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Catherine COLQUHOUN

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1855 BIRTHS in the Parish of High Church in the Burgh of Paisley Registered by Louis ... ?
No. 495 Catherine Colquhoun Present - female - 1855 October fifth 6h 0m AM - 32 Wellmeadow St Paisley - Edward Colquhoun Mason Labourer 41 years Ballyshand Co Donegal Ireland - 1834 Ballyshand 4 boys and 2 girls living 3 boys and 1 girl deceased - Sarah Colquhoun Maiden Name O'Donnell Her 11th child 38 years Ballyshand Co Donegal Ireland - Edward Colquhoun His x mark Father - ... ? ...? [occ] ... ? Witness, ... ? ... ? [occ] ... ? Witness - 1855 December 26th at Paisley Louis ... ? Registrar

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I think the Registrar is Louis Horak. The surname of the first witness looks like Bodger or Rodger and occupation Drawer. Second witness Christian name begins Jos, possibly Joseph but I cannot make out the rest. Pity they weren't made to print what they had written underneath.

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Thanks Emeltee.

Yes, I think the printed name of the registrar would be handy.

Not sure about Horak.

Andrew Bodger/Rodger/Dodger Drawer

J Thomson Machr. ?

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Louis Hoeck came to Britain from Germany in 1852. ... In 1861 he was living in Paisley in Renfrewshire with wife Mary ...


http://digital.nls.uk/directories/browse/archive/86143641?mode=transcription

Registrars of JBirths, Marriages, and Deaths.
Abbey Parish, Robert Waterston, 4 Smithhills
High Parish, Louis Hoeck, 86 High street
Middle Parish, James Reid, 10 L Pligti street
St. George's Parish, Robert Donald, 6 Stow street

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