Sweet Family West of Scotland

James Robertson 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 12 Jun 1823 Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Marriage 3 MAR 1850 Glasgow
Death 10 Apr 1902 Glasgow

Notes

1851 census
48 Maitland Street, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire
James R Sweet Head married aged 24 Master Painter employing 10 men born Glagsow
Ann Sweet wife aged 24 born Rutherglen
Jessie Sweet Daughter aged 0 born Glasgow

1861 census
Grove Street, St George, Glasgow
James R Sweet Head Married Male aged 34 Painter and paper hanger born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann L Sweet Wife Married Female aged 33 born in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire
Jessie L Sweet Daughter unmarried aged 10 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
George Sweet Son Unmarried aged 8 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
John L Sweet Son Unmarried aged 7 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
James Sweet Son Unmarried aged 4 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Thomas G Sweet Son Unmarried aged 2 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
William C Sweet Unmarried aged 0 born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
William Cameron Visitor Married Male aged 33 Late Army Born in Huntley Aberdeenshire

1871 census
79 Grove Street, St George Glasgow
James R Sweet Head married age 44 Painter and paperhanger, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann L Sweet Wife married age 43 born Rutherglen, Lanarkshire
Jessie S Daughter age 20 born Barony, Glasgow
George S son age 18 ? clerk Coity Glasgow, Lanark
John L S Son age 17 Apprentice painter Barony, Glasgow
James S Son age 14 ? clerk Barony, Glasgow
Thomas G S Son age 12 School Lanark, Glasgow
William C S Son age 10 School Lanark, Glasgow
Alexander S Son age 8 School Lanark Glasgow
Charles S Son age 6 School Lanark, Glasgow
Edward s Son age 10 months Lanark Glasgow
Directory entries
1853 to 1857 his place of work is listed as 21 Cambridge Street, Glasgow He was listed as a House painter and paper hanger
Home was 4 Largo Place between 1854 and 1856 then at 86 Renfrew Street between 1856 and 1858.
1881 census
At 31 Scotia Street
James R Sweet Head married aged 54 Painter born in Lanarkshire
Ann Sweet Wife aged 54 Born in Rutherglen
William C Sweet Son unmarried aged 20 Clerk born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Alexander R Sweet Son Unmarried aged 18 Bank Clerk born in Lanarkshire,
Glasgow
Charles Sweet Son Unmarried aged 16 Clerk born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Edward Sweet Son Unmarried aged 10 Scholar Born Lanrkshire, Glasgow
Jane M C (McCulloch Sweet his sister?) Sweet Visitor Unmarried aged 58 Annuitant born Lanarkshire, Glasgow
in 1892 described as retired housepainter, 31 Scotia Street
Death announcement
1892: James Roberston Sweet retired Housepainter, 31 Scotia Street, Glasgow died 10 April 1892 in Glasgow intestate. Grandsire to John Lang Sweet painter and decorator of 43 Great Western Road, Glasgow residing at St George's Road then , James Sweet grain merchant at 148 Plantation St and Jessie Lang Sweet or Wilson wife of Thomas Leishman Wilson, banker
James does not appear on the 1901 census but did not die until 1902. Could he have been in hospital, were there special returns for those?

Annie his wife was at their son's, Charles, in Rothesay.
Valuation roll:
1875 James R Sweet is a tenant occupier of 79 Grove Street, Glasgow

1875 he appears to be the tenant occupier of a shop at 144 New City Road, Glasgow
1881 and 1885 (detail not viewed): James R Sweet renting 31 Scotia St.

1901 census
31 Scotia Street is a tenement in Glasgow Milton Lanarkshire
James Sweet Head married aged 65 Retired Painter born Lanarkshire
Annie Lang Sweet Wife aged 64 born Lanarkshire, Rutherglen
1891 census
[31?] Scotia Street, Glasgow, Milton, Lanarkshire
James R Sweet Head Married Male aged 65 Retired painter born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann Lang Sweet Wife Married Female aged 64 born in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire

Glasgow Trade Directory
1883
James R Sweet, painter and paper hanger, 31 Scotia Street