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Jane Conway

F, #542, b. 27 December 1870, d. 5 February 1948
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Note for Web*: Jane Conway was known to the family in Dundee and environs as "Jane of Beith".
  • Birth*: She was born on 27 December 1870 at Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Conway and Marion Ralstone.
  • Married Name: As of 6 November 1895, her married name was Anderson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Conway married James Stevenson Anderson, son of William Anderson and Mary Stevenson, on 6 November 1895 at 34 Main Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 15 Nov 1895; Marriages; At 34 Main Street Beith, on the 6th inst., by the Rev T Wilson, James Anderson to Jane, youngest daughter of Hugh Conway, merchant.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jane Conway died on 5 February 1948 at Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, at age 77.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by James Stevenson Anderson in 1891 at Beith Cemetery, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Erected by James Anderson in memory of his father William Anderson, Builder, Beith who died 30th April 1891 aged 55 years
    and of his mother Mary Stevenson who died ... May [1911?] aged [78?] years
    and of his beloved wife Jane Conway who died 5th February 1948 aged 77 years
    The above James Anderson JP died 11th February 1952 in his 88th year.
    on the plinth :
    Also their daughter Mary Stevenson Anderson died 25th April 1974 aged 78 years.3
    Headstone Beith Cemetery James Anderson
    Headstone Beith Cemetery James Anderson (detail)

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Hugh Conway and Marion Ralstone in the 1871 census at G&SW Railway Station, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. Jane Conway, daughter, 4mo, Ayrshire, Beith; Hugh Conway, head, married, 37, Carter, Ireland; Marion Conway, wife, married, 30, Ayrshire Tarbolton.4
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]
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Hugh Conway and Annie Mackie in the 1881 census at 34 Main Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. Jane Conway, dau, 10, scholar, Beith; Hugh Conway, head, 47, grocer, Ireland; Annie Conway, wife, 43, Kilbirnie.5
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed and Annie Mackie in the 1891 census at 34 Main Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. Jane Conway, dau, 20, assist grocer, Beith; Annie Conway, wife, 54, grocer, Kilbirnie.6
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of James Stevenson Anderson in the 1901 census at Crummock Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. James Stevenson Anderson, head, 37, stone mason & builder, Beith; Jane Anderson, wife, 30, Beith. Annie Mackie Anderson and Mary Stevenson Anderson were also listed in the household.7
Last Edited: 28 Sep 2011

Parents:

Father*: Hugh Conway b. 1836, d. 16 Mar 1919
Mother*: Marion Ralstone b. 12 Apr 1840, d. 24 Nov 1872

Family:

James Stevenson Anderson b. 1864, d. 11 Feb 1952
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Conway married James Stevenson Anderson, son of William Anderson and Mary Stevenson, on 6 November 1895 at 34 Main Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 15 Nov 1895; Marriages; At 34 Main Street Beith, on the 6th inst., by the Rev T Wilson, James Anderson to Jane, youngest daughter of Hugh Conway, merchant.2

Children:

Annie Mackie Anderson+ b. 7 Jan 1897
Mary Stevenson Anderson b. 28 Jun 1898, d. 25 Apr 1974
William Hugh Anderson b. 19 Dec 1904

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C115811.
  2. [S32] Newspaper Article, Intimation : Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 15 Nov 1895.
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC [May 2004].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Civil Parish of Beith; G&SW Railway Station, image held [Jun 2004].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Beith; ED: 3; Page: 8; Line: 7; Roll: cssct1881_180; 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]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Beith; ED: 3; Page: 7; Line: 11; Roll: CSSCT1891_200; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.[Aug 2011]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Beith; ED: 6; Page: 31; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1901_220; Year: 1901. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]