Janet Montgomery

ID# 5115, (15 May 1882 - 1956)

Janet Montgomery was born on 15 May 1882 at Whitlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of Peter Montgomery and Helen Dodds.

Janet appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Peter Montgomery at Sunnyside, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland ;
MONTGOMERY Peter, Head, 39, Farm Servant, Pencaitland Haddington
MONTGOMERY Helen, Wife, 36, Stow Midlothian
MONTGOMERY William, Son, 17, Farm Servant, Melrose
MONTGOMERY John, Son, 13, Farm Servant, Huckburn Berwick
MONTGOMERY Robert, Son, 12, Scholar, Huckburn Berwick
MONTGOMERY Elizabeth, Dau, 10, Scholar, Melrose
MONTGOMERY Janet, Dau, 8, Scholar, Lauder Berwick
MONTGOMERY Helen, Dau, 4, Stow Midlothian
MONTGOMERY Susan, Dau, 2, Stow Midlothian
MONTGOMERY Euphemia, Dau, 6mths, Prestonkirk.2

Janet appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Peter Montgomery at West Mains, Whittinghame, East Lothian, Scotland ;
MONTGOMERY Peter, Head, Mar, 49, Ploughman, Saltoun Haddington
MONTGOMERY Hellen, Wife, 46,Stow Midlothian
MONTGOMERY Robert, Son, 22, Farm Servant Ploughman, Melrose
MONTGOMERY Janet, Dau, 18, Farm Servant, Lauder
MONTGOMERY Hellen, Dau, 14, Mothers Help (domestic), Stow
MONTGOMERY Susan, Dau, 12, Scholar, Stow
MONTGOMERY Euphemia, Dau, 10, Scholar, Prestonkirk
MONTGOMERY Marion, Dau, 3, Whittinghame, East Lothian.3

Janet Montgomery married Alfred Simpson Dick on 31 Dec 1907 at 140 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Janet aged 25, living at 48 Prince Albert Buildings, Edinburgh

Witnesses: Helen Montgomery & James Weir.1

As of 31 Dec 1907,her married name was Dick.

Janet died in 1956 at Dundee, Perthshire, Scotland , at age 73 years

Buried in Crieff, Perthshire.1

     Research Note:
In 1908 they lived at 8 Bright Terrace, later moved to Sauchie Road, Crieff, Perthshire.
They owned a Boot Shop in Crieff.

Janet and Alfred had 2 children.

Family: Janet Montgomery and Alfred Simpson Dick

FatherPeter Montgomery (c 1852 - 1 Jun 1917)
MotherHelen Dodds (6 Aug 1854 - 13 Mar 1921)


  1. [S197] Letter or email from Mary Legarth (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Descandant Tree of John King dated 2008.
  2. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Prestonkirk East Lothian, 717/ ED4 Line 13. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Whittinghame East Lothian, 724/ ED 1 Line 6. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.