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(About 1785-)
(About 1785-)
(About 1785-Before 1851)
(About 1785-0020/1864)
McNERNEY, Patrick
(About 1815-)
McCONVILL, Catherine
(About 1815-0003/1898)
McINERNEY, Catherine


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1. CAVANAGH, James

McINERNEY, Catherine 3

  • Born: 3 February 1849, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4 5 6 7
  • Baptised: 13 February 1849, St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 7
  • Marriage (1): CAVANAGH, James on 24 November 1865 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Died: 29 March 1909 at 3.05am, 5 Stonefield Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland 8

   Cause of her death was heart disease of six months' duration.

   Other names for Catherine were CAVANAGH, Catherine,9 McANAIRNEY, Catherine,3 10 McANARNEY, Catherine,11 McANERNEY, Catherine,10 McENARNEY, Catherine,12 McENEARNEY, Catherine, McINAIRNIE, Catherine,3 McINARNEY, Catherine,9 13 McINEARNEY, Catherine, McINEARNY, Cath,7 McINERNY, Catherine 14 and McNARNEY, Catherine.6

  General Notes:

Roman Catholic Records
St Margaret's RC Parish Airdrie

"Cath lawf Pat McInearny Cath McConvil Feb 3 Feb 13 Honor Smith (signed ) D. McNab"

Catherine McNarney was recorded in 1861 by the census of that year. She lived in Old Monkland parish, with her family: two parents and seven children including herself, at 1 Clarkson's 2nd Land, Coatdyke, a dwelling which had two rooms with windows. She was recorded as being 13 years old and a scholar. Her birthplace was noted as Airdrie.

The 1871 census recorded James and Catherine Cavanagh living in no. 44 Greenend of Calder in the parish of Garturk in Old Monkland. The house had only one of the rooms with a window. They had two children, Patrick and Mary. Catherine was aged 22 years, and was recorded as born in Airdrie.

The 1881 census for the parish of Bothwell, recorded the Cavanagh family living at no 15 New Row, Thankerton. The parents, James and Catherine were 33 years and 31 years old respectively. The children were Patrick, 13 years, Mary, 10 years, and Elizabeth aged 5 years. Patrick and his father were coal miners. They were recorded as born in Bothwell parish. Catherine was born in Airdrie, and Mary and Elizabeth in Old Monkland.

In 1891, Catherine was living in Blantyre, according to the census of that year, with her husband, James, and her son, Patrick, both coal miners, at 29 Hall St. She was aged 42 years. She was born in Airdrie. Her house had two rooms with windows. At 31 Hall Street, Blantyre, near to Catherine's family, the 1891 census recorded Catherine's brother, John, and their mother, 'Catherine McColville', living, also, in a house with two rooms windowed.

In 1901 the census for Blantyre recorded Catherine living with her husband, James, and a young boarder called Francis Torley. Her age was recorded as 52 years and her birthplace as Airdrie.

Catherine died in 1909, on 29 March. The death certificate recorded her as 58 years old at the time of death. 4 6 7 15 16

  Research Notes:


There are a great many spellings of Catherine's surname, only some of which are reproduced here.

  Medical Notes:

Dr Hugh M. Donaldson certified the cause of death.

Catherine's death was notified to James Brown, the registrar on the day of her death by her son Patrick Cavanagh who, the certificate says, had been present where the death occurred. 16

Catherine married James CAVANAGH, son of James CAVANAGH and Mary SMITH, on 24 November 1865 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (James CAVANAGH was born on 18 September 1845 in Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4, baptised on 21 September 1845 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 17 and died 1 August 1913 at 5.15 am Friday in 54 Stonefield Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland 18.). The cause of his death was Bronchitis; myocarditis and cardiac failure.

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage took place in St Margaret's RC Church in Airdrie and was celebrated according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church, The celebrant was Father Michael O'Keeffe CC. The witnesses were John Owens & Ellen Tippen.

James Cavanagh, the groom was aged 18 years at the time of the wedding, and his occupation was that of iron miner. His usual residence was in Dunipace parish, Stirlingshire. Both of his parents were deceased at the time of his marriage.

The bride, Catherine, was aged 16 years and her occupation was 'factory hand'. She was usually resident in Coatdyke, in the parish of Old Monkland.

The marriage was registered in the Middle district of Old Monkland. 19


1 National Records of Scotland, Roman Catholic Archives.

2 National Records of Scotland.

3 LDS Family Search, IGI.

4 1891 UK Census.

5 1871 UK census, 652-3.

6 1861 UK census, Old Monkland 652/3 en d 1/3 page 5.

7 Roman Catholic Records, St Margaret's RC Parish Airdrie Lanarkshire.

8 GRO Scotland, Blantyre 624.

9 GRO Scotland, Death Old Monkland 1874.

10 Roman Catholic Records, St Patrick's RC parish Coatbridge Lanarkshire Baptisms.

11 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 624 No 122 Blantyre 1951-daughter Mary.

12 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate 652/3 No 140 East District Old Monkland 1872-son John.

13 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 652/3 No 185 East District Old Monkland 1874-son John.

14 Roman Catholic Records, St Patrick's RC parish Coatbridge Lanarkshire Baptisms 1874.

15 1881 UK census.

16 GRO Scotland, 1909 Blantyre.

17 GRO Scotland, Airdrie St Margaret's 1845 baptisms.

18 GRO Scotland, Blantyre parish.

19 GRO Scotland, Marriages New Monkland 1865.

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