Janet Frew

ID# 5042, (c 1902 - 14 Nov 1926)

Janet Frew was born c 1902 at Lanarkshire, Scotland .

Janet Frew married Thomas Shaw Simpson, son of William Simpson and Mary Laird, on 21 Nov 1924 at 25 Birkenshaw Gardens, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland

Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coal Miner (Bachelor) aged 26
Usual Res: 8 Birkenshaw Terrace, Tannochside.
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird
Janet Frew, Domestic Servant (Spinster) aged 22
Usual Res: 25 Birkenshaw Gardens, Tannochside
Parents: James Frew, Coal Miner & Eliza Skelton

Witnesses: Robert Laird Simpson, 8 Birkenshaw Terrace, Tannochside Uddingston & Janet Galt, 268 High Street, Newarthill.1,2

As of 21 Nov 1924,her married name was Simpson.

Janet Frew was also known as Jenny Simpson.

Janet died on 14 Nov 1926 at Belvidere Hospital, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Janet Simpson, married to Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coalminer
At 4: 10pm aged 24yrs.
Usual Res: 41 Calder Street,Whifflet
Parents: James Frew, Coalminer & Eliza Skelton

Thomas Simpson, Widower, 41 Calder Street, Whifflet was present at her death.

No editions for Nov 1926 are available of the Glasgow Herald to check for notice.1,3

Janet's cause of death on 14 Nov 1926 was from Puerperal Septicaemia, 6 days.

Jenny and Thomas had 1 child, living.

Family: Janet Frew and Thomas Shaw Simpson


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1924 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0098. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Bridgeton, Glasgow, 644/01 0940.