Sweet Family West of Scotland

John Lang SWEET

Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
James Robertson SWEET 12 Jun 1823 Annie LANG abt 1828

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 5 MAR 1854 Glasgow, Lanark
Marriage 28 DEC 1877 Kelvin, Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Painter
Death 1928 New or East Kilpatrick, Dunbarton


Glasgow PO Directory (I have not searched all dates)
Yard 114 Great Western Road 1882-83; 1885-86; 1889-90
Yard 56 Great Western Road 1894-95; 1904-05
Yard 86 Great Western Road 1899-1900; 1910-11
Ho 214 North Woodside Road 1882-83
Ho 220 Main Street, Maryhill 1882-83
Ho 377 New City Road 1885-86
Ho 17 Steven Street 1889-90
Ho 254 St George's Road 1894-95; 1899-1900; 1910-11
tel; PO 31 White
Ho 214 New City Road 1904-05
Ho 208 New City Road 1911-12
Valuation roll:
1881 John is a painter renting 214 North Woodside Road.
1885 John is renting a shop at 114 Great Western Road, Barony VR/102/338/14 and
renting a house at 377 New City Road, BaronyVR/102/338/55
1895 John is tenant occupier of a shop at 56 Great Western Road, Glasgow VR/102/460/115 and a house at 254 St George's Road, Barony, Glagsow VR/102/463/248
1881 census
No 214 Woodside Road, Barony
John Sweet aged 27 Master Painter Decorator employing 1 man and 1 girl but he is not at home!
Catherine his wife aged 24 and born in Glasgow
Catherine a daughter age 2 and
John a son of 8 months
1911 census
At 208 New City Road, Cowcaddens, Glasgow John Lang Sweet Head aged 57 Widower Occupation Painter/ Decorator , employer born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Ann Lang sweet Mother aged 84 Widow born Lanarkshire, Rutherglen
1891 census
17 Steven Street Barony Glasgow
John Sweet head Married age 36 Painter and decorator 1911r(employer) born Lanark, Glasgow
Catherine S wife Married age 32 also born Lanark, Glasgow
Catherine S daughter 12 Scholar Lanark, Glasgow
John Sweet son age 10 Scholar born Lanark, Glasgow
James R Sweet Son age 8 Scholar born Lanark, Glasgow
Ann L Sweet Daughter age 6 scholar born Lanark, Glasgow
William C S son age 2 born Lanark, Glasgow

1901 census
254 St Georges Road, Barony, Glasgow
John Lang Sweet head married aged 46 painter and decorator employer born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Catherine RB Sweet wife married aged 48 born in Lanarkshire Glasgow
Catherine RB Sweet daughter single aged 22 born in Lanarkshire Glasgow
James R Sweet son single 18 Painter apprentice worker born in Lanarkshire Glasgow
Ann L Sweet daughter single aged 16 Milliner worker born in Lanarkshire Glasgow
William C Sweet son single aged 12 Scholar born in Lanarkshire Glasgow


1885 Valuation roll: