Janet Finlay Knight, 18441891 (aged 46 years)

Name
Janet Finlay /Knight/
Given names
Janet Finlay
Surname
Knight
Married name
Janet Finlay /Kelly/
Birth November 17, 1844 20 19
Census March 30, 1851 (aged 6 years)
Citation details: Cumbernauld
Text: 6 Main Street John Knight, head, married, 27, shoemaker, born Edinburghshire, North Leith Agnes Knight, wife, married, 24, handloom weaver (cotton) born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire Janet Knight, daughter, 5, scholar, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire John Knight, son, 3, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire William Knight, 1, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire Jean Knight, sister, unmarried, 16, house servant, born Lanarkshire, Barony Glasgow? [illegible]
Census March 30, 1861 (aged 16 years)
Text: At Barnhill Wingate's Land Upper Flat: John Knight, 37, Head, born Leith, Edinburghshire, Limestone Miner Agnes Knight, wife, 35, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Janet Knight, 15, Daughter, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire John Knight, 13, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire James Knight, 8, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Thomas Knight, 5, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Hugh Knight, 1, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Religious marriageThomas KellyView this family
April 4, 1864 (aged 19 years)
Text: Husband's age at marriage: 19 Wife's age at marriage: 19 After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Thomas Kelly his x mark. Janet Findlay witness and Grace Dick witnesses to signatures. Janet Knight her x mark. Thomas Kelly coal miner and Janet Knight worker at paper mill, both 19 from Armadale. Charles Kelly father, Jane Kelly nee Holt? (deceased) mother. John Knight coal miner father. Agnes Knight nee Fram (sic) mother. Signed Alex Rodgers minister. John Holt witness and Helen Russell witnesses. Registered March 7 1864 at Bathgate.
Census April 3, 1881 (aged 36 years)
Text: Age at this event: 37
Census April 5, 1891 (aged 46 years)
Text: Age at this event: 46
Death July 28, 1891 (aged 46 years)
Text: Tumor of the Mediastinum 3 months Age:46 Certified by James Duncan M.B. Thomas Kelly widower present. Registered July 28 1891 William Spence Registrar.
Family with parents
father
18241891
Birth: about 1824North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 29, 1891West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland
mother
18251866
Birth: October 30, 1825 25 20Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 23, 1866Armadale, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Religious marriage Religious marriageJuly 26, 1844Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom
4 months
herself
18441891
Birth: November 17, 1844 20 19Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: July 28, 1891Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
younger brother
18471905
Birth: June 23, 1847 23 21Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: after 1905
3 years
younger brother
18501851
Birth: January 27, 1850 26 24Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1851Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
younger brother
1852
Birth: September 11, 1852 28 26Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
3 years
younger brother
18551909
Birth: June 12, 1855 31 29Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 19, 1909Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
5 years
younger brother
18601919
Birth: March 26, 1860 36 34Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: March 11, 1919Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
6 years
younger brother
18651866
Birth: November 11, 1865 41 40Armadale, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: June 22, 1866Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Family with Thomas Kelly
husband
1842
Birth: about 1842 19 18Bo'ness, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
herself
18441891
Birth: November 17, 1844 20 19Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: July 28, 1891Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Religious marriage Religious marriageApril 4, 1864Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
21 months
son
1865
Birth: about 1865 23 20Armadale, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
3 years
daughter
1867
Birth: about 1867 25 22Woodend, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
3 years
son
1869
Birth: about 1869 27 24Woodend, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
4 years
daughter
18721951
Birth: June 10, 1872 30 27Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 20, 1951Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4 years
daughter
1875
Birth: about 1875 33 30Bothwell Par, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death:
3 years
son
1877
Birth: about 1877 35 32Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
4 years
daughter
1880
Birth: about 1880 38 35Crofthead, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
6 years
daughter
1885
Birth: about 1885 43 40Shotts, Western District, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death:
BirthWebsite - Scotland Parish Register
CensusGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Census 1851 [Database Online]
Citation details: Cumbernauld
Text: 6 Main Street John Knight, head, married, 27, shoemaker, born Edinburghshire, North Leith Agnes Knight, wife, married, 24, handloom weaver (cotton) born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire Janet Knight, daughter, 5, scholar, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire John Knight, son, 3, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire William Knight, 1, born Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire Jean Knight, sister, unmarried, 16, house servant, born Lanarkshire, Barony Glasgow? [illegible]
CensusAncestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Text: At Barnhill Wingate's Land Upper Flat: John Knight, 37, Head, born Leith, Edinburghshire, Limestone Miner Agnes Knight, wife, 35, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Janet Knight, 15, Daughter, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire John Knight, 13, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire James Knight, 8, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Thomas Knight, 5, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire Hugh Knight, 1, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
MarriageGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Marriages [Database Online]
Text: Husband's age at marriage: 19 Wife's age at marriage: 19 After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Thomas Kelly his x mark. Janet Findlay witness and Grace Dick witnesses to signatures. Janet Knight her x mark. Thomas Kelly coal miner and Janet Knight worker at paper mill, both 19 from Armadale. Charles Kelly father, Jane Kelly nee Holt? (deceased) mother. John Knight coal miner father. Agnes Knight nee Fram (sic) mother. Signed Alex Rodgers minister. John Holt witness and Helen Russell witnesses. Registered March 7 1864 at Bathgate.
CensusAncestry.com. 1881 [3/4 Apr 1881] Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Text: Age at this event: 37
CensusWebsite - Scotland Census 5 Apr 1891
Text: Age at this event: 46
DeathGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Deaths [Database Online]
Text: Tumor of the Mediastinum 3 months Age:46 Certified by James Duncan M.B. Thomas Kelly widower present. Registered July 28 1891 William Spence Registrar.
NoteWebsite - Scottish Mining Villages
SourceWebsite - Scotland Census 7 Apr 1861
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Double Dandy Row (Janet's residence on 5 April 1891) was owned by William Dixon Ltd, who ran the Carfin and Cleland Mines - Situated near Motherwell. Double Dandy Row consisted of 8 One-apartment houses, Rental £4 11s in 1910.

* One storey, stone built - Erected over 60 years before 1910 - no damp-proof course - Walls plastered on solid - Floors below ground level - Brick floors in kitchen, wood floors in rooms - Plaster on walls broken in some houses and back wall of some houses slightly damp. * No overcrowding – apartments fair size * No gardens – no wash houses – no coal cellars * 4 water closets at rear of row, giving one closet for every 4 houses * Dustbins provided * Sinks inside with gravitation water * Drainage to main sewer – within a special district * Scavenged 3 times per week – within a special district SOUR @Website - www.mining-villages.co.uk - Scottish Mining Villages @