|COLLINS, James Stone Quarryman
Cause of his death was acute phtisis over 2 months.4
In the 1871 census for Cambusnethan parish, Lanarkshire, James Collins was the head of the household residing at 66 Berryhill, 3rd Row. He was recorded as married, a quarryman, 29 years old and born in Ireland. With him lived his wife Rose Collins, also Irish born and aged 28 years, and their three children Ann, James and Patrick, aged 6 , 3, and 1 years respectively. The two older children were noted as having been born in Bothwell parish, and the youngest in Wishaw. the family's dwelling had one windowed room, and only the eldest child was at school. Along with the family two lodgers were listed: Peter Dougan aged 26 years, and James Kelly aged 31 years, neither married and both born in Ireland. Peter was a quarryman and James was a quarry labourer.
James Collins, son of the deceased and who was present where the death occurred, gave notice of his father's death at Cleland on 25 October 1889. 4
James married Rose McILROY. (Rose McILROY was born about 1843 in Ireland and died between 3 February 1872 and 14 June 1889 2.)
1 GRO Scotland, Marriage West Dist. Shotts 655/3 no 4 1895 1896 registration.
2 GRO Scotland, West. District of Shotts parish Lanarkshire Marriages 1889.
3 1871 UK census, Cambusnethan Parish Lanarkshire; ED: 20; Page: 18.
4 GRO Scotland, West District of Shotts parish Lanarkshire Deaths 1889.
5 LDS Family Search, IGI.
GRO Scotland, Cambusnethan Parish Lanarkshire Scotland 1872.