Sweet Family West of Scotland

Robert Bryce SWEET

Person Chart

Parents

Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
James SWEET 23 Sep 1856 Mariah BRYCE ABT 1853

Partners

Partner Date of Birth Children
Nellie BENNETT Helen SWEET
Margaret SWEET

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1880
Marriage ABT 1907 Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Notes

Census
1911 Langside, Cathcart
28 Woodville Street, a house with 3 rooms having one or more windows
Robert Sweet Head Male Aged 30 Married Manager Grain Merchant Worker born in England
Nellie Sweet Wife Female aged 29 Married 4 1/2 years 2 children born and 2 living born in Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Helen Sweet, Daughter Female aged 2 born in Langside, Renfrewshire
Margaret Sweet Daughter Female aged under 1 month born in Langside, Renfrewshire
in the 1881 census he is aged 1 and staying with Robert Bryce (head gardener) and Isabella Bryce in Dunoon. He is listed as being born in Liverpool. Note the rest of the family were in Lancashire at the time of the census.
Post Office Directories
Robert apears in the Glasgow Postal directory for 1910-11 as having a business at 21 Hope Street and living at 28 Woodville Gardens.

1920-1921
Robert B Sweet (of Robert Howie, 21 Hope Street) ho 3 Tantallon Terrace, Copland Road, Ibrox.

1936-37 Glasgow Post Office Directory:
156 Titwood Road, S1

Sweet Robert B (of Robert Howie): house 156 Titwood Road, Maxwell Park S1

Robert Howie and Sons Ltd were Grain Merchants and Timber Merchants in Dunlop.
https://www.thegazette.co.uk/Edinburgh/issue/15276/page/373/data.pdf

Valuation roll 1911
refers to a Robert Sweet as a grain merchant at 28 Woodville Street; could this be him?

Sources

Description
Glasgow postal directory