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QUIGLY, John (DNA Linked)
(About 1796-Between 1841/1851)
LYNAS, Catharine (DNA Linked)
GEORGE, Samuel (DNA Linked)
REID, Rebecca (DNA Linked)
(1794-Before 1851)
QUIGLY, Patrick (DNA Linked)
GEORGE, Margaret (DNA Linked)


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1. GRACEY, Mary

2. DUGEN, Sarah

QUIGLEY, Arthur 3 4 5

  • Born: 22 June 1862 at 2.30 pm, Holmes Colliery, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland 3 6
  • Baptised: 16 August 1862, St Joseph's RC Parish, Kilmarnock, Scotland 4
  • Marriage (1): GRACEY, Mary on 8 July 1887 in 4 Buckingham Street, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland 1
  • Marriage (2): DUGEN, Sarah on 21 March 1924 in 134 Crookston Street, Glasgow Scotland 2
  • Died: 2 March 1941 at 3.15 pm, Belvidere Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

   Cause of his death was cerebral thrombosis and broncho pneumonia.5

   Other names for Arthur were TWEEDLEY, Arthur 1 7 and TWEEDLY, Arthur.2 5 8 9 10

  General Notes:

Arthur's father, Peter, notified the registrar of Arthur's birth on 12 July 1862, and signed the register. Peter was a coal miner according to the certificate of birth.

Roman Catholic Records
St Joseph's Parish Kilmarnock

Names of children: Arthur
Legitimacy: legitimate
Names of Parents: Peter Quigley & Margaret George Co (? or it may be an elaborate 'C')
Date of Birth: 17th July
Name of Sponsors: Anne Murphy
Name of Clergyman: John Gall
Date of Baptism: 16th August"
Note: There is a marked discrepancy between the date of birth of Arthur Quigley as noted here and in his birth certificate.

The 1871 census recorded Arthur Tweedley aged 9 years. He was a scholar and living in Galston, Ayrshire, at Knowehead Rows with his parents, brothers, and sisters. Galston was the town where he had been born.

Arthur was recorded, aged 19 years, in the 1881 census, as a coal miner. He was single and lived with his family in the parish of Dalziel, Lanarkshire, at 22 Dalziel Street. His birthplace was Galston, Ayrshire.

It was Arthur Quigley, son of the deceased and present where the death occurred, who notified the registrar of Peter Quigley's death in 1881 at Motherwell.

At his marriage in 1887, Arthur was a warehouse packer and resided at 12 Rutherglen Road Glasgow. In his marriage certificate his name was recorded as Tweedley, as was his father, Peter's. This also happened with his mother's name and the surnames on Adelina's birth certificate.

Arthur signed the register at the birth of his daughter, Adelina, in 1888. He was recorded there as a cloth warehouse packer. His address was 18 Grove Street Glasgow.

In 1891 Arthur Tweedly gave notice of the birth of his son Arthur. The birth certificate recorded that he was a warehouse packer and had been present where the birth occurred. The child was born at 23 Gayfield Street Glasgow.

On 31 July 1894, Arthur signed the birth register at Dalziel registry office for his daughter, Harriet Jane, who was also given the patronymic, McArthur, as well as her surname. He was a railway porter at this time.

In 1918, in his son, Arthur's marriage certificate, Arthur was recorded as an engineer's assistant.

In the death certificate of his wife, Mary Gracie, in 1923, Arthur was recorded as an engineer's machinist.

When his son Arthur married in 1924 Arthur Tweedly was again recorded as an engineer's machinist.

Arthur died in Belvidere Hospital in 1941. His death certificate recorded his usual residence as 83 West Street Glasgow. His biographical details were recorded as follows:
"Arthur Tweedly (formerly Arthur Quigley) Sheet Iron Store Keeper Widower of 1st Mary Gracie 2nd Sarah Dougan or Degan or Ross". His age was recorded as 78 years - he was in fact 79 years old at death. Both of his parents were deceased. 3 4 5 7 8 9 11 12 13

  Medical Notes:

John S. Aitchison MB ChB certified the causes of death.

Harriet Reid, of 34 Bank Street Paisley, daughter of the deceased man, gave notice of his death before the registrar at Glasgow on 3 March 1941. 5

Arthur married Mary GRACEY, daughter of John GRACEY and Margaret LIGHTBODY, on 8 July 1887 in 4 Buckingham Street, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland.1 (Mary GRACEY was born 12 May 1858 at 11.50 pm in Beechwood Square, Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland 14 and died 17 March 1923 at 8.10 pm in 34 Bank Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 8.). The cause of her death was pulmonary tuberculosis.5

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was conducted according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland. The minister was James Wallace, minister of the Free Church of Scotland. The witnesses were Dawson Smith and Helen Murray.

The groom, Arthur Tweedley, aged 25 years, was an unmarried man, working as a warehouse packer. His usual residence was 12 Rutherglen Road, Glasgow. His father, Peter Tweedley, was dead, but Margaret, his mother, was still alive.

The bride was Mary Gracie, an unmarried woman of 26 years, a domestic servant. Both her parents were deceased. It appears from the address that the marriage was solemnised at the house where Mary worked.

The marriage was registered at Partick on 11 Jult 1887.

1 15

Arthur next married Sarah DUGEN, daughter of James DUGEN and Anne BURNS, on 21 March 1924 in 134 Crookston Street, Glasgow Scotland.2 (Sarah DUGEN was born on 24 August 1871 in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland 2 16 and died before 2 March 1941.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage took place according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland. The Minister of Maxwell Parish, Glasgow, Alfred Brown, married the couple. The witnesses were John and Helen Rodger of 12 Tower Street Glasgow.

Arthur Tweedly was a widower of 62 years, whose occupation was recorded as wood sawyer. He was living at 134 Crookston Street Glasgow. Both of his parents were deceased.

Sarah Dougan, or Degan, or Ross, was a widow of 52 years of age. Her address was the same as that of the groom. Her parents were deceased.

The marriage was registered at Glasgow on 24 March 1924. 2


1 GRO Scotland, Partick Lanarkshire Marriages 1887.

2 GRO Scotland, Gorbals district Glasgow Marriages 1924.

3 1881 UK census, Dalziel Lanarkshire En D2 page 12.

4 Roman Catholic Church, St Joseph's RC Parish Kilmarnock Baptisms. 0.

5 GRO Scotland, Shettleston district Glasgow Deaths 1941.

6 GRO Scotland, Galston 22 June 1862.

7 1871 UK census, Galston parish Ayrshire; ED: 6; Page: 24.

8 GRO Scotland, Paisley Renfrewshire Deaths 1923.

9 GRO Scotland, Kelvin Glasgow Births 1891.

10 GRO Edinburgh (2002), Stevenston Ayrshire; ED: 7; Page: 34.

11 GRO Scotland, Dalziel parish Lanarkshire Deaths 1881.

12 GRO Scotland, Paisley Renfrewshire Marriages 1924.

13 GRO Scotland, Dalziel parish Motherwell Births 1894.

14 GRO Scotland, Auchinleck Ayrshire Births 1958.

15 various, Robert Tweedly.

16 LDS, IGI.

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