Wedding Anniversary: 119 Years Ago Today

Wedding Anniversary

On June 4th 1894 my Great Grandparents, Thomas James Hollywood (b. 1874, d. 1942 Glasgow) & Elizabeth McNamara (b. 1869, d. 1949 Glasgow), got married in Glasgow, Scotland.

Marriage between Thomas James Hollywood and Elizabeth McNamara

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Their Parents

Thomas’ parents were Edward Hollywood (b. abt 1834, d. before 4 June 1894) and Sarah Mullan (b. abt 1838, d. after 1911).

Thomas James Hollywood

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Elizabeth’s parents were William McNamara (b. 1843) and Letitia Jane Gordon (b. 1841, d. 1923 Glasgow).

Elizabeth Hollywood nee McNamara

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Their Children

They had 6 children; Sarah (b. 1895, d. 1896), Edward (b. 1897, d. 1980), Thomas (b. 1902, d. 1957), Annie (b. 1904, d. 1913), Elizabeth (b. 1908/9, d. 1960) and Mary (b. 1912, d. 2003).

Sarah and Edward were born in Glasgow, Thomas, Annie and Elizabeth were born in Barrow-in-Furness and Mary was born in Belfast.

Before I started researching my family I only knew of Edward, Thomas, Elizabeth and my grandmother Mary but I only knew my Nana, if I met Edward I don’t remember and the rest died before I was born.

Sarah died an infant at only 14 months of age from Enteritis. ((Enteritis))

Edward married Bridget Daisy Gormley on the 19th of April 1927, they had three children; Kathleen (b. 1929), Elizabeth (b. 1931) and Gerald (b. 1933).

Thomas married Elizabeth Lullman, they had three sons; James, Joseph (b. 1924) and Thomas Edward (b. 1926).

Annie died in Belfast aged 8, the circumstances are still a mystery at the moment.

Elizabeth had a child out-of-wedlock with Robert Barr in 1929, his name was Robert Hollywood but we called him Bobby. Elizabeth then married George Blair Colvin in 1937 and they had four children; Anne Marie (b. 1937), Irene (b. 1939), Mary Marie H (b. 1943) and George Blair (b. 1947).

Mary married William James Aitken Loughlin on the 17th July 1936 and they had two children; William Alan (b. 1939, d. 1961) and Patricia Elizabeth (b. 1944). Mary and William divorced in 1959.

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