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Matthew Ure

Birthplace Stirlingshire Muiravonside Place of Death Victoria Deer Park Australia Date of Birth: February 8, 1880 Date of Death: July 27, 1963


Information supplied through a Research Project led by Nigel Crompton

Name Matthew URE

DoB 8th February 1880

Place of birth Muiravonside, Stirlingshire

Parents William & Helen (Forsyth)

Parental Home Middlerigg Cottage, Muiravonside – 797 Garscube Rd, Glasgow

Siblings James, John, William, Agnes, Isabella and Peter

Spouse Jane Bailey

Date of Wedding 5 February 1901

Location 310 Scotland Street, Glasgow

Children William, John, Matthew (Daughter Mabel died 1905 aged 10 months
from accidental scalding)

Marital home(s) 294, Balgray Road, 1915 showing at Hillhead Cottage, Bankend Road

Employment Stoker/ fireman

1911 Census Working at Crichton Institute – Crichton did have its own fire service and Matthew may have served in this organisation.

Date of death 27 July 1963 Location Deer Park, Victoria, Australia

Gretna details

Name Matthew URE Clock No

Date joining

Date leaving


Addresses 1 F East

Rank on start


Newspapers None located

Career after :Shown on emigration papers as fireman

Addresses after Gretna: 805 Garscube Road, Glasgow

Additional information

Sailed for Melbourne on 5 January 1929 on board RMS OTRANTO (Orient Line) along
with son, James and Jane his wife.

On Valuation Rolls – Matthew is shown as fireman rather than stoker which others are,
however the address is further away than most of the others, therefore this research will
need to continue


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