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McCONAGHEY, Michael (DNA Linked)
(About 1805-1872)
O'NEILL, Margaret (DNA Linked)
(About 1815-1895)
DOUDS, Edward
(About 1815-Before 1904)
(About 1820-Before 1904)
DOUDS, Catherine
(About 1842-1904)


Family Links

1. DONNELLY, Patrick


  • Born: 16 September 1873, County Armagh, Ireland 2
  • Marriage (1): DONNELLY, Patrick on 11 July 1895 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 2 January 1947 at 3.15 pm, 11 Silverburn Crescent, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 3 4

   Cause of her death was senility.4

   Other names for Ellen were DONNELLY, Ellan,3 DONNELLY, Helen,4 McCONAGHY, Ellen 2 and McCONNACHIE, Helen.4

  General Notes:

In 1901 the census for Shotts parish recorded Ellan Donnelly living with her husband and two children of 2 years and under at 8 Omoa Square. Ellan was recorded as 25 years of age and had been born in Ireland.

When Helen Donnelly died in 1947 her death certificate recorded her age as 73 years. It also recorded that she was the widow of Patrick Donnelly coal miner. Her parents were deceased. 3 4

  Medical Notes:

R.S.McDougall MB. ChB. certified the cause of Helen's death.

Thomas McGinn, Helen Donnelly's son in law, of 4 Silverburn Crescent, Newarthill, gave notice of her death at Holytown on 5 January 1947 before the registrar, Arnold E. Watt. 4

Ellen married Patrick DONNELLY, son of Patrick DONNELLY and Catherine DONNELLY, on 11 July 1895 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (Patrick DONNELLY was born on 16 October 1863 in Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 and died between 1901 and 1947 3 4.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated after banns according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. The priest was Father Patrick hackett and the witnesses were Michael McConnachie and Maggie Creaney.

Patrick Donnelly was a quarryman aged 20 years. He was unmarried and lived at Crossgates Cleland. Both of his parents were deceased.

Ellen McConnachie was an unmarried woman of 18 years who lived at 35 Omoa Square Cleland. 1


1 GRO Scotland, Marriages WD Shotts 655/3 no 16 Cleland.

2 LDS Family Search, IGI.

3 1901 UK Census, Shotts Omoa village 8 Omoa Square 655/3 en d 1 page 2.

4 GRO Scotland, Deaths Holytown Lanarkshire 625/02 no 2.

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