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James Cowan1

M, #13667, b. circa 1878
  • Birth*: James Cowan was born circa 1878 at Ireland.1
  • Marriage*: He married Susan Hamilton, daughter of David Hamilton and Elizabeth Ringland, on Tuesday, 19 March 1901 at United Free Manse, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1901 marriages in the parish of Kilwinning in the county of Ayr, ref 11; 1901 on the nineteenth day of March at U F Manse after banns according to the forms of the U Free Church of Scotland, signed James Cowan dynamyte worker bachelor, aged 22, residing ... Kilwinning, parents John Cowan labourere and Elizabeth Cowan ms ... [Kinnear??]; signed Susan Hamilton aged 18 residing Hougale Kilwinning, parents David Hamilton railway surfaceman and Elizabeth Hamilton ms Ringland; signed A F Charlton U F Manse Kilwinning, signed George Kerr, Lizzie McClimon witnesses, registered 1901 March 21 at Kilwinning signed Wm Senimell assistant registrar.1,2

Census Events

Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Susan Hamilton in the 1901 census at Bogside Cottage, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. James Cowan, head, married, male, 22, dynamite labourer, Ireland; Susan Cowan, wife, married, female, 18, Ayrshire.1
Last Edited: 13 May 2016


  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1901 England, Wales and Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0036393707 [May 2016].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1901 Kilwinning 599/00 0011 image held [May 2016].