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MARY FINDLAY MARRIED A HUGHES AND MOVED TO CANADA?

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Jane

Jane Report 14 Nov 2012 21:49

Hi everyone keep hitting brick walls trying to find my Dad's Gran! Her name was Mary Findlay and she was born in 1875 at Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland.

She had an illegitimate son (William Findlay 1897) - his father's name was later put on the birth certificate (Francis Keegan).

As far as I am aware, Mary married a Mr Hughes and lived in Canada (Toronto).

I don't know if they were married in Scotland, England or Canada. It is most likely that Mary Findlay/Hughes moved to Canada after 1935.

Any help anyone could give me would be much appreciated.

Thank you.




Jane Findlay

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Nov 2012 22:19

passenger transcript details

Name: Mary HUGHES
Date of departure: 12 October 1928
Port of departure: Glasgow
Passenger destination port: Montreal, Canada
Passenger destination: Montreal, Canada

Date of Birth: 1874 (calculated from age)
Age: 49
Marital status:
Sex: Female
Occupation: Ho'wife
Passenger recorded on: Page 2 of 29




The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -

Jean HUGHES age 26
Wm HUGHES age 20


Ship:
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:
ATHENIA
146330
Capt David Taylor
Anchor-Donaldson
Montreal, Canada
15872
8118
538

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Nov 2012 22:21

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1891 Scotland Census about Mary Findlay
Name: Mary Findlay
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Relationship: Servant
Gender: Female
Where born: Stoney Kirk, Wigtonshire
Registration number: 608
Registration district: New Cumnock
Civil parish: New Cumnock
County: Ayrshire
Address: Dalricket Cottage
Occupation: General Servant Dom
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 59
Line: 21
Roll: CSSCT1891_213
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Hamilton 59
Margaret Hamilton 29
William Hamilton 4 Mo
Janet Hamilton 6
William Hamilton 21
John Park 25
Mary Findlay 14
.............................................................

1901 Scotland Census about William Findlay
Name: William Findlay
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Relationship: Grandson
Gender: Male
Where born: Stoneykirk, wigtownshire
Registration number: 898
Registration district: Stoneykirk
Civil parish: Stoneykirk
County: Wigtownshire
Address: 12 Barnchalloch
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 11
Line: 17
Roll: CSSCT1901_443
Household Members:
Name Age
David Findlay 53
Janet Findlay 53
David Findlay 14
Lizzie Findlay 12
Annie Findlay 11
Alexander Findlay 7
William Findlay 3
................................................................

1881 Scotland Census about Mary Findlay
Name: Mary Findlay
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: David Findlay
Mother's name: Janet Findlay
Gender: Female
Where born: Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire
Registration number: 898
Registration district: Stoneykirk
Civil parish: Stoneykirk
County: Wigtownshire
Address: Cot House Baruchalloch
ED: 6
Household schedule number: 13
Line: 14
Roll: cssct1881_335
Household Members:
Name Age
David Findlay 35
Janet Findlay 32
Janet Findlay 9
Peter Findlay 8
Wm Davidson Findlay 7
Mary Findlay 5
Margaret Jane Findlay 2
James Findlay 11 Mos
.............................................................

Helen

Helen Report 15 Nov 2012 11:49

Free search on Scotlandspeople:

There is only one match coming up for those names ... took place in 1889

Using variation on the name Findlay ... Fin*l*y


LadyKira

LadyKira Report 15 Nov 2012 12:02

Is this als the same family?
William's age a bit out but worth keeping on the back burner.


passenger transcript details
Name:
Mary HUGHES
Date of departure:
29 September 1916
Port of departure:
Glasgow
Passenger destination port:
Montreal, Canada
Passenger destination:
Montreal, Canada
Date of Birth:
1874 (calculated from age)
Age:
42
Marital status:
Single
Sex:
Female
Occupation:
Howfe
Passenger recorded on:
Page 3 of 6
The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
Miss HUGHES
Page 3 of 6
Wm HUGHES
Page 3 of 6
Passengers on voyage:
ATHENIA
119121
James Black
Donaldson
Montreal, Canada
5523
93