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HAMILL, Patrick 1
- Born: 31 May 1892 at 9.30 pm, Briggate, Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Another name for Patrick was HAMMILL, Patrick.2
Patrick's father, James Hamill, was the one who notified the authorities of his birth. He signed the register before William Richard, registrar, at Holytown on 20 June 1892.
In 1901 Patrick was 8 years old, according to the census. He was living in Chapelhall, where he had been born. His father was now deceased and his mother was head of the household. His two brothers and two half brothers lived at home too. Like John and Hugh he was a scholar.
In 1911 Patrick Hammill was recorded by the census living with his mother and brother and their two half-brothers in Main Street Chapelhall. He was 18 years old and single, born in Bothwell parish Lanarkshire. He worked as a "Colliery Horse Keeper" below ground.
Patrick was one of the witnesses at the marriage of James McGunnigle, his half brother, in 1913. 1 2 3
GRO Scotland, Holytown 1892 birth certificate RDS 625/2 no 229.
GRO, Holytown, Bothwell, Lanarkshire 625/02 Ed 18 page 7.
GRO Scotland, Marriage certificate RDS 624 Blantyre 1913/half brother James.