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James Fisher Conway

M, #554, b. 24 July 1891, d. 27 November 1923
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Birth*: James Fisher Conway was born on 24 July 1891 at 12 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie.
  • Photograph*: William Ewan Conway and James Fisher Conway are in this photograph taken circa 1895.1
    William Ewan & James Fisher CONWAY taken about 1895 (calculated from apparent ages and birth dates)
  • (Witness) Photograph: He is in this photograph taken circa 1907 at Eden Grove, Downfield, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, along with William Fisher Conway, Jane Hutchison Wilkie, William Ewan Conway.1
    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)
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Fisher Conway witnessed the marriage of James Conway and Johnann Ford on Friday, 25 November 1910 at Edengrove, 20 Bank Street, Downfield, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1910 marriages in the parish of Mains & Strathmartine in the county of Forfar, ref 24; 1910 on the twenty-fifth day of Novemebr at Edengrove, 20 Bank Avenue, Downfield after publication according to the forms of the Baptist Church; signed James Conway mercantile clerk widower, aged 36, residing 21 Union Place Dundee, parents James Conway jute mill nightwatchman and Agnes Conway ms Fisher; John Ann Ford certified fever nurse spinster; aged 29, residing 204 Lochee Road Dundee; parents John Ford painter journy (dec) and Agnes Ford ms Bennett; signed S M Conway minister Bowhill Baptist Church, signed James F Conway witness, Bella Ford witness; 1910 November 26th at Mains & Strathmartine Joseph Dickson registrar.4
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Fisher Conway witnessed the marriage of James Gibson and Janet Meney Conway on Wednesday, 7 June 1911 at Mathers Hotel, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1911 on the 7th day of June at Mathers Hotel Dundee after banns and publication according to the forms of the Presbyterian Church of England James Gibson slater master bachelor, 30, 76 Main Street Kilwinning, fath James Gibson insurance agent, moth Agnes Gibson ms McPhail (dec), and Janet Meney Conway housekeeper spinster, 34, 20 Bank Aveue Downfield, fath James Conway jute mill night watchman, moth Agnes Conway ms Fisher, signed John Conway, S M Conway, A H Charlton ministers Dundee, wit Janie Conway, Mary F Conway, James F Conway, reg 1911 June 9th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.5
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Fisher Conway witnessed the marriage of William Ewan Conway and Adele Gertrude Aldridge on Wednesday, 23 June 1920 at Bonnethill United Free Church, Dundee, Scotland; 1920 on the twenty-third day of June at Bonnethill United Free Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland; W Ewan Conway colonial sevice clerk bachelor, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, William Fisher Conway carting contractor, Jane Hutchison Conway ms Wilkie; A G Aldrige assistant school teacher spinster, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, Charles ... Aldridge grocers ..keeper (dec) Adele Edith Aldridge ms Fleuret (dec); A H Marshall Bonnethill UF Church, Myra Fyfe, James A Conway witnesses; 1923 June 26th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.6
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Fisher Conway married Violet Gertrude Dallas on 4 April 1923 at 20 Bank Avenue, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the parish of Mains & Strathmartine in the county of Forfar, ref 18; 1923 on the foourth day of April at 20 Bank Avenue Downfield Dundee after banns according to the forms of the United Free CHurch of Scotland; signed James Fisher Conway newspaper reprasentative bachelor, aged 31, residence 20 Bank Avenue Downfield Dundee, parents William Fisher Conway dairyman retired and Jane Conway ms Wilkie; signed Violet Gertrude Dallas confectioner's bookkeeper spinster, aged 24, residence 11 Cardean Street Dundee, parents Alexander Dallas Hosier's assistant (dec) and Elizabeth Dallas ms Wilson; signed William Cumming Skinner MA minister of Hilltown UF Church Dundee, signed Peter A Black 323 R... Road Dundee witness, Elizabeth W Dallas 11 Cardean Street Dundee witness; 1923 April 5th at Downfield J M Craik registrar.7
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Fisher Conway died on 27 November 1923 at 20 Bank Avenue, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 32 1923 deaths in the parish of Mains & Strathmartine in the county of Forfar, ref 54; James Fisher Conway newspaper representative married to Violet Gertrude Dallas; 1923 November twenty-seventh 8h 45m pm 20 Bank Avenue Downfield Dundee; male aged 32 years; parents William Fisher Conway dairyman retired and Jane Conway ms Wilkie; influenzal pneumonia (double) & pleurisy - 6 days as cert by A M Hardie LRCPAS Ed; signed W F Conway father present; 1923 November 28th at Downfield C Gordon McKenzie registrar.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He 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.8
    Headstone Balgay Cemetery William F Conway family

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie in the 1901 census at 31 Dundonald Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James F Conway, son, single, aged 9, scholar, born Forfarshire, Dundee; William F Conway, head, married, aged 35, Dairyman, Employer, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 35, born Forfarshire, Dundee.10
Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie in the 1911 census at 20 Bank Avenue, Downfield, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Fisher Conway, son, 19, single, clerk, newspaper office, owrker, born Forfashire, Dundee; 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.11
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

Family:

Violet Gertrude Dallas b. c 1890
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Fisher Conway married Violet Gertrude Dallas on 4 April 1923 at 20 Bank Avenue, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the parish of Mains & Strathmartine in the county of Forfar, ref 18; 1923 on the foourth day of April at 20 Bank Avenue Downfield Dundee after banns according to the forms of the United Free CHurch of Scotland; signed James Fisher Conway newspaper reprasentative bachelor, aged 31, residence 20 Bank Avenue Downfield Dundee, parents William Fisher Conway dairyman retired and Jane Conway ms Wilkie; signed Violet Gertrude Dallas confectioner's bookkeeper spinster, aged 24, residence 11 Cardean Street Dundee, parents Alexander Dallas Hosier's assistant (dec) and Elizabeth Dallas ms Wilson; signed William Cumming Skinner MA minister of Hilltown UF Church Dundee, signed Peter A Black 323 R... Road Dundee witness, Elizabeth W Dallas 11 Cardean Street Dundee witness; 1923 April 5th at Downfield J M Craik registrar.7

Child:

Elizabeth Wilson Conway b. 1923, d. 1980

Citations

  1. [S43] PCC - AC photograph album.
  2. AC photograph album
  3. PCC - AC photograph album
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage Mains & Strathmartine 1910 ref 24 image held [Jun 2004].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage 1911 Dundee [Jun 2004].
  6. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage St Andrew Dundee 1920; image held; GROS ref 282/03 0261.
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage 1923 Mains & Strathmartine ref 18 [Jul 2004].
  8. [S43] PCC photographs [Nov 2016].
  9. PCC photographs [Nov 2016]
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1901 Census, Civil Parish etc of Dundee, Burgh Ward 5, 31 Dundonald Street.
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 Mains & Strathmartine 307/ 3/ 31 [Nov 2016].