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James & Janet and son John LYON


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14/02/1836 LYON JOHN LAMB - JAMES LYON/JANET THORBURN FR5578 (FR5578 ) 0 644/1 360 493 Glasgow

1841 James, Janet & John ?

Piece: SCT1841/559 Place: Abbey (Paisley) -Renfrewshire ED: 12
Civil Parish: Abbey (Paisley) Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 12 Page: 17
Address: High St, Johnstone
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
SPEIRS Alexr M 40 Cotton Spinner Outside Census County (1841)
SPEIRS Ann F 40 Renfrewshire
SPEIRS Robt M 15 Tin Smith Renfrewshire
SPEIRS Margt F 10 Cotton Mill Renfrewshire
SPEIRS Ann F 5 Renfrewshire
SPEIRS David M 5 Renfrewshire
THORBURN James M 15 Moulder Outside Census County (1841)
LYON Elizth F 3 Outside Census County (1841)

Sunday Times – Sun 3 Feb 1918
Miss Lily Lyon, daughter of the late Mr. John Lamb Lyon and Mrs. Lyon, of Joylen, Longnose Point, was married in Brisbane last week to Mr. William Chapman, engineer in C.R.S., son of Captain Chapman.

Catholic Press Thu 26 Nov 1908

Daily Telegraph – Thu 15 June 1916
LYON.— 13lth June, 1916 at his residence, "Joylen," Long Nose Point, Balmain, John Lamb, beloved husband of Elizabeth Gillespie Lyon, peacefully at midnight, in his 81st year. Home papers please copy.

Found a tree which has:
James b 14/02/1836 married 1st 24/06/1857 to Jane Clerk (1836-1858 ) at Blythswood Glasgow

Name John Lyon GenderMaleMarriage Date24 Jun 1857 Marriage Place Blythswood,Glasgow,Lanark,Scotland – Spouse Jane Clark - FHL Film Number6035516

Married 2nd 3/12/1860 Elizabeth Gillespie Pearson at Anderson Glasgow
Name John Lamb Lyon GenderMale Marriage Date 03 Dec 1860 - Marriage PlaceAnderston,Glasgow,Lanark,Scotland - SpouseE. G. Pearson - FHL Film Number6035516

Her death
Name Elizabeth G Lyon Death Date1920 Death PlaceNew South Wales Father's Name Alexander - Mother's Name – Christina - Registration Year1920 Registration PlaceBalmain North New South WalesRegistration Number5733

Daily Telegraph – Sat 5 June 1920
LYON (nee Pearson ). — Juno 4th, 1920, at her residence, "Joylen " Long Nose Point, Elizabeth Gillespie, widow of the late John Lamb Lyon, aged 82 years. Home papers please copy.

John’s death
Name John L Lyon Death Date 1916 Death PlaceNew South Wales Father's Name James - Mother's Name Janet - Registration Year 1916 Registration Place Balmain North New South WalesRegistration Number 6181

John & wife Elizabeth are on UK 1871 census – District 19 Kentish Town St Pancras London with 3 children born in Australia – Margaret Lyon age 9, John Gilbert Lyon age 3 and Patrick Pearson Lyon age 2.

ED, institution, or vessel 19
Household schedule number 264
Piece 240
Folio 74
Page number 47

Margaret married 1894 NSW to Francis E Stowe – she died Mossman NSW 1937 reg 9718

John Gilbert Lyon married Rosalind M Olsen 1902 NSW - died ?

Patrick Pearson Lyon – married 1st to Jeanie Dunlop MacMaster, (she died 17 March 1920 NSW ) – Pearson married 2nd in WA to Annie Sophia Brown & he died 8 July 1938 WA on Findagrave (under Pearson Lyon)

The Daily Telegraph WA – Wed 17 March 1920
LYON.—On 17th March, 1920, at "Joylen," Victoria Parade, Claremont, Jeanie Dunlop Lyon, the beloved wife of Pearson Lyon, of Claremont and Northam (suddenly).

Orbit - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/... &searchLimits=l-decade=192|||l-year=1920

On Patrick Pearson Lyon a Solicitor – The West Australian – Fri 22 July 1938

Thanks Val.

Didn't have all of that. I'm checking it against my tree.

Think there is an error somewhere or I'm missing a bit ??

Don't know about the first marriage to Jane in 1857. ??

(other surname CLARK)
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Elizabeth b. 8 Feb 1839 Glasgow, Lanark
Batch: C119751

The one in the 1841 census posted.


James c. 23 Jun 1811 Abbey Paisley, Renfrew
John LYON & Margaret LAMB
Batch: C119582

Janet b. 10 April 1813 Glasgow, Lanark
Batch: C119742
Don't have James in 1851. Janet shown as married.

Piece: SCT1851/644 Place: Glasgow -Lanarkshire ED: 3
Civil Parish: St David's Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: St David's
Folio: 546 Page: 9 Schedule: 33
Address: 95 Candleriggs Street
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
LYON Janet Head M F 37 Upholstereress Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON John Son U M 15 Glass Stainer (Apprentice) Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON Eliz Dau U F 12 Scholar Lanarkshire - Glasgow
LYON Beatrice Thorburn Sister U F 30 White Seam Sewer Lanarkshire - Glasgow
Piece: SCT1841/644 Place: Glasgow -Lanarkshire ED: 11
Civil Parish: Glasgow Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: St David
Folio: 165 Page: 17
Address: Little Hamilton Street
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
LYON Janet F 25 Sewer Lanarkshire

Can't find James in 1851.
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