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Marriage of Adam Gordon Geddes

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The following information has come from family papers:


Marriage of Adam Gordon Geddes and Marion Faulds

Extract from Records of Cranston parish (Edinburgh)
Marriage of Adam Gordon Geddes and Marion Faulds 23rd October 1828

October 17th 1828

ADAM GORDON GEDDES Esq., Paymaster on the half-pay of the 10 Royal Veteran Battalion residing in Airfield in this Parish and Miss MARION FAULDS, daughter of the late ANDREW FAULDS Esq., residing in the Parish of Peebles, Entered their names for Proclamation in order to Marriage, and were proclaimed accordingly on the19th October 1828, and afterwards Married on the 23rd following by the Revd. J. Elliot, Minster of Peebles

Extraction from the Records of Marriage in the Parish of Cranston by (signed) ROBERT FOSTER session clerk

7 Henderson Row
Cranston Church

Marriage Certificate Mr.A.G.G. & Miss M.F.

Cranston 20th Oct. 1828

That ADAM GORDON GEDDES Esq., Tenant of Airfield, in this Parish, and Miss MARION FAULDS, Daughter of the late ANDREW FAULDS Esq. in the Parish of Peebles, have been three times proclaimed in the Parish Church of Cranston, in oreder to Marriage, and no objections have been offered, is certified by (signed) Robert FORSTER Session clerk Peebles Oct 23rd 1828. The above mentioned parties were this day married by (signed) J.ELLIOT Minsiter of Peebles


Proclamation of Banns

THere is a proposal of Marriage between ADAM GORDON GEDDES residing in the Parish of Cranston, and MARION FAULDS residing in the Parish of Peebles, of which Proclamation is hereby made for the third time.

At Peebles 20th Day of Oct. 1828

It is hereby certified that the above mentioned Parties have been three time proclaimed in order to Marriage in the Parish Church of Peebles, and that no objection have been offered.

(signed) Robert FORSTER Session clerk
At Peebles the 23rd Day of Oct. 1828

The above Parties were Married by (signed) J. Elliot Minister


Extracts from Records of Cranston Parish: Births and Baptisms

Birth of MARGARET GEDDES 17th December 1829

ADAM GORDON GEDDES Esq., Tenant of Airfield had by his wife Mrs MARION FAULDS a Daughter on 17th December 1829 and Baptized 18th March 1830 before witnesses by ALEXR. WELSH Minister - name MARGARET

Copied from the Records of Cranston ROBERT FORSTER session clerk


Birth of JOHN GEDDES 6th July 1831

ADAM GORDON GEDDES Esq., Tenant of Airfield had by his wife Mrs MARION FAULDS a Son on the 6th July 1831 and baptized 13th September following by the Rev. Mr WELSH before these witnesses Major GEDDES and JAMES BROWNLEE Esq. Advocate, Edinburgh - name John

Copied from the Records of Cranston ROBERT FORSTER session clerk


From Tomb in old Calton burial ground:

Martha Downe relict of Andrew Faulds died at Airfild, 1st June 1832 aged 73
Marion Faulds wife of Adam G. Geddes died 12th Sept. 1850 aged 55
Adam Gordon Geddes dies 3 May 1861 aged 74 should be 70


Adam Gordon Geddes born 9th Oct 1790 died at Edinburgh 3rd May 1861 aged 70 7/12 years. Buried in Calton burial ground (flat stone).