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MOFFAT, Patrick
(About 1770-Before 1859)
(About 1770-Before 1859)
McKILLOP, Duncan
McKELLOP, Patrick


Family Links

1. QUIGLEY, Annabella (DNA Link)

McKELLOP, Patrick 2 3

  • Born: Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4
  • Baptised: 16 June 1816, New Monkland parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): QUIGLEY, Annabella (DNA Link) on 8 January 1844 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 12 July 1875 at 9.30 am, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland 5

   Cause of his death was compound fracture of the forearm for 45 days, emphysema of the lungs and pneumonia.

   Other names for Patrick were McKELLOP, Peter,6 McKILLIP, Peter,2 McKILLOP, Patrick 7 8 and McKILLOP, Peter.9 10 11

  General Notes:

Old Parish Register
Airdrie or New Monkland Parish Lanarkshire

Patrick Mckellop son of Duncan Mckellop Miner in Airdrie and Jane Moffat was born 16 June 1816"

In the 1841 census a Patrick McKillop aged 25-29 years lived with his parents and brothers at Aitchison St Airdrie. He was an iron miner.

On 5 February 1843 Patrick [sic] and Isabella McKillop were sponsors at the baptism of Jane Harkin, lawful daughter of John Harkin and Jane McKillop

On 26 February 1843 Patrick McKillop [sic] and Isabella Quigley were witnesses at the marriage of Arthur McCormick and Mary Black at St Margaret's RC Chapel Airdrie. The celebrant priest was Fr Alex Smith. The couple being married were noted as being resident in Rawyards Airdrie.

On 21 November 1843 Peter McKillip and Isabella Quigly were sponsors at the baptism of Mary, lawful daughter of Charles Kelly and Catherine Bocanan at St Margaret's RC Chapel Airdrie. Fr William Walsh baptised the child who had been born on 3 August 1843.

The 1851 census records Peter as married but living at his parents' home without his wife and small family. His age was given as 32 years. His occupation was recorded as 'miner'.

The 1861 census for New Monkland parish Lanarkshire recorded Peter McKellop, aged 45 years and an Ironstone miner, living at 36 Bell Street with his wife Isabella and their six children, Cathrine, Duncan, John, Peter, Margaret and Arthur. Peter had been born in Airdrie and his wife in Busby, Renfrewshire. The children aged between 1 year and 16 years had all been born in Airdrie.

In 1871, Peter and Isabella McKillop were living with their five children: Duncan, aged 24 years, John, 22 years, Peter, 18 years, Margaret, 16 years, and Arthur, 12 years, at 51 Bell Street, Airdrie. Catherine Quigley, aged 71 years, Peter's mother-in-law, also lived there. All were born in Airdrie, except Catherine and Isabella who were recorded as having been born in Paisley. Peter was recorded as 63 years of age and was a worker in an iron works.

When his son Peter married in October 1871 Peter senior was recorded as an Iron Work Labourer.

Peter died in 1875, leaving Isabella a widow. He was described in the death certificate as havin been an 'engine smith's labourer'. He died in hospital and his normal residence was given as 3 Bell Street, Airdrie. He was aged 60 years. Both of his parents were already dead.

Peter was dead when his son Arthur married in 1883. He was described then as a labourer.

In the 1905 death certificates of his son Duncan and John, Peter McKillop was recorded as a coal miner, and was deceased.

In the 1913 death certificate of Peter McKillop, son of Peter McKillop, the occupation of the elder Peter was recorded as a boilermaker.

When his daughter Catherine, a Sister of Mercy in Liverpool, died in 1927 her death certificate recorded him as "Peter McKillop Ironmonger (Deceased)". 3 5 6 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

  Medical Notes:

The causes of death were certified by Thomas B. Dunn, house surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Duncan McKillop, Peter's son, notified the registrar, Peter Ferguson, at Glasgow on 15 July 1875, of his father's death.

Patrick married Annabella QUIGLEY (DNA Link), daughter of John QUIGLY (DNA Linked) and Catharine LYNAS (DNA Linked), on 8 January 1844 in St Margaret's RC Chapel, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Annabella QUIGLEY (DNA Link) was born in 1818 in Busby, Lanarkshire, Scotland 6, baptised on 8 November 1818 in St Mirin's RC Chapel, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland and died 19 May 1890 at 7.00 pm in 13 Furnace Row, Newmains, Lanarkshire, Scotland 20.). The cause of her death was valvular heart disease and apoplexy of 15 minutes.

  Marriage Notes:

The IGI lists banns of marriage for this couple: Isobella Twigley and Patrick McKellop and is dated December 1843 New Monkland Lanarkshire Scotland.

Roman Catholic Records
St Margaret's Parish Airdrie

Jany 8
Patrick McKillop & Isabella Quigley Airdrie
Patrick McKillop and Isabella Quigley both residing in this parish having been regularly proclaimed were married by me on the 8th day of January 1844 in the presence of William Brownlee and Margaret Fullarton.
(signed) Alexr Smith" 1 2


1 GRO Scotland, St Margaret's Airdrie marriages 1844.

2 LDS Family Search, IGI.

3 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Airdrie or New Monkland Parish Lanarkshire Baptisms 1816.

4 1871 UK census, New Monkland 651.

5 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 644-3 No 1184 Glasgow.

6 1861 UK census, New Monkland parish Lanarkshire En D 8 p 61 36 Bell Street.

7 GRO Scotland, St Margaret's Airdrie 1846 August 9 baptisms/son Duncan.

8 National Archives of Scotland, Baptisms St Margaret's RC Chapel Airdrie book 1.

9 Poor Law records, General Register of Poor Dalziel parish Lanarkshire Scotland CO 1/37/61 no 826.

10 1871 UK census, New Monkland parish Lanarkshire v 651 En D 9 p 21 51 Bell Street.

11 GRO Scotland, Bridgeton Glasgow Marriages 1871.

12 1841 UK Census, New Monkland v651 En D 2 page 14 Aitchison Street.

13 1851 UK census, Airdrie En D 10 page 16 Bell St.

14 GRO Scotland, Marriage register RDS 638/1 No 12 1883/son Arthur.

15 National Archives of Scotland, Marriages St Margaret's Chapel Airdrie 1842-1857.

16 GRO Scotland, Cambusnethan Lanarkshire Deaths 1905.

17 GRO Scotland, New Monkland Lanarkshire Deaths 1905.

18 GRO Scotland, Middle District of Shotts Lanarkshire Deaths 1913.

19 GRO England and Wales, Edge Hill District County of Liverpool C.B. Deaths 1927.

20 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 628 No 141 Cambusnethan parish 1890.

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