Sweet Family West of Scotland

Archibald Macintyre SWEET

Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
Alexander SWEET 12 Oct 1843 Barbara Dunn WRIGHT 1842

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 7 OCT 1874 Old Cathcart
Death 9 DEC 1937 Craigshields, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire


Eric Birkett notes

"Uncle Archie" worked for Brynor and Co, Nagasaki, Japan and Vladivostock, Siberia Shipping Agents. "Menage a quatre" with a Brynor colleague! Possibly the "black sheep". Suffered terribly in Russian prisons during the Revolution, until released by "Japanese gunboat diplomacy" according to Wallace Graham Grant or by strenuous efforts of the British Consul (according to Mary Wilson Dunn Sweet and Jean Barr Houston. a Clan Line captain supplied him with clothing by wearing a double set himself. Archie died at Skelmorlie.

Brynor & Co, Shipping agents Nagasaki, Japan and Vladivostok, Siberia.
During Russian Revolution he was in Russian prisons.
"Released by Japanese gunboat diplomacy and strenuous efforts of British consul"
A Clan Line captain supplied him with clothing.