Jeannie Peden

Born 30.3. 1883 1.00 pm at 4 St Lawrence Street, Greenock 564/02.0266
Full Name Jane Kerr Peden Known as Jean or Jeannie
Father John Peden Mother Jane Peden
Died [3] 1.10 pm 29.6. 1972 at Greenock .

She was known as 'Auntie Jeannie' to the McKechnies, and lived much of her adult life at 8, Belville Street in East Greenock. In later years, she moved to a first-floor tenement in East Hamilton Street, opposite the 'big crane' of James Watt Dock. Her kitchen was the main living room, with a black-leaded coal-fired cooking range, and a 'hole-in-the-wall' curtained bed.

Nicol & Jean with their Auntie Jeannie, about 1926.

Sources: Census [1]1891, [2]1901; [3]Nicol McKechnies diaries;

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