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