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Lizzie Conway Miller

F, #448, b. 5 May 1899, d. 4 June 1976
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Name Variation: Lizzie Conway Miller was also known as Lizzie.
  • Birth*: She was born on 5 May 1899 at 159 Scouringburn, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1899 births in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 325; Lizzie Conway Miller, 1899 May fifth 2h 0m am 159 Souringburn Dundee, female, parents William Miller powerloom tenter and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway, m 1883 December 21st Dundee, signed Wm Miller father present, registered 1899 May 18th at Dundee Tho Meek registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway.
  • Friend*: Lizzie Conway Miller was friends with Christina Thomson and Lizzie Conway Miller circa 1911 Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, It is thought these girls were school friends.2
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: She was present when James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher were celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 7 June 1911 at Mathers Hotel, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.3
    Mathers Hotel Dundee
  • (Witness) Marriage: Lizzie Conway Miller witnessed the marriage of George Whitton and Jessie Milne Miller on Wednesday, 21 June 1911 at 2 Beechwood Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1911 marriages in the district of St Peter in the Burgh of Dundee, ref 83; 1911 on the Twenty-first day of June at 2 Beechwood Terrace Dundee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church; signed George Whitton tabacconist bachelor, 29, 8 Lilybank Road, Dundee, parents George Whitton lathefitter and Grace Whitton ms Duncan; signed Jessie Milne Miller jute weaver spinster, 24, 13 Rosefield Street Dundee, parents William Miller jute work overseer and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway; signed John Manzie minister Tay Square Church Dundee, signed David P Whitton witness, Jean S Whitton witness, Lizzie C Miller witness; registered 1911 June 26th at Dundee, T Y Miller registrar.4
  • (Witness) Marriage: Lizzie Conway Miller witnessed the marriage of David Simpson and Agnes Fisher Miller on Thursday, 25 December 1919 at Masonic Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1919 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee ref 686; 1919 on the Twentyfifth day of December at Masonic Hall Rankines Court Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Baptist CHurch, signed David Simpson school caretaker widower aged 48, residing St Marys Place Dundee, parents John Simpson caretaker (dec) and Susan Simpson ms McInrey (dec); signed Agnes F Miller or Neil housekeeper widow aged 35, residing 9 Forest Park Road Dundee, parents William Miller jute factory overseer and Marion Miller ms Conway (dec); signed Walter Richards Baptist minister, signed Lizzie Conway Miller, Robert F Conway witness; registered 1919 December 29th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.5
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Lizzie Conway Miller was present when James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher were celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on 8 June 1921 at Masonic Hall, Cupar, Fife, Scotland.3
  • (Witness) Marriage: Lizzie Conway Miller witnessed the marriage of Alexander Miller and Kate Nicolson on Wednesday, 5 October 1921 at 9 Windsor Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1921 5th day of October at 9 Windsor Street, Dundee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland Alexander Miller, butcher's manager, bachelor and Kate Nicolson, boot company collector, spinster. Alexander aged 24, 11 Forest Park Road, fath William Miller, jute mill overseer, moth Marion Conway (dec). Kate aged 21, 3 Watt Street, fath Alfred Henry Nicolson, butcher's assistant, moth Catherine Reily. Minister John Manzie Tay Square Church. Witnesses A Edward Nicolson, Lizzie Miller; registered 1921 October 8th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.6
  • Married Name: As of 4 October 1923, her married name was Thomson.7
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Lizzie Conway Miller married Peter Thomson, son of Thomas Thomson and Christian Thomson, on 4 October 1923 at 23 Commercial Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 363; 1923 om the third day of October at 23 Commercial Street Dundee by substitution in presence of Hector Alexander ... ... ... Bank Avenue ... and David ... ship stoker ... Street Dundee; signed Peter Thomson tug master widower, aged 50, 11 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, parents Thomas Thomson fisherman (dec) and Christina Thomson ms Thomson (dec); signed Lizzie Conway Miller jute weaver spinster, aged 24, Mitchell Street School House Dundee, parents William Miller jute mill dresser and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway (dec); by warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated October 3rd 1923; registered 1923 October 4th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.7
  • (Witness) Photograph: Lizzie Conway Miller is in this photograph taken in 1944 along with Peter Thomson, Peter Thomson, Christina Thomson, Margaret Thomson, Elizabeth Thomson, Thomas Thomson, Agnes Thomson, Minnie Thomson, Mary Thomson and William Miller Thomson when Peter returned from War.8
    Thomson family 1944
  • Photograph*: Alexander Miller and Lizzie Conway Miller are in this photograph taken say 1950 along with Audrey Malvina Conway and Kate Nicolson.8
    L-R Lizzie (Miller) Thomson with daug Evelyn; Audrey Conway, Alec Miller, Kate (Nicolson) Miller, Marion Miller
  • Photograph: Lizzie Conway Miller and Alexander Miller are in this photograph taken say 1950 along with William Miller Thomson and Kate Nicolson.8
    L-R Lizzie (Miller) Thomson; Alec Miller with niece Lyn Thomson; Bill Thompson; Marion Miller; Audrey Conway
  • Photograph*: Lizzie Conway Miller is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.9
  • Photograph*: Peter Thomson and Lizzie Conway Miller are in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.9
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Peter Thomson died on 24 October 1964 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Lizzie Conway Miller died on 4 June 1976 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 77.10
  • (Witness) Photograph: She is connected to this photograph taken in September 2017 at Tay Square Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, showing the remains of the building; along with Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson, Elizabeth Anderson Miller, James Milne Miller, Margaret Abercrombie Porter, William Miller, Charles Milne Miller, Marion McKenzie Conway, James Miller, Janet Milne, Agnes Fisher Miller, Jessie Milne Miller, Marion McKenzie Miller, Alexander Miller, Margaret Ambrose Porter Miller, Kate Nicolson, Catherine Nicolson Miller, Hope Myra Conway Miller and Rhoda Nicolson Miller.11
    Tay Square photos taken Sept 2017 by AD

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway in the 1901 census at 149 Scouringburn, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Elizabeth Miller, daughter, single, aged 1, born Forfarshire Dundee; William Miller, head, married, aged 39, Foreman Jute Weaver, worker, born Forfarshire Dundee; Marion Miller, wife, married, aged 38, born Forfarshire Dundee [?].12
Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway in the 1911 census at 13 Rosefield Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Lizzie Miller, daug, 11, at school, Dundee; William Miller, head, 49, mar, foreman, jute weaving, worker, forfars Dundee; Marion, wife, 48, mar 27 years, 7 children born 5 still living, Ayrshire Troon; 3 rooms with windows, 6 people in household.13
Last Edited: 1 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: William Miller b. 21 Jul 1861, d. 8 Feb 1946
Mother*: Marion McKenzie Conway b. 12 Apr 1862, d. 15 Feb 1918

Family:

Peter Thomson b. 20 Jul 1873, d. 24 Oct 1964
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Lizzie Conway Miller married Peter Thomson, son of Thomas Thomson and Christian Thomson, on 4 October 1923 at 23 Commercial Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 363; 1923 om the third day of October at 23 Commercial Street Dundee by substitution in presence of Hector Alexander ... ... ... Bank Avenue ... and David ... ship stoker ... Street Dundee; signed Peter Thomson tug master widower, aged 50, 11 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, parents Thomas Thomson fisherman (dec) and Christina Thomson ms Thomson (dec); signed Lizzie Conway Miller jute weaver spinster, aged 24, Mitchell Street School House Dundee, parents William Miller jute mill dresser and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway (dec); by warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated October 3rd 1923; registered 1923 October 4th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.7

Child:

William Miller Thomson+ b. 7 Mar 1927, d. Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory birth 1899 St Mary Dundee ref 325 image held [Jul 2004].
  2. [S6] LB email [Jan 2018].
  3. [S4] James Conway - Agnes McKenzie Fisher, Autograph Book, 7 Jun 1911 & 1921, PC Carson, 2 Gillburn Road, Dundee, Scotland, Golden Wedding & Diamond Wedding Autograph Book.
  4. [S64] Unknown subject, General Record Office of Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland, image held; Statutory marriages St Peter Dundee ref 83 [July 2004].
  5. [S64] Unknown subject General Record Office of Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1919 Dundee St Clement ref 686 [July 2004].
  6. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Extract of an Entry in a Register of Marriages; Burgh of Dundee; #, Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  7. [S64] GROS Statutory Marriage: GROS statutory marriages 1923 St Clement Dundee ref 0363 image held [July 2004].
  8. [S43] LB [Feb 2018].
  9. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  10. [S50] Interview with General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland). General Record Office of Scotland (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1976 Dundee ref 350/00 0429 [Jan 2008].
  11. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , AD [Sept 2017].
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1901 Census 282/02 012/000 025 and 026 St Mary Dundee
    149 Scouringburn, Dundee.
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/02 024/00 005 [Apr 2011].