Janet Manson
Alexander Manson
(Bef 1790-)
Elizabeth Buchan
(Bef 1790-)
William Mackay
(Abt 1768-After 1840)
Janet Mackay
(Abt 1780-After 1840)
Donald Manson
(Bef 1807-1869)
Christian Mackay
(1810-1883)

Janet Manson
(1855-1927)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
John Halket

Janet Manson

  • Born: 2 Jul 1855, Newlands Of Wydaly, Parish Of Thurso, Caithness 2 3
  • Marriage: John Halket on 20 Apr 1877 in Glasgow 1
  • Died: 29 Jul 1927, Blanch St, Brighton, Vic 2 4
  • Buried: 30 Jul 1927, Brighton Cemetery 5

   Another name for Janet was Jessie Manson.

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  General Notes:

"First Child" but only first to DM for CM

Weydale 3 miles SE of Thurso and a Newlands of Geise 2 miles SW of Thurso. There is a Duncan's Hill between Thurso and Weydale.

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  Chronology:

In 1871 she was living with her widowed mother on a 10 acre farm at Weydale, Thurso, Caithness. 6

Between 1875 and 1877 she was a Domestic Servant living at 9 Glebe St, Glasgow. This was the period between the birth of Jessie and her marriage to John. 7

In 1901 she was a Widow living at 136 Vermont St, Kinning Park with her eleven children. 8

She resided in 1911 in 136 Vermont St, Kinning Park. 9 (with Grace, Jane, Margaret, Charles, Lizzie, Anna and Christina)



She immigrated (possibly on the Mooltan) Cal 1914 to Melbourne, Australia. 10 (1914 is based on her death certificate showing 13 years in Victoria. The identification of the ship is based solely on the fact that the house where she lived with daughter Jessie was named Mooltan and that there was a ship of that name that bringing UK immigrants to Melbourne between 1906 and 1914)

She resided 1914 to 1927 in "Mooltan", Blanch St, Brighton. 5 11


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Janet married John Halket, son of William Halket and Margaret Harper, on 20 Apr 1877 in Glasgow.1 (John Halket was born about 1839 in Gamrie, Banff 12 13 14 15 16 17 and died on 21 Apr 1897 in 136 Vermont St, Kinning Park, Glasgow 2 18.)


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1 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage.

2 Wes Halket Sent to Pat Beresford - extensive Halkett family tree info attached, Letter - Wes Halket 1996.

3 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Birth.

4 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death 1927/8758.

5 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death.

6 Scotland's People - Index, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.

7 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Birth JH 1875 Marr JH/JM 1877.

8 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901C.

9 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1911C.

10 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death. 13 years in Victoria.

11 Wes Halket Tree 2001+ (sent by Beaumonts 2003), Email 2003 - When Charles Halket joined up he gave his mother as next of kin living at "Mooltan" Blanch St Brighton.

12 Wes Halket Sent to Pat Beresford - extensive Halkett family tree info attached, Letter - Wes Halket 1996, Wrong year? 1840 BPl: MacDuff, Banff.

13 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death (51 yo) in 1897.

14 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage 31 yo 20 apr 1877.

15 Census UK, http://www.censusuk.co.uk/, 1881 Age 36 BPLace Gamrie, Banff.

16 Census UK, http://www.censusuk.co.uk/, 1891 Age 47 BPlc Bannfshire, Gamrie.

17 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, AncestryComHalket.doc.

18 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death.