, Powfoot, Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1844  , Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F1293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Ferguson,   b. 1844, , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1903, Garvald Water, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1875  Garvald Water, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F1639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1818 - , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - - , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Scroggs Cottage, Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1844 - , Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1875 - Garvald Water, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 1888 - , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Apr 1888 - , Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    death of Robert Bryden
    death of Robert Bryden
    son of Adam Bryden and Margaret Armstrong

    record courtesy Greg Gordon

  • Notes 
    • He was a schoolteacher.

      LOT 17, CONCESSION 20 - Stone for Margaret Jardine Brydon. Two graves were purchased in Sept 1872 by Robert Brydon, only one space was used and the remaining spot was reclaimed by the Town of Hespeler on July 19, 1955.

      inscription:
      Margaret Jardine / of .......... / Wife of / Robert Brydon / of Eskdalemuir Scotland/ After a Residence of 27 Yrs / ...... Waterloo Twp / Died Dec 13 1871 / Aged 54 Yrs 8 Ds 8 Ms

      The top of the grave has the Eagle and motto 'Keep Watch ' from the Brydon Family Crest. A similar eagle and motto is on a Brydon grave in Eskdalemuir and on his father's grave in St.Mary's Kirkyard, Selkirkshire.