Sweet Family West of Scotland

William Copland SWEET

Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
Thomas SWEET 26 APR 1819 Elizabeth Gray Veitch HODGE 2 Feb 1819

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 2 Feb 1849 Barony, Glasgow
Christening 18 MAR 1849
Marriage 31 DEC 1869 Calton, Glasgow, Scotland
Marriage 18 July 1873 Bridgeton, Lanark, Scotland
Death 1913 Dennistoun


Fact Description


Valuation roll
1875 There is somethiong strange here: the valuation roll shows William as tenant occupier of 269 Nuneaton Street VR102/228/126 note the 1871 census is 4 Hozer Street. But his daughter Mary was born at 269 Nuneaton Street in 1877 and son Thomas was also born here 1875. Interesting that he and Annie Wisdom were married at 293 Nuneaton Street in 1854.

1885 (not viewed): renting 295 Dalmarnock Road (note moved since 1881 census), it is here that his daughter Catherine died. VR 102/339/149.
1881 census
99 Dalmarnock Road, Barony, Lanark
William Sweet Married aged 30 born in Glasgow, Lanark
Annie Sweet married aged 27 born in Glasgow, Lanark
Elizabeth Sweet aged 6 born in Glasgow, Lanark
Mary Sweet aged 4 born in Glasgow, Lanark
George Sweet aged 2 born in Glasgow, Lanark

1901 census living at 43 Marquis Street, Glasgow
William Sweet Head Widower Male aged 52 Boot operator born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
George Sweet Son Single Male aged 20 Boot operator born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Annie Sweet Daughter Single female aged 19 Cotton Weaver born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sarah Sweet Daughter Single Female aged 18 Wool Winder (unemployed) born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
William Sweet Son Male aged 16 Boot cutter born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Andrew Sweet Son Male aged 11 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Jeanie Sweet Daughter Female aged 8 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
1871 census Calton Glasgow

4 Hozer Street William is a boarder (lodger) with 4 others at home of Ellen Dennis.
He is recorded as unmarried but in fact his wife Grace died 6 months after they were married in Dec 1869. He is aged 20 and a shoemaker.


1885 Valuation roll