Elizabeth (Betsey) MCKIRDY

Female 1814 - 1874  (60 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth (Betsey) MCKIRDY 
    Born 27 Mar 1814  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Details of her parents are given in her death certificate and confirmed by baptism details. Found no marriage for them as yet.
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 2 Apr 1814  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    St Mary's (Greenock Mission) 
    • Sponsors were Edward Connor and Catherine McKirdy.
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    East Hamilton Street 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Transferrer 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Finnieston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 37y 
    Address:
    163 Main Street 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Broomfield, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 45y 
    Address:
    Bogside 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 56y 
    Address:
    5 Elgin Street 
    Occupation Transferrer [Pottery] 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Died 14 Jun 1874  Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death certificate printout from Scotlands People
    Person ID I1297  Caroline's Tree
    Last Modified 29 May 2019 

    Father James MCKIRDY,   b. 1774, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine MCKIRDY,   b. Est 1770 
    Family ID F982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David SIMPSON,   b. 1813, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1873, High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1843  Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Alexander Rae SIMPSON,   b. 23 Aug 1841,   d. 18 Apr 1880  (Age 38 years)
     2. Joseph SIMPSON,   b. Apr 1844, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Ray SIMPSON,   b. 14 Oct 1846, ,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1918 and Mar 1918, Holborn, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. David SIMPSON,   b. 4 Nov 1854, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Our parish records date from his arrival, the first entry being the marriage of a soldier named Peter Gavie, to Elizabeth Collins, on 16 November 1808. Greencok Mission.


      McKirdy baptisms - St Mar'ys RC Church, Greenock
      5 25/12/1816 27/01/1817 MCGARDY ALEXR - ALEXR MCGARDY/MARY MCGARDY M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      6 02/01/1817 15/01/1817 MCGARDY JANE - JAMES MCGARDY/CATHARINE MCGARDY F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      7 01/05/1816 15/11/1816 MCGARDY THOMAS - JOHN MCGARDY/FLORA MCNABB M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      8 09/01/1817 19/01/1817 MCGARRITY HELEN - PETER MCGARRITY/CATHARINE MURPHY F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      9 11/04/1815 26/04/1815 MCGORRITY JOHN - PETER MCGORRITY/CATHARINE MUPRHY M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      10 14/11/1810 12/06/1811 MCGREDDIE JAMES - WILLIAM MCGREDDIE/SUSAN MURRAY M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      11 09/07/1811 14/07/1811 MCGURDIE ELISABETH- ALEXR MCGURDIE/MARY MCGURDIE F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      12 01/01/1820 05/01/1820 MCGURDY AGNES - JOHN MCGURDY/MARY MCGARDY F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      13 09/06/1819 01/08/1819 MCGURDY HUGH - HUGH MCGURDY/SARAH MCMIRRAN M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      14 05/12/1817 07/12/1817 MCGURDY JOHN - JOHN MCGURDY/SARAH MCAULAY M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      16 18/10/1817 22/10/1817 MCGURDY MARGARET- JOHN MCGURDY/MARGARET MCGURDY F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      17 22/11/1809 07/01/1810 MCHARTY JOHN - DANIEL MCHARTY/NANCY HOUDON M GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)
      18 27/03/1814 02/04/1814 MCKERDY ELIZABETH- JAMES MCKERDY/CATHERINE MCKERDY F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (PAID)
      19 03/06/1813 06/06/1813 MCKIRDY MARY - ALEXANDER MCKIRDY/MARY MCMULLAN F GREENOCK, ST MARY'S VIEW (5 CREDITS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S631] Catholic Parish Registers 1703-1955, (ScotlandsPeople).

    2. [S69] Census 1841 Greenock East Simpson McKirdy.

    3. [S82] Census 1851 Barony.

    4. [S119] Census 1861 Broomfield Glasgow.

    5. [S132] Census 1871 Glasgow St John.

    6. [S61] Marriage record or certificate: David and Elizabeth Simpson 1843.