Hello, I remember that we have been in touch before. Your lines doesnt go back far enough for me to determine. But I am nearly convinced there is a connection! I have forwarded your information to my cousin who lives outside of Kingston in Odessa. We will see what he comes up with. The John R. McQuaid in my data base is my grandfather born to Agnes Odelia Short and Joseph F. McQuaid. Some of the family lived in Loughborough in the late 1800s. I have Gillespie and Campbells in my family from that area too.
Malcom Campbell b: May 12, 1947 married to Anne Marie Ryan b: April 1947 - daughter of Carmel McQuaid b: April 29, 1916 in Kingston (daughter of William Bertram McQuaid and Edith Venosse) and Harry Paul Ryan b: July 1900.