Further details of the children of Robert Stewart and Janet Beith.
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Further details of the children of Robert Stewart and Janet Beith. Click here for details of Robert Stewart and Janet Beith and their ancestors\descendants
John Stewart, born on 2 June 1833 in Abbey Renfrew Paisley
John probably died in infancy as missing from the 1841 census for the family when he would have been Aged only 7.
Robert Stewart, born on 12 January 1835 in Abbey Renfrew Paisley
With the family for the 1841 census and again for the 1851 census recorded as a carter. Nothing more currently known
Jean Stewart was born on 18 April 1837 in Lochwinnoch
Jean married David Sadler on 16 August 1861 in Neilston, Renfrewshire. David Sadler was born about 1836 in Glasgow, it is believed the son of Robert Sadler, an engineer in a Spinning Mill, and Janet Wallace who were married on 27 April 1835 in Gorbals, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
David and Jean had the following known children:
For the 1911 census the family were living at 1365 Pollokshaws Road, Langside, Glasgow. Robert died on 29 Dec 1922 in Sudbrook, 130 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow. Martha died on 20 Feb 1952 in a nursing home although her previous residence was Sudbrook, 130 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
For the 1911 census the family were living at 13 Station Road, Winchmore Hil, Edmonton, London, Middlesex. James died on 19 Jan 1951 in 4 Forster Road, Beckingham, Kent - (Ref: Jan-Mar 1951 Bromley Vol 5b page 87). Edith died in the second quarter of 1954 in Bromley, Kent - (Ref: Apr-Jun 1954 Bromley Vol 5b page 87).
Henry Murray died suddenly on 3 October 1948 in London, although his usual address was 6 Laggan Road, Glasgow S.3. Janet Murray, nee Saddler, outlived her husband by over twenty years, dying aged 94 on 19 May 1969 in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute.
For the census of 1871 David, Jean and family were at 112 London Road, Glasgow. As already stated David born 1869 is not recorded in this census and it would see likely that he died in infancy.
1871 Census (3rd April) Glasgow (644-3) Book 60 Page 10
112 London Road, Glasgow
|David Sadler||Head||35||Machine Engieer||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jane Sadler||Wife||32||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Robert Sadler||Son||8||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James Sadler||Son||6||Scholar - at home||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jane Sadler||Daughter||3||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
For the census of 1881 and 1891 David and Jean were recorded at 8 Morris Place, Glasgow, with six of their children. for the 1881 census David, born 17 August 1869, is not included in this census and his omission may mean that he died in infancy.
1881 Census (4th April) Glasgow (644-4) Book 27. Page 17.
8 Morris Place, Glasgow
|David Sadler||Head||45||Sewing Machine Maker||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jeannie Sadler||Wife||43||Wife of Sewing Machine Maker||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Robert Sadler||Son||18||Clerk - Railway||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James Stewart Sadler||Son||16||Clerk - Railway||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jane Stewart Sadler||Daughter||13||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|William A(dam-) Sadler||Son||9||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Janet Sadler||Daughter||6||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Sadler||Son||4||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
1891 Census (5th April) Glasgow (644-4) Book 25 Page 16.
8 Morris Place, Glasgow
|David Sadler||Head||55||Sewing Machine Maker||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jeannie Sadler||Wife||52||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Robert Sadler||Son||28||Soap manufacturer||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James S Sadler||Son||26||Soap manufacturer||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jane Sadler||Daughter||23||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|William Sadler||Son||19||Analytical Chemist||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Janet Sadler||Daughter||16||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Sadler||Son||14||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
By 1901 the family were living at 551 Sauchiehall Street. The house was recorded in the 1901 census as having 10 rooms with windows so it is probable that the family were moderately well to do.
1901 Census ( April) Glasgow (644-09) Book 26 . Page 11.
551 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow
|David Sadler||Head||65||Sewing Machine Factory Sup'rintendent||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Jane Sadler||Wife||63||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Jane Sadler||Daughter||32||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|William A(dam) Sadler||Son||29||Soap Manufacturer (emp)||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Janet Sadler||Daughter||25||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Sadler||Son||24||Sewing Machine Factory Worker||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Catherine MacLeod||Servant||34||General Servant Domestic||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
David Sadler died on 19 October 1911 aged 76 at 21 Ormonde Avenue, Muirend, Cathcart, Glasgow. In the announcement of his death in the Glasgow Herald he was described as "over 40 years with the Singer Manufacturing Company Ltd, Clydebank". Jane Sadler nee Stewart died aged 87 on 14 June 1925 at 3 Douglas Terrace, Largs, Ayrshire, although her usual residence was given as 1 Corrie Grove, Muirend, Glasgow. She was identified Jeanie Sadler, maiden name Stewart, the widow of David Sadler, a textile worker, and the daughter of Robert Stewart, a textile worker, and Janet Beith (both deceased). The informant was William A Sadler, her son of 59 Queensborourgh Gardens, Glasgow W.
Jeanie Sadler, nee Stewart
Elizabeth Stewart, born about 1839 in Lochwinnoch
Elizabeth married Walter MacDonald on 8 March 1861 in Tradeston, Glasgow. Elizabeth was identified as aged 22, a spinster and a domestic servant, resident at 38 Nelson Street, Tradeston, Glasgow, the daughter of Robert Stewart, Cotton Bleacher, and Janet Stewart, maiden name Beith, neither deceased. Walter McDonald was identified as aged 23, bachelor and a Iron Turner Journeyman, resident at 100 Burnside Street, Glasgow, son of John McDonald. Parish School Teacher, and Mary McDonald, maiden name Davidson, both deceased. The witnesses were Robert Beith and Isabella Stewart. I believe Walter was born 1 August 1838 in Glasgow, and his parents were married , 31 December 1832 in Glasgow,
Elizabeth and Walter had the following known children:
** Note - the brothers, John and Walter, married sisters, Agnes and Harriet.
For the 1861 census the newly weds were living in Govan with Walter working as an Iron Turner.
1861 Census (8 April) Govan (644-9) Book 4 Page 8
|Walter McDonald||Head||23||Iron Turner||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth McDonald||Wife||22||Bowfield, Renfrewshire|
For the census of 1871 Elizabeth was living at 57/59 Florence Street, Govan, Glasgow with her two sons. She is listed as a widow although no obvious record of his death can be found in the Scottish indexes. It is possible therefore that his death occurred outside Scotland. There is also the possibility that he was not actually dead but had "disappeared" from the family household to start a new life elsewhere. It would seem likely that the Agnes Gibson, recorded as "Domestic Servant" was actually her cousin Agnes Gibson born September 1850 in Glasgow the daughter of her Aunt Mary Beith and John Gibson.
1871 Census (3 April) Govan (644-10) Book 31 Page 3
83 Rose Street, Govan, Glasgow
|Elizabeth McDonald||Head - Widow||29||Grocer||Lochwinnoch, Ayrshire|
|John McDonald||Son||9||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Robert S. McDonald||Son||7||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Agnes Gibson||Servant||20||Domestic Servant||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
For the census of 1881 Elizabeth was living at 327 Crown Street, Govan, Glasgow with her widowed mother Janet Stewart.
1881 Census (4 April) Govan (644-11) Book 10. Page 15.
327 Crown Street, Govan, Glasgow
|Elizabeth McDonald||Head - Widow||41||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Janet Stewart||Mother - Widow||72||Paisley, Renfrewshire|
|John McDonald||Son||19||Warehouseman - Dyers||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Robert S. McDonald||Son||17||Clerk - Stockbrokers||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
Elizabeth McDonald nee Stewart died aged 43 on 11 March 1883 at 100 Cathcart Road, Govanhill, Glasgow. She was identified as the widow of Walter McDonald, Iron Turner (Foreman), and the daughter of Robert Stewart, Bleacher (Foreman), deceased, and Janet Stewart, maiden name Lochhead, not deceased. The death was registered by John McDonald her son, who was present. John made a mistake with his maternal grandmother's maiden name, giving it as Lochhead instead of Beith.Lochhead being the maiden name of his maternal grandmother's mother.
Janet Stewart, born on 7 July 1842 in Bowfield, Lochwinnoch
Janet married James Good on 12 March 1869 in Eastwood, Renfrewshire. James Good was born on 20 Mar 1842 in Ardrossan, Ayrshire, the son of John Good and Jean McAuslan or McCoist.
Janet and James had the following known children:
For the census of 1871 Janet and James were living at 57\59 Florence Street, Govan
1871 Census (3 April) Glasgow (644-10) Book 31 Page 3
57 - 59 Florence Street, Govan, Glasgow
|James Good||Head||29||Iron Turner at works||Saltcoats, Ayrshire|
|Janet Good||Wife||28||Iron Turner's wife||Bowfield, Renfrewshire|
|Janet Good||Daughter||1||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Frances Grant||Boarder||19||Booking Clerk||Pennycuik. Midlothian|
For the census of 1881 Janet and James were living at 111 Cathcart Road, Govan
1881 Census (4 April) Glasgow (644-11) Book 108. Page 18.
111 Cathcart Road, Govan, Glasgow
|James Good||Head||39||Iron Turner Foreman||Saltcoats, Ayrshire|
|Janet Good||Wife||39||Lochwinnoch, Ayrshire|
|Janet B(eith) Good||Daughter||11||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Good||Son||8||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James Good||Son||6||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth S. Good||Daughter||4||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
For the census of 1891 Janet and James were living at 176 Allison Street, Govan
1891 Census (6 April) Glasgow (644-12) Book 84 Page 6
176 Allison Street, Govan, Glasgow.
|James Good||Head||49||Foreman Iron Turner||Saltcoats, Ayrshire|
|Janet Good||Wife||48||Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire|
|Janet Beith Good||Daughter||21||House Keeper||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|John Good||Son||18||Mercantile Clerk||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James Good||Son||16||Medical Student||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth Stewart Good||Daughter||14||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Isabilla Good||Daughter||9||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
Janet Good nee Stewart died aged 57 on 17 June 1900 at 126 Dixon Avenue, Crosshill, Glasgow. She was identified as married to James Good, Iron Turner (Foreman), and the daughter of Robert Stewart, Bleacher, and Janet Stewart, maiden name Beith, both deceased. The death was registered by Bella Good her daughter, who was present.
For the census of 1901 the widowed James was living with his grown up children at 176 Allison Street, Govan.
1901 Census (31 March) Cathcart (560B) Book 5 Page 16
126 Dixon Avenue, Govan, Glasgow
|James Good||Head||59||Iron Turner (Foreman)||Saltcoats, Ayrshire|
|Janet B. Good||Daughter||31||Housekeeper||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|James Good||Son||26||Mercantile Clerk||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Elizabeth S. Good||Daughter||24||Engineering Tracer||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Isabella Good||Daughter||19||Engineering Tracer||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
James Good died on 7 Sep 1926 in Argyle Mansions, Argyll Place, Rothesay.
Janet Good, nee Stewart
Further details of Henry McGowan and Agnes Wilson, and their children.
Henry Mcgowan and Agnes Thompson Wilson were married on 14 July 1870, in Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. There were three known children recorded to their marriage:
For the census of 1881 the family were recorded at 119 Thistle Street, Govan, Glasgow, with Henry senior identified as a Brass Finisher, aged 35 born in Bannockburn, Stirlingshire. Included in the household were his wife Agnes, recorded as aged 37 born in Sanquhar, Dumfries-shire, and his children, Agnes aged 9, Henry aged 6, and Mary C. aged 4. Tje two older children were identified as Scholars, and all were identified as born in Glasgow.
1881 Census (4 April) Govan (644-12) Book 38. Page 4.
119 Thistle Street, Govan, Glasgow
|Henry McGowan||Head||35||Brass Finisher||Bannockburn, Stirlingshire|
|Agnes McGowan||Wife||37||Sanquhar, Dumfries-shire|
|Agnes McGowan||Daughter||9||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Henry McGowan||Son||6||Scholar||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
|Mary C. Good||Daughter||4||Glasgow, Lanarkshire|
Henry McGowan died on 1 October 1926 at Netherton, Kirn, Dunoon, Argyllshire, although his usual address was 372 Langside Road, Queens Park. Agnes McGowan, nee Wilson, also died at Kirn, Dunoon, Argyllshire eleven years later on 1 August 1937. Announcements of both deaths were carried in the Glasgow Herald, with Agnes intimation describing her as "the wife of Mr Harry McGowan, and beloved mother of Lord McGowan and Mrs John Good"
Agnes McGowan, nee Wilson
Agnes Stewart, born about 1844 in Lochwinnoch
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