David Leask's Maddiston Pages

Muiravonside Parish, the way it was.

Allison Place

The Valuation Rolls for 1937 names the head of each household, the History Group fleshed out this list by adding the wife and children and, where we could, a few facts about each family in the street.

1a. Alexander Gray, miner (he was a bookie's runner) wife, Anne McNee
Children; Nancy, Belle, John, Ann.
2a. James Allison, miner.
3a. John Fullerton, Dye Worker, wife Nell Grant.
Children; Wullie, Mary and Neil.
4a. William Allison, labourer.
5a. Adam Allison, Dye Worker.
1b. John O'Donnell, joiner, wife, Nellie Fergusson.
Children; Anthony.
2b Crawford Jack, miner, wife ----------- Allison.
Children; Peggy, Jean, Agnes, Robert, John and Lizzie.
3b. Joseph Allison, miner.
4b. Thomas Gray miner, His nickname was "The Rabbit", he was a handyman doing all sorts of jobs around the village) wife, Ann Allison.
Children; Agnes, Isa, Belle, Rose and Dan.
4f. George Hainey,miner, wife--------------.
Children; Mag, Pat, George, Rena, Jimmy and Wullie.
5b. William Young, miner, wife------------.
Children; Gerry, Maria and Anne.
5f. Grace Forest, widow.
6b. Harriet Docherty, widow.
Children; Tam, Jimmy, Sadie and Nellie.
7b. Isabella McNee, spinster.
7f. Elisabeth Carmichael, spinster.
8b. Thomas Wilson, ("Tango Tam" was a great man for the dancing, his speciality was the Belgian Burl) chemical worker, wife----------------.
Children; Bessie, Masie and Robert.


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