Family of James Cairncross of Langholm circa mid 19th century.

(See also, "Family of Thomas Cairncross, married to Isabella Clerk, in Jedburgh.", Mr Richard Wilkinson kindly provided the information for this tree in an email dated 22 February 2009.)

James, b. Langholm. Moved to Hawick. Manufaturer and seller of Lemonade. Cairncross Aerated Waters.

a. David, b. 5.3.1888 Langholm. Was a gardener. Moved to Carlisle, worked for the Railways. d. Carlisle May 1954.

1. Alan David, b. 5.8.1930 Carlisle.

a. daughter.

2. 5 daughters, nothing known.

b. John went to New Zealand. Died, no issue.

c. Thomas.

1. John, brought up brother's son Irving. Died c. 1968.

2. Guidion Jamieson, No. 1105670 RAFVR. Killed in action, 7.7.1943. See the CWGC record of commemoration for Gideon.

3. Thomas, deceased.

a. Irving, son to one of above, brought up by John.

4. George.

a. Daughter, nothing known.

5. Jim, Had a tailor's business in Hawick. No issue.

6. William, worked as a hall porter at Tower Hotel Hawick.

a. Eric, adopted son.

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