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Marriage of Thomas Driscoll/Catherine Brady Hayes

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Jackie Report 6 Apr 2013 06:56

This would be a catholic marriage in Greenock?? St Stephens church.between1933 and1948. Also looking for birth and relatives of Thomas est birth 1913 ? Paisley Renfrewshire. Any help would be great.


Reggie Report 6 Apr 2013 08:09

Scotlands people is where you need to look

It is not a subscription site, so lookups are not on offer

Credits cost £7.00 for 30

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Apr 2013 08:11

You need Scotland's People site which is a pay to view site. For the marriage you would have to order the cert through them. You may be able to view the 1913 birth record .


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2013 10:34

Using the free search for each marriage year, there are 3 results for Thomas Driscoll

There are no results in those specific years for
Catherine Brady.....Hayes
Catherine B ........Hayes

Could the spelling be different?

There is one record for a birth of a Thomas Driscoll in 1913.

For full details including areas, you have to purchase credits


Potty Report 6 Apr 2013 10:43


the 1940 marriage is to Catherine Hayes, came up for me doing the free search using both names.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2013 10:55

Oh well - I must have been doing something wrong ;-)

Edit - how are you entering the name?
catherine hayes 1940-1940, all I'm getting is a death :-S


Jackie Report 6 Apr 2013 12:05

I am not having much luck with Scotland's People. I have credits which I am loosing!!Do you know where I can get a copy of the marriage certificate? Will it tell me Thomas Driscoll's father and their address as the England and Wales Certs do?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2013 12:22

You ought to be able to order from Scotlandspeople, but if not, this link may help


Scotland MARRIAGE Certificate Information

Date & Place of Marriage
Forename(s) and Surname of Bride and Groom
Age of Bride and Groom (1855-1971)
Date and Place of Birth of Bride and Groom (from 1972)
Marital Status of Bride and Groom (at time of Marriage)
Occupation of Bride and Groom
Address of Bride and Groom (at time of Marriage)
Signatures of Bride and Groom
Signatures of Witnesses
Registration District
Date of Certificate
Full Names of Parents of Couple, including Maiden Surnames of Mother
Occupations of Parents of Couple


Don't order the MC from that site as it is a commercial organisation. Their price list for an English BMD is £15 plus vat and we know that it is £9.25 from the gro. They probably have a profit built in with Scottish BMD as well


Potty Report 6 Apr 2013 13:00


I am entering the names just as they are but without the Brady; entering the year range as 1940 to 1940 and selecting Greenock as the district. Had a spare credit so here is the result:


Jackie, there is an order box next to "No Image" clicking on it will bring up ordering info. As Det has posted, it will give you far more info than an English cert.


Dougieb1 Report 6 Apr 2013 17:52

Thomas Driscoll married Catherine Brady Hayes in Greenock in 1940.
Thomas passed away in 1980 aged 67 in the same area.
Catherine died in 2002 aged 80 again in the same area.
You would have to order any of these certificates from Edinburgh if you wish to pursue your search.
This information is not available on line
As Catherine's death is the most recent it may be the best one to order as you will get the name of the person who registered the death




Jackie Report 7 Apr 2013 15:23

Thanks Dougie, I have ordered their marriage cert as I am hoping to find Thomas's fathers name and an address so that I can search backwards.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 7 Apr 2013 15:30

Potty - It's really strange. I still can't get the marriage up using catherine's name. :-S

I'm not registered/signed in - would that make any difference do you think?


Potty Report 8 Apr 2013 11:11

Det, if you can get the Driscoll marriages to come up, I can't see that not being signed in would make a difference. Very strange!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 8 Apr 2013 11:25

Then its just as well that Scotland is normally a no-go area for me :-D