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James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle1,2,3,4

M, #209, b. 22 June 1784, d. 31 March 1868
Last Edited: 18 Jun 2020

Parents:

Father*: James Neave shoemaker & parish beadle b. c 1756
Mother*: Isobel Crighton b. c 1756
  • Birth*: James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle was born on 22 June 1784 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of James Neave shoemaker & parish beadle and Isobel Crighton.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle married Agnes Doughtie, daughter of Richie Doughtie and Agnes Mennons, on 14 December 1805 at Prestonpans, Inveresk with Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, ; 1805 Neave James private in the Forfarshire Militia & Agnes Daughtie in the parish of Prestonpans, given up their names for proclamation of marriage on the 14th December 1805. Cautioners for the man J Blair & for the woman Alexander Gray.2,1
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle after 26 January 1858 at Forfar Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads ERECTED by JAMES NEAVE in memory of his wife AGNES DOUGHTY who died Jany 26th 1858 aged 72 years; ALSO in memory of the said JAMES NEAVE who died 31st March 1868 aged 86 years.5
    Forfar Newmonthill Cemetery - James Neave & Agnes Doughty
    Agnes Doughtie, James Neave headstone, Newmonthill, Forfar
  • (Deceased) Death*: He died on 31 March 1868 at 4 Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 83 James Neave parish beadle widower of Agnes Doughty; died 1868 March Thirty-first 11h 15min PM at 4 Green Street Forfar; male aged 86 years; parents James Neave parish beadle (deceased) Isobel Neave ms Crighton (deceased); cause chronic bronchitis duration several years as certified by Geo P Alexander surgeon; signed James Neave son present; registered 1868 April 1st at Forfar signed James Burns Registrar.7,4,1
  • (Interred) Burial*: He was buried with James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle on 3 April 1868 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .8
  • (Witness) Baptism: He witnessed the Baptism of Janet Gardiner Neave on 31 December 1806 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; James Neave private 11th British Militia & Agnes Daughtie his spouse had their 1st child born 29th & baptised 31st December named Janet Gardiner; 1806 November in the margin.9
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Agnes Doughtie died on 26 January 1858 at Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1858 Death Cert ; Agnes Neave maiden name Doughty wife of a shoemaker ; 1858 January 26th 8h am Green Street, Forfar ; f, aged 72 years ; parents Richard Doughty, mason (deceased) Agnes Doughty maiden name Manning (deceased) ; cause of death nervous fever seventeen days certified by James Edward MD 25 January 1858 ; buried New Cemetery Forfar as certified by James Neave husband ; Signed James Neave husband present ; Registered 1858 January 26 at Forfar John Webster Registrar.10,1

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household6 June 1841James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle was listed in the 1841 census at Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Neave, 55, shoe maker, Angus; Agnes Neave, 55, outside census county; John Fyfe, 70, slater, Angus; Barbara Fyfe, 21, Angus; George Fenton, 65, Labourer, Angus; Elisabeth Fenton, 65, Angus.3
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Doughtie in the 1851 census at Jas Neave's Land, Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Neave Sr, head, married, male aged 65, (calc b 1786), shoemaker, b Forfar; Agnes Doughty or Neave, wife, married, female aged 66 (calc b 1785), b Prestonpans; also in the household were Rebecca Neave and Margaret Ormond Neave.11
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Neave, head, widower, male aged 73, (calc b 1788), shoemaker & church officer, b Forfar; also in the household was Rebecca Neave, William Neave and Rebecca Neave.12

Military Service

  • Military Service*: James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle served with the Forfarshire Militia between 1803 and 1812.2

Family:

Agnes Doughtie b. 4 Jun 1781, d. 26 Jan 1858
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Neave Forfarshire militia, shoemaker, parish beadle married Agnes Doughtie, daughter of Richie Doughtie and Agnes Mennons, on 14 December 1805 at Prestonpans, Inveresk with Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, ; 1805 Neave James private in the Forfarshire Militia & Agnes Daughtie in the parish of Prestonpans, given up their names for proclamation of marriage on the 14th December 1805. Cautioners for the man J Blair & for the woman Alexander Gray.2,1

Children:

Janet Gardiner Neave+ b. 29 Dec 1806, d. 1 Jun 1880
Isabella Neave b. c 1808
James Neave+ b. 10 Jul 1809, d. 19 Aug 1891
Richard Neave+ b. 24 Sep 1811, d. 5 Mar 1890
Thomas Neave b. 21 May 1816
John Neave+ b. 19 Aug 1820, d. 4 May 1888
Rebecca Neave b. 2 Feb 1822, d. 8 Mar 1904

Citations

  1. [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
  2. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; OPR marriages 689/ 0130 0171 Ineresk & Mussleburgh [Oct 2007].
  3. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) SCT1841/288 Forfar, 15, Forfar, folio 17, page 4 [prior to Sept 2012].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory death registration 1868 Forfar ref 21 image from JB [Aug 2003].
  5. [S43] PCC photos held [Sept 2010].
  6. from SS [Sept 2019]
  7. [S40] From JB [2003].
  8. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Deceased Online http://deceasedonline.com [May 2012].
  9. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR births 1806 Forfar 288/0040 0217 image held [Oct 2007].
  10. [S40] From JB [2003].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1851%2f0021133970
    [Feb 2016].
  12. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1861%2f0022655742
    [Feb 2016].