Jessie GRANT,   27 JUL 1842 - 17 FEB 1924

1842 born 27 July 1842, Glen of Newmill, Banffshire. (near Keith)

1847 mother, Annie dies in Oct, so Jessie's grandmother Janet looks after her  

1851 Census

Piece: SCT1851/159 Place: Keith -Banffshire Enumeration District: 12
Civil Parish: Keith Banff Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 126 Page: 5 Schedule: 19
Address: Glen of Newmill

    Surname   First name(s)   Rel   Status   Sex   Age   Occupation   Where Born
    MCCONACHIE   Janet   Head   W   F   58   Farmer Of 3 Acres    Morayshire - Knockando
    MCCONACHIE   Jean   Dau   U   F   18   House Servant    Banffshire - Mortlach
    GRANT   Jessie   Grndau   U   F   8   Scholar    Banffshire - Keith

1852 Jessie's father remarries 17 June 1852 to Jane GRANT at Wester Lettoch.

1856 Jessie's grandmother dies 2 Feb, Jessie moves to Corskelliie to work as a domestic servant. Her half brother Francis is born 27 Oct

1861 Census / Reg No 165 Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Source Citation: Parish: Rothiemay; ED: 1; Page:  1; Line: 13; Roll: CSSCT1861_23; Year: 1861.
Corskellie, Rothiemay, Banffshire
Elizabeth LESLIE Head F 78   Maryculter, Kinkardine
Mary SMITH Visitor F 61   Ordiquhill, Banffshire
Mary MORRISON (LESLIE) Daug F 33   Rothiemay, Banffshire
Robert BREWSTER Servant M 32 Farm Servant Gartly, Aberdeenshire
Jessie GRANT Servant S 23 Domestic Servant New Mill, Banffshire
John SYMON Servant M 22 Farm Servant Rothiemay, Banffshire
John DUNCANServant M 21 Farm Servant Ordiquhill, Banffshire
George McDONALD Servant M 18 Farm Servant Huntly, Aberdeenshire
Alexander MITCHELL Servant M 17 Farm Servant Rothiemay, Banffshire
Alexander L MORRISONGrandson M 6 Scholar Forgue, Aberdeenshire
Elizabeth M MORRISON Grand-daug F 5   Forgue, Aberdeenshire

1862 - 1866 Jessie may have moved to Glenrinnes  

1866 December Jessie moves to England, possibly to her Aunts at Bebington, Cheshire  

1868 3 April - Jessie marries Henry Rogers (jnr) at Bebington Church, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

1870 Birth of son Henry in Birkenhead, Cheshire.  

1871 Went to Worcester, where son George William born, and staying at #1 Albert Tce, Rainbow Hill, Claines.  


Census St. Martin,
Worcestershire listed as
Locomotive Engine Driver

Henry ROGERS 31 Head Leamington, Warwickshire
Jessie ROGERS 28 Wife Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
Henry ROGERS 1 Son Tranmere, Cheshire
George Wm ROGERS 3mths Son St Martins, Worcestershire

1872 Daughter Jessie Ellen born  

1874 Son Earnest J born  

1875 Son Joseph born  

1876 10 Dec - Daughter Elizabeth Ellen (Helen) born at home, registered Claines Droitwich, ,Worchester  

1877 Daughter Edith Elizabeth born. (she ended up living in London)  

1879 Family moves to Newport, Wales, daughter Annie Louise born  

1880 Son Charles born Newport, Wales Dec 1880
Newport, M. 11a 147

1881 Census -
Family living at 33 Upper Raglan,
Monmouth, Wales
Henry senior is a Railways Clerk Unemployed 

1882 15th Jun - Son Vernon born Jun 1882
Newport, M. 11a 206

1886 23rd Sept - Husband Henry Rogers dies at Moor Park, Hoole, Chester.
Cheshire West : CAT/53/44
OS Map c:1875 Modern Map c:1875 same position

1889 6 Feb Jessie's father dies in Glasgow before his wife Jane: Jessie living in Chester.


Census Listing
family living
5 Williams Terrace,
Hoole, Cheshire

Occupation listed as
Lets Lodgings

Jessie ROGERS**
48 Head Widow Keith, Scotland
Edith J ROGERS 19 daug Dressmaker Worcester
Ernest J ROGERS 17 son Boilersmith Worcester
Joseph ROGERS 16 son Coppersmith Worcester
Elizabeth E ROGERS 14 daug   Worcester
Annie L ROGERS 12 daug   Newport, Monmouthshire
Annie EVANS 20 boarder Dressmaker Conway, Caernarvonshire
1891 Census Charles is an inmate at Kingsley Hall, Cheshire
Kingsley Home for Waifs and Strays

1899 Daughter Annie marries William Hickson, All Saints, Hoole, Chester  

1901 Census
Living in Parish,
Newton by Chester -
noted as sick aged 57yrs
1901 Census Charles in Newton by Chester,
Cheshire with brother Vernon
Charles aged 20
Vernon aged 18

1911 Living in Bucklow, Cheshire, aged 68yrs
Census shows her at Marthall Near Knutsford as a mid wife and widowed ( surname has been mispelled as Rodgers)

1916 Living her last years in Bucklow Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire with her daughter Annie (Hickson)  

1924 17th Feb
Jessie dies at Bucklow Hill, just north of Knutsford, Chester. aged 81
Jessie is buried in grave 3113 plot F in Knutsford Cemetery formely known as (Tabley Hill).
Tabley Cemetery Location

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