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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. LYNCH, Mary

DONNELLY, Joseph 2 3

  • Born: 25 September 1867, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2
  • Marriage (1): LYNCH, Mary on 26 February 1895 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1

  General Notes:

The 1871 census for Bothwell parish recorded Joseph Donnelly and his family living at Spellhall in Holytown district. Joseph was the youngest child. He had been born in Shotts parish and was recorded as 3 years old.

Joseph Donnelly was recorded as 13 years old by the 1881 census for Shotts parish, where he had been born. He was a scholar.

The 1891 census for Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, recorded a widow, Margaret Donnelly, as head of the household at 17 Auchinlee, near the village of Cleland. She was living there with her son, Joseph, and her granddaughter, Margaret. Joseph was recorded as 20 years of age and had been born in Shotts parish. He worked as a coalminer. 4 5 6

Joseph married Mary LYNCH, daughter of Patrick LYNCH and Mary LAVERY, on 26 February 1895 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Mary LYNCH was born on 18 December 1866 in Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland 2 and was baptised in 1866 in County Armagh, Ireland 7.)


1 GRO Index, Marriages.

2 LDS Family Search, IGI.

3 GRO Index, Births.

4 1871 UK census, Bothwell parish Holytown district 625/2 en d 5 page 28.

5 1881 UK census, Shotts western district 655/3 en d 3 page 6 12 Carlisle Road.

6 1891 UK Census, Shotts 655/3 en d 3 page 15 17 Auchinlee.

7 Irish Family History Foundation, Church Baptism Record.

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