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Jane Hutchison Wilkie

F, #552, b. 23 May 1865, d. 25 October 1945
Janie (Wilkie) Conway c1934 Rowanbank, Blebo Craigs
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Occupation*: Jane was Hospital kitchen maid.
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 May 1865 at Land 18, Door 3, Dudhope Crescent, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1865 births in the 2nd District of burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 845; Jane Hutchison Wilkie, born 1865 May Twenty Third 4h am Land 18 Door 3 Dudhope Crescent Dundee, female, parents Ewan Wilkie police constable and Janet Wilkie ms Young married 1849 January 19th Abernethy; signed Ewan Wilkie father; registered 1865 June 8 at Dundee signed James David assit registrar initialled AM (Alx Leask registrar.)1,2
  • Name Variation: As of 23 May 1865, Jane Hutchison Wilkie was also known as Jeannie.
  • She was the daughter of Ewan Wilkie and Janet Young.
  • Married Name: As of 6 January 1888, her married name was Conway.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Hutchison Wilkie married William Fisher Conway, son of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher, on 6 January 1888 at Cathoic Apostilic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1888 Marriages in the District of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, #42; 1888 on the 6th day of January at Catholic Apostilic Church Dundee after publication of banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apolstilic Church
    William Fisher Conway, Dairy Van Driver, bachelor, aged 22, 11 Dons Road, Dundee; Father James Conway, Baker's Van Driver; Mother Agnes Conway ms Fisher; Jane Wilkie, Domestic Servant, spinster, aged 22, Royal Infirmary, Dundee; Father Ewan Wilkie, Chief Police Officer; Mother Jessie Wilkie ms Young; Signed John Rankin, Ministe; Witness William Wilkie; Lizzie Conway; Registered 1888 January 10th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3
  • Photograph*: William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie are in this photograph taken circa 1907 at Eden Grove, Downfield, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, along with James Fisher Conway and William Ewan Conway.4
    William Fisher Conway, Jane Wilkie and sons William Ewan Conway (left) and James Fisher Conway (right) about 1907 (calculated from birth dates and apparent ages of William and James)
  • Newspaper Article: Jane Hutchison Wilkie and William Fisher Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article SILVER WEDDING
    CONWAY-WILKIE. -At Apostolic Church, Dundee on the 6th January, 1888, by the (late) Rev J Rankin, William Fisher Conway, to Jane Hutchison, daughter of the late Ewan Wilkie, Dundee. Present Address - Edengrove, Downfield, Dundee on 4 January 1913.6
  • Photograph: William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie are in this photograph taken circa 1929 at Rowanbank, Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, along with William Ewan Conway.4
    "Rowanbank", Blebo Craigs
    "Rowanbank", Blebo Craigs
    L-R believed to be William Ewan Conway, Jane Hutchison Wilkie Conway, William Fisher Conway
  • (Witness) Photograph: Jane Hutchison Wilkie is in this photograph taken in 1929 at Wonacy, Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, along with John Conway, James Conway, Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway, Samuel Meney Conway, William Fisher Conway, Johnann Ford, Jane Lamberton, Florence Annie Fisher Conway, Samuel Lamberton Conway, Mary McCulloch Alexander, Janie Stewart Conway, Esther Agnes Ford Conway and James Eric Arbuckle Binnie.4
    "Wonacy" (anagram of Conway), Blebo Craigs
    "Wonacy" (anagram of Conway), Blebo Craigs
    People standing at back : John Conway, Samuel Meney Conway, [Florence Conway?], [Johnann Ford Conway or Jane Lamberton Conway?]
    Sitting in the middle row : Robert Fisher Conway, James Conway, [?], [Samuel Lamberton Conway "Young Sam"?] [Jane Hutchison Wilkie Conway?], [Esther Agnes Ford Conway?], [James Eric Arbuckle Binnie?], [Janie Stewart Conway?], hiding behind the trellis [?]
    Front : [?], William Fisher Conway
  • Photograph: Audrey Malvina Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie are in this photograph taken in 1929 at Blebo Craigs, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, along with Agnes McKenzie Fisher.4
    L-R: Agnes McKenzie Fisher Conway, Audrey Malvina Conway, Jane Hitchison Wilkie Conway 1929, Blebo Craigs
  • Newspaper Article: Jane Hutchison Wilkie was mentioned in a newspaper article KEMBACK W.R.I.'S NEW COMMITTEE.
    Kemback W.R.I. met in Blebo Craigs Hall, when Miss Low presided.
    Mrs Forsyth, Blebo Craigs, gave an ineresting demonstration on spatter work. Reports on meetings were given by Mrs Lowe and Miss Bell.
    Songs were rendered by Miss A. Philip and Mr J.S. Fettes, who also gave piano selections.
    The new committee elected sonsists of the following:- Miss Beckett, Mrs Beveridge, Mrs Charles, Mrs Conway, Mrs Forsyth, Mrs Lowe, Mrs MacDonald, Mrs Perfect, jun., Miss Beckett, Miss Bell, Miss Crichton amd Miss Low. Miss Low was reappointed president.
    Tea was served by Miss Bell and assistants.
    [This Mrs Conway selected (on age, geographical proximity and other newspaper reports) as the best candidate for the above Mrs Conway] on 21 November 1929.7
  • Newspaper Article*: She and William Fisher Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article BLEBO CRAIGS SOCIAL CLUB WHIST DRIVE.
    The closing meeting of Blebo Craigs Social Club, held in the hall, took the form of a whist drive, social, and dance. The president, Mr W.F. Conway, extended a welcome to those present.
    The whist prize-winners were:- Ladies - 1 Mrs Perfect, sen; 2 Mrs Perfect, jun., hidden, Mrs Conway; consolation , Miss Marshall. Ladies playing as gentlemen - 1 Mrs Mackie; 2 Miss Milligan; consolation, Miss C. Lawson. Gentlemen - 1 Mr Perfect, sen; 2 Mr Conway; consolation , Mr Taylor; hidden, Mr A Lawson.
    Tea was served by the Ladies' Committee. Mr George Perfect, jun., was M.C. at the dance. Mr D. Laing was cardmaster. on 2 June 1930.8
  • Newspaper Article: Jane Hutchison Wilkie and William Fisher Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article KEMBACK SALE OF WORK RAISES £47
    NURSING ASSOCIATION EFFORT.
    The promotors of a sale of work in Dura Den Hall on Saturday to aid the funds of Dairsie and Kemback Nursing Association were delighted at its success.
    The effort was confined to Kemback parish, and the drawings amounted to £47 5s 6d. The weather was bright, and tea was served out of doors.
    Miss Low of Blebo, the secretary, presided, and Miss Carnegy, R.R.C., county superintendent of Nursing Associations, who declared the sale open, urged all to take an interested in the association's affairs under the provident scheme. It was a insurance in case of illness.
    Rev. R.J.F. Macdonald proposed votes of thanks.
    The stall-holders were:- Cake and candy - Mrs R.J.F. Macdoanld, The Manse; Miss Marjory Bell, Blebo Craigs; and Miss Elizabeth Doig, Blebo Craigs; produce - Mrs Beckett, Blebo Craigs; Mrs Thanke and Miss Chrissie Kay, Blebo Craigs; work - Miss Low of Blebo; Mrs Martin and Miss Mary Thomson; Jumble - Mrs Forsyth, Blebo Craigs; Mrs M'Gregore, Dura Den; Mrs Webster, Blebo Craigs; Mrs Taylor, Blebo Craigs; and Miss Beckett, Blebo Craigs.
    Teas - Mrs Lowe, Blebo Craigs; Mrs M'Nab, Dura Den; Mrs Conway, Blebo Craigs; Mrs J D Beveridge, Schoolhouse; and Miss Florence Conway, Blebo Craigs.
    Shooting - Mr John Balsillie, Beadles Den. Books - Rev. R.J.F. Macdonald; Mr J.D. Beveridge, Schoolhouse; and Mr W.F. Conway, Blebo Craigs. on 3 August 1931.9
  • Newspaper Article: Jane Hutchison Wilkie was mentioned in a newspaper article KEMBACK W.R.I. APPOINTMENTS.
    Mrs Gilroy, hon. president, presided at a meeting of Kemback W.R.I. in Blebo Craigs Hall.
    A competition "for most articles in a matchbox" was won by Miss Bell with 125 articles, Mrs Perfect was second with 121. The members joined in community singing, Mrs Beveridge, Schoolhouse, being accompanist.
    The following office- bearers were elected: - Honn. preseident, Mrs Gilrow; president, Miss Law; vice-presidents, Mrs Perfect and Miss Bell; treasurer, Mrs Beckett; secretary, Mrs Webster; committee, Mrs Pullar, Mrs Taylor, Mrs Beckett, Mrs Conway, Mrs Telfer, Mrs Coyne, Miss Ferguson, and Mrs Tasker.
    Tea was served by Mrs Webster and assistants. Mrs Taylor proposed votes of thanks to the retiring members. on 17 November 1932.10
  • Newspaper Article*: She was mentioned in a newspaper article CONWAY, Mrs W
    See Kemback WRI
    Group photograph of officials in 1933.11
  • Newspaper Article: She and William Fisher Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article KEMBACK RECREATION GROUND OPENED
    DR WILLIAM LOW PERFORMS CEREMONY.
    The old putting course on the glebe lands of Kemback has been transformed into a recreation ground embracing putting, bowling, and croquet.
    Through the generosity of Dr William Low, of Blebo, the three-rink bowling green was made and the putting green rearranged and the croquet lawn added.
    The park in which the games will be payed has a picturesque setting by the side of Highland Jenny's Brae and just below the old Parish Church.
    At the opening ceremony on Saturday Dr Low, who declared the greens open, was accompanied by Mrs and Miss Low, and there was a large gathering.
    Dr Low expressed the pleasure hehad in assisting at the provision of healthy recreation for the parishioners and their friends.
    Mr J.D. Veveridge, schoolmaster, president of the bowling and putting club, to mark the occassion and to show appreciation of Dr Low's kindness and interest in the parish, presented him with a silver jack and stand, suitably inscribed.
    The gift of a silver cup was intimated to the bowling club for competeition bt Mr and Mrs Conway, Blebo Craigs. A croquet set was gifted to the club by Mr and Mrs J.D. Beveridge.
    The afternoonwas spent in freindly games. Mrs Mauchline, the Manse, Mrs Beveridge, and other ladies of the committee provided tea for the visitors at a small charge. on 15 May 1933.12
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Fisher Conway died on 21 January 1941 at 39 Dundonald Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1941 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 75; William Conway miilk salesman retired married to Jane Wilkie; 1841 January twenty-first 2h 30m am 39 Dundonald Street Dundee; male aged 75 years; parents James Conway baker's vanman (dec) and Agnes Conway ms Fisher (dec); cardio-vascular depreciation, bronchial asthma, influenza as cert by J Wright Duncan MBChB; signed James Conway brother 18 Sherbrook Street Downfield; 1941 January 21st at Dundee Norman Steele regsitrar.13
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Jane Hutchison Wilkie is commemorated on the headstone erected by William Fisher Conway in 1894 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads Erected by William F Conway and his wife Jane Wilkie in loving memory of their daughter Jessie Young Conway who died 2nd July 1894 aged 5 years and 2 months.
    Also their son James F Conway who died 27th Novr 1923 aged 32 years, and husband of Violet Dallas.
    The above William F Conway died 21st January 1941 in his 76th year.
    And the above Jane Wilkie died 25th October 1945 in her 81st year.14
    Headstone Balgay Cemetery William F Conway family
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jane Hutchison Wilkie died on 25 October 1945 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 80 1945 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 655; Jane Hutchison Conway widow of William Fisher Conway dairyman; 1945 October twenty-fifth 11h 50m pm Maryfield Hospital us res 39 Dundonald Street; female aged 80 years; parents Ewan Wilkie police constable (dec) and Janet Wilkie ms Young (dec); myocardial degeneration, hypostatic pneumonia, herpes roster as cert by Christine C Ferguson MBChB; signed K N Miller niece-in-law 25 Perth Road Dundee; reg 1945 October 26th at Dundee Norman Steele registrar.16
  • Newspaper Article: She was mentioned in a newspaper article CONWAY - At Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, on Oct. 25, Jane Wilkie, of 39 Dundonald St., Dundee, widow of W.F Conway, late of Bank Ave., Downfield, and Blebo Craigs, Cupar. Funeral on Monday, to Balgay Cemetery. Friends wishing to attend please meet cortage at shelter at 1.25 p.m. on 26 October 1945.17

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Ewan Wilkie in the 1871 census at 10 Baxter Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jane, daug, 5, school, Dundee; Evan Wilkie, head, 44, police oveminal officer, Errol; Janet Y, wife, 40, Abernethy.18
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Ewan Wilkie in the 1881 census at 2 Cleghorn Street, Liff & Benvie, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jane Wilkie, dau, unm, 15, jute weaver, Dundee; Ewan Wilkie, head, mar, 63, police constable, Errol Perthshire; Janet Wilkie, wife, mar, 55, Abernethy, Perthshire; George Wilkie, grandson, 5, scholar, Dundee.19
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of William Fisher Conway in the 1891 census at 12 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. William F Conway, head, married, aged 25, Dairyman Foreman, employed, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 25, born Forfarshire, Dundee. Jessie Young Conway were also listed in the household.20
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of William Fisher Conway in the 1901 census at 31 Dundonald Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. William F Conway, head, married, aged 35, Dairyman, Employer, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 35, born Forfarshire, Dundee. James Fisher Conway, William Ewan Conway, Jane Douglass and Jessie Milne Miller were also listed in the household.21
Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of William Fisher Conway in the 1911 census at 20 Bank Avenue, Downfield, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. 4 roomw with windows, 5 people in household; William F Conway, head, 45, married, dairyman, employer, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Jane H Conway, wife, 45, marr 33 years, 3 children born 2 still living, born Forfarshire, Dundee. James Fisher Conway, William Ewan Conway and Janet Meney Conway were also listed in the household.22
Last Edited: 8 Nov 2016

Parents:

Father*: Ewan Wilkie b. c 1826, d. 21 Mar 1895
Mother*: Janet Young b. c 1826, d. 6 Nov 1915

Family:

William Fisher Conway b. 13 Oct 1865, d. 21 Jan 1941
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Hutchison Wilkie married William Fisher Conway, son of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher, on 6 January 1888 at Cathoic Apostilic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1888 Marriages in the District of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, #42; 1888 on the 6th day of January at Catholic Apostilic Church Dundee after publication of banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apolstilic Church
    William Fisher Conway, Dairy Van Driver, bachelor, aged 22, 11 Dons Road, Dundee; Father James Conway, Baker's Van Driver; Mother Agnes Conway ms Fisher; Jane Wilkie, Domestic Servant, spinster, aged 22, Royal Infirmary, Dundee; Father Ewan Wilkie, Chief Police Officer; Mother Jessie Wilkie ms Young; Signed John Rankin, Ministe; Witness William Wilkie; Lizzie Conway; Registered 1888 January 10th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3

Children:

Jessie Young Conway b. 26 May 1889, d. 24 Jul 1894
James Fisher Conway+ b. 24 Jul 1891, d. 27 Nov 1923
William Ewan Conway+ b. 19 Nov 1893, d. 1979

Citations

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