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James Quigley 1851-1923

Name: James Quigley
Sex: Male.
Birth: 1851 in County Monaghan, Ireland.
Death: 28th Oct 1923 at 50 Hamilton Street in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland.
Father: Father John Quigley (1816)
Mother: Mother Ellen Ward (1825)
Marriage(s): Spouse Ellen Furrey   On 23rd Nov 1876 at Roman Catholic Chapel in Govan.
Occupation(s): Journeyman, Mason, Mason Hewer, Hall Keeper & Engineers Labourer.

23 Princes Street, Govan. (1876 SRM), 21 Queen Street, Govan. (1881 Census), 132 Harmony Row, Govan. (1891 Census), 46 Harmony Row, Govan. (1901 Census), 50 Hamilton Street, Govan (1923 SRD)

John James
John James Quigley born 9th May 1879 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Edward Quigley born 28th July 1881 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Hugh Quigley born 29th Sep 1883 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Francis Quigley born 28th Dec 1886 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Mary-Ellen Mary-Ellen Quigley born 15th Feb 1888 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 16th Sep 1890 in Govan. *1
Michael Michael Quigley born 27th Jan 1890 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 2nd Apr 1942 in Govan. *2
Margaret Margaret Quigley born 3rd Nov 1892 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Mary-Ellen Mary-Ellen Quigley born 28th Dec 1894 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Kate Kate Quigley born 25th Mar 1897 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 31st Mar 1897 in Govan. *3


I can find no entries for the birth of James as recording of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Ireland of catholics did not begin until 1864, a further search for James in the surviving catholic parish records in County Monaghan prior to 1864 also returned no positive results.

James stayed 23 Princes Street, Govan at time of Marriage in 1876, witnesses where Edward Quigley and Anne Early.

James died aged 74 of Paralysis Agitans, Bronchitis, Cardiac Disease and Cardiac Failure. Informant was son John James who was living at 25 Logie Street, Govan.

James is on the 1881, 1891 and 1901 Censuses for Govan.

*1 Mary Ellen (1888) was born at 80 Harmony Row, Govan, she died at 132 Harmony Row, Govan aged 2yrs 7mths. Cause of death was Whooping Cough and Bronchio Pneumonia. Informant was father.

*2 Michael was born at 132 Harmony Row, Govan, he died at 50 Nethan Street, Govan aged 52yrs. Cause of death was Chronic Bronchitis (14yrs) and Myocarditis. Informant was brother Hugh who was living at 13 Sawmillfield Street, Maryhill, Glasgow. Michael's occupation was Shipyard Labourer. He was also unmarried.

*3 Kate was born at 132 Harmony Row, Govan, she died of a birth debility 6 days old.

In 1912 The Burgh of Govan was annexed to Glasgow.

Princes Street, Queen Street and Hamilton Street where all renamed to Vicerfield Street, Neptune Street and Nethan Street sometime in the 1930's.     More details



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