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Theresa Report 27 Jun 2009 01:54

Trying to find info about my fathers Parents= John Sneddon b 30/4/1894 Blantyre, Lanark Scotland M. Theresa Devlin b.21/8/1885 . Married 28/1/1924 Paisley Scot.
Theresa's Father= Bernard Devlin
Mother= Theresa Creley
Would love to hear from anyone who has any info.
Thank you

Linda in the Midlands

Linda in the Midlands Report 27 Jun 2009 02:00

what was Johns father name and occupation from marriage cert?


Theresa Report 28 Jun 2009 01:39

First off Thank You for your reply. All the fathers names were John. John Sneddon b. 30/4/1894 married to Theresa Devlin was a engineers patternmaker and his father was a house factor


Elizabethofseasons Report 28 Jun 2009 02:21

Dear Theresa

Have you done an advnaced search on GR?

Go to the Tools part on the left hand side of the computer and click on advanced search.

Then type in the name you are looking for and see what posts have been made.

Make sure that you put in that you want to check ALL boards.


See what appears for the search results.

If there are other people who have links to your family, then you can click on their name and send a small personal message.


Hope this helps.

Best wishes


Linda Report 28 Jun 2009 02:37

This would appear to be them in the 1901 scots census:

Name: John Sneddon
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: John
Mother's Name: Annie
Gender: Male
Where born: Blantyre, Lanarkshire
Registration Number: 624
Registration district: Blantyre
Civil parish: Blantyre
Town: Blantyre
County: Lanarkshire
Address: High Blantyre Kirkton
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 138
Line: 20
Roll: CSSCT1901_245
Household Members: Name Age
John Sneddon 51
Annie Sneddon 37
John Sneddon 6
Annie Cant Sneddon 4
Janet Miller Sneddon 1

John snr's occupation is given as house factor.
Regards Linda :)


Linda Report 28 Jun 2009 02:48

Looks as if john may have married twice or annie is elizabeth:

1891 census:

Name: John Sneddon
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Elizabeth
Gender: Male
Where born: Woodhall, Lanarkshire
Registration Number: 624
Registration district: Blantyre
Civil parish: Blantyre
County: Lanarkshire
Address: Sneddons Land Hamilton & E Kilbride Rd
Occupation: House Factor
ED: 3
Household schedule number: 84
Line: 15
Roll: CSSCT1891_223
Household Members: Name Age
John Sneddon 43
Elizabeth Sneddon 41
Ellen Bracelin 14 servant

Regards Linda :)


Linda Report 28 Jun 2009 02:51

And there is this on igi, which is a member submitted record, but the place and year are a match:

John Sneddon Pedigree

Birth: 25 APR 1851 Woodhall, Bothwell, Lanark, Scotland


Father: Robert Sneddon Family
Mother: Jane Pettigrew

Regards Linda :)


JaneyCanuck Report 28 Jun 2009 03:58

Duplicate threads.

It probably would not be appropriate to delete either one now that people have gone to the trouble of helping in both threads, but you should indicate in one that it is closed and continue in the other.

It just is not fair to waste people's time this way (see the other thread for duplication of what hoping/Linda did in this thread).


Anne Report 2 May 2013 13:53

This John Sneddon (c1846-1922) was not the son of Robert Sneddon ond Jane Pettigrew. His parents were John Sneddon (c1815-1877) and Ann Love (c1821-1903). He married 1st Elizabeth, and 2nd Ann Aitkenhead.


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 14:01


Look at the posting dates...............and the fact that Theresa didn't return to look at replies.

Also, she had a duplicate post with a lot of info added.........

Please don't add to old threads.............if you want to try to contact the poster, click on his or her name and send a message