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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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QUIGLEY, Duncan 1 2

  • Born: 12 December 1868 at 4.30 pm, Holmes Colliery, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland 2
  • Baptised: 30 January 1869, St Joseph's RC Parish, Kilmarnock, Scotland 1
  • Died: 10 November 1872 at 12.30 am, Knowehead, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland 3

   Cause of his death was diptheria of 5 days duration.

   Another name for Duncan was TWEEDLEY, Duncan.4

  General Notes:

There were two Duncan Quigleys born in Galston within a short time of each other. They were cousins, one the child of Thomas Quigley and Helen Barbour, the other this Duncan Quigley.

Duncan's father, Peter, signed the birth register with his X mark on 26 December 1868. Peter was recorded there as a coal miner.

Roman Catholic Records
St Joseph's Parish Kilmarnock

Names of children: Duncan
Legitimacy: legitimate
Names of Parents: Peter/Patrick Quigley & Magt. George C.P.
Date of Birth: 12 Dec.
Name of Sponsors: Catherine Lynos
Name of Clergyman: George J. Smith
Date of Baptism: Jan 30/69"

Duncan Quigley was recorded as "Duncan Tweedley" in 1871 census. He was living in Galston with his family where he had been born. He was aged 2 years and the youngest named of the family then. The family of 2 adults and 6 children lived in a house with only one windowed room.

Duncan died aged 4 years. 1 2 4 5

  Medical Notes:

Dr I. McClatchy certified the cause of death.

Duncan's, father, Peter, who was present where the death occurred, notified the registrar, James C. Hutchison, at Galston on 11 November 1872, and made his X mark.


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

2 GRO Scotland, Galston district Ayrshire Births 1868.

3 GRO Scotland, v 593 no 115 Galston 1872.

4 1871 UK census, Galston parish Ayrshire; ED: 6; Page: 24.

5 1871 UK census.

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