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Marion Ralstone

F, #538, b. 12 April 1840, d. 24 November 1872
  • Birth*: Marion Ralstone was born on 12 April 1840 at Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Ralstone and Janet Murdoch.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Marion Ralstone married Hugh Conway, son of John Conway and Jane Waugh, on 9 December 1859 at Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1854 marriages in the parish of Tarbolton in the county pf Ayr, ref 21; On the nineth day of December 1859 at Tarbolton marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed Hugh Conway, 24 years residing Monkton, ploughman bachelor, parenst John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; for Marion Ralstone David Ritchie, 20 years, residing Fairfield, domestic servant spinster; parents James Ralston ... labourer and Janet Ralston ms Murdoch; signed David Ritchie minister of Tarbolton, signed John Dunlop witness, signed William Duthie witness; the above marriage was registed by me at Tarbolton on the 12th day of December 1859 Andrew Dunlop registrar.2,3,4
  • Married Name: As of 9 December 1859, her married name was Conway.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Marion Ralstone died on 24 November 1872 at Railway Station, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, at age 32 1872 Deaths in the Parish of Beith in the County of Ayr, # 106; Marion Conway married to Hugh Conway Railway Carter; 1872 November 24th 5h 20m PM Railway Station Beith; Female aged 32 years; Father James Ralstone Agricultural Labourer, Mother Janet Ralstone ms Muirdoch; Diseases of her Liver, Stomach, Bowles and head accompanied with convulsions 2 weeks as certified by Thos Miller CM; Informant Hugh Conway widower present; Registered 1872 November 27th at Beith William Duff Registrar.5
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone 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.6
    Headstone Monkton Churchyard John Conway
    Monkton St Cuthberts [c2002]

Census Events

Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of Hugh Conway in the 1861 census at 11 Welbeck Crescent, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. Hugh Conway, head, married, 27, carter, born Ireland; Marion Conway, wife, married, 21, Ayrshire Tarbolton. James Conway were also listed in the household.7
Wellbeck Crescent, Troon, Ayrshire in 2002
Wellbeck Crescent, Troon, Ayrshire [from Old Troon, ed Ian MacPherson, pub Stenlake Publishing, nd]
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Hugh Conway in the 1871 census at G&SW Railway Station, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. Hugh Conway, head, married, 37, Carter, Ireland; Marion Conway, wife, married, 30, Ayrshire Tarbolton. John Conway, Janet Meney Conway and Jane Conway were also listed in the household.8
Site of Beith Station (left of photo, past the bridge) in 2002
Beith Station Road [from Old Beith, ed Donald L Reid, pub Stenlake Publishing, nd]
Last Edited: 28 Sep 2011

Parents:

Father*: James Ralstone b. c 1812
Mother*: Janet Murdoch b. c 1812

Family:

Hugh Conway b. 1836, d. 16 Mar 1919
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Marion Ralstone married Hugh Conway, son of John Conway and Jane Waugh, on 9 December 1859 at Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1854 marriages in the parish of Tarbolton in the county pf Ayr, ref 21; On the nineth day of December 1859 at Tarbolton marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed Hugh Conway, 24 years residing Monkton, ploughman bachelor, parenst John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; for Marion Ralstone David Ritchie, 20 years, residing Fairfield, domestic servant spinster; parents James Ralston ... labourer and Janet Ralston ms Murdoch; signed David Ritchie minister of Tarbolton, signed John Dunlop witness, signed William Duthie witness; the above marriage was registed by me at Tarbolton on the 12th day of December 1859 Andrew Dunlop registrar.2,3,4

Children:

Janet Conway b. 22 Mar 1862, d. 4 Nov 1863
John Conway b. 28 Feb 1864
Janet Meney Conway b. 17 May 1866
Jane Conway b. 28 Jul 1868, d. 8 Jun 1870
Jane Conway+ b. 27 Dec 1870, d. 5 Feb 1948

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C116195.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), 7011809.
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M116191.
  4. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1859 Tarbolton ref 21 image held [Jul 2004].
  5. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), 1872 Beith # 106 [Jun 2004].
  6. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , Kenny Monaghan [Jan 2007].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1861 [Jun 2004] Parish of Dundonald, Village of Troon 11 Welbeck Crescent.
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Civil Parish of Beith; G&SW Railway Station, image held [Jun 2004].