Hugh Willighan

The 9th child of Thomas and Margaret, Hugh was born on February 1st, 1916. He married Edith Crawford, known as Ivy, and adopted two children - Stephen and Carole.

Before they adopted, Hugh and Ivy had 3 children who died in infancy: Christina after 10 hours, another girl at birth, and Hugh Jnr after 1 month. Baby Hugh is buried with his grandfather and grandmother Tommy and Maggie in plot E5 145 of Dundonald Cemetery.

Hugh Snr died in August 1976, Ivy in 2001 and they are buried at Roselawn Cemetery. 

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Hugh and Ivy Willighan wedding 1948
Hugh and Ivy Willighan wedding 1948
Ivy Willighan
Ivy Willighan
Hugh & Ivy Willighan with Carol Anne & Stphen
Hugh & Ivy Willighan with Carol Anne & Stphen
Ivy & Hugh Willighan with Mary Ann Hamilton
Ivy & Hugh Willighan with Mary Ann Hamilton
Hugh Willighan with brother-in-law Jimmy Wright
Hugh Willighan with brother-in-law Jimmy Wright