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Jessie Young Conway

F, #553, b. 26 May 1889, d. 24 July 1894
  • Birth*: Jessie Young Conway was born on 26 May 1889 at 26 Seafield Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jessie Young Conway died on 24 July 1894 at 12 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 5 1894 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 415; Jessie Youung Conway single; 1894 July twenty-fourth 10h 0m pm 12 Cleghorn Street Dundee; female aged 5 years; parents William Conway dairyman and Jeanie Conway ms Hutcheson; tubercular disease of bowels 2 months as cert by A J Duncan MD; signed W F Conway father present; 1894 July 25th at Dundee John Taylor asst registrar.2
  • Newspaper Article*: She was mentioned in a newspaper article DEATHS
    CONWAY - At 12 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, on the 24th inst., Jessie Young, aged 5 years, beloved and only daughter of Wiliam F. and Jane Conway. on 26 July 1894.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She 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.4
    Headstone Balgay Cemetery William F Conway family

Census Events

Member of Household5 April 1891She was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie in the 1891 census at 12 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jessie Conway, daughter, aged 1, born Forfarshire, Dundee; William F Conway, head, married, aged 25, Dairyman Foreman, employed, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 25, born Forfarshire, Dundee.6
Last Edited: 1 Nov 2016

Parents:

Father*: William Fisher Conway b. 13 Oct 1865, d. 21 Jan 1941
Mother*: Jane Hutchison Wilkie b. 23 May 1865, d. 25 Oct 1945

Citations

  1. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Civil Parish of Liff & Benvie, Parish of Logie, Burgh of Dundee, Ward 8
    12 Cleghorn Street
    William F Conway, head, married, aged 25, Dairyman Foreman, employed, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning
    Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 25, born Forfarshire, Dundee
    Jessie Conway, daughter, aged 1, born Forfarshire, Dundee.
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death St Mary Dundee 1894 [Jul 2004].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Dundee Courier, 26 Jul 1894, Intimations, deaths [Nov 2016].
  4. [S43] PCC photographs [Nov 2016].
  5. PCC photographs [Nov 2016]
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Civil Parish of Liff & Benvie, Parish of Logie, Burgh of Dundee, Ward 8, 12 Cleghorn Street.