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John Conway

M, #534, b. before 29 August 1802, d. 29 August 1890
  • Birth*: John Conway was born before 29 August 1802 at Co Down, Ireland.
  • He was the son of Hugh Conway and Jane Carson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Conway married Jane Waugh, daughter of James Waugh and Jane Carson, circa 1832 at Down, Antrim, Ireland.
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Jane Waugh died on 12 July 1873 at Railway Station, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1873 deaths in the parish of Beith in the county of Ayr, #79 Jane Conway married to John Conway labourer, 1873 July twelfth 7h 30m pm Railway Station Beith, f, 61 years, James Waugh farmer (dec) Jane Waugh ms Carson (dec), apoplexy 8 hours as cert by Thos Miller CM, Hugh Conway son present; registered 1873 July 19th at Beith William Duff registrtar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Conway died on 29 August 1890 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, 1890 deaths in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 457; John Conway farm labourer widower of Jane Waugh, died 1890 August twenty-ninth, 8h 20m am 12 Rosebank Street, Dundee, male aged 88 years, parents Hugh Conway farmer (deceased) and Jane Conway ms Carson (deceased), senile decay 2 years as cert by Peter Young LRSCE, informant Martha Gray daughter & occupier (present), registered 30 August 1890 at Dundee Alex Hogarth assistant registrar initialled DS.2
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by John Conway circa 1874 at Monkton Churchyard, Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Erected by John Conway, late of Monkton in memory of his grand children Janet, who died 4th Nov 1863 aged 1 year & 8 months, Jane, died 8th June 1870 aged 1 year and 10 months, also his daughter-in-law Marion Ralston who died 24th Nov 1872 aged 32; and of Jane Waugh his wife who died 12th July 1873 aged 61 years; the above John Conway who died 29th August 1890, aged 90 years, and is interred in Dundee.3
    Headstone Monkton Churchyard John Conway
    Monkton St Cuthberts [c2002]

Census Events

Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Waugh in the 1851 census at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. John Conway, head, married, aged 48, Handloom weaver (cotton), born Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 38, Weaver's wife, aged 38, born Ireland; also in the household were Jane Conway, James Conway, Agnes Conway, Samuel Ferguson Conway and Janet Conway.4
Monkton Village [c2002]
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Jane Waugh in the 1861 census at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. John Conway, head, married, aged 60, Mason's Labourer, born Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 50, Mason's Labourer's wife, born Ireland; also in the household were Janet Conway, John Conway and Robert Hood.5
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Waugh in the 1871 census at 54 Harmony Row, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John Conway, head, 65, ship yard labourer, Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, 55, labourer's wife, Ireland; also in the household were John Conway and Robert Hood.6
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher in the 1881 census at 7 Kinloch Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Conway, father, widower, aged 76, born Ireland; James Conway, head, married, aged 45, Van Driver, born Ireland; Agnes Conway, wife, married, aged 39, born Ayr, Scotland.7
Last Edited: 10 May 2017

Parents:

Father*: Hugh Conway b. c 1780
Mother*: Jane Carson b. c 1780

Family:

Jane Waugh b. 1812, d. 12 Jul 1873

Children:

Jane Conway+ b. 1833, d. 3 Sep 1905
Hugh Conway+ b. 1836, d. 16 Mar 1919
James Conway+ b. 1837, d. 27 Jun 1923
Martha Conway+ b. 1840, d. 1 Feb 1918
Agnes Conway+ b. 1841, d. 8 Nov 1909
Samuel Ferguson Conway+ b. 1844, d. 14 May 1920
Janet Conway b. 1849, d. 17 Jan 1890
John Conway+ b. 1851, d. 21 Dec 1927

Citations

  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1873 Beith, ref 79 [Jun 2004].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS stautory death ref 282/2 St Clement 457 [May 2004].
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , Kenny Monaghan [Jan 2007].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1851; Village of Monkton, Parish of Monkton & Prestwick [Jun 2004].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1861 Monkton [Jun 2004].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Govan; ED: 43; Page: 4; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1871_143; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Apr 2011]
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL Film 0203484 GRO ref vol 282-3 EnumDist 20 page 45.