Sweet Family West of Scotland


Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
John Lang SWEET 5 MAR 1854 Catherine Russell BROWNING 1857

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1880 Kelvin, Glasgow
Death 1943 Springburn


1901 Census
At 5 Rosehall Street John Sweet Boarder (to John McDonald) Single aged 20 Occupation: Painter (worker, employed) born in Lanarkshier, Glasgow

Perhaps John worked for his father and took lodgings here, or had decided to try working for another decorator.
Glasgow Post Office Directory
John Sweet, painter and decorator, 103 Great Western Road

I am assuming that John Junior took over his father's business.