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Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway

F, #598, b. 1911, d. 1992
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Occupation*: Ruth was Medical Missionary in Belgian Congo.
  • Birth*: She was born in 1911 at St Mary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison.
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway 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.2
    Mathers Hotel Dundee
  • (Owner) Valuation Roll*: Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway owned the property at Benlah Cottage, Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, 1920 Valuation Roll, County of Fife, Parish of Kemback, Year 1920-1921
    ref 190, house, outhouse and garden, Benlah Cott., Blebo Craigs; proprietrixes Misses Muriel and Ruth Conway; tenant and occupier proprietorixes; annual value of dwelling house of inhabitant occupier, or Feu Duty, or Ground Annual of other subjects £1; yearly rent or value £6 in 1920.3
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: She 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
  • (Owner) Valuation Roll: Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway owned the property at Beulah Cottage, Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, 1925 Valuation Roll, County of Fife, Parish of Kemback, Year 1925-1926
    ref 192, house, outhouse and garden, Beulah Cott., Blebo Craigs; proprietrixes Misses Muriel and Ruth Conway, 20 East Hermitage Place, Leith; tenant and occupier proprietorixes; annual value of dwelling house of inhabitant occupier, or Feu Duty, or Ground Annual of other subjects £1; yearly rent or value £8 in 1925.4
  • Married Name: As of circa 1929, her married name was Russel.
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of Joseph Stanley Andrews and Hope Myra Morrison Conway on Monday, 21 June 1937 at Baptist Church, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1937 marriages in the district of Hamilton in the county of Lanark, ref 162, 1937 on the Twenty-First day of June at Baptist Church Hamilton after banns according to the forms of the Baptist Church, signed Joseph Stanley Andrews Baptist Church Minister bachelor aged 25, 18 Mount Stewart Street Carluke, parents James Smith Andrews Baptist Church minister and Janet Andrews ms Lees; signed Hope Myrra Morrison Conway chiropodist spinster aged 22, 13 Bent Road Hamilton, parents Robert Fisher Conway Baptist Church minister and Elizabeth Miller Conway ms Morrison; signed John Conway minister emetrius Free Church of England Bristol, signed Ruth Fisher Conway Chrystal Bank Hamilton, Douglas Cameron Smith 5 Manse Crescent Stirling witnesses; registered 1937 Jane 22nd at Hamilton James Frame registrar
    [and from photograph provided by their grand-daughter].5,6
    Hamilton Baptist Church June 1937
  • Newspaper Article: Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway and Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article CONWAY, REV R F
    Minister of Newburgh Baptist Church 1919-1923.
    Reports of service in the church conducted by his daughter, Dr Ruth Russell. on 31 October 1979.7
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway died in 1992 at Haymarket, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.8

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison in the 1911 census at 27 Albany Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ruth Conway, daur, 1 1/2mo, b Dundee Forfarshire; 6 rooms with windows, 5 people in household; Robert F Conway, head, 27, married, dental anaeshetist, employer, born Dundee, Forfarshire; Elizabeth A Conway, wife, 27, married, 4 years, 2 children born, 2 children living, born Dundee Forfarshire.9
Last Edited: 8 Nov 2016

Parents:

Father*: Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway b. 30 May 1883, d. 24 Aug 1947
Mother*: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison b. c 1885, d. a 1947

Family:

Child:

Lucy Russel b. c 1931, d. c 1933

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1911 Dundee ref 282/02 0163 no image held [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. [S51] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Valuation Rolls, County of Fife, Parish of Kemback, Year 1920-1921, ref 190 [Oct 2016].
  4. [S51] General Record Office for Scotland, Valuation Rolls, County of Fife, Parish of Kemback, Year 1925-1926, ref 192 [Oct 2016].
  5. [S40] JF [Oct 2010].
  6. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory marriage Hamilton 1937 647/00 0162 image held [Aug 2011].
  7. [S32] Newspaper Article, In Fife Herald News 17 Oct 1979, p.5, 31 Oct 1979, p.5 via Ancestry.co.uk [Aug 2011].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1992 Edinburgh Haymarket ref 730/00 0604 no image held [Aug 2011].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 Dundee 282/2 9/16 [Nov 2016].