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James Boyd from Inchyra Village, Perthshire

James Boyd was born in Inchyra village on the River Tay on December 27, 1827.  His parents were James Boyd, a weaver and fisherman and Mary Brown.  James had six full siblings, Mary, John, Janet, Ann, Catherine and Alexander and one older half-brother David.  Tragically his father and two older sisters, Mary and Janet died in a six week period.  Mary was buried on 25 December 1840, aged 22, Janet was buried on 1 January 1841 and his father James on 7 February 1841.  They were all buried in Kinfauns cemetery which overlooks their village of Inchyra and the Tay.

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