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(About 1850-)
KANE, Thomas
(About 1860-)
(About 1857-)
KANE, Margaret
McCORMICK, Catherine Ashcroft


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1. SMITH, Cornelius McColl

  • SMITH, Margaret
  • SMITH, Robert
  • SMITH, Mary Ann
  • SMITH, Joseph

McCORMICK, Catherine Ashcroft 1 2

  • Born: 30 October 1912 at 10.10 pm, 9 Greenhill Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 2
  • Marriage (1): SMITH, Cornelius McColl on 4 July 1942 in St Teresa's RC Church, Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Died: 11 January 1978 at 12.50 pm, 109 Robertson Terrace, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland 3
  • Buried: St Peter's RC Cemetery, Dalbeth, Glasgow, Scotland 4

   Cause of her death was secondary carcinomatosis and carcinoma of the left breast.3

   Other names for Catherine were SMITH, Catherine Ashcroft 3 and SMITH, Cathy.5

  General Notes:

Catherine Ashcroft McCormick's birth certificate records that both her father and her mother were informants of her birth, both signing the register on 20 November 1912 at Paisley as 'M Kane mother' and 'Jno. McCormick father'. Her father's occupation was noted as general labourer and her mother's as domestic servant.

When Catherine died in 1978 her recorded age at death was 65 years. She died in her own home. Her husband was retired and her parents both deceased. 2 3 6

  Medical Notes:

J. W. Scott was the doctor who certified Catherine's death.

Catherine's son, Robert, of 46 Willowdale Crescent Garrowhill, was the informant of her death before the registrar at Baillieston, John B. Sharp, on 11 January 1978. 3

Catherine married Cornelius McColl SMITH, son of Robert SMITH and Mary Ann DONALDSON, on 4 July 1942 in St Teresa's RC Church, Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland. (Cornelius McColl SMITH was born 2 February 1910 at 6.00 am in 58 Buchanan Street, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland 7, baptised on 5 February 1910 in St Bridget's RC Church, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland,7 died on 13 August 1979 in Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4 and was buried in St Peter's RC Cemetery, Dalbeth, Glasgow, Scotland 4.)

  Marriage Notes:

A registrar's certificate of notice of intended marriage, issued on 20 June 1942 in the district of Possilpark, is still extant for Catherine Ashcroft McCormick. The details of it are identical to those noted below from the marriage certificate. On the same date was issued a similar notice for Cornelius Smith from Old Monkland Western District in the county of Lanark.

The marriage was celebrated after banns according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. The priest was Father Michael McCarthy of St Teresa's Possilpark. The witnesses were Thomas Smith of 127 Robertson Terrace Baillieston, and Helen McCormick of 182 Allander Street Glasgow.

The bridegroom was an unmarried man of 32 years of age who was a motor lorry driver. He lived at 127 Robertson Terrace Baillieston. His father was retired and his mother was deceased.

The bride was unmarried and aged 29 years. She was a munition worker who lived at 182 Allander Street Glasgow. 8 9 10


1 St Bridget's Church Baillieston, Baptismal Register.

2 GRO Scotland, Birth Certificate registered 1912, Paisley Renfrewshire.

3 GRO Scotland, Death Certificate registered 1978, Baillieston Lanarkshire.

4 Information passed on through family.

5 Personal Experience and Knowledge.

6 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate registered 1912 Paisley Renfrewshire.

7 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate registered 1910 Baillieston Lanarkshire.

8 GRO Scotland, Marriage Certificate registered 1942, Possilpark Glasgow.

9 GRO Scotland, Publication of Notice of Marriage Certificate registered June 1942, Possilpark Glasgow.

10 GRO Scotland, Publication of Notice of Marriage Certificate registered June 1942, Old Monkland Western Lanarkshire.

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