Died: 10 Nov 1950, 3 Vermont Street, Glasgow
Flora McKinley Brash
Flora McKinley Brash was born at 3.45am on the 2nd of June 1879 at 31 Hallside Street, Hutchesontown, Lanark. Floras father was William Brash (1853- a journeyman & silk Hatter maker) born in Glasgow and Mother Flora Brash (McKinley), (1857)
Flora’s parents were married on the 16th of April 1845 in Glasgow.
Flora was one of three girls she had an older sisters Ellen and a younger sister Elizabeth
According to the 1891 census they were all living at 14 Wellington St Hutchesontown Govan Glasgow in a 1 room house. Her father William was working as a Silk Hatter maker, Sister Ellen was working as a General Domestic Server and Flora was a scholar
Flora age 20 married Hugh McMahon age 22 (1878-1941) on the 16th of July 1900 at St Francis Church, Hutchesontown, Glasgow; Hugh was working as a Ironwork Labourer at the time of marriage and Flora was working in a Pickle Factory. They resided together at 119 Crown Street, Glasgow.
Hugh’s parents were James McMahon (1838- ) a Harbour Labourer at the time and Bridget McMahon (Smith), (1841-1902)
Flora and Hugh had there first child James on October 1900 according to the 1901 Census the 3 of them lived at 145 Trongate also residing at the same address Helen Hyones (sister-in-law) age 24 working as a laundress and her son Edward Hyones age 3 (nephew) in Flat 26, 145 Trongate Street, Glasgow. At the time Hugh was working in a Shipyard and Flora was still working in the Pickle factory.
Below is a sketch of Trongate Glasgow in 1894
Hugh died in 1941 age 63 leaving Flora a widow at this time they had been residing at number 3 Vermont Street
Flora continued to live at Vermont Street until her death 9 years later aged 71 on the 10th November 1950 cause of death was Coronary Thrombosis. According to the death certificate Hugh and Flora had a second son named Hugh who was present at time of Floras death