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(About 1799-1868)
(About 1803-)
DONLY, Charles
(About 1795-Between 1832/1884)
(About 1795-Between 1832/1884)
DONNELLY, Margaret


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1. QUIN, Francis


  • Born: 27 November 1855 at 2.00 am, 100 Square, Omoa Iron Works, Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 3
  • Marriage (1): QUIN, Francis on 16 July 1877 in Cleland, Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1

   Other names for Mary were DONNALLY, Mary 2 3 and QUEEN, Mary.4

  General Notes:

James Donnally gave notice of his daughter, Mary's birth before the registrar, William Paterson, at Shotts on 18 December 1855 and made his X mark thereto.

In 1861 the census for Shotts recorded Mary Donnelly aged 5 years living with her family at 100 Omoa Square. She had been born in Shotts and was a scholar.

The 1871 census for Bothwell parish recorded Mary Donnelly and her family living at Spellhall in Holytown district. Mary had been born in Shotts parish and was recorded as 15 years old. She was the second eldest child and the eldest daughter.

In 1881 Mary Queen was recorded by the census for Shotts living at Wyndedge Farm Cleland with her husband and two small children aged 3 years and 1 year. She was 24 years of age by this record and had been born in Shotts parish. 3 4 5 6

Mary married Francis QUIN, son of Terence QUIN and Isabella CUSH, on 16 July 1877 in Cleland, Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Francis QUIN was born in Ireland and was baptised on 4 August 1845 in Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland 7.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated after banns according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. Thomas Moran, RC Clergyman, married the couple. The witnesses were Archibald Duffin and Mary Lafferty.

Francis Queen, who made his X mark, was a bachelor aged 29 years. He lived at Wyndyedge in the parish of Shotts and worked as a coal miner. His father was deceased.

Mary Donnelly was 22 years old and worked as a domestic servant. She was a single woman and lived at Auchinlea in the parish of Shotts.

The marriage was registered at Cleland on 19 July 1877, James Boag being the registrar. 1


1 GRO Scotland, Marriages Shotts parish western district 655/03 no 3 1877.

2 LDS Family Search, IGI.

3 GRO Scotland, Births Shotts parish Lanarkshire 655 no 270 1855.

4 1881 UK census, Shotts western district 655/3 en d 3 page 34 Wyndedge farm Cleland.

5 1861 UK census, Shotts 655 en d 2 page 5 100 Omoa Square.

6 1871 UK census, Bothwell parish Holytown district 625/2 en d 5 page 28.

7 Irish Family History Foundation, Church Baptism Record County Tyrone.

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