Lennon Ancestry in Blantyre

 

Screen Shot 2015-11-24 at 21.25.19I received the following lengthy ancestry document from Lindsay Thornton who lives in New Zealand. Here ancestors were from Blantyre and indeed some relations still live here. The document will be particularly interesting for anybody in Blantyre with the name LENNON, FOLEY, TONNER, MURDOCH, FLYNN, HIGGINS, MCINTYRE or ADAMS.

Chart for Elizabeth LENNON

First Generation

1. Elizabeth LENNON  was born on 02 Feb 1958 in Bellshill Maternity Hospital, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.

Elizabeth married William DEANS  son of William Alexander DEANS and Mildred Skillin BROWNLIE on 05 May 1978 in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire. William was born on 06 Nov 1955 in Robroyston Hospital, Glasgow, Lanark.

Second Generation

2. Hugh Martin LENNON  was born in 1925 in Blantyre, Lanark. He married Margaret Patricia FOLEY.

3. Margaret Patricia FOLEY  was born about 1930. She died in 2003 in Blantyre, Lanark.

DEATH: Died aged 73 years.

Third Generation

4. Martin LENNON  was born on 01 Mar 1899 in McAlpine’s Land, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Mary TONNER on 21 Feb 1919 in St Joseph’s Chapel, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner

5. Mary TONNER  was born on 11 Nov 1900 in 62 McAlpine’s Land, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Pit Head Worker

6. John FOLEY  was born on 10 Sep 1900 in 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire. He died in 1961 in Blantyre, Lanark. He married Margaret MURDOCH on 04 Jun 1924 in 50 Wellington Street, Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshir.

OCCUPATION: Structural Painter

DEATH: Died aged 60 years.

7. Margaret MURDOCH  was born on 24 Nov 1900 in Semple’s Land, Springwell, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. She died in 1980 in Blantyre, Lanark.

OCCUPATION: Domestic Servant

CENSUS: 1901 census – aged ? years living at ?? Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Died aged 79 years.

Fourth Generation

8. James LENNON  was born on 06 Oct 1867 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. He died on 03 Nov 1948 in 67 Auchinraith Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Annie FLYNN on 12 Sep 1893 in St Mary’s Church, Lanark, Lanarkshire.

James was born in 1867 in Hamilton.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [son Frederick’s death entry 1893]

CENSUS: 1871 Census – aged 3 years living at 66 Castle Wynd, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

9. Annie FLYNN  was born on 03 Oct 1862 in Lanark, Lanarkshire. She died on 18 Oct 1941 in 67 Auchinraith Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

Previously married name Brannan.

OCCUPATION: Cotton weaver [1881 census]

Millworker (marriage entry)

DEATH: Cerebral haemorrhage aged 79yrs. James Lennon (son) present.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 18 years living at Forrest Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

10. Hugh TONNER  was born on 15 Jun 1873 in Dunlop, Dalserf, Lanarkshire. He married Mary HIGGINS on 31 Dec 1892 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [son Cormick’s death entry 1950]

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 8 years of 23 Calder Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

11. Mary HIGGINS  was born on 05 Jan 1874 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 8 years living at 54 Hall street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1891 Census – aged 17 years living at 57 McAlpine’s, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Weaver [1891 census]

BIRTH: Surname ‘Hagans’ in IGI records

12. John FOLEY  was born in 1878 in Greenock, Renfrewshire. He died in 1961 in Greenock, Renfrew. He married Margaret DUGAN on 08 Jun 1900 in Greenock East, Renfrewshire.

OCCUPATION: Machineman (son John’s birth entry 1900)

Labourer [wife Margaret’s death entry 1910]

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 2 years living at 9 East Shaw Street, West Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1891 Census – aged 12 years living at 8 East Shaw Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1901 Census – aged 21 years living at ??, Greenock East, Renfrewshire.

DEATH: Died aged 81 years.

13. Margaret DUGAN  was born on 13 Mar 1881 in Drummaul, Antrim, Ireland. She died on 03 Jan 1910 in 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

BIRTH: Surname Recorded in IGI as Dougan

DEATH: Died aged 28 years of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Husband John present.

CENSUS: 1891 census – aged 10 years living at 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

14. William MURDOCH  was born on 05 Mar 1874 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire. He died on 02 Jun 1939 in Robertson’s Aeriated Works, Glasgow Rd, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Agnes STEWART on 16 Feb 1900 in Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [1891 census]

Coal Miner [marriage entry 1900]

Coal Miner [1901 census]

Coal Hewer [death entry 1939]

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 7 years living in Calder Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1891 Census – aged 17 years living at 21 McAlpine’s Building, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1901 census – aged 27 years living at ?? Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Found dead at Robertson’s Aeriated Works, Glasgow Rd, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Age 65

years. Usual residence 34 Glasgow Road, Blantyre.

MARRIAGE: Aged 25 years usual residence 42 McAlpine’s Land, Blantyre.

15. Agnes STEWART  was born about 1879 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. She died after 1939.

Identified as Agnes Stewart Cochran in husband William’s death entry 1939.

MARRIAGE: Aged 21 years usual residence Argyle Buildings, Hamilton.

OCCUPATION: Domestic Servant [marriage entry 1900]

CENSUS: 1891 census – aged 13 years living with paternal grandmother at Craig Row, Blantyre,

Lanarkshire.

1901 census – aged 22 years living at ?? Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

Fifth Generation

16. Michael LENNON  was born about 1834 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. He died on 12 Feb 1905 in Combination Poorhouse, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. He married Elizabeth KYLE on 18 Nov 1856 in St Mary’s Chapel, Abercombie Street, Calton, Glasgow. They were married on 17 Nov 1856 in Calton, Glasgow.

Michael died on 12 Feb 1905 in Hamilton Poorhouse, Hamilton. He was employed as  in Fish Monger.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 28 years and living at 5 Quarry Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

Grandmother A?? McIver aged 80 years (circa 1781) born Bo’ness, Linlithgowshire.

1871 Census – aged 36 years living at 66 Castle Wynd, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

MARRIAGE: Aged 22 years, Usual residence 30 East Helen Street, Glasgow. Surname entered in

GRO search index as ‘Lennox’.

DEATH: Malignant disease of the cervical glands & senile decay. Aged 63yrs in the Combination

Poorhouse, Hamilton. Usual address 18 Grammar School Square, Hamilton. Mother identified as

‘Rose’ Boyle.

OCCUPATION: Labourer [marriage entry 1858]

Fish Dealer and Curer [1861 census]

Fishmonger [son Dennis’s birth entry 1863]

Fish Dealer (1871 census)

General Labourer (death entry 1905)

17. Elizabeth KYLE  was born about 1835 in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. She died on 18 Jan 1878 in 66 Castle Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

Elizabeth died on 18 Jan 1878 in 66 Castle St, Hamilton.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 26 years and living at 5 Quarry Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

1871 Census – aged 36 years living at 66 Castle Wynd, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

MARRIAGE: Aged 21 years, Usual residence 30 East Helen Street, Glasgow. Surname entered in

marriage entry as ‘Coyle’.

18. James FLYNN  was born about 1835 in Ireland. He died on 24 Mar 1888 in McAlpine’s Buildings, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Catherine BURNS on 27 Nov 1861 in St Mary’s Church, Lanark, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Ag. Labourer [marriage entry 1861]

Coal Miner [1881 census]

MARRIAGE: Aged 26 years. Usual residence Lanark.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 45 years living at Forrest Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Died aged 50 years of Cardiac Dropsy. Son Hugh present.

19. Catherine BURNS  was born about 1839. She died after 1881.

OCCUPATION: Farm Servant [marriage entry 1861]

MARRIAGE: Aged 22 years. Usual residence Lanark.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – Not present, but family living at Forrest Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

20. Hugh TONNER  was born about 1829 in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. He died on 22 Oct 1877 in No. 2 Pit, Dixon’s Colliery, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Margaret MCINTYRE on 26 Feb 1858 in Hurlford, Riccarton, Ayrshire.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 31 years living at the Portland Iron Works, Old Row No. 8, Riccarton,

Ayrshire.

1871 Census – aged 45 years living in Union Street, Dalserf, Larkhall, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [1861 & 1871 census]

Miner (son Hugh’s birth record 1873)

DEATH: Died aged 48 years in what has become known as the ‘Blantyre Disater’. Son Charles also

died.

21. Margaret MCINTYRE  was born about 1839 in America. She died on 08 Jan 1915 in 6 Netherfield Place, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Died aged 76 years.

CENSUS: 1851 census – aged 11 years living at Gilmours Square, Riccarton, Ayrshire. Recorded as

having been born in Kilmarnock.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 22 years living at the Portland Iron Works, Old Row No. 8, Riccarton,

Ayrshire.

1871 Census – aged 32 years living in Union Street, Dalserf, Larkhall, Lanarkshire.

1881 Census – widow aged 39 years of 23 Calder Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1891 Census – aged 50 years living at ??, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1901 Census – widow aged 64 years living at 7 Forrest Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

22. Cormick HIGGINS  was born about 1835 in Ireland. He died on 18 Sep 1892 in McAlpine’s Land, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. He married Sarah MCGLYNN on 07 Feb 1861 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [1871, 1881 & 1891 census]

CENSUS: 1871 Census – aged 38 years living at 12/13 Stone Row, Bothwell, Holytown, Lanarkshire

1881 Census – aged 45 years living at 54 Hall Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1891 Census – aged 63 years living at 57 McAlpine’s, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Died aged 70 Years of Internal Injuries & Shock. Son William of McAlpine’s Land, Stonefield,

Blantyre present.

23. Sarah MCGLYNN  was born about 1842 in Ireland. She died on 01 Sep 1919 in 57 McAlpine’s Building, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

CENSUS: 1871 Census – aged 30 years living at 12/13 Stone Row, Bothwell, Holytown, Lanarkshire

1881 Census – aged 38 years living at 54 Hall street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

1891 Census – aged 48 years living at 57 McAlpine’s, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Died aged 77 years of Cardiac Failure. Son Cormick present.

24. Patrick FOLEY  was born about 1845 in Ireland. He died on 14 Feb 1907 in 8 East

Shaw Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire. He married Agnes CANAVAN on 29 Nov 1867 in Greenock, Renfrewshire.

OCCUPATION: Foundry Labourer (son Edward’s birth entry 1870)

Gardner’s Labourer [1881 census]

General Labourer [1891 census]

Gardener Journeyman (death entry 1907)

Gardener [son Edward’s and daughter Margaret’s death entry]

DEATH: Hemiplegia aged 61yrs. Daughter Jane Foley registered the death.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 36 years living at 9 East Shaw Street, West Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1891 Census – aged 45 years living at 8 East Shaw Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

25. Agnes CANAVAN  was born about 1851 in Ireland. She died on 11 Jan 1898 in 8 East Shaw Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 30 years living at 9 East Shaw Street, West Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1891 Census – aged 40 years living at 8 East Shaw Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

26. Patrick DUGAN  was born about 1853 in Ireland. He died on 30 Jun 1934 in 64 Port Glasgow Road, Greenock, Renfrewshire. He married Mary CUNNINGHAM.

OCCUPATION: Labourer Sugarhouse [1891 census]

Engineer’s Machinist [1901 census]

Labourer [daughter Margaret’s death entry 1910]

Labourer [death entry 1934]

DEATH: Died aged 60 years of senile decay / natural causes. Daughter Elizabeth Nugent of 74

Batson Street, Govanhill, Glasgow present.

CENSUS: 1891 census – aged 38 years living at 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1901 census – aged 48 years living at 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

27. Mary CUNNINGHAM  was born about 1855 in Ireland. She died after 1934.

CENSUS: 1891 census – aged 36 years living at 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

1901 census – aged 46 years living at 25 John Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

28. Daniel MURDOCH  was born about 1851 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire. He married Margaret ADAMS on 12 Jan 1872 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.

OCCUPATION: Sea Stoker [1881 Census]

Coal Miner [1891 Census]

Coal Miner [son William’s marriage entry 1900]

Pit Sinker [wife Margaret’s death entry 1928]

CENSUS: 1881 Census. Not present (? at sea). Wife and children living in Calder Street,

Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1891 Census – aged 40 years living at 21 McAlpine’s Building, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

29. Margaret ADAMS  was born about 1845 in Ireland. She died on 28 Jan 1928 in 43 Hardie Street, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 31 years living in Calder Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1891 Census – aged 45 years living at 21 McAlpine’s Building, Stonefield, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

DEATH: Widow. Died aged 77 years of cerebral haemorrhage / senility. Son William of 34 Glasgow

Road, Blantyre present.

30. George STEWART  died before 1900. He married Agnes LOGAN.

OCCUPATION: Farmer (deceased) [daughter Agnes’s marriage entry 1900]

31. Agnes LOGAN  died after 1900.

Sixth Generation

32. Dennis LENNON  was born in 1810 in Ireland. He died on 28 May 1869 in Kirk Street, Gorbals, Tradeston, Glasgow, Lanark. He married Rosie BOYLE on 01 Nov 1831 in Low Church, Paisley, Renfrewshire.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 45 years living in the Gorbals, Glasgow.

DEATH: Died aged 59 years of Chronic Bronchitis. Wife identified as Ann Boyle and present at death.

Neither parent known.

OCCUPATION: Dealer [son Michael’s marriage entry 1858]

Fish Dealer [son John’s birth entry 1860]

Fish Dealer [1861 census]

Fish Hawker [son Thomas’s birth entry 1861]

Fish Hawker [son William’s birth entry 1864]

Fish Hawker [death entry 1869]

Fish Dealer [son Michael’s death entry 1905]

33. Rosie BOYLE  died before 1852.

34. John KYLE  died before 1856. He married Mary SWEENEY.

OCCUPATION: Labourer [Surname recorded as Coyle in daughter Elizabeth’s marriage entry 1858]

Furnace Keeper [Surname recorded as Kyle in daughter Elizabeth’s death entry]

35. Mary SWEENEY  died before 1856.

36. Hugh FLYNN  died before 1861. He married Catherine CASSIDY.

OCCUPATION: farmer [son James’s marriage entry 1861]

37. Catherine CASSIDY  died before 1861.

38. Martin BURNS  was born about 1810 in Ireland. He died after 1871. He married Ann KELLY.

OCCUPATION: Ag. Labourer [daughter Catherine’s marriage entry 1861]

Fish Dealer [1871 census]

CENSUS: 1871 Census – aged 60 years living at Castlegate, Lanark, Lanarkshire.

39. Ann KELLY  was born about 1813 in Ireland. She died after 1871.

CENSUS: 1871 Census – aged 57 years living at Castlegate, Lanark, Lanarkshire.

40. Hugh TONNER .Hugh married Agnes TONNER.

OCCUPATION: Furnace Feeder [son Hugh’s death entry 1877]

41. Agnes TONNER .

42. David MCINTYRE  was born on 19 Jan 1812 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. He died on 26 Dec 1864 in Hurlford, Riccarton, Ayrshire. He married Janet BROWN on 14 Nov 1828 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

BIRTH: Mother’s name identified as Martha Brown.

CENSUS: 1851 census – aged 38 years living at Gilmours Square, Riccarton, Ayrshire.

OCCUPATION: Coal Miner [1851 census, daughter Margaret’s marriage entry 1858 & death entry

1864]

DEATH: Died aged 52 years from “injuries received by being crushed below the cage in the ??

Pepanee pit the same day”. Charles McIntyre, son present.

43. Janet BROWN  was born on 27 Sep 1811 in Galston, Ayrshire. She died on 15 Oct 1897 in Overton Cottage, Dreghorn, Ayrshire.

Janet was baptized on 20 Oct 1811 in Galston, Ayrshire.

CENSUS: 1851 census – aged 38 years living at Gilmours Square, Riccarton, Ayrshire.

DEATH: Died aged 84 years of Old Age Exhaustion. Gavin Muir (neighbour) present.

44. Owen HIGGINS  died before 1892. He married Ann RODGER.

OCCUPATION: Flesher [son Cormick’s death entry 1892]

45. Ann RODGER  died before 1892.

46. William MCGLYNN .William married Sara SHEARER.

OCCUPATION: Colliery Labourer [daughter Sara’s death entry 1919]

47. Sara SHEARER .

48. Edward FOLEY  was born in Ireland. He married Margaret DOYLE.

OCCUPATION: Gardener (son Patrick’s death entry 1907)

49. Margaret DOYLE  was born in Ireland.

50. Charles CANAVAN  was born about 1826 in Ireland. He died on 15 Mar 1899 in Little Sisters of the Poor, 44 Union Street, Greenock, Renfrews. He married Agnes MCDONALD.

OCCUPATION: Iron Works Labourer (1881 Census)

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 56 years living at 59 Main Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire

DEATH: Bronchitis aged 73yrs. Registered by Patrick Foley, son-in-law. Little Sisters of the Poor,

Holy Rosary Home, 44 Union Street, Greenock

51. Agnes MCDONALD  was born about 1830 in Ireland. She died on 03 Jun 1895 in Greenock, Renfrewshire.

DEATH: Died aged 65yrs of ” Paralysis Bedsores”. Registered by husband Charles.

CENSUS: 1881 Census – aged 51 years living at 59 Main Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire

52. Mark DUGAN  died before 1934. He married Sarah MCINTYRE.

OCCUPATION: Farmer [son Patrick’s death entry 1934]

53. Sarah MCINTYRE  died before 1934.

56. William MURDOCH  was born in 1813 in Paisley, Renfrewshire. He died in 1881/1892.

He married Euphemia MCINTYRE on 09 Jan 1836 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.

CENSUS: 1861 Census – aged 48 years living High Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1871 Census – aged 56 years living Main Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1881 Census – aged 68yrs and living in Main Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

OCCUPATION: General Labourer [1861 census]

Wood Cutter [1871 census]

Gardener / Domestic Servant (1881 Census)

Garden Labourer [wife Euphemia’s death entry 1892]

57. Euphemia MCINTYRE  was born about 1823 in Islay, Argyleshire. She died on 15 Mar 1892 in Allison Place, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

CENSUS:  1861 Census – aged 47 years living High Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1871 Census – aged 50 years living Main Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

1881 Census – aged 60yrs and living in Main Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

DEATH: Widow aged 69 years. Died of senile decay. Son John Murdoch present (made his mark).

58. William ADAMS .William married Catherine COYLE.

OCCUPATION: Engine Keeper [daughter Margaret’s death entry 1928]

59. Catherine COYLE .

60. (Unknown) (UNKNOWN) .(Unknown) married Margaret ?.

61. Margaret ?  was born about 1825 in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire.

CENSUS: 1891 census – widow aged 66 years living at Craig Row, Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

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