|Born ||??.3.||1895||.||at||11 Belville Street, Greenock||564/01.0292|
|Full Name||James Peden|
|Father||John Peden||Mother||Jane Peden (m.s. Union)|
|Married ||7.6.||1927||to||Jeanie Loudon||at||Ardrossan||576/02.0015|
James Peden was born in 1895 to John and Jane Peden . He was brought up in Greenock, and in 1927 he married Jeanie Loudon in Ardrossan . They had two children, Marion and John [4, 5].
Jim spent some time in the merchant navy . In 1937 Jim moved to Huddersfield, where he was employed by I.C.I. . He lived with his wife and family at 13 Stanley Road, Lindley . He was a prominent worker at St. James' presbyterian church, Huddersfield, where he held the office of Session Clerk from 1950 until his death . He was inducted to the Session in 1938, and from then until 1948 was Sunday School superintendant . Jim was also a long-standing Freemason, and a member of the Cambodunium Lodge .
Jim died at the age of 56 in 1951 or early 1952 .
Sources: Census 1901; GRO birth & marriage records; newspaper obituary; family memories (J.McQ)