John Peden

Born 5.1. 1897 9.45 pm at 11 Belville Street, Greenock 564/01.0049
Full Name John Peden  
Father John Peden Mother Jane Peden
Married 24.6. 1926 to Isabella Leitch Ritchie at Greenock Certificate
Children ?? Ann  
Died 12.10. 1929 at Macpherson Hospital, Gourock Acute Appendicitis Certificate

John was an Assistant Naval Architect[4], possibly at Scotts shipyard in Greenock[2]. He was married in 1926 in Greenock to Isabella Leitch Ritchie. One of the witnesses was his brother Jim[4].

  John and Isabella at their wedding. Brother Jim and his wife are behind.

In 1929 John and lived with his wife at 23 Cardwell Road, Gourock. In October 1929 John was in the Macpherson Hospital in Gourock with acute appendicitis, where he suffered heart failure and died, aged 32[5].

Sources: Census [1]1901; [2]family memories; GRO [3]birth, [4]marriage & [5]death records.

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Updated 25-06-05