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This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial found in Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis recording the passing of Mary McConnell on April 27 1890 age 80 years.

McConnell is Irish and Scots Gaelic meaning son of Conall. However, the name is also a variant of McDonald.

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This evening I am presenting an image of a grave-marker from Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis recording the passing of various members of the Stewart family, viz:

  • Charles Stewart died April 23rd 1874 age 58
  • Wife Mary McConnell died April 27 1890 age 80 years
  • Daughter Margaret Stewart Jeffrey died Sept 18th 1925 age 73
  • James R Jeffrey, husband of Margaret died Oct 10th 1926 age 70 years


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This evening I am presenting an image of a memorial found in Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis relating to the Lawcock family.

Lawcock is a very unusual name. It appears to be concentrated in Derbyshire (N. England).

The stone is in poor condition.

It appears to record the passing of Patriarch, James Lawcock who died Jan 18 1855 and his children:

  • Jane who died Feb 5th 1911
  • John who died Jan 28 1857
  • Janet who died July 3 1852
  • Gavin who died Oct 6 1878
  • David who died Oct 26 1894
  • Ann Brown died Sept 20 1898

All the above seem to be very ‘Anglo’ type first names which may indicate the Lawcocks came from England.

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