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Matthew Dillon

Male 1876 - 1896  (19 years)


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  • Name Matthew Dillon  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 20 December 1876  Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 24 February 1896  Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Suicide
    Person ID I74454  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 July 2002 

    Father James Cunningham Dillon,   b. 24 October 1853, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 March 1932, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann (Agnes) McCann,   b. 30 September 1856, Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1931  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F52131  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Transcript of an entry of a Register of Births (by Christine McCann, July 2002)
      GRO Code 644/8 0049
      20th December 1876
      Matthew Dillon
      1h 30m pm 29 Brown Street
      Father: James Dillon, Cabinetmaker (journeyman)
      Mother: Mary Ann Dillon ms McCann
      Mary Ann Dillon (her x mark)
      Married 4th May 1875 Milton District
      (signed) Alexander Dewar Registrar

      DEATH: Extract of an entry in a Register of Deaths:
      Milton Glasgow 1896 644/8/100
      Matthew Dillon, Iron Moulder (Apprentice) (Single)
      1896. February Twentyfourth 4h 45m p.m. (Found dead) 25 Muse Lane, Glasgow
      Male, (age) 20 years
      Father: James Cunningham Dillon, Cabinetmaker (Journeyman)
      Mother: Mary Ann Dillon m.s. McCann
      I am of the opinion that death was due to Suffocation (Self inflicted while suffering from Mental Depression)
      as Cert. by R. Wilson Bruce Casualty Surgeon who examined the body of the deceased.
      Signed: J.C. Dillon, Father
      1896 February 26th Glasgow
      Signed: John Smith, Assistant Registrar (Initd) A.D.

      DEATH: Register of Corrected Entries for the District of Milton in the Burgh of Glasgow (Vol 6) Page 70
      The following report of result of a precognition has been received touching the Death of Matthew Dillon, registered under Entry No. 100 in the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1896.
      Matthew Dillon, 20 years, Male
      24th February 1896
      In his parents' house, 24 Muse Lane, Cowcaddens, Glasgow
      Cause of death: Suffocation - Suicidal
      Dr. Bruce, Police Surgeon, Northern District examined the body.
      Procurator Fiscal's Office, Glasgow, 11th March 1896. Certified by James N. Hart, Procurator Fiscal
      30th March 1896 at Glasgow. John Smith, Assistant Registrar, (Initd) A.D. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.


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