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Janet Carson

F, #2775, b. circa 1780, d. 3 May 1870
  • Birth*: Janet Carson was born circa 1780 at Ireland.1,2
  • She was the daughter of David Carson and Martha Carson.
  • Married Name: As of circa 1805, her married name was McClenaghen.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Janet Carson married James McClenaghen circa 1805.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Janet Carson died on 3 May 1870 at Monkton Village, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1870 deaths in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 25; Janet McClenaghen widow of James McClenaghen linen weaver, 1870 May third 5h 0m am Monkton Village, female aged 90 years, parents David Carson farmer (dec) and Martha Carson ms Carson (dec), no regular medical attendant, signed James McClenaghen son; reg 1870 May 5th at Monkton, James M Cowan registrar.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by James McClenaghen circa 1880 at Monkton Churchyard, Ayrshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Erected by James McClenaghan grocer Monkton in memory of his wife Janet Conway d 19 Sep 1879 aged 70; also his mother Janet Carson d 5 May 1870 aged 90; the above James McClenaghan d 15 Jul 1890 aged 80.4

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Janet Carson was listed along with James McClenaghen in the 1841 census at Vennal Street, Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland. James McClenaghan, 30, journeyman nail maker, Ireland; Janet McClenaghan, 30, Ireland; Janet Carson, 65, sewer in muslim (sic), Ireland.2
Principal7 April 1861Janet Carson appeared in the 1861 census at 21 Campbellfield, Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland. Janet Carson, head, mar, 70, hand sewer, Ireland; 1 room with window.1
Last Edited: 26 Nov 2011


Father*: David Carson b. c 1755
Mother*: Martha Carson b. c 1755


James McClenaghen b. c 1780, d. b 6 Jun 1841


James McClenaghen+ b. c 1811, d. 15 Jul 1890


  1. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1861 Monkton image held [Mar 2006].
  2. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) Piece: SCT1841/616 Place: Stewarton -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 17 Civil Parish: Stewarton Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Folio: 0 Page: 12 Address: Vennal Street.
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1870 Monkton ref 25 image held [Mar 2006].
  4. [S45] Monumental inscription (Monkton, Ayrshire) Monkton Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions pub Troon & Distrtict FHS Dec 1993 ISBN 0 9522292 5 0 ref 21.