Sweet Family West of Scotland

Thomas SWEET

Person Chart

Parents

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 3 APR 1847 Barony, Glasgow
Marriage 31 DEC 1869 Calton, Glasgow
Death 27 DEC 1912 Hawkhead, Paisley

Notes

Glasgow PO Directory (I have not researched them all) shows Thomas Sweet Bootmaker at:
Work: 302 Cathcart Road 1889-90; 1894-95; 1899-1900; 1904-05
House: 3 Cathcart Road, Govanhill 1889-90
House: 353 Cathcart Road 1894-95;1899-1900;1904-05
1871 census
Living at 19 Dalmarnock Road in Civil parish of Bridgeton aged 23 born in Lanakshire : Leather cutter in Factory (?) married to
Elizabeth aged 22 a wool weaver born in Chapeltown.

No children listed.
Age quoted fits with the OPR birth of limited detail.

Note that the birth record of Andrew (1874) describes Thomas' occupation as "seaman", could this be an error for "salesman"?

1881 census
On 1881 census Thomas (age 34) married to Elizabeth and living at 129 Abercrombie Street, Glasgow, Lanark. He is listed as a shoemakers salesman.

Thomas Sweet age 34
Elizabeth Sweet age 32
Thomas sweet age 10
Robert Sweet age 8
Hector Sweet age 10 months

1891 census
Living at 3 Cathcart Road Thomas Sweet Head married aged 44 Bootmaker as employer born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow with
Elizabeth Sweet wife married aged 42 born in Lanarkshire, Airdrie and
Thomas Sweet son unmarried aged 20 Shirt warehouseman employed born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Robert sweet son unmaried aged 18 Bank Clerk employed born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Hector Sweet son aged 10 Scholar born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
George Son aged 7 Scholar born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Elizabeth Sweet aged 5 born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
William Sweet son aged 4 born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Catherine Sweet daughter aged 4 months

1901 census
Living at 353 Cathcart Road, Govan, Lanarkshire (Hutchestown)
Thomas Sweet Head Married aged 53 Boot and shoe salesman born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire
Elizabeth Sweet Wife Married aged 52 born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire
Hector S Sweet Son unmarried aged 20 Mercantile Clerk born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire
George Sweet Son unmarried aged 17 Mercantile Clerk born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire
Elizabeth Sweet Daughter aged 15 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire
William Sweet Son unmarried aged 14 Mercantile Clerk born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire
Catherine Sweet Daughter aged 10 Scholar born in Glasgow, Lanarkshhire

1911 census
At 7 Newlands Crescent, Cathcart, Renfrewshire
Thomas is staying with his son, Robert, in Panbride.
Elizabeth Sweet Head aged 62 married, 41 years of marriage, eight children born alive , 7 still living, born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hector Sweet Son aged 31 Single, Clerk in Stockbroking born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Elizabeth Sweet Daughter, aged 25 Tailoress worker, born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Catherine Sweet Daughter aged 20, Dressmaker, worker, born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire


Valuation rolls:
1875 and 1881 tenant occupier (Leather cutter) at 129 Abercromby Street, Glasgow VR102/225/312
1895 tenant occupier of shop at 302 Cathcart Street, Govan, Glasgow VR102/472/69 and
tenant occupier of a house at 353 Cathcart Road, Govan, Glasgow VR102/474/69