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Florence Annie Fisher Conway

F, #573, b. 2 January 1916, d. September 1998
1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
Florence Conway 1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Occupation*: Florence was Chiropodist.
  • Birth*: She was born on 2 January 1916 at Mains & Strathmartine, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Conway and Johnann Ford.
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Florence Annie Fisher Conway 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.2
  • (Witness) Photograph: Florence Annie Fisher Conway is in this photograph taken in 1929 at Wonacy, Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, along with John Conway, James Conway, Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway, Samuel Meney Conway, William Fisher Conway, Jane Hutchison Wilkie, Johnann Ford, Jane Lamberton, Samuel Lamberton Conway, Mary McCulloch Alexander, Janie Stewart Conway, Esther Agnes Ford Conway and James Eric Arbuckle Binnie.3
    "Wonacy" (anagram of Conway), Blebo Craigs
    "Wonacy" (anagram of Conway), Blebo Craigs
    People standing at back : John Conway, Samuel Meney Conway, [Florence Conway?], [Johnann Ford Conway or Jane Lamberton Conway?]
    Sitting in the middle row : Robert Fisher Conway, James Conway, [?], [Samuel Lamberton Conway "Young Sam"?] [Jane Hutchison Wilkie Conway?], [Esther Agnes Ford Conway?], [James Eric Arbuckle Binnie?], [Janie Stewart Conway?], hiding behind the trellis [?]
    Front : [?], William Fisher Conway
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: Florence Annie Fisher Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article about William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie on 3 August 1931. KEMBACK SALE OF WORK RAISES £47
    NURSING ASSOCIATION EFFORT.
    The promotors of a sale of work in Dura Den Hall on Saturday to aid the funds of Dairsie and Kemback Nursing Association were delighted at its success.
    The effort was confined to Kemback parish, and the drawings amounted to £47 5s 6d. The weather was bright, and tea was served out of doors.
    Miss Low of Blebo, the secretary, presided, and Miss Carnegy, R.R.C., county superintendent of Nursing Associations, who declared the sale open, urged all to take an interested in the association's affairs under the provident scheme. It was a insurance in case of illness.
    Rev. R.J.F. Macdonald proposed votes of thanks.
    The stall-holders were:- Cake and candy - Mrs R.J.F. Macdoanld, The Manse; Miss Marjory Bell, Blebo Craigs; and Miss Elizabeth Doig, Blebo Craigs; produce - Mrs Beckett, Blebo Craigs; Mrs Thanke and Miss Chrissie Kay, Blebo Craigs; work - Miss Low of Blebo; Mrs Martin and Miss Mary Thomson; Jumble - Mrs Forsyth, Blebo Craigs; Mrs M'Gregore, Dura Den; Mrs Webster, Blebo Craigs; Mrs Taylor, Blebo Craigs; and Miss Beckett, Blebo Craigs.
    Teas - Mrs Lowe, Blebo Craigs; Mrs M'Nab, Dura Den; Mrs Conway, Blebo Craigs; Mrs J D Beveridge, Schoolhouse; and Miss Florence Conway, Blebo Craigs.
    Shooting - Mr John Balsillie, Beadles Den. Books - Rev. R.J.F. Macdonald; Mr J.D. Beveridge, Schoolhouse; and Mr W.F. Conway, Blebo Craigs.5
  • (Witness) Photograph: Florence Annie Fisher Conway is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with Rhoda Nicolson Miller, Hope Myra Conway Miller, Mary Fisher Conway.6
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    On their way to Kidd's Rooms, Nethergate, after the wedding ceremony
  • (Witness) Photograph: Florence Annie Fisher Conway is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with James Conway, Johnann Ford.7
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R Florence, James, Annie
  • Photograph*: Florence Annie Fisher Conway is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.7
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Alexander Miller, son of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway, on 26 July 1958 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland; no image.8
  • Married Name: As of 26 July 1958, her married name was Miller.8
  • (Witness) Obituary: Florence Annie Fisher Conway was mentioned in the Obituary of Alexander Miller on 20 December 1978; Obituary Dundee "Courier & Advertiser" December 20th, 1978 reads: One of Dundee's first chiropodists and founder member of the Dundee branch of the Society of Chiropody has died following an illness.
    Mr Alexander Miller, 19 School Road, Dundee, died on Wednesday at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. He was 81.
    A native of Dundee, Mr Miller was educated at Blackness School, Dundee, before embarking on a course of studies leading to his qualification as a chiropodist.
    As there was no training in chiropody at that time, he studied the necessary medical subjects at Dundee School of Medicine during the 1920's gaining practical experience from colleagues in London.
    Mr Miller had a private practice in Perth Road, Dundee, for many years and retired in 1967.
    During the First World War he served as an orderly in the RAMC with the Black Watch and was taken prisoner in Germany.
    During the Second World War he was in charge of the ARP post at Hawkhill School, Dundee.
    Mr Miller was the Session Clerk at Tay Square Church until it closed, and was an elder of St Paul's.
    For many years he was chairman of the Dundee Boys and Girls Religious Association, and was involved in missionary work throughout the world.
    He is survived by his five daughters and his wife.9
  • (Deceased) Death*: Florence Annie Fisher Conway died in September 1998 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 82.10
Last Edited: 31 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: James Conway b. 22 Sep 1874, d. 15 Sep 1962
Mother*: Johnann Ford b. 10 Feb 1881, d. 8 Feb 1969

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory births 1916 Mains & Strathmartine 307/00 0003 [Aug 2011].
  2. [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.
  3. [S43] PCC - AC photograph album.
  4. PCC - AC photograph album
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper & Periodicals 1931-08-03 Dundee Courier [Oct 2015].
  6. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  7. [S43] CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  8. [S64] Interview with General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland). General Record Office of Scotland (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage 1958 Dundee West 282/02 0346 [Aug 2011].
  9. [S32] Newspaper Article, Courier & Advertiser, Dundee 20 Dec 1978.
  10. [S50] Interview with General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland). General Record Office of Scotland (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1998 Dundee 351/00 0666 [Aug 2011].