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(About 1800-)
McCREATH, Margaret
(About 1829-)


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1. LYONS, James

McCREATH, Margaret 2

  • Born: About 1829, Kilmarnock Parish, Ayrshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Marriage (1): LYONS, James on 8 April 1849 in St Joseph's RC Chapel, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 11 December 1901 at 3.30 pm, 7 Richardland Road, Kilmarnock, Scotland 3 4

   Cause of her death was chronic nephritis.

   Other names for Margaret were LYNESS, Margaret, LYONS, Margaret, McCREATH, Maggie,5 McCREATHE, Margaret 6 and McGRATH, Margaret.7 8

  General Notes:

In the 1855 birth certificate of her daughter Margaret, Margaret McCreath and her husband were recorded as having one boy living and three girls dead. Margaret was her fifth child. Margaret McCreath was aged 25 years and had been born in Kilmarnock.

When Margaret Lyons died in 1901 her death certificate recorded her as married to James Lyons journeyman stonemason. Her age was noted as 65 years. Both of her parents were deceased, though only her father's name was recorded. 2 4 8 9

  Medical Notes:

Alex Prentice MB certified the cause of death.

The informant was her son Edward Lyons of 12 Richardland Road Kilmarnock, who gave notice before the registrar, Martin Steven, at Kilmarnock on 12 December 1901. 4

Margaret married James LYONS, son of John LYON and Unknown, on 8 April 1849 in St Joseph's RC Chapel, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 (James LYONS was born about 1827 in County Monaghan, Ireland 1 2 3 and died 19 January 1906 at 3 pm in 15 Union Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland 5.). The cause of his death was apoplexy.

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage between James and Margaret was solemnised by Father William Casey. The witnesses' names were indecipherable.

The couple married in 1848 at Kilmarnock according to the birth certificate of their daughter Margaret in 1855. 1 2


1 Roman Catholic Church, Kilmarnock St Joseph's 1849 Marriages.

2 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate Kilmarnock 597 No 427 1855-daughter Margaret.

3 Roman Catholic Church, 1853 St Joseph's Kilmarnock Baptisms.

4 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 597 No 595 Kilmarnock 1901.

5 GRO Scotland, Death Kilmarnock 597 no 32 1906.

6 LDS, IGI-birth daughter Catherine 1859.

7 GRO Scotland, Wishaw 1859 /son James Lennis.

8 1851 UK census, Airdrie En D 11 page 17 63 Bell St.

9 (, Paisley v 573 En D 1 page 1.

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