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(About 1815-Before 1865)
McLEAN, Edward
McLEAN, Maria


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1. McGUNNIGAL, James

DONNELLY, Ellen 2 3

  • Born: 1875, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): McGUNNIGAL, James on 15 November 1900 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 27 November 1936 at 7.55 am, 72/C Lauchope Street, Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland

   Cause of her death was influenza on 1 day; cardiac failure over 15 minutes.

   Other names for Ellen were DONNELLY, Helen, McGUNNIGAL, Ellen and McGUNNIGAL, Helen.

  General Notes:

The 1891 census for the Holytown district in Bothwell parish, recorded Ellen Donnelly living with her family in Stevenson's Land in the village of Chapelhall. Ellen was aged 15 years and was a domestic servant. She had been born in Bothwell parish.

Helen died in 1936, a widow, aged 60 years, as her death certificate recorded. Her own parents were deceased by then. Her death was notified by her son, Patrick. 4

  Medical Notes:

J. McFarlane MB ChB certified the causes of death.

The informant was the son of the deceased, Patrick, of 72/A Lauchope Street, Chapelhall. He notified the registrar, James Paterson, at Holytown on 27 November 1936.

Because the death was a sudden death, a precognition was carried out on behalf of the Procurator Fiscal's Office. The results were published in the Register of Corrected Entries, Volume 6 Page 14. This confirmed the details in the original death certificate.

Ellen married James McGUNNIGAL, son of Patrick McGUNNIGAL and Mary Anne FOX, on 15 November 1900 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (James McGUNNIGAL was born 13 November 1874 at 6.30 pm in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 1 May 1930 at 7.30 am in 72/A Lauchope Street, Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland 5.). The cause of his death was chronic interstitial nephritis over 6 months and uraemia for 13 days.

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated, after banns, according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. The priest who married James and Ellen was Father William Carmichael. The witnesses were Charles Sweeney and Agnes Shields.

James McGunnigal was a blastfurnaceman, a bachelor, aged 26 years, of 15 Front Row, Clyde Iron Works, Old Monkland. His mother was deceased.

Ellen Donnelly was 24 years old, and unmarried. She lived at Co-operative Buildings, Chapelhall. No occupation was noted for her. Her mother was deceased too.

The marriage was registered at Holytown on 19 November 1900, William Richard being registrar. 1


1 GRO Scotland, Marriage certificate RDS 625/2 No 106 Holytown 1900.

2 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 625/2 Holytown 1930/husband James.

3 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 655/3 No 16 Cleland 1904/husbnd James.

4 1891 UK Census, Bothwell parish Holytown district 625/2 en d 14 page 3 Stevenson's land Chapelhall.

5 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 625/2 Holytown 1930.

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