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MENZIES, Alexander
(About 1815-Before 1859)
(About 1815-After 1859)
(About 1840-)


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1. TWEEDLY, Henry


  • Born: About 1840, Glasgow, Scotland 2
  • Marriage (1): TWEEDLY, Henry on 29 July 1859 in Regent Terrace, Glasgow, Scotland 1

   Other names for Lilly were MENZIE, Lillie, MENZIES, Lilias, MENZIES, Lillias, MENZIES, Lily and TWEEDLY, Lily.2

  General Notes:

The 1881 census for Barony parish Glasgow recorded Lily Tweedly as head of the household resident at 315 Dalmarnock Road. She was recorded as 40 years of age and had been born in Glasgow. She was a widow. The household consisted of herself, her six children and two boarders, Duncan York an iron screwer, and John Milligan an iron labourer. Both of these were recorded as aged 19 years, unmarried, and born in Glasgow. 2

Lilly married Henry TWEEDLY, son of Charles TWEEDLEY and Jane MASON, on 29 July 1859 in Regent Terrace, Glasgow, Scotland.1 (Henry TWEEDLY was born about 1835 in Ireland 3 and died 5 August 1878 at 1.15 am in 350 Nuneaton Street, Glasgow, Scotland 4.). The cause of his death was angina pectoris.

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage took place according to the forms of the Presbyterian Church. The officiating minister was John Graham, of Barrack Street Church, Glasgow. The witnesses were David Fleming and Stewart Morison.

Henry, aged 22 years, of 12 Claybrae, Duke Street, Glasgow, was unmarried, and worked as a tinsmith and gasfitter.

Lilly was 20 years old, also unmarried, and of the same address, and worked in a mill.

Both signed the register. 5


1 Roman Catholic Church, Glasgow 1859 RDS 644-1 no 306.

2 1881 UK census, Barony 644/1 en d 23 page 20 315 Dalmarnock Road.

3 1851 UK census, Parish: Glasgow St John, Lanarkshire; ED: 1; Page: 19.

4 GRO Scotland, Bridgeton 1878 RDS 644-1 no 721.

5 Roman Catholic Church.

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