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John Colville GalletlyChemist
JOHN COLVILLE GALLETLY
Date and place of birth: 18 February 1875 at Tillicoulty, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Date and place of Death: 29 May 1920 in Birmingham
Biography: John grew up in Tillicoulty with his brothers and sisters:
Martha Swinton Galletly 1863
Jane Storrar Galletly 1865
Margaret Grace Galletly 1867
Elizabeth Helen Galletly 1868
Marianne Gumphert Galletly 1869
James Galletly 1872
Jessie Bell Galletly 1873
William Haldane Galletly 1876
Thomas Storrar Galletly 1877
Andrew Mitchell Galletly 1879
Parents: Rev William Galletly and Jane Reikie Storrar who were
married in Edinburgh on 22 April 1862
Parents occupation: William was a Minister in the United Presbyterian Church in Peterhead and then in Tillicoulty.
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known
Place of residence at Gretna : 13-15 The Ridge, Eastriggs
Marital status: From his, will it is apparent, John had a wife Margaret.
From the 1939 Register Margaret was found to be with a daughter.
John’s wife was therefore Margaret Jones. She died 1932 in Reigate District aged 96.
Job title at Gretna: Chemist on Dornock site
Travels: John travelled to New York aboard the Campania in 1910
Once again John Travelled to New York from Glasgow in 1911 – this time 1st Class!
Trivia/any other information: John’s forwarding address in Dornock Farewell Magazine is held by The Devil’s Porridge Museum
1910 Census, Akron, Ohio, United States of America
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