MULLEN, Patrick 2
The 1871 census for Airdrie recorded Patrick Mullen, aged 13 years, living at 57 Chapel Street Airdrie with his widowed mother and four siblings. He had been born in Lanarkshire and worked as a coal miner.
Patrick married Catherine VALLELY, daughter of James VALLELY and Susan STARS, on 21 Feb 1878 in Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Catherine VALLELY was born on 12 Mar 1858 in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland and was baptised on 31 Mar 1858 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 5.)
The marriage was celebrated after banns according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. Thomas Frawley was the celebrant priest. The witnesses were Edward Duffy and Catherine Duffy, both of whom made their X mark.
1 GRO Scotland, Blantyre Lanarkshire 624 no 13 1878.
2 1881 UK census, Bothwell Lanarkshire 625/1 en d 10 page 27 115 Bothwell Park Rows.
3 LDS, IGI.
4 (accessed 22 June 2008), 1871 census New Monkland 651/1 en d 25.
GRO Index, Catholic Parish Registers Baptisms.