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ROURKE, Francis (DNA Linked)
(About 1806-007/1883)
CAMPBELL, Margaret (DNA Linked)
(About 1810-)
WARD, Henry
(About 1825-Before 1885)
McGURK, Alice
(About 1825-Between 1872/1885)
ROURKE, Edward
WARD, Mary


Family Links


  • Born: 5 May 1873, Cleland, Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1

   Other names for Mary were OROURKE, Mary,2 RORK, Mary and ROURKE, Mary.

  General Notes:

IThe 1881 census for Bothwell parish recorded Mary Rork living at Bellerophone Row with her family. 8 years of age, she was a scholar and had been born in Shotts parish.

In the 1891 census for 24 Crofthead, Neilston, a married woman with children was registered:

Mary O'Rourke, born Cleland, Head, Married, aged 39 years, a bleachfield worker
Mary O'Rourke, born Cleland, daughter, unmarried, aged 17 years, a thread worker (this Mary)
Margaret O'Rourke, born Clarkston, daughter, unmarried, aged 15 years, a thread worker
Henry O'Rourke, born Quarter, son, unmarried, aged 11 years, a half-time worker
Sarah Kennedy O'Rourke, born Cadzow, daughter, unmarried, aged 5 years.

The 1901 census for Old Monkland recorded Mary, aged 24 years, as a laundress. She lived with her mother, brother and sisters at 57 Langmuir Square Coatbridge. Her birth place was Cleland. 2 3


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 1901 UK Census, Old Monkland parish Lanarkshire; ED: 43; Page: 15.

3 1891 UK Census, Neilston Crofthead En 4 24 Crofthead.

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