Nicholas Cowey II, Coal Miner (1801--1844)
Baptism: 19-IX-1801, Muirkirk, Ayrshire

Nicholas Cowen baptism

from the Muirkirk parish register

Births, and Baptisms 1801

Nicholas Cowan and Marion Littlejohn Hillhead of Glenbuck, a son born upon the 5th. August, and baptised at Irondale Inn upon 19th. Septemr. following, named Nicholas.
Irondale Inn, Muirkirk
The Irondale Inn, Main St, Muirkirk

Originally built as a coaching inn in 1790, at a time when Muirkirk's industries and population were growing rapidly. Later, when railways became the preferred mode of travel, it was home to the ironworks manager. Demolished in the 1950s.

Source: Old Muirkirk and Glenbuck, David Pettigrew, Cumnock, 1996