Sweet Family West of Scotland

Thomas SWEET / Elizabeth Gray Veitch HODGE


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Thomas SWEET Glasgow, Lanark 26 APR 1819 Bridgeton, Glasgow 14 MAY 1897


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Elizabeth Gray Veitch HODGE Glasgow, Lanarkshire 2 Feb 1819 Calton, Glasgow 4 Sep 1871


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
George Robertson SWEET Glasgow 14 MAY 1840 Lucknow, Uttar, Pradesh, India 2 MAY 1879
Elizabeth Jane SWEET Glasgow, Lanarkshire 14 MAR 1841
Catherine Robertson SWEET Glasgow, Lanark 12 JAN 1844 Kelvin, Glasgow 1 Feb 1912
Robert SWEET Glasgow, Lanark 6 SEP 1845 Glasgow, Scotland 11 Dec 1847
Thomas SWEET Barony, Glasgow 3 APR 1847 Hawkhead, Paisley 27 DEC 1912
William Copland SWEET Barony, Glasgow 2 Feb 1849 Dennistoun 1913
Jane SWEET Dunoon, Argyll 18 Aug 1854
Ann Lang SWEET Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire 14 SEP 1856
Sarah Andrew Cook Hodge SWEET Calton, Glasgow 28 MAY 1859 Bridgeton 1938
Robert SWEET Calton, Glasgow, Scotland 16 AUG 1862 Calton, Glagow 16 Aug1862

Family Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Marriage 21 Jan 1840 Gorbals, Glasgow, Lanarkshire


1881 Census
By this time Elizabeth had died and Thomas is living with a Jane Rodgerson. I have not yet found a marriage record for them

Dwelling: 7 Fairly Street
Jane Sweet Wife married age 72 Born: Johnston, Renfrew
Thomas Sweet Head married age 62 Clerk born: Glasgow

1841 census
East Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire
Thomas Sweet age 20 Quarry manager
Elizabeth age 20 wife
George age 1
William Hodge age 12 (brother to Elizabeth?)
Agnes ?> Female Servant age 15
1871 Census
Chalmers formerly portion of St Johns
37 Market Street
Thomas Sweet Head age 45 (but he is 52) surveyor born Lanarkshire
Elisabeth Wife age 42 ( should be 52)
Jane Daughter age 16 Millworker Born Dunoon Argyllshire
Ann daughter age 14 Millworker Born Lanarkshire
Sarah daughter age 10 Scholar

So both Roberts have died.
William is boarding in 4 Hoyer Street, Calton age 20, shoemaker born Lanark

Catherine will be 26 now married to James Mutch
Thomas will be 24 now married to E;izabeth Struthers

1861 census
Outer (?) High on St Pauls
12 Stirling Square
Thomas Sweet Head married age 37(but he is 42) Merchants clerk
Elizabeth wife age 37 (but she is 42)
Catherine daughter age 16 Factory girl
Thomas son age 14 Mesage boy
William son age 12 scholar
Jane daughter age 7 scholar
Ann daughter age 5 scholar
Sarah daughter age 2

So Robert not on ths census perhaps dead as there is another Robert born in 1862 . Also George Robertson S not on this census, he married Elizabeth Brooks in Tor onto in Feb 1869 according to IGI
1891 census
Thomas is living with his daughter Sarah Fleming (Widow) at 245 Nuneaton St
1851 census
At 219 Duke Street in Barony, Lanarkshire
Thomas Sweet Head Married age 32 Salesman to a cotton factory
Elizabeth wife married age 32
George son age 10 scholar
Thomas son age 3
William C son age 1
Elizabeth Jane daughter age 8 scholar
Catherine R daughter age 6 scholar
Jean Cousin age 15 born in Yetholm Roxburgh (she married Hogarth)
Elizabeth Hamilton servant age 24 general servant Hamilton Lanark