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Jane Conway

F, #870, b. 1833, d. 3 September 1905
  • Birth*: Jane Conway was born in 1833 at Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Conway and Jane Waugh.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Jane Conway witnessed the marriage of John Lang and Agnes Conway on Friday, 27 November 1863 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1863 marriages in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 8; 1863 on the twentyseventh day of November at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed John Lang, bachelor, aged 21, Gardenrose, Maybole; John Lang miner, Mary Lang ms Young; signed Agnes Conway, spinster, 20, Monkton, John Conway, mason's labourer, Jane Conway ms Waugh; Wm Wilson MA minister of Free Church Monkton, A T McClenaghen, Jane Conway witnesses; reg 1863 Nov 27th at Monkton James M'Cowan registrar.1
  • Married Name: As of 30 December 1864, her married name was Cook.2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Conway married Duncan Cook, son of Neil Cook and Jean McKinnon, on 30 December 1864 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1864 marraiges in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 14 1864 on the Thirtieth day of December at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Duncan Cook iron moulder bachelor, 25, Newton, parenst Neil Cook carteer (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon; signed Jane Conway domestic servant spinster, 29, Ayr, parents John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Andrew Hunter Cowan minister, signed Robert Wright witness Martha Conway witness; registered 1864 Dec 30th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Duncan Cook died on 16 November 1900 at 19 Friars Croft, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1900 deaths in the district of Irvine in the county of Ayr, ref 261; Duncan Cook iron moulder married to Jane Conway; 1900 BNovember sixteenth 19 Friars Croft parish of Dundonlad; male aged 62 years; parents Neil Cook carting contractor (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon (dec); cause apoplexy 5 hours as cert by James Thomas MD; signed Agnes Cook daughter present; registered 1900 November 17th at Irvine James Gilmour registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jane Conway died on 3 September 1905 at 13 Goshen Terrace, off McCall's Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1905 deaths in the district of Ayr in the county of Ayr, ref 423; Jane Cook widow of Duncan Cook iron moulder; 1905 September Third 3h 10m pm 13 Goshen Terrace off McCAlls Avenue Ayr; female aged 60 years; parenst John Conway grocer (dec) and Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); cancer of stomach cardiac failure as cert by F McKenna MBChB; signed Afnes Richmond daughter present; regsitered 1905 September 4th at Ayr D Macdonald asst Registrar initialled WA.4
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: She were mentioned in a newspaper article about James Conway and Agnes Fisher Conway on 14 June 1921. A DIAMOND WEDDING.
    Mr and Mrs James Conway, of Blebo Craigs, Cupar, in Scotland, are proud recipients of a congratulatory letter from the King on the occasion of their diamond wedding. The happy couple, who still enjoy the best of health, were married in Troon, Ayrshire, on June 7, 1861. Me and Mrs Conway have a family of nine, one of whom, the Rev. John Conway, is the minister of Cranbrook Road Presyterian Church, Redland. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Mr and Mrs Conway number 29, and at a family gathering to mark the occasion on Wednesday last the parents were presented witha wallet of Treasury notes.5

Census Events

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Conway and Jane Waugh in the 1851 census at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. Jane Conway, daughter, unmarried, aged 18, Seamstress, born Ireland; John Conway, head, married, aged 48, Handloom weaver (cotton), born Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 38, Weaver's wife, aged 38, born Ireland.6
Monkton Village [c2002]
Member of Household7 April 1861She was listed in the 1861 census at 5 Montgomery Cres, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; Jane Conway, serv, 24, domestic servant, b Ireland; servant to James Dobbie, head, 36, druggist, b Arran Dunfriesshire and his nephew James Mirklo, 16, drapers apprentice, b Edinburgh.7
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Duncan Cook in the 1871 census at Wevere La Tuckhead [??], Newton upon Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Dundan Cook, head, 31, iron moulder, Newton on Ayr; Jane, wife, 32, Monkton. Jane Cook, Martha Ann Cook and Agnes Cook were also listed in the household.8
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of Duncan Cook in the 1881 census at 22 Adam Square, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, head, 42, iron moulder unemployed, Ayr; Jane, wife, 41, Monkton. Jane Cook, Agnes Cook, Archibald Cook, Margaret Smith Cook and Jean McKinnon were also listed in the household.9
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of Duncan Cook in the 1891 census at 33 Friars Croft, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, head, 54, iron moulder, Ayr; Jane, wife, 50, Monkton. Archibald Cook, Jane Cook and Margaret Smith Cook were also listed in the household.10
Principal31 March 1901Jane Conway appeared in the 1901 census at 19 Friars Croft, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Jane Cook, head, 60, Monkton.11
Last Edited: 3 Oct 2011

Parents:

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

Family:

Duncan Cook b. c 1839, d. 16 Nov 1900
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Duncan Cook, son of Neil Cook and Jean McKinnon, on 30 December 1864 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1864 marraiges in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 14 1864 on the Thirtieth day of December at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Duncan Cook iron moulder bachelor, 25, Newton, parenst Neil Cook carteer (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon; signed Jane Conway domestic servant spinster, 29, Ayr, parents John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Andrew Hunter Cowan minister, signed Robert Wright witness Martha Conway witness; registered 1864 Dec 30th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.2

Children:

Jane Cook b. 27 Aug 1866
Martha Ann Cook b. 27 Jul 1868
Agnes Cook b. 22 May 1870
Archibald Cook b. 17 Feb 1872
Margaret Smith Cook b. 22 Sep 1874

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Monkton 1863 ref 8 [July 2004].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriages 1864 Monkton 606/00 0014.
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROC statutory death; image held [Jul 2004].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory death; image held [Jul 2004].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper & Periodicals 1921-06-14 Western Daily Press, Bristol [Oct 2015].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1851; Village of Monkton, Parish of Monkton & Prestwick [Jun 2004].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Ayr; ED: 13; Page: 9; Line: 20; Roll: CSSCT1861_82; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newton On Ayr; ED: 5; Page: 8; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1871_106; 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. [Aug 2011]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Irvine; ED: 6; Page: 17; Line: 24; Roll: cssct1881_187; 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]
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Irvine; ED: 9; Page: 26; Line: 21; Roll: CSSCT1891_205; 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]
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundonald; ED: 9; Page: 35; Line: 11; Roll: CSSCT1901_226; 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]