Re: Lanark Telfers (Baillie, Dalzell, Watson, Braidfoot)
Pursuant to Scotland's People records for District of St.George in the City of Edinburgh:
Alexander Telfer, Dairyman Master, son of John Telfer, Farmer and Agnes Telfer, M.S. Watson, died, age 59, February 15th, 1889 at 2:00pm at 10 Caledonia Road, Edinburgh (usual residence 2 Torpichen xxxx). (He was) Married to Jane Prentice (then living). Witness was John Telfer, Son, 7 Holburn xxxxxx, London. Cause of death, abdominal tumour.
Alexander Telfer married Jane Prentice on June 12, 1853 at Carluke, Lanark.
Alexander and Jane had a daughter Agnes Telfer born January 27 2:00 am, 1856, at Crawford xxxx, Carluke.
Between 1855 and 1875 there were 14 Telfers born in Carluke, including: No name,Agnes,Agnes,David,Elizabeth,George,Helen,Isabella,Jane Lindsay,Martha (1865),Mary,Mary,William and William Craig. Some of these may have been children of Alexander and Jane.
About that time there was an Alexander Telford that married Ann Sanderson and had a number of children.