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Martha Conway

F, #537, b. 1840, d. 1 February 1918
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Birth*: Martha Conway was born in 1840 at Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Conway and Jane Waugh.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Martha Conway witnessed the marriage of Duncan Cook and Jane Conway on Friday, 30 December 1864 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1864 marraiges in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 14 1864 on the Thirtieth day of December at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Duncan Cook iron moulder bachelor, 25, Newton, parenst Neil Cook carteer (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon; signed Jane Conway domestic servant spinster, 29, Ayr, parents John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Andrew Hunter Cowan minister, signed Robert Wright witness Martha Conway witness; registered 1864 Dec 30th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.1
  • (Witness) Marriage: Martha Conway witnessed the marriage of Samuel Meney and Janet Conway on Friday, 12 July 1867 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1867 marriages in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr; 1867 on the twelfth day of July at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; Samuel Meney railway porter bachelor, 27, Kilwinning, 1867 marriages in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 6; 1867 on the twelfth day of July at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Samuel Meney railway porter bachelor aged 27 residence Kilwinning parents John Meney agricultural labourer and Elizabeth Meney ms Little; signed Janet Conway seamstress spinster, 19, Monkton, parents John Conway masons labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed William Pinkerton minister Free Church Kilwinning, signed William Fisher, Martha Conway witnesses; reg 1867 July 12th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.2,3
  • (Witness) Marriage: Martha Conway witnessed the marriage of John Conway and Mary Carson on Tuesday, 31 October 1871 at 74 Stanley Place, Kinning Park, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1871 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark ref 191; 1871 on the Thirtyfirst day of October at 74 Stanley Place Kinning Park after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed John Conway shipwright hjouneyman bachelor - cousins - aged 20 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents John Conway mechanics labours and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Mary Carson assistant grocer spinster - cousins - aged 26 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents William Carson farmer and Mary Carson ms Waugh; signed Colin A MacKenzie Free Ch Govan, signed Henry Carson & MArtha Conway witnesses; registered 1871 November 2nd at Govan Thomas Steele registrar.4,5
  • Married Name: As of 7 June 1872, her married name was Gray.6
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Martha Conway married Hugh Gray, son of John Gray and Catherine McCulloch, on 7 June 1872 at 3 Marine Crescent, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1872 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark, ref 136; 1872 on the seventh day of June at 3 Marine Crescent Govan after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Hugh Gray coal carter bachelor, aged 31, residing at 6 Glencester Street Glasgow, parents John Gray labourer (dec) and Catherine Gray ms McCulloch; signed Martha Conway domestic servant spinster, aged 30, residing 54 Harmony Row Govan; parents John Conway engineers labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Alex S Patterson DD signed John Conway, M J Conway witnesses; registered 1872 June 11th at Govan Thomas Steel registrar.6
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Hugh Gray died on 21 February 1883 at 7a North Woodside Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1882 deathsin the district of Milton on the burgh of Glasgow, ref 158; Hugh Gray carter married to Martha Conway, 1883 February twentyfirst 6h 50m pm 7a North Woodside Road Glasgow; male aged 42 years; parents John Gray farm labourer (dec) and Catherine Gray ms McCulloch; pleuro pneumonia as cert by Robert Lee MBCM; signed John Conway brother-in-law 30 North... Street Glasgow present; registered 1883 February 27th at Glasgow Wm P Wright assistant registrar initialled AD (Alex Dewar registrar.)7
  • (Informant) Death: Martha Conway registered the death of John Conway 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.8
  • (Deceased) Death*: Martha Conway died on 1 February 1918 at East Poorhouse, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1918 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 98; Martha Gray widow of Hugh Gray coal carter; 1918 February first 4h 15 m pm East Poorhouse Dundee ur 43 Main Street; female aged 78 parents John Conway (dec) and Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); arterio sclerosis cerebral haemorrhage as cert by K MacKinnon MBChB; signed Martha Dargie daughter 43 Main Street; 1918 February 2nd at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.9

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861She was listed in the 1861 census at John Street, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; Martha Conway, age 20, general servant, b Ireland; with Margaret Reid head, 48, annuitant b Kilmarnock & her son William aged 15.10
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of Hugh Gray in the 1881 census at 7a North Woodside Road, St George, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Hugh Gray, head, 40, carter, Maybole; Martha , wife, 40. Martha Gray were also listed in the household.11,12
Head of Household5 April 1891She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 12 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Gray, head, 50, laundress, employed, b Monkton, 1 room with window; also in the household was Martha Gray.13
Principal31 March 1901Martha Conway appeared in the 1901 census at 8 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Gray, head, 60, laundress, working on own account at home, b Monkton, 2 rooms with window.14
Last Edited: 27 Sep 2011

Parents:

Father*: John Conway b. b 29 Aug 1802, d. 29 Aug 1890
Mother*: Jane Waugh b. 1812, d. 12 Jul 1873

Family:

Hugh Gray b. 1840, d. 21 Feb 1883
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Hugh Gray, son of John Gray and Catherine McCulloch, on 7 June 1872 at 3 Marine Crescent, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1872 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark, ref 136; 1872 on the seventh day of June at 3 Marine Crescent Govan after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Hugh Gray coal carter bachelor, aged 31, residing at 6 Glencester Street Glasgow, parents John Gray labourer (dec) and Catherine Gray ms McCulloch; signed Martha Conway domestic servant spinster, aged 30, residing 54 Harmony Row Govan; parents John Conway engineers labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Alex S Patterson DD signed John Conway, M J Conway witnesses; registered 1872 June 11th at Govan Thomas Steel registrar.6

Child:

Martha Gray+ b. Dec 1880

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1864 Monkton 606/00 0014.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M116061.
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage 1867 Monkton ref 606/00 0006 [Aug 2008].
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M11646.
  5. [S64] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory Marriage 1871 Govan Lanark ref 191 [Jul 2004].
  6. [S64] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory marriage Govan 1872 ref 136 [Jul 20041].
  7. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory death image held 1883 Milton Glasgow ref 158 [Jul 2004].
  8. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS stautory death ref 282/2 St Clement 457 [May 2004].
  9. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS statutory death image held 1918 Dundee St Andrew ref 98 [Jul 2004].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: St Quivox; ED: 31; Page: 11; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1861_82; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Glasgow St George; ED: 23; Page: 7; Line: 16; Roll: cssct1881_233; Year: 1881. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1891 Dundee Rosebank image held [Jul 2004].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1901 Dundee Rosebank image held [Jul 2004].