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Mary Ross1

F, #1013, b. 26 January 1840, d. 1919
  • Birth*: Mary Ross was born on 26 January 1840 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1
  • (Informant) Birth: She registered the birth of Alexander Neave on 11 June 1859 at Wellbraehead, Forfar, Angus, Scotland; 1859 births in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 155; Neave Alexander, born 1859 June Elelventh 9h pm Wellbraehead Forfar, male, parents James Nave pavement quarrier illegitimate and Mary Ross linen handloom weaver, signed Mary Ross her X mark mother present, signed James Neave his X mark father, signed John Webster registrar witness; registered 1859 June 20 at Forfar signed John Webster registrar.2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Ross married James Neave, son of David Neave and Isabel Calder, on 11 July 1862 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1
  • Married Name: As of 11 July 1862, her married name was Neave.
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse James Neave died on 2 March 1895 at 9 Coutties Wynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1895 deaths in the district of Forar in the county of Forfar, ref 58; James Neave factory worker married to Mary Ross, died 1895 March second 3h 0m am 9 Coutties Wynd Forfar, male aged 56 years, parents David Neave linen weaver (dec) and Isabella Neave ms Calder (dec), cause phthisis pulmonalis 6 months as cert by J Cable LRCP, signed James Neave son present, registered 1895 March 2nd at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Ross died in 1919 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, other name Ross.4

Census Events

Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of James Neave in the 1881 census at 6 New Monthill Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Neave, head, mar, 42, factory worker linen dresser, Forfar; Mary Neave, wife, mar, 41, Forfar; Jessie Meldrum, boarder, unm, 18, factory worker (weaver), Forfar. Isabella Neave, James Neave, Jessie Ross Neave, David Neave, Ann Neave, John Neave and Matilda Neave were also listed in the household.5
Last Edited: 30 Jun 2016


James Neave b. 13 Jan 1839, d. 2 Mar 1895


Alexander Neave b. 11 Jun 1859
Isabella Neave b. 13 Jun 1862
James Neave b. 1 Oct 1864
Mary Neave b. 23 Apr 1866, d. 25 Oct 1960
Jessie Ross Neave b. 10 Dec 1867, d. 13 Jan 1956
William Ross Neave b. 22 Sep 1869
David Neave b. 12 Sep 1871
George Stewart Neave b. 3 Sep 1873
Ann Neave b. c 1875
John Neave b. c 1878
Matilda Neave b. 1880
Richard Neave+ b. c 1882, d. 12 Oct 1949


  1. [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1859 Forfar Forfarshire 288/00 0155 image held [Feb 2015].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Deaths 1895 Forfar 288/0A 0058 image held [Feb 2015].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Death 1919 Forfar ref 288/0A 0079, no image held [Jun 2016].
  5. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 Enum Dist 4 page 9; 6 New Monthill Street, Forfar, Forfar, Scotland [Jan 2009].