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CURREN, Thomas
(About 1815-Before 1872)
FOX, Jane
(About 1820-Before 1872)
CURRAN, Thomas


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1. LAMONT, Mary Jane

CURRAN, Thomas

  • Born: 1845, Ireland 1 2
  • Marriage (1): LAMONT, Mary Jane on 12 February 1872 in RC Chapel, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Died: 21 January 1890, Cleland, Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 3

  General Notes:

The 1881 census for Cleland, in the western district of Shotts parish, recorded Thomas Curran as head of a household living at 4 Omoa Square. Thomas was a coal miner by occupation. He had been born in Ireland, and was recorded as 35 years of age.

In the birth certificate of his daughter, Ellen, in 1882, Thomas Curran was recorded as being a coalminer. He and his wife, Mary Curran, née Lamont, married at Wishaw on 12 February 1872, according to the birth certificate. Thomas Curran, who was present where the baby was born, gave notice of his daughter's birth before the registrar, William Spence, at Cleland on 4 May 1882, and made his X mark.

Thomas was a coalminer, according to the marriage certificate of his daughter, Mary Jane, registered in 1899. Thomas was deceased by then.

Ellen Curran, daughter of Thomas, married in 1901. In her marriage certificate, Thomas was recorded as 'coal miner deceased'. 1 4 5

Thomas married Mary Jane LAMONT, daughter of Daniel LAMOND and Catherine DARROCH, on 12 February 1872 in RC Chapel, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland. (Mary Jane LAMONT was born in 1845 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated, after banns, according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. The priest was Father James Gilmour RCC in Wishaw. The witnesses were Edward Rourke, who made his X mark, and Mary Martin.

Thomas Curran was a single man, aged 25 years. He was 'of Cleland' in the parish of Shotts. He worked as coal miner. Both of his parents were deceased.

Mary Lamont, who made her X mark, was also single, and was aged 26 years. She worked as a housekeeper. Her address was the same as that of Thomas Curran.

The marriage was registered on 13 February 1872 at Wishaw, Thomas Steele being the signing registrar. 2


1 1881 UK census, Shotts west district 655/3 en d 1 4 Omoa Square.

2 GRO Scotland, Marriages Cambusnethan 1872 628 12 February.

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4 GRO Scotland, Marriage 655/3 No 6 West Dist. Shotts 1901.

5 GRO Scotland, Births Western District of Shotts 655/3 no 23 1882.

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