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Cymraes
11-01-2005, 5:05 PM
My gt gt grandmother was jane Bell born 1829 in gavingill, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright. She married Thomas Toolan on 30/6/1850. I have drawn a blank trying to find out more about her parents or where she lived. Any info welcome!

slimjake
24-11-2005, 11:38 PM
From the Scotlandspeople web site a Thomas Toolan was born in Scotland in 1828. I have run out of credits but you can find the detail at scotlands people.

slimjake
24-11-2005, 11:49 PM
Interestingly there is no register for the name Toolan in the 1851 census for Dumfries & Galloway. There are two results for Bell's in Kirkbean but neither look particularly relevant;

Name: BELL , Margaret
Address: Canabonie(870)
Parish: Kirkbean
Relationship: household of James Waters
Marital Status: unmarried
Occupation: SERVANT general
Age: 18
Born: born Ruthwell Dms
Household No: 2/36A

Name: BELL , Mary
Address: Front Street, Carsethorn(870)
Parish: Kirkbean
Relationship: head of household
Marital Status: unmarried
Occupation: LABOURER field (former)
Age: 75
Born: born Terregles Kbt
Household No: 1/16