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Mary Cassidy
« on: Friday 09 August 13 10:04 BST (UK) »
Hello,

Recently (thanks to a rootschat member) discovered the maiden name of my great grandmother which nobody in the family knew and this is what was found. In fact not much is known about her.

A marriage Samuel Alexander / Mary Cassidy 1916 Govan Lanark

Also a death Mary Alexander(other surname Cassidy) 1929 Lanark , born c1894.

Since then I have been looking for more information.

My problem is finding out where Mary Cassidy was born. I been looking on Scotlandspeople.com and I am losing the battle.

Any help much appreciated,

Fran

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #1 on: Friday 09 August 13 10:11 BST (UK) »
Hi

Do you have copies of the marriage/death certificates as they could give more information on her parents

Rosie
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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #2 on: Friday 09 August 13 21:07 BST (UK) »
Could she have been born in Ireland? Cassidy is an Irish surname.
Paterson, Torrance, Gilchrist - Hamilton Lanarkshire. 
McCallum - Oban, McKechnie - Ross of Mull Argyll.
Scrim - Perthshire. 
Liddell - Polmont,
Binnie - Muiravonside Stirlingshire.
Curran, McCafferty, Stevenson, McCue - Co Donegal
Gibbons, Weldon - Co Mayo.
Devlin - Co Tyrone.

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #3 on: Friday 09 August 13 22:20 BST (UK) »
The details on the marriage certificate are essential: it will say how old she was and who her parents were. You can then look for her in the census.

The 1901 census has six girls named Mary Cassidy in Govan who'd be at the usual age for marriage in 1916, plus lots of others of that name in neighbouring parishes. Without the information from her marriage certificate it's impossible to tell which one she might be.
AYRSHIRE - Strachan, McCrae, Haddow, Haggerty, Neilson, Alexander
ABERDEENSHIRE (Cruden and Longside) - Fraser, Hay, Logan, Hutcheon or Hutchison, Sangster
YORKSHIRE (Worsbrough) - Green, Oxley, Firth, Cox, Rock
YORKSHIRE (Royston and Carlton) - Senior, Simpson, Roydhouse, Hattersley

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #4 on: Friday 09 August 13 23:34 BST (UK) »
Thank you,that is where i have been having trouble with the Irish connection. I will take a look at the marriage certificate.

Much appreciated,

Fran

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 10 August 13 18:07 BST (UK) »
What were her parents names?

Were they shown as deceased on her marriage/death certificates?

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 14 September 13 12:44 BST (UK) »
Sorry, it's taken me so long but I have the marriage certificate.

Her parents are Patrick Cassidy and Annie Cassidy,M.S.Stafford. She was 21 on the 31st of July 1916 when they married. I believe she had a brother George Cassidy who was a witness at the wedding.

Francesca

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 14 September 13 12:56 BST (UK) »
This looks promising  :)

1901 
37 Albert Street, Govan
   
Patrick Cassidy   40 Fireman On Steamship born Ireland
Annie Cassidy   42 bn Ireland
Robert Cassidy   19 bn Ireland - Apprentice Riveter Shipyard
George Cassidy   17 bn Ireland - Apprentice Riveter Shipyard
Francis Cassidy   15 bn Ireland  - Apprentice Catch Shipyard
Patrick Cassidy   13 bn Ireland  - Scholar
Mary Cassidy   6   bn Govan, Lanarkshire - Scholar
Susan Cassidy   3   bn Govan, Lanarkshire - Scholar

Did the marriage cert give an occupation for her father

Rosie

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Re: Mary Cassidy
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 14 September 13 12:58 BST (UK) »
This may be the family in 1901 Living at 37, Albert Street, Govan

CASSIDY, Patrick 40    Fireman On Steamship  b Ireland       
CASSIDY, Annie    Wife    42    b Ireland    
CASSIDY, Robert 19 Apprentice Riveter Shipyard b Ireland
CASSIDY, George 17    Apprentice Riveter Shipyard b Ireland    
CASSIDY, Francis 15    Apprentice Catch Shipyard b Ireland    
CASSIDY, Patrick 13 bIreland    
CASSIDY, Mary    6  b Govan, Lanarkshire    
CASSIDY, Susan 3 b Govan, Lanarkshire    

Kay