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Maria Finlay (1821 - 1904)

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WDYTYA Advisor Report 24 Feb 2013 13:14

Does anyone know Maria Finlay's (1821 - 1904) maiden name?

She was born in Longford, Ireland.

She is the widow of Peter Finlay, born in Auchtaderrn, Fife in Scotland.


MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 13:58

Does the requester have any idea where they married?

Where did they live?

(Please ask the people wanting information for as much relevant info as possible).


BeverleyW Report 24 Feb 2013 14:33

Here's Peter:

name: Peter Finlay
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 24 Sep 1813
death date:
name note:
father's name: John Finlay
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Margt. Burton


greyghost Report 24 Feb 2013 14:58

Family search also shows the birth on 2.7.1810 of a William Finlay to John Finlay and Margaret nee Burton in Auchterderran, so possibly the brothers in 1841. They are both Stone Masons

1841 census transcription details for: Finstol Heath, Stoke Prior

National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 1203
Book/Folio: 9/50
Page: 10
Reg. District: Bromsgrove
Sub District: Bromsgrove
Parish: Stoke Prior
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Finstol Heath, Stoke Prior
County: Worcestershire
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
HALL, Job M 25 1816 Worcestershire
HALL, Ephraim M 3 1838 Worcestershire
HALL, Edwin M 1 1840 Worcestershire
FINLAY, Wm M 30 1811 Scotland
FINLAY, Peter M 27 1814 Scotland
ROSE, Jno M 40 1801 Worcestershire
SANDERS, Eliza F 25 1816 Worcestershire


Pam Report 25 Feb 2013 11:34

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958

Name: Peter Finlay
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1884
Death Age: 71
Registration district: Longford
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 3
Page: 144
FHL Film Number: 101592


Pam Report 25 Feb 2013 12:43


Mention here of a Peter Finlay renting property in Longford.

Griffiths Valuations note that a Peter Finlay was rented House, Offices and Land from Right Hon. Ths. Lefroy.


longford Report 21 May 2013 21:03

Regarding the place of marriage of Peter fFnlay to Maria I have no knowledge. One of their children,? the eldest one, Eliza Jane, was born circa 1850 in Co Roscommon, all her siblings were born in Co. Longford. Maria was a Roman Catholic, Peter Presbyterian. All the children were reared as Presbyterian. The birth of all the children would appear to have taken place prior to the civil registration of BD&M in Ireland in 1864.


longford Report 21 May 2013 21:09

Peter & Maria Finlay had a daughter, Mary, who married a James Myles. In her widowhood, mary lived at 72.1 Brunswick Street, North (Arran Quay), Dublin, Ireland. Mary & James had 5 children: Finlay,Isabella,David,James,and John.


rootgatherer Report 27 Feb 2014 16:09

Would a copy of Maria's death certificate not give her father's name - if the informant knew?

Name: Maria Finlay
Estimated birth year: abt 1821
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1904
Death Age: 83
Registration district: Longford
Volume: 3
Page: 133
FHL Film Number: 101602


MarieCeleste Report 27 Feb 2014 22:30

Hello Longford - I got your pm, could you put the info on here using the "Add your Reply" box at the bottom.