Marion McCreath

Brief Life History of Marion

Marion McCreath was born in 1837, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of James McCreath and Marion Bryce. She married John Service on 20 November 1857, in Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Carrick, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851. She died in 1902, in Barrhill, Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Service
Marion McCreath
Marriage: 20 November 1857
William James Service
John Service
James Service
Marion Service
Ann Jane Service
Elizabeth Service
Mary Service
Agnes Service
Margaret Bryce Service

Sources (13)

  • Marrion Service in household of John Service, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Marion Mccreath, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Marion Mccreath in entry for William Service, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

World Events (8)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish Gaelic: from Mac Raith, see McRae .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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