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Evan Tweddie

Townships Supervisor
Birthplace Edinburgh Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 88 Annan Road Eastriggs Place of Death Annan Scotland



Date and place of birth:  1872 St. George, Edinburgh, Scotland

Date and place of death:  1928 Annan, Dumfriesshire

Nationality: Scottish

Biography:  Evan was the eldest in the large Tweedie Family. His siblings included:

John McKnight Tweedie 1874

Jane I Tweedie 1876

George McKnight Tweedie 1878

Mary W Tweedie 1880

James I Tweedie 1881

Annie Tweedie 1901

Cunningham M Tweedie 1903

William Tweedie 1908

Alexander Tweedie 1908

Parents: Alexander Tweedie married Susan R McKnight 1871 Blythwood, Scotland

Parents occupation:

Alexander was a Master Joiner employing 13 men and 15 lads in 1881 census

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Annan Academy

Occupation: Evan was an Architect, at Gretna he was recorded as the town manager’s assistant and later the townships supervisor.

Place of residence at Gretna: 88 Annan Road, Eastriggs Townships (mentioned in the Gretna and Eastriggs Electoral Roll 1918-1919)

Job Title at Gretna: Townships Supervisor

Marital Status:  Evan married Catherine McInnes 1911 in Blythswood, Scotland

Children: Andrew Tweedie 1915

Travels: Nil known
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information:

presented to J C Burnham at the end of his service at Gretna. Held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection

Mentioned in The Scotsman Newspaper on 25th August 1928 as being a committee member on the Gretna Committee of the State Management Scheme.






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