The Quilietti Family

The story of a Scots Italian family


Lula as she is better known as was born on 17th November 1921 at home at 134 The Canongate, Edinburgh.   She was the daughter of Julio Emilio Quilietti and Elizabeth Wilson.   She died in 2017.

Lula is sitting at the front right. Photographed here on the event of Theresa’s 80th.

When she was 18 she married her childhood sweetheart Willie Ferguson and they married at St. James’ Church, McDonald Road, Edinburgh on 2nd February 1940. ¬†Willie’s parents were William Ferguson and his mother was Margaret Brown. ¬† Willie’s sister Elsie was a witness at their wedding.

Lula and Willie have one daughter Bette Lou.  Bette married John Tod.

John Tod with Betty and Lula Quilietti

Bette Lou and John have daughter Nicola.    Nicola married Martin Campbell Smith

Nicola and Martin have two chidren Jonathan and Lewis.

A private side of the family who do not wish their information shared.

The Ferguson family were from East Thomas Street and one of Willie’s daughters went on to marry into the Souness Clan.   Their son Graeme

Graeme now.  He is Lula’s nephew

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