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DONNLEY, Isabella


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1. LINESS, Arthur

DONNLEY, Isabella 1

  • Born: 1764, Ireland 2
  • Marriage (1): LINESS, Arthur about 1789
  • Died: November-December 1842, St Mirin's RC Parish, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 3

   Other names for Isabella were DONELLY, Bell, DONELLY, Isa:, DONELLY, Isab.,4 DONNELLY, Isabella,5 LEINISS, Isabella,5 LYNES, Isabel 2 and LYNIS, Isabella.1

  General Notes:

The 1841 census recorded Isabel Lynes living with her husband, Arthur, at 20 Queen Street, Paisley. She was in the age range 75-79 years, and had been born in Ireland. Isabel was noted as being 'assistant', presumably to Arthur as shoemaker, in the occupation column.

Roman Catholic Records
St Mirin's Parish Paisley

"Obituary 1842
(immediately before name marked Feby) Arthur Lynas
(third from end of list, well after Sepr) Mrs Lynas"

When Catherine Quigley died in 1873, her death certificate recorded her mother as "Isabella Lynis MS Donnley (Deceased)". 1 2

  Noted events in her life were:

sponsor at baptism, 1 March 1828, St Mirin's RC Chapel, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. 6 Arthur Linnis and Isabella Donnelly were sponsors for Mary Fullarton, daughter of John Fullarton and Susan Hagan or Higgins.

Fr William Caven was the priest who baptised the child.

Isabella married Arthur LINESS about 1789. (Arthur LINESS was born in 1762 in Ireland 2 and died in February 1842 in St Mirin's RC Chapel, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.)


1 GRO Scotland, Airdrie Lanarkshire Deaths 1873.

2 1841 UK Census, Paisley High en d 17 page 9 20 Queen Street.

3 GRO Scotland, 'Obituary' list St Mirin's 1842.

4 Roman Catholic Records, St Andrew's RC parish Glasgow Baptisms 1798.

5 GRO Scotland, Death Paisley 1883 RDS 573 No 629.

6 GRO Scotland, St Mirin's Paisley baptisms 1828.

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