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QUIGLY, Thomas


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QUIGLY, Peter 1

  • Born: 5 January 1833, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Baptised: 25 February 1833, St Mirin's RC Chapel, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: probably about 1853

   Another name for Peter was QUIGLEY, Peter.3

  General Notes:

Roman Catholic Records
St Mirin's Parish Paisley Renfrewshire

"Peter lawful son of Thomas Quigly and Martha Dougherty born the 5th January 1833 was baptised by me the 25th February 1833. Sponsors Patrick Magrath and Mrs Magrath
(signed) John Bremner"

The 1841 census for Springburn, north of Glasgow, recorded Peter Quigly aged 8 years living in Wright Street with his parents and younger sister Martha. Peter had been born outside of Lanarkshire.

The 1851 census recorded Peter living at 48 Burnside Street, Blackfriars, Glasgow, in the family home. He was aged 18 years, unmarried, and was a printer. He had been born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire.

Peter Quigley, aged 20 and born in Johnston, Renfrewshire, residing at 48 Burnside one stair up right door, applied for parochial relief on November 30 1852. He was a single man, a piecer in the cotton mill.

He was applying on account of his poor health, and 'see Dr Harvey' was written in as a note here.

His residences were given as:
present house 5 years
Havannah 2 years
Muse lane 3 years
Lodgwell 2 years

It goes on: 'Applicant has always resided with his parents all his days'. An earlier application had been made for him under his father's name (book 4 December 1850 page 32, but this was not available). He was residing in his father's house at that time but they were so poor they could not support him. His father was a cotton spinner and only occasionally employed. The mother worked winding yarn when she could get it.
A note for 2 December 1852 was not clear enough to decipher except that it ended in 'house' so possibly Peter was admitted to the poorhouse.

The next note was dated 6 January 1853:
'The above left the hospital 2 weeks ago at his own request. He now applies for outdoor relief, he is confined to bed'. 'See Dr Harvey' was then added, and the date 7 January 1853.

The entry finished with
3/2/53 Committee continued 13 weeks
26/6/53 revisited 23/6/53 13 weeks
Glasgow 1 2 3 4


1 National Records of Scotland, St Mirin's RC Parish Paisley Baptismal Register 1/1/1825 to 7/1/1834.

2 1851 UK census, Blackfriars Glasgow vol 559 (or 644-1) en d 11 page 11 48 Burnside Street.

3 Poor Law records, D-Hew 10/1/3 page 527 No 22711 1852.

4 1841 UK Census, Springburn Lanarkshire 644/1 en d 146 page 3.

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