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I am trying to fine information about Mary Scully Gantly  (Gantley) who as born in or around 1814. She married John Gantl(e)y. Their daughter was Eliza Gantley who was born in 1836.

May Scully Gantley died in 1896 and was buried in Mountmelilck. If possible, I would appreciate knowing where she is buried and if any other family members are buried nearby.

Thank you!!

Fiona Norton



Sunday 7th Aug 2022, 04:07PM

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  • There are 32 Scullys in St Joseph Cemetery in Mountmellick:

    I did not see any Gantleys. It is possible she is buried in an older cemetery in Mountmellick such as the Ivy Chapel.


    Sunday 7th Aug 2022, 06:37PM
  • Local volunteer contacted.

    Castlemore Roscommon, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Sunday 7th Aug 2022, 08:16PM
  • For reference - if I have the correct death for this Mary Gantley, she actually died at Shanderry townland a widow reported age 82.

    This Shanderry townland is in Co. Offaly (King's County) and adjacent to the town of Portarlington - see placename database entry : Shanderry townland, .Clonyhurk Civil parish.  

    The town of Portarlington was split between Co. Offaly/King's County and Co. Laois/Queen's Co. and both the town and an area round was all in the civil registration district of Mountmellinck based in the adjacent county of Co. Laois/Queen's. There was registration office & dispensary for Mountmellick at Clonygowan not far from Portarlington.

    There's a Gantley household still at Shanderry townland on the 1901 and 1911 census returns - likely relations of this Gantley/Scully line...

    Shane Wilson, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Monday 8th Aug 2022, 12:47PM

    Good Morning Kevin, 


    I have checked the Death Register and there is no record of any Gantly (Gantley) buried in Mountmellick between 1820 and 1949.






    Sunday 14th Aug 2022, 12:56PM
  • Mary Gantly died at age 82 in Shanderry, Kings Co. (Offaly), in 1896 as shown here:…;


    Sunday 14th Aug 2022, 09:16PM
  • Thomas Gantley Upper Forest Mountmellick died 27th January 1915 &  his wife Anne Gantley died 31st Dec. 1920 same address &  Mary spelt Guantlee Forest married Thomas  Wilson 12th April1860' all in Irish Genealogy civil records.Hope it helps as it is a family connection & was also told we had a connection with the Scully family in Garoon


    Tuesday 16th Aug 2022, 07:04PM
  • Is this your Thomas and Anne?


      Civil Marriage Record          

    Marriage:      16-Nov-1875                       

    Parish:           Mountmellick, Co. Laois


    Name:            Thomas         Gantley                      Anne  Rourke

    Address:        Upper Forrest                                  Derrynacart                         

    Occupation: Tailor                                    Labourer's Daughter

    Both over 21, 1st marriage for both                  


    Husband's Father                                                Wife's Father

    Name: William Gantley, Farmer              John   Rourke, Labourer


    Witnesses; Delany  Charles, Feeny         Honora

    Church: Mountmellick

    Priest: Walsh E. CC.




    Thursday 18th Aug 2022, 06:43PM
  • RootsIreland shows the birth of Saragh Gauntley in Portarlington ; her mother was named Mary Scully.

    Saragh Guantly

    Date of Birth:     26-Sep-1858      

    Parish    PORTARLINGTON, Co. Laois

    Father:  John Guantly    

    Mother:               Mary Scully

    Sponsors:            John Guantly, Maria Guantly


    Thursday 18th Aug 2022, 06:53PM
  • Thomas Gantley Married 16th. November 1875 & Mary Guantlee Married 12th April 1860 appeared to be brother & sister ie. there father was William


    Friday 19th Aug 2022, 10:45AM

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