William John Hardy

William John Hardy

Male 1875 - 1969  (93 years)

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  • Name William John Hardy 
    Baptism Dec 1875  Ahoghill or Ahohill, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    St Mary's RC church, Ballynafie Road, Ahoghill, Ballymena, Co. A 
    • The December date is difficult to read on the parish entry- possibly 19th.
      Godparents: Charles Nelson & Eliza Hardy.
      Witness Role: Godparent Name: Charles Nelson
      Witness Role: Godparent Name: Eliza Hardy
    Born 20 Dec 1875  Ballylummin, Ahoghill, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Crosskeys Road, Ballylummin, Ahoghill, Co Antrim, Ireland 
    • Ballylummin: 54.85°N 6.367°W
      Registered & signed by father Ambrose at Ahoghill registrar's office on 5 Jan 1876. (Instead of "William John" the Registrar writes "William James" - which remains for current online birth searches).
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 3 Feb 1897  Ligoniel, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Servant 
    • Marriage entry for Residence looks like " Mingall" near Ligoneill, Belfast.
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    64 Darnconner, Lugar, Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Coal Miner 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Coal Miner 
    Census 8 Apr 1911  Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    35 Harding Street, Shankill, E Belfast, Ireland 
    • In the 1911 census in Belfast, William John Hardy (previously a Coal Miner in Scotland) is now in Travelling sales: Drapery. Daughter Rose (aged 14) is a Buttonness.
    Residence Dec 1927  Kirkconnell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    23 Anderson Street, Kelloholm, Kirkconnell, Dumfriesshire, Scotl 
    • William Hardy's address was recorded on Rose Hardy's Immigration records in New York 5 Dec 1927.
    Died 12 Feb 1969  Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 93y 
    Cause: Iischaemic heart disease.General Arteriosclerosis (Certified by M.D.). 
    Address:
    Nazareth House, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland 
    • William John is a "widower" (his wife Mary Anne had died 10 years earlier in 1959). William John Hardy died in Nazareth House, Kilmarnock - about 26 miles from his home in Kirkonnel. His death Registration notes that his father was Ambrose Hardy (deceasesd) and his mother was Rebecca (MS [maiden surname]) Diamond).
    Person ID I83  Hannaway
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2020 

    Father Ambrose Hardy,   b. Abt 1794, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1886, Ballylummin, Ahoghill, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Diamond,   b. Abt 1840, Ahoghill or Ahohill, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Aug 1870  Ballymena, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Ahogill RC parish church (St Mary's), Ahogill, Ballymena, Co Ant 
    • In their 1870 marriage record Ambrose Hardy is aged 70 and a widower. Rebecca, a Weaver is aged 30. The Witnesses are Thomas Rowan & Mary McGarry. Were the terms Best Man & Bridesmaid used at the time?
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Thomas Rowan
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Mary McGarry
    Family ID F106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne Mackin,   b. 6 Aug 1877, Ummeracam, Silverbridge, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1959, Kirkconnell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1897  Ligoniel, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    St Vincent de Paul RC Church, Ligoniel , Belfast, Ireland 
    • Age entered is "20 years" because Mary Anne had not reached "Full Age" of 21. William and Witnesses' signatures are marked with an X, countersigned by the Celebrant. However Mary Anne's signature appears to be in the celebrant's handwriting.
      Witness (Best Man) is "James Hardy"-William has an older brother named James.
      Maryanne appears 4 years later in 1901 census of her parents home in Ummeracam, aged 20; unmarried. At the same 1901 census Maryanne (age 22) appears with William John Hardy & daughter Rose (age 3) in Ayrshire. (There are no other matching Wm Hardy & Mackin marriages in Ireland 1901 to 1915).
    Notes 
    • Registrar's handwritten District entry is " Belfast No9". the transcribed online entry is "Urban No8 RC"......
    Children 
     1. Rose Hardy,   b. 16 Aug 1897, Craigavon, Templepatrick, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Hardy
     3. ANO Hardy
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hardy, William & Mary-Anne (Macken,b 1877)
    Hardy, William & Mary-Anne (Macken,b 1877)
    Picture Note: William John Hardy and his wife Mary Ann Mackin.
    Keywords: Picture
    Hardy, William J. 1875 birth, Ballylummin, Co Antrim
    Hardy, William J. 1875 birth, Ballylummin, Co Antrim
    Picture Note: William John Hardy, Ballylummin, Co Antrim - 1875 birth registration. Registered & signed by his father Ambrose Hardy at Ahoghill registrar's office on 5 Jan 1876. (Instead of "William John" the Registrar writes "William James" - which remains for current online birth searches). © Crown copyright- https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/
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    Hardy, William John-Dec 1875 Baptism Ahoghill parish_Close
    Hardy, William John-Dec 1875 Baptism Ahoghill parish_Close
    Picture Note: William John Hardy - Dec 1875 Baptism Ahoghill parish, Ballymena, Co Antrim. © https://www.irishgenealogy.ie parish records.
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    Mackin, Mary Anne (Hardy) 1897 Marriage Certificate
    Mackin, Mary Anne (Hardy) 1897 Marriage Certificate
    Picture Note: Mary Anne Mackin & William John Hardy 1897 Marriage Certificate. William John is "Full Age" (21 or over). His father, Ambrose Hardy, is "dead"-died in 1886 aged 92 years. © Crown copyright- https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/
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    Hardy,Rose_1901_Auchinleck,Ayr
    Hardy,Rose_1901_Auchinleck,Ayr
    Picture Note: 1901 census entry for William Jone & Mary Ann Hardy residing at 64 Darnconner, Lugar, Auchinleck in Ayrshire, Scotland. Mary Ann was formerly Mary Ann Mackin from Ummeracam Ball North, Co Armagh. William is a Coal Miner and this is a coal-mining area. Daughter Rose Hardy, born in Craigavon, Co Antrim is 3 years of age. (William was from Co Antrim in Ireland. Did the enumerator hear his " John" as "Joan/Jone"??) © https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/view-image/nrs_census/27632805?image=36
    Keywords: Picture
    Hardy, William & Mary-Anne (Macken,b 1877)
    Hardy, William & Mary-Anne (Macken,b 1877)
    Picture Note: William John Hardy and his wife Mary Ann Mackin.
    Keywords: Picture
    Hardy,WilliamJohn_Ayr_d1969
    Hardy,WilliamJohn_Ayr_d1969
    Picture Note: Death of William John Hardy on 12 February 1969 aged 93 years. William John is a "widower" (his wife Mary Anne had died 10 years earlier in 1959). William John Hardy died in Nazareth House, Kilmarnock - about 26 miles from his home in Kirkonnel. His death Registration notes that his father was Ambrose Hardy (deceasesd) and his mother was Rebecca (MS [maiden surname]) Diamond). His wife Mary Anne was an older sister of Sarah Mackin - the mother of Sarah Byrnes who is the subject of this site. © Crown Copyright – National Records of Scotland (ScotlandsPeople)
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  • Notes 
    • (Byrnes Red Book: " before going to Scotland they lived in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim". [Moved to] "....Kellaholm, Kirkconnel, Dumfrieshire, Scotland". Author of the entry unknown)

      William was still living in Dec 1927 (US immigration records of daughter Rose Hardy).

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Catholic Parish Records online (Nat'l Library of Ireland), URL: http://registers.nli.ie/. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast, Birth registered at Ahoghill registrar office (Ballymena sub-district) on 5 Jan 1876. (Reliability: 3).
      Birth Reg'n No: U/1876/19/1004/8/160.

    3. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast (Reliability: 3).
      Reg'n Ref: M/1897/B1/2332/1/185.
      Occupation entered on 1897 marriage register, Belfast Uban No 8 RC.

    4. [S81] 1901 Census - Scotland, (Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census) (Reliability: 3).
      https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

    5. [S81] 1901 Census - Scotland, (Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census), Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S2] 1911 Census - Ireland (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S26] familysearch.org (CLDS), New York, New York Passenger Lists, 1909, 1925-1957. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S125] National Records of Scotland, Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S76] irishgenealogy.ie, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs ., Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast (Reliability: 3).
      Reg'n. Ref: M/1897/B1/2332/1/85.
      On the certificate; registered in Belfast, "Registrar's District Belfast No9". Online is "Urban No8 RC".