Sweet Family West of Scotland

Thomas SWEET

Person Chart

Parents

Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
George SWEET ABT 1788 Catherine ROBERTSON 28 Nov 1795

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 26 APR 1819 Glasgow, Lanark
Marriage 21 Jan 1840 Gorbals, Glasgow
Marriage
Death 14 MAY 1897 Bridgeton, Glasgow

Notes

OPR Marriage
12 January 1840 Thomas Sweet and Elizabeth Hodge both of this parish. Married by the Rev'd John Johnstone 21st January 1840
Embezzlement
In the National Archives of Scotland there are six records relating to Thomas having embezzled
AD14/54/381: Precognition against Thomas Sweet for the crime of theft and breach of trust and embezzlement. 1854
Accused: Thomas Sweet, age 34 clerk to RF and J Alexander and Coy Thread manufacturers, Duke street, Glasgow, Address: Charlotte Street, Glasgow.
Related recod JC26/1854/244

AD14/57/83

Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser
On Saturday 30 Dec 1854
From Wednesday before Lord Cowan
Thomas Sweet pleaded guilty to having embezzled at various times sums amounting to uopwards of £400 belonging to Messrs R F and J Alexander and Co, Spinners, Molendinar Works, sentence delayed.

Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser
On Saturday 30 Dec 1854
From Thursday, Thomas Sweet, for breach of trust, was sentenced to twelve month's imprisonment.
1841 census
In East Kilpatrick Thomas Sweet aged 20 Quarry (?) Manager not born in the county and
his wife Elizabeth aged 20 not born in the county and
George aged 1 not born in the county

1851 census:
219 Duke Street, Camlachie, Barony, Lanarkshire
Thomas Sweet Head Married Male Age 32 Salesman to a cotton manufacturer born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
Elizabeth Sweet Wife married female age 32 born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
George Sweet Son unmarried male aged 10 Scholar born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
Thomas Sweet Son unmarried male age 3 born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
William C Sweet Son unmarried male age 1 born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
Elizabeth Jane Sweet Daughter unmarried female age 8 Scholar born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
Catherine R Sweet Daughter unmarried female age 6 Scholar born in Glasgow Lanarkshire
Jean Sweet Cousin unmarried female age 15 no occupation born in Yetholm Roxburghshire
Elizabeth Hamilton servant unmarried female age 24 General Servant born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire

Jean and Thomas share a grandfather: Thomas Sweet who married Catherine Robertson

1861 census:
Stirling Square, St Pauls, Lanarkshire
Thomas Sweet Head Married aged 37 Merchant's clerk born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Elizabeth Sweet Wife, married aged 37 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Cartherine Sweet Daughter unmarried aged 16 Factory girl born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Thomas Sweet Son unmarried aged 14 Message boy born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
William Sweet Son unmarried aged 12 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Jane Sweet Daugther unmarried aged 7 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Ann sweet Daughter unmarried aged 5 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Sarah Sweet Daughter unmarried aged 2 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.

1881 census:
7 Fairly Street, Barony, Lanark
Thomas Sweet aged 62 married and born in Glasgow. Lanark,
Jane Sweet aged 72 married and born in Johnston, Renfrewshire

Valuation Roll:
1881 and 1885 (not viewed) Thomas renting 7 Fairley Street, Barony, Glasgow VR/102/340/23.

1891 census
254 Nuneaton Street
Sarah Fleming Head Widow 33 Cotton Winder born Lanarkshire Glasgow
Thomas Fleming Son unm aged 10 born Lanarkshire Glasgow
Ann Fleming Daug unm aged 7 born Lanarkshire Glasgow
Thomas Sweet Father (to Sarah) widower Retired clerk born Lanarkshire Glasgow aged 73
The Glasgow Directories 1850 to 1854 (at least, not searched any further) have entries for George living at 219 Duke Street, Glasgow

Sources

Description
Census 1881