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McCONVIL, Francis
(About 1815-Before 1863)
O'HARE, Elizabeth
(About 1820-After 1863)


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1. HUGHES, Alice


  • Born: 1843, Rathfriland, County Down, Ireland 1
  • Marriage (1): HUGHES, Alice on 26 November 1863 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland

   Another name for John was McCONVILLE, John.1 2

  General Notes:

The 1881 census for Carnwath recorded John McConville living as head other household at 2 Lothian Street. As well as his wife Alice, he had living with him at that date three sons and two daughters. John, who was Irish born, was aged 36 and worked as a coal miner.

When his daughter Alice was born in 1883 in Carnwath, John was recorded as being a roadsman in a coal pit. He and his wife's marriage was recorded as having taken place in December 1863 at Carluke.

In the death certificate of his daughter Alice in 1964 John McConville [sic] was recorded as an egg merchant. He was deceased by then. 1

John married Alice HUGHES, daughter of Patrick HUGHES and Agnes KENNEDY, on 26 November 1863 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland. (Alice HUGHES was born in 1844 in Rathfriland, County Down, Ireland 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated after banns according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. The presiding priest was Mortimer Cassidy, RC Clergyman Carluke, and the witnesses were Catherine Maclean and Matilda Kirk.

John McConvil, who made his X mark, was a pithead labourer and unmarried. He was recorded as 22 and resident at Highwood Carnwath. His father was deceased.

Alice Hughes also made her X mark. She was a farm servant and unmarried. Her recorded age was 21 and her place of residence was also Highwood Carnwath.

The marriage was registered at Carluke on November 26 1863, John Fraser being the signing registrar.


1 1881 UK census, Carnwath Lanarkshire 632 en d 9 page 27.


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