Sweet Family West of Scotland

Thomas Gilmour SWEET

Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
James Robertson SWEET 12 Jun 1823 Annie LANG abt 1828


Partner Date of Birth Children
Sarah CAUNCE abt 1852 James Caunce SWEET
Thomas Gilmour SWEET
William Copland SWEET

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 23 Dec 1858 Blythswood, Glasgow
Marriage 1880
Occupation House painter
Death 1912 Paisley


Valuation rolls
1895 Thomas is a tenant occupier of Anna Lea Cottage, Alexandria Street, Dunoon VR/89/41/213 and also of a paint shop in Wellington Street, Dunoon VR89/41/213.

See also James for 1895…mystery?
The 1881 census has Thomas Gilmour Sweet in Lathom, Lancashire with Sarah Sweet aged 29 and son James Caunce Sweet aged 6 months.

The 1891 census has the family in Dunoon.
Victoria Road, St Helena Place
Thomas G Sweet Head aged 38 Painter born Glasgow
Mrs S (G?) Sweet wife age 38 Painters wife born England
James Sweet son age 10 Scholar born England
Thomas G Sweet son age 9 Scholar born England
William C Sweet son age 7 born Hamilton

On the 1901 census they are living at Eldon Cottage , Wellington Street, Dunoon
Thomas G Sweet head married aged 41 House painter and decorator employer born in Lanarkshire, Glasgow and a house with 4 rooms with windows
Sarah C Sweet wife married aged 48 born in England
James B Sweet son single aged 20 Painter, worker and born in England
Thomas G Sweet son single aged 19 painter worker born in England
William C Sweet son single aged 17 Law Clerk worker born in Lanarkshire, Hamilton