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(About 1810-After 1868)
(About 1810-After 1868)
HOWIT, Frank
(About 1840-)


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HOWIT, Frank 1

  • Born: About 1840, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 2
  • Marriage (1): SANDILANDS, Jane on 26 November 1868 in 17 Park Terrace, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland 1

   Other names for Frank were HEWIT, Frank 2 and HOWIT, Frank B.

  General Notes:

John Sandilands was recorded as 64 years old and had been born in Kelso, according to the 1871 census for Govan Church parish, Lanarkshire. He was a widower living with his daughter, Jane, and son in law, Frank Howit, who was the head of the household. They lived at 109 Henderson Street. Frank B. Howit was recorded as 30 years of age and born in Paisley, Renfrewshire. He was an engineer pattern maker by occupation.

Frank married Jane SANDILANDS, daughter of John SANDILANDS and Jane SYMONDS, on 26 November 1868 in 17 Park Terrace, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland.1 (Jane SANDILANDS was born in 1840 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland 2 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage took place after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. The minister was Ninian Miller. The witnesses were D.G.R. Mann and Wyllie Guild.

Frank Howit (indexed as Hewit by the GRO Edinburgh) was a single man of 27 years who was a journeyman engineer pattern maker. He lived at 217 Eglinton Street Glasgow.

Jane Sandilands was a single woman working as a domestic servant. She lived at 17 Park Terrace Glasgow and was 27 years old. Her mother was deceased.

The marriage was registered on 27 November 1868 at Glasgow, Thomas Pollok being the registrar. 2


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 GRO Scotland, Marriages Anderston Glasgow 644/08 no 343 1868.

3 1841 UK Census, Greenock Middle Renfrewshire Longwell Close.

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