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John Conway

M, #797, b. 1851, d. 21 December 1927
  • Birth*: John Conway was born in 1851 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of John Conway and Jane Waugh.
  • (Witness) Marriage: John Conway witnessed the marriage of Samuel Ferguson Conway and Margaret McMillan on Wednesday, 16 November 1870 at Balmichael, Kilmory, Bute, Scotland; 1870 marriages in the parish of Kilmory in the county of Bute; 1870 on the sixteenth day of November at Balmichael Kilmory Parish after banns according rto the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Samuel Conway ships carpenter journeyman bachelor, age 25, Meadow Lane Renfrew, John Conway general labourer Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Margaret McMillan house servant spinster, age 21, Meadow Flat Renfrew, James McMillan farm labourer Janet McMillan ms McDougall; signed Archibald Nicol Free Church minister at Shirken, signed John Conway, Janet McMillan witnesses; reg 1870 November 19th at Kilmory Daniel Mackenzie registrar.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Conway married Mary Carson, daughter of William Carson and Mary Waugh, on 31 October 1871 at 74 Stanley Place, Kinning Park, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1871 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark ref 191; 1871 on the Thirtyfirst day of October at 74 Stanley Place Kinning Park after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed John Conway shipwright hjouneyman bachelor - cousins - aged 20 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents John Conway mechanics labours and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Mary Carson assistant grocer spinster - cousins - aged 26 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents William Carson farmer and Mary Carson ms Waugh; signed Colin A MacKenzie Free Ch Govan, signed Henry Carson & MArtha Conway witnesses; registered 1871 November 2nd at Govan Thomas Steele registrar.2,3
  • (Witness) Marriage: John Conway witnessed the marriage of Hugh Gray and Martha Conway on Friday, 7 June 1872 at 3 Marine Crescent, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1872 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark, ref 136; 1872 on the seventh day of June at 3 Marine Crescent Govan after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Hugh Gray coal carter bachelor, aged 31, residing at 6 Glencester Street Glasgow, parents John Gray labourer (dec) and Catherine Gray ms McCulloch; signed Martha Conway domestic servant spinster, aged 30, residing 54 Harmony Row Govan; parents John Conway engineers labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Alex S Patterson DD signed John Conway, M J Conway witnesses; registered 1872 June 11th at Govan Thomas Steel registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Conway died on 21 December 1927 at 156 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1927 deaths in the district of St Rollox in the burgh of Glasgow, ref 494; John Conway coal depot clerk married to Mary Carson; 1927 December twenty-first 3h 5m pm 156 Port Dundas Road Glasgow; male aged 76 years; parents John Conway labourer (dec), Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); cancer of oesophagus duration indefinite under observations 2 months as cert by David Curle MD CM; signed Henry ... Conway son present 161 Maryhill Road Glasgow; reg 1927 December 22nd at Glasgow Hugh Welsh registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Conway and Jane Waugh in the 1861 census at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. John Conway, son, aged 10, scholar, born Monkton Ayrshire; John Conway, head, married, aged 60, Mason's Labourer, born Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 50, Mason's Labourer's wife, born Ireland.6
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Conway and Jane Waugh in the 1871 census at 54 Harmony Row, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John Conway, son, 19, apprentice carpenter, Monkton; John Conway, head, 65, ship yard labourer, Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, 55, labourer's wife, Ireland.7
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Carson in the 1881 census at 30 Northburn Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John Conway, head, married, 29, Coal Master's Clerk, born Monktown, Ayr, Scotland; Mary Conway, wife, married, 35, born Ireland; also in the household were William Carson Conway, Henry Conway, John Conway and John Conway.8
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Carson in the 1891 census at 547 New City Road, Maryhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John Conway, head, married, 40, Coal Depot Clerk, employed, born Ayrshire, Monkton; Mary Conway, wife, married, 42, born Ireland; also in the household were Henry Conway, John Conway and Hugh Conway.9
Last Edited: 11 Mar 2013

Parents:

Father*: John Conway b. b 29 Aug 1802, d. 29 Aug 1890
Mother*: Jane Waugh b. 1812, d. 12 Jul 1873

Family:

Mary Carson b. 1845
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Conway married Mary Carson, daughter of William Carson and Mary Waugh, on 31 October 1871 at 74 Stanley Place, Kinning Park, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1871 marriages in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark ref 191; 1871 on the Thirtyfirst day of October at 74 Stanley Place Kinning Park after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed John Conway shipwright hjouneyman bachelor - cousins - aged 20 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents John Conway mechanics labours and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Mary Carson assistant grocer spinster - cousins - aged 26 residing at 54 Harmony Row Govan, parents William Carson farmer and Mary Carson ms Waugh; signed Colin A MacKenzie Free Ch Govan, signed Henry Carson & MArtha Conway witnesses; registered 1871 November 2nd at Govan Thomas Steele registrar.2,3

Children:

William Carson Conway b. 2 Nov 1873
Henry Conway b. 1875
John Conway b. 1878

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1870 Bute ref 6 image held [Jun 2004].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M11646.
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1871 Govan Lanark ref 191 [Jul 2004].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory marriage Govan 1872 ref 136 [Jul 20041].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1927 Glasgow ref 494 image held [Jul 2004].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1861 Monkton [Jun 2004].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Govan; ED: 43; Page: 4; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1871_143; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Apr 2011]
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census Film 0203657 GRO ref vol 644-8 EnumDist 23 page 8.
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Maryhill Glasgow image held [Jun 2004].